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Jean Jacques Burnel

Jean-Jacques Burnel, the Bass Player with the Stranglers was born 21 February 1952. The Stranglers are an English punk rock music group Comprising of Hugh Cornwell, JeanJacques Burnel, Jet Black and Dave Greenfield. Scoring some 23 UK top 40 singles and 17 UK top 40 albums to date in a career spanning four decades, the …

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Bruce Welnick (Grateful Dead)

Vince Welnick, the keyboard player with the Grateful Dead was born 21 November 1951. the Grateful Dead were fomed in 1965 in the San Francisco Bay Area and were known for their unique and eclectic style, which fused elements of rock, folk, bluegrass, blues, reggae, country, improvisational jazz, psychedelia, and space rock. These various influences …

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Yulia Volkova (t.A.T.u)

Russian singer, recording artist and actress Yulia Olegovna Volkova (Russian: Юлия Олеговна Волкова was born 20 February 1985. In Moscow, Russian SFSR At the age of 6, Volkova enrolled in music school and began learning how to play the piano. When she was 9, Volkova became a member of Russia’s children’s chorus Neposedi, where she …

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Kurt Cobain (Nirvana)

Best known as the lead singer and guitarist of the Seattle grunge band Nirvana, the Late great American singer-songwriter, musician and vocalist Kurt Cobain was born on this day 20 February in 1967. Cobain formed Nirvana with Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington in 1985 and established it as part of the Seattle music scene, having …

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Ian Brown (The Stone Roses)

Ian Brown , the vocalist with seminal British Alternative Rock bands The Stone Roses was born February 20th 1963. Formed in Manchester in 1983 The Stone Roses were one of the pioneering groups of the Madchester movement that was active during the late 1980s and early 1990s. The band’s most successful lineup consists of vocalist …

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Francis Buchholz (Scorpions)

Francis Buchholz Bass player with the splendidly noisy German Rock Group The Scorpions was born 19th February 1954. Formed in 1965 by Rudolf Schenker, the Scorpions first had beat influences and Schenker himself did the vocals then things began to come together in 1970 when Schenker’s younger brother Michael and vocalist Klaus Meine joined the …

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Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath)

Tony IommI, the guitarist and songwriter with Pioneering heavy Metal band Black Sabbath  was born 19 February 1948 Birmingham, His mother’s family were vineyard owners in Italy. The family were Catholic but rarely attended mass. The family home in the Park Lane area of Aston also housed a shop which was a popular meeting place in …

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Bonn Scott (AC/DC)

The late great Bon Scott, Former singer with heavy metal band AC/DC sadly died on 19th February 1980. AC/DC were Formed in 1973 by Malcolm and his brother Angus Young, who have remained the sole constant members. The band are commonly classified as hard rock, and are considered pioneers of heavy metal and are sometimes …

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Alles Klar Herr Kommissar

The late great Austrian Rock Musician and Rapper Falco (Johann Hölzel) was born 19 February in 1957. Falco began to show signs of unusual musical talent very early. As a toddler, he was able to keep time with the drumbeat in songs he heard on the radio. He was given a baby grand piano for …

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Doug Aldrich (Whitesnake, Dio, Bad Moon Rising, Dead Daisies)

Hard rock Guitarist Doug Aldrich was born February 19, 1964. He founded the band Burning Rain with Keith St. John in 1998 and has played previously with the bands Whitesnake, Dio, Lion, Hurricane, House of Lords, and Bad Moon Rising. He is currently in the band Revolution Saints. He has also released several solo albums. …

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