Sunday, June 26, 2016

Week of 27 June 2016 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of June 27 - July 3, 2016:

June:
27 - Bruce Johnston (Beach Boys), 1942; Joey Covington (Hot Tuna, Jefferson Airplane), 1945 (died 2013)
28 - David Knights (Procol Harum), 1945
29 - Ian Paice (Deep Purple), 1948; "Little" Eva Boyd, 1943 (died 2003)
30 - Eddie Rambeau, 1943; Adrian Wright (Human League), 1956; Hal Lindes (Dire Straits), 1953; Andy Scott (Sweet), 1949; Glenn Shorrock (Little River Band), 1944; Florence Ballard (Supremes), 1943 (died 1976)

July:
01 - Debbie Harry (Blondie), 1945; Evelyn "Champagne" King, 1960; Victor Willis (Village People), 1951; Bobby Day, 1930 (died 1990); Delaney Bramlett (Delaney & Bonnie), 1939 (died 2008)
02 - Johnny Colla (Huey Lewis & The News), 1952; Paul Williams (The Temptations), 1939 (died 1973)
03 - Paul Barrere (Little Feat), 1948; David Lynch (The Platters), 1929 (died 1981); Laura Branigan, 1957 (died 2004); Fontella Bass, 1940 (died 2012)

In remembrance of those who left us:

27 Jun 2002 - John Entwistle (The Who)
27 Jun 2014 - Bobby Womack
28 Jun 2015 - Chris Squire (Yes)
29 Jun 2007 - George McCorkle (Marshall Tucker Band)
01 Jul 1995 - Wolfman Jack
01 Jul 1999 - Guy Mitchell
01 Jul 2000 - Cub Koda (Brownsville Station)
01 Jul 2005 - Luther Vandross
03 Jul 1969 - Brian Jones
03 Jul 1971 - Jim Morrison
03 Jul 2007 - Boots Randolph

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

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Week of 20 June 2016 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of June 20 - 26, 2016:

20 - Lionel Richie, 1949; Anne Murray, 1945; Brian Wilson (Beach Boys), 1942; Dolores "La La" Brooks (The Crystals), 1947; Alan Longmuir (Bay City Rollers), 1948
21 - Joey Kramer (Aerosmith), 1950; Joey Molland (Badfinger), 1947; Ray Davies (The Kinks), 1944; Brenda Holloway, 1946; O.C. Smith, 1932 (died 2001)
22 - Bobby Harrison (Procol Harum), 1939; Alan Osmond (The Osmonds), 1949; Todd Rundgren, 1948; Peter Asher (Peter & Gordon), 1944; Howard Kaylan (The Turtles), 1947; Kris Kristofferson, 1936
23 - Rosetta Hightower (The Orlons), 1944; Stuart Sutcliffe (The Beatles), 1940 (died 1962); June Carter Cash, 1929 (died 2003); Adam Faith, 1940 (died 2003)
24 - John Illsley (Dire Straits), 1949; Jeff Beck, 1944; Mick Fleetwood (Fleetwood Mac), 1947; Colin Blunstone (The Zombies), 1945; Patrick Moraz (Yes, The Moody Blues), 1948
25 - Ian McDonald (Foreigner), 1946; Allen Lanier (Blue Oyster Cult), 1946; Carly Simon, 1945; Eddie Floyd, 1935; David Paich (Toto), 1954; Harolod Melvin (the Blue Notes), 1939 (died 1997)
26 - Billy Davis, Jr. (Fifth Dimension), 1938; Georgie Fame, 1943

In remembrance of those who left us:

20 Jun 1997 - Lawrence Payton (Four Tops)
20 Jun 2006 - Claydes Charles Smith (Kool & the Gang)
23 Jun 2010 - Pete Quaife (The Kinks)
25 Jun 2009 - Michael Jackson

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

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Week of 13 June 2016 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of June 13 - 19, 2016:

13 - Bobby Freeman, 1940; Howard Leese (Heart), 1951; Dennis Locorriere (Dr. Hook), 1949
14 - Rod Argent (The Zombies, Argent), 1945; Barry Melton (Country Joe and the Fish), 1947; Alan White (Yes, Plastic Ono Band), 1949; Junior Walker, 1931 (died 1995); Renaldo Benson (Four Tops), 1936 (died 2005)
15 - Russell Hitchcock (Air Supply), 1949; Steve Walsh (Kansas), 1951; Harry Nilsson, 1941 (died 1994); Waylon Jennings, 1937 (died 2002)
16 - Edward Levert (The O'Jays), 1942; Gino Vannelli, 1952
17 - Barry Manilow, 1943; Gregg Rolie (Santana, Journey), 1947
18 - Paul McCartney, 1942; Sandy Posey, 1944
19 - Ann Wilson (Heart), 1950; Tommy DeVito (The Four Seasons), 1928; Larry Dunn (Earth, Wind, & Fire), 1953; Elaine "Spanky" McFarlane (Spanky and Our Gang), 1942; Shirley Goodman (Shirley & Lee, Shirley and Company), 1936 (died 2005)

In remembrance of those who left us:

13 Jun 1972 - Clyde McPhatter (The Drifters)
13 Jun 2010 - Jimmy Dean
15 Jun 2014 - Casey Kasem
18 Jun 2011 - Clarence Clemons
19 Jun 2014 - Gerry Goffin

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

Sunday, June 05, 2016

Week of 06 June 2016 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of June 6 - 12, 2016:

06 - Gary U.S. Bonds, 1939; Levi Stubbs (Four Tops), 1936 (died 2008)
07 - Tom Jones, 1940
08 - Bonnie Tyler, 1951; Boz Scaggs, 1944; Chuck Negron (Three Dog Night), 1942; Nancy Sinatra, 1940; James Darren, 1936
09 - Jackie Wilson, 1934 (died 1984); Jon Lord (Deep Purple), 1941 (died 2012)
10 - Shirley Alston Reeves (The Shirelles), 1941; Mickey Jones (The First Edition), 1941
11 - Joey Dee (The Starliters), 1940; Frank Beard (ZZ Top), 1949; Graham Russell (Air Supply), 1950
12 - Len Barry, 1942; Bun E. Carlos (Cheap Trick), 1951; Reg Presley (The Troggs), 1941 (died 2013)

In remembrance of those who left us:

06 Jun 2006 - Billy Preston
07 Jun 2012 - Bob Welch
08 Jun 2010 - Crispian St. Peters
10 Jun 2004 - Ray Charles
12 Jun 2011 - Carl Gardner (Coasters)

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

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Week of 30 May 2016 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of May 30 - June 5, 2016:

May:
30 - Lenny Davidson (Dave Clark Five), 1944
31 - Junior Campbell (Marmalade), 1947; Peter Yarrow (Peter, Paul and Mary), 1938; John Bonham (Led Zeppelin), 1948 (died 1980); Vickie Sue Robinson, 1954 (died 2000); Johnny Paycheck, 1938 (died 2003)

June:
01 - Ronnie Wood (Rolling Stones), 1947; Ronnie Dunn (Brooks & Dunn), 1953; Linda Scott, 1945; Pat Boone, 1934
02 - William Guest (Gladys Knight & the Pips), 1941; Charlie Watts (Rolling Stones), 1941; Jimmy Jones, 1937 (died 2012); Marvin Hamlisch, 1944 (died 2012)
03 - Deniece Williams, 1950; Dan Hill, 1954; Eddie Holman, 1946; Suzi Quatro, 1950; Michael Clarke (The Byrds), 1946 (died 1993); Curtis Mayfield (The Impressions), 1942 (died 1999); Mickey Finn (T. Rex), 1947 (died 2003); Boots Randolph, 1927 (died 2007); Billy Powell (Lynyrd Skynyrd), 1952 (died 2009)
04 - Michelle Phillips (The Mamas & the Papas), 1944; El DeBarge, 1961; Roger Ball (Average White Band), 1944; Jimmy McCulloch (Wings), 1953 (died 1979); Freddie Fender, 1937 (died 2006); Gordon Waller (Peter and Gordon), 1945 (died 2009)
05 - Freddie Stone (Sly & the Family Stone), 1946; Tom Evans (Badfinger), 1947 (died 1983); Ronnie Dyson, 1950 (died 1990)

In remembrance of those who left us:

01 Jun 1991 - David Ruffin
02 Jun 2008 - Bo Diddley
03 Jun 2011 - Andrew Gold
04 Jun 1997 - Ronnie Lane (Faces)
04 Jun 2007 - Freddie Scott
04 Jun 2012 - Herb Reed (The Platters)
05 Jun 1993 - Conway Twitty

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

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Week of 23 May 2016 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of May 23 - 29, 2016:

23 - General Johnson (Chairmen of the Board), 1941 (died 2010)
24 - Rosanne Cash, 1955; Albert Bouchard (Blue Oyster Cult), 1947; Patti LaBelle, 1944; Bob Dylan, 1941
25 - Mitch Margo (The Tokens), 1947
26 - Hank Williams, Jr., 1949; Stevie Nicks (Fleetwood Mac), 1948; Garry Peterson (Guess Who), 1945; Levon Helm (The Band), 1940 (died 2012)
27 - Pete Sears (Jefferson Starship), 1948; Marty Kristian (The New Seekers), 1947; Cilla Black, 1943 (died 2015)
28 - John Fogerty (Creedence Clearwater Revival), 1945; Gladys Knight, 1944; Billy Vera, 1944
29 - LaToya Jackson, 1956; Rebbie Jackson (The Jacksons), 1950; Gary Brooker (Procul Harum), 1945; Joey Levine, 1947

In remembrance of those who left us:

23 May 2010 - Billy Francis (Dr. Hook)
24 May 1991 - Gene Clark (The Byrds)
25 May 2013 - Marshall Lytle (Bill Haley & His Comets)
26 May 2013 - Clarence Burke, Jr. (The Five Stairsteps)

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

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Week of 16 May 2016 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of May 16 - 22, 2016:

16 - Janet Jackson, 1966; Barbara Lee (The Chiffons), 1947 (died 1992)
17 - George Johnson (Brothers Johnson), 1953; Bill Bruford (Yes), 1949; Pervis Jackson (The Spinners), 1938 (died 2008)
18 - Bill Wallace (Guess Who), 1949; Rick Wakeman (Yes), 1949; Albert Hammond, 1944
19 - Grace Jones, 1948; Pete Townshend, 1945; Steve Currie (T. Rex), 1947 (died 1981)
20 - Cher, 1946; Jill Jackson (Paul & Paula), 1942; Susan Cowsill (The Cowsills), 1959; Joe Cocker, 1944 (died 2014)
21 - Leo Sayer, 1948; Bill Champlin (Chicago), 1947; Hilton Valentine (The Animals), 1943; Ronald Isley (Isley Brothers), 1941; Marcie Blaine, 1944
22 - Bernie Taupin, 1950

In remembrance of those who left us:

16 May 1993 - Marv Johnson
17 May 2012 - Donna Summer
17 May 2013 - Alan O'Day
19 May 2006 - Freddie Garrity (Freddie and the Dreamers)
20 May 2012 - Robin Gibb
20 May 2013 - Ray Manzarek (The Doors)

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

Monday, May 09, 2016

Week of 09 May 2016 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of May 9 - 15, 2016:

09 - Billy Joel, 1949; Tommy Roe, 1942; Clint Holmes, 1946; Tom Petersson (Cheap Trick), 1950; Steve Katz (Blood, Sweat & Tears), 1945; Nokie Edwards (The Ventures), 1935; Dave Prater (Sam & Dave), 1937 (died 1988)
10 - Carl Douglas, 1942; Bono (aka Paul Hewson) (U2), 1960; Graham Gouldman (10cc), 1946; Henry Fambrough (The Spinners), 1938; Donovan, 1946; Dave Mason, 1946; Danny Rapp (Danny & the Juniors), 1941 (died 1983)
11 - Eric Burdon (The Animals), 1941; Les Chadwick (Gerry & The Pacemakers), 1943
12 - Kix Brooks (Brooks & Dunn), 1955; Steve Winwood, 1948; Burt Bacharach, 1928; Billy Swan, 1942; Eric Singer (Kiss), 1958
13 - Stevie Wonder, 1950; Danny Kirwan (Fleetwood Mac), 1950; Mary Wells, 1943 (died 1992); Ritchie Valens, 1941 (died 1959)
14 - Gene Cornish (The Rascals), 1944; Charlie Gracie, 1936; Bobby Darin, 1936 (died 1973); Derek Leckenby (Herman's Hermits), 1943 (died 1994); Will "Dub" Jones (The Coasters), 1928 (died 2000); Jack Bruce (Cream), 1943 (died 2014)
15 - Lenny Welch, 1938; Dennis Frederiksen (Toto), 1951; Graeham Goble (Little River Band), 1947; Brian Eno (Roxy Music), 1948; Trini Lopez, 1937; Eddy Arnold, 1918 (died 2008)

In remembrance of those who left us:

11 May 1981 - Bob Marley
11 May 2003 - Noel Redding (The Jimi Hendrix Experience)
13 May 2012 - Donald "Duck" Dunn (Booker T. & the M.G.'s)
14 May 1976 - Keith Relf (The Yardbirds)
14 May 2015 - B.B. King
15 May 2003 - June Carter Cash

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

Sunday, May 01, 2016

Week of 02 May 2016 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of May 2-8, 2016:

02 - Engelbert Humperdinck, 1936; Jo Callis (Human League), 1951; Prescott Niles (The Knack), 1954; Lou Gramm (Foreigner), 1950; Larry Gatlin, 1948; Lesley Gore, 1946 (died 2015)
03 - Christopher Cross, 1951; Frankie Valli, 1934; Pete Staples (The Troggs), 1944; Mary Hopkin, 1950; James Brown, 1933 (died 2006)
04 - Randy Travis, 1959; Jackie Jackson (The Jacksons), 1951; Peggy Santiglia (The Angels), 1944; Georg Wadenius (Blood, Sweat & Tears), 1945; Tyrone Davis, 1938 (died 2005); Nickolas Ashford (Ashford & Simpson), 1942 (died 2011)
05 - Robin McNamara (1947); Bill Ward (Black Sabbath), 1948; Johnnie Taylor, 1934 (died 2000)
06 - Mary MacGregor, 1948; Bob Seger, 1945
07 - Jim Lowe, 1927; Bill Kreutzmann (Grateful Dead), 1946; Thelma Houston, 1946; Teresa Brewer, 1931 (died 2007); Johnny Maestro, 1939 (died 2010); Jimmy Ruffin, 1936 (died 2014)
08 - Bill Legend (T. Rex), 1944; Alex Van Halen, 1953; Gary Glitter, 1944; Philip Bailey (Earth, Wind & Fire), 1951; Toni Tennille (Captain & Tennille), 1940; Paul Samwell-Smith (The Yardbirds), 1943; Rick Nelson, 1940 (died 1985); John Fred, 1941 (died 2005)

In remembrance of those who left us:

07 May 1998 - Eddie Rabbit
07 May 2011 - John Walker (Walker Brothers
08 May 2008 - Eddy Arnol

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

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Week of 25 April 2016 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of April 25 - May 1, 2016:

April:
25 - Björn Ulvaeus (ABBA), 1945; Steve Ferrone (Average White Band), 1950; Stu Cook (Creedence Clearwater Revival), 1945; Michael Brown (The Left Banke), 1949 (died 2015)
26 - Roger Taylor (Duran Duran), 1960; Gary Wright, 1943; Bobby Rydell, 1942; Duane Eddy, 1938
27 - Cuba Gooding, Sr. (The Main Ingredient), 1944; Jerry Mercer (April Wine), 1939; Kate Pierson (The B-52's), 1948; Ace Frehley (Kiss), 1951; Pete Ham (Badfinger), 1947 (died 1975); Casey Kasem, 1932 (died 2014)
28 - John Wolters (Dr. Hook), 1945 (died 1997)
29 - Tommy James, 1947; Klaus Voormann (Manfred Mann), 1938; Joey Levine, 1947; Duane Allen (Oak Ridge Boys), 1943; April Stevens (Nino Tempo & April Stevens), 1936; Tammi Terrell, 1945 (died 1970); Carl Gardner (The Coasters), 1928 (died 2011)
30 - Willie Nelson, 1933; Bobby Vee, 1943; Johnny Farina (Santo & Johnny), 1941; Merrill Osmond (The Osmonds), 1953

May:
01 - Ray Parker, Jr., 1954; Rita Coolidge, 1945; Judy Collins, 1939; Sonny James, 1929 (died 2016)

In remembrance of those who left us:

24 Apr 1975 - Pete Ham (Badfinger)
25 Apr 2007 - Bobby "Boris" Pickett
26 Apr 2011 - Phoebe Snow
26 Apr 2013 - George Jones
28 Apr 2015 - Jack Ely (The Kingsmen)
30 Apr 2007 - Zola Taylor (The Platters)
30 Apr 2015 - Ben E. King
01 May 2008 - Jim Hager

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