Monthly Archives: August 2016

Quote Of The Week

“It is our choices…that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”

— J.K. Rowling

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This Week In Music (21-27 August)

Songs at Number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts on 21 Aug:

Everybody Loves Somebody by Dean Martin, 1964
I Got You Babe by Sonny and Cher, 1965
Summer In The City by The Lovin’ Spoonful, 1966
All You Need Is Love by The Beatles, 1967
People Got To Be Free by The Rascals, 1968
In The Year 2525 by Zager and Evans, 1969
Make It With You by Bread, 1970
How Can You Mend A Broken Heart? by The Bee Gees, 1971
Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O’Sullivan, 1972
Touch Me In The Morning by Diana Ross, 1973

Other notables this week:

Under The Boardwalk by The Drifters, peaked at Number 4 in 1964
Walk – Don’t Run ’64 by The Ventures, peaked at Number 8 in 1964
Save Your Heart For Me by Gary Lewis and The Playboys, peaked at Number 2 in 1965
See You In September by The Happenings, peaked at Number 3 in 1966
Summertime by Billy Stewart, peaked at Number 10 in 1966
Cold Sweat by James Brown, peaked at Number 7 in 1967
Born To Be Wild by Steppenwolf, peaked at Number 2 in 1968
I Can’t Stop Dancing by Archie Bell and The Drells, peaked at Number 9 in 1968
Stay In My Corner by The Dells, peaked at Number 10 in 1968
A Boy Named Sue by Johnny Cash, peaked at Number 2 in 1969
Polk Salad Annie by Tony Joe White, peaked at Number 8 in 1969
Laughing by The Guess Who, peaked at Number 10 in 1969
Spill The Wine by Eric Burdon and War, peaked at Number 3 in 1970
I Just Can’t Help Believing by B.J. Thomas, peaked at Number 9 in 1970
Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) by Marvin Gaye, peaked at Number 4 in 1971
Sweet Hitch-Hiker by Creedence Clearwater Revival, peaked at Number 6 in 1971
Hold Your Head Up by Argent, peaked at Number 5 in 1972
Goodbye To Love by The Carpenters, peaked at Number 7 in 1972
Coconut by Nilsson, peaked at Number 8 in 1972

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

Shaft by Isaac Hayes, 1971
Superfly by Curtis Mayfield, 1972
Brothers And Sisters by The Allman Brothers Band, 1973

Other notable albums debuting this week:

Sugar Lips by Al Hirt, released in 1964, peaked at Number 9
Look At Us by Sonny and Cher, released in 1965, peaked at Number 2
September Of My Years by Frank Sinatra, released in 1965, peaked at Number 5
More Hits By The Supremes by The Supremes, released in 1965, peaked at Number 6
The Kinks Greatest Hits! by The Kinks, released in 1966, peaked at Number 9
Aretha Arrives by Aretha Franklin, released in 1967, peaked at Number 5
Are You Experienced? by Jimi Hendrix, released in 1967, peaked at Number 5
Bee Gees’ 1st by The Bee Gees, released in 1967, peaked at Number 7
Neil Diamond/Gold by Neil Diamond, released in 1970, peaked at Number 10
Every Good Boy Deserves Favour by The Moody Blues, released in 1971, peaked at Number 2
Ben by Michael Jackson, released in 1972, peaked at Number 5

Birthdays:

Count Basie, 21 August 1904
Lester Lanin, 26 August 1907
Ray Heindorf , 25 August 1908
John Lee Hooker, 22 August 1917
Leonard Bernstein, 25 August 1918
Louis Teicher, 24 August 1924
Bob Flanigan, 22 August 1926
Wayne Shorter, 25 August 1933
Raul De Souza, 23 August 1934
Dale Hawkins, 22 August 1936
Rudy Lewis, 23 August 1936
Rene Ornelas, 26 August 1936
Alice Coltrane, 27 August 1937
Tommy Sands, 27 August 1937
Kenny Rogers, 21 August 1938
Ernie Maresca, 21 August 1938
David Freiberg, 24 August 1938
Mason Williams, 24 August 1938
Harold Reid, 21 August 1939
Jackie DeShannon, 21 August 1941
Chris Curtis, 25 August 1941
Carl Mann, 22 August 1942
Letta Mbulu, 23 August 1942
Jimmy Soul, 24 August 1942
Jay David, 25 August 1942
Vic Dana, 26 August 1942
Daryl “The Captain” Dragon, 27 August 1942
John Cipollina, 24 August 1943
Walter Williams, 25 August 1943
Tim Bogert, 27 August 1944
Rita Pavone, 23 August 1945
Ken Hensley, 24 August 1945
Malcolm Duncan, 24 August 1945
Martha Velez, 25 August 1945
Keith Moon, 23 August 1946
Valerie Simpson, 26 August 1946
Carl Giammarese, 21 August 1947
Donna Godchaux, 22 August 1947
Sam Neely, 22 August 1948
Jean-Michel Jarre, 24 August 1948
Rick Springfield, 23 August 1949
Gene Simmons, 25 August 1949
Henry Paul, 25 August 1949
Leon Redbone, 26 August 1949
Patrick Juvet, 21 August 1950
Rob Halford, 25 August 1951
John “Joe Strummer” Mellor, 21 August 1952
Alex Lifeson, 27 August 1953
Elvis Costello, 25 August 1954
Holly Dunn, 22 August 1957

Remembrances:

Glen Gray, 23 August 1963
Brian Epstein, 27 August 1967
Louis Prima, 24 August 1978
Stacy Sutherland, 24 August 1978
Charles Boyer, 26 August 1978
Stan Kenton, 25 August 1979
Lee Hays, 26 August 1981
David Rose, 23 August 1990
Stevie Ray Vaughan, 27 August 1990
Creadel “Red” Jones, 25 August 1994
Ronnie White, 26 August 1995
Gene Page, 24 August 1998
Jack Nitzsche, 25 August 2000
Allen Woody, 25 August 2000
Hal Kalin, 24 August 2005
Bruce Gary, 22 August 2006
Maynard Ferguson, 23 August 2006
Ralph Young, 22 August 2008
Johnny Carter, 21 August 2009
Ellie Greenwich, 26 August 2009
Tito Burns, 23 August 2010
Natalie Nevins, 23 August 2010
Bill Phillips, 23 August 2010
George David Weiss, 23 August 2010
Nickolas Ashford, 22 August 2011
Jerry Leiber, 22 August 2011
Esther Gordy Edwards, 24 August 2011
Jack Hayes, 24 August 2011
Anne Sharp, 25 August 2011
B. Jeff Stone, 26 August 2011
Charles Flores, 22 August 2012
Byard Lancaster, 23 August 2012
Sid Bernstein, 21 August 2013
David Garrick, 23 August 2013
Jean Redpath, 21 August 2014
Greg Corbett, 24 August 2014
Sandy Wilson, 27 August 2014
Helen Kemp, 23 August 2015
Camellia Johnson, 26 August 2015
George Cleve, 27 August 2015

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Quote Of The Week

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.”

— Plato

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This Week In Music (14-20 August)

Songs at Number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts on 14 Aug:

A Hard Day’s Night by The Beatles, 1964
I Got You Babe by Sonny and Cher, 1965
Summer In The City by The Lovin’ Spoonful, 1966
Light My Fire by The Doors, 1967
Hello, I Love You by The Doors, 1968
In The Year 2525 by Zager and Evans, 1969
(They Long To Be) Close To You by The Carpenters, 1970
How Can You Mend A Broken Heart? by The Bee Gees, 1971
Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O’Sullivan, 1972
The Morning After by Maureen McGovern, 1973

Other notables this week:

Don’t Just Stand There by Patty Duke, peaked at Number 8 in 1965
Sunny by Bobby Hebb, peaked at Number 2 in 1966
I Couldn’t Live Without Your Love by Petula Clark, peaked at Number 9 in 1966
Pleasant Valley Sunday by The Monkees, peaked at Number 3 in 1967
Turn Around, Look At Me by The Vogues, peaked at Number 7 in 1968
Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) by Neil Diamond, peaked at Number 4 in 1969
Mr. Big Stuff by Jean Knight, peaked at Number 2 in 1971
Draggin’ The Line by Tommy James, peaked at Number 4 in 1971
Beginnings / Color My World by Chicago, peaked at Number 7 in 1971
What The World Needs Now Is Love / Abraham, Martin And John by Tom Clay, peaked at Number 8 in 1971
Get Down by Gilbert O’Sullivan, peaked at Number 7 in 1973
Feelin’ Stronger Everyday by Chicago, peaked at Number 10 in 1973

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

Blind Faith by Blind Faith, 1969

Other notable albums debuting this week:

Everybody Loves Somebody by Dean Martin, released in 1964, peaked at Number 2
Peter, Paul And Mary In Concert by Peter, Paul and Mary, released in 1964, peaked at Number 4
The In Crowd by Ramsey Lewis, released in 1965, peaked at Number 2
Elvis For Everyone! by Elvis Presley, released in 1965, peaked at Number 10
And Then…Along Comes The Association by The Association, released in 1966, peaked at Number 5
Sinatra At The Sands by Frank Sinatra, released in 1966, peaked at Number 9
Who’s Next by The Who, released in 1971, peaked at Number 4
All Directions by The Temptations, released in 1972, peaked at Number 2
We’re An American Band by Grand Funk Railroad, released in 1973, peaked at Number 2
Innervisions by Stevie Wonder, released in 1973, peaked at Number 4

Birthdays:

Enoch Light, 18 August 1905
Buster Brown, 15 August 1911
Al Hibbler, 16 August 1915
Jim Reeves, 20 August 1923
Oscar Peterson, 15 August 1925
Eydie Gorme, 16 August 1928
Billy Johnson, 20 August 1928
Bill Evans, 16 August 1929
Tom Clay, 20 August 1929
Johnny Thunder, 15 August 1932
Duke Pearson, 17 August 1932
Bobby Helms, 15 August 1933
Mark Dinning, 17 August 1933
Tony Sandler, 18 August 1933
Ketty Lester, 16 August 1934
Joao Donato, 17 August 1934
Richard “Sky Saxon” Marsh, 20 August 1937
Stix Hooper, 15 August 1938
Huey Davis, 17 August 1938
Eric Weissberg, 16 August 1939
Johnny Preston, 18 August 1939
Maxine Brown, 18 August 1939
Ginger Baker, 19 August 1939
Ralph “Pee Wee” Middlebrooks, 20 August 1939
Dash Crofts, 14 August 1940
Johnny Nash, 19 August 1940
David Crosby, 14 August 1941
Connie Smith, 14 August 1941
Barbara George, 16 August 1942
Robert Lester, 16 August 1942
Thomas “Tommy West” Picardo, 17 August 1942
Isaac Hayes, 20 August 1942
Ben Sidran, 14 August 1943
Edwin Hawkins, 18 August 1943
Billy J. Kramer, 19 August 1943
Baby Huey, 17 August 1944
Steve Martin, 14 August 1945
Sarah Dash, 18 August 1945
Larry Graham, 14 August 1946
Jimmy Webb, 15 August 1946
Ralf Hutter, 20 August 1946
James Pankow, 20 August 1947
Tom Johnston, 15 August 1948
Robert Plant, 20 August 1948
Kate Taylor, 15 August 1949
Phil Lynott, 20 August 1949
John Deacon, 19 August 1951
John Hiatt, 20 August 1952
Barry Johnson, 20 August 1954
Colin Moulding, 17 August 1955
Madonna, 16 August 1958
Emily Erwin Robison, 16 August 1972

Remembrances:

Robert Johnson, 16 August 1938
Johnny Burnette, 14 August 1964
Charles Fizer, 14 August 1965
Paul Williams, 17 August 1973
Elvis Presley, 16 August 1977
Dorsey Burnette, 19 August 1979
Roy Buchanan, 14 August 1988
Lew DeWitt, 15 August 1990
Tony Williams, 14 August 1992
Ed Roberts, 15 August 1993
Bobby DeBarge, 16 August 1995
Stan Free, 17 August 1995
Wild Bill Davis, 17 August 1995
Betty Everett, 19 August 2001
Tony Jackson, 18 August 2003
Jon Lucien, 18 August 2007
Pervis Jackson, 18 August 2008
Larry Knechtel, 20 August 2009
Abbey Lincoln, 14 August 2010
Ahmad Alaadeen, 15 August 2010
Robert Wilson, 15 August 2010
Kenny Edwards, 18 August 2010
Michael Been, 19 August 2010
Dick Maloney, 19 August 2010
Charles Haddon, 20 August 2010
Ross Barbour, 20 August 2011
Bob Birch, 15 August 2012
Lou Martin, 17 August 2012
Scott McKenzie, 18 August 2012
Allen Lanier, 14 August 2013
Jane Harvey, 15 August 2013
Wes Dakus, 18 August 2013
Donna Hightower, 19 August 2013
Cedar Walton, 19 August 2013
Don Hassler, 20 August 2013
Marian McPartland, 20 August 2013
Rick Parashar, 14 August 2014
Licia Albanese, 15 August 2014
John Blake, Jr., 15 August 2014
Buddy MacMaster, 20 August 2014
Bob Johnston, 14 August 2015
Jazz Summers, 14 August 2015
Danny Sembello, 15 August 2015
Russell Henderson, 18 August 2015
Roger Smalley, 18 August 2015
Kenneth Jennings, 20 August 2015

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Quote Of The Week

“Prejudices are rarely overcome by argument; not being founded in reason they cannot be destroyed by logic.”

— Tryon Edwards

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This Week In Music (7-13 August)

Songs at Number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts on 7 Aug:

A Hard Day’s Night by The Beatles, 1964
I’m Henry VIII, I Am by Herman’s Hermits, 1965
Wild Thing by The Troggs, 1966
Light My Fire by The Doors, 1967
Hello, I Love You by The Doors, 1968
In The Year 2525 by Zager and Evans, 1969
(They Long To Be) Close To You by The Carpenters, 1970
How Can You Mend A Broken Heart? by The Bee Gees, 1971
Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O’Sullivan, 1972
The Morning After by Maureen McGovern, 1973

Other notables this week:

I Wanna Love Him So Bad by The Jelly Beans, peaked at Number 9 in 1964
I Like It Like That by The Dave Clark Five, peaked at Number 7 in 1965
They’re Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa! by Napoleon XIV, peaked at Number 3 in 1966
Mothers Little Helper by The Rolling Stones, peaked at Number 8 in 1966
Somewhere, My Love by Ray Conniff, peaked at Number 9 in 1966
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy by The Buckinghams, peaked at Number 5 in 1967
Carrie-Anne by The Hollies, peaked at Number 9 in 1967
A Girl Like You by The Young Rascals, peaked at Number 10 in 1967
What Does It Take (To Win Your Love) by Jr. Walker, peaked at Number 4 in 1969
Signed, Sealed And Delivered I Am Yours by Stevie Wonder, peaked at Number 3 in 1970
Tighter, Tighter by Alive and Kicking, peaked at Number 7 in 1970
Where Is The Love by Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway, peaked at Number 5 in 1972
Live And Let Die by Wings, peaked at Number 2 in 1973
Uneasy Rider by Charlie Daniels, peaked at Number 9 in 1973
Monster Mash by Bobby (Boris) Pickett and The Crypt Kickers, peaked at Number 10 in 1973

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

Out Of Our Heads by The Rolling Stones, 1965
Waiting For The Sun by The Doors, 1968

Other notable albums debuting this week:

Something New by The Beatles, released in 1964, peaked at Number 2
Rag Doll by The 4 Seasons, released in 1964, peaked at Number 7
Keep On Pushing by The Impressions, released in 1964, peaked at Number 8
The Best Of Jim Reeves by Jim Reeves, released in 1964, peaked at Number 9
Groovin’ by The Rascals, released in 1967, peaked at Number 5
With A Lot O’ Soul by The Temptations, released in 1967, peaked at Number 7
The Soft Parade by The Doors, released in 1969, peaked at Number 6
Absolutely Live by The Doors, released in 1970, peaked at Number 8
Never A Dull Moment by Rod Stewart, released in 1972, peaked at Number 2
Gilbert O’Sullivan-Himself by Gilbert O’Sullivan, released in 1972, peaked at Number 9
Long Hard Climb by Helen Reddy, released in 1973, peaked at Number 8

Birthdays:

Harry Mills, 9 August 1913
George Shearing, 13 August 1919
Jimmy Witherspoon, 8 August 1920
Mike Douglas, 11 August 1920
Stan Freberg, 7 August 1926
Joe Jones, 12 August 1926
Porter Wagoner, 12 August 1927
Jimmy Dean, 10 August 1928
Eddie Fisher, 10 August 1928
Buck Owens, 12 August 1929
Don Ho, 13 August 1930
Joe Tex, 8 August 1935
Connie Stevens, 8 August 1938
Dave “Baby” Cortez, 13 August 1938
Ron Holden, 7 August 1939
Philip Balsley, 8 August 1939
Billy Henderson, 9 August 1939
Bobby Hatfield, 10 August 1940
Jonie Mosby, 10 August 1940
John Stokes, 13 August 1940
B. J. Thomas, 7 August 1942
Lana Cantrell, 7 August 1943
James Griffin, 10 August 1943
Denny Payton, 11 August 1943
Michael Johnson, 8 August 1944
Ron Mael, 12 August 1945
Don Armando, 9 August 1946
John Conlee, 11 August 1946
Barbara Mason, 9 August 1947
Ian Anderson, 10 August 1947
Keith Carradine, 8 August 1949
Airrion Love, 8 August 1949
Eric Carmen, 11 August 1949
Mark Knopfler, 12 August 1949
Rodney Crowell, 7 August 1950
Erik Braunn, 11 August 1950
Dan Fogelberg, 13 August 1951
Hughie Thomasson, 13 August 1952
Joe Jackson, 11 August 1954
Pat Metheny, 12 August 1954
Heintje, 12 August 1955
Richie Ramone, 11 August 1957
Bruce Dickinson, 7 August 1958
Dave “The Edge” Evans, 8 August 1961
Whitney Houston, 9 August 1963

Remembrances:

Joe Hinton, 13 August 1968
Lefty Baker, 11 August 1971
King Curtis, 13 August 1971
Bill Chase, 9 August 1974
Cannonball Adderley, 8 August 1975
Curtis Williams, 10 August 1979
Joe Tex, 13 August 1982
Esther Phillips, 7 August 1984
Kyu Sakamoto, 12 August 1985
Jerry Garcia, 9 August 1995
Mel Taylor, 11 August 1996
Ed Townsend, 13 August 2003
Tony Mottola, 9 August 2004
Francine “Peaches” Barker, 13 August 2005
Barbara George, 10 August 2006
Mike Douglas, 11 August 2006
Isaac Hayes, 10 August 2008
Les Paul, 12 August 2009
Ted Kowalski, 8 August 2010
Jack Parnell, 8 August 2010
Calvin “Fuzz” Jones, 9 August 2010
Dana Dawson, 10 August 2010
Richie Hayward, 12 August 2010
Esteban Jordan, 13 August 2010
Craig Van Tilbury, 13 August 2010
Marshall Grant, 7 August 2011
Billy Grammer, 10 August 2011
Jani Lane, 11 August 2011
Carl Davis, 9 August 2012
Carlo Curley, 11 August 2012
Von Freeman, 11 August 2012
Zev Asher, 7 August 2013
Jack Clement, 8 August 2013
Regina Resnik, 8 August 2013
Louis Killen, 9 August 2013
Eydie Gormé, 10 August 2013
Jody Payne, 10 August 2013
Tompall Glaser, 13 August 2013
Henry Stone, 7 August 2014
Buddy Jones, 13 August 2014
Jerry Snell, 7 August 2015
Sean Price, 8 August 2015
Don Kent, 9 August 2015
David Shelley, 10 August 2015
Eddie Cusic, 11 August 2015
John Scott, 12 August 2015
Harold Ousley, 13 August 2015

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Quote Of The Week

“It is no measure of health to be well-adjusted to a profoundly sick society.”

— Jiddu Krisnamurti

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This Week In Music (31 July – 6 August)

Songs at Number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts on 31 Jul:

Rag Doll by The 4 Seasons, 1964
(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones, 1965
Wild Thing by The Troggs, 1966
Light My Fire by The Doors, 1967
Grazing In The Grass by Hugh Masekela, 1968
In The Year 2525 by Zager and Evans, 1969
(They Long To Be) Close To You by The Carpenters, 1970
You’ve Got A Friend by James Taylor, 1971
Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O’Sullivan, 1972
Bad, Bad Leroy Brown by Jim Croce, 1973

Other notables this week:

The Little Old Lady (From Pasadena) by Jan and Dean, peaked at Number 3 in 1964
Wishin’ And Hopin’ by Dusty Springfield, peaked at Number 6 in 1964
Dang Me by Roger Miller, peaked at Number 7 in 1964
What’s New Pussycat? by Tom Jones, peaked at Number 3 in 1965
Cara, Mia by Jay and The Americans, peaked at Number 4 in 1965
Yes, I’m Ready by Barbara Mason, peaked at Number 5 in 1965
Lil’ Red Riding Hood by Sam The Sham and The Pharoahs, peaked at Number 2 in 1966
Classical Gas by Mason Williams, peaked at Number 2 in 1968
Hurdy Gurdy Man by Donovan, peaked at Number 5 in 1968
Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love To Town by Kenny Rogers and The First Edition, peaked at Number 6 in 1969
Sooner Or Later by The Grass Roots, peaked at Number 9 in 1971
If Loving You Is Wrong I Don’t Want To Be Right by Luther Ingram, peaked at Number 3 in 1972
Daddy, Don’t You Walk So Fast by Wayne Newton, peaked at Number 4 in 1972
Layla by Derek and The Dominos, peaked at Number 10 in 1972

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

Hair by the Original Cast, 1968

Other notable albums debuting this week:

All Summer Long by The Beach Boys, released in 1964, peaked at Number 4
Smash Hits by Jimi Hendrix, released in 1969, peaked at Number 6
Tres Hombres by ZZ Top, released in 1973, peaked at Number 8

Birthdays:

Louis Armstrong, 4 August 1901
Les Elgart, 3 August 1917
Joe Harnell, 2 August 1924
Carroll O’Connor, 2 August 1924
Carmel Quinn, 31 July 1925
Tony Bennett, 3 August 1926
Damita Jo, 5 August 1930
Kenny Burrell, 31 July 1931
Barry DeVorzon, 31 July 1934
Elsbeary Hobbs, 4 August 1936
Garth Hudson, 2 August 1937
Frankie Ford, 4 August 1939
Larry Knechtel, 4 August 1940
Timi Yuro, 4 August 1940
Doris Kenner, 2 August 1941
Beverly Lee, 3 August 1941
Cliff Nobles, 4 August 1941
Jerry Garcia, 1 August 1942
Daniel Boone, 31 July 1942
Kathy Lennon, 2 August 1943
Sammi Smith, 5 August 1943
Lobo, 31 July 1943
Jim Capaldi, 2 August 1944
John Kongos, 6 August 1945
Syreeta, 3 August 1946
Rick Derringer, 5 August 1947
Karl Green, 31 July 1947
Morris Dickerson, 3 August 1949
Tommy Bolin, 1 August 1951
Andrew Gold, 2 August 1951
Steve Hillage, 2 August 1951
Joe Lynn Turner, 2 August 1951
Roy Flowers, 4 August 1951
Samantha Sang, 5 August 1951
Les Dudek, 2 August 1952
Robert Cray, 1 August 1953
Bill Berry, 31 July 1958

Remembrances:

Jim Reeves, 31 July 1964
Joe Gilbert, 6 August 1966
Brian Cole, 2 August 1972
Chan Daniels, 2 August 1975
Muir Mathieson, 2 August 1975
Frank Fontaine, 4 August 1978
Enoch Light, 31 July 1978
Duke Pearson, 4 August 1980
David Martin, 2 August 1987
Jeff Porcaro, 5 August 1992
Randy Hobbs, 5 August 1993
Domenico Modugno, 6 August 1994
Sviatoslav Richter, 1 August 1997
Fela Ransome-Kuti, 2 August 1997
David Gilbert, 1 August 2001
Ron Townson, 2 August 2001
Roger Voudouris, 3 August 2003
Rick James, 6 August 2004
Little Milton, 4 August 2005
Les Braid, 31 July 2005
Arthur Lee, 3 August 2006
John Locke, 4 August 2006
Tommy Makem, 1 August 2007
Peter Thorup, 3 August 2007
Lee Hazlewood, 4 August 2007
Louis Teicher, 3 August 2008
Erik Darling, 3 August 2008
Willy DeVille, 6 August 2009
Makh Daniels, 2 August 2010
Mitch Jayne, 2 August 2010
Bobby Hebb, 3 August 2010
Catfish Collins, 6 August 2010
Chris Dedrick, 6 August 2010
Mitch Miller, 31 July 2010
George Richey, 31 July 2010
Ralph Berkowitz, 2 August 2011
DeLois Barrett Campbell, 2 August 2011
Andrew McDermott, 3 August 2011
Jimmy Jones, 2 August 2012
Marguerite Piazza, 2 August 2012
Johnnie Bassett, 4 August 2012
Marvin Hamlisch, 6 August 2012
Ruggiero Ricci, 6 August 2012
Tony Sly, 31 July 2012
Mike Hinton, 1 August 2013
Tim Wright, 4 August 2013
George Duke, 5 August 2013
Willie Dunn, 5 August 2013
Alvis Wayne, 31 July 2013
Rod de’Ath, 1 August 2014
Rosetta Hightower, 2 August 2014
Kenny Drew, Jr., 3 August 2014
Jake Hooker, 4 August 2014
Red Dragon, 31 July 2015
Cilla Black, 1 August 2015
Stephen Huss, 2 August 2015
Ken Lewis, 2 August 2015
J. Durward Morsch, 2 August 2015
Ken Barnes, 4 August 2015
Billy Sherrill, 4 August 2015
Raphy Leavitt, 5 August 2015

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