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Born on this day in 1942 - Linda McCartney

Born on this day in 1942 - Linda McCartney, (Linda Eastman). Wife of Paul McCartney. Photographer, animal rights campaigner, launched her own brand of vegetarian food. Played keyboards with Wings and solo McCartney records. 1971…
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Born on this day in 1949 - Bruce Springsteen

Born on this day in 1949 - Singer/songwriter Bruce Springsteen, 'The Boss', who had the 1985 US No.2 & UK No.4 single 'Dancing In The Dark', 1994 UK No.2 single 'Streets of Philadelphia'. His most…
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Born on this day in 1949 - Styx's Chuck and John Panozzo

Born on this day in 1949 - Brothers Chuck and John Panozzo, bass and drums, Styx. John Panozzo died on 16th July 1996. (1979 US No.1 & 1980 UK No.6 single 'Babe'). [embed]https://youtu.be/LsYvuxmzxX4[/embed]
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Born on this day in 1950 - Tubes singer Fee Waybill

Born on this day in 1950 - Fee Waybill, vocals, with American band The Tubes known for their 1977 hit single 'White Punks On Dope' and the 1983 US No.10 single 'She's A Beauty'. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQ_k_VG6Syc[/embed]
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Born on this day in 1948 - Faces & Who drummer Kenney Jones

Born on this day in 1948 - Kenney Jones, drummer, The Small Faces (1967 UK No.3 single 'Itchycoo Park' & 1968 UK No.1 album 'Ogden's Nut Gone Flake'). The Faces (1972 UK No.6 single 'Stay…
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This day in 1965 - Ford introduces 8-tracks to their cars

This day in 1965 - The Ford Motor Company became the first automaker to offer an 8-track tape player as an option for their entire line of vehicles on sale in the US. Tapes were…
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Born on this day in 1950 - Free guitarist Paul Kossoff

Born on this day in 1950 - Paul Kossoff, guitarist from the British group Free who scored the 1970 hit 'All Right Now'. Kossoff also formed the group Back Street Crawler. Kossoff died of a…
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Born on this day in 1944 - Peter Cetera

Born on this day in 1944 - American singer/bassist Peter Cetera who with Chicago had the 1976 US & UK No.1 single 'If You Leave Me Now'. Cetera left the band in July 1985 and…
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Born on this day in 1950 - Aerosmith's Joe Perry

Born on this day in 1950 - Joe Perry, guitarist with Aerosmith who scored the 1989 single 'Love In An Elevator', and their 1989 album Pump spent 53 weeks on the US charts They had…
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Born on this day in 1941 - Otis Redding

Born on this day in 1941 - Otis Redding, American singer-songwriter, record producer. After appearing at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival Redding wrote and recorded his iconic '(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay' with…
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