On This Day

Musicians Born in September 1949

  • Sep 2 Albert West[laken], Dutch singer (Dumb Willie)
  • Sep 4 Dado Topić, Croatian musician (Time; Dragonfly), born in Nova Gradiška, Croatia
  • Sep 5 David "Clem" Clempson, British rock guitarist (Colosseum; Humble Pie), born in Tamworth, Staffordshire, England
  • Sep 6 Jimmy Litherland, English rocker (Mitarbeit), born in Salford, Lancashire, England
  • Sep 10 Barriemore Barlow, English drummer (Jethro Tull, 1971-80 - "Skating Away"; "Bungle In the Jungle"), born in Birmingham, England
  • Sep 10 Rick Rosas, American session and touring bassist (Neil Young; Joe Walsh; Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young), born in East Los Angeles, California (d. 2014)
  • Sep 12 Tony Stevens, English rocker (Foghat; Savoy Brown), born in London
  • Sep 13 Craig McGregor, American rock bassist (Foghat, 1976-2018), born in Sioux City, Iowa (d. 2018)
  • Sep 14 Steve Gaines, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd, 1976-77 - "You Got That Right"), born in Miami, Oklahoma (d. 1977)
  • Sep 14 Tommy Seebach, Danish musician and singer (Sir Henry and His Butlers), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 2003)
  • Sep 14 Eikichi Yazawa, Japanese rock singer and songwriter, born in Hiroshima, Japan
  • Sep 14 Ed King, American psychedelic rock guitarist, bass player, and songwriter (Strawberry Alarm Clock, 1967-71 - "Incense and Peppermints"; Lynyrd Skynyrd, 1972-75 & 1987-96 - "Sweet Home Alabama"; "Saturday Night Special"), born in Glendale, California (d. 2018)
  • Sep 18 Kerry Livgren, American rock guitarist (Kansas), born in Topeka, Kansas
  • Sep 20 Jan Hendriks, Dutch guitarist (Doe Maar), born in Mill, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
  • Sep 21 Raimo Kangro, Estonian composer (Butterflies in the Stone), born in Tartu, Estonia (d. 2001)
  • Sep 22 David Coverdale, British rock singer (Whitesnake;, Deep Purple), born in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, England

Bruce Springsteen

Sep 23 Bruce Springsteen, American singer, songwriter and rock musician, known as "The Boss" (Born to Run;, Born in the USA), born in Long Branch, New Jersey

Singer-Songwriter Bruce Springsteen
Singer-Songwriter
Bruce Springsteen
  • Sep 26 Martin Delray, American country singer ("Get Rhythm"), born in Texarkana, Arkansas
  • Sep 26 Toby Myers, American session and touring bass player (Roadmaster; John Mellencamp, 1982-99), born in Indiana
  • Sep 27 Jahn Teigen, Norwegian pop-rock singer (Popol Ace; Eurovison Song Contest, 1978, 1982 & 1983), born in Tønsberg, Norway (d. 2020)
  • Sep 29 George Dalaras, Greek singer and musician, born in Piraeus, Greece
  • Sep 30 Eleanor Alberga, Jamaican contemporary music composer, based in London (Arise, Athena!), born in Kingston, Jamaica

About September 1949

How Old? 72 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Signs: Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22), Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22)