1944: Jeff Beck
1944: Arthur Brown
1944: Charlie Whitney (Family)
1944: Chris Wood (Traffic)
1945: Colin Blunstone (The Zombies)
1947: Mick Fleetwood
1948: Patrick Moraz (Refugee / Yes / The Moody Blues)
Happy 72nd Birthday to Patrick Moraz! An amazing keyboard player, Patrick had stints with Refugee and The Moody Blues, but is best known for the time he was a member of Yes (1974 – 1976) and his astounding work on their ‘Relayer’ album.
1957: Jeff Cease (The Black Crowes)
1961: Curt Smith (Tears For Fears)
1964: The Beatles played the first of two nights at Auckland Town Hall, New Zealand.
1978: Knebworth Festival featured Genesis, Jeff Beck, Tom Petty, Jefferson Starship, Devo, Brand X & Atlanta Rhythm Section. Tickets cost £6.
2010: Death of bassist, Pete Quaife of The Kinks [aged 66].
2014: Crimson ProjeCKt performed a concert at The Studio, Auckland – I was there!
2016: Death of keyboard player, Bernie Worrell of Parliament, Funkadelic, Talking Heads, etc. [aged 72].
Happy Birthday to Jeff Beck! Where do the years go? He’s 76 today! Greatest living guitarist? You decide… Certainly looks like Jeff is having loads of fun here, with Tal Wilkenfeld (Bass), Lizzie Ball (Violin), Jonathan Joseph (Drums) and Beth Hart belting out the vocals!