1945: Bob Marley
1950: Edwin “Punky” Meadows (Angel)
1957: Simon Phillips (801 / Judas Priest / Jeff Beck / Toto, etc.)
1962: William Bailey a.k.a. W. Axl Rose (Guns N’ Roses)
1958: Paul McCartney introduced George Harrison to John Lennon after a Quarrymen gig in Garston.
1970: John Lennon released his single, “Instant Karma”.
1981: Death of composer Hugo Montenegro [aged 55].
1998: Death of guitarist / singer, Carl Wilson from The Beach Boys [aged 51].
1998: Death of Austrian singer, Johann Holzel a.k.a. Falco [aged 40].
2001: Guitarist, Don Felder was fired from The Eagles.
2007: Death of singer / songwriter, Francesco LoVecchio a.k.a. Frankie Laine [aged 93].
2011: Death of guitarist / singer / songwriter, Gary Moore [aged 58].
Bill Bailey is 57 today! No, not the brilliant comedian ~ we’re talkin’ ’bout the unpredictable, moody, powerful singer in Guns N’ Roses, who goes by the name of Axl Rose… Happy Birthday Axl!