Sunday, November 23, 2014

Week of 24 November 2014 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of November 24 - 30, 2014:

24 - Clem Burke (Blondie), 1955; Lee Michaels, 1945; Pete Best (Beatles),1941;  Bev Bevan (ELO), 1944; Donald "Duck" Dunn (Booker T. and the M.G.'s), 1941 (died 2012)
25 - Percy Sledge, 1941; Bob Lind, 1942
26 - Tina Turner, 1939; Jean Terrell (Supremes), 1944; John McVie (Fleetwood Mac), 1945; Martin Lee (Brotherhood of Man), 1949
27 - Eddie Rabbitt, 1941 (died 1998); Jimi Hendrix, 1942 (died 1970); Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T. & the M.G.'s), 1935 (died 1975)
28 - Paul Shaffer, 1949; Beeb Birtles (Little River Band), 1948; Randy Newman, 1943; Bruce Channel, 1940
29 - Barry Goudreau (Boston), 1951; John Mayall, 1933; Chuck Mangione, 1940;  Felix Cavaliere (The Rascals), 1942; Denny Doherty (Mamas & Papas), 1940 (died 2007)
30 - Billy Idol, 1955; George McArdale (Little River Band), 1954; Roger Glover (Deep Purple), 1945; June Pointer (Pointer Sisters), 1953 (died 2006); Dick Clark, 1929 (died 2012)

In remembrance of those who left us:

24 Nov 1991 - Eric Carr (KISS)
24 Nov 1991 - Freddie Mercury
25 Nov 2012 - Earl "Speedo" Carroll
27 Nov 2009 - Al Alberts
27 Nov 2012 - Mickey Baker (Mickey & Sylvia)
28 Nov 1993 - Jerry Edmonton (Steppenwolf)
28 Nov 2005 - Tony Meehan (The Shadows)
29 Nov 2001 - George Harrison
30 Nov 1996 - Tiny Tim (Herbert Khaury)

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Thank you and have a nice week!

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Sunday, November 16, 2014

Week of 17 November 2014 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of November 17 - 23, 2014:

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
20 - Joe Walsh (Eagles), 1947; George Grantham (Poco), 1947; Norman Greenbaum, 1942; Duane Allman, 1946 (died 1971)
21 - Lonnie Jordan (War), 1948; Dr. John, 1940
22 - Jesse Colin Young (The Youngbloods), 1941; Little Steven Van Zandt (E Street Band), 1950; Terry Stafford, 1941 (died 1996); Rod Price (Foghat), 1947 (died 2005)
23 - Alan Paul (Manhattan Transfer), 1949; Sandra Stevens (Brotherhood of Man), 1949; Betty Everett, 1939 (died 2001)

In remembrance of those who left us:

17 Nov 2003 - Arthur Conley
19 Nov 1992 - Bobby Russell
19 Nov 2004 - Terry Melcher
23 Nov 1994 - Tommy Boyce

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Sunday, November 09, 2014

Week of 10 November 2014 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of November 10 - 16, 2014:

10 - Donna Fargo, 1945; Greg Lake (Emerson, Lake & Palmer), 1947; Dave Loggins, 1947; Kyu Sakamoto ("Sukiyaki"), 1941 (died 1985); Glen Buxton (Alice Cooper), 1947 (died 1997); Ronnie Hammond (Atlanta Rhythm Section), 1950 (died 2011)
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)
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)

In remembrance of those who left us:


11 Nov 1972 - Berry Oakley (The Allman Brothers Band)

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Sunday, November 02, 2014

Week of 03 November 2014 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of November 3 - 9, 2014:

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)
06 - Glenn Frey (The Eagles), 1948; Eugene Pitt (The Jive Five), 1937
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)

In remembrance of those who left us:

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

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Sunday, October 26, 2014

Week of 27 October 2014 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of October 27 - November 2, 2014:

October:
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, 1941
29 - David Brigati (The Starliters), 1940; Peter Green (Fleetwood Mac), 1946; Melba Moore, 1945; Denny Laine (Wings), 1944; Randy Jackson (The Jacksons), 1961
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

In remembrance of those who left us:

27 Oct 2013 - Lou Reed
29 Oct 1971 - Duane Allman

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Sunday, October 19, 2014

Week of 20 October 2014 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of October 20 - 26, 2014:

20 - Tom Petty, 1950; Al Greenwood (Foreigner), 1951; Jay Siegel (The Tokens), 1939
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)
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

In remembrance of those who left us:

20 Oct 1977 - Cassie Gaines (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
20 Oct 1977 - Steve Gaines (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
20 Oct 1977 - Ronnie Van Zant (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
22 Oct 1969 - Tommy Edwards
25 Oct 1992 - Roger Miller

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Sunday, October 12, 2014

Week of 13 October 2014 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of October 13 - 19, 2014:

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)
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 - Chuck Berry, 1926; Gary Richrath (REO Speedwagon), 1949; Laura Nyro, 1947 (died 1997)
19 - Larry Chance (The Earls), 1940; George McCrae, 1944; Jeannie C. Riley, 1945; Patrick Simmons (The Doobie Brothers), 1948

In remembrance of those who left us:

13 Oct 2009 - Al Martino
14 Oct 2006 - Freddie Fender
17 Oct 2008 - Levi Stubbs
18 Oct 2008 - Dee Dee Warwick
19 Oct 1997 - Glen Buxton (Alice Cooper)

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Sunday, October 05, 2014

Week of 06 October 2014 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of October 6 - 12, 2014:

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)
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)

In remembrance of those who left us:

08 Oct 2013 - Larry Verne
10 Oct 2010 - Solomon Burke
12 Oct 1997 - John Denver
12 Oct 1971 - Gene Vincent

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Sunday, September 28, 2014

Week of 29 September 2014 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of September 29 - October 5, 2014:

September:
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)
02 - Dave Somerville (The Diamonds), 1933; Sting, 1951; Don McLean, 1945; Mike Rutherford (Genesis), 1950
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)

In remembrance of those who left us:

29 Sep 2011 - Sylvia Robinson
01 Oct 1975 - Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T. & the M.G.'s)
01 Oct 2004 - Bruce Palmer (Buffalo Springfield)
04 Oct 1970 - Janis Joplin
04 Oct 1991 - J. Frank Wilson
05 Oct 1992 - Eddie Kendricks

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Sunday, September 21, 2014

Week of 22 September 2014 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of September 22 - 28:

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)
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
27 - Meat Loaf, 1947; Randy Bachman (BTO / Guess Who), 1943; Shaun Cassidy, 1958
28 - Ben E. King, 1938; Nick St. Nicholas (Steppenwolf), 1943; Helen Shapiro, 1946

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

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Thank you and have a nice week!

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