1904- Fats Waller (blues singer/pianist; died 1943)
Fats Wailer “Handful Of Keys” audio link here.
1940- Tony Sheridan (singer/songwriter/guitarist; early collaborator of The Beatles; died in 2013)
1941- Ronald Isley (member of The Isley Brothers; “It’s Your Thing”) 75 yrs.
The Isley Brothers w/ Ronald “Who’s That Lady” live video link here.
1943- Hilton Valentine (guitarist w/ The Animals) 73 yrs.
1943- John Dalton (member of The Kinks) 73 yrs.
1948- Leo Sayer (singer; “When I Needed You”) 68 yrs.
1954- Marc Ribot (guitarist/composer; worked w/ Norah Jones, Elvis Costello + Tom Waits) 62 yrs.
Marc Ribot Trio “Fat Man Blues” live video link here.
1955- Stan Lynch (drummer w/ Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers w/ Stan Lynch “American Girl” live video link here.
1961- Tim Lever (member of Dead Or Alive) 55 yrs.
1963- Kevin Shields (guitarist w/ My Bloody Valentine; member of Primal Scream) 53 yrs.
My Bloody Valentine w/ Kevin Shields “Only Shallow” video link here.
1964- Martin Blunt (bassist w/ Charlatans UK) 52 yrs.
1972- Christopher G. Wallace a.k.a. The Notorious B.I.G. (rapper; died in 1997)
The Notorious B.I.G. “Big Poppa” video link here.
These are your birthdays for today, along with links for some of these artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!! Enjoy!!
HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉