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HAPPY BIRTHDAY MARTIN GORE, SLASH, ALISON KRAUSS & More…

1935- Cleveland Duncan (The Penguins; “Earth Angel”; died in 2012)

1944- Dino Danelli (drummer w/ The Young Rascals; “Groovin”)           72 yrs.

1946-Andy Mackay (sax + woodwinds w/ Roxy Music; “Virginia Plain”)          70 yrs.

1950- Blair Thornton (guitar w/ Bachman Turner Overdrive; “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet”)        66 yrs.

Bachman Turner Overdrive w/ Blair Thornton “Let It Ride” live video link here.

1952- Janis Siegel (singer w/ Manhatten Transfer; “Boy From New York City”)       64 yrs.

Manhatten Transfer w/ Janis Siegel “Boy From New York City” live video link here.

1961- Martin Gore (keyboards + vocals w/ Depeche Mode; “People Are People”, “Strange Love”, “Everything Counts” + more)            55 yrs.

Depeche Mode w/ Martin Gore “Enjoy The Silence” live video link here.

1964- Nick Menza (drummer w/ Megadeth; “Symphony Of Destruction”; died in 2016)

1964- Tim Kellett (trumpet + keyboards w/ Simply Red; “Holding Back The Years”)               52 yrs.

1965- Rob Dickinson (vocals w/ Catherine Wheel; “Black Metallic”)          51 yrs.

Catherine Wheel w/ Rob Dickinson “Black Metallic” live video link here.

1965- Saul Hudson a.k.a. Slash (guitarist w/ Guns N’ Roses; “Paradise City”, “November Rain”, “Welcome To The Jungle” + more…; fronted Slash’s Snakepit; guitarist w/ Velvet Revolver; “Fall To Pieces”)          51 yrs.

Slash & Myles Kennedy “Sweet Child O’ Mine” live video link here.

1971- Alison Krauss (singer/songwriter; “Forget About It” + “Let Me Touch You For Awhile”; tours + records w/ Union Station; released album w/ Robert Plant; “Please Read The Letter”; record-setting Grammy wins)            45 yrs.

Alison Krauss “Stay” live video link here.

1971- Chad Gracey (drummer w/ Live)         45 yrs.

1980- Michelle Williams (member of Destiny’s Child; “Survivor”)        36 yrs.

Destiny’s Child w/ Michelle Williams “Say My Name” video link here.

1981- Steve ‘Stevo 32’ Jocz (drummer w/ Sum 41)            35 yrs.

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

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY CHICK COREA, BRAD DELP, JOHN LINNELL & More…

1928- Vic Damone (singer; “On The Street Where You Live”)           88 yrs.

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Vic Damone “I’m In Love With Love” + “I Cried For You” live video link here.

1941- Chick Corea (jazz musician; worked w/ Miles Davis, Stanley Clarke + Bobby McFerrin)  75 yrs.

Chick Corea Biography

Chick Corea Elektric Band “Spain” live video link here.

1941- Roy Harper (folk singer/songwriter; topic of Led Zeppelin’s “Hat’s Off To Roy Harper”) 75 yrs.

Roy Harper - Wikipedia

1941- Reg Presley (singer w/ The Troggs; “Wild Thing” + “Love Is All Around”; died in 2013)

reg presley recording

1944- Harold Cowart (member of John Fred & His Playboy Band; “Judy In Disguise”; died in 2010)

Viewing All | Harold Cowart

1948- Barry Bailey (member of Atlanta Rhythm Section; “So Into You”)         68 yrs.

Barry Bailey - Photo Print

1949- John Wetton (bassist w/ King Crimson, Roxy Music + Asia)         67 yrs.

John Wetton playing bass live.

1951- Brad Delp (guitarist + singer w/ Boston; “More Than A Feeling”; died in 2007)

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Boston w/ Brad Delp “Don’t Look Back” live video link here.

1950- Bun E Carlos (drummer w/ Cheap Trick)      66 yrs.

Big Eyes

Cheap Trick w/ Bun E Carlos “I Want You To Want Me” live video link here.

1952- Pete Farndon (bassist w/ The Pretenders; died in 1983)

Pete Farndon

1959- John Linnell (accordian, keyboards, sax w/ They Might Be Giants; “Birdhouse In Your Soul”)       57 yrs.

fuckyeahjohnlinnell: Aww MAN

They Might Be Giants w/ John Linnell “Ana Ng” video link here.

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

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY BOB DYLAN, PATTI LABELLE, HEAVY D & More…

1941- Robert Zimmerman a.k.a. Bob Dylan (folk singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist); has been making music for over 5 decades; “Like A Rolling Stone”, “Tangled Up In Blue” + “Hurricane”; he was a member of The Traveling Wilbury’s; has influenced some of the biggest names in music from the present and the past)          75 yrs.

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Bob Dylan “Things Have Changed” video link here.

1944- Patti Labelle (R&B singer w/ Labelle; “Lady Marmalade”; solo artist; “Stir It Up” + “New Attitude”; hit w/ Michael McDonald “On My Own”)          72 yrs.

Patti Labelle “If You Asked Me To” video link here.

1947- Albert Bouchard (drummer, guitarist + songwriter w/ Blue Oyster Cult)
69 yrs.

Albert Bouchard

1960- Guy Fletcher (multi- instrumentalist w/ Roxy Music, Bryan Ferry, Dire Straits + Mark Knopfler)      56 yrs.

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1967- Heavy D (rapper/actor; “Now That We Found Love”; died in 2011)

RIP Heavy D

Heavy D & The Boyz “We Got Our Own Thang” video link here.

1969- Rich Robinson (guitarist w/The Black Crowes; “Sting Me”; solo career)
47 yrs.

Rich Robinson, in Paddington,

The Black Crowes w/ Rich Robinson “Remedy” live video link here.

1976- Alessandro Cortini (keyboards w/ Nine Inch Nails)      40 yrs.

Eastcote Studios. Alessandro

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

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY EDDY ARNOLD, TRINI LOPEZ, BRIAN ENO & More…

1918- Eddy Arnold (country singer; “Make The World Go Away”; died in 2008)

EDDY ARNOLD photo | Eddy

Eddy Arnold “Make The World Go Away” audio/visual link

1932- Baba Oje (member of Arrested Development)       82 yrs.

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1937- Trini Lopez (singer/songwriter/guitarist)       79 yrs.

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1947- Graham Goble (member of Little River Band)                      69 yrs.

Graeham Goble (Little River

1948- Brian Eno (synthesizers w/ Roxy Music; member of The Winkies; produced albums for U2, Talking Heads + more; solo career)                                             68 yrs.

Brian Eno

Roxy Music w/ Brian Eno “Virginia Plain” live video link from 1972

1951- Dennis Fredericksen (vocals w/ Toto; died in 2014)

Dennis Fredericksen (Toto)

Toto w/ Dennis Fredericksen “Rosanna” video link

1953- Mike Oldfield (composer/multi-instrumentalist; sold over 10 million copies of his debut album ‘Tubular Bells’ since 1973)                    63 yrs.

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1959- Andrew Eldritch (vocals w/ The Sisters Of Mercy)               57 yrs.

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The Sisters Of Mercy w/ Andrew Eldritch “This Corrosion” video link

1965- Jon Sevink (violin w/ The Levellers)                          51 yrs.

Jon Sevink Violin. Birthday

These are your birthdays for today,  accompanied by links for some of the artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE BORN ON THIS DAY!! Enjoy!!

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY RITCHIE VALENS, STEVIE WONDER, MICHAEL KANG & More…

1941- Ritchie Valens (singer; “La Bamba”; died in 1959)

Ritchie Valens Promotional

Ritchie Valens “Come On Let’s Go” video link here.

1943- Mary Wells (singer; “My Guy”; died in 1992)

Mary Wells is considered

Mary Wells “My Guy” live video link here.

1945- Magic Dick (harmonica w/ The J Geils Band)          71 yrs.

Peter Wolf and Magic Dick,

1946- Daniel Klein (bassist w/ The J Geils Band)         70 yrs.

Danny Klein - J.Geils Band

J Geils Band w/ Magic Dick & Daniel Klein “Centerfold” video link here.

1947- Overend Watts (bassist w/ Mott The Hoople)                        69 yrs.

Those famous Overend Watts

1950- Danny Kirwan (guitarist w/ Fleetwood Mac; left band in 1972)            66 yrs.

Danny Kirwan

1950- Stevie Wonder (singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist; blind child prodigy; signed w/ label at 11 yrs. old; “Sunshine Of My Life”, “Boogie On Reggae Woman” + more)
66 yrs.

Stevie Wonder - Wikipedia

Stevie Wonder “Living For The City” live video link here.

1951- Paul Thompson (drummer w/ Roxy Music)                     65 yrs.

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1966- Darius Rucker (lead singer of Hootie & The Blowfish; solo country artist)            50 yrs.

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1971- Michael Kang (violinist, mandolinist, vocalist + songwriter w/ The String Cheese Incident; “Wake Up”, “San Jose”, “Little Hands” + more)             45 yrs.

The String Cheese Incident w/ Michael Kang “San Jose” live video link here.

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

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY JOHN WOLTERS, KIM GORDON & More…

1945- John Wolters (drummer w/ Dr. Hook; died in 1997)

drums, vocals & percussion

Dr. Hook w/ John Wolters “The Cover Of The Rolling Stone” live video link here.

1953- Kim Gordon (bassist, guitarist + vocalist w/ Sonic Youth; artist/record producer/ video director/ actress)                             63 yrs.

FUCK YEAH, KIM GORDON

Sonic Youth w/ Kim Gordon “Kool Thing” live video link here.

1955- Eddie Jobson (violin w/ Curved Air + Roxy Music)                    61 yrs.

Live 2008; Eddie Jobson

1968- Scott Mitchell Putesky a.k.a. Daisy Berkowitz (founding member and guitarist w/ Marilyn Manson)                                 48 yrs.

Daisy Berkowitz

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!!

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY JOHN LYDON, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, MARCUS MUMFORD & More…

1946- Terry Kath (guitarist w/ Chicago; died in 1978) 1978, Terry Kath, guitarist

Chicago w/ Terry Kath “25 or 6 to 4” live video link here.

1951- Harry Wayne Casey (vocalist w/ KC & The Sunshine Band; “That’s The Way I Like It”)        65 yrs.

1951- Phil Manzanera (guitarist w/ Roxy Music; co-produce David Gilmour’s “On An Island”)                   65 yrs.

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Roxy Music w/ Phil Manzanera “Diamond Head” link here.

1954- Adrian Vandenburg (guitaristw/ Whitesnake; “Here I Go Again”)          62 yrs.

1956- John Lydon a.k.a. Johnny Rotten (singer w/ the Sex Pistols; formed Public Image Limited)                            60 yrs.

John Lydon nee Rotton

Public Image Limited w/ John Lydon “Rise” video link here.

1959- Jeff Sipe (drummer + co-founder w/ Aquarium Rescue Unit; member of Leftover Salmon)                     58 yrs.

1961- Lloyd Cole (singer/songwriter w/ Lloyd Cole & The Commotions + solo)     55 yrs.

1, Lloyd Cole has remained an

1964- Jeff Hanneman (guitarist w/ Slayer; died in 2013)

1966- Al Jaworski (bassist w/ Jesus Jones; “Right Here Right Now”)           50 yrs.
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1967- Chad Channing (drummer for Nirvana; left in 1990, has played in various bands since)      49 yrs.

Chad Channing photos by

Nirvana w/ Chad Channing live link here.

1981- Justin Timberlake (vocalist w/ NSYNC; solo; “Cry Me A River”; actor)      35 yrs.

1987- Marcus Mumford (singer/musician w/ Mumford & Sons)       29 yrs.

Marcus Mumford

Mumford & Sons w/ Marcus Mumford “I Will Wait” live video link here.

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

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY EWAN MACCOLL, ETTA JAMES, ALICIA KEYS & More…

1915- Ewan MacColl (singer/songwriter/socialist/actor/poet/playwright/record producer; composer of “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face”, which earned him a Grammy; father of Kirsty MacColl; died in 1989)

1931- Stig Anderson (songwriter + producer; Abba’s manager; co-wrote “Dancing Queen”, “Mamma Mia”, “Fernando” and more…; died in 1997)

1938- Etta James (singer; died in 2012)

Etta James

Etta James “I’d Rather Go Blind” live video link here.

1950- Michael Cotten (synthesizer w/ The Tubes)              66 yrs.

For Tubes fans, MC is

The Tubes w/ Michael Cotten “She’s A Beauty” video link here.

1953- Malcolm Green (drummer w/ Split Enz)                      63 yrs.

Malcolm Green

Split Enz w/ Malcom Green “I Got You” video link here.

1954- Robert Finch (singer w/ KC & The Sunshine Band)              62 yrs.

KC & the Sunshine Band -

KC & The Sunshine Band w/ Robert Finch “Boogie Shoes” video link here.

1956- Andy Cox (co-founder + guitarist w/ The Beat; member of Fine Young Cannibals; “She Drives Me Crazy”)                             60 yrs.

1958- Gary Tibbs (bassist w/ Roxy Music + Adam & The Ants)
58 yrs.

Gary Tibbs - the-80s Photo

Roxy Music w/ Gary Tibbs “Angel Eyes” live video link here.

1981- Alicia Keys (R&B + soul singer/songwriter/musician/Grammy Winner)   35 yrs.

'Diary of Alicia Keys',

Jay-Z & Alicia Keys “Empire State Of Mind” live video link here.

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

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY JEFF ‘SKUNK’ BAXTER, TED NUGENT, RANDY OWEN & More…

1940- Tony Gomez (member of The Foundations; “Build Me Up Buttercup” + “Baby Now That I’ve Found You”)            75 yrs.                        No Photo Available.

1948- Jeff ‘Skunk’ Baxter (guitarist w/ Doobie Brothers + Steely Dan; “Reeling In The Years”)             67 yrs.

Steely Dan w/ Jeff Baxter “Reelin’ In The Years” live video link here.

1948- Ted Nugent (guitarist w/ The Amboy Dukes; solo; “Cat Scratch Fever”; member of Damn Yankees)         67 yrs.

Ted Nugent “Cat Scratch Fever” live video link here.

1949- Tom Verlaine (guitarist + vocalist w/ Television)          66 yrs.

Television w/ Tom Verlaine “Foxhole” live video link here.

1949- Randy Owen (singer, songwriter + guitarist w/ Alabama; “Mountain Music”, “The Closer You Get” + more…)          66 yrs.

Alabama w/ Randy Owen “Song Of The South” video link here.

1950- Davy O’List (guitarist w/ The Nice + Roxy Music; “Virginia Plain”)        65 yrs.

1952- Berton Averre (member or The Knack; “My Sharona”)          63 yrs.

1967- Eric Marlon Bishop a.k.a. Jamie Foxx (actor, vocalist + pianist; played Ray Charles in the film ‘Ray’)          48 yrs.

1970- Daniel Patrick (multi-instrumentalist; worked w/ Killing Joke, Nine Inch Nails + more…)           45 yrs.                   No Photo Available.

1974- Nick McCarthy (guitarist w/ Franz Ferdinand)         41 yrs.

Franz Ferdinand w/ Nick McCarthy “This Fire” video link here.

1975- Tom Delonge (member of Blink 182; “All The Small Things”)           40 yrs.

Blink 182 w/ Tom Delonge “I Miss You” video link here.

1981- Amy Lynn Lee (vocalist w/ Evanescence; “Bring Me To Life”)           34 yrs.

1989- Taylor Swift (country-pop cross-over 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!!

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY MARTY ROBINS, BRYAN FERRY, CESAR ROSAS & More…

1925- Marty Robbins (country singer; “El Paso”; died in 1982)

Marty Robbins “El Paso” live video link here.

1926- Julie London (singer; “Cry Me A River”; died in 2000)

1941- Joe Bauer (drummer w/ The Youngbloods; “Get Together”; died in 1982)

 Joe Bauer; second from left

1945- Bryan Ferry (singer + songwriter w/ Roxy Music: “Avalon”; solo artist)       70 yrs.

Roxy Music w/ Bryan Ferry “More Than This” video link here.

1947- Lynn Anderson (singer; “Rose Garden”)               68 yrs.

Lynn Anderson “Rose Garden” live video link here.

1948- Olivia Newton-John (singer; “Physical”; actress; “Grease”)           67 yrs.

Olivia Newton-John “Make A Move On Me” live video link here.

1954- Cesar Rosas (singer, songwriter + guitarist w/ Los Lobos; “La Bamba”, “One Night One Time” + more…)            61  yrs.

Los Lobos w/ Cesar Rosas “That Train Don’t Stop Here” live video link here.

1954- Craig Chaquico (member of Jefferson Starship; “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us”)
61 yrs.

1965- Cindy Herron (vocals w/ En Vogue; “My Lovin”)             50 yrs.

1972- Shawn Stockman (singer w/ Boyz II Men; “End Of The Road”)         43 yrs.

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

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