Monday, 19/2/2018 | 2:15 UTC-6
The Frog Holler

MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – September 29th

Mark Farner – singer/songwriter/guitarist – Grand Funk Railroadsolo artist – songs include – I’m Your Captain (Closer To Home) – Bad Time – 1948

Jerry Lee Lewisrocker-rockabilly-country pianist/singer/songwriter – the Ferriday, LA native’s nickname –  “The Killer” – hits include – Whole Lotta Shakin’ Going On – Breathless -1935

Les Claypool – singer/songwriter/bass/composer – Primus – 1983

Mike Pinera – singer/songwriter/musician/producer – Blues Image Iron Butterfly – 1948

Josh Farro – guitarist/songwriter – Paramore – Farro – 1987

Ian Crawford – musician/songwriter – associated acts include – The Cab – Panic! At The Disco – Never Shout Never – 1988

Mike Post – multiple award winning composer/producer/songwriter/musician – best known for TV theme songs – Hill Street Blues – The Rockford Files – Magnum P.I. – 1944

Danick Dupelle – guitar/backing vocals – country group – Emerson Drive – 1973

Brad Smith – bass/flute/backing vocals – Blind Melon – 1968

Dallas Green – singer/songwriter/guitarist – Alexisonfire – 1980

Brett Anderson – singer/songwriter/musician – glam rock band – Suede – The Tears – 1967

Taime Down – singer/songwriter/musician – best known with – Faster Pussycat – 1964

Gunner McGrath – singer/guitarist – punk rock group _ Much The Same – 1978

Debelah Morgan – R&B singer/songwriter – Dance With Me – 1977

Scout Niblett – indie-rock singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist – 1973

Al Pitrelli – metal guitarist/songwriter – best known for work with – Trans-Siberian Orchestra – MegadethAlice CooperAsia – 1962

Jean-Luc Ponty – violinist/jazz composer – 1942

William Everett “Billy” Strange – singer/songwriter/musician – session musician – part of the famed – Wrecking Crew – (9/29/1930 – 2/22/2012)

Tommy Boyce – best known as part of a prolific songwriting duo with Bobby Hart – penned the theme song for – The Monkees – Last Train To Clarksville – as well as hits for – Paul Revere & The RaidersJay & The Americans – (9/29/1939 – 11/23/1994)

Gene Autrycountry-western singer/musician/actor – known as – “The Singing Cowboy” – best known for – Back In The Saddle Again – several traditional Christmas hits – (9/29/1907- 10/2/1998)

 

#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 1984, Simon Cowell dressed up as Wonder Dog on various UK TV shows to promote Ruff Mix, a techno tune featuring dogs barking.

RSS Breakin’ The Law…

  • I fought the law
    In 1980, Whispers singer Leaveil Degree was given a two-year prison term for his part in a gem heist.

RSS Classic Rock Beat

RSS They Said It…

  • Quote of the Day
    "Record company drinks? It used to be grams of charlie, now it's bloody tomato juice." Robert Plant, 1990.
%d bloggers like this: