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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 BOBBIE GENTRY, JULIANA HATFIELD, BRAD BARR & More…

1933- Nick Reynolds (member of The Kingston Trio; “Tom Dooley”; died in 2008)

Nick Reynolds

The Kingston Trio w/ Nick Reynolds “Shady Grove/ Lonesome Traveller”
live video link here.

1943- Al Ramsey (member of Gary Lewis & The Playboys; “This Diamond Ring”; died in 1985)

Allan Ramsay is top Right.  Al Ramsey, top right

1944- Bobbie Gentry (singer/ songwriter; “Ode to Billy Joe”)       72 yrs.

bobbie-gentry-grammy

Bobby Gentry “Ode To Billie Joe” live video link here.

1949- Maureen McGovern (singer; “The Morning After”)                    67 yrs.

Maureen McGovern

1950- Michael Vaughn (guitarist w/ Paper Lace; “The Night Chicago Died”)       66 yrs.

Paper Lace Michael Vaughn, standing

Paper Lace w/ Michael Vaughn “The Night Chicago Died” live video link here.

1953- Suzi Carr (singer w/  Will To Power; “Baby I Love Your Way/Freebird”)       63 yrs.

SUZI CARR - VOCALISTA DO GRUPO

1960- Conway Savage (keyboards  w/ Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds)          56 yrs.

Bad Seed Conway Savage

1963- Karl Mueller (bassist w/ Soul Asylum; “Runaway Train”; died in 2005)

Karl Mueller: 1963–2005

Soul Asylum w/ Karl Mueller “Misery” video link here.

1964- Rex Brown (bassist w/ Pantera)      52 yrs.

Rex Brown

1967- Juliana Hatfield (singer,songwriter, guitarist w/  Juliana Hatfield Three)          49 yrs.

Juliana Hatfield Juliana

Juliana Hatfield Three “Spin The Bottle” live video link here.

1975- Brad Barr (singer, songwriter + guitarist w/ The Slip; “Get Me With Fuji”, “Honey Melon”, “Eube” + more…; member of The Barr Brothers and Surprise Me Mr. Davis)                    41 yrs.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ‘LIGHTNIN’ HOPKINS, PHIL LESH, SLY STONE, RY COODER & More…

1912- Sam ‘Lightnin’ Hopkins (blues guitarist/singer; died in 1982)

Lightnin' Hopkins

Sam ‘Lightnin’ Hopkins “Ain’t No Cadillac” live video link here.

1931- James Mitchell (tenor saxophone w/ Memphis Horns; played with Al Green, Aretha Franklin, Elvis Presley and more..; died in 2000)                                 No Photo Available.

1932- Arif Mardin (producer/arranger; worked with Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, Nora Jones & more…; died in 2006)

Arif Mardin

1940- Phil Lesh (bassist, singer, songwriter w/ The Grateful Dead + Phil Lesh & Friends)
76 yrs.

Phil Lesh & Friends Terrapin

Phil Lesh & Friends “Shakedown Street > Friend Of The Devil > Althea”
live video link here.

1941- Mike Love (vocals for The Beach Boys)                 75 yrs.

Mike Love

The Beach Boys w/ Mike Love “Help Me Rhonda” live video link here.

1944- Sly Stone (vocals, guitar, + keys w/ Sly & The Family Stone)             72 yrs.

funk-pioneer Sly Stone is

Sly & The Family Stone “Thank You Faletinme Be Mice Elf Again” live video link here.

1944- David Costello (member of Gary Lewis & The Playboys)                    72 yrs.

Old Photo: Dave Costell & GaryDavid Costello (left) & G.Lewis

1946- Howard Scott (member of WAR)                              70 yrs.

Howard Scott from The Lowrider

1947- Ry Cooder (guitarist w/ Captain Beefheart’s Magic Band; worked w/ Gordon Lightfoot, The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton & more; solo career)               69 yrs.

ry cooder

Ry Cooder “Get Rhythm” video link here.

1948- Stephen Nisbett (drums w/ Steel Pulse)                          68 yrs.

Steve Nisbett relaxes from my

Steel Pulse w/ Stephen Nisbett “Steppin’ Out” live video link here.

1955- Dee Snider (frontman for Twisted Sister)                     61 yrs.

Dee Snider thumbnail image

Twisted Sister w/ Dee Snider “You Can’t Stop Rock ‘n’ Roll” video link here.

1962- Steve Coy (member of Dead Or Alive)                         54 yrs.

Steve Coy. @SteveCoyDOA

1962- Sananda Maitreya a.k.a. Terence Trent D’arby (singer)                 54 yrs.

Terence Trent D'Arby

Terence Trent D’arby “Wishing Well” live video link here.

1963- Bret Michaels (lead singer w/ Poison)                          53 yrs.

Bret Michaels still spends

Poison w/ Bret Michaels “Fallen Angel” video link here.

1964- Kennedy Gordy a.k.a. Rockwell (singer; son of Motown record boss Berry Gordy; “Somebody’s Watching Me”)                       52 yrs.

name is Kennedy Gordy,

1968- Mark McGrath (singer w/ Sugar Ray)                                  48 yrs.

Mark Mcgrath Tattoos, picture

1972- Mark Hoppus (bassist, singer w/ Blink 182; record producer + television host)
44 yrs.

Mark Hoppus 2011.jpg

Blink 182 w/ Mark Hoppus “What’s My Age Again?” video link here.

1975- Will.i.am (member of Black Eyed Peas; recording artist/ songwriter/ entrepreneur/ voice actor/actor/ DJ/ record producer; he has produced with Michael Jackson, U2, Rihanna & more..)                      41 yrs.

Will.i.am Wants To Staple

The Black Eyed Peas w/ Will.i.am “Where Is The Love?” video link here.

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 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 MAUREEN MCGOVERN, JULIANA HATFIELD & More…

1933- Nick Reynolds (member of The Kingston Trio; “Tom Dooley”)          82 yrs.

Nick Reynolds

The Kingston Trio w/ Nick Reynolds “Shady Grove/ Lonesome Traveller”
live video link here.

1943- Al Ramsey (member of Gary Lewis & The Playboys; “This Diamond Ring”)       72 yrs.

Allan Ramsay is top Right.  Al Ramsey, top right

1944- Bobby Gentry (singer/ songwriter; “Ode to Billy Joe”)       71 yrs.

bobbie-gentry-grammy

Bobby Gentry “Ode To Billie Joe” live video link here.

1949- Maureen McGovern (singer; “The Morning After”)        66 yrs.

Maureen McGovern

1950- Michael Vaughn (guitarist w/ Paper Lace; “The Night Chicago Died”)       65 yrs.

Paper Lace Michael Vaughn, standing

Paper Lace w/ Michael Vaughn “The Night Chicago Died” live video link here.

1953- Suzi Carr (singer w/  Will To Power; “Baby I Love Your Way/Freebird”)       62 yrs.

SUZI CARR - VOCALISTA DO GRUPO

1960- Conway Savage (keyboards  w/ Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds)          55 yrs.

Bad Seed Conway Savage

1962- Karl Mueller (bassist w/ Soul Asylum; “Runaway Train”; died in 2005)

Karl Mueller: 1963–2005

Soul Asylum w/ Karl Mueller “Misery” video link here.

1964- Rex Brown (bassist w/ Pantera)      51 yrs.

Rex Brown

1967- Juliana Hatfield (singer,songwriter, guitarist w/  Juliana Hatfield Three)          48 yrs.

Juliana Hatfield Juliana

Juliana Hatfield Three “Spin The Bottle” live video link here.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BURT BACHARACH, STEVE WINWOOD & More…

1928- Burt Bacharach (songwriter/pianist/arranger; co-wrote “Close To You”, “Magic Moments” + more…; won two Oscars for film scores)             87 yrs.

Y con ustedes Burt Bacharach

1940- Norman Whitfield (songwriter/producer; worked w/ Berry Gordy’s Motown; collaborated on hits such as “Car Wash”, “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” + more…)          75 yrs.

TOP 25 NORMAN WHITFIELD

1943- David Walkes (member of Gary Lewis & The Playboys; “This Diamond Ring”)       72 yrs.               No Photo Available

1945- Jayotis Washington (singer w/ The Persuasions; has worked w/ Joni Mitchell, Stevie Wonder + more…)        70 yrs.

JAYOTIS WASHINGTON (baritone

The Persuasions w/ Jayotis Washington “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For”
live video link here.

1946- Ian McLagan (keyboards w/ Small Faces + Faces; worked w/ The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan + more…)         69 yrs.

Ian McLagan

Faces w/ Ian McLagan “Stay With Me” video link here.

1948- Steve Winwood (vocals, keyboards, guitars; member of Spencer Davis Group, Traffic, Blind Faith; solo; “Higher Love”)      67 yrs.

Steve Winwood

Steve Winwood “Back In The High Life Again” live video link here.

1950- Billy Squier (guitarist/singer; “The Stroke”)       65 yrs.

Artist #4: Billy Squier

Billy Squier “Everybody Wants You” live video link here.

1954- Barry Borden (member of Molly Hatchet)        61 yrs.

Barry Borden

1958- Eric Singer (drummer w/ KISS; debuted on the ‘Revenge’ album)            57 yrs.

Eric Singer Biography, Videos

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 PHIL LESH, SLY STONE, RY COODER & More…

1912- Sam ‘Lightnin’ Hopkins (blues guitarist/singer; died in 1982)

Lightnin' Hopkins

Sam ‘Lightnin’ Hopkins “Ain’t No Cadillac” live video link here.

1931- James Mitchell (tenor saxophone w/ Memphis Horns; played with Al Green, Aretha Franklin, Elvis Presley and more..; died in 2000)

James Mitchell may just be

1932- Arif Mardin (producer/arranger; worked with Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, Nora Jones & more…; died in 2006)

Arif Mardin

1940- Phil Lesh (bassist, singer, songwriter w/ The Grateful Dead + Phil Lesh & Friends)    75 yrs.

Phil Lesh & Friends Terrapin

Phil Lesh & Friends “Shakedown Street > Friend Of The Devil > Althea”
live video link here.

1941- Mike Love (vocals for The Beach Boys)     74 yrs.

Mike Love

The Beach Boys w/ Mike Love “Help Me Rhonda” live video link here.

1944- Sly Stone (vocals, guitar, + keys w/ Sly & The Family Stone)  71 yrs.

funk-pioneer Sly Stone is

Sly & The Family Stone “Thank You Faletinme Be Mice Elf Again” live video link here.

1944- David Costello (member of Gary Lewis & The Playboys)   71 yrs.

Old Photo: Dave Costell & GaryDavid Costello (left) & G.Lewis

1946- Howard Scott (member of WAR)      69 yrs.

Howard Scott from The Lowrider

1947- Ry Cooder (guitarist w/ Captain Beefheart’s Magic Band; worked w/ Gordon Lightfoot, The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton & more; solo career)   68 yrs.

ry cooder

Ry Cooder “Get Rhythm” video link here.

1948- Stephen Nisbett (drums w/ Steel Pulse)     67 yrs.

Steve Nisbett relaxes from my

Steel Pulse w/ Stephen Nisbett “Steppin’ Out” live video link here.

1955- Dee Snider (frontman for Twisted Sister)     60 yrs.

Dee Snider thumbnail image

Twisted Sister w/ Dee Snider “You Can’t Stop Rock ‘n’ Roll” video link here.

1962- Steve Coy (member of Dead Or Alive)    53 yrs.

Steve Coy. @SteveCoyDOA

1962- Sananda Maitreya a.k.a. Terence Trent D’arby (singer)     53 yrs.

Terence Trent D'Arby

Terence Trent D’arby “Wishing Well” live video link here.

1963- Bret Michaels (lead singer w/ Poison)       52 yrs.

Bret Michaels still spends

Poison w/ Bret Michaels “Fallen Angel” video link here.

1964- Kennedy Gordy a.k.a. Rockwell (singer; son of Motown record boss Berry Gordy; “Somebody’s Watching Me”)    51 yrs.

name is Kennedy Gordy,

1968- Mark McGrath (singer w/ Sugar Ray)        47 yrs.

Mark Mcgrath Tattoos, picture

1972- Mark Hoppus (bassist, singer w/ Blink 182; record producer + television host)        43 yrs.

Mark Hoppus 2011.jpg

Blink 182 w/ Mark Hoppus “What’s My Age Again?” video link here.

1975- Will.i.am (member of Black Eyed Peas; recording artist/ songwriter/ entrepreneur/ voice actor/actor/ DJ/ record producer; he has produced with Michael Jackson, U2, Rihanna & more..)     40 yrs.

Will.i.am Wants To Staple

The Black Eyed Peas w/ Will.i.am “Where Is The Love?” video link here.

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 GARY LEWIS, DANIEL ASH & More…

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

GARY LEWIS IS 67 TODAY

Gary Lewis & The Playboys “This Diamond Ring” live video link

1947- Karl Green (guitar w/ Herman’s Hermits; “Mrs. Brown You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter”)            67 yrs.

Does anybody on this planet remember who played bass for Herman's ...

Herman’s Hermits w/ Karl Green “I’m Into Something Good” live video link

1951- Carlo Karges (member of Nena; “99 Red Balloons”)         63 yrs.

Carlo Karges

1953- Hugh McDowell (cellist w/ Electric Light Orchestra; “Don’t Bring Me Down”)       61 yrs.

Hugh McDowell

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

Daniel Ash in My Photos by

Love & Rockets w/ Daniel Ash “No New Tale To Tell” video link

1958- Bill Berry (drummer w/ R.E.M.; “The One I Love”, “Stand”, “Radio Song” + more; left the band in 1997)          56 yrs.

bill berry

 

1960- Malcolm Ross (member of Aztec Camera)

Design Practice III//Negotiated Briefs//Orange Juice & Malcolm Ross.

1963- Norman Cook a.k.a. Fatboy Slim (member of Housemartins, Beats International, Freak Power;DJ; solo artist)        51 yrs.

Norman Cook - DJ Vocals

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

1964- Jim Corr (guitar, keyboards + vocals w/ The Corrs)         50 yrs.

large the corrs forgiven not forgotten jim corr the corrs in the corrs ...

1964- Robert Townsend (member of Pop Will Eat Itself)        50 yrs.        No Photos Available 

1971- John Lowery (guitarist w/ Marilyn Manson; “The Dope Show”)       43 yrs.

John Lowery (John 5) at the special friends and fans screening of THE ...

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

1978- Will Champion (drummer w Coldplay)         36 yrs.

Will+Champion+Will_Drums.jpg

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 NICK REYNOLDS, JULIANA HATFIELD & More…

1933- Nick Reynolds (member of The Kingston Trio; “Tom Dooley”)
81 yrs.

Nick Reynolds

The Kingston Trio w/ Nick Reynolds “Shady Grove / Lonesome Traveller” live video link

1943- Al Ramsey (member of Gary Lewis & The Playboys; “This Diamond Ring”)       71 yrs.

Allan Ramsay is top Right.  Al Ramsey, top right

1944- Bobby Gentry (singer/ songwriter; “Ode to Billy Joe”)       70 yrs.

bobbie-gentry-grammy

Bobby Gentry “Ode To Billie Joe” live video link

1949- Maureen McGovern (singer; “The Morning After”)        65 yrs.

Maureen McGovern

1950- Michael Vaughn (guitarist w/ Paper Lace; “The Night Chicago Died”)       64 yrs.

Paper Lace Michael Vaughn, standing

Paper Lace w/ Michael Vaughn “The Night Chicago Died” live video link

1953- Suzi Carr (singer w/  Will To Power; “Baby I Love Your Way/Freebird”)       61 yrs.

SUZI CARR - VOCALISTA DO GRUPO

1960- Conway Savage (keyboards  w/ Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds)
54 yrs.

Bad Seed Conway Savage

1962- Karl Mueller (bassist w/ Soul Asylum; “Runaway Train”; died in 2005)

Karl Mueller: 1963–2005

Soul Asylum w/ Karl Mueller “Misery” video link

1964- Rex Brown (bassist w/ Pantera)      50 yrs.

Rex Brown

1967- Juliana Hatfield (singer,songwriter, guitarist w/  Juliana Hatfield Three)          47 yrs.

Juliana Hatfield Juliana

Juliana Hatfield Three “Spin The Bottle” live video link

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BURT BACHARACH, STEVE WINWOOD & More…

1928- Burt Bacharach (songwriter/pianist/arranger; co-wrote “Close To You”, “Magic Moments” + more…; won two Oscars for film scores)             86 yrs.

Y con ustedes Burt Bacharach

1940- Norman Whitfield (songwriter/producer; worked w/ Berry Gordy’s Motown; collaborated on hits such as “Car Wash”, “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” + more…)          74 yrs.

TOP 25 NORMAN WHITFIELD

1943- David Walkes (member of Gary Lewis & The Playboys; “This Diamond Ring”)       71 yrs.               No Photo Available

1945- Jayotis Washington (singer w/ The Persuasions; has worked w/ Joni Mitchell, Stevie Wonder + more…)        69 yrs.

JAYOTIS WASHINGTON (baritone

The Persuasions w/ Jayotis Washington “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” live video link

1946- Ian McLagan (keyboards w/ Small Faces + Faces; worked w/ The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan + more…)         68 yrs.

Ian McLagan

Faces w/ Ian McLagan “Stay With Me” video link

1948- Steve Winwood (vocals, keyboards, guitars; member of Spencer Davis Group, Traffic, Blind Faith; solo; “Higher Love”)      66 yrs.

Steve Winwood

Steve Winwood “Back In The High Life Again” live video link

1950- Billy Squier (guitarist/singer; “The Stroke”)       64 yrs.

Artist #4: Billy Squier

Billy Squier “Everybody Wants You” live video link from 1983

1954- Barry Borden (member of Molly Hatchet)        60 yrs.

Barry Borden

1958- Eric Singer (drummer w/ KISS; debuted on the ‘Revenge’ album)            56 yrs.

Eric Singer Biography, Videos

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!!!! 😉