Rockers in Music History (Part 2)

Rock n Roll: Rock Bands

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 1,191

  • 1937-10-16 Emile Ford, singer and engineer (first black male singer to top UK charts), born in Castries, St Lucia (d. 2016)
  • 1937-10-21 Norman Wright, rocker (Del-Vikings)
  • 1937-11-02 Earl "Speedoo" Carroll, American rocker (Cadillacs, Coasters), born in NYC, New York
  • 1937-11-19 Ray Collins, rocker (Mothers of Invention)
  • 1937-11-30 Jimmy Bowen, American record producer and pop star, born in Santa Rita, New Mexico
  • 1938-01-27 Kim Gardner, rocker (Byrds)
  • 1938-02-01 Jimmy Carl Black, rocker (Mothers Of Invention)
  • 1938-04-26 Maurice Williams, American rocker (Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs), born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • 1938-05-17 Pervis Jackson, American R&B singer (Spinners), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2008)
  • 1938-05-26 Jackie Liebesit, rocker (Can)
  • 1938-06-18 Don "Sugarcane" Harris, rocker/actor (Soup for 1, Greeased Lightning)
  • 1938-07-14 Bob Scholl, rocker (Mellow Kings)
  • 1938-07-17 Stan Bronstein, rocker
  • 1938-07-24 Mike Mainieri, American vibraphonist (Steps Ahead), born in the Bronx, New York
  • 1938-07-28 George Cummings, rocker (Dr Hook & Medicine Show)
  • 1938-09-11 Charles Patrick, rocker (Monotones)
  • 1938-10-05 Carlo Mastrangelo, rocker (Dion & The Belmonts), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1938-10-18 Ronnie Bright, rocker (Coasters)
  • 1938-10-29 Peter Stampfel, musician and songwriter (The Holy Modal Rounders), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1938-11-04 Harry Elston, R&B singer (Friends of Distinction ), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1938-11-06 P J Proby, [James Marcus Smith], American rocker, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1938-11-19 Hank Medress, rocker (Tokens-Lion Sleeps Tonight), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1938-12-01 Sandy Nelson, Santa Monica, 50s rocker (Teen Beat, All Night Long)
  • 1938-12-13 Tony Gomez, rocker (Foundations)
  • 1939-01-26 Marshall Lieb, rocker (Teddy Bears)
  • 1939-02-20 Barbara Ellis, Olympia Wa, rocker (Fleetwoods)
  • 1939-03-01 Warren Davis, rocker (Monotones)
  • 1939-03-18 Travis Pritchett, rocker (Travis & Bob)
  • 1939-04-01 Rudolph Isley, rocker (Isley Brothers-Shout), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1939-04-15 Marty Wilde, English singer-songwriter and father of rocker Kim Wilde, born in London, England
  • 1939-04-18 Glen Hardin, American rocker, born in Wellington, Texas
  • 1939-05-06 Herbie Cox, rocker (Cleftones)
  • 1939-05-18 Glen Hardin, Texas, rocker (Crickets)
  • 1939-06-17 Dickey Do, [Gerry Granahan], rocker (Dickey Doo & The Dont's)
  • 1939-07-01 Delaney Bramlett, Oklahoma, rocker (Shindogs, Delaney & Bonnie)
  • 1939-07-18 Dion DiMucci, rocker (Dion & Belmonts-Teenager in Love), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1939-08-09 Billy Henderson, rocker (Spinners-That's What Girls Are Made For)
  • 1939-08-22 Fred Milano, rocker (Dion & The Belmonts) [or 8/26/40], born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1939-08-28 Clem Cattini, English rock drummer (the Tornados), born in London
  • 1939-09-02 Bobby Purify [Robert Lee Dickey], American soul singer (I'm Your Puppet), born in Tallahassee, Florida (d. 2011)
  • 1939-09-05 John Stewart, rocker (Kingston Trio-Fire in the Wind), born in San Diego, California
  • 1939-09-10 Artie Tripp, rocker (Mothers Of Invention)
  • 1939-10-07 Colin Cooper, rocker (Climax Blues Band)
  • 1939-10-09 O. V. [Overton Vertis] Wright, American singer, born in Lenow, Tennessee, (d. 1980)
  • 1939-10-20 Raymond Jones, British keyboardist and songwriter, born in Oldham
  • 1939-10-23 Ellie Greenwich, rocker
  • 1939-11-10 Tommy "Bubba" Facenda, rocker
  • 1939-11-28 Gary Troxel, rocker (The Fleetwoods), born in Centralia, Washington
  • 1939-11-29 Meco [Domenico Monardo], musician and producer (Star Wars and Other Galactic Funk), born in Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1939-12-23 Johnny Kidd, [Frederick Heath], rocker (Johnny Kidd & Pirates), born in London, England
  • 1939-12-25 Bob James, American smooth jazz musician, born in Marshall, Missouri
  • 1940-03-01 Ralph Towner, rocker (Oregon)
  • 1940-03-20 Vito Picone, rocker (Elegants) and actor, born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1940-03-23 Luis Gasca, American trumpeter, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1940-03-26 Rod Lauren, rocker (If I Had a Girl)
  • 1940-05-19 Mickey Newbury, rocker
  • 1940-05-31 Augie Mayer, rocker (Sir Douglas Quintet)
  • 1940-06-06 Laudir De Olivera, rocker (Chicago)
  • 1940-06-13 Bobby Freeman, SF, rocker (Do You Want to Dance)
  • 1940-06-23 Stuart Sutcliffe, rocker (Beatles), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 1940-07-09 John Salvito, rocker (Duprees)
  • 1940-08-10 Bobby Hatfield, Wisc, rocker (Righteous Bros-Unchained Melody)
  • 1940-08-19 Johnny Nash, rocker (I Can See Clearly Now), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1940-08-20 John Lantree, rocker (The Honeycombs), born in Newbury, Berkshire
  • 1940-09-19 Bill Medley, Santa Ana Cal, rocker (Righteous Bros-Up Where We Belong)
  • 1940-09-19 Sylvia Tyson, Canadian singer-songwriter, born in Chatham, Ontario
  • 1940-09-23 Tim Rose, American singer-songwriter, born in Washington D. C. (d. 2002)
  • 1940-10-03 Alan O'Day, rocker, born in Hollywood, California (d. 2013)
  • 1940-10-08 Fred Cash, Chattanooga Tn, rocker (Impressions)
  • 1940-10-13 Chris Farlowe [John Henry Deighton], English singer (Out of Times), born in London
  • 1940-10-21 Manfred Mann, [Michael Lubowitz], South Africa, rocker (Mighty Quinn)
  • 1940-11-10 Screaming Lord Sutch, rocker
  • 1940-11-14 Freddie Garrity, rocker (Freddie & the Dreamers-I'm Telling You Now)
  • 1940-11-28 Bruce Channel [McMeans], American singer (Hey! Baby), born in Jacksonville, Texas
  • 1940-11-28 Clem Curtis, British singer (The Foundations), born in Trinidad
  • 1940-12-04 Freddy Cannon, [Picariello], Lynn Ma, rocker (Palisades Park)
  • 1940-12-06 Steve Alaimo, rocker (Mashed Potatoes), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1940-12-21 Frank Zappa, rocker (Mothers of Invention, Catholic Girls), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1940-12-25 Peter Brown, rocker, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1941-01-07 Robert Hicks, rocker (Paul Butterfield Blues Band)
  • 1941-01-08 Little Anthony [Anthony Gourdine], American rhythm and blues singer (Little Anthony and the Imperials-Goin' Out of My Head), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1941-01-15 Captain Beefheart, [Don Van Vliet], rocker (Bongo Fury, Shiny Beast)
  • 1941-01-24 Michael Chapman, Leeds England, rocker (Looking for 11)
  • 1941-01-30 Joe Terranoua, rocker (Danny & The Juniors)
  • 1941-02-18 David Blue, [Cohen], follk musician (Cupid's Arrow), born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 1982)
  • 1941-04-05 Dave Swarbrick, British folk fiddler (Fairport Convention), born in New Malden, Surrey (d. 2016)
  • 1941-04-25 Chris Augustine, rocker (Every Mother's Son)
  • 1941-04-30 Johnny Farina, rocker (Santo & Johnny)
  • 1941-05-08 John Fred [Gourrier], American performer (Judy in Disguise (With Glasses)), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (d. 2005)
  • 1941-05-10 Danny Rapp, rocker (Danny & Juniors), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1941-05-17 Malcolm Hale, musician (Spanky and Our Gang), born in Butte, Montana (d. 1968)
  • 1941-05-24 Tony Valentino, rocker (Standells-Dirty Water)
  • 1941-05-25 Bill Young, rocker, born in Daingerfield, Texas (d. 1999)
  • 1941-05-29 Roy Crewsdon, Manchester, rocker (Freddie & The Dreamers)
  • 1941-06-09 Billy Hatton, English rocker (The Fourmost), born in Liverpool
  • 1941-06-12 Roy Harper, Manchester, rocker (Folkjokeopus)
  • 1941-06-30 Larry Hall, rocker (Tape Heads)
  • 1941-07-09 Don McPherson, American R&B singer (The Main Ingredient), born in Indianapolis (d. 1971)
  • 1941-07-10 Ian Whitcomb, England, rocker (You Turn Me On)
  • 1941-07-18 Lonnie Mack, American rocker (Baby What's Wrong), born in Aurora, Indiana (d. 2016)

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