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Today is the 29th of July, 2014

Today's musician birthdays

  Charlie Christian was born on this day in 1916. He died on 2 March 1942, aged 25.

  Jim Marshall was born on this day in 1923. He died on 5 April 2012, aged 88.

Geddy Lee is 61 today, born in 1953.

Patti Scialfa is 61 today, born in 1953.

John Sykes is 55 today, born in 1959.

Martina McBride is 48 today, born in 1966.

Today's musician deaths

  Mama Cass Elliot died on this day in 1974, aged 32.

 

Today's band spotlight
The Mamas & The Papas
Michelle Phillips is 70 years 1 month 25 days old. She was born on 4 June 1944
  Denny Doherty was 66 years 1 month 21 days old when he died on 19 January 2007, 7 years ago
Denny would be 73 years 8 months old if still alive today. He was born on 29 November 1940
  John Phillips was 65 years 6 months 16 days old when he died on 18 March 2001, 13 years ago
John would be 78 years 10 months 29 days old if still alive today. He was born on 30 August 1935
  Mama Cass Elliot was 32 years 10 months 10 days old when she died on 29 July 1974, 40 years ago today
Mama Cass would be 72 years 10 months 10 days old if still alive today. She was born on 19 September 1941

 

10 musicians randomly selected from our database
Ginger Baker is 74 years 11 months 10 days old. He was born on 19 August 1939
Mick Avory is 70 years 5 months 14 days old. He was born on 15 February 1944
Gary Glitter is 70 years 2 months 21 days old. He was born on 8 May 1944
Roger Glover is 68 years 7 months 29 days old. He was born on 30 November 1945
Jan Hammer is 66 years 3 months 12 days old. He was born on 17 April 1948
David Robinson is 65 years 3 months 27 days old. He was born on 2 April 1949
Jimmie Vaughan is 63 years 4 months 9 days old. He was born on 20 March 1951
David Coverdale is 62 years 10 months 7 days old. He was born on 22 September 1951
Greg Hawkes is 61 years 9 months 7 days old. He was born on 22 October 1952
Glen Matlock is 57 years 11 months 2 days old. He was born on 27 August 1956

 

Musicians in our database: 2094

The 5 most recent additions are...
Thurston Moore is 56 years 4 days old. He was born on 25 July 1958
J Mascis is 48 years 7 months 19 days old. He was born on 10 December 1965
  Eddie Hazel was 42 years 8 months 13 days old when he died on 23 December 1992
Nels Cline is 58 years 6 months 25 days old. He was born on 4 January 1956
  John Fahey was 61 years 11 months 25 days old when he died on 22 February 2001
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