Birthdays in Music in January 1955

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 3 Palmolive, English musician (The Slits, The Raincoats)
  • Jan 4 Kathy Forester, Lookout Mt Ga, country singer (Forester Sister-Men)
  • Jan 4 Mark Hollis, British synth-pop musician (Talk Talk), born in London, England (d. 2019)
  • Jan 8 Mike Reno, Canadian musician vocalist (Loverboy), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Jan 10 Luci Martin, American vocalist (Chic)
  • Jan 10 Michael Schenker, German rock guitarist (MSG-Coming on Strong, Scorpions), born in Sarstedt, Germany
  • Jan 13 Fred White, rocker (Earth Wind & Fire-Shining Star, Easy Lover)
  • Jan 13 Trevor Rabin, rocker (Yes)
  • Jan 13 Paul Kelly, Australian singer
  • Jan 17 Steve Earle, country singer (Guitar Town), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Jan 19 Simon Rattle, English orchestra conductor (Birmingham Symphony Orchestra), born in Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Jan 20 Hiromi Ōta, Japanese singer, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Jan 23 Reginald Calloway, American trumpet player (Midnight Star-No Parking)
  • Jan 26 Lucia Mendez, Mexican actress and singer (Lucia es Luna Moreno), born in León, Guanajuato, Mexico

Person of interestEddie Van Halen

Jan 26 Eddie Van Halen, Dutch-American rock guitarist (Van Halen-Jump, 1984), born in Nijmegen, Netherlands

Hall of Fame rocker Eddie Van Halen
Hall of Fame rocker
Eddie Van Halen
  • Jan 27 Richard Young, singer (Kentucky Headhunters-Davy Crockett), born in Glasgow, Kentucky

About January 1955

How Old? 64 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer

Chinese Zodiac: Horse Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Capricorn