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October 22nd: Born on this day
1942, Born on this day, Bobby Fuller singer, The Bobby Fuller Four. (1966 US No.9 single 'I Fought The Law' written by Sonny Curtis of Buddy Holly's Crickets). Fuller died on 18th July 1966 mysteriously from gasoline asphyxiation, while parked in a car outside his apartment.
1945, Born on this day, Leslie West, guitar, Mountain, (1970 US No.21 single 'Mississippi Queen'), West Bruce & Laing.
1946, Born on this day, Eddie Brigati, vocals, The Young Rascals, (1967 US No.1 & UK No.8 single 'Groovin').
1956, Born on this day, Stiv Bators, vocals, Dead Boys, Wanderers, Lords Of The New Church.
1968, Born on this day, Shaggy, (Orville Richard Burrell), 1993 UK No.1 single 'Oh Carolina', 2001 UK & US No.1 single 'It Wasn't Me', 2001 UK & US No.1 album 'Hotshot').
1968, Born on this day, US singer, songwriter, Shelby Lynne, (1999 album 'I Am Shelby Lynne'), 2001 Grammy Award winner for Best Newcomer.
1976, Born on this day, Jon Foreman, lead singer, guitarist, songwriter and co-founder of Switchfoot. Their 2014 album Fading West reached No.6 on the US album chart.
1983, Born on this day, English rapper, singer-songwriter, actor and film director, Plan B, (born Benjamin Paul Ballance-Drew). Plan B first emerged as a hip hop artist releasing his critically acclaimed debut album 'Who Needs Actions When You Got Words' in 2006.
1985, Born on this day, Zachary Walker Hanson, guitar, keyboards, singer, Hanson, (1997 UK & US No.1 single 'MMMbop').


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