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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 …

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Born to Rock – April 19th

Alan Price (The Animals) – 1942 Eve Graham (The New Seekers) – 1943 Mark Volman (The Turtles) – 1947 Gary Langan (Art of Noise) – 1956 Tony Martin (Black Sabbath) – 1956

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Born to Rock – April 18th

Glen D. Hardin (The Crickets) – 1939 Andy Kyriacou (Modern Romance) – 1958 Lee Pattinson (Echo & The Bunnymen) – 1958 Shirlie Holliman (Pepsi & Shirlie) – 1962 Bez (Happy Mondays) – 1964

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Born to Rock – April 16th

Dusty Springfield – 1939 Gerry Rafferty – 1947 John Bentley (Squeeze) – 1951 Peter Garrett (Midnight Oil) – 1953 Stephen Singleton (ABC) – 1959 Jimmy Osmond – 1963 Dave Pirner (Soul Asylum) – 1964 Gabrielle – 1970

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Born to Rock – April 15th

Clarence Satchell (The Ohio Players) – 1940 Oscar Harrison (Ocean Colour Scene) – 1965 Linda Perry (4 Non Blondes) – 1965 Graeme Clarke (Wet Wet Wet) – 1966 Samantha Fox – 1966 Edward John O’Brien (Radiohead) – 1968        

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Rolling Stones gathers some Wood

In 1975, The Rolling Stones gained one of their most iconic members.   Ronald David Wood or has he’s better known, Ronnie Wood, joined the band after formerly playing in “The Birds” and “The Faces”.   Following Mick Taylor’s departure from the Rolling Stones in December 1974, Wood participated in the band’s March 1975 recording sessions for its forthcoming album Black and …

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Born to Rock – 13th April

Tim Field (The Springfields) – 1936 Brian Pendleton (Pretty Things) – 1944 Al Green – 1946 Jimmy Destri (Blondie) – 1954 Louis Johnson (Brothers Johnson) – 1955 Wayne Lewis (Atlantic Starr) – 1957 Hillel Slovak (Red Hot Chilli Peppers) – 1962 Lou Bega – 1975