This Day in Music
 
October 31st: Born on this day
1937, Born on this day, Tom Paxton, folk singer, (1970 UK No.23 album, 'No.6).
1947, Born on this day, Russ Ballard, guitar, vocals, Argent, (1972 UK No.5 single 'Hold Your Head Up').
1952, Born on this day, Bernard Edwards, producer and member of Chic, (1978 UK No.7 single 'Le Freak'). Produced ABC, Power Station and Rod Stewart. Edwards died on 18th April 1996.
1956, Born on this day, Tony Bowers, Alberto Y Los Trios Paranoias and then Simply Red, (1986 US No.1 & UK No.2 single 'Holding Back The Years').
1961, Born on this day, Larry Mullen, drummer, U2, (1984 UK No.3 single 'Pride, In The Name Of Love' plus over 25 other UK Top singles, 1987 UK and worldwide No.1 album 'The Joshua Tree' spent 156 weeks on the UK chart. Scored five consecutive US No.1 albums from 1987.)
1963, Born on this day, Johnny Marr, guitarist, songwriter, The Smiths, (1984 UK No.10 single 'Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now', plus 15 other UK Top 40 singles). Electronic, (1991 UK No.8 single 'Get The Message'). Modest Mouse, (2007 US No.1 album ‘We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank’). Marr has also worked with The The, The Pretenders, The Cribbs, and Johnny Marr and the Healers.
1963, Born on this day, Mikkey Dee, Motorhead, (1980 UK No.15 single 'Ace Of Spades').
1964, Born on this day, Colm O'Ciosoig, My Bloody Valentine, (1991 UK No.29 single 'To Here Knows When').
1965, Born on this day, Annabella Lwin, vocals, Bow Wow Wow, (1982 UK No.7 single 'Go Wild In The Country').
1966, Born on this day, Ad-Rock, (Adam Horovitz), The Beastie Boys, (1987 US No.7 & UK No.11 single 'You Gotta Fight For Your Right To Party', 1987 US No.1 and UK No.7 album 'Licence To Ill', plus 3 other US No.1 albums).
1968, Born on this day, Alistair Mcerlaine, guitarist, Texas, (1997 UK No.3 single 'Say What You Want').
1968, Born on this day, Al Mackenzie, D:Ream, (1994 UK No.1 single ‘Things Can Only Get Better’).
1970, Born on this day, Malin Berggren, Ace Of Base, (1993 UK No.1 single 'All That She Wants', 1994 US No.1 single 'The Sign').
1980, Born on this day, Charles Moniz, Canadian bassist in Avril Lavigne's band and the drummer for the band Grade.
1981, Born on this day, Frank Anthony Iero, rhythm guitarist, My Chemical Romance, (2006 UK No.1 single ‘Welcome to the Black Parade’, 2006 US No.2 album ‘The Black Parade’).
1982, Born on this day, Monica and Gabriela Irimia, Cheeky Girls, Romanian duo, (2002 UK No.2 single 'Cheeky Song', Touch My Bum).




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