1944: Les Harvey (Stone The Crows / Alex Harvey Soul Band)
1949: Craig McGregor (Foghat)
1952: Don Was (Was Not Was)
1963: Dave Mustaine (Metallica / Megadeth)
1967: Stephen Perkins (Jane’s Addiction)
1977: Fiona Apple
1969: John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Eric Clapton, Klaus Voorman & Alan White flew to Canada to perform at the Rock & Roll Revival Show (later issued on record as ‘Live Peace in Toronto’).
1972: Yes released their monumental fifth album, ‘Close to the Edge’. It sounds just as amazing and timeless now as it did in 1972!
1974: Supertramp released their third album, ‘Crime of the Century’.
1991: I interviewed Tony Kaye of Yes.
1991: Jane’s Addiction played a concert at Auckland Town Hall ~ I was there!
1993: Living Colour played a concert at Auckland Town Hall ~ I was there!
2019: Death of singer / songwriter Eddie Money (Edward Mahoney) [aged 70].
Happy 52nd Birthday to Stephen Perkins ~ great drummer for Jane’s Addiction. I also saw JA live on this date, 28 years ago!