Famous Drummers in Music History (Part 3)

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Person of interestMick Fleetwood

1947-06-24 Mick Fleetwood, rock drummer (Fleetwood Mac-Go Your Own Way), born in London, England

Musician Mick Fleetwood
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Mick Fleetwood
  • 1947-07-07 Rob Townsend, rock drummer (Family Leicester)
  • 1947-07-09 Mitch Mitchell, English drummer (Jimi Hendrix Experience), born in Ealing, Middlesex (d. 2008)
  • 1947-07-22 Don Henley, American rock drummer/vocalist (Eagles - "Desparado"; "Boys Of Summer"), born in Linden, Texas
  • 1947-07-30 John Siomos, American rock drummer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2004)
  • 1947-08-01 Rick Coonce, American rock drummer (Grass Roots), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2011)
  • 1947-08-15 Geraldo "Jerry" Velez, American drummer and percussionist (Jimi Hendrix; Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance), born in The Bronx, New York City
  • 1947-09-02 Richard Coughlan, English drummer and percussionist (Caravan), (d. 2013)
  • 1947-09-05 (George) "Buddy" Miles, American rock drummer (The Electric Flag; Band of Gypsies), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 2008)
  • 1947-09-11 Gerry Conway, British drummer and percussionist (Cat Stevens; Fairport Convention), born in King's Lynn, Norfolk, England.
  • 1947-09-23 Neal Smith, American musician and drummer for rock group "Alice Cooper", born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1947-12-03 John Wilson, Irish rock drummer (Them), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • 1947-12-17 Jim Hodder, American drummer (Steely Dan), born in Bethpage, New York (d. 1990)
  • 1947-12-29 Cozy Powell [Colin Flooks] English rock drummer (Jeff Beck Group; Emerson, Lake & Powell), born in Cirencester, United Kingdom (d. 1998)
  • 1948-01-07 Rick Marotta, American session drummer (Carly Simon; Steely Dan; Warren Zevon), and composer, born in New York City
  • 1948-01-11 Terry Williams, Welsh rock drummer (Dire Straits), born in Swansea, Wales
  • 1948-01-20 Mel Pritchard, British progressive rock drummer (Barclay James Harvest), born in Oldham, Lancashire (d. 2004)
  • 1948-01-26 Laurence "Corky" Laing, Canadian rock drummer and songwriter (Mountain, Cork), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1948-02-18 Keith Knudsen, American drummer, vocalist and songwriter (Doobie Brothers), born in Le Mars, Iowa (d. 2005)
  • 1948-04-01 Simon Crowe, Irish rock drummer (Boomtown Rats - "I Don't Like Mondays"), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1948-04-04 David "Pick" Withers, English jazz drummer (Dire Straits), born in Leicester, England
  • 1948-04-07 Dallas Taylor, American session drummer (Crosby, Stills & Nash; Clear Light), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 2015)
  • 1948-04-09 Philip Wright, British rock drummer, and singer (Paper Lace -"The Night Chicago Died"), born in St. Ann's, Nottingham, England
  • 1948-05-05 Bill Ward, English heavy metal drummer (Black Sabbath), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1948-05-28 Ray Laidlaw, British rock drummer (Jack the Lad)

Person of interestJohn Bonham

1948-05-31 John Bonham, English rock drummer (Led Zeppelin), born in Redditch, England (d. 1980)

Drummer John Bonham
Drummer
John Bonham
  • 1948-06-11 Skip Alan, English drummer (Them, Pretty Things), born in Westminster, London
  • 1948-06-29 Ian Paice, British hard rock drummer (White Snake; Deep Purple - "Smoke On The Water"), born in Nottingham, England
  • 1948-07-17 Brian Glascock, English rock drummer (Motels-Only the Lonely), born in Islington, England
  • 1948-07-18 Cesar Zuiderwijk, Dutch rock drummer (Golden Earring - "Radar Love"), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1948-08-28 Daniel "Danny" Seraphine, American rock drummer (Chicago, 1969-90 - "25 or 6 to 4"), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1948-09-03 Don Brewer, American rock drummer (Grand Funk Railroad - "We're An American Band"), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1948-09-07 Dennis "Machine Gun" Thompson, American rock drummer (MC5 -"Kick Out the Jams"), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1948-09-16 Kenney Jones, English rock drummer and vocalist (Small Faces, The Who), born in London, England
  • 1948-09-20 John Panozzo, American rock drummer (Styx), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1996)
  • 1948-10-24 Dale "Buffin" Griffin, English rock drummer (Mott The Hoople - "All Young Dudes"), born in Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, England (d. 2016)
  • 1948-11-05 Rick Cobb, American hard rock drummer (Bloodrock)
  • 1948-11-09 Alan Gratzer, rock drummer (Reo Speedwagon), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 1948-12-11 Chester Thompson, American session and touring drummer and percussionist (Frank Zappa; Genesis; Chester Thompson Trio), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1948-12-17 Jim Bonfanti, American drummer (Raspberries - "Go All the Way"), born in Windber, Pennsylvania
  • 1949-01-05 George Brown, American rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1949-01-22 Vini "Mad Dog" Lopez, American drummer (E Street Band, 1972-74), born in Neptune, New Jersey
  • 1949-01-28 Eddie Bayers, American session drummer, based in Nashville, born in Patuxent, Maryland
  • 1949-01-29 Tommy Ramone [Tamás Erdélyi], Hungarian-American rock drummer and bassist (Ramones), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2014)
  • 1949-02-10 Nigel Olsson, British rock touring and session drummer and backing vocalist (Elton John's Band), born in Wallasey, Cheshire, England
  • 1949-03-11 Richard de Bois, Dutch drummer/producer
  • 1949-03-12 Mike Gibbins, Welsh musician and drummer (Badfinger - "No Matter What"), born in Swansea, Wales (d. 2005)
  • 1949-04-09 Steve Gadd, American jazz and rock session drummer (Paul Simon - "Late In The Evening"; "50 Ways To Leave Your Lover"; Steely Dan - "Aja"'), born in Irondequoit, New York
  • 1949-05-17 Bill Bruford, English drummer (Yes, King Crimson, Genesis), born in Sevenoaks, Kent
  • 1949-06-11 Frank Beard, American country rock drummer (ZZ Top), born in Frankton, Texas
  • 1949-06-14 Alan White, English rock drummer (Yes, Ramshackled), born in Pelton, County Durham, England
  • 1949-07-02 Joe English, American drummer (Wings; Sea Level), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1949-07-06 Michael Shrieve, American drummer, percussionist, and composer (Santana), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1949-07-17 Mick Tucker, English rock drummer (Sweet Harlesden), born in London, England
  • 1949-07-26 Roger Taylor, English rock drummer (Queen-Bohemian Rhapsody), born in Norfolk, England
  • 1949-07-28 Simon Kirke, British rock drummer (Bad Company), born in London, England
  • 1949-08-02 "Fat" Larry James, American drummer (Fat Larry's Band) (d. 1987)
  • 1949-08-17 Sib Hashian, American rock drummer (Boston), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1949-08-28 Dennis Davis, American drummer (David Bowie), born in New York City (d. 2016)
  • 1949-09-10 Barriemore Barlow, English drummer (Jethro Tull), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1949-10-31 Bob Siebenberg, American rock drummer (Supertramp - Crime Of The Century), born in Glendale, California
  • 1949-11-18 Herman Rarebell [Hermann Erbel], German rock drummer and lyricist (Scorpions - "Rock You Like A Hurricane"), born in Schmelz, West Germany
  • 1949-12-19 Lenny White, American jazz-fusion drummer (Return to Forever), born in Queens, New York City
  • 1950-02-04 Phil Ehart, American rock drummer, and songwriter (Kansas - "Point of Know Return"), born in Coffeyville, Kansas
  • 1950-03-02 Karen Carpenter, American pop vocalist and drummer ("We've Only Just Begun"; "Rainy Days And Mondays"; "Top Of The World"), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1983)
  • 1950-03-10 Ted McKenna, Scottish drummer (The Sensational Alex Harvey Band; Rory Gallagher), born in Lennoxtown, Stirlingshire, ( d. 2019)
  • 1950-03-18 John Hartman, American rock drummer (Doobie Brothers, 1970–79 & 1987–92 - "China Grove" ), born in Falls Church, Virginia
  • 1950-04-25 Steve Ferrone, English rock drummer (Average White Band), born in Brighton, England
  • 1950-05-06 Robbie McIntosh, Scottish drummer (Average White Band), born in Dundee (d. 1974)
  • 1950-06-21 Joey Kramer, American hard rock drummer (Aerosmith-Toys in the Attic), born in NYC, New York
  • 1950-07-12 Eric Carr [Paul Charles Caravello], American rock drummer (Kiss), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1991)
  • 1950-07-21 Larry Tolbert, rock drummer (Raydio)
  • 1950-08-08 Willie Hall, American drummer (Blues Brothers Band), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1950-08-08 Liberatori "Liberty" DeVitto, American rock drummer (Billy Joel, 1976-2006), born in New York City
  • 1950-08-15 Tommy Aldridge, American heavy metal and hard rock drummer (Black Oak Arkansas; Ozzy Osbourne; Whitesnake), born in Pearl, Mississippi
  • 1950-08-18 Dennis Elliott, English rock drummer (Foreigner), born in London, England
  • 1950-09-03 Aaron "A-Train" Smith, American drummer (The Temptations; Romeo Void), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1950-09-10 Don Powell, English rock drummer (Slade), born in Bilston, England
  • 1950-09-28 Paul Burgess, British drummer (10cc-Not Alone)
  • 1950-11-24 Bob [Robert Lewis] Burns, American drummer (Lynyrd Skynyrd), born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 2015)
  • 1950-12-01 Keith Thibodeaux, American actor and drummer
  • 1950-12-17 Carlton "Carly" Barrett, Jamaican reggae drummer (The Upsetters; Bob Marley & Wailers), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 1987)
  • 1950-12-18 Randy Castillo, American drummer (Ozzy Osbourne) (d. 2002)
  • 1950-12-20 Don Heffington, American touring and session drummer, singer, songwriter and producer (Lone Justice; Watkins Family Hour; Emmylou Harris), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2021)
  • 1950-12-27 Terry Bozzio, American drummer (Missing Persons; Frank Zappa), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1951-01-27 Brian Downey, Irish rock drummer (Thin Lizzy - "The Boys Are Back in Town"), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1951-01-30 Andy Anderson, English drummer (Cure), born in Essex, England
  • 1951-01-30 Phil Collins, English drummer & singer (Genesis-Against All Odds), born in Chiswick, England
  • 1951-02-12 Gil Moore, Canadian hard rock drummer and vocalist (Triumph) and recording studio owner (Metalworks), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1951-03-16 Ritchie Teeter, American drummer (The Dictators, 1976-79; Twisted Sister, 1980-81) (d. 2012)
  • 1951-03-19 Derek Longmuir, Scottish rock drummer (Bay City Rollers - "Saturday Night"), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 1951-03-31 Henry Spinetti, Welsh session and touring drummer (Eric Clapton, Joan Armatrading, Gerry Rafferty, Katie Melua), born in in Cwm, Monmouthshire, Wales
  • 1951-04-05 Everett Morton, Nevisian-born English drummer and percussionist (English Beat), born in Saint Kitts, West Indies
  • 1951-04-06 Ralph Cooper, Australian drummer (Air Supply - "All Out of Love")
  • 1951-04-07 John Dittrich, American country music drummer (Restless Heart - "Wheels"; "The Bluest Eyes In Texas"), born in Union, New Jersey
  • 1951-04-12 Jakson Spires, American rock drummer (Blackfoot), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 1951-04-13 Max Weinberg, American rock drummer (E Street Band; Conan O'Brien Show), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1951-04-21 Robert Gotobed, English drummer (Wire)
  • 1951-05-08 Chris Frantz, American rock drummer (Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club), born in Fort Campbell, Kentucky
  • 1951-05-13 Paul Thompson, rock drummer (Roxy Music)

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