Rockers in Music History (Part 5)

Rock n Roll: Rock Bands

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Birthdays 401 - 500 of 1,211

  • 1947-08-01 Rick Anderson, rock bassist (Tubes)
  • 1947-08-17 Gary Talley, rock guitarist (Box Tops), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1947-08-21 Carl Giammarese, rock guitarist (Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-09-03 Eric Bell, rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy Belfast, N Ireland
  • 1947-10-25 Glenn Tipton, rock guitarist (Judas Priest-Breakin' the Law)
  • 1947-11-06 George Young, rock guitarist (Easybeats, AC/DC), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1947-11-12 Donald Roeser, rock guitarist/vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult)
  • 1947-12-28 Dick Diamonde, [Van Der Sluys], Hilversum, rock bassist (Easybeats)
  • 1947-12-31 Burton Cummings, rock guitarist (Guess Who-These Eyes)
  • 1948-01-09 Bill Cowsill, rock guitarist/vocals (The Cowsills - We Can Fly), Newport, Rhode Island
  • 1948-01-17 Mick Taylor, rock guitarist (Rolling Stones-Brown Sugar)
  • 1948-02-05 David Denny, rock guitarist (Steve Miller Band-Abracadabra)
  • 1948-02-19 Mark Andes, American rock bassist (Spirit, Heart, Fireball), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1948-02-19 Tony Iommi, rock guitarist (Black Sabbath-Paranoid, Iron Man)
  • 1948-02-27 Eddie Gray, rock guitarist (Tommy James & Shondells-Crystal Blue)
  • 1948-03-02 Rory Gallagher, Donegal, Irish rock guitarist and songwriter (See Here)
  • 1948-03-04 Chris Squire, rock bassist (Yes-Fish Out of Water), born in London, England (d. 2015)
  • 1948-03-26 Richard Tandy, rock bassist (ELO)
  • 1948-06-23 Myles Goodwyn, rock guitarist/vocalist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1948-07-04 Jeremy Spencer, rock guitarist (Fleetwood Mac-Oh Well)
  • 1948-08-13 Cliff Fish, English rocker (Paper Lace)
  • 1948-08-13 Tony Santini, rocker (Sha Na Na)
  • 1948-08-31 Rudolf Schenker, German rock guitarist (Scorpions-Virgin Killer), born in Hildesheim, Germany
  • 1948-09-16 Ron Blair, American rock bassist (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers), born in San Diego, California
  • 1948-09-29 Mike Pinera, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly)
  • 1948-10-01 Cub Koda, rocker (Brownsville Station)

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1948-10-08 Johnny Ramone [Cummings], American rock guitarist (Ramones), born in Long Island, New York (d. 2004)

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  • 1948-10-27 Byron Allred, Logan Ut, rocker (Steve Miller Band)
  • 1948-10-29 Ricky Reynolds, rocker
  • 1948-11-02 Rich Gooch, rock bassist (Quarterflash)
  • 1948-11-14 James Young, rock guitarist (Styx), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1948-11-28 Beeb Birtles, [Gerard Birtlekamp], rock guitarist (Little River Band)
  • 1948-12-04 Southside Johnny Lyon, NJ, rocker (Asbury Jukes-Don't Want Go Home)
  • 1948-12-06 Marius Mueller-Westernhagen, rocker (Stinker), born in Duesseldorf, Germany
  • 1948-12-09 Dennis Dunaway, rocker
  • 1948-12-10 Brendan Harkin, rocker
  • 1948-12-17 Jim Bonfanti, rocker (Raspberries-Go All the Way)
  • 1948-12-27 Larry Byrom, rocker (Steppenwolf-Hour of the World)
  • 1949-01-07 John Christopher Parry, rocker (Cure)
  • 1949-01-22 James P Pennington, rocker (Exile)
  • 1949-01-26 Derek Holt, rocker (Climax Blues Band)
  • 1949-02-02 Ross Valory, SF, rock bassist (Journey - Who's Crying Now, Open Arms)
  • 1949-02-02 Tom Tripplehorn, rocker (Gary Lewis & Playboys-This Diamond Ring)
  • 1949-02-05 Nigel Olsson, British rock guitarist/drummer (Elton John's Band), born in Wallasey, Cheshire
  • 1949-02-11 Charlie Hargrett, rock guitarist (Blackfoot)
  • 1949-02-14 Jimmy Randell, rocker
  • 1949-03-06 Donald York, rocker (Sha Na Na)
  • 1949-03-24 Steve Lang, rock bassist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1949-03-26 Fran Sheehan, American rock bassist (Boston-More than a Feeling), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1949-03-29 Michael Brecker, rocker (Brecker Brothers)
  • 1949-04-04 Larry Lingle, rocker (The Four Seasons)
  • 1949-04-07 John Oates, American rock guitarist/vocalist (Hall & Oates-Rich Girl), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-04-10 Frank de Leeuw, Dutch rock guitarist (Bob Color)
  • 1949-04-26 Jimmy Hall, rocker (Wet Willie)
  • 1949-05-18 Bill Wallace, rocker/actor (Fear, Avenging Force, Desperate)
  • 1949-05-18 William Wallace, rocker (Guess Who)
  • 1949-05-19 Dusty Hill, rocker (ZZ Top)
  • 1949-05-24 John Illsley, rocker (Dire Straits)
  • 1949-06-13 Dennis Locorriere, Union City NJ, rock guitarist (Dr Hook)
  • 1949-06-22 Gary Moffet, rock guitarist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1949-06-22 Larry Junstrom, rock bassist (.38 Special)
  • 1949-06-24 John Illsley, Leicester England, rock bassist (Dire Straits)
  • 1949-06-30 Andrew Scott, Wales, rock guitarist (Sweet)
  • 1949-07-02 Roy Bittan, rocker (E Street Band)
  • 1949-07-10 Dave Smally, rocker (Raspberries)
  • 1949-07-10 Wally Bryson, NC, rock guitarist/vocalist (Fotomaker, Raspberries)
  • 1949-07-16 Ray Major, rock guitarist (British Lions)
  • 1949-07-17 Mike Vale, rock bassist (Tommy James & The Shondells)
  • 1949-07-17 Geezer Butler, English rock bassist (Black Sabbath), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1949-07-27 David Muse, rocker (Firefall)
  • 1949-08-11 Eric Carmen, rocker (All by Myself), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1949-08-16 Bill "Sputnik" Spooner, American rock guitarist (The Tubes), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1949-08-18 Nigel Griggs, rocker (Split Enz)
  • 1949-08-20 Phil Lynott, Irish rock musician (Thin Lizzy), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1986)
  • 1949-08-25 Gene Simmons [Chaim Witz], Israeli-American rock guitarist (KISS, Rock and Roll All Nite), born in Tirat Carmel, Israel
  • 1949-08-28 Hugh Cornwell, rocker (The Stranglers-Dreamtime)
  • 1949-08-31 Rick Roberts, rocker (Firefall)
  • 1949-09-05 David "Clem" Clempson, English rocker (Humble Pie), born in Tamworth, Staffordshire
  • 1949-09-06 Jimmy Litherland, rocker (Mitarbeit)
  • 1949-09-10 Barriemore Barlow, rocker (Jethro Tull)
  • 1949-09-12 Tony Stevens, English rocker (Foghat, Savoy Brown), born in London
  • 1949-09-18 Kerry Livgren, American rock guitarist (Kansas), born in Topeka, Kansas
  • 1949-09-23 Bruce Springsteen [The Boss], American singer, songwriter and rock musician (Born to Run, Born in the USA), born in Long Branch, New Jersey
  • 1949-10-02 Richard Hell, [Richard Myers], rock bassist (Television), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • 1949-10-07 Dave Hope, rock bassist (Kansas)
  • 1949-10-08 Michael Rose, rocker (Average White Band)
  • 1949-10-11 Greg Douglas, American rock guitarist/vocalist (Steve Miller Band-Abracadabra), born in Oakland, California
  • 1949-10-13 Craig McGregor, rocker (Foghat)
  • 1949-10-27 Garry W Tallent, rocker (E Street Band)
  • 1949-10-30 David Green, Australian rock bassist (Air Supply), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1949-10-31 Bob Selbenberg, rocker (Supertramp)
  • 1949-11-09 Tommy Caldwell, American rocker (Marshall Tucker Band), born in Spartanburg, South Carolina (d. 1980)
  • 1949-11-12 Arthur "Pooch" Tavares, rocker
  • 1949-11-13 Roger Steen, rock guitarist/vocalist (Tubes)
  • 1949-11-13 Terry Reid, rock guitarist (River, Bang Bang You're Terry Reid)
  • 1949-11-28 Hugh McKenna, rocker (Alex Harvey Band)
  • 1949-12-07 Tom Waits, California, rocker/song writer (Blue Valentine)
  • 1949-12-13 Walter "Clyde" Owen, rocker
  • 1949-12-14 Cliff Williams, Australian rock bassist (AC/DC-Highway to Hell), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1949-12-16 Billy Gibbons, American jazz-rock guitarist (Moving Sidewalks, ZZ Top), born in Houston, Texas

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