On This Day

Musicians Born in October 1954

  • Oct 2 Greg Jennings, American country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Person of interestStevie Ray Vaughan

Oct 3 Stevie Ray Vaughan, American blues guitarist (Texas Flood; "Pride And Joy"; David Bowie - Let's Dance), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 1990)

Musician, Singer and Songwriter Stevie Ray Vaughan
Musician, Singer and Songwriter
Stevie Ray Vaughan
  • Oct 3 Dawayne Bailey, American rock guitarist (Silver Bullet Band, 1983-86; Chicago, 1986-95), born in Manhattan, Kansas
  • Oct 6 David Hidalgo, American Tex-Mex and roots singer-songwriter, guitarist and accordion player (Los Lobos - "Will The Wolf Survive?"; Latin Playboys), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 7 Kenneth Atchley, American composer
  • Oct 8 Carl Vine, Australian classical composer, born in Perth, Australia
  • Oct 10 James Fearnley, English accordionist (The Pogues), born in Worsley, Greater Manchester

Person of interestDavid Lee Roth

Oct 10 David Lee Roth, American rock singer (Van Halen - "Jump!"), born in Bloomington, Indiana

Van Halen Rocker David Lee Roth
Van Halen Rocker
David Lee Roth
  • Oct 10 Mohamed Mounir, Egyptian singer and actor (El Malek Howwa El Malek), born in Aswan, Egypt
  • Oct 20 Steve Orich, orchestrator
  • Oct 20 Günter Müller, German sound artist, improvisor and percussionist
  • Oct 24 Perry Lee "Tiny" Tavares, American rocker, born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • Oct 24 Jozef Ráž, Slovak musician and singer, born in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia
  • Oct 29 Anita Meijer, Dutch singer (Just a Disillusion)
  • Oct 30 T. Graham Brown, American country singer (Come as you Were), born in Arabi, Georgia

About October 1954

How Old? 66 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Signs: Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22), Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21)