Music Birthday: Anderson .Paak

Today, February 8, 1986, Anderson .Paak was born Brandon Paak Anderson in Oxnard, California. Now a three time Grammy winner, .Paak earned his first Grammy at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards, for his single called ‘Bubblin’.’  The song is a production by Jahlil Beats and Antwon Wonder, and it was released on May 17, 2018….

Music Birthday: DeFord Bailey Sr.

Today, December 14, 1899, DeFord Bailey Sr. was born in Smith County, Tennessee. Though he struggled with polio, Bailey broke racial barriers as a black musician when he performed on the Grand Ole Opry – originally The Barn Dance – in December 1924. Ultimately helping establish the country music genre.  With his harmonica, stature and…

Music Birthday: Colbie Caillat

🔊🥳 Today, May 28, 1985, Colbie Marie Caillat was born in Malibu, California. Caillat has a song called ‘Bubbly,’ included on her debut studio album “Coco,” and it peaked at no. 5 on the US Hot 100. The album “Coco” also peaked at no. 5, on the Billboard 200. Caillat covered Lauryn Hill’s ‘Tell Him’…

Music Birthday: Jace Everett

🔊🥳 Today, May 27, 1972, Jace Everett was born in Evansville, North Carolina. Everett has an eponymous album with Epic Records, and it’s sleeper-hit song ‘Bad Things’ was selected as the theme for True Blood on HBO. The song was originally released with the album in November 2005, and in October 2009—a little more than…

Music Birthday: Daz Dillinger

🔊🥳 Today, May 25, 1973, Daz Dillinger was born Delmar Drew Arnaud in Long Beach, California. On September 29, 2006, Dillinger’s eighth studio album “So So Gansta” peaked at no. 2 on the US Billboard Top Rap Albums Chart. This album spawned ‘Weekend’ as a single, it was produced by Jermaine Dupri. On Apple Music,…

Music Birthday: Jewel

🔊🥳 Today, May 23, 1974, Jewel Kilcher was born in Payson, Utah. Jewel has a song called ‘Down So Long,’ produced by Patrick Leonard, and it reached no. 59 on the US Hot 100 May 7, 1999. The song comes from Jewel’s sophomore studio album “Spirit.” Also on the Hot 100 from “Spirit” peaked the…

Toby Keith: “Honkytonk University”

🔊💜Today, May 17, 2005, Toby Keith released his ninth studio album “Honkytonk University.” This album peaked at no. 2 on the US Billboard 200, and spawned these Hot 100 singles: ‘As Good As I Once Was’ (no. 28), ‘Honkytonk U’ (no. 61), and ‘Big Blue Note’ (no. 55). Keith’s ‘As Good As I Once Was’…

Music Birthday: Mikey Wax

🔊🥳 Today, May 16, 1984, Mikey Wax was born Michael Ross Wax in Long Island, NY. Wax has a song called ‘You Life Me Up,’ and it was recognized by iTunes as Ahead of the Curve. The song is so popular, it was included on the promotional commercial for Keeping Up With The Kardashians S10….