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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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Sad news today:  Benjamin Keough, son of Lisa Marie Presley and musician, Danny Keough, has died at the age of 27. He was the grandson of Elvis and Priscilla Presley. No details have been made public. As one might imagine, the family is devastated.  RIP.


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July 13


Roger McGuinn.         78


Louise Mandrell.        66


Mark Mendoza.          64

(Twisted Sister)


Will Champion.           42


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Also born July 12th:


Howie Casey (worked with Sir Paul,

Wings,Chuck Berry, The Who)
Eric Carr (Kiss), deceased

Billy&Bobby Alessi (Alessi Brothers)

Dominic Howard (Muse)



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July 12


Christine McVie.         77


Walter Egan.                72


Sandi Patty.                 64


Dan Murphy.                58

(Soul Asylum)


Robin Wilson.               55

(Gin Blossums)


Kimberly Perry.             37

(The Band Perry)

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Also born July 11th:


Bonnie Pointer

Bennie DeFranco

John Kiffmeyer (Greenday)

Li’l Kim

Peter Pye (Honeycombs)

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Same thing for me @millineutron so it

must  be on AARP’s end. It’s only on

that game. Maybe email them for help?

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I am having the same problem.

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Hey, just wondering if anybody else is having problems with the Song Title Word Association game, or is it just me? When I go to it, the last response I can see says July 10, 2020 at 11:12 PM, but now all the Reply buttons are grayed out, so you can't add anything. Or at least I can't. Did we break it somehow? 😳

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July 11


Jeff Hanna       73

(Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)


Richie Sambora       61

(Bon Jovi)


Suzanne Vega.       61


Scott Steiner.     55


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Also born July 10th:

Ronny Dio (Black Sabbath, others), deceased 

Greg Kihn (Jeopardy)

Jessica Simpson




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July 10


Mavis Staples.         81


Jerry Miller.              77

  (Moby Grape)


Arlo Guthrie.        73


Dave Smalley       71



Neil Tennant        66

 (Pet Shop Boys)


Bela Fleck          62


Gary LeVox        50

(Rascal Flatts)


Imelda May       46


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Also born July 9th:


Don McPherson (Main Ingredient), deceased

Bon Scott (AC/DC), deceased

Joe Micelli (John Fred&the Playboy band),

Mitch Mitchell (Jimmy Hendrix

Experience), deceased

Gwen Guthrie (worked with Aretha,

Madonna, others, deceased

DH Peligro (Dead Kennedys, Red hot chili 


Jim Kerr (Simple Minds)

Jack White (White Stripes)



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July 9


Ed Ames.         93


Dee Dee Kennebrew    75



John Tesh         68


Debbie Sledge    66


Marc Almond      63

  (Soft Cell)


Courtney Love     56

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I watched the show, also, and was very disappointed. It wasn't what I had expected and was not at all like the other virtual concerts that have been aired recently. There wasn't even a birthday greeting from Sir Paul. The video shown had been aired on YT after the concert last year. It was great seeing them together, but nothing new.


It looked like it was all thrown together at the last minute. Some of the videos were poor quality and the spliced together ones were awful.


I don't mind that the musicians are having these "concerts" as fundraisers. A few weeks ago, Paul Simon and Edie Brickell, with support from Willie Nelson, hosted A Night for Austin virtual concert that raised $600,000 in support of our local musicians, artists, and food bank. The videos were all good quality, and a lot of the musicians were old timers from 70's Austin. It was a real throw back experience. To the extent that I can, I don't mind supporting our local arts community.



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I watched the show. First I have to say

that I’m not enjoying any of these virtual concerts/shows. No way can they capture

the heart of a live show. Although I enjoyed

the clips of the Beatles and some of the

music, it pains me to watch people destroy

a Beatles song. Being brutally honest,

Sheryl Crow can’t even come close to

recapturing the wonder and genius

that is “All you need is love” It was

awful. But what I dislike most of all

is the need to try and extract money

from me for all these charities.
I don’t know if I will even watch

 these types of shows anymore.

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I'd like to hear from anyone who watched Ringos' 80th birthday show on AXS.

Personally, I thought it was embarrassing. If that's the best they could do for a legend, why bother.





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July 8


Steve Lawrence.         85


Jaimoe Johanson.     76

(Allman Brothers)


Raffi           72


Toby Keith.   59


Andy Fletcher.     59

(Depeche Mode)


Joan Osbourne.     58


Beck.            50

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Happy 80th BD to Sir Ringo! Don’t forget

to show peace and love at noon today

for him!


Also born July 7th:


Jim Rodford (Argent, Kinks), deceased

Larry Reinhardt (Iron Butterfly), deceased


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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.




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



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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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