Monday, October 16, 2017

Week of 16 October 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

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

16 - Fred Turner (BTO), 1943; Bob Weir (Grateful Dead), 1947
17 - Jim Seals (Seals & Crofts), 1941; Gary Puckett, 1942; Michael Hossack (The Doobie Brothers), 1946 (died 2012)
18 - Gary Richrath (REO Speedwagon), 1949; Laura Nyro, 1947 (died 1997); Chuck Berry, 1926 (died 2017)
19 - Larry Chance (The Earls), 1940; George McCrae, 1944; Jeannie C. Riley, 1945; Patrick Simmons (The Doobie Brothers), 1948
20 - Al Greenwood (Foreigner), 1951; Jay Siegel (The Tokens), 1939; Tom Petty, 1950 (died 2017)
21 - Manfred Mann, 1940; Steve Cropper (Booker T. & the M.G.'s), 1941; Elvin Bishop, 1942; Lee Loughnane (Chicago), 1946; Eric Faulkner (Bay City Rollers), 1953
22 - Leslie West (Mountain), 1945; Eddie Brigati (The Rascals), 1945; Bobby Fuller, 1942 (died 1966); Annette Funicello, 1942 (died 2013)

In remembrance of those who left us:


17 Oct 2008 - Levi Stubbs
18 Oct 2008 - Dee Dee Warwick
19 Oct 1997 - Glen Buxton (Alice Cooper)
20 Oct 1977 - Cassie Gaines (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
20 Oct 1977 - Steve Gaines (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
20 Oct 1977 - Ronnie Van Zant (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
20 Oct 2015 - Cory Wells (Three Dog Night)
22 Oct 1969 - Tommy Edwards

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Laura Pinto Online

Monday, October 09, 2017

Week of 09 October 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

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

09 - Nona Hendryx (Labelle), 1944; Jackson Browne, 1948; John Lennon, 1940 (died 1980); John Entwistle, 1944 (died 2002)
10 - David Lee Roth (Van Halen), 1954; Cyrill Neville (Neville Brothers), 1948
11 - Darryl Hall (Hall & Oates), 1946; George McCorkle (Marshall Tucker Band), 1947 (died 2007)
12 - Sam Moore (Sam & Dave), 1935; Melvin Franklin (The Temptations), 1942 (died 1995)
13 - Marie Osmond, 1959; Robert Lamm (Chicago), 1944; Paul Simon, 1941; John Ford Coley, 1948
14 - Justin Hayward (Moody Blues), 1946; Cliff Richard, 1940; Norman Harris (MFSB), 1947 (died 1987)
15 - Barry McGuire, 1935; Tito Jackson (The Jacksons), 1953; Richard Carpenter (The Carpenters), 1946;  Marv Johnson, 1938 (died 1993); Mickey Baker (Mickey & Sylvia), 1925 (died 2012)

In remembrance of those who left us:

10 Oct 2010 - Solomon Burke
12 Oct 1997 - John Denver
12 Oct 1971 - Gene Vincent
13 Oct 2009 - Al Martino
14 Oct 2006 - Freddie Fender
17 Oct 2008 - Levi Stubbs

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Laura Pinto Online

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Week of 02 October 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

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

02 - Sting, 1951; Don McLean, 1945; Mike Rutherford (Genesis), 1950; Dave Somerville (The Diamonds), 1933 (died 2015)
03 - Lindsey Buckingham (Fleetwood Mac), 1949; Chubby Checker, 1941; Eddie Cochran, 1938 (died 1960)
04 - Jim Fielder (Blood, Sweat & Tears), 1947
05 - Bob Geldof, 1951; Steve Miller, 1943; Richard Street (The Temptations), 1942; Brian Connolly (Sweet), 1945 (died 1997); Carter Cornelius (Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose), 1948 (died 1991)
06 - Millie Small, 1946; Kevin Cronin (REO Speedwagon), 1951
07 - Kevin Godley (10cc), 1945; John Mellencamp, 1951; David Hope (Kansas), 1949; Al Martino, 1927 (died 2009)
08 - Fred Cash (The Impressions), 1940; Hamish Stuart (Average White Band), 1949; Robert "Kool" Bell (Kool & the Gang), 1950; Johnny Ramone (The Ramones), 1948 (died 2004)

In remembrance of those who left us:


04 Oct 1970 - Janis Joplin
04 Oct 1991 - J. Frank Wilson
04 Oct 2014 - Paul Revere (Raiders)
05 Oct 1992 - Eddie Kendricks
08 Oct 2013 - Larry Verne

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Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Week of 25 September 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of September 25 - October 1, 2017:

September:
25 - Jerry Penrod (Iron Butterfly), 1946; Cecil Womack, 1947; Dee Dee Warwick, 1945 (died 2008)
26 - Craig Chaquico (Jefferson Starship), 1954; Olivia Newton-John, 1948; Bryan Ferry, 1945; Lynn Anderson, 1947 (died 2015)
27 - Meat Loaf, 1947; Randy Bachman (BTO / Guess Who), 1943; Shaun Cassidy, 1958
28 - Nick St. Nicholas (Steppenwolf), 1943; Helen Shapiro, 1946; Ben E. King, 1938 (died 2015)
29 - Mark Farner (Grand Funk Railroad), 1948; Mike Pinera (Iron Butterfly), 1948; Jerry Lee Lewis, 1935; Tommy Boyce (Boyce & Hart), 1939 (died 1994)
30 - Marilyn McCoo (5th Dimension), 1943; Johnny Mathis, 1935; Cissy Houston, 1933; Dewey Martin (Buffalo Springfield), 1940 (died 2009); Frankie Lymon, 1942 (died 1968); Marc Bolan, 1947 (died 1977)

October:
01 - Herb Fame (Peaches & Herb), 1942; Jerry Martini (Sly & the Family Stone), 1943; Donny Hathaway, 1945 (died 1979); Cub Koda (Brownsville Station), 1948 (died 2000); Mariska Veres (Shocking Blue), 1947 (died 2006)

In remembrance of those who left us:


25 Sep 1980 - John Bonham (Led Zeppelin)
25 Sep 2012 - Andy Williams
26 Sep 2003 - Robert Palmer
26 Sep 2003 - Shawn Lane (Black Oak Arkansas)
27 Sep 1979 - Jimmy McCulloch (Wings)
27 Sep 2007 - Dale Houston (Dale & Grace)
27 Sep 2012 - R.B. Greaves
28 Sep 2015 - Frankie Ford
29 Sep 2011 - Sylvia Robinson
01 Oct 1975 - Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T. & the M.G.'s)
01 Oct 2004 - Bruce Palmer (Buffalo Springfield)

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Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Week of 18 September 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of September 18 - 24, 2017:

18 - Kerry Livgren (Kansas), 1949; Frankie Avalon, 1939; P.F. Sloan, 1945 (died 2015)
19 - Freda Payne, 1942; Lol Creme (10cc), 1947; Bill Medley (Righteous Brothers), 1940; Nick Massi (The Four Seasons), 1927 (died 2000); "Mama" Cass Elliot, 1941 (died 1974); Brook Benton, 1931 (died 1988)
20 - Gogi Grant, 1924; Chuck Panozzo (Styx), 1948; John Panozzo (Styx), 1948 (died 1996); Bobby Nunn (The Coasters), 1925 (died 1986)
21 - G.C. Cameron (The Spinners), 1945; Don Felder (The Eagles), 1947
22 - Joni James, 1930; Toni Basil, 1943; Joan Jett, 1958; Debby Boone, 1956
23 - Steve Boone (The Lovin' Spoonful), 1943; Neal Smith (Alice Cooper), 1947; Bruce Springsteen, 1949; Julio Iglesias, 1943; Ron Bushy (Iron Butterfly), 1945; Ray Charles, 1930 (died 2004)
24 - Gerry Marsden (Gerry and the Pacemakers), 1942; Linda McCartney, 1941 (died 1998)

In remembrance of those who left us:


18 Sep 1970 - Jimi Hendrix
19 Sep 1973 - Gram Parsons
19 Sep 2004 - Skeeter Davis
19 Sep 2009 - Arthur Ferrante (Ferrante & Teicher)
20 Sep 1973 - Jim Croce

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Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Week of 11 September 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of September 11 - 17, 2017:

11 - Mickey Hart (Grateful Dead), 1943; Dennis Tufano (The Buckinghams), 1946; Tommy Shaw (STYX), 1953
12 - Maria Muldaur, 1943; Gerry Beckley (America), 1952; George Jones, 1931; Neil Peart (Rush), 1952; Barry White, 1944 (died 2003)
13 - Peter Cetera (Chicago), 1944; David Clayton Thomas (Blood, Sweat & Tears), 1941; Dave Quincy (Manfred Mann's Earth Band), 1939; Randy Jones (Village People), 1952; Charles Brown, 1922 (died 1999)
14 - John 'Bowzer' Bauman (Sha Na Na), 1947; Ed King (Lynyrd Skynyrd), 1949; Steve Gaines (Lynyrd Skynyrd), 1949 (died 1977); Barry Cowsill, 1954 (died 2005)
15 - Lee Dorman (Iron Butterfly), 1942; Jimmy Gilmer (Fireballs), 1940
16 - Joe Butler (The Lovin' Spoonful), 1941; Bernard Calvert (The Hollies), 1942; Kenney Jones (The Who), 1948; David Bellamy (Bellamy Brothers), 1950; B.B. King, 1925 (died 2015)
17 - Lamonte McLemore (The 5th Dimension), 1939; Les Emmerson (Five Man Electrical Band), 1944

In remembrance of those who left us:

11 Sep 2014 - Bob Crewe
12 Sep 2003 - Johnny Cash
15 Sep 2008 - Rick Wright (Pink Floyd)
16 Sep 1977 - Marc Bolan
16 Sep 2009 - Mary Travers (Peter, Paul & Mary)

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Laura Pinto Online

Monday, September 04, 2017

Week of 04 September 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of September 4 - 10, 2017:

04 - Gary Duncan (Quicksilver Messenger Service), 1946; Ronald La Pread (The Commodores), 1949; Merald "Bubba" Knight (Gladys Knight & The Pips), 1942
05 - Al Stewart, 1945; Freddy Mercury, 1946 (died 1991); Clem Clempson (Humble Pie), 1949; John Stewart, 1939 (died 2008)
06 - Dave Bargeron (Blood, Sweat & Tears), 1942; Roger Waters (Pink Floyd), 1943; Claydes Charles Smith (Kool & the Gang), 1948 (died 2006)
07 - Ronnie Dove, 1935; Gloria Gaynor, 1949; Morris Albert, 1951; Buddy Holly, 1936 (died 1959)
08 - Dean Daughtry (Atlanta Rhythm Section), 1946; Patsy Cline, 1932 (died 1963); Brian Cole (The Association), 1942 (died 1972); Ron "Pigpen" McKernan (Grateful Dead), 1945 (died 1973);  Kelly Groucutt (E.L.O.), 1945 (died 2009)
09 - Dee Dee Sharp, 1945; John McFee (Doobie Brothers), 1950; Doug Ingle (Iron Butterfly), 1946; Freddy Weller (Paul Revere & the Raiders), 1947; Joe Negroni (Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers), 1940 (died 1978); Otis Redding, 1941 (died 1967); Bruce Palmer (Buffalo Springfield), 1946 (died 2004)
10 - Joe Perry (Aerosmith), 1950; Jose Feliciano, 1945; Danny Hutton (Three Dog Night), 1942

In remembrance of those who left us:

05 Sep 1978 - Joe Negroni (Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers)
05 Sep 2012 - Joe South
06 Sep 1990 - Tom Fogerty (CCR)
07 Sep 1978 - Keith Moon
07 Sep 2003 - Warren Zevon

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Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Week of 28 August 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of August 28 - September 3, 2017:

August:
28 - Wayne Osmond (The Osmonds), 1951; Danny Seraphine (Chicago), 1948
29 - Chris Copping (Procol Harum),1945; Dick Halligan (Blood, Sweat & Tears), 1943; Michael Jackson, 1958 (died 2009)
30 - John Phillips, 1935 (died 2001); Jim Hager (Hager Twins), 1941 (died 2008); Jon Hager (Hager Twins), 1941 (died 2009)
31 - Jerry Allison (The Crickets), 1939; Van Morrison, 1945; Bob Welch (Fleetwood Mac), 1945 (died 2012)

September:
01 - Archie Bell (Archie Bell & the Drells), 1944; Barry Gibb (Bee Gees), 1946; Greg Errico (Sly & The Family Stone), 1946; Conway Twitty, 1933 (died 1993)
02 -  Jimmy Clanton, 1940; Rosalind Ashford (Martha and the Vandellas), 1943; Joe Simon, 1943; Mik Kaminksi (E.L.O.), 1951; Billy Preston, 1946 (died 2006)
03 - Donald Brewer (Grand Funk Railroad), 1948; George Biondo (Steppenwolf), 1945; Al Jardine (The Beach Boys), 1942; George "Shadow" Morton, 1941 (died 2013)

In remembrance of those who left us:

01 Sep 2008 - Jerry Reed
03 Sep 1994 - Major Lance

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Laura Pinto Online

Monday, August 21, 2017

Week of 21 August 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of August 21 - 27, 2017:

21 - Kenny Rogers, 1938; Jackie De Shannon, 1944; Carl Giammarese (The Buckinghams), 1947; Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple), 1951; Kim Sledge (Sister Sledge), 1957
22 - Ron Dante (The Archies), 1945; Donna Godchaux (Grateful Dead), 1947; David Marks (The Beach Boys), 1948; Dale Hawkins, 1936 (died 2010)
23 - Rick Springfield, 1949; Keith Moon, 1946 (died 1978)
24 - Mason Williams, 1938; Steve Holley (Wings), 1953; Mike Derosier (Heart), 1951; Malcolm Duncan (Average White Band), 1945
25 - Gene Simmons (Kiss), 1949; Elvis Costello, 1954
26 - Vic Dana, 1942; Valerie Simpson, 1946; Leon Redbone, 1949
27 - Tommy Sands, 1937; Jeff Cook (Alabama), 1949;  Daryl Dragon (Captain & Tennille), 1942; Alex Lifeson (Rush), 1953; Edward Patten (Gladys Knight & The Pips), 1939 (died 2005)

In remembrance of those who left us:

22 Aug 2011 - Jerry Leiber (Leiber & Stoller)
22 Aug 2011 - Nick Ashford (Ashford & Simpson)
23 Aug 2001 - Eric Allendale (The Foundations)
26 Aug 1995 - Ronald White (The Miracles)
26 Aug 2004 - Laura Branigan
26 Aug 2009 - Ellie Greenwich

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Laura Pinto Online

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

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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

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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

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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

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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

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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)

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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

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Laura Pinto Online

Monday, May 29, 2017

Week of 29 May 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of May 29 - June 4, 2017:

May:
29 - LaToya Jackson, 1956; Rebbie Jackson (The Jacksons), 1950; Gary Brooker (Procul Harum), 1945; Joey Levine, 1947
30 - Lenny Davidson (Dave Clark Five), 1944
31 - Junior Campbell (Marmalade), 1947; Peter Yarrow (Peter, Paul and Mary), 1938; John Bonham (Led Zeppelin), 1948 (died 1980); Vickie Sue Robinson, 1954 (died 2000); Johnny Paycheck, 1938 (died 2003)

June:
01 - Ronnie Wood (Rolling Stones), 1947; Ronnie Dunn (Brooks & Dunn), 1953; Linda Scott, 1945; Pat Boone, 1934
02 - William Guest (Gladys Knight & the Pips), 1941; Charlie Watts (Rolling Stones), 1941; Jimmy Jones, 1937 (died 2012); Marvin Hamlisch, 1944 (died 2012)
03 - Deniece Williams, 1950; Dan Hill, 1954; Eddie Holman, 1946; Suzi Quatro, 1950; Michael Clarke (The Byrds), 1946 (died 1993); Curtis Mayfield (The Impressions), 1942 (died 1999); Mickey Finn (T. Rex), 1947 (died 2003); Boots Randolph, 1927 (died 2007); Billy Powell (Lynyrd Skynyrd), 1952 (died 2009)
04 - Michelle Phillips (The Mamas & the Papas), 1944; El DeBarge, 1961; Roger Ball (Average White Band), 1944; Jimmy McCulloch (Wings), 1953 (died 1979); Freddie Fender, 1937 (died 2006); Gordon Waller (Peter and Gordon), 1945 (died 2009)

In remembrance of those who left us:

01 Jun 1991 - David Ruffin
02 Jun 2008 - Bo Diddley
03 Jun 2011 - Andrew Gold
04 Jun 1997 - Ronnie Lane (Faces)
04 Jun 2007 - Freddie Scott
04 Jun 2012 - Herb Reed (The Platters)

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Thank you and have a nice week!

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Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Week of 22 May 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of May 22 - 28 2017:

22 - Bernie Taupin, 1950
23 - General Johnson (Chairmen of the Board), 1941 (died 2010)
24 - Rosanne Cash, 1955; Albert Bouchard (Blue Oyster Cult), 1947; Patti LaBelle, 1944; Bob Dylan, 1941
25 - Mitch Margo (The Tokens), 1947
26 - Hank Williams, Jr., 1949; Stevie Nicks (Fleetwood Mac), 1948; Garry Peterson (Guess Who), 1945; Levon Helm (The Band), 1940 (died 2012)
27 - Pete Sears (Jefferson Starship), 1948; Marty Kristian (The New Seekers), 1947; Cilla Black, 1943 (died 2015)
28 - John Fogerty (Creedence Clearwater Revival), 1945; Gladys Knight, 1944; Billy Vera, 1944

In remembrance of those who left us:

23 May 2010 - Billy Francis (Dr. Hook)
24 May 1991 - Gene Clark (The Byrds)
25 May 2013 - Marshall Lytle (Bill Haley & His Comets)
26 May 2013 - Clarence Burke, Jr. (The Five Stairsteps)

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Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Week of 15 May 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of May 15 - 21 2017:

15 - Lenny Welch, 1938; Dennis Frederiksen (Toto), 1951; Graeham Goble (Little River Band), 1947; Brian Eno (Roxy Music), 1948; Trini Lopez, 1937; Eddy Arnold, 1918 (died 2008)
16 - Janet Jackson, 1966; Barbara Lee (The Chiffons), 1947 (died 1992)
17 - George Johnson (Brothers Johnson), 1953; Bill Bruford (Yes), 1949; Pervis Jackson (The Spinners), 1938 (died 2008)
18 - Bill Wallace (Guess Who), 1949; Rick Wakeman (Yes), 1949; Albert Hammond, 1944
19 - Grace Jones, 1948; Pete Townshend, 1945; Steve Currie (T. Rex), 1947 (died 1981)
20 - Cher, 1946; Jill Jackson (Paul & Paula), 1942; Susan Cowsill (The Cowsills), 1959; Joe Cocker, 1944 (died 2014)
21 - Leo Sayer, 1948; Bill Champlin (Chicago), 1947; Hilton Valentine (The Animals), 1943; Ronald Isley (Isley Brothers), 1941; Marcie Blaine, 1944

In remembrance of those who left us:

15 May 2003 - June Carter Cash
16 May 1993 - Marv Johnson
17 May 2012 - Donna Summer
17 May 2013 - Alan O'Day
19 May 2006 - Freddie Garrity (Freddie and the Dreamers)
20 May 2012 - Robin Gibb
20 May 2013 - Ray Manzarek (The Doors)

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Thank you and have a nice week!

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Laura Pinto Online

Sunday, May 07, 2017

Week of 08 May 2017 - Arrivals and Departures

Birthdays for the week of May 8 - 14 2017:

08 - Bill Legend (T. Rex), 1944; Alex Van Halen, 1953; Gary Glitter, 1944; Philip Bailey (Earth, Wind & Fire), 1951; Toni Tennille (Captain & Tennille), 1940; Paul Samwell-Smith (The Yardbirds), 1943; Rick Nelson, 1940 (died 1985); John Fred, 1941 (died 2005)
09 - Billy Joel, 1949; Tommy Roe, 1942; Clint Holmes, 1946; Tom Petersson (Cheap Trick), 1950; Steve Katz (Blood, Sweat & Tears), 1945; Nokie Edwards (The Ventures), 1935; Dave Prater (Sam & Dave), 1937 (died 1988)
10 - Carl Douglas, 1942; Bono (aka Paul Hewson) (U2), 1960; Graham Gouldman (10cc), 1946; Henry Fambrough (The Spinners), 1938; Donovan, 1946; Dave Mason, 1946; Danny Rapp (Danny & the Juniors), 1941 (died 1983)
11 - Eric Burdon (The Animals), 1941; Les Chadwick (Gerry & The Pacemakers), 1943
12 - Kix Brooks (Brooks & Dunn), 1955; Steve Winwood, 1948; Burt Bacharach, 1928; Billy Swan, 1942; Eric Singer (Kiss), 1958
13 - Stevie Wonder, 1950; Danny Kirwan (Fleetwood Mac), 1950; Mary Wells, 1943 (died 1992); Ritchie Valens, 1941 (died 1959)
14 - Gene Cornish (The Rascals), 1944; Charlie Gracie, 1936; Bobby Darin, 1936 (died 1973); Derek Leckenby (Herman's Hermits), 1943 (died 1994); Will "Dub" Jones (The Coasters), 1928 (died 2000); Jack Bruce (Cream), 1943 (died 2014)

In remembrance of those who left us:

08 May 2008 - Eddy Arnold
11 May 1981 - Bob Marley
11 May 2003 - Noel Redding (The Jimi Hendrix Experience)
13 May 2012 - Donald "Duck" Dunn (Booker T. & the M.G.'s)
14 May 1976 - Keith Relf (The Yardbirds)
14 May 2015 - B.B. King

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Thank you and have a nice week!

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Laura Pinto Online

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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Thank you and have a nice week!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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Laura Pinto Online