• November 17th: On this Day

    17 Nov 2006, 10:00 by tenderbranson69

    1979, Jethro Tull bass player John Glascock died, aged 26.

    1966, Born on this day, Jeff Buckley, US singer songwriter, (1995 album 'Grace'). Drowned while swimming on 29th May 1997.

    1966, The Beach Boys were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Good Vibrations' The single was taken from the album 'Pet Sounds'.

    1963, John Weightman the Headmaster of a Surrey Grammar School, banned all pupils from having Beatle haircuts saying "this ridiculous style brings out the worst in boys physically. It makes them look like morons."

    1957, Born on this day, Jim Babjak, US group, The Smithereens, (1988 US No.41 album 'Smithereens 11).

    1946, Born on this day, Martin Barre, Jethro Tull, (1969 UK No.3 single 'Living In The Past').

    1944, Born on this day, Gene Clark, singer, songwriter, The New Christy Minstrels, The Byrds, (1965 UK & US No.1 single 'Mr Tambourine Man'). Solo, (1974 album, 'No Other'). Died of a heart attack on 24th May 1991 aged 49.