1927: Elvin Jones
1941: Otis Redding
1945: Doug Ingle (Iron Butterfly)
1946: Bruce Palmer (Buffalo Springfield)
1952: Nihat Orerel (Grup Bunalim, Erkin Koray Super Grup, Snatch, Nexus, etc.)
1952: Dave Stewart (Eurythmics)
1956: Elvis Presley made his first appearance on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’.
1976: Uriah Heep sacked their singer, David Byron.
1978: Knebworth Festival featured Frank Zappa, Peter Gabriel, Tubes, Boomtown Rats and more!
1987: Pink Floyd began their world tour for ‘A Momentary Lapse of Reason’, despite threats to sue by former member, Roger Waters.
2004: Death of guitar maker, Ernie Ball [aged 74].
2014: Death of guitarist, Robert Young of Primal Scream [aged 49].
Happy 74th Birthday to Doug Ingle ~ founding member, organist, vocalist, main composer for Iron Butterfly. Let’s celebrate with this little ditty that Doug wrote in 1968… the psychedelic anthem, “In-a-Gadda-Da-Vida”!