Monday, January 09, 2017

Week of 09 January 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of January 9 - 15, 2017:

09 - Joan Baez, 1941; Jerry Yester (Lovin' Spoonful), 1943; Crystal Gayle, 1951; Jimmy Page, 1944; Scott Walker (Walker Brothers), 1943; Cassie Gaines (Lynyrd Skynyrd), 1948 (died 1977); Bill Cowsill, 1948 (died 2006); Jimmy Boyd, 1939 (died 2009)
10 - Pat Benatar, 1953; Donald Fagen (Steely Dan), 1948; Frank Sinatra, Jr., 1944; Rod Stewart, 1945; Aynsley Dunbar (Jefferson Starship), 1946; Jim Croce, 1943 (died 1973); Scott McKenzie, 1939 (died 2012)
11 - Tony Kaye (Yes), 1946; Clarence Clemons, 1942 (died 2011)
12 - William Lee Golden (Oak Ridge Boys), 1939; Cynthia Robinson (Sly & The Family Stone), 1944 (died 2015)
13 - Trevor Rabin (Yes), 1954
14 - Jack Jones, 1938
15 - Ronnie Van Zant (Lynyrd Skynyrd), 1948 (died 1977)

In remembrance of those who left us:


09 Jan 2009 - Jon Hager
10 Jan 2016 - David Bowie
11 Jan 2005 - Spencer Dryden (Jefferson Airplane)
12 Jan 2003 - Maurice Gibb
13 Jan 1979 - Donny Hathawy
13 Jan 2010 - Teddy Pendergrass
15 Jan 1994 - Harry Nilsson
15 Jan 2015 - Kim Fowley

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, January 02, 2017

Week of 02 January 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of January 2 - 8, 2017:

02 - Roger Miller, 1936 (died 1992)
03 - Stephen Sills (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young), 1945; Van Dyke Parks, 1941; George Martin, 1926; John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin), 1946
04 - Arthur Conley, 1946 (died 2003)
05 - Chris Stein (Blondie), 1950; George Brown (Kool & The Gang), 1949
06 - Kathy Sledge (Sister Sledge), 1959; Nino Tempo, 1935; Van McCoy, 1944 (died 1979); Doris Troy, 1937 (died 2004); Syd Barrett (Pink Floyd), 1946 (died 2006)
07 - Kenny Loggins, 1948; Paul Revere (Paul Revere & The Raiders), 1938 (died 2014)
08 - Robby Krieger (The Doors), 1946; Shirley Bassey, 1937; Terry Sylvester (Hollies), 1947; Elvis Presley, 1935 (died 1977); David Bowie, 1947 (died 2016)

In remembrance of those who left us:

02 Jan 1981 - David Lynch (Platters)
02 Jan 2014 - Jay Traynor (Jay & The Americans)
03 Jan 2014 - Phil Everly (Everly Brothers)
04 Jan 2011 - Gerry Rafferty
04 Jan 2013 - Sammy Johns
05 Jan 1998 - Sonny Bono
06 Jan 1980 - Georgeanna Tillman (The Marvelettes)
06 Jan 2006 - Lou Rawls
08 Jan 2015 - Curtis Lee

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, December 26, 2016

Week of 26 December 2016 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of December 26, 2016 - January 1, 2017:

December:
26 - Phil Spector, 1939; Abdul Fakir (The Four Tops), 1935
27 - David Knopfler (Dire Straits), 1952;  Larry Byrom (Steppenwolf), 1948; Mick Jones (Foreigner), 1944; Mike Pinder (Moody Blues), 1941
28 - Edgar Winter, 1946; Mary Weiss (The Shangri-Las), 1948; Alex Chilton (The Box Tops), 1950 (died 2010)
29 - Yvonne Elliman, 1951; Marianne Faithfull, 1946; Ray Thomas (Moody Blues), 1941; Cozy Powell (The Jeff Beck Group), 1947 (died 1998); Rick Danko (The Band), 1942 (died 1999)
30 - Clive Bunker (Jethro Tull), 1946; Jeff Lynne (ELO and Traveling Wilburys), 1947; Paul Stookey (Peter, Paul & Mary), 1937; Patti Smith, 1946; Michael Nesmith (The Monkees), 1942; Del Shannon, 1934 (died 1990); Skeeter Davis, 1931 (died 2004); Bo Diddley, 1928 (died 2008);  Davy Jones (The Monkees), 1945 (died 2012)
31 - Tom Hamilton (Aerosmith), 1951; Burton Cummings (The Guess Who), 1947; Andy Summers (The Police), 1942; John Denver, 1943 (died 1997); Pete Quaife (The Kinks), 1943 (died 2010); Donna Summer, 1948 (died 2012)

January:
01 - Country Joe McDonald, 1942; Clay Cole, 1938 (died 2010)

In remembrance of those who left us:

26 Dec - Fontella Bass (2012)
27 Dec - Delaney Bramlett (2008)
27 Dec - Stevie Wright (The Easybeats) (2015)
28 Dec - Dennis Wilson (1983)
28 Dec - Barry Cowsill (2005)*
29 Dec - Tim Hardin (1980)
31 Dec - Ricky Nelson (1985)
31 Dec - Natalie Cole (2015)
01 Jan - Patti Page (2013)

*Note - The exact date of death for Barry Cowsill is unknown.  Cowsill perished in New Orleans during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and his remains were recovered on 12/28/2005 and identified through dental records on 01/04/2006.

Did I forget anybody or make an error?  If so, please let me know in the Comments.

Thank you and have a nice week!

Monday, December 19, 2016

Week of 19 December 2016 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of December 19 - 25, 2016:

19 - Alvin Lee (Ten Years After), 1944; Walter Murphy, 1952; John McEuen (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), 1945; Zal Yanovsky (Lovin' Spoonful), 1944 (died 2002); Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire), 1941 (died 2016)
20 - Peter Criss (Kiss), 1945;  Bobby Colomby (Blood, Sweat & Tears), 1944
21 - Ray Hildebrand (Paul & Paula), 1940; Betty Wright, 1953; Carla Thomas, 1942; Nick Gilder, 1951; Carl Wilson, 1946 (died 1998); Frank Zappa, 1940 (died 1993)
22 - Rick Nielsen (Cheap Trick), 1946; Barry Jenkins (Animals), 1944; Maurice Gibb (Bee Gees), 1949 (died 2003); Robin Gibb (Bee Gees), 1949 (died 2012)
23 - Anthony Phillips (Genesis), 1951; Jorma Kaukonen (Jefferson Airplane), 1940; Tim Hardin, 1941 (died 1980); Eugene Record (The Chi-Lites), 1940 (died 2005)
24 - Ian Burden (Human League), 1957
25 - Annie Lennox, 1954; Barbara Mandrell, 1948; Jimmy Buffet, 1946; O'Kelly Isley, Jr. (The Isley Brothers), 1937 (died 1986); Noel Redding (The Jimi Hendrix Experience), 1945 (died 2003)

In remembrance of those who left us:

20 Dec 1973 - Bobby Darin
22 Dec 2014 - Joe Cocker
24 Dec 2012 - Ray Collins (Mothers of Invention)
25 Dec 2006 - James Brown
25 Dec 2008 - Eartha Kitt


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Thank you and have a nice week!

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Laura Pinto Online

Monday, December 12, 2016

Week of 12 December 2016 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of December 12 - 18, 2016:

12 - Dickey Betts (Allman Brothers Band), 1943; Dionne Warwick, 1940; Connie Francis, 1938; Bruce Kulick  (Kiss), 1953;
13 - Berton Averre (The Knack), 1953; Randy Owen (Alabama), 1949; Jeff Baxter (Steely Dan), 1948; Ted Nugent, 1948
14 - Charlie Rich, 1932 (died 1995)
15 - Dave Clark (Dave Clark Five), 1942; Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge), 1946; Cindy Birdsong (The Supremes), 1939; Alan Freed, 1921 (died 1965)
16 - Benny Anderson (ABBA), 1946; Tony Hicks (The Hollies), 1943; Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top), 1949
17 - Paul Rodgers (Bad Company), 1949; Tommy Steele, 1936; Art Neville (Neville Brothers), 1937; Eddie Kendricks, 1939 (died 1992)
18 - Keith Richards (Rolling Stones), 1943; Chas Chandler (The Animals), 1938 (died 1996)

In remembrance of those who left us:

12 Dec 2007 - Ike Turner
13 Dec 2002 - Zal Yanovsky (Lovin' Spoonful)
14 Dec 1997 - Kurt Winter (The Guess Who)
16 Dec 1997 - Nicolette Larson
16 Dec 2007 - Dan Fogelberg
18 Dec 2010 - Clay Cole

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, December 04, 2016

Week of 05 December 2016 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of December 5 - 11, 2016:

05 - Andy Kim, 1952; 'Little' Richard Penniman, 1932; Jim Messina, 1947
06 - Mike Smith (Dave Clark Five), 1943 (died 2008)
07 - Harry Chapin, 1942 (died 1981)
08 - Jerry Butler, 1939; Gregg Allman, 1947; George Baker, 1944; Bobby Elliott (The Hollies), 1941; Jim Morrison, 1943 (died 1971); Dan Hartman, 1950 (died 1994)
09 - Donny Osmond, 1957; Randy Murray (BTO), 1955; Dennis Dunaway (Alice Cooper), 1946
10 - Walter Orange (The Commodores), 1946; Chad Stuart (Chad and Jeremy), 1941
11 - Jermaine Jackson (The Jacksons), 1954; Brenda Lee, 1944; David Gates (Bread), 1940; J. Frank Wilson, 1941 (died 1991)

In remembrance of those who left us:

06 Dec 1988 - Roy Orbison
06 Dec 2011 - Dobie Gray
07 Dec 1990 - Dee Clark
07 Dec 2008 - Dennis Yost (Classics IV)
08 Dec 1980 - John Lennon
10 Dec 1967 - Otis Redding
10 Dec 1999 - Rick Danko (The Band)
11 Dec 1964 - Sam Cooke

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Thank you and have a nice week!

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Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Week of 28 November 2016 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of November 28 - December 4, 2016:

November:
28 - Paul Shaffer, 1949; Beeb Birtles (Little River Band), 1948; Randy Newman, 1943; Bruce Channel, 1940
29 - Barry Goudreau (Boston), 1951; John Mayall, 1933; Chuck Mangione, 1940;  Felix Cavaliere (The Rascals), 1942; Denny Doherty (Mamas & Papas), 1940 (died 2007)
30 - Billy Idol, 1955; George McArdale (Little River Band), 1954; Roger Glover (Deep Purple), 1945; June Pointer (Pointer Sisters), 1953 (died 2006); Dick Clark, 1929 (died 2012)

December:
01 - Gilbert O'Sullivan, 1946; Billy Paul, 1934; Sandy Nelson, 1938; Bette Midler, 1945; John Densmore (The Doors), 1944; Eric Bloom (Blue Oyster Cult), 1944; Lou Rawls, 1933 (died 2006)
03 - Nicky Stevens (Brotherhood of Man), 1951; Ozzy Osbourne, 1948; Mickey Thomas (Jefferson Starship), 1949; Andy Williams, 1927 (died 2012)
04 - Freddy Cannon, 1940; Chris Hillman (The Byrds), 1944; Dennis Wilson, 1944 (died 1983)

In remembrance of those who left us:

28 Nov 1993 - Jerry Edmonton (Steppenwolf)
28 Nov 2005 - Tony Meehan (Te Shadows
29 Nov 2001 - George Harrison
30 Nov 1996 - Tiny Tim (Herbert Khaury)
02 Dec 2006 - Mariska Veres (Shocking Blue)
04 Dec 1993 - Frank Zappa

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, November 20, 2016

Week of 21 November 2016 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of November 21 - 27, 2016:

21 - Lonnie Jordan (War), 1948; Dr. John, 1940
22 - Jesse Colin Young (The Youngbloods), 1941; Little Steven Van Zandt (E Street Band), 1950; Terry Stafford, 1941 (died 1996); Rod Price (Foghat), 1947 (died 2005)
23 - Alan Paul (Manhattan Transfer), 1949; Sandra Stevens (Brotherhood of Man), 1949; Betty Everett, 1939 (died 2001)
24 - Clem Burke (Blondie), 1955; Lee Michaels, 1945; Pete Best (Beatles),1941;  Bev Bevan (ELO), 1944; Donald "Duck" Dunn (Booker T. and the M.G.'s), 1941 (died 2012)
25 - Bob Lind, 1942; Percy Sledge, 1940 (died 2015)
26 - Tina Turner, 1939; Jean Terrell (Supremes), 1944; John McVie (Fleetwood Mac), 1945; Martin Lee (Brotherhood of Man), 1949
27 - Eddie Rabbitt, 1941 (died 1998); Jimi Hendrix, 1942 (died 1970); Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T. & the M.G.'s), 1935 (died 1975)

In remembrance of those who left us:

23 Nov 1994 - Tommy Boyce
23 Nov 2015 - Cynthia Robinson (Sly & the Family Stone)
24 Nov 1991 - Eric Carr (KISS)
24 Nov 1991 - Freddie Mercury
25 Nov 2012 - Earl "Speedo" Carroll
27 Nov 2009 - Al Alberts
27 Nov 2012 - Mickey Baker (Mickey & Sylvia)

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

Monday, November 14, 2016

Week of 14 November 2016 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of November 14 - 20, 2016:

14 - Stephen Bishop, 1951; James Young (STYX), 1949; Cornell Gunter (The Coasters), 1936 (died 1990); Freddie Garrity (Freddie and the Dreamers), 1936 (died 2006)
15 - C. W. McCall, 1928;  Graham Parker, 1950; Steve Fossen (Heart), 1949; Anni-Frid Lyngstad (ABBA), 1945; Petula Clark, 1932; Clyde McPhatter (The Drifters), 1932 (died 1972)
17 - Martin Barre (Jethro Tull), 1946; Bob Gaudio (Four Seasons), 1942; Gordon Lightfoot, 1938; Dean Paul Martin (Dino, Desi, & Billy), 1951 (died 1987);  Gene Clark (The Byrds), 1944 (died 1991)
18 - Hank Ballard, 1927 (died 2003)
19 - Fred Lipsius (Blood, Sweat & Tears), 1943
20 - Joe Walsh (Eagles), 1947; George Grantham (Poco), 1947; Norman Greenbaum, 1942; Duane Allman, 1946 (died 1971)

In remembrance of those who left us:

15 Nov 2015 - P.F. Sloan
17 Nov 2003 - Arthur Conley
17 Nov 2014 - Jimmy Ruffin
19 Nov 1992 - Bobby Russell
19 Nov 2004 - Terry Melcher

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

Monday, November 07, 2016

Week of 07 November 2016 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of November 7 - 13, 2016:

07 - Joni Mitchell, 1943; Johnny Rivers, 1942; Dee Clark, 1938 (died 1990)
08 - Bonnie Bramlett, 1944; Rickie Lee Jones, 1954; Leif Garrett, 1961; Bonnie Raitt, 1949; Roy Wood (ELO), 1946; Minnie Riperton, 1947 (died 1979); Don Murray (The Turtles), 1945 (died 1996); Patti Page, 1927 (died 2013)
09 - Mary Travers (Peter, Paul & Mary), 1936 (died 2009); Tom Fogerty (CCR), 1941 (died 1990)
10 - Donna Fargo, 1945; Greg Lake (Emerson, Lake & Palmer), 1947; Dave Loggins, 1947; Kyu Sakamoto ("Sukiyaki"), 1941 (died 1985); Glen Buxton (Alice Cooper), 1947 (died 1997); Ronnie Hammond (Atlanta Rhythm Section), 1950 (died 2011)
11 - Vince Martell (Vanilla Fudge), 1945; Chris Dreja (The Yardbirds), 1945; Jim Peterik (The Ides of March; Survivor), 1950; Paul Cowsill (The Cowsills), 1951; LaVern Baker, 1929 (died 1997)
12 - Ruby Nash Garnett (Ruby & the Romantics), 1939; Brian Hyland, 1943; Booker T. Jones (Booker T and the MG's), 1944; Les McKeown (Bay City Rollers), 1955; Errol Brown (Hot Chocolate), 1948; Donald "Buck Dharma" Roeser (Blue Oyster Cult), 1947; Arthur Tavares (Tavares), 1943; Neil Young, 1945; John Walker (The Walker Brothers), 1943 (died 2011); Bob Crewe, 1930 (died 2014)
13 - Timmy Thomas, 1944; Toy Caldwell (Marshall Tucker Band), 1947 (died 1993)

In remembrance of those who left us:

07 Nov 1991 - Carter Cornelius (Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose)
07 Nov 2011 - Andrea True
09 Nov 2008 - Miriam Makeba
09 Nov 2012 - Major Harris
11 Nov 1972 - Berry Oakley (The Allman Brothers Band)

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