November 11th 1945, Born on this day, Vince Martell, guitar, vocals, Vanilla Fudge, (1968 US No.6 single ‘You Keep Me Hangin’ On’).
11th Nov 1978, Donna Summer started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with her version of Jimmy Webb’s ‘MacArther Park’, also a hit for actor Richard Harris in 1968, (made No.5 in the UK). Also on this day Summer went to No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Live And More’.
Chuck Mosley, former lead singer of Faith No More, dies at 57
November 11th 1973, Born on this day, American musician Jason White, lead guitarist. He was a touring member of Green Day from 1999 until 2012 and played lead guitar in the majority of their live shows. During late 2012 he became an official member of the band, with Green Day becoming a four-piece group.
November 11th 1946, Born on this day, Chris Dreja, guitar, The Yardbirds, (1965 UK No.3 & US No.6 single ‘For Your Love’).
November 11th 1989, Chris Rea started a three-week run at No.1 on the UK album chart with ‘The Road To Hell.’ The iconic album cover features art by the English artist, Adrian Chesterman who was also responsible for creating cover art for, amongst others, Motörhead for their 1979 ‘Bomber’ album.