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THE BAND’s Garth Hudson is celebrating his 81st birthday today. You all are familiar with Garth’s work, so we thought we’d mention this…. Garth was classically trained in piano, music theory, harmony and counterpoint, and first played professionally with dance bands in 1949 at the age of twelve and wrote his first song at the […]

Captain Trips would have been celebrating his 76th birthday today. Of course we are talking about the one and only Jerry Garcia from the Grateful Dead. We could write so much about him. But it is best just said in 4 words. “He was Jerry Garcia”. We find it hard to believe that we lost […]

Gary Lewis of Gary Lewis and the Playboys fame is celebrating his 72nd birthday today. As you all know, (we think) Gary is the son of actor / comedian Jerry Lewis. When Gary was born, his mother had planned on naming him Cary, after actor Cary Grant, but the hospital screwed it up and he […]

Legendary Blues guitarist Buddy Guy is celebrating his 82nd birthday today. Buddy is a mainstay of the Chicago blues and has influenced white blues-rock musicians such as, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, and Stevie Ray Vaughan. During the 1960s Guy was a member of Muddy Waters’ band and was a house guitarist at Chess Records. Guy […]

The Moody Blues’ John Lodge is celebrating his 73rd birthday today. John first joined the band in 1966, 52 years ago. He has another long time accomplishment that is even more impressive. John has been married to his wife, Kristen, for 50 years now. Real quick, your favorite song by the Moodys? Happy Birthday John! […]

One of the great voices of our generation, Linda Ronstadt is celebrating her birthday today. Have you ever noticed that when you go to a gathering of people all our age, no one has aged? Yet, when you see an individual picture….. We normally ask the question, if you could be at her birthday party […]

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 […]

If Eric Carr were still with us, he would have been celebrating his 68th birthday. His birth name Paul Charles Caravello and he is best known as the drummer for the rock band Kiss from 1980 to 1991. Caravello was selected as the new Kiss drummer after Peter Criss left, and he chose the stage […]

Ronnie James Dio would have been celebrating his 76th birthday today. We often find cool and interesting things about someones past to put in a post to say something about them. Here’s what we would like to say about Ronnie…. When we first started our business of producing live radio broadcasts back in the early […]

Jaime Royal Robertson is celebrating his 75th birthday today. You will know Jaime much better as Robbie Robertson, a founding member of, lead guitarist and primary songwriter for THE BAND. As a songwriter, he is credited for “The Weight”, “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down”, “Up on Cripple Creek”, “Broken Arrow”, “Somewhere Down the […]


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