Sunday, March 29, 2015

Week of 30 March 2015 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of March 30 - April 5, 2015:

March:
30 - Dave Ball (Procol Harum), 1950; Eric Clapton, 1945; Graeme Edge (Moody Blues), 1941; Al Goodman (Ray, Goodman & Brown), 1943 (died 2010)
31 - Pat McGlynn (Bay City Rollers), 1958; Sean Hopper (Huey Lewis & The News), 1953; Herb Alpert, 1935; Shirley Jones, 1934; Mick Ralphs (Bad Company), 1944

April:
01 - Phil Margo (The Tokens), 1942; John Barbata (The Turtles; Jefferson Airplane/Starship), 1945; Rudoph Isley (Isley Brothers), 1939; Jeff Porcaro (Toto), 1954 (died 1992); Ronnie Lane (Faces), 1946 (died 1997)
02 - Emmylou Harris, 1947; Leon Russell, 1942; Marvin Gaye, 1939 (died 1984); Kurt Winter (The Guess Who), 1946 (died 1997); Leon Wilkeson (Lynyrd Skynyrd), 1952 (died 2001)
03 - Billy Joe Royal, 1942; Mel Schacher (Grand Funk Railroad), 1951; Tony Orlando, 1944; Wayne Newton, 1942; Philippé Wynne (The Spinners), 1941 (died 1984); Richard Manuel (The Band), 1943 (died 1986); Jan Berry (Jan & Dean), 1941 (died 2004)
04 - Hugh Masekela, 1939; Berry Oakley (The Allman Brothers Band), 1948 (died 1972); Major Lance, 1939 (died 1994)
05 - Agnetha Fältskog (ABBA), 1950; Allan Clarke (The Hollies), 1942; Tony Williams (The Platters), 1928 (died 1992); Ronald White (The Miracles), 1939 (died 1995); Crispian St. Peters, 1939 (died 2010)

In remembrance of those who left us:

30 Mar 2004 - Timi Yuro
31 Mar 1986 - O'Kelly Isley, Jr. (The Isley Brothers)
01 Apr 1984 - Marvin Gaye
02 Apr 2003 - Edwin Starr
05 Apr 1981 - Bob Hite (Canned Heat)
05 Apr 1998 - Cozy Powell (The Jeff Beck Group)
05 Apr 2006 - Gene Pitney

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Thank you and have a nice week!

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Sunday, March 22, 2015

Week of 23 March 2015 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of March 23 - 29, 2015:

23 - Ric Ocasek (The Cars), 1949; Chaka Khan, 1953
24 - Nick Lowe, 1949; Lee Oskar (War), 1948; Dougie Thomson (Supertramp), 1951; Steve Lang (April Wine), 1949
25 - Elton John, 1947; Aretha Franklin, 1942; Johnny Burnette, 1934 (died 1964)
26 - Steven Tyler (Aerosmith), 1948; Richard Tandy (ELO), 1948; Fred Sheehan (Boston), 1946; Diana Ross, 1944; Teddy Pendergrass, 1950 (died 2010)
27 - Tony Banks (Genesis), 1950
28 - John Evan (Jethro Tull), 1948; Milan Williams (The Commodores), 1948 (died 2006)
29 - Bobby Kimball (Toto), 1947; Vangelis, 1943; Chad Allan (Guess Who), 1943; Terry Jacks (The Poppy Family), 1944

In remembrance of those who left us:

24 Mar 2010 - Johnny Maestro
25 Mar 2009 - "England" Dan Seals
26 Mar 2004 - Jan Berry (Jan & Dean)

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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Sunday, March 15, 2015

Week of 16 March 2015 - Arrivals and Departures

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

16 - Nancy Wilson (Heart), 1954; Michael Owen Bruce (Alice Cooper), 1948
17 - Harold Brown (War), 1946; John Sebastian, 1944; Paul Kantner (Jefferson Airplane/Starship), 1941; Jim Weatherly, 1943; Zola Taylor (The Platters), 1938 (died 2007)
18 - Irene Cara, 1959; John Hartman (Doobie Brothers), 1950; Wilson Pickett, 1941 (died 2006); Charley Pride, 1938
19 - Derek Longmuir (Bay City Rollers), 1955; Paul Atkinson (The Zombies), 1946; Ruth Pointer (The Pointer Sisters), 1946
20 - Carl Palmer (Emerson, Lake & Palmer), 1950; Jerry Reed, 1937 (died 2008)
21 - Roger Hodgson (Supertramp), 1950; Eddie Money, 1949; Rose Stone (Sly & The Family Stone), 1945; Ray Dorset (Mungo Jerry), 1946; Russell Thompkins, Jr. (The Stylistics), 1951; Shawn Lane (Black Oak Arkansas), 1963 (died 2003); Solomon Burke, 1940 (died 2010)
22 - Stephanie Mills, 1957; George Benson, 1943; Jeremy Clyde (Chad and Jeremy), 1941; Keith Relf (The Yardbirds), 1943 (died 1976)

In remembrance of those who left us:


16 Mar 1970 - Tammi Terrell
16 Mar 1993 - Johnny Cymbal
16 Mar 2013 - Bobbie Smith (The Spinners)
17 Mar 1996 - Terry Stafford
17 Mar 2010 - Alex Chilton (The Box Tops)
18 Mar 2001 - John Phillips
19 Mar 2007 - Luther Ingram
20 Mar 1987 - Norman Harris (MFSB)
21 Mar 1987 - Dean Paul Martin (Dino, Desi, & Billy)
22 Mar 1986 - Mark Dinning
22 Mar 1994 - Dan Hartman
22 Mar 1996 - Don Murray (Turtles)
22 Mar 2005 - Rod Price (Foghat)

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Sunday, March 08, 2015

Week of 09 March 2015 - Arrivals and Departures

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

09 - Mark Lindsay, 1942; Jeffrey Osborne, 1948; Gary Walker (The Walker Brothers), 1942; Lloyd Price, 1933; Mickey Gilley, 1936; Robin Trower (Procol Harum), 1945
10 - Tom Scholz (Boston), 1947; Dean Torrence (Jan and Dean), 1940
11 - Bobby McFerrin, 1950; Harvey Mandel (Canned Heat), 1945; Mark Stein (Vanilla Fudge), 1947; Cheryl Lynn, 1957
12 - James Taylor, 1948; Liza Minnelli, 1946; Al Jarreau, 1940; Marlon Jackson (The Jacksons), 1957
13 - Neil Sedaka, 1939
14 - Walter Parazaider (Chicago), 1945; Jim Pons (The Turtles), 1943; Phil Phillips, 1931; Michael Martin Murphey, 1945; Quincy Jones, 1933; Rick Dees, 1950
15 - Howard Scott (War), 1946; Sly Stone (Sly & The Family Stone), 1943; Mike Love (The Beach Boys), 1941; Phil Lesh (Grateful Dead), 1940

In remembrance of those who left us:

10 Mar 1988 - Andy Gibb
10 Mar 1997 - LaVern Baker
12 Mar 2012 - Michael Hossack (The Doobie Brothers)
14 Mar 2011 - Ronnie Hammond (ARS)
15 Mar 2002 - Marshall Leib (The Teddy Bears)

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Thank you and have a nice week!

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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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Thank you and have a nice week!

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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 Pérez (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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