On This Day

Birthdays in Music in November 1941

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 1 Johnny Kendall [Johan Donkerkaat], Dutch blues singer
  • Nov 2 Bruce Welch [Bruce Cripps], English rocker (Shadows Bognor Regis), born in Bognor Regis, Sussex, England
  • Nov 3 Brian Poole, Essex England, vocalist (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes)
  • Nov 5 Art Garfunkel, American singer and actor (Simon and Garfunkel, Carnal Knowledge), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 6 Doug Sahm, American musician (Sir Douglas Quintet; Texas Tornadoes), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1999)
  • Nov 6 Guy Clark, American country singer (Heartbroke), born in Monahans, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Nov 6 James Bowman, English countertenor, born in Oxford, England

Person of interestTom Fogerty

Nov 9 Tom Fogerty, American rocker (Creedence Clearwater Revival), born in Berkeley, California (d. 1990)

Rocker Tom Fogerty
Rocker
Tom Fogerty
  • Nov 12 Frank Rosenthal, rocker
  • Nov 12 Jennifer Helen McLeod, composer
  • Nov 15 Jim Dickinson, American record producer (Mud Boy), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 2009)
  • Nov 16 Dan Penn, American songwriter, producer and gospel singer (Out in Left Field), born in Vernon, Alabama
  • Nov 17 Gene Clark, rock vocalist/guitarist (Byrds), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 20 Dr. John [Malcolm John Rebennack], American musician (Right Place, Wrong Time), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2019)
  • Nov 20 Gary Karr, American double-bassist (Oslo Philharmonic), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 21 David Porter, US songwriter (Soul Man)
  • Nov 21 ─░dil Biret, Turkish pianist
  • Nov 21 Andrew Love, American saxophonist (The Memphis Horns), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2012)
  • Nov 22 Ron McClure, rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
  • Nov 22 Jesse Colin Young, American musician
  • Nov 24 Donald "Duck" Dunn, TN, bassist (Booker T-Mar-Keys, Walkin' the Dog), (d, 2012)
  • Nov 24 Gary Boyle, rocker (Isotope)

Person of interestPete Best

Nov 24 Pete Best, British drummer (Beatles), born in Madras, British India

Original Drummer of the Beatles Pete Best
Original Drummer of the Beatles
Pete Best
  • Nov 26 Susanne Marsee, American mezzo-soprano
  • Nov 27 Eddie Rabbitt, country singer (I Love a Rainy Night), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1998)
  • Nov 29 Dennis Doherty, Halifax Canada, rocker (Mamas & The Papas)

About November 1941

How Old? 78 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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