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CLASSIC ROCK BIRTHDAYS

MAY

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May 1 Judy Collins - 1939 Rita Coolidge - 1945 Nick Fortuna - The Buckinghams - 1946 May 2 Link Wray - 1929 Bunk Gardner - Mothers of Invention - 1933 Bob Henrit - The Kinks, Argent - 1944 Goldy McJohn - Steppenwolf - 1945 Lou Gramm - Foreigner - 1950 John Glascock - Jethro Tull - 1951 Prescott Niles - The Knack - 1954 Jo Callis - The Human League - 1955 May 3 Pete Seeger - 1919 James Brown - 1933 Peter Staples - The Troggs - 1944 Bruce Hall - REO Speedwagon - 1953 May 4 David LaFlamme - It's A Beautiful Day - 1941 Ronnie Bond - The Troggs - 1943 George Wadenius - Blood, Sweat & Tears - 1945 May 5 Bill Ward - Black Sabbath - 1948 Ian McCulloch - Echo and the Bunnymen - 1959 Kevin Mooney - Adam and the Ants - 1962 May 6 Colin Earl - Foghat, Mungo Jerry - 1942 Bob Seger - 1945 Robbie McIntosh - Average White Band - 1950 May 7 Ray Monette - Rare Earth - 1946 Jerry Nolan - New York Dolls, Heartbreakers - 1946 Bill Kretzmann - Grateful Dead - 1946 Prairie Prince - The Tubes, Journey, New Cars - 1950 May 8 Paul Samwell-Smith - Yardbirds - 1943 Alex Van Halen - Van Halen - 1953 Gary Glitter - 1944 May 9 Billy Joel - 1949 Tom Petersson - Cheap Trick - 1950 Richie Furay - Buffalo Springfield, Poco, Souther Hillman Furay Band - 1944 May 10 Donovan - 1946 Jay Ferguson - Spirit, Jo Jo Gunne - 1947 Sid Vicious - Sex Pistols - 1957 Bono - U2 - 1960 Dave Mason - Traffic - 1946 May 11 Eric Burdon - The Animals, War - 1941 Butch Trucks - Allman Brothers Band - 1947 May 12 Ian McLagan - Faces - 1945 Steve Winwood - Traffic, Blind Faith, Spencer Davis Group - 1948 Billy Squier - 1950 May 13 Ritchie Valens - 1941 Magic Dick - J. Geils Band - 1945 Pete "Overend" Watts - Mott the Hoople - 1947 Danny Kirwan - Fleetwood Mac - 1950 May 14 Jack Bruce - Cream - 1943 Gene Cornish - Young Rascals - 1946 David Byrne - Talking Heads - 1952 Ian Astbury - The Cult - 1962 May 15 Graham Goble - Little River Band - 1947 Brian Eno - Roxy Music - 1948 Gary Thain - Uriah Heep - 1948 Dennis Frederickson - Toto - 1951 Mike Oldfield - 1953 May 16 Roger Earl - Foghat, Savoy Brown - 1946 Robert Fripp - King Crimson - 1946 Darrell Sweet - Nazareth - 1947 May 17 Malcolm Hale - Spanky & Our Gang - 1941 Roy Adams - Climax Blues Band - 1952 Bill Bruford - Yes, King Crimson - 1949 Paul Di'Anno - Iron Maiden - 1959 May 18 Rick Wakeman - Yes, Strawbs - 1949 Bill Wallace - The Guess Who - 1949 May 19 Pete Townshend - The Who - 1945 Greg Herbert - Blood, Sweat, and Tears - 1947 Jerry Hyman - Blood, Sweat, and Tears - 1947 Steve Currie - T Rex - 1947 Dusty Hill - ZZ Top - 1949 Phil Rudd - AC/DC - 1954 Martyn Ware - The Human League - 1956 May 20 Joe Cocker - 1944 Jimmy Henderson - Black Oak Arkansas - 1954 Jane Wiedlin - Go-Go's - 1958 May 21 Hilton Valentine - The Animals - 1943 Vincent Crane - Atomic Rooster, Crazy World of Arthur Brown - 1943 Bill Champlin - Sons of Champlin, Chicago - 1947 Stan Lynch - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - 1955 May 22 Bernie Taupin - 1950 May 23 Danny Klein - J. Geils Band - 1946 Bill Hunt - Electric Light Orchestra - 1947 Rick Fenn - 10cc - 1953 May 24 Bob Dylan - 1941 Steve Upton - Wishbone Ash - 1946 May 25 Blinky Davison - The Nice - 1942 Klaus Meine - Scorpions - 1948 Robby Steinhardt - Kansas - 1950 John Grimaldi - Argent - 1955 May 26 Levon Helm - The Band - 1940 Verden Allen - Mott the Hoople - 1945 Garry Peterson - The Guess Who - 1945 Stevie Nicks - Fleetwood Mac - 1948 May 27 Pete Sears - Jefferson Starship - 1948 Siouxsie Sioux - Siouxsie & the Banshees - 1957 May 28 Papa John Creech - Jefferson Airplane/Starship, Hot Tuna - 1917 John Fogerty - Creedence Clearwater Revival - 1945 Wendy O. Williams - Plasmatics - 1949 Eddie Jobson - Roxy Music - 1955 John McGeoch - Siouxsie & the Banshees - 1955 May 29 Gary Brooker - Procol Harum - 1945 May 31 Junior Campbell - Marmalade - 1946 John Bonham - Led Zeppelin - 1948