#482 Reg Presley / Chick Corea – 12 June 1941

Reg Presley

Reg Presley (born Reginald Maurice Ball, 12 June 1941) is an English singer-songwriter. He is best known as the lead singer with prominent 1960s rock and roll band The Troggs, whose biggest hit was “Wild Thing”.

Chick Corea

Armando Anthony “Chick” Corea (born June 12, 1941) is an American jazz pianist, keyboardist, and composer. Many of his compositions are considered jazz standards.


Also born on this day:
Neal Adams is an American comic book and commercial artist.
Roy Harper is an English rock / folk singer-songwriter / guitarist.
Michel Beaudry is a judge currently serving on the Federal Court of Canada.
John Sjoberg was a Scottish footballer.
Marv Albert is an American television and radio sportscaster.
Lucille Roybal-Allard is the U.S. Representative for California’s 34th congressional district.
Hawk Littlejohn was perhaps the greatest contemporary Native American flute maker.
Turley Richards is an American singer and guitarist.

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