On This Day (January 8)…Happy Birthday, Lee Jackson!

The bassist Lee Jackson was born on this day 1943. Retrieved from here. Jackson was born Keith Anthony Joseph Jackson, reportedly taking on the name “Lee” to differentiate himself from bandmate Keith Emerson after the two first joined forces in Gary Farr’s group Gary Farr and the T-Bones. The two would later go on to … Continue reading On This Day (January 8)…Happy Birthday, Lee Jackson!

On This Day (December 27)…Happy Birthday, Peter Sinfield!

The lyricist Peter Sinfield was born on this day in 1943. Retrieved from here. Sinfield is beloved in progressive rock circles for his role as lyricist for King Crimson, beginning on their debut album In The Court of the Crimson King and continuing on for several albums before he and the group parted ways. Along … Continue reading On This Day (December 27)…Happy Birthday, Peter Sinfield!