Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1940, Alan Caddy lead guitarist with Johnny Kidd and The Pirates and The Tornadoes.

Born today in 1942, Graham Nash songwriter, guitar and vocals with The Hollies and Crosby, Stills and Nash (and Young).

Born today in 1945, Ronnie Goodson trumpet player with John Fred and His Playboy Band.

Born today in 1947, Peter Lucia?songwriter and drummer with Tommy James and the Shondells.

Born today in 1949, Ross Valory?songwriter backing singer, and bassist with Journey.

Born today in 1952, Rick Dufay guitarist with?Aerosmith?(80-84), Blue By Nature and solo.

Died today in 1979,?Sid Vicious aka John Beverly (John Ritchie) singer and bassist with The Sex Pistols of a heroin overdose aged 21.

Today in 1985, Foreigner went to number 1in the US with “I Want To Know What Love Is”.

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