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    WEEK 1st - 10th FEBRUARY (ROCK BIRTHDAYS)


    February 1, 1934, Bob Shane (Kingston Trio)
    February 1, 1937, Don Everly
    February 1, 1937, Ray "Dr. Hook" Sawyer (Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show)
    February 1, 1948, Rick James
    February 1, 1954, Mike Campbell (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
    February 1, 1964, Jani Lane (Warrant)
    February 1, 1968, Lisa Marie Presley
    February 2, 1927, Stan Getz
    February 2, 1934, Skip Battin (Byrds/New Riders)
    February 2, 1940, Alan Caddy (Tornados)
    February 2, 1942, Graham Nash (Hollies/CSN)
    February 2, 1948, Alan McKay (Earth Wind and Fire)
    February 2, 1963, Eva Cassidy
    February 2, 1966, Robert DeLeo (Stone Temple Pilots)
    February 2, 1971, Ben Mize (Counting Crows)
    February 3, 1935, Johnny "Guitar" Watson
    February 3, 1940, Angelo D'Aleo (Dion and The Belmonts)
    February 3, 1943, Dennis Edwards (The Temptations)
    February 3, 1943, Shawn Phillips
    February 3, 1947, Dave Davies (The Kinks)
    February 3, 1947, Melanie (Melanie Safka)
    February 3, 1959, Lol Tolhurst (The Cure)
    February 4, 1941, John Steel (The Animals)
    February 4, 1944, Florence LaRue (Fifth Dimension)
    February 4, 1948, Alice Cooper (Vincent Furnier)
    February 4, 1952, Jerry Shirley (Humble Pie)
    February 5, 1933, Claude King
    February 5, 1935, Alex Harvey
    February 5, 1941, Barrett Strong
    February 5, 1942, Corey Wells (Three Dog Night)
    February 5, 1943, Charles Winfield (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
    February 5, 1944, Al Kooper (Blues Project/Blood, Sweat & Tears)
    February 5, 1949, Nigel Olsson
    February 5, 1968, Chris Barron (Spin Doctors)
    February 5, 1969, Bobby Brown
    February 6, 1943, Fabian Forte
    February 6, 1950, Natalie Cole
    February 6, 1945, Bob Marley (Robert Nesta Marley)
    February 6, 1962, Axl Rose (William Bailey) (Guns n'Roses)
    February 6, 1966, Rick Astley
    February 7, 1934, King Curtis (Curtis Ousley)
    February 7, 1943, Harvey Hershkowitz (Quotations)
    February 7, 1946, Sammy Johns
    February 7, 1959, Brian Travers (UB40)
    February 7, 1962, David Bryan (Bon Jovi)
    February 7, 1962, Garth Brooks
    February 8, 1946, Adolfo De La Parra (Canned Heat)
    February 8, 1950, Danny Seals (England Dan & John Ford Coley)
    February 8, 1961, Vince Neil (Motley Crue)
    February 9, 1942, Carole King (Carol Klein)
    February 9, 1942, Barry Mann
    February 9, 1943, Barbara Lewis
    February 9, 1947, Joe Ely
    February 9, 1951, Dennis 'Dee Tee' Thomas (Kool and the Gang)
    February 10, 1937, Don Wilson (Ventures)
    February 10, 1940, Roberta Flack
    February 10, 1940, Jimmy Merchant (Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers)
    February 10, 1961, Robbie Neville
    Posted on 2008-01-31 18:29:54 and written by dimitris


    WEEK 1st - 10th FEBRUARY


    February 9, 1981 : BILL HALEY dies.

    February 7, 1964 : "The BEATLES" arrive In New York.


    February 7, 1970 : "LED ZEPPELIN" score their first UK Number One album with "Led Zeppelin II".It goes on to sell 6 million copies.


    February 7, 2000 : "FOGHAT" founding member Dave Peverett dies due to complications of cancer,he was 57.

    February 6, 2002 : "RATT" guitarist Warren DeMartini and drummer Bobby Blotzer win the battle over ownership of the name "RATT" in a victory in the Lost Angeles Superior Court.

    February 3, 1998 : "SLAUGHTER" guitarist Tim Kelly dies from injuries suffered in a collision on State Route 96 in Arizona.Kelly was 34.

    February 3, 2000 : "DREAM THEATER"'s concert at the 'Palace Theater' in L.A. is shut down by the fire marshalls an hour into the band's performance.Apparently,the 'Palace Theater' had over-sold the venue and the fire marshalls insisted that the show would be stopped.The band,however,refused to leave the stage and continued to do 'The Spirit Carries On',with Mike Portnoy and the audience singing.They continued to play as the electricity on stage was cut off and the police squad was brought in to force the audience out of the venue.

    February 3, 1959 : BUDDY HOLLY, BIG BOPPER and RITCHIE VALENS are killed in a plane crash.

    February 1, 1968 : 'Universal International Studios' offers "THE DOORS" $500,000 to star in a feature film.The band also announces plans for an ABC-TV special, a "humor book" by the whole group and a book of lyrics and poetry by Jim Morrison.Only the last project ever happens.

    Posted on 2008-01-31 18:27:13 and written by dimitris