1944: Dave Edmunds (Rockpile)
1947: Michael Chapman (Producer / Songwriter for Sweet / Suzi Quatro / Mud / Pat Benatar)
1948: Phil Mogg (UFO)
1965: Linda Perry (4 Non Blondes)
1968: Edward John O’Brien (Radiohead)
1966: Jimi Hendrix, The Walker Brothers, Cat Stevens & Engelbert Humperdink all performed on the same bill for a concert at Blackpool Odeon.
1966: The Rolling Stones released their fourth album, ‘Aftermath’.
1974: Lynyrd Skynyrd released their sophomore album, ‘Second Helping’.
2008: Death of drummer, Brian Davison of The Nice & Refugee [aged 65].
2001: Death of guitarist / singer, Joey Ramone of The Ramones [aged 49].
2014: Death of guitarist, Shane Gibson of Korn [aged 35].
2017: Death of guitarist, Allan Holdsworth of Tempest, Soft Machine, Bruford & UK [aged 70].
Singer, Phil Mogg is 71 today! Still rocking hard in UFO ~ what a great band! This “Let It Roll” clip is taken from their primo double live album, ‘Strangers in the Night’ — when guitar prodigy, Michael Schenker was in the band.