Today in Vocalist History (Part 2)

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 654

  • 1938-02-05 Dick van Niehoff, Dutch vocalist (Fouryo)
  • 1938-02-22 Bobby Hendricks, US soul vocalist (Itchy Twitchy Feeling)
  • 1938-03-03 Willie Chambers, guitarist/vocalist (Chambers Brothers)
  • 1938-10-03 Eddie Cochran, rock vocalist/guitarist (C'Mon Everybody), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1938-12-28 Charles Neville, US rock vocalist/saxophonist (Neville Brothers)
  • 1939-02-10 Roberta Flack, Black Mountain North Carolina, US vocalist (If Ever I Saw Your Face)
  • 1939-03-06 Jerry Naylor, Stephenville Tx, rock vocalist (Crickets)
  • 1939-04-05 Lonnie White, vocalist (Smokey Robinson & Miracles-Shop Around)
  • 1939-04-16 Dusty Springfield, [Mary O'Brien], vocalist (Growing Pains), born in London, England
  • 1939-05-07 Jimmy Ruffin, vocalist (What Becomes of Broken Hearted)
  • 1939-05-07 Johnny Maestro, NY rock vocalist (Crests-16 Candles, Brooklyn Bridge)
  • 1939-07-17 Spencer Davis, Wales, vocalist (Spencer Davis Group-Gimme Some Lovin)
  • 1939-08-04 Frankie Ford [Frank Guzzo], rock vocalist (Sea Cruise), born in Gretna, Louisiana, (d. 2015)
  • 1939-09-02 Sam Gooden, rock vocalist (Impressions-Gypsy Woman), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • 1939-09-17 Lamonte McLemore, rock vocalist (5th Dimension), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1939-10-30 Grace Slick, rock vocalist (Jefferson Airplane-White Rabbit), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1939-11-24 Jim Yester, rock vocalist/guitarist (Association), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1939-12-08 Jerry Butler, Sunflower Miss, rock vocalist (Never Give You Up)
  • 1939-12-11 David Gates, rock vocalist (Bread-Baby I'm A Want You), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1939-12-15 Cindy Birdsong, rock vocalist (Labelle-Rainbow, Supremes), born in Camden, New Jersey
  • 1940-02-10 Jimmy Merchant, American rock vocalist (Frankie Lymon & Teenagers-Why Do Fools), born in NYC, New York
  • 1940-02-19 Bobby Rogers, US vocalist (Miracles-You Really Got a Hold on Me), (d. 2013)
  • 1940-03-29 Raymond Davis, US rock vocalist (Funkadelic-Knee Deep)
  • 1940-04-13 Lester Chambers, Ms, vocalist (Chamber Brothers-Time Has Come Today)
  • 1940-04-19 Genya Ravan, American vocalist (Goldie & the Gingerbreads, Ten Wheel Drive)
  • 1940-06-08 Sherman Garnes, rock vocalist (Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers), born in New York City (d. 1977)
  • 1940-07-03 Fontella Bass, vocalist (Rescue Me), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1940-07-16 Tony Jackson, rock bassist/vocalist (Searchers), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1940-07-23 Gary Stites, rock vocalist (Lonely For You)
  • 1940-09-02 Jimmy Clanton, Baton Rogue, La, rock vocalist (Just a Dream)
  • 1940-09-09 Joe Negroni, rock vocalist (Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers), born in New York City (d. 1978)
  • 1940-09-24 Barbara Allbut, rock vocalist (Angels), born in Orange, New Jersey
  • 1940-10-07 Dino Valenti, rock guitarist/vocalist (Quicksilver Messenger Service)

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1940-10-14 Cliff Richard [Harry Webb], English rock vocalist (Suddenly), born in Lucknow, India

  • 1940-11-21 Dr. John [Rebennack], American vocalist (I Was in Right Place), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1940-12-16 Dimitri van Toren, Dutch vocalist/composer
  • 1940-12-29 Peter Koelewijn, Dutch writer/vocalist (Come off that Roof)
  • 1941-01-05 Grady Thomas, US rock vocalist (Parliaments, Funkadelic, Maggot Brain)
  • 1941-01-12 Long John Baldry, England, blues vocalist (Don't try to Lay No Boogie)
  • 1941-02-03 Chuck Tharp, rock vocalist (Fireballs)
  • 1941-02-05 Barrett Strong, vocalist (Money, That's What I Want), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1941-02-08 Tom Rush, NH, rock guitarist/vocalist (Circle Game, Urge For Going)
  • 1941-02-17 Gene Pitney, vocalist/songwriter (Town Without Pity), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1941-02-18 Herb Santiago, vocalist (Frankie Lymon & Teenagers-Why Do Fools Fall)
  • 1941-02-18 Irma Thomas, [Lee], US vocalist (It's Raining)
  • 1941-02-28 Marty Sanders, American musician (Jay and the Americans)
  • 1941-03-15 Mike Love, California, rock saxophonist/vocalist (Beachboys-In My Room)
  • 1941-04-03 Jan Berry, American rock and roll vocalist (Jan and Dean-Dead Man's Curve), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941-05-11 Eric Burdon, Walker-on-Tyne England, rock vocalist (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)
  • 1941-06-10 Harry Muskee, Dutch rock vocalist (Cuby & Blizzards)
  • 1941-06-12 Reg[inald] Presley, [Ball], rock vocalist (Troggs-Wild Thing), (d. 2013)
  • 1941-08-24 Ernest Wright Jr, US rock vocalist (Imperials-So Much)
  • 1941-08-26 Chris Curtis, [Chris Crummy], rock drummer/vocalist (Deep Purple)
  • 1941-08-30 John McNally, rock guitarist/vocalist (Searchers), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1941-09-16 Joe Butler, American rock vocalist/drummer (Lovin' Spoonful), born in Glen Cove, New York
  • 1941-09-19 "Mama" Cass Elliot, rock vocalist (Mamas & The Papas), born in Baltimore Maryland,
  • 1941-10-25 Helen Reddy, Australian rock vocalist (I Am Woman), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1941-11-03 Brian Poole, Essex England, vocalist (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes)
  • 1941-11-17 Gene Clark, rock vocalist/guitarist (Byrds), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1941-12-10 Chad Stuart, Windermere Cumberland, UK rock vocalist/guitarist (Chad & Jeremy)
  • 1941-12-12 Liesbeth List, Dutch actress/vocalist (Theodorakis)
  • 1941-12-12 Terry Kirkman, Salina Ks, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Association)
  • 1941-12-19 Maurice White, singer-songwriter (Earth, Wind & Fire), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2016)
  • 1941-12-29 Ray Thomas, England, rock vocalist (Moody Blues-Nights in White Satin)
  • 1942-01-01 Country Joe McDonald, California, rock guitarist/vocalist (& the Fish)
  • 1942-01-10 Jim Croce, rock vocalist (Time in a Bottle) (d. 1973), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1942-02-05 Cory Wells [Emil Lewandowski], American rock vocalist (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1942-02-11 Leon Haywood, US vocalist/keyboardist (It's Got to be Mellow)
  • 1942-03-02 Lou Reed, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Velvet Underground), born in New York City (d. 2013)
  • 1942-03-03 Mike Pender, vocalist/guitarist (Searchers-Needles & Pins), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1942-03-09 Mark Lindsay, Eugene Or, rock vocalist/sax (Paul Revers & Raiders)
  • 1942-04-01 Phil Margo, Bkln, rock vocalist (Tokens-Lion Sleeps Tonight)
  • 1942-04-05 Allan Clarke, rock vocalist (Hollies-Air That I Breathe)
  • 1942-04-08 Roger Chapman, Leicester, rock vocalist (Family-Family Entertainment)
  • 1942-05-22 Calvin Simon, US rock vocalist (Funkadelic-1 Nation Under a Groove)
  • 1942-06-03 Curtis Mayfield, rock vocalist (Freddie's Dead, Superfly), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1942-06-16 Eddie Levert, vocalist (O'Jays-For the Love of Money), born in Canton, Ohio
  • 1942-06-20 Brian Wilson, Inglewood California, vocalist (Beachboys-In My Room)
  • 1942-07-08 Chuck Negron, rock vocalist (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1942-07-21 Kim Fowley, Philippines/US rock vocalist/producer/songwriter
  • 1942-08-24 Joe Chambers, rock guitarist/vocalist (Chambers Brothers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1942-08-25 Walter Williams, US, rock vocalist (O'Jays-Use to Be My Girl)
  • 1942-09-08 Brian Cole, rock vocalist/bassist (Association), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • 1942-09-10 Danny Hutton, Ireland, rock vocalist (Three Dog Night)
  • 1942-09-24 Gerry Marsden, rock vocalist (Gerry & Pacemakers-Ferry crossed Mersey)
  • 1942-09-30 Dewey Martin, Canada, rock vocalist and drummer (Buffalo Springfield)
  • 1942-10-17 Gary Puckett, vocalist (& Union Gap-Woman Woman, Young Girl)
  • 1942-10-22 Bobby Fuller, Baytown, Texas, American rock vocalist/guitarist (Bobby Fuller Four)
  • 1942-12-02 Ted Bluechel, San Pedro Ca, rock vocalist/drummer (Association)
  • 1942-12-07 Harry Chapin, American rock vocalist (Taxi, Cat's in the Cradle), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942-12-10 Bear Bossu, [Berend F Gertenbach], actor/vocalist (Pub Chantant)
  • 1943-01-08 Marcus Hutson, rock vocalist (Whispers)
  • 1943-01-26 Jean Knight [Jean Caliste], American soul, funk and R&B singer (Mr Big Stuff), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1943-01-28 Dick Taylor, rock vocalist (Pretty Thing-Cry on Me)
  • 1943-02-06 Fabian [Fabiano Anthony Forte], American vocalist (Turn Me Loose, Tiger), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1943-02-09 Barbara Lewis, US vocalist (Hello Stranger)
  • 1943-02-14 Eric Anderson, vocalist (Avalanche, Be True to You), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1943-02-26 Bob "Bear" Hite, California, vocalist (Canned Heat-Going Up the Country)
  • 1943-03-01 Piet Veerman, Dutch rock vocalist/guitarist (Cats-Sailin' Home)
  • 1943-04-02 Glen Dale, [Richard Garforth], rock vocalist (Fortunes Deal)

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