Sunday, August 13, 2017

Week of 14 August 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of August 14 - 20, 2017:

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)
18 - Barbara Harris (The Toys), 1945; Dennis Elliott (Foreigner), 1950; Johnny Preston, 1939 (died 2011)
19 - Billy J. Kramer, 1943; Susan Jacks (Poppy Family), 1948; 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)

In remembrance of those who left us:

14 Aug 2001 - Johnny Burnette
14 Aug 1992 - Tony Williams (The Platters)
16 Aug 1977 - Elvis Presley
18 Aug 2008 - Pervis Jackson (The Spinners)
18 Aug 2012 - Scott McKenzie
19 Aug 2001 - Betty Everett

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

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Week of 07 August 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of August 7 - 13, 2017:

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)
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)

In remembrance of those who left us:


09 Aug 1995 - Jerry Garcia
10 Aug 2006 - Barbara George
10 Aug 2008 - Isaac Hayes
10 Aug 2013 - Eydie Gormé
11 Aug 2003 - Ed Townsend
12 Aug 1985 - Kyu Sakamoto
13 Aug 1971 - King Curtis
13 Aug 1982 - Joe Tex
13 Aug 2009 - Les Paul

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, July 30, 2017

Week of 31 July 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of July 31 - August 6, 2017:

July:
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)
04 - Timi Yuro, 1940 (died 2004); Frankie Ford, 1939 (died 2015)
05 - Greg Leskiw (Guess Who), 1947; Rick Derringer, 1947; Samantha Sang, 1953
06 - Vinnie Vincent (KISS), 1952

In remembrance of those who left us:

31 Jul 2010 - Mitch Miller
01 Aug 2015 - Cilla Black
02 Aug 1972 - Brian Cole (The Association)
02 Aug 2001 - Ron Townson (The 5th Dimension)
02 Aug 2012 - Jimmy Jones
03 Aug 2010 - Bobby Hebb
04 Aug 2007 - Lee Hazlewood
05 Aug 1992 - Jeff Porcaro (Toto)
06 Aug 2004 - Rick James
06 Aug 2012 - Marvin Hamlisch

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, July 23, 2017

Week of 24 July 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of July 24 - 30, 2017:

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
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

In remembrance of those who left us:

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)
27 Jul 2016 - Pat Upton (Spiral Starecase)
29 Jul 1974 - Mama Cass Elliot
29 Jul 2011 - Gene McDaniels
30 Jul 2015 - Lynn Anderson

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, July 16, 2017

Week of 17 July 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of July 17 - 23, 2017:

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
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

In remembrance of those who left us:

17 Jul - Chas Chandler (The Animals) (1996)
17 Jul - Gordon Waller (Peter & Gordon) (2009)
18 Jul - Bobby Fuller (1966)
22 Jul - Eugene Record (The Chi-Lites) (2005)

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, July 09, 2017

Week of 10 July 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of July 10 - 16, 2017:

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

In remembrance of those who left us:

11 Jul 2011 - Rob Grill
11 Jul 2014 - Tommy Ramone
12 Jul 1979 - Minnie Riperton
14 Jul 1984 - Philippé Wynne (The Spinners)
14 Jul 2015 - "Diamond" Dave Somerville (The Diamonds)
16 Jul 1981 - Harry Chapin
16 Jul 1996 - John Panozzo (Styx)
16 Jul 2012 - Jon Lord (Deep Purple)

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, July 02, 2017

Week of 03 July 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of July 3 - 9, 2017:

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)
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)

In remembrance of those who left us:

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)
09 Jul 2006 - Milan Williams (Commodores)

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 25, 2017

Week of 26 June 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of June 26 - July 2, 2017:

June:
26 - Billy Davis, Jr. (Fifth Dimension), 1938; Georgie Fame, 1943
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)

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

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 18, 2017

Week of 19 June 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of June 19 - 25, 2017:

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)
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)

In remembrance of those who left us:

19 Jun - Gerry Goffin (2014)
20 Jun - Lawrence Payton (Four Tops) (1997)
20 Jun - Claydes Charles Smith (Kool & the Gang) (2006)
23 Jun - Pete Quaife (The Kinks) (2010)
25 Jun - Michael Jackson (2009)

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 11, 2017

Week of 12 June 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of June 12 - 18, 2017:

12 - Len Barry, 1942; Bun E. Carlos (Cheap Trick), 1951; Reg Presley (The Troggs), 1941 (died 2013)
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

In remembrance of those who left us:


12 Jun 2011 - Carl Gardner (Coasters)
13 Jun 1972 - Clyde McPhatter (The Drifters)
13 Jun 2010 - Jimmy Dean
15 Jun 2014 - Casey Kasem
18 Jun 2011 - Clarence Clemons

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