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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)
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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 PROFESSOR LONGHAIR, PHIL OCHS, JOHN MCEUEN & More…

1918- Henry Roeland ‘Roy’ Byrd a.k.a. Professor Longhair (rock & roll pianist/singer; influenced Dr. John + Fats Domino; died in 1980)

Professor Longhair “Big Chief” live video link here.

1940- Phil Ochs (folk singer/songwriter; “There But A Fortune”; died in 1976)

Phil Ochs “I Ain’t Marching Anymore” live video link here.

1941- Maurice White (songwriter,vocalist w/ Earth, Wind & Fire; “Let’s Groove” + “Shining Star”; producer)                74 yrs.

Earth, Wind & Fire w/ Maurice White “September” video link here.

1944- Alvin Lee (guitarist + vocalist w/ Ten Years After; died in 2013)

1944- Zal Yanovsky (member of The Lovin’ Spoonful; “Summer In The City”; died in 2002)

1949- John McEuen (member of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band; “Mr. Bojangles”)        66 yrs.

1958- Chris Hamill a.k.a. Limahl (vocalist w/ Kajagoogoo; “Too Shy”)             57 yrs.

1986- Andrew Combs (singer/songwriter; “Suwanee County”)                                   29 yrs.

Andrew Combs “Month Of Bad Habits” live video link here.

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 B.B. KING, JOE BUTLER, DAVID BELLAMY & More…

1925- Riley B. King a.k.a. B.B. King (blues guitarist/singer/songwriter; “The Thrill Is Gone”, “Rock Me Baby”; has recorded w/ Eric Clapton, U2, Willie Nelson + more; inductee in the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame; died in 2015)

B.B. King “I Need You So” live video link here.

1941- Joe Butler (member of The Lovin Spoonful; “Summer In The City”)          74 yrs.

1942- Bernie Calvert (bassist w/ The Hollies; “Long Cool Woman In A Black Dress”; joined the band in 1966)       73 yrs.

1944- Betty Kelly (member of Martha & The Vandellas; “Dancing In The Street”)      71 yrs.

1948- Kenny Jones (drummer w/ Small Faces + The Faces; “Stay With Me”; played with The Who after Keith Moon’s death)                   67 yrs.

The Faces w/ Kenny Jones “Stay With Me” live video link here.

1950- David Bellamy (member of The Bellamy Brothers; “Let Your Love Flow”)         65 yrs.
(David on the right)

The Bellamy Brothers w/ David “If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body” live video link here.

1952- Ron Blair (member of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers; “American Girl” + “Learning To Fly”)           63 yrs.

1961- Bilinda Butcher (member of My Bloody Valentine; “To Here Knows When”)      54 yrs.

My Bloody Valentine w/ Bilinda Butcher “To Here Knows When” video link here.

1963- Richard Marx (singer/songwriter; “Right Here Waiting”)            52 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 PROFESSOR LONGHAIR, PHIL OCHS & More…

1918- Henry Roeland ‘Roy’ Byrd a.k.a. Professor Longhair (rock & roll pianist/singer; influenced Dr. John + Fats Domino; died in 1980)

Professor Longhair “Big Chief” live video link here.

1940- Phil Ochs (folk singer/songwriter; “There But A Fortune”; died in 1976)

Phil Ochs “I Ain’t Marching Anymore” live video link here.

1941- Maurice White (songwriter,vocalist w/ Earth, Wind & Fire; “Let’s Groove” + “Shining Star”; producer)                73 yrs.

Earth, Wind & Fire w/ Maurice White “September” video link here.

1944- Alvin Lee (guitarist + vocalist w/ Ten Years After; died in 2013)

1944- Zal Yanovsky (member of The Lovin’ Spoonful; “Summer In The City”; died in 2002)

1949- John McEuen (member of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band; “Mr. Bojangles”)        65 yrs.

1958- Chris Hamill a.k.a. Limahl (vocalist w/ Kajagoogoo; “Too Shy”)             56 yrs.

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 B.B. KING, DAVID BELLAMY & More…

1925- Riley B. King a.k.a. B.B. King (blues guitarist/singer/songwriter; “The Thrill Is Gone”, “Rock Me Baby”; has recorded w/ Eric Clapton, U2, Willie Nelson + more; inductee in the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame)               89 yrs.

 

B.B. King “I Need You So” live video link here.

1941- Joe Butler (member of The Lovin Spoonful; “Summer In The City”)          73 yrs.

 

1942- Bernie Calvert (bassist w/ The Hollies; “Long Cool Woman In A Black Dress”; joined the band in 1966)       72 yrs.

 

1944- Betty Kelly (member of Martha & The Vandellas; “Dancing In The Street”)      70 yrs.

 

1948- Kenny Jones (drummer w/ Small Faces + The Faces; “Stay With Me”; played with The Who after Keith Moon’s death)                   66 yrs.

 

The Faces w/ Kenny Jones “Stay With Me” live video link here.

1950- David Bellamy (member of The Bellamy Brothers; “Let Your Love Flow”)         64 yrs.
(David on the right)

 

The Bellamy Brothers w/ David “If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body” live video link here.

1952- Ron Blair (member of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers; “American Girl” + “Learning To Fly”)           62 yrs.

 

1961- Bilinda Butcher (member of My Bloody Valentine; “To Here Knows When”)      53 yrs.

 

My Bloody Valentine w/ Bilinda Butcher “To Here Knows When” video link here.

1963- Richard Marx (singer/songwriter; “Right Here Waiting”)            51 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!!!!