Tuesday, 12/12/2017 | 2:34 UTC-6
The Frog Holler

Musical Birthday Notes – February 18th

Judy Kay “Juice” Newton country/pop crossover singer/songwriter/guitar – hits include – Queen of Hearts – Break It To Me Gently – Loves Been A Little Bit Hard On Me – Angel Of The Morning – 1952

Sean Watkins – guitarist/vocals/songwriter – best known with bluegrass group  –Nickel Creek – 1977

Dennis DeYoung – singer/songwriter/musician – Styx solo artist – 1947

Derek Pellicci – drummer – The Little River Band – 1953

Robin “Rob” Bachman – drummer – Bachman Turner Overdrive (BTO) – Brave Belt – 1953

Irma ThomasGrammy winning R&B-soul singer/songwriter/musician – known as – “Soul Queen of New Orleans” – 1941

Paul Hanley – drums – The FallThe Lovers – 1964

Herman Santiago – singer/songwriter – rock & roll pioneer – best known with – Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers – wrote the group’s major hit – Why Do Fools Fall In Love – 1993 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 2000 Vocal Group Hall of Fame – 1941

Clyde “Skip” Battin – bass/singer/songwriter – The ByrdsThe Flying Burrito BrothersNew Riders of the Purple Sage – (1934-2003)

Gary C. “Gar” Samuelson – drummer – Megadeth – (1958-1999)

Yoko Onoavant-garde artist/musician/film-maker/activist – widow of John Lennon – 1933

Keith Knudsen – drummer/singer/songwriter – The Doobie Brothers – (1948-2005)

David Bluefolk singer/songwriter/guitar/actor – (1941-1982)

Pee Wee Kingcountry singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – Tennessee Waltz – Slow Poke – (1914-2000)

#HappyBirthday #RockandRoll #popmusic #bluegrass #countrymusic #funk #soul #blues #jazz #RandB #indierock #alternativemusic #heavymetal #punk #newwave #Americanamusic #retro #vintage #classic #music #cool #musicians

RSS Things You Didn’t Know…

  • Things you didn't know
    In 2000, Shaun Ryder's Volkswagen Corrado was found abandoned after being used as the getaway car. The former Happy Monday's singer's car was used in an armed robbery on Harry Ramsden's fish and chip restaurant in Manchester. £7,000 cash was taken in the robbery.

RSS Breakin’ The Law…

  • I fought the law
    In 1972, Bill Wyman was banned from driving and fined £20 by Chelmsford Magistrates court after being caught speeding in his Mercedes on the A12.

RSS Classic Rock Beat

RSS They Said It…

  • Quote of the Day
    "I may be getting too big for my own good. When everyone loves you, who's left to hate you?" Eminem.
%d bloggers like this: