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Born on this day in 1946 - Ronnie Lane

Born on this day in 1946 - Ronnie Lane, bass player and vocalist with Small Faces who had a 1967 UK No.3 & US No.16 single with ‘Itchycoo Park’ and a 1968 UK No.1 album…
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Born on this day in 1944 - Mott The Hoople & Bad Co Guitarist Mick Ralphs

Born on this day in 1944 - English guitarist Mick Ralphs from Mott The Hoople, who had the 1972 UK No.3 & US No.37 single 'All The Young Dudes' which was written for them by…
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Born on this day in 1945 - Eric Clapton

Born on this day in 1945 - Eric Clapton guitarist, singer, songwriter who has been a member of The Roosters, Casey Jones and the Engineers, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Yardbirds and Cream who had the 1967…
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Born on this day in 1947: Toto singer Bobby Kimball

Born on this day in 1947: Bobby Kimball - singer with American rock band Toto who had the 1980s Top 5 hits 'Hold the Line', 'Rosanna', and 'Africa'. The band has released 17 studio albums,…
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Born on this day in 1948 - Aerosmith's Steven Tyler

Born on this day in 1948 - Steven Tyler, best known as the frontman and lead singer of Aerosmith, known as the 'Demon of Screamin'. Aerosmith scored the 1989 UK No.13 single 'Love In An…
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Born on this day in 1947 - Elton John

Born on this day in 1947 - Sir Elton John;  singer, songwriter, pianist, (Reginald Dwight), who had the 1971 UK No.7 single 'Your Song', the 1973 US No.1 single 'Crocodile Rock' along with seven other…
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Born on this day in 1949: Nick Lowe

Born on this day in 1949 - English singer-songwriter, musician, and producer Nick Lowe who was a member of the pub rock group Brinsley Schwarz and Rockpile and is now a solo artist. Lowe had…
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Born on this day in 1944: Ric Ocasek

Born on this day in 1944 - American singer, songwriter, musician, producer Ric Ocasek from The Cars. Their early hits included 'Just What I Needed', 'My Best Friend's Girl' and 'Good Times Roll'. Their 1984…
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Born on this day in 1943: The Yardbirds' Keith Relf

Born on this day in 1943 - English musician Keith Relf, vocalist with The Yardbirds who had the 1965 UK No.3 & US No.6 single 'For Your Love'. He also sang an early version of…
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Born on this day in 1946: The Zombies' Paul Atkinson

Born on this day in 1946: Paul Atkinson, guitarist with The Zombies who had four US hits, 'She's Not There', 'Tell Her No', 'She's Coming Home', and 'Time of the Season'. He later became an…
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