On This Day

Musicians Born in April 1955

  • Apr 1 Emmanuel [Acha], Mexican singer (Íntimamente, La Chica de Humo), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Apr 3 John Mooney, American blues-funk guitarist, slide guitarist and singer (Bluesiana), born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • Apr 7 Greg Reeves, American bass guitarist (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young: Déjà Vu), born in Warren, Ohio
  • Apr 10 Lesley Garrett, English soprano singer, born in Thorne, Doncaster, England
  • Apr 11 Neville Staple, English ska singer (The Specials - "Ghost Town"; "Free Nelson Mandela"), born in Manchester, Jamaica
  • Apr 13 Louis Johnson, American rock bassist and vocalist (Brothers Johnson), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • Apr 15 Jeff Golub, American jazz guitarist (Avenue Blue; Rod Stewart), born in Copley Township, Ohio (d. 2015)
  • Apr 17 Pete Shelley [McNeish], English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Buzzcocks - "Going Steady"), born in Leigh, England (d. 2018)
  • Apr 17 Rob Bolland, Dutch singer and guitarist (Bolland & Bolland), born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • Apr 22 Arthur Baker, American music producer (Afrika Banbaataa; Planet Rock; New Order), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Apr 28 Edwin "Eddie" Jobson, British rock violinist (Frank Zappa; UK; Roxy Music - For Your Pleasure), born in Billingham, England
  • Apr 29 Gino Quilico, Canadian operatic baritone, born in Flushing, New York City

About April 1955

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

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Signs: Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 19), Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20)