Today in music history:
There were several significant events on this day between the years 1944 and 1999.
On this day in 1944 John Kay, future frontman of Steppenwolf is born in Tilsit, East Prussia, Germany, (now Sovetsk, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia).
On this day in 1958 Will Sergeant future guitarist for Echo And The Bunnymen, is born in Melling, England.
On this day in 1964 Amy Ray future member of the Indigo Girls is born in Decatur, Georgia.
On this day in 1971 Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young's LP Four Way Street goes gold.
On this day in 1975 Josephine Baker dies at the age of 68. Also on this date David Bowie retires, for the second time. Also on this day Elton John's "Philadelphia Freedom" hits number one in the United States.