Felix Pappalardi, a founding member of and bassist for Mountain would have turned 78 years old today. Besides forming Mountain with Leslie West, Felix was also a highly regarded producer, including Cream ( Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce & Ginger Baker). Feliz was killed by a gun shot wound he received from his wife Gail on […]
Ray Thomas, a newly elected member of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and a founding member of and a songwriter, singer, flute player and all around good guy for The Moody Blues is celebrating his 76th birthday today. Some of his compositions are; “Another Morning” and “Twilight Time” (from Days of Future Passed), […]
Newly elected member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Mike Pinder, a founding member of and the original keyboardist for The Moody Blues, is celebrating his 76th birthday today. He is especially noted for his technological contribution to music. When the band was first together, Mike took a day job at Streetly Music. […]
The Beach Boys’ founding member Carl Wilson would have turned 71 years old today. Of the 3 brothers, Brian was the genius of the band, Dennis was the surfing rebel and Carl was the heart and soul of the band. We lost Carl to cancer on Feb. 6, 1998. Here is Carl doing the lead […]
A couple of quick facts about The Rolling Stones’ guitarist and founding member Keith Richards: Today is his 34th wedding anniversary to his wife Patti. Today is Keith’s 74rd birthday. In 2010 he said his goal in life is to become a librarian. Happy Birthday Keith!! Happy Anniversary Keith & Patti!!! Read It Here!
AC/DC’s bassist and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Cliff Williams turns 68 years old today. Angus Young once said they hired him not only for his ability, but also for his looks. The band thought he would help attract women to their shows. Yeah, like they needed that…. If we said we were […]
One of the founding members of The Allman Brothers Band and a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Forrest Richard “Dickey” Betts has 74 candles on his birthday cake today. He is recognized as one of the greatest rock guitar players of all time. Dickey was ranked #58 on Rolling Stone’s 100 […]