1949 – Bruce Springsteen is born in Freehold, N.J., which last time we looked was indeed still in the U.S.A. Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American songwriter, singer and guitarist. He has recorded and toured with the E Street Band. Springsteen is widely known for his brand of heartland rock […]
1949 – Bruce Springsteen is born in Freehold, N.J. His album “Born in the U.S.A.” tops Chart Toppers’s Top Pop Albums chart for seven weeks. He records with his backup group, the E Street Band, from 1973-1989. Covers of three of his songs reach the top five: Manfred Mann’s Earth Band hits No. 1 with […]
1949 – David Coverdale of the groups Whitesnake and Deep Purple is born in Saltburnon- Sea, England. David Coverdale (born September 22, 1951 in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, North Yorkshire) is an English rock vocalist most famous for his work with the English hard rock band Deep Purple, and his later band Whitesnake. Career Coverdale, briefly a student […]
1949 – Steven Gaines, guitarist with Lynyrd Skynyrd, is born in Seneca, Mo. Steven Earl “Steve” Gaines (September 14, 1949 – October 20, 1977) was an American musician. He is best known as a guitarist, vocalist and songwriter with rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd from 1976 until his death in the October 1977 airplane crash that […]
1949 – Jethro Tull drummer Barriemore Barlow is born this day in rock history!