Sunday, July 4, 2010

 

This Week's Birthdays (July 4 - 10)

Happy Birthday this week to:

Jul 04
1826 ● Stephen Foster → "Oh! Susanna" (1849)
1934 ● Gilbert Lopez → Tune Weavers
1938 ● Bill Withers → "Lean On Me" (1972)
1940 ● Dave Rowberry → The Animals
1943 ● Alan "Blind Owl" Wilson → Canned Heat
1948 ● Jeremy SpencerFleetwood Mac, solo
1950 ● David 'Kid' Jensen → BBC Radio 1 DJ
1951 ● Ralph Johnson → Earth, Wind & Fire
1955 ● John Waite → The Babys, Bad English, solo
1958 ● Kirk PengillyINXS
1963 ● Matt Malley → Counting Crows
1971 ● Andrew Creeggan → Barenaked Ladies
1972 ● William Goldsmith → Foo Fighters
1978 ● Stephen McNally → BBMak

Jul 05
1930 ● Mitch Jayne → The Dillards
1941 ● Terry Cashman → "Talkin' Baseball" (1981)
1943 ● Robbie RobertsonThe Band, solo
1950 ● Andy Ellison → John's Children
1950 ● Huey Lewis (Hugh Anthony Craig III) → Huey Lewis & The News
1950 ● Michael MonarchSteppenwolf
1959 ● Marc Cohn → "Walking In Memphis" (1991)
1973 ● Bengt Lagerberg → The Cardigans
1973 ● Joe (Joseph Lewis Thomas) → R&B singer, "Stutter" (2000), producer
1980 ● Jason Wade → Lifehouse

Jul 06
1925 ● Bill Haley → "Rock Around The Clock" (1955)
1931 ● Della Reese (Delloreese Patricia Early) → Pop and jazz singer, "Don't You Know?" (1959), actress
1937 ● Gene Chandler (Eugene Dixon) → The Dukays, "Duke Of Earl" (1962), solo
1939 ● Terence "Jet" Harris → The Shadows, solo, (Diamonds" (1963)
1945 ● Rik Elswit → Dr. Hook & The Medecine Show
1949 ● Michael ShrieveSantana, Go
1953 ● Nanci Griffith → US country-folk ("folkabilly") singer
1959 ● John Keeble → Spandau Ballet
1963 ● Tim Bricheno → The Sisters Of Mercy, All About Eve
1969 ● Michael Grant → Musical Youth
1975 ● 50 Cent (Curtis J. Jackson III) → Rapper, "Candy Shop" (2005)

Jul 07
1928 ● Mary Ford → partner of Les Paul
1932 ● Joe Zawinul → Weather Report
1940 ● Ringo StarrThe Beatles, All-Star Band, solo
1944 ● Warren Entner → The Grass Roots, producer/manager
1945 ● Jim Rodford → Swinging Blue Jeans, Zombies, Argent, The Kinks
1947 ● David "Scar" Hodo → Village People
1947 ● Rob Townsend → Family, Medicine Head
1948 ● Larry "Rhino" Rheinhardt → Iron Butterfly
1963 ● Vonda Shepherd → TV actress/singer, Ally McBeal, "Searchin' My Soul" (1992)

Jul 08
1908 ● Louis Jordan → Jazz and early R&B saxophonist
1914 ● Billy Eckstein → Swing bandleader, "Passing Strangers" (1957)
1935 ● Steve Lawrence → "Go Away Little Girl" (1962)
1944 ● Jaimoe Johanson (Johnny Lee Johnson) → Allman Brothers Band
1956 ● Russell Christian → The Christians
1961 ● Andy FletcherDepeche Mode
1961 ● Toby Keith → "Courtesy Of The Red, White And Blue (The Angry American)" (2002)
1962 ● Joan Osborne → Solo, "One Of Us" (1995), Grateful Dead
1970 ● Beck Hansen (Bek David Campbell) → "Where It's At" (1996)

Jul 09
1929 ● Lee Hazelwood → Country songwriter, producer
1941 ● Donald McPherson → Main Ingredient, "Everybody Plays The Fool" (1972)
1946 ● Ronald Belford "Bon" ScottAC/DC
1953 ● Kate Garner → Haysi Fantayzee
1954 ● Debbie Sledge → Sister Sledge
1959 ● Jim Kerr → Simple Minds
1959 ● Marc Almond → Soft Cell, Marc & The Mambas
1964 ● Courtney Love (Harrison) → Hole, solo, actress
1975 ● Jack White (John Anthony Gillis) → The White Stripes, The Raconteurs, Dead Weather

Jul 10
1941 ● Ian Whitcomb → "You Turn Me On" (1965)
1942 ● Ronnie James Dio (Ronald Padavona) → Black Sabbath, Rainbow
1943 ● Jerry Miller → Moby Grape
1947 ● Arlo Guthrie → "Alice's Restaurant Massacree" (1967)
1949 ● Dave Smalley → The Raspberries
1954 ● Neil Tennant → Pet Shop Boys
1965 ● Peter DiStefano → Porno For Pyros

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