Monday, November 13, 2017

Week of 13 November 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of November 13 - 19, 2017:

13 - Timmy Thomas, 1944; Toy Caldwell (Marshall Tucker Band), 1947 (died 1993)
14 - Stephen Bishop, 1951; James Young (STYX), 1949; Cornell Gunter (The Coasters), 1936 (died 1990); Freddie Garrity (Freddie and the Dreamers), 1936 (died 2006)
15 - C. W. McCall, 1928;  Graham Parker, 1950; Steve Fossen (Heart), 1949; Anni-Frid Lyngstad (ABBA), 1945; Petula Clark, 1932; Clyde McPhatter (The Drifters), 1932 (died 1972)
17 - Martin Barre (Jethro Tull), 1946; Bob Gaudio (Four Seasons), 1942; Gordon Lightfoot, 1938; Dean Paul Martin (Dino, Desi, & Billy), 1951 (died 1987);  Gene Clark (The Byrds), 1944 (died 1991)
18 - Hank Ballard, 1927 (died 2003)
19 - Fred Lipsius (Blood, Sweat & Tears), 1943

In remembrance of those who left us:

13 Nov 2016 - Leon Russell
15 Nov 2015 - P.F. Sloan
17 Nov 2003 - Arthur Conley
17 Nov 2014 - Jimmy Ruffin
19 Nov 1992 - Bobby Russell
19 Nov 2004 - Terry Melcher

Did I forget anybody or make an error?  If so, please let me know in the Comments.

Thank you and have a nice week!

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Laura Pinto Online

Monday, November 06, 2017

Week of 06 November 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of November 6 - 12, 2017:

06 - Eugene Pitt (The Jive Five), 1937; Glenn Frey (The Eagles), 1948 (died 2016)
07 - Joni Mitchell, 1943; Johnny Rivers, 1942; Dee Clark, 1938 (died 1990)
08 - Bonnie Bramlett, 1944; Rickie Lee Jones, 1954; Leif Garrett, 1961; Bonnie Raitt, 1949; Roy Wood (ELO), 1946; Minnie Riperton, 1947 (died 1979); Don Murray (The Turtles), 1945 (died 1996); Patti Page, 1927 (died 2013)
09 - Mary Travers (Peter, Paul & Mary), 1936 (died 2009); Tom Fogerty (CCR), 1941 (died 1990)
10 - Donna Fargo, 1945; Dave Loggins, 1947; Kyu Sakamoto ("Sukiyaki"), 1941 (died 1985); Glen Buxton (Alice Cooper), 1947 (died 1997); Ronnie Hammond (Atlanta Rhythm Section), 1950 (died 2011); Greg Lake (Emerson, Lake & Palmer), 1947 (died 2016)
11 - Vince Martell (Vanilla Fudge), 1945; Chris Dreja (The Yardbirds), 1945; Jim Peterik (The Ides of March; Survivor), 1950; Paul Cowsill (The Cowsills), 1951; LaVern Baker, 1929 (died 1997)
12 - Ruby Nash Garnett (Ruby & the Romantics), 1939; Brian Hyland, 1943; Booker T. Jones (Booker T and the MG's), 1944; Les McKeown (Bay City Rollers), 1955; Errol Brown (Hot Chocolate), 1948; Donald "Buck Dharma" Roeser (Blue Oyster Cult), 1947; Arthur Tavares (Tavares), 1943; Neil Young, 1945; John Walker (The Walker Brothers), 1943 (died 2011); Bob Crewe, 1930 (died 2014)

In remembrance of those who left us:

06 Nov 1989 - Dickie Goodman
06 Nov 2006 - Jance Garfat (Dr. Hook)
07 Nov 1991 - Carter Cornelius (Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose)
07 Nov 2011 - Andrea True
09 Nov 2008 - Miriam Makeba
09 Nov 2012 - Major Harris
11 Nov 1972 - Berry Oakley (The Allman Brothers Band)

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Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Week of 30 October 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of October 29 - November 5, 2017:

October:
30 - Eddie Holland, 1939; David Green (Air Supply), 1949; Timothy B. Schmit (The Eagles), 1947; Otis Williams (The Temptations), 1941; Grace Slick (Jefferson Starship), 1939
31 - Tom Paxton, 1937; Russ Ballard (Argent), 1947

November:
01 - David Foster, 1949; Ronald Bell (Kool & the Gang), 1951; Chris Morris (Paper Lace), 1954; Barry Sadler, 1940 (died 1989); Dan Peek (America), 1950 (died 2011)
02 - Earl Carroll (The Cadillacs), 1937; Jay Black (Jay and the Americans), 1938; Keith Emerson, 1944; Bruce Welch (The Shadows), 1941; Maxine Nightingale, 1952; Dave Pegg (Jethro Tull), 1947; J.D. Souther, 1945
03 - Lulu, 1948
04 - Delbert McClinton, 1940
05 - Peter Noone, 1947; Art Garfunkel, 1941; Don McDougall (Guess Who), 1948; Gram Parsons, 1946 (died 1973); Ike Turner, 1931 (died 2007)

In remembrance of those who left us:

05 Nov 1986 - Bobby Nunn (The Coasters)
05 Nov 2003 - Bobby Hatfield

Did I forget anybody or make an error?  If so, please let me know in the Comments.

Thank you and have a nice week!

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Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Week of 23 October 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of October 23 - 29, 2017:

23 - 'Weird' Al Yankovic, 1959; Ellie Greenwich, 1940 (died 2009)
24 - Bill Wyman (Rolling Stones), 1936; Santo Farina (Santo & Johnny), 1937; Ted Templeman (Harper's Bizarre), 1944; J.P. Richardson (The Big Bopper), 1930 (died 1959); Jerry Edmonton (Steppenwolf), 1946 (died 1993)
25 - Helen Reddy, 1941; Jon Anderson (Yes), 1944; John Hall (Orleans), 1947
26 - Keith Hopwood (Herman's Hermits), 1946
27 - Simon LeBon (Duran Duran), 1958; Byron Allred (Steve Miller Band), 1949; Garry Tallent (E Street Band), 1949; Lee Greenwood, 1942
28 - Telma Hopkins (Dawn), 1948; Charlie Daniels, 1936; Wayne Fontana, 1945; Curtis Lee, 1939 (died 2015)
29 - David Brigati (The Starliters), 1940; Peter Green (Fleetwood Mac), 1946; Melba Moore, 1945; Denny Laine (Wings), 1944; Randy Jackson (The Jacksons), 1961

In remembrance of those who left us:

23 Oct 2014 - Alvin Stardust
24 Oct 2016- Bobby Vee
25 Oct 1992 - Roger Miller
25 Oct 2014 - Jack Bruce (Cream)
27 Oct 2013 - Lou Reed
29 Oct 1971 - Duane Allman

Did I forget anybody or make an error?  If so, please let me know in the Comments.

Thank you and have a nice week!

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Laura Pinto Online

Monday, October 16, 2017

Week of 16 October 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of October 16 - 22, 2017:

16 - Fred Turner (BTO), 1943; Bob Weir (Grateful Dead), 1947
17 - Jim Seals (Seals & Crofts), 1941; Gary Puckett, 1942; Michael Hossack (The Doobie Brothers), 1946 (died 2012)
18 - Gary Richrath (REO Speedwagon), 1949; Laura Nyro, 1947 (died 1997); Chuck Berry, 1926 (died 2017)
19 - Larry Chance (The Earls), 1940; George McCrae, 1944; Jeannie C. Riley, 1945; Patrick Simmons (The Doobie Brothers), 1948
20 - Al Greenwood (Foreigner), 1951; Jay Siegel (The Tokens), 1939; Tom Petty, 1950 (died 2017)
21 - Manfred Mann, 1940; Steve Cropper (Booker T. & the M.G.'s), 1941; Elvin Bishop, 1942; Lee Loughnane (Chicago), 1946; Eric Faulkner (Bay City Rollers), 1953
22 - Leslie West (Mountain), 1945; Eddie Brigati (The Rascals), 1945; Bobby Fuller, 1942 (died 1966); Annette Funicello, 1942 (died 2013)

In remembrance of those who left us:


17 Oct 2008 - Levi Stubbs
18 Oct 2008 - Dee Dee Warwick
19 Oct 1997 - Glen Buxton (Alice Cooper)
20 Oct 1977 - Cassie Gaines (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
20 Oct 1977 - Steve Gaines (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
20 Oct 1977 - Ronnie Van Zant (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
20 Oct 2015 - Cory Wells (Three Dog Night)
22 Oct 1969 - Tommy Edwards

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Thank you and have a nice week!

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Laura Pinto Online

Monday, October 09, 2017

Week of 09 October 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of October 9 - 15, 2017:

09 - Nona Hendryx (Labelle), 1944; Jackson Browne, 1948; John Lennon, 1940 (died 1980); John Entwistle, 1944 (died 2002)
10 - David Lee Roth (Van Halen), 1954; Cyrill Neville (Neville Brothers), 1948
11 - Darryl Hall (Hall & Oates), 1946; George McCorkle (Marshall Tucker Band), 1947 (died 2007)
12 - Sam Moore (Sam & Dave), 1935; Melvin Franklin (The Temptations), 1942 (died 1995)
13 - Marie Osmond, 1959; Robert Lamm (Chicago), 1944; Paul Simon, 1941; John Ford Coley, 1948
14 - Justin Hayward (Moody Blues), 1946; Cliff Richard, 1940; Norman Harris (MFSB), 1947 (died 1987)
15 - Barry McGuire, 1935; Tito Jackson (The Jacksons), 1953; Richard Carpenter (The Carpenters), 1946;  Marv Johnson, 1938 (died 1993); Mickey Baker (Mickey & Sylvia), 1925 (died 2012)

In remembrance of those who left us:

10 Oct 2010 - Solomon Burke
12 Oct 1997 - John Denver
12 Oct 1971 - Gene Vincent
13 Oct 2009 - Al Martino
14 Oct 2006 - Freddie Fender
17 Oct 2008 - Levi Stubbs

Did I forget anybody or make an error?  If so, please let me know in the Comments.

Thank you and have a nice week!

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Laura Pinto Online

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Week of 02 October 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of October 2 - 8, 2017:

02 - Sting, 1951; Don McLean, 1945; Mike Rutherford (Genesis), 1950; Dave Somerville (The Diamonds), 1933 (died 2015)
03 - Lindsey Buckingham (Fleetwood Mac), 1949; Chubby Checker, 1941; Eddie Cochran, 1938 (died 1960)
04 - Jim Fielder (Blood, Sweat & Tears), 1947
05 - Bob Geldof, 1951; Steve Miller, 1943; Richard Street (The Temptations), 1942; Brian Connolly (Sweet), 1945 (died 1997); Carter Cornelius (Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose), 1948 (died 1991)
06 - Millie Small, 1946; Kevin Cronin (REO Speedwagon), 1951
07 - Kevin Godley (10cc), 1945; John Mellencamp, 1951; David Hope (Kansas), 1949; Al Martino, 1927 (died 2009)
08 - Fred Cash (The Impressions), 1940; Hamish Stuart (Average White Band), 1949; Robert "Kool" Bell (Kool & the Gang), 1950; Johnny Ramone (The Ramones), 1948 (died 2004)

In remembrance of those who left us:


04 Oct 1970 - Janis Joplin
04 Oct 1991 - J. Frank Wilson
04 Oct 2014 - Paul Revere (Raiders)
05 Oct 1992 - Eddie Kendricks
08 Oct 2013 - Larry Verne

Did I forget anybody or make an error?  If so, please let me know in the Comments.

Thank you and have a nice week!

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Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Week of 25 September 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of September 25 - October 1, 2017:

September:
25 - Jerry Penrod (Iron Butterfly), 1946; Cecil Womack, 1947; Dee Dee Warwick, 1945 (died 2008)
26 - Craig Chaquico (Jefferson Starship), 1954; Olivia Newton-John, 1948; Bryan Ferry, 1945; Lynn Anderson, 1947 (died 2015)
27 - Meat Loaf, 1947; Randy Bachman (BTO / Guess Who), 1943; Shaun Cassidy, 1958
28 - Nick St. Nicholas (Steppenwolf), 1943; Helen Shapiro, 1946; Ben E. King, 1938 (died 2015)
29 - Mark Farner (Grand Funk Railroad), 1948; Mike Pinera (Iron Butterfly), 1948; Jerry Lee Lewis, 1935; Tommy Boyce (Boyce & Hart), 1939 (died 1994)
30 - Marilyn McCoo (5th Dimension), 1943; Johnny Mathis, 1935; Cissy Houston, 1933; Dewey Martin (Buffalo Springfield), 1940 (died 2009); Frankie Lymon, 1942 (died 1968); Marc Bolan, 1947 (died 1977)

October:
01 - Herb Fame (Peaches & Herb), 1942; Jerry Martini (Sly & the Family Stone), 1943; Donny Hathaway, 1945 (died 1979); Cub Koda (Brownsville Station), 1948 (died 2000); Mariska Veres (Shocking Blue), 1947 (died 2006)

In remembrance of those who left us:


25 Sep 1980 - John Bonham (Led Zeppelin)
25 Sep 2012 - Andy Williams
26 Sep 2003 - Robert Palmer
26 Sep 2003 - Shawn Lane (Black Oak Arkansas)
27 Sep 1979 - Jimmy McCulloch (Wings)
27 Sep 2007 - Dale Houston (Dale & Grace)
27 Sep 2012 - R.B. Greaves
28 Sep 2015 - Frankie Ford
29 Sep 2011 - Sylvia Robinson
01 Oct 1975 - Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T. & the M.G.'s)
01 Oct 2004 - Bruce Palmer (Buffalo Springfield)

Did I forget anybody or make an error?  If so, please let me know in the Comments.

Thank you and have a nice week!

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Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Week of 18 September 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of September 18 - 24, 2017:

18 - Kerry Livgren (Kansas), 1949; Frankie Avalon, 1939; P.F. Sloan, 1945 (died 2015)
19 - Freda Payne, 1942; Lol Creme (10cc), 1947; Bill Medley (Righteous Brothers), 1940; Nick Massi (The Four Seasons), 1927 (died 2000); "Mama" Cass Elliot, 1941 (died 1974); Brook Benton, 1931 (died 1988)
20 - Gogi Grant, 1924; Chuck Panozzo (Styx), 1948; John Panozzo (Styx), 1948 (died 1996); Bobby Nunn (The Coasters), 1925 (died 1986)
21 - G.C. Cameron (The Spinners), 1945; Don Felder (The Eagles), 1947
22 - Joni James, 1930; Toni Basil, 1943; Joan Jett, 1958; Debby Boone, 1956
23 - Steve Boone (The Lovin' Spoonful), 1943; Neal Smith (Alice Cooper), 1947; Bruce Springsteen, 1949; Julio Iglesias, 1943; Ron Bushy (Iron Butterfly), 1945; Ray Charles, 1930 (died 2004)
24 - Gerry Marsden (Gerry and the Pacemakers), 1942; Linda McCartney, 1941 (died 1998)

In remembrance of those who left us:


18 Sep 1970 - Jimi Hendrix
19 Sep 1973 - Gram Parsons
19 Sep 2004 - Skeeter Davis
19 Sep 2009 - Arthur Ferrante (Ferrante & Teicher)
20 Sep 1973 - Jim Croce

Did I forget anybody or make an error?  If so, please let me know in the Comments.

Thank you and have a nice week!

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Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Week of 11 September 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of September 11 - 17, 2017:

11 - Mickey Hart (Grateful Dead), 1943; Dennis Tufano (The Buckinghams), 1946; Tommy Shaw (STYX), 1953
12 - Maria Muldaur, 1943; Gerry Beckley (America), 1952; George Jones, 1931; Neil Peart (Rush), 1952; Barry White, 1944 (died 2003)
13 - Peter Cetera (Chicago), 1944; David Clayton Thomas (Blood, Sweat & Tears), 1941; Dave Quincy (Manfred Mann's Earth Band), 1939; Randy Jones (Village People), 1952; Charles Brown, 1922 (died 1999)
14 - John 'Bowzer' Bauman (Sha Na Na), 1947; Ed King (Lynyrd Skynyrd), 1949; Steve Gaines (Lynyrd Skynyrd), 1949 (died 1977); Barry Cowsill, 1954 (died 2005)
15 - Lee Dorman (Iron Butterfly), 1942; Jimmy Gilmer (Fireballs), 1940
16 - Joe Butler (The Lovin' Spoonful), 1941; Bernard Calvert (The Hollies), 1942; Kenney Jones (The Who), 1948; David Bellamy (Bellamy Brothers), 1950; B.B. King, 1925 (died 2015)
17 - Lamonte McLemore (The 5th Dimension), 1939; Les Emmerson (Five Man Electrical Band), 1944

In remembrance of those who left us:

11 Sep 2014 - Bob Crewe
12 Sep 2003 - Johnny Cash
15 Sep 2008 - Rick Wright (Pink Floyd)
16 Sep 1977 - Marc Bolan
16 Sep 2009 - Mary Travers (Peter, Paul & Mary)

Did I forget anybody or make an error?  If so, please let me know in the Comments.

Thank you and have a nice week!

Oldies Connection
Laura Pinto Online