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Rock Birthdays/Today In Rock History: December

by on Dec.01, 2018, under ROCK B-DAYS/TODAY IN ROCK

Rock Birthdays/Today In Rock History: December

Rock Birthdays
Dec. 1
Sandy Nelson (session drummer on such tunes as the Teddy Bears' 'To Know Him Is To Love Him,' he releases a string of Top 40 instrumental hits, including 'Teen Beat' at #4 in 1959) - 79
Eric Bloom (Blue Oyster Cult, Soft White Underbelly) - 74
John Densmore (Doors, The Butts Band, Riders on the Storm, Tribaljazz) - 74
Jaco Pastorius (Weather Report, Herbie Hancock, Pat Metheny, Joni Mitchell, Trio of Doom, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Word of Mouth, solo + more) - b. 1951 - d. 9/27/87
Chris Poland (Megadeth, The Circle Jerks, Damn the Machine, Mumbo's Brain, OHM, OHMphrey, Dave Reffett) - 61
Ryan Roxie (Alice Cooper) - 53
Greg Upchurch (3 Doors Down) - 47
Isaiah "Ikey" Owens (The Mars Volta, Jack White + more) - b. 1974 - d. 10/14/14
Brad Delson “Big Bad Brad” (Linkin Park) - 41 read more...

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Rock Birthdays/Today In Rock: November

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Rock Birthdays/Today In Rock: November

Rock Birthdays:
November 1
Ric Grech (Family, Blind Faith, Ginger Baker's Air Force, Traffic, KGB, Gram Parsons, The Crickets) - b. 1946 - d. 3/17/90
Jim Steinman (Producer, composer, lyricist, Meat Loaf) - 71
Dan Peek (America, solo) - b. 1950 - d. 7/24/11
Eddie Macdonald (The Alarm) - 59
Anthony Kiedis (Red Hot Chili Peppers) - 56
Rick Allen (Def Leppard) - 55
Joe LeSte’ (Bang Tango, Beautiful Creatures) - 54 read more...

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Rock Birthdays/Today in Rock: October

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Rock Birthdays/Today in Rock: October

October 1
Albert Collins - b. 1932 - d. 11/24/93
Jerri Martini (Sly & The Family Stone, Graham Central Station, Rubicon + more) - 75
Michael "Cub" Koda (Brownsville Station, solo) - b. 1948 - d. 6/30/2000
Martin Turner (Wishbone Ash) - 71
Brian Greenway (April Wine, Mash makhan, The Dudes, solo) - 67
Earl Slick (Phantom, Rocker & Slick, New York Dolls, Little Caesar, Dirty White Boy, John Waite, David Bowie, solo) - 66 read more...

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Rock Birthdays/Today In Rock: September

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Rock Birthdays/Today In Rock: September

September Rock Birthdays
September 1
Marshall Lytle (Bill Haley & His Comets, The Jodimars) - b. 1933 - d. 5/25/13
Greg Errico (Sly and the Family Stone, Weather Report, David Bowie, Santana, Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia Band + more) - 71
Joseph Williams (Toto, solo) - 58
J.D. Fortune (INXS) - 45
Omar Alfredo Rodriguez-Lopez (The Mars Volta) - 43
Joe Trohman (Fall Out Boy) - 34 read more...

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Rock B-Days/Today In Rock: August

by on Aug.01, 2018, under ROCK B-DAYS/TODAY IN ROCK

Rock B-Days/Today In Rock: August

Rock Birthdays: August
August 1
Jerry Garcia (Grateful Dead, Legion of Mary, Reconstruction, Jerry Garcia Band, Old and in the Way, Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Merle Saunders) - b. 1942 - d. 8/9/95
Geoff Britton (Paul McCartney/Wings, East of Eden, Wild Angels, Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Rough Diamond, The Keys) - 75
Rick Anderson (The Tubes) - 71
Rick Coonce (The Grass Roots) - 71
Tommy Bolin (Zephyr, Billy Cobham, James Gang, Deep Purple, Moxy, Alphonse Mouzon, others, solo) - b. 1951 - Bolin died of a heroin overdose on December 4th, 1976.
Boz Burrell (King Crimson, Bad Company, Snape, Zoot Money's Big Roll Band, Tam White, Jon Lord, others) - b. 1946 - d. 9/21/06
Tim Bachman (Brave Belt, Bachman-Turner Overdrive) - 66
Robert Cray - 65
Michael Penn (Doll Congress, solo) - 60
Joe Elliott (Atomic Mass, Def Leppard, Cybernauts, Down 'n' Outz) - 59
Suzi Gardner (L7) - 59
Chuck D (Public Enemy, Prophets Of Rage + more) - 58
Betsy Bitch (Bitch) -
Adam Duritz (Counting Crows, solo + more) - 54
Dan Donegan (Disturbed, Fight or Flight, Vandal) - 50
Dhani Harrison (George Harrison, thenewno2, Traveling Wilburys, Fistful of Mercy, solo) - 40 read more...

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