September 5, 2014

September 5th: Born on this day

September 5th: Born on this day Freddie Mercury
1936, Born on this day, Willie Woods, Junior Walker and the All Stars, (1969 US No.4 single 'What Does It Take To Win Your Love'). Woods died of lung cancer on 27th May 1997. 
1939, Born on this day, John Stewart, singer, songwriter with The Kingston Trio. As a solo artist he had a 1979 US No.5 single with ‘Gold’. He also wrote The Monkees hit ‘Daydream Believer’. Stewart died aged 68 after he suffered a massive stroke or brain aneurysm in San Diego on 19th Jan 2008. 
1945, Born on this day, Al Stewart, UK singer, songwriter, (1977 UK No.31 & US No.8 single 'Year Of The Cat'). 
1946, Born on this day, Buddy Miles drummer with The Ink Spots, Wilson Pickett, Electric Flag and the Jimi Hendrix. Featured on the 1970 album Band Of Gypsies. Miles died on 28th Feb 2008 died aged 60 at his home in Austin, Texas after struggling with a long-term illness. 
1946, Born on this day, Dean Ford, Marmalade, (1969 UK No.1 single 'Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da'). 
1946, Born on this day, Freddie Mercury singer, Queen, (1975 UK No.1 single 'Bohemian Rhapsody' also UK No.1 in 1991, plus over 40 other UK Top 40 singles. 1980 US No.1 single 'Crazy Little Thing Called Love'). Solo, (1987 UK No. 4 single 'The Great Pretender'). Mercury died of bronchio-pneumonia on November 24th 1991 aged 45, just one day after he publicly announced he was HIV positive.

1946, Born on this day, Loudon Wainwright III, US singer, songwriter, (1973 US No.17 single 'Dead Skunk'). Once appeared in TV 's M.A.S.H. He is the father of Martha and Rufus Wainwright, 
1947, Born on this day, Mel Collins, British saxophonist and flutist and session musician. Collins who played the sax solo on The Rolling Stones' 'Miss You' has also worked with King Crimson, Camel, Alan Parsons Project, 10cc, Clannad, Eric Clapton, Bad Company, Dire Straits, Roger Waters, Gerry Rafferty, Tears For Fears and others. 
1949, Born on this day, Dave Clempson guitar, Humble Pie (1969 UK No.4 single 'Natural Born Bugie'). 
1954, Born on this day, Sal Solo, Classix Nouveaux, (1982 UK No.11 single 'Is It A Dream'). 
1966, Born on this day, Terry Ellis, vocals, En Vogue (1992 US No.2 & UK No.4 single 'My Lovin'). 
1968, Born on this day, Brad Wilk, drums, Rage Against The Machine, (1996 US No.1 album 'Evil Empire', 1993 UK No. 16 single 'Bullet In The Head'). Audioslave (2005 US No.1 album 'Out of Exile'). 

1980, Born on this day, Kevin Simm, vocals, Liberty X (2002 UK No.1 single 'Just A Little'). 

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