🎵🎸Gordon "Snowy" Fleet -- is 75 in the year 2020 and 76 in the year 2021; b.8/16/1945 N.S.
Rock & Roll Drummer, English
Group Names: The Easybeats
🎵🎸Barry Hay -- is 72 in the year 2020 and 73 in the year 2021; b.8/16/1948
Songwriter, Flautist, Saxophonist, Rock & Roll Singer, Dutch (Netherlands)
Group Names: Golden Earring
🎵🎸Maggie Rogers -- is 25 in the year 2020 and 26 in the year 2021; b.8/16/1995 N.S.
Folk Singer, Alternative Rock Singer
🎵🎸Joey Spampinato -- is 72 in the year 2020 and 73 in the year 2021; b.8/16/1948 N.S.
Multi-instrumentalist, Rockabilly Singer
Group Names: NRBQ
🎵🎸William "Sputnik" Spooner -- is 71 in the year 2020 and 72 in the year 2021; b.8/16/1949 N.S.
Singer, Rock & Roll Guitarist
Misc: Sharon Porter pointed out he was b. 8/16/49, other sources list April or May 16 or born 1939 or 1941
Group Names: The Tubes
🎵🎸Scott "Rock Action" Asheton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1949 d.3/15/2014 (64)
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: The Stooges
🎵🎸Kevin Ayers -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1944 d.2/18/2013 N.S. (68)
Songwriter, Bassist, Rock & Roll Singer, English
Group Names: Soft Machine, soloist
🎵🎸Gary Loizzo -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1945 d.1/16/2016 N.S. (70)
Music Producer, Musical Engineer, Rock Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: MN: Alexander
Group Names: American Breed
🎵🎸Alan "Tea" Caddy -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/2/1940 d.8/16/2000 (60)
Violinist, Rock & Roll Guitarist, British
Group Names: Johnny Kidd & the Pirates, The Tornadoes
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🎭🎵🎸Elvis Presley -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/8/1935 N.S. d.8/16/1977 N.S. (42)
Hall of Famer, Movie Actor, Music Producer, Composer/Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Country-Rock Performer
Names/Places: b. in Tupelo, MS; MN:Aron; changed to Aaron; NN:The King of Rock and Roll; Priscilla's ex-husband
Misc: The first real star of rock and roll; too many notable hits to list here!; d. at Graceland Mansion in Memphis, Tennessee; Billboard ranks him as the top pop recording artist of all time with 17 No. 1 songs. The 1956 two-sided hit "Don't Be Cruel/Hound Dog" stays at No. 1 for 11 weeks, a record for the rock era that stands until 1992. Hall of Famer in America's Pop, Country Music, and Rock and Roll
Song Titles: Heartbreak Hotel, Don't Be Cruel, Hound Dog, Love Me Tender, Too Much, All Shook Up, Teddy Bear, Jailhouse Rock, Don't, Hard Headed Woman, Stuck on You, It's Now or Never, Are You Lonesome Tonight?, Surrender, Good Luck Charm, Return to Sender, Suspicious Minds, Way Down, A Little Less Conversation
Album Titles: Elvis Presley, Elvis, Loving You, Elvis is Back!, Something for Everybody, Pot Luck, Aloah from Hawaii via Satellite
Movie Titles: Jailhouse Rock, G.I. blues, Blue Hawaii, Fun in Acapulco, Viva Las Vegas
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