Singers in History (Part 20)

Events in Music

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1901 - 2,000 of 3,928

  • 1954-04-25 Rob Crosby, Sumter SC, country singer (She's a Natural)
  • 1954-05-04 Julie Budd, singer (Child of Plenty), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1954-05-13 Johnny Logan, Irish singer and songwriter
  • 1954-05-20 James Henderson, country singer (Black Oak Arkansas)
  • 1954-05-31 Vicki Sue Robinson, American singer (d. 2000)
  • 1954-06-15 Terri Gibbs, blind singer (Somebody's Knockin'), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • 1954-06-20 Michael Anthony, rock bassist/singer (Van Halen-Pretty Woman)
  • 1954-06-28 Ava Barber, country singer (Lawrence Welk Show), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1954-07-10 Neil Tennant, North Shields, Tyne-and-Wear, English singer/songwriter (Pet Shop Boy-West End Girl)
  • 1954-07-13 Louise Mandrell, country singer (Mandrell Sisters), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • 1954-07-13 Sezen Aksu, Turkish singer
  • 1954-07-18 Ricky Skaggs, Cordell Ky, country singer (Heartbroke, Toy Hearts)
  • 1954-08-11 David Ian "Joe" Jackson, English singer, pianist, composer (Steppin' Out), born in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England
  • 1954-09-16 Frank Reed, American singer (Chi-Lites), (d. 2014)
  • 1954-10-02 Greg Jennings, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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1954-10-10 David Lee Roth, American rock singer (Van Halen), born in Bloomington Indiana

Van Halen Rocker David Lee Roth
Van Halen Rocker
David Lee Roth
  • 1954-10-10 Mohamed Mounir, Egyptian singer and actor
  • 1954-10-29 Anita Meijer, Dutch singer (Just a Disillusion)
  • 1954-10-30 T Graham Brown, Arabi Ga, country singer (Come as you Were)
  • 1954-11-08 Rickie Lee Jones, singer (Chuck E's in Love), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954-11-18 John Parr, British pop singer
  • 1954-11-19 Annette Guest, US singer (First Choice)
  • 1954-11-30 June Pointer, singer (Pointer Sisters-I'm So excited)
  • 1954-12-03 Paul Gregg, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)
  • 1954-12-07 Mike Nolan, Irish singer (Bucks Fizz-My Camera Never Lies), born in Dublin, Republic of Ireland
  • 1954-12-11 Jermaine Jackson, singer (Jackson 5-ABC), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1954-12-13 John Anderson, Apopka Fla, country singer/actor (Lone Wolf McQuade)
  • 1954-12-25 Steve Wariner, Noblesville Indiana, country singer (Small Town Girl)
  • 1954-12-28 Rosie Vela, British singer (Zazu, Fools Paradise)
  • 1955-01-04 Kathy Forester, Lookout Mt Ga, country singer (Forester Sister-Men)
  • 1955-01-13 Paul Kelly, Australian singer
  • 1955-01-17 Steve Earle, country singer (Guitar Town), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1955-01-20 Hiromi Ōta, Japanese singer
  • 1955-01-26 Lucia Mendez, Mexico, spanish singer (Lucia es Luna Moreno)
  • 1955-01-27 Richard Young, singer (Kentucky Headhunters-Davy Crockett), born in Glasgow, Kentucky
  • 1955-03-01 Jimmy Fortune, singer (Statler Bros-Class of '57), born in Newport News, Virginia
  • 1955-03-02 Jay Osmond, American singer and drummer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie), born in Ogden, Utah
  • 1955-03-10 Youssra, Egyptian actress and singer
  • 1955-03-17 Paul Overstreet, Van Cleave Miss, country singer (Daddy's Come Around)
  • 1955-03-26 Dean Dillon, country singer (Chair), born in Lake City, Tennessee
  • 1955-03-28 Reba McEntire, McAlester Ok, country singer (Can't Even Get the Blues)
  • 1955-04-17 Rob Bolland, Dutch singer/guitarist (Bolland & Bolland)
  • 1955-05-04 Robert Ellis Orrall, American singer
  • 1955-05-11 Jos Haagmans, Dutch singer (Frank Boeijen Group)
  • 1955-05-12 Kix Brooks, singer (Brooks & Dunn-Brand New Man), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • 1955-05-16 Hazel O'Connor, Coventry England, singer/actress (Breaking Glass)
  • 1955-05-23 Dean Friedman, American singer-songwriter (Ariel), born in Paramus, New Jersey

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1955-05-24 Rosanne Cash, country singer (Seven Year Ache, I Wonder), born in Memphis, Tennessee

Country Singer Rosanne Cash
Country Singer
Rosanne Cash
  • 1955-05-29 Jerry Dengler, Colo Springs, singer (Mason Dixon-Karen Comes Around)
  • 1955-06-01 Ralph Morse, British actor, singer and writer of historical dramas
  • 1955-06-07 Joey Scarbury, Ontario California, singer (Greatest American Hero)
  • 1955-07-01 Keith Whitley, Sandy Hook Ky, country singer (Don't Close Your Eyes)
  • 1955-07-09 Fred Norris, comedy writer/singer (Howard Stern Show)
  • 1955-07-21 Tacho Ocheriski, singer (Putting on the Ritz)
  • 1955-07-21 Taco Ockerse, Indonesian singer
  • 1955-08-02 Jimmy Lowe, country singer (Pirates of Ms-Fred Jake), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1955-08-12 Heintje, [Hendrik Simons], Dutch singer (Mama)
  • 1955-08-27 Laura Fygi, Dutch singer
  • 1955-09-16 Yolandita Monge, Puerto Rican singer
  • 1955-09-19 Rex Smith, American actor and singer (Pirates of Penzance, You Take My Breath Away), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1955-09-25 Adelmo "Zucchero" Fornaciari, Italian R&B-singer (Senza una Donna)
  • 1955-09-26 Carlene Carter, country singer (I Fell in Love), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1955-10-29 Kevin DuBrow, American heavy metal singer (Quiet Riot) (d. 2007)
  • 1955-11-02 Frank Gilligan, singer (Mason Dixon-Karen Comes Around), born in Queens, New York
  • 1955-11-07 René Marie, American jazz singer (Sound of Red), born in Warrenton, Virginia

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1955-11-13 Whoopi Goldberg [Caryn Johnson], American actress, comedian and singer (Color Purple, Burglar), born in NYC, New York

  • 1955-12-04 Brian Prout, singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in the Middle), born in Troy, New York
  • 1955-12-04 Cassandra Wilson, jazz singer
  • 1955-12-06 Bill Lloyd, Bowling Green Ky, singer (Foster & Lloyd-Crazy Over You)
  • 1955-12-06 Tish Hinojosa, country singer (Something in the Rain), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1955-12-20 Ed Kuepper, German/Australian, singer/songwriter (Saints)
  • 1955-12-25 Alannah Myles, Canadian singer
  • 1956-01-10 Shawn Colvin, American country folk singer-songwriter (Sunny Came Home), born in Vermillion, South Dakota
  • 1956-01-11 Robert Earl Keen, American singer
  • 1956-01-14 Étienne Daho, French singer and songwriter
  • 1956-01-14 Ben Heppner, Canadian singer
  • 1956-01-18 George Mark Collie, American country singer (Another Old Soldier), born in Waynesboro Tennessee
  • 1956-01-19 Carman Licciardello, American Christian singer
  • 1956-01-24 Hanne Krogh, Norwegian singer (Bobbysocks)
  • 1956-01-24 Lounès Matoub, a famous Berber Kabyle singer (d. 1998)
  • 1956-01-26 Lisa Boray, [Schulte Nordholt], Dutch singer (Lovers Until the End)
  • 1956-02-11 H.R. [Paul D. Hudson], British-American singer (Bad Brains), born in London, England
  • 1956-02-18 Ted Gärdestad, Swedish singer (d. 1997)
  • 1956-02-19 Dave Wakeling, rock singer/guitarist
  • 1956-02-26 Keisuke Kuwata, Japanese singer
  • 1956-03-05 Teena Marie, American singer
  • 1956-03-26 Charly McClain, country singer (Radio Heart), born in Jackson, Tennessee
  • 1956-04-03 Miguel Bose, Panamanian-born Spanish singer and actor (El Avaro, Queen Margot), born in Panama City
  • 1956-04-12 Herbert Grönemeyer, German singer
  • 1956-04-28 Jimmy Barnes [James Swan], Australian singer-songwriter (For the Working Class Man), born in Glasgow
  • 1956-04-29 Ketil Stokkan, Norwegian singer
  • 1956-05-04 Sharon Jones, soul singer (Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings), born in Augusta, Georgia (d. 2016)
  • 1956-05-25 Sugar Minott, Jamaican singer
  • 1956-05-29 LaToya Jackson, American singer/model (If You Feel the Funk)/posed for Playboy, born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1956-05-31 Bart van Poppel, Dutch bassist/guitarist/singer (Tambourine)
  • 1956-06-01 Lisa Hartman Black, American singer/actress (Tabitha, Knots Landing), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1956-06-05 Richard Butler, English singer (Psychedelic Furs)
  • 1956-06-19 Doug Stone, American singer

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1956-06-26 Chris Isaak, American rock singer-songwriter (Wicked Game), born in Stockton, California

Singer Chris Isaak
Chris Isaak
  • 1956-06-30 Ronald Winans, gospel singer (Winans)

Weddings in Music

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Deaths in Music