David Gilmour’s Birthday – March 6, 1946

Posted 3/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

David Gilmour’s Birthday – March 6, 1946

Conversation Starters

  • Happy Birthday to David Gilmour of Pink Floyd! Which Pink Floyd song do you think features the best Gilmour guitar work?
  • Happy Birthday David Gilmour! Who’s seen him live?

Fast Facts

  • Born: March 6, 1946 in Cambridge, England
  • Birth name is David Jon Gilmour
  • Best known as singer and guitar player for Pink Floyd
  • Considered one of the most influential guitar players of all time
  • Inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame (with Pink Floyd) in 1996
  • Plays mostly Fender Stratocasters (with the occasional Telecaster)
  • Ranked as #14 on Rolling Stone’s list of the greatest guitarists of all time
  • Had a well-known long standing feud with Pink Floyd guitarist Roger Waters
  • Contrary to popular belief, Gilmour did not replace original Pink Floyd member Syd Barrett in 1968. Gilmour joined and the two were in the band together for a ...


Rabbi's On This Day: Wednesday, 3/4/15

Posted 3/4/2015 12:00:00 PM

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS:

  • Chaz Bono (formerly known as Chastity before undergoing sex change operation; child ofCher and the late Sonny Bono) (46)
  • Patricia Heaton (actress, Everybody Loves Raymond) (57)
  • Ray "Boom BoomMancini (boxer) (54)
  • Steven Weber (actor, Wings' Brian Hackett, The Flamingo KidHamburger HillJeffreyLeaving Las Vegas) (54)
  • Catherine O'Hara (actress-comedienne, SCTVBeetlejuice, the Home Alone movies, Best In ShowA Mighty WindFor Your Consideration, Orange County, A Nightmare Before Christmas) (61)
  • Evan Dando (singer, of the Lemonheads) (48)
  • Mykelti Williamson (actor, Forrest Gump's Bubba, Con AirThree KingsThe Fugitive) (55, disputed)
  • Len Wiseman (director, Live Free or Die Hard, Underworld, Underworld: EvolutionTotal Recall; husband of actress Kate Beckinsale) (42)
  • Whitney Port (reality TV star, The Hills, The City) (30)
  • Andrea Bowen (actress, Desperate Housewives) (25)
  • Erin Heatherton (model) (26)
  • Jason Newsted (former bassist, Metallica) (52)
  • Evan Dando (singer/guitarist, the Lemonheads) (48)
  • Jeremiah Green (drummer, Modest Mouse) (38)

ON THIS DAY:

  • 1681King Charles II of England ...


Hear The Entire 'Immortal Randy Rhoads: The Ultimate Tribute' Album

Posted 3/3/2015 5:00:00 PM

(Billboard)

Tom Morello, Serj Tankian and more pay homage to the late Ozzy Osbourne guitarist.

March 19 will mark the 33rd anniversary of the death of Randy Rhoads, the guitar wunderkind whose talents helped Ozzy Osbourne establish his successful solo career. Sadly, the 25-year-old was killed in Leesburg, Fla., when he went on a morning joy ride in a Beechcraft Bonanza with tour bus driver Andrew Aycock, who was piloting the plane. After Aycock "buzzed" the Osbourne tour bus three times, the plane hit the bus, crashed into a tree and then into a home, causing an explosion. (Aycock and band crew member Rachel Youngblood also perished.)

Osbourne musically paid respect to Rhoads with Tribute, the live concert album that was released March 19, 1987. On March 3, another memorial pays homage to the beloved axeman. Immortal Randy Rhoads: The Ultimate Tribute (UDR Music) contains a roll call ...



Rabbi's On This Day: Tuesday, 3/3/15

Posted 3/3/2015 12:00:00 PM

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS:

  • David Faustino (actor, Married with Children's Bud Bundy) (41)
  • Lee Radziwill Ross (sister of the late Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis) (82)
  • Herschel Walker (football player) (53, disputed)
  • Jackie Joyner-Kersee (Olympic track and field gold medalist) (52, disputed 53)
  • Jessica Biel (actress, 7th Heaven's Mary, Summer CatchThe Texas Chainsaw MassacreBlade: TrinityI Now Pronounce You Chuck and LarryValentine's DayThe A-Team, The Illusionist, Easy Virtue; married to Justin Timberlake) (33)
  • Miranda Richardson (actress, starred in The Crying GameEnchanted April, Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire) (57)
  • Jennifer Warnes (singer) (68)
  • Dave Amato (guitarist, REO Speedwagon; also played with Ted Nugent) (62)
  • Willie Chambers (singer-guitarist, the Chambers Brothers) (77, disputed)
  • Julie Bowen (actress, Modern Family, Boston Legal, Lost) (45, disputed)
  • John Bigham (singer, Fishbone) (46)

ON THIS DAY: 

  • 1845,Florida was admitted as the 27th state in theUnion.
  • 1847, Inventor Alexander Graham Bell was born inEdinburgh,Scotland.
  • 1865, Congress created the Freedmen's Bureau to help poor ...


New Releases 3/3/15

Posted 3/3/2015 9:00:00 AM

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