Rock n Roll in History (Part 8)

Rock n Roll: Rock Bands - Rockers

Events in Music

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Birthdays 701 - 800 of 1,078

  • 1953-08-17 Kevin Rowlands, rock vocalist (Dexy's Midnight Runners-Come on Eileen)
  • 1953-08-27 Alex Lifeson, rock guitarist (Rush), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1953-09-05 Paulie Carmen, Champaign Ill, rock vocalist
  • 1953-09-20 Jeff Jones, Canadian rock bassist/vocalist (Red Rider), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1953-09-27 Greg Ham, Australian rock saxophonist and flutist (Men At Work), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2012)
  • 1953-10-07 Tico Torres, rock drummer (Bon Jovi-Always)
  • 1953-10-21 Charlotte Caffey, rock guitarist/keyboardist/vocalist (Go-Go's)
  • 1953-11-11 Andy Partridge, English rock vocalist/guitarist (XTC-Oranges & Lemons)
  • 1953-12-12 Bruce Kulick, rock guitarist/singer (KISS)
  • 1953-12-18 Elliot Easton, [Elliot Shapiro], rock guitarist (Cars), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1954-01-25 Richard Finch, rock bassist (KC & Sunshine-That's the Way I Like It)
  • 1954-01-28 Shawn Murray, rock drummer (Mink Deville)
  • 1954-01-31 Adrian Vandenberg, Amsterdam Neth, rock guitarist (Whitesnake)
  • 1954-02-19 Jamie West-Oram, rock guitarist (Fixx)
  • 1954-02-20 Jon Brant, rock bassist (Cheap Trick)
  • 1954-02-27 Neal Schon, rock guitarist (Journey-Open Arms, Bad English)
  • 1954-03-03 Chris Hughes, English record producer and rock drummer (Adam & The Ants), born in London, England
  • 1954-03-07 Matt Frenette, rock drummer (Loverboy)
  • 1954-03-08 Cheryl Baker, rock vocalist (Bucks Fizz-My Camera Never Lies)
  • 1954-03-16 Nancy Wilson, SF, rock guitarist (Heart-Never, What about Love)
  • 1954-03-17 Rena Jones, rock vocalist
  • 1954-03-17 Wally Stocker, rock vocalist/guitarist (Babys-Missing You), born in London, England
  • 1954-03-31 Tony Brock, England, rock drummer (Isn't It Time, Every Time I Think of You)
  • 1954-04-12 Pat Travers, Canadian rock guitarist (Puttin' it Straight), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1954-04-13 Jimmy Destri, rock keyboardist (Blondie-Heart of Glass, Rapture)
  • 1954-04-24 Captain Sensible, [Ray Burns], English rock bassist (Women & Captains 1st), born in London
  • 1954-04-24 Jack Blades, rock bassist (Damn Yankees-Coming of Age, Night Ranger)
  • 1954-05-01 Ray Parker Jr, rock guitarist/vocalist (Ghostbusters), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1954-05-05 Angelo Kimball, rock guitarist (Face To Face), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1954-05-19 Phil Rudd, Australian rock drummer (AC/DC-Rock 'n Roll Damnation), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1954-06-13 Bo [Robert] Donaldson, American rock vocalist (Billy Don't Be a Hero), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1954-06-13 Jorge Santana, Mexican rock guitarist (Malo), born in Autl├ín de Navarro
  • 1954-06-18 William Beard, rock drummer (Face To Face)
  • 1954-06-20 Michael Anthony, rock bassist/singer (Van Halen-Pretty Woman)
  • 1954-06-25 David Paich, rock keyboardist (Toto-Africa)
  • 1954-06-30 Bryn B Burrows, rock drummer (Fabulous Poodles)
  • 1954-07-14 Jos Zoomer, Amsterdam Neth, rock drummer (Vandenberg)
  • 1954-07-20 Jay Jay French [John French Segall], American rock guitarist (Twisted Sister), born in NYC, New York
  • 1954-07-25 Ken Greer [Kenneth William Greer], Canadian rock guitarist (Red Rider), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1954-08-21 Steve Smith, rock drummer (Journey), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-08-25 Elvis Costello [Declan Patrick McManus], English rock vocalist (Allison), born in Paddington, London
  • 1954-09-06 Patrick O'Hearn, rock bassist (Missing Persons)
  • 1954-09-07 Benmont Tench, rock keyboardist (Heartbreakers), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • 1954-09-13 Ted Mueller, rock drummer (Axe)
  • 1954-09-14 Barry Cowsill, rock bassist (The Cowsills - We Can Fly), born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 2005)
  • 1954-09-21 Philthy Animal [Phil Taylor], English rock drummer (Motorhead), born in Hasland, Chesterfield (d. 2015)
  • 1954-09-26 Craig Chaquico, rock guitarist (Jefferson Starship)
  • 1954-09-28 George Lynch, rock guitarist (Lynch Mob-Wicked Sensations)
  • 1954-09-30 Patrice Rushen, rock vocalist, born in Los Angeles, California

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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
  • 1954-11-09 Dennis Stratton, rock guitarist (Iron Maiden), born in London, England
  • 1954-11-10 Mario Cipollina, California, rock bassist (Huey Lewis & The News)
  • 1954-11-15 Ab Bryant, rock bassist/vocalist (Chilliwack)
  • 1954-11-19 Tom Scheckel, rock drummer (Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954-11-20 Frank Marino, rock guitarist (Mahogany Rush), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1954-11-23 Bruce Hornsby, Williamsburg Va, rock vocalist
  • 1954-11-30 George McArdle, rock bassist (Little River Band Melbourne
  • 1954-12-29 Roger Voudouris, rock vocalist, born in Sacramento, California
  • 1955-01-08 Mike Reno, rock vocalist (Loverboy), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

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1955-01-26 Eddie Van Halen, Dutch-American rock guitarist (Van Halen-Jump, 1984), born in Nijmegen, Netherlands

Hall of Fame rocker Eddie Van Halen
Hall of Fame rocker
Eddie Van Halen
  • 1955-02-13 Scott Smith, Canadian rock bassist (Loverboy), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 2000)
  • 1955-02-23 Howard Jones, rock pianist/vocalist (Things Can Only Get Better)
  • 1955-03-14 Boon Gould, rock guitarist (Level 42-Hot Water)
  • 1955-03-31 Angus Young, Glascow Scotland, rock guitarist (AC/DC-Highway to Hell)
  • 1955-04-13 Louis Johnson, rock bassist/vocalist (Brothers Johnson), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1955-04-22 Arthur Baker, rock producer (Afrika Banbaataa-Planet Rock)
  • 1955-04-28 Edwin "Eddie" Jobson, British rock violinist (Zappa, UK, Roxy Music-For Your Pleasure), born in Bilingham, England
  • 1955-05-03 Timmy Cappello, rock & sax player (played with Tina Turner, Ringo Starr & The Lost Boys)
  • 1955-05-20 Steve George, rock keyboardist (Mr Mister)
  • 1955-05-21 John Glavin, rock keyboardist (Molly Hatchet
  • 1955-05-21 Stan Lynch, rock drummer (Tommy Petty & Heartbreakers), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • 1955-05-22 Iva Davies, rock guitarist/vocalist (Icehouse)
  • 1955-05-29 Mike Porcaro, rock bassist (Toto-Roseanna, Africa)
  • 1955-06-26 Mick Jones, rock vocalist/guitarist (Clash-Havana 3 AM), born in London, England
  • 1955-07-03 Neil Clar, rock guitarist (Lloyd Cole & The Commotions)
  • 1955-07-05 Michael Gismondi, rock saxophonist (Michael Stanley Band)
  • 1955-07-30 Rat Scabies [Chris Miller], British rock drummer (the Damned), born in Surrey, England
  • 1955-08-05 Eddie "Fingers" Ojeda, American rock guitarist and songwriter (Twisted Sister, Scarecrow), born in NYC, New York
  • 1955-08-08 Ali Score, rock drummer (Flock Of Seagulls)
  • 1955-08-20 Rob Wiedijk, Dutch rock vocalist (Bob Color)
  • 1955-09-01 Bruce Foxton, rock guitarist (Jam)

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1955-09-03 Steve Jones, rock guitarist (Sex Pistols), born in London, England

Rocker Steve Jones
Steve Jones
  • 1955-09-10 Pat Mastelotto, rock drummer (Mr Mister, King Crimson)
  • 1955-10-01 Howard Hewett, rock vocalist (Shalamar), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1955-10-02 Philip Oakey, Sheffield, rock vocalist (Human Leauge-Only Human)
  • 1955-10-12 Pat DiNizio, rock vocalist (The Smithereens), born in Scotch Plains, New Jersey
  • 1955-10-21 Eric Faulkner, rock guitarist (Bay City Rollers), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 1955-11-12 Leslie McKeown, rock vocalist (Bay City Rollers-Saturday Night)
  • 1955-11-24 Clement Burke, rock drummer (Blondie)
  • 1955-12-06 Rick Buckler, [Paul Richard Buckler], rock drummer (Jam)
  • 1955-12-29 Jan Pijnenburg, Dutch rock drummer (Doe Maar-Bomb)
  • 1956-01-04 Barney Sumner, English rock guitarist, vocalist (New Order-Blue Monday), born in Salford
  • 1956-01-13 Malcolm Foster, rock bassist (Pretenders-Mystery Achievement)
  • 1956-01-17 Paul Young, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Every Time You Go Away)
  • 1956-01-18 Tom Bailey, English rock vocalist/keyboardist (Thompson Twins-Doctor Doctor), born in Halifax, West Yorkshire
  • 1956-01-25 Andy Cox, rock guitarist (Fine Young Cannibals-She Drives Me Crazy)
  • 1956-02-13 Peter Hook, English rock bassist (New Order-Round & Round, Run)
  • 1956-02-19 Dave Wakeling, rock singer/guitarist
  • 1956-03-02 John Cowsill, rock drummer (The Cowsills - We Can Fly), born in Newport, Rhode Island
  • 1956-03-02 Mark Evans, Australian rock bassist (AC/DC), born in Melbourne, Victoria

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