Rock and Roll Birthdays August 3rd

1924 – Gordon Stoker – first tenor for The Jordanaires (Elvis’ backup group)
1926 – Tony Bennett 
(“I Left My Heart In San Francisco”)
1939 – Jimmy Nicol
 – played 9 gigs with The Beatles when Ringo was hospitalised with tonsillitis
1941 – Beverly Lee 
– vocalist for The Shirelles (“Will You Love Me Tomorrow?”)
1951 – Johnny Graham
 – guitarist for Earth, Wind and Fire (“Shining Star”)