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#1 Spiritinthesky

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 08:08 AM

Have you ever done this? Go to www.thisdayinmusic.com and enter your day and month.

And it shows all the birthdays for that day. Here's mine for Jan 17th. Some good ones! (I left the bad ones out).

1948, Born on this day, Mick Taylor, guitar, John Mayalls Bluesbreakers, joined The Rolling Stones, in 1969 left in 1974. (1971 US No.1 & UK No.2 single 'Brown Sugar'). Also worked with Bob Dylan, Mike Oldfield, Jack Bruce and Ron Wood.

1955, Born on this day, Steve Earle, US singer, songwriter, (1988 UK No. 45 single ‘Copperhead Road’, Country and independent No.1 album ‘Trancendental Blues.’ Johnny Cash, Emmylou Harris, Gretchen Peters, Shawn Colvin and Eddi Reader have all covered his songs).

1956, Born on this day, Paul Young, singer, (1983 UK No.1 single 'Wherever I Lay My Hat, That's My Home', 1985 US No.1 single 'Everytime You Go Away'. The Streetband, (1978 UK No.18 single 'Toast.' Also lead singer with 1980's Q-Tips a soul covers band.

1958, Born on this day, Jez Strode, bass, Kajagoogoo, (1983 UK No.1 single 'Too Shy').

1959, Born on this day, Susanna Hoffs, guitar vocals, The Bangles, (1986 UK No.2 single with Prince song 'Manic Monday', 1986 US No.1 single 'Walk Like An Egyptian').

1960, Born on this day, John Crawford, bass, keyboards, Berlin, (1986 UK & US No.1 single 'Take My Breath Away').

1961, Born on this day, Dave Collard, keyboards, Jo Boxers, (1983 UK No.3 single 'Boxer Beat').

1963, Born on this day, Andy Rourke, bass, The Smiths, (1984 UK No.10 single 'Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now', plus 15 other UK Top 40 singles).



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Posted 04 July 2008 - 09:56 AM

May 1st
1930, Born on this day, blues artist, Little Walter. First harmonica player to amplify his harmonica giving it a distorted echoing sound. He died on February 15th 1968.
1939, Born on this day, Judy Collins, US singer, (1968 US No. 8 & 1970 UK No.14 single 'Both Sides Now').
1944, Born on this day, Rita Coolidge, US singer, songwriter, backing singer with Joe Cocker, Delaney and Bonnie, solo, (1977 UK No.6 & US No.7 single 'We're All Alone'). Married Kris Kristofferson.
1946, Born on this day, Nick Fortune, bass, The Buckinghams, (1967 US No.1 single 'Kind Of A Drag').
1954, Born on this day, Ray Parker Jr. (1984 US No.1 & UK No.2 single 'Ghostbusters').
1957, Born on this day, Rick Driscoll, Kenny, (1975 UK No.3 single 'The Bump').
1957, Born on this day, Steve Farris, Mr Mister, (1985 US No.1 & 1986 UK No.4 single 'Broken Wings').
1959, Born on this day, Phil Smith, sax, Haircut 100, (1982 UK No.3 & US No.37 single 'Love Plus One')
1962, Born on this day, Owen Paul, UK singer, (1986 UK No. 3 single 'My Favourite Waste Of Time').
1962, The Beatles started a month long residency at The Star Club, Hamburg, Germany.
1965, Herman's Hermits started a three week run at No.1 in the US singles chart with 'Mrs Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter'.
1966, Born on this day, Johnny Colt, The Black Crowes, (1991 UK No.39 single 'Hard To Handle', 1991 US No.4 album 'Shake Your Money Maker', 1992 US No.1 & UK No.2 album 'The Southern Harmony And Musical Companion').
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1966, The Beatles played a 15-minute live set on stage for the last time in the UK when they appeared at the NME Poll Winners concert at Wembley Empire Pool. Also on the bill, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Cliff Richard, The Small Faces, The Yardbirds and Dusty Springfield.
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1967, Born on this day, Tim McGraw, US country singer, 1994 US No.1 album 'Not A Moment Too Soon'.
1967, Elvis Presley married Priscilla Beaulieu at the Las Vegas Aladdin Hotel. The couple divorced after five years of marriage on October 9, 1973.
1968, Born on this day, D'arcy Wretsky-Brown, bass, Smashing Pumpkins, (1995 US No.1 album 'Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness', 1996 UK No.7 single 'Tonight Tonight').
1970, Born on this day, Bernard Butler, guitar, vocals, Suede, (1994 UK No.3 single 'Stay Together', left in 1994), solo, (1995 UK No.8 single 'Yes' with David McAlmont),
1970, The Jimi Hendrix Experience played the first of 13 US shows this month when he appeared at the Milwaukee Auditorium.
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1971, Dave and Ansil Collins were at No.1 in the UK singles chart with 'Double Barrel'.
1973, In the US, Washington DC, proclaimed a 'Marvin Gaye Day'.
1974, The Carpenters performed at the White House, at the request of President Nixon.
1976, Led Zeppelin started a two-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with 'Presence', the group's fifth No.1 album.
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1976, Leo Sayer started a nine-date UK tour at the Apollo Theatre in Glasgow.
1976, The Bellamy Brothers went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Let Your Love Flow', the duo's only US No.1, a No.7 hit in the UK.
1977, The 'White Riot Tour' kicked of at the Roxy in London with The Clash, The Jam and The Buzzcocks.
1978, Born on this day, Chris Kelly, Kris Kross, (1992 US No.1 & UK No.2 single 'Jump'. The duo of Chris Smith and Chris Kelly were 12 and 13 when they recorded the song.
1978, the first date on a 20-date UK tour by The Tubes kicked off at Colston Hall, Bristol, tickets £2 & £4.
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1979, Elton John became the first pop star to perform in Israel. In three weeks time he also became the first Western solo pop performer to tour Russia.
1979, Rod Stewart played the first of two sold out nights at The Uptown Theatre, Chicago.
1980, the South African government banned Pink Floyd's single 'Another Brick In The Wall' after black children adopted the song as their anthem in protest against inferior education.

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 10:15 AM

February 17th

1905, Born on this day, Orville “Hoppy” Jones, bass singer and cello player with the Ink Spots, who had a 1955 UK No.10 single with ‘Melody Of Love’. He Died 18th October 1944.

1922, Born on this day, Tommy Edwards, singer (1958 US & UK No.1 single with ‘Its All In The Game'). The song was written by US Vice President Charles Dawes. Edwards died on October 22nd 1968, aged 47.

1933, Born on this day, Bobby Lewis, US singer, (1961 US No.1 single 'Tossin' and Turnin').
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1939, Born on this day, John Leyton, UK singer, actor, (1961 UK No.1 single 'Johnny Remember Me').

1941, Born on this day, Gene Pitney, singer, (1962 US No.4 single 'Only Love Can Break A Heart'. 1967 solo UK No.5 & 1989 UK No.1 single with Marc Almond 'Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart', plus over 15 other US & UK Top 40 hits). Pitney was found dead aged 65 in his bed in a Cardiff hotel on 5th April 2006. The American singer was on a UK tour and had shown no signs of illness.

1966, Born on this day, Melissa Brooke-Bellard, Voice Of The Beehive, (1988 UK No.15 single 'Don't Call Me Baby').

1972, Born on this day, Billie Joe Armstrong, guitarist and vocalist with Green Day, (1995 UK No.7 single with ‘Basket Case’). 1994 album Dookie has sold over 10 million copies. Top Modern Rock Act in US in 1985.

1977, Born on this day, Chris Gentry, Menswear, (1996 UK No.10 single 'Being Brave').

1981, Born on this day, John Hassall, bassist, The Libertines, (2004 UK No.1 album ‘The Libertines’).

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1981, Born on this day, Paris Hilton, American socialite, singer, actress and fashion model. Heiress to a share of the Hilton Hotel fortune, featured in the reality TV series, The Simple Life. Had the UK No.5 and US No.18 single ‘Stars Are Blind’, from her debut album ‘Paris’ released in 2006.

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There's also a load of other stuff but couldn't be bothered to put it in.

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 10:18 AM

On this day, 9th June -

1915, Born on this day, guitarist Les Paul, inventor of the Gibson Les Paul guitar who also had a 1953 UK No.7 single with ‘Vaya Con Dios’ and the US No.7 single ‘Hummingbird’ with May Ford featuring his multi-layered recording techniques. He also pioneered “close miking” and echo delay recording. He broke his right arm in a car accident and had it set at an angle so he could still play guitar.

1941, Born on this day, Jon Lord, keyboards, Deep Purple, (1970 UK No.2 single 'Black Night'), 1973 US No. 4 single 'Smoke On The Water').

1962, The Beatles, on the last night of their tour with Roy Orbison, performed at King George's Hall, Blackburn, Lancashire. It was during this tour that The Beatles' fans started throwing jelly babies at them while they were on stage, after an off-the-cuff remark on television that George Harrison enjoyed eating them.

1963, The Beatles held the UK No.1 position on the singles chart with 'From Me To You'. Lesley Gore was at No.1 on the US chart with 'It's My Party'.

1978, Born on this day, Matthew Bellamy, guitar, vocals, keyboards, Muse, (2003 UK No.1 album ‘Absolution’, 2003 UK No.8 single, ‘Time Is Running Out’). - the one i'm most proud of -

1997, The Spice Girls started filming 'Spice World The Movie'.

1998, Oasis singer Liam Gallagher and Simply Red singer Mick Hucknall were involved in a brawl at The Metropolitan Hotel, London.

2002, it was announced that Rolling Stone Mick Jagger was to be given a knighthood for his services to music.

2003, Former Boyzone frontman Ronan Keating raised more than £100,000 ($170,000) for cancer charities during a 23 day walk from the Giant’s Causeway in County Antrim to Kinsale in County Cork. He visited 610 towns along the way, walking an average of 32km (20 miles) each day.


And I know my friend has the same birthday as Shannon.



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Posted 04 July 2008 - 10:21 AM

QUOTE(Spiritinthesky @ Jul 4 2008, 05:08 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Have you ever done this? Go to www.thisdayinmusic.com and enter your day and month.

And it shows all the birthdays for that day. Here's mine for Jan 17th. Some good ones! (I left the bad ones out).

1948, Born on this day, Mick Taylor, guitar, John Mayalls Bluesbreakers, joined The Rolling Stones, in 1969 left in 1974. (1971 US No.1 & UK No.2 single 'Brown Sugar'). Also worked with Bob Dylan, Mike Oldfield, Jack Bruce and Ron Wood.

1955, Born on this day, Steve Earle, US singer, songwriter, (1988 UK No. 45 single ‘Copperhead Road’, Country and independent No.1 album ‘Trancendental Blues.’ Johnny Cash, Emmylou Harris, Gretchen Peters, Shawn Colvin and Eddi Reader have all covered his songs).

1956, Born on this day, Paul Young, singer, (1983 UK No.1 single 'Wherever I Lay My Hat, That's My Home', 1985 US No.1 single 'Everytime You Go Away'. The Streetband, (1978 UK No.18 single 'Toast.' Also lead singer with 1980's Q-Tips a soul covers band.

1958, Born on this day, Jez Strode, bass, Kajagoogoo, (1983 UK No.1 single 'Too Shy').

1959, Born on this day, Susanna Hoffs, guitar vocals, The Bangles, (1986 UK No.2 single with Prince song 'Manic Monday', 1986 US No.1 single 'Walk Like An Egyptian').

1960, Born on this day, John Crawford, bass, keyboards, Berlin, (1986 UK & US No.1 single 'Take My Breath Away').

1961, Born on this day, Dave Collard, keyboards, Jo Boxers, (1983 UK No.3 single 'Boxer Beat').

1963, Born on this day, Andy Rourke, bass, The Smiths, (1984 UK No.10 single 'Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now', plus 15 other UK Top 40 singles).


hey, that´s also my birthday!


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Posted 04 July 2008 - 10:22 AM

QUOTE(HalfAMinute @ Jul 4 2008, 06:18 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And I know my friend has the same birthday as Shannon.

As does my youngest nephew. Alas he and his brother are young to be brainwashed into listening to good music. (They would need to be brainwashed to get their mothers music taste out of their heads) *Shuts up rambling now*

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 10:23 AM

September 10th

1898, Born on this day, Waldo Semon, invented vinyl in 1926, which was used to make LP and 45 records.
1939, Born on this day, Cynthia Lennon first wife of John Lennon.
1945, Born on this day, Jose Feliciano, singer, songwriter, guitarist, born blind.
1946, Born on this day, Danny Hutton, vocals, Three Dog Night.
1949, Born on this day, Barrie Barlow, Jethro Tull.
1950, Born on this day, Don Powell, drums, Slade.
1950, Born on this day, Joe Perry, guitar, Aerosmith. biggrin.gif
1951, Born on this day, Peter Tolson, The Pretty Things.
1955, Born on this day, Pat Mastelotto, Mr Mister.
1956, Born on this day, Johnnie 'Fingers' Moylett, The Boomtown Rats.
1957, Born on this day, Carol Decker, vocals, T'Pau.
1957, Born on this day, Siobhan Fahey, vocals, Bananarama.
1980, Born on this day, Mikey Way, bass, My Chemical Romance.
1984, Born on this day, Matthew Followill, lead guitarist, Kings of Leon.
1985, Born on this day, Matthew Johnson, vocals, One True Voice.


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Posted 04 July 2008 - 10:34 AM

May 2

1904
, Born on this day, Bing Crosby
1935, Born on this day, Link Wray, guitarist, (1958 US No.16 single 'Rumble').
1936, Born on this day, Engelbert Humperdinck, (1967 UK No.1 and US No. 4 single 'Release Me', plus 12 other UK Top 40 hits).
1945, Born on this day, Goldy McJohn, Steppenwolf, (1968 US No.2 and 1969 UK No.30 single 'Born To Be Wild').
1945, Born on this day, Randy Cain, The Delfonics, (1968 US No.4 & 1971 UK No.19 single 'La- La Means I Love You').
1946, Born on this day, Bob Henrit, drums, Argent, 1972 UK No.5 single 'Hold Your Head Up'), also a member of The Kinks.
1946, Born on this day, Lesley Gore, singer, (1963 US No.1 & UK No.9 single 'It's My Party').
1950, Born on this day, Lou Gramm, vocals, Foreigner, (1985 UK & US No.1 single 'I Want To Know What Love Is').
1954, Born on this day, Prescott Niles, The Knack, (1979 US No.1 & UK No.6 single 'My Sharona').
1955, Born on this day, Jo Callis, Human League, (1981 UK No.1 & 1982 US No.1 single 'Don't You Want Me' etc.)

Just because...
1957, Elvis Presley recorded the Leiber and Stoller song 'Jailhouse Rock.'

1961, Born on this day, Dr Robert, The Blow Monkeys, (1987 UK No.5 single 'It Doesn't Have To Be This Way').
1967, Born on this day, David McAlmont, singer, (1995 UK No.8 with Bernard Butler, 'Yes.')
1969, Born on this day, Ben Leach, The Farm, (1990 UK No.4 single 'All Together Now').

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 10:35 AM

June 30th
1939, Born on this day, Tony Hatch, UK composer, producer, (1962 UK No.50 single 'Out Of This World').
1943, Born on this day, Florence Ballard, vocals, The Supremes, (1964 US & UK No.1 single 'Baby Love' plus 11 other US No.1 singles). She died February 21st 1976.
1944, Born on this day, Glenn Shorrock, Little River Band, Australian group, (1978 US No.3 single 'Reminiscing' plus 12 other US Top 40 singles).
1946, Born on this day, Billy Brown, The Moments, (1970 US No. 3 single 'One Way Street', 1975 UK No.3 single 'Girls').
1951, Born on this day, Andy Scott, Sweet, (1973 UK No.1 single 'Blockbuster', plus 14 other UK Top 40 singles).
1951, Born on this day, Stanley Clarke, jazz bass player, worked with Chick Corea, Santana, Keith Richards, Quincy Jones, Paul McCartney.
1956, Born on this day, Adrian Wright, The Human League, (1981 UK No.1 & 1982 US No.1 single 'Don't You Want Me' plus over 15 other UK Top 40 singles).
1962, Born on this day, Julianne Regan, vocals, All About Eve, (1988 UK No.10 single 'Martha's Harbour').
1962, Mike Sarne and Wendy Richards were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Come Outside.'
1966, The Beatles played the first of three concerts at the Nippon Budokan Hall, Japan. The concert was filmed with The Beatles wearing black suits. The following day's first performance was also filmed; with The Beatles wearing white suits. There was a strict police presence with 3,000 police observing each concert played in front of 10,000 fans.
1967, Born on this day, Peter James Camell, guitar, The La's, (1990 UK No.13 single 'There She Goes').
1968, Born on this day, Philip Anselmo, Pantera, (1994 UK No.19 single 'I'm Broken').
1969, appearing London's Royal Albert Hall 'Pop Proms', Fleetwood Mac, Pentangle and Duster Bennett.

1973, Appearing at Earls Court, London, David Bowie.
1973, George Harrison knocked Paul McCartney from the top of the US singles chart with 'Give Me Love, Give Me Peace On Earth'. His second US No.1, a No.8 hit in the UK.

1973, Slade were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Skweeze Me Pleeze Me', the groups fifth UK No.1.
1975, Cher married Greg Allman four days after her divorcing Sonny Bono, the couple split after ten days, followed by a three year on and off marriage.
1976, Police raided the home of Neil Diamond searching for drugs, they found less than one ounce of marijuana.
1976, Stuart Goddard, (Adam Ant), placed the following ad in the classified section of the Melody Maker, 'Beat on a bass, with the B-Sides.' Andy Warren answered the ad and the pair went on to form Adam and The Ants.

1977, Marvel Comics launched a comic book based on the rock group Kiss.
1978, United Artists released The Buzzcocks single 'Love You More', at 1 minute 29 seconds it was the second shortest single ever released. Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs 1960 hit 'Stay' was the shortest hit at one minute 28 seconds.
1979, Tubeway Army started a five-week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Are Friends Electric'.
1979, One hit wonder Anita Ward started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Ring My Bell', also a UK No.1.

1979, Born on this day, Andrew Burrows, drummer, Razorlight, (2005, UK No.2 single ‘Somewhere Else’, 2006 UK No.1 album ‘Razorlight’).
1983, Born on this day, Anton Gordon, One True Voice, (2002 UK No.2 single 'Sacred Trust/After You're Gone').
1983, Born on this day, Cheryl Tweedy, vocals, Girls Aloud, 2002 UK No.1 single 'Sound Of The Underground.'

1983, The Everly Brothers announced plans for a reunion tour, ten years after they had split up.
1984, Huey Lewis and the News went to No.1 on the US album chart with 'Sports'.
1984, Born on this day, Fantasia Barrino, singer, American Idol winner, (2004 US No.1 single ‘I Believe’). The first time in US history a debut single has topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
1985, Born on this day, T-Pain, (Faheem Najm), American hip-hop and R&B singer, (2007 US No.1 ‘Buy U a Drank, Shawty Snappin').




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Posted 04 July 2008 - 12:53 PM

October 16th

1937, Born on this day, Emile Ford, US singer, 1959 UK No.1 single with The Checkmates, 'What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For''

1938, Born on this day, Nico, singer, Velvet Underground, (1968 song 'White Light, White Heat'). Nico died on 18th July 1988 died of a brain haemorrhage having falling off her bicycle while on holiday in Ibiza.

1942, Born on this day, Dave Loveday, The Fourmost, (1964 UK No.6 single 'A Little Loving').

1943, Born on this day, Fred Turner, Bachman Turner Overdrive, (1974 US No.1 & UK No.2 single 'You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet').

1947, Born on this day, Bob Weir, guitar, The Grateful Dead, (1970 UK No.69 and US No.127 album 'Workingman's Dead').

1953, Born on this day, Tony Carey, Rainbow, (1981 UK No.3 single 'I Surrender').  

1959, Born on this day, Gary Kemp, guitar, keyboards, Spandau Ballet, (1983 UK No.1 single 'True', plus 16 other UK top 40 singles).

1962, Born on this day, Michael Balzary, (Flea), Red Hot Chili Peppers, (1994 UK No.9 single 'Give It Away' and 1992 UK No.26 single 'Under The Bridge', 2002 UK No.1 album 'By The Way').

1965, Born on this day, Simon Bartholomew, The Brand New Heavies, (1994 UK No.13 single 'Midnight At The Oasis').

1969, Born on this day, Wendy Wilson, vocals, Wilson Phillips, daughter of Beach Boy Brain Wilson, (1990 US No.1 & UK No.6 single 'Hold On').

1977, Born on this day, John Mayer, US singer, songwriter, 2003 Grammy award winner for 'Our Body Is A Wonderland', 2004 US No.1 single 'Daughters').













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Posted 04 July 2008 - 01:24 PM

August 26th
1940, Born on this day, Nik Turner, Hawkwind, (1972 UK No.3 single 'Silver Machine').

1941, Born on this day, Chris Curtis, drums, The Searchers, (1964 UK No.1 single 'Needles And Pins'1964 US No.3 single 'Love Potion Number Nine').

1948, Born on this day, Jet Black, (Brian Duffy), drums, The Stranglers (1982 UK No.2 single 'Golden Brown', and over 20 other top 40 hits).

1948, Born on this day, Valerie Simpson, singer, Ashford and Simpson, (1985 UK No.3 single 'Solid').

1950, Born on this day, Bill and Dick Cowsill, The Cowsills, (1967 US No.2 single 'The Rain The Park & Other Things', 1969 US No.2 single the theme from 'Hair'). TV's Partridge Family was based on the family.

1952, Born on this day, Billy Rush, Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, (1978 album 'Hearts Of Stone').

1954, Born on this day, Michael Chetwood, Keyboards, T'Pau, (1987 UK No.1 single 'China In Your Hand', 1987 US No.4 single 'Heart And Soul').

1954, Born on this day, Steve Wright, BBC radio DJ and TV presenter, (1982 UK No.40 single 'I'm Alright').

1957, Born on this day, John O'Neill, The Undertones (1980 UK No.9 single 'My Perfect Cousin').

1965, Born on this day, Annie Holland, Elastica, (1995 UK No.13 single 'Waking Up').

1966, Born on this day, Dan Vickrey, Counting Crows (1994 UK No.28 single 'Mr Jones', 1996 US No.1 album 'Recovering The Satellites').

1967, Born on this day, Jeff Tweedy, singer, songwriter, gutarist, Wilco, (2004 album 'A Ghost Is Born').  

1969, Born on this day, Adrian Young, No Doubt,(1997 UK No.1 single 'Don't Speak', 1997 No.1 US album 'Tragic Kingdom').




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Posted 04 July 2008 - 02:04 PM


great site, thanks for the post!

AUGUST, 16TH  (my year is 1968) :


1957, Born on this day, Tim Farriss, guitar, INXS,

1958, Born on this day, Madonna, (Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone), singer, actress,

1968, Born on this day, LL Cool J, (1995 US No.3 single 'Hey Lover', 1997 UK No.1 single 'Ain't Nobody' and 2000 US No.1 album 'G.O.A.T.).

1977, Elvis Presley was found dead lying on the floor in his bathroom by his girlfriend Ginger Alden, he had been seated on the toilet reading 'The Scientific Search For Jesus'. He died of heart failure at the age of 42.

THE  REASON WHY  MY OLDER SISTER RUINED BIRTHDAY PARTY...  sad.gif   - i was only 9!!

1980, Born on this day, Bob Hardy, bass, Franz Ferdinand

1981, U2 played at Slane Castle in Dublin Ireland. YEAH!!!   rolleyes.gif


DECEMBER, 18 TH :

1994: My Son is born !!!    wink.gif  This year, he joined his first live show, guess what? (May, 06th in Hamburg-Docks...)

CHristina Aguilera
Brad Pitt
Britnea Spears??  (not sure)





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Posted 04 July 2008 - 02:42 PM

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MARCH 15th

1940, Born on this day, Phil Lesh, bass, The Grateful Dead
1944, Born on this day, Sly Stone, vocals, guitar, keyboards, Sly and the Family Stone
1955, Born on this day, Dee Snider, Twisted Sister
1962, Born on this day, Terence Trent D'arby,
1963, Born on this day, Bret Michaels, Poison
1968, Born on this day, Mark McGrath, Sugar Ray
1972, Born on this day, Mark Hoppus, Blink 182
1975, Born on this day, Will.i.am, Black Eyed Peas
1977, Born on this day, Joe Bourdon, DJ, Linkin Park


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Posted 04 July 2008 - 02:46 PM

February 25th

1943 - George Harrison – guitarist and vocalist with The Beatles
1942 - Roy Michaels, Cat Mother and the All Night News Boys
1957 - Stewart Wood, Bay City Rollers
1957 - Dennis Diken, drums, US group, The Smithereens
1959 - Mike Peters – guitarist and vocalist with The Alarm
1971 - Daniel Powter <-- lol

yeah, mines pretty boring :/

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 03:04 PM

jan 30

the only one who worth it in my B-day its this guy:

1951, Born on this day, Phil Collins, drums, piano, vocals, Genesis,

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 03:04 PM

I'm including only the people I recognize.

February 11th
1939, Born on this day, Gerry Goffin, (songwriter of over 20 US hits with Carol King, including The Shirelles 'Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow', The Drifters 'Up On The Roof', The Chiffons, 'One Fine Day', Herman's Hermits, 'I'm Into Something Good').
1940, Born on this day, Bobby 'Boris' Pickett, (1962 US No.1 & 1973 UK No.3 single 'The Monster Mash').
1963, Born on this day, Sheryl Crow, US singer, songwriter, (1994 US No.2 & UK No.4 single 'All I Wanna Do', 1993 album 'Tuesday Night Music Club'). Worked as a backing singer on the Michael Jackson 'Bad' tour.
1974, Born on this day, D'Angelo, (Michael Archer), 1996 UK No. 21 single 'Lady'.
1977, Born on this day, Mike Shinoda, guitar, vocals, Linkin Park, (2002 US No.2 & UK No.4 single 'In The End', 2002 US No.2 & 2001 UK No.4 album 'Hybrid Theory').
1979, Born on this day, Brandy, singer, (1998 US No.1 and UK No.2 single with Monica, 'The Boy Is Mine').
1981, Born on this day, Kelly Rowland, Destiny's Child (2000 US No.1 & UK No.3 single 'Say My Name', 2001 US & UK No.1 single & album 'Survivor', solo 2003 UK No.2 single 'Stole', 2002 US & UK No.1 single with Nelly 'Dilemma').


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Posted 04 July 2008 - 06:04 PM

Born on July 11th....
Richie Sambora,
Susanne Vega, Lil´Kim,
Samer el Nahhal (Bassist , Lordi)
Rick Mc Murray (Drummer , Ash,

ok better Richie Sambora than Mick jagger or so... smile.gif

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 07:14 PM

December 20th
1944, Born on this day, Bobby Colomby, drums, Blood Sweat & Tears, (1969 US No.12 & UK No.35 single 'You've Made Me So Very Happy').

1947, Born on this day, Peter Criss, drums, vocals, Kiss, (1974 US No.5 single 'On And On' 1976 US No 11 album 'Rock and Roll Over' spent 26 weeks on the chart. 1987 UK No.4 single 'Crazy Crazy Nights').

1948, Born on this day, Stevie Wright, The Easybeats, (1966 UK No.6 & 1967 US No. 16 single 'Friday On My Mind').

1957, Born on this day, Anita Ward, singer, (1979 US & UK No.1 single 'Ring My Bell').

1957, Born on this day, Billy Bragg, UK singer, songwriter, wrote 'New England' 1985 hit for Kirsty MacColl, (1988 UK No.1 charity single with Wet Wet Wet, 'She's Leaving Home').

1959, Emile Ford and the Checkmates were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For.'

1962, Appearing for the first time on the NBS-TV Andy Williams show, The Osmonds who performed 'I'm A Ding Dong Daddy From Dumas'.

1966, Born on this day, Chris Robinson, The Black Crowes, (1991 UK No.39 single 'Hard To Handle', 1992 US No.1 & UK No.2 album 'The Southern Harmony And Musical Companion').

1967, Folk singer Joan Baez was sentenced to 45 days in prison after being arrested during an anti-war demonstration.

1969, Peter Paul and Mary went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Leavin' On A Jet Plane'.

1969, Rolf Harris was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Two Little Boys', the Christmas No.1 of 69 and the last No.1 of the 60s. The song stayed at No.1 for six weeks.

1969, The Rolling Stones went to No.1 on the UK album chart with their 10th release 'Let It Bleed', featuring 'Midnight Rambler', and 'You Can't Always Get What You Want.'

1972, appearing at Gulliver's Club, Liverpool, England, Stealers Wheel.

1973, Bobby Darin died of a heart attack aged 37, (had a No.1 with Dream Lover in 1959 plus 20 other US Top 40 hits during the 60's).

1975, Born on this day, Graham Hopkins, drums, Therapy' (1993 UK No.9 single 'Screamager').

1979, Appearing at London's Rainbow, Dire Straits tickets £3.50. And at The Bath Pavilion 1979, The Jam.

1979, The UK Christmas album chart at Our Price Records, Michael Jackson's 'Off The Wall', £3.74. The Police, 'Regatta De Blanc', £3.49, and the No.1 album Pink Floyd's 'The Wall', £6.45.

1980, twelve days after John Lennon was shot dead 'Just Like Starting Over' gave the former Beatle his first ever UK solo No.1 single.

1980, Motorhead's Phil Taylor accidentally broke a bone in his neck when partying after a gig in Belfast.

1986, The Bangles started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Walk Like An Egyptian'.

1986, The Housemartins were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Caravan Of Love' a song written by Jasper Isley of The Isley Brothers.

1992, Blues singer, guitarist, Albert King died,

1999, Hank Snow, Canadian Country singer died. 'The Singing Ranger' Released over 100 albums.

2000, Ritchie and J from Five were remanded on bail following a court appearance in connection with a fight in a Dublin pub. They were charged with public order offences.

2001, Tommy Lee branded his ex-wife Pam Anderson an unfit mother. The drummer filed papers with the Los Angeles Superior Court alleging his son's tell him 'We hate Mommy' and his son Brandon had been using the F-word he learned from his mommy.

2006, Eminem and his high school sweetheart divorced for a second time, less than a year after they remarried. The couple agreed to share custody of their 10-year-old daughter, Hailie. The pair told a judge in Michigan they understood this time the divorce was final. The couple remarried in January. But the rapper filed for divorce less than three months later, saying there had been "a breakdown in the marriage relationship".

2006, Matthew Fisher, a founding member of Procol Harum, won a High Court battle over who wrote their song A Whiter Shade of Pale. He played organ on the 1967 hit and argued he wrote the distinctive organ melody. Mr Justice Blackburne ruled he was entitled to 40% of the copyright. Fisher had wanted half but the court decided lead singer Gary Brooker's input was more substantial. Fisher's claim for back royalties - of up to £1m - was also rejected. For almost 40 years, the song has been credited to lead singer Gary Brooker and lyricist Keith Reid.

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I think more people died than were born on my birthday.  Some interesting music/song history.  And lots of baby-mama drama and divorce stuff.  Must be because of the closeness to the holidays.

#19 ferro_man

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 09:32 PM

1936, Billboard Magazine introduced the first ever-pop music chart that ranked records on national sales; big band violinist Joe Venuti was the first No.1.
1937, Born on this day, John Gorman, singer, The Scaffold, (1968 Christmas UK No.1 single 'Lily The Pink').
1942, Born on this day, John McLaughlin, guitarist, Mahavishnu Orchestra, (1973 UK No.7 album with Carlos Santana 'Love Devotion Surrender').

1954, Elvis Presley made his second visit to the Memphis recording service and cut two songs onto a 10 acetate, 'Casual Love Affair 'and 'I'll Never Stand In Your Way'. Studio boss Sam Phillips asked Presley to leave his phone number.
1955, Born on this day, Clive Gregson, singer, songwriter, and leader of late 70's Stiff Records band Any Trouble, one half of Gregson & Collister folk duo.
1956, Born on this day, Bernard Sumner, guitar, vocals, Warsaw, Joy Division, (1980 UK No.13 single 'Love Will Tear Us Apart'), New Order, (1983 UK No.9 single 'Blue Monday'), Electronic, (1991 UK No.8 single 'Get The Message'),
1957, Elvis Presley had his pre-induction medical check up at Kennedy Veterans Hospital, a preliminary to his call up from the US Army.
1958, Born on this day, Macel King, singer, Sweet Sensation, (1974 UK No.1 single 'Sad Sweet Dreamer').
1960, Born on this day, Michael Stipe, vocals, R.E.M. (1991 UK No.6 & US No.10 single 'Shiny Happy People' plus over 20 Top 40 UK singles. 1992 UK No.1 & US No.2 album 'Automatic For The People').

1960, Marty Robbins started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'El Paso'. A No.19 in the UK.
1962, Born on this day, Martin Mcaloon, bass, Prefab Sprout, (1988 UK No.7 single 'The King Of Rock 'N' Roll').
1962, Born on this day, Robin Guthrie, guitar, keyboards, programming, Cocteau Twins, (1984 UK No.29 single 'Pearly- dewdrops' Drops').

1962, Liverpool's Mersey Beat published its first popularity poll, with The Beatles coming in first place and Gerry and the Pacemakers voted second.
1964, Bobby Vinton started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'There I've Said It Again', a No.34 hit on the UK chart.
1965, Born on this day, Beth Gibbons, vocals, Portishead, (1995 UK No.13 single 'Glory Box').
1965, Born on this day, Cait O'Riordan, bass, The Pogues, (1987 UK No.8 single 'The Irish Rover').
1965, Born on this day, David Glasper, Breathe, (1988 US No.2 & UK No.4 single 'Hands To Heaven').

1965, The Fender guitar company was bought by CBS for $13 million (£7.6 million).
1967, Born on this day, Ben Darvill, harmonica, Crash Test Dummies, (1994 UK No.2 & US No.4 single 'MMM MMM MMM MMM').
1967, The Jimi Hendrix Experience played the first of what would be over 240 gigs in this year when they appeared at the Bromel Club, Bromley. (Many of the concerts were two shows per night).
1968, the University of California, Los Angeles announced that students taking music degrees would have to study the music of The Rolling Stones saying they had made such an important contribution to modern music.
1969, UK music weekly Disc and Music Echo reported that The Beatles were to release five new albums. One would be their first ever live album plus four separate LP's, each one the choice of Lennon, McCartney, Harrison and Starr.
1970, chauffeur Neil Boland was accidentally killed when The Who's drummer Keith Moon ran over him. Moon was trying to escape from a Gang of skinheads after a fight broke out at a pub in Hatfield, England. Moon had never passed his driving test.
1970, The Beatles (without John Lennon) re-record vocals and a new guitar solo on the Paul McCartney song ‘Let It Be’ at Studio Two, EMI Studios, London. This session will be the final studio appearance for The Beatles, as a group. (The final date that all four of The Beatles were in the studio together is August 20, 1969).
1975, Elton John started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with his version of The Beatles 'Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds'. His third US No.1, the song featured John Lennon on guitar.
1976, appearing at The Cardiff Capitol, England, Procol Harum.
1976, Former Beatles roadie Mal Evans was shot dead by police at his Los Angeles apartment. His girlfriend called police when she found Evans upset with a rifle in his hand; he pointed the gun at the police who opened fire.
1977, Born on this day, Timothy Wheeler, guitar, vocals, Ash, (1995 UK No.11 single 'Girl From Mars').
1977, The Sex Pistols shocked passengers and airline staff at Heathrow Airport when they spat and vomited boarding a plane to Amsterdam.
1978, Fleetwood Mac guitarist Peter Green married Jane Samuel in Los Angeles.
1981, The Boomtown Rats kicked off a UK tour at The Gaumount Theatre in Southampton.
1986, Phil Lynott of Thin Lizzy died of heart failure and pneumonia after being in a coma for eight days following a drug overdose.
1992, Simply Red went back to No.1 on the UK album chart for a five week run with 'Stars' making it the third time it had been at the top of the charts.
1993, Paul Simon became a father when his wife Edie Brickell gave birth to a son.
2001, Courtney Love filed a lawsuit against her alleged stalker claiming that Lesley Barber, the ex-wife of her current boyfriend Jim Barber, drove over her foot. This had forced her to forfeit her role in a forthcoming film and lost her the £200,000, ($340,000) fee that went with it.
2001, Madame Tussaud's waxworks in London revealed that Oasis singer Liam Gallagher had come third in 'The Most Hated Characters' list of exhibits, behind Adolf Hitler and Slobodan Milosevic.
2001, US rapper Vanilla Ice spent the night in jail after allegedly ripping out some of his wife’s hair. Ice (born Robert Van Winkle) told police he pulled out some of his wife's hair to prevent her from jumping out of their truck's window. He was released the following morning from Broward County Jail in Fort Lauderdale on $3,500 bail.
2004, Britney Spears had her surprise marriage annulled less than 55 hours after tying the knot at the Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas with childhood friend Jason Alexander. They couple married on Saturday morning, during a night out in Las Vegas, but immediately her lawyers filed for an annulment, saying Spears 'lacked understanding of her actions to the extent that she was incapable of agreeing to the marriage.'
2004, Will Young had the UK No.1 album with ‘Friday’s Child’.
2005, The owner of a recording studio where Eminem recorded his 'Slim Shady' LP was found shot dead. AJ Abdallah, who was 36, was discovered by a business colleague at the Detroit studio, it was thought he had been dead for at least two days. Police suggested that a robbery may also have taken place. Mr Abdallah had lived in a apartment above the studio on Eight Mile Road, the Detroit street which inspired the title of Eminem's 2002 film '8 Mile.'
2006, the house where Johnny Cash lived for 35 years was bought by Bee Gees singer Barry Gibb. The rustic house near Nashville, Tennessee went on the market in June 2005 with an asking price of $2.9m (£1.7m). Gibb said he planned to preserve the house to honour the Cash memory.
2007, Nikki Bacharach the daughter of songwriter Burt Bacharach and actress Angie Dickinson committed suicide by suffocation using a plastic bag and helium. She had suffered from Asperger's disorder. 40 year old Nickki who was the couple's only child died at her home in California.
2008, Beyonce won a long-running legal wrangle over claims her hit song ‘Baby Boy’ infringed the copyright of another artist's work. The appeals court in Houston, Texas upheld a 2006 decision which dismissed musician Jennifer Armour's claims that its lyrics were based on her work. Ms Armour claimed she had posted 'I Got A Little Bit Of Love For You' to Beyonce's manager and record company in early 2003.
2008, Britney Spears was carried out of her home on a stretcher and taken into custody after police were called in a dispute involving her children. Police were called to Spears' home over a family custodial dispute that they tried to resolve, after nearly three hours, Spears handed over her children, two-year-old Sean Preston and one-year-old Jayden James, to her ex-husband Kevin Federline.


#20 crayon

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 10:34 PM

February 20th
1940, Born on this day, Barbara Ellis, The Fleetwoods, (1959 US No.1 & UK No.6 single 'Come Softly To Me').
1946, Born on this day, J Geils, guitarist, The J. Geils Band, (1982 US No.1 & UK No.3 single 'Centerfold', taken from the US No.1 1981 album 'Centerfold').
1950, Born on this day, Walter Becker, bass, guitar, vocals, Steely Dan, (1973 US No.11 single 'Reeling In The Years' and nine other US Top 30 hits). Steely Dan's 'Two Against Nature' won a Grammy in 2001 for Album of the year.
1954, Born on this day, Jon Brant, Cheap Trick, (1979 UK No.29 & US No.17 single 'I Want You To Want Me', 1988 US No.1 single 'The Flame').
1967, Born on this day, Kurt Cobain, guitar, vocals, Nirvana, (1991 UK No.7 and 1992 US No.6 single 'Smells Like Teen Spirit', from the 1991 album 'Nevermind' which spent over two years on the UK chart and was a US No.1 album in 1992). Cobain committed suicide on April 5th 1994.
1972, Born on this day, Neil Primrose, drummer, Travis, (1999 UK No.1 album 'The Man Who', 1999 UK No.10 single 'Why Does It Always Rain On Me' plus over 10 other UK Top 40 singles).
1975, Born on this day, Brian Littrell, vocals, Backstreet Boys, (1997 US No.2 single 'Quit appearing Games With My Heart', 1999 UK No.1 single 'I Want It That Way').
1977, Born on this day, Edwin Graham, drums, The Darkness, (2003 UK No.2 single ‘I Believe In A Thing Called Love’, 2003 UK No.1 album ‘Permission To Land’).
1985, Born on this day, Volkova Olegovna, singer, Tatu, (2003 UK No.1 single 'All The Things She Said').
1988, Born on this day, Rihanna (Robyn Rihanna Fenty), R&B singer, (2006 US & Australian No.1 and UK No.2 single ‘SOS’, 2006 US





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