1939 – Jerry Allison, drummer with Buddy Holly’s Crickets, is born in Hillsboro, Texas.
1939 – British DJ John Peel, a tireless supporter of the (Mighty) Fall and the Undertones, is born in Heswall, England. His live Peel sessions have captured many artists at turning points in their career, including Jimi Hendrix. The cult figure also contributed to albums by Chicken Shack, T.Rex, the Third Ear Band, and Principal […]
1939 – Born on this day, Fred Milano, Dion and the Belmonts, (1961 US No.1 & UK No.11 single ‘Runaround Sue’).
1939 – Detroit Spinner Billy Henderson is born in Indianapolis this day in rock history!
1939 – Born on this day, Edward Patten, vocals, The Pips, (1973 US No.1 single ‘Midnight Train To Georgia’, 1975 UK No.4 single with Gladys Knight ‘The Way We Were’).