March 25th: Born on this day

March 25th: Born on this day      Jeff Healey
1934, Born on this day, US singer Johnny Burnette, (1961 UK No.3 & US No.8 single 'Your Sixteen'). He was killed in a boating accident on Clear Lake, California on 14th August 1964 aged 30. 
1938, Born on this day, Hoyt Axton, US singer, songwriter and actor who wrote songs for Elvis Presley, Three Dog Night, John Denver, Ringo Starr and Glen Campbell. Had his own hits with ‘When The Morning Comes’ and ‘Flash Of Fire’. Acting roles included Bionic Woman and McCloud. Axton died of a heart attack on October 26th 1999, aged 61. 
1942, Born on this day, Aretha Franklin, The Queen of Soul, (1967 US No.1 & UK No.10 single 'Respect, 1968 UK No.4 single 'I Say A Little Prayer' & 1987 UK No.1 single with George Michael 'I Knew You Were Waiting', plus over 15 other UK Top 40 hits). 
1947, Born on this day, Jack Hall, Charlie Daniels Band, (1979 US No.3 & UK No.14 single 'The Devil Went Down To Georgia'). 
1947, Born on this day, Elton John, singer, songwriter, pianist, (Reginald Dwight), 1971 UK No.7 single 'Your Song', 1973 US No.1 single 'Crocodile Rock' seven other US No.1's. Biggest selling single of all time with 1997 'Candle In The Wind 97', plus over 50 UK Top 40 hit singles. Sold over 150m records worldwide. Elton and Bernie Taupin wrote 'Don't Go Breaking My Heart' under the pseudonyms Ann Orson and Carte Blanche. Some of the aliases Sir Elton has used checking into hotels include, Prince Fooboo, Sir Humphrey Handbag, Lillian Lollipop, Lord Choc Ice, Lord Elpus, Binky Poodleclip and Sir Henry Poodle. Elton John's official nickname is Rocket Man. 
1947, Born on this day, Duncan Browne, UK singer, songwriter, (1972 UK No.23 single 'Journey'). Browne died on 28th May 1993. 
1949, Born on this day, Neil Jones, Amen Corner, (1969 UK No.1 single 'If Paradise Is Half As Nice', plus five other UK Top 40 hits). 
1951, Born on this day, Maisie Williams, Boney M, (1978 UK No.1 & US No.30 single 'Rivers of Babylon'). 
1960, Born on this day, Steve Norman, guitar, sax, Spandau Ballet, (1983 UK No.1 & US No.4 single 'True', plus 16 other UK Top 40 singles). 
1966, Born on this day, Canadian guitarist, singer, Jeff Healey. He lost his sight to retinoblastoma, a rare cancer of the eyes when he was eight months old, resulting in his eyes being surgically removed. Healey died of cancer on March 2nd 2008. 
1966, Born on this day, Dick Carruthers an English music video and film director. He directed Led Zeppelin Celebration Day DVD and The Rolling Stones Bridges To Babylon DVD as well as many other live music videos. Carruthers work on the Oasis Definitely Maybe DVD was nominated for two BAFTA’s. 
1969, Born on this day, Cathy Dennis, singer, songwriter, (1991 US No.2 & UK No.5 single 'Touch Me All Night Long'). Co- wrote 'Can't Get You Out Of My Head' hit for Kylie Minogue Alo written for S Club 7, Kelly Clarkson, Brian Kennedy, Celine Dion, Ronan Keating, Janet Jackson and Britney Spears. 
1971, Born on this day, Michael McKeegan, bass, Therapy? (1993 UK No.9 single 'Screamager'). 
1974, Born on this day, Finley Quaye, singer, (1997 UK single 'Even After All'). 1998 Brit award winner for best male solo artist. 
1975, Born on this day, Melanie Blatt, vocals, All Saints, (1998 UK No.1 & US No.4 single 'Never Ever'). 
1975, Born on this day, Juvenile, (Terry Gray), 2004 US No.1 single feat Soulja Slim 'Slow Motion', 2006 US No.1 album ‘Reality Check’). 
1988, Born on this day, American music producer, musician, and DJ Ryan Lewis. The Macklemore's and Lewis single 'Thrift Shop' reached No.1 on the US singles chart in 2013 and their second single, 'Can't Hold Us' also peaked at No.1, making Macklemore and Lewis the first duo in the chart's history to have their first two singles both reach the top of the US charts.
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