68 today… Ron Blair, original bass player for Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers for their first 5 albums… He re-joined the band in 2002.
Also 68 today, Kenney Jones – Legendary drummer for The Faces with Rod Stewart and Small Faces before that… (Remember “Itchycoo Park’s” cool drum track?) But he’s most remembered for taking on the tough gig of replacing Keith Moon in The Who in 1979.
Dave “The Snake” Sabo – Lead guitarist for Skid Row is 52… Was also in his good friend Jon Bon Jovi’s first band in New Jersey.
The King of the Blues – BB King would have been 91 today… After an amazing life, he passed just last year. He sadly widowed about 25 guitars named “Lucille”…