Category: Music

Bola de Nieve – “Tu Me Has de Querer”

Singer, songwriter, and pianist Bola de Nieve was born Ignacio Jacinto Villa Fernández on this day, September 11, 1911, in Havana, Cuba.

Patsy Cline – “Walkin’ After Midnight”

Patsy Cline was born on this day September 8, 1932 in Winchester, Virginia.

Pretenders – “2000 Miles”

Pretenders singer, songwriter, and guitarist Chrissie Hynde was born on this day, September 7, 1951, in Akron, Ohio.

a-ha – “Take On Me”

A-ha songwriter and guitarist Paul Waaktaar-Savoy was born on this day, September 6, 1961 in Tonsenhagen, Norway. “Take On Me” is from the band’s 1985 debut studio album, Hunting High and Low.

NEU! – “Wave Mother”

Guitarist, keyboardist, and programmer Michael Rother was born on this day, September 2, 1950, in Hamburg, Germany. “Wave Mother” is from the album NEU! 1986.

Squeeze – “Black Coffee In Bed”

Squeeze singer and guitarist Glenn Tilbrook was born on this day August 31, 1957 in London, England.

The Velvet Underground – “Heroin”

Velvet Underground guitarist Sterling Morrison was born on this day August 29, 1942 in East Meadow, New York. The song “Heroin,” written by Lou Reed in 1964, features the spellbinding interaction between both Sterling Morrison on rhythm guitar and Lou Reed on lead guitar. John Cale plays electric viola on the song with Maureen Tucker …

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The Velvet Underground – “After Hours”

Velvet Underground drummer and singer Maureen “Moe” Tucker was born on this day August 26, 1944 in Jackson Heights in New York City.

Belle and Sebastian – “I Want The World To Stop”

Happy birthday Stuart Murdoch, born on this day August 25, 1968 in Clarkston, Scotland.

Malvina Reynolds – “What Have They Done to the Rain?”

Singer-songwriter Malvina Reynolds was born on this day August 23, 1900 in San Francisco, California.