Is it your Birthday? You share it with Eddie, Chubby, Lindsey and Stevie..
Eddie Cochran, would be 74….one of your prototype rockabilly performers most famous for Summertime Blues…. Killed in a car crash on 17th April 1960 aged 21.
Chubby Checker is 70, inventor of the twist….’The Twist’ is the only song to go to number 1 on the US singles charts twice. Once in 1960 and again in 1962.
Lindsey Buckingham is 61 guitarist singer and songwriter for Fleetwood Mac…he’s playing the Little Creek Casino on Sunday Rocktober 23rd.
Stevie Ray Vaughan, would be 56 He was killed in a helicopter crash in 1990. His family successfully sued the operators of the company for allowing an unqualified pilot to fly in fog and were awarded $2 million (£1.2 million). Vaughan played guitar on David Bowie’s Let’s Dance album. Here He Talks About Staying UP!
Best Golfer ever to come out of Seattle….played mostly at Jefferson Park up on Beacon Hill…Freddy Couples is 52…he won the US Open in 1991 and got hisself a green jacket, winning the Masters in ’92
Tommy Lee, drummer of Motley Crue, is 49….he’s a buttrocker whose band I never liked….but when Vanderpool met the guy? He was cool, actually…