Birthdays in Music in 1964

  • Jan 5 Ted Harris Poley, rocker (Danger Danger-Screw It), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • Jan 6 Mark O'Toole, bassist/drummer (Frankie Goes to Hollywood-Relax)
  • Jan 6 Yuri, Mexican actress and singer
  • Jan 10 Brad Roberts, Canadian singer (Crash Test Dummies)
  • Jan 15 Osmo Tapio Räihälä, Finnish composer
  • Jan 19 Ricardo Arjona, Guatemalan singer
  • Jan 27 Migi, [Miguel Drummond, pop musician (Curiosity Killed Cat)
  • Jan 29 Roddy Frame, rock vocalist/guitarist (Aztec Camera-Stray)
  • Jan 31 Jeff Hanneman, American musician (Slayer), (d. 2013)
  • Feb 1 Jani Lane, [John Kennedy Oswald] heavy metal musician and singer (Warrant-Cherry Pie)
  • Feb 1 Dwayne Rudolph Goettel, musician
  • Feb 1 Mario Pelchat, Quebec singer
  • Feb 4 Noodles, American guitarist (The Offspring)
  • Feb 5 Alexia, Cypriot singer
  • Feb 5 Duff McKagan [Michael Andrew], American bassist (Guns N' Roses), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Feb 6 Skip Ewing, Redlands California, country vocalist (Coast of Colorado)
  • Feb 6 Gordon Downie, Canadian rock musician (The Tragically Hip), born in Amherstview, Ontario
  • Feb 9 Rachel Bolan, rocker (Skid Row)
  • Feb 14 Rob Jones "The Bass Thing" English musician (The Wonder Stuff), born in Stourbridge, West Midlands (d. 1993)
  • Feb 18 Paul Hanley, British musician (The Fall, Tom Hingley and the Lovers)
  • Feb 19 Doug Aldrich, American rock guitarist, born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Feb 20 Terry Ilous, rock vocalist (XYZ, Cannibal Jacket) [or Jun 28]
  • Feb 23 John Norum, Swedish rocker (Europe), born in Vardø, Norway
  • Feb 27 Ewen Vernal, British pop bassist (Deacon Blue-Your Town)
  • Feb 29 Jahred Shane, Afro-Brazilian rapper/singer of Hed PE
  • Mar 1 Jennifer McCarters, Sevierville Tn, singer (McCarters-The Gift)
  • Mar 1 Clinton Gregory, Martinsville, Virginia, American country and bluegrass singer-songwriter (Play, Ruby, Play)
  • Mar 3 Duncan Phillips, Australian drummer (Newsboys)
  • Mar 6 Reniet Vrieze, rock singer/guitarist (Pilgrims-White Men)
  • Mar 6 Madonna Wayne Gacy, American musician
  • Mar 8 Peter [Ped] Gill, English drummer (Frankie Goes to Hollywood, born in Liverpool
  • Mar 10 Neneh Cherry, Swedish singer-songwriter and rapper (Money Love), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Mar 12 Tony Terry, rock producer (Tony Terry)
  • Mar 15 Rockwell, [Kennedy Gordy], Det MI, rock vocalist (Someone Watching Me)
  • Mar 16 Patty Griffin, American singer and songwriter
  • Mar 18 Courtney Pine, British jazz saxophonist
  • Mar 18 Rozalla, Zambian singer
  • Mar 19 Yoko Kanno, Japanese composer
  • Mar 20 Natacha Atlas, Belgian singer
  • Mar 26 Baz Warne, English Guitarist (The Stranglers)
  • Mar 30 Tracy Chapman, US singer/songwriter (Freedom Now, I Got a Fast Car)
  • Mar 31 Erik Turner, rock guitarist (Warrant-Cherry Pie), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Apr 5 Christopher "Kid" Reid, American rapper (Kid 'n Play)
  • Apr 6 Johnny Dee, heavy metal drummer (Britny Fox-Boys in Heat, King Kobra)
  • Apr 8 Biz Markie, rocker (Meteor Man, Townsend Television)
  • Apr 9 Soyo Oka, Japanese musician
  • Apr 10 Alan "Reni" Wren, English pop drummer (Stone Roses-Fools Gold)
  • Apr 10 Felicia Collins, guitarist (David Letterman), born in Albany, New York
  • Apr 11 Steve Azar, American singer-songwriter
  • Apr 11 Johann Sebastian Paetsch, American cellist
  • Apr 12 Amy Ray, American musician
  • Apr 13 Bill D'Angelo, heavy metal rocker
  • Apr 16 Dave Pirner, rocker (Soul Asylum)
  • Apr 17 Maynard James Keenan, American singer (Tool and A Perfect Circle)
  • Apr 18 Jim Ellison, American musician (Material issue) (d. 1996)
  • Apr 18 Mark Berry, aka Bez, Dancer in Happy Mondays
  • Apr 23 Gen, [Simon Matthews], English pop drummer (Jesus Jones-Zeroes & Ones)
  • Apr 25 Andy Bell, rocker (Erasure-Oh L'Amour)
  • Apr 28 Noriyuki Iwadare, Japanese composer
  • Apr 30 Barrington Levy, Jamaican musician
  • May 5 Lorraine McIntosh, British pop singer (Deacon Blue-Fellow Hoodlums)
  • May 8 Eric Brittingham, rocker (Cinderella-Heartbreak Station)
  • May 8 Dave Rowntree, British musician (Blur)
  • May 9 Kevin Saunderson, American music producer and disc jockey
  • May 16 Boyd Tinsley, American violinist (Dave Matthews Band)

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May 26 Lenny Kravitz, American musician who holds the record for most Grammy Awards for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance (1999-2002), born in Manhattan, New York

Musician Lenny Kravitz
Musician
Lenny Kravitz
  • May 28 Phil Vassar, American country music singer
  • May 30 Wynonna, [Christina Judd], Ashland Ky, singer (Judds-Why Not Me)

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May 30 Tom Morello, American guitarist (Audioslave, Rage Against the Machine), born in NYC, New York

Guitarist Tom Morello
Guitarist
Tom Morello
  • May 31 Darryl "DMC" Matthews McDaniels, Hip Hop musician (Run-DMC), born in New York City
  • May 31 Scotti Hill, rock guitarist (Skid Row-Psycho Love), born in Manhasset, New York
  • May 31 Darryl McDaniels, American musician (Run-D.M.C.)
  • Jun 3 Kerry King, American musician (Slayer)
  • Jun 3 Doro Pesch, German singer
  • Jun 4 Chris Kavanagh, rocker (Sigue Sigue Sputnik-Love Missile F-111)
  • Jun 4 Eva Fampas, Greek guitarist
  • Jun 5 Mags, rocker (Fuzzbox-Into Rescue)
  • Jun 5 Karl Sanders, American musician (Nile)
  • Jun 6 Dee C Lee, [Diane Sealey], rocker (Style Council-You're Best Thing)
  • Jun 9 Hiroko Yakushimaru, Japanese actress and singer
  • Jun 10 Jimmy Chamberlin, American musician (The Smashing Pumpkins)
  • Jun 13 Christian Wilhelm Berger, Romanian composer
  • Jun 19 Brian Vander Ark, American musician
  • Jun 22 Kevin Sargeant, rocker (Thrashing Doves-Reprobate's Hymm)
  • Jun 22 Mike Edwards, British rock vocalist (Jesus Jones-Devil you Know)
  • Jun 22 Tommy Cunningham, rocker (Wet Wet Wet-Wishing I Was)
  • Jun 23 Joey Allen, Ft Wayne Indiana, rock guitarist (Warrant-Cherry Pie)
  • Jun 29 Stedman Pearson, Essex, rock vocalist (Five Star-Silk & Steel)
  • Jul 1 Poi Burton, rocker (Transvision Vamp-Velveteen)
  • Jul 2 Dave Parsons, rocker (Transvision Vamp, Sham 69-That's Life)
  • Jul 3 Gary Ryan, rocker (Blackhearts)
  • Jul 4 Mark Allen Slaughter, Las Vegas, guitarist (Slaughter-Stick it Live)

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Jul 9 Courtney Love, American muscian (Hole) and actress (People vs Larry Flynt), born in San Francisco, California

Singer-Songwriter Courtney Love
Singer-Songwriter
Courtney Love
  • Jul 20 Chris Cornell, American musician (Soundgarden, Audioslave)
  • Jul 20 Kool G Rap, American musician
  • Jul 27 Rex Brown, American musician (Pantera)
  • Jul 31 Jim Corr, Irish singer and musician (The Corrs)
  • Aug 1 Nick Christian Sayer, rocker (Transvision Vamp-Velveteen)
  • Aug 1 Adam Duritz, American musician (Counting Crows)

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Aug 5 MCA [Adam Yauch], rock vocalist (Beastie Boys-You Gotta Fight), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)

Rocker Adam Yauch
Rocker
Adam Yauch
  • Aug 10 Aaron Hall, American songwriter
  • Aug 11 Hamish, rocker (The Pasedenas-Riding on the Train)
  • Aug 13 Ian Haughland, heavy metal rocker (Europe-The Final Countdown)
  • Aug 17 Colin James, Canadian musician
  • Aug 18 Edith Frost, American singer/songwriter
  • Aug 24 Pebbles, rock vocalist (Girlfriend)
  • Sep 3 Junaid Jamshed, Pakistani singer
  • Sep 8 Joachim Nielsen, Norwegian musician (d. 2000)
  • Sep 11 Victor Wooten, American musician
  • Sep 15 Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein, former guitarist for horror punk band The Misfits
  • Sep 16 David Michael Sabo, Perth Amboy NJ, rocker (Skid Row-Psycho Love)
  • Sep 19 Trisha Yearwood, Monticello GA, country singer (Sweetest Gift)
  • Sep 21 Jorge Drexler, Uruguayan singer and composer
  • Sep 22 Marq Torien, rocker (Bullet Boys-For Love of Money)
  • Sep 23 Koshi Inaba, Japanese singer (B'z)
  • Sep 25 Maria Doyle Kennedy, Irish actress and singer
  • Sep 26 Nicki French, English singer
  • Sep 27 Stephan Jenkins, American singer (Third Eye Blind)
  • Sep 30 Trey Anastasio, American musician (Phish)
  • Oct 1 Max Matsuura, Japanese record producer
  • Oct 7 Sam Brown, English singer/songwriter (Stop!)
  • Oct 8 CeCe Winans, American singer
  • Oct 21 Jon Carin, American musician (Pink Floyd, The Who)
  • Oct 22 Toby Mac, American singer and songwriter
  • Oct 25 Nicholas Bernard Thorp, English musician (Curiosity Killed the Cat), born in Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey
  • Oct 25 Nicole [Hohloch], German singer, won 1982 Eurovision Song Contest, born in Saarbrücken
  • Oct 31 Colm Ó Cíosóig, Irish drummer (My Bloody Valentine, Hope Sandoval & the Warm Inventions)
  • Oct 31 Darryl Worley, American country singer
  • Nov 6 Corey Glover, American musician (Living Color)
  • Nov 6 Greg Graffin, American singer (Bad Religion)
  • Nov 7 Liam O'Maonlai, Irish vocalist/pianist (Hothouse Flowers-I'm Sorry)
  • Nov 12 Dave Ellefson, Jackson, Minnesota, American heavy metal bassist (Megadeth)
  • Nov 14 Andrew, rocker (The Pasadenas-Riding on a Train)
  • Nov 14 Joseph "Run" Simmons, New York, American rapper (Run DMC)
  • Nov 14 Rev Run, American rapper
  • Nov 16 Diana Krall, Canadian Jazz pianist and singer
  • Nov 24 Tony Rombola, American guitarist (Godsmack)
  • Nov 25 Mark Lanegan, American musician (Screaming Trees)
  • Dec 4 Sertab Erener, Turkish singer
  • Dec 7 Duncan Miller, rocker (Blue Mercedes-Rich & Famous)
  • Dec 8 James Blundell, Australian country singer
  • Dec 8 Sandy Burnett, English record producer
  • Dec 9 Paul Landers, German guitarist (Rammstein)
  • Dec 11 Justin Currie, Scottish rock vocalist/bassist (Del Amitri)
  • Dec 11 David Schools, American musician (Widespread Panic)
  • Dec 11 Cosy Sheridan, American singer
  • Dec 12 Rockin' Jeff, rock musician (The Pasadenas-Riding on a Train)
  • Dec 14 C[arl] J[eff] Snare, vocalist (Firehouse-Love of a Lifetime), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 17 Ginger, English singer and guitarist (The Wildhearts)
  • Dec 18 Robson Green, English actor and singer
  • Dec 21 Ed Jongsma, Dutch pop bassist (Sleeze Beez-Look Like Hell)
  • Dec 23 Eddie Vedder, Evanston, Illinois, American heavy metal singer (Pearl Jam-Justine)
  • Dec 25 Tim Royes - Music Video Director and Editor
  • Dec 30 Duglas T. Stewart, Scottish musician (BMX Bandits)