Monthly Archives: April 2015

Quote Of The Week

“Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.”

— Muhammad Ali

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The Week In Music (26 April – 2 May)

Songs peaking at Number 1 on the Billboard Hot100 Charts:

Mrs. Brown You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter by Herman’s Hermits, 1965
Good Lovin’ by The Young Rascals, 1966

Other notables this week:

Bits And Pieces by The Dave Clark Five, peaked at Number 4 in 1964
Don’t Let The Rain Come Down (Crooked Little Man) by The Serendipity Singers, peaked at Number 6 in 1964
I Know A Place by Petula Clark, peaked at Number 3 in 1965
The Last Time by The Rolling Stones, peaked at Number 9 in 1965
A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You by The Monkees, peaked at Number 2 in 1967
Cry Like A Baby by The Box Tops, peaked at Number 2 in 1968
I Got The Feelin’ by James Brown, peaked at Number 6 in 1968
Twenty-Five Miles by Edwin Starr, peaked at Number 6 in 1969
Love Or Let Me Be Lonely by The Friends of Distinction, peaked at Number 6 in 1970
Put Your Hand In The Hand by Ocean, peaked at Number 2 in 1971
Stay Awhile by The Bells, peaked at Number 7 in 1971
A Cowboys Work Is Never Done by Sonny and Cher, peaked at Number 8 in 1972
Cisco Kid by War, peaked at Number 2 in 1973
The Masterpiece by The Temptations, peaked at Number 7 in 1973
The Twelfth Of Never by Donny Osmond, peaked at Number 8 in 1973
Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me by Gladys Knight and The Pips, peaked at Number 3 in 1974
Oh My My by Ringo Starr, peaked at Number 5 in 1974
I’ll Have To Say I Love You In A Song by Jim Croce, peaked at Number 9 in 1974
Lookin’ For A Love by Bobby Womack, peaked at Number 10 in 1974

Ringo Starr - Apple 1872 - A-side - Oh My My

Birthdays:

Duke Ellington, 29 April 1899
Julian “Matty” Matlock, 27 April 1907
Kate Smith, 1 May 1907
George Melachrino, 1 May 1909
Donald Mills, 29 April 1915
Robert Shaw, 30 April 1916
Kirby Stone, 27 April 1918
Jorgen Ingmann, 26 April 1925
Johnny Horton, 30 April 1925
Sonny James, 1 May 1929
Link Wray, 2 May 1929
Little Walter, 1 May 1930
Richard “Groove” Holmes, 2 May 1931
Johnny Mosby, 26 April 1933
Rod McKuen, 29 April 1933
Willie Nelson, 29 April 1933
Zubin Mehta, 29 April 1936
April Stevens, 29 April 1936
Engelbert Humperdinck, 2 May 1936
Duane Eddy, 26 April 1938
Maurice Williams, 26 April 1938
Judy Collins, 1 May 1939
Giorgio Moroder, 26 April 1940
Claudine Clark, 26 April 1941
Ann-Margret, 28 April 1941
Johnny Farina, 30 April 1941
Thomas Coke Escovedo, 30 April 1941
Bobby Rydell, 26 April 1942
Gary Wright, 26 April 1943
Duane Allen, 29 April 1943
Bobby Vee, 30 April 1943
Cuba Gooding, 27 April 1944
Tammi Terrell, 29 April 1945
Rita Coolidge, 1 May 1945
John “Goldy McJohn” Goadsby, 2 May 1945
Randy Cain, 2 May 1945
Nick Fortuna, 1 May 1946
Lesley Gore, 2 May 1946
Pete Ham, 27 April 1947
Ann Peebles, 27 April 1947
Steve Khan, 28 April 1947
Francine “Peaches” Barker, 28 April 1947
Tommy James, 29 April 1947
D.C. LaRue, 26 April 1948
Danny Taylor, 1 May 1948
Larry Gatlin, 2 May 1948
Doug Gray, 2 May 1948
Herbie Murrell, 27 April 1949
Ace Frehley, 27 April 1951
John Glascock, 2 May 1951
Dave Valentin, 29 April 1952
Merrill Osmond, 30 April 1953
Ray Parker, Jr., 1 May 1954
Tim McGraw, 1 May 1967

Remembrances:

Spike Jones, 1 May 1965
Tommy Caldwell, 28 April 1980
Steve Currie, 28 April 1981
Muddy Waters, 30 April 1983
Count Basie, 26 April 1984
Z. Z. Hill, 27 April 1984
Gordon Jenkins, 1 May 1984
Hugo Peretti, 1 May 1986
Billy Johnson, 28 April 1987
B. W. Stevenson, 28 April 1988
Floyd Butler, 29 April 1990
Sergio Franchi, 1 May 1990
Mick Ronson, 29 April 1993
Keith Ferguson, 29 April 1997
Al Hirt, 27 April 1999
Darrell Sweet, 30 April 1999
Vicki Sue Robinson, 27 April 2000
Jonah Jones, 29 April 2000
Bobbi Martin, 2 May 2000
Bob Morse, 27 April 2001
Danny McKenna, 26 April 2006
Johnny “Paris” Pocisk, 1 May 2006
Bus Boyk, 26 April 2010
Morris Pert, 27 April 2010
Connie Codarini, 28 April 2010
Owsley, 30 April 2010
Steve Strayhorn, 30 April 2010
Rob McConnell, 1 May 2010
Phoebe Snow, 26 April 2011
Yvette Vickers, 27 April 2011
David Mason (trumpeter), 29 April 2011
John Birch, 28 April 2012
Jackie Kelso, 28 April 2012
Kenny Roberts, 29 April 2012
Charles Pitts, 1 May 2012
George Jones, 26 April 2013
John La Montaine, 29 April 2013
Deanna Durbin, 30 April 2013
Chris Kelly, 1 May 2013
Jeff Hanneman, 2 May 2013
Bob Rafkin, 2 May 2013
DJ E-Z Rock, 27 April 2014
Dennis Kamakahi, 28 April 2014
Glenn Osser, 29 April 2014
Leo Kraft, 30 April 2014
Jessica Cleaves, 2 May 2014

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Quote Of The Week

“The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours — it is an amazing journey — and you alone are responsible for the quality of it. This is the day your life really begins.”

— Bob Moawad

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This Week In Music (19-25 April)

Songs peaking at Number 1 on the Billboard Hot100 Charts:

Game Of Love by Wayne Fontana and The Mindbenders, 1965
ABC by The Jackson 5, 1970
Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn, 1973
TSOP by M.F.S.B., 1974

Other notables this week:

Glad All Over by The Dave Clark Five, peaked at Number 6 in 1964
Tired Of Waiting For You by The Kinks, peaked at Number 6 in 1965
Clapping Song (Clap Pat Clap Slap) by Shirley Ellis, peaked at Number 8 in 1965
Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) by Cher, peaked at Number 2 in 1966
Secret Agent Man by Johnny Rivers, peaked at Number 3 in 1966
I Think We’re Alone Now by Tommy James and The Shondells, peaked at Number 4 in 1967
Western Union by The Five Americans, peaked at Number 5 in 1967
Lady Madonna by The Beatles, peaked at Number 4 in 1968
Dance To The Music by Sly and The Family Stone, peaked at Number 8 in 1968
Only The Strong Survive by Jerry Butler, peaked at Number 4 in 1969
Rock Me by Steppenwolf, peaked at Number 10 in 1969
Rockin’ Robin by Michael Jackson, peaked at Number 2 in 1972
In The Rain by The Dramatics, peaked at Number 5 in 1972
Sing by The Carpenters, peaked at Number 3 in 1973

Beatles - Capitol 2138 - A-side - Lady Madonna

Birthdays:

Ella Fitzgerald, 25 April 1917
Frank Fontaine, 19 April 1920
Robert Maxwell, 19 April 1921
Charles Mingus, 22 April 1922
Tito Puente, 20 April 1923
Albert King, 25 April 1923
Don Barbour, 19 April 1927
Alexis Korner, 19 April 1928
Bob Braun, 20 April 1929
Joe Cuba, 22 April 1931
Tomita, 22 April 1932
Willis Jackson, 25 April 1932
Freddie Scott, 24 April 1933
Dickie Goodman, 19 April 1934
Glen Campbell, 22 April 1936
Roy Orbison, 23 April 1936
Jack Nitzsche, 22 April 1937
Joe Henderson, 24 April 1937
Johnny Tillotson, 20 April 1939
Mel Carter, 22 April 1939
Ray Peterson, 23 April 1939
Genya Ravan, 19 April 1940
Bobby Russell, 19 April 1940
Dale Houston, 23 April 1940
Alan Price, 19 April 1942
Larry Ramos, 19 April 1942
Barbra Streisand, 24 April 1942
Dennis “Mars Bonfire” Edmonton, 21 April 1943
Richard Sterban, 24 April 1943
Joshua Rifkin, 22 April 1944
Mike Stewart, 19 April 1945
Doug “Cosmo” Clifford, 24 April 1945
Robert Knight, 24 April 1945
Stu Cook, 25 April 1945
Tim Curry, 19 April 1946
Frankie “Cannibal” Garcia, 22 April 1946
Mark Volman, 19 April 1947
Iggy Pop, 21 April 1947
Glenn Cornick, 23 April 1947
Paul Davis, 21 April 1948
Larry Groce, 22 April 1948
John Miles, 23 April 1949
Peter Frampton, 22 April 1950
Pete Carr, 22 April 1950
Steve Ferrone, 25 April 1950
Bobbi Humphrey, 25 April 1950
Luther Vandross, 20 April 1951
Narada Michael Walden, 23 April 1952
Billy Rankin, 25 April 1959

Remembrances:

Fred Assunto, 21 April 1966
Pete Ham, 24 April 1975
Sandy Denny, 21 April 1978
Barbara “Sandi” Robison, 22 April 1988
Steve Marriott, 20 April 1991
Johnny “Thunders” Genzale, 23 April 1991
Brian MacLeod, 25 April 1992
Clifford Scott, 19 April 1993
Al Hibbler, 24 April 2001
Nina Simone, 21 April 2003
Bobby “Boris” Pickett, 25 April 2007
Al Wilson, 21 April 2008
Paul Davis, 22 April 2008
Guru, 19 April 2010
Bo Hansson, 23 April 2010
Georgia Lee, 23 April 2010
Dorothy Provine, 25 April 2010
Susan Reed, 25 April 2010
Max Mathews, 21 April 2011
Hazel Dickens, 22 April 2011
Tom King, 23 April 2011
Peter Lieberson, 23 April 2011
Huey P. Meaux, 23 April 2011
Poly Styrene, 25 April 2011
Greg Ham, 19 April 2012
Levon Helm, 19 April 2012
Joe Muranyi, 20 April 2012
Bert Weedon, 20 April 2012
Billy Bryans, 23 April 2012
Chris Ethridge, 23 April 2012
Tommy Marth, 23 April 2012
Richie Havens, 22 April 2013
Robert Suderburg, 22 April 2013
Bob Brozman, 23 April 2013
Helena Bliss, 19 April 2014
Kevin Sharp, 19 April 2014
Mundo Earwood, 21 April 2014

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Quote Of The Week

“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”

– Nelson Mandela

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This Week In Music (12-18 April)

Songs peaking at Number 1 on the Billboard Hot100 Charts:

Somethin’ Stupid by Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra, 1967
Honey by Bobby Goldsboro, 1968
Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In by The 5th Dimension, 1969
Joy To The World by Three Dog Night, 1971
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack, 1972
Bennie And The Jets by Elton John, 1974

Other notables this week:

Go Now! by The Moody Blues, peaked at Number 10 in 1965
Time Won’t Let Me by The Outsiders, peaked at Number 5 in 1966
This Is My Song by Petula Clark, peaked at Number 3 in 1967
I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You) by Aretha Franklin, peaked at Number 9 in 1967
Jimmy Mack by Martha and The Vandellas, peaked at Number 10 in 1967
The Ballad Of Bonnie And Clyde by Georgie Fame, peaked at Number 7 in 1968
The Mighty Quinn (Quinn The Eskimo) by Manfred Mann, peaked at Number 10 in 1968
You’ve Made Me So Very Happy by Blood, Sweat and Tears, peaked at Number 2 in 1969
Galveston by Glen Campbell, peaked at Number 4 in 1969
Spirit In The Sky by Norman Greenbaum, peaked at Number 3 in 1970
Come And Get It by Badfinger, peaked at Number 7 in 1970
Up The Ladder To The Roof by The Supremes, peaked at Number 10 in 1970
Another Day by Paul McCartney, peaked at Number 5 in 1971
Danny’s Song by Anne Murray, peaked at Number 7 in 1973
Call Me (Come Back Home) by Al Green, peaked at Number 10 in 1973
The Lord’s Prayer by Sister Janet Mead, peaked at Number 4 in 1974
Come And Get Your Love by Redbone, peaked at Number 5 in 1974

Paul McCartney - Apple 1829 - A-side - Another Day

Birthdays:

Tony Mottola, 18 April 1918
Billy Vaughn, 12 April 1919
Stan Free, 12 April 1922
Henry Mancini, 16 April 1924
Ned Miller, 12 April 1925
Prentiss Barnes, 12 April 1925
Eugene “Jug” Ammons , 14 April 1925
Bill Harris, 14 April 1925
Ed Townsend, 16 April 1929
James Last, 17 April 1929
Herbie Mann, 16 April 1930
Tiny Tim, 12 April 1932
Loretta Lynn, 14 April 1932
Roy Clark, 15 April 1933
Bobby Vinton, 16 April 1935
Alexander Graves, 17 April 1936
Bob Luman, 15 April 1937
Dusty Springfield, 16 April 1939
Herbie Hancock, 12 April 1940
John Kay, 12 April 1944
Jack Casady, 13 April 1944
Dave Edmunds, 15 April 1944
Lowell George, 13 April 1945
Al Green, 13 April 1946
Hayley Mills, 18 April 1946
Gerry Rafferty, 16 April 1947
Piet Sweval, 13 April 1948
Michael Kamen, 15 April 1948
Jan Hammer, 17 April 1948
David Cassidy, 12 April 1950
Peabo Bryson, 13 April 1951
Pat Travers, 12 April 1954
Louis Johnson, 13 April 1955
Valorie Jones, 17 April 1956
Vince Gill, 12 April 1957
Little Jimmy Osmond, 16 April 1963

Remembrances:

Eddie Cochran, 17 April 1960
Pete Farndon, 14 April 1983
Felix Pappalardi, 17 April 1983
Herbert Mills, 12 April 1989
Burl Ives, 14 April 1995
“Skip” Spence, 16 April 1999
Cleveland Horne, 13 April 2000
Joey Ramone, 15 April 2001
John Fred, 14 April 2005
Don Ho, 14 April 2007
Steve Reid, 13 April 2010
Mississippi Slim, 14 April 2010
Peter Steele, 14 April 2010
Devon Clifford, 18 April 2010
Rodgers Grant, 12 April 2012
Andrew Love, 12 April 2012
Edward Purrington, 14 April 2012
Teddy Charles, 16 April 2012
Alan Hacker, 16 April 2012
Graham Simpson, 16 April 2012
Chi Cheng, 13 April 2013
Stephen Dodgson, 13 April 2013
Dean Drummond, 13 April 2013
Adolph Herseth, 13 April 2013
Vincent Montana, Jr., 13 April 2013
William Steck, 13 April 2013
George Jackson, 14 April 2013
Scott Miller, 15 April 2013
Rita MacNeil, 16 April 2013
George Beverly Shea, 16 April 2013
Edwin Shirley, 16 April 2013
Cordell Mosson, 18 April 2013
Storm Thorgerson, 18 April 2013
Gráinne Yeats, 18 April 2013
Fred Ho, 12 April 2014
Armando Peraza, 14 April 2014
Bill Sinegal, 14 April 2014
Little Joe Cook, 15 April 2014
Shane Gibson, 15 April 2014
Deon Jackson, 18 April 2014

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Quote Of The Week

“Never interrupt someone doing something you said couldn’t be done.”

— Amelia Earhart

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This Week In Music (5-11 April)

Songs peaking at Number 1 on the Billboard Hot100 Charts:

I’m Telling You Now by Freddie and The Dreamers, 1965
(You’re My) Soul And Inspiration by The Righteous Brothers, 1966
Let It Be by The Beatles, 1970
The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia by Vicki Lawrence, 1973
Hooked On A Feeling by Blue Swede, 1974

Beatles - Apple 2764 - A-side - Let It Be

Other notables this week:

Suspicion by Terry Stafford, peaked at Number 3 in 1964
Shoop Shoop Song (It’s In His Kiss) by Betty Everett, peaked at Number 6 in 1964
Nowhere To Run by Martha and The Vandellas, peaked at Number 8 in 1965
Daydream by The Lovin’ Spoonful, peaked at Number 2 in 1966
I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry by B.J. Thomas, peaked at Number 8 in 1966
Sure Gonna Miss Her by Gary Lewis and The Playboys, peaked at Number 9 in 1966
Bernadette by The Four Tops, peaked at Number 4 in 1967
Young Girl by Gary Puckett, peaked at Number 2 in 1968
La-La Means I Love You by The Delfonics, peaked at Number 4 in 1968
Easy Come, Easy Go by Bobby Sherman, peaked at Number 9 in 1970
What’s Going On by Marvin Gaye, peaked at Number 2 in 1971
One Toke Over The Line by Brewer and Shipley, peaked at Number 10 in 1971
Neither One Of Us (Wants To Say Goodbye) by Gladys Knight and The Pips, peaked at Number 2 in 1973
Ain’t No Woman (Like The One I’ve Got) by The Four Tops, peaked at Number 4 in 1973
Break Up To Make Up by The Stylistics, peaked at Number 5 in 1973

Birthdays:

Antal Dorati, 9 April 1906
Percy Faith, 7 April 1908
Martin Denny, 10 April 1911
Billie Holiday, 7 April 1915
Mongo Santamaria, 7 April 1917
Ravi Shankar, 7 April 1920
Carmen McRae, 8 April 1920
Gale Storm, 5 April 1922
Sergio Franchi, 6 April 1926
Gerry Mulligan, 6 April 1927
Andre Previn, 6 April 1929
Claude Bolling, 10 April 1930
Cal Smith, 7 April 1932
Carl Perkins, 9 April 1932
Nate Nelson, 10 April 1932
Joel Grey, 11 April 1932
Stanley Turrentine, 5 April 1934
Cleotha Staples, 11 April 1934
Bobby Bare, 7 April 1935
Merle Haggard, 6 April 1937
Freddie Hubbard, 7 April 1938
Crispian St. Peters, 5 April 1939
Ronnie White, 5 April 1939
Fred Gorman, 11 April 1939
David LaFlamme, 5 April 1941
Peggy Lennon, 8 April 1941
Mick Abrahams, 7 April 1943
Terry Knight, 9 April 1943
Bo Hansson, 10 April 1943
Keef Hartley, 8 April 1944
Florian Schneider, 7 April 1947
Steve Howe, 8 April 1947
Larry Norman, 8 April 1947
Carol Douglas, 7 April 1948
Patrick Hernandez, 6 April 1949
John Oates, 7 April 1949
Brenda Russell, 8 April 1949
Agnetha Faltskog, 5 April 1950
Lenny Mayes, 5 April 1951
Janis Ian, 7 April 1951
Mel Schacher, 8 April 1951
Brian Setzer, 10 April 1959
John Schneider, 8 April 1960

Remembrances:

Chuck Willis, 10 April 1958
Stuart Sutcliffe, 10 April 1962
Phil Ochs, 9 April 1976
Bob “The Bear” Hite, 6 April 1981
Eric Rogers, 8 April 1981
Ral Donner, 6 April 1984
Brook Benton, 9 April 1988
Dave Prater, 9 April 1988
Lee Brilleaux, 7 April 1994
Laura Nyro, 8 April 1997
Cozy Powell, 5 April 1998
Tammy Wynette, 6 April 1998
Eddie O’Jay, 10 April 1998
Heinz Burt, 7 April 2000
Little Eva, 10 April 2003
Gene Pitney, 5 April 2006
June Pointer, 11 April 2006
Mark St. John, 5 April 2007
Dakota Staton, 10 April 2007
Lawrence Brown, 6 April 2008
Randy Cain, 9 April 2009
Vinnie Chas, 5 April 2010
Luigi Waites, 6 April 2010
Eddie Johnson, 7 April 2010
Malcolm McLaren, 8 April 2010
Kenneth McKellar, 9 April 2010
William Walker, 10 April 2010
James Brody, 11 April 2010
Franz Kamin, 11 April 2010
Gil Robbins, 5 April 2011
John Bottomley, 6 April 2011
Roger Nichols, 9 April 2011
Orrin Tucker, 9 April 2011
Randy Wood, 9 April 2011
Billy Bang, 11 April 2011
Cynthia Dall, 5 April 2012
Barney McKenna, 5 April 2012
Lili Chookasian, 10 April 2012
Hal McKusick, 11 April 2012
Andy Johns, 7 April 2013
Marian Robertson Wilson, 8 April 2013
Jimmy Dawkins, 10 April 2013
Don Blackman, 11 April 2013
Sue Draheim, 11 April 2013
Thomas Hemsley, 11 April 2013
John Shirley-Quirk, 7 April 2014
George Shuffler, 7 April 2014
Jesse Winchester, 11 April 2014

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Quote Of The Week

“The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.”

– Socrates

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This Week In Music (29 March – 4 April)

Songs peaking at Number 1 on the Billboard Hot100 Charts:

Can’t Buy Me Love by The Beatles, 1964
Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) by The Temptations, 1971
Sunshine On My Shoulder by John Denver, 1974

Other notables this week:

Twist And Shout by The Beatles, peaked at Number 2 in 1964
Shotgun by Jr. Walker and The All Stars, peaked at Number 4 in 1965
Red Roses For A Blue Lady by Vic Dana, peaked at Number 10 in 1965
Strawberry Fields Forever by The Beatles, peaked at Number 8 in 1967
Valleri by The Monkees, peaked at Number 3 in 1968
(Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You’ve Been Gone by Aretha Franklin, peaked at Number 5 in 1968
Traces by The Classics IV, peaked at Number 2 in 1969
Time Of The Season by The Zombies, peaked at Number 3 in 1969
Run Away Child, Running Wild by The Temptations, peaked at Number 6 in 1969
My Whole World Ended (The Moment You Left Me) by David Ruffin, peaked at Number 9 in 1969
House Of The Rising Sun by Frijid Pink, peaked at Number 7 in 1970
Love Story (Where Do I Begin) by Andy Williams, peaked at Number 9 in 1971
Puppy Love by Donny Osmond, peaked at Number 3 in 1972
Mother And Child Reunion by Paul Simon, peaked at Number 4 in 1972
Also Sprach Zarathustra (2001) by Deodato, peaked at Number 2 in 1973
Jet by Paul McCartney and Wings, peaked at Number 7 in 1974

Beatles - Capitol 5810 - B-side - Strawberry Fields ForeverZombies - Date 2-1628 - A-side - Time Of The Season

Birthdays:

Ted Heath, 30 March 1902
Herbert Mills, 2 April 1912
Muddy Waters, 4 April 1913
Frankie Laine, 30 March 1913
Lou Monte, 2 April 1917
Doris Day, 3 April 1924
Don Gibson, 3 April 1928
Gene Puerling, 31 March 1929
Rolf Harris, 30 March 1930
Jake Hanna, 4 April 1931
Debbie Reynolds, 1 April 1932
Jim Ed Brown, 1 April 1934
Shirley Jones, 31 March 1934
Arthur Crier, 1 April 1935
Herb Alpert, 31 March 1935
Jimmy McGriff, 3 April 1936
Scott LaFaro, 3 April 1936
Willem “Mouth” Duyn, 31 March 1937
Jeff Barry, 3 April 1938
Michael Parks, 4 April 1938
Marvin Gaye, 2 April 1939
Major Lance, 4 April 1939
Hugh Masekela, 4 April 1939
Astrud Gilberto, 29 March 1940
Raymond “Ray” Davis, 29 March 1940
Jan Berry, 3 April 1941
Philippe Wynne, 3 April 1941
Graeme Edge, 30 March 1941
Leon Russell, 2 April 1942
Wayne Newton, 3 April 1942
Billy Joe Royal, 3 April 1942
Kris Jensen, 4 April 1942
David Matthews, 4 April 1942
Larry Coryell, 2 April 1943
Richard Manuel, 3 April 1943
Joey Vann, 3 April 1943
Vangelis, 29 March 1943
Barry Pritchard, 3 April 1944
Lois Wilkinson, 3 April 1944
Terry Jacks, 29 March 1944
Rod Allen, 31 March 1944
Mick Ralphs, 31 March 1944
Speedy Keen, 29 March 1945
Eric Clapton, 30 March 1945
Ronnie Lane, 1 April 1946
Kurt Winter, 2 April 1946
Billy Thorpe, 29 March 1946
Al Nichol, 31 March 1946
Robin Scott, 1 April 1947
Emmylou Harris, 2 April 1947
Robert Gordon, 29 March 1947
Bobby Kimball, 29 March 1947
Joh Poulos, 31 March 1947
Jimmy Cliff, 1 April 1948
Berry Oakley, 4 April 1948
Thijs Van Leer, 31 March 1948
Gil Scott-Heron, 1 April 1949
David Robinson, 2 April 1949
Michael Brecker, 29 March 1949
Lene Lovich, 30 March 1949
Henry Gross, 1 April 1951
Leon Wilkeson, 2 April 1952
Jeff Porcaro, 1 April 1954
Randy Vanwarmer, 30 March 1955
Celine Dion, 30 March 1968
Sarah Vaughan, 3 April 1990

Remembrances:

Red Sovine, 4 April 1980
Mantovani, 29 March 1980
Marvin Gaye, 1 April 1984
The Singing Nun, 29 March 1985
O’Kelly Isley, 31 March 1986
Buddy Rich, 2 April 1987
Cor van der Beek, 2 April 1998
Joyce James, 3 April 2001
Edwin Starr, 2 April 2003
Paul Atkinson, 1 April 2004
Timi Yuro, 30 March 2004
Bud Shank, 2 April 2009
Morag Beaton, 1 April 2010
Mike Zwerin, 2 April 2010
Elliot Willensky, 29 March 2010
John Bunch, 30 March 2010
Calvin Russell, 3 April 2011
Scott Columbus, 4 April 2011
Robert Tear, 29 March 2011
Harley Allen, 30 March 2011
Wally Peterson, 30 March 2011
Mel McDaniel, 31 March 2011
David Burge, 1 April 2013
Robert Ward, 3 April 2013
Chris Bailey, 4 April 2013
King Fleming, 1 April 2014
Harris Goldsmith, 2 April 2014
Lyndsie Holland, 2 April 2014
Arthur Smith, 3 April 2014
Wayne Henderson, 4 April 2014
Billy Mundi, 29 March 2014

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