Mike Baird (musician)

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Mike Baird
Birth name Michael Gary Baird
Born (1951-05-18) May 18, 1951 (age 66)
South Gate, California
Genres Rock, pop
Occupation(s) Drummer
Instruments Drums

Michael Gary 'Mike' Baird (born May 18, 1951 in South Gate, California[1]) is an American drummer. He has played drums for 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[edit]

With Jamie Owens[edit]

  • Growing Pains (1975)

With Airborne[edit]

With Airplay[edit]

With America[edit]

With Cherie & Marie Currie[edit]

With Rick Springfield[edit]

With Van Stephenson[edit]

With Eddie Money[edit]

With Riverdogs[edit]

  • Riverdogs (1988)

With Richard Marx[edit]

  • Repeat Offender (1989)

With Billy Idol[edit]

With I-Ten[edit]

  • Taking a cold look (1983)

With Yumi Matsutoya[edit]

  • The 14th Moon (1976)

With Prism[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. 
Preceded by
Larrie Londin
Journey drummer
Succeeded by
Steve Smith