Birthdays in Music in May 1943

About May 1943

How Old? 75 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus

Birthdays in Music

  • May 4 Nickolas Ashford, American singer (Ashford & Simpson), born in Fairfield, South Carolina (d. 2011)
  • May 4 Stella Parton, American singer (A Woman's Touch), sister of Dolly Parton, born in Sevierville, Tennessee
  • May 5 Raphael [Miguel Rafael Martos S├ínchez], Spanish singer, born in Linares
  • May 7 Christopher Taylor White, English rocker, born in Barnet, Hertfordshire
  • May 7 Rick West [Richard Westwood], rocker (Brian Poole & Tremeloes), born in Dagenham, Essex, England
  • May 8 Paul Samwell-Smith, Richmond, Surrey, English bassist (The Yardbirds-For Your Love)
  • May 8 Daniel Ray "Danny" Whitten, American musician and songwriter (Crazy Horse, Rod Stewart- "I Don't Want To Talk About It"), born in Columbus, Georgia (d. 1972)
  • May 9 Bruce Milner, rocker (Every Mother's Son)
  • May 9 John Hugen, British rock music journalist and record company executive (ZigZag Magazine co-founder), born in England
  • May 11 Arnie Satin [Silver], American musician (The Dovells), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • May 11 George Edwards, composer
  • May 11 Les Chadwick, English bassist (Gerry and the Pacemakers), born in Liverpool. England
  • May 12 David Walker, rock keyboardist (Gary Lewis & Playboys-Diamond Ring)
  • May 13 Mary Wells, singer (My Guy), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • May 14 [Derek] Lek Leckenby, English guitarist (Herman's Hermits), born in Leeds, England (d. 1994)
  • May 14 Jack Bruce, Lanarkshire Scotland, bassist (Cream-White Room)
  • May 17 Vicky Moscholiou, Greek singer (d. 2005)
  • May 20 Tison Street, composer
  • May 20 Al Bano, Italian singer
  • May 21 Hilton Valentine, rock guitarist (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)
  • May 25 John "Poli" Palmer, British rocker (Family), born in Evesham, Worcestershire
  • May 25 Leslie Uggams, American singer/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 27 Cilla Black [Priscilla White], pop singer and TV personality (Blind Date), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2015)
  • May 28 Dennis Riley, composer
  • May 28 Tony Mansfield [Anthony Bookbinder], British rock drummer (Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas)
  • May 28 Elena Souliotis, Greek soprano (d. 2004)
  • May 31 Wayne Carson, country musician and songwriter (Always On My Mind), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 2015)