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27 September 2016 (GMT)

Today's musician birthdays

  Alvin Stardust was born on this day in 1942. He died on 23 October 2014, aged 72.

Randy Bachman is 73 today, born in 1943.

Meat Loaf is 69 today, born in 1947.

Linda Lewis is 66 today, born in 1950.

  Greg Ham was born on this day in 1953. He died on 19 April 2012, aged 58.

Avril Lavigne is 32 today, born in 1984.

Today's musician deaths

  Cliff Burton died on this day in 1986, aged 24.

  Jimmy McCulloch died on this day in 1979, aged 26.

  Ruby Wright died on this day in 2009, aged 69.

  Wilton Felder died on this day in 2015, aged 75.

 

Today's band spotlight
The Doors
  Ray Manzarek was 74 years 3 months 8 days old when he died on 20 May 2013, 3 years ago
Ray would be 77 years 7 months 15 days old if still alive today. He was born on 12 February 1939
John Densmore is 71 years 9 months 26 days old. He was born on 1 December 1944
Robby Krieger is 70 years 8 months 19 days old. He was born on 8 January 1946
  Jim Morrison was 27 years 6 months 25 days old when he died on 3 July 1971, 45 years ago
Jim would be 72 years 9 months 19 days old if still alive today. He was born on 8 December 1943

 

10 musicians randomly selected from our database
  Doc Watson was 89 years 2 months 26 days old when he died on 29 May 2012
David Soul is 73 years 30 days old. He was born on 28 August 1943
John Helliwell is 71 years 7 months 12 days old. He was born on 15 February 1945
Peter Criss is 70 years 9 months 7 days old. He was born on 20 December 1945
Clare Torry is 68 years 9 months 29 days old. She was born on 29 November 1947
Ian Paice is 68 years 2 months 29 days old. He was born on 29 June 1948
Ric Ocasek is 67 years 6 months 4 days old. He was born on 23 March 1949
  Davy Jones was 66 years 1 month 30 days old when he died on 29 February 2012
Sting is 64 years 11 months 25 days old. He was born on 2 October 1951
Dave Meniketti is 62 years 9 months 15 days old. He was born on 12 December 1953

 

Musicians in our database: 2620

The 5 most recent additions are...
Neil Codling is 42 years 9 months 22 days old. He was born on 5 December 1973
Richard Oakes is 39 years 11 months 26 days old. He was born on 1 October 1976
Simon Gilbert is 51 years 4 months 4 days old. He was born on 23 May 1965
Mat Osman is 48 years 11 months 18 days old. He was born on 9 October 1967
Bernard Butler is 46 years 4 months 26 days old. He was born on 1 May 1970
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