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!

Oldies Connection
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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Thank you and have a nice week!

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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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Thank you and have a nice week!

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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

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Thank you and have a nice week!

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Laura Pinto Online

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Week of 07 August 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of August 7 - 13, 2017:

07 - B.J. Thomas, 1942
08 - Mel Tillis, 1932; Connie Stevens, 1938; John David (Dr. Hook), 1942; Joe Tex, 1933 (died 1982)
09 - Barbara Mason, 1947
10 - Ronnie Spector, 1943; Patti Austin, 1948; Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull), 1947; Bobby Hatfield (Righteous Brothers), 1940 (died 2003)
11 - Joe Jackson, 1954; Eric Carmen, 1949; Jim Kale (Guess Who), 1943; Mike Hugg (Manfred Mann), 1942
12 - Pat Metheny, 1954; Mark Knopfler (Dire Straits), 1949
13 - Dave "Baby" Cortez, 1938; Scott Powell (Sha Na Na), 1948; Dan Fogelberg, 1951 (died 2007)

In remembrance of those who left us:


09 Aug 1995 - Jerry Garcia
10 Aug 2006 - Barbara George
10 Aug 2008 - Isaac Hayes
10 Aug 2013 - Eydie Gormé
11 Aug 2003 - Ed Townsend
12 Aug 1985 - Kyu Sakamoto
13 Aug 1971 - King Curtis
13 Aug 1982 - Joe Tex
13 Aug 2009 - Les Paul

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Thank you and have a nice week!

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Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Week of 31 July 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of July 31 - August 6, 2017:

July:
31 - Hugh McDowell (ELO), 1953

August:
01 - Tim Bachman (Bachman-Turner Overdrive), 1951; Geoff Britton (Wings), 1943; Jerry Garcia, 1942 (died 1995);  Boz Burrell (Bad Company), 1946 (died 2006); Rick Coonce (The Grass Roots), 1946 (died 2011)
02 - Garth Hudson (The Band), 1937; Doris Coley (The Shirelles), 1941 (died 2000); Jim Capaldi (Traffic), 1944 (died 2005); Andrew Gold, 1951 (died 2011)
03 - Beverly Lee (The Shirelles), 1941; Tony Bennett, 1926; Johnny Graham (Earth, Wind & Fire), 1951; Syreeta Wright, 1946 (died 2004)
04 - Timi Yuro, 1940 (died 2004); Frankie Ford, 1939 (died 2015)
05 - Greg Leskiw (Guess Who), 1947; Rick Derringer, 1947; Samantha Sang, 1953
06 - Vinnie Vincent (KISS), 1952

In remembrance of those who left us:

31 Jul 2010 - Mitch Miller
01 Aug 2015 - Cilla Black
02 Aug 1972 - Brian Cole (The Association)
02 Aug 2001 - Ron Townson (The 5th Dimension)
02 Aug 2012 - Jimmy Jones
03 Aug 2010 - Bobby Hebb
04 Aug 2007 - Lee Hazlewood
05 Aug 1992 - Jeff Porcaro (Toto)
06 Aug 2004 - Rick James
06 Aug 2012 - Marvin Hamlisch

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Thank you and have a nice week!

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Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Week of 24 July 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of July 24 - 30, 2017:

25 - Verdine White (Earth, Wind & Fire), 1951
26 - Roger Taylor (Queen), 1949; Mick Jagger (Rolling Stones), 1943; Darlene Love, 1941; Dobie Gray, 1940 (died 2011)
27 - Bobbie Gentry, 1944; Maureen McGovern, 1949
28 - Steve Morse (Deep Purple), 1954; Simon Kirke (Bad Company), 1949; Jonathan Edwards, 1946; George Cummings (Dr. Hook), 1938; Rick Wright (Pink Floyd), 1945 (died 2008)
29 - Patty Scialfa (E Street Band), 1953; Neal Doughty (REO Speedwagon), 1946
30 - David Sanborn, 1945; Paul Anka, 1941

In remembrance of those who left us:

24 Jul 2011 - Dan Peek (America)
24 Jul 2012 - Larry Hoppen (Orleans)
25 Jul 1995 - Charlie Rich
26 Jul 1992 - Mary Wells
27 Jul 2001 - Leon Wilkeson (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
27 Jul 2010 - Al Goodman (Ray, Goodman & Brown)
27 Jul 2016 - Pat Upton (Spiral Starecase)
29 Jul 1974 - Mama Cass Elliot
29 Jul 2011 - Gene McDaniels
30 Jul 2015 - Lynn Anderson

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Thank you and have a nice week!

Oldies Connection
Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Week of 17 July 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of July 17 - 23, 2017:

17 - Terry "Geezer" Butler (Black Sabbath), 1949; Nicolette Larson, 1952 (died 1997); Phoebe Snow, 1950 (died 2011)
18 - Ricky Skaggs, 1954; Martha Reeves, 1941; Dion DiMucci, 1939
19 - Brian May (Queen), 1947; Bernie Leadon (The Eagles), 1947
20 - Carlos Santana (Santana), 1947; Kim Carnes, 1945; John Lodge (Moody Blues), 1945
21 - Cat Stevens (aka Yusuf Islam), 1948
22 - Don Henley (The Eagles), 1947; Richard Davies (Supertramp), 1944; Bobby Sherman, 1943
23 - Blair Thornton (BTO), 1950; David Essex, 1947

In remembrance of those who left us:

17 Jul - Chas Chandler (The Animals) (1996)
17 Jul - Gordon Waller (Peter & Gordon) (2009)
18 Jul - Bobby Fuller (1966)
22 Jul - Eugene Record (The Chi-Lites) (2005)

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