1942 – Marty Balin is born in Cincinnati on this day in Rock. Marty (born Martyn Jerel Buchwald, January 30, 1942) was a member of Jefferson Airplane/Starship. He formed the band during the 1960’s as part of the psychadelic rock movement coming out of Haight Ashbury. DiscographySolo albums Balin (1981) (includes the single, “Hearts”) Lucky (1983) There’s […]
1942 – As long as there are people who like to go “Hugh!” in-between the words “War” and “What is it good for?” Motown singer Edwin Starr will always be remembered. He is born today in Nashville.
1942 – Singer/songwriter Mac Davis (“Baby Don’t Get Hooked on Me”) is born in Lubbock, Texas.
1942 – Born on this day, Barbara Lynn, US singer, (1962 US No.8 single ‘You’ll Lose A Good Thing’).
1942 – Born on this day, William Francis, keyboards, vocals, Dr Hook, (1972 UK No.2 & US No.5 single ‘Sylvia’s Mother’).
1942 – Born on this day, Raymond Philips, The Nashville Teens, (1964 UK No.6 & US No.16 single ‘Tobacco Road’).
1942 – Born on this day, Edward Bivens, vocals, The Manhattans, (1976 US No.1 & UK No.4 single ‘Kiss And Say Goodbye’).
1942 – Eddie “Sonny” Bivins of New Jersey R&B vocal group the Manhattans (“Kiss and Say Goodbye”) is born.
1942 – The big man – Clarence Clemons of the E Street Band – is born in Norfolk, Va. He enjoyed a solo hit when he teamed up with Jackson Browne for 1985’s “You’re a Friend of Mine.”
1942 – John Peterson, drummer with folk rockers the Beau Brummels and Harpers Bizarre, is born in Rudyard, Mich.
1938 – Paul Revere of the Raiders is born in Boise, Idaho. Paul Revere and the Raiders is an American rock band that saw enormous mainstream success in the second half of the 1960s and earlier 1970s, best-known for hits like “Indian Reservation (The Lament of the Cherokee Reservation Indian)” (1971), “Steppin’ Out” & “Just […]
1942 – Fusion guitarist John McLaughlin, who as well as founding the blistering Mahavishnu Orchestra is also a good pal of Carlos Santana, is born in Yorkshire. From Wikipedia: John McLaughlin (born 4 January, 1942 in Doncaster), also known as Mahavishnu John McLaughlin is an English jazz fusion guitarist and composer. He played with […]