Daily Archives: April 10, 2015


1921- Sheb Wooley (actor/singer; “The Purple People Eater”)         94 yrs.

Sheb Wooley

Sheb Wooley “Purple People Eater” video link here.

1932- Nate Nelson (member of The Flamingos; “I Only Have Eyes For You”; died in 1984)


1936- Bobbie Smith (vocals w/ The Detroit Spinners; died in 2013)

Bobby Smith, lead singer of

1947- Karl Russell (member of The Hues Corporation; “Rock The Boat”)           68 yrs.
(no photo available)

1947- Bunny Livingston a.k.a. Bunny Wailer (percussion + vocals w/ Bob Marley & The Wailers; left in 1974; solo career)         68yrs.

Bunny Wailer, also known as

Bunny Wailer “400 Years” live video link here.

1948- Fred Smith (bassist w/ Television)        67 yrs.

Fred Smith of Television

1950- Ernest Stewart (keyboards w/ KC & The Sunshine Band; died in 1997)
(no photo available)

1950- Dave Pevertt (vocals + guitar w/ Savoy Brown + Foghat; died in 2000)

"Lonesome" Dave Peverett

Savoy Brown w/ Dave Pevertt “Tell Mama” live video link here.

1950- Eddie Hazel (member of Parliament Funkadelic)      65 yrs.

Bob spotlights Eddie Hazel

1953- Terre Roche (singer + songwriter w/ The Roches; has worked w/ Paul Simon + Loudon Wainwright)        62 yrs.

Terre Roche, 1981

The Roches w/ Terre “The Train” live video link here.

1957- Steven Gustafson (bassist w/ 10,000 Maniacs)   58 yrs.

10,000 Maniacs

10,000 Maniacs w/ Steven Gustafson “Hey Jack Kerouac” live video link here.

1959- Brian Setzer (guitar + vocals w/ The Stray Cats + The Brian Setzer Orchestra)         56 yrs.

Brian Setzer

The Stray Cats w/ Brian Setzer “Stray Cat Strut” live video link here.

1959- Katrina Leskanich (singer w/ Katrina & The Waves; “Walking On Sunshine”)       56 yrs.

Katrina and the Waves,

Katrina & The Waves “Walking On Sunshine” video link here.

1963- Mark Oliver Everett (lead singer + guitarist w/ Eels)  52 yrs.

Mark Oliver Everett

Eels w/ Mark Oliver Everett “Novocaine For The Soul” video link here.

1964- Alan ‘Reni’ Wren (drummer w/ The Stone Roses)      51 yrs


1970- Mike Mushok (guitarist w/ Staind)     45 yrs.

Mike Mushok Photo - 21 May

1983- Andrew Dost (multi-instrumentalist w/ Fun.)     32 yrs.

File:Andrew Dost playing the

These are today’s birthdays, along with video links for some of the artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!! Enjoy!!