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The Byrds’ Roger McGuinn is celebrating his 76th birthday today. His birth name was James Joseph McGuinn III. He is best known for being the lead singer and lead guitarist on many of The Byrds’ records. He is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for his work with The Byrds. When […]

The B-52’s Kate Pierson is celebrating her birthday today. Her birth name is Catherine Elizabeth “Kate” Pierson. Kate is a multi-instrumentalist, playing guitar, bass and various keyboard instruments. Do you have a favorite song by The B-52’s? And please keep in mind that “Love Shack” was not a love song for a basketball player! Happy […]

Frankie Valli has 84 candles on his birthday cake today. His birth name was Francesco Stephen Castelluccio and he is best remembered as the falsetto voiced frontman of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. Valli scored 29 Top 40 hits with Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, one Top 40 hit under The Four Seasons’ […]

If Ravi Shankar was still with us, he would have been celebrating his 98th birthday today. Ravi’s life story is amazing but we will only write about when he became popular in western / Rock and Roll music. Shankar befriended Richard Bock, founder of World Pacific Records, on his first American tour and recorded most […]


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