1940: Chris Farlowe
1941: Paul Simon
1947: Sammy Hagar
1949: Craig McGregor (Foghat)
1950: Simon Nicol (Fairport Convention)
1960: Joey Belladonna (Anthrax)
1965: The Who recorded the song “My Generation”, at Pye studios, London.
1973: Genesis released their fifth studio album, ‘Selling England By The Pound’.
1974: Death of Ed Sullivan [aged 73].
2016: Bob Dylan became the first songwriter to win a Nobel Prize. He received the Literature award for “having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”.
Rhymin’ Simon: Happy Birthday to master songwriter, Paul Simon ~ he’s 78 today! This isn’t one of his best known hits, but is a very heartfelt, beautiful song for all the Dads with daughters…