On This Day

Birthdays in Music in 1948 (Part 2)

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 201 - 251 of 251

  • Oct 16 Jim Ed Norman [Edward James Norman], American musician and record producer, born in Fort Myers, Florida
  • Oct 19 Chester Biscardi, composer
  • Oct 19 Patrick Simmons, guitarist/vocal (Doobie Brothers-Minute by Minute)
  • Oct 24 Dale "Buffin" Griffin, English rock drummer (Mott The Hoople), born in Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, England (d. 2016)
  • Oct 24 Paul and Barry Ryan, British composers and singers, born in Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
  • Oct 27 Byron Allred, American rocker (Steve Miller Band), born in Logan, Utah
  • Oct 27 Sherman Robertson, American blues musician (I'm the Man), born in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana
  • Oct 28 Ricki Lee Reynolds, country singer (Black Oak Arkansas)
  • Oct 28 Telma Hopkins, singer (Tony Orlando, Family Matters), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Oct 29 Ricky Reynolds, rocker
  • Nov 2 Rich Gooch, American rock bassist (Quarterflash)
  • Nov 3 Lulu [Marie Lawrie], Scottish singer (Together) and actress (To Sir, With Love), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Nov 3 Hugh Moffatt, American country music singer and songwriter, born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Nov 5 Peter Hammill, English singer and songwriter (Patient), born in Ealing, London
  • Nov 5 Rick Cobb, American hard rock drummer (Bloodrock)

Person of interestGlenn Frey

Nov 6 Glenn Frey, American rock vocalist (Eagles-Take it Easy), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2016)

Rock Vocalist Glenn Frey
Rock Vocalist
Glenn Frey

  • Nov 9 Alan Gratzer, rock drummer (Reo Speedwagon), born in Syracuse, New York
  • Nov 9 Michel Pagliaro, Canadian rock singer, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Nov 9 Joe Bouchard, American guitarist and bassist, born in Watertown, New York
  • Nov 12 Errol Brown, singer-songwriter vocalist (Hot Chocolate), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Nov 14 James Young, rock guitarist (Styx), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 16 Chi Coltrane, US pianist and singer, born in Racine, Wisconsin
  • Nov 21 Lonnie Jordan, rock keyboardist and vocalist (War), born in San Diego, California
  • Nov 21 Alphonse Mouzon, American jazz musician (Weather Report, Tenacious Records), born in Charleston, South Carolina (d. 2016)
  • Nov 21 John "Rabbit" Bundrick, American keyboardist and organist (The Who, The Rocky Horror Picture Show), born in Houston, Texas
  • Nov 27 Dave Winthrop, rock saxophonist (Supertramp)
  • Nov 28 Beeb Birtles, [Gerard Birtlekamp], rock guitarist (Little River Band)
  • Dec 3 Diane Kurys, [Emir Kusturica], Sarajevo, bass guitarist

Person of interestOzzy Osbourne

Dec 3 Ozzy Osbourne, English heavy metal vocalist and songwriter (Black Sabbath), born in Birmingham, England

Rock Vocalist Ozzy Osbourne
Rock Vocalist
Ozzy Osbourne
  • Dec 4 Southside Johnny [Lyons], American rocker (Asbury Jukes - I Don't Want Go Home), born in Neptune, New Jersey
  • Dec 6 Marius Mueller-Westernhagen, rocker (Stinker), born in Duesseldorf, Germany
  • Dec 7 Gary Morris, American country singer and actor (Colbys), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Dec 7 Yoko Morishita, Japanese prima ballerina (Baterina No Habataki), born in Hiroshima, Japan
  • Dec 7 Mads Vinding, Danish bassist, born in Copenhagen
  • Dec 9 Dennis Dunaway, rocker
  • Dec 11 Stamatis Spanoudakis, Greek composer, born in Athens, Greece

  • Dec 12 Ray Jackson, English rock musician, born in Wallsend, Northumberland, England
  • Dec 13 Jeff "Skunk" Baxter, American guitarist (Steely Dan, The Doobie Brothers), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 13 Ted Nugent, American guitarist (Cat Scratch Fever, Damn Yankees), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Dec 13 Davy O'List, English rocker (Roxy Music), born in Chiswick, London
  • Dec 17 Jim Alexander, American musician (The Bar-Kays)
  • Dec 17 Jim Bonfanti, rocker (Raspberries-Go All the Way)
  • Dec 18 Bill Nelson, English musician (Be Bop Deluxe)
  • Dec 18 Laurent Voulzy, French singer and composer
  • Dec 20 Stevie Wright, Australian singer with the Easybeats (Friday on my Mind), born in Leeds, West Yorkshire (d. 2015)
  • Dec 20 Alan Parsons, English audio engineer & music producer (The Dark Side of the Moon, Let it Be), born in London, England
  • Dec 21 Willi Resetarits, Austrian musician, born in Stinatz, Austria
  • Dec 25 Barbara Mandrell, singer/TV host (Mandrell Sisters), born in Houston, Texas
  • Dec 25 Merry Clayton, American soul and gospel singer and actress, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Dec 27 Larry Byrom, rocker (Steppenwolf-Hour of the World)

Person of interestDonna Summer

Dec 31 Donna Summer, American singer (Love to Love You Baby, On the Radio), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2012)

Singer Donna Summer
Singer
Donna Summer