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!

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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!

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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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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)

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 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)

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 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)

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, 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

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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