This Day in Music
October 23rd: Born on this day
1940, Born on this day, Freddie Marsden, Gerry And The Pacemakers, (1963 UK No.1 single 'How Do You Do It'' 1965 US No.6 single, 'Ferry Cross The Mersey').
1943, Born on this day, Greg Ridley, bass player, Spooky Tooth, Humble Pie, (1969 UK No.4 single 'Natural Born Bugie'). Died on 19th November 2003.
1949, Born on this day, Michael Burston, Motorhead, (1980 UK No.15 single 'Ace Of Spades').
1953, Born on this day, Pauline Black, vocals, Selecter, (1979 UK No.8 single 'On My Radio'). TV presenter
1956, Born on this day, Dwight Yoakam, country singer, actor and film director, who is most famous for his pioneering country music which has sold over 25 million records with 5 Billboard No.1 Albums, 12 Gold Albums, and 9 Platinum Albums. Yoakam is the most frequent musical guest in the history of The Tonight Show and has also starred in many films, most notably in critically acclaimed performances as an ill-tempered, abusive, live-in boyfriend in Sling Blade.
1957, Born on this day, Kelly Marie, singer, (1980 UK No.1 single 'Feels like I'm In Love', written by Ray Dorset of Mungo Jerry).
1964, Born on this day, Roberto Trujillo, bassist, Suicidal Tendencies, Infectious Grooves, Black Label Society, Jerry Cantrell, and Ozzy Osbourne's band before joining Metallica in 2003.
1972, Born on this day, Richard McNamara, guitarist, Embrace, (2006 UK No. 2 single ‘Natures Law’, 2006 UK No.1 album ‘This New Day’).


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