1955 – Elvis Costello (Declan McManus) is born in … Read more

1955 – Elvis Costello (Declan McManus) is born in …

1955 – Elvis Costello (Declan McManus) is born in London. His biggest hit is the top 20 song “Veronica” in 1989, which he writes with Paul McCartney. Elvis Costello (born Declan Patrick MacManus 25 August 1954) is an English musician and singer-songwriter, with Irish ancestry. Costello came to prominence as an early participant in London’s […]

1952 – Rush drummer Neal Peart is born this day Read more

1952 – Rush drummer Neal Peart is born this day

1952 – Rush drummer Neal Peart is born this day in rock Awesome history! Neil Peart (pronounced /?p??rt/) OC, (born Neil Ellwood Peart, September 12, 1952, Hamilton, Ontario) is a Canadian musician and author. He is best-known as the drummer and lyricist for the rock band Rush. Peart grew up in Port Dalhousie, Ontario, Canada […]

1950 – Peter Gabriel is born in Surrey, England. H… Read more

1950 – Peter Gabriel is born in Surrey, England. H…

1950 – Peter Gabriel is born on This Day In Rock in Surrey, England. Peter Brian Gabriel (born 13 February 1950) is a Grammy Award-winning English musician and songwriter. He first rose to fame as the lead vocalist and flautist of the progressive rock group Genesis. After leaving Genesis, Gabriel went on to a successful […]

1949 – David Coverdale of the groups Whitesnake an… Read more

1949 – David Coverdale of the groups Whitesnake an…

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 […]

1944 – Jeff Beck is born in Surrey, England… Read more

1944 – Jeff Beck is born in Surrey, England…

1944 – Jeff Beck is born in Surrey, England. FEATURED Biography Jeff Beck isn’t your typical guitar legend. His goal, in fact, is to make you forget that he plays guitar. “I don’t understand why some people will only accept a guitar if it has an instantly recognizable guitar sound,” says Beck. “Finding ways to […]