This Day in Music
April 18th: Born on this day
1935, Born on this day, Paul A. Rothchild, American record producer, worked with The Doors, ('Break on Through (To the Other Side)', 'Light My Fire', 'People Are Strange'), Janis Joplin, (No.1 album Pearl and her only No.1 single, 'Me and Bobby McGee'). Crosby, Stills, & Nash, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young and Love. Rothchild died March 30, 1995.
1939, Born on this day, Glen D.Hardin, The Crickets, (1957 US No.1 single 'That 'll Be The Day', 1959 UK No.1 single 'It Doesn't Matter Anymore'. Plus over 15 other UK top 40 singles).
1942, Born on this day, Mike Vickers, Manfred Mann, (1964 UK & US No.1 single 'Do Wah Diddy Diddy').
1944, Born on this day, Skip Spence, Moby Grape, Jefferson Airplane, (1967 US No.18 single 'White Rabbit'). He died on 16th April 1999.
1958, Born on this day, Andy Kyriacou, Modern Romance, (1982 UK No.4 single 'Best years of our lives').
1958, Born on this day, Les Pattinson, Echo And The Bunnymen, (1983 UK No.8 single 'The Cutter').
1962, Born on this day, Shirlie Holliman, singer, who sang with Wham! on their 1982 UK No.3 single 'Young Guns, (Go For It') and was a member of Pepsi & Shirlie. Married to Martin Kemp of Spandau Ballet.
1964, Born on this day, Mark 'Bez' Berry, Happy Mondays, (1990 UK No.5 single 'Step On'), Black Grape, (1995 UK No.8 single 'In The Name Of The Father').
1970, Born on this day, Greg Eklund, drums, Everclear, (2000 UK No.36 single 'Wonderful', 1997 album, 'So Much For The Afterglow').
1974, Born on this day, Mark Tremonti, Creed, (2001 US No.1 & UK No.13 single 'With Arms Wide Open', 2002 US No.1 album, 'Weathered').
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