On This Day

Birthdays in Music in January 1948

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 3 Larry McNeeley, banjo player (Glen Campbell Hour), born in Lafayette, Indiana
  • Jan 7 Kaz Lux, Dutch singer, born in Oosterhout, Netherlands
  • Jan 7 Kenny Loggins, American singer (Loggins and Messina-This is it, Footloose), born in Everett, Washington
  • Jan 9 Bill Cowsill, American singer & musician (The Cowsills - We Can Fly), born in Newport, Rhode Island

Person of interestDonald Fagen

Jan 10 Donald Fagen, American rock vocalist & keyboardist (Steely Dan), born in Passaic, New Jersey

Singer Donald Fagen
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Donald Fagen
  • Jan 10 Mischa Maisky, Latvian cellist, born in Riga, Latvia
  • Jan 11 Terry Williams, Welsh rock drummer (Dire Straits), born in Swansea, Wales
  • Jan 12 John Etheridge, British guitarist (Soft Machine), born in Lambeth, England
  • Jan 14 Joseph Henry "T Bone" Burnett, American musician & producer, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jan 14 Tim Harris, English drummer (Foundations)
  • Jan 15 Ronnie Van Zant, American rock musician (Lynyrd Skynyrd), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Jan 17 Mick Taylor, rock guitarist (Rolling Stones-Brown Sugar)
  • Jan 17 Anne QueffĂ©lec, French pianist
  • Jan 19 Harvey Hinsley, British musician, born in Northampton, United Kingdom
  • Jan 20 Mel Pritchard, British progressive rock drummer (Barclay James Harvest), born in Oldham, Lancashire (d. 2004)
  • Jan 22 Gilbert Levine, American conductor, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 23 Anita Pointer, American rock vocalist (Pointer Sisters-She's So Shy), born in Oakland, California
  • Jan 24 Michael Des Barres, British actor and rock singer
  • Jan 26 Laurence "Corky" Laing, Canadian rock drummer and songwriter (Mountain, Cork), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jan 27 Kim Gardner, English rock bassist (Ashton, Gardner & Dyke), born in London (d. 2001)
  • Jan 27 Mikhail Baryshnikov, Riga Latvia, ballet dancer (That's Dancing)
  • Jan 29 Felice Taylor, R&B singer (I Feel Love Comin' On)
  • Jan 29 Marc Singer, actor (V, Dallas), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

About January 1948

How Old? 71 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Signs: Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19), Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18)