Sunday, May 30, 2010

 

This Week's Birthdays (May 30 - June 5)

Happy Birthday this week to:

May 30
1909 ● Benny Goodman → Bandleader, clarinetist, The "King of Swing"
1944 ● Lenny DavidsonDave Clark Five
1955 ● Nicholas Bowen "Topper" HeadonThe Clash
1958 ● Marie Fredriksson → Roxette
1960 ● Stephen DuffyDuran Duran, Tin Tin, "Kiss Me" (1982)
1964 ● Tom Morello → Rage Against The Machine
1964 ● Wynonna Judd (Christina Ciminella) → The Judds, solo, "To Be Loved By You" (1996)
1971 ● Patrick Dalheimer → Live, The Gracious Few

May 31
1938 ● Johnny Paycheck (Donald Eugene Lytle) → "Take This Job And Shove It" (1977)
1938 ● Peter YarrowPeter, Paul & Mary
1944 ● Mick Ralphs → Mott The Hoople
1947 ● William "Junior" Campbell → The Gaylords, The Marmalade
1948 ● John Henry "Bonzo" BonhamLed Zeppelin
1962 ● Corey Hart → "Never Surrender" (1985)
1963 ● Wendy Smith → Prefab Sprout
1964 ● Darryl McDaniels → Run-D.M.C.
1965 ● Steve White → Style Council

Jun 01
1921 ● Nelson Riddle → Composer, arranger, producer (Sinatra)
1934 ● Pat Boone → Top 40 pop singer, TV host, author
1945 ● Linda Scott (Linda Joy Sampson) → "I've Told Every Little Star" (1961)
1947 ● Ron Wood → Faces, Rolling Stones
1950 ● Charlene Marilyn D'Angelo → "I've Never Been To Me" (1982)
1950 ● Graham Russell → Air Supply
1953 ● Ronnie Dunn → Brooks & Dunn
1960 ● Simon GallupThe Cure
1963 ● Alan WilderDepeche Mode, Recoil, producer
1963 ● Mike Joyce → The Smiths
1968 ● Jason Donovan → Teen idol, "Especially For You" (1968)
1974 ● Alanis Morissette → "Ironic" (1996)

Jun 02
1937 ● Jimmy Jones → "Handy Man" (1960)
1939 ● Charles Miller → War, "Spill The Wine" (1970)
1941 ● Charlie WattsRolling Stones
1941 ● William Guest → The Five Du-Tones, Gladys Knight And The Pips
1943 ● Jimmy Castor → The Teenagers, Jimmy Castor Bunch, solo
1944 ● Marvin Hamlisch → Composer, arranger, "The Entertainer" (1973)
1947 ● Steve Brookins → .38 Special
1950 ● Antone Lee "Cubby" Tavares → Tavares
1954 ● Michael Susanne Steele → The Bangles
1957 ● Simon PhillipsToto, Judas Priest, Big Country
1960 ● Tony Hadley → Spandau Ballet, solo
1962 ● Thor Eldon Jonsson → The Sugarcubes
1970 ● B Real (Louis Freese) → Cypress Hill

Jun 03
1939 ● Ian Hunter (Patterson) → Mott the Hoople, solo
1942 ● Curtis Mayfield → R&B/soul giant, The Impressions, solo
1943 ● Mike Dennis → The Dovells, "The Bristol Stomp" (1961)
1946 ● Michael Clarke (Michael Dick) → Byrds, Flying Burrito Bros., Firefall
1947 ● Dave Alexander → The Stooges
1947 ● Mickey Finn (Michael Hearne) → T. Rex
1950 ● Deniece Williams (Chandler) → "Let's Hear It For The Boy" (1984)
1950 ● Suzi Quatro (Susan Kay Quatrocchio) → "Stumblin' In" (1979)
1952 ● Billy PowellLynyrd Skynyrd
1954 ● Dan Hill → "Sometimes When We Touch" (1977)
1971 ● Ariel and Gabriel Hernandez → No Mercy, "Where Do You Go" (1996)

Jun 04
1937 ● Freddy Fender (Baldemar Garza Huerta) → "Before The Next Teardrop Falls" (1975)
1940 ● Cliff Bennett → The Rebel Rousers
1944 ● Michelle Phillips (Holly Michelle Gilliam) → Mamas & The Papas
1944 ● Roger Ball → Average White Band
1945 ● Anthony Braxton → Jazz reedman, bandleader, composer
1945 ● Gordon Waller → Peter & Gordon, "A World Without Love" (1969)
1961 ● Eldra DeBarge → DeBarge, "Rhythm Of The Night" (1984)
1974 ● Stefan Lessard → Dave Matthews Band

Jun 05
1926 ● Bill Hayes → Country-pop singer, "The Ballad Of Davy Crockett" (1955)
1941 ● Floyd Lawrence Butler → The Friends Of Distinction
1946 ● Freddie StoneSly & the Family Stone, Graham Central Station
1947 ● Laurie Anderson → "O Superman" (1981)
1947 ● Tom Evans → Badfinger
1950 ● Ronnie Dyson → Lead singer in "Hair" (1968)
1954 ● Michael Henry "Nicko" McBrain → Iron Maiden
1954 ● Pete Erskine → Session drummer, Weather Report, Steely Dan
1956 ● Kenny G. (Kenneth Gorelick) → "Forever In Love" (1992)
1956 ● Richard Butler → Psychedelic Furs, Love Split Love
1964 ● Mags (Margaret Dunn) → Fuzzbox
1969 ● Brian McKnight → R&B/soul, "Love Is" (1993)
1970 ● Clause Noreen → Aqua, "Barbie Girl" (1996)
1971 ● Mark "Marky Mark" Wahlberg → Funky Bunch, Prince Pal Joe, actor
1974 ● Aaron "P-Nut" Wills → 311, solo, producer
1981 ● Sebastien Lefebvre → Simple Plan

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