Famous Singers in History (Part 16)

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  • 1944-11-30 Luther T Ingram, American singer/songwriter (I'll Be Your Shelter)
  • 1944-12-03 António Variações [António Joaquim Rodrigues Ribeiro], Portuguese singer-songwriter (Dar & Receber), born in Braga, Portugal (d. 1984)
  • 1944-12-04 Chris Hillman, American singer (The Byrds - Turn Turn Turn), born in San Diego, California
  • 1944-12-04 Anna McGarrigle, Canadian folk music singer-songwriter, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1944-12-06 Jonathan King, English singer and songwriter (Everyone's Gone to the Moon) and record producer, born in London
  • 1944-12-08 George Baker [Johannes Bouwens], Dutch singer and songwriter (Paloma Blanca, Little Green Bag), born in Hoorn, Netherlands
  • 1944-12-09 Guy Darrell [John Swail], British singer (I've Been Hurt), born in Kent, England
  • 1944-12-11 Brenda Lee, American singer (I'm Sorry), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1944-12-24 Mike Curb, American singer (Mike Curb Congregation), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • 1944-12-27 Tracy Nelson, American singer, born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1945-01-04 Jay Dee Maness, Loma Linda Ca, singer (Desert Rose Band-Love Reunited)
  • 1945-01-07 Dave Cousins [David Joseph Hindson], English singer-songwriter (Strawbs), born in Hounslow, England

Person of interestRod Stewart

1945-01-10 Rod Stewart, British singer (Maggie Mae, Do You Think I'm Sexy), born in London, England

Singer Rod Stewart
Singer
Rod Stewart
  • 1945-01-17 William Hart, American singer (4 Gents, Delfonics-I'm Sorry), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1945-01-20 Eric Stewart, English singer-songwriter & musician (10cc-I'm Not in Love), born in Droylsden, United Kingdom
  • 1945-01-28 José Luis Perales, Spanish singer
  • 1945-02-02 Ronnie Goodson, American singer (Hi-Lites), born in New Jersey (d. 1980)
  • 1945-02-13 King Floyd, American singer-songwriter (Groove Me), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2006)
  • 1945-02-20 Alan Hull, singer/composer
  • 1945-02-22 Oliver [William Oliver Swofford], American pop singer (Good Morning Starshine, Jean), born in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina (d. 2000)
  • 1945-02-25 Elkie Brooks, rocker (Pearl's a Singer), born in Manchester, England
  • 1945-03-04 Dieter Meier, Swiss singer/children book writer (Yello)
  • 1945-03-08 Micky Dolenz, American singer and actor (Circus Boy, The Monkees), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945-03-09 Laura Lee, American soul and gospel singer (Dirty Man, Women's Love Rights), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1945-03-14 Herman[us J] van Veen, Neth, cabaretier/singer/composer/writer
  • 1945-03-14 Michael Martin Murphey, country singer (Wildfire), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1945-03-17 Elis Regina, Brazilian singer (d. 1982)
  • 1945-03-18 Eric Woolfson, Scottish singer and producer (The Alan Parsons Project), born in Glasgow (d. 2009)
  • 1945-03-21 Vernon Guy, US gospel singer (Cool Sounds, Sharpees)
  • 1945-03-22 Chuck Jackson, American singer (Playboy, Independents), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • 1945-03-23 Franco Battiato, Italian singer, songwriter and filmmaker

Person of interestEric Clapton

1945-03-30 Eric Clapton, English singer and guitarist (Tears in Heaven), born in Ripley, Surrey, England

Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter Eric Clapton
Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter
Eric Clapton
  • 1945-04-07 Megas, Icelandic singer, songwriter and writer
  • 1945-04-09 Gus Hardin [Carolyn Ann Blankenship], American country singer, born in Tulsa, Oklahoma (d. 1996)
  • 1945-04-12 Willie Parnell, American singer (Archie Bell & the Drells), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1945-04-13 Stacy Johnson, American singer (Sharpees-Tired of Being Alone)
  • 1945-04-16 Stefan Grossman, American country blues singer (Yazoo Basin Boogie), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-04-21 Diana Darvey, British actress, singer and dancer (d. 2000)
  • 1945-04-24 Robert Knight, American singer (Everlasting Love), born in Franklin, Tennessee
  • 1945-04-25 Björn Ulvaeus, Swedish songwriter, producer and singer (ABBA), born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 1945-04-29 Tammi Terrell [Thomasina Montgomery], singer (Ain't No Mountain High Enough), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1970)
  • 1945-05-01 Rita Coolidge, American Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter (Higher & Higher, We're All Alone), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1945-05-02 Randy Cain, American soul singer (4 Gents/Delfonics), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2009)
  • 1945-05-07 Christy Moore, Irish folk singer and songwriter, born in Newbridge, County Kildare, Ireland
  • 1945-05-12 "Little" Jayotis Washington, American cappella singer (The Persuasions), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1945-05-15 Lasse Berghagen, Swedish pop singer-songwriter (Teddybjörnen Fredriksson), born in Enskede, Sweden
  • 1945-05-29 Gary Brooker, English rock keyboardist and singer (Procol Harum), born in Hackney, London
  • 1945-05-30 Steve Smith, American singer (Lawrence Welk Show), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1945-05-30 Gladys Horton, American pop singer (The Marvelettes), born in Gainesville, Florida (d. 2011) [or 1944]
  • 1945-06-01 Linda Scott [Sampson], American pop singer (I've Told Every Little Star), born in Queens, New York
  • 1945-06-04 Gordon Waller, Scottish singer (Peter & Gordon-World Without Love), born in Braemar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland (d. 2009)
  • 1945-06-05 Don Reid, American country singer (Statler Bros-Flowers on the Wall), born in Staunton, Virginia
  • 1945-06-16 John Dawson [a.k.a. Marmaduke], American musician, singer, and songwriter, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2009)
  • 1945-06-20 [Morna] Anne Murray, Springhill Nova Scotia Canada, singer (Snow Bird)
  • 1945-06-25 Carly Simon, American singer (Anticipation, You're So Vain), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-07-01 Deborah Harry, American singer (Blondie-Heart of Glass), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1945-07-20 Johnny Loughrey, Irish singer (d. 2005)
  • 1945-07-25 Donna Theodore, American actress and singer (Hollywood Talent Scouts), born in Pleasanton, California
  • 1945-08-17 Katri Helena, Finnish singer
  • 1945-08-18 Barbara Harris, American singer (Toys-A Lover's Concerto), born in Evanston, Illinois (d. 2018)
  • 1945-08-19 Ian Gillan, English heavy metal and rock singer-songwriter (Deep Purple-Knocking at Backdoor), born in London
  • 1945-08-31 [George Ivan] "Van" Morrison, Northern Irish singer-songwriter (Astral Weeks, Moondance), born in Bloomfield, Belfast
  • 1945-09-07 Luis Aravena Munoz, Chilean singer/exiled in Netherlands (d. 1991)
  • 1945-09-09 Dee Dee Sharp [Dione Larue], American R&B singer (I Love You Anyway), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1945-09-10 Jose Feliciano, Lares, Puerto Rican singer/songwriter (Light my Fire)
  • 1945-09-12 David Garrick [Philip Darryl Core], British singer (Dear Mrs Applebee), born in Liverpool, Merseyside (d. 2013)
  • 1945-09-15 Jessye Norman, American opera singer (Carmen), born in Augusta, Georgia (d. 2019)
  • 1945-09-26 Gal Costa, Brazilian singer, born in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
  • 1945-10-01 Donny Hathaway, singer-songwriter (Where is the Love), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1979)
  • 1945-10-02 Don McLean, American singer and songwriter (American Pie, Vincent), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • 1945-10-04 Clifton Davis, actor/singer (That's My Mama, Amen), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1945-10-05 Brian Connolly, Scottish singer (Sweet), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1945-10-09 Taiguara [Chalar da Silva], Brazilian singer and songwriter, born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 1996)
  • 1945-10-13 Karen Akers, American singer (On Stage at Wolf Trap), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-10-13 Christophe [Daniel Bevilacqua], French singer (Aline), born in Juvisy-sur-Orge, Paris
  • 1945-10-19 Jeannie C. Riley, American singer (Harper Valley PTA, Hee Haw), born in Stamford, Texas
  • 1945-10-23 Kim Larsen, Danish singer
  • 1945-10-29 Melba Moore [Beatrice], American singer and actress (Ellis Island), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-11-10 Donna Fargo, American country singer (Happiest Girl in Whole USA), born in Mount Airy, North Carolina

Person of interestNeil Young

1945-11-12 Neil Young, Canadian singer/songwriter (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young), born in Toronto, Ontario

Singer-songwriter Neil Young
Singer-songwriter
Neil Young
  • 1945-11-15 Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Norwegian-born Swedish singer-songwriter (ABBA), born in Bjørkåsen, Norway
  • 1945-11-20 Nanette Workman, American-Canadian singer and actress, born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestBette Midler

1945-12-01 Bette Midler, American actress and singer (Beaches, Wind Beneath my Wings), born in Honolulu, Hawaii

Actress and Singer Bette Midler
Actress and Singer
Bette Midler
  • 1945-12-07 Marion Rung, Finnish pop singer, born in Helsinki, Finland
  • 1945-12-20 Peter Criss [George Peter John Criscuola], American drummer and singer (Kiss), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1945-12-25 Steve Mancha, [Clyde Wilson], American singer/songwriter (Too Many Cooks)

Person of interestDavy Jones

1945-12-30 Davy Jones, English singer (The Monkees), born in Manchester, England (d. 2012)

Singer Davy Jones
Singer
Davy Jones
  • 1946-01-04 Arthur Conley, McIntosh County, Georgia, US soul singer (Sweet Soul Music), (d. 2003)
  • 1946-01-04 Susannah McCorkle, American jazz singer (d. 2001)
  • 1946-01-11 Naomi Judd, [Diana Ellen], Ashland Ky, singer (Judds-Why Not Me)

Person of interestDolly Parton

1946-01-19 Dolly Parton, American country singer (Dolly, 9 to 5), born in Sevierville, Tennessee

Country Singer Dolly Parton
Country Singer
Dolly Parton
  • 1946-01-29 Bettye LaVette [Betty Jo Haskins], American soul singer (I've Got My Own Hell to Raise), born in Muskegon, Michigan
  • 1946-02-06 Kate McGarrigle, Canadian folk music singer-songwriter, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2010)
  • 1946-02-10 Kenneth "Kenny" Edwards, American musician and singer-songwriter (The Stone Poneys, Bryndle), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2010)
  • 1946-02-12 Ajda Pekkan, Turkish singer and actress, born in Istanbul, Turkey
  • 1946-02-23 Norman "Rusty" Young, American rock musician, singer and songwriter (Poco- In the Heart of the Night, Crazy Love), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1946-03-01 Gerry Boulet, French-Canadian singer (d. 1990)
  • 1946-03-05 Murray Head, British singer (One Night in Bangkok), born in London
  • 1946-03-07 Peter Wolf [Blankenfeild], American rock singer (J Giels Band-Centerfold, Freeze Frame), born in the Bronx, New York

Person of interestLiza Minnelli

1946-03-12 Liza Minnelli, American singer/actress (Sterile Cuckoo, Cabaret), born in Hollywood, California

Singer & Actress Liza Minnelli
Singer & Actress
Liza Minnelli

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