1942 – Paul McCartney is born in Liverpool, England. The Beatles have 20 No. 1 songs, more than any other recording act, and McCartney by himself or in duets has another nine. His biggest post-Beatles hits are “Ebony and Ivory,” a duet with Stevie Wonder that stays at No. 1 for seven weeks, and “Say […]
2003 – Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler’s actress daughter Liv marries her longtime boyfriend, Royston Langdon of New York rockers Spacehog, in the Caribbean.
1947 – Keith Moon of the Who is born in Wembley, England. He dies on Sept. 7, 1978 at age 32, from an overdose of the sedative Heminevrin. Keith John Moon (August 23, 1946 – September 7, 1978) was the drummer of the rock group The Who. He gained notoriety for exuberant drumming and his […]
1942 – Moody Blues keyboardist and singer Mike Pinder is born in Birmingham. The Moody Blues – Something new from Pinder Michael Thomas “Mike” Pinder (born 27 December 1941) is an English rock musician who established his reputation with the Moody Blues during the height of their success in the 1960s and 1970s. He is […]