Tag Archives: REO Speedwagon

HAPPY BIRTHDAY NEAL DOUGHTY, GEDDY LEE, MILES HUNT & More…

1946- Neal Doughty (keyboardist w/ Reo Speedwagon; “Keep On Loving You”)           70 yrs.

1947- Carlo Santanna (guitar w/ Paper Lace; “The Night Chicago Died”)        69 yrs.

1953- Geddy Lee (bassist + vocalist w/ Rush; “Tom Sawyer”, “Time Stand Still”, “Fly By Night” + more)         63 yrs.

Rush w/ Geddy Lee “Limelight” live video link here.

1953- Patti Sciafa (singer; worked w/ The Rolling Stones; toured with and married Bruce Springsteen; solo artist)                     63 yrs.

Bruce Springsteen feat. Patti Sciafa “If I Should Fall Behind” live video link here.

1959- John Sykes (member of Whitesnake + Thin Lizzy)                     57 yrs.

1966- Miles Hunt (vocals w/ The Wonder Stuff; “Don’t Let Me Down, Gently”)        50 yrs.

The Wonder Stuff w/ Miles Hunt “Never Loved Elvis” live video link here.

1973- Wanya Morris (vocals w/ Boyz II Men; “End Of The Road”)        43 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 PETE SEEGER, JAMES BROWN, FRANKIE VALLI & More…

1919- Pete Seeger (folk singer/songwriter/musician/activist; wrote “If I Had A Hammer”, “Turn Turn Turn”; died in 2014)

Pete Seeger at demonstration

Pete Seeger & Bruce Springsteen “This Land Is Your Land” live video link here.

1933- James Brown (singer/songwriter/dancer; “I Feel Good”, “It’s A Man’s World” + more; died in 2006)

For me, James Brown

James Brown “Get Up Offa That Thing” live video link here.

1934- Frankie Valli (singer w/ The Four Seasons; “December, 1963, Oh What A Night”; solo career; “Grease”)       82 yrs.

May 3: Frankie Valli of the

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons “Walk Like A Man” video link here.

1944- Pete Staples (member of The Troggs; “Wild Thing”)                  72 yrs.

Pete Staples of The Troggs.

1951- Christopher Cross (singer/songwriter; “Arthur’s Theme”+”Sailing”)        65 yrs.

Christopher Cross has seen a

Christopher Cross “Sailing” live video link here.

1953- Bruce Hall (member of Reo Speedwagon)                     63 yrs.

Bruce Hall REO Speedwagon

1959- David Ball (member of Soft Cell)                       57 yrs.

David Ball

1968- Jay Darlington (keys w/ Kula Shaker)                      48 yrs.

ES EL!

1971- Josey Scott (lead singer w/ Saliva)     45 yrs.

Related Links: Josey Scott,

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 TOM FOGERTY, PEPA, SUSAN TEDESCHI, SISQO & More…

1941- Tom Fogerty (guitarist w/ Creedence Clearwater Revival; “Down On The Corner”, “Fortunate Son”, “Leave The Light On” + more…; brother of John Fogerty; died in 1990)

Creedence Clearwater Revival w/ Tom Fogerty “Lookin Out My Back Door” video link here.

1943- Lee Graziano (member of American Breed; “Bend Me, Shape Me”)            72 yrs.
No Photo Available.

1948- Alan Gratzer (member of Reo Speedwagon; “Keep on Loving You”)           67 yrs.

1948- Joe Bouchard (bassist w/ Blue Oyster Cult; “Don’t Fear The Reaper”)       67 yrs.

Blue Oyster Cult w/ Joe Bouchard “Burnin For You” video link here.

1954- Dennis Stratton (guitarist w/ Iron Maiden; “Bring Your Daughter To The Slaughter”)
61 yrs.

1960- Demetra Plakas (drummer w/ L7; “Pretend We’re Dead”)            55 yrs.

L7 w/ Demetra Palakas “Stuck Here Again” video link here.

1969- Sandra Denton a.k.a. Pepa (rapper w/ Salt-n-Pepa; “Shoop”, “Let’s Talk About Sex” + more… )                46 yrs.

1970- Susan Tedeschi (blues singer/songwriter/guitarist; “Hurts So Bad”; member of Tedeschi Trucks Band w/ her husband, Derek Trucks; “Love Has Something Else To Say”)
45 yrs.

Tedeschi Trucks Band w/ Susan Tedeschi
“Midnight In Harlem” live video link here.

1977- Mark Andrews a.k.a. Sisqo (singer/performer; “Thong Song”)          38 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 CHUCK BERRY, RONNIE BRIGHT, JOE EGAN & More…

1926- Chuck Berry (singer, songwriter + guitarist; “Let It Rock”, “Johnny B. Goode” + “Roll Over Beethoven” + more…)         89 yrs.

Chuck Berry “Let It Rock” live video link here

1938- Ronnie Bright (member of The Coasters; “Charlie Brown” + “Yackety Yak”)
77 yrs.

1949- Gary Richrath (member of Reo Speedwagon; “Keep On Loving You”)            66 yrs.

Reo Speedwagon w/ Gary Richrath “Time For Me To Fly” live video link here.

1949- Joe Egan (member of Stealer’s Wheel; “Stuck In The Middle With You”)          66 yrs.

Stealer’s Wheel w/ Joe Egan “Stuck In The Middle With You” video link here.

1952- Keith Knudson (drummer w/ The Doobie Brothers; died in 2005)

1974- Peter Svenson (guitarist w/ The Cardigans; “Lovefool”)           41 yrs.

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 DAVID HIDALGO, KEVIN CRONIN, MATTHEW SWEET & More…

1917- Bob Neal (DJ/agent/one time Elvis Presley manager; died in 1983)
No Photo Available.

1949- Thomas McClary (guitarist w/ The Commodores; “Three Times A Lady”)
66 yrs.

1951- David Hidalgo (member of Los Lobos; “La Bamba”)             64 yrs.

Los Lobos w/ David Hidalgo “Don’t Worry Baby” video link here.

1951- Kevin Cronin (REO Speedwagon; “Keep On Loving You”)              64 yrs.

Reo Speedwagon w/ Kevin Cronin “One Lonely Night” video link here.

1958- Tim Mooney (drummer w/ American Music Club)          57 yrs.

1961- Tim Burgess (drummer w/ T’Pau; “Heart & Soul”)            54 yrs.
No Photo Available.

1964- Matthew Sweet (singer + guitarist; “Girlfriend”; member of the Thorns)
51 yrs.

Matthew Sweet “Girlfriend” video link here.

1966- Tommy Stinson (bassist w/ The Replacements; “Here Comes A Regular”, “I’ll Be You” + more…; worked w/ Guns N’ Roses)            49 yrs.

The Replacements w/ Tommy Stinson “Merry Go Round” video link here.

1982- William Butler (synthesizer, bass, guitar + percussion w/ Arcade Fire)                33 yrs.

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 GEDDY LEE, PATTI SCIAFA, WANYA MORRIS & More…

1946- Neal Doughty (keyboardist w/ Reo Speedwagon; “Keep On Loving You”)           69 yrs.

 

1947- Carlo Santanna (guitar w/ Paper Lace; “The Night Chicago Died”)        68 yrs.

1953- Geddy Lee (bassist + vocalist w/ Rush; “Tom Sawyer”, “Time Stand Still”, “Fly By Night” + more)         62 yrs.

 

Rush w/ Geddy Lee “Limelight” live video link here.

1953- Patti Sciafa (singer; worked w/ The Rolling Stones; toured with and married Bruce Springsteen; solo artist)        62 yrs.

 

Bruce Springsteen feat. Patti Sciafa “If I Should Fall Behind” live video link here.

1959- John Sykes (member of Whitesnake + Thin Lizzy)                     56 yrs.

 

1966- Miles Hunt (vocals w/ The Wonder Stuff; “Don’t Let Me Down, Gently”)        49 yrs.

 

The Wonder Stuff w/ Miles Hunt “Never Loved Elvis” live video link here.

1972- Simon Jones (bassist w/ The Verve; “Bittersweet Symphony”)         43 yrs.

 

The Verve w/ Simon Jones “The Drugs Don’t Work” video link here.

1973- Wanya Morris (vocals w/ Boyz II Men; “End Of The Road”)        42 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 PETE SEEGER, JAMES BROWN & More…

1919- Pete Seeger (folk singer/songwriter/musician/activist; wrote “If I Had A Hammer”, “Turn Turn Turn”; died in 2014)

Pete Seeger at demonstration

Pete Seeger & Bruce Springsteen “This Land Is Your Land” live video link here.

1933- James Brown (singer/songwriter/dancer; “I Feel Good”, “It’s A Man’s World” + more; died in 2006)

For me, James Brown

James Brown “Get Up Offa That Thing” live video link here.

1937- Frankie Valli (singer w/ The Four Seasons; “December, 1963, Oh What A Night”; solo career; “Grease”)       78 yrs.

May 3: Frankie Valli of the

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons “Walk Like A Man” video link here.

1944- Pete Staples (member of The Troggs; “Wild Thing”)     71 yrs.

Pete Staples of The Troggs.

1951- Christopher Cross (singer/songwriter; “Arthur’s Theme”+”Sailing”)        64 yrs.

Christopher Cross has seen a

Christopher Cross “Sailing” live video link here.

1953- Bruce Hall (member of Reo Speedwagon)       62 yrs.

Bruce Hall REO Speedwagon

1959- David Ball (member of Soft Cell)       56 yrs.

David Ball

1969- Jay Darlington (keys w/ Kula Shaker)     46 yrs.

ES EL!

1972- Josey Scott (lead singer w/ Saliva)     43 yrs.

Related Links: Josey Scott,

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 TOM FOGERTY, PEPA & More…

1941- Tom Fogerty (guitarist w/ Creedence Clearwater Revival; “Down On The Corner”, “Fortunate Son”, “Leave The Light On” + more…; brother of John Fogerty; died in 1990)

Creedence Clearwater Revival w/ Tom Fogerty “Lookin Out My Back Door” video link here.

1943- Lee Graziano (member of American Breed; “Bend Me, Shape Me”)            71 yrs.
No Photo Available.

1948- Alan Gratzer (member of Reo Speedwagon; “Keep on Loving You”)           66 yrs.

1948- Joe Bouchard (bassist w/ Blue Oyster Cult; “Don’t Fear The Reaper”)       66 yrs.

 

Blue Oyster Cult w/ Joe Bouchard “Burnin For You” video link here.

1954- Dennis Stratton (guitarist w/ Iron Maiden; “Bring Your Daughter To The Slaughter”)
60 yrs.

1960- Demetra Plakas (drummer w/ L7; “Pretend We’re Dead”)            54 yrs.

L7 w/ Demetra Palakas “Stuck Here Again” video link here.

1969- Sandra Denton a.k.a. Pepa (rapper w/ Salt-n-Pepa; “Shoop”, “Let’s Talk About Sex” + more… )                45 yrs.

1970- Susan Tedeschi (blues singer/songwriter/guitarist; “Hurts So Bad”; member of Tedeschi Trucks Band w/ her husband, Derek Trucks; “Love Has Something Else To Say”)
44 yrs.

Tedeschi Trucks Band w/ Susan Tedeschi
“Midnight In Harlem” live video link here.

1977- Mark Andrews a.k.a. Sisqo (singer/performer; “Thong Song”)          37 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 CHUCK BERRY, JOE EGAN & More…

1926- Chuck Berry (singer, songwriter + guitarist; “Let It Rock”, “Johnny B. Goode” + “Roll Over Beethoven” + more…)         88 yrs.

Chuck Berry “Let It Rock” live video link here

1938- Ronnie Bright (member of The Coasters; “Charlie Brown” + “Yackety Yak”)
76 yrs.

1949- Gary Richrath (member of Reo Speedwagon; “Keep On Loving You”)            65 yrs.

Reo Speedwagon w/ Gary Richrath “Time For Me To Fly” live video link here.

1949- Joe Egan (member of Stealer’s Wheel; “Stuck In The Middle With You”)          65 yrs.

Stealer’s Wheel w/ Joe Egan “Stuck In The Middle With You” video link here.

1952- Keith Knudson (drummer w/ The Doobie Brothers; died in 2005)

1974- Peter Svenson (guitarist w/ The Cardigans; “Lovefool”)           40 yrs.

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 DAVID HIDALGO, MATTHEW SWEET & More…

1917- Bob Neal (DJ/agent/one time Elvis Presley manager; died in 1983)
No Photo Available.

1949- Thomas McClary (guitarist w/ The Commodores; “Three Times A Lady”)
65 yrs.

1951- David Hidalgo (member of Los Lobos; “La Bamba”)             63 yrs.

Los Lobos w/ David Hidalgo “Don’t Worry Baby” video link here.

1951- Kevin Cronin (REO Speedwagon; “Keep On Loving You”)              63 yrs.

Reo Speedwagon w/ Kevin Cronin “One Lonely Night” video link here.

1958- Tim Mooney (drummer w/ American Music Club)          56 yrs.

1961- Tim Burgess (drummer w/ T’Pau; “Heart & Soul”)            53 yrs.
No Photo Available.

1964- Matthew Sweet (singer + guitarist; “Girlfriend”; member of the Thorns)
50 yrs.

Matthew Sweet “Girlfriend” video link here.

1966- Tommy Stinson (bassist w/ The Replacements; “Here Comes A Regular”, “I’ll Be You” + more…; worked w/ Guns N’ Roses)            48 yrs.

The Replacements w/ Tommy Stinson “Merry Go Round” video link here.

1982- William Butler (synthesizer, bass, guitar + percussion w/ Arcade Fire)                32 yrs.

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!!!! 😉