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Tuesday 02 March 2021.

Tuesday 02 March 2021. Happy Birthday to HARRY REDKNAPP who 74 today. See my Facebook page to see a photo of the two of us together, along with my review of the event. ------------ BRYAN ADAMS has postponed his three Royal Albert Hall shows to 2022. ERIC CLAPTON has postponed his UK & European Tour to 2022. ------------ Happy Birthday to JON BON JOVI who is 59 today. I have seen Bon Jovi live around 25 times since they first came to the UK, as a support act. Including all four superb shows at Hammersmith Odeon on the "Slippery When Wet" tour in 1986. I also saw Bon Jovi in New Jersey, USA in 2000. KISS,Bon Jovi Brighton Centre , Brighton 30.09.1984 KISS not wearing make-up on this tour. KISS,Bon Jovi Wembley Arena , London 14.10.1984 KISS,Bon Jovi Wembley Arena , London 15.10.1984 Bon Jovi,FM Hammersmith Odeon , London 17.11.1986 Bon Jovi,FM Hammersmith Odeon , London 18.11.1986 Bon Jovi,Queensryche Hammersmith Odeon , London 24.11.1986 Bon Jovi,Queensryche Hammersmith Odeon , London 25.11.1986 ------------ Sad news that another football legend has passed away. Liverpool player IAN ST JOHN has died aged 82, the club have confirmed. The former striker played for the Reds throughout the 1960s, where he won two league titles and the FA Cup. When he retired as a player , he was great as a tv football presenter/pundit with Jimmy Greaves. ----------- Sad news that an Australian music industry legend has passed away. Michael Gudinski has been active over there since the 1970s. His influence looms large in Australian music history, died March 2 at his home in Melbourne. The founder of Frontier Touring and Mushroom Group, including record label Mushroom Recods, was 68. According to a statement on Mushroom Groupís website, Gudinski died in his sleep and no cause was given. --------------------- Wednesday 03 March 2021. I get my first Covid jab today. ----------- Happy Birthday to CHRIS REA who is 70 today. I have seen him perform live a couple of times.