Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1948, Mick Taylor singer, songwriter and guitarist with John Mayall?s Bluesbreakers, The Rolling Stones and solo.

Born today in 1953, singer and guitarist Carlos Johnson.

Born today in 1955, songwriter, singer and guitarist Steve Earle.

Died today in 2012, singer, songwriter and rock pioneer Johnny Otis, aged 90.

Today in 2016,?David Bowie?had his first number 1 album in the US with ?Blackstar?.

Died today in 2016, Dale ?Buffin? Griffin (Terence Dale Griffin), founding member and drummer with Mott The Hoople, aged 67.

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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