1924: Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown
1942: Mike Vickers (Manfred Mann Band)
1944: Alexander “Skip” Spence (Jefferson Airplane / Moby Grape)
1958: Les Pattinson (Echo & The Bunnymen)
1974: Mark Tremonti (Creed)
1979: Don Airey joined Rainbow.
1981: Yes announced their disbandment.
1992: Bob Dylan played a concert at Mt. Smart Stadium, Auckland ~ I was there!
1996: Death of bassist, Bernard Edwards of Chic & Power Station [aged 43].
1996: Death of arranger, songwriter and record producer, Mike Leander [aged 54].
Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown was a great blues man, whom I was lucky enough to catch live at The Gluepot, Auckland in 1994 (my ticket inset with photo). Here he is live, way back in 1984 ~ some fine guitar-playing going on! (Clarence passed away on September 10, 2005).