1944: John “Joe” Cocker
1946: Cherilyn Sarkisian-LaPierre a.k.a. Cher
1947: Steve Currie (T. Rex)
1952: Warren Cann (Ultravox)
1954: Jimmy Henderson (Black Oak Arkansas)
1958: Jane Wiedlin (The Go-Gos)
1960: Jay Schellen (Hurricane / Asia / Circa / World Trade / Unruly Child / Conspiracy / GPS / Yes)
1963: Brian Nash (Frankie Goes To Hollywood)
1966: Thomas Gorman (Belly)
1954: Bill Haley & The Comets released their single “Rock Around the Clock”.
1972: T. Rex were at No.1 on the UK single & album charts with “Metal Guru” & ‘Bolan Boogie’.
1980: Peter Criss quit Kiss.
2006: Tool were at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘10,000 Days’.
2013: Death of keyboardist, Ray Manzarek of The Doors [aged 74].
Joe Cocker sadly didn’t make it to his 76th birthday today. Six years gone… Miss ya, Joe ~ what a GREAT singer!