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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 BILL HALEY, NANCI GRIFFITH, 50 CENT & More…

1925- William John Clifton Haley a.k.a. Bill Haley (singer + guitarist w/ The Comets; “Rock Around The Clock”; drew white audiences to rock & roll; died in 1981)

Bill Haley

Bill Haley & The Comets “Rock Around The Clock” live video link here.

1937- Gene Chandler (soul singer; “Duke Of Earl”)        79 yrs.

Gene Chandler

Gene Chandler “Duke Of Earl” video link here.

1945- Rik Elswit (guitarist w/ Dr. Hook; “Sylvia’s Mother”)      71 yrs.

RICK ELSWIT. Rik Elwit

1949- Mike Shrieve (drummer w/ Santana; “Black Magic Woman”)       67 yrs.

Michael Shrieve

1953- Nanci Griffith (singer/songwriter)          63 yrs.

Nanci Griffith

Nanci Griffith “Speed Of The Sound Of Loneliness” live video link here.

1959- John Keeble (drummer w/ Spandau Ballet; “True”)             57 yrs.

John Keeble

1969- Michael Grant (member of Musical Youth; “Pass The Dutchie”)            47 yrs.

1969 Michael Grant (Musical

1975- Curtis Jackson a.k.a. 50 Cent (rapper; “In Da Club”)                      41 yrs.

The rapper 50 Cent could spend

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DENNIS LOCORRIERE, DAVID GRAY, RIVERS CUOMO & More…

1934- Uriel Jones (session drummer for Motown Records; member of Motown’s studio band The Funk Brothers; Jones played on many hits including “I Heard It Through The Grapevine”, “I Second That Emotion”, “Cloud Nine” + more…; died in 2009)

Motown drummer Uriel Jones .

1940- Bobby Freeman (singer; “Do You Wanna To Dance”)                  76 yrs.

Bobby Freeman Music | Singer

Bobby Freeman “Do You Wanna Dance” video link here.

1949- Dennis Locorriere (guitar w/ Dr. Hook; “Sylvia’s Mother”; solo artist)           67 yrs.

Dennis Locorriere interview

1951- Howard Leese (member of Heart)                      65 yrs.

Howard on stage with The Paul

1957- Rolf Brendel (member of Nena; “99 Red Balloons)                  59 yrs.

Rolf Brendel Official Site

 

1968- David Gray (singer/songwriter; “Babylon”)                            48 yrs.

101338-david_gray_617_409.jpg

David Gray “Babylon” live video link here.

1970- Rivers Cuomo (vocals + guitar w/ Weezer; “Say It Ain’t So”)                    46 yrs.

Rivers Cuomo Born: 13-Jun-1970

Weezer w/ Rivers Cuomo “Island In The Sun” (Spike Jonez version) 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 JOHN WOLTERS, KIM GORDON & More…

1945- John Wolters (drummer w/ Dr. Hook; died in 1997)

drums, vocals & percussion

Dr. Hook w/ John Wolters “The Cover Of The Rolling Stone” live video link here.

1953- Kim Gordon (bassist, guitarist + vocalist w/ Sonic Youth; artist/record producer/ video director/ actress)                             63 yrs.

FUCK YEAH, KIM GORDON

Sonic Youth w/ Kim Gordon “Kool Thing” live video link here.

1955- Eddie Jobson (violin w/ Curved Air + Roxy Music)                    61 yrs.

Live 2008; Eddie Jobson

1968- Scott Mitchell Putesky a.k.a. Daisy Berkowitz (founding member and guitarist w/ Marilyn Manson)                                 48 yrs.

Daisy Berkowitz

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 JUNIOR PARKER, JENNIFER WARNES, TONE-LOC & More…

1927- Junior Parker (blues singer/songwriter; worked w/ B.B. King & Howlin’ Wolf; died in 1971)

Parker died the year before I

Junior Parker “Mystery Train” audio link here.

1941- Mike Pender (member of The Searchers; “Needles & Pins”)            75 yrs.

1944- Jance Garfat (bassist w/ Dr. Hook; died in 2006)

JANCE GARFAT. Geb.

Dr. Hook w/ Jance Garfat “Sylvia’s Mother” video link here.

1947- Jennifer Warnes (singer)                 69 yrs.

Jennifer Warnes

1948- Terence ‘Snowy’ White (guitarist; worked w/ Thin Lizzy, Pink Floyd + Roger Waters; solo artist)                       68 yrs.

Snowy White (born Terence

1954- Chris Hughes (member of Adam & The Ants)                         62 yrs.

His career began with Adam and

Adam & The Ants w/ Chris Hughes “Stand & Deliver” video link here.

1966- Anthony Smith a.k.a. Tone-Loc (rapper)                      50 yrs.

Rapper Tone-Loc Sentenced To

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DON EVERLY, DEL MCCOURY, RICK JAMES, BIG BOI & More…

1934- Bob Shane (from the Kingston Trio)        82 yrs.

Bob Shane Singing Scotch And

Kingston Trio w/ Bob Shane “Shady Grove” video link here.

1937- Don Everly (guitarist/singer  w/ The Everly Brothers)     79 yrs.

NAME: Don Everly; OCCUPATION:

Everly Brothers w/ Don Everly “Bye Bye Love” video link here.

1937- Ray Sawyer (singer/songwriter w/ Dr. Hook)        79 yrs.

Piczo

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

1938- Jimmy Carl Black (drummer w/ Frank Zappa; died in 2008)

Jimmy Carl Black, the original

Frank Zappa w/ Jimmy Carl Black live video link here.

1939- Del McCoury (bluegrass singer, songwriter + guitarist w/ Del McCoury Band; “High On A Mountain”)               77 yrs.

Del McCoury Band “High On A Mountain” live video link here.

1948- Rick James (singer/musician; died in 2004)

I have to say that Rick James

Rick James “Super Freak” video link here.

1951- Sonny Landreth (blues singer/songwriter/guitarist; “Bayou Tech” + “Bound By The Blues”)                         65 yrs.

1954- Mike Campbell (guitarist w/ Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers; also worked w/ Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Fleetwood Mac, Warren Zevon, etc.)                 62 yrs

Mike Campbell

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers w/ Mike Campbell live video link here.

1957- Dennis Brown (reggae singer; died in 1999)

Dennis Brown onstage. i i

Dennis Brown “You & Your Smiling Face” video link here.

1969- Patrick Wilson (drummer w/ Weezer)        47 yrs.

Patrick Wilson, the drummer

Weezer w/ Patrick Wilson “Buddy Holly” video link here.

1971- Ron Welty (drummer w/ The Offspring; “Pretty Fly (For A White Guy)”)
45  yrs.

1973- Jason Carter (vocalist + fiddle player w/ Del McCoury Band and The Travelin’ McCoury’s)                  43 yrs.

1975- Antoine Patton a.k.a. Big Boi (rapper; one half  of Outkast)                 41 yrs.

Big-Boi-Mic

Outkast w/ Big Boi “Ms. Jackson” video link here.

1979- Michael Jason Isbell (singer/songwriter/guitarist; “24 Frames”; former member of Drive-By Truckers)                            37 yrs.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY RONNIE MILSAP, SADE, AALIYAH & More…

1937- Bob Bogle (guitarist + bassist w/ The Ventures; “Walk Don’t Run”)        79 yrs.

1942- William Francis (keyboards + vocal for Dr. Hook)      74 yrs.

Dr Hook & the Medicine Show W. Francis; bottom center

Dr. Hook w/ William Francis “Cover Of The Rolling Stone” video link here.

1946- Ronnie Milsap (blind U.S. singer and piano player)     70 yrs.

Ronnie Milsap - Topic

Ronnie Milsap “Smokey Mountain Rain” live video link here.

1959- Helen Folasade Adu a.k.a. Sade (singer; ‘Smooth Operator)     57 yrs.

Picture of Sade

Sade “The Sweetest Taboo” live video link here.

1962- Paul Webb (bassist w/ Talk Talk; “Life’s What You Make It”)      54 yrs.

1965- Maxine Jones (singer w/ En Vogue; “My Lovin”)           51 yrs.

1970- Brendan O’Hare (drummer w/ Teenage Fanclub)          46 yrs.
No Photo Available.

1975- Steve Adams (founding member + bassist w/ ALO; “Girl, I Wanna Lay You Down”; also a member of Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers)                        41  yrs.

ALO w/ Steve Adams “Maria” video link here

1979- Aaliyah (R&B singer, actress; died 2001)

Aaliyah – They Don't Know

Aaliyah “Try Again” video link here.

1981- Nick Valensi (guitarist w/ The Strokes; “Last Nite”)          35 yrs.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MIKE BLOOMFIELD, RICK WRIGHT & More…

1938- George Cummings (steel guitar w/ Dr. Hook; “Sylvia’s Mother”)         77 yrs.

George Cummings - Picture from

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

1944- 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.

1945- 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)
66 yrs.

flashes he remained

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

Steve Took (T. Rex)

1965- Texas Axille (keyboards w/ Transvision Vamp)                50 yrs.

We Are Transvision Vamp!

1972- Dan Warton (drummer w/ Ned’s Atomic Dustbin; “Grey Cell Green” + “Happy”)           43 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 BOBBY FREEMAN, DAVID GRAY, RIVERS CUOMO & More…

1934- Uriel Jones (session drummer for Motown Records; member of Motown’s studio band The Funk Brothers; Jones played on many hits including “I Heard It Through The Grapevine”, “I Second That Emotion”, “Cloud Nine” + more…; died in 2009)

Motown drummer Uriel Jones .

1940- Bobby Freeman (singer; “Do You Wanna To Dance”)     75 yrs.

Bobby Freeman Music | Singer

Bobby Freeman “Do You Wanna Dance” video link here.

1949- Dennis Locorriere (guitar w/ Dr. Hook; “Sylvia’s Mother”)           66 yrs.

Dennis Locorriere interview

1951- Howard Lees (member of Heart)         64 yrs.

Howard on stage with The Paul

1957- Rolf Brendel (member of Nena; “99 Red Balloons)        58 yrs.

Rolf Brendel Official Site

1963- Michael Enzinger (guitarist w/ Incubus)   52 yrs.

Incubus guitarist Mike

1968- David Gray (singer/songwriter; “Babylon”)     47 yrs.

101338-david_gray_617_409.jpg

David Gray “Babylon” live video link here.

1970- Rivers Cuomo (vocals + guitar w/ Weezer; “Say It Ain’t So”)      45 yrs.

Rivers Cuomo Born: 13-Jun-1970

Weezer w/ Rivers Cuomo “Island In The Sun” (Spike Jonez version) 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 JOHN WOLTERS, KIM GORDON & More…

1945- John Wolters (drummer w/ Dr. Hook)      70 yrs.

drums, vocals & percussion

Dr. Hook w/ John Wolters “The Cover Of The Rolling Stone” live video link here.

1953- Kim Gordon (bassist, guitarist + vocalist w/ Sonic Youth; artist/record producer/ video director/ actress)      62 yrs.

FUCK YEAH, KIM GORDON

Sonic Youth w/ Kim Gordon “Kool Thing” live video link here.

1955- Eddie Jobson (violin w/ Curved Air + Roxy Music)   60 yrs.

Live 2008; Eddie Jobson

1968- Daisy Berkowitz (member of Marilyn Manson)    47 yrs.

Daisy Berkowitz

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!!!! 😉