Zucchro

September 25th 1955, Born on this day, Zucchro, (Adelmo Fornaciari), Italian singer, (1991 UK No. 4 with Paul Young, ‘Senza Una Donna’).

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David Gilmour

September 25th 2015, David Gilmour’s fourth studio album Rattle That Lock went to No.1 on the UK album chart. Gilmour had been writing the material for Rattle That Lock over the past five years, though he pointed out that one piano piece was recorded 18 years ago in his living room.

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John Bonham

25th Sept 1980, John Bonham, drummer with Led Zeppelin, died aged 32 after a heavy drinking session. ‘Bonzo’ was found dead at guitarists Jimmy Page’s house of what was described as asphyxiation, after inhaling his own vomit after excessive vodka consumption, (40 shots in 4 hours). During live sets his drum solo, ‘Moby Dick,’ would often last for half an hour and regularly featured his use of his bare hands. In 2007, Ludwig issued a limited edition drum kit in Bonham’s memory.

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Jackie Wilson

25th Sept 1975, Jackie Wilson had a heart attack while performing live on stage at the Latin Casino, New Jersey. Wilson collapsed into a coma suffering severe brain damage. Ironically, he was in the middle of singing one of his biggest hits, ‘Lonely Teardrops’ and was two words into the line, « ….my heart is crying » when he collapsed to the stage, striking his head heavily. Wilson died on 21st January 1984. Van Morrison wrote the song ‘Jackie Wilson Said’, covered by Dexy’s Midnight Runners.

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