1949 – Kiss bassist Gene Simmons is born Chaim Wit… Read more

1949 – Kiss bassist Gene Simmons is born Chaim Wit…

1949 – Kiss bassist Gene Simmons is born Chaim Witz in Haifa, Israel. Gene Simmons (born Chaim Witz (pronounced Haium) on August 25, 1949) is an Israeli-born American hard rock bass guitarist, vocalist, and actor. He is best known as “The Demon,” his blood-spitting, fire-breathing, and tongue-wagging persona in the hard rock band Kiss, an […]

1942 – Isaac Hayes is born in Covington, Texas. … Read more

1942 – Isaac Hayes is born in Covington, Texas. …

1942 – Isaac Hayes is born in Covington, Texas. Isaac Lee Hayes, Jr. (August 20, 1942 – August 10, 2008[1]) was an American soul and funk singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, arranger, composer, and actor. Hayes was one of the main creative forces behind southern soul music label Stax Records, where he served as both an […]