1949 in Music (Part 3)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 201 - 262 of 262

  • Oct 6 Bobby Farrell, Jamaica, rock vocalist
  • Oct 7 Dave Hope, rock bassist (Kansas)
  • Oct 7 Kieran Kane, singer (O'Kanes-Daddies Need to Grow Up Too), born in Queens, New York
  • Oct 8 Hamish Stuart, Scotland, guitarist/singer (Average White Band)
  • Oct 8 Michael Rose, rocker (Average White Band)
  • Oct 11 Greg Douglas, American rock guitarist/vocalist (Steve Miller Band-Abracadabra), born in Oakland, California
  • Oct 13 Craig McGregor, rocker (Foghat)
  • Oct 17 Maurice Willis Wright, composer
  • Oct 18 Gary Richrath, guitarist and songwriter (REO Speedwagon), born in Peoria Illinois, (d. 2015)
  • Oct 18 Joe Egan, British musician (Stealers Wheel)
  • Oct 21 Shulamit Ran, composer
  • Oct 22 Stiv Bators, American musician (The Dead Boys) (d. 1990)
  • Oct 23 Würzel [Michael Burston], British musician (Motörhead), born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England (d. 2011)
  • Oct 25 Walter Hyatt, Musician
  • Oct 27 Garry Tallent, American rocker (E Street Band), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Oct 27 Jack Daniels, Choctaw Oklahoma, country singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry)
  • Oct 29 James Williamson, American guitarist
  • Oct 30 David Green, Australian rock bassist (Air Supply), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Oct 31 Bob Siebenberg, American rocker (Supertramp), born in Glendale, California
  • Oct 31 Odaline de la Martinez, Cuban-American composer, born in Matanzas, Cuba
  • Nov 1 David Foster, Canadian musician and record producer, born in British Columbia, Canada
  • Nov 5 Jimmie Spheeris, American singer-songwriter (d. 1984)
  • Nov 6 Arturo Sandoval, Cuban-American jazz trumpeter and composer, born in Artemisa, Cuba
  • Nov 7 Steven Stucky, American composer (Los Angeles Philharmonic), born in Hutchinson, Kansas (d. 2016)
  • Nov 8 Al Berger, American musician (Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes)
  • Nov 8 Bonnie Raitt, American blues country singer-songwriter (Green Light, The Glow), born in Burbank, California
  • Nov 9 Tommy Caldwell, American rocker (Marshall Tucker Band), born in Spartanburg, South Carolina (d. 1980)
  • Nov 10 Ann Reinking, dancer/actress (All the Jazz, Micki & Maude), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Nov 12 Arthur "Pooch" Tavares, rocker
  • Nov 13 Roger Steen, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Tubes), born in Pipestone, Minnesota
  • Nov 13 Terry Reid, English rock guitarist (River, Bang Bang You're Terry Reid), born in Huntingdon, England
  • Nov 16 Pattie Santos, singer (It's a Beautiful Day), born in San Francisco (d. 1989)
  • Nov 16 William Ackerman, composer
  • Nov 18 Bonnie St Claire, [Cornelia Swart], Dutch singer (Tame me Tiger)
  • Nov 24 Anita Louis, US singer (Soul Children, I'll Be the Other Woman)
  • Nov 25 [Boris] Alexander Godunov, Sakhalin USSR, dancer/actor (Die Hard)
  • Nov 26 Shlomo Artzi, Israeli singer
  • Nov 28 Alexander Godunov, Russian composer/dancer (Bolshoi) defected 1979
  • Nov 28 Hugh McKenna, rocker (Alex Harvey Band)
  • Nov 28 Paul Shaffer, orchestra leader (SNL, David Letterman), born in Thunder Bay, Ontario
  • Nov 29 Stan Rogers, Canadian folk musician and songwriter (d. 1983)
  • Dec 3 Mickey Thomas, rock vocalist (Jefferson Airplane, Starship)
  • Dec 6 Linda Creed, American songwriter (d. 1986)
  • Dec 7 Tom Waits, California, rocker/song writer (Blue Valentine)
  • Dec 8 Ray Shulman, British musician, born in Portsmouth
  • Dec 13 Randy Owen, Fort Payne Ala, country music star (Alabama-Mt Music)
  • Dec 13 Tom Verlaine, [Miller], Mt Morris NJ, rock vocalist (Television)
  • Dec 13 Walter "Clyde" Owen, rocker
  • Dec 14 Cliff Williams, Australian rock bassist (AC/DC-Highway to Hell), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Dec 15 Adrian Belew, American musician (King Crimson), born in Covington, Kentucky
  • Dec 16 Billy Gibbons, American jazz-rock guitarist (Moving Sidewalks, ZZ Top), born in Houston, Texas
  • Dec 17 Paul Rodgers, Engl, rocker (Bad Company-Feel Like Makin Love, Firm)
  • Dec 19 Lenny White, American jazz drummer (Chick Corea's Return to Forever), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 19 Sebastian [Knud Torben Christensen], Danish musician and composer, born in Sønderborg, Denmark

Person of interestMaurice Gibb

Dec 22 Maurice Gibb, English rocker (Bee Gees-Saturday Night Fever), born in Douglas, Isle of Man (d. 2003)

Guitarist of the Bee Gees Maurice Gibb
Guitarist of the Bee Gees
Maurice Gibb
  • Dec 22 Michael Osborne, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Axe), born in Florida (d. 1984)

Person of interestRobin Gibb

Dec 22 Robin Gibb, English rocker (Bee Gees-Saturday Night Fever), born in Douglas, Isle of Man (d. 2012)

Singer-songwriter Robin Gibb
Singer-songwriter
Robin Gibb
  • Dec 23 Luther Grosvenor, rocker (Spooky Tooth)
  • Dec 25 Simone Bittencourt de Oliveira, Singer and icon of the Brazilian music
  • Dec 25 Joe Louis Walker, American musician
  • Dec 26 Ira Newborn, American orchestra leader (Manhattan Transfer), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 31 Sara K. [Sara Katherine Wooldridge], American musician (Gypsy Alley), born in Dallas, Texas

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