Tag Archives: The Funk Brothers

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MANUEL CHARLTON, VERDINE WHITE, THURSTON MOORE & More…

1925- Bennie Benjamin (session drummer w/ The Funk Brothers; played on hits by The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder + more; died in 1969)

Benny

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”)
65 yrs.

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!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DENNIS LOCORRIERE, DAVID GRAY, RIVERS CUOMO & More…

1934- Uriel Jones (session drummer for Motown Records; member of Motown’s studio band The Funk Brothers; Jones played on many hits including “I Heard It Through The Grapevine”, “I Second That Emotion”, “Cloud Nine” + more…; died in 2009)

Motown drummer Uriel Jones .

1940- Bobby Freeman (singer; “Do You Wanna To Dance”)                  76 yrs.

Bobby Freeman Music | Singer

Bobby Freeman “Do You Wanna Dance” video link here.

1949- Dennis Locorriere (guitar w/ Dr. Hook; “Sylvia’s Mother”; solo artist)           67 yrs.

Dennis Locorriere interview

1951- Howard Leese (member of Heart)                      65 yrs.

Howard on stage with The Paul

1957- Rolf Brendel (member of Nena; “99 Red Balloons)                  59 yrs.

Rolf Brendel Official Site

 

1968- David Gray (singer/songwriter; “Babylon”)                            48 yrs.

101338-david_gray_617_409.jpg

David Gray “Babylon” live video link here.

1970- Rivers Cuomo (vocals + guitar w/ Weezer; “Say It Ain’t So”)                    46 yrs.

Rivers Cuomo Born: 13-Jun-1970

Weezer w/ Rivers Cuomo “Island In The Sun” (Spike Jonez version) 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!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAVID BYRON, TOMMY RAMONE, LOUIE PEREZ & More…

1938- James Jamerson (bassist w/ the Funk Brothers on Motown hits by the Temptations, Marvin Gaye, The Four Tops and more; died in 1983)

deity James Jamerson had

Funk Brothers w/ James Jamerson “Reach Out (I’ll Be There) link here.

1944- Andrew Loog Oldham (producer; first manager of the Rolling Stones; also worked with Jimmy Page, Clapton, John Mayall)                       72 yrs.

Andrew Loog Oldham

1947- David Byron (singer w/ Uriah Heep; died in 1985)

Uriah Heep w/ David Byron “Easy Livin” live video link here.

1952- Thomas Erdelyi a.k.a. Tommy Ramone (drummer w/ The Ramones; worked as a record producer; assistant engineer for the production of Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Band Of Gypsy’s’ album; died in 2014)

Tommy Ramone photo #6

The Ramones w/ Tommy Ramone “Sheena Is A Punk Rocker” live link here.

1953- Louie Perez (songwriter, percussionist, & guitarist w/ Los Lobos)        63 yrs.

Louie Pérez – Бесплатная

Los Lobos w/ Louie Perez “Turn On Your Lovelight> Not Fade Away > Bertha”
live video link here.

1954- Rob Manzoli (vocalist w/ Right Said Fred; “I’m Too Sexy”)       62 yrs.

  Rob Manzoli; center

1961- Dave Baynton-Power (drummer w/ James; “Sit Down”; worked w/ The Alarm)
55 yrs.

1961- Eddie Jackson (bassist w/ Queensryche)                    55 yrs.

Queensryche w/ Eddie Jackson “I Don’t Believe In Love” video link here.

1962- Marcus Verne (member of Living In A Box; “Living In A Box”)           54 yrs.
No Photo Available.

1964- Roddy Frame (guitarist, singer + songwriter w/ Aztec Camera; “Somewhere In My Heart”)           52 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 BRUCE WOOLEY, VERDINE WHITE, THURSTON MOORE & More…

1925- Bennie Benjamin (session drummer w/ The Funk Brothers; played on hits by The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder + more; died in 1969)

Benny

1941- Manuel Charlton (member of Nazareth; “Love Hurts”)       74 yrs.

 

1942- Bruce Woodley (vocals w/ The Seekers)                73 yrs.

 

The Seekers w/ Bruce Wooley “Georgy Girl” live video link here.

1943- Jim McCarty (drummer w/ The Yardbirds; “For Your Love”)            72 yrs.

 

1946- Jose Chepito Areas (percussionist w/ Santana; “Black Magic Woman”)       69 yrs.

 

1950- Mark Clarke (member of Uriah Heep)                        65 yrs.

 

1951- Verdine White (bass + vocals w/ Earth, Wind & Fire; “Shining Star”)
64 yrs.

 

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)       57 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!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BOBBY FREEMAN, DAVID GRAY, RIVERS CUOMO & More…

1934- Uriel Jones (session drummer for Motown Records; member of Motown’s studio band The Funk Brothers; Jones played on many hits including “I Heard It Through The Grapevine”, “I Second That Emotion”, “Cloud Nine” + more…; died in 2009)

Motown drummer Uriel Jones .

1940- Bobby Freeman (singer; “Do You Wanna To Dance”)     75 yrs.

Bobby Freeman Music | Singer

Bobby Freeman “Do You Wanna Dance” video link here.

1949- Dennis Locorriere (guitar w/ Dr. Hook; “Sylvia’s Mother”)           66 yrs.

Dennis Locorriere interview

1951- Howard Lees (member of Heart)         64 yrs.

Howard on stage with The Paul

1957- Rolf Brendel (member of Nena; “99 Red Balloons)        58 yrs.

Rolf Brendel Official Site

1963- Michael Enzinger (guitarist w/ Incubus)   52 yrs.

Incubus guitarist Mike

1968- David Gray (singer/songwriter; “Babylon”)     47 yrs.

101338-david_gray_617_409.jpg

David Gray “Babylon” live video link here.

1970- Rivers Cuomo (vocals + guitar w/ Weezer; “Say It Ain’t So”)      45 yrs.

Rivers Cuomo Born: 13-Jun-1970

Weezer w/ Rivers Cuomo “Island In The Sun” (Spike Jonez version) 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!!!! 😉

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAVID BYRON, TOMMY RAMONE & More…

1938- James Jamerson (bassist w/ the Funk Brothers on Motown hits by the Temptations, Marvin Gaye, The Four Tops and more; died in 1983)

deity James Jamerson had

Funk Brothers w/ James Jamerson “Reach Out (I’ll Be There) link here.

1944- Andrew Loog Oldham (producer; first manager of the Rolling Stones; also worked with Jimmy Page, Clapton, John Mayall)   71 yrs.

Andrew Loog Oldham

1947- David Byron (singer w/ Uriah Heep; died in 1985)

Uriah Heep w/ David Byron “Easy Livin” live video link here.

1952- Thomas Erdelyi a.k.a. Tommy Ramone (drummer w/ The Ramones; worked as a record producer; assistant engineer for the production of Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Band Of Gypsy’s’ album; died in 2014)

Tommy Ramone photo #6

The Ramones w/ Tommy Ramone “Sheena Is A Punk Rocker” live link here.

1953- Louie Perez (songwriter, percussionist, & guitarist w/ Los Lobos)        62 yrs.

Louie Pérez – Бесплатная

Los Lobos w/ Louie Perez “Turn On Your Lovelight> Not Fade Away > Bertha”
live video link here.

1954- Rob Manzoli (vocalist w/ Right Said Fred; “I’m Too Sexy”)       61 yrs.

  Rob Manzoli; center

1961- Dave Baynton-Power (drummer w/ James; “Sit Down”; worked w/ The Alarm)
54 yrs.

1961- Eddie Jackson (bassist w/ Queensryche)   54 yrs.

Queensryche w/ Eddie Jackson “I Don’t Believe In Love” video link here.

1962- Marcus Verne (member of Living In A Box; “Living In A Box”)           53 yrs.
No Photo Available.

1964- Roddy Frame (guitarist, singer + songwriter w/ Aztec Camera; “Somewhere In My Heart”)           51 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 VERDINE WHITE, THURSTON MOORE & More…

1925- Bennie Benjamin (session drummer w/ The Funk Brothers; played on hits by The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder + more; died in 1969)

Benny

1941- Manuel Charlton (member of Nazareth; “Love Hurts”)       73 yrs.Entrevista con… Manny Charlton (Nazareth)

 1942- Bruce Woodley (vocals w/ The Seekers)      72 yrs.

Bruce Woodley - I Wish You Could Be Here

 

1943- Jim McCarty (drummer w/ The Yardbirds; “For Your Love”)
71 yrs.

Fotos und Bilder zu Jim Mccarty (22)

1946- Jose Chepito Areas (percussionist w/ Santana; “Black Magic Woman”)       68 yrs.

jose chepito areas santana s master of timbales chepito areas and his ...

1950- Mark Clarke (member of Uriah Heep)      64 yrs.

Mark Clarke Pictures

1951- Verdine White (bass + vocals w/ Earth, Wind & Fire; “Shining Star”)       63 yrs.

Verdine White

Earth, Wind & Fire w/ Verdine White “September” video link

1958- Thurston Moore (guitar + vocals w/ Sonic Youth; “Silver Rocket”, “Dirty Boots” + more; solo artist)       56 yrs.

Thurston Moore

Thurston Moore “Circulation” video link

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 DAVID GRAY, RIVERS CUOMO & More…

1934- Uriel Jones (session drummer for Motown Records; member of Motown’s studio band The Funk Brothers; Jones played on many hits including “I Heard It Through The Grapevine”, “I Second That Emotion”, “Cloud Nine” + more…; died in 2009)

Motown drummer Uriel Jones .

1940- Bobby Freeman (singer; “Do You Wanna To Dance”)
74 yrs.

Bobby Freeman Music | Singer

Bobby Freeman “Do You Wanna Dance” video link

1949- Dennis Locorriere (guitar w/ Dr. Hook; “Sylvia’s Mother”)
65 yrs.

Dennis Locorriere interview

1951- Howard Lees (member of Heart)         63 yrs.

Howard on stage with The Paul

1957- Rolf Brendel (member of Nena; “99 Red Balloons)   57 yrs.

Rolf Brendel Official Site

1963- Michael Enzinger (guitarist w/ Incubus)   51 yrs.

Incubus guitarist Mike

1968- David Gray (singer/songwriter; “Babylon”)     46 yrs.

101338-david_gray_617_409.jpg

David Gray “Babylon” live video link

1970- Rivers Cuomo (vocals + guitar w/ Weezer; “Say It Ain’t So”)      44 yrs.

Rivers Cuomo Born: 13-Jun-1970

Weezer w/ Rivers Cuomo “Island In The Sun” video link (Spike Jonez version)

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!!!! 😉