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#639 Nick Mason / Mairead Maguire – 27 January 1944

Nick Mason Nicholas Berkeley “Nick” Mason (born 27 January 1944) is an English drummer and composer, best known for his work with Pink Floyd. He is the only constant member of the band since its formation in 1965. Despite solely writing only … Continue reading

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#619 – John Bonham / Lynda Bellingham – 31 May 1948

John Bonham John Henry Bonham (31 May 1948 – 25 September 1980) was an English musician and songwriter, best known as the drummer of Led Zeppelin. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest drummers in the history of rock music. Lynda … Continue reading

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#590 Gene Krupa / Norman Baillie-Stewart – 15 January 1909

Gene Krupa Eugene Bertram “Gene” Krupa (January 15, 1909 – October 16, 1973) was an American jazz and big band drummer and composer, known for his highly energetic and flamboyant style. Norman Baillie-Stewart Norman Baillie-Stewart (15 January 1909 – 7 June 1966) was a British army officer known as The Officer … Continue reading

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#524 Phil Collins / Philip Whitchurch – 30 January 1951

Phil Collins Philip David Charles “Phil” Collins, LVO (born 30 January 1951) is an English singer-songwriter, drummer, pianist, author, session musician and actor best known as a drummer and vocalist for British progressive rock group Genesis. Collins is one of only three recording artists (along with Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson) who have … Continue reading

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#510 George Layton / Tony Meehan – 2 March 1943

George Layton George Layton (born George Lowy on 2 March 1943) is an English actor, director, screenwriter and author. He is best known for two television roles: that of Junior Dr Paul Collier in the comedy series Doctor in the House and its first two sequels Doctor at Large and Doctor in Charge, and that … Continue reading

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#454 Ted Danson / Cozy Powell – 29 December 1947

Ted Danson Edward Bridge “Ted” Danson III (born December 29, 1947) is an American actor best known for his role as central character Sam Malone in the sitcom Cheers, and his role as Dr. John Becker on the series Becker. Cozy Powell Colin … Continue reading

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#439 Dave Clark / Mike Summerbee – 15 December 1942

Dave Clark David ‘Dave’ Clark (born 15 December 1942) is an English musician, songwriter and record producer. He was the leader and drummer of the 1960s beat group The Dave Clark Five, the first big British Invasion band to follow The Beatles to America in 1964. Mike … Continue reading

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#411 Ian Botham / Clem Burke – 24 November 1955

Ian Botham Sir Ian Terence Botham, OBE (born 24 November 1955) is a former England Test cricketer and Test team captain, and current cricket commentator. He was a genuine all-rounder with 14 centuries and 383 wickets in Test cricket, and remains well known … Continue reading

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#268 Steve Peregrin Took / Simon Kirke – 28 July 1949

Steve Peregrin Took Steve Peregrin Took (born Stephen Ross Porter, 28 July 1949, Eltham, died 27 October 1980, North Kensington) was an English musician. He is best known for his membership of Tyrannosaurus Rex with Marc Bolan. Simon Kirke Simon Kirke (born Simon Frederick St George … Continue reading

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#221 Mick Fleetwood / Peter Weller – 24 June 1947

Mick Fleetwood Michael John Kells “Mick” Fleetwood (born 24 June 1947) is a British musician and actor best known for his role as the drummer and namesake of the blues/rock and roll band Fleetwood Mac. His surname, combined with that of John McVie, was the … Continue reading

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#191 Charlie Watts / Stacy Keach – 02 June 1941

Charlie Watts Charles Robert “Charlie” Watts (born 2 June 1941) is an English drummer, known as a member of The Rolling Stones. He is also the leader of a jazz band, as well as a record producer, commercial artist, and horse breeder. Stacy … Continue reading

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#98 William Hurt / Carl Palmer – 20 March 1950

William Hurt William M. Hurt (born March 20, 1950) is an American actor. He received his acting training at the Juilliard School, and began acting on stage in the 1970s. Hurt made his film debut as a troubled scientist in the … Continue reading

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#49 J. M. Coetzee / Brian Bennett – 9 February 1940

J. M. Coetzee John Maxwell Coetzee (born 9 February 1940) is an author and academic from South Africa. He is now an Australian citizen and lives in Adelaide, South Australia. A novelist and literary critic as well as a translator, Coetzee has won the Booker Prize twice … Continue reading

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