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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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August 24

 

Mason Williams.           82

 

Marshall Thompson     78

(ChiLites)

 

Ken Hensley.                 75

(Uriah Heep)

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Also born August 24th:

 

Ernest Wright (Little Anthony&the Imperials)

Jim Fox (James gang)

Michael Derosier (Heart)

Steve Holly (Wings)

Jeffrey Daniels (Shalamar)

John Bush (Anthrax)

Molly Duncan (AWB), deceased

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August 25

 

Walter Williams.         77

(O'Jays)

 

Henry Paul.                  71

(Outlaws)

 

Gene Simmons           71

(Kiss)

 

Rob Halford.                69

(Judas Priest)

 

Geoff Downes.            68

(Asia)

 

Elvis Costello.              66

 

Billy Ray Cyrus.            59

 

Vivian Campbell.         58

(Def Leppard)

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Also born August 28th:


Danny Seraphine (Original drummer and

founder of Chicago)

Clem Cattani (Tornadoes)

David Soul

Sterling Morrison (Velvet Underground), deceased

Ann Lantree (Drummer, Honeycombs), deceased

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August 28

 

Wayne Osmond.         69

 

Shania Twain.             55

 

LeAnn Rimes.              38

 

Florence Welch.          34

(Florence & Machine)

 

 

 

 

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Also born August 27th:

 

Chip Douglas (Turtles)
Kevin Kavanaugh (Southside Johnny&the

Asbury Jukes)

Daryl Dragon (Captain&Tenille), deceased

David Knight (Pips), deceased

 

 

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August 27

 

Tim Bogert.             76

(Vanilla Fudge)

 

Jeff Cook.                71

(Alabama)

 

Alex Lifeson.            67

(Rush)

 

Glenn Matlock.         64

(Sex Pistols)

 

Tony Kanal.               50

(No Doubt)

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Also born August 26th: 

 

Billy Rush (Southside Johnny&the Asbury Jukes)

Michael Chetwood (T’Pau)

Dick Cowsill
Chris Curtis (Searchers), deceased

Leon Redbone, deceased

 

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August 26

 

Vic Dana.                80

 

Valerie Simpson.   75  

(Ashford and Simpson)

 

Bob Cowsill.            71

 

Branford Marsalis.  60

 

Jimmy Olander.       59

(Diamond Rio)

 

Shirley Manson.       54

(Garbage)

 

Dan Vickrey.              54

(Counting Crows)

 

Adrian Young.           51

(No Doubt)

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Coming soon! Metallica announces release of S&M 2, for August 28th (CD, DVD, Streaming, etc.).

They posted the following trailer on their website, plus two song samples.  Yea!!!  😸

 

 

 

"Music can change the world because it can change people." - Bono
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July 18

 

Brian Auger           81

(Keyboardist)

 

Dion.            81

 

Martha Reeves.    79

 

Wally Bryson       71

(Raspberries)

 

Ricky Skaggs      66

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Also born July 18th:

 

Earl T. Beal (Silhouettes), deceased

Screamin’ Jay Hawkins (original recorder

of “I put a spell on you”, deceased

Johnny Funches (Dells), deceased

Ian Stewart (Stones), deceased

Lonnie Mack, deceased

Dannie McCullock Animals)

Phil Harris (Ace)

Cesar Zuiderwjik (Golden Earring)

Glenn Hughes (Village People), deceased

Richard Branson (Founder, Virgin Records)

Terry Chambers (XTC)

Daniel de los Reyes (Zac Brown Band)

 

 

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July 19

 

Sue Thompson         94

 

Vicki Carr.                  80

 

Commander Cody    76

 

Alan Gorrie.               74

(Average White Band)

 

Brian May.                 73

(Queen)

 

Bernie Leadon           73

(Eagles, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)

 

 

 

 

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July 20

 

John Lodge.             77

(Moody Blues)

 

TG Sheppard             76

 

Kim Carnes.               75

 

Carlos Santana          73

 

Jay Jay French.          68

(Twisted Sister)

 

Paul Cook.                   64

(Sex Pistols)

 

Mick McNeil.               62

(Simple Minds)

 

Stone Gossard.           54

(Pearl Jam)

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Also born July 20th:

 

Chris Cornell, deceased 

Buddy Knox, deceased

Marissa DeFranco (DeFranco family)

Lee Harris (Talk Talk)

 

 

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July 21

 

Yusuf Islam           72

(Cat Stevens)

 

Eric Brazilian         67

(Hooters)

 

Fitz.                  50

(Fitz and Tantrums)

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Also born July 21st:

 

Plas Johnson (Saxophonist, worked with 

Beach Boys, Sinatra, others)

Henry McCullough (Wings), deceased

Barry Whitman (Herman’s Hermits)

Howie Epstein (Tom Petty), deceased

 

 

 

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July 22

 

Chuck Jackson.         83

 

George Clinton           79

 

Bobby Sherman.        77

 

Don Henley.                73

 

Keith Sweat.               59

 

Emily Saliers.              57

(Indigo Girls)

 

Rufus Wainwright.      47

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Also born July 22nd:

 

Estelle Bennett (Ronettes), deceased

Ric Davies (Supertramp)

Mick Pointer (Marillion)

Pat Badger (Extreme)

Daniel Jones (Savage Garden)

Selena Gomez

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July 23

 

David Essex                 73

 

John Hall.                     72

(Orleans)

 

Blair Thornton.             70

(BTO)

 

Martin Gore                  59

(Depeche Mode)

 

Slash.                             55

(Guns N Roses)

 

Alison Krauss.               49

 

Chad Tracey.                  49

(Live)

 

Neil Perry.                       30

(The Band Perry)

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Also born July 23rd:

 

Dino Danelli (Rascals)

Andy MacKay (Roxy Music)

Keith Ferguson (Fabulous Thunderbirds), deceased

Tony Joe White, deceased

Nick Menzo ( Megadeth), deceased

Tim Kellett (Simply Red)

Michelle Williams (Destiny’s Child)

 

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July 24

 

Pam Tillis.          63

 

Kristin Chenoweth.      52

 

Jennifer Lopez        51

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Also born July 24th:

 

Barbara Love (Friends of distinction)

Heinz (Tornadoes), deceased

Paul Geary (Extreme)

 

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July 25

 

Bruce Woodley             78

(Seekers)

 

Jim McCarty.                77

(Yardbirds)

 

Verdine White.              69

(Earth Wind & Fire)

 

Jem Finer.                       65

(Pogues)

 

Thurston Moore            62

(Sonic Youth)

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Peter Green, co-founder of Fleetwood

Mac died today at age 73 in his sleep.
No further details 
were released yet.
RIP 🙏

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John McVie, Danny Kirwan, Mick Fleetwood, Peter Green, and Jeremy SpencerJohn McVie, Danny Kirwan, Mick Fleetwood, Peter Green, and Jeremy Spencer

 

Peter Green was a great blues guitar player. RIP.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0yq-Fw7C26Y

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July 26

 

Darlene Love.            79

 

Benton Wood.            79

 

Mick Jagger               77

 

Gary Cherone.            59

(Van Halen)

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A special shout out to amazing Mick

Jagger on his 77th birthday! 🎈🎉🎸

 

Also born July 26th:

Bobby Hebb (Sunny)

Dobie Gray, deceased

Roger Taylor (Queen)

Andy Connell (Swing out Sister)

 

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What I read about Peter Green is that he
died 
in his sleep. As he was plagued by

heavy drug use and mental illness most

of his adult life, it is a blessing that he 
passed of natural causes

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Tonight Epix begins the series "Helter Skelter - An American Myth" @ 10 PM.

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