We’re tasked with finding artists who were born on May 8 and thus having a birthday. The Blogger’s Best Friend tells us these musical artists are having a birthday today, so…
Happy 77th to Toni Tennille, born this day in 1940. Here’s “Do That To Me One More Time” from 1979.
Happy 76th to John Fred, born this day in 1941. A one-hit wonder! Here’s John & His Playboy Band with “Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)” from 1968.
Happy heavenly birthday to singer and TV actor Rick(y) Nelson, born this day in 1940. Here he is with “Hello Mary Lou,” from 1961, featuring the James Burton solo that made hundreds of kids want to play the guitar.
Happy 73rd to Gary Glitter! Here’s “Rock & Roll (Part 2)” from 1972.
And happy 66th to Philip Bailey, drummer with Earth wind & Fire, who had a huge hit with Phil Collins in 1984, “Easy Lover.”
Finally, a happy heavenly birthday to the lovely Miyoshi Umeki, born this day in 1929. Here’s “Sayonara,” from 1953.
And happy birthday to you, if today is your birthday. That’s Monday’s Music Moves Me for May 8, 2017.