Birthdays in Music in January 1941

  • Jan 3 Van Dyke Parks, Alabama, actor/musician (Bonino, Billy Crystal Hour)
  • Jan 4 John Bennett Perry, singer/actor (Falcon Crest), born in Williamstown, Massachusetts
  • Jan 5 Grady Thomas, US rock vocalist (Parliaments, Funkadelic, Maggot Brain)
  • Jan 7 Robert Hicks, rocker (Paul Butterfield Blues Band)
  • Jan 7 Iona Brown, British violinist and conductor (d. 2004)
  • Jan 8 Little Anthony [Anthony Gourdine], American rhythm and blues singer (Little Anthony and the Imperials-Goin' Out of My Head), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 9 Joan Baez, folk singer/human rights advocate, born in Staten Island, New York
  • Jan 12 Long John Baldry, England, blues vocalist (Don't try to Lay No Boogie)
  • Jan 15 Captain Beefheart, [Don Van Vliet], rocker (Bongo Fury, Shiny Beast)
  • Jan 17 Dame Gillian Weir, New Zealand organist
  • Jan 18 Bobby Goldsboro, Marianna Fla, singer (Honey)
  • Jan 18 David Ruffin, Whynot Mississippi, early lead singer for The Temptations ("My Girl")
  • Jan 20 Pierre Lalonde, Quebec singer and television host
  • Jan 21 Placido Domingo, opera tenor (Pinkerton-Mme Butterfly), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Jan 21 Richie Havens, American folk singer (Here Comes the Sun), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2013)
  • Jan 24 Aaron Neville, US singer/keyboardist (Neville Brothers)
  • Jan 24 Michael Chapman, Leeds England, rocker (Looking for 11)

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Jan 24 Neil Diamond, American singer-songwriter, born in Brooklyn, New York

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  • Jan 30 Joe Terranoua, rocker (Danny & The Juniors)