Wednesday, June 12: Tig's Rock Birthdays

Happy Birthday today (June 12) to singer/guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd. He’s 42. Other rockers celebrating include former Candlebox bassist Bardi Martin (46) and drummer Bun E. Carlos of Cheap Trick (68). In remembrance, singer Brad Delp of Boston would have been 68 today.

Kenny Wayne Shepherd has released several albums over the years and has had commercial success as a blues artist. Shepherd has had seven singles in the Top 10 since 1995 and he holds the record for the longest-running on the Billboard Blues Charts with his 1997 release Trouble Is… featuring the hit “Blue on Black”. The song went to No. 1 on the Mainstream Rock Chart. Kenny Wayne Shepherd and blues legend Buddy Guy are out on tour together doing some dates this month. Check out the official Kenny Wayne Shepherd website here for tour dates. Cheers to Kenny Wayne Shepherd on his birthday today!

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