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)

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, 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)

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, 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)

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