This Day in Music
November 24th: Born on this day
1939, Born on this day, Jim Yester, guitar, vocals, The Association, (1967 US No.1 single 'Windy').
1941, Born on this day, Donald Dunn,Booker T and the MG's, (1962 US No. 3 single 'Green Onions', 1969 UK No.4 single 'Time Is Tight'). Dunn died in his sleep on 13th May 2012 after playing a show at the Blue Note night club in Tokyo the night before. He had been in the country as part of an ongoing tour with Steve Cropper and Eddie Floyd.
1941, Born on this day, Pete Best, The Beatles drummer, 1960-1962.
1942, Born on this day, Billy Connolly, singer, actor, comedian, The Humblebums with Gerry Rafferty, 1975 UK No.1 single 'D.I.V.O.R.C.E.'
1943, Born on this day, Robin Williamson, Scottish multi-instrumentalist musician, singer, songwriter and storyteller, who first made his name as a founding member of The Incredible String Band.(1967 album 'The 5000 Spirits or The Layers Of The Onion').
1944, Born on this day, Bev Bevan, drums, The Move, (1969 UK No.1 single 'Blackberry Way'), Electric Light Orchestra, (1979 UK No.3 & US No.4 single 'Don't Bring Me Down' plus 26 other Top 40 hits). Now a UK radio presenter on Saga FM in the West Midlands.
1945, Born on this day, Lee Michaels, US keyboard player, (1971 US No.6 single 'Do You Know What I Mean').
1948, Born on this day, Tony Bourge, guitarist, Budgie, (1971 single 'Nude Disintegrating Parachutist Woman').
1950, Born on this day, Bob Burns, American drummer who was in the original line-up of the Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. Burns also played on the band's first two official albums: (Pronounced 'Lĕh-'nérd 'Skin-'nérd) and Second Helping. He died in a car crash in Georgia late at night after a performance on April 3, 2015.
1955, Born on this day, Clem Burke, drummer, Blondie, (5 UK No.1 singles including 1979 UK & US No.1 single 'Heart Of Glass' and 1978 worldwide No.1 album 'Parallel Lines').
1957, Born on this day, Chris Hayes, Huey Lewis and the News, (1985 US No.1 & UK No.11 single 'The Power Of Love').
1958, Born on this day, Carmel, (1983 UK No.15 single 'Bad Day').
1962, Born on this day, John Squire, guitar, The Stone Roses, (1989 UK No.8 single 'Fool's Gold', 1989 album 'The Stone Roses'). The Seahorses, (1997 UK No.3 single 'Love Is The Law').
1962, Born on this day, Gary Stonadge, bass, Big Audio Dynamite, (1986 UK No.11 single 'E=MC2').
1964, Born on this day, Tony Rombola, guitarist, Godsmack, (2003, US No.1 album ‘Faceless’, 2006 US No.1 album ‘IV’).
1970, Born on this day, Chad Taylor, guitarist, Live, (1997 US No.1 album ‘Secret Samadhi’).


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