Sunday, January 25, 2015

Week of 26 January 2015 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of January 26 - February 1, 2015:

January:
26 - Anita Baker, 1958; David Briggs (Little River Band), 1951; Jean Knight, 1943; Derek Holt (Climax Blues Band), 1949; Eddie Van Halen, 1955; Marshall Leib (The Teddy Bears), 1939 (died 2002)
27 - Seth Justman (J. Geils Band), 1951; Nick Mason (Pink Floyd), 1944; Nedra Talley (The Ronettes), 1946; Brian Downey (Thin Lizzy), 1951
29 - Louie PĂ©rez (Los Lobos), 1953; Tommy Ramone (The Ramones), 1949 (died 2014)
30 - Phil Collins, 1951; Marty Balin (Jefferson Airplane), 1942
31 - Harry Wayne Casey (KC & the Sunshine Band), 1951; Terry Kath (Chicago), 1946

February:
01 - Don Everly, 1937; Mike Campbell (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers), 1950; Ray Sawyer (Dr. Hook), 1937; Bob Shane (The Kingston Trio), 1934; Rick James, 1948 (died 2004)

In remembrance of those who left us:

26 Jan 2011 - Gladys Horton (Marvelettes)
28 Jan 1983 - Billy Fury
28 Jan 2005 - Jim Capaldi (Traffic)
28 Jan 2009 - Billy Powell (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
31 Jan 2009 - Dewey Martin (Buffalo Springfield)

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Sunday, January 18, 2015

Week of 19 January 2015 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of January 19 - 25, 2015:

19 - Harvey Hinsley (Hot Chocolate), 1948; Shelley Fabares, 1944; Dewey Bunnell (America), 1952; Dolly Parton, 1946; Rod Evans (Deep Purple), 1947; Janis Joplin, 1943 (died 1970); Robert Palmer, 1949 (died 2003); Phil Everly (Everly Brothers), 1939 (died 2014)
20 - Paul Stanley (Kiss), 1952; Rick Evans (Zager and Evans), 1943; Eric Stewart (The Mindbenders, 10cc), 1945; Ron Townson (The 5th Dimension), 1933 (died 2001)
21 - Billy Ocean, 1950; Mac Davis, 1942; Richie Havens, 1941; Wolfman Jack, 1938 (died 1995); Edwin Starr, 1942 (died 2003)
22 - Steve Perry (Journey), 1949; Teddy Gentry (Alabama), 1952; Sam Cooke, 1931 (died 1964)
23 - Bill Cunningham (The Box Tops), 1950; Anita Pointer (Pointer Sisters), 1948
24 - Aaron Neville, 1941; Ray Stevens, 1939; Neil Diamond, 1941; Warren Zevon, 1947 (died 2003)
25 - Etta James, 1938 (died 2012)

In remembrance of those who left us:

19 Jan 1998 - Carl Perkins
19 Jan 2006 - Wilson Pickett
19 Jan 2007 - Denny Doherty
19 Jan 2008 - John Stewart
20 Jan 1965 - Alan Freed
20 Jan 2012 - Etta James
21 Jan 1984 - Jackie Wilson
21 Jan 1999 - Charles Brown
25 Jan 2005 - Ray Peterson

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Sunday, January 11, 2015

Week of 12 January 2015 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of January 12 - 18, 2015:

12 - Cynthia Robinson (Sly & The Family Stone), 1946); William Lee Golden (Oak Ridge Boys), 1939
13 - Trevor Rabin (Yes), 1954
14 - Jack Jones, 1938
15 - Ronnie Van Zant (Lynyrd Skynyrd), 1948 (died 1977)
16 - Jim Stafford, 1944; Ronnie Milsap, 1946; Billy Francis (Dr. Hook), 1942 (died 2010)
17 - Chris Montez, 1943; Mick Taylor (Rolling Stones), 1948
18 - Bobby Goldsboro, 1941; Brett Hudson (Hudson Brothers), 1953; David Ruffin (Temptations), 1941 (died 1991)

In remembrance of those who left us:


12 Jan 2003 - Maurice Gibb
13 Jan 1979 - Donny Hathaway
13 Jan 2010 - Teddy Pendergrass
15 Jan 1994 - Harry Nilsson
16 Jan 2012 - Jimmy Castor
17 Jan 2011 - Don Kirshner
17 Jan 2012 - Johnny Otis


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Sunday, January 04, 2015

Week of 05 January 2015 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of January 5 - 11, 2015:

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 - David Bowie, 1947; Robby Krieger (The Doors), 1946; Shirley Bassey, 1937; Terry Sylvester (Hollies), 1947; Elvis Presley, 1935 (died 1977)
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)

In remembrance of those who left us:

05 Jan 1998 - Sonny Bono
06 Jan 1980 - Georgeanna Tillman (The Marvelettes)
06 Jan 2006 - Lou Rawls
09 Jan 2009 - Jon Hager
11 Jan 2005 - Spencer Dryden (Jefferson Airplane)

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Sunday, December 28, 2014

Week of 29 December 2014 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of December 29, 2014 - January 4, 2015:

December:
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)
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)

In remembrance of those who left us:

29 Dec 1980 - Tim Hardin
31 Dec 1985 - Ricky Nelson
01 Jan 2013 - Patti Page
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

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Sunday, December 21, 2014

Week of 22 December 2014 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of December 22 - 28, 2014:

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)
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)

In remembrance of those who left us:

24 Dec 2012 - Ray Collins (Mothers of Invention)
25 Dec 2006 - James Brown
25 Dec 2008 - Eartha Kitt
26 Dec 2012 - Fontella Bass
27 Dec 2008 - Delaney Bramlett
28 Dec 1983 - Dennis Wilson
28 Dec 2005 - Barry Cowsill*

*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.

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Sunday, December 14, 2014

Week of 15 December 2014 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of December 15 - 21, 2014:

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)
19 - Alvin Lee (Ten Years After), 1944; Walter Murphy, 1952; John McEuen (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), 1945; Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire), 1941; Zal Yanovsky (Lovin' Spoonful), 1944 (died 2002)
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)

In remembrance of those who left us:

16 Dec 1997 - Nicolette Larson (1997)
16 Dec 2007 - Dan Fogelberg (2007)
18 Dec 2010 - Clay Cole (2010)
20 Dec 1973 - Bobby Darin (1973)

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Sunday, December 07, 2014

Week of 08 December 2014 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of December 8 - 14, 2014:

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)
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)

In remembrance of those who left us:

08 Dec 1980 - John Lennon
10 Dec 1967 - Otis Redding
10 Dec 1999 - Rick Danko (The Band)
11 Dec 1964 - Sam Cooke
12 Dec 2007 - Ike Turner
13 Dec 2002 - Zal Yanovsky (Lovin' Spoonful)
14 Dec 1997 - Kurt Winter (The Guess Who)

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Sunday, November 30, 2014

Week of 01 December 2014 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of December 1 - 7, 2014:

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)
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)

In remembrance of those who left us:

02 Dec 2006 - Mariska Veres (Shocking Blue)
04 Dec 1993 - Frank Zappa
06 Dec 1988 - Roy Orbison
06 Dec 2011 - Dobie Gray
07 Dec 1990 - Dee Clark
07 Dec 2008 - Dennis Yost (Classics IV)

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Sunday, November 23, 2014

Week of 24 November 2014 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of November 24 - 30, 2014:

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 - Percy Sledge, 1941; Bob Lind, 1942
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)
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)

In remembrance of those who left us:

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)
28 Nov 1993 - Jerry Edmonton (Steppenwolf)
28 Nov 2005 - Tony Meehan (The Shadows)
29 Nov 2001 - George Harrison
30 Nov 1996 - Tiny Tim (Herbert Khaury)

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