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Born to Rock – April 27th

Peter Ham (Badfinger) – 1947 Kate Pierson (B-52s) – 1948 Clive Taylor (Amen Corner) – 1949   Herb Murrell (The Stylistics) – 1949 Paul Frehley (Kiss) – 1951 Marco Pirroni (Adam and the Ants) – 1959 Sheena Easton – 1959 Bob Coombes (Supergrass) – 1972 Will Boyd (Evanescence) – 1979

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Born to Rock – April 26th

Tony Murray (The Troggs) – 1945 Nick Garvey (The Motors) – 1951 Neol Davies (Selecter) – 1952 Roger Taylor (Duran Duran) – 1960 Ruth Anne (Olive) – 1970 Tionne Watkins (T-Boz) (TLC) – 1970 Jonathan Lee (S Club 7) – 1982

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Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes

On April 25, 2002, in  Honduras, while driving her sister and friends, Lopes swerved slightly to avoid a truck then immediately to the right as she tried to avoid an oncoming car.  Lopes died instantly, and was the only person fatally injured in the accident. She was 30 years old. Engraved upon her casket were the words she sings in “Waterfalls” …

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Born to Rock – April 25th

Ella Fitzgerald – 1918 Tony Christie – 1943 Bjor Ulvaeus (Abba) – 1945 Ronnie Gilbert (The Blue Magoos) – 1946 “Fish” Derek Dick (Marillon) – 1958 Andy Bell (Erasure) – 1964 Simon Fowler (Ocean Colour Scene) – 1965

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Born to Rock – April 24th

Barbara Streisand – 1942 Ann Kelly (The Hues Corporation) – 1947 Boris Williams (The Cure) – 1958 Patty Schemel (Hole) – 1967 Jas Mann (Babylon Zoo) – 1971 Kelly Clarkson – 1982

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Born to Rock – April 23rd

Roy Orbinson – 1936 Ray Peterson – 1939 John Miles – 1949 Ray Burns (Captain Sensible) – 1955 David Gedge (The Wedding Present) – 1960 Steve Clark (Def Leppard) – 1964 Paul Clifford (The Wonder Stuff) – 1968 Stan Frazier (Sugar Ray) – 1968

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Born to Rock – April 21st

Alan Wagner (The Foundations) – 1947 Iggy Pop – 1947 Nicole Barcley (Fanny) – 1951 Mike Barson (Madness) – 1958 Michael Timmins (Cowboy Junkies) – 1959 Robert Smith (The Cure) – 1959 John Maher (Buzzcocks) – 1959 Johnny Melhone (Altered Images)  – 1963   Glen Hansard – 1970

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Born to Rock – April 20th

Craig Frost (Grand Funk Railroad) – 1948 Luther Vandross – 1951 Mikey Welsh (Weezer) – 1971 Stephen Marley (Ziggy Marley & Melody Makers) – 1972

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Brian Johnson joins AC/DC

AC/DC Bon Scott died in 1980, he was the lead singer of the Australian band AC/DC. The band that remained briefly considered quitting but they believed that Scott would have wanted them to continue and the band to have success. In a twist of fate Scott had actually first mentioned Brian Johnson’s name. AC/DC guitarist and co-founder Angus Young later …