On This Day

Musicians Born in 1943

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 334

  • Jan 2 Barış Manço, Turkish singer and television producer (d. 1999)
  • Jan 3 Van Dyke Parks, American songwriter, producer, arranger (Song Cycle; Orange Crate Art), born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • Jan 3 Petras Bingelis, Lithuania conductor, founder and artistic director (Kaunas State Choir, 1969-2020), born in Mardasava, Lithuania (d. 2020)
  • Jan 3 HK Gruber, Austrian double bassist, conductor, and composer (Frankenstein!!), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Jan 7 Leona Williams, American country music singer (Ladies Get the Blues), born in Vienna, Missouri
  • Jan 7 Richard Armstrong, British conductor, born in Leicester, England
  • Jan 8 Lee Jackson, English bass guitarist and singer-songwriter (Nice), born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
  • Jan 8 Marcus Hutson, American R&B singer (The Whispers - "And the Beat Goes On"; "Rock Steady"), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2000)
  • Jan 9 Dick Yount, American rock bassist and singer (Harpers Bizarre - "Feelin' Groovy") (d. 2019)
  • Jan 9 Kenneth "Wally" Kelly, American R&B singer (Manhattans - "Kiss And Say Goodbye"), born in New Jersey (d. 2015)
  • Jan 9 Rob Hoeke, Dutch pianist & singer (Drinking on My Bed), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1999)
  • Jan 9 Freddie Starr, English comedian & singer (The Freddie Starr Showcase), born in Huyton, United Kingdom (d. 2019)
  • Jan 9 Scott Walker [Noel Scott Engel], American-born British singer-songwriter and composer (The Walker Brothers), born in Hamilton, Ohio (d. 2019)
  • Jan 9 Ariel Bybee, American mezzo-soprano (Morman Tabernacle Choir; Metropolitan Opera, 1977-95), born in Reno, Nevada (d. 2018)
  • Jan 10 Jim Croce, American singer-songwriter ("Time in a Bottle"; "Bad, Bad LeRoy Brown"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1973)
  • Jan 11 William Albert Penn, composer
  • Jan 13 William Duckworth, American composer (Time Curve Preludes), teacher (Bucknell, 1973-2011), and internet pioneer (PitchWeb), born in Morganton, North Carolina (d. 2012)
  • Jan 14 Jose Luis Rodriguez, Venezuelan singer (Dueno De Nada), born in Caracas, Venezuela
  • Jan 14 Mariss Jansons, Latvian conductor (Bavarian RSO (2003-2019); Royal Concertgebouw (2004-2015), born in Riga, Latvia (d. 2019)
  • Jan 16 Brian Ferneyhough, British composer, born in Coventry, United Kingdom
  • Jan 16 Gavin Bryars, English composer, born in Goole, United Kingdom
  • Jan 16 Ronnie Milsap [Millsaps], American country singer ("It Was Almost Like a Song"; "Any Day Now"), born in Robbinsville, North Carolina
  • Jan 17 (Ezekiel Christopher) "Chris" Montez, American rock guitarist and singer ("Let's Dance"; "Call Me"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 18 Al Foster, American jazz drummer (Miles Davis, 1973-89; Sonny Rollins, McCoy Tyner), born in Richmond, Virginia

Janis Joplin

Jan 19 Janis Joplin, American rocker and blues singer-songwriter (Down on Me), born in Port Arthur, Texas (d. 1970)

  • Jan 20 Farhad [Mehrad], Iranian pop, rock and folk singer-songwriter ("Jomeh"), born in Tehran, Iran (d. 2002)
  • Jan 23 Gary Burton, American jazz vibraphonist, composer, and educator, born in Anderson, Indiana
  • Jan 26 Jean Knight [Caliste], American soul, funk and R&B singer ("Mr. Big Stuff"), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Jan 26 Peter Kenton Winkler, American pianist, symphonic and theatrical composer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 28 Dick Taylor, English rock guitarist (The Pretty Things - "S.F. Sorrow"), born in Dartford, England
  • Jan 28 Brian Keenan, American rock drummer (The Chamber Brothers), born in NYC, New York (d. 1985)
  • Jan 29 Tim Souster, British composer, born in Bletchley, England (d. 1994)
  • Jan 30 Sandy Deane [Yaguda], American rock singer (Jay and the Americans - "This Magic Moment"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 2 Peter MacBeth, rocker (Foundations)
  • Feb 3 Dennis Edwards, American po and R&B singer (The Temptations - "Papa Was A Rollin' Stone"), born in Fairfield, Alabama (d. 2018)
  • Feb 3 Eric Haydock, British bassist (Hollies - "He Aint Heavy, He's My Brother")
  • Feb 4 Jimmy Johnson, American session guitarist and co-founder of the Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, born in Sheffield, Alabama (d. 2019)
  • Feb 4 Barry Beckett, American keyboardist and record producer (David Hood, Jimmy Johnson, Roger Hawkins), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2009)
  • Feb 5 Ivan Alexandrovich Tcherepnin, French-American composer of Russian and Chinese parentage (Le va et le vient), born in Issy-les-Moulineaux, France (d. 2003)
  • Feb 5 Larry Tamblyn, American rock guitarist (Standells-Dirty Water), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 6 Fabian [Fabiano Anthony Forte], American pop singer ("Turn Me Loose"; "Tiger"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 7 Walter Scott, American singer (Bob Kuban) whose murder was featured on "Forensic Files", born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1983)
  • Feb 8 Creed Bratton [William Schneider], American rock guitarist (Grass Roots - "Sooner or Later"), and actor (The Office -"Creed Bratton"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 8 José Antônio Rezende de Almeida Prado, Brazilian composer, born in Santos, São Paulo, Brazil (d. 2010)
  • Feb 9 Barbara Lewis, American soul and R&B singer-songwriter ("Hello Stranger"; "Baby I'm Yours"), born in Salem, Michigan
  • Feb 9 Ryland Davies, Welsh tenor, born in Cwm, Gwent
  • Feb 10 Ralph "Ral" Donner, American rock and roll singer ("You Don't Know What You've Got (Until You Lose It)", born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1984)
  • Feb 11 Alan Rubin, American jazz and session trumpeter and flugelhorn player (SNL; Blues Brothers) known as "Mr Fabulous", born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2011)
  • Feb 11 Serge Lama [Chauvier], French singer ("Je suis malade"), born in Bordeaux, France
  • Feb 13 Bill Szymczyk, American sound engineer, and record producer (The Eagles; Joe Walsh), born in Muskegon, Michigan
  • Feb 14 Eric Anderson, American vocalist (Avalanche, Be True to You), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 14 Maceo Parker, American tenor saxophonist (James Brown; Parliament-Funkadelic, King's One, Mo' Roots), born in Kinston, North Carolina
  • Feb 16 Anthony Dowell, English ballet dancer (Royal Ballet), born in London, England
  • Feb 19 Lou Christie [Lugee Sacco], American singer-songwriter ("Lightnin' Strikes"), born in Glenwillard, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 21 David Geffen, American record producer (Geffen Records; Asylum) and film studio executive (DreamWorks SKG), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 21 Duncan Swift, British jazz stride pianist, born in Rotherham, Yorkshire, England (d. 1997)
  • Feb 24 Pablo Milanés, Cuban musician

George Harrison

Feb 25 George Harrison, British guitarist, singer, songwriter, and sitar player (Beatles - "While My Guitar Gently Weeps"; "Here Comes The Sun"; solo - "If Not For You"; Traveling Wilburys - "Handle With Care"), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2001)

  • Feb 25 Maryann Amacher, American electronic music composer, and sound installation artist, born in Kane, Pennsylvania (d. 2009)
  • Feb 25 Elliot Roberts [Rabinowitz] American music artist manager (Joni Mitchell; Neil Young), and label executive (Asylum Records), born in the Bronx, New York City (2019)
  • Feb 26 Bob "Bear" Hite, American vocalist (Canned Heat - "Going Up the Country"), born in Torrance, California (d. 1981)
  • Feb 26 Paul Cotton, American rocker (Poco), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 27 Morten Lauridsen, American composer, born in Colfax, Washington
  • Feb 27 Dilorom Saidaminova, Uzbek composer, educator, and songwriter, born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • Feb 28 Barbara Acklin, American soul singer ("Love Makes A Woman"), and songwriter ("Have You Seen Her"), born in Oakland, California (d. 1998)
  • Feb 28 Donnie Iris [Dominic Ierace], American rock musician (The Cruisers), born in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 28 Charles Bernstein, American composer of film and television scores, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Mar 1 Piet Veerman, Dutch rock vocalist/guitarist (Cats-Sailin' Home)
  • Mar 2 (Daniel) Tony Meehan, British rock drummer (Vipers; Drifters: Shadows), born in Hampstead, North West London, England (d. 2005)
  • Mar 2 Stephen Dickman, American composer and librettist (Tibetan Dreams; Rabbi Nathan's Prayer), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 4 Zoltán Jeney, Hungarian composer and educator (Franz Liszt Academy, 1995-2019), born in Szolnok, Hungary (d. 2019)
  • Mar 5 Lucio Battisti, Italian pop singer and composer, born in Poggio Bustone, Italy (d. 1998)
  • Mar 7 Chris White, British rock singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer (The Zombies - "She's Not There"; "Time Of The Season"), born in Barnet, Hertfordshire, England
  • Mar 7 Leon Sylvers III, American rocker and producer (The Sylers), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Mar 8 Gayla Peevey, American singer ("I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas"), and songwriter, born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Mar 10 Alfred Whitford 'Fred' Lerdahl, American composer (Arches), pedagogue, and music theorist, born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Mar 10 Stephen Montague, American composer, born in Syracuse, New York
  • Mar 10 Robert Allworth, Australian composer (A Different Time, A Different Place), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 2017)
  • Mar 14 Jim Pons, American rock bassist (Turtles: Mothers of Invention), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Mar 15 Sly Stone [Sylvester Stewart] American funk musician (Sly & The Family Stone - "Everyday People"; "Dance To The Music"), born in Denton, Texas
  • Mar 17 Tony Newman, English drummer (Sounds Incorporated, T.Rex), born in Southampton, England
  • Mar 17 Jim Weatherly, American pop and country songwriter ("Midnight Train To Georgia"), born in Pontotoc, Mississippi (d. 2021)
  • Mar 18 Dennis Linde, American songwriter ("Burning Love"; "Goodbye Earl"), born in Abilene, Texas (d. 2006)
  • Mar 21 (Victor) "Vivian" Stanshall, British singer and comic songwriter (Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band - "I'm The Urban Spaceman"; Magical Mystery Tour), born in Shillingford, England (d. 1995)
  • Mar 21 Hartmut Haenchen, German conductor
  • Mar 22 George Benson, American jazz and blues singer and guitarist (Breezin'), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 22 Joseph Schwantner, American composer (Aftertones of Infinity), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 22 Keith Relf, British blues-rock singer and harmonica player (The Yardbirds - "For Your Love"; Renaissance, 1969-71), born in Richmond, England (d. 1976)
  • Mar 23 Nils-Aslak Valkeapää, Finnish Sami writer (The Sun, My Father) and musician, born in Enontekiö, Finland (d. 2001)
  • Mar 28 Richard Eyre, English film, theatre, television and opera director (National Theatre), born in Barnstaple, Devon, England
  • Mar 29 Vangelis [Evángelos Odysséas Papathanassíou], Greek composer, keyboardist, and Academy Award winner (Chariots of Fire), born in Agria, Greece (d. 2022) [1]
  • Mar 29 Chad Allan [Allan Kowbel], Canadian rock singer (The Guess Who, 1962-66), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Mar 30 Jay Traynor, American pop singer (Jay and the Americans, 1960-62 - "She Cried"), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)
  • Mar 30 Ken Forssi, American bassist (Love), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1998)
  • Apr 2 Glen Dale [Richard Garforth], rock vocalist (Fortunes Deal)
  • Apr 2 Larry Coryell, American jazz guitarist (11th House), born in Galveston, Texas (d. 2017)
  • Apr 3 Richard Manuel, Canadian rock pianist and vocalist (The Band - "The Shape I'm In"; "Tears Of Rage"), born in Stratford, Ontario (d. 1986)
  • Apr 3 Mario Lavista, Mexican composer and writer, born in Mexico City
  • Apr 3 Artie Traum, American folk guitarist, songwriter, producer, and film maker, born in The Bronx, New York City
  • Apr 7 Mick Abrahams, British rock guitarist (Jethro Tull, 1967-68; Blodwyn Pig, 1969-70), born in Luton, England
  • Apr 7 Roberta Shore [Schourop], American actress (The Virginian), and singer, born in Monterey Park, California,
  • Apr 9 Terry Knight [Knapp], American rock singer, manager, and record producer (Grand Funk Railroad), born in Lapeer, Michigan (d. 2004)
  • Apr 15 Riem de Wolff, Indonesian-Dutch singer and guitarist (Blue Diamonds), born in Depok, Buitenzorg, Dutch East Indies (d. 2017)
  • Apr 15 "Mighty" Sam McClain, American soul and blues singer-songwriter, born in Monroe, Louisiana (d. 2015)
  • Apr 16 "Lonesome Dave" Peverett, British rock singer and musician (Foghat, Savoy Brown), born in London, England (d. 2000)
  • Apr 16 Ruth Madoc, British singer and actress (Hi Di Hi), born in Norwich, Norfolk
  • Apr 17 Roy Estrada, American rock bassist (Mothers Of Invention), and convicted sex offender, born in Santa Ana, California
  • Apr 18 Lesley Miller, American pop, session, and advertising jingle singer ("He Wore A Green Beret"; "Reach Out and Touch Someone"), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Apr 19 Eve Graham [Beatson], Scottish pop singer (The New Seekers - "I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing"), born in Auchterarder, Perth and Kinross, Scotland
  • Apr 20 John Eliot Gardiner, English conductor, born in Fontmell Magna, Dorset
  • Apr 22 Mel Carter, American pop singer ("Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me"), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Apr 23 Si Kahn, American folk and bluegrass singer-songwriter (Aragon Mill), and civil rights activist, born in State College, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 23 Hugh Davies, English composer, born in Exmouth, Devon (d. 2005)
  • Apr 24 Richard Sterban, American country singer (Oak Ridge Boys - "Elvira"), born in Camden, New Jersey
  • Apr 25 Tony Christie [Fitzgerald], British pop singer (I Did What I Did For Maria), born in Conisbrough, England
  • Apr 26 Gary Wright, American singer (Spooky Tooth - It's All About; solo - "Dream Weaver"), born in Cresskill, New Jersey
  • Apr 27 Eugene Polyakov, Russian balletmaster (Paris Opera Ballet), born in Moscow (d. 1996)
  • Apr 28 The Fantastic Johnny C [Johnny Corley], American singer ("Boogaloo Down Broadway"), born in Greenwood, South Carolina
  • Apr 28 Jacques Dutronc, French singer (Il est cinq heures, Paris s'éveille), born in Paris, France
  • Apr 29 Duane Allen, American country singer (Oak Ridge Boys - "Elvira"), born in Taylortown, Texas
  • Apr 30 Bobby Vee [Velline], American pop singer ("Devil Or Angel"; "Take Good Care Of My Baby"), born in Fargo, North Dakota (d. 2016)
  • May 3 Gregory Bowen, Welsh big band jazz and session trumpet player (James Bond films), born in Llangennech, South Wales
  • May 4 Stella Parton, American singer ("A Woman's Touch"), sister of Dolly Parton, born in Sevierville, Tennessee
  • May 5 Raphael [Miguel Rafael Martos Sánchez], Spanish singer, born in Linares
  • May 7 Rick West [Westwood], British rock guitarist (Brian Poole & Tremeloes, 1961-2012 & 2019-21), born in Dagenham, Essex, England
  • May 8 Paul Samwell-Smith, British blues-rock bassist, and record producer (The Yardbirds, 1963-66 "For Your Love"), born in Richmond, Surrey, England
  • May 8 Danny Whitten, American rock guitarist and songwriter (Crazy Horse; Rod Stewart - "I Don't Want To Talk About It"), born in Columbus, Georgia (d. 1972)
  • May 9 Bruce Milner, American pop-rock pianist and organ player (Every Mother's Son - "Come On Down to My Boat"), and dentist, born in New York
  • May 9 John Hugen Tobler, British rock music journalist and record company executive (ZigZag Magazine co-founder), born in England
  • May 10 Judith Jamison, American dancer and choreographer (artistic director of the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • May 11 Arnie Satin [Silver], American pop-rock singer (The Dovells - "Bristol Stomp"; "You Can't Sit Down"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • May 11 George Edwards, American composer, and educator, born in Wellesley, Massachusetts (d. 2011)
  • May 11 Les Chadwick, British bassist (Gerry and the Pacemakers - "Ferry Cross The Mersey"), born in Liverpool. England
  • May 12 David Walker, American rock guitarist (Gary Lewis & Playboys - "This Diamond Ring"), born in Montgomery Alabama
  • May 13 Mary Wells, American pop singer ("My Guy"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1992)
  • May 14 Derek "Lek" Leckenby, English rock guitarist (Herman's Hermits), born in Leeds, England (d. 1994)
  • May 14 (John) "Jack" Bruce, Scottish bassist and singer-songwriter (Cream - "Sunshine of Your Love"; "White Room"), born in Bishopbriggs, Scotland (d. 2014)
  • May 14 Tania León, Cuban-born American composer (Drummin'), conductor, and educator, born in Havana, Cuba
  • May 20 Tison Street, American violinist and composer (Jewel Tree), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • May 20 Al Bano [Albano Carrisi], Italian-Albanian pop singer, actor, and winemaker, born in Cellino San Marco Italy
  • May 21 John Dalton, British rock bass player (The Kinks, 1969-76 -"Lola"; "Celluloid Heroes"), born in Enfield, Middlesex, England
  • May 21 Hilton Valentine, British rock guitarist (Animals - "House of the Rising Sun"), born in North Shields, Northumberland, England (d. 2021)
  • May 21 Vincent Crane [Cheesman], British rock Hammond organist, and songwriter (The Crazy World of Arthur Brown - "Fire"), born in Reading, Berkshire, England (d. 1989)
  • May 23 Vicky Moscholiou, Greek pop singer (Hathike to feggari - The Moon is Lost; Ximeromata - Daybreaks), born in Metaxourgeio, Athens, Greece (d. 2005)
  • May 25 John "Poli" Palmer, British rocker (Family), born in Evesham, Worcestershire
  • May 25 Leslie Uggams, American singer and actress (Leslie Uggams Show; Roots), born in NYC, New York
  • May 25 Jessi Colter [Miriam Johnson], American country singer ("I'm Not Lisa"), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • May 26 John "Poli" Palmer, British Progressive rock keyboardist, and vibraphone player (Family -"In My Own Time"), born in Worcester, England
  • May 27 Cilla Black [Priscilla White], British pop singer ("Anyone Who Had a Heart"), and TV personality (Blind Date), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2015)
  • May 28 Dennis Riley, American composer (Masques (for wind quintet)), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1999)
  • May 28 Tony Mansfield [Anthony Bookbinder], British rock drummer (Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas - "Little Children"), born in Salford, Lancashire, England
  • May 28 Elena Souliotis, Greek soprano, born in Athens (d. 2004)
  • May 31 Wayne Carson, country musician and songwriter ("Always On My Mind"), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 2015)
  • Jun 1 Ely van Tongeren, Dutch guitarist/singer (Buffoons)
  • Jun 1 Richard Goode, American concert pianist (1980 Avery Fisher Award), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jun 2 Ilaiyaraaja, Indian composer
  • Jun 3 Mike Dennis [Freda], American pop-rock vocalist (The Dovells - "Bristol Stomp"; "You Can't Sit Down"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 5 Bill Hopkins, English composer, born in Prestbury, England (d. 1981)
  • Jun 5 Michael Davis, American bass guitarist, and songwriter (MC5 -"Kick Out The Jams"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2012)
  • Jun 14 Harold Wheeler, American composer and orchestrator, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jun 14 (Dewey Lindon) "Spooner" Oldham, American session piano player (Muscle Shoals; Aretha Franklin; Neil Young), and songwriter ("Cry Like a Baby"), born in Center Star, Alabama
  • Jun 15 (Mervyn) "Muff" Winwood, English songwriter and bassist (Spencer Davis Group - "Gimme Some Lovin"), born in Erdington, Birmingham
  • Jun 15 Johnny Hallyday [Jean-Philippe Smet], French singer and actor known as the "Elvis Presley of France", born in Paris, France (d. 2017)
  • Jun 17 Christopher Brown, English composer, born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England

Barry Manilow

Jun 17 Barry Manilow [Pincus], American pop singer, and piano player ("Mandy": "Daybreak"; "I Write The Songs"; "Copacabana"), born in New York City

  • Jun 18 Raffaella Carrà [Pelloni], Italian singer and actress, born in Bologna, Italy
  • Jun 21 Salomé [Maria Rosa Marco Poquet], Spanish pop and bolero singer ("Vivo Cantando"), born in Barcelona
  • Jun 22 Ralph Molina, American drummer (Crazy Horse, Neil Young's backing band), born in Puerto Rico
  • Jun 23 James Levine, American conductor (Metropolitan Opera, 1976-2017), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 2021)
  • Jun 25 Chris Huston, British-born recording engineer and guitarist, born in North Wales, England
  • Jun 26 Georgie Fame [Clive Powell], English R&B and jazz singer and keyboard player ("Get Away"; "Ballad of Bonnie & Clyde"), born in Lancashire, England
  • Jun 26 Allen Strange, American composer (Electronic Music: Systems, Techniques, and Controls), born in Calexico, California
  • Jun 29 Roger Ruskin Spear, English saxophonist (Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band), born in London, England

Little Eva

Jun 29 Little Eva [Boyd], American pop singer ("The Loco-motion"; "Keep Your Hands Off My Baby"), born in Belhaven, North Carolina (d. 2003)

  • Jun 30 Florence Ballard, American pop and R&B singer (The Supremes, 1959-67 - "Buttered Popcorn"; "Where Did Our Love Go"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1976)
  • Jul 1 Jeff Wayne, American-British musician and composer, born in Forest Hills, Queens, New York
  • Jul 3 Judith Durham, Australian singer (The Seekers - "Georgy Girl"), born in Essendon, Victoria
  • Jul 4 Alan Wilson, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Canned Heat - "Going Up The Country"), born in Arlington, Massachusetts (d. 1970)
  • Jul 4 Conny Bauer, German free-jazz trombonist, born in Halle, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
  • Jul 5 Robbie Robertson [Jamie], Canadian-Native American singer-songwriter and rock guitarist (The Band - "The Weight"), born in Toronto, Ontario [1]
  • Jul 7 Toto Cutugno, Italian singer
  • Jul 10 Jerry Miller, American songwriter and rock guitarist (Moby Grape), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Jul 10 Denny Seiwell, American touring and session drummer (Paul McCartney & Wings, 1971-73), born in Lehighton, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 11 Oscar D'León, Venezuelan musician

Christine McVie

Jul 12 Christine McVie, British rock keyboardist, vocalist, and songwriter (Fleetwood Mac, 1970-98, 2014-present - "Don't Stop"; "You Make Loving Fun"; solo - "Got A Hold On Me"), born in Bouth, Lancashire, Egland

  • Jul 13 Danny Lockin, American actor and dancer (Hello Dolly), born in Lanai, Hawaii (d. 1977)
  • Jul 18 Robin McDonald, Scottish rock guitarist (Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas), born in Nairn, Scotland (d. 2015)
  • Jul 20 Dennis Yost, American vocalist (The Classics IV), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2008)
  • Jul 21 Henry McCullough, Irish guitarist (Wings), born in Portstewart, Northern Ireland (d. 2016)
  • Jul 22 Bobby Sherman, American actor (Here Comes the Brides), pop singer ("Little Woman"), and paramedic, born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jul 23 Tony Joe White, American blues and swamp rock singer ("Polk Salad Annie"), and songwriter ("Rainy Night In Georgia"), born in Oak Grove, Louisiana (d. 2018)
  • Jul 25 Jim McCarty, English rock drummer (Yardbirds - "For Your Love"; Renaissance, 1969-70), born in Liverpool, England
  • Jul 25 Roy Acuff Jr., American country musician ("Looks Like baby's Gone"), born in Nashville, Tennessee

Mick Jagger

Jul 26 Mick Jagger, English rock vocalist, songwriter (Rolling Stones - "Let's Spend the Night Together"; "Sympathy For The Devil"), actor (Performance), and knight, born in Dartford, Kent

  • Jul 26 Roger Smalley, British-Australian pianist, conductor, and composer (Gloria Tibi Trinitas), born in Swinton, Lancashire, England (d. 2015)
  • Jul 27 Allan Ramsey, American rock bassist (Gary Lewis & the Playboys - "This Diamond Ring") (d. 1985)
  • Jul 28 Mike Bloomfield, American blues guitarist/singer (Analine), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1981)
  • Jul 28 Richard Wright, British progressive rock keyboardist, arranger, composer, and occasional vocalist (Pink Floyd - "Time"; "Echoes"; "The Art Of Conversation"), born in Hatch End, Middlesex (d. 2008)
  • Jul 31 Lobo [Roland Kent Lavoie], American pop singer-songwriter ("Me and You and a Dog Named Boo"; "A Big Red Kite"), born in Tallahassee, Florida
  • Aug 1 Denny Cordell, British rock music and record producer (The Moody Blues, Leon Russell), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1995)

About 1943

Chinese Zodiac: Horse (Jan 1 - Feb 3), Goat/Sheep (Feb 4 - Dec 31)