On This Day

Birthdays in Music in July 1955

Birthdays in Music

  • Jul 1 Keith Whitley, American country music singer (Don't Close Your Eyes), born in Ashland, Kentucky (d. 1989)
  • Jul 3 Neil Clark, Scottish rock guitarist (Lloyd Cole & The Commotions), born in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire
  • Jul 3 Marc Bonilla, American guitarist (Keith Emerson Band), born in Contra Costa, California
  • Jul 4 John Waite, English vocalist (Babies/Bad English-Forget Me Not, Missing You), born in Lancaster, England
  • Jul 5 Michael Gismondi, rock saxophonist (Michael Stanley Band)
  • Jul 9 Fred Norris, American comedy writer and singer (Howard Stern Show), born in Willimantic, Connecticut
  • Jul 13 Chris White, British jazz-rock saxophonist (Dire Straits), born in Bristol, England
  • Jul 18 Terry Chambers, English drummer (XTC), born in Wiltshire, England
  • Jul 21 Henry Preistman, rocker (Christians-Harvest the World)
  • Jul 21 Howie Epstein, American musician (d. 2003)
  • Jul 21 Taco Ockerse, Indonesian singer
  • Jul 29 "Country" Jem Finer, English banjo player (Pogues-Straight to Hell)
  • Jul 30 Rat Scabies [Chris Miller], British rock drummer (the Damned), born in Surrey, England

About July 1955

How Old? 64 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Signs: Cancer (Jun 21 - Jul 22), Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22)