1943 – Jack Bruce of Cream with Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker is born this day in rock history! From Wikipedia John Symon Asher “Jack” Bruce (born 14 May 1943) is a Scottish-born musician, composer and singer. He is best-known as an electric bass guitarist, harmonica player and pianist, and was most famous as a […]
1941 – Manfred Mann bassist Tom McGuinness is born in Wimbledon, England.
1940 – Manfred Mann (Michael Lubowitz) is born in Johannesburg, South Africa. He forms a rock group with the same name in England in 1964. The group has two No. 1 hits: “Do Wah Diddy Diddy” in 1964 and the million-selling cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “Blinded by the Light” in 1977.