1938: Tommy Chong (Cheech & Chong)
1941: Robert Zimmerman a.k.a. Bob Dylan
1946: Steve Upton (Wishbone Ash)
1947: Albert “Alan” Bouchard (Blue Oyster Cult)
1969: Rich Robinson (Black Crowes)
1963: Death of blues guitarist / singer / songwriter, Elmore James [aged 45].
1969: Bob Dylan scored his fourth # 1 U.K. album with ‘Nashville Skyline’.
1970: Peter Green played his last gig with Fleetwood Mac, in Bath, England.
1974: David Bowie released his eighth studio album, ‘Diamond Dogs’.
1991: Death of jazz band leader, Edward “Duke” Ellington [aged 75].
1991: Death of singer / songwriter, Gene Clarke of The Byrds [aged 49].
1995: Yes announced that Trevor Rabin and Tony Kaye were no longer members of the group.
2018: Death of guitarist, Phil Emmanuel [aged 62].
Happy 79th Birthday to Bob Dylan ~ undoubtedly one of the greatest lyricists of all time! The master songsmith has written so many classics… so hard to choose just one, but this is a fav! Bob, may you stay “Forever Young”.