After last week’s Birthdays for the month of June, I now have an alternative program with thos e who passed aeay in the Month of June
Bo Diddley ,singer / guitarist (rhythm and blues / rock and roll), died 2nd June 2008, would be 91 if alive, He influenced many artists, including Buddy Holly, Elvis Presley, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Animals, and the Clash. played a key role in the transition from the blues to rock and roll.The album Best of 1997
Track: Bo Diddley
Ronnie Lane Bass player / vocalist with Small Faces / Faces, died 4th june 1997, would be 74 if still alive, In 1977, he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. he died aged 51
One for the Road is the third album by Ronnie Lane and his Slim Chance band
Track: Harvest Home
Dr John Singer / songwriter / piano player (rhythm and blues), died 6th june 2019 would be 78 if still alive, an American singer and songwriter. His music combined blues, pop, jazz, boogie-woogie, funk, and rock and roll.
In the Right Place is the sixth album by New Orleans R&B artist Dr. John. The album was originally released on Atco Records in 1973 and became the biggest selling album of Dr. John’s career.
Track: Right Place, Wrong Time
Billy Preston Keyboard player / vocalist / session musician, died 6th june 2006, would be 73 if still alive, an American musician whose work encompassed R&B, rock, soul, funk, and gospel. Preston was a top session keyboardist in the 1960s, during which he backed artists such as Little Richard, Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, Reverend James Cleveland, and the Beatles
I Wrote a Simple Song is the sixth studio album by American soul musician Billy Preston. Released in November 1971,
Track: Outa Space
Bob Welch Guitarist, played with Fleetwood Macan American musician who was a member of Fleetwood Mac from 1971 to 1974.died, 7th june 2012, would be 74 if alive, his album French Kiss.
Track: Ebony Eyes
Danny Kirwan Guitarist (blues / rock), played with Fleetwood Mac (1968 to 1972), died 8th june 2018, would be 70 if still alive, He released three albums as a solo artist from 1975 to 1979, recorded albums with Otis Spann, Chris Youlden, and Tramp, and worked with his former Fleetwood Mac colleagues Jeremy Spencer and Christine McVie on some of their solo projects.
Second Chapter is the debut solo album by British blues rock musician Danny Kirwan, released in 1975
Track: Love can always Bring you Happiness
Ray Charles Singer / songwriter / piano player (soul / gospel)a n American singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer., died 10th june 2004, would be 89
Ray Charles Greatest Hits is a 1962 album
Track: hit the Road jack
Rory Gallagher Singer / guitar player (rock / blues), died 14th june 1995, would be 72, an Irish blues and rock multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and producer. Born in Ballyshannon, County Donegal, and brought up in Cork
Blueprint is the fourth album by Irish guitarist Rory Gallagher, released as a vinyl record in 1973. With his first band Taste and with his solo band up to this point Gallagher was one of the first guitarists to lead a power trio lineup. With Blueprint Gallagher included a keyboardist for the first time.
Track: Race the Breeze
John Lee Hooker Singer / guitarist (blues) died 21st june 2001, would be 102
John Lee Hooker (August 22, 1912 or 1917 – June 21, 2001) was an American blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist., he rose to prominence performing an electric guitar-style adaptation of Delta blues. Chill Out is a 1995 album by John Lee Hooker featuring Van Morrison, Carlos Santana, Charles Brown, and Booker T. Jones.
Track: “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer”
Pete Quaife Bassist, played with The Kinks died 23rd june 2010, would be 76, He departed from the Kinks in 1969 and formed the band Mapleoak, which he left in April 1970.
Track: Dedicated follower of Fashion
Chris Squire Bass player with prog band Yes, died 17th june 2015, would be 72
an English musician, singer and songwriter best known as the bassist and a founding member of the progressive rock band Yes. He was the longest-serving original member, having remained in the band until his death and appearing on every studio album released from 1969 to 2014
Fish Out of Water is the first studio album from the English bassist, singer and songwriter Chris Squire, released in November 1975
Track: hold out your hand
John Entwistle Bass player with The Who was an English bass guitarist, singer, songwriter, film and music producer. In a music career that spanned more than 40 years, Entwistle was best known as the original bass guitarist for the English rock band the Who, died 27th june2002, would
be 75, The Who, Who’s next
TrACK: Won’t get Fooled again
Tim Buckley Singer / songwriter, died 29th june 1978, would be73, was an American vocalist, songwriter, guitarist and producer.
Greetings from L.A. is the seventh album by singer-songwriter Tim Buckley, released in 1972.
Homegrown is a studio album by Neil Young released June 19, 2020. The album consists of material recorded between June 1974 and January 1975 .his 44th studio album
Track: “We Don’t Smoke It No More”
Charlie Dore (born 1956) is an English singer-songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and actress.her 10th album Like Animals
Track: Rivers of Cortisol
Rough and Rowdy Ways is the 39th studio album by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, released on June 19, 2020,
Track: False Prophet
Rachael Sage is an American singer-songwriter, producer, visual artist, and record label founder.
Character is singer-songwriter Rachael Sage’s fourteenth studio album, released on 6 March 2020
Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne is an American blues, boogie-woogie and jazz pianist, singer and songwriter. His 10th album, Go, just do it
Track: You did a number on me
Norah Jones (born Geethali Norah Jones Shankar; March 30, 1979) is an American singer, songwriter and pianist. Pick Me Up Off the Floor is the eighth studio album by American singer-songwriter Norah Jones. The album was released on June 12
Track: I’m Alive
Singer/songwriter Bridget Kelly offers her fifth release as a blues rock diva, Dark Spaces her 6th album
Track: No use in Tryin’
The Milk Me, Deliverence
Track: Why can’t you stay
Jose Ramirez, Here I Come
Dion and Friends, Blues with friends
Track: I got Nothing