On This Day

Musicians Born in November 1938

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 2 Jay Black, American singer (Jay and the Americans), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 4 Harry Elston, American R&B singer (Friends of Distinction ), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Nov 5 Joe Dassin, French-American singer (Les Champs-Élysées), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1980)
  • Nov 6 P. J. Proby [James Marcus Smith], American singer, songwriter and actor (Hold Me, Three Week Hero), born in Houston, Texas
  • Nov 6 Jim Pike, American singer (The Lettermen)
  • Nov 7 Dee Clark, American singer (Raindrops), born in Blytheville, Arkansas (d. 1990)
  • Nov 8 Richard Stoker, British composer, born in Castleford, Yorkshire
  • Nov 10 H J de Royen, director (Dutch Concertgebouw Orchestra)
  • Nov 11 Narvel Felts, country singer
  • Nov 11 Roger Laver, [Jackson], rock keyboardist (Tornados)
  • Nov 13 Adrian Barber, British musician and producer, born in Ilkley, United Kingdom
  • Nov 16 Richard Landry, American composer, born in Cecilia, Louisiana
  • Nov 16 Toni Brown, American guitarist, singer and keyboardist (Joy of Cooking)
  • Nov 17 Alvaro Leon Cassuto, composer

Person of interestGordon Lightfoot

Nov 17 Gordon Lightfoot, Canadian folksinger (Sundown), born in Orillia, Ontario

Singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot
Singer-songwriter
Gordon Lightfoot
  • Nov 19 Hank Medress, rocker (Tokens-Lion Sleeps Tonight), born in Brooklyn, New York

About November 1938

How Old? 80 or 81 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Signs: Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21), Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21)