Rock and Roll Birthdays March 15th

1912 – Samuel John “Lightnin'” Hopkins – influential Blues guitarist (“T-Model Blues”)
1940 – Phil Lesh
 – bassist for The Grateful Dead (“Truckin”)
1941 – Mike Love 
– vocalist for The Beach Boys (“Good Vibrations”)
1944 – Sly Stone 
– keyboards / lead vocals for Sly And The Family Stone (“Everyday People”)
1944 – David Costell 
– bassist for Gary Lewis And The Playboys (“This Diamond Ring”)
1946 – Howard Scott
 – guitar / vocals for War (“Cisco Kid”)
1955 – Dee Snider 
– lead vocalist for Twisted Sister (“We’re Not Gonna Take It”)
1955 – Bunny DeBarge
 – vocalist for DeBarge (“Who’s Holding Donna Now”)