Category: Music

The Style Council – “You’re The Best Thing”

Happy birthday the Jam and Style Council frontman, singer and songwriter Paul Weller, born on this day May 25, 1958 in Sheerwater, UK.

A Bob Dylan Birthday Celebration in 5 Songs

On May 24, 1941, American legend of song and 2016 Nobel Literature Prize winner Bob Dylan was born. With music of gold and his lyrics of pure poetry, Dylan has been an influence on artists of all walks of life and will continue to shine for a long, long time. Take Bringing It All Back …

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Haircut 100 – “Love Plus One”

Happy birthday to Haircut One Hundred singer, songwriter, and guitarist Nick Heyward, born on this day May 20, 1961 in Beckenham, England.

Ramones – “Pet Sematary”

Singer-songwriter Joey Ramone was born on this day May 19, 1951 in Forest Hills, New York.

On This Day: Mike Oldfield

Today is the birthday of electronic musician and composer Mike Oldfield, who was born in Reading, England on May 15, 1953. His music crosses genres of classical, ambient, progressive rock, and new age. Oldfield is probably best known for the songs “Tubular Bells,” which was in the soundtrack for the movie The Exorcist, as well as …

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Talking Heads – “[Nothing But] Flowers”

Happy birthday, David Byrne 🎈

Donovan – “Colours”

Singer and songwriter Donovan was born on this day May 10, 1946 in Glasgow, Scotland.

The Beautiful South – “Prettiest Eyes”

Happy birthday to Housemartins and Beautiful South frontman, singer and songwriter Paul Heaton, born on this day May 9, 1962 in the town of Bromborough, UK.

Dick Dale & The Del Tones – “Misirlou”

“The King of the Surf Guitar” Dick Dale was born on the day May 4, 1937 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Pete Seeger – “Living In The Country”

Happy birthday to folk singer, songwriter, folk music collector, and activist Pete Seeger, born on this day May 3, 1919.