Birthdays and Departures – Friday

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BIRTHDAYS AND DEPARTURES -2/12

1935 – [lastfm]GENE McDANIELS[/lastfm] (‘A HUNDRED POUNDS OF CLAY)

1935 – RAY MANZAREK ([lastfm]DOORS[/lastfm])

1945 – JOE SCHERMIE ([lastfm]THREE DOG NIGHT[/lastfm])

1945 – [lastfm]CLIFF DeYOUNG[/lastfm]

1949 – STANLRY KNIGHT ([lastfm]BLACK OAK ARKANSAS[/lastfm])

1950 – STEVE HACKETT ([lastfm]GENESIS[/lastfm])

1968 – CHYNNA PHILLIPS ([lastfm]WILSON PHILLIPS[/lastfm])

1976 – [lastfm]SAL MINEO[/lastfm]

2000 – [lastfm]OLIVER[/lastfm] (GOOD MORNING STARSHINE/JEAN)

Oliver was born Wiliam Oliver Swafford.  He died of cancer at age 54 10 years ago and although he only had two top 10 hits, they were both huge.

[lastfm]Good Morning Starshine[/lastfm] was from ‘[lastfm]Hair[/lastfm]‘

and the second?

One of the most beautiful songs ever written,  [lastfm]Jean[/lastfm] from the film ‘The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie’.

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