Sunday, March 01, 2015

Week of 02 March 2015 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of March 2 - 8, 2015:

02 - Jay Osmond (The Osmonds), 1955; John Cowsill (The Cowsills), 1956; Karen Carpenter, 1950 (died 1983); Lawrence Payton (The Four Tops), 1938 (died 1997); Tony Meehan (The Shadows), 1943 (died 2005); Lou Reed, 1942 (died 2013)
03 - Jennifer Warnes, 1947; Mike Pender (The Searchers), 1942; Jance Garfat (Dr. Hook), 1944 (died 2006)
04 - Chris Squire (Yes), 1948; Pete Haycock (Climax Blues Band), 1951; Shakin' Stevens, 1948; Bob Lewis (Devo), 1947; Eric Allendale (The Foundations), 1936 (died 2001); Miriam Makeba, 1932 (died 2008); Bobby Womack, 1944 (died 2014)
05 - Murray Head, 1946; Paul Evans, 1938; Andy Gibb, 1958 (died 1988)
06 - Kiki Dee, 1947; Hugh Grundy (The Zombies), 1945; David Gilmour (Pink Floyd), 1946; Mary Wilson (The Supremes), 1944; Sylvia Robinson (Mickey & Sylvia), 1936 (died 2011)
07 - Matthew Fisher (Procol Harum), 1946; Chris White (The Zombies), 1943
08 - Michael Allsup (Three Dog Night), 1947; Micky Dolenz (The Monkees), 1945; Randy Meisner (The Eagles), 1946; Peggy March, 1948

In remembrance of those who left us:

02 Mar 1999 - Dusty Springfield
02 Mar 2003 - Hank Ballard
02 Mar 2008 - Jeff Healey
03 Mar 2008 - Norman "Hurricane" Smith
04 Mar 1986 - Richard Manuel (The Band)
04 Mar 2011 - Johnny Preston
05 Mar 1963 - Patsy Cline
06 Mar 2006 - King Floyd
06 Mar 2013 - Alvin Lee (Ten Years After)
07 Mar 2009 - Jimmy Boyd
08 Mar 1973 - Ron "Pigpen" McKernan (Grateful Dead)

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Sunday, February 22, 2015

Week of 23 February 2015 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of February 23 - March 1, 2015:

February:
23 - Brad Whitford (Aerosmith), 1952; Steve Priest (Sweet), 1948; Rusty Young (Poco), 1946; Johnny Winter, 1944
24 - George Thorogood, 1950; Lonnie Turner (Steve Miller Band), 1947;  Paul Jones (Manfred Mann), 1942
25 - George Harrison, 1943 (died 2001)
26 - Michael Bolton, 1953; Jonathan Cain (Journey), 1950; Mitch Ryder, 1945; Paul Cotton (Poco), 1943; Fats Domino, 1928; Bob Hite (Canned Heat), 1943 (died 1981); Johnny Cash, 1932 (died 2003)
27 - Neil Schon (Santana; Journey), 1954; Guy Mitchell, 1927 (died 1999)
28 - Brian Jones, 1942 (died 1969); Joe South, 1940 (died 2012)

March:
01 - Roger Daltrey (The Who), 1944; Mike D'Abo (Manfred Mann), 1944; Jerry Fisher (Blood, Sweat & Tears), 1943; Harry Belafonte, 1927

In remembrance of those who left us:

22 Feb 1976 - Florence Ballard (Supremes)
23 Feb 1995 - Melvin Franklin (The Temptations)
23 Feb 2007 - Donnie Brooks
25 Feb 1993 - Toy Caldwell (Marshall Tucker Band)
25 Feb 2005 - Edward Patten (Gladys Knight & The Pips)
25 Feb 2011 - Rick Coonce (The Grass Roots)
26 Feb 1990 - Cornell Gunter (The Coasters)
27 Feb 1968 - Frankie Lymon
27 Feb 2013 - Richard Street (The Temptations)
28 Feb 1974 - Bobby Bloom
28 Feb 2008 - Mike Smith (Dave Clark Five)
29 Feb 2012 - Davy Jones

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Sunday, February 15, 2015

Week of 16 February 2015 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of February 16 - 22, 2015:

16 - James Ingram, 1952; Sonny Bono, 1935 (died 1998)
17 - Dodie Stevens, 1946; Bobby Lewis, 1933; Tommy Edwards, 1922 (died 1969); Gene Pitney, 1940 (died 2006)
18 - Robbie Bachman (BTO), 1953; Derek Pellicci (Little River Band), 1953; Juice Newton, 1952; Dennis DeYoung (Styx), 1947; Yoko Ono, 1933; Keith Knudsen (The Doobie Brothers), 1948 (died 2005)
19 - Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath), 1948; Smokey Robinson, 1940
20 - Jon Brant (Cheap Trick), 1954; Walter Becker (Steely Dan), 1950; Jerome Geils (The J. Geils Band), 1946; Lew Soloff (Blood, Sweat & Tears), 1944
22 - Bobby Hendricks (The Drifters), 1938; Oliver, 1945 (died 2000); Ernie K-Doe, 1936 (died 2001); Norman "Hurricane" Smith, 1923 (died 2008)

In remembrance of those who left us:

16 Feb 2004 - Doris Troy
18 Feb 2006 - Bill Cowsill
18 Feb 2013 - Damon Harris (The Temptations)
19 Feb 2003 - Johnny Paycheck
19 Feb 2009 - Kelly Groucutt (ELO)
21 Feb 1982 - Murray "the K" Kaufman
22 Feb 1976 - Florence Ballard (Supremes)

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Sunday, February 08, 2015

Week of 09 February 2015 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of February 9 - 15, 2015:

09 - Carole King, 1942; Barry Mann, 1939; Brian Bennett (The Shadows), 1940; Barbara Lewis, 1943; Dennis Thomas (Kool & The Gang), 1951; Major Harris, 1947 (died 2012)
10 - Roberta Flack, 1937; Nigel Olsson, 1949; Ral Donner, 1943 (died 1984)
11 - Sergio Mendes, 1941; Gene Vincent, 1935 (died 1971); Bobby "Boris" Pickett, 1938 (died 2007); Gerry Goffin, 1939 (died 2014)
12 - Steve Hackett (Genesis), 1950; Michael McDonald (The Doobie Brothers), 1952; Gene McDaniels, 1935 (died 2011); Ray Manzarek (The Doors), 1939 (died 2013)
13 - Ed Gagliardi (Foreigner), 1952; Peter Gabriel, 1950; Peter Tork (The Monkees), 1942; King Floyd, 1945 (died 2006)
14 - Roger Fisher (Heart), 1950; Phyllis McGuire (The McGuire Sisters), 1931; Murray "the K" Kaufman, 1922 (died 1982)
15 - Melissa Manchester, 1951; David Brown (Santana), 1947; John Helliwell (Supertramp), 1945; Mick Avory (The Kinks), 1944

In remembrance of those who left us:

09 Feb 1981 - Bill Haley
10 Feb 1997 - Brian Connolly (Sweet)
11 Feb 2009 - Estelle Bennett (The Ronettes)
11 Feb 2013 - Rick Huxley (Dave Clark Five)
12 Feb 2000 - Oliver (William Oliver Swofford)
13 Feb 2010 - Dale Hawkins
14 Feb 2010 - Doug Fieger (The Knack)
14 Feb 2013 - George "Shadow" Morton

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Sunday, February 01, 2015

Week of 02 February 2015 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of February 2 - 8, 2015:

02 - Graham Nash, 1942; Ross Valory (Journey), 1950; Al McKay (Earth, Wind & Fire), 1948
03 - Dave Davies (The Kinks), 1947; Eric Haydock (The Hollies), 1942; Dennis Edwards (The Temptations), 1943; Melanie Safka, 1947; Angelo D'Aleo (The Belmonts), 1940; Johnny Cymbal, 1945 (died 1993)
04 - Phil Ehart (Kansas), 1951; Florence LaRue (The 5th Dimension), 1944; Jerry Shirley (Humble Pie), 1952; Alice Cooper, 1948; John Steel (The Animals), 1941
05 - Al Kooper, 1944; Cory Wells (Three Dog Night), 1942; J.R. Cobb (Classics IV; Atlanta Rhythm Section), 1944
06 - Fabian Forte, 1943; Natalie Cole, 1950; Georgeanna Tillman (The Marvelettes), 1943 (died 1980); Bob Marley, 1945 (died 1981); Donnie Brooks, 1936 (died 2007)
07 - Jimmy Greenspoon (Three Dog Night), 1948; Joe English (Wings), 1949; King Curtis, 1934 (died 1971); Mark St. John (Kiss), 1956 (died 2007); Sammy Johns, 1946 (died 2013)
08 - Creed Bratton (The Grass Roots), 1943; Terry Melcher, 1942 (died 2004); Dan Seals (England Dan and John Ford Coley), 1948 (died 2009); Larry Verne, 1936 (died 2013)

In remembrance of those who left us:

03 Feb 1959 - Buddy Holly
03 Feb 1959 - The Big Bopper (J.P. Richardson)
03 Feb 1959 - Ritchie Valens
04 Feb 1983 - Karen Carpenter
04 Feb 2000 - Doris Coley (The Shirelles)
04 Feb 2013 - Reg Presley (The Troggs)
06 Feb 1998 - Carl Wilson (Beach Boys)
08 Feb 1990 - Del Shannon
08 Feb 2005 - Keith Knudsen (Doobie Brothers)

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Sunday, January 25, 2015

Week of 26 January 2015 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of January 26 - February 1, 2015:

January:
26 - Anita Baker, 1958; David Briggs (Little River Band), 1951; Jean Knight, 1943; Derek Holt (Climax Blues Band), 1949; Eddie Van Halen, 1955; Marshall Leib (The Teddy Bears), 1939 (died 2002)
27 - Seth Justman (J. Geils Band), 1951; Nick Mason (Pink Floyd), 1944; Nedra Talley (The Ronettes), 1946; Brian Downey (Thin Lizzy), 1951
29 - Louie PĂ©rez (Los Lobos), 1953; Tommy Ramone (The Ramones), 1949 (died 2014)
30 - Phil Collins, 1951; Marty Balin (Jefferson Airplane), 1942
31 - Harry Wayne Casey (KC & the Sunshine Band), 1951; Terry Kath (Chicago), 1946

February:
01 - Don Everly, 1937; Mike Campbell (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers), 1950; Ray Sawyer (Dr. Hook), 1937; Bob Shane (The Kingston Trio), 1934; Rick James, 1948 (died 2004)

In remembrance of those who left us:

26 Jan 2011 - Gladys Horton (Marvelettes)
28 Jan 1983 - Billy Fury
28 Jan 2005 - Jim Capaldi (Traffic)
28 Jan 2009 - Billy Powell (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
31 Jan 2009 - Dewey Martin (Buffalo Springfield)

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Sunday, January 18, 2015

Week of 19 January 2015 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of January 19 - 25, 2015:

19 - Harvey Hinsley (Hot Chocolate), 1948; Shelley Fabares, 1944; Dewey Bunnell (America), 1952; Dolly Parton, 1946; Rod Evans (Deep Purple), 1947; Janis Joplin, 1943 (died 1970); Robert Palmer, 1949 (died 2003); Phil Everly (Everly Brothers), 1939 (died 2014)
20 - Paul Stanley (Kiss), 1952; Rick Evans (Zager and Evans), 1943; Eric Stewart (The Mindbenders, 10cc), 1945; Ron Townson (The 5th Dimension), 1933 (died 2001)
21 - Billy Ocean, 1950; Mac Davis, 1942; Richie Havens, 1941; Wolfman Jack, 1938 (died 1995); Edwin Starr, 1942 (died 2003)
22 - Steve Perry (Journey), 1949; Teddy Gentry (Alabama), 1952; Sam Cooke, 1931 (died 1964)
23 - Bill Cunningham (The Box Tops), 1950; Anita Pointer (Pointer Sisters), 1948
24 - Aaron Neville, 1941; Ray Stevens, 1939; Neil Diamond, 1941; Warren Zevon, 1947 (died 2003)
25 - Etta James, 1938 (died 2012)

In remembrance of those who left us:

19 Jan 1998 - Carl Perkins
19 Jan 2006 - Wilson Pickett
19 Jan 2007 - Denny Doherty
19 Jan 2008 - John Stewart
20 Jan 1965 - Alan Freed
20 Jan 2012 - Etta James
21 Jan 1984 - Jackie Wilson
21 Jan 1999 - Charles Brown
25 Jan 2005 - Ray Peterson

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Sunday, January 11, 2015

Week of 12 January 2015 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of January 12 - 18, 2015:

12 - Cynthia Robinson (Sly & The Family Stone), 1946); William Lee Golden (Oak Ridge Boys), 1939
13 - Trevor Rabin (Yes), 1954
14 - Jack Jones, 1938
15 - Ronnie Van Zant (Lynyrd Skynyrd), 1948 (died 1977)
16 - Jim Stafford, 1944; Ronnie Milsap, 1946; Billy Francis (Dr. Hook), 1942 (died 2010)
17 - Chris Montez, 1943; Mick Taylor (Rolling Stones), 1948
18 - Bobby Goldsboro, 1941; Brett Hudson (Hudson Brothers), 1953; David Ruffin (Temptations), 1941 (died 1991)

In remembrance of those who left us:


12 Jan 2003 - Maurice Gibb
13 Jan 1979 - Donny Hathaway
13 Jan 2010 - Teddy Pendergrass
15 Jan 1994 - Harry Nilsson
16 Jan 2012 - Jimmy Castor
17 Jan 2011 - Don Kirshner
17 Jan 2012 - Johnny Otis


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Sunday, January 04, 2015

Week of 05 January 2015 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of January 5 - 11, 2015:

05 - Chris Stein (Blondie), 1950; George Brown (Kool & The Gang), 1949
06 - Kathy Sledge (Sister Sledge), 1959; Nino Tempo, 1935; Van McCoy, 1944 (died 1979); Doris Troy, 1937 (died 2004); Syd Barrett (Pink Floyd), 1946 (died 2006)
07 - Kenny Loggins, 1948; Paul Revere (Paul Revere & The Raiders), 1938 (died 2014)
08 - David Bowie, 1947; Robby Krieger (The Doors), 1946; Shirley Bassey, 1937; Terry Sylvester (Hollies), 1947; Elvis Presley, 1935 (died 1977)
09 - Joan Baez, 1941; Jerry Yester (Lovin' Spoonful), 1943; Crystal Gayle, 1951; Jimmy Page, 1944; Scott Walker (Walker Brothers), 1943; Cassie Gaines (Lynyrd Skynyrd), 1948 (died 1977); Bill Cowsill, 1948 (died 2006); Jimmy Boyd, 1939 (died 2009)
10 - Pat Benatar, 1953; Donald Fagen (Steely Dan), 1948; Frank Sinatra, Jr., 1944; Rod Stewart, 1945; Aynsley Dunbar (Jefferson Starship), 1946; Jim Croce, 1943 (died 1973); Scott McKenzie, 1939 (died 2012)
11 - Tony Kaye (Yes), 1946; Clarence Clemons, 1942 (died 2011)

In remembrance of those who left us:

05 Jan 1998 - Sonny Bono
06 Jan 1980 - Georgeanna Tillman (The Marvelettes)
06 Jan 2006 - Lou Rawls
09 Jan 2009 - Jon Hager
11 Jan 2005 - Spencer Dryden (Jefferson Airplane)

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Sunday, December 28, 2014

Week of 29 December 2014 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of December 29, 2014 - January 4, 2015:

December:
29 - Yvonne Elliman, 1951; Marianne Faithfull, 1946; Ray Thomas (Moody Blues), 1941; Cozy Powell (The Jeff Beck Group), 1947 (died 1998); Rick Danko (The Band), 1942 (died 1999)
30 - Clive Bunker (Jethro Tull), 1946; Jeff Lynne (ELO and Traveling Wilburys), 1947; Paul Stookey (Peter, Paul & Mary), 1937; Patti Smith, 1946; Michael Nesmith (The Monkees), 1942; Del Shannon, 1934 (died 1990); Skeeter Davis, 1931 (died 2004); Bo Diddley, 1928 (died 2008);  Davy Jones (The Monkees), 1945 (died 2012)
31 - Tom Hamilton (Aerosmith), 1951; Burton Cummings (The Guess Who), 1947; Andy Summers (The Police), 1942; John Denver, 1943 (died 1997); Pete Quaife (The Kinks), 1943 (died 2010); Donna Summer, 1948 (died 2012)

January:
01 - Country Joe McDonald, 1942; Clay Cole, 1938 (died 2010)
02 - Roger Miller, 1936 (died 1992)
03 - Stephen Sills (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young), 1945; Van Dyke Parks, 1941; George Martin, 1926; John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin), 1946
04 - Arthur Conley, 1946 (died 2003)

In remembrance of those who left us:

29 Dec 1980 - Tim Hardin
31 Dec 1985 - Ricky Nelson
01 Jan 2013 - Patti Page
02 Jan 1981 - David Lynch (Platters)
02 Jan 2014 - Jay Traynor (Jay & The Americans)
03 Jan 2014 - Phil Everly (Everly Brothers)
04 Jan 2011 - Gerry Rafferty
04 Jan 2013  Sammy Johns

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