Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1946, Edgar Winter songwriter, singer and multi-instrumentalist with The Edgar Winter Group.

Born today in 1947, Dick Diamonde (Dingeman Adriaan Henry van der Sluijs) bassist with The Easybeats.

Today in 1968,?The Beatles?went to number 1 on the US album chart with ?The Beatles? (The White Album).

Died today in 1976, songwriter, singer and guitarist Freddie King aged 42.

Died today in 1983, Dennis Wilson songwriter, singer and drummer with the Beach Boys, aged 38.

Died today in 2015, John?”Brad”?Bradbury?songwriter and drummer with The Specials.

Died today in 2015, Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister songwriter, singer and bassist with Hawkwind and Mot?rhead aged 70.

Today in rock history is a daily post where you can come and listen to a compilation of rock songs as put together daily by our very own rock historian, Nechtan, while you catch up on the news of the day here.

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