On This Day

Musicians Born in November 1947

Person of interestJim Steinman

Nov 1 Jim Steinman, American Grammy Award-winning songwriter and record producer (Bat Out of Hell, Total Eclipse of the Heart), born in NYC, New York

Singer-Songwriter and Record Producer Jim Steinman
Singer-Songwriter and Record Producer
Jim Steinman
  • Nov 1 Bob Weston, English, guitarist and songwriter (Fleetwood Mac), born in Devon (d. 2012)
  • Nov 2 Dave Pegg, British pop bassist (Jethro Tull-Crest of a Nave), born in Birmingham, England
  • Nov 2 David Anthony Ahern, Australian composer, born in Sydney
  • Nov 2 Hilary Tann, Welsh composer (Shakkei), and educator (Union College, 1980-present), born in Llwynypia, Glamorgan, Wales
  • Nov 3 Joseph "Joe" Lala, American musician, actor and singer notable for co-founding the rock band "Blues Image", born in Ybor City, Florida (d. 2014)
  • Nov 5 Peter Noone, English rock singer, sometimes known as "Herman" (Herman's Hermits - "I'm Into Something Good"; "Mrs. Brown, You've Got A Lovely Daughter"), born in Davyhulme, Lancashire, England
  • Nov 8 Minnie Ripperton, American singer (Loving You), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 10 Greg Lake, English rock vocalist and bassist (King Crimson, Emerson, Lake & Palmer), born in Bournemouth (d. 2016)
  • Nov 10 Glen Buxton, American guitarist (Alice Cooper) and composer, born in Akron, Ohio (d. 1997)
  • Nov 11 Brad Lee Sexton, American bass guitarist (Little Charlie and the Night Cats), born in North Carolina (d. 1995)
  • Nov 12 Donald Roeser, rock guitarist/vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult)
  • Nov 12 J. C. [John Charles] Crowley, American musician, born in Houston, Texas
  • Nov 13 Toy Caldwell, American Southern-rock musician (Marshall Tucker Band), born in Spartanburg, South Carolina (d. 1993)
  • Nov 14 Buckwheat Zydeco [Stanley Dural, Jr.], American B-3 organist, accordionist and singer (Where There's Smoke, There's Fire), born in Lafayette, Louisiana (d. 2016)
  • Nov 18 Michael Carabello, American percussionist and songwriter (Santana, 1968-71), born in San Francisco, California
  • Nov 20 Joe Walsh, American guitarist ("Life's Been Good"; "Rocky Mountain Way"; Eagles - "In The City"), born in Wichita, Kansas
  • Nov 22 Rod "The Bottle" Price, British electric and slide guitarist (Foghat - "Slow Ride"), born in Willesden, North London, England (d. 2005)
  • Nov 24 Dave Sinclair, British progressive rock keyboard player (Caravan - In the Land of Grey and Pink), born in Herne Bay, Kent, England
  • Nov 28 Michel Berger [Hamburger], French pop singer and songwriter, born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France (d. 1992)
  • Nov 28 Maria Farantouri, Greek folk and jazz singer, born in Athens
  • Nov 29 Ronnie Montrose, American rock guitarist (Montrose, Gamma), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 2012)
  • Nov 29 Clare H. Torry, British session singer (Pink Floyd - "The Great Gig in the Sky"), born in Marylebone, London

About November 1947

How Old? 73 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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