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28 February 2015 (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.

Geoff Nicholls is 67 today, born in 1948.

Cindy Wilson is 58 today, born in 1957.

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 61 years 23 days old. He was born on 5 February 1954
Jack Sherman is 59 years 1 month 10 days old. He was born on 18 January 1956
Chad Smith is 53 years 4 months 3 days old. He was born on 25 October 1961
Jack Irons is 52 years 7 months 10 days old. He was born on 18 July 1962
Flea is 52 years 4 months 12 days old. He was born on 16 October 1962
Anthony Kiedis is 52 years 3 months 27 days old. He was born on 1 November 1962
Dave Navarro is 47 years 8 months 21 days old. He was born on 7 June 1967
John Frusciante is 44 years 11 months 23 days old. He was born on 5 March 1970
Josh Klinghoffer is 35 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, 27 years ago
Hillel would be 52 years 10 months 15 days old if still alive today. He was born on 13 April 1962

 

10 musicians randomly selected from our database
  Leo Fender was 81 years 7 months 11 days old when he died on 21 March 1991
Merle Haggard is 77 years 10 months 22 days old. He was born on 6 April 1937
Trini Lopez is 77 years 9 months 13 days old. He was born on 15 May 1937
Phil Lesh is 74 years 11 months 13 days old. He was born on 15 March 1940
  Mary Travers was 72 years 10 months 7 days old when she died on 16 September 2009
Michael Nesmith is 72 years 1 month 29 days old. He was born on 30 December 1942
Christine McVie is 71 years 7 months 16 days old. She was born on 12 July 1943
George Thorogood is 65 years 4 days old. He was born on 24 February 1950
Tina Weymouth is 64 years 3 months 6 days old. She was born on 22 November 1950
Blondie Chaplin is 63 years 7 months 21 days old. He was born on 7 July 1951

 

Musicians in our database: 2145

The 5 most recent additions are...
Glenn Danzig is 59 years 8 months 5 days old. He was born on 23 June 1955
John Christ is 50 years 9 days old. He was born on 19 February 1965
Bobby Rydell is 72 years 10 months 2 days old. He was born on 26 April 1942
Gary Wright is 71 years 10 months 2 days old. He was born on 26 April 1943
Kevin Haskins is 54 years 7 months 9 days old. He was born on 19 July 1960
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