On This Day

Musicians Born in July 1959

  • Jul 3 Stephen Pearcy, American heavy metal vocalist (RATT-Round & Round), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 4 Bill McCorvey, American country singer (Pirates of Mississippi - "Feed Jake"), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • Jul 5 Marc Cohn, American folk rock singer (Walking in Memphis), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jul 6 John Keeble, English rock drummer (Spandau Ballet-True), born in London, England
  • Jul 9 Jim Kerr, Scottish rock vocalist (Simple Minds), born in Glasgow, Scotland

Person of interestRichie Sambora

Jul 11 Richie Sambora, American guitarist (Bon Jovi) and boyfriend of Cher and Heather Locklear, born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey

Rock guitarist Richie Sambora
Rock guitarist
Richie Sambora
  • Jul 11 Suzanne Vega, American folk/rock singer-songwriter ("Luka"; "Tom's Diner"), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jul 15 Shep Pettibone, American record producer, born in Ocean Grove, New Jersey
  • Jul 16 Doug Herzog, American television executive (Viacom Music and Entertainment Group), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • Jul 20 Radney Foster, American country singer and songwriter (Foster & Lloyd - "Crazy Over You"), born in Del Rio, Texas
  • Jul 29 John Sykes, English rock guitarist and singer (Thin Lizzy; Blue Murder), born in Reading, Berkshire,England
  • Jul 31 Stanley Jordan, American jazz guitarist (Magic Touch), born in Chicago, Illinois

About July 1959

How Old? 61 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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