Birthdays in Music in 1968

  • Jan 1st Miki Higashino, Japanese composer
  • Jan 5th DJ Bobo, Swiss singer
  • Jan 5th Carrie Ann Inaba, American dancer and choreographer
  • Jan 9th Al Schnier, American rock guitarist (moe.)
  • Jan 11th Tom Dumont, American musician
  • Jan 12th Junichi Masuda, Japanese composer
  • Jan 13th Chara, Japanese singer and actress

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Jan 14th LL Cool J, [James Todd Smith], St Albans NY, rapper (Bigger & Deffer)

Actor and Rapper LL Cool J
Actor and Rapper
LL Cool J
  • Jan 19th Whitfield Crane, rocker (Ugly Kid Joe-Mad Man, Too Bad)
  • Jan 22nd Heath, Japanese bass guitarist (X Japan)
  • Jan 24th Michael Kiske, German musician
  • Jan 27th Mike Patton, Eureka Ca, rocker (Faith No More-The Real Thing)
  • Jan 27th Tracy Lawrence, Atlanta Tx, country singer (Sticks & Stones)
  • Jan 27th Tricky, English rapper
  • Jan 28th Sarah McLachlan, folk singer (Fumbling Towards Ecstasy)
  • Jan 28th DJ Muggs, American musician (Cypress Hill)
  • Jan 28th Rakim, born William Michael Griffin Jr., American rapper
  • Jan 30th Trevor Dunn, American musician (Mr. Bungle, Fantômas, Secret Chiefs 3)
  • Feb 2nd Simon Wickham-Smith, composer and Mongolist
  • Feb 5th Chris Barron, rocker (Spin Doctors)
  • Feb 5th Nir Kabaretti, Israeli conductor
  • Feb 6th Akira Yamaoka, Japanese composer
  • Feb 7th Sully Erna, American singer (Godsmack)
  • Feb 8th Claudette Pace, Maltese singer
  • Feb 9th Alejandra Guzmán, Mexican singer
  • Feb 12th Chynna Phillips, vocalist (Wilson Philips-Hold On), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 12th Grégory Charles, French Canadian singer, dancer, pianist, radio and television host
  • Feb 15th Axelle Red, Belgian singer and songwriter
  • Feb 17th Patrick Uterwijk, pop guitarist (Pestilence, Consuming Impulse)
  • Feb 19th Frank Watkins, US heavy metalist bass (Obituary, Cause of Death)
  • Feb 22nd Bradley Nowell, American ska musician (Sublime) (d. 1996)
  • Feb 25th Evridiki, Greek Cypriot singer
  • Mar 4th Evan Dando, rocker (Lemonheads)
  • Mar 6th Michael Romeo, American musician (Symphony X)
  • Mar 8th Shawn Mullins, American musician
  • Mar 9th Johnny Kelly, American drummer (Type O Negative)
  • Mar 15th John Tardy, US heavy metalist (Obituary, Slowly We Rot)
  • Mar 15th Sabrina [Salerno], Genoa Italy, Miss Italy (1984)/singer (Boys)
  • Mar 15th Kahimi Karie, Japanese singer
  • Mar 15th Mark McGrath, American musician (Sugar Ray), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Mar 15th Jon Schaffer, American guitarist (Iced Earth)
  • Mar 22nd Euronymous, Norwegian black metal musician (d. 1993)
  • Mar 26th Kenny Chesney, American singer
  • Mar 26th James Iha, American musician (The Smashing Pumpkins and A Perfect Circle)
  • Mar 28th Jon Lee, British drummer (d. 2002)
  • Mar 29th Sue Foley, Canadian singer and guitarist

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Mar 29th Lucy Lawless, New Zealand actress (Xena: Warrior Princess) and singer, born in Auckland, New Zealand

Actress & Singer Lucy Lawless
Actress & Singer
Lucy Lawless

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Mar 30th Celine Dion, Canadian singer (I'm Your Woman), born in Charlemagne, Quebec

Singer Celine Dion
Singer
Celine Dion
  • Apr 1st Julia Boutros, Lebanese singer
  • Apr 3rd Sebastian Philip Clerk Bach, Bahamas, rock (Skid Row-Psycho Love)
  • Apr 5th Paula Cole, American musician
  • Apr 6th Vanessa Lann, American composer
  • Apr 15th Ed O'Brien, English musician and songwriter (Radiohead), born in Oxford
  • Apr 19th Pascal Kleiman, Spanish DJ, producer, musician
  • Apr 24th Aaron Comes, rocker (Spin Doctors)
  • Apr 28th Howard Donald, British musician
  • Apr 29th Carnie Wilson, rock vocalist (Wilson Phillips-Hold On), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 30th Paulo Jr, Brazilian pop bassist (Sepultura, Morbid Visions)
  • May 1st Mark Scott, Paramus NJ, rock drummer (Trixter-Give It To Me Good)
  • May 1st D'arcy Wretzky, American musician (The Smashing Pumpkins)
  • May 2nd Ziana Zain, Malaysian singer and actress
  • May 3rd Jay Darlington, keyboardist (Kula Shaker), born in London, England
  • May 3rd Shane Minor, American singer
  • May 4th Julian Barratt, English comedian and musician, one half of The Mighty Boosh
  • May 6th Lætitia Sadier, French singer (Stereolab)
  • May 13th Alison Goldfrapp, English musician
  • May 13th Buckethead, Guitarist
  • May 13th PMD, American rapper
  • May 15th Seth Putnam, American musician
  • May 16th Ralph Tresvant, singer (New Editon), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • May 21st Julie Vega, Filipino child actress and singer (d. 1985)

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May 28th Kylie Minogue, Australian pop star and singer (Locomotion), born in Melbourne, Victoria

Pop Star & Singer Kylie Minogue
Pop Star & Singer
Kylie Minogue
  • May 30th Tim Burgess, English rock vocalist (Charlatans-Only One I Know)
  • Jun 1st Jason Donovan, rocker/actor (Neighbors)
  • Jun 3rd Samantha Sprackling, Nigerian singer
  • Jun 4th Al B. Sure, American R&B singer
  • Jun 6th Alan Licht, American guitarist, composer and journalist
  • Jun 10th The D.O.C., American rapper
  • Jun 12th Bobby Sheehan, American musician (Blues Traveler) (d. 1999)
  • Jun 13th Deniece Peterson, rocker (5 Star-Silk & Steel)
  • Jun 13th David Gray, British musician
  • Jun 21st Sonique [Sonia Marina Clarke], British musician and DJ, born in London
  • Jun 28th Chayanne, Puerto Rican singer
  • Jun 30th Philip Anselmo, American musician
  • Jul 4th Jack Frost, American musician
  • Jul 5th Kenji Ito, Japanese composer
  • Jul 19th Robert Flynn, American musician (Machine Head)
  • Jul 23rd Nick Menza, American musician, drummer
  • Jul 24th Kristin Chenoweth, American singer and actress
  • Jul 27th Christina Singer, Goeppingen Germany, tennis star (1991 Futures GBR)
  • Jul 29th Paavo Lotjonen, Finnish Cellist (Apocalyptica)
  • Jul 30th Sean Moore, Welsh drummer (Manic Street Preachers)
  • Aug 1st Dan Donegan, American musician (Disturbed)
  • Aug 5th Terri Clark, Canadian country singer
  • Aug 7th Lynn Strait, American singer (Snot)
  • Aug 9th Sam Fogarino, American musician (Interpol)
  • Aug 10th Michael Bivins, rock vocalist (New Edition, Bell Biv Devoe), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Aug 11th Charlie Sexton, rocker (Arc Angels)
  • Aug 11th Veda Hille, Canadian singer
  • Aug 16th Donovan Leitch Jr, actor/musician (I Shot Andy Warhol)
  • Aug 19th Mark McGuinn, country music singer
  • Aug 20th Yuri Shiratori, Japanese voice actress and singer
  • Aug 22nd Paul Colman, Australian guitarist (Newsboys)
  • Aug 24th Andreas Kisser, Brazilian heavy metal guitarist (Sepultura)
  • Aug 25th Rafet El Roman, Turkish singer and composer
  • Aug 25th Stuart Murdoch, Scottish musician (Belle & Sebastian)
  • Aug 25th Takeshi Ueda, Japanese singer and composer
  • Aug 25th Spider One, American musician (Powerman 5000)
  • Sep 5th Brad Wilk, American musician (Audioslave, Rage Against the Machine)
  • Sep 7th Kyle Stevens, NJ, rock guitarist (Bang Tango-Dancin' on Coals)
  • Sep 10th Big Daddy Kane, American rapper
  • Sep 11th Kay Hanley, American musician
  • Sep 12th [Reid Laurence] Larry LaLonde, Richmond, California, American guitarist (Primus-Frizzle Fry)
  • Sep 16th Marc Anthony, American singer
  • Sep 17th Lord Jammer, rocker (Brand Nubian)
  • Sep 17th Anastacia, American singer
  • Sep 18th Cappadonna, American rapper
  • Sep 20th Tim Rogers, Australian singer / songwriter
  • Sep 21st Trugoy, rocker (De La Soul)

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Sep 25th Will Smith [The Fresh Prince], actor/rapper (Men in Black, Independence Day, Fresh Prince)

Actor Will Smith
Actor
Will Smith
  • Sep 28th Bess Singh, [Lennart Bes], Dutch pop drummer (Burma Shop-Hippies)
  • Sep 29th Luke Goss, rocker (Bros-I Owe You Nothing)
  • Sep 29th Matt Goss, rocker (Bros-I Owe You Nothing)
  • Oct 2nd Jeff Martin, Canadian singer/songwriter
  • Oct 7th Thom Yorke, British musician and lead singer of Radiohead ('Creep', 'Paranoid Android''), born in Wellingborough

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Oct 12th Hugh Jackman, Australian actor and singer (X-men, Real Steel)

  • Oct 13th Carlos Marin, Spanish baritone (Il Divo)
  • Oct 14th Johnny Goudie, American musician
  • Oct 15th Jyrki 69, Finnish musician The 69 Eyes
  • Oct 17th Ziggy Marley, reggae performer and son of Bob Marley
  • Oct 19th Sinitta, British-American singer (So Macho, Toy Boy), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Oct 22nd Shelby Lynne, Quantico Va, country singer (If I Could Bottle This Up)

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Oct 22nd Shaggy [Orville Richard Burrell], reggae rapper (Boombastic), born in Kingston, Jamaica

Pop Singer and Rapper Shaggy
Pop Singer and Rapper
Shaggy
  • Oct 29th Tsunku, Japanese music producer
  • Nov 2nd Ultra Naté, American musician
  • Nov 7th Greg Tribbett, American musician (Mudvayne)
  • Nov 9th Nazzareno Carusi, Italian pianist
  • Nov 11th Jo Kittsee, Germany, rocker (Fuzzbox-Into Rescue)
  • Nov 11th Wyatt Pauley, Ecuador, rocker (Linear-I Never Felt This Way, Lies)
  • Nov 11th David L Cook, American singer and comedian
  • Nov 12th Aya Hisakawa, Japanese voice actress/singer
  • Nov 12th Aaron Stainthorpe, British singer (My Dying Bride)
  • Nov 15th Jennifer Charles, American singer/songwriter
  • Nov 15th Ol' Dirty Bastard, American rapper (d. 2004)
  • Nov 18th Romany Malco, American actor and music producer
  • Nov 21st Alex James, English bassist
  • Nov 25th Erick Sermon, American rap music artist
  • Nov 28th Dawn Robinson, singer (En Vogue)
  • Nov 29th Jonathan Raleigh Knight, Mass, rocker (New Kids-Hangin' Tough)
  • Nov 30th Des'ree [Desirée Annette Weeks], English singer (Feel So High, You Gotta Be, Life)
  • Dec 2nd Nate Mendel, American bassist (Foo Fighters)
  • Dec 3rd Montell Jordan, American singer and record producer
  • Dec 9th Michael Foster, drummer (Firehouse-Love of a Lifetime), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Dec 12th Tatianna, spanish singer (Baile Commigo, Chicad de Hoy), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 18th Alejandro Sanz, Spanish singer
  • Dec 23rd Quincy Jones III, Swedish-American musician
  • Dec 24th Doyle Bramhall II, American guitarist