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HAPPY BIRTHDAY MIKE BLOOMFIELD, RICK WRIGHT, PETER DOYLE & More…

1938- George Cummings (steel guitar w/ Dr. Hook; “Sylvia’s Mother”)         78 yrs.

George Cummings - Picture from

Dr. Hook w/ George Cummings “When You’re In Love With A Beautiful Woman”
live video link here.

1943- Mike Bloomfield (guitarist w/ Paul Butterfield Blues Band and Electric Flag; received early support from B.B. King, Bob Dylan, Muddy Waters + Buddy Guy; solo artist; died in 1981)

hero Mike Bloomfield

Al Kooper + Mike Bloomfield “Stop” video link here.

1943- Rick Wright (keyboards + vocals w/ Pink Floyd; Wright appeared on most Pink Floyd albums from ‘Piper At The Gates Of Dawn’, ‘Dark Side Of The Moon’, + ‘The Wall’ to ‘Momentary Lapse Of Reason’ + ‘ The Division Bell’; died in 2008)

Rick Wright Photos

Pink Floyd w/ Rick Wright “Comfortably Numb” live video link here.

1949- Peter Doyle (singer w/ The New Seekers; “I’d Like To Teach The World To Sing”; died in 2001)

Peter Doyle rehearsing with

1949- Simon Kirke (drummer w/ Free; “All Right Now”; a member of Bad Company)
67 yrs.

flashes he remained

1949- Steve Took (member of T. Rex; died in 1980)

Steve Took (T. Rex)

 

1972- Dan Worton (drummer w/ Ned’s Atomic Dustbin; “Grey Cell Green” + “Happy”)           44 yrs.

Dan Warton on drums.

Ned’s Atomic Dustbin w/ Dan Warton “Happy” video link here.

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 BERRY GORDY, RANDY NEWMAN & More…

1929- Berry Gordy (composer + founder of Motown Records; former boxer)     86 yrs.

1943- Randy Newman (singer/songwriter/composer/pianist; “Short People”, “I Love L.A.” + more… ; has done music for many soundtracks)                72 yrs.

Randy Newman “Rednecks” live video link here.

1948- Beeb Birtles (multi-instrumentalist w/ The Little River Band; “Reminiscing”)      67 yrs.

1962- Matt Cameron (drummer w/ Pearl Jam + Soundgarden; “Outshined”, “Rusty Cage” + more…)                    53 yrs.

Soundgarden w/ Matt Cameron “Outshined” video link here.

1968- Dawn Robinson (singer w/ En Vogue; “My Lovin”)                    47 yrs.

1970- Matt Cheslin (bassist w/ Ned’s Atomic Dustbin; “Happy”)            45 yrs.
No Photos Available.

1983- Rostam Batmanglij (songwriter, producer + multi-instrumentalist w/ Vampire Weekend)               32 yrs.

Vampire Weekend w/ Rostam Batmanglij “Diane Young” video link here.

These 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 MINNIE RIPERTON, BONNIE RAITT, PORL THOMPSON & More…

1942- Gerald Alston (vocals w/ The Manhattans)     73 yrs.

1944- Bonnie Bramlett (singer + half of Delaney & Bonnie; worked w/ Eric Clapton; actress on ‘Fame’, ‘Roseanne’ + more…)            71 yrs.

Delaney & Bonnie w/ Bonnie Bramlett “When The Battle Is Over” video link here.

1947- Minnie Riperton (singer; “Loving You”; died in 1979)

Minnie Riperton “Loving You” live video link here.

1949- Alan Berger (member of Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes; “Hearts Of Stone”)
66 yrs.                     No Photo Available.

1949- Bonnie Raitt (blues singer/songwriter/guitarist; “Have A Heart”, “Nick Of Time”, “Something To Talk About”)                  66 yrs.

Bonnie Raitt “Something To Talk About” live video link here.

1957- Porl Thompson (guitar + keyboards w/ The Cure; “Pictures Of You”; “Close To Me”, “Just Like Heaven” + more…)              58 yrs.

The Cure w/ Porl Thompson “A Night Like This” video link here.

1958- Terry Lee Miall (member of Adam & The Ants; “Stand & Deliver”)          57 yrs.

1970- Rat (guitarist w/ Ned’s Atomic Dustbin; “Happy”)         45 yrs.
No Photo 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 HANK WILLIAMS, FEE WAYBILL, KEITH FLINT & More…

1923- Hank Williams (country musician; “Your Cheating Heart” + more… ; died in 1953)

1953, Hank Williams died,

Hank Williams “Cold Cold Heart” live video link here.

1926- Bill Black (bassist w/ Elvis Presley in mid-50’s; also part of Bill Black Combo; died in 1965)

Bill Black died of a brain

1939- Lamonte McLemore (member of The 5th Dimension; “Aquarius”)                      76 yrs.

1939: Lamonte McLemore, founder and vocalist with the Fifth Dimension,

1947- Jim Hodder (drummer w/ Steely Dan; “Reeling In The Years”; died in 1990)

Any Jim Hodder Fans out there?

1950- Fee Waybill (vocals w/ The Tubes; “She’s A Beauty” + “White Punks On Dope”)           65 yrs.

Fee Waybill

The Tubes w/ Fee Waybill “White Punks On Dope” live video link here.

1968- John Penney (vocals w/ Ned’s Atomics; “Happy”)              47 yrs.

by Ned's Atomic Dustbin

Ned’s Atomic Dustbin w/ John Penney “Intact” video link here.

1969- Keith Flint (vocals w/ Prodigy; “Firestarter)             46 yrs.

Keith Flint1996.jpg

Prodigy w/ Keith Flint “Breathe” live link here.

1985- Jonathan Jacob Walker (bassist w/ Panic! At The Disco; “Nine In The Afternoon”)        30 yrs.

Jon Walker at the Beat Kitchen

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 DINAH WASHINGTON, MICHAEL JACKSON & More…

1924- Dinah Washington (singer; “What A Difference A Day Makes”; died in 1963)

Dinah Washington “I Don’t Hurt” live video link here.

1943- Dick Halligan (keyboards, flute + vocals w/ Blood, Sweat & Tears; “You’ve Made Me So Very Happy”)               72 yrs.

1945- Chris Copping (member of Procol Harum; “A Whiter Shade Of Pale”)          70 yrs.

1953- Rick Downey (drummer w/ Blue Oyster Cult; “Don’t Fear The Reaper”)             62 yrs.

1958- Elizabeth Fraser (vocals w/ Cocteau Twins; “Heaven Or Las Vegas”)          57 yrs.

Cocteau Twins w/ Elizabeth Fraser “Pearly Dewdrop’s Drops” video link here.

1958- Michael Jackson (choreographer, singer + songwriter; “Bad”, “Human Nature”, “Thriller”, “Billie Jean”, “Beat It”, “Man In The Mirror” + more; member of The Jackson 5; “ABC” + “I Want You Back”; considered to be ‘The King Of Pop; died in 2010)

Michael Jackson “Human Nature” live video link here.

1963- Jerry Fehily  (member of Hothouse Flowers; “Don’t Go”)           52 yrs.
No Photos Available.

1967- Chris Gorman (drummer w/ Belly; “Feed The Tree”)              48 yrs.

 Gorman; front right

Belly w/ Chris Gorman “Gepetto” video link here.

1971- Alex Griffin (member of Ned’s Atomic Dustbin; “Grey Cell Green”)           44 yrs.
No Photo Available.

1975- Kyle Cook (guitarist w/ Matchbox 20; “3 a.m.”+ “Push”)            40 yrs.

Matchbox 20 w/ Kyle Cook “3AM” 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 MIKE BLOOMFIELD, RICK WRIGHT & More…

1938- George Cummings (steel guitar w/ Dr. Hook; “Sylvia’s Mother”)         77 yrs.

George Cummings - Picture from

Dr. Hook w/ George Cummings “When You’re In Love With A Beautiful Woman”
live video link here.

1944- Mike Bloomfield (guitarist w/ Paul Butterfield Blues Band and Electric Flag; received early support from B.B. King, Bob Dylan, Muddy Waters + Buddy Guy; solo artist; died in 1981)

hero Mike Bloomfield

Al Kooper + Mike Bloomfield “Stop” video link here.

1945- Rick Wright (keyboards + vocals w/ Pink Floyd; Wright appeared on most Pink Floyd albums from ‘Piper At The Gates Of Dawn’, ‘Dark Side Of The Moon’, + ‘The Wall’ to ‘Momentary Lapse Of Reason’ + ‘ The Division Bell’; died in 2008)

Rick Wright Photos

Pink Floyd w/ Rick Wright “Comfortably Numb” live video link here.

1949- Peter Doyle (singer w/ The New Seekers; “I’d Like To Teach The World To Sing”; died in 2001)

Peter Doyle rehearsing with

1949- Simon Kirke (drummer w/ Free; “All Right Now”; a member of Bad Company)
66 yrs.

flashes he remained

1949- Steve Took (member of T. Rex; died in 1980)

Steve Took (T. Rex)

1965- Texas Axille (keyboards w/ Transvision Vamp)                50 yrs.

We Are Transvision Vamp!

1972- Dan Warton (drummer w/ Ned’s Atomic Dustbin; “Grey Cell Green” + “Happy”)           43 yrs.

Dan Warton on drums.

Ned’s Atomic Dustbin w/ Dan Warton “Happy” video link here.

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 BERRY GORDY, RANDY NEWMAN & More…

1929- Berry Gordy (composer + founder of Motown Records; former boxer)     85 yrs.

1943- Randy Newman (singer/songwriter/composer/pianist; “Short People”, “I Love L.A.” + more… ; has done music for many soundtracks)                71 yrs.

Randy Newman “Rednecks” live video link here.

1948- Beeb Birtles (multi-instrumentalist w/ The Little River Band; “Reminiscing”)          66 yrs.

1962- Matt Cameron (drummer w/ Pearl Jam + Soundgarden; “Outshined”, “Rusty Cage” + more…)                    52 yrs.

Soundgarden w/ Matt Cameron “Outshined” video link here.

1968- Dawn Robinson (singer w/ En Vogue; “My Lovin”)                    46 yrs.

1970- Matt Cheslin (bassist w/ Ned’s Atomic Dustbin; “Happy”)            44 yrs.
No Photos Available.

1983- Rostam Batmanglij (songwriter, producer + multi-instrumentalist w/ Vampire Weekend)               31 yrs.

Vampire Weekend w/ Rostam Batmanglij “Diane Young” video link here.

These 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 BONNIE BRAMLETT, BONNIE RAITT & More…

1942- Gerald Alston (vocals w/ The Manhattans)     72 yrs.

1944- Bonnie Bramlett (singer + half of Delaney & Bonnie; worked w/ Eric Clapton; actress on ‘Fame’, ‘Roseanne’ + more…)            70 yrs.

Delaney & Bonnie w/ Bonnie Bramlett “When The Battle Is Over” video link here.

1947- Minnie Riperton (singer; “Loving You”; died in 1979)

Minnie Riperton “Loving You” live video link here.

1949- Alan Berger (member of Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes; “Hearts Of Stone”)
65 yrs.                     No Photo Available.

1949- Bonnie Raitt (blues singer/songwriter/guitarist; “Have A Heart”, “Nick Of Time”, “Something To Talk About”)                  65 yrs.

Bonnie Raitt “Something To Talk About” live video link here.

1957- Porl Thompson (guitar + keyboards w/ The Cure; “Pictures Of You”; “Close To Me”, “Just Like Heaven” + more…)              57 yrs.

The Cure w/ Porl Thompson “A Night Like This” video link here.

1958- Terry Lee Miall (member of Adam & The Ants; “Stand & Deliver”)          56 yrs.

1970- Rat (guitarist w/ Ned’s Atomic Dustbin; “Happy”)         44 yrs.
No Photo 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 HANK WILLIAMS, FEE WAYBILL & More…

1923- Hank Williams (country musician; “Your Cheating Heart” + more… ; died in 1953)

1953, Hank Williams died,

Hank Williams “Cold Cold Heart” live video link here.

1926- Bill Black (bassist w/ Elvis Presley in mid-50’s; also part of Bill Black Combo; died in 1965)

Bill Black died of a brain

1939- Lamonte McLemore (member of The 5th Dimension; “Aquarius”)                      75 yrs.

1939: Lamonte McLemore, founder and vocalist with the Fifth Dimension,

1947- Jim Hodder (drummer w/ Steely Dan; “Reeling In The Years”; died in 1990)

Any Jim Hodder Fans out there?

1950- Fee Waybill (vocals w/ The Tubes; “She’s A Beauty” + “White Punks On Dope”)           64 yrs.

Fee Waybill

The Tubes w/ Fee Waybill “White Punks On Dope” live video link here.

1968- John Penney (vocals w/ Ned’s Atomics; “Happy”)              46 yrs.

by Ned's Atomic Dustbin

Ned’s Atomic Dustbin w/ John Penney “Intact” video link here.

1969- Keith Flint (vocals w/ Prodigy; “Firestarter)             45 yrs.

Keith Flint1996.jpg

Prodigy w/ Keith Flint “Breathe” live link here.

1985- Jonathan Jacob Walker (bassist w/ Panic! At The Disco; “Nine In The Afternoon”)        29 yrs.

Jon Walker at the Beat Kitchen

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 DINAH WASHINGTON, MICHAEL JACKSON & More…

1924- Dinah Washington (singer; “What A Difference A Day Makes”; died in 1963)

Dinah Washington “I Don’t Hurt” live video link here.

1943- Dick Halligan (keyboards, flute + vocals w/ Blood, Sweat & Tears; “You’ve Made Me So Very Happy”)               71 yrs.

Richard Halligan

1945- Chris Copping (member of Procol Harum; “A Whiter Shade Of Pale”)          69 yrs.

Chris Copping – from the same Holstebro concert

1953- Rick Downey (drummer w/ Blue Oyster Cult; “Don’t Fear The Reaper”)             61 yrs.

August 29, 1953: Rick Downey of Blue Oyster Cult is born.

1958- Elizabeth Fraser (vocals w/ Cocteau Twins; “Heaven Or Las Vegas”)          56 yrs.

Cocteau Twins w/ Elizabeth Fraser “Pearly Dewdrop’s Drops” video link here.

1958- Michael Jackson (choreographer, singer + songwriter; “Bad”, “Human Nature”, “Thriller”, “Billie Jean”, “Beat It”, “Man In The Mirror” + more; member of The Jackson 5; “ABC” + “I Want You Back”; considered to be ‘The King Of Pop; died in 2010)

MICHAEL JACKSON

Michael Jackson “Human Nature” live video link here.

1963- Jerry Fehily  (member of Hothouse Flowers; “Don’t Go”)           51 yrs.
No Photos Available.

1967- Chris Gorman (drummer w/ Belly; “Feed The Tree”)              47 yrs.

bibberly:Chris Gorman and Gail Greenwood of Belly, 1995.  Chris Gorman on the left.

Belly w/ Chris Gorman “Gepetto” video link here.

1971- Alex Griffin (member of Ned’s Atomic Dustbin; “Grey Cell Green”)           43 yrs.
No Photo Available.

1975- Kyle Cook (guitarist w/ Matchbox 20; “3 a.m.”+ “Push”)            39 yrs.

Matchbox Twenty's Kyle Cook picks 10 essential guitar albums

Matchbox 20 w/ Kyle Cook “3AM” 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!!!! 😉