1945: Harvey Mandel (Canned Heat, John Mayall Band, Charlie Musselwhite Band, The Rolling Stones)
1947: Mark Stein (Vanilla Fudge)
1948: George Kooymans (Golden Earring)
1950: Bobby McFerrin
1955: Nina Hagen
1961: Bruce Watson (Big Country)
1964: Vinnie Paul (Pantera / Damageplan)
1968: Lisa Loeb
1969: Rami Jaffee (The Wallflowers)
1979: Joel Madden (Good Charlotte)
1979: Benji Madden (Good Charlotte)
1972: Neil Young went to No.1 on the US & UK album chart with ‘Harvest‘.
1978: The debut single by Kate Bush, “Wuthering Heights”, began a 4-week run at No.1 on UK chart.
1986: Death of Saunders Terrell a.k.a. Sonny Terry [aged 74].
1997: Paul McCartney was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.
2016: Death of keyboardist / composer, Keith Emerson [aged 71].
2017: Death of singer, Robert “P-Nut” Johnson, of Parliament / Funkadelic [aged 69].
2016: Death of drummer, Hal Blaine [aged 90]. As part of “The Wrecking Crew”, Hal played on a huge amount of famous songs, including hits by Simon & Garfunkel, The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Johnny Rivers, Cher, The 5th Dimension, Frank Sinatra & many more.
47 years ago, Neil Young was at the number one spot with his beautiful album, ‘Harvest‘. The LP features classic NY songs, such as “Heart of Gold”, “Old Man”, “The Needle and the Damage Done” & “Words”. David Crosby, Graham Nash, Linda Ronstadt, Stephen Stills & James Taylor guest on the album, and two tracks are backed by the London Symphony Orchestra.