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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!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ROSEMARY CLOONEY, ROBERT MOOG, JEWEL & More…

1928- Rosemary Clooney (singer/actress; died in 2002) Rosemary Clooney i i

Rosemary Clooney “Come On A My House” live video link here.

1934- Robert Moog (inventor of the synthesizer; invented the Theremin at age 14;made the first MiniMoog in 1970; died in 2005)

Bob Moog, namesake of the

1943- Norman Johnson (member of Chairmen Of The Board; “Give Me Just A Little More Time”; died in 2010)

RIP "General" Norman Johnson

Chairmen Of The Board w/ Norman Johnson “Give Me Just A Little More Time”
video link here.

1944- Raymond Fulwood (member of Parliament Funkadelic)
72 yrs.        (No Photos Available)

1947- Bill Hunt (member of Electric Light Orchestra)                      69 yrs.

Bill Hunt was born on May 23rd

1953- Rick Fenn (member of 10cc)                       63 yrs.

to join 10cc towards the

10cc w/ Nick Fenn “Dreadlock Holiday” live video link here.

1965- Simon Gilbert (drummer w/ Suede)                    51 yrs.

Simon Gilbert

1967- Philip James Selway (drummer w/ Radiohead)                49 yrs.

@reckoner3 Hace más de 2 años

1974- Jewel Kilcher (singer/songwriter; “You Were Meant For Me”)
42 yrs.

Injured Jewel Worried About

Jewel “Who Will Save Your Soul” video link here.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DIANA ROSS, STEVEN TYLER, TEDDY PENDERGRASS & More…

1917- Rufus Thomas (R&B singer; “Do The Funky Chicken”; died in 2001)

Rufus Thomas

Rufus Thomas “Walking The Dog” live video link here.

1944- Diane Earle a.k.a. Diana Ross (singer w/ The Supremes; solo)        72 yrs.

diana-ross

1948- Richard Tandy (keyboards + vocals w/ Electric Light Orchestra)
68 yrs.

Electric Light Orchestra w/ Richard Tandy “Hold On Tight” video link here.

1948- Steven Tyler (multi-instrumentalist, singer w/ Aerosmith)  68 yrs.

Steven Tyler pic #305688

1949- Fran Sheehan (bassist w/ Boston)        67 yrs.

1950- Teddy Pendergrass (soul singer; one time member of Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes; died in 2010)

Teddy Pendergrass

Teddy Pendergrass “Love TKO” live video link here.

1957- Paul Morley (member of Art Of Noise; music journalist)            59 yrs.

Paul Morley (left) in 1980,Morley w/ Jerry

1968- James Jonas Iha (guitarist w/ Smashing Pumpkins)         48 yrs.

View Full Version: James Iha

Smashing Pumpkins w/ James Iha “Rhinoceros” video link here.

1968- Kenny Chesney (country singer/songwriter)                48 yrs.

Kenny Chesney performs live in

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 CAPTAIN BEEFHEART, RONNIE VAN ZANT & More…

1941- Don Van Vilet a.k.a. Captain Beefheart (musician w/ Captain Beefheart’s Magic Band; also an artist; died in 2010)

Captain Beefheart, around the

Captain Beefheart & Magic Band “Sure ’nuff ‘n Yes I Do” video link here.

1942- Edward Bivens (vocals w/ The Manhattans)                74 yrs.

Alston of the Manhattans

The Manhattans w/ Edward Bivens “Shining Star” video link here.

1946- Bobby Bloom (musician w/ hit ‘Montego Bay’; died in 1974)

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Bobby Bloom “Montego Bay” video link here.

1948- Ronnie Van Zant (vocals w/ Lynyrd Skynyrd; died in 1977)

Ronnie Van Zant

Lynyrd Skynyrd w/ Ronnie Van Zant “Tuesday’s Gone” video link here.

1952- Melvyn Gale (cellist w/ Electric Light Orchestra; “Don’t Bring Me Down”)
64 yrs.

1953- Boris Blank (member of Yello; “The Race”)          63 yrs.

1953- Douglas Elwin Erikson (member of Garbage; “Stupid Girl”)       63 yrs.
No Photo Available.

1959- Peter Trewavas (bassist  w/ Marillion; “Kayleigh”)           57 yrs.

1965- Adam Jones (guitarist w/ Tool)      51 yrs.

Adam Adam jones tool big day

Tool w/ Adam Jones “Sober” video link here.

1967- Lisa Velez (vocalist w/ Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam; “Head To Toe”)            49 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 BO DIDDLEY, PAUL STOOKEY, JEFF LYNNE & More…

1928- Elias McDaniel a.k.a. Bo Diddley (singer/guitarist; “Who Do You Love?” + “Bo Diddley”; died in 2008)

Bo Diddley “Bo Diddley” live video link here.

1934- Del Shannon (singer; “Runaway”; died in 1990)

Del Shannon “Runaway” live video link here.

1937- Paul Stookey (vocalist w/ Peter Paul & Mary; “Puff The Magic Dragon”, “Leaving On A Jet Plane” + more…)              78 yrs.

Peter, Paul & Mary w/ Paul Stookey “Early Morning Rain” live video link here.

1940- Perry Ford (member of Ivy League; “Tossing & Turning”)          75 yrs.

1940- Kenny Pentifallo (member of Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes; “Hearts Of Stone”)             75 yrs.                         No Photo Available.

1942- Mike Nesmith (vocalist + guitarist w/ The Monkees; “I’m A Believer”)          73 yrs.

1942- Robert Quine (guitarist w/ Richard Hell & The Voidoids; worked w/ Lou Reed, They Might Be Giants, Lloyd Cole + Brian Eno; died in 2004)

1945- Davy Jones (vocalist + guitarist w/ The Monkees; “I’m A Believer”; died in 2012)

1946- Clive Bunker (drummer w/ Jethro Tull; “Living In The Past”)                  69 yrs.

1946- Patti Smith (singer/songwriter/poet + visual artist; co-wrote “Because The Night” w/ Bruce Springsteen)           69 yrs.

Patti Smith “Because The Night” live video link here.

1947- Jeff Lynne (guitar + vocals w/ Idle Race, The Move + Electric Light Orchestra;”Don’t Bring Me Down”; member of Traveling Wilburys; “Handle With Care”; producer)
68 yrs.

Electric Light Orchestra w/ Jeff Lynne “Evil Woman” live video link here.

1959- Tracy Ullman (comedian/actress/singer; “They Don’t Know”)              56 yrs.

Tracy Ullman “They Don’t Know” video link here.

1969- Jason Kay (vocalist w/ Jamiroquai; “Virtual Insanity”)            46 yrs.

Jamiroquai w/ Jason Kay “Virtual Insanity” video link here.

1973- Jon Theodore (drummer w/ The Mars Volta + Queens Of The Stone Age)
42 yrs.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DONALD ‘DUCK’ DUNN, CLEM BURKE, JOHN SQUIRE & More…

1939- Jim Yester (guitar + vocals w/ The Association; “Windy”)            76 yrs.

The Association w/ Jim Yester “Windy” live video link here.

1941- Donald ‘Duck’ Dunn- (bassist w/ Booker T & The MG’s; “Green Onions”; toured w/ Steve Cropper + Eddie Floyd)             74 yrs.

Booker T & The MG’s w/ Donald ‘Duck’ Dunn “Green Onions” live video link here.

1941- Pete Best (drummer w/ The Beatles from 1960-1962)               74 yrs.

1943- Robin Williamson (multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter + founding member of The Incredible String Band)               72 yrs.

The Incredible String Band w/ Robin Williamson “Painting Box” live video link here.

1944- Bev Bevan (drummer w/ The Move + Electric Light Orchestra; “Don’t Bring Me Down”; UK radio presenter)            71 yrs.

1955- Clem Burke (drummer w/ Blondie; “Heart Of Glass”)               60 yrs.

Blondie w/ Clem Burke “Heart Of Glass” live video link here.

1957- Chris Hayes (member of Huey Lewis & The News; “The Power Of Love”)            58 yrs.
No Photo Available.

1962- John Squire (guitarist w/ The Stone Roses; “Fool’s Gold”; member of The Seahorses)
53 yrs.

1962- Gary Stonadge (bassist w/ Big Audio Dynamite)        53 yrs.
No Photo Available.

1964- Tony Rombola (guitarist w/ Godsmack)            51 yrs.

1970- Chad Taylor (guitarist w/ Live; “Pain Lies On The Riverside”)           45 yrs.

Live w/ Chad Taylor “Operation Spirit” live video link here.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY PATSY CLINE, PIGPEN, AIMEE MANN, PINKapp & More…

1897- jimmie Rodgers (country singer/songwriter; died in 1933)

Jimmie Rodgers “Kisses Sweeter Than Wine” live video link here.

1932- Patsy Cline (country singer; “Crazy”, “Walkin After Midnight” + more… ; died in 1963)

Patsy Cline “I Fall To Pieces” live video link here.

1942- Brian Cole (bass + vocals w/ The Association; “Windy”; died in 1972)

The Association w/ Brian Cole “Along Comes Mary” live video link here.

1945- Kelly Groucutt (bass + vocals w/ Electric Light Orchestra; “Don’t Bring Me Down”; died in 2009)

1945- Ron ‘Pigpen’ McKernan (organ, vocals + harmonica w/ The Grateful Dead; “Hard To Handle”, “Easy Wind” + more… ; died in 1973)

Grateful Dead w/ ‘Pigpen’ “Smokestack Lightning” live audio link here.

1955- Benjamin Orr (bassist + vocalist w/ The Cars; “Drive”; died in 2000)

1958- David Lewis (member of Atlantic Starr; “Always”)        57 yrs.

1960- David Steele (member of The Fine Young Cannibals; “She Drives Me Crazy”
55 yrs.

1960- Aimee Mann (singer + songwriter w/ Til Tuesday; “Voices Carry”; solo artist)
55 yrs.

Aimee Mann “Freeway” video link here.

1975- Richard Hughes (drums w/ Keane)          40 yrs.

1979- Alicia Moore a.k.a. Pink (singer; “Get The Party Started”)                36 yrs.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DANIEL ASH, BILL BERRY, FATBOY SLIM & More…

1946- Gary Lewis (singer w/ The Playboys; “This Diamond Ring”)          69 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”)                                          68 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”)                            64 yrs.

1953- Hugh McDowell (cellist w/ Electric Light Orchestra; “Don’t Bring Me Down”)       62 yrs.

1957- Daniel Ash (member of Bauhaus + Love & Rockets; “So Alive”; solo artist)       58 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)          57 yrs.

1960- Malcolm Ross (member of Aztec Camera)               55 yrs.
No Photo Available.

1963- Norman Cook a.k.a. Fatboy Slim (member of Housemartins, Beats International, Freak Power;DJ; solo artist)        52 yrs.

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

1964- Jim Corr (guitar, keyboards + vocals w/ The Corrs)                 51 yrs.

1964- Robert Townsend (member of Pop Will Eat Itself)        51 yrs.        No Photos Available

1971- John Lowery (guitarist w/ Marilyn Manson; “The Dope Show”)       44 yrs.

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

1978- Will Champion (drummer w Coldplay)         37 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!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ROSEMARY CLOONEY, ROBERT MOOG, JEWEL & More…

1928- Rosemary Clooney (singer/actress; died in 2002) Rosemary Clooney i i

Rosemary Clooney “Come On A My House” live video link here.

1934- Robert Moog (inventor of the synthesizer; invented the Theremin at age 14;made the first MiniMoog in 1970; died in 2005)

Bob Moog, namesake of the

1943- Norman Johnson (member of Chairmen Of The Board; “Give Me Just A Little More Time”)        72 yrs.

RIP "General" Norman Johnson

Chairmen Of The Board w/ Norman Johnson “Give Me Just A Little More Time”
video link here.

1944- Raymond Fulwood (member of Parliament Funkadelic)
71 yrs.        (No Photos Available)

1947- Bill Hunt (member of Electric Light Orchestra)         68 yrs.

Bill Hunt was born on May 23rd

1953- Nick Fenn (member of 10cc)       62 yrs.

to join 10cc towards the

10cc w/ Nick Fenn “Dreadlock Holiday” live video link here.

1965- Simon Gilbert (drummer w/ Suede)      50 yrs.

Simon Gilbert

1967- Philip James Selway (drummer w/ Radiohead)     48 yrs.

@reckoner3 Hace más de 2 años

1974- Jewel Kilcher (singer/songwriter; “You Were Meant For Me”)
41 yrs.

Injured Jewel Worried About

Jewel “Who Will Save Your Soul” video link here.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DIANA ROSS, STEVEN TYLER & More…

1917- Rufus Thomas (R&B singer; “Do The Funky Chicken”; died in 2001)

Rufus Thomas

Rufus Thomas “Walking The Dog” live video link here.

1944- Diane Earle a.k.a. Diana Ross (singer w/ The Supremes; solo)        71 yrs.

diana-ross

1948- Richard Tandy (keyboards + vocals w/ Electric Light Orchestra)      67 yrs.

Electric Light Orchestra w/ Richard Tandy “Hold On Tight” video link here.

1948- Steven Tyler (multi-instrumentalist, singer w/ Aerosmith)  67 yrs.

Steven Tyler pic #305688

1949- Fran Sheehan (bassist w/ Boston)        66 yrs.

1950- Teddy Pendergrass (soul singer; one time member of Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes; died in 2010)

Teddy Pendergrass

Teddy Pendergrass “Love TKO” live video link here.

1957- Paul Morley (member of Art Of Noise; music journalist)  58 yrs.

Paul Morley (left) in 1980,Morley w/ Jerry

1968- James Jonas Iha (guitarist w/ Smashing Pumpkins)         47 yrs.

View Full Version: James Iha

Smashing Pumpkins w/ James Iha “Rhinoceros” video link here.

1968- Kenny Chesney (country singer/songwriter)     47 yrs.

Kenny Chesney performs live in

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!!!! 😉