Sunday, February 07, 2016

Week of 08 February 2016 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of February 8 - 14, 2016:

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)
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)

In remembrance of those who left us:

08 Feb 1990 - Del Shannon
08 Feb 2005 - Keith Knudsen (Doobie Brothers)
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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Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Week of 01 February 2016 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of February 1 - 7, 2016:

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)
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; J.R. Cobb (Classics IV; Atlanta Rhythm Section), 1944; Cory Wells (Three Dog Night), 1941 (died 2015)
06 - Fabian Forte, 1943; Georgeanna Tillman (The Marvelettes), 1943 (died 1980); Bob Marley, 1945 (died 1981); Donnie Brooks, 1936 (died 2007); Natalie Cole, 1950 (died 2015)
07 - Joe English (Wings), 1949; King Curtis, 1934 (died 1971); Mark St. John (Kiss), 1956 (died 2007); Sammy Johns, 1946 (died 2013); Jimmy Greenspoon (Three Dog Night), 1948 (died 2015)

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)
07 Feb 2015 - Joe Mauldin (Crickets)

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Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Week of 25 January 2016 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of January 25 - 31, 2016:

25 - Etta James, 1938 (died 2012)
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

In remembrance of those who left us:


25 Jan 2005 - Ray Peterson
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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Laura Pinto Online

Monday, January 18, 2016

Week of 18 January 2016 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of January 18 - 24, 2016:

18 - Bobby Goldsboro, 1941; Brett Hudson (Hudson Brothers), 1953; David Ruffin (Temptations), 1941 (died 1991)
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)

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

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Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Week of 11 January 2016 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of January 11 - 17, 2016:

11 - Tony Kaye (Yes), 1946; Clarence Clemons, 1942 (died 2011)
12 - William Lee Golden (Oak Ridge Boys), 1939; Cynthia Robinson (Sly & The Family Stone), 1944 (died 2015)
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

In remembrance of those who left us:

11 Jan 2005 - Spencer Dryden (Jefferson Airplane)
12 Jan 2003 - Maurice Gibb
13 Jan 1979 - Donny Hathaway
13 Jan 2010 - Teddy Pendergrass
15 Jan 1994 - Harry Nilsson
15 Jan 2015 - Kim Fowley
16 Jan 2012 - Jimmy Castor
17 Jan 2011 - Don Kirshner
17 Jan 2012 - Johnny Otis

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Thank you and have a nice week!

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Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, January 03, 2016

Week of 04 January 2016 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of January 4 - 10, 2016:

04 - Arthur Conley, 1946 (died 2003)
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)

In remembrance of those who left us:

04 Jan 2011 - Gerry Rafferty
04 Jan 2013 - Sammy Johns
05 Jan 1998 - Sonny Bono
06 Jan 1980 - Georgeanna Tillman (The Marvelettes)
06 Jan 2006 - Lou Rawls
08 Jan 2015 - Curtis Lee
09 Jan 2009 - Jon Hager

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Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, December 27, 2015

Week of 28 December 2015 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of December 28, 2015 - January 3, 2016:

December:
28 - Edgar Winter, 1946; Mary Weiss (The Shangri-Las), 1948; Alex Chilton (The Box Tops), 1950 (died 2010)
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

In remembrance of those who left us:

28 Dec 1983 - Dennis Wilson
28 Dec 2005 - Barry Cowsill*
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)

*Note - The exact date of death for Barry Cowsill is unknown.  Cowsill perished in New Orleans during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and his remains were recovered on 12/28/2005 and identified through dental records on 01/04/2006

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Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Week of 21 December 2015 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of December 21 - 27, 2015:

21 - Ray Hildebrand (Paul & Paula), 1940; Betty Wright, 1953; Carla Thomas, 1942; Nick Gilder, 1951; Carl Wilson, 1946 (died 1998); Frank Zappa, 1940 (died 1993)
22 - Rick Nielsen (Cheap Trick), 1946; Barry Jenkins (Animals), 1944; Maurice Gibb (Bee Gees), 1949 (died 2003); Robin Gibb (Bee Gees), 1949 (died 2012)
23 - Anthony Phillips (Genesis), 1951; Jorma Kaukonen (Jefferson Airplane), 1940; Tim Hardin, 1941 (died 1980); Eugene Record (The Chi-Lites), 1940 (died 2005)
24 - Ian Burden (Human League), 1957
25 - Annie Lennox, 1954; Barbara Mandrell, 1948; Jimmy Buffet, 1946; O'Kelly Isley, Jr. (The Isley Brothers), 1937 (died 1986); Noel Redding (The Jimi Hendrix Experience), 1945 (died 2003)
26 - Phil Spector, 1939; Abdul Fakir (The Four Tops), 1935
27 - David Knopfler (Dire Straits), 1952;  Larry Byrom (Steppenwolf), 1948; Mick Jones (Foreigner), 1944; Mike Pinder (Moody Blues), 1941

In remembrance of those who left us:

22 Dec 2014 - Joe Cocker
24 Dec 2012 - Ray Collins (Mothers of Invention)
25 Dec 2006 - James Brown
25 Dec 2008 - Eartha Kitt
26 Dec 2012 - Fontella Bass
27 Dec 2008 - Delaney Bramlett

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Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Week of 14 December 2015 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of December 14 - 20, 2015:

14 - Charlie Rich, 1932 (died 1995)
15 - Dave Clark (Dave Clark Five), 1942; Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge), 1946; Cindy Birdsong (The Supremes), 1939; Alan Freed, 1921 (died 1965)
16 - Benny Anderson (ABBA), 1946; Tony Hicks (The Hollies), 1943; Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top), 1949
17 - Paul Rodgers (Bad Company), 1949; Tommy Steele, 1936; Art Neville (Neville Brothers), 1937; Eddie Kendricks, 1939 (died 1992)
18 - Keith Richards (Rolling Stones), 1943; Chas Chandler (The Animals), 1938 (died 1996)
19 - Alvin Lee (Ten Years After), 1944; Walter Murphy, 1952; John McEuen (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), 1945; Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire), 1941; Zal Yanovsky (Lovin' Spoonful), 1944 (died 2002)
20 - Peter Criss (Kiss), 1945;  Bobby Colomby (Blood, Sweat & Tears), 1944

In remembrance of those who left us:

14 Dec 1997 - Kurt Winter (The Guess Who)
16 Dec 1997 - Nicolette Larson
16 Dec 2007 - Dan Fogelberg
18 Dec 2010 - Clay Cole
20 Dec 1973 - Bobby Darin

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Laura Pinto Online

Monday, December 07, 2015

Week of 07 December 2015 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of December 7 - 13, 2015:

07 - Harry Chapin, 1942 (died 1981)
08 - Jerry Butler, 1939; Gregg Allman, 1947; George Baker, 1944; Bobby Elliott (The Hollies), 1941; Jim Morrison, 1943 (died 1971); Dan Hartman, 1950 (died 1994)
09 - Donny Osmond, 1957; Randy Murray (BTO), 1955; Dennis Dunaway (Alice Cooper), 1946
10 - Walter Orange (The Commodores), 1946; Chad Stuart (Chad and Jeremy), 1941
11 - Jermaine Jackson (The Jacksons), 1954; Brenda Lee, 1944; David Gates (Bread), 1940; J. Frank Wilson, 1941 (died 1991)
12 - Dickey Betts (Allman Brothers Band), 1943; Dionne Warwick, 1940; Connie Francis, 1938; Bruce Kulick  (Kiss), 1953;
13 - Berton Averre (The Knack), 1953; Randy Owen (Alabama), 1949; Jeff Baxter (Steely Dan), 1948; Ted Nugent, 1948

In remembrance of those who left us:

07 Dec 1990 - Dee Clark
07 Dec 2008 - Dennis Yost (Classics IV)
08 Dec 1980 - John Lennon
10 Dec 1967 - Otis Redding
10 Dec 1999 - Rick Danko (The Band)
11 Dec 1964 - Sam Cooke
12 Dec 2007 - Ike Turner
13 Dec 2002 - Zal Yanovsky (Lovin' Spoonful)

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Thank you and have a nice week!

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Laura Pinto Online