Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1928, songwriter, singer, harmonic player and guitarist

Eddie “Guitar” Burns (aka Big Ed, Big Daddy, Little Ed).

Born today in 1938, songwriter, singer and guitarist Ray Sharpe (Edward Ray Sharpe).

Born today in 1946, Adolfo “Fito” de la Parra drummer with Canned Heat.

Born today in 1961,Vince Neil (Vincent Neil Wharton) songwriter and singer with?Motley Crue.

Died today in 1990, songwriter, singer and guitarist Del Shannon (Charles Westover).

Died today in 2005, Keith Knudsen songwriter, singer and drummer with The Doobie Brothers aged 56.

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