1925- Riley B. King a.k.a. B.B. King (blues guitarist/singer/songwriter; “The Thrill Is Gone”, “Rock Me Baby”; has recorded w/ Eric Clapton, U2, Willie Nelson + more; inductee in the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame; died in 2015)
B.B. King “I Need You So” live video link here.
1941- Joe Butler (member of The Lovin Spoonful; “Summer In The City”) 74 yrs.
1942- Bernie Calvert (bassist w/ The Hollies; “Long Cool Woman In A Black Dress”; joined the band in 1966) 73 yrs.
1944- Betty Kelly (member of Martha & The Vandellas; “Dancing In The Street”) 71 yrs.
1948- Kenny Jones (drummer w/ Small Faces + The Faces; “Stay With Me”; played with The Who after Keith Moon’s death) 67 yrs.
The Faces w/ Kenny Jones “Stay With Me” live video link here.
1950- David Bellamy (member of The Bellamy Brothers; “Let Your Love Flow”) 65 yrs.
(David on the right)
The Bellamy Brothers w/ David “If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body” live video link here.
1952- Ron Blair (member of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers; “American Girl” + “Learning To Fly”) 63 yrs.
1961- Bilinda Butcher (member of My Bloody Valentine; “To Here Knows When”) 54 yrs.
My Bloody Valentine w/ Bilinda Butcher “To Here Knows When” video link here.
1963- Richard Marx (singer/songwriter; “Right Here Waiting”) 52 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!!