Bruce, John Simon Asher (Jack) (1943–2014), musician and songwriter, was born on 14 May 1943 at 67 Beaufort Gardens, Bishopbriggs, Lanarkshire, the son of Charles Bruce and his wife Elizabeth, née Asher. His parents were politically left-wing and variously employed—his father as a lorry driver and mechanical engineer, and his mother as a hospital cleaner and waitress. He later claimed to have attended fourteen schools, the last ...
Cocker, John Robert [Joe] (1944–2014), singer, was born on 20 May 1944 at 38 Tasker Road, Crookes, Sheffield, the son of Harold Nathan Cocker (1907–2001), a civil servant then serving as an aircraftsman in the RAF, and his wife, ...
Emerson, Keith Noel (1944–2016), musician and composer, was born on 2 November 1944 at 3 Bank View, Todmorden, Yorkshire, the son of Noel Churchill Emerson (1910–1981), a telephone engineer who was then serving as a signalman in the Royal Corps of Signals...
Ford, Emile [real name (Michael) Emile Telford Miller; also known as Emile Sweetnam] (1937–2016), singer, musician, and sound engineer, was born on 16 October 1937 in Castries, St Lucia, the son of Frederick Edward Miller, later a high-profile member of the Barbadian parliament who served as minister for health and social services, and his wife ...
Emile Ford (1937–2016), by unknown photographer, 1960
Squire, Christopher Russell Edward (Chris) (1948–2015), bass guitarist, was born on 4 March 1948 at University College Hospital in St Pancras, London, the son of Peter Edward Squire (b. 1921), a cab driver then serving as an aircraftsman in the ...