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The Kinks’ Ray Davies celebrating his 74th birthday today. Ray is one of those guys we could go on for days about, but we are sure you are familiar with his work. We’ll ask you one of our normal question though. If you could go to Ray’s birthday party tonight, and Ray told you he […]

Harry Nilsson would have been celebrating his 77th birthday today. Harry is one of those people we could go on for days about. His music, his friends, his partying etc. But we think this comment kind of sums it all up. When John Lennon and Paul McCartney held a press conference in 1968 to announce […]

Brad Carlson is celebrating his 68th birthday today. Brad in his own way is responsible for how live music is played today by many. You will know Brad better as Cheap Trick’s original drummer Bun E. Carlos. Back in the early 70’s when Trick was just starting, they took a little different approach to how […]

ZZ Top’s drummer, Frank Beard is celebrating his 69th birthday today. When ZZ Top started, Beard was known by the nickname “Rube” and was credited as “Rube Beard” on the first album and on Tres Hombres, the band’s third album, but is listed under his real name on Rio Grande Mud, their second album. After […]

Pinky Tuscadero’s little sister ‘Leather’ is celebrating her 68th birthday today. OK, if you’re not familiar with the 70’s TV show “Happy Days” you probably have no clue what we are talking about. Let’s try it this way. One of the first and biggest female ‘real rockers’, Suzi Quatro is celebrating her birthday today. She […]

Herb Alpert is celebrating his 83rd birthday today. Herb is a nine time Grammy-winning trumpeter, composer and bandleader for The Tijuana Brass and the only artist to top the Billboard Hot 100 pop chart with a vocal single (“This Guy’s In Love With You,” #1, 1968) and an instrumental song (“Rise,” #1, 1979), You probably […]

Stevie Nicks is celebrating her birthday today. Stevie rose to success when she joined Fleetwood Mac, a band that would sell millions upon millions of records. And in her solo career, Stevie has sold well over 50 million albums. Stevie is currently performing with Fleetwood Mac again. Do you like her work better as a […]

Robert Allen Zimmerman is celebrating his 77th birthday today. When he started performing, he changed his name to Elston Gunn. He only used that name for a short time before changing it again to Bob Dylan. If you could go to his birthday party tonight and he said he would sing you just one song, […]

19th May 1979, Eric Clapton held a party at his Surrey house celebrating his recent marriage to Patti Boyd. Clapton had set-up a small stage in the garden and as the evening progressed, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr ended up jamming together along with Clapton, Ginger Baker and Mick Jagger. The all-star band […]

Eric Burdon is celebrating his 77th birthday today. Eric first came to prominence as the front man / lead singer of The Animals, one of the first bands in the British Invasion. Eric has also had success with the band War and as a solo artist. What is the first song that he did that […]


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