On This Day

Musicians Born in 1951 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 288 of 288

  • Aug 28 Dave Hlubek, American rock guitarist (Molly Hatchet), born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 2017)
  • Aug 28 Wayne Osmond, American singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie), born in Ogden, Utah
  • Aug 28 Keiichi Suzuki, Japanese songwriter and record producer (Moonriders), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Aug 30 Dana Rosemary Scallon, Irish singer and actress (Flight of the Doves), born in Islington, London, England
  • Sep 2 Mike Kaminski, British rock musician (ELO), born in Harrogate, England
  • Sep 4 Martin Chambers, English rock drummer (Pretenders), born in Hereford, United Kingdom
  • Sep 5 Jamie Oldaker, American session and touring drummer (Bob Seger; Leon Russell; Eric Clapton; Peter Frampton), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma (d. 2020)

Chrissie Hynde

Sep 7 Chrissie Hynde, American rock singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Pretenders - "Brass In Pocket"), born in Akron, Ohio

  • Sep 7 Morris Albert [Maurício Alberto Kaisermann], Brazilian singer ("Feelings"), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Sep 7 Mark Isham, American musician and film composer (The Hitcher), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 8 Nikos Karvelas, Greek composer and songwriter, born in Piraeus, Attica, Greece
  • Sep 9 Corry Konings, Dutch singer (Crying Is Too Late For You) and actress, born in Breda, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
  • Sep 9 Tom Wopat, American actor (The Dukes of Hazzard; One Life to Live) and singer (Consider It Swung), born in Lodi, Wisconsin,
  • Sep 10 Peter Tolson, English rock guitarist (Pretty Things, 1970-81), born in Bishop Stortford, Hertfordshire (d. 2016)
  • Sep 18 Dee Dee Ramone [Douglas Colvin], rock bassist (Ramones), born in Fort Lee, Virginia (d. 2002)
  • Sep 19 Daniel Lanois, Canadian record producer (Brian Eno; U2; Peter Gabriel; Bob Dylan), and singer-songwriter, born in Hull, Quebec, Canada
  • Sep 19 Richard Dashut, American record producer (Bob Welch; Fleetwood Mac: Lindsey Buckingham), born in West Hollywood, California
  • Sep 21 Henk Hofstede, Dutch singer-songwriter, guitarist, and keyboardist (Nits), born in Amsterdam, Holland
  • Sep 21 (John) "Willie" Wilcox, American drummer (Utopia, Todd Rundgren; Hall & Oates), born in Glen Falls, New York
  • Sep 25 Burleigh Drummond, American rocker (Ambrosia), born in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
  • Sep 26 Stuart Tosh, Scottish drummer, and singer (The Alan Parsons Project; 10cc), born in Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Sep 26 Tony Sales, American rock bassist (Todd Rundgren; Iggy Pop; Tin Machine), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Sep 27 Michel Rivard, Québécois singer and composer (Beau Dommage), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Oct 1 Brian Greenway, Canadian rock guitarist and vocalist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec

Sting

Oct 2 Sting [Gordon Sumner], British singer-songwriter and bassist (The Police - "Every Breath You Take") and actor (Dune), born in Wallsend, Northumberland

  • Oct 2 Bill Elliott, American Tony Award-winning musical theater orchestrator, film composer, pianist and bandleader, born in Wayland, Massachusetts
  • Oct 3 Jack Grondin, American rock drummer (.38 Special, 1974-91)
  • Oct 3 Keb' Mo' [Kevin Roosevelt Moore], American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 3 Jack Harris, British rock vocalist (The Alan Parsons Project), born in, Shoreditch, Hackney, London
  • Oct 3 Nick Glennie-Smith, British session keyboard player (Roger Daltry; Roger Waters), film score composer (Ella Enchanted; Secretariat), and conductor, born in London, England

Bob Geldof

Oct 5 Bob Geldof, Irish singer (The Boomtown Rats - "I Don't Like Mondays") and activist (Live Aid), born in Dún Laoghaire, Ireland

  • Oct 6 Kevin Cronin, American rock vocalist (REO Speedwagon), born in Champaign Illinois
  • Oct 7 Táta Vega [Carmen Rosa Vega], American vocalist (Color Purple soundtrack), born in Queens, Long Island

John Mellencamp

Oct 7 John Mellencamp, American rock singer-songwriter ("Jack & Diane"; "Small Town"; "Pink Houses"), co-founder of Farm Aid, and actor (Falling From Grace), born in Seymour, Indiana

  • Oct 11 Jean-Jacques Goldman, French singer-songwriter & music record producer, born in Paris, France
  • Oct 14 Marcia Barrett, Jamaican-British rock vocalist (Boney M), born in Saint Catherine Parish, Jamaica
  • Oct 15 Frank DiMino, American rock vocalist (Angel), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 20 Al Greenwood, American keyboardist (Foreigner - "Feels Like the First Time"), born in New York City
  • Oct 21 Thom Panunzio, American audio engineer (Bruce Springsteen; The Roches; No Doubt), and record producer (Alice Cooper; Joan Jett; Iggy Pop)
  • Oct 23 Charly García, Argentine singer (Sui Generis, Serú Girán), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Oct 25 Ransom Wilson, American conductor and flutist (Soliste NY), born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Oct 25 Richard Lloyd, American guitarist (Television), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 26 [William] Bootsy Collins, American guitarist and singer (James Brown; Parliament-Funkadelic), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Oct 26 Maggie Roche, Irish-American singer-songwriter (The Roches - "Hammond Song"), born in Park Ridge, New Jersey (d. 2017)
  • Oct 27 K. K. Downing, British rock guitarist (Judas Priest - "Breakin' The Law"), born in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England
  • Oct 28 Rajan Mishra, Indian classical music vocalist, born in Varanasi, India (d. 2021)
  • Oct 29 Guy Gelso, American rock drummer (Zebra)
  • Nov 1 Ronald Bell, American rock singer, saxophonist, arranger, and songwriter (Kool & The Gang), born in Youngstown, Ohio (d. 2020)
  • Nov 2 Lindy Morrison, Australian drummer (The Go-Betweens - "Cattle and Cane"), born in Queensland, Australia
  • Nov 7 Kevin Macmichael, Canadian guitarist, songwriter and record producer (Cutting Crew - "(I Just) Died in Your Arms"), born in St. John, New Brunswick (d. 2002)
  • Nov 8 Larry Burnett, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Firefall, 1974-81 - "You Are The Woman"), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Nov 13 Bill Gibson, American rock drummer (Huey Lewis & The News), born in Sacramento, California
  • Nov 14 Barry Brandt, American rock drummer (Angel), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Nov 14 Sandahl Bergman, American actress (Conan, All that Jazz), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Nov 14 Stephen Bishop, American singer-songwriter ("On And On"; "Save It For A Rainy Day"), born in San Diego, California
  • Nov 14 Alec John Such, American rock bassist (Bon Jovi, 1983-94 - "Wanted Dead or Alive"), born in Yonkers, New York
  • Nov 14 Frankie Banali, American heavy metal drummer (Quiet Riot - "Cum on Feel the Noize"), born in Queens, NewYork City (d. 2020)
  • Nov 17 Dean Paul Martin, Jr, American pop singer (Dino, Desi & Billy), and actor (Misfits of Science), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 1987)
  • Nov 18 Heinrich Schiff, Austrian cellist and conductor, born in Gmunden, Austria (d. 2016)
  • Nov 22 Kent Nagano, American conductor and opera administrator, born in Berkeley, California
  • Nov 25 Bill Morrissey, American folk singer-songwriter (Inside) born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2011)
  • Nov 27 Kevin Kavanaugh, rocker (Asbury Jukes) [or 8/27] (d. 2011)
  • Nov 29 Barry Goudreau, American rock guitarist (Boston - "More Than A Feeling"), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Nov 29 Roger Troutman, American funk musician (Zapp), born in Hamilton, Ohio (d. 1999)
  • Dec 1 Jaco Pastorius, American jazz musician and bass guitarist (Weather Report; Word of Mouth), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania (d. 1987)
  • Dec 3 Mike Stock, British songwriter and producer (Stock, Aitken & Waterman; Rick Astley; Bananarama; Kylie Minogue), born in Margate, Kent, England
  • Dec 3 Nicky Stevens [Helen Maria Thomas], Welsh pop singer (Brotherhood of Man - "Save Your Kisses For Me"), born in Carmarthen, Wales, U.K.
  • Dec 3 Kimberley Rew, British rock singer-songwriter and guitarist (Katrina and the Waves - "Walking on Sunshine"), born in Bristol, England
  • Dec 4 Gary Rossington, American rock musician (Lynyrd Skynyrd, Rossington-Collins Band)), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Dec 7 Henk Temming, Dutch vocalist and keyboardist (Good Cause), born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Dec 8 Jan Eggum, Norwegian singer-songwriter, born in Bergen, Norway
  • Dec 10 Ellen Nikolaysen, Norwegian singer (You Made Me Feel I Could Fly), born in Oslo, Norway
  • Dec 10 Lary Fast, American keyboard and synthesizer player, and composer (Synergy; Peter Gabriel), born in Livingston, New Jersey
  • Dec 15 Ken Knox, rock vocalist (Chairmen of the Board)
  • Dec 16 Robben Ford, American jazz, rock, and blues guitarist (L.A. Express; Yellowjackets), born in Woodlake, California
  • Dec 17 Wanda Hutchinson, American pop-R&B singer (The Emotions - "So I Can Love You"; "Best Of My Love"), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 20 Gilbert Montagné, French pop piano player and singer ("The Fool"), born in Paris, France
  • Dec 21 Nick Gilder, English singer (Hot Child in the City), born in London
  • Dec 23 Johnny Contardo, American doo-wop singer (Sha Na Na), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Dec 23 Anthony Phillips, English musician (founding member of Genesis), born in London, England
  • Dec 23 Doug Stegmeyer, American rock bassist (Billy Joel Band, 1976-87), born in Flushing, Queens, New York (d. 1995)
  • Dec 24 Tom "T-Bone" Wolk, American rock bassist (Hall & Oates), born in Yonkers, New York (d. 2010)
  • Dec 29 Laurel Massé, American jazz and Celtic singer (Manhattan Transfer, 1972-79 - "Operator"), born in Holland, Michigan
  • Dec 29 Yvonne Elliman, American singer-songwriter and actress (Jesus Christ Superstar - "I Don't Know How to Love Him"), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Dec 29 Georges Thurston, Canadian R&B and reggae musician and singer ( Boule Noire), born in Bedford, Quebec (d. 2007)
  • Dec 30 Nancy LaMott, American singer, born in Midland, Michigan (d. 1995)
  • Dec 31 Fermin Goytisolo, American musician (KC & Sunshine Band-Give It)
  • Dec 31 Tom Hamilton, American rock bassist (Aerosmith - "Dream On"), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado