Birthdays in Music in June 1961

  • Jun 2 John Cameroon, guitarist (Claw Boys Claw)
  • Jun 2 Dez Cadena, American musician (Black Flag)
  • Jun 4 El Debarge, rocker (Debarge-All this Love), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • Jun 6 Dee C. Lee [Diane Catherine Sealy], British rock musician (Wham!, Style Council), born in London, England
  • Jun 6 Tom Araya, Chilean American musician (bass guitarist and lead singer of American thrash metal band Slayer), born in ViƱa del Mar, Chile
  • Jun 6 Nir Brand, Israeli conductor and musician, born in Beersheba, Israel
  • Jun 7 Dave Catching, American musician
  • Jun 10 Maxi Priest, [Max Elliott], Jamaican/English singer (Wild World)
  • Jun 10 Kim Deal, American musician (Pixies), (The Breeders)
  • Jun 10 Kelley Deal, American musician (The Breeders)
  • Jun 14 Boy George [O'Dowd], British singer-songwriter (Culture Club), born in Bexley, Kent, England
  • Jun 15 Kai Eckhardt, German musician (Garaj Mahal)
  • Jun 15 Yoshimi Iwasaki, Japanese singer/actress
  • Jun 18 [Genevieve] Alison Moyet, Essex England, rock vocalist (Yaz, Alf)
  • Jun 21 Kip Winger, rocker (Winger-17)
  • Jun 21 Manu Chao, Spanish musician
  • Jun 21 Sascha Konietzko, German musician
  • Jun 22 Bobby Gillespie, rocker (Primal Scream)
  • Jun 22 Jimmy Somerville, rocker (Bronski Beat, Communards), born in Glasgow, Soctland
  • Jun 23 Mark Drillich, Dutch pop bassist (Kong-Slauerhoff)
  • Jun 24 Curt Smith, Bath England, rock bassist/vocalist (Tears For Fears)
  • Jun 26 Terri Nunn, American singer (Berlin-Take My Breath Away), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 29 Greg Hetson, American punk-rock guitarist