Sunday, April 23, 2017

Week of 24 April 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

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

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
27 - 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); Cuba Gooding, Sr. (The Main Ingredient), 1944 (died 2017)
28 - John Wolters (Dr. Hook), 1945 (died 1997)
29 - Willie Nelson, 1933; 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 - Johnny Farina (Santo & Johnny), 1941; Merrill Osmond (The Osmonds), 1953; Bobby Vee, 1943 (died 2016)

In remembrance of those who left us:


24 Apr 1975 - Pete Ham (Badfinger)
25 Apr 2007 - Bobby "Boris" Pickett
26 Apr 2011 - Phoebe Snow
26 Apr 2013 - George Jones
28 Apr 2015 - Jack Ely (The Kingsmen)
30 Apr 2007 - Zola Taylor (The Platters)
30 Apr 2015 - Ben E. King

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Thank you and have a nice week!

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Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Week of 17 April 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

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

17 - Billy Fury, 1940 (died 1983)
18 - Mike Vickers (Manfred Mann), 1941; Lennie Baker (Sha Na Na), 1946 (died 2016)
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)
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)

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
21 Apr 2008 - Al Wilson
21 Apr 2016 - Prince
22 Apr 2008 - Paul Davis
22 Apr 2013 - Richie Havens

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Laura Pinto Online

Monday, April 10, 2017

Week of 10 April 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

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

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)
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)

In remembrance of those who left us:

11 Apr 2006 - June Pointer
14 Apr 2015 - Percy Sledge

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Thank you and have a nice week!

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Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, April 02, 2017

Week of 03 April 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

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

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)
06 - Merle Haggard, 1937 (died 2016)
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)

In remembrance of those who left us:


03 Apr 2015 - Bob Burns (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
05 Apr 1981 - Bob Hite (Canned Heat)
05 Apr 1998 - Cozy Powell (The Jeff Beck Group)
05 Apr 2006 - Gene Pitney
06 Apr 1984 - Ral Donner
06 Apr 2016 - Merle Haggard
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)

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Thank you and have a nice week!

Oldies Connection
Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Week of 27 March 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of March 27 - April 2, 2017:

March:
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
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; Marvin Gaye, 1939 (died 1984); Kurt Winter (The Guess Who), 1946 (died 1997); Leon Wilkeson (Lynyrd Skynyrd), 1952 (died 2001); Leon Russell, 1942 (died 2016)

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
01 Apr 2015 - Cynthia Lennon
02 Apr 2003 - Edwin Starr

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Thank you and have a nice week!

Oldies Connection
Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Week of 20 March 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of March 20 - 26, 2017:

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)
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)

In remembrance of those who left us:

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)
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!

Oldies Connection
Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Week of 13 March 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of March 13 - 19, 2017:

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
16 - Nancy Wilson (Heart), 1954; Michael Owen Bruce (Alice Cooper), 1948
17 - Harold Brown (War), 1946; John Sebastian, 1944; Jim Weatherly, 1943; Zola Taylor (The Platters), 1938 (died 2007); Paul Kantner (Jefferson Airplane/Starship), 1941 (died 2016)
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

In remembrance of those who left us:


14 Mar 2011 - Ronnie Hammond (ARS)
15 Mar 2002 - Marshall Leib (The Teddy Bears)
15 Mar 2015 - Mike Porcaro (Toto)
16 Mar 1970 - Tammi Terrell
16 Mar 1993 - Johnny Cymbal
16 Mar 2013 - Bobbie Smith (The Spinners)
16 Mar 2016 - Frank Sinatra, Jr.
17 Mar 1996 - Terry Stafford
17 Mar 2010 - Alex Chilton (The Box Tops)
18 Mar 2001 - John Phillips
19 Mar 2007 - Luther Ingram
19 Mar 2015 - Michael Brown (The Left Banke)

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Thank you and have a nice week!

Oldies Connection
Laura Pinto Online

Monday, February 27, 2017

Week of 27 February 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of February 27 - March 5, 2017:

February:
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
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 - 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); Chris Squire (Yes), 1948 (died 2015)
05 - Murray Head, 1946; Paul Evans, 1938; Andy Gibb, 1958 (died 1988)

In remembrance of those who left us:

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
01 Mar 2016 - Gayle McCormick (Smith)
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

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Thank you and have a nice week!

Oldies Connection
Laura Pinto Online

Monday, February 20, 2017

Week of 20 February 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of February 20 - 26, 2017:

20 - Jon Brant (Cheap Trick), 1954; Walter Becker (Steely Dan), 1950; Jerome Geils (The J. Geils Band), 1946; Lew Soloff (Blood, Sweat & Tears), 1944
22 - Bobby Hendricks (The Drifters), 1938; Oliver, 1945 (died 2000); Ernie K-Doe, 1936 (died 2001); Norman "Hurricane" Smith, 1923 (died 2008)
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)

In remembrance of those who left us:


21 Feb 1982 - Murray "the K" Kaufman
22 Feb 1976 - Florence Ballard (Supremes)
22 Feb 2016 - Sonny James
23 Feb 1995 - Melvin Franklin (The Temptations)
23 Feb 2007 - Donnie Brooks
24 Feb 2016 - Lennie Baker (Sha Na Na)
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)

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Thank you and have a nice week!

Oldies Connection
Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Week of 13 February 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of February 13 - 19, 2017:

13 - Ed Gagliardi (Foreigner), 1952; Peter Gabriel, 1950; Peter Tork (The Monkees), 1942; King Floyd, 1945 (died 2006)
14 - Roger Fisher (Heart), 1950; Phyllis McGuire (The McGuire Sisters), 1931; Murray "the K" Kaufman, 1922 (died 1982)
15 - Melissa Manchester, 1951; David Brown (Santana), 1947; John Helliwell (Supertramp), 1945; Mick Avory (The Kinks), 1944
16 - James Ingram, 1952; Sonny Bono, 1935 (died 1998)
17 - Dodie Stevens, 1946; Bobby Lewis, 1933; Tommy Edwards, 1922 (died 1969); Gene Pitney, 1940 (died 2006)
18 - Robbie Bachman (BTO), 1953; Derek Pellicci (Little River Band), 1953; Juice Newton, 1952; Dennis DeYoung (Styx), 1947; Yoko Ono, 1933; Keith Knudsen (The Doobie Brothers), 1948 (died 2005)
19 - Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath), 1948; Smokey Robinson, 1940

In remembrance of those who left us:

13 Feb 2010 - Dale Hawkins
14 Feb 2010 - Doug Fieger (The Knack)
14 Feb 2013 - George "Shadow" Morton
16 Feb 2004 - Doris Troy
16 Feb 2015 - Lesley Gore
18 Feb 2006 - Bill Cowsill
18 Feb 2013 - Damon Harris (The Temptations)
19 Feb 2003 - Johnny Paycheck
19 Feb 2009 - Kelly Groucutt (ELO)

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Thank you and have a nice week!

Oldies Connection
Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, February 05, 2017

Week of 06 February 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of February 6 - 12, 2017:

06 - Fabian Forte, 1943; Georgeanna Tillman (The Marvelettes), 1943 (died 1980); Bob Marley, 1945 (died 1981); Donnie Brooks, 1936 (died 2007); Natalie Cole, 1950 (died 2015)
07 - Joe English (Wings), 1949; King Curtis, 1934 (died 1971); Mark St. John (Kiss), 1956 (died 2007); Sammy Johns, 1946 (died 2013); Jimmy Greenspoon (Three Dog Night), 1948 (died 2015)
08 - Creed Bratton (The Grass Roots), 1943; Terry Melcher, 1942 (died 2004); Dan Seals (England Dan and John Ford Coley), 1948 (died 2009); Larry Verne, 1936 (died 2013)
09 - Carole King, 1942; Barry Mann, 1939; Brian Bennett (The Shadows), 1940; Barbara Lewis, 1943; Dennis Thomas (Kool & The Gang), 1951; Major Harris, 1947 (died 2012)
10 - Roberta Flack, 1937; Nigel Olsson, 1949; Ral Donner, 1943 (died 1984)
11 - Sergio Mendes, 1941; Gene Vincent, 1935 (died 1971); Bobby "Boris" Pickett, 1938 (died 2007); Gerry Goffin, 1939 (died 2014)
12 - Steve Hackett (Genesis), 1950; Michael McDonald (The Doobie Brothers), 1952; Gene McDaniels, 1935 (died 2011); Ray Manzarek (The Doors), 1939 (died 2013)

In remembrance of those who left us:

06 Feb 1998 - Carl Wilson (Beach Boys)
07 Feb 2015 - Joe Mauldin (Crickets)
08 Feb 1990 - Del Shannon
08 Feb 2005 - Keith Knudsen (Doobie Brothers)
09 Feb 1981 - Bill Haley
10 Feb 1997 - Brian Connolly (Sweet)
11 Feb 2009 - Estelle Bennett (The Ronettes)
11 Feb 2013 - Rick Huxley (Dave Clark Five)
12 Feb 2000 - Oliver (William Oliver Swofford)

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Oldies Connection
Laura Pinto Online

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Week of 30 January 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of January 30 - February 5, 2017:

January:
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)
02 - Graham Nash, 1942; Ross Valory (Journey), 1950; Al McKay (Earth, Wind & Fire), 1948
03 - Dave Davies (The Kinks), 1947; Eric Haydock (The Hollies), 1942; Dennis Edwards (The Temptations), 1943; Melanie Safka, 1947; Angelo D'Aleo (The Belmonts), 1940; Johnny Cymbal, 1945 (died 1993)
04 - Phil Ehart (Kansas), 1951; Florence LaRue (The 5th Dimension), 1944; Jerry Shirley (Humble Pie), 1952; Alice Cooper, 1948; John Steel (The Animals), 1941
05 - Al Kooper, 1944; J.R. Cobb (Classics IV; Atlanta Rhythm Section), 1944; Cory Wells (Three Dog Night), 1941 (died 2015)

In remembrance of those who left us:

31 Jan 2009 - Dewey Martin (Buffalo Springfield)
03 Feb 1959 - Buddy Holly
03 Feb 1959 - The Big Bopper (J.P. Richardson)
03 Feb 1959 - Ritchie Valens
04 Feb 1983 - Karen Carpenter
04 Feb 2000 - Doris Coley (The Shirelles)
04 Feb 2013 - Reg Presley (The Troggs)
04 Feb 2016 - Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire)

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 23, 2017

Week of 23 January 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of January 23 - 29, 2017:

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)
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 Pérez (Los Lobos), 1953; Tommy Ramone (The Ramones), 1949 (died 2014)

In remembrance of those who left us:

25 Jan 2005 - Ray Peterson
26 Jan 2011 - Gladys Horton (Marvelettes)
28 Jan 1983 - Billy Fury
28 Jan 2005 - Jim Capaldi (Traffic)
28 Jan 2009 - Billy Powell (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
28 Jan 2016 - Signe Anderson (Jefferson Airplane)
28 Jan 2016 - Paul Kantner (Jefferson Airplane)

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Oldies Connection
Laura Pinto Online

Monday, January 16, 2017

Week of 16 January 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of January 16 - 22, 2017:

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)
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)

In remembrance of those who left us:

16 Jan 2012 - Jimmy Castor
17 Jan 2011 - Don Kirshner
17 Jan 2012 - Johnny Otis
18 Jan 2016 - Glenn Frey (The Eagles)
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

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Oldies Connection
Laura Pinto Online

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; Rod Stewart, 1945; Aynsley Dunbar (Jefferson Starship), 1946; Jim Croce, 1943 (died 1973); Scott McKenzie, 1939 (died 2012); Frank Sinatra, Jr., 1944 (died 2016)
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

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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

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Laura Pinto Online