Happy New Year!
January is the month of rebirth so let’s take a look at some of the, er, births in January! And, since January is #OTW’s violin month, we’ve included some violinists. So, back off, drummers. Your month is next (and I did include Dave Grohl, btw, because…Grohl.)
January 7, 1948: Kenny Loggins — our own PNW guy from Everett, WA! Remember Footloose? Remember Caddyshack? It all started about 20 miles up the road!
January 8th: Elvis Presley (1935), David Bowie (1947), R Kelley (1969)
January 9th: Jimmy Page (1944), Dave Matthews (1967)
January 10th: Pat Benetar (1953), Rod Stewart (1945)
January 11th: Naomi Judd (1946) and Mary J. Blige (1971)
January 14th: OTW piano teacher, Chris Marx! LL Cool J (1969) and Dave Grohl (1969)
January 16th: Daisy Kennedy, Australian violinist (1893)
January 17th: Eduard Remenyi, Hungarian violinist (1828) and Ulf Hoelscher, German violinist (1942)
January 19th: Janis Joplin (1943) and Dolly Parton (1946)
January 22nd: Sam Cooke (1931)
January 23rd: Muzio Clementi, Italian composer (1752)
January 24th: Neil Diamond (1941), John Belushi (1949)
January 25th: Etta James (1938) and Alicia Keyes (1981)
January 26th: Eddie Van Halen (1955)
January 27th: M0zart (1756) and Helmut Zacharias, German violinist (1920)
January 31st: Justin Timberlake (1981)
Did someone say Caddyshack???