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 AUGUST  CLASSIC ROCK BIRTHDAYS
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August 1
Jerry Garcia - Grateful Dead - 1942
Boz Burrell - Bad Company, King Crimson - 1946
Rick Coonce - The Grass Roots - 1947
Rick Anderson - The Tubes - 1947
Tim Bachman - Bachman Turner Overdrive - 1951
Tommy Bolin - Deep Purple, James Gang - 1951
Joe Elliot - Def Leppard - 1959

August 2
Garth Hudson - The Band - 1937
Andrew Steele - The Herd - 1941
Pete De Freitas - Echo and the Bunnymen - 1961

August 3
Arthur Wood - Climax Blues Band - 1929
Kenny Hodges - Spanky and Our Gang - 1936
John York - The Byrds - 1946
B .B. Dickerson - War - 1949
John Graham - Earth Wind & Fire - 1951

August 4
Larry Knechtel - Bread - 1940
Klaus Schultze - Tangerine Dream - 1947
Robbin Crosby - Ratt - 1959

August 5
Airto Moreira - Weather Report - 1941
Rick Huxley - Dave Clark Five - 1942
Rick Derringer - Edgar Winter Group, The McCoys - 1947
Greg Leskiw - Guess Who - 1947

August 6
Andy Warhol - Velvet Underground manager - 1928
Allan Holdsworth - Soft Machine - 1946

August 7
Carlo Novi - Asbury Jukes - 1949
Andy Fraser - Free - 1952
Bruce Dickenson - Iron Maiden - 1958

August 8
Dennis Drew - 10,000 Maniacs - 1957
The Edge (David Evans) - U2 - 1961
Rikki Rocket - Poison - 1961

August 9
Vic Prince - Pretty Things - 1944
John Parry - Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band - 1946
Marinus Gerritsen - Golden Earring - 1946
Benjamin Orr - The Cars - 1955

August 10
Leo Fender - guitar inventor - 1909
"Tunes" Antunes - Beaver Brown Band - 1940
James Griffin - Bread - 1943
Ian Anderson - Jethro Tull - 1947
John Farriss - INXS - 1961

August 11
Denny Payton - Dave Clark Five - 1943
Jim Kale - The Guess Who - 1943
Eric Carmen - Raspberries - 1949
Erik Braunn - Iron Butterfly - 1951
Bryan Bassett - Foghat - 1954
Richie Ramone - The Ramones - 1957

August 12
Mark Knopfler - Dire Straits - 1949

August 14
Slim Dunlap - The Replacements - 1951
David Crosby - Crosby, Stills Nash & Young, Byrds - 1941
Dash Crofts - Seals & Crofts - 1940

August 16
Barry Hay - Golden Earring - 1948

August 17
Sib Hashian - Boston - 1949

August 18
Dennis Elliot - Foreigner - 1950

August 19
Ginger Baker - Cream - 1939
Ian Gillan - Deep Purple - 1945
John Deacon - Queen - 1951

August 20
Sneaky Kleinow - Flying Burrito Brothers - 1934
"Uncle John" Turner - Johnny Winter Band - 1933
John Povey - Pretty Things - 1944
James Pankow - Chicago - 1947
Robert Plant - Led Zeppelin - 1948
Phil Lynott - Thin Lizzy - 1949
Doug Fieger - The Knack - 1962

August 21
Tom Coster - Santana - 1941
Glenn Hughes - Deep Purple, Black Sabbath - 1952
Joe Strummer - The Clash - 1952
Steve Smith - Focus, Journey - 1954

August 22
Donna Godchaux - Grateful Dead - 1947
Ian Mitchell - Bay City Rollers - 1958
Debbi Peterson - The Bangles - 1961

August 23
Keith Moon - The Who - 1947
Jimi Jamison - Survivor - 1951

August 24
David Frieberg - Jefferson Airplane/Starship, Quicksilver Messenger Service - 1938
John Cipollina - Quicksilver Messenger Service - 1943
Jim Capaldi - Traffic - 1944
Malcolm Duncan - Average White Band - 1945
Ken Hensley - Uriah Heep - 1945
Danny Joe Brown - Molly Hatchet - 1951
Mike DeRosier - Heart - 1951

August 25
Gene Simmons - KISS - 1949
Rob Halford - Judas Priest - 1951
Geoff Downs - Asia - 1952
Elvis Costello - 1954
Vivian Campbell - Def Leppard, Whitesnake - 1962

August 26
Moe Tucker - Velvet Underground - 1944
Billy Rush - Asbury Jukes - 1952

August 27
Alex Lifeson - Rush - 1953
Glen Matlock - Sex Pistols - 1956

August 28
Dave Hlubek - Molly Hatchet - 1952
Daniel Seraphine - Chicago - 1948

August 29
Chris Copping - Procol Harum - 1945
Rick Downey - Blue Öyster Cult - 1953
Dick Halligan - Blood, Sweat & Tears - 1943

August 30
Micky Moody - Whitesnake - 1950
"Papa" John Phillips - Mamas & the Papas - 1935

August 31
Gina Schock - The Go-Go's - 1957
Van Morrison - 1945