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HAPPY BIRTHDAY GARY LEWIS, DANIEL ASH, BILL BERRY, SASKIA LAROO, FATBOY SLIM & More…

1946- Gary Lewis (singer w/ The Playboys; “This Diamond Ring”)          70 yrs.

Gary Lewis & The Playboys “This Diamond Ring” live video link here.

1947- Karl Green (guitar w/ Herman’s Hermits; “Mrs. Brown You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter”)                                          69 yrs.

Herman’s Hermits w/ Karl Green “I’m Into Something Good” live video link here.

1951- Carlo Karges (member of Nena; “99 Red Balloons”; died in 2002)

1953- Hugh McDowell (cellist w/ Electric Light Orchestra; “Don’t Bring Me Down”)       63 yrs.

1957- Daniel Ash (member of Bauhaus + Love & Rockets; “So Alive”; solo artist)       59 yrs.

Love & Rockets w/ Daniel Ash “No New Tale To Tell” video link here.

1958- Bill Berry (drummer w/ R.E.M.; “The One I Love”, “Stand”, “Radio Song” + more; left the band in 1997)          58 yrs.

1959- Saskia Laroo (trumpeter/multi-instrumentalist/vocalist; she has worked w/ Candy Dulfer, Wynton Marsalis + Billy Preston; won the 2007 Montreux Jazz Award)               57 yrs.

Saskia Laroo “Jazz Party”live video here.

1960- Malcolm Ross (member of Aztec Camera)               56 yrs.
No Photo Available.

1963- Norman Cook a.k.a. Fatboy Slim (member of Housemartins, Beats International, Freak Power;DJ; solo artist)        53 yrs.

Fatboy Slim “Are We Having Fun Yet?” live video link here.

1964- Jim Corr (guitar, keyboards + vocals w/ The Corrs)                 52 yrs.

1964- Robert Townsend (member of Pop Will Eat Itself)              52 yrs.
No Photos Available

1971- John Lowery (guitarist w/ Marilyn Manson; “The Dope Show”)       45 yrs.

Marilyn Manson w/ John Lowery “The Dope Show” video link here.

1978- Will Champion (drummer w Coldplay)         38 yrs.

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

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY NEAL DOUGHTY, GEDDY LEE, MILES HUNT & More…

1946- Neal Doughty (keyboardist w/ Reo Speedwagon; “Keep On Loving You”)           70 yrs.

1947- Carlo Santanna (guitar w/ Paper Lace; “The Night Chicago Died”)        69 yrs.

1953- Geddy Lee (bassist + vocalist w/ Rush; “Tom Sawyer”, “Time Stand Still”, “Fly By Night” + more)         63 yrs.

Rush w/ Geddy Lee “Limelight” live video link here.

1953- Patti Sciafa (singer; worked w/ The Rolling Stones; toured with and married Bruce Springsteen; solo artist)                     63 yrs.

Bruce Springsteen feat. Patti Sciafa “If I Should Fall Behind” live video link here.

1959- John Sykes (member of Whitesnake + Thin Lizzy)                     57 yrs.

1966- Miles Hunt (vocals w/ The Wonder Stuff; “Don’t Let Me Down, Gently”)        50 yrs.

The Wonder Stuff w/ Miles Hunt “Never Loved Elvis” live video link here.

1973- Wanya Morris (vocals w/ Boyz II Men; “End Of The Road”)        43 yrs.

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

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY MIKE BLOOMFIELD, RICK WRIGHT, PETER DOYLE & More…

1938- George Cummings (steel guitar w/ Dr. Hook; “Sylvia’s Mother”)         78 yrs.

George Cummings - Picture from

Dr. Hook w/ George Cummings “When You’re In Love With A Beautiful Woman”
live video link here.

1943- Mike Bloomfield (guitarist w/ Paul Butterfield Blues Band and Electric Flag; received early support from B.B. King, Bob Dylan, Muddy Waters + Buddy Guy; solo artist; died in 1981)

hero Mike Bloomfield

Al Kooper + Mike Bloomfield “Stop” video link here.

1943- Rick Wright (keyboards + vocals w/ Pink Floyd; Wright appeared on most Pink Floyd albums from ‘Piper At The Gates Of Dawn’, ‘Dark Side Of The Moon’, + ‘The Wall’ to ‘Momentary Lapse Of Reason’ + ‘ The Division Bell’; died in 2008)

Rick Wright Photos

Pink Floyd w/ Rick Wright “Comfortably Numb” live video link here.

1949- Peter Doyle (singer w/ The New Seekers; “I’d Like To Teach The World To Sing”; died in 2001)

Peter Doyle rehearsing with

1949- Simon Kirke (drummer w/ Free; “All Right Now”; a member of Bad Company)
67 yrs.

flashes he remained

1949- Steve Took (member of T. Rex; died in 1980)

Steve Took (T. Rex)

 

1972- Dan Worton (drummer w/ Ned’s Atomic Dustbin; “Grey Cell Green” + “Happy”)           44 yrs.

Dan Warton on drums.

Ned’s Atomic Dustbin w/ Dan Warton “Happy” 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!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BOBBIE GENTRY, JULIANA HATFIELD, BRAD BARR & More…

1933- Nick Reynolds (member of The Kingston Trio; “Tom Dooley”; died in 2008)

Nick Reynolds

The Kingston Trio w/ Nick Reynolds “Shady Grove/ Lonesome Traveller”
live video link here.

1943- Al Ramsey (member of Gary Lewis & The Playboys; “This Diamond Ring”; died in 1985)

Allan Ramsay is top Right.  Al Ramsey, top right

1944- Bobbie Gentry (singer/ songwriter; “Ode to Billy Joe”)       72 yrs.

bobbie-gentry-grammy

Bobby Gentry “Ode To Billie Joe” live video link here.

1949- Maureen McGovern (singer; “The Morning After”)                    67 yrs.

Maureen McGovern

1950- Michael Vaughn (guitarist w/ Paper Lace; “The Night Chicago Died”)       66 yrs.

Paper Lace Michael Vaughn, standing

Paper Lace w/ Michael Vaughn “The Night Chicago Died” live video link here.

1953- Suzi Carr (singer w/  Will To Power; “Baby I Love Your Way/Freebird”)       63 yrs.

SUZI CARR - VOCALISTA DO GRUPO

1960- Conway Savage (keyboards  w/ Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds)          56 yrs.

Bad Seed Conway Savage

1963- Karl Mueller (bassist w/ Soul Asylum; “Runaway Train”; died in 2005)

Karl Mueller: 1963–2005

Soul Asylum w/ Karl Mueller “Misery” video link here.

1964- Rex Brown (bassist w/ Pantera)      52 yrs.

Rex Brown

1967- Juliana Hatfield (singer,songwriter, guitarist w/  Juliana Hatfield Three)          49 yrs.

Juliana Hatfield Juliana

Juliana Hatfield Three “Spin The Bottle” live video link here.

1975- Brad Barr (singer, songwriter + guitarist w/ The Slip; “Get Me With Fuji”, “Honey Melon”, “Eube” + more…; member of The Barr Brothers and Surprise Me Mr. Davis)                    41 yrs.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DOBIE GRAY, MICK JAGGER, GARY CHERONE & More…

1940- Dobie Gray (singer; “Drift Away”; died in 2011)

Dobie Gray

Dobie Gray “Drift Away” video link here.

1941- Darlene Love (singer w/ The Crystals; “Then He Kissed Me”)             75 yrs.

Darlene Love has professed no

 

1943- Mick Jagger (singer, songwriter w/ The Rolling Stones; “Start Me Up”, “Ruby Tuesday”, “Brown Sugar” + more; solo artist)                73 yrs.

Mick Jagger

The Rolling Stones w/ Mick Jagger “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” live video link here.

1949- Roger Taylor (drums + vocals w/ Queen; “Bohemian Rhapsody”, “Bicycle Race” + more)        67 yrs.

Drummerworld: Roger Taylor

Queen w/ Roger Taylor “Fat Bottomed Girls” video link here.

1961- Gary Cherone (vocals w/ Extreme; “More Than Words”; replaced Sammy Hagar in Van Halen for a short stint)     55 yrs.

GARY CHERONE

Van Halen w/ Gary Cherone “Panama” live video link here.

1961- Andy Connell (member of Swing Out Sister; “Breakout”)              55 yrs.

Andy Connell

1963- Scott Francis Crago (session drummer; worked w/ The Eagles, Bonnie Raitt, Sheryl Crow, Paul Simon, Jackson Browne, Stevie Wonder + more)        53 yrs.

Scott F Crago Drummer for The

1967- Tim Barnwell a.k.a. DJ Headliner (member of Arrested Development; “Tennessee” + “Mr. Wendel”)                                49 yrs.

Timothy Barnwell

1980- Dave Baksh (guitarist w/ Sum 41 until 2006; member of Brown Brigade & The Organ Thieves)                     36 yrs.

Dave Baksh

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!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MANUEL CHARLTON, VERDINE WHITE, THURSTON MOORE & More…

1925- Bennie Benjamin (session drummer w/ The Funk Brothers; played on hits by The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder + more; died in 1969)

Benny

1941- Manuel Charlton (member of Nazareth; “Love Hurts”)       75 yrs.

1942- Bruce Woodley (vocals w/ The Seekers)                74 yrs.

The Seekers w/ Bruce Wooley “Georgy Girl” live video link here.

1943- Jim McCarty (drummer w/ The Yardbirds; “For Your Love”)            73 yrs.

1946- Jose Chepito Areas (percussionist w/ Santana; “Black Magic Woman”)       70 yrs.

1950- Mark Clarke (member of Uriah Heep)                        66 yrs.

1951- Verdine White (bass + vocals w/ Earth, Wind & Fire; “Shining Star”)
65 yrs.

Earth, Wind & Fire w/ Verdine White “September” video link here.

1958- Thurston Moore (guitar + vocals w/ Sonic Youth; “Silver Rocket”, “Dirty Boots” + more; solo artist)       58 yrs.

Thurston Moore “Circulation” video link here.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY JIM ARMSTRONG, LARRY GOTT, JENNIFER LOPEZ & More…

1941- Barbara Love (member of The Friends Of Distinction; “Grazing In The Grass”)                                          75 yrs.                               No Photos Available.

1944- Jim Armstrong (guitarist w/ Them; “Here Comes The Night”)         72 yrs.

Them w/ Jim Armstrong “Baby, Please Don’t Go” live video link here.

1945- Alan Whitehead (drummer w/ Marmalade)                   71 yrs.

1957- Larry Gott (guitar w/ James; “Sit Down”)         59 yrs.

1969- Jennifer Lopez (actress/singer; “Love Don’t Cost A Thing”; “I’m Real” w/ Ja Rule; played tejano singer Selena in the movie ‘Selena’)       47 yrs.

Jennifer Lopez w/ Ja Rule “I’m Real” video link here.

1973- Ladybug Mecca (MC w/ Digable Planets; “Rebirth Of Slick”)        43 yrs.

Digable Planets w/ Ladybug Mecca “Where I’m From” video link here.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MARTIN GORE, SLASH, ALISON KRAUSS & More…

1935- Cleveland Duncan (The Penguins; “Earth Angel”; died in 2012)

1944- Dino Danelli (drummer w/ The Young Rascals; “Groovin”)           72 yrs.

1946-Andy Mackay (sax + woodwinds w/ Roxy Music; “Virginia Plain”)          70 yrs.

1950- Blair Thornton (guitar w/ Bachman Turner Overdrive; “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet”)        66 yrs.

Bachman Turner Overdrive w/ Blair Thornton “Let It Ride” live video link here.

1952- Janis Siegel (singer w/ Manhatten Transfer; “Boy From New York City”)       64 yrs.

Manhatten Transfer w/ Janis Siegel “Boy From New York City” live video link here.

1961- Martin Gore (keyboards + vocals w/ Depeche Mode; “People Are People”, “Strange Love”, “Everything Counts” + more)            55 yrs.

Depeche Mode w/ Martin Gore “Enjoy The Silence” live video link here.

1964- Nick Menza (drummer w/ Megadeth; “Symphony Of Destruction”; died in 2016)

1964- Tim Kellett (trumpet + keyboards w/ Simply Red; “Holding Back The Years”)               52 yrs.

1965- Rob Dickinson (vocals w/ Catherine Wheel; “Black Metallic”)          51 yrs.

Catherine Wheel w/ Rob Dickinson “Black Metallic” live video link here.

1965- Saul Hudson a.k.a. Slash (guitarist w/ Guns N’ Roses; “Paradise City”, “November Rain”, “Welcome To The Jungle” + more…; fronted Slash’s Snakepit; guitarist w/ Velvet Revolver; “Fall To Pieces”)          51 yrs.

Slash & Myles Kennedy “Sweet Child O’ Mine” live video link here.

1971- Alison Krauss (singer/songwriter; “Forget About It” + “Let Me Touch You For Awhile”; tours + records w/ Union Station; released album w/ Robert Plant; “Please Read The Letter”; record-setting Grammy wins)            45 yrs.

Alison Krauss “Stay” live video link here.

1971- Chad Gracey (drummer w/ Live)         45 yrs.

1980- Michelle Williams (member of Destiny’s Child; “Survivor”)        36 yrs.

Destiny’s Child w/ Michelle Williams “Say My Name” video link here.

1981- Steve ‘Stevo 32’ Jocz (drummer w/ Sum 41)            35 yrs.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY GEORGE CLINTON, DON HENLEY, EMILY SALIERS & More…

1941- George Clinton (frontman for Parliament Funkadelic; “Flashlight”, “Give Up The Funk” + more; solo artist; “Atomic Dog”)       75 yrs.

George Clinton, aka Dr.

George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic “We Want The Funk” live video link here.

1941- Estelle Bennett (vocalist w/ The Ronettes; “Be My Baby”; died in 2009)

The Ronnettes w/ Estelle Bennett “Be My Baby” live video link here.

1943- Bobby Sherman (singer; “Little Woman”)              73 yrs.

1944- Rick Davies (vocals + keyboards w/ Supertramp; “The Logical Song”)
72 yrs.

1947- Don Henley (singer/songwriter/drummer w/ The Eagles; “Life In The Fast Lane”, “Hotel California”, “Desperado” + more; solo artist; “Boys Of Summer”, “End Of The Innocence” + more)                69 yrs.

Don Henley “Boys Of Summer” live video link here.

1956- Mick Pointer (drummer w/ Marillion; “Kayleigh”)          60 yrs.

1961- Keith Sweat (R&B singer; “I Want Her”)       75  yrs.

1963- Emily Saliers (guitar + vocals w/ Indigo Girls; “Closer To Fine”, “Hammer & Nail”, “Get Out The Map” + more)         53 yrs.

Indigo Girls w/ Emily Saliers “Closer To Fine” video link here.

1964- William Calhoun (drummer w/ Living Colour; “Cult Of Personality”)
51 yrs.

Living Colour w/ William Calhoun “Glamour Boys” video link here.

1967- Pat Badger (bass w/ Extreme; “More Than Words”)       48 yrs.

1970- Tim Bluhm (singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist w/ The Mother Hips; also a member of Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers)                   46  yrs.

1973- Rufus Wainwright (singer/songwriter; son of Loudon Wainwright III + Kate McGarrigle; brother of Martha Wainwright)         42 yrs.

1977- Marco Benevento (keyboardist w/ Benevento-Russo Duo, Garage A Trois, Bustle In Your Hedgerow + Joe Russo’s Almost Dead)              38 yrs.

Joe Russo’s Almost Dead w/ Marco Benevento “Eyes Of The World” live video link here.

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

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY CAT STEVENS, HOWIE EPSTEIN, JIM MARTIN & More…

1939- Kim Fowley (singer/producer; worked w/ The Runaways, Frank Zappa, Slade + more…; died in 2015)

Kim Fowley

1946- Barry Whitwam drums w/ Herman’s Hermits; “I’m Into Something Good”)                       70 yrs.

BARRY WHITWAM

1948- Cat Stevens (singer/songwriter; “Peace Train”, “Moon Shadow” + more; converted to the Muslim religion and changed his name to Yusef Islam)        68 yrs.

Cat-stevens C to C sharp,

Cat Stevens “Morning Has Broken” live video link here.

1955- Howie Epstein (bassist w/ Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers; “American Girl”, “Learning To Fly”, “Change Of Heart” + more; died in 2003)

the late Howie Epstein.

1961- Jim Martin (guitar w/ Faith No More; “I’m Easy”, “Everything’s Ruined” + more)                     55 yrs.

Martin replied:

Faith No More w/ Jim Martin “Epic” live video link here.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉