What a Day In Rock. Ginger Baker, Ian Gillan, John Deacon
Peter Edward "Ginger" Baker was born in Lewisham, south London UK on August 19, 1939. He's best known as the founder of the rock band Cream.
Baker was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Cream in 1993 and is widely considered one of the most influential drummers of all time, recognised by his induction into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 2008. In 2016, he was ranked 3rd on Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Drummers of All Time".
Ian Gillan was born on August 19, 1945 in Hounslow, Middlesex UK. Ian Gillan was one of the foremost vocalists of the heavy metal style of rock that emerged in the 1970s, earning his greatest renown as a member of Deep Purple, though he also led bands named after himself, and was singer for the Black Sabbath, even just for one year. Gillan was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Deep Purple this year, 2016.
John Richard Deacon was born in Oadby, UK, on August 19, 1951. He's a retired English musician, best known as the bass guitarist for the Queen, He composed several hit singles for the Queen and was involved in the band's financial management. Deacon was Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001 as a member of the Queen and into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2003. He last appeared on stage with the Queen on the 17th of September, 1997, at the Theatre National De Chaillot, in Paris. He's the only Queen member not to sing lead vocals on any Queen track.
John Deacon wrote the Number One smash hit song, 'Another One Bites the Dust'.