Sunday, May 24, 2015

Week of 25 May 2015 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of May 25 - 31, 2015:

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; Cilla Black, 1943; Marty Kristian (The New Seekers), 1947
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
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)

In remembrance of those who left us:

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 17, 2015

Week of 18 May 2015 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of May 18 - 24, 2015:

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
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

In remembrance of those who left us:


19 May 2006 - Freddie Garrity (Freddie and the Dreamers) (2006)
20 May 2012 - Robin Gibb (2012)
20 May 2013 - Ray Manzarek (The Doors) (2013)
23 May 2010 - Billy Francis (Dr. Hook) (2010)
24 May 1991 - Gene Clark (The Byrds) (1991)

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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Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Week of 11 May 2015 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of May 11 - 17, 2015:

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)
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)

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)
15 May 2003 - June Carter Cash
16 May 1993 - Marv Johnson
17 May 2012 - Donna Summer
17 May 2013 - Alan O'Day

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 03, 2015

Week of 04 May 2015 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of May 4 - 10, 2015:

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)
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)

In remembrance of those who left us:

07 May 1998 - Eddie Rabbitt
07 May 2011 - John Walker (Walker Brothers)
08 May 2008 - Eddy Arnold

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 26, 2015

Week of 27 April 2015 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of April 27 - May 3, 2015:

April:
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; Sonny James, 1929; Rita Coolidge, 1945; Judy Collins, 1939
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)

In remembrance of those who left us:

30 Apr 2007 - Zola Taylor (The Platters) (2007)
01 May 2008 - Jim Hager (2008)

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 19, 2015

Week of 20 April 2015 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of April 20 - 26, 2015:

20 - Johnny Tillotson, 1939; Björn Skifs (Blue Swede), 1947; Craig Frost (Grand Funk Railroad), 1948; Luther Vandross, 1951 (died 2005)
21 - Iggy Pop, 1947; John Weider (Eric Burdon and the New Animals), 1947; Paul Davis, 1948 (died 2008)
22 - Peter Frampton, 1950; Glen Campbell, 1936; Mel Carter, 1939
23 - Glenn Cornick (Jethro Tull), 1947; Roy Orbison, 1936 (died 1988); Ray Peterson, 1939 (died 2005); Dale Houston (Dale & Grace), 1940 (died 2007)
24 - Nigel Harrison (Blondie), 1951; Richard Sterban (The Oak Ridge Boys), 1943; Robert Knight, 1945; Barbra Streisand, 1942; Doug Clifford (Creedence Clearwater Revival), 1945; Freddie Scott, 1933 (died 2007); St. Clair Lee (The Hues Corporation), 1944 (died 2011)
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

In remembrance of those who left us:

21 Apr 2008 - Al Wilson
22 Apr 2008 - Paul Davis
22 Apr 2013 - Richie Havens
24 Apr 1975 - Pete Ham (Badfinger)
25 Apr 2007 - Bobby "Boris" Pickett
26 Apr 2011 - Phoebe Snow
26 Apr 2013 - George Jones

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 12, 2015

Week of 13 April 2015 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of April 13 - 19, 2015:

13 - Max Weinberg (E Street Band), 1951; Jimmy Destri (Blondie), 1954; Peabo Bryson, 1951; Al Green, 1946; Jack Casady (Jefferson Airplane), 1944
14 - Ritchie Blackmore (Deep Purple), 1945; Loretta Lynn, 1935
15 - Dave Edmunds, 1944; Roy Clark, 1932
16 - Jimmy Osmond (The Osmonds), 1963; Bobby Vinton, 1935; Dusty Springfield, 1939 (died 1999); Ed Townsend, 1929 (died 2003); Gerry Rafferty, 1947 (died 2011)
17 - Billy Fury, 1940 (died 1983)
18 - Lennie Baker (Sha Na Na), 1946; Mike Vickers (Manfred Mann), 1941
19 - Eve Graham (The New Seekers), 1943; Mark Volman (The Turtles), 1947; Alan Price (The Animals), 1942; Dickie Goodman, 1934 (died 1989); Bobby Russell, 1940 (died 1992)

In remembrance of those who left us:

17 Apr 1960 - Eddie Cochran
17 Apr 1998 - Linda McCartney
18 Apr 2012 - Dick Clark
19 Apr 2012 - Levon Helm

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, April 05, 2015

Week of 06 April 2015 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of April 6 - 12, 2015:

06 - Merle Haggard, 1927
07 - Janis Ian, 1951; Patricia Bennett (The Chiffons), 1947; John Oates (Hall & Oates), 1949; Mick Abrahams (Jethro Tull), 1943; Spencer Dryden (Jefferson Airplane), 1938 (died 2005)
08 - Julian Lennon, 1963; Steve Howe (Yes), 1947
09 - Carl Perkins, 1932 (died 1998)
10 - Bobbie Smith (The Spinners), 1936 (died 2013)
12 - David Cassidy, 1950; Lois Reeves (Martha and the Vandellas), 1948; John Kay (Steppenwolf), 1944; Herbie Hancock, 1940; Alex Briley (Village People), 1947; Tiny Tim, 1932 (died 1996)

In remembrance of those who left us:

06 Apr 1984 - Ral Donner
08 Apr 1997 - Laura Nyro
08 Apr 2013 - Annette Funicello
09 Apr 2003 - Little Eva Boyd
09 Apr 1988 - Brook Benton
09 Apr 1988 - Dave Prater (Sam & Dave)
11 Apr 2006 - June Pointer

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 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

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 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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