August 23, 2014

August 23rd: Born on this day

August 23rd: Born on this day
1938, Born on this day, Mike Burt, Chas & Dave, (1982 UK No.2 single 'Ain't No Pleasing You').
1942, Born on this day, Roger Greenaway, singer, songwriter, member of David & Jonathan and the Kestrels. Best known for his songwriting collaborations with Roger Cook: 'My Baby Loves Lovin', (White Plains); 'Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress', 'Gasoline Alley Bred', (The Hollies); 'You've Got Your Troubles', (The Fortunes); 'Melting Pot, Good Morning Freedom' (Blue Mink); and 'Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart' (Gene Pitney).
1947, Born on this day, Keith Moon, drums, The Who, (1965 UK No.2 single 'My Generation' plus over 20 other Top 40 hits, 1967 US No.9 single 'I Can See For Miles' and rock opera albums 'Tommy' & 'Quadrophenia'). Moon died on 7th September 1978
Won’t Get Fooled Again by The Who on Grooveshark

1949, Born on this day, Rick Springfield, US singer, songwriter, (1981 US No.1 & UK No.43 single 'Jessie's Girl').
1951, Born on this day, Jimi Jamison, Survivor, (1982 US & UK No.1 single 'Eye Of The Tiger').
1953, Born on this day, Bobby G, vocals, Bucks Fizz, (1981 UK No.1 single 'Making Your Mind Up', plus 12 other UK top 40 singles').
1954, Born on this day, Mark Avsec, keyboardist, songwriter, Donnie Iris & the Cruisers, Wild Cherry, (1976 US No.1 & UK No.7 single 'Play That Funky Music').
1959, Born on this day, Edwyn Collins, singer, songwriter, producer, Orange Juice, (1983 UK No.8 single 'Rip It Up'), solo, (1995 UK No.4 single 'A Girl Like You').
1961, Born on this day in Newark, New Jersey, was Dean DeLeo, guitarist with Stone Temple Pilots, Talk Show and Army of Anyone. His younger brother, bass guitarist Robert DeLeo, was also a member of the band.
1962, Born on this day, Shaun Ryder, vocals, Happy Mondays, (1990 UK No.5 single 'Step On'), Black Grape, (1995 UK No.8 single 'In The Name Of The Father').
1967, Born on this day, Cedella Marley, Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers, (1988 UK No.22 single 'Tomorrow People').
1974, Born on this day, Shifty Shellshock (real name Seth Brooks Binzer) front man of Crazy Town. 2001 US No.1 single 'Butterfly'.
1978, Born on this day, Julian Casablancas, guitar, vocals, The Strokes, (2001 UK No. 14 single 'Last Nite' 2001 UK No.2 album ‘Is This It’).
1979, Born on this day, Richard Neville vocals, Five, (1998 UK No.2 single 'Everybody Get Up', 1999 UK No.1 single 'Keep On Movin').
1981, Born on this day, Natalie Horler, singer, Cascada, German dance group. 2007 hit ‘Everytime We Touch’ won them a World Music Award in 2007. 2009 UK No.1 single ‘Evacuate the Dancefloor’.
1986, Born on this day, SkyBluone (Skyler Austen Gordy), one half of LMFAO who had the 2011 world wide hits 'Party Rock Anthem' and 'Sexy And I Know It'.

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