Mike Baird (musician)

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Mike Baird
Birth nameMichael Gary Baird
Born (1951-05-18) May 18, 1951 (age 71)
South Gate, California
GenresRock, pop
Occupation(s)Drummer
InstrumentsDrums

Michael Gary Baird (born May 18, 1951 in South Gate, California[1]) is an American drummer. He has played drums for Airborne, Vasco Rossi, Billy Idol,[2] Hall and Oates, Pointer Sisters, Donna Summer, Riverdogs, Animotion, Richard Marx, Michael Bolton, Rick Springfield, Eddie Money, Kenny Loggins, Yumi Matsutoya, Juice Newton, and Prism. He was a touring drummer for Journey on their tour for the Raised on Radio album.

Partial discography[edit]

With Hall & Oates

With Jamie Owens

  • Growing Pains (1975)

With Paul Anka

  • Headlines (1979)
  • Walk a Fine Line (1983)

With Bob Dylan

With Rodney Crowell

With Airborne

  • Airborne (1979)

With George Benson

With Juice Newton

With Peabo Bryson

  • Peace on Earth (1997)

With Natalie Cole

With Sheena Easton

With Airplay

With Barbra Streisand

With Livingston Taylor

With Michael Bolton

With Nigel Olsson

  • Nigel Olsson (1978)
  • Nigel (1979)

With Toni Basil

With Art Garfunkel

With Kenny Loggins

With Dionne Warwick

With Al Jarreau

With Irene Cara

With Bette Midler

With Syreeta Wright

With Yvonne Elliman

  • Night Flight (1978)

With Neil Diamond

With America

With Cherie & Marie Currie

With Donna Summer

With Randy Crawford

With Rick Springfield

With Cher

With Van Stephenson

With Céline Dion

With Eddie Money

With Riverdogs

  • Riverdogs (1988)

With Rita Coolidge

With Richard Marx

With Billy Idol

With Richie Havens

  • The End Of The Beginning (1976)

With Joe Cocker

With Kenny Rogers

With i-Ten

With Yumi Matsutoya

  • The 14th Moon (1976)

With Shogo Hamada

  • Home Bound (1980)

With Prism

References[edit]

  1. ^ California Birth Index, 1905–1995 (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc.), 2005.
  2. ^ Strong, Martin Charles (2006). The essential rock discography. Open City Books. pp. 522–523. ISBN 978-1-84195-860-6. Retrieved June 1, 2010.