On This Day

Year 1967 in Music History (Part 2)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

  • 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

Person of interestHarry Connick Jr

Sep 11 Harry Connick Jr, American singer (We Are in Love) and actor, born in New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Sep 13 Tim 'Ripper' Owens, American singer (Iced Earth, ex-Judas Priest), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Sep 13 Stephen Perkins, American drummer and percussionist (Jane's Addiction), 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, heavy metal bassist (Warrant-Cherry Pie)
  • Sep 18 Ricky Bell, American rock vocalist (New Edition, Bell Biv Devoe), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 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

Person of interestFaith Hill

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

Country Singer Faith Hill
Country Singer
Faith Hill
  • 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 singer (Blind Melon), 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 and rock vocalist (Frank Zappa - "Valley Girl"), born in New York City
  • 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, English musician (The Auteurs; Black Box Recorder), born in Walton-on-Thames, United Kingdom
  • 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, Québécois actor and singer
  • Oct 22 Rita Guerra, Portuguese singer
  • Oct 23 Dale Crover, American musician (Melvins, The Men of Porn, Altamont)

Person of interestKeith Urban

Oct 26 Keith Urban, New Zealand-Australian singer (But for the Grace of God), born in Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand

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

Person of interestVanilla Ice

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

Rapper Vanilla Ice
Rapper
Vanilla Ice
  • 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, 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/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

Person of interestJamie Foxx

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

Actor and Singer-Songwriter Jamie Foxx
Actor and Singer-Songwriter
Jamie Foxx
  • 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)

Weddings in Music


Deaths in Music