Mike Myers celebrates his birthday today (May 25), and while he’s given us countless comedic characters in film and during his time on Saturday Night Live, one of the best pieces of work he’s created in his career is the 2014 documentary Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon.
No matter how many times we see Johnny Depp live with the Hollywood Vampires, we still can’t get over the fact that Captain Jack Sparrow more than holds his own on stage with the likes of Alice Cooper and Joe Perry.
It’s very popular for classic rock songs to provide the soundtrack to various commercial, but what about when an actual artist appears in the commercial? That, too, has happened often, like when Eddie Money, who celebrates a birthday today (March 21), tried to actually sell two actual tickets to paradise in a Geico ad.
The late Syd Barrett would’ve turned 72 today (January 6), and besides being Pink Floyd’s founding guitarist/frontman, one of his other biggest contributions to the band’s history is serving as the inspiration to “Shine On You Crazy Diamond,” an epic and favorite among fans the world over.