Rock n Roll in History (Part 5)

Rock n Roll: Rock Bands - Rockers

Events in Music

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Birthdays 401 - 500 of 1,058

  • 1947-07-23 David Essex, [Cook], rock vocalist/actor (That'll be the Day), born in London, England
  • 1947-07-31 Karl Greene, Manchester, rock bassist, (Herman's Hermits)
  • 1947-08-01 Rick Anderson, rock bassist (Tubes)
  • 1947-08-01 Ricky Coonce, rock drummer (Grass Roots), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 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
  • 1947-09-19 Lol Creme, [Lawrence Creme], England, rock vocalist/guitarist (10cc)
  • 1947-09-25 John Fiddler, England, rock vocalist/guitarist (British Lions)
  • 1947-09-30 Marc Bolan, rock vocalist (T-Rex-Bang a Gong), born in London, England
  • 1947-10-08 Tony Wilson, Trinidad, rock vocalist (Hot Chocolate)
  • 1947-10-13 Sammy Hagar, American rock vocalist (I Can't Drive 55), born in Monterey California
  • 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
  • 1947-11-06 John Wilson, rock drummer (Them)
  • 1947-11-12 Donald Roeser, rock guitarist/vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult)
  • 1947-11-20 George Grantham, OK, rock drummer/vocalist (Poco)
  • 1947-12-12 Ralph Scala, rock musician
  • 1947-12-28 Dick Diamonde, [Van Der Sluys], Hilversum, rock bassist (Easybeats)
  • 1947-12-29 Cozy Powell, England, rock drummer (Jeff Beck Group, Whitesnake, ELP)
  • 1947-12-31 Burton Cummings, rock guitarist (Guess Who-These Eyes)
  • 1947-12-31 Rita Lee, Brazilian Rock Star
  • 1948-01-09 Bill Cowsill, rock guitarist/vocals (The Cowsills - We Can Fly), Newport, Rhode Island
  • 1948-01-10 Donald Fagen, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Steely Dan-Peg), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • 1948-01-17 Mick Taylor, rock guitarist (Rolling Stones-Brown Sugar)
  • 1948-01-23 Anita Pointer, rock vocalist (Pointer Sisters-She's So Shy), born in Oakland, California
  • 1948-01-24 Michael Des Barres, British actor and rock singer
  • 1948-02-05 David Denny, rock guitarist (Steve Miller Band-Abracadabra)
  • 1948-02-07 Jimmy Greenspoon, LA Cal, rock organist (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World)
  • 1948-02-19 Mark Andes, 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 Larry Carlton, rock composer (Against All Odds, Who's the Boss)
  • 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)
  • 1948-03-09 Jeffrey Osborne, Providence RI, rock vocalist (On the Wings of Love)
  • 1948-03-12 Dana Walden, rock keyboardist (Champaign)
  • 1948-03-26 Richard Tandy, rock bassist (ELO)
  • 1948-03-26 Steven Tyler, American rock vocalist (Aerosmith-Janie Got a Gun), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-03-28 John Evans, (Aka Evan) rock drummer (Jethro Tull)
  • 1948-04-01 Simon Crowe, rock drummer (Boomtown Rats-Maxinguaye)
  • 1948-05-15 Brian Eno, Woodbridge England, rock keyboardist/singer (On Land)
  • 1948-05-28 Ray Laidlaw, British rock drummer (Jack the Lad)
  • 1948-06-23 Myles Goodwyn, rock guitarist/vocalist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1948-06-24 Patrick Moraz, Morges, Switzerland, progressive rock keyboard player (Yes, The Moody Blues)
  • 1948-07-04 Jeremy Spencer, rock guitarist (Fleetwood Mac-Oh Well)
  • 1948-07-07 Larry "Rhino" Reinhardt, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly) (d. 2012)
  • 1948-07-12 Walter Egan, American rock vocalist (Not Shy, Fundamental Roll), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-07-14 Tommy Matola, rock manager/CEO (CBS records)
  • 1948-07-17 Brian Glascock, rock drummer (Motels-Only the Lonely)
  • 1948-07-18 Cesar Zuiderwijk, Dutch rock drummer (Golden Earring, Radar Love)
  • 1948-07-19 Keith Godchaux, rock keyboardist (Grateful Dead)

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1948-07-21 Cat Stevens [Steven Demetre Georgiou; Yusaf Islam], rock vocalist (Peace Train), born in London, England

Singer and songwriter Cat Stevens
Singer and songwriter
Cat Stevens
  • 1948-08-12 Ron Mael, [J Ronald Day], Culver City Ca, rock keyboardist (Sparks)

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1948-08-20 Robert Plant, English rock vocalist (Led Zeppelin-Whole Lotta Love), born in West Bromwich, England

Rock Vocalist Robert Plant
Rock Vocalist
Robert Plant
  • 1948-08-28 Daniel Seraphine, rock drummer (Chicago-If You Leave Me Now), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1948-09-03 Don Brewer, American rock drummer (Grand Funk Railroad), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1948-09-16 Kenney Jones, English rock drummer/vocalist (Small Faces, The Who), born in London, England
  • 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)

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

Guitarist Johnny Ramone
Johnny Ramone
  • 1948-10-09 Jackson Browne, US Base in Germany, rock voclaist (Lawyers in Love)
  • 1948-10-24 Dale "Buffin" Griffin, rock drummer (Mott The Hoople)
  • 1948-11-02 Rich Gooch, rock bassist (Quarterflash)

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1948-11-06 Glenn Frey, rock vocalist (Eagles-Take it Easy), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2016)

Rock Vocalist Glenn Frey
Rock Vocalist
Glenn Frey
  • 1948-11-09 Alan Gratzer, rock drummer (Reo Speedwagon), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1948-11-14 James Young, rock guitarist (Styx), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1948-11-21 Lonnie Jordan, rock keyboardist/vocalist (War), born in San Diego, California
  • 1948-11-27 Dave Winthrop, rock saxophonist (Supertramp)
  • 1948-11-28 Beeb Birtles, [Gerard Birtlekamp], rock guitarist (Little River Band)
  • 1948-12-12 Ray Jackson, rock musician
  • 1949-01-05 George Brown, rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration)
  • 1949-01-11 Daryl Braithwaite, Australian rock singer
  • 1949-02-02 Ross Valory, SF, rock bassist (Journey - Who's Crying Now, Open Arms)
  • 1949-02-05 Nigel Olsson, rock guitarist/drummer (Elton John Band)
  • 1949-02-11 Charlie Hargrett, rock guitarist (Blackfoot)
  • 1949-02-19 Eddie Hardin, English rock pianist and singer (Spencer Davis Group), born in London, England
  • 1949-02-21 Jerry Harrison, rock keyboardist (Talking Heads), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1949-03-12 Bill Payne, Waco TX, rock keyboardist (Little Feat-Time Loves a Hero)
  • 1949-03-12 Mike Gibbons, Welsh musician and drummer (Badfinger), born in Swansea, Wales (d. 2005)
  • 1949-03-23 Ric Ocasek, Balt, rock vocalist (Cars-Double Life, Bye Bye Love)
  • 1949-03-24 Steve Lang, rock bassist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1949-03-24 Nick Lowe, England, rock vocalist (Rockpile-Cruel to be Kind)
  • 1949-03-26 Fran Sheehan, American rock bassist (Boston-More than a Feeling), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1949-04-07 John Oates, American rock guitarist/vocalist (Hall & Oates-Rich Girl), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-04-09 Chico Ryan, rock vocalist (Sha Na Na)
  • 1949-04-10 Frank de Leeuw, Dutch rock guitarist (Bob Color)

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1949-05-09 Billy Joel, rock vocalist (Pianoman, Capt Jack, Bridge), born in The Bronx, New York

Pianist, songwriter, and composer Billy Joel
Pianist, songwriter, and composer
Billy Joel
  • 1949-05-16 William Sputnik Spooner, rock guitarist (Grateful Dead, Tubes)
  • 1949-05-18 Rick Wakeman, rock keyboardist (Yes-Fish Out of Water)
  • 1949-06-01 Mike Levine, rock keyboardist/bassist (Triumph)
  • 1949-06-07 Jack Ryland, rock vocalist (Three Dog Night)
  • 1949-06-11 Frank Beard, Frankston Texas, US country rock drummer (ZZ Top)
  • 1949-06-12 John Wetton, Willington Derbyshire, British rock vocalist/bassist (Asia, King Crimson)
  • 1949-06-13 Dennis Locorriere, Union City NJ, rock guitarist (Dr Hook)
  • 1949-06-14 Alan White, English rock drummer (Yes, Ramshackled)
  • 1949-06-15 Russell Hitchcock, Australian rock vocalist (Air Supply), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1949-06-16 Peppy Castro, [Emil Thielhelm], American rock vocalist (Balance), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-06-20 Bob Andrews, England, rock keyboardist/vocalist
  • 1949-06-22 Gary Moffet, rock guitarist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec

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