Today in 1961, the Beatles made their debut as the house band of the Cavern Club in Liverpool, before they had recorded music of their own creation.
Birthdays start with Edward Pattern, one of Gladys Knight’s Pips …
… born one year before Doris Kenner of the Shirelles:
Garth Hudson played keyboards for The Band:
Andrew Gold was Linda Ronstadt’s guitarist before his solo career:
Today in 1972, Brian Cole, singer of The Association, died of an overdose at 29: