1912- Woodrow Wilson Guthrie a.k.a. Woody Guthrie (folk singer/songwriter; known for his ballads about the Great Depression and protest songs; “This Land Is Your Land”; father of Arlo Guthrie; died in 1967)
Woodie Guthrie “This Land Is Your Land” video link here.
1926- Lowman Pauling (guitarist w/ The Five Royales; co-wrote “Dedicated To The One I Love” sung by The Shirelles and The Mama’s & The Papas; died in 1973)
1945- Jim Gordon (session drummer in the late 60’s and 70’s; co-wrote Layla w/ Eric Clapton; worked w/ The Beach Boys, The Everly Brothers, The Byrds, The Monkees, John Lennon, The Carpenters, Traffic, Steely Dan + more) 71 yrs.
1949- Tommy Mottola (music executive w/ Sony Records; was married to Mariah Carey in mid 90’s) 67 yrs.
1952- Bob Casale (guitarist + keyboardist w/ Devo; died in 2014)
1966- Ellen Reid (keyboards w/ Crash Test Dummies; “Superman Song”) 50 yrs.
Crash Test Dummies w/ Ellen Reid “Mmm Mmm Mmm” live video link here.
1971- Nick McCabe (guitarist w/ The Verve; “Bittersweet Symphony”) 45 yrs.
The Verve w/ Nick McCabe “Blue” live video link here.
1975- Taboo (MC w/ The Black Eyed Peas; “I Gotta Feeling” + “Where Is The Love?”)
The Black Eyed Peas w/ Taboo “Pump It” video link here.
These are your birthdays for today, along with video links for a few of the artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!! Enjoy!!
HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉