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

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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

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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)

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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

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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)

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Laura Pinto Online

Monday, September 04, 2017

Week of 04 September 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of September 4 - 10, 2017:

04 - Gary Duncan (Quicksilver Messenger Service), 1946; Ronald La Pread (The Commodores), 1949; Merald "Bubba" Knight (Gladys Knight & The Pips), 1942
05 - Al Stewart, 1945; Freddy Mercury, 1946 (died 1991); Clem Clempson (Humble Pie), 1949; John Stewart, 1939 (died 2008)
06 - Dave Bargeron (Blood, Sweat & Tears), 1942; Roger Waters (Pink Floyd), 1943; Claydes Charles Smith (Kool & the Gang), 1948 (died 2006)
07 - Ronnie Dove, 1935; Gloria Gaynor, 1949; Morris Albert, 1951; Buddy Holly, 1936 (died 1959)
08 - Dean Daughtry (Atlanta Rhythm Section), 1946; Patsy Cline, 1932 (died 1963); Brian Cole (The Association), 1942 (died 1972); Ron "Pigpen" McKernan (Grateful Dead), 1945 (died 1973);  Kelly Groucutt (E.L.O.), 1945 (died 2009)
09 - Dee Dee Sharp, 1945; John McFee (Doobie Brothers), 1950; Doug Ingle (Iron Butterfly), 1946; Freddy Weller (Paul Revere & the Raiders), 1947; Joe Negroni (Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers), 1940 (died 1978); Otis Redding, 1941 (died 1967); Bruce Palmer (Buffalo Springfield), 1946 (died 2004)
10 - Joe Perry (Aerosmith), 1950; Jose Feliciano, 1945; Danny Hutton (Three Dog Night), 1942

In remembrance of those who left us:

05 Sep 1978 - Joe Negroni (Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers)
05 Sep 2012 - Joe South
06 Sep 1990 - Tom Fogerty (CCR)
07 Sep 1978 - Keith Moon
07 Sep 2003 - Warren Zevon

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Thank you and have a nice week!

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Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Week of 28 August 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of August 28 - September 3, 2017:

August:
28 - Wayne Osmond (The Osmonds), 1951; Danny Seraphine (Chicago), 1948
29 - Chris Copping (Procol Harum),1945; Dick Halligan (Blood, Sweat & Tears), 1943; Michael Jackson, 1958 (died 2009)
30 - John Phillips, 1935 (died 2001); Jim Hager (Hager Twins), 1941 (died 2008); Jon Hager (Hager Twins), 1941 (died 2009)
31 - Jerry Allison (The Crickets), 1939; Van Morrison, 1945; Bob Welch (Fleetwood Mac), 1945 (died 2012)

September:
01 - Archie Bell (Archie Bell & the Drells), 1944; Barry Gibb (Bee Gees), 1946; Greg Errico (Sly & The Family Stone), 1946; Conway Twitty, 1933 (died 1993)
02 -  Jimmy Clanton, 1940; Rosalind Ashford (Martha and the Vandellas), 1943; Joe Simon, 1943; Mik Kaminksi (E.L.O.), 1951; Billy Preston, 1946 (died 2006)
03 - Donald Brewer (Grand Funk Railroad), 1948; George Biondo (Steppenwolf), 1945; Al Jardine (The Beach Boys), 1942; George "Shadow" Morton, 1941 (died 2013)

In remembrance of those who left us:

01 Sep 2008 - Jerry Reed
03 Sep 1994 - Major Lance

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Laura Pinto Online

Monday, August 21, 2017

Week of 21 August 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of August 21 - 27, 2017:

21 - Kenny Rogers, 1938; Jackie De Shannon, 1944; Carl Giammarese (The Buckinghams), 1947; Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple), 1951; Kim Sledge (Sister Sledge), 1957
22 - Ron Dante (The Archies), 1945; Donna Godchaux (Grateful Dead), 1947; David Marks (The Beach Boys), 1948; Dale Hawkins, 1936 (died 2010)
23 - Rick Springfield, 1949; Keith Moon, 1946 (died 1978)
24 - Mason Williams, 1938; Steve Holley (Wings), 1953; Mike Derosier (Heart), 1951; Malcolm Duncan (Average White Band), 1945
25 - Gene Simmons (Kiss), 1949; Elvis Costello, 1954
26 - Vic Dana, 1942; Valerie Simpson, 1946; Leon Redbone, 1949
27 - Tommy Sands, 1937; Jeff Cook (Alabama), 1949;  Daryl Dragon (Captain & Tennille), 1942; Alex Lifeson (Rush), 1953; Edward Patten (Gladys Knight & The Pips), 1939 (died 2005)

In remembrance of those who left us:

22 Aug 2011 - Jerry Leiber (Leiber & Stoller)
22 Aug 2011 - Nick Ashford (Ashford & Simpson)
23 Aug 2001 - Eric Allendale (The Foundations)
26 Aug 1995 - Ronald White (The Miracles)
26 Aug 2004 - Laura Branigan
26 Aug 2009 - Ellie Greenwich

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Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Week of 14 August 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of August 14 - 20, 2017:

14 - David Crosby (Crosby, Stills & Nash), 1941; Dash Crofts (Seals & Crofts), 1940; Larry Graham, 1946
15 - Sylvie Vartan, 1944; Jimmy Webb, 1946; Bobby Caldwell, 1951; Bobby Helms, 1933 (died 1997); Bobby Byrd, 1934 (died 2007)
16 - James "J.T." Taylor (Kool & The Gang), 1953; Barbara George, 1942 (died 2006); Eydie Gormé, 1928 (died 2013)
17 - Sib Hashian (Boston), 1949; Mark Dinning, 1933 (died 1986)
18 - Barbara Harris (The Toys), 1945; Dennis Elliott (Foreigner), 1950; Johnny Preston, 1939 (died 2011)
19 - Billy J. Kramer, 1943; Susan Jacks (Poppy Family), 1948; John Deacon (Queen), 1951; Ian Gillan (Deep Purple), 1945; Johnny Nash, 1940; Ginger Baker (Cream), 1939
20 - John Hiatt, 1952; Robert Plant (Led Zeppelin), 1948; James Pankow (Chicago), 1947; Isaac Hayes, 1942 (died 2008); Doug Fieger (The Knack), 1952 (died 2010)

In remembrance of those who left us:

14 Aug 2001 - Johnny Burnette
14 Aug 1992 - Tony Williams (The Platters)
16 Aug 1977 - Elvis Presley
18 Aug 2008 - Pervis Jackson (The Spinners)
18 Aug 2012 - Scott McKenzie
19 Aug 2001 - Betty Everett

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