Thursday, April 26, 2007

The Dream Weaver Is 64 / One Cup Question

Today’s One Cup question: Name the musician celebrating his 64th birthday today. A New Jersey native and child actor who starred on Broadway, he was an original member of the band Spooky Tooth. He played on George Harrison’s album All Things Must Pass, and joined George on travels to India. This birthday boy is credited with the first commercially successful album featuring primarily synthesizer music; that album and its title track, Dream Weaver, remain his most successful music to date. Your One Cup challenge this morning – to name this dream weaving birthday boy, whose most recent albums have featured world music.

Today's One Cup answer: Gary Wright

Bonus Blog Trivia: Dream Weaver and another hit single from the album, Love Is Alive, both hit #2 on the pop singles chart in 1976; in 1991 he remade the song for the Wayne's World soundtrack.

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