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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!!!! 😉