Daily Archives: July 4, 2016

HAPPY 4TH OF JULY & HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA!!!!

HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!!!!

Here are some videos that not only tout the greatness of the United States Of America, but also the tales of the people and places that make this country GREAT!!!!             Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

Have A Safe & Happy Holiday!!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BILL WITHERS, PETER ROWAN, ALAN WILSON & More…

1911- Mitch Miller (conductor/arranger; “The Yellow Rose Of Texas”; died in 2010)

Mitch Miller

1938- Bill Withers (singer/songwriter; “Ain’t No Sunshine”, “Grandma’s Hands” + “Lean On Me”)          78 yrs.

Bill Withers

Bill Withers “Use Me” live video link here.

1940- Dave Rowberry (keyboards w/ The Animals; “House Of The Rising Sun”; died in 2003)

Dave Rowberry - Obituary

The Animals w/Dave Rowberry “House Of The Rising Sun” video link here.

1942- Peter Rowan (singer/songwriter/guitarist; was a member of Bill Monroe’s Bluegrass Boys; later joined with Jerry Garcia, David Grisman + more in Old & In The Way; “Panama Red”; Rowan has led many of his own bands including The Free Mexican Airforce, Peter Rowan & Crucial Reggae + Peter Rowan’s Texas Trio)         74 yrs.

The western Peter Rowan.

Peter Rowan “Free Mexican Air Force” live video link here.

1943- Alan Wilson (guitar, harmonica + vocal w/ Canned Heat; died in 1970)

Alan Wilson in Liberty

1947- Jacques Morali (producer/songwriter; formed The Village People; died in 1991)

Jacques Morali

1948- Jeremy Spencer (guitarist w/ Fleetwood Mac until 1971)        68 yrs.

Jeremy Spencer | The Offical

1951- Ralph Johnson (member of Earth, Wind & Fire; “Shining Star”)        65 yrs.

Ralph-Johnson

1952- John Waite (singer w/ The Babys; solo career; “Missing You”; singer w/ Bad English) 64 yrs.

John Waite

Alison Krauss & John Waite “Missing You” video link here.

1958- Kirk Pengilly (guitar + vocals w/ INXS; “Need You Tonight”)           58 yrs.

Kirk Pengilly (INXS)

1963- Matt Malley (bassist w/ Counting Crows; “Omaha”)     53 yrs.

Matt Malley Back

Counting Crows w/ Matt Malley “Rain King” live video link here.

1971- Andy Creeggan (former pianist, percussionist + guitarist w/ Barenaked Ladies ’90-’95)       45 yrs.                                            No Photo Available.

1972- William Goldsmith (drummer w/ Foo Fighters until 1997)          43 yrs.

William Goldsmith - Coachella

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉