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HAPPY BIRTHDAY GEORGE CLINTON, DON HENLEY, EMILY SALIERS & More…

1941- George Clinton (frontman for Parliament Funkadelic; “Flashlight”, “Give Up The Funk” + more; solo artist; “Atomic Dog”)       75 yrs.

George Clinton, aka Dr.

George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic “We Want The Funk” live video link here.

1941- Estelle Bennett (vocalist w/ The Ronettes; “Be My Baby”; died in 2009)

The Ronnettes w/ Estelle Bennett “Be My Baby” live video link here.

1943- Bobby Sherman (singer; “Little Woman”)              73 yrs.

1944- Rick Davies (vocals + keyboards w/ Supertramp; “The Logical Song”)
72 yrs.

1947- Don Henley (singer/songwriter/drummer w/ The Eagles; “Life In The Fast Lane”, “Hotel California”, “Desperado” + more; solo artist; “Boys Of Summer”, “End Of The Innocence” + more)                69 yrs.

Don Henley “Boys Of Summer” live video link here.

1956- Mick Pointer (drummer w/ Marillion; “Kayleigh”)          60 yrs.

1961- Keith Sweat (R&B singer; “I Want Her”)       75  yrs.

1963- Emily Saliers (guitar + vocals w/ Indigo Girls; “Closer To Fine”, “Hammer & Nail”, “Get Out The Map” + more)         53 yrs.

Indigo Girls w/ Emily Saliers “Closer To Fine” video link here.

1964- William Calhoun (drummer w/ Living Colour; “Cult Of Personality”)
51 yrs.

Living Colour w/ William Calhoun “Glamour Boys” video link here.

1967- Pat Badger (bass w/ Extreme; “More Than Words”)       48 yrs.

1970- Tim Bluhm (singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist w/ The Mother Hips; also a member of Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers)                   46  yrs.

1973- Rufus Wainwright (singer/songwriter; son of Loudon Wainwright III + Kate McGarrigle; brother of Martha Wainwright)         42 yrs.

1977- Marco Benevento (keyboardist w/ Benevento-Russo Duo, Garage A Trois, Bustle In Your Hedgerow + Joe Russo’s Almost Dead)              38 yrs.

Joe Russo’s Almost Dead w/ Marco Benevento “Eyes Of The World” live video link here.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY LAMONT DOZIER, EDWARD LEVERT, TUPAC SHAKUR & More…

1941- Lamont Dozier (part of the team of Holland/Dozier/Holland; songwriter/producer; wrote hits for Motown Records artists Marvin Gaye, The Supremes + more)         75 yrs.

Lamont Dozier 40th Annual

1942- Edward Levert (member of The O’Jays; “Love Train”)       74 yrs.

Gerald Levert Photo

The O’Jays w/ Edward Levert “Back Stabbers” video link here.

1950- James Smith (vocals w/ the Stylistics; “You Make Me Feel Brand New”)            66 yrs.
No Photo Available.

1953- Ian Mosley (drummer w/ Marillion; “Kayleigh”)         63 yrs.

Ian Mosley onstage with

1954- Gerry Roberts (guitarist w/ Boomtown Rats; “I Don’t Like Mondays”)           62 yrs.

Garry Roberts is the original

1958- Patrick Waite (member of Musical Youth; “Pass The Dutchie”; died in 1993)

Patrick Waite overlijdt op 18

Musical Youth w/ Patrick Waite “Pass The Dutchie” video link here.

1966- Lorenzo Patterson a.k.a. MC Ren (member of N.W.A.; “Express Yourself”)   50 yrs.

MC Ren AKA Lorenzo Patterson

N.W.A. w/ MC Ren “Straight Outta Compton” video link here.

1971- Lesane Parish Crooks a.k.a. Tupac Amaru Shakur (actor/rapper; “All Eyes On Me”; died in 1996)

for Tupac is fuelled by

2Pac “Keep Ya Head Up” video link here.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY JACK BRUCE, DAVID BYRNE, IAN ASTBURY & More….

1936- Bobby Darin (singer; had a hit in 1959 w/ “Mack The Knife”; died in 1973)

Bobby Darin

Bobby Darin “Dream Lover” live video link here.

1943- Jack Bruce (bass + vocals w/ Graham Bond Organization, John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, Manfred Mann + Cream; died in 2014)

Happy Birthday Jack Bruce

Cream w/ Jack Bruce “White Room” live video link here.

1944- Gene Cornish (guitar, vocals, harmonica w/ The Young Rascals; “Groovin”)
72 yrs.

Gene Cornish of the Rascals

The Young Rascals w/ Gene Cornish “Groovin” live video link here.

1946- Derek “Lek” LecKenby (guitar w/ Herman’s Hermits; died in 1994)

DEREK (LEK) LECKENBY

1947- Al Ciner (member of American Breed + Three Dog Night)             69 yrs.
No Photo Available

1952- David Byrne (guitar + vocals w/ Talking Heads; “Burning Down The House”; solo career)                         64 yrs.

News about David Byrne,

Talking Heads w/ David Byrne “Naive Melody” live video link here.

1953- John Rutsey (drummer + founding member of Rush; died in 2008)

John Howard Rutsey (July 23,

1959- Steve Hogarth (member of Marillion)                    57 yrs.

Steve Hogarth is one of those

1962- C.C. Deville (guitarist w/ Poison; “Nothin But A Good Time”)                       54 yrs.

Poison w/ C.C. Deville “Talk Dirty To Me” video link here.

1962- Ian Astbury (singer w/ Southern Death Cult, which became The Cult; lead singer of The Doors of the 21st Century w/ Robby Krieger + Ray Manzarek)                     54 yrs.

birthday Ian Astbury and

The Cult w/ Ian Astbury “She Sells Sanctuary” video link here.

1966- Fabrice Morvan (half of the lip-syncing duo Milli Vanilli)                   50 yrs.

Fabrice Morvan

1966- Mike Inez (member of Alice In Chains)                           50 yrs.

Mike Inez films

1969- Danny Wood (member of New Kids On The Block)                     47 yrs.

DANNY WOOD pinup – Wearing NEW

1979- Dan Auerbach (guitarist, vocalist + songwriter w/ The Black Keys; producer)
37 yrs.

The Black Keys w/ Dan Auerbach “Fever” live video link here.

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 ELLA FITZGERALD, ALBERT KING, VASSAR CLEMENTS & More…

1918- Ella Fitzgerald (jazz singer; died in 1996)

ella fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald “Mack The Knife” video link here.

1923- Albert King (blues guitarist/singer; died in 1992)

Albert King.3

Albert King “Born Under A Bad Sign” live video link here.

1928- Vassar Clements (Grammy Award-winning fiddler; “Father of Hillbilly Jazz”; member of Old & In The Way; died in 2005)

1933- Jerry Leiber (half of the songwriting team Leiber & Stoller; wrote + produced for Elvis, Buddy Holly + The Monkees; “Hound Dog”, “Jailhouse Rock”, “Kansas City” + more; died in 2011)

Jerry Leiber, Prolific Writer

1945- Bjorn Ulvaeus (guitar + vocals w/ ABBA)         71 yrs.

Bjorn Ulvaeus

1945- Stu Cook (bassist w/ Creedence Clearwater Revival)      71 yrs.

1950- Steve Ferrone (drummer w/ Average White Band)      66 yrs.

Steve Ferrone during a

1958- Derek Dick a.k.a. Fish (vocals w/ Marillion; solo)         58 yrs.

Marillion Fish from the band

1964- Andy Bell (singer w/ Erasure)            52 yrs.

Erasure w/ Andy Bell “Oh L’Amour” video link here.

1965- Eric Avery (bassist w/ Jane’s Addiction)          51 yrs.

Eric Avery

Jane’s Addiction w/ Eric Avery “Stop!” 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 CARL PERKINS, ALBERT HAMMOND JR. & More…

1932- Carl Perkins (singer/songwriter/ guitarist; “Blue Suede Shoes”; his songs were recorded by Elvis, The Beatles + Johnny Cash; died in 1998)

Carl Perkins

Carl Perkins “Blue Suede Shoes” live video link here.

1948- Phillip Wright (drums + vocals w/ Paper Lace; “The Night Chicago Died”)                68 yrs.

to mind is Paper Lace.

1961- Mark Kelly (keyboards w/ Marillion)              55 yrs.

Marillion w/ Mark Kelly “Lavender” video link here.

1980- Albert Hammond Jr. (guitarist w/ The Strokes)                 36 yrs.

Albert Hammond, Jr. 2013.jpg

These are the birthdays for today, along with video links for a couple 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)

Bobby Bloom.png

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 PERCY SLEDGE, AMY GRANT & More…

1940- Percy Sledge (soul singer; “When A Man Loves A Woman”)        75 yrs.

Percy Sledge “When A Man Loves A Woman” live video link here.

1950- Jocelyn Brown (singer; worked w/ Bob Dylan, John Lennon + Bruce Springsteen)
65 yrs.

1959- Steve Rothery (guitarist w/ Marillion; “Kayleigh”)             56 yrs.

1960- Amy Grant (Christian/pop singer; “Baby Baby”)             55 yrs.

Amy Grant “El Shaddai” live video link here.

1967- Rodney Sheppard (guitarist w/ Sugar Ray)                     48 yrs.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ED SULLIVAN, BEN E. KING & More…

1902- Ed Sullivan (host of the Ed Sullivan Show; the show gave American audiences there first look and listen at many musical acts including The Beatles, The Doors + more… ; died in 1974)

1938- Benjamin Earl Nelson a.k.a. Ben E King (singer w/ The Drifters; “Save The Last Dance For Me”; solo artist; “Stand By Me” + “Supernatural”)           77 yrs.

Ben E King “Supernatural Thing” live video link here.

1943- Nick St. Nicholas (member of Steppenwolf; “Born To Be Wild”)                 72 yrs.

Steppenwolf w/ Nick St. Nicholas “Born To Be Wild” video link here.

1950- Paul Burgess (drummer w/ 10cc)              65 yrs.

1952- Andy Ward (member of Marillion; “Kayleigh”)             63 yrs.
No Photo Available.

1962- Peter Hooton (member of The Farm; “All Together Now”)            53 yrs.

The Farm w/ Peter Hooton “All Together Now” video link here.

1966- Kenny Wilson a.k.a. Ginger Fish (drummer w/ Marilyn Manson)            49 yrs.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY EDWARD LEVERT, TUPAC SHAKUR & More…

1941- Lamont Dozier (part of the team of Holland/Dozier/Holland; songwriter/producer; wrote hits for Motown Records artists Marvin Gaye, The Supremes + more)         74 yrs.

Lamont Dozier 40th Annual

1942- Edward Levert (member of The O’Jays; “Love Train”)       73 yrs.

Gerald Levert Photo

The O’Jays w/ Edward Levert “Back Stabbers” video link here.

1950- James Smith (vocals w/ the Stylistics; “You Make Me Feel Brand New”)            65 yrs.
No Photo Available.

1953- Ian Mosley (drummer w/ Marillion; “Kayleigh”)         62 yrs.

Ian Mosley onstage with

1954- Gerry Roberts (guitarist w/ Boomtown Rats; “I Don’t Like Mondays”)           61 yrs.

Garry Roberts is the original

1958- Patrick Waite (member of Musical Youth; “Pass The Dutchie”; died in 1993)

Patrick Waite overlijdt op 18

Musical Youth w/ Patrick Waite “Pass The Dutchie” video link here.

1966- Lorenzo Patterson a.k.a. MC Ren (member of N.W.A.; “Express Yourself”)   49 yrs.

MC Ren AKA Lorenzo Patterson

N.W.A. w/ MC Ren “Straight Outta Compton” video link here.

1971- Lesane Parish Crooks a.k.a. Tupac Amaru Shakur (actor/rapper; “All Eyes On Me”; died in 1996)

for Tupac is fuelled by

2Pac “Keep Ya Head Up” video link here.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY JACK BRUCE, DAVID BYRNE, DAN AUERBACH & More…

1936- Bobby Darin (singer; had a hit in 1959 w/ “Mack The Knife”; died in 1973)

Bobby Darin

Bobby Darin “Dream Lover” live video link here.

1943- Jack Bruce (bass + vocals w/ Graham Bond Organization, John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, Manfred Mann + Cream; died in 2014)

Happy Birthday Jack Bruce

Cream w/ Jack Bruce “White Room” live video link here.

1946- Gene Cornish (guitar, vocals, harmonica w/ The Young Rascals; “Groovin”)
69 yrs.

Gene Cornish of the Rascals

The Young Rascals w/ Gene Cornish “Groovin” live video link here.

1946- Derek “Lek” LecKenby (guitar w/ Herman’s Hermits; died in 1994)

DEREK (LEK) LECKENBY

1947- Al Ciner (member of American Breed + Three Dog Night)             68 yrs.
No Photo Available

1952- David Byrne (guitar + vocals w/ Talking Heads; “Burning Down The House”; solo career)         63 yrs.

News about David Byrne,

Talking Heads w/ David Byrne “Naive Melody” live video link here.

1953- John Rutsey (drummer + founding member of Rush; died in 2008)

John Howard Rutsey (July 23,

1956- Steve Hogarth (member of Marillion)         59 yrs.

Steve Hogarth is one of those

1962- C.C. Deville (guitarist w/ Poison; “Nothin But A Good Time”)          53 yrs.

 

Poison w/ C.C. Deville “Talk Dirty To Me” video link here.

1962- Ian Astbury (singer w/ Southern Death Cult, which became The Cult; lead singer of The Doors of the 21st Century w/ Robby Krieger + Ray Manzarek)             53 yrs.

birthday Ian Astbury and

The Cult w/ Ian Astbury “She Sells Sanctuary” video link here.

1963- Fabrice Morvan (half of the lip-syncing duo Milli Vanilli)    52 yrs.

Fabrice Morvan

1966- Mike Inez (member of Alice In Chains)         49 yrs.

Mike Inez films

1971- Danny Wood (member of New Kids On The Block)        44 yrs.

DANNY WOOD pinup – Wearing NEW

1979- Dan Auerbach (guitarist, vocalist + songwriter w/ The Black Keys; producer)           36 yrs.

 

The Black Keys w/ Dan Auerbach “Fever” live video link here.

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!!!! 😉