Author Archives: Troy Michael

About Troy Michael

Troy Michael is the founder, publisher, editor, writer, minion, at Innocent Words

Music History May 19

BORN ON MAY 19 1919 – Georgie Auld, Canadian-American saxophonist, clarinet player, and bandleader (d. 1990) 1940 – Mickey Newbury, American singer-songwriter (d. 2002) 1945 – Pete Townshend, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Who) 1947 – Paul Brady, Irish singer-songwriter,…

Innocent Words Presents IW10 with Lizard McGee

TEN: Starting in 2013, each Friday, Innocent Words started shining the spotlight directly on up and coming artists/bands with 10 questions we like to call IW10. Hometown: Deep in the woods of southern Ohio…Moonville, Ohio. Members and Instruments: My new…

Music History May 18

BORN ON MAY 18 1911 – Big Joe Turner, American singer (d. 1985) 1944 – Albert Hammond, English singer-songwriter, guitarist (The Family Dogg) 1949 – Rick Wakeman, English keyboard player and songwriter (Yes, Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe, and Warhorse) 1950…

Music History May 16

BORN ON MAY 16 1913 – Woody Herman, American singer, saxophonist, and clarinet player (d. 1987) 1919 – Liberace, American singer, pianist, and actor (d. 1987) 1922 – Eddie Bert, American trombonist (d. 2012) 1930 – Betty Carter, American singer…

Music History May 15

BORN ON MAY 15 1935 – Utah Phillips, American singer-songwriter (d. 2008) 1937 – Trini Lopez, American singer, guitarist, and actor 1947 – Graeham Goble, Australian singer-songwriter, guitarist (Little River Band, Mississippi, Travis Wellington Hedge, and Birtles & Goble) 1948…