Tag Archives: J. Geils Band

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ROGER MCGUINN, GERALD LEVERT, MARK GREENWAY & More…

1942- Jim McGuinn a.k.a. Roger McGuinn (guitar + vocals w/ The Byrds; “Mr. Tambourine Man” + “Turn, Turn, Turn”; solo artist)                   74 yrs.

roger mcguinn

The Byrds w/ Roger McGuinn “Eight Miles High” live video link here.

1942- Stephen Jo Bladd (drummer w/ J Geils Band; “Centerfold”)         74 yrs.

Drummer Stephen Jo Bladd of

1955- Mark ‘The Animal’ Mendoza (bassist w/ Twisted Sister)     61 yrs.

G&L Guitars Artists

1961- Lawrence Donegan (bassist w/ Lloyd Cole & The Commotions)       55 yrs.

Lawrence Donegan

1966- Gerald Levert (R&B singer w/ LeVert; “Casanova”; son of Eddie Levert, singer w/ The O’Jays; died in 2006)

Gerald Levert was born on

LeVert w/ Gerald Levert “Casanova” video link here.

1969- Mark Greenway (singer w/ Napalm Death, Extreme Noise Terror + Benediction)         47 yrs.

of Mark "Barney" Greenway

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY RITCHIE VALENS, STEVIE WONDER, MICHAEL KANG & More…

1941- Ritchie Valens (singer; “La Bamba”; died in 1959)

Ritchie Valens Promotional

Ritchie Valens “Come On Let’s Go” video link here.

1943- Mary Wells (singer; “My Guy”; died in 1992)

Mary Wells is considered

Mary Wells “My Guy” live video link here.

1945- Magic Dick (harmonica w/ The J Geils Band)          71 yrs.

Peter Wolf and Magic Dick,

1946- Daniel Klein (bassist w/ The J Geils Band)         70 yrs.

Danny Klein - J.Geils Band

J Geils Band w/ Magic Dick & Daniel Klein “Centerfold” video link here.

1947- Overend Watts (bassist w/ Mott The Hoople)                        69 yrs.

Those famous Overend Watts

1950- Danny Kirwan (guitarist w/ Fleetwood Mac; left band in 1972)            66 yrs.

Danny Kirwan

1950- Stevie Wonder (singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist; blind child prodigy; signed w/ label at 11 yrs. old; “Sunshine Of My Life”, “Boogie On Reggae Woman” + more)
66 yrs.

Stevie Wonder - Wikipedia

Stevie Wonder “Living For The City” live video link here.

1951- Paul Thompson (drummer w/ Roxy Music)                     65 yrs.

RoxyMusic

1966- Darius Rucker (lead singer of Hootie & The Blowfish; solo country artist)            50 yrs.

dariusrucker

1971- Michael Kang (violinist, mandolinist, vocalist + songwriter w/ The String Cheese Incident; “Wake Up”, “San Jose”, “Little Hands” + more)             45 yrs.

The String Cheese Incident w/ Michael Kang “San Jose” 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!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ROGER MCGUINN, GERALD LEVERT & More…

1942- Jim McGuinn a.k.a. Roger McGuinn (guitar + vocals w/ The Byrds; “Mr. Tambourine Man” + “Turn, Turn, Turn”; solo artist)                   73 yrs.

roger mcguinn

The Byrds w/ Roger McGuinn “Eight Miles High” live video link here.

1942- Stephen Jo Bladd (drummer w/ J Geils Band; “Centerfold”)         73 yrs.

Drummer Stephen Jo Bladd of

1955- Mark ‘The Animal’ Mendoza (bassist w/ Twisted Sister)     60 yrs.

G&L Guitars Artists

1961- Lawrence Donegan (bassist w/ Lloyd Cole & The Commotions)       54 yrs.

Lawrence Donegan

1966- Gerald Levert (R&B singer w/ LeVert; “Casanova”; son of Eddie Levert, singer w/ The O’Jays; died in 2006)

Gerald Levert was born on

LeVert w/ Gerald Levert “Casanova” video link here.

1969- Mark Greenway (singer w/ Napalm Death, Extreme Noise Terror + Benediction)         46 yrs.

of Mark "Barney" Greenway

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY STEVIE WONDER, MICHAEL KANG & More…

1941- Ritchie Valens (singer; “La Bamba”; died in 1959)

Ritchie Valens Promotional

Ritchie Valens “Come On Let’s Go” video link here.

1943- Mary Wells (singer; “My Guy”; died in 1992)

Mary Wells is considered

Mary Wells “My Guy” live video link here.

1945- Magic Dick (harmonica w/ The J Geils Band)          70 yrs.

Peter Wolf and Magic Dick,

1946- Daniel Klein (bassist w/ The J Geils Band)         69 yrs.

Danny Klein - J.Geils Band

J Geils Band w/ Magic Dick & Daniel Klein “Centerfold” video link here.

1947- Overend Watts (bassist w/ Mott The Hoople)       68 yrs.

Those famous Overend Watts

1950- Danny Kirwan (guitarist w/ Fleetwood Mac; left band in 1972)            65 yrs.

Danny Kirwan

1950- Stevie Wonder (singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist; blind child prodigy; signed w/ label at 11 yrs. old; “Sunshine Of My Life”, “Boogie On Reggae Woman” + more)        65 yrs.

Stevie Wonder - Wikipedia

Stevie Wonder “Living For The City” live video link here.

1951- Paul Thompson (drummer w/ Roxy Music)      64 yrs.

RoxyMusic

1966- Darius Rucker (lead singer of Hootie & The Blowfish; solo country artist)           49 yrs.

dariusrucker

1971- Michael Kang (violinist, mandolinist, vocalist + songwriter w/ The String Cheese Incident; “Wake Up”, “San Jose”, “Little Hands” + more)             44 yrs.

 

The String Cheese Incident w/ Michael Kang “San Jose” 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!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TOWNES VAN ZANDT, PETER WOLF & More…

1944- Townes Van Zandt (singer/songwriter; has been covered by Alison Krauss, Cowboy Junkies, Lyle Lovett, Bob Dylan, Steve Earle + more…; died in 1997)

1945- Arthur Lee (guitarist, songwriter w/ Love; died in 2006)

as he pulls away with the

1945- Chris White (bassist w/ The Zombies)       70 yrs.

bassist Chris White

1946- Matthew Fisher (keyboards w/ Procol Harum)      69 yrs.

Procol Harum's Matthew Fisher.

Procol Harum w/ Matthew Fisher “A Whiter Shade Of Pale” video link here.

1946- Peter Wolf (singer w/ The J Geils Band; married to actress Faye Dunaway at one point)     69 yrs.

February 21st 2014: Peter Wolf

J. Geils Band w/ Peter Wolf “Love Stinks” video link here.

1952- Ernie Isley (member of The Isley Brothers)       63 yrs.

Ernie Isley at work

The Isley Brothers w/ Ernie “This Old Heart Of Mine” video link here.

1966- Paul Davis (keyboards w/ Happy Mondays)       49 yrs.
No Photos Available.

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 ELMORE JAMES, BOBBY ‘BLUE’ BLAND & More…

1918- Elmore James (blues singer/guitarist; thought to be ‘King Of The Slide Guitar’; died in 1963)

Elmore James

Elmore James “Rollin’ & Tumblin” link here.

1919- David Seville (musician; “The Chipmunk Song”; died in 1972)

1930- Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland (R&B singer; blues hall of fame inductee, rock & roll hall of fame inductee; Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award recepient; died in 2013)

bobby-bland_2598814a.jpg

Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland “That’s The Way Love Is” video link here.

1945- Nick Mason (original member/ drummer/ percussionist for Pink Floyd, who played on every album)        70 yrs.

Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason

Pink Floyd w/ Nick Mason live link here.

1946- Nedra Talley (singer w/ The Ronettes)       69 yrs.

Nedra Talley

The Ronettes w/ Nedra Talley “Be My Baby” video link here.

1951- Brian Downey (drummer for and founding member of Thin Lizzy)    64 yrs.

Brian-Downey-of-Thin-Lizzy-on- ...

Thin Lizzy w/ Brian Downey “Whiskey In The Jar” video link here.

1951- Seth Justman (keyboards/vocals w/ The J. Geils Band)  64 yrs.

Seth Justman performs with

J. Geils Band w/ Seth Justman “Centerfold” video link here.

1957- Janick Robert Gers (guitarist; worked w/ Iron Maiden, White Spirit + Gillan)
58 yrs.

1961- Gillian Gilbert (keyboardist w/ The Inadequates + New Order; “Blue Monday”; member of The Other Two)          54 yrs.

1961- Martin DeGaulle (singer w/ Sigue Sigue Sputnik)    54 yrs.
No Photo Available.

1961- Margo Timmins (vocals w/ Cowboy Junkies)   54 yrs.

Margo Timmins and The Cowboy

The Cowboy Junkies w/ Margo Timmins “Sweet Jane” video link here.

1968- Mike Patton (singer/multi-instrumentalist w/ Faith No More) 47 yrs.

Mike Patton Tribute 2

Faith No More w/ Mike Patton “A Small Victory” video link here.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ROGER MCGUINN, GERALD LEVERT & More…

1942- Jim McGuinn a.k.a. Roger McGuinn (guitar + vocals w/ The Byrds; “Mr. Tambourine Man” + “Turn, Turn, Turn”; solo artist)
72 yrs.

roger mcguinn

The Byrds w/ Roger McGuinn “Eight Miles High” live video link 1970

1942- Stephen Jo Bladd (drummer w/ J Geils Band; “Centerfold”)
72 yrs.

Drummer Stephen Jo Bladd of

1955- Mark ‘The Animal’ Mendoza (bassist w/ Twisted Sister)     59 yrs.

G&L Guitars Artists

1961- Lawrence Donegan (bassist w/ Lloyd Cole & The Commotions)
53 yrs.

Lawrence Donegan

1966- Gerald Levert (R&B singer w/ LeVert; “Casanova”; son of Eddie Levert, singer w/ The O’Jays; died in 2006)

Gerald Levert was born on

LeVert w/ Gerald Levert “Casanova” video link

1969- Mark Greenway (singer w/ Napalm Death, Extreme Noise Terror + Benediction)         45 yrs.

of Mark "Barney" Greenway

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY RITCHIE VALENS, STEVIE WONDER & More…

1941- Ritchie Valens (singer; “La Bamba”; died in 1959)

Ritchie Valens Promotional

Ritchie Valens “Come On Let’s Go” video link

1943- Mary Wells (singer; “My Guy”; died in 1992)

Mary Wells is considered

Mary Wells “My Guy” live video link

1945- Magic Dick (harmonica w/ The J Geils Band)          69 yrs.

Peter Wolf and Magic Dick,

1946- Daniel Klein (bassist w/ The J Geils Band)         68 yrs.

Danny Klein - J.Geils Band

J Geils Band w/ Magic Dick & Daniel Klein “Centerfold” video link

1947- Overend Watts (bassist w/ Mott The Hoople)       67 yrs.

Those famous Overend Watts

1950- Danny Kirwan (guitarist w/ Fleetwood Mac; left band in 1972)            64 yrs.

Danny Kirwan

1950- Stevie Wonder (singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist; blind child prodigy; signed w/ label at 11 yrs. old; “Sunshine Of My Life”, “Boogie On Reggae Woman” + more)        64 yrs.

Stevie Wonder - Wikipedia

Stevie Wonder “Living For The City” live video link from 1974

1951- Paul Thompson (drummer w/ Roxy Music)      63 yrs.

RoxyMusic

1966- Darius Rucker (lead singer of Hootie & The Blowfish; solo country artist)           48 yrs.

dariusrucker

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ARTHUR LEE, PETER WOLF & More…

1945- Arthur Lee (guitarist, songwriter w/ Love; died in 2006)

as he pulls away with the

1945- Chris White (bassist w/ The Zombies)       69 yrs.

bassist Chris White

1946- Matthew Fisher (keyboards w/ Procol Harum)      68 yrs.

Procol Harum's Matthew Fisher.

Procol Harum w/ Matthew Fisher “A Whiter Shade Of Pale” video link

1946- Peter Wolf (singer w/ The J Geils Band; married to actress Faye Dunaway at one point)     68 yrs.

February 21st 2014: Peter Wolf

J. Geils Band w/ Peter Wolf “Love Stinks” video link

1952- Ernie Isley (member of The Isley Brothers)       62 yrs.

Ernie Isley at work

The Isley Brothers w/ Ernie “This Old Heart Of Mine” video link

1966- Paul Davis (keyboards w/ Happy Mondays)       48 yrs.

Paul Davis (keyboards) and

Happy Mondays w/ Paul Davis “Step On” live video link

These are you 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 BOBBY “BLUE” BLAND, MARGO TIMMINS, MIKE PATTON & More…

1918- Elmore James (blues singer/guitarist; thought to be ‘King Of The Slide Guitar’; died in 1963)

Elmore James

Elmore James “Rollin’ & Tumblin’ “

1930- Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland (R&B singer; blues hall of fame inductee, rock & roll hall of fame inductee; Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award recepient; died in 2013)

bobby-bland_2598814a.jpg

Bobby “Blue” Bland “That’s The Way Love Is”

1945- Nick Mason (original member/ drummer/ percussionist for Pink Floyd, who played on every album)        69 yrs.

Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason

Pink Floyd w/ Nick Mason @ Live 8 in 2005

1946- Nedra Talley (singer w/ The Ronettes)       68 yrs.

Nedra Talley

The Ronettes w/ Nedra Talley ‘Be My Baby’

1951- Brian Downey (drummer for and founding member of Thin Lizzy)    63 yrs.

Brian-Downey-of-Thin-Lizzy-on- ...

Thin Lizzy w/ Brian Downey ‘Whiskey In The Jar’ 1973

1951- Seth Justman (keyboards/vocals w/ The J. Geils Band)  63 yrs.

Seth Justman performs with

J. Geils Band w/ Seth Justman ‘Centerfold’

1961- Martin DeGaulle (singer w/ Sigue Sigue Sputnik)    53 yrs.

Sigue Sigue Sputnik w/ Martin DeGaulle ‘Sex Bomb Boogie’

1961- Margo Timmins (vocals w/ Cowboy Junkies)   53 yrs.

Margo Timmins and The Cowboy

The Cowboy Junkies w/ Margo Timmins ‘Sweet Jane’

1968- Mike Patton (singer/multi-instrumentalist w/ Faith No More) 46 yrs.

Mike Patton Tribute 2

Faith No More w/ Mike Patton ‘A Small Victory’

These are the Birthdays for today. I have added video links to these artists. Unfortunately, I could not find photos for Martin De Gaulle. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉