Posted: 7:32 am Monday, September 19th, 2016

This Day In Rock! 

By Steve Craig

Got a BIG Rock & Roll Birthday Party today…

Nile Rodgers of Chic, and producer of David Bowie, INXS and more – 64 Today

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JULY 04:  Nile Rodgers performs at the 2014 Essence Music Festival on July 4, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Josh Brasted/FilmMagic)

Lol Creme of 10cc & Godley & Creme is 69

godleycreme-historymix-400px

Daniel Lanois – Uber producer for U2 and others is 65

daniel-lanois

Lita Ford of The Runaways and her awesome solo career is still rockin’ at 58…

lita-ford

…and today, The Late Great Mama Cass Elliot of “The Mamas & The Papas” would have been 75.  We lost her back in 1974, and to bust the myth, she didn’t die from choking on a ham sandwich (although one was found in the room where she was found dead) but her obesity IS what ultimately killed her.

She was an amazing talent… and how can you not LOVE this song: