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HAPPY BIRTHDAY PETE TOWNSHEND, DUSTY HILL, JOEY RAMONE & More…

1945- Pete Townshend (guitar + vocals w/ The Who; “Who Are You”; well known for his ‘windmill style’ on the guitar; solo career; “Eminence Front”)                   71 yrs.

After all, I was my own person

The Who w/ Pete Townshend “Won’t Get Fooled Again” live video link here.

1947- Greg Herbert (member of Blood, Sweat & Tears; died in 1977)

Gregory Herbert

1948- Tom Scott (saxophonist w/ The L.A. Express; worked w/ Joni Mitchell, Carole King + Steely Dan; composed film and TV soundtracks)               68 yrs.

Tom Scott

1948- Grace Jones (model/actress/singer; “Slave To The Rhythm”)                      68 yrs.

Shutting it Down: Grace Jones

Grace Jones “Slave To The Rhythm” live video link here.

1949- Dusty Hill (bassist w/ ZZ Top; “Legs”)                    67 yrs.

Dusty Hill - ZZ Top Perform at

ZZ Top w/ Dusty Hill “Just Got Paid” live video link here.

1952- Jeffrey Hyman a.k.a. Joey Ramone (vocals w/ The Ramones; “I Wanna Be Sedated”; died in 2001)

Joey Ramone - Photos - MSN

The Ramones w/ Joey “Beat On The Brat” live video link here.

1954- Philip Rudd (drummer w/ AC/DC; left in 1983)                     62 yrs.

Happy Birthday Phil Rudd!

1956- Martyn Ware (member of Heaven 17 + Human League; “Human”)                  60 yrs.

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1962- Iain Harvie (guitarist w/ Del Amitri; “Kiss This Thing Goodbye”)              54 yrs.

Iain Harvie of Del Amitri

Del Amitri w/ Iain Harvie “Kiss This Thing Goodbye” live video link here.

1968- Paul Hartnoll (member of Orbital)                    48 yrs.

album from Paul Hartnoll

1970- Attrell Cordes a.k.a. Prince Be (vocals w/ P.M. Dawn; “Set Adrift On Memory Bliss”)       46 yrs.

Prince Be from PM Dawn

P.M. Dawn w/ Prince Be “Looking Through Patient Eyes” video link here.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY RICHIE FURAY, BILLY JOEL, DAVID GAHAN & More…

1935- Noel Floyd Edwards a.k.a. Nokie Edwards (member of The Ventures)              81 yrs.

NOKIE EDWARDS (of the Ventures

1937- Dave Prater (singer w/ Sam & Dave; died in 1988)

Dave Prater

Sam & Dave w/ Dave Prater “Hold On I’m Comin” live video link here.

1937- Sonny Curtis (member of The Crickets)                79 yrs.

SONNY CURTIS BECAME 74 TODAY

1941- Danny Rapp (lead singer w/ Danny & The Juniors; “At The Hop”; died in 1983)

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1944- Richie Furay (guitar vocals w/ Buffalo Springfield, Poco & More..)          72 yrs.

Richie Furay, 1981

Buffalo Springfield w/ Richie Furay “For What It’s Worth” video link here.

1945- Steve Katz (guitar, vocals w/ Blood Sweat & Tears)                       71 yrs.

Steve Katz (Founding Member of

1949- Billy Joel (singer/songwriter/ pianist; “Uptown Girl”)                        67 yrs.

Billy Joel Tickets

Billy Joel “Captain Jack” live video link here.

1950- Tom Petersson (bass + vocals w/ Cheap Trick)                       66 yrs.

Tom Petersson

1962- David Gahan- (vocals w/ Depeche Mode; “Strangelove”)                  54 yrs.

Dave Gahan

Depeche Mode w/ David Gahan “Never Let Me Down Again” live video link here.

1962- Paul Heaton (vocals w/ The Housemartins + The Beautiful South)                  54 yrs.

Paul Heaton

Housemartins w/ Paul Heaton “Happy Hour” video link here.

1971- Paul ‘Guigsy’ McGuigan (bassist w/ Oasis; left in 1999)                 45 yrs.

de Oasis: Paul McGuigan

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 MICK MARS, SHARON JONES, RANDY TRAVIS, ANDERS OSBORNE & More…

1923- Ed Cassidy (drummer w/ Spirit; “I Got A Line On You”; died 2012)

Ed, who was born in 1923,

1942- Nicholas Ashford (member of Ashford & Simpson; songwriter; “Solid”; died in 2011)

Nick Ashford passed away.

1942- Ronnie Bond (drummer w/ The Troggs; died in 1992)

Ronnie Bond, Drums, The Troggs

1945- George Wadenius (member of  Blood, Sweat & Tears)                    71 yrs.

George Wadenius,гитарист и

1951- Bruce Day (member of Santana; “Black Magic Woman”; died in 1999)

Bruce Day

1951- Jackie Jackson (member of The Jackson 5; “I Want You Back”)                  65 yrs.

Jackie 3

1951- Bob Deal a.k.a. Mick Mars (guitarist w/ Motley Crue; “Dr. Feelgood”)      64 yrs.

Mick Mars

Motley Crue w/ Mick Mars “Kickstart My Heart” live video link here.

1956- Sharon Jones (soul singer w/ The Daptones; “Retreat!”)                   60 yrs.

Sharon Jones performing with

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings “Retreat!” video link here.

1959- Randy Travis (country singer/songwriter/guitarist; “Forever & Ever Amen”)         57 yrs.

Randy Travis

Randy Travis “Forever And Ever Amen” live video link here.

1966- Anders Osborne (singer/songwriter/ guitarist)                 50 yrs.

Anders Osborne, The Mint,

Anders Osborne “Burning On The Inside” live video link here.

1970- Gregg Alexander (singer, songwriter w/ New Radicals)              46 yrs.

Regardless, Gregg Alexander

New Radicals w/ Gregg Alexander “Someday We’ll Know” video link here.

1972- Mike Dirnt (bassist w/ Green Day)                      44 yrs.

#green day · #mike dirnt

Green Day w/ Mike Dirnt “I Was There” live video link here.

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!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY HARRY BELAFONTE, JERRY FISHER, ROGER DALTREY & More…

1927- Harry Belafonte (singer/activist; had hit w/ “Banana Boat Song”)        89 yrs.

Eye Candy: Harry Belafonte

Harry Belafonte “Man Smart, Woman Smarter” video link here.

1942- Jerry Fisher (vocals w/ Blood Sweat & Tears)                          74 yrs.

Blood Sweat and Tears Picture

Blood, Sweat & Tears w/ Jerry Fisher “You Made Me So Very Happy”
live video link here.

1944- Mike D’Abo (singer + songwriter w/ Manfred Mann)                       72 yrs.

Smoker: Mike D'Abo

1944- Roger Daltrey (vocals w/ The Who)                       72 yrs.

Roger Daltrey Roger Daltrey

The Who w/ Roger Daltrey “Won’t Get Fooled Again” live video link here.

1958- Nick Kershaw (singer/ songwriter/ producer)                       58 yrs.

Nicholas David Kershaw was

Nick Kershaw “Wouldn’t It Be Good” live video link here.

1962- Peter Stephenson (member of The Shamen)                  54 yrs.
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1963- Rob Affuso (member of Skid Row)                      53 yrs.

ledgunsandbeatles: Rob Affuso

1973- Ryan Peake (guitarist w/ Nickelback; “How To Remind You”)             43 yrs.

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 AL KOOPER, DUFF MCKAGAN, KEITH MOSELEY, CHRIS BARRON & More…

1929- Hal Blaine (drummer, session musician, played on hits by Elvis Presley, John Denver, The Carpenters & more…)                         87 yrs.

Drummerworld: Hal Blaine

1941- Barrett Strong (songwriter, recorded first hit for Motown, co-wrote many hits for Motown)         75 yrs.

Barrett Strong Photo: 695437

1942- Corey Wells (vocals w/ Three Dog Night; died in 2015)

co-founder Cory Wells

Three Dog Night w/ Corey Wells “Shambala” video link here.

1943- Chuck Winfield (trumpet w/ Blood, Sweat & Tears)              73 yrs.
No Photos Available.

1944- Al Kooper (musician, member of Blood, Sweat & Tears; author; played organ on Bob Dylan’s “Like A Rolling Stone”)       72 yrs.

AL KOOPER - photos

Al Kooper & The Rekooperators “I Love You More Than You’ll Ever Know”
video link here.

1948- David Denny (guitarist w/ The Steve Miller Band)                68 yrs.

Band member David Denny

The Steve Miller Band w/ David Denny “The Joker” live video link here.

1948- Christopher Guest a.k.a. Nigel Tufnel  (guitarist w/ Spinal Tap; from the film ‘This Is Spinal Tap)       68 yrs.

1964- Duff McKagan (bassist w/ Guns N’ Roses + Velvet Revolver)           52 yrs.

Duff's Jungle Menu

Velvet Revolver w/ Duff McKagan “Fall To Pieces” video link here.

1965- Keith Moseley (bassist, vocalist + songwriter w/ The String Cheese Incident; “Joyful Noise”, “Up The Canyon” + more…)                   51 yrs.

The String Cheese Incident w/ Keith Moseley “Joyful Sound” live video link here.

1968- Chris Barron (singer w/ The Spin Doctors)                         48 yrs.

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Spin Doctors w/ Chris Barron “If The River Was Whiskey” live video link here.

1969- Bobby Brown (singer; member of New Edition; solo artist)                 47 yrs.

Bobby Brown Arrested in

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BILLY BRAGG, CHRIS ROBINSON, ROBERT RANDOLPH & More…

1944- Bobby Colomby drums w/ Blood, Sweat & Tears; “You’ve Made Me So Very Happy”)         71 yrs.

1947- Peter John Criscuola a.k.a. Peter Criss (drummer w/ KISS; “Crazy Crazy Nights”)          68 yrs.

1948- Alan Parsons (front man w/ The Alan Parsons Project; audio engineer, producer + musician; assisted w/ production of The Beatles’ “Abbey Road” + Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side Of The Moon”)            67 yrs.

1956- Guy Babylon (keyboardist w/ Elton John’s band; died in 2009)

1957- Anita Ward (singer; “Ring My Bell”)          58 yrs.

1957- Billy Bragg (singer/songwriter)                58 yrs.

Billy Bragg “A New England” live video link here.

1957- Michael Watt (vocalist + bassist w/ fIREHOSE, The Stooges, Porno For Pyros)        58 yrs.

Mike Watt “Big Train” live video link here.

1966- Chris Robinson (singer + songwriter w/ The Black Crowes; “Remedy”, “Sting Me” + “Jealous Again”; member of New Earth Mudd + The Chris Robinson Brotherhood; was married to Kate Hudson)                 49 yrs.

The Chris Robinson Brotherhood “Rosalee” live video link here

1980- Robert Randolph (singer, songwriter + steel guitarist w/ Robert Randolph & The Family Band; “The March” + “Nobody”; member of The Word; has played w/ Eric Clapton, Allman Brothers + more…)           35  yrs.

Robert Randolph & The Family Band “The March” live 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 EDDIE RABBIT, JIMI HENDRIX, JACKIE GREENE & More…

1935- Al Jackson (drummer w/ Booker T & The MG’s; “Time Is Tight”, “Green Onions” + more… ; died in 1975)

1941- Eddie Rabbitt (singer/songwriter; “I Love A Rainy Night”; his music was recorded by Tom Jones, Elvis Presley + Dr. Hook; died in 1998)

Eddie Rabbit “I Love A Rainy Night” live video link here.

1942- Jimi Hendrix (guitarist/singer/songwriter; “Purple Haze”, “Foxey Lady”, “Little Wing”, “If 6 Was 9” + more… ;fronted the Jimi Hendrix Experience + Band Of Gipsies; the most influential guitarist of all time; died in 1970)

Jimi Hendrix “Voodoo Child” live video link here.

1944- Dave Winthrop (sax w/ Supertramp; “The Logical Song”)           71 yrs.

1945- Randy Brecker (trumpeter w/ Blood Sweat & Tears; “You’ve Made Me So Very Happy”)                          70 yrs.

1959- Charlie Burchill (guitarist w/ Simple Minds; “Don’t You Forget About Me”)           56 yrs.

Simple Minds w/ Charlie Burchill “All The Things She Said” video link here.

1962- Charlie Benante (member of Anthrax; “Got The Time”)          53 yrs.

1962- Mike Bordin (drummer w/ Faith No More; “I’m Easy”)         53 yrs.

Faith No More w/ Mike Bordin “Everything’s Ruined” video link here

1965- Fiachna O’Braonain (member of Hothouse Flowers; “Don’t Go”)         50 yrs.

Hothouse Flowers w/ Fiachna O’Braonian “Don’t Go” live video link here.

1965- Wallis Buchannan (member of Jamiroquai; “Virtual Insanity”)          50 yrs.

1971- Terry Corso (guitarist w/ Alien Ant Farm)               44 yrs.

1973- Carl Terrell Mitchell a.k.a. Twista (rapper)          42 yrs.

1980- Jackie Greene (singer/songwriter/keyboardist, guitarist + harmonica player; has toured with Bob Weir and Phil Lesh of The Grateful Dead; former member of The Black Crowes + Trigger Hippy; solo artist)             35 yrs.

Trigger Hippy  w/ Jackie Greene “Tennessee Mud” live video link here.

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!!!! 😉

 

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY RAY COLLINS, MATT SORUM, SONIC BOOM & More…

1934- Dave Guard (banjo player + vocalist  w/ The Kingston Trio; “Tom Dooley”)        81 yrs.

The Kingston Trio w/ Dave Guard “Worried Man” live video link here.

1937- Ray Collins (vocalist w/ Mothers Of Invention; died in 2012)

1938- Hank Medress (member of The Tokens; “The Lion Sleeps Tonight”; died in 2007)

The Tokens w/ Hank Medress “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” live video link here.

1939- Pete Moore (member of The Miracles; “The Tears Of A Clown”)           76 yrs.

1941- Eddie Rayner (keyboardist w/ Split Enz; “I Got You”)             74 yrs.

1943- Fred Lipsius (pianist + saxophonist w/ Blood Sweat & Tears; “You’ve Made Me So Very Happy”)                 72 yrs.

1946- Joe Correro (member of Paul Revere & The Raiders; “Indian Reservation”)         69 yrs.

1960- Matt Sorum (drummer w/ The Cult, Guns ‘N’ Roses, Slash’s Snakepit + Velvet Revolver)                 55 yrs.

Velvet Revolver w/ Matt Sorum “Slither” video link here.

1965- Pete Kember a.k.a. Sonic Boom (guitarist + vocalist w/ Spacemen 3; “When Tomorrow Hits”)                50 yrs.

Spaceman 3 w/ Sonic Boom “Hypnotized” video link here.

1971- Justin Chancellor (member of Peach + Tool)             44 yrs.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY JOHN PRINE, DAVID LEE ROTH, MIDGE URE, MAYA & More…

1945- Alan Cartwright (member of Procol Harum; “A Whiter Shade Of Pale”)
70 yrs.

1945- Jerry Lacroix (member of Blood Sweat & Tears; “You’ve Made Me So Very Happy”)
70 yrs.

Blood, Sweat & Tears w/ Jerry Lacroix “And When I Die” live video link here.

1946- John Prine (singer/songwriter; “Angel From Montgomery” + “Paradise”)            69 yrs.

John Prine “Illegal Smile” live video link here.

1952- Sharon Osbourne (manager + wife of Ozzy Osbourne)           63 yrs.

1955- David Lee Roth (vocals w/ Van Halen; “Jump” + “Panama”; solo artist; “Just Like Paradise”)            60 yrs.

David Lee Roth “Just A Gigolo” video link here.

1955- Midge Ure (singer/songwriter/guitarist w/ Slik, Rich Kids, Ultravox, Band Aid; “Do They Know Its Christmas”; solo artist; “Dear God”)                    60 yrs.

Midge Ure “Vienna” live video link here.

1955- Tanya Tucker (country singer; “Delta Dawn”)          60 yrs.

Tanya Tucker “Texas When I Die” live video link here.

1959- Kirsty MacColl (singer/songwriter; died in 2000)

Kirsty MacColl “In These Shoes?” live video link here.

1960- Al Connelly (member of Glass Tiger; “Don’t Forget Me When I’m Gone”)
55 yrs.

1961- Martin Kemp (bassist w/ Spandau Ballet; “True”)            54 yrs.

1963- Jim Glennie (bassist w/ James; “Sit Down”)        52 yrs.

1964- Graham Crabb (drummer w/ Pop Will Eat Itself; “X Y & Zee”)         51 yrs.

1967- Mike Malinin (drummer w/ Goo Goo Dolls; “Iris”)           48 yrs.

1979- Marie Harrison a.k.a. Mya (singer; “Lady Marmalade”)        36 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 LEROY VAN DYKE, BARBARA KOOYMAN, CHRIS LOWE & More…

1929- Leroy Van Dyke (country singer; “Walk On By” +  “Auctioneer”)     86 yrs.

1947- Jim Fielder (bassist w/ Blood Sweat & Tears; “Spinning Wheel”)        68 yrs.

1957- Barbara Kooyman (member of Timbuk 3; “The Future’s So Bright I Gotta Wear Shades”)          58 yrs.

Barbara K “Find Your Way Home” live video link here.

1959- Chris Lowe (keyboardist w/ Pet Shop Boys; “West End Girls”)      56 yrs.

Pet Shop Boys w/ Chris Lowe “Always On My Mind” video link here.

1965- Neil Simms (drummer w/ Catherine Wheel)             50 yrs.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉