Tag Archives: Level 42

HAPPY BIRTHDAY NAT KING COLE, PAUL KANTNER, BILLY CORGAN & More…

1919- Nat King Cole (singer; father of Natalie Cole; died in 1965)

Nat King Cole was born

Nat King Cole “When I Fall In Love” live video link here.

1941- Clarence Collins (member of Little Anthony & The Imperials; “Tears On My Pillow”)                             75 yrs

1941- Paul Kantner (guitar w/  Jefferson Airplane; “White Rabbit”; died in 2016)

Paul Kantner

Jefferson Airplane w/ Paul Kantner “Somebody To Love” live video link here.

1944- John Sebastian (member of the Lovin Spoonful; solo career)       72 yrs.

John Sebastian 3

The Lovin’ Spoonful “Summer In The City” live video link here.

1944- Pat McAuley (drums+ keys w/ Them for a year; died in 1984)
No Photos Available.

1946- Harold Brown (drummer w/ WAR)                       70 yrs.

Harold Brown, original Low

1951- Scott Gorham (guitarist w/ Thin Lizzy)                       65 yrs.

to international

1959- Mike Lindup (keyboards w/ Level 42)                   57 yrs.

Mike Lindup is a founder

Level 42 w/ Mike Lindup “Lessons In Love” video link here.

1963- Michael Ivins (bassist w/ Flaming Lips)                       53 yrs.

Michael Ivins The Flaming Lips

The Flaming Lips w/ Michael Ivins “Fight Test” video link here.

1967- Billy Corgan (vocals+guitar w/ The Smashing Pumpkins)                      49 yrs.

Billy Corgan is in my opinion,

Smashing Pumpkins w/ Billy Corgan “Rhinoceros” video link here.

1972- Melissa Auf Der Maur (member of Hole)                         44 yrs.

Melissa Auf Der Maur - 6

1973- Caroline Corr (drums+vocals w/ The Corrs)                      43 yrs.

Корр (photo Caroline Corr)

1975- Justin Hawkins (vocals w/ The Darkness)                              41 yrs.

1990- Hozier (singer/songwriter)                                   26 yrs.

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 BOBBY WOMACK, CHRIS SQUIRE, JASON NEWSTED, EVAN DANDO & More…

1944- Bobby Womack (soul singer/session guitarist)                      72 yrs.

Bobby Womack

1948- Chris Squire (bassist w/ Yes; solo career)                               68 yrs.

Chris Squire 'Fish Out Of

Yes w/ Chris Squire “And You And I” live video link here.

1955- Boon Gould (member of Level 42)                          61 yrs.

Boon Gould - Wembley Arena

1963- Jason Newsted (bassist w/ Metallica until 2001)                      53 yrs.

Metallica Jason Newsted

Metallica w/ Jason Newsted “Fight Fire With Fire” live video link here.

1965- Richard March (bassist w/ Pop Will Eat Itself)                                  51 yrs.

Richard March of Pop Will

Pop Will Eat Itself w/ Richard March “Can U Dig It?” video link here.

1966- Patrick Hannan (drummer w/ The Sundays)                              50 yrs.

Patrick Hannan

The Sundays w/ Patrick Hannan “Love” video link here.

1967- Evan Dando (guitar + vocals w/ The Lemonheads)                           49 yrs.

Evan Dando

The Lemonheads w/ Evan Dando “Rudderless” live video link here.

1971- Fergal Lawlor (drummer w/ The Cranberries)                                    45 yrs.

Fergal Lawler

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 BRIAN JONES, IAN BROWN, JAKE BUGG & More…

1941- Marty Sanders (guitarist w/ Jay and the Americans)                75 yrs.

Marty Sanders from Jay and the

1942- Brian Jones (multi-instrumentalist + founding member of The Rolling Stones; died in 1969)

Brian Jones performing on tv

1942- Joe South (singer/songwriter; worked w/ Bob Dylan, Simon & Garfunkel, + Aretha Franklin; died in 2012)

Joe South (born Joe Souter

1943- Donnie Iris (singer + guitarist w/ Wild Cherry; “Play That Funky Music”)            73 yrs.

Donnie Iris Tickets

Wild Cherry w/ Donnie Iris “Play That Funky Music” live video link here.

1945- Ronnie Rosman (member of Tommy James & The Shondells)                    71 yrs.

Ron Rosman

1952- Eddie Manion (saxophone w/ Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes)                   64 yrs.

Eddie "Kingfish" Manion

1957- Cindy Wilson (singer, musician + founding member of B-52’s)                          59 yrs.

B-52’s w/ Cindy Wilson “Rock Lobster” video link here.

1957- Ian Stanley (keyboards w/ Tears For Fears)                           59 yrs.

Ian Stanley

Tears For Fears w/ Ian Stanley “Everybody Wants To Rule The World”
live video link here

1957- Phil Gould (drummer w/ Level 42)                          59 yrs.

brother Boon did then Phil

Level 42 w/ Phillip Gould “Something About You” video link here.

1966- Ian Brown (singer w/ The Stone Roses)                                 50 yrs.

Photo Gallery: Ian Brown

The Stone Roses w/ Ian Brown “Love Spreads” video link here.

1971- Nigel Godrich (Grammy winning recording engineer + producer; worked w/ Radiohead)                       45 yrs.

Nigel Godrich

1994- Jake Edwin Kennedy a.k.a. Jake Bugg (singer/songwriter)                     22 yrs.

Jake Bugg fans - Follow me!

Jake Bugg “Two Fingers” live 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 ‘JELLY ROLL’ MORTON, TOM PETTY, SNOOP DOGG & More…

1890- Ferdinand ‘Jelly Roll’ Morton (jazz pianist, arranger, bandleader + composer; died in 1941)

Jelly Roll Morton “Pretty Lil” live audio link here.

1939- Jay Siegel (member of The Tokens; “The Lion Sleeps Tonight”)               76 yrs.

The Tokens w/ Jay Siegel “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” live video link here.

1942- John Carter (member of Ivy League; “Tossing & Turning”)               73 yrs.

1945- Ric Lee (drummer w/ Ten Years After)           70 yrs.

1951- Alan Greenwood (keyboardist w/ Foreigner; “I Want To Know What Love Is”)
64 yrs.

1953- Tom Petty (singer, songwriter + guitarist w/ The Heartbreakers; “American Girl”, “Refugee”, “Great Wide Open” + more…; member of Mudcrutch; solo artist; “Free Fallin” + “I Won’t Back Down”; founding member of supergroup The Traveling Wilburys; “End Of The Line”, “Last Night” + more…)               62 yrs.

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers “Even The Losers” live video link here.

1955- Mark Feltham (harmonica player w/ Nine Below Zero; has worked w/ Roger Daltry, Annie Lennox, Oasis + more…)                      60 yrs.

1958- Mark King (bassist + vocalist w/ Level 42; “Lessons In Love”)            57 yrs.

Level 42 w/ Mark King “Something About You” live video link here.

1964- David Ryan (drummer w/ The Lemonheads; “Into Your Arms”)        51 yrs.

1964- Jim Sonefild (drummer + vocalist w/ Hootie & The Blowfish; “Hold My Hand”)
51 yrs.

1965- Norman Blake (guitar + vocals w/ Teenage Fanclub)            50 yrs.

Teenage Fanclub w/ Norman Blake “Hang On” video link here.

1971- Calvin Broadus a.k.a. Snoop Doggy  Dogg (rapper; “Gin & Juice”, “What’s My Name”; released a recent album under the name Snoop Lion)           44 yrs.

Snoop Dogg “Who Am I (What’s My Name)” video link here.

1978- Paul Wilson (bassist w/ Snow Patrol)                  37 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 NAT KING COLE, BILLY CORGAN & More…

1919- Nat King Cole (singer; father of Natalie Cole; died in 1965)

Nat King Cole was born

Nat King Cole “When I Fall In Love” live video link here.

1941- Clarence Collins (member of Little Anthony & The Imperials; “Tears On My Pillow”)              74 yrs

 

1941- Paul Kantner (guitar w/  Jefferson Airplane; “White Rabbit”)     74 yrs.

Paul Kantner

Jefferson Airplane w/ Paul Kantner “Somebody To Love” live video link here.

1944- John Sebastian (member of the Lovin Spoonful; solo career)       71 yrs.

John Sebastian 3

The Lovin’ Spoonful “Summer In The City” live video link here.

1944- Pat McAuley (drums+ keys w/ Them for a year)   71 yrs.
No Photos Available.

1946- Harold Brown (member of WAR)      69 yrs.

Harold Brown, original Low

1951- Scott Gorham (guitarist w/ Thin Lizzy)       64 yrs.

to international

1959- Mike Lindup (keyboards w/ Level 42)       56 yrs.

Mike Lindup is a founder

Level 42 w/ Mike Lindup “Lessons In Love” video link here.

1963- Michael Ivins (bassist w/ Flaming Lips)      52 yrs.

Michael Ivins The Flaming Lips

The Flaming Lips w/ Michael Ivins “Fight Test” video link here.

1967- Billy Corgan (vocals+guitar w/ The Smashing Pumpkins)      48 yrs.

Billy Corgan is in my opinion,

Smashing Pumpkins w/ Billy Corgan “Rhinoceros” video link here.

1972- Melissa Auf Der Maur (member of Hole)     43 yrs.

Melissa Auf Der Maur - 6

1973- Caroline Corr (drums+vocals w/ The Corrs)     42 yrs.

Корр (photo Caroline Corr)

1975- Justin Hawkins (vocals w/ The Darkness)     40 yrs.

1990- Hozier (singer/songwriter)               25 yrs.

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 JASON NEWSTED, EVAN DANDO & More…

1944- Bobby Womack (soul singer/session guitarist)       71 yrs.

Bobby Womack

1948- Chris Squire (bassist w/ Yes; solo career)        67 yrs.

Chris Squire 'Fish Out Of

Yes w/ Chris Squire “And You And I” live video link here.

1955- Boon Gould (member of Level 42)     60 yrs.

Boon Gould - Wembley Arena

1963- Jason Newsted (bassist w/ Metallica until 2001)     52 yrs.

Metallica Jason Newsted

Metallica w/ Jason Newsted “Fight Fire With Fire” live video link here.

1965- Richard March (bassist w/ Pop Will Eat Itself)     50 yrs.

Richard March of Pop Will

Pop Will Eat Itself w/ Richard March “Can U Dig It?” video link here.

1966- Patrick Hannan (drummer w/ The Sundays)       49 yrs.

Patrick Hannan

The Sundays w/ Patrick Hannan “Love” video link here.

1967- Evan Dando (guitar + vocals w/ The Lemonheads)     48 yrs.

Evan Dando

The Lemonheads w/ Evan Dando “Rudderless” live video link here.

1971- Fergal Lawlor (drummer w/ The Cranberries)       44 yrs.

Fergal Lawler

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 IAN BROWN, JAKE BUGG & More…

1941- Marty Sanders (guitarist w/ Jay and the Americans)   74 yrs.

Marty Sanders from Jay and the

1942- Brian Jones (multi-instrumentalist + founding member of The Rolling Stones; died in 1969)

Brian Jones performing on tv

1942- Joe South (singer/songwriter; worked w/ Bob Dylan, Simon & Garfunkel, + Aretha Franklin; died in 2012)

Joe South (born Joe Souter

1943- Donnie Iris (singer + guitarist w/ Wild Cherry; “Play That Funky Music”)  72 yrs.

Donnie Iris Tickets

Wild Cherry w/ Donnie Iris “Play That Funky Music” live video link here.

1945- Ronnie Rosman (member of Tommy James & The Shondells)  70 yrs.

Ron Rosman

1952- Eddie Manion (saxophone w/ Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes)   63 yrs.

Eddie "Kingfish" Manion

1957- Cindy Wilson (singer, musician + founding member of B-52’s)         58 yrs.

B-52’s w/ Cindy Wilson “Rock Lobster” video link here.

1957- Ian Stanley (keyboards w/ Tears For Fears)    58 yrs.

Ian Stanley

Tears For Fears w/ Ian Stanley “Everybody Wants To Rule The World”
live video link here

1957- Phil Gould (drummer w/ Level 42)   58 yrs.

brother Boon did then Phil

Level 42 w/ Phillip Gould “Something About You” video link here.

1966- Ian Brown (singer w/ The Stone Roses)    49 yrs.

Photo Gallery: Ian Brown

The Stone Roses w/ Ian Brown “Love Spreads” video link here.

1971- Nigel Godrich (Grammy winning recording engineer + producer; worked w/ Radiohead)    44 yrs.

Nigel Godrich

1994- Jake Edwin Kennedy a.k.a. Jake Bugg (singer/songwriter)   21 yrs.

Jake Bugg fans - Follow me!

Jake Bugg “Two Fingers” live 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 TOM PETTY, SNOOP DOGG & More…

1890- Ferdinand ‘Jelly Roll’ Morton (jazz pianist, arranger, bandleader + composer; died in 1941)

Jelly Roll Morton “Pretty Lil” live audio link here.

1939- Jay Siegel (member of The Tokens; “The Lion Sleeps Tonight”)               75 yrs.

The Tokens w/ Jay Siegel “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” live video link here.

1942- John Carter (member of Ivy League; “Tossing & Turning”)               72 yrs.

1945- Ric Lee (drummer w/ Ten Years After)           69 yrs.

1951- Alan Greenwood (keyboardist w/ Foreigner; “I Want To Know What Love Is”)
63 yrs.

1953- Tom Petty (singer, songwriter + guitarist w/ The Heartbreakers; “American Girl”, “Refugee”, “Great Wide Open” + more…; member of Mudcrutch; solo artist; “Free Fallin” + “I Won’t Back Down”; founding member of supergroup The Traveling Wilburys; “End Of The Line”, “Last Night” + more…)               61 yrs.

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers “Even The Losers” live video link here.

1955- Mark Feltham (harmonica player w/ Nine Below Zero; has worked w/ Roger Daltry, Annie Lennox, Oasis + more…)                      59 yrs.

1958- Mark King (bassist + vocalist w/ Level 42; “Lessons In Love”)            56 yrs.

Level 42 w/ Mark King “Something About You” live video link here.

1964- David Ryan (drummer w/ The Lemonheads; “Into Your Arms”)        50 yrs.

1964- Jim Sonefild (drummer + vocalist w/ Hootie & The Blowfish; “Hold My Hand”)
50 yrs.

1965- Norman Blake (guitar + vocals w/ Teenage Fanclub)            49 yrs.

Teenage Fanclub w/ Norman Blake “Hang On” video link here.

1971- Calvin Broadus a.k.a. Snoop Doggy  Dogg (rapper; “Gin & Juice”, “What’s My Name”; released a recent album under the name Snoop Lion)           43 yrs.

Snoop Dogg “Who Am I (What’s My Name)” video link here.

1978- Paul Wilson (bassist w/ Snow Patrol)                  36 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 NAT KING COLE, BILLY CORGAN & More…

1919- Nat King Cole (singer; father of Natalie Cole; died in 1965)

Nat King Cole was born

Nat King Cole “When I Fall In Love” live video link

1941- Paul Kantner (guitar w/  Jefferson Airplane; “White Rabbit”) 75 yrs.

Paul Kantner

Jefferson Airplane w/ Paul Kantner “Somebody To Love” live video link

1944- Bob Johnson (guitar + vocals w/ Steeleye Span)    70 yrs.

Photo by Richard Butchins

1944- John Sebastian (member of the Lovin Spoonful; solo career) 70 yrs.

John Sebastian 3

The Lovin’ Spoonful “Summer In The City” live video link

1944- Pat McAuley (drums+ keys w/ Them for a year)   70 yrs. (no photos available)

1946- Harold Brown (member of WAR)      68 yrs.

Harold Brown, original Low

1951- Scott Gorham (guitarist w/ Thin Lizzy)       63 yrs.

to international

1959- Mike Lindup (keyboards w/ Level 42)       55 yrs.

Mike Lindup is a founder

Level 42 w/ Mike Lindup “Lessons In Love” video link

1963- Michael Ivins (bassist w/ Flaming Lips)      51 yrs.

Michael Ivins The Flaming Lips

The Flaming Lips w/ Michael Ivins “Fight Test” video link

1967- Billy Corgan (vocals+guitar w/ The Smashing Pumpkins)  47 yrs.

Billy Corgan is in my opinion,

Smashing Pumpkins w/ Billy Corgan “Rhinoceros” video link

1972- Melissa Auf Der Maur (member of Hole)     42 yrs.

Melissa Auf Der Maur - 6

1973- Caroline Corr (drums+vocals w/ The Corrs)     41 yrs.

Корр (photo Caroline Corr)

1975- Justin Hawkins (vocals w/ The Darkness)     39 yrs.

Picture - Justin Hawkins

These are your birthdays for St. Patrick’s Day, along with video links to some of the artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!! Enjoy!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY JASON NEWSTED, EVAN DANDO & More…

1944- Bobby Womack (soul singer/session guitarist)       70 yrs.

Bobby Womack

1948- Chris Squire (bassist w/ Yes; solo career)        66 yrs.

Chris Squire 'Fish Out Of

Yes w/ Chris Squire “And You And I” live video link

1955- Boon Gould (member of Level 42)     59 yrs.

Boon Gould - Wembley Arena

1963- Jason Newsted (bassist w/ Metallica until 2001)     51 yrs.

Metallica Jason Newsted

Metallica w/ Jason Newsted “Fight Fire With Fire” live video link from Woodstock ’99

1965- Richard March (bassist w/ Pop Will Eat Itself)     49 yrs.

Richard March of Pop Will

Pop Will Eat Itself w/ Richard March “Can U Dig It?” video link

1966- Patrick Hannan (drummer w/ The Sundays)       48 yrs.

Patrick Hannan

The Sundays w/ Patrick Hannan “Love” video link

1967- Evan Dando (guitar + vocals w/ The Lemonheads)     47 yrs.

Evan Dando

Lemonheads w/ Evan Dando “Rudderless” live video link

1971- Fergal Lawlor (drummer w/ The Cranberries)       43 yrs.

Fergal Lawler

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉