1935: Elvis Aaron Presley
1943: Lee Jackson (The Nice)
1942: Stephen Hawking (Not a musician, but a brilliant theoretical physicist, cosmologist and author, who appeared on the Pink Floyd song “Keep Talking“)
1946: Robert Krieger (The Doors)
1947: David Jones a.k.a. David Bowie
1959: Paul Hester (Crowded House)
1966: Andrew Wood (Mother Love Bone)
1966: The Beatles started a 6-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Rubber Soul’.
1977: Queen went to No.1 on the UK album chart with ‘A Day at the Races’.
1979: Rush were named the official Ambassadors of Music by the Canadian government.
1991: Death of guitarist, Steve Clark of Def Leppard [aged 30].
2016: Death of soul singer, Otis Clay [aged 73].
2016: David Bowie released his 26th studio album, ‘Blackstar’, on his 69th birthday.
2017: Death of singer / songwriter, Peter Sarstedt [aged 75].
Bowie — What a Genius! Happy Birthday, David… he would have been 72 today! “Look up here, I’m in heaven…” A true artist, in every sense of the word, Mr. Bowie released his final album, ‘★’ three years ago.
Here is an all-time favourite David Bowie video, which has been viewed over many millions of times (not all by me). 😀