Singers in History (Part 18)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1701 - 1,800 of 3,958

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1950-02-24 George Thorogood, American singer and guitarist (The Delaware Destroyers-Bad to the Bone), born in Wilmington, Delaware

Singer and Guitarist George Thorogood
Singer and Guitarist
George Thorogood
  • 1950-03-07 Iris Chacon, Puerto Rican singer and dancer
  • 1950-03-11 Bobby McFerrin, singer (Don't Worry Be Happy-Grammy 1989)
  • 1950-03-15 Jørgen Olsen, Danish singer
  • 1950-03-26 Ronnie McDowell, Fountain Head Tn, country singer (King is Gone)
  • 1950-03-26 Teddy Pendergrass, singer (Turn Off the Lights), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1950-03-27 Maria Ewing, opera singer
  • 1950-03-29 Mory Kanté, Guinean singer and kora harp player (Yé ké yé ké), born in Albadaria, Guinea
  • 1950-04-03 Curtis Stone, N singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry), born in Hollywood, California

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1950-04-05 Agnetha Fältskog [Anna Ulvaeus], Swedish singer (ABBA), born in Jönköping, Sweden

  • 1950-04-05 Mildred Douglas, Surinames/Dutch singer (Mai Tai)
  • 1950-04-12 David Cassidy, American singer/actor (Keith-Partridge Family), born in NYC, New York
  • 1950-05-03 Mary Hopkin, South Wales, singer (Those Were the Days)
  • 1950-05-05 Maggie MacNeal, Dutch singer (Mouth & MacNeal, I See a Star)
  • 1950-05-05 Googoosh, Faegheh Atashin (فائقه آتشین), Iranian, Persian Singer & actress

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1950-05-13 Stevie Wonder, American singer-songwriter (You are the Sunshine of My Love), born in Saginaw, Michigan

Singer-Songwriter Stevie Wonder
Singer-Songwriter
Stevie Wonder
  • 1950-05-22 Bernie Taupin, British singer and lyricist (writes with Elton John), born in Sleaford, Lincolnshire
  • 1950-05-29 Rebbie [Maureen] Jackson, singer (R U Tuff Enuff), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1950-06-01 Charlene [D'Angelo], singer (I've Never Been To Me)
  • 1950-06-03 Suzi Quatro[cchio], singer (Stumblin')/actress (Happy Days), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1950-06-04 Dagmar Krause, West Germany, singer (Henry Cow, Art Bears)
  • 1950-06-05 Ronnie Dyson, American singer (Hair, All over your face)
  • 1950-06-11 Lindsey de Paul, singer
  • 1950-06-16 James Smith, American singer (Stylistics), born in NYC, New York
  • 1950-07-06 Phyllis Hyman, jazz Singer
  • 1950-07-09 Gwen Guthrie, American singer (d. 1999)
  • 1950-07-10 Willie Ford, US R&B-singer (Dramatics-Me & Mrs Jones)
  • 1950-07-11 Bonnie Pointer, singer (Pointer Sisters-Jump, I'm So Excited)
  • 1950-07-18 Glenn Hughes, American singer (Village People), born in NYC, New York (d. 2001)
  • 1950-07-23 Ian Thomas, Canadian singer-songwriter (Painted Ladies), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • 1950-08-07 Rodney Crowell, country singer (She's Crazy for Leavin'), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1950-08-15 Billy Griffin [William], US singer (Miracles-Love Machine)
  • 1950-08-21 Patrick Juvet, Swiss singer, born in Montreux, Switzerland
  • 1950-09-03 Doug Pinnick, American bassist and singer (King's X)
  • 1950-09-16 David Bellamy, singer (Bellamy Bros-Let Your Love Flow), born in Darby, Florida
  • 1950-09-20 Loredana Berte, singer/2nd ex wife of Bjorn Borg, born in Milan, Italy
  • 1950-09-22 Kirka, Finnish singer (d. 2007)
  • 1950-10-01 Jeane Manson, American singer and actress
  • 1950-10-06 Thomas McClary, American soul guitarist and singer (The Commodores), born in Eustis, Florida
  • 1950-10-17 Sandra Reemer, Dutch singer (As Love Goes)
  • 1950-10-20 Tom Petty, American classic rock singer (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers), born in Gainesville, Florida (d. 2017)
  • 1950-11-22 Art Sullivan, Belgian singer
  • 1950-12-05 Camarón de la Isla, Spanish flamenco singer (d. 1992)
  • 1950-12-06 Daniel Sahuleka, Moluks/Dutch singer/guitarist (Viva la Libertad)
  • 1950-12-09 Joan Armatrading, St Kitts, singer (Back to the Night)
  • 1950-12-20 Alex Chilton, American singer-songwriter (Box Tops), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2010)
  • 1950-12-21 Lillebjørn Nilsen, Norwegian singer-songwriter
  • 1950-12-24 Peter te Bos, Dutch singer (Claw Boys Claw)
  • 1951-01-09 Crystal Gayle, Ky, country singer (Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue)
  • 1951-01-30 Phil Collins, England, singer/drummer (Genesis-Against All Odds)
  • 1951-01-31 Dave Benton, Aruban-born singer
  • 1951-02-04 Dariush Eghbali, Iranian singer and musician
  • 1951-02-06 Margo [Margeret Catherine O'Donnell ], County Donegal Ireland, Irish singer
  • 1951-02-14 Michael Doucet, singer/musician (Beausoleil)
  • 1951-03-04 Linda Yamamoto, Japanese singer
  • 1951-03-16 Ray Benson, country singer (House of Blue Lights), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1951-03-21 Russell Thompkins Jr, US soul singer (Stylistics-Sing Baby Sing)
  • 1951-04-04 Steve Gatlin, Olney Tx, country singer (Gatlin Bros-Broken Lady)
  • 1951-04-07 Janis Ian [Janis Eddy Fink], American singer-songwriter and folk musician (At Seventeen, Society's Child), born in NYC, New York
  • 1951-04-07 John Dittrich, Union NJ, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)
  • 1951-04-16 Björgvin Halldórsson, Icelandic singer
  • 1951-04-16 Mordechai Ben David, Jewish singer
  • 1951-05-03 Christopher Cross [Geppert], American singer-songwriter (Arthur's Theme, Sailing), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1951-05-04 Tirso Cruz III, Filipino actor and singer.
  • 1951-05-10 Ron Banks, US R&B singer (Dramatics-Whatcha See is Whatcha Get)
  • 1951-05-19 Joey Ramone, [Jeffrey Hyman], lead singer of the punk rock band The Ramones (Baby I Love You)
  • 1951-05-23 Judy Rodman, Riverside California, country singer (Girls Ride Horses Too)
  • 1951-05-30 Zdravko Čolić, Yugoslav-Bosnian singer, born in Sarajevo, FPR Yugoslavia
  • 1951-06-03 Deniece Williams, [Chandler], IN, singer (Love Wouldn't Let Me Wait)
  • 1951-06-06 Dwight Twilley, country singer (Twilley Don't Mind), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1951-06-09 Benny Neyman, Dutch singer (I Don't Know How)
  • 1951-06-12 Brad Delp, American rock musician (lead singer of Boston and RTZ), born in Peabody, Massachusetts (d. 2007)
  • 1951-06-15 Steve Walsh, American singer (Kansas)
  • 1951-06-21 Nils Lofgren, guitarist/singer/songwriter (E Street Band), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1951-06-30 Andre Hazes, Dutch barkeeper/singer (We Love Orange)
  • 1951-07-01 Anne Feeney, American protest singer
  • 1951-07-05 Keiko Fuji, Japanese enka singer
  • 1951-07-10 Cheryl Wheeler, American singer and songwriter
  • 1951-07-17 Lucie Arnaz, actress (Kim-Here's Lucy, Jazz Singer), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951-07-25 Vanessa, [Conny Witteman], Dutch model/singer
  • 1951-08-16 Eric Bibb, American blues singer-songwriter, born in New York City
  • 1951-08-22 Teresa Davis, American Soul singer (The Emotions)
  • 1951-08-24 Danny Joe Brown, American singer (Molly Hatchet), born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 2005)
  • 1951-08-25 Rob Halford, English heavy metal singer-songwriter (Judas Priest - Got Another Thing), born in Sutton Coldfield, England
  • 1951-08-28 Wayne Osmond, singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie), born in Ogden, Utah
  • 1951-08-30 Dana, singer/actress (Flight of the Doves)
  • 1951-09-07 Morris Albert, Brazilian singer
  • 1951-09-09 Corry Konings, Dutch singer
  • 1951-09-09 Tom Wopat, Lodi, Wisconsin, American actor and singer (The Dukes of Hazzard, One Life to Live)
  • 1951-09-21 Henk Hofstede, Dutch singer/guitarist/keyboardist (Nits)
  • 1951-09-27 Michel Rivard, Québécois singer and composer (Beau Dommage)

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1951-10-02 Sting [Gordon Sumner], British actor, songwriter and singer (The Police), born in Wallsend, Northumberland

Singer and Actor Sting
Singer and Actor
Sting
  • 1951-10-03 Keb' Mo'[Kevin Roosevelt Moore], American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist, born in Los Angeles

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1951-10-05 Bob Geldof, Irish singer (The Boomtown Rats) and activist (Live Aid), born in Dún Laoghaire, Ireland

Singer-Songwriter and Political Activist Bob Geldof
Singer-Songwriter and Political Activist
Bob Geldof
  • 1951-10-07 Carmen R "Tata" Vega, US soul singer (Color Purple soundtrack)
  • 1951-10-23 Charly García, Argentine singer
  • 1951-10-26 [William] Bootsy Collins, guitarist and singer (Parliament-Funkadelic), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1951-10-26 Maggie Roche, Irish-American singer-songwriter (Roches), born in Park Ridge, New Jersey (d. 2017)

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