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Drumming legend Cozy Powell left us 20 years ago today, on April 5, 1998. Cozy, who’s real name was Colin Trevor Powell, played with, to name a few: The Jeff Beck Group Rainbow The Michael Schenker Group Emerson, Lake and Powell Black Sabbath Suzi Quatro Gary Moore Thin Lizzy Brian May and more…. Powell died […]

Herb Alpert has 83 candles on his birthday cake today. He is best known for his music from Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass. Alpert’s musical accomplishments include five No. 1 albums and 28 albums total on the Billboard Album chart, nine Grammy Awards, fourteen platinum albums, and fifteen gold albums. As of 1996, he […]

“Janies got a birthday cake…..” and it has 70 candles on it. Today is Steven Victor Tallarico’s birthday. We are willing to bet you all know we are talking about Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler. In the past few years, Steven has tried his hand at country music, being a ‘judge’ on TV and singing with the […]

Reggy Dwight is celebrating his 71st birthday today. His birth name was Reginald Kenneth Dwight, and he is a singer, songwriter, composer, pianist, record producer, and occasional actor and has released over 30 albums. You will know him better as Sir Elton John. In his five-decade career Elton has sold more than 300 million records, […]

The incredible Chaka Khan has 65 candles on her birthday cake today. She was born Yvette Marie Stevens but later changed her name. She came to fame in the 1970s as the front woman and focal point of the funk band Rufus. Widely known as the Queen of Funk, she has won ten Grammys and […]

John Lennon married Yoko Ono 49 years ago today. It was a week after Paul McCartney married Linda Eastman. John and Yoko had some problems getting the wedding arranged and John ended up writing a song about it. We have posted many stories about John and Yoko on this site and we always get a […]

Carl Palmer has 68 candles on his birthday cake today. Carl is probably best know as being one third of the legendary band Emerson, Lake & Palmer. Sadly, he is also the only surviving member of the band. Before ELP, Carl played in the bands The Crazy World of Arthur Brown and Atomic Rooster. After […]

John Sebastian has 74 candles on his birthday cake today. John first came to fame in The Lovin’ Spoonful with songs like “Summer In The City”, “Do You Believe In Magic”, “Daydream” and many others. He also had a great impromptu performance at Woodstock where he has admitted he was a ‘little’ high. Is there […]

Heart’s Nancy Wilson is celebrating her birthday today. Nancy has said that as soon as she and her sister Ann saw The Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show they knew what they wanted to be, rock stars. We would say they succeeded. If you could go to Nancy’s birthday party tonight and she said she […]

Sylvester Stewart has 75 candles on his birthday cake today. You will know him better as singer, songwriter, musician, producer, radio DJ and member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Sly Stone. Sly is most famous for his role as frontman for Sly and the Family Stone, a band which played a critical […]

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