2005 – Bob Moog, inventor of his namesake range of… Read more

2005 – Bob Moog, inventor of his namesake range of…

2005 – Bob Moog, inventor of his namesake range of synthesizers and one of the most significant figures in the evolution of electronic music, dies at his home in Asheville, N.C. He is 71. A native of N.Y., Moog was diagnosed with brain cancer in late April and had since undergone radiation treatment and chemotherapy. […]

1963 – Solo artist and singer/bassist for the grou… Read more

1963 – Solo artist and singer/bassist for the grou…

1963 – Solo artist and singer/bassist for the groups Primus and Sausage, Les Claypool is born in Richmond, Calif. Leslie Edward “Les” Claypool (born September 29, 1963 in Richmond, California, U.S.) is a musician, best known for his work with the band Primus. Claypool’s mastery of the electric bass has brought him into the spotlight […]

1947 – Marc Bolan (Marc Feld) of T. Rex is born in… Read more

1947 – Marc Bolan (Marc Feld) of T. Rex is born in…

1947 – Marc Bolan (Marc Feld) of T. Rex is born in London. Marc Bolan (born Mark Feld; 30 September 1947 – 16 September 1977), was an English singer, songwriter and guitarist whose hit singles, fashion sensibilities and stage presence with T.Rex in the early 1970s helped cultivate the glam rock era and made him […]