Tag Archives: Ten Years After

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ROGER MILLER, DAVE DREIWITZ, TROMBONE SHORTY & More…

1936- Roger Miller (singer + guitarist; “King Of The Road”; Grammy winner + television star; died in 1991)

Roger Miller “King Of The Road” live video link here.

1942- Chick Churchill (keyboardist w/ Ten Years After; “Love Like A Man”)           73 yrs.

1954- Glenn Goins (vocalist + guitarist w/ Parliament Funkadelic; “One Nation Under A Groove”; died in 1978)

Parliament Funkadelic w/ Glenn Goins “Give Up The Funk” live video link here.

1957- Ricky Van Shelton (country singer; did duets w/ Dolly Parton + Brenda Lee)
58 yrs.

1966- Dave Dreiwitz (bassist w/ Ween + Joe Russo’s Almost Dead; was a member of Tiny Lights, Instant Death + Bustle In Your Hedgerow; Dave also plays trumpet + tuba)
50 yrs.

1986- Troy ‘Trombone Shorty’ Andrews (multi-instrumentalist, vocalist + composer w/ Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue; has worked w/ U2, Galactic, Dr. John, Lenny Kravitz + Eric Clapton; was a member of the Stooges Brass Band)               30 yrs.

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue “Hurricane Season” live video

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY PROFESSOR LONGHAIR, PHIL OCHS, JOHN MCEUEN & More…

1918- Henry Roeland ‘Roy’ Byrd a.k.a. Professor Longhair (rock & roll pianist/singer; influenced Dr. John + Fats Domino; died in 1980)

Professor Longhair “Big Chief” live video link here.

1940- Phil Ochs (folk singer/songwriter; “There But A Fortune”; died in 1976)

Phil Ochs “I Ain’t Marching Anymore” live video link here.

1941- Maurice White (songwriter,vocalist w/ Earth, Wind & Fire; “Let’s Groove” + “Shining Star”; producer)                74 yrs.

Earth, Wind & Fire w/ Maurice White “September” video link here.

1944- Alvin Lee (guitarist + vocalist w/ Ten Years After; died in 2013)

1944- Zal Yanovsky (member of The Lovin’ Spoonful; “Summer In The City”; died in 2002)

1949- John McEuen (member of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band; “Mr. Bojangles”)        66 yrs.

1958- Chris Hamill a.k.a. Limahl (vocalist w/ Kajagoogoo; “Too Shy”)             57 yrs.

1986- Andrew Combs (singer/songwriter; “Suwanee County”)                                   29 yrs.

Andrew Combs “Month Of Bad Habits” live video link here.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DICK CLARK, PAUL STOOKEY, BILLY IDOL & More…

1924- Allan Sherman (singer; “Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah”; died in 1973)

Allan Sherman “Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah” live audio/visual link here.

1929- Johnny Horton (singer; “The Battle Of New Orleans”; died in 1960)

Johnny Horton “North To Alaska” live video link here.

1929- Dick Clark (host of American Bandstand; died in 2012)

1937- Paul Stookey (singer + songwriter w/ Peter Paul & Mary; “Puff The Magic Dragon”, “If I Had A Hammer” + more…)                      78 yrs.

Peter, Paul & Mary w/ Paul Stookey “If I Had A Hammer” live video link here.

1943- Leo Lyons (bassist w/ Ten Years After)                 72 yrs.

1944- Rob Grill (member of Grass Roots; “Midnight Confessions”; died in 2011)

Grass Roots w/ Rob Grill “Midnight Confessions” live video link here.

1945- Roger Glover (bassist w/ Deep Purple; “Smoke On The Water”)     70 yrs.

Deep Purple w/ Roger Glover “Black Night” live video link here

1953- June Pointer (singer w/ The Pointer Sisters; “I’m So Excited”, “Neutron Dance” + more… ; died in 2006)

1953- David Sancious (keyboardist + guitarist; early member of The E-Street Band; worked on Bruce Springsteen’s first three albums)                62 yrs.

1954- George McArdale (member of the Little River Band; “Reminiscing”)         61 yrs.

1955- William Broad a.k.a. Billy Idol (singer w/ Generation X; solo artist; “White Wedding”, “Rebel Yell” + more… ; actor)               60 yrs.

Billy Idol “White Wedding” live video link here.

1957- John Ashton (guitarist w/ Psychedelic Furs; “Heaven”, “Ghost In You”, “Pretty In Pink” + more…)                58 yrs.

Psychedelic Furs w/ John Ashton “Here Come Cowboys” video link here.

1965- Paul Wheeler (member of Icehouse)                   50 yrs.

1968- Des’ree (singer/songwriter; “You Gotta Be”)             47  yrs.

1973- John Moyers (bassist w/ Disturbed)                       42 yrs.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ‘JELLY ROLL’ MORTON, TOM PETTY, SNOOP DOGG & More…

1890- Ferdinand ‘Jelly Roll’ Morton (jazz pianist, arranger, bandleader + composer; died in 1941)

Jelly Roll Morton “Pretty Lil” live audio link here.

1939- Jay Siegel (member of The Tokens; “The Lion Sleeps Tonight”)               76 yrs.

The Tokens w/ Jay Siegel “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” live video link here.

1942- John Carter (member of Ivy League; “Tossing & Turning”)               73 yrs.

1945- Ric Lee (drummer w/ Ten Years After)           70 yrs.

1951- Alan Greenwood (keyboardist w/ Foreigner; “I Want To Know What Love Is”)
64 yrs.

1953- Tom Petty (singer, songwriter + guitarist w/ The Heartbreakers; “American Girl”, “Refugee”, “Great Wide Open” + more…; member of Mudcrutch; solo artist; “Free Fallin” + “I Won’t Back Down”; founding member of supergroup The Traveling Wilburys; “End Of The Line”, “Last Night” + more…)               62 yrs.

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers “Even The Losers” live video link here.

1955- Mark Feltham (harmonica player w/ Nine Below Zero; has worked w/ Roger Daltry, Annie Lennox, Oasis + more…)                      60 yrs.

1958- Mark King (bassist + vocalist w/ Level 42; “Lessons In Love”)            57 yrs.

Level 42 w/ Mark King “Something About You” live video link here.

1964- David Ryan (drummer w/ The Lemonheads; “Into Your Arms”)        51 yrs.

1964- Jim Sonefild (drummer + vocalist w/ Hootie & The Blowfish; “Hold My Hand”)
51 yrs.

1965- Norman Blake (guitar + vocals w/ Teenage Fanclub)            50 yrs.

Teenage Fanclub w/ Norman Blake “Hang On” video link here.

1971- Calvin Broadus a.k.a. Snoop Doggy  Dogg (rapper; “Gin & Juice”, “What’s My Name”; released a recent album under the name Snoop Lion)           44 yrs.

Snoop Dogg “Who Am I (What’s My Name)” video link here.

1978- Paul Wilson (bassist w/ Snow Patrol)                  37 yrs.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ROGER MILLER, GLENN GOINS & More…

1936- Roger Miller (singer + guitarist; “King Of The Road”; Grammy winner + television star; died in 1991)

Roger Miller “King Of The Road” live video link here.

1942- Chick Churchill (keyboardist w/ Ten Years After; “Love Like A Man”)           73 yrs.

1954- Glenn Goins (vocalist + guitarist w/ Parliament Funkadelic; “One Nation Under A Groove”; died in 1978)

Parliament Funkadelic w/ Glenn Goins “Give Up The Funk” live video link here.

1957- Ricky Van Shelton (country singer; did duets w/ Dolly Parton + Brenda Lee)
58 yrs.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY PROFESSOR LONGHAIR, PHIL OCHS & More…

1918- Henry Roeland ‘Roy’ Byrd a.k.a. Professor Longhair (rock & roll pianist/singer; influenced Dr. John + Fats Domino; died in 1980)

Professor Longhair “Big Chief” live video link here.

1940- Phil Ochs (folk singer/songwriter; “There But A Fortune”; died in 1976)

Phil Ochs “I Ain’t Marching Anymore” live video link here.

1941- Maurice White (songwriter,vocalist w/ Earth, Wind & Fire; “Let’s Groove” + “Shining Star”; producer)                73 yrs.

Earth, Wind & Fire w/ Maurice White “September” video link here.

1944- Alvin Lee (guitarist + vocalist w/ Ten Years After; died in 2013)

1944- Zal Yanovsky (member of The Lovin’ Spoonful; “Summer In The City”; died in 2002)

1949- John McEuen (member of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band; “Mr. Bojangles”)        65 yrs.

1958- Chris Hamill a.k.a. Limahl (vocalist w/ Kajagoogoo; “Too Shy”)             56 yrs.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DICK CLARK, BILLY IDOL & More…

1924- Allan Sherman (singer; “Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah”; died in 1973)

Allan Sherman “Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah” live audio/visual link here.

1929- Johnny Horton (singer; “The Battle Of New Orleans”; died in 1960)

Johnny Horton “North To Alaska” live video link here.

1929- Dick Clark (host of American Bandstand; died in 2012)

1937- Paul Stookey (singer + songwriter w/ Peter Paul & Mary; “Puff The Magic Dragon”, “If I Had A Hammer” + more…)                      77 yrs.

Peter, Paul & Mary w/ Paul Stookey “If I Had A Hammer” live video link here.

1943- Leo Lyons (bassist w/ Ten Years After)                 71 yrs.

1944- Rob Grill (member of Grass Roots; “Midnight Confessions”; died in 2011)

Grass Roots w/ Rob Grill “Midnight Confessions” live video link here.

1945- Roger Glover (bassist w/ Deep Purple; “Smoke On The Water”)     69 yrs.

Deep Purple w/ Roger Glover “Black Night” live video link here

1953- June Pointer (singer w/ The Pointer Sisters; “I’m So Excited”, “Neutron Dance” + more… ; died in 2006)

1953- David Sancious (keyboardist + guitarist; early member of The E-Street Band; worked on Bruce Springsteen’s first three albums)                61 yrs.

1954- George McArdale (member of the Little River Band; “Reminiscing”)         60 yrs.

1955- William Broad a.k.a. Billy Idol (singer w/ Generation X; solo artist; “White Wedding”, “Rebel Yell” + more… ; actor)               59 yrs.

Billy Idol “White Wedding” live video link here.

1957- John Ashton (guitarist w/ Psychedelic Furs; “Heaven”, “Ghost In You”, “Pretty In Pink” + more…)                57 yrs.

Psychedelic Furs w/ John Ashton “Here Come Cowboys” video link here.

1965- Paul Wheeler (member of Icehouse)                   49 yrs.

1968- Des’ree (singer/songwriter; “You Gotta Be”)             46  yrs.

1973- John Moyers (bassist w/ Disturbed)                       41 yrs.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TOM PETTY, SNOOP DOGG & More…

1890- Ferdinand ‘Jelly Roll’ Morton (jazz pianist, arranger, bandleader + composer; died in 1941)

Jelly Roll Morton “Pretty Lil” live audio link here.

1939- Jay Siegel (member of The Tokens; “The Lion Sleeps Tonight”)               75 yrs.

The Tokens w/ Jay Siegel “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” live video link here.

1942- John Carter (member of Ivy League; “Tossing & Turning”)               72 yrs.

1945- Ric Lee (drummer w/ Ten Years After)           69 yrs.

1951- Alan Greenwood (keyboardist w/ Foreigner; “I Want To Know What Love Is”)
63 yrs.

1953- Tom Petty (singer, songwriter + guitarist w/ The Heartbreakers; “American Girl”, “Refugee”, “Great Wide Open” + more…; member of Mudcrutch; solo artist; “Free Fallin” + “I Won’t Back Down”; founding member of supergroup The Traveling Wilburys; “End Of The Line”, “Last Night” + more…)               61 yrs.

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers “Even The Losers” live video link here.

1955- Mark Feltham (harmonica player w/ Nine Below Zero; has worked w/ Roger Daltry, Annie Lennox, Oasis + more…)                      59 yrs.

1958- Mark King (bassist + vocalist w/ Level 42; “Lessons In Love”)            56 yrs.

Level 42 w/ Mark King “Something About You” live video link here.

1964- David Ryan (drummer w/ The Lemonheads; “Into Your Arms”)        50 yrs.

1964- Jim Sonefild (drummer + vocalist w/ Hootie & The Blowfish; “Hold My Hand”)
50 yrs.

1965- Norman Blake (guitar + vocals w/ Teenage Fanclub)            49 yrs.

Teenage Fanclub w/ Norman Blake “Hang On” video link here.

1971- Calvin Broadus a.k.a. Snoop Doggy  Dogg (rapper; “Gin & Juice”, “What’s My Name”; released a recent album under the name Snoop Lion)           43 yrs.

Snoop Dogg “Who Am I (What’s My Name)” video link here.

1978- Paul Wilson (bassist w/ Snow Patrol)                  36 yrs.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉