14 May

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14 MAY

In Music History

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1966 Raphael Saadiq (of Tony! Toni! Toné!) is born Charles Ray Wiggins in Oakland, California.

1964 Jan & Dean record "Little Old Lady (From Pasadena)."

1962 C.C. DeVille (of Poison) is born Bruce Anthony Johannesson in Brooklyn, New York.

1962 Ian Astbury (lead vocalist for The Cult) is born in Heswall, Cheshire, England.

1959 Jazz musician Sidney Bechet dies of lung cancer in Garches, France, on his 62nd birthday.

1956 Buddy Holly visits his optometrist's office to correct his horrible 20/800 vision with primitive contact lenses, but Buddy hates them, and decides to keep his signature glasses.

1956 The Platters release The Platters.

1952 Talking Heads frontman David Byrne is born in Dumbarton, Scotland.

1951 Howlin' Wolf records "Moanin' At Midnight."

1950 Arthur Grant (bassist for the Edgar Broughton Band) is born in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England.

1947 Al Ciner (guitarist for The American Breed) is born in Chicago, Illinois.

1945 Gene Cornish (guitarist for The Rascals) is born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

1943 Jack Bruce (bassist, singer for Cream, Manfred Mann, John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers) is born in Bishopbriggs, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

1943 Derek Leckenby (lead guitarist for Herman's Hermits) is born in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

1942 Film composer Frank Churchill - who wrote several classic Disney numbers including "Heigh-Ho" from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs - dies of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at age 40.

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