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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!!

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY GREG LAKE, WARREN G, JIM ADKINS, EVE & More…

1947- Glenn Buxton (guitar w/ Alice Cooper Band; “School’s Out”; died in 1997)

Glen Buxton-Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper w/ Glenn Buxton “School’s Out” live video link here.

1948- Greg Lake (member of King Crimson + Emerson, Lake & Palmer; solo artist
67 yrs.

Emerson Lake & Palmer w/ Greg Lake “Hoedown” live video link here.

1954- Mario Cipollina (member of Huey Lewis & The News; “Power Of Love”)
61 yrs.

Huey Lewis & The News w/ Mario Cipollina “If This Is It” video link here

1957- Chris Joyce (drummer w/ Simply Red; “Holding Back The Years”)       58 yrs.

1958- Frank Maudsley (member of Flock Of Seagulls)              57  yrs.

1965- David Hawes (bassist w/ Catherine Wheel; “I Want To Touch You”)          50 yrs.
No Photo Available.

1969- Paul ‘Kermit’ Leveridge (member of Black Grape; “In The Name Of The Father”)
46 yrs.

Black Grape w/ Paul Leveridge “In The Name Of The Father” live video link here.

1970- Derry Brownson (member of EMF; “Unbelievable”)                 45 yrs.

1970- Warren G (rapper; “Regulate”)                45 yrs.

Warren G “I Need A Light” video link here.

1973- Jacqueline Abbott (member of The Beautiful South; “A Little Time”)          42 yrs.

Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott “DIY” live video link here.

1975- Jim Adkins (lead singer + guitarist w/ Jimmy Eat World)            40 yrs.

Jimmy Eat World w/ Jim Adkins “Sweetness” video link here.

1978- Eve (rapper)             37 yrs.

1979- Chris Joannou (bassist w/ Silverchair; “Freak”)                36  yrs.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

A Special Happy Birthday To My Mom!!!!

HAPPY BIRTH DAY LARRY MULLEN JR. JOHNNY MARR, AD-ROCK & More…

1937- Tom Paxton (folk singer)          78 yrs.

Tom Paxton “Last Thing On My Mind” live video link here.

1947- Russ Ballard (guitarist + singer w/ Argent; “Hold Your Head Up”)          68 yrs.

1952- Bernard Edwards (producer + member of Chic; “Le Freak”; produced for ABC, Rod Stewart, Power Station; died in 1996)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

1956- Tony Bowers (member of Alberto Y Los Trios Paranoias + Simply Red; “Holding Back The Years”)         59 yrs.

1961- Larry Mullen Jr. (drummer w/ U2; “With Or Without You”, “The Fly”, “Bad” + more)
54 yrs.

U2 w/ Larry Mullen Jr. “Bullet The Blue Sky” live video link here.

1963- Johnny Marr (guitarist + songwriter w/ The Smiths; “Girlfriend In A Coma” + “How Soon Is Now?”; member of Electronic + Modest Mouse; also worked w/ The Pretenders, The The + more…; solo artist)          52 yrs.

The Smiths w/ Johnny Marr “Panic” video link here.

1963- Mikkey Dee (drummer w/ Motorhead; “Ace Of Spades”)           52 yrs.

1964- Colm O’Ciosoig (member of My Bloody Valentine; “To Here Knows When”)
51 yrs.

1965- Annabella Lwin (vocals w/ Bow Wow Wow; “I Want Candy”)            50 yrs.

Bow Wow Wow w/ Annabella Lwin “I Want Candy” video link here.

1966- Adam Horovitz a.k.a. Ad-Rock (lyricist, rapper + guitarist w/ The Beastie Boys; “No Sleep Til Brooklyn”, “Whatcha Want”, “Hey Ladies” + more…; actor)        49 yrs.

Beastie Boys w/ Ad-Rock “No Sleep Till Brooklyn” 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 BILLY PRESTON, STEVE PORCARO & More…

1925- Hugo Montenegro (composer; “The Good, The Bad & The Ugly”; died in 1981)

1939- Sam Gooden (singer w/ The Impressions)               76 yrs.

1946- Billy Preston (singer/keyboardist; “Will It Go Round In Circles”; played w/ The Beatles on “Get Back”; died in 2006)

Martha & The Vandellas w/ Rosalind Ashford “Heatwave” live video link here.

1946- Billy Preston (singer/keyboardist; “Will It Go Round In Circles”; worked w/ The Beatles on “Get Back”; died in 2006)

1951- Mik Kaminski (violin w/ Electric Light Orchestra; “Don’t Bring Me Down”)
64 yrs.

Electric Light Orchestra w/ Mik Kaminski “Roll Over Beethoven” live video link here.

1957- Steve Porcaro (keyboardist w/ Toto; “Africa”)                  58 yrs.

Toto w/ Steve Porcaro “Rosanna” video link here.

1958- Fritz McIntyre (member of Simply Red; “Holding Back The Years”)                 57 yrs.

1958- Jerry Augustyniak (member of 10,000 Maniacs; “Candy Everybody Wants”)        57 yrs.

10,000 Maniacs w/ Jerry Augustyniak “What’s The Matter Here” live video link here.

1987- Spencer James Smith (drummer w/ Panic! At The Disco; “Nine In The Afternoon”)
28 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 BOZ SKAGGS, DEREK TRUCKS & More

1940- Nancy Sinatra (actress/singer; “These Boots Are Made For Walking”; daughter of Frank Sinatra)       75 yrs.

Nancy Sinatra “These Boots are

Nancy Sinatra “These Boots Are Made For Walkin” video link here.

1940- Sherman Garnes (member of Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers; “Why Do Fools Fall In Love”; died in 1977)

και Sherman Garnes,

1941- Clarence Haskins (member of Funkadelic)       74 yrs.

Clarence "Fuzzy" Haskins

1942- Chuck Negron (vocals w/ Three Dog Night; “Mama Told Me Not To Come”)
73 yrs.

Happy Birthday to Chuck Negron

Three Dog Night w/ Chuck Negron “Celebrate” live video link here.

1944- Boz Skaggs (singer/guitaist; member of The Marksmen + The Wigs; solo)        71 yrs.

Joining Lear is Boz Scaggs.

Boz Skaggs “Lowdown” live video link here.

1947- Mick Box (guitar w/ Uriah Heep)          68 yrs.

Mick Box

1953- Bonnie Tyler (singer; “Total Eclipse Of The Heart”) 62 yrs.

Bonnie Tyler singing Total

1960- Mick Hucknall (singer + songwriter w/ Simply Red; “Holding Back The Years”)
55 yrs.

mick-hucknall.jpg

Simply Red w/ Mick Hucknall “Money’s Too Tight (Too Mention)” video link here.

1962- Nick Rhodes (keyboards w/ Duran Duran)          53 yrs.

Nick Rhodes

Duran Duran w/ Nick Rhodes “The Reflex” video link here.

1965- Rob Pilatus (one half of Milli Vanilli; “Blame It On The Rain”; died in 1998)

Musician Rob Pilatus of Milli

1977- Kanye West (hip-hop artist/producer; “Gold Digger”)          38 yrs.

a challenge to Kanye West

1979- Derek Trucks (guitarist w/ Allman Brothers, The Derek Trucks Band, Soul Stew Revival + Tedeschi-Trucks Band; was performing on stage by 9, headlining at 11, + at 15 he had his own touring band; has played w/ Eric Clapton, Santana + more; voted #16 on Rolling Stones top 100 guitarists of all time) 36 yrs.

File:DEREK TRUCKS Liri Blues

The Derek Trucks Band “Sahib Teri Bandi” 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 GREG LAKE, WARREN G & More…

1948- Greg Lake (member of King Crimson + Emerson, Lake & Palmer; solo artist
66 yrs.

Emerson Lake & Palmer w/ Greg Lake “Hoedown” live video link here.

1954- Mario Cipollina (member of Huey Lewis & The News; “Power Of Love”)
60 yrs.

Huey Lewis & The News w/ Mario Cipollina “If This Is It” video link here

1957- Chris Joyce (drummer w/ Simply Red; “Holding Back The Years”)       57 yrs.

1958- Frank Maudsley (member of Flock Of Seagulls)              56  yrs.

1965- David Hawes (bassist w/ Catherine Wheel; “I Want To Touch You”)          49 yrs.
No Photo Available.

1969- Paul ‘Kermit’ Leveridge (member of Black Grape; “In The Name Of The Father”)
45 yrs.

Black Grape w/ Paul Leveridge “In The Name Of The Father” live video link here.

1970- Derry Brownson (member of EMF; “Unbelievable”)                 44 yrs.

1970- Warren G (rapper; “Regulate”)                44 yrs.

Warren G “I Need A Light” video link here.

1973- Jacqueline Abbott (member of The Beautiful South; “A Little Time”)          41 yrs.

Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott “DIY” live video link here.

1975- Jim Adkins (lead singer + guitarist w/ Jimmy Eat World)            39 yrs.

Jimmy Eat World w/ Jim Adkins “Sweetness” video link here.

1978- Eve (rapper)             36 yrs.

1979- Chris Joannou (bassist w/ Silverchair; “Freak”)                35 yrs.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

 

 

A Special Happy Birthday To My Mom!!!!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY LARRY MULLEN JR., AD-ROCK & More…

1937- Tom Paxton (folk singer)          77 yrs.

Tom Paxton “Last Thing On My Mind” live video link here.

1947- Russ Ballard (guitarist + singer w/ Argent; “Hold Your Head Up”)          67 yrs.

1952- Bernard Edwards (producer + member of Chic; “Le Freak”; produced for ABC, Rod Stewart, Power Station; died in 1996)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

1956- Tony Bowers (member of Alberto Y Los Trios Paranoias + Simply Red; “Holding Back The Years”)         58 yrs.

1961- Larry Mullen Jr. (drummer w/ U2; “With Or Without You”, “The Fly”, “Bad” + more)
53 yrs.

U2 w/ Larry Mullen Jr. “Bullet The Blue Sky” live video link here.

1963- Johnny Marr (guitarist + songwriter w/ The Smiths; “Girlfriend In A Coma” + “How Soon Is Now?”; member of Electronic + Modest Mouse; also worked w/ The Pretenders, The The + more…; solo artist)          51 yrs.

The Smiths w/ Johnny Marr “Panic” video link here.

1963- Mikkey Dee (drummer w/ Motorhead; “Ace Of Spades”)           51 yrs.

1964- Colm O’Ciosoig (member of My Bloody Valentine; “To Here Knows When”)
50 yrs.

1965- Annabella Lwin (vocals w/ Bow Wow Wow; “I Want Candy”)            49 yrs.

Bow Wow Wow w/ Annabella Lwin “I Want Candy” video link here.

1966- Adam Horovitz a.k.a. Ad-Rock (lyricist, rapper + guitarist w/ The Beastie Boys; “No Sleep Til Brooklyn”, “Whatcha Want”, “Hey Ladies” + more…; actor)        48 yrs.

Beastie Boys w/ Ad-Rock “No Sleep Till Brooklyn” 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 HUGO MONTENEGRO, BILLY PRESTON & More…

1925- Hugo Montenegro (composer; “The Good, The Bad & The Ugly”; died in 1981)

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1939- Sam Gooden (singer w/ The Impressions)               75 yrs.

Samuel G. "Sam" Gooden

1946- Billy Preston (singer/keyboardist; “Will It Go Round In Circles”; played w/ The Beatles on “Get Back”; died in 2006)

1966 from left rosalind ashford betty kelly and martha reeves

Martha & The Vandellas w/ Rosalind Ashford “Heatwave” live video link here.

1951- Mik Kaminski (violin w/ Electric Light Orchestra; “Don’t Bring Me Down”)             63 yrs.

Mik Kaminski and unmistakable Blue Violin

Electric Light Orchestra w/ Mik Kaminski “Roll Over Beethoven” live video link here.

1957- Steve Porcaro (keyboardist w/ Toto; “Africa”)                  57 yrs.

steve porcaro teclados

Toto w/ Steve Porcaro “Rosanna” video link here.

1958- Fritz McIntyre (member of Simply Red; “Holding Back The Years”)                 56 yrs.

fritz mcintyre

1958- Jerry Augustyniak (member of 10,000 Maniacs; “Candy Everybody Wants”)        56 yrs.

Jerry Augustyniak

10,000 Maniacs w/ Jerry Augustyniak “What’s The Matter Here” live video link here.

1987- Spencer James Smith (drummer w/ Panic! At The Disco; “Nine In The Afternoon”)
27 yrs.

Spencer James Smith_Panic! At The Disco

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 SLASH, ALISON KRAUSS & More…

1935- Cleveland Duncan (The Penguins; “Earth Angel”)             79 yrs.

Cleveland "Cleve" Duncan, lead singer with The Penguins of Earth Angel ...

1945- Dino Danelli (drummer w/ The Young Rascals; “Groovin”)           69 yrs.

1946-Andy Mackay (sax + woodwinds w/ Roxy Music; “Virginia Plain”)             68 yrs.

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1950- Blair Thorton (guitar w/ Bachman Turner Overdrive; “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet”)        64 yrs.

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1952- Janis Siegel (singer w/ Manhatten Transfer; “Boy From New York City”)       62 yrs.

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

1961- Martin Gore (keyboards + vocals w/ Depeche Mode; “People Are People”, “Strange Love”, “Everything Counts” + more)            53 yrs.

Martin Gore in 2009

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

1964- Nick Menza (drummer w/ Megadeth; “Symphony Of Destruction”)          50 yrs.

Nick Menza ex Megadeth habla acerca de todos sus proyectos

1964- Tim Kellett (trumpet + keyboards w/ Simply Red; “Holding Back The Years”)      50 yrs.

... Theatre 31 January 2010; Tim Kellett [photo: © 2010 Stephen Wright

1965- Rob Dickinson (vocals w/ Catherine Wheel; “Black Metallic”)          49 yrs.

Rob Dickinson

 

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”)          49 yrs.

Photo:Paul Bergen/Redferns

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

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)            43 yrs.

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Alison Krauss “Stay” live video link

1971- Chad Gracey (drummer w/ Live)         43 yrs.

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1980- Michelle Williams (member of Destiny’s Child; “Survivor”)        34 yrs.

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1980- Steve ‘Stevo 32’ Jocz (drummer w/ Sum 41)            34 yrs.

Sum 41 Drummer Quits: Steve ‘Stevo’ Jocz Leaving Band Days After ...

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY NANCY SINATRA, DEREK TRUCKS & More…

1940- Nancy Sinatra (actress/singer; “These Boots Are Made For Walking”; daughter of Frank Sinatra)       74 yrs.

Nancy Sinatra “These Boots are

Nancy Sinatra “These Boots Are Made For Walkin” video link

1940- Sherman Garnes (member of Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers; “Why Do Fools Fall In Love”; died in 1977)

και Sherman Garnes,

1941- Clarence Haskins (member of Funkadelic)       73 yrs.

Clarence "Fuzzy" Haskins

1942- Chuck Negron (vocals w/ Three Dog Night; “Mama Told Me Not To Come”)          72 yrs.

Happy Birthday to Chuck Negron

Three Dog Night w/ Chuck Negron “Celebrate” live video link

1944- Boz Skaggs (singer/guitaist; member of The Marksmen + The Wigs; solo)        70 yrs.

Joining Lear is Boz Scaggs.

Boz Skaggs “Lowdown” live video link from 1976

1947- Mick Box (guitar w/ Uriah Heep)          67 yrs.

Mick Box

1953- Bonnie Tyler (singer; “Total Eclipse Of The Heart”)
61 yrs.

Bonnie Tyler singing Total

1960- Mick Hucknall (singer + songwriter w/ Simply Red; “Holding Back The Years”)        54 yrs.

mick-hucknall.jpg

1962- Nick Rhodes (keyboards w/ Duran Duran)          52 yrs.

Nick Rhodes

Duran Duran w/ Nick Rhodes “The Reflex” video link

1965- Rob Pilatus (one half of Milli Vanilli; “Blame It On The Rain”; died in 1998)

Musician Rob Pilatus of Milli

1977- Kanye West (hip-hop artist/producer; “Gold Digger”)
37 yrs.

a challenge to Kanye West

1979- Derek Trucks (guitarist w/ Allman Brothers, The Derek Trucks Band, Soul Stew Revival + Tedeschi-Trucks Band; was performing on stage by 9, headlining at 11, + at 15 he had his own touring band; has played w/ Eric Clapton, Santana + more; voted #16 on Rolling Stones top 100 guitarists of all time)
35 yrs.

File:DEREK TRUCKS Liri Blues

The Derek Trucks Band “Sahib Teri Bandi” live video link

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉