On This Day

Year 1974 in Music History (Part 2)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 30 Rich Cronin, American singer songwriter (Lyte Funkie Ones), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sep 4 Nona Gaye, American singer and daughter of Marvin Gaye, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Sep 4 Carmit Bachar, American musician (Pussycat Dolls), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 6 Nina Persson, Swedish musician (The Cardigans), born in Örebro, Sweden
  • Sep 9 Mathias Färm, Swedish guitarist (Millencolin), born in Örebro, Sweden
  • Sep 9 Ana Carolina, Brazilian singer-songwriter and musician, born in Juiz de Fora, Brazil
  • Sep 12 Jennifer Nettles, American country singer (Sugarland), born in Douglas, Georgia
  • Sep 13 Keith Murray, American rapper (Def Squad), born in Roosevelt, Long Island, New York
  • Sep 15 Jamie Stevens, German singer
  • Sep 17 Mirah [Yom Tov Zeitlyn], American singer-songwriter, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 18 Xzibit [Alvin Nathaniel Joiner], American rapper and actor (At the Speed of Life, Pimp My Ride), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 21 Taral Hicks, American actress and singer, born in The Bronx, New York
  • Sep 22 Yoo Chae-yeong, South Korean singer and actress
  • Sep 25 Daniel Kessler, American musician (Interpol), born in London, United Kingdom
  • Sep 26 Boris Cepeda, German-Ecuadorian pianist and diplomat, born in Quito, Ecuador
  • Oct 1 Keith Duffy, Irish pop singer (Boyzone), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Oct 5 Heather Headley, Trinidadian singer, born in San Juan, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Oct 5 Colin Meloy, American singer (The Decemberists), born in Helena, Montana
  • Oct 7 Charlotte Nilsson, Swedish singer, born in Hovmantorp, Sweden
  • Oct 8 DJ Q-Ball [Harry Dean, Jr.], American musician and actor (Bloodhound Gang), born in Limerick, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 11 Rachel Barton Pine, American violinist, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 13 Hawick Lau, Hong Kong Chinese actor (Sealed with a Kiss) and singer, born in Hong Kong

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Oct 14 Natalie Maines, American country musician (The Chicks, formerly known as Dixie Chicks), born in Lubbock, Texas

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  • Oct 14 Shaggy 2 Dope [Joseph Utsler], American rapper (Psychopathic Records), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Oct 16 Deo Grech, Maltese television presenter and songwriter, born in Kalkara, Malta
  • Oct 17 Janne Puurtinen, Finnish keyboardist (HIM), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Oct 18 Peter Svensson, Swedish musician and songwriter (The Cardigans - "Lovefool"), born in Huskvarna, Sweden
  • Oct 18 Zhou Xun, Quzhou, Zhejiang, Chinese actress and singer (Suzhou River, Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress)
  • Oct 20 SubtractiveLAD [Stephen Hummel] Canadian electronic music composer and performer, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Oct 22 Tim Kinsella, American musician
  • Oct 26 Lisa [Elizabeth Sakura Narita], Japanese musician (M-Flo), born in Tokyo
  • Oct 31 Natasja Saad, Danish hip hop and reggae artist, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 2007)
  • Nov 2 Nelly [Cornell Haynes Jr.], American rapper, born in Austin, Texas
  • Nov 2 Prodigy [Albert Johnson], American rapper (Mobb Deep), born in Hempstead, Long Island, New York (d. 2017)
  • Nov 4 Cedric Bixler-Zavala, American musician (At the Drive-In, The Mars Volta), born in Redwood City. California
  • Nov 5 Angela Gossow, German vocalist (Arch Enemy), born in Cologne, Germany
  • Nov 5 Ryan Adams, American musician, singer and songwriter (Whiskeytown), born in Jacksonville, North Carolina
  • Nov 7 Chris Summers, Norwegian drummer (Turbonegro), born in Oslo, Norway
  • Nov 9 Joe C. [Joseph Calleja], American rapper (hype man for Kid Rock), born in Taylor, Michigan (d. 2000)
  • Nov 10 Niko Hurme, Finnish musician (Stala & so), born in Karkkila, Finland
  • Nov 11 Static Major [Stephen Garrett], American R&B singer and songwriter, born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2008)
  • Nov 15 Chad Kroeger, Canadian singer
  • Nov 16 Eric Judy, American rock bassist (Modest Mouse), born in Issaquah, Washington
  • Nov 26 Jamie Jones, American singer (All 4 One), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 28 apl.de.ap [Allan Pineda Lindo], Filipino-American rapper and producer (Black Eyed Peas - "I Gotta Feeling"), born in Angeles, Philippines
  • Dec 1 David Ludwig, American composer
  • Dec 7 Nicole Appleton, English-Canadian singer (All Saints), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • Dec 8 Cristian Castro, Mexican singer, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Dec 8 Nick Zinner, American guitarist (Yeah Yeah Yeahs), born in Massachusetts
  • Dec 9 Canibus [Germaine Williams], American rapper, born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Dec 10 Meg White, American drummer (The White Stripes), born in Grosse Point Farms, Michigan
  • Dec 13 Nicholas McCarthy, German-English guitarist (Franz Ferdinand), born in Blackpool, England
  • Dec 18 Euroboy, Norwegian musician (Turbonegro)
  • Dec 19 Mikko "Mige" Paananen, Finnish rock bassist (HIM), born in Helsinki, Finland.
  • Dec 20 Die, Japanese rock guitarist (Dir en grey), born in Mie, Japan

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music