Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1942, Andy Summers (Andrew Somers)?songwriter and guitarist with The Police.

Born today in 1943, Pete Quaife?bassist with the Kinks.

Born today in 1947, Burton Cummings? songwriter, keyboardist and singer with The Guess Who.

Born today in 1951, Tom Hamilton songwriter and bassist with?Aerosmith.

Today in 1966, The Monkees went to number 1 in the US with “I’m A Believer”.

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