September 3, 2014

September 3rd: Born on this day

  Eric Bell      September 3rd: Born on this day
1934, Born on this day, blues guitarist Freddie King. Eric Clapton covered his 'Have You Ever Loved A Woman' on the 'Layla' album. Died on 27th December 1976 of heart trouble and Ulcers aged 42.
1942, Born on this day, Al Jardine, guitar, vocals, The Beach Boys, (1966 UK & US No.1 single 'Good Vibrations', plus over 25 other UK Top 40 singles). 

1944, Born on this day, Gary Leeds, The Walker Brothers, (1966 UK No.1 & US No.13 single 'The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore').
1945, Born on this day, George Biondo, Steppenwolf, (1969 UK No.30 single 'Born To Be Wild').
1947, Born on this day, Eric Bell, guitarist, Thin Lizzy, (1973 UK No.6 single 'Whisky In The Jar').
1948, Born on this day, Donald Brewer, drummer, Grand Funk Railroad, (1974 US No.1 single 'The Locomotion'). Most successful US Heavy Metal band of the 70's selling over 20m albums. Also worked with Bob Seger.
1952, Born on this day, Leroy Smith, Sweet Sensation, (1974 UK No.1 single with 'Sad Sweet Dreamer').
1955, Born on this day, Steve Jones, Sex Pistols guitarist, (1977 UK No.2 single 'God Save The Queen' and 1977 UK No.1 album 'Never Mind The Bollocks, Here's The Sex Pistols'). 
1957, Born on this day, Suzanne Freitag, Propaganda, (1985 UK No.21 single 'Duel').
1962, Born on this day, Lester Noel, Beats International, (1990 UK No.1 single 'Dub Be Good To Me' featuring vocalist former actress in TV's 'Grange Hill', Lindy Layton, produced by Norman Cook).
1973, Born on this day, Jennifer Paige, US singer, (1998 UK No.4 single, 'Crush'.
1973, Born on this day, David Mead, US singer, songwriter. (2001 UK airplay hit ‘Girl On The Roof’).
1975, Born on this day, DJ Redfoo (Stefan Kendal Gordy), one half of LMFAO who had the 2011 world wide hits 'Party Rock Anthem' and 'Sexy And I Know It'. RedFoo is the son of music mogul Berry Gordy who formed Motown Records.
1979, Born on this day, Tomislav 'Tomo' Milichevich Sarajevo, lead guitarist, 30 Seconds to Mars.
1980, Born on this day, Jay 'Cone' McCaslin, bass, Sum 41, (2001 UK No 13 single 'In Too Deep').
1984, Born on this day, Robert Curry, US singer with Day26, also known as a contestant on the TV show Making the Band 4.

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