On This Day

Musicians Born in 1943 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 300

  • Aug 28 David Soul [Solberg], American-British actor (Starsky & Hutch) and singer (Don't Give Up On Us), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 29 Richard Halligan, American jazz multi-instrumentalist and arranger (Blood Sweat & Tears), born in Troy, New York
  • Aug 30 David Henry Maslanka, American composer, born in New Bedford, Massachusetts (d. 2017)

Person of interestRobert Crumb

Aug 30 Robert Crumb, American cartoonist (Father Time, Fritz Cat) and album cover artist (Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Cartoonist Robert Crumb
Cartoonist
Robert Crumb
  • Sep 2 Joe Simon, American singer (Power of Love)
  • Sep 2 Rosalind Ashford, American rock vocalist (Martha Reeve & Vandellas - "Heat Wave"; "Dancing In The Street"), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 5 Joe "Speedo" Frazier, American doo-wop vocalist (Impalas - "Sorry (I Ran All the Way Home)"), born in NYC, New York (d. 2014)

Person of interestRoger Waters

Sep 6 [George] Roger Waters, English rock bassist and vocalist (Pink Floyd - "Another Brick in the Wall"), born in Cambridge, England

Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters
  • Sep 7 Gloria Gaynor [Fowles], American disco singer (I Will Survive), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Sep 7 Lena Valaitis, Lithuanian-German Schlager singer, born in Klaipėda, Lithuania
  • Sep 10 Garrett List, American classical and jazz composer and trombonist (Julliard Ensemble), born on Phoenix, Arizona (d. 2019)
  • Sep 11 Mickey Hart, American drummer (Grateful Dead), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 11 Jack Ely, American singer and guitarist (The Kingsmen - "Louie, Louie"), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 2015)
  • Sep 12 Maria Muldaur, American singer (Midnight at the Oasis), born in Greenwich Village, New York
  • Sep 18 Michael Vetter, German composer, born in Oberstdorf, Germany (d. 2013)
  • Sep 20 Roek Williams [Willemze], Dutch singer (Roek Williams & The Fighting Cats), born in Amsterdam

  • Sep 21 David Hood, American bassist and trombonist (Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, Traffic), born in Sheffield, Alabama
  • Sep 22 Toni Basil, American singer
  • Sep 23 Julio Iglesias, Spanish singer (Of All the Girls I Loved Before)
  • Sep 23 Walter Scott, American singer (Whispers- "And the Beat Goes On"), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Sep 23 Steve Boone, American rock bassist and vocalist (Lovin' Spoonful - "Do You Believe In Magic"), born in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
  • Sep 23 Wallace Scott, American singer (Whispers- "And the Beat Goes On"), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Sep 25 Jules [Gary] Alexander, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Association - "Cherish"), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Sep 25 John Locke, American rock keyboardist (Spirit - "I Got A Line On You"), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2006)
  • Sep 27 Bob Curiano, rock bassist (Mink Deville)
  • Sep 27 Randy Bachman, Canadian guitarist and songwriter (Guess Who - "American Woman"; Bachman-Turner Overdrive "Takin' Care Of Business"), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Sep 27 Maxwell Boyce, Welsh comedian and singer, born in Glynneath, Wales
  • Sep 28 Nick St Nicholas, rock bassist (Steppenwolf), born in Hamburg, Germany
  • Sep 29 Manuel Fernandez, rocker
  • Sep 30 Marilyn McCoo, American soul singer (5th Dimension; "You Don't Have To Be A Star") and TV host (Solid Gold), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Oct 1 Jerry Martini [Gerald L. Martini], American saxophonist (Sly and the Family Stone - "Everyday People"), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Oct 5 Steve Miller, American rocker (Abracadabra, Space Cowboy), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Oct 6 Cees Veerman, pop guitarist/singer (Cats-Sure He's a Cat)
  • Oct 6 Udo Zimmermann, composer
  • Oct 8 James E. Sellars, American composer, born in Fort Smith, Arkansas (d. 2017)
  • Oct 9 Tony Tribe [Anthony Mossop], Jamaican-British reggae singer (Red, Red Wine), born in Kingston, Jamaica

  • Oct 10 Denis D'Ell, English rocker, born in London (d. 2005)
  • Oct 11 Frank Muyser, Dutch guitarist and saxophonist (Les Baroques)
  • Oct 11 Gene Watson, American country singer (Heartaches, Love & Stuff), born in Palestine, Texas
  • Oct 11 Per-Gunnar Alldahl, Swedish composer, born in Solna, Sweden
  • Oct 14 Anthony Iannaccone, American composer, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 15 Larrie Londin [Ralph Gallant], American session drummer (Motown and Nashville), born in Norfolk, Virgina (d. 1992)
  • Oct 16 Charles Frederick "C.F." Turner, Canadian rock bassist and songwriter (Bachman-Turner Overdrive - "Let It Ride"), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Oct 17 Susan Davenny Wyner, American soprano (Walter Naumberg Prize), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Oct 18 Russ Giguere, rock guitarist/vocalist (Association), born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
  • Oct 19 Robert Morris, American composer, born in Cheltenham, England
  • Oct 19 Robin Greville Holloway, British composer (Seascape And Harvest), born in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England
  • Oct 20 Dunja Vejzovic, Croatian soprano
  • Oct 21 Paula Kelly, American dancer and actress (Liz-Night Court), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Oct 21 Ron Elliott, American guitarist and songwriter (The Beau Brummels - "Just A Little"), born in Healdsburg, California
  • Oct 22 Paul Zukofsky, American violinist and conductor (Cappricio), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)
  • Oct 22 Robert Long [Leverman], Dutch singer/actor (Vroeger Kon je Lachen)
  • Oct 25 Roy Lynes, English rock organist (Status Quo), born in Redhill, Surrey, England
  • Nov 1 Salvatore Adamo, Belgian singer and composer (Tombe la neige), born in Comiso, Sicily, Italy
  • Nov 3 Bert Jansch, Scottish folk musician (Pentangle), born in Glasgow (d. 2011)
  • Nov 5 Pablo Gomez, Spanish rock drummer (Los Bravos - "Black Is Black"), born in Barcelona, Catalonia

Person of interestJoni Mitchell

Nov 7 Joni Mitchell [Roberta Joan Anderson], Canadian singer (Clouds), born in Fort Macleod, Alberta

  • Nov 7 Judith Forst, Canadian mezzo-soprano, born in New Westminster, British Columbia
  • Nov 9 Lee Graziano, American rock drummer (American Breed), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 11 Karin Kent [Janneke Kanteman], Dutch pop singer, boen in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Nov 12 Brian Hyland, American rocker (She Wore an Itsy Bitsy ... Bikini), born in Queens, New York
  • Nov 12 Jimmy "Bro" Hayes, American doo-wop bass singer (Persuasions-Under the Boardwalk), born in Hopewell, Virginia (d. 2017)
  • Nov 12 John Maus, American rock vocalist (Walker Brothers), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 12 Errol Brown, singer-songwriter vocalist (Hot Chocolate), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 2015)
  • Nov 16 Winfred "Blue" Lovett, American singer (Manhattans-One Life to Live), born in Macon, Georgia (d. 2014)
  • Nov 17 Richard Anthony Hewson, British musician, poducer, arranger, and conductor (RAH Band - "The Crunch"), born in Stockton-on-Tees, Teesside, England
  • Nov 19 Fred Lipsius, American rock pianist and saxophone player (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 24 Richard Tee, American jazz and session pianist and arranger ("Slip' Slidin' Away"; "In Your Eyes"), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1993)
  • Nov 24 Robin Williamson, rocker (Incredible String Band)
  • Nov 28 Randy Newman, American singer-songwriter and composer (Short People, You've Got a Friend in Me), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Nov 30 J[ames] J[ay] Barnes, US gospel/singer (Please Let Me In)
  • Nov 30 Jerry Hunt, American composer, born in Waco, Texas (d. 1993)
  • Nov 30 Leo Lyons, Standbridge Beds, rock bassist (Ten Years After)
  • Nov 30 Oscar Harris, Surinames/Dutch singer (Try a Little Love)
  • Dec 2 Dave Munden, English rock drummer (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes), born in Dagenham, Essex, England
  • Dec 6 Mike Smith, English musician (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over), born in London, England (d. 2008)

Person of interestJim Morrison

Dec 8 Jim Morrison, American singer-songwriter (The Doors) and poet, born in Melbourne, Florida (d. 1971)

Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison
Poet and Rocker
Jim Morrison
  • Dec 9 Kenny Vance, American musician and producer (Jay and the Americans, The Planotones), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 10 Jessica Cleaves, American singer and songwriter (The Friends of Distinction), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2014)
  • Dec 12 Dickey Betts, American guitarist (The Allman Brothers band - Ramblin' Man), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Dec 12 Grover Washington Jr., American jazz saxophonist (Mr Magic), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1999)
  • Dec 13 Margaret "Marti" Webb, British actress and singer (Evita, Tell Me on a Sunday), born in Hampstead, London
  • Dec 14 Frank Allen, English rock vocalist (Searchers-Needles & Pins), born in Hayes, Middlesex, England
  • Dec 17 Dave Dee, British musician (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire (d. 2009)
  • Dec 17 William Brooks, composer
  • Dec 17 Ron Geesin, Scottish musician and composer
  • Dec 18 Bobby Keys, American saxophonist, born in Slaton, Texas (d. 2014)

Person of interestKeith Richards

Dec 18 Keith Richards, English guitarist and songwriter (The Rolling Stones), born in Dartford, Kent

Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards
Guitarist and Songwriter
Keith Richards
  • Dec 21 Albert Lee, English guitarist, born in Lingen, Herefordshire
  • Dec 23 Derek Small, British heavy metal bassist (Spinal Tap), born in Nilford-on-Null, West Midlands
  • Dec 23 Ross Edwards, Australian composer, born in Sydney, Australia
  • Dec 25 Trevor Lucas, rocker (Fairport Convention)
  • Dec 27 Joan Manuel Serrat, Spanish musician
  • Dec 28 Charles "Chas" Hodges, English musician (Chas & Dave), born in London, England
  • Dec 28 Bobby Comstock, rocker
  • Dec 29 Rick Danko, Canadian bassist and singer (The Band - Stagefright), born in Blayney, Ontario (d. 1999)
  • Dec 30 Rolf Gehlhaar, composer
  • Dec 30 Gösta Winbergh, Swedish tenor, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2002)
  • Dec 31 Pete Quaife, English rock bassist (The Kinks), born in Tavistock, England (d. 2010)

Person of interestJohn Denver

Dec 31 John Denver, American country singer (Rocky Mt High, "thank god he's a country boy"), born in Roswell, New Mexico (d. 1997)

Country Singer John Denver
Country Singer
John Denver