1946 – Born on this day, Terry Kath, guitarist with Chicago, (1976 UK & US No.1 single with ‘If You Leave Me Now’). Kath accidentally shot himself dead on January 23rd 1978. Kath’s last words were “Don’t worry it’s not loaded” as he put the gun to his head and pulled the trigger. The guitarist […]
1946 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!” by Vaughn Moore.
1946 – Meat Loaf (Marvin Lee Aday) is born in Dallas. He receives what will be his professional name from his high school football coach.
1946 – Drummer Jimmy Chambers of Mercury Rev (Deserter’s Songs) is born in Trinidad.
1946 – Bonkers film director and soundtrack artist David Lynch is born. As well as writing and producing Julee Cruise’s Floating into the Night album, his Eraserhead soundtrack could be considered a seminal industrial recording.
1946 – Dolly Parton is born in Locust Ridge, Tenn. She becomes one of the biggest stars in country music, winning her first Grammy Award for her self-titled 1978 album. Two of her songs top Chart Toppers’s pop singles chart: the title song to the film “9 to 5” and “Islands in the Stream,” a […]
1946 – Born on this day, Ronnie Milsap, blind US singer, (1981 US No.5 single ‘There’s No Gettin’ Over Me’).
1946 – Sly & the Family Stone trumpeter Cynthia Robinson is born in Sacramento, Calif.
1946 – Drummer Aynsley Dunbar, who has played with Journey and Jefferson Starship, is born in Liverpool.
1946 – Rolling Stone publisher Jann Wenner is born in New York.