February 1945 in Music

Events in Music

  • Feb 10 "Rum & Coca Cola" by Andrews Sisters hits #1

Birthdays in Music

  • Feb 1 Ole Buck, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen
  • Feb 2 Ronnie Goodson, American singer (Hi-Lites), born in New Jersey (d. 1980)
  • Feb 3 Johnny Cymbal, rocker (Mr Bass Man)
  • Feb 3 Willeke Alberti, [Verbruggen], Dutch vocalist/actress (Small Truth)

Person of interestBob Marley

Feb 6 Bob Marley, Jamaican reggae musician and singer-songwriter (Wailers-No Woman), born in Nine Mile, Saint Ann, Jamaica (d. 1981)

Reggae Musician Bob Marley
Reggae Musician
Bob Marley
  • Feb 12 Joe Schermie, US bass player (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World), born in Madison, Wisconsin (d. 2002)
  • Feb 13 Keith Nichols, jazz pianist
  • Feb 13 King Floyd, American singer-songwriter (Groove Me), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2006)
  • Feb 13 Roy Dyke, rock drummer (Ashton, Gardner & Dyke), born in Liverpool, England
  • Feb 14 Gregory Hines, American actor/dancer (White Nights, Taps), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 14 Vic Briggs, England, rocker (Animals)
  • Feb 15 John Helliwell, British musician (Supertramp)
  • Feb 16 Pete Christlieb, American jazz bebop saxophonist (Deacon Blues, Unforgettable), born Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 20 Alan Hull, singer/composer
  • Feb 22 Oliver [William Oliver Swofford], American pop singer (Good Morning Starshine, Jean), born in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina (d. 2000)
  • Feb 25 Elkie Brooks, rocker (Pearl's a Singer), born in Manchester, England
  • Feb 26 Mitch Ryder, rocker (& Detroit Wheels-Devil With the Blue Dress)
  • Feb 28 Ronnie Rosman, rocker (Tommy James Shondells-Crystal Blue Persuasion)

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 3 José Roló, Mexican composer, dies at 61
  • Feb 11 Al Dubin, Swiss songwriter (Tiptoe Thru The Tulips), dies at 53