This Day in Music
November 1st: Born on this day
1940, Born on this day, Sgt Barry Sadler, (1966 US No.1 single 'The Ballad Of The Green Berets'). He died on 5th November 1989.
1944, Born on this day, Mike Burney, Wizzard, (1973 UK No.1 single 'See My Baby Jive').
1946, Born on this day, Rick Grech, bass, Family, Traffic, (1970 US No.15 & UK No.11 album 'John Barleycorn Must die'). Blind Faith, (1969 UK & US No.1 album 'Blind Faith'). And member of Airforce. Grech died on 17th March 1990.
1949, Born on this day, David Foster, Canadian musician, producer, composer and arranger. Some of the artists Foster has worked with include: The Bee Gees, John Lennon, Michael Buble, Clay Aiken, Cíline Dion, Barbra Streisand, Kenny Rogers, Faith Hill, The Corrs, George Harrison, Chicago, Earth, Wind & Fire, Chaka Khan, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Brandy, Richard Marx, Mariah Carey, Destiny's Child, Olivia Newton-John, Andrea Bocelli, Dolly Parton, Julio Iglesias, Gordon Lightfoot and, Madonna.
1950, Born on this day, Dan Peek, America, (1972 US No.1 & UK No.3 single 'Horse With No Name'). Peek died on 24th July 2011.
1951, Born on this day, Ronald Bell, Kool & The Gang, (1981 US No.1 & UK No.7 single 'Celebration', 1984 UK No.2 single 'Joanna', and over 15 other Top 40 hits).
1954, Born on this day, Chris Morris, guitar, Paper Lace, (1974 UK No.1 single 'Billy Don't Be A Hero', 1974 US No.1 single 'The Night Chicago Died').
1957, Born on this day, Lyle Lovett, Country singer, married actress Julia Roberts, supported Dire Straits on their 1990 world tour.
1959, Born on this day, Eddie Macdonald, bass, The Alarm, (1983 UK No.17 single '68 Guns')
1962, Born on this day, Anthony Kiedis, singer, Red Hot Chili Peppers, (1992 UK No.26 single 'Under The Bridge', 2002 UK No.1 album 'By The Way').
1962, Born on this day, Mags Furuholmen, guitar, keyboards, A-Ha, (1985 US No.1 single 'Take On Me', 1986 UK No.1 single 'The Sun Always Shines On TV'). The first Norwegian group to score a UK and US No.1. More on A-Ha
1963, Born on this day, Rick Allen, drums, Def Leppard, (1987 UK No.6 single 'Animal', and 1987 world wide No.1 album 'Hysteria', 1988 US No.1 single 'Love Bites'). Allen lost his left arm in an accident after crashing his Corvette Stingray on the A57 outside Sheffield in England in 1984.
1966, Born on this day, Mary Hanson, singer, Stereolab. Hanson died in a cycling accident in England on 9th December 2002.
1969, Born on this day, Darren Partington, 808 State, (1989 UK No.10 single 'Pacific State').
1981, Born on this day, LaTavia Roberson, Destiny's Child, (2000 US No.1 & UK No.3 single 'Say My Name'). Quit the group in 2000.

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