Singers in History (Part 16)

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Birthdays 1501 - 1,600 of 3,927

  • 1947-04-23 Saskia, [Trudy van den Berg], singer (S & Serge, Spinning Wheel)
  • 1947-04-24 Hubert Ann Kelly, US singer (Hues Corporation/Rock the boat)
  • 1947-04-27 Ann Peebles, Missouri, singer (I Can't Stand the Rain)
  • 1947-04-27 Herbie Murrell, US soul singer (Stylistics-You are My Everything)
  • 1947-04-29 Tommy James, singer (cri-im-son & clo-o-ver o-o-ver & o-o-ver)
  • 1947-05-16 Barbara Lee, US singer (Chiffons, He's So Fine)
  • 1947-05-19 Jerry Hyman, rock singer/trombonist (Blood Sweat & Tears), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1947-05-24 Mike Reid, Altoona Penn, country singer (Walk on Faith)
  • 1947-05-31 Junior [William] Campbell, Scottish singer and guitarist (Marmalade), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1947-06-08 Annie Haslam, English singer-songwriter (Renaissance) and painter, born in Bolton
  • 1947-06-11 Glenn Leonard, R&B singer (Temptations)
  • 1947-06-17 Paul Young, English singer and percussionist (Mike + The Mechanics), born in Manchester (d. 2000)
  • 1947-06-19 Paula Koivuniemi, Finnish singer
  • 1947-06-20 Dolores Brooks, American singer (the Crystals)
  • 1947-06-24 Marianne Delgorge, singer/actress (Ice Cream Soda)
  • 1947-07-09 Jerney Kaagman, Dutch singer (Earth & Fire)
  • 1947-07-10 Arlo Guthrie, singer (Alice's Restaurant, City of New Orleans), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1947-07-11 Jeff Hanna, country singer (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1947-08-02 Massiel, Spanish singer
  • 1947-08-09 Barbara Mason, US singer (Yes, I'm Ready)
  • 1947-08-10 Ian Anderson, Scottish-born musician, singer, and songwriter (Jethro Tull), born in Fife, Scotland
  • 1947-08-14 Maddy Prior, English folk singer (Steeleye Span, Silly Sisters, Carnival Band)
  • 1947-08-23 Rex Allen Jr, country singer (Nashville on the Road), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-09-14 Jon "Bowser" Bauman, singer (Sha Na Na), born in Queens, New York
  • 1947-09-18 Hans Vermeulen, singer/guitarist (Sandy Coast)
  • 1947-09-20 Mia Martini, Italian singer (d. 1995)
  • 1947-09-23 Mary Kay Place, actress/country singer (Mary Hartman!), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1947-09-26 Lynn Anderson, American country singer (I Never Promised you a Rose Garden), born in Grand Forks, North Dokota (d. 2015)
  • 1947-09-27 Barbara Dickson, Scottish actress and singer (Answer Me), born in Dunfermline, Scotland
  • 1947-09-28 Peter Hope-Evans, British singer and harmonicaist (Medicine Head), born in Brecon, Powys, Wales
  • 1947-10-01 Mariska Veres, Dutch singer (Shocking Blue)
  • 1947-10-04 Julien Clerc, French singer
  • 1947-10-05 Brian Johnson, English singer-songwriter (AC/DC), born in Dunston, Gateshead
  • 1947-10-09 France Gall, French singer
  • 1947-10-12 George Lam, Hong Kong veteran Cantopop singer, born in Hong Kong
  • 1947-10-18 Laura Nyro, singer/songwriter (Eli's Coming, Stoney End), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1947-10-19 Wilbert Hart, US singer (Four Gents, Delfonics-Didn't I)
  • 1947-11-08 Minnie Ripperton, singer (Loving You), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-11-28 Maria Farantouri, Greek singer
  • 1947-12-01 Alain Bashung, French singer
  • 1947-12-19 Janie Fricke, South Whitley In, singer (It Ain't Easy Bein' Easy)
  • 1947-12-20 Gigliola Cinquetti, Italian singer
  • 1948-01-07 Kaz Lux, Poland/Netherland, singer
  • 1948-01-07 Kenny Loggins, American singer (Loggins and Messina-This is it, Footloose), born in Everett, Washington
  • 1948-01-10 Cyril Neville, US singer and percussionist (Neville Brothers), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1948-01-24 Michael Des Barres, British actor and rock singer
  • 1948-01-29 Bill Kirchen, singer/guitarist (Commander Cody & Lost Planet Airmen)
  • 1948-01-29 Felice Taylor, R&B singer (I Feel Love Comin' On)
  • 1948-01-29 Marc Singer, actor (V, Dallas), born in Vancouver, Canada
  • 1948-02-04 Mary Ann Ganser, pop singer (The Shangri-Las), born in Queens, New York (d. 1970)
  • 1948-02-04 Marguerite "Marge" Ganser, pop singer (The Shangri-Las), born in Queens, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1948-02-08 Dan Seals, McCamey Texas, country singer (England Dan & John Ford Coley-You Still Move Me)
  • 1948-02-17 José José, Mexican singer and actor
  • 1948-02-24 Tim Staffell, English singer
  • 1948-03-01 Burning Spear, [Winston Rodney], Jamaican reggae singer
  • 1948-03-01 Norman Connors, singer (You Are My Starship)
  • 1948-03-05 Jacques Kloes, singer (Dizzy Man's Band)
  • 1948-03-05 Elaine Paige, English singer and actress
  • 1948-03-09 Jimmy Fadden, singer (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1948-03-11 George Kooymans, Dutch guitarist/singer (Golden Earring)
  • 1948-03-25 Kelly Garrett, actress/singer (Holdin)
  • 1948-03-31 Thijs van Leer, Dutch singer/flutist (Focus, Introspection)
  • 1948-04-01 Jimmy Cliff, Reggae singer
  • 1948-04-02 Dimitris Mitropanos, Greek singer
  • 1948-04-07 Carol Douglas, American singer
  • 1948-04-12 Sandra "Lois" Reeves, American singer
  • 1948-04-28 Dorothée Berryman, French Canadian actress and singer
  • 1948-05-01 James Wise, US soul singer (Archie Bell & the Drells)
  • 1948-05-02 Larry Gatlin, Seminole Tx, country singer (Gatlin Bros-Broken Lady)
  • 1948-05-15 Brian Eno, Woodbridge England, rock keyboardist/singer (On Land)
  • 1948-05-18 Joe Bonsall, country singer (Oak Ridge Boys-Elvira), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1948-05-19 Grace Jones, Jamacian singer/actress (Vamp, A View to a Kill), born in Spanish Town, St. Catherine
  • 1948-05-21 Leo Sayer, [Gerard], England, singer (When I Need Love)
  • 1948-05-26 Stevie [Stephanie] Nicks, American singer songwriter (Fleetwood Mac, Bella Donna), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1948-05-29 Linda Esther Gray, opera singer
  • 1948-06-05 Gail Davies, Broken Bow Ok, country singer (Blue Heartache)
  • 1948-06-19 Phylicia Rashad, American actress and singer (The Cosby Show, One Life to Live), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1948-06-22 Todd Rundgren, singer and guitarist (Hello it's Me), born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
  • 1948-06-29 Bill Kirchen, singer/guitarist (Commander Cody & His Lost Planet)
  • 1948-07-08 Raffi, children's singer (Baby Beluga)
  • 1948-07-15 Alicia Bridges, American singer
  • 1948-07-16 Rubén Blades, Panamanian singer and actor
  • 1948-07-25 Steve Goodman, singer/songwriter (Somebody Elses Trouble), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1948-07-27 Henny Vrienten, Dutch bassist/singer (Doe Maar)
  • 1948-08-10 Patti Austin, soul singer/actress (Real Me)
  • 1948-08-15 Patsy Gallant, Canadian pop singer (It'll All Come Around), born in Campbellton, Canada
  • 1948-08-16 Barry Hay, singer/fluitist/saxophonist/guitarist (Golden Earring)
  • 1948-08-19 Susan Jacks (Susan Pesklevits) Saskatoon Canada, singer and songwriter
  • 1948-08-21 Robert Hazard [Rimato], American singer-songwriter (Girls Just Want to Have Fun), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2008)
  • 1948-08-23 Ernst Jansz, Dutch keyboardist/singer (Doe Maar)
  • 1948-09-04 Samuel Hui, Hong Kong singer

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1948-09-26 Olivia Newton-John, Australian singer and actress (Lets Get Physical), born in Cambridge, England

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  • 1948-10-01 Ellen McIlwaine, blues singer (Honky Tonky Angel), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1948-10-02 Chris LeDoux, Biloxi Miss, country singer (Ridin' for a Fall)
  • 1948-10-05 Delroy George Wilson, singer
  • 1948-10-10 Séverine, French singer
  • 1948-10-12 Rick Parfitt, English pop guitarist and singer (Status Quo-Wanderer), born in Surrey, England
  • 1948-10-13 Lacy J. Dalton, American country singer (Crazy Blue Eyes), born in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1948-10-24 Paul and Barry Ryan, British composers-singers
  • 1948-10-28 Ricki Lee Reynolds, country singer (Black Oak Arkansas)

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