On This Day

Birthdays in Music in June 1937

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 2 Jimmy Jones, American singer-songwriter (Handy Man), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2012)
  • Jun 4 Freddy Fender, American musician ("Before the Next Teardrop Falls"), born in San Benito, Texas (d. 2006)
  • Jun 5 Stanley Lunetta, composer
  • Jun 5 Floyd Butler, American soul singer (Friends of Distinction), born in San Diego, California (d. 1990)
  • Jun 7 Neeme Järvi, Estonian-American conductor, born in Tallinn, Estonia
  • Jun 15 Ray Coleman, British music journalist and biographer, born in Leicester (d. 1996)
  • Jun 15 Rolf Riehm, German composer, born in Saarbrücken
  • Jun 15 Waylon Jennings, American country singer and guitarist (Ramblin' Man), born in Littlefield, Texas (d. 2002)
  • Jun 20 Jerry Keller, rocker/actor (If Ever I See You Again)
  • Jun 22 Christopher Percy Gordon Blackwell, English businessman and record producer (Island Records), born in Westminster, London, England

About June 1937

How Old? 82 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Signs: Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20), Cancer (Jun 21 - Jul 22)