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Home | Encyclopaedia | Calendar | 1948

Musical Events Making the News in 1948


Saturday 10th January 1948
Donald Fagen of Steely Dan was born.
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Thursday 15th January 1948
Ronnie Van Zandt of Lynyrd Skynyrd was born.
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Saturday 17th January 1948
Former Rolling Stones guitarist Mick Taylor was born.
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Saturday 31st January 1948
Magnetic tape recorder developed by Wireway
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Wednesday 4th February 1948
Alice Cooper was born.
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Thursday 19th February 1948
Tony Iommi, guitar player with Black Sabbath, was born.
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Thursday 4th March 1948
Chris Squire, bass player for Yes, was born.
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Monday 8th March 1948
Randy Meisner from The Eagles was born.
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Friday 12th March 1948
American artist James Taylor was born.
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Monday 22nd March 1948
Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber born
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Friday 26th March 1948
Stephen Tyler, lead vocalist for Aerosmith, was born.
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Monday 26th April 1948
Stevie Nicks from Fleetwood Mac born
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Wednesday 12th May 1948
Stevie Winwood from Traffic was born.
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Saturday 15th May 1948
British artist Brian Eno was born.
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Saturday 19th June 1948
British artist Nick Drake was born.

 
Monday 21st June 1948
Columbia Records begins the first mass production of the 33 1/3 RPM LP.

 
Tuesday 29th June 1948
Ian Paice, drummer for Deep Purple was born.

 
Friday 20th August 1948
Robert Plant, vocalist for Led Zeppelin, was born.

 
Saturday 11th September 1948
Guitarist John Martyn born

 
Thursday 30th September 1948
Mark Bolan, vocalist for T-Rex, was born.

 
Saturday 9th October 1948
Jackson Browne was born.

 
Saturday 6th November 1948
Glenn Frey, guitarist and vocalist for the Eagles, was born.

 
Wednesday 10th November 1948
Greg Lake, bassist and vocalist with Emerson, Lake & Palmer and King Crimson, was born.

 
Friday 3rd December 1948
Ozzy Osbourne was born.

 
Friday 31st December 1948
Singer Donna Summer was born.

 

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