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Alex Lifeson: Born August 27, 1953

Alex Lifeson: Born August 27, 1953

Celebrity Tipping Point: Alex Lifeson was at a cross roads with his bandmates in 1976. Mercury records was about to pull the cord on them after the unsuccessful “Caress of Steel” concept album with its dark and complex lyrics and hard progressive experimental rock sound.   Record execs wanted them to simply repeat their previous […]

August 27 2011 | Posted in 59, August Birthdays, Celebrity Tipping Points, Celebrity Tipping Points, Musicians | Read More »

Doug Fieger: Born August 20, (1952-2010)

Doug Fieger: Born August 20, (1952-2010)

Fieger’s hit song in 1979 called “Sharona” was a track about one of Fieger’s real-life girlfriends.

In one of Doug Fieger’s last interviews in January, the singer seemed to be at peace when he spoke to the Detroit News:

“Everybody knows they’re going sooner or later. I don’t know any better than anyone else when I’m going. I’ve had 10 great lives. And I expect to have some more. I don’t feel cheated in any way, shape or form.”

August 20 2011 | Posted in Celebrity Deaths 2010, Musicians | Read More »

Neil Finn: Born May 27, 1958

Neil Finn: Born May 27, 1958

Neil Finn of Crowded House and the Split Enz turns 53 this year

May 26 2011 | Posted in 53, May Birthdays, Musicians | Read More »

Roy Orbison: Born April 23, (1936-1988)

Roy Orbison: Born April 23, (1936-1988)

We have Roy Orbison’s complete album “Greatest Hits” from 1964 (Orbison was only 28 at the time) and yet the album contains many of his best songs like “only the lonely, fallling, blue bayou, oh pretty woman and crying”

April 19 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, iLike, Musicians | Read More »

Herbie Mann: Born April 16, (1930-2003)

Herbie Mann: Born April 16, (1930-2003)

Herbie Mann is almost single-handedly responsible for establishing the flute as a lead instrument in the field of jazz. Listen to Yardbird Suite by Herbie Mann (Herbert Jay Solomon

April 16 2011 | Posted in April Birthdays, Birthdays Past, iLike, Musicians | Read More »

Billie Holiday: Born April 7, 1915-1959

Billie Holiday: Born April 7, 1915-1959

Easy to Love – Billie Holiday

April 7 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, iLike, Musicians | Read More »

Muddy Waters: Born April 4, (1915-1983)

Muddy Waters: Born April 4, (1915-1983)

“Baby Please Don’t Go” Listen to the complete album

April 4 2011 | Posted in April 4, birthdays, Birthdays Past, iLike, Musicians | Read More »

Pat Benatar: Born January 10, 1953

Pat Benatar: Born January 10, 1953

Pat Benetar Magazine Cover Art Gallery

January 10 2011 | Posted in 58, January Birthdays, Musicians, Singers | Read More »

John Paul Jones: Born Jaunuary 3, 1946

John Paul Jones: Born Jaunuary 3, 1946

AKA John Baldwin Born: 3-Jan-1946 Birthplace: Sidcup, Kent, England Bassist for Led Zeppelin and Them Crooked Vultures  

January 3 2011 | Posted in 65, January Birthdays, Musicians | Read More »

Barry Gibb: Born September 1, 1946

Barry Gibb: Born September 1, 1946

September 1 2010 | Posted in 66, Musicians, September Birthdays | Read More »

Michael Jackson: Born August 29, (1958-2009)

Michael Jackson: Born August 29, (1958-2009)

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August 27 2010 | Posted in Birthdays Past, iLike, Musicians | Read More »

Leon Redbone: Born August 26, 1949

Leon Redbone: Born August 26, 1949

Leon Redbone was born Dickran Gobalian, August 26, 1949. Born in Canada? The singer and guitarist specializes in interpretations of early 20th-century jazz and blues standards along with Tin Pan Alley classics.

Leon can best be recognized for his trademark Panama hat, dark sunglasses, and bow tie.

August 26 2010 | Posted in 61, August Birthdays, iLike, Musicians | Read More »

Elvis Costello: Born August 25, 1954

Elvis Costello: Born August 25, 1954

English musician, best known for Everyday I Write the Book and My Aim Is True. Trivia: Elvis is maried to Jazz singer Diana Krall.

August 25 2010 | Posted in 56, iLike, Musicians | Read More »

Gene Simmons: Born August 25, 1949

Gene Simmons: Born August 25, 1949

Born Chaim Witz in Haifa, Israel

August 25 2010 | Posted in 61, August Birthdays, Musicians | Read More »

Robert Plant: Born August 20, 1948

Robert Plant: Born August 20, 1948

Plant Turns 62 this year

August 20 2010 | Posted in 62, August Birthdays, Musicians | Read More »

Belinda Carlisle: Born August 17, 1958

Belinda Carlisle: Born August 17, 1958

Belinda Carlisle of “G0-GO’S” fame has written a new memoir entitled “Lips Unsealed”

August 16 2010 | Posted in 53, August Birthdays, Famous Birthdays Today, Musicians, where are they now | Read More »

Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins: Born April 26, 1970

Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins: Born April 26, 1970

T-Boz Turns 40 This Week!

April 25 2010 | Posted in 41, Celebrity News This Week, iLike, Musicians | Read More »

Dave Pirner (Soul Asylum): Born April 16, 1964

Dave Pirner (Soul Asylum): Born April 16, 1964

<br /> Soul Asylum Cover Art Gallery

April 16 2010 | Posted in 47, April Birthdays, iLike, Musicians | Read More »

Herbie Hancock: Born April 12, 1940

Herbie Hancock: Born April 12, 1940

(lala) complete albums available to listen: Herbie Hancock turns 70 this year.

April 12 2010 | Posted in 71, iLike, Musicians | Read More »

Mariah Carey: Born March 27, 1969

Mariah Carey: Born March 27, 1969

Memoirs of an imperfect Angel …

March 27 2010 | Posted in 42, iLike, March Birthdays, Musicians | Read More »

Stacy Fergusun: Born March 27, 1975

Stacy Fergusun: Born March 27, 1975

“Fergie” from the Black Eyed Peas. Stacy Ferguson was also a child actress working over 5 years for Disney since she was 9 years old on the Television show Kids Incorporated.

March 27 2010 | Posted in 36, iLike, March Birthdays, Musicians | Read More »

Tone Loc: Born March 3, 1966

Tone Loc: Born March 3, 1966

March 3 2010 | Posted in March Birthdays, Musicians | Read More »

Gloria Estefan: Born September 1, 1957

Gloria Estefan: Born September 1, 1957

September 1 2009 | Posted in 55, iLike, Musicians, September Birthdays | Read More »