Famous Drummers in Music History (Part 4)

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  • 1951-05-24 Rob Baker, Canadian rock drummer (Red Rider)
  • 1951-05-25 Chuck Ruff, American rock drummer (Frankenstein), born in Reno, Nevada (d. 2011)
  • 1951-06-12 Bun E. Carlos [Brad Carlson], American rock drummer (Cheap Trick-Dream Police), born in Rockford, Illinois
  • 1951-06-26 Tony Currenti, Italian-Australian drummer (AC/DC), born in Fiumefreddo di Sicilia, Catania, Italy
  • 1951-06-28 David “Frankie” Toler, American drummer and percussionist (Allman Brothers), born in Connersville, Indiana, USA), (d. 2011)
  • 1951-07-04 Ralph Johnson, American rock drummer (Earth Wind & Fire-Shining Star), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951-07-05 Geert Jan Hessing, Dutch rock drummer (Catapult)
  • 1951-09-04 Martin Chambers, English rock drummer (Pretenders), born in Hereford, United Kingdom
  • 1951-09-21 John "Willie" Wilcox Born, American drummer (Utopia)
  • 1951-10-03 Jack Grondin, American rock drummer (.38 Special, 1974-91)
  • 1951-10-29 Guy Gelso, rock drummer (Zebra)
  • 1951-11-13 Bill Gibson, American rock drummer (Huey Lewis & The News), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1951-11-14 Barry Brandt, American rock drummer (Angel), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1952-02-04 Jerry Shirley, British rock drummer (Humble Pie - "Black Coffee"), born in Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, England
  • 1952-03-22 Jay Dee Daugherty, American drummer, worked with Patti Smith, born in New York City
  • 1952-04-07 Bruce Gary, American rock drummer (The Knack - "My Sharona"), born in Burbank, California
  • 1952-04-08 Adam Woods, British rock drummer (The Fixx - "One Thing Leads To Another"; "Saved By Zero")
  • 1952-05-10 Sly Dunbar, reggae drummer (Sly & Robbie), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1952-05-20 Warren Cann, Canadian rock drummer (Ultravox), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • 1952-06-16 Rob Kloet, pop drummer/singer (Nits-In the Dutch Mountains)
  • 1952-07-16 Stewart Copeland, American drummer (The Police-Roxanne), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • 1952-09-12 Neil Peart, Canadian musician and drummer (Rush-A Farewell to Kings), born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • 1952-10-04 Jody Stephens, American rock drummer (Big Star), born in Memphis, Tennesee
  • 1952-10-23 Pierre Moerlen, French rock-jazz fusion drummer and percussionist (Gong: Mike Oldfield), born in Colmar, France (d. 2005)
  • 1952-10-28 Tommy Dobeck, American rock drummer (Michael Stanley Band)
  • 1952-12-08 Richie Morales, drummer (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
  • 1953-01-25 Malcolm Green, English-born drummer (Split Enz, 1976-81 - "I Got You"), born in United Kingdom
  • 1953-02-16 John "Brad" Bradbury, British ska drummer and record producer (The Specials), born in Coventry, England (d. 2015)
  • 1953-02-18 Derek Pellicci, English-born Australian rock drummer (Little River Band - "Help Is On The Way"), born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1953-02-18 Robin "Robbie" Bachman, Canadian drummer (Bachman-Turner Overdrive - "You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet"; "Takin' Care Of Business"), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1953-03-07 Kenny Aronoff, American drummer (John Mellencamp), born in Albany, New York
  • 1953-03-21 Robert "Shotgun" Johnson, American rock drummer (KC & the Sunshine Band - "That's The Way I Like It")
  • 1953-04-02 David Robinson, American rock drummer (Cars; The Modern Lovers), born in Malden, Massachusetts
  • 1953-05-08 Alex Van Halen, Amsterdam The Netherlands, Dutch drummer (Van Halen)
  • 1953-06-16 Ian Mosley, Paddington London, drummer (Marillion-Clutching at Straws)
  • 1953-08-29 Rick Downey, American rock drummer and vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult, 1981-85)
  • 1953-10-04 Gil "The Bird" Moore, Canadian rock drummer and vocalist (Triumph), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1953-10-07 Tico Torres, American rock drummer (Bon Jovi-Always), born in New York
  • 1953-10-26 Julian Keith Strickland, American drummer (B-52's-Rock Lobster), born in Athens, Georgia
  • 1953-11-13 Andy "the Clobberer" Ranken, English Celtic-punk rock drummer (The Pogues), born in London
  • 1953-12-05 John Molo, American rock and jazz drummer (Bruce Hornsby and The Range; Moonalice) ,born in Bethesda, Maryland)
  • 1953-12-17 Ikue Mori, Japanese experimental drummer and composer, born in Tokyo
  • 1954-01-05 Bryan Hitt, American rock drummer (REO Speedwagon-Keep on Loving You), born in Center, Texas
  • 1954-01-28 Shawn Murray, American rock drummer (Mink Deville)
  • 1954-03-02 Hunt Sales, American rock drummer (Todd Rundgren; Iggy Pop; Tin Machine), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1954-03-03 Chris Hughes, English record producer and rock drummer (Adam & The Ants), born in London, England
  • 1954-03-07 Matt Frenette, Canadian rock drummer (Loverboy)
  • 1954-03-31 Tony Brock, England, rock drummer (Isn't It Time, Every Time I Think of You)
  • 1954-04-01 Jeff Porcaro, American drummer/percussionist (Toto - "Roxanna"; "Africa"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-05-03 Gary Young, American drummer (Pavement), born in Mamaroneck, New York
  • 1954-05-19 Phil Rudd, Australian rock drummer (AC/DC-Rock 'n Roll Damnation), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1954-06-05 Peter Erskine, jazz drummer (Weather Report)
  • 1954-06-05 Michael "Nicko" McBrain, English heavy metal drummer (Iron Maiden-Powerslave), born in London, England
  • 1954-06-18 William Beard, rock drummer (Face To Face)
  • 1954-06-30 Bryn B Burrows, rock drummer (Fabulous Poodles)
  • 1954-07-14 Jos Zoomer, Amsterdam Neth, rock drummer (Vandenberg)
  • 1954-08-09 Pete Thomas, British drummer (Elvis Costello), born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Englan Sheffiled
  • 1954-08-21 Steve Smith, rock drummer (Journey), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-09-13 Teddy Mueller, American rock drummer (Axe), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2012)
  • 1954-09-21 Philthy Animal [Phil Taylor], English rock drummer (Motorhead), born in Hasland, Chesterfield (d. 2015)
  • 1954-11-15 Tony Thompson, American session and touring drummer (Chic; LaBelle; The Power Station), born in New York City (d. 2003)
  • 1954-11-19 Tom Scheckel, American rock drummer (Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954-12-26 Palmolive [Paloma Romero McLardy] Spanish-British punk rock drummer and songwriter (The Slits, The Raincoats), born in Melilla, Spain
  • 1954-12-29 John "JR" Robinson, American session drummer appearing on over 50 Grammy winning recordings, born in Creston, Iowa
  • 1955-01-13 Fred White, American drummer (Earth Wind & Fire, 1974-84 - "Shining Star"; "September"), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1955-03-02 Jay Osmond, American singer and drummer (Osmond Brothers - "One Way Ticket to Anywhere"), born in Ogden, Utah
  • 1955-05-11 Mark Herndon, country drummer (Alabama-Take Me Down), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • 1955-05-21 Stan Lynch, rock drummer (Tommy Petty & Heartbreakers), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • 1955-05-30 Nicky "Topper" Headon, English drummer (Clash-Complete Control)
  • 1955-07-18 Terry Chambers, English drummer (XTC), born in Wiltshire, England
  • 1955-07-30 Rat Scabies [Chris Miller], British rock drummer (the Damned), born in Surrey, England
  • 1955-08-08 Ali Score, rock drummer (Flock Of Seagulls)
  • 1955-09-10 Pat Mastelotto, American rock drummer (Mr Mister: King Crimson), born in Chico, California
  • 1955-11-24 Clem Burke [Clement Bozewski], American rock drummer (Blondie - "Heart Of Glass"), born in Bayonne, New Jersey
  • 1955-11-24 Elvis Ramone [Clement Bozewski], American drummer (The Ramones, August 1987), born in Bayonne, New Jersey
  • 1955-12-06 Rick Buckler, English rock drummer (The Jam), born in Woking, Surrey, England
  • 1955-12-29 Jan Pijnenburg, Dutch rock drummer (Doe Maar-Bomb), born in Vught, Netherlands
  • 1956-01-21 Bob Brill, American drummer (Berlin - "You Take My Breath Away"), born in NYC, New York
  • 1956-01-22 Steve Riley, American rock drummer (L.A. Guns; W.A.S.P.), born in Revere, Massachusetts
  • 1956-02-05 Vincent "Vinnie" Colaiuta, American touring and session rock and jazz drummer (Frank Zappa; Joni Mitchell; Sting), born in Brownsville, Pennsylvania
  • 1956-03-02 John Cowsill, American rock drummer (The Cowsills - "We Can Fly"; Beach Boys, 2000-present), born in Newport, Rhode Island
  • 1956-07-20 Paul Cook, English rock drummer (Sex Pistols), born in London, England
  • 1956-07-22 Mick Pointer, British rock drummer (Marillion), born in Brill, Buckinghamshire, England
  • 1956-08-15 Vinny Denunzio, American drummer (The Feelies), born in New Jersey
  • 1956-09-08 "Wild" Mick Brown, American rock drummer (Dokken; Ted Nugent), born in San Mateo, California
  • 1957-01-14 Steve Jordan, American session and touring drummer (Blues Brothers; The World's Most Dangerous Band; X-pensive Winos; John Mayer Trio), songwriter, and record producer, born in New York City
  • 1957-02-06 Jerry Marotta, American drummer (Orleans-Love Takes Time), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1957-02-06 Simon Phillips, English drummer & record producer (Toto), born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1957-02-25 Dennis Diken, American drummer (Smithereens -"Only A Memory"), born in Belleville, New Jersey
  • 1957-02-28 Phil Gould, British rock drummer and percussionist (Level 42 - "Something About You"), born in Hong Kong
  • 1957-03-08 Clive Burr, English drummer (Iron Maiden, 1979-82), born in London, England (d. 2013)
  • 1957-04-24 Boris Williams, English drummer (The Cure), born in Versailles, France
  • 1957-06-21 Mark Brzezicki, English rock drummer (Big Country-Wonderland), born in Slough, Berkshire, England
  • 1957-07-17 Bruce Crump, American rock drummer (Molly Hatchet), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1957-08-11 Richie Ramone [Richard Reinhardt], American rock drummer (Ramones), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • 1957-08-21 Budgie [Peter Edward Clarke], English rock drummer (Siouxsie and the Banshees; The Creatures), born in St. Helens, Lancashire, England
  • 1957-08-31 Gina Schock, American rock drummer (The Go-Go's - "Our Lips Are Sealed"; "Vacation"), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1957-09-11 Jon Moss, English rock drummer (Culture Club-Do You Really Want to Hurt Me), born in Wandsworth, South London
  • 1957-09-13 Vinny Appice, American rock drummer (Black Sabbath), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1957-10-11 Blair Cunningham, American rock drummer (Haircut 100), born in Memphis, Tennessee

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