Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1943, Chris Youlden?songwriter and singer with Savoy Brown.

Born today in 1950,?Morgan Fisher keyboardist with the later version of Mott The Hoople.

Born today in 1956, Martin Plaza?(Martin Murphy) songwriter, singer and guitarist with Mental As Anything.

Today in 1968,?The Golliwogs changed their name to?Creedence Clearwater Revival.

Died today in 1984, Alexis Korner (Alexis Koerner) of lung cancer aged 55. He is considered one of the founding figures of UK blues-rock.

Died today in 1995,?singer, songwriter and guitarist Ted Hawkins died of a stroke aged 58.

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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