Author Archives: Troy Michael

About Troy Michael

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

Music History June 16

BORN ON JUNE 16 1924 – Lucky Thompson, American saxophonist (d. 2005) 1939 – Billy “Crash” Craddock, American singer 1942 – Eddie Levert, American singer-songwriter (The O’Jays) 1946 – Iain Matthews, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Fairport Convention and Plainsong) 1947…

Innocent Words Presents IW10 with The Red Western

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: Pittsburgh Members and Instruments: Lauren DeLorenze – lead vocals / guitar Sean Finn…

Music History June 15

BORN ON JUNE 15 1937 – Waylon Jennings, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Highwaymen) (d. 2002) 1941 – Harry Nilsson, American singer-songwriter (d. 1994) 1946 – Noddy Holder, English singer-songwriter, guitarist (Slade) 1951 – Steve Walsh, American singer-songwriter and keyboard…

Music History June 14

BORN ON JUNE 14 1931 – Junior Walker, American saxophonist and singer (d. 1995) 1936 – Renaldo Benson, American singer-songwriter (Four Tops) (d. 2005) 1938 – Julie Felix, American-English singer-songwriter and guitarist 1942 – Andy Irvine, English-Irish singer-songwriter and bouzouki…

Music History June 12

BORN ON JUNE 12 1941 – Roy Harper, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor 1941 – Reg Presley, English singer-songwriter (The Troggs) (d. 2013) 1949 – John Wetton, English singer-songwriter, bass player (King Crimson, Roxy Music/Bryan Ferry, Uriah Heep, and Wishbone…

Soul Asylum Announces Summer Tour With Cracker

(June 7, 2017) – Minneapolis rockers Soul Asylum announces new U.S. tour dates with Cracker kicking off on July 14 in Marietta, OH at People’s Bank Theatre. Tickets will be on sale Friday, June 9 and can be purchased at:…