US guitarist, singer, and songwriter leader of the Wallflowers with the Wallflowers, co-recorded albums "The Wallflowers" 1992, "Bringing Down the Horse" 1996 (including songs "One Headlight", "Three Marlenas") son of..
US guitarist – As the frontman of the Byrds, Roger McGuinn and his trademark 12-string Rickenbacker guitar pioneered folk-rock and, by extension, country-rock, influencing everyone from contemporaries like the Beatles to acolytes like Tom Petty and R.E.M. in the process. 1942 – born on July 13 – Chicago, IL 1958-59 – By his teenage ..
1942 – born-April 27- in Tulsa, Oklahoma- Jim Keltner is a distinguished session drummer who has contributed to the work of many well-known artists. 1960’s – As a percussionist, Keltner started out in jazz, some of his early work being with (Jerry Lewis’s son) Gary Lewis and the Playboys. 1971 – He is featured on Carly ..
1947 – He was born on the January 24, in Chicago, Illinois. 1969 – His first attempt at a solo album “Wanted Dead or Alive” was produced by 1960’s cult figure Kim Fowley. However, did not fare well in the marketplace. 1970 – He returned to Los Angeles, and became associated with the ..
1949 – Bruce Ferederick Joseph Springsteen, born on the 23rd of September in Long Branch, New York. 1956 – He had been inspired to take up music at the age of seven after seeing Elvis Presley on the Ed Sullivan Show. 1962 – At 13, he bought his first guitar for $18. 1965 – His ..
1954 – Born in Hollywood, California on the 19th of January. 1973 – She role as a receptionist in the Columbo film Candidate for Crime and working as a backing vocalist for various singers, including Bob Dylan, Gene Simmons and Tanya Tucker. 1971-1975 – She appeared in several television films. 1976 – She is ..
1935 – Born on the 8th of January in Tupelo, Mississippi. 1936 – On the 5th of April, Elvis survived the fourth deadliest tornado in US history in the Tupelo community that took 233 lives. 1941 – He started school at the East Tupelo Consolidated. 1946 – Presley started ..
1953 – Born on October 20th in Gainesville, Florida. Thomas Petty was an American singer and songwriter whose roots-oriented guitar rock arose from the new-wave movement of the late 1970s and resulted in a string of hit singles and albums. 1970 – Petty dropped out of high school in Florida to tour with his ..
1943 – Joni Mitchell, Roberta Joan Anderson, was born on the 7th of November. A noted Canadian musician, songwriter, and painter. The child of a grocer and a teacher, Mitchell was born and raised in Fort Macleod, Alberta until the age of nine, when the family moved to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, which Mitchell considers her hometown. ..
1951 – He was born on the 7th day of October this year in Seymour, Indiana. He was born with a mild form of spinal bifida that was corrected with neurosurgery when he was three weeks old, had a troubled childhood marked by several brushes with the law. 1965 – At the age of ..