THIS DATE IN MUSIC HISTORY (December 2nd):
1941: Tom McGuinness (Manfred Mann, guitar and vocals) was born
1976: The photo shoot for Pink Floyd's "Animals" album cover began at Battersea Power Station in London -- a giant inflatable pig was lashed between two of the towers. The pig broke free the next day and eventually landed in Kent and a farmer claimed it "scared his cows"
2006: Mariska Veres (Shocking Blue, vocals) died of cancer at age 59
2014: Bobby Keys (saxophone, Rolling Stones and others), died of cirrhosis