August 3, 2014

Born on this day

August 3rd: Born on this day

1926, Born on this day, Tony Bennett, American singer, (1955 UK No.1 single 'Stranger In Paradise'1965 UK No.25 single 'I Left My Heart In San Francisco'). 
1935, Born on this day, Gordon Stoker, The Jordanaires, Elvis Presley backing group.
1939, Born on this day, Jimmy Nicol, drummer, temporary member of The Beatles for nine Australian gigs in 1964, after Ringo Starr collapsed and was hospitalised on 3 June 1964 with tonsillitis. George Martin suggested Nicol, as he had recently played on a budget label album called "Beatlemania" and knew the songs. 
1941, Born on this day, Beverly Lee, The Shirelles, (1961 US No.1 & UK No.4 single 'Will You Love Me Tomorrow')
1946, Born on this day, John York, The Byrds, (1965 UK & US No.1 single 'Mr Tambourine Man')
1949, Born on this day, B.B. Dickerson, War, (1976 UK No.12 single 'Low Rider').
1951, Born on this day, John Graham, guitar, Earth Wind and Fire, (1975 US No.1 single 'Shining Star', 1981 UK No.3 single 'Let's Groove')
1953, Born on this day, Ian Brainson, Pilot, (1975 UK No.1 single 'January').
1956, Born on this day, Kirk Brandon, singer, guitarist, Spear Of Destiny, (1987 UK No.14 single 'Never Take Me Alive'), Theatre Of Hate, (1982 UK No.40 single 'Do You Believe In The Westworld').
1958, Born on this day, Robert buck, 10,000 Maniacs, (1993 UK No.47 single 'Candy Everybody Wants'). Buck died on 19th December 2000.
1959, Born on this day, Martin Atkins, Public Image Ltd, (1983 UK No.5 single 'This Is Not A Love Song').
1963, Born on this day, James Hetfield, guitar, vocals, Metallica, (1991 UK No.5 single 'Enter Sandman', 1991 US & UK No.1 album 'Metallica'). 
1966, Born on this day, Dean Sams, keyboards, Lonestar, (2000 US No.1 & UK No. 21 single ‘Amazed’).
1967, Born on this day, Skin, (Deborah Anne Dyer), vocals, Skunk Anansie vocals, (1996 UK No.20 single 'Weak').
1971, Born on this day, Deirdre Roper, Spinderella, Salt-n-Pepa, (1991 UK No.2 single 'Let's Talk About Sex').
1973, Born on this day, Stephen Carpenter, Deftones (2003 US No.2 & UK No.7 album ‘Deftones’).
1985, Born on this day, Holly Lake, Dream, (2001 US No.3 & UK No.17 single, 'He Loves You Not').

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