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28 February 2017 (GMT)

Today's musician birthdays

  John Fahey was born on this day in 1939. He died on 22 February 2001, aged 61.

  Joe South was born on this day in 1940. He died on 5 September 2012, aged 72.

  Brian Jones was born on this day in 1942. He died on 3 July 1969, aged 27.

  Barbara Acklin was born on this day in 1943. She died on 27 November 1998, aged 55.

  Don Ciccone was born on this day in 1946. He died on 8 October 2016, aged 70.

  Geoff Nicholls was born on this day in 1948. He died on 28 January 2017, aged 68.

Cindy Wilson is 60 today, born in 1957.

Martin Tielli is 50 today, born in 1967.

Today's musician deaths

  David Byron died on this day in 1985, aged 38.

  Tom 'T-Bone' Wolk died on this day in 2010, aged 58.

  Billy Thorpe died on this day in 2007, aged 60.

  Chris Curtis died on this day in 2005, aged 63.

  Mike Smith died on this day in 2008, aged 64.

 

Today's band spotlight
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Cliff Martinez is 63 years 23 days old. He was born on 5 February 1954
Jack Sherman is 61 years 1 month 10 days old. He was born on 18 January 1956
Chad Smith is 55 years 4 months 3 days old. He was born on 25 October 1961
Jack Irons is 54 years 7 months 10 days old. He was born on 18 July 1962
Flea is 54 years 4 months 12 days old. He was born on 16 October 1962
Anthony Kiedis is 54 years 3 months 27 days old. He was born on 1 November 1962
Dave Navarro is 49 years 8 months 21 days old. He was born on 7 June 1967
John Frusciante is 46 years 11 months 23 days old. He was born on 5 March 1970
Josh Klinghoffer is 37 years 4 months 25 days old. He was born on 3 October 1979
  Hillel Slovak was 26 years 2 months 12 days old when he died on 25 June 1988, 29 years ago
Hillel would be 54 years 10 months 15 days old if still alive today. He was born on 13 April 1962

 

10 musicians randomly selected from our database
  Odetta Holmes was 77 years 11 months 2 days old when she died on 2 December 2008
Bruce Johnston is 74 years 8 months 1 day old. He was born on 27 June 1942
Bonnie Bramlett is 72 years 3 months 20 days old. She was born on 8 November 1944
John Helliwell is 72 years 13 days old. He was born on 15 February 1945
  Johnny Cash was 71 years 6 months 17 days old when he died on 12 September 2003
Chick Churchill is 71 years 1 month 26 days old. He was born on 2 January 1946
Martin Barre is 70 years 3 months 11 days old. He was born on 17 November 1946
Arlo Guthrie is 69 years 7 months 18 days old. He was born on 10 July 1947
Stevie Wonder is 66 years 9 months 15 days old. He was born on 13 May 1950
Suzi Quatro is 66 years 8 months 25 days old. She was born on 3 June 1950

 

Musicians in our database: 2714

The 5 most recent additions are...
Johnny Van Zant is 58 years 1 day old. He was born on 27 February 1959
John Norum is 53 years 5 days old. He was born on 23 February 1964
Michael Wilton is 55 years 5 days old. He was born on 23 February 1962
Brad Whitford is 65 years 5 days old. He was born on 23 February 1952
Brian Greenway is 65 years 4 months 27 days old. He was born on 1 October 1951
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