On This Day

April 23, 1979 in Music History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in Music

  • Barry Fratelli [Wallace], Scottish rock bassist (The Fratellis - Costello Music; Here We Stand), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Lauri Ylönen, Finnish singer and songwriter (The Rasmus), born in Helsinki, Finland

Deaths in Music

  • Doug Rauch, American rock and jazz-fusion bassist (Santana, 1972-74), dies of a heroin overdose at 28
1979 in Music