Rock and Roll Birthdays January 26th

January 26th

1934 – Huey “Piano” Smith 
(“Don’t You Just Know It”)
1939 – Marshall Lieb 
– vocalist / guitarist for The Teddy Bears (“To Know Him Is To Love Him”)
1943 – Jean Knight 
(“Mr. Big Stuff”)
1948 – Corky Laing 
– drummer for Mountain (“Mississippi Queen”)
1949 – Derek Holt
 – guitarist for Climax Blues Band (“Couldn’t Get It Right”)
1951 – David Briggs
 – guitarist for The Little River Band (“Lonesome Loser”)
1955 – Eddie Van Halen 
– guitarist for Van Halen (“Jump”)
1963 – Andrew Ridgeley 
– of Wham! (“Wake Me Up Before You Go Go”)