Sunday, August 31, 2014

Week of 01 September 2014 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of September 1 - 7:

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)
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)

In remembrance of those who left us:

01 Sep 2008 - Jerry Reed
03 Sep 1994 - Major Lance
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

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

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Week of 25 August 2014 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of August 25 - 31:

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)
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)

In remembrance of those who left us:


26 Aug 1995 - Ronald White (The Miracles)
26 Aug 2004 - Laura Branigan
26 Aug 2009 - Ellie Greenwich

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, August 17, 2014

Week of 18 August 2014 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of August 18 - 24:

18 - Barbara Harris (The Toys), 1945; Dennis Elliott (Foreigner), 1950; Johnny Preston, 1939 (died 2011)
19 - Billy J. Kramer, 1943; 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)
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

In remembrance of those who left us:

18 Aug 2008 - Pervis Jackson (The Spinners)
18 Aug 2012 - Scott McKenzie
19 Aug 2001 - Betty Everett
22 Aug 2011 - Jerry Leiber (Leiber & Stoller)
22 Aug 2011 - Nick Ashford (Ashford & Simpson)
23 Aug 2001 - Eric Allendale (The Foundations)

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, August 10, 2014

Week of 11 August 2014 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of August 11 - 17:

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)
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)

In remembrance of those who left us:

11 Aug - Ed Townsend (2003)
12 Aug - Kyu Sakamoto (1985)
13 Aug - King Curtis (1971)
13 Aug - Joe Tex (1982)
13 Aug - Les Paul (2009)
14 Aug - Johnny Burnette (1964)
14 Aug - Tony Williams (The Platters) (1992)
16 Aug - Elvis Presley (1977)

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, August 03, 2014

Week of 04 August 2014 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of August 4 - 10:

04 - Timi Yuro, 1940 (died 2004)
05 - Greg Leskiw (Guess Who), 1947; Rick Derringer, 1947; Samantha Sang, 1953
06 - Vinnie Vincent (KISS), 1952
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)

In remembrance of those who left us:


04 Aug 2007 - Lee Hazlewood
05 Aug 1992 - Jeff Porcaro (Toto)
06 Aug 2004 - Rick James
06 Aug 2012 - Marvin Hamlisch
09 Aug 1995 - Jerry Garcia
10 Aug 2006 - Barbara George
10 Aug 2008 - Isaac Hayes
10 Aug 2013 - Eydie Gormé

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

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Week of 28 July 2014 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of July 28 - August 3, 2014:

July:
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
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)

In remembrance of those who left us:

29 Jul 1974 - Mama Cass Elliot
29 Jul 2011 - Gene McDaniels
31 Jul 2010 - Mitch Mille
02 Aug 1972 - Brian Cole (The Association)
02 Aug 2001 - Ron Townson (The 5th Dimension
02 Aug 2012 - Jimmy Jone
03 Aug 2010 - Bobby Hebb

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

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Week of 21 July 2014 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of July 21 - 27:

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
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

In remembrance of those who left us:

22 Jul 2005 - Eugene Record (The Chi-Lites)
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)

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

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Week of 14 July 2014 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of July 14 - 20:

15 - Linda Ronstadt, 1946
16 - Stewart Copeland (The Police), 1951
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

In remembrance of those who left us:

14 Jul 1984 - Philippé Wynne (The Spinners)
16 Jul 1981 - Harry Chapin
16 Jul 1996 - John Panozzo (Styx)
16 Jul 2012 - Jon Lord (Deep Purple)
17 Jul 1996 - Chas Chandler (The Animals)
17 Jul 2009 - Gordon Waller (Peter & Gordon)
18 Jul 1966 - Bobby Fuller

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, July 06, 2014

Week of 07 July 2014 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of July 7 - 13:

07 - Ringo Starr (Richard Starkey), 1940; David Hodo (Village People), 1947; Jim Rodford (The Kinks, Argent), 1941
08 - Steve Lawrence (1935); Jai Johanny Johanson (The Allman Brothers Band), 1944
09 - Debbie Sledge (Sister Sledge), 1954; Lee Hazlewood, 1929 (died 2007)
10 - Arlo Guthrie, 1947
11 - Richie Sambora (Bon Jovi), 1959; Bonnie Pointer (Pointer Sisters), 1950; Thurston Harris, 1931 (died 1990); Danny Flores (The Champs), 1929 (died 2006)
12 - Christine McVie (Fleetwood Mac), 1943; Eric Carr (KISS), 1950 (died 1991)
13 - Louise Mandrell, 1954; Stephen Bladd (The J. Geils Band), 1942; Roger McGuinn (The Byrds), 1942

In remembrance of those who left us:

09 Jul 2006 - Milan Williams (Commodores)
11 Jul 2011 - Rob Grill
12 Jul 1979 - Minnie Riperton

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

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Week of 30 June 2014 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of June 30 - July 6, 2014:

June:
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)
04 - John Waite, 1955; Jeremy Spencer (Fleetwood Mac), 1948; Ralph Johnson (Earth, Wind & Fire), 1951; Bill Withers, 1938; Alan Wilson (Canned Heat), 1943 (died 1970)
05 - Huey Lewis (Huey Lewis & The News), 1950; Robbie Robertson (The Band), 1943; Michael Monarch (Steppenwolf), 1950
06 - Rik Elswit (Dr. Hook), 1945; Gene Chandler, 1937; Bill Haley, 1925 (died 1981)

In remembrance of those who left us:

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
04 Jul 2003 - Barry White
04 Jul 2007 - Bill Pinkney
05 Jul 2001 - Ernie K-Doe
06 Jul 1979 - Van McCoy
06 Jul 2004 - Syreeta Wright
06 Jul 2006 - Syd Barrett (Pink Floyd)

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