1909: Leo Fender (Inventor of the Telecaster and Stratocaster guitars)
1947: Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull)
1962: Julia Fordham
1968: Cream started a 4-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Wheels of Fire‘.
1970: Simon & Garfunkel’s ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ was at No.1 on the UK album chart, The Beatles were at No.2 with ‘Let It Be’ & Bob Dylan’s ‘Self Portrait’ was at No.3.
1976: Elton John played the first of 10 nights at Madison Square Gardens, New York.
2008: Death of Isaac Hayes [aged 65].
Happy 72nd Birthday to Ian Anderson ~ the Scottish-born singer, songwriter, flautist, guitarist and leader of British rock band, Jethro Tull! Many happy returns to Mr. Anderson ~ bloody musical genius! He’s not an 18th-century agriculturist and is certainly not thick as a brick…