Monthly Archives: May 2016

Quote Of The Week

“We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.”

— Carl Sagan

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This Week In Music (22-28 May)

Songs at Number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts on 22 May:

My Guy by Mary Wells, 1964
Ticket To Ride by The Beatles, 1965
Monday, Monday by The Mamas and The Papas, 1966
Groovin’ by The Young Rascals, 1967
Tighten Up by Archie Bell and The Drells, 1968
Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In by The 5th Dimension, 1969
American Woman / No Sugar Tonight by The Guess Who, 1970
Joy To The World by Three Dog Night, 1971
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack, 1972
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life by Stevie Wonder, 1973

Other notables this week:

It’s Over by Roy Orbison, peaked at Number 9 in 1964
A Groovy Kind Of Love by The Mindbenders, peaked at Number 2 in 1966
Love Is Like An Itching In My Heart by The Supremes, peaked at Number 9 in 1966
I Got Rhythm by The Happenings, peaked at Number 3 in 1967
Release Me by Engelbert Humperdinck, peaked at Number 4 in 1967
Girl, You’ll Be A Woman Soon by Neil Diamond, peaked at Number 10 in 1967
Beautiful Morning by The Rascals, peaked at Number 3 in 1968
The Unicorn by The Irish Rovers, peaked at Number 7 in 1968
Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell, peaked at Number 8 in 1968
Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day by Stevie Wonder, peaked at Number 9 in 1968
Atlantis by Donovan, peaked at Number 7 in 1969
Vehicle by The Ides Of March, peaked at Number 2 in 1970
Turn Back The Hands of Time by Tyrone Davis, peaked at Number 3 in 1970
Look What You Done For Me by Al Green, peaked at Number 4 in 1972
Morning Has Broken by Cat Stevens, peaked at Number 6 in 1972
Tumbling Dice by The Rolling Stones, peaked at Number 7 in 1972
Wildflower by Skylark, peaked at Number 9 in 1973

Notable albums debuting this week:

Cotton Candy by Al Hirt, released in 1964, peaked at Number 6
Our Hero…Pat Cooper by Pat Cooper, released in 1966, peaked at Number 2
Wonderfulness by Bill Cosby, released in 1966, peaked at Number 7
Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys, released in 1966, peaked at Number 10
Portrait Of Donny by Donny Osmond, released in 1972, peaked at Number 6
There Goes Rhymin’ Simon by Paul Simon, released in 1973, peaked at Number 2

Birthdays:

Al Jolson, 26 May 1886
Papa John Creach, 28 May 1917
Peggy Lee, 26 May 1920
Roland Shaw, 26 May 1920
Miles Davis, 26 May 1926
Bud Shank, 27 May 1926
Rosemary Clooney, 23 May 1928
Beverly Sills, 25 May 1929
Peter Nero, 22 May 1934
Ramsey Lewis, 27 May 1935
Tom T. Hall, 25 May 1936
Donnie Elbert, 25 May 1936
Ocsar Toney, Jr., 26 May 1939
Don Williams, 27 May 1939
Freddie North, 28 May 1939
Levon Helm, 26 May 1940
Bob Dylan, 24 May 1941
Charles Earland, 24 May 1941
Jessi Colter, 25 May 1943
Patti LaBelle, 24 May 1944
Gladys Knight, 28 May 1944
Misty Morgan, 23 May 1945
Bruce Cockburn, 27 May 1945
Gary Stewart, 28 May 1945
John Fogerty, 28 May 1945
Danny Klein, 23 May 1946
Mick Ronson, 26 May 1946
Albert Bouchard, 24 May 1947
Stevie Nicks, 26 May 1948
Hank Williams, Jr., 26 May 1949
Bernie Taupin, 22 May 1950
Cerrone, 24 May 1952
Richard Sohl, 26 May 1953
Rosanne Cash, 24 May 1955
Paul Weller, 25 May 1958

Remembrances:

Little Willie John, 26 May 1968
Duke Ellington, 24 May 1974
William Powell, 26 May 1977
Gary Usher, 25 May 1990
Gene Clark, 24 May 1991
Eric Gale, 25 May 1994
Willie Woods, 27 May 1997
Joe Jaramillo, 24 May 2000
Domenic Troiano, 25 May 2005
Desmond Dekker, 25 May 2006
George Greeley, 26 May 2007
Jimmy McGriff, 24 May 2008
Martin Mulloy, 22 May 2010
Billy Francis, 23 May 2010
Maria di Gerlando, 24 May 2010
Paul Gray, 24 May 2010
Stella Nova, 24 May 2010
Judy Lynn, 26 May 2010
Slim Bryant, 28 May 2010
David Sanger, 28 May 2010
Gil Scott-Heron, 27 May 2011
Alys Robi, 28 May 2011
Janet Carroll, 22 May 2012
Hal Jackson, 23 May 2012
Mark McConnell, 24 May 2012
Judith Nelson, 28 May 2012
Helmut Braunlich, 24 May 2013
Lorene Mann, 24 May 2013
Ed Shaughnessy, 24 May 2013
Tyrone Brunson, 25 May 2013
Marshall Lytle, 25 May 2013
Herb Jeffries, 25 May 2014
David Nadien, 28 May 2014
James K. Randall, 28 May 2014
Marcus Belgrave, 24 May 2015
Rocky Frisco, 26 May 2015
Art Thieme, 26 May 2015
Steven Gerber, 28 May 2015
Johnny Keating, 28 May 2015
Ray Kennedy, 28 May 2015

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Quote Of The Week

“I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.”

— Albert Einstein

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This Week In Music (15-21 May)

Songs at Number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts on 15 May:

Hello, Dolly! by Louis Armstrong, 1964
Mrs. Brown You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter by Herman’s Hermits, 1965
Monday, Monday by The Mamas and The Papas, 1966
The Happening by The Supremes, 1967
Honey by Bobby Goldsboro, 1968
Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In by The 5th Dimension, 1969
American Woman / No Sugar Tonight by The Guess Who, 1970
Joy To The World by Three Dog Night, 1971
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack, 1972
Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn, 1973

Other notables this week:

Ronnie by The 4 Seasons, peaked at Number 6 in 1964
White On White by Danny Williams, peaked at Number 9 in 1964
I’ll Never Find Another You by The Seekers, peaked at Number 4 in 1965
Silhouettes by Herman’s Hermits, peaked at Number 5 in 1965
I’ll Be Doggone by Marvin Gaye, peaked at Number 8 in 1965
Just Once In My Life by The Righteous Brothers, peaked at Number 9 in 1965
Rainy Day Women #12 and 35 by Bob Dylan, peaked at Number 2 in 1966
Cowboys To Girls by The Intruders, peaked at Number 6 in 1968
Love Is All Around by The Troggs, peaked at Number 7 in 1968
Do You Know The Way To San José by Dionne Warwick, peaked at Number 10 in 1968
The Boxer by Simon and Garfunkel, peaked at Number 7 in 1969
If by Bread, peaked at Number 4 in 1971
Me And You And A Dog Named Boo by Lobo, peaked at Number 5 in 1971

Number One Albums debuting this week on the Billboard Album Charts:

Hello, Dolly! by Louis Armstrong, 1964
Whipped Cream And Other Delights by Herb Alpert and The Tijuana Brass, 1965
Sticky Fingers by The Rolling Stones, 1971
Thick As A Brick by Jethro Tull, 1972

Other notable albums debuting this week:

A Tramp Shining by Richard Harris, released in 1968, peaked at Number 4
Happy Heart by Andy Williams, released in 1969, peaked at Number 9
The 5th Dimension/Greatest Hits by The 5th Dimension, released in 1970, peaked at Number 5
Aqualung by Jethro Tull, released in 1971, peaked at Number 7
Still Bill by Bill Withers, released in 1972, peaked at Number 4
Call Me by Al Green, released in 1973, peaked at Number 10

Birthdays:

Big Joe Turner, 18 May 1911
Perry Como, 18 May 1912
Woody Herman, 16 May 1913
Norrie Paramor, 15 May 1914
Eddy Arnold, 15 May 1918
Kai Winding, 18 May 1922
Betty Carter, 16 May 1929
Kripp Johnson, 16 May 1936
Trini Lopez, 15 May 1937
Lenny Welch, 15 May 1938
Pervis Jackson, 17 May 1938
Mickey Newbury, 19 May 1940
Malcolm Hale, 17 May 1941
Bobby Sheen, 17 May 1941
K.T. Oslin, 15 May 1942
Taj Mahal, 17 May 1942
Jill “Paula” Jackson, 20 May 1942
Hilton Valentine, 21 May 1943
Billy Cobham, 16 May 1944
Jesse Winchester, 17 May 1944
Albert Hammond, 18 May 1944
Joe Cocker, 20 May 1944
Pete Townshend, 19 May 1945
Robert Fripp, 16 May 1946
Cher, 20 May 1946
Darrell Sweet, 16 May 1947
Barbara Lee Jones, 16 May 1947
Jane Olivor, 18 May 1947
Steve Currie, 19 May 1947
Bill Champlin, 21 May 1947
Brian Eno, 15 May 1948
Joe Bonsall, 18 May 1948
Feliciano “Butch” Tavares, 18 May 1948
Grace Jones, 19 May 1948
Tom Scott, 19 May 1948
Leo Sayer, 21 May 1948
Keith, 17 May 1949
Bill Bruford, 17 May 1949
Rick Wakeman, 18 May 1949
Dusty Hill, 19 May 1949
Roger Hodgson, 21 May 1950
Derek Longmuir, 19 May 1951
Joey Ramone, 19 May 1951
George Strait, 18 May 1952
Carl Carlton, 21 May 1952
Mike Oldfield, 15 May 1953
George Johnson, 17 May 1953
Stan Lynch, 21 May 1955
Janet Jackson, 16 May 1966

Remembrances:

Rudy Lewis, 20 May 1964
Sammy Davis, Jr., 16 May 1990
James Hopkins-Harrison, 16 May 1991
Odia Coates, 19 May 1991
Barbara Lee Jones, 15 May 1992
Lawrence Welk, 17 May 1992
Johnny “Guitar” Watson, 17 May 1996
Jean-Pierre Rampal, 20 May 2000
Danny Galindo, 17 May 2001
Tony Ashton, 21 May 2001
Little Johnny Taylor, 17 May 2002
June Carter, 15 May 2003
Clint Warwick, 15 May 2004
Freddie Garrity, 19 May 2006
Ronnie James Dio, 16 May 2010
Debbie Abono, 16 May 2010
Ronnie James Dio, 16 May 2010
Hank Jones, 16 May 2010
Larry Dale, 19 May 2010
Bob Flanigan, 15 May 2011
Leonard Kastle, 18 May 2011
Kathy Kirby, 19 May 2011
Chuck Brown, 16 May 2012
Doug Dillard, 16 May 2012
Herbert Breslin, 17 May 2012
Donna Summer, 17 May 2012
Peter Jones, 18 May 2012
Eugene Lacritz, 18 May 2012
Robin Gibb, 20 May 2012
Carrie Smith, 20 May 2012
Eddie Blazonczyk, 21 May 2012
Monroe Hopper, 17 May 2013
Alan O’Day, 17 May 2013
Harold Shapero, 17 May 2013
Claramae Turner, 18 May 2013
Robin Harrison, 19 May 2013
Ray Manzarek, 20 May 2013
Zach Sobiech, 20 May 2013
Trevor Bolder, 21 May 2013
Frank Comstock, 21 May 2013
Bob Thompson, 21 May 2013
Jerry Vale, 18 May 2014
Ortheia Barnes, 15 May 2015
Chinx, 17 May 2015
Tranquility Bass, 17 May 2015
Elbert West, 18 May 2015
Bruce Lundvall, 19 May 2015
Bob Belden, 20 May 2015
Louis Johnson, 21 May 2015
Martin Kitcher, 21 May 2015
Twinkle, 21 May 2015

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Quote Of The Week

“Once you stop learning, you start dying.”

Albert Einstein

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This Week In Music (8-14 May)

Songs at Number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts on 8 May:

Can’t Buy Me Love by The Beatles, 1964
Mrs. Brown You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter by Herman’s Hermits, 1965
Monday, Monday by The Mamas and The Papas, 1966
Somethin’ Stupid by Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra, 1967
Honey by Bobby Goldsboro, 1968
Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In by The 5th Dimension, 1969
American Woman / No Sugar Tonight by The Guess Who, 1970
Joy To The World by Three Dog Night, 1971
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack, 1972
Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn, 1973

Other notables this week:

Do You Want To Know A Secret by The Beatles, peaked at Number 2 in 1964
Dead Man’s Curve by Jan and Dean, peaked at Number 8 in 1964
Count Me In by Gary Lewis and The Playboys, peaked at Number 2 in 1965
Cast Your Fate To The Wind by Sounds Orchestral, peaked at Number 10 in 1965
Kicks by Paul Revere and The Raiders, peaked at Number 4 in 1966
How Does That Grab You, Darlin’? by Nancy Sinatra, peaked at Number 7 in 1966
Message To Michael by Dionne Warwick, peaked at Number 8 in 1966
Sweet Soul Music by Arthur Conley, peaked at Number 2 in 1967
Don’t You Care by The Buckinghams, peaked at Number 6 in 1967
You Got What It Takes by The Dave Clark Five, peaked at Number 7 in 1967
Hair by The Cowsills, peaked at Number 2 in 1969
Hawaii Five-O by The Ventures, peaked at Number 4 in 1969
Reflections Of My Life by Marmalade, peaked at Number 10 in 1970
Never Can Say Goodbye by The Jackson 5, peaked at Number 2 in 1971
I Am…I Said by Neil Diamond, peaked at Number 4 in 1971
Chick-A-Boom by Daddy Drewdrop, peaked at Number 9 in 1971
Back Off Boogaloo by Ringo Starr, peaked at Number 9 in 1972
Drift Away by Dobie Gray, peaked at Number 5 in 1973
Stuck In The Middle With You by Steelers Wheel, peaked at Number 6 in 1973

Number One Albums debuting this week on the Billboard Album Charts:

What Now My Love by Herb Alpert and The Tijuana Brass, 1966
The Beat Of The Brass by Herb Alpert and The Tijuana Brass, 1968
McCartney by Paul McCartney, 1970
Red Rose Speedway by Paul McCartney, 1973

Other notable albums debuting this week:

The Academy Award Winning “Call Me Irresponsible” by Andy Williams, released in 1964, peaked at Number 5
The Shadow Of Your Smile by Andy Williams, released in 1966, peaked at Number 6
Revenge by Bill Cosby, released in 1967, peaked at Number 2
Born Free by Andy Williams, released in 1967, peaked at Number 5
Greatest Hits by Paul Revere and The Raiders, released in 1967, peaked at Number 9
The Birds, The Bees And The Monkees by The Monkees, released in 1968, peaked at Number 3
Tom by Tom Jones, released in 1970, peaked at Number 6
Mud Slide Slim And The Blue Horizon by James Taylor, released in 1971, peaked at Number 2
L. A. Woman by The Doors, released in 1971, peaked at Number 9
Roberta Flack And Donny Hathaway by Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway, released in 1972, peaked at Number 3
Joplin In Concert by Janis Joplin, released in 1972, peaked at Number 4
Procol Harum Live In Concert With The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra by Procol Harum, released in 1972, peaked at Number 5

Birthdays:

Gordon Jenkins, 12 May 1910
Robert Johnson, 8 May 1911
Harry Simeone, 9 May 1911
Frank Chacksfield, 9 May 1914
Hank Snow, 9 May 1914
Norman Luboff, 14 May 1917
Fred Hellerman, 13 May 1927
Burt Bacharach, 12 May 1928
William “Dub” Jones, 14 May 1928
Walter Wanderley, 12 May 1932
Nokie Edwards, 9 May 1935
Julius Wechter, 10 May 1935
Larry Williams, 10 May 1935
Bobby Darin, 14 May 1936
Dave Prater, 9 May 1937
The Plastic Cow, 10 May 1937
Henry Fambrough, 10 May 1938
Ricky Nelson, 8 May 1940
Toni Tennille, 8 May 1940
Candi Staton, 13 May 1940
John Fred, 8 May 1941
Eric Burdon, 11 May 1941
Ritchie Valens, 13 May 1941
Jack Blanchard, 8 May 1942
Tommy Roe, 9 May 1942
Carl Douglas, 10 May 1942
Ian Dury, 12 May 1942
Billy Swan, 12 May 1942
Danny Whitten, 8 May 1943
Mary Wells, 13 May 1943
Derek Leckenby, 14 May 1943
Jack Bruce, 14 May 1943
Gary Glitter, 8 May 1944
Richie Furay, 9 May 1944
Jackie Lomax, 10 May 1944
Gene Cornish, 14 May 1944
Keith Jarrett, 8 May 1945
“Magic Dick” Salwitz, 13 May 1945
Clint Holmes, 9 May 1946
Donovan, 10 May 1946
Dave Mason, 10 May 1946
Graham Gouldman, 10 May 1946
Jay Ferguson, 10 May 1947
Steve Winwood, 12 May 1948
Billy Joel, 9 May 1949
Tom Petersson, 9 May 1950
Billy Squier, 12 May 1950
Danny Kirwan, 13 May 1950
Stevie Wonder, 13 May 1950
Chris Frantz, 8 May 1951
Jay Beckenstein, 14 May 1951
David Byrne, 14 May 1952
Alex Van Halen, 8 May 1953
Kix Brooks, 12 May 1955
Sid Vicious, 10 May 1957
Bono, 10 May 1960

Remembrances:

Johnny Hodges, 11 May 1970
Graham Bond, 8 May 1974
Keith Relf, 14 May 1976
Glen Sherley, 11 May 1978
Lester Flatt, 11 May 1979
Bob Marley, 11 May 1981
Chet Baker, 13 May 1988
Keith Whitley, 9 May 1989
Ron Wilson, 12 May 1989
Jerry Murad, 11 May 1996
Ernie Fields, 11 May 1997
Frank Sinatra, 14 May 1998
Rudy West, 14 May 1998
Perry Como, 12 May 2001
Noel Redding, 11 May 2003
John Whitehead, 11 May 2004
Johnnie Wilder, 13 May 2006
Eddy Arnold, 8 May 2008
John Rutsey, 11 May 2008
Travis Edmonson, 9 May 2009
Clive Scott, 10 May 2009
Norman Ezell, 8 May 2010
Norm Ezell, 8 May 2010
Lena Horne, 9 May 2010
Jack Birkett, 10 May 2010
Cornell Dupree, 8 May 2011
Dolores Fuller, 9 May 2011
John S. Carter, 10 May 2011
Snooky Young, 11 May 2011
Jack Richardson, 13 May 2011
Everett Lilly, 8 May 2012
Frank Parr, 8 May 2012
Roland Shaw, 11 May 2012
Donald “Duck” Dunn, 13 May 2012
Derek Hammond-Stroud, 14 May 2012
Belita Woods, 14 May 2012
Ken Whaley, 8 May 2013
Ollie Mitchell, 11 May 2013
Frank Strazzeri, 9 May 2014
Joe Wilder, 9 May 2014
Ed Gagliardi, 11 May 2014
Nash the Slash, 12 May 2014
Douglas Cummings, 14 May 2014
Johnny Gimble, 9 May 2015
Bobby Jameson, 12 May 2015
Robert Drasnin, 13 May 2015
Lucy Fabery, 13 May 2015
B.B. King, 14 May 2015

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Quote Of The Week

“Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.”

— Vince Lombardi

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This Week In Music (1-7 May)

Songs at Number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts on 1 May:

Can’t Buy Me Love by The Beatles, 1964
Mrs. Brown You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter by Herman’s Hermits, 1965
Good Lovin’ by The Young Rascals, 1966
Somethin’ Stupid by Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra, 1967
Honey by Bobby Goldsboro, 1968
Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In by The 5th Dimension, 1969
ABC by The Jackson 5, 1970
Joy To The World by Three Dog Night, 1971
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack, 1972
Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree by Dawn, 1973

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
Sloop John B by The Beach Boys, peaked at Number 3 in 1966
Leaning On The Lamp Post by Herman’s Hermits, peaked at Number 9 in 1966
Gloria by The Shadows Of Knight, peaked at Number 10 in 1966
Close Your Eyes by Peaches and Herb, peaked at Number 8 in 1967
I’m A Man by The Spencer Davis Group, peaked at Number 10 in 1967
It’s Your Thing by The Isley Brothers, peaked at Number 2 in 1969
Time Is Tight by Booker T. and The M.G.’s, peaked at Number 6 in 1969
Sweet Cherry Wine by Tommy James and The Shondells, peaked at Number 7 in 1969
Love Or Let Me Be Lonely by 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
I Gotcha by Joe Tex, peaked at Number 2 in 1972
Betcha By Golly, Wow by The Stylistics featuring Russell Thompkins, Jr., peaked at Number 3 in 1972
Day Dreaming by Aretha Franklin, peaked at Number 5 in 1972
Doctor My Eyes by Jackson Browne, peaked at Number 8 in 1972
Little Willie by The Sweet, peaked at Number 3 in 1973

Notable albums debuting this week:

Bringing It All Back Home by Bob Dylan, released in 1965, peaked at Number 6
Lou Rawls Live! by Lou Rawls, released in 1966, peaked at Number 4
Bob Dylan’s Greatest Hits by Bob Dylan, released in 1967, peaked at Number 10
Days Of Future Passed by The Moody Blues, released in 1968, peaked at Number 3
God Bless Tiny Tim by Tiny Tim, released in 1968, peaked at Number 7
Nashville Skyline by Bob Dylan, released in 1969, peaked at Number 3
A Warm Shade Of Ivory by Henry Mancini, released in 1969, peaked at Number 5
Band Of Gypsys by Jimi Hendrix, released in 1970, peaked at Number 5
It Ain’t Easy by Three Dog Night, released in 1970, peaked at Number 8
Survival by Grand Funk Railroad, released in 1971, peaked at Number 6

Birthdays:

Bing Crosby, 3 May 1903
Kate Smith, 1 May 1907
George Melachrino, 1 May 1909
Virgil Fox, 3 May 1912
Al Nevins, 3 May 1915
Pete Seeger, 3 May 1919
Jane Morgan, 3 May 1924
Jim Lowe, 7 May 1927
Maynard Ferguson, 4 May 1928
Sonny James, 1 May 1929
Link Wray, 2 May 1929
Little Walter, 1 May 1930
Richard “Groove” Holmes, 2 May 1931
Teresa Brewer, 7 May 1931
James Brown, 3 May 1933
Frankie Valli, 3 May 1934
Ace Cannon, 5 May 1934
Johnnie Taylor, 5 May 1934
Engelbert Humperdinck, 2 May 1936
Jimmy Ruffin, 7 May 1936
Ron Carter, 4 May 1937
Dick Dale, 4 May 1937
Napoleon XIV, 3 May 1938
Tyrone Davis, 4 May 1938
Judy Collins, 1 May 1939
Ronnie Bullis, 4 May 1940
Nickolas Ashford, 4 May 1941
Tammy Wynette, 5 May 1942
Rusty Weir, 3 May 1944
Peggy Santiglia, 4 May 1944
Rita Coolidge, 1 May 1945
John “Goldy McJohn” Goadsby, 2 May 1945
Randy Cain, 2 May 1945
Bob Seger, 6 May 1945
Cornelius Bumpus, 7 May 1945
Nick Fortuna, 1 May 1946
Lesley Gore, 2 May 1946
Thelma Houston, 7 May 1946
Bill Kreutzmann, 7 May 1946
Danny Taylor, 1 May 1948
Larry Gatlin, 2 May 1948
Doug Gray, 2 May 1948
Bill Ward, 5 May 1948
Mary MacGregor, 6 May 1948
Pete Wingfield, 7 May 1948
Mary Hopkin, 3 May 1950
Robbie McIntosh, 6 May 1950
John Glascock, 2 May 1951
Christopher Cross, 3 May 1951
Ray Parker, Jr., 1 May 1954
Randy Travis, 4 May 1959
Tim McGraw, 1 May 1967

Remembrances:

Spike Jones, 1 May 1965
Helmut Kollen, 3 May 1977
Cal Tjader, 5 May 1982
Clarence Quick, 5 May 1983
Kai Winding, 6 May 1983
Gordon Jenkins, 1 May 1984
Hugo Peretti, 1 May 1986
Paul Butterfield, 4 May 1987
Sergio Franchi, 1 May 1990
Charles Allen, 7 May 1990
Doug Phillips, 5 May 1995
Clarence Pauling, 6 May 1995
Eddie Rabbitt, 7 May 1998
Alphonso Howell, 7 May 1998
Bobbi Martin, 2 May 2000
Rudi Maugeri, 7 May 2004
Johnny “Paris” Pocisk, 1 May 2006
Carol Johnson, 7 May 2007
Tom Boggs, 5 May 2008
Jerry Wallace, 5 May 2008
Rob McConnell, 1 May 2010
Dave Fisher, 7 May 2010
Odell Brown, 3 May 2011
John Walker, 7 May 2011
Charles Pitts, 1 May 2012
Mort Lindsey, 4 May 2012
Adam Yauch, 4 May 2012
Michael Burks, 6 May 2012
Chris Kelly, 1 May 2013
Jeff Hanneman, 2 May 2013
Bob Rafkin, 2 May 2013
Steve Martland, 6 May 2013
Teri Moïse, 7 May 2013
Jessica Cleaves, 2 May 2014
Bobby Gregg, 3 May 2014
Antony Hopkins, 6 May 2014
Sir George Christie, 7 May 2014
Alexander Kok, 1 May 2015
Paul Walter Myers, 1 May 2015
Guy Carawan, 2 May 2015
Craig Gruber, 5 May 2015
Errol Brown, 6 May 2015
Jerome Cooper, 6 May 2015

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