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Birthdays, Deaths and other announcements

Bob Dylan was 79 on 5/24

 

Stevie Nicks is 72 today 5/26

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July 7

 

Ringo.         80

 

Warren Entner      77

 (Grass Roots)

 

David Hodo        73

(Village People)

 

Mark White.       58

(Spin Doctors)

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Just heard that Charlie Daniels died

today from a stroke at 83. RIP Loved

your music so much 🙏😥

 

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So sad to hear the news on the death of composer Ennio Morricone.  His film scores for Sergio Leone's "spaghetti westerns" were something very new and different, and well suited to Clint Eastwood's man-with-no-name characters. But he was so much more than just those western movie scores to which we seem to gravitate.

 

One of my favorite instrumentals is this one is from the film, The Mission, the beautiful, Gabriel's Oboe.  RIP, Maestro Morricone. You will be greatly missed, but we will always have your beautiful gift of music for the ages.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDcvTYpQEuc

 

 

 

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Ennio Morricone, Oscar-winning Italian film composer, dies aged 91

 

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2020/jul/06/ennio-morricone-dies-aged-91-film-composer-good-bad-ug...

 

 

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Also born July 6th:

 

Bill Haley, deceased

Rick Elswit (Dr. Hook)

Michael Schrieve (Santana)

50 Cent

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July 6

 

Gene Chandler          80

 

Nanci  Griffith.           67

 

John Keeble.             61

(Spandau Ballet)

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Also born July 5th:

 

Smiley Lewis (R&B singer, songwriter), deceased 

Dick Scoppettone (Harpers Bizarre)

Michael Monarch (Steppenwolf)

Cassie Gaines (Lynyrd Skynyrd), deceased

Jimmie Crespo (Aerosmith, others)

Dave Haywood (Lady Antebellum)

Nick O’Malley (Arctic Monkeys)

 

 

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July 5

 

Robbie Robertson.      77

 

Huey Lewis.         70

 

Marc Cohn          61

 

Bengt Lagerberg (Cardigans)    47

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If you didn't get a chance to listen to the Sirius XM top 200 American groups, here is the top 10 (as voted by listeners):

 

10.  Supremes

 

 9.  Roy Orbison

 

 8.  Righteous Brothers

 

 7.  Mamas and Papas

 

 6.  Creedence

 

 5.  Neil Diamond

 

 4.  Elvis

 

 3.  Simon and Garfunkel

 

 2.  4 Seasons

 

 1.  Beach Boys

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A new album by Dion will be released on July 14th.

It is called Blues With Friends. It has an incredibly group joining him (Bruce, Van, Jeff Beck to name a few).

 

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Also born July 4th:

 

Mitch Miller (conductor)

Bill Withers, deceased

Dave Rowberry (Animals, Kinks), deceased

Alan Wilson (Canned Heat)

Harvey Brooks (Session bassist played

with Dylan, Doors, others)

Jeremy Spencer (former member of the Mac)

Andy Creegan (Barenaked ladies)

Post Malone

 

 

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July 4:

 

Annette Beard  (A Vandella)    77

 

Ralph Johnson (Earth, Wind and Fire).   69

 

John Waite    68

 

Kirk Pengilly  (INXS)    62

 

Matt Malley  (Counting Crows).  57

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Omg that’s so exciting! Ringo, Paul and

Joe together singing, I can’t wait! Thanks

for sharing @MaVolta 

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AXS TV Concert:  Ringo's Big Birthday Show

July 7th at 8E / 7C

 

http://www.axs.tv/axstvconcerts/ringo-starr-birthday-show/?utm_source=MadMimi&utm_medium=email&utm_c...

 

Ringo with Joe Walsh hosting, and guest appearance by Sir Paul!!  I'll be there!

 

 

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Also born July 3rd:

 

David Lynch (Platters), deceased

Tommy Tedesco (session guitarist who worked

with Beach Boys, Elvis, Supremes, others),

deceased

Fontella Bass, deceased

Top Topham (Yardbirds)

Paul Barrere (Little Feat), deceased

Johnnie Wilder (Heatwave)

Andy Fraser (John Mayall Bluesbreakers,

Free), deceased

Mike Corby (Babys)

Laura Branigan, deceased

Vince Clarke (Depeche Mode)

 

 

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July 3

 

Judith Durham (Seekers).   77

 

Johnny Lee       74

 

Kevin Hearn (Barenaked Ladies)  51

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I will honor his request gladly! Thank you

@MaVolta for sharing!

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Sir Ringo made this announcement on his birthday . . .

 

"Music can change the world because it can change people." - Bono
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Happy Birthday, Bob!   

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhdOPhTHeoE

 

 

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Happy Birthday Bob! 🎈🎉🎂


Also born July 2nd:

 

Lee Allen (worked with Fats Domino, Little

Richard), deceased

Tom Springfield (The Springfields, group

including his sister Dusty)

David Palmer (Jethro Tull)

Paul Williams (Temptations), deceased

Johnny Colla (Huey Lewis&the News)

Pete Briquette (Boomtown Rats)

Rocky Gray (Evanescence)

Ashley Tisdale (High School Musical)

 

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July 2

 

Roy Bittan  (E Street Band)  71

 

It is also my birthday. I am also 71.

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On Friday July 3rd, Sirius XM 60s on 6, will begin their countdown of the top 200 American groups as voted by listeners, at 7 PM.

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Also born July 1st:


Fred Schneider (B-52’s)

Willie Dixon (wrote over 500 songs,

influence for Stones, Led Zeppelin), deceased

Bobby Day (Rockin’ Robin), deceased

Delaney Bramlett (Delaney&Bonnie), deceased

June Monteiro (The Toys)

Leon Chancler (worked with Donna

Summer, Santana, Michael Jackson,

others), deceased

Dan Akroyd (Blues Brothers)

Phil Solem (Rembrandts)

Missy Elliot

Adam MacDougall (Black Crowes)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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July 1

 

Deborah Harry    75

 

Victor Willis (Village People).    69

 

Evelyn (Champagne) King   60

 

 

 

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Also born June 30th:

 

Florence Ballard (Supremes), deceased

Billy Brown (The Moments)

Andy Scott (Sweet)

Stanley Clarke (Santana, Sir Paul, others)

Adrian Wright (Human League)

Fantasia Barrino

T-Pain

 

 

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June 30

 

Glenn Shorrock (Little River Band).   76

 

Hal Lindes (Dire Straits).    67

 

Tom Drummond (Better Than Ezra)   51

 

 

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Also born June 29th:


Little Eva, deceased

Eric Wrixon (Van Morrison, Thin Lizzy), deceased

Nicole Scherzinger (Pussycat Dolls)

Sam Farrar (Maroon Five)

 

 

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June 29

 

Ian Paice (Deep Purple).      72

 

Don Dokken.       67

 

Colin Hay (Men At Work)   67

 

 

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Also born June 28th:

 

Bobby Harrison (drummer, Procol Harum)

Alan Pasqua (session musician who

worked with Dylan, Santana, others)

Charles Clouser (Nine inch nails)

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June 28

 

Dave Knights (Procol Harum)    75

 

Kellie Pickler        34

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