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HAPPY BIRTHDAY NEAL DOUGHTY, GEDDY LEE, MILES HUNT & More…

1946- Neal Doughty (keyboardist w/ Reo Speedwagon; “Keep On Loving You”)           70 yrs.

1947- Carlo Santanna (guitar w/ Paper Lace; “The Night Chicago Died”)        69 yrs.

1953- Geddy Lee (bassist + vocalist w/ Rush; “Tom Sawyer”, “Time Stand Still”, “Fly By Night” + more)         63 yrs.

Rush w/ Geddy Lee “Limelight” live video link here.

1953- Patti Sciafa (singer; worked w/ The Rolling Stones; toured with and married Bruce Springsteen; solo artist)                     63 yrs.

Bruce Springsteen feat. Patti Sciafa “If I Should Fall Behind” live video link here.

1959- John Sykes (member of Whitesnake + Thin Lizzy)                     57 yrs.

1966- Miles Hunt (vocals w/ The Wonder Stuff; “Don’t Let Me Down, Gently”)        50 yrs.

The Wonder Stuff w/ Miles Hunt “Never Loved Elvis” live video link here.

1973- Wanya Morris (vocals w/ Boyz II Men; “End Of The Road”)        43 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 MICHAEL DOLEZ, GARY NUMAN, SHAWN MULLINS & More…

1942- Ralph Ellis (member of The Swinging Blue Jeans; “Hippy Shake”)          74 yrs.
No Photo Available.

1945- Michael Dolenz (singer, drummer w/ The Monkees; actor, television director, radio personality + theatre director)                       71 yrs.

George Michael Dolenz Jr.,

The Monkees w/ Michael Dolenz “Pleasant Valley Sunday” video link here.

1947- Carole Bayer Sager (singer/songwriter; wrote hits for Sinatra, Dolly Parton + Phil Collins; married Burt Bacharach in 1982)                          69 yrs.

Carole Bayer Sager

1946- Randy Meisner (guitarist w/ Poco + The Eagles; left the Eagles in 1977)       70 yrs.

1947- Mike Allsup (guitarist w/ Three Dog Night)                    69 yrs.

Michael Allsup of Three Dog

1948- Mel Galley (guitarist w/ Whitesnake; died in 2008)

Mel Galley

Whitesnake w/ Mel Galley “In The Still Of The Night” video link here.

1957- Clive Burr (drummer w/ Samson; joined Iron Maiden in 1979; died in 2013)

1958- Gary Numan (singer w/ Tubeway Army; solo artist)                                58 yrs.

Gary Numan “I Die You Die” video link here.

1964- Peter Gill (drummer w/ Frankie Goes To Hollywood)                  52 yrs.

Nace Peter Gill, baterista de

1968- Shawn Mullins (singer/songwriter/guitarist)                      48 yrs.

Interview with Shawn Mullins

Shawn Mullins “Twin Rocks, Oregon” live video link here.

1979- Tom Chaplin (singer, songwriter w/ Keane)                          37 yrs.

Singer Tom Chaplin

Keane w/ Tom Chaplin “Silenced By The Night” video link here.

These are your birthdays for today, joined by video links for a few of the artists. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO EVERYONE WHO WAS 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.
No Photo Available.

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 RICK DANKO, NEIL GIRALDO, JIM REID & More…

1942- Ray Thomas (member of The Moody Blues; “Nights In White Satin”)
73 yrs.

1943- Rick Danko (guitarist + vocalist w/ The Band; “Rag Mama Rag”; died in 1999)

The Band w/ Rick Danko “The Weight” video link here.

1946- Marianne Faithful (singer; “Come & Stay With Me”)                 69 yrs.

Marianne Faithful “As Tears Go By” video link here.

1947- Cozy Powell (drummer w/ Whitesnake + Emerson Lake & Palmer; solo artist; died in 1998)

1948- Charlie Spinosa (member of John Fred & His Playboy Band; “Judy In Disguise”)
67 yrs.                   No Photo Available.

1951- Yvonne Elliman (singer; “If I Can’t Have You”; worked w/ Eric Clapton)         64 yrs.

1955- Neil Giraldo (musician + songwriter w/ Pat Benatar; “Love Is A Battlefield”)
60 yrs.

Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo “Heartbreaker” live video link here.

1961- Jim Reid (member of The Jesus & Mary Chain)            54 yrs.

The Jesus & Mary Chain w/ Jim Reid “Head On” video link here.

1961- Mark Day (guitarist w/ Happy Mondays)            54 yrs.

1966- Bryan Holland (vocalist + guitarist w/ The Offspring)             49 yrs.

The Offspring w/ Bryan Holland “Self Esteem” video link here.

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!!

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY CLARENCE FOUNTAIN, HANK BALLARD, KIRK HAMMET & More…

1929- Clarence Fountain (founding member + vocalist w/ The Blind Boys Of Alabama; Grammy winner)                              86 yrs.

The Blind Boys Of Alabama w/ Clarence Fountain “Run On”
live video link here.

1936- Don Cherry (jazz musician; died in 1995)

1936- Hank Ballard (singer/songwriter; “The Twist” + “Let’s Go, Let’s Go, Let’s Go”)
79 yrs.

Hank Ballard & The Midnighters “Work With Me Annie” live video link here.

1949- Herman Rarebell (drummer w/ The Scorpions; “Wind Of Change”)         66 yrs.

1950- Graham Parker (singer + songwriter w/ The Rumour; was featured in the film ‘This Is 40’)          65 yrs.

Graham Parker & The Rumour “Heat Treatment” live video link here.

1950- Rudy Sarzo (bassist w/ Whitesnake; “Here I Go Again”; also worked w/ Ozzy Osbourne, Quiet Riot + Dio)                    65 yrs.

1954- John Parr (singer/guitarist; “St. Elmo’s Fire”)                  61 yrs.

John Parr “St. Elmo’s Fire (Man In Motion) video link here.

1954- Charles Williams (member of KC & The Sunshine Band; “That’s The Way I Like It”)           61 yrs.                    No Photo Available.

1960- Kim Wilde (singer; “Kids In America”)              55 yrs.

1962- Kirk Hammett (guitarist w/ Metallica; “Master Of Puppets”, “Seek & Destroy” + more…)
53 yrs.

Metallica w/ Kirk Hammett “Master Of Puppets” live video link here.

1965- Tim DeLaughter (founder, vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, keyboardist + conductor w/ The Polyphonic Spree; “Light & Day/ Reach For The Sun”; was a member of Tripping Daisy)
50 yrs.

Polyphonic Spree w/ Tim DeLaughter “Light & Day/Reach For The Sun” live video link here.

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

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY THOMAS DOLBY, NATALIE MAINES, USHER & More…

1942- Billy Harrison (member of Them; “Here Comes The Night”)         73 yrs.

1945- Colin Hodgkinson (bassist w/ Whitesnake; “Here I Go Again”)      70 yrs.

1946- Dan McCafferty (member of Nazareth)         69 yrs.

Nazareth w/ Dan McCafferty “Hair Of The Dog” live video link here.

1958- Thomas Dolby (member of Camera Club + Lene Lovich; solo artist; “She Blinded Me With Science”; produced with Joni Mitchell + Prefab Sprout)             57 yrs.

Thomas Dolby “Hyperactive” live video link here.

1958- Anthony Jude Pero (drummer w/ Twisted Sister)          57 yrs.

1965- Karyn White (singer; “Superwoman”)          50 yrs.

1974- Natalie Maines (singer + songwriter w/ The Dixie Chicks; “Ready To Run”; solo artist)
41 yrs.

Dixie Chicks w/ Natalie Maines “Cowboy Take Me Away” live video link here.

1978- Usher (singer/performer; “Nice & Slow”)                   37 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!!

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAVID COVERDALE, NICK CAVE, JOAN JETT & More…

1949- David Coverdale (vocals w/ Whitesnake; “Here I Go Again”; member of Deep Purple; recorded an album w/ Jimmy Page)         66 yrs.

Coverdale/Page w/ David “Pride & Joy” video link here

1953- Richard Fairbrass (singer w/ Right Said Fred; “I’m Too Sexy”)          62 yrs.

1956- Debbie Boone (singer; “You Light Up My Life”; daughter of Pat Boone)            59 yrs.

Debbie Boone “You Light Up My Life” live video link here.

1957- Nick Cave (singer + songwriter w/ Bad Seeds + Cave Dolls)            58 yrs.

Nick Cave “Stagger Lee” live video link here.

1957- Peter Jones (member of Public Image Ltd.; “This Is Not A Love Song”)           58 yrs.
No Photo Available.

1960- Joan Jett (member of The Runaways; “Wasted”; also a member of The Blackhearts; “I Love Rock & Roll)                55 yrs.

Joan Jett & The Black Hearts “I Love Rock & Roll” video link here.

1975- Michael Tyler a.k.a. Mystikal (rapper)                       40 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 JOHN PHILLIPS, PAUL OAKENFOLD & More…

1919- Ellen Muriel Deason a.k.a. Kitty Wells; first female country star; “It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels”; died in 2012)

Kitty Wells “It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels” live video link here.

1935- John Phillips (member of The Mamas & The Papas; “California Dreamin” + “Monday, Monday”; died in 2001)

The Mamas & The Papas w/ John Phillips “Monday, Monday” live video link here.

1939- John Robert Parker a.k.a. John Peel (DJ for BBC Radio, journalist + TV presenter; introduced psychedelic and progressive rock to British radio; promoted a variety of bands including The Cure + Joy Division; died in 2004)

1941- John McNally (member of The Searchers; “Love Potion No. 9” + “Needles and Pins”) 74 yrs.

The Searchers w/ John McNally “Needles & Pins” live video link here.

1944- Charles Colbert (member of American Breed; “Bend Me, Shape Me”)          71 yrs.
No Photo Available.

1950- Micky Moody (guitarist w/ Juicy Lucy + Whitesnake; “Here I Go Again”)        65 yrs.

1954- Ronald Beitle (drummer w/ Wild Cherry; “Play That Funky Music”)         61  yrs.
No Photo Available.

1958- Martin Jackson (drummer w/ Magazine + Swing Out Sister; “Break Out”)          57 yrs.

1961- Keith McKenzie (member of The Shamen; “Ebeneezer Goode”)           54 yrs.
No Photo Available.

1963- Paul Oakenfold (producer + DJ; toured w/ U2; known for remixing New Order, Stone Roses, U2 + more…)                               52 yrs.

Paul Oakenfold “Ready Steady Go” video link here.

1964- Robert Clivilles (producer + DJ w/ C&C Music Factory; “Gonna Make You Sweat”)
51 yrs.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY GENE SIMMONS, ROB HALFORD, ELVIS COSTELLO & More…

1918- Leonard Bernstein (composer/pianist/conductor; ‘West Side Story’; died in 1990)

1933- Wayne Shorter (saxophonist w/ Miles Davis + Weather Report)         82 yrs.

Wayne Shorter Quartet “Footprints” live video link here.

1942- Walter Williams (member of The O’Jays; “Love Train”)           73 yrs.

1949- Gene Simmons (bassist + vocalist w/ KISS; “Detroit Rock City”)            66 yrs.

KISS w/ Gene Simmons “Heaven’s On Fire” video link here.

1951- Rob Halford (singer w/ Judas Priest; “Breakin The Law”)      64 yrs.

Judas Priest w/ Rob Halford “You’ve Got Another Thing Coming” live video link here.

1954- Declan McManus a.k.a. Elvis Costello (singer/songwriter; has worked w/ The Attractions; “Watching The Detectives”; has also worked w/ The Imposters)        61 yrs.

Elvis Costello & The Roots feat. Diane Birch “Tripwire” live video link here.

1961- Billy Ray Cyrus (country singer; “Achy Breaky Heart”; father of Miley Cyrus)
54 yrs.

1962- Vivian Campbell (guitarist w/ Whitesnake + Dio; replaced Steve Clark in Def Leppard) 53 yrs.

1966- Norman Rogers a.k.a Terminator X (member of Public Enemy)         49 yrs.

1967- Jeff Tweedy (singer + bassist w/ Uncle Tupelo + Wilco; “Monday” + “What Light”)                             48 yrs.

Wilco's Jeff Tweedy supports

Uncle Tupelo w/ Jeff Tweedy “Gun” live 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!!

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY LEON THEREMIN, PETE YORK, MATT JOHNSON & More…

1896- Leon Theremin (inventor; invented one of the first electrical instruments, the theremin; played on soundwaves created by the instrument; played the theremin with the New York Philharmonic in 1928; died in 1993)

Leon Theremin was born in 1896

Leon Theremin demonstrates the thereminvox link here.

1933- Bill Pinkney (member of The Drifters; “Save The Last Dance For Me”)              82 yrs.

Bill Pinkney / Provided

1933- Bobby Helms (country singer; “Jingle Bell Rock”; died in 1996)

Bobby Helms (1933-1997)

1941- Don Rich (country musician; played guitar + violin w/ Buck Owens as a member of the Buckaroos; died in 1974)

Don Rich: Buckersfield Harmony

1942- Pete York (member of The Spencer Davis Group; “Keep On Running”)       73 yrs.

Pete York

The Spencer Davis Group w/ Pete York “Gimme Some Lovin” video link here.

1950- Tommy Aldridge (drummer w/ Whitesnake; “Here I Go Again”)          65 yrs.

Details : Tommy Aldridge

1961- Matt Johnson (singer + songwriter w/ The The)           54 yrs.

The The (Matt Johnson) | Zoom

The The w/ Matt Johnson “Uncertain Smile” live video link here.

1984- David Welsh (guitarist w/ The Fray)              31 yrs.

Dave Welsh, The Fray

The Fray w/ David Welsh “Over My Head (Cable Car) video link here.

1984- Ted Dwane (bassist w/ Mumford & Sons; Grammy winner)            31 yrs.

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

HAPPY LISTENING!!!! 😉