Rock and Roll Birthdays January 5th

January 5th

1923 – Sam Phillips 
– founder of Sun Records
1929 – Wilbert Harrison
 (“Kansas City”)
1932 – Johnny Adams
 (“Reconsider Me”)
1940 – George Malone 
of The Monotones (“Who Wrote The Book Of Love”)
1940 – Athol Guy
 – bassist for The Seekers (“I’ll Never Find Another You”)
1941 – Grady Thomas
 – vocalist for The Parliaments (“I Just Wanna Testify”)
1949 – George Brown 
– drummer for Kool and the Gang (“Joanna”)
1950 – Chris Stein
 – guitarist for Blondie (“The Tide Is High”)