This Day in Music
November 30th: Born on this day
1924, Born on this day, Allan Sherman, singer, (1963 US No.2 & UK No.14 single 'Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah'). He died on 21st November 1973 aged 49.
1929, Born on this day, Dick Clark, host of US TV's longest running music show American Bandstand and he created and produced the annual American Music Awards show. Clark died on April 18, 2012.
1937, Born on this day, Frank Ifield, singer, (1962 UK No.1 single 'I Remember You', plus 15 other UK Top 40 singles).
1943, Born on this day, Leo Lyons, bass, Ten Years After, (1970 No.10 UK single 'Love Like A Man').
1944, Born on this day, Rob Grill, Grass Roots, (1968 US No.5 single 'Midnight Confessions', plus 13 other US Top 40 singles). Grill died on 11th July 2011 after suffering a head injury from a fall caused by a stroke. He was 67.
1945, Born on this day, Roger Glover, bass, Deep Purple (1970 UK No.2 single 'Black Night'), 1973 US No. 4 single 'Smoke On The Water').
1949, Born on this day, Terry Reid, UK singer, member of Peter Jay's Jaywalkers. Reid turned down the job as lead singer with Led Zeppelin.
1953, Born on this day, June Pointer, the Pointer Sisters, (1981 US No.2 single 'Slow Hand', 1984 UK No.2 single 'Automatic'). Died on 11th April 2006.
1953, Born on this day, David Sancious, keyboard player and guitarist, early member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, contributed to the first three Springsteen albums.
1954, Born on this day, George McArdale, Little River Band, Australian group, (1978 US No.3 single 'Reminiscing' plus 12 other US Top 40 singles).
1955, Born on this day, William Broad (Billy Idol), singer, Generation X, (1979 UK No.11 single 'King Rocker'). Solo (1987 US No.1 & UK No.7 single 'Mony Mony', plus nine other UK top 40 singles).
1957, Born on this day, Richard Barbieri, Japan, (1982 UK No.5 single 'Ghosts').
1957, Born on this day, John Ashton, guitar, Psychedelic Furs, (1986 UK No.18 single 'Pretty In Pink').
1965, Paul Wheeler, Icehouse, (1983 UK No.17 single 'Hey Little Girl').
1968, Born on this day, Des'ree, UK singer, songwriter, (1998 UK No.8 single 'Life').
1973, Born on this day, John Moyer, bass, Disturbed, (2005 US No.1 album 'Ten Thousand Fists').
1978, Born on this day, Clay Aiken, singer, runner-up in 2003 US American Idol, (2003 US No.1 single 'This Is The Night').
1987, Born on this day, Dougie Poynter, bass, vocals, McFly, (2004 UK No.1 single ‘Colours In Her Hair’, 2004 UK No.1 album ‘Room On The 3rd Floor’).


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