1925- Bennie Benjamin (session drummer w/ The Funk Brothers; played on hits by The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder + more; died in 1969)
1941- Manuel Charlton (member of Nazareth; “Love Hurts”) 75 yrs.
1942- Bruce Woodley (vocals w/ The Seekers) 74 yrs.
The Seekers w/ Bruce Wooley “Georgy Girl” live video link here.
1943- Jim McCarty (drummer w/ The Yardbirds; “For Your Love”) 73 yrs.
1946- Jose Chepito Areas (percussionist w/ Santana; “Black Magic Woman”) 70 yrs.
1950- Mark Clarke (member of Uriah Heep) 66 yrs.
1951- Verdine White (bass + vocals w/ Earth, Wind & Fire; “Shining Star”)
Earth, Wind & Fire w/ Verdine White “September” video link here.
1958- Thurston Moore (guitar + vocals w/ Sonic Youth; “Silver Rocket”, “Dirty Boots” + more; solo artist) 58 yrs.
Thurston Moore “Circulation” 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!!!! 😉