1932: Carl Perkins
1944: Gene Parsons (The Byrds)
1961: Mark Kelly (Marillion)
1980: Albert Hammond Jr. (The Strokes)
1966: Jeff Beck collapsed on stage during a Yardbirds gig in Marseilles, France.
1973: Newly signed to EMI, Queen played a showcase gig for the label at Marquee Club, London.
1976: Death of folk singer / songwriter, Phil Ochs [aged 35].
1994: Pantera entered the U.S. album chart at No.1 with ‘Far Beyond Driven’.
1997: Soundgarden announced their disbandment. (They re-formed 13 years later).
2017: Death of comedian / singer / songwriter, John Clarke a.k.a. Fred Dagg [aged 68].
As It Began: It all started for Queen in the early ’70s with this great song — first single and first track on their first LP, released in ’73.