The singer Ian Gillan was born on this day in 1945. Retrieved from here. While growing up in Hounslow, Ian Gillan wanted to be an actor. He instead became a … Continue reading On This Day (August 19)…Happy Birthday, Ian Gillan!
The guitarist Richard Hugh Blackmore was born on this day in 1945. Retrieved from here. Blackmore is best known as the first guitarist in the band Deep Purple, with whom … Continue reading On This Day (April 14)…Happy Birthday, Ritchie Blackmore!
Two of the guys were better guitar players than me, so I volunteered to play bass. I was just being practical...[W]hen I actually got a proper bass and amp, I … Continue reading On this Day (November 30)…Happy Birthday, Roger Glover!