On This Day

Musicians Born in August 1950

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 2 Ted Turner, English rock guitarist and vocalist (Wishbone Ash), born in Birmingham, England
  • Aug 7 Rodney Crowell, American country singer (She's Crazy for Leavin'), born in Houston, Texas
  • Aug 8 Willie Hall, American drummer (Blues Brothers Band), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Aug 11 Erik Brann, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly) (d. 2003), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Aug 12 Kid Creole, [August Darnell], musician and actor (Obsession A Taste of Fear), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Aug 15 Thomas "Tommy" Aldrich, American rock-metal drummer (Black Oak Arkansas), born in Pearl, Mississippi
  • Aug 15 Billy Griffin, American singer (Miracles-Love Machine), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Aug 15 Tommy Aldridge, American heavy metal and hard rock drummer (Ozzy-Diary of a Mad Man), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • Aug 18 Dennis Elliott, English rock drummer (Foreigner), born in London, England
  • Aug 21 Patrick Juvet, Swiss singer, born in Montreux, Switzerland
  • Aug 25 Willy Deville [William Paul Borsey Jr.], American rock vocalist and guitarist (Mink Deville), born Stamford, Connecticut (d. 2009)
  • Aug 25 Charles Fambrough, American jazz musician, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 30 Micky Moody, English guitarist (Whitesnake, Juicy Lucy), born in Middleborough, England
  • Aug 31 Wilton Felder, American saxophonist and bassist (The Crusaders), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2015)

About August 1950

How Old? 69 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Signs: Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22), Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22)