1949 – Nick Lowe is born in Woodchurch, England. His biggest hit is “Cruel to Be Kind,” which reaches No. 12 on Chart Toppers’s Hot 100 in 1979. He produces albums for Elvis Costello and others.
1949 – Just what we needed – another Cars pun. Ric Ocasek is born in Baltimore. And yes, it’s his real name. Ric Ocasek (born Richard Otcasek on March 23, 1949) is an American musician and music producer. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He is the former vocalist and rhythm guitarist for The Cars. […]
1949 – Eddie Money (Edward Mahoney) is born this day in rock history! Eddie Money (born Edward Joseph Mahoney, March 21, 1949) is an American rock singer-songwriter who found success in the 1970s and 1980s with a string of Top 40 hits and platinum albums. His musical style is characterized by his recognizable vocals and […]
1949 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Cruising Down the River,” Blue Barron Orchestra.
1949 – Born on this day, Mike Gibbins, drummer with Badfinger, (1970 UK No.4 & US No.7 single ‘Come And Get It’). Gibbins died on 4th Oct 2005.
1949 – Born on this day, Bill Payne, Little Feat, two Top 40 albums during the 70’s, best-known songs ‘Dixie Chicken’ and ‘Sailin Shoes’.
1949 – Born on this day, Jimmy Fadden, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, (1971 US No.9 single ‘Mr Bojangles’).
1949 – Born on this day, Dave Lambert, The Strawbs, (1973 UKNo.2 single ‘Part Of The Union’).
1949 – Born on this day, Derek (Blue) Weaver, keyboards, Amen Corner, (1969 UK No.1 single ‘If Paradise Is Half As Nice’). Strawbs, (1973 UK No.2 single with ‘Part Of The Union’). Also worked with The Bee Gees, (1975 US No.1 ‘Jive Talking’).