BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1951: ALAN MERRILL

Born on this day in 1951: Alan Merrill

Born on this day in 1951 – American vocalist, guitarist, songwriter Alan Merrill. He was the co-writer of, and lead singer on, the first released version of the song ‘I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll’, which was recorded by the Arrows in 1975. The song became a breakthrough hit for Joan Jett in 1982. He died on 29 March 2020 age 69.

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