On This Day

Musicians Born in 1967

  • Jan 1 Tim Dog, American rapper
  • Jan 6 Peter Loran, American rock vocalist (Trixter-Give It To Me Good), born in Teaneck, New Jersey

R. Kelly

Jan 8 R. Kelly [Robert Sylvester Kelly], American R&B singer-songwriter (I Wish I Could Fly), born in Chicago, Illinois

Dave Matthews

Jan 9 Dave Matthews, South African singer & musician (Dave Matthews Band), born in Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa

  • Jan 9 Steven Harwell, American singer & musician (Smash Mouth), born in Santa Clara, California
  • Jan 10 Micky Michelle [Ingrid Hankers], Dutch dancer (Josephine, Sound of Motown)
  • Jan 13 George Paterson, Scottish rock singer-songwriter (Donaldson, Moir and Paterson (DMP) - Natural Anthems)
  • Jan 14 Zakk Wylde [Jeffrey Wielandt], American rock guitarist (Ozzy Osbourne; Black Label Society), born in Bayonne, New Jersey
  • Jan 15 Lisa Lisa [Velez], American rock vocalist (Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 18 MC Tab [Sharon Richard], American rapper, born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 20 Joe Pasquale, American pop-rock singer and songwriter (Prey)
  • Jan 24 John Myung, American musician (Dream Theater), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan 26 Pradip Somasundaran, Indian playback singer, born in Thrissur, India
  • Jan 30 Bill Leverty, American guitarist (Firehouse - "Love of a Lifetime"), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Jan 30 Jay Gordon, American rock vocalist, born in San Francisco, California
  • Jan 31 Fat Mike [Michael Burkett], American musician (NOFX), born in Newton, Massachusetts
  • Jan 31 Chad Channing, American rock drummer (Nirvana, 1988-90), and bass player (Before Cars, 2006-present), born in Santa Rosa, California
  • Feb 6 Anita Cochran, American singer, born in South Lyon, Michigan
  • Feb 6 Izumi Sakai, Japanese singer (Zard), born in Kurume, Japan (d. 2007)
  • Feb 12 Chitravina N. Ravikiran, Indian composer and musician, born in Mysore, India
  • Feb 15 Jane Child, Canadian musician, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Feb 16 Damon Reece, British drummer (Spiritualized - Ladies and Gentleman We Are Floating In Space), born in London, England
  • Feb 17 Chanté Moore, American R&B singer, actress and author (Precious), born in San Francisco, California
  • Feb 19 Kate Radley, British keyboardist (Spiritualized - Ladies and Gentleman We Are Floating In Space), born in England

Kurt Cobain

Feb 20 Kurt Cobain, American rock singer-songwriter (Nirvana - "Smells Like Teen Spirit"), born in Aberdeen, Washington (d. 1994)

  • Feb 21 Michael Ward, American rock guitarist (John Hiatt, 1993-94; The Wallflowers, 1996-2001 - "One Headlight"; Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals, 2007-16), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Feb 23 Chris Vrenna, American musician, producer, and sound engineer (Nine Inch Nails, Tweaker), born in Erie, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 28 Marcus Lillington, British pop guitarist and keyboard player (Breathe - "Hands to Heaven"), born in Bideford, Devon, England
  • Mar 2 Dennis Seaton, British reggae-rock singer (Musical Youth - "Pass the Dutchie"), born in Birmingham, England
  • Mar 4 Evan Dando, American musician (The Lemonheads - "Mrs. Robinson"), born in Essex, Massachusetts
  • Mar 6 Julio Bocca, Argentine ballet dancer (American Ballet Theater, 1986-2006; Ballet Argentino, 1990-2007), and artistic director (National Ballet of Uruguay, 2010-18), born in Munro, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Mar 7 Randel "Randy" Guss, American musician and drummer (Toad the Wet Sprocket), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Mar 11 John Barrowman, Scottish-American actor, singer, presenter and writer (Captain Jack Harkness-Doctor Who), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Mar 17 Van Conner, American rock bassist and guitarist (Screaming Trees), born in Apple Valley, California

Billy Corgan

Mar 17 Billy Corgan, American rock singer-songwriter and musician (Smashing Pumpkins - Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness), born in Chicago, Illinois

  • Mar 18 Miki Berenyi, English singer (Lush - "Single Girl")
  • Mar 21 Jonas "Joker" Berggren, Swedish musician, songwriter, and producer (Ace of Base -"All That She Wants"), born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Mar 23 John Strohm, American rock drummer, guitarist, songwriter (The Lemonheads), lawyer, and record executive (Rounder Records), born in Bloomington, Indiana
  • Mar 29 John Popper, American blues rock singer and harmonica player (Blues Traveler - "Run Around"), born in Chardon, Ohio
  • Mar 30 Hayashibara Megumi, Japanese voice actress and singer
  • Apr 1 Phil Demmel, American musician
  • Apr 2 Greg Camp, American rock songwriter, guitarist, and singer (Smash Mouth - "All Star"), born in West Covina, California
  • Apr 7 Artemis Gounaki, composer, writer and music producer
  • Apr 12 Mellow Man Ace [Ulpiano Reyes], Cuban-American rapper and actor ("Only the Strong"), born in Pinar del Río, Cuba
  • Apr 12 Sarah Cracknell, English singer-songwriter (Saint Etienne), born in Chelmsford, England
  • Apr 13 Olga Tañón, Puerto Rican singer, born in Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Apr 14 Barrett Martin, American rock and jazz drummer and composer, born in Olympia, Washington
  • Apr 15 Frankie Poullain [Francis Poullain-Patterson], Scottish bass player (The Darkness - Permission To Land), born in Milnathort, Scotland
  • Apr 16 Junko Onishi, Japanese post-bop jazz pianist (Fragile; Tea Times), born in Kyoto, Japan
  • Apr 17 Liz Phair, American musician and songwriter (Exile In Guyville), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Apr 17 Matt Chamberlain, American session drummer (Tori Amos; Edie Brickell; The Slow Music Project; William Shatner; Wallflowers), born in San Pedro, California
  • Apr 18 Jayce Fincher Jr, American heavy metal bassist (Southgang - "Tainted Angel"; Marvelous 3)
  • Apr 19 Dorothy "Dar" Williams, American singer-songwriter ("You're Aging Well"; "When I Was A Boy"; The Christians and The Pagans"), born in Mount Kisco, New York
  • Apr 20 Mike Portnoy, American drummer (Dream Theater), born in Long Beach, New York
  • Apr 21 Michael Franti, American musician (The Beatnigs, Spearhead), born in Oakland, California
  • Apr 23 Brent Muscat, American hard rock musician (Faster Pussycat - "Wake Me When It's Over"), born in Hollywood, California
  • Apr 24 Patty Schemel, American drummer (Hole, 1992-98), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 26 Darrin Mooney, British session drummer (Primal Scream; Gary Moore), born in Merton, London
  • Apr 27 Tommy Smith, Scottish jazz musician, born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Apr 29 Master P, [Percy Miller] American rapper, actor and record producer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Apr 30 John Robert "J. R." Richards, American singer-songwriter, record producer, and TV and film composer (Dishwalla), born in Santa Barbara, California

Tim McGraw

May 1 Tim McGraw, American country musician and actor, born in Delhi, Louisiana

  • May 6 Mark Bryan, American songwriter, and lead guitarist (Hootie & the Blowfish - "Only Wanna Be With You", born in Silver Spring, Maryland
  • May 8 James Hurt, American jazz pianist, and composer (Dark Grooves – Mystical Rhythms), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • May 10 Young MC [Marvin Young], British American rapper (Bust a Move), born in London, England
  • May 13 Chuck Schuldiner, American heavy metal singer-songwriter and guitarist (Death; Control Denied) (d. 2001)
  • May 13 Melanie Thornton, American pop-dance singer (La Bouche - "Be My Lover"), born in Charleston, South Carolina (d. 2001)
  • May 16 Kirmo Lintinen, Finnish jazz and contemporary classical pianist, conductor, and composer (Cantata Proverbiorum), born in Saarijärvi, Finland
  • May 18 Rob Base [Ginyard], American rapper (Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock - "It Takes Two"), born in Harlem, New York
  • May 22 John Vanderslice, American rock musician and producer, born in Gainesville, Florida
  • May 23 Philip Selway, British alternative-rock drummer (Radiohead - "Creep"; "Lucky"), and singer-songwriter, born in Oxfordshire, England
  • May 23 Freddie "Junior" Waite, British reggae-rock drummer (Musical Youth - "Pass the Dutchie"), born in Birmingham, England
  • May 24 Heavy D [Dwight Errington Myers], Jamaican-American rapper, born in Mandeville, Manchester, Jamaica (d. 2011)
  • May 24 Steve McDonald, American rocker (Redd Kross), born in Hawthorne, California
  • May 26 Kristen Pfaff, American rock bassist (Hole, 1993-94), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1994)

Noel Gallagher

May 29 Noel Gallagher, British pop singer-songwriter, and guitarist (Oasis - "Wonderwall"; "Don't Look Back In Anger"; High Flying Birds - "Holy Mountain"), born in Manchester, England

  • May 29 Mark Nightingale, British jazz and session trombonist, composer, and arranger, born in Evesham, Worcestershire, Engalnd
  • May 30 Martin Blunt, British rock singer (The Charlatans - "The Only One I Know"), born in West Midlands, England
  • Jun 7 Dave Navarro, American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter, (Jane's Addiction - "Just Because"; Red Hot Chili Peppers, 1993-98), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jun 8 Neil Mitchell, Scottish rock keyboardist (Wet Wet Wet - "Good Night Gir"; "Love Is All Around"), born in Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire.
  • Jun 9 Dean Felber, American rock bassist (Hootie and the Blowfish - "Only Wanna Be With You"), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • Jun 9 Dean Dinning, American bass player and record producer (Toad The Wet Sprocket), born
  • Jun 10 Human Beatbox [Darren Robinson], rocker (Fat Boys-Jail House Rock)
  • Jun 10 Emma Anderson, British guitarist and songwriter (Lush, Sing-Sing)
  • Jun 17 Eric Stefani, American musician (No Doubt, 1986-95 - "Don't Talk"; "Spiderwebs"), born in Fullerton, California
  • Jun 20 Joey Cathcart, American rock guitarist (Nelson - "Love & Affection") (d. 2021)
  • Jun 20 [Matthew] Murphy Karges, American bassist (Sugar Ray - "Every Morning"), born in Orange County, California
  • Jun 20 Francis Reyes, Filipino new wave and Pinoy rock guitarist (The Dawn), broadcaster, and music editor, born in Lipa City, Batangas, Philippines
  • Jun 24 Jeff Cease, American rock guitarist (Black Crowes, 1989-91 - "Hard To Handle"), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Jun 24 [Zven] Richard Kruspe, German heavy metal guitarist (Rammstein), and vocalist (Emigrate) born in Wittenberge, East Germany
  • Jun 29 Murray Foster, Canadian musician (Moxy Früvous, Great Big Sea), born in Thorn Hill, Ontario
  • Jul 6 Heather Nova, Bermudian singer and songwriter (Oyster), born in Bermuda
  • Jul 7 Jackie Neal, American singer, born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (d. 2005)
  • Jul 8 Jordan Chan, Hong Kong actor and singer
  • Jul 12 John Petrucci, American progressive rock guitarist (Dream Theater - "Pull Me Under"), born in Kings Park, New York
  • Jul 22 Pat Badger, American heavy metal bassist (Extreme - "More Than Words"), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jul 22 Rhys Ifans [Evans], Welsh actor (Notting Hill, Enduring Love), and rock singer (The Peth), born in Haverfordwest, Wales
  • Jul 24 Jasper Teule, Dutch rock singer/bassist (Pilgrims-Once to Everything)
  • Jul 27 Juliana Hatfield, American musician (Blake Babies; The Lemonheads), born in Wiscasset, Maine
  • Jul 31 Mitsuo Iwata, Japanese voice actor and singer, born in Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan
  • Jul 31 Minako Honda, Japanese singer and musical actress, born in Itabashi, Tokyo (d. 2005)
  • Aug 3 Skin [Deborah Dyer] Jamaican-British singer (Skunk Anansie), born in Brixton, London
  • Aug 10 Lorraine Pearson, Romford Essex, rock vocalist (5 Star-Silk & Steel)
  • Aug 10 Mart Sander, Estonian singer and actor
  • Aug 10 Todd Nichols, American guitarist, and songwriter (Toad The Wet Sprocket - "Fall Down"), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • Aug 11 Enrique Bunbury, Spanish singer
  • Aug 12 Tom Holkenborg, drummer (Weekend at Waikiki)
  • Aug 12 Andy Hui, Hong Kong actor and singer
  • Aug 17 Kevin Max, American singer (dc talk), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Aug 18 Blas Elias Gomez, American rock drummer (Slaughter-Stick it Live), born in Kennedy, Texas
  • Aug 18 Tracy Tracy [Cattell], Australian musician (The Primitives - "Crash"), born in Australia
  • Aug 18 Dan Peters, American drummer (Mudhoney), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Aug 18 Daler Mehndi, Indian singer, born in Patna, India
  • Aug 19 Jason Starkey, occasional drummer and son of Beatle Ringo, born in London, England
  • Aug 21 Serj Tankian, Armenian-born singer (System of a Down), born in Beirut, Lebanon
  • Aug 22 Layne Staley, American rock singer and guitarist (Alice in Chains - Dirt), born in Kirkland, Washington (d. 2002)
  • Aug 22 Yukiko Okada, Japanese idol singer, born in Ichinomiya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan (d. 1986)
  • Aug 25 Jeff Tweedy, American singer-songwriter (Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot), born in Belleville, Illinois
  • Aug 27 Bob Nastanovich, American percussionist (Pavement; Silver Jews), born in Rochester, New York
  • Aug 29 Anton Newcombe, American musician (The Brian Jonestown Massacre), born in Newport Beach, California
  • Sep 6 Macy Gray [Natalie McIntyre], American R&B and soul singer-songwriter ("I Try"), born in Canton, Ohio

Harry Connick Jr

Sep 11 Harry Connick Jr, American pop and jazz singer and pianist (We Are in Love; When Harry Met Sally) and actor (Will & Grace), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Sep 13 Tim 'Ripper' Owens, American singer (Iced Earth; Judas Priest), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Sep 13 Stephen Perkins, American drummer and percussionist (Jane's Addiction; Porno for Pyros), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 14 John Power, British singer-songwriter, bass player, and guitarist (The La's - "There She Goes"), born in Allerton, Liverpool, England
  • Sep 15 Jerry Dixon, American heavy metal bassist (Warrant - "Cherry Pie"), born in Pasadena, California
  • Sep 18 Ricky Bell, American rock vocalist (New Edition, Bell Biv Devoe), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sep 19 Kenny Smith, American bluegrass guitarist and vocalist (Lonesome River Band, 1996-2001), born in Nine Mile, Indiana
  • Sep 20 Gunnar Nelson, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Nelson - "(Can't Live Without Your) Love and Affection"), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Sep 20 Matthew Nelson, American rock vocalist, bass and guitar player (Nelson - "(Can't Live Without Your) Love and Affection"), born in Santa Monica, California

Faith Hill

Sep 21 Faith Hill [Audrey Faith Perry], American country pop singer ("Breathe"; "Cry"), born in Ridgeland, Mississippi

  • Sep 21 Tyler Stewart, Canadian drummer and vocalist (Barenaked Ladies - "One Week"), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Sep 24 Geir Sundbø, Norwegian composer, conductor, clarinetist and guitarist, born in Porsgrunn, Norway
  • Sep 26 Shannon Hoon, American rock singer (Blind Melon - "No Rain"), born in Lafeyette, Indiana (d. 1995)
  • Sep 27 Isidora Žebeljan, Serbian classical, opera, and film composer, born in Belgrade (d. 2020)
  • Sep 28 Moon Unit Zappa, American actress (Normal Life), rock vocalist (Frank Zappa - "Valley Girl"), and author ( novel America, the Beautiful), born in New York City
  • Sep 29 Brett Anderson, British alt-rock and Britpop singer and lyricist (Suede - "Trash"; "Electricity"), born in Lindfield, Sussex, England
  • Oct 2 Floyd "Bud" Gaugh, American ska-punk rock drummer (Sublime), born in Kihei, Hawaii
  • Oct 2 Gillian Welch, American singer-songwriter (Time (The Revelator); Revival), born in New York City
  • Oct 3 Dan Miller, American guitarist and songwriter (They Might Be Giants, since 1998), born in Rochester, New York
  • Oct 4 Ekin Cheng Yee-Kin, Hong Kong actor and Cantopop singer, born in Hong Kong
  • Oct 7 Toni Braxton, American R&B singer-songwriter ("Un-Break My Heart"), born in Severn, Maryland
  • Oct 7 Luke Haines, British musician (The Auteurs; Black Box Recorder), born in Walton-on-Thames, England
  • Oct 17 Allen West, American heavy metal guitarist (Obituary; Southwicked), born in Brandon, Florida
  • Oct 17 René Dif, Algerian-Danish pop-dance singer-songwriter (Aqua - "Barbie Girl"), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Oct 19 Yoko Shimomura, Japanese pianist and video game composer, born in Hyogo, Japan
  • Oct 20 Luck Mervil, Haitian-Québécois actor and singer-songwriter, born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Oct 22 Rita Guerra, Portuguese singer-songwriter (Eurovision, 2003), born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Oct 23 Dale Crover, American musician (Melvins, The Men of Porn, Altamont)

Keith Urban

Oct 26 Keith Urban, New Zealand-Australian country music singer-songwriter ("Somebody Like You"; "The Fighter"), born in Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand

  • Oct 27 Scott Weiland, American rock singer-songwrite (Stone Temple Pilots; Velvet Revolver), born in San Jose, California (d. 2015)

Vanilla Ice

Oct 31 Vanilla Ice [Robert Van Winkle], American rapper (Ice Ice Baby) and actor (Cool as Ice), born in Miami, Florida

  • Oct 31 Adam Schlesinger, American rock musician (Fountains Of Wayne) and songwriter (That Thing You Do), born in New York City (d. 2020)
  • Nov 1 Tina Arena, Australian pop singer and songwriter ("Don't Ask"), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Nov 2 Marc van Roon, Dutch improvising musician, born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Nov 2 Kurt Elling, American jazz singer-songwriter (Secrets are the Best Stories), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 3 Steven Wilson, English musician and producer (Porcupine Tree), born in Kingston upon Thames
  • Nov 7 Sharleen Spiteri, Scottish singer and songwriter (Texas), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Nov 7 David Guetta, French songwriter, DJ and record producer (One Love, When Love Takes Over), born in Paris, France
  • Nov 10 Vivian Chow, Hong Kong Cantopop singer-songwriter and actress, born in Hong Kong
  • Nov 12 Charlie Pennaelino, American rocker (Linear - "I Never Felt This Way"), born in Queens, New York
  • Nov 14 Nina Gordon [Shapiro], American singer-songwriter (Veruca Salt - "Volcano Girls"), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 15 E-40 [Earl Stevens], American rapper, born in Vallejo, California
  • Nov 20 Teoman [Yakupoğlu], Turkish rock singer, born in Alucra, Turkey
  • Nov 23 Patrick Mameli, Dutch rock vocalist and guitarist (Pestilence), born in Holland, Netherlands
  • Nov 25 Gregg Turkington, American comedian (as Neil Hamburger) and musician
  • Nov 25 Rodney Sheppard, American guitarist (Sugar Ray), born in Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Nov 26 John Stirratt, American bassist (Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Dec 5 René Shuman, Dutch bandleader and singer, born in Geleen, Limburg, Netherlands
  • Dec 5 Gary Allan, American country musician (Used Heart For Sale), born in La Mirada, California
  • Dec 6 Hacken Lee, Hong Kong singer (House of Cards), born in British Hong Kong
  • Dec 11 DJ Yella, American DJ and music producer (N.W.A), born in Compton, California
  • Dec 12 Yuzo Koshiro, Japanese video game music composer, born in Hino, Tokyo
  • Dec 12 Takenobu Mitsuyoshi, Japanese video game music composer, born in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan

Jamie Foxx

Dec 13 Jamie Foxx, American actor (Ray, In Living Color) comedian and musician, born in Terrell, Texas

  • Dec 17 Gigi D'Agostino, Italian DJ and musician
  • Dec 22 Richey James Edwards, Welsh rock musician and songwriter (Manic Street Preachers), born in Blackwood, United Kingdom (disappeared in 1995; declared d. 2008)
  • Dec 23 Carla Bruni, Italian-French model and singer-songwriter, born in Turin, Italy
  • Dec 25 Jason Thirsk, American punk rock bassist (Pennywise), born in Hermosa, California (d. 1996)
  • Dec 27 Niels Meijer, Dutch rock keyboardist (Bob Color)

About 1967

How Old? 53 or 54 years old
Generation: Generation X

Chinese Zodiac: Horse (Jan 1 - Feb 8), Goat/Sheep (Feb 9 - Dec 31)