Famous Singers in History (Part 18)

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  • 1947-06-11 Glenn Leonard, American R&B singer (Temptations), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1947-06-17 Paul Young, English singer and percussionist (Mike + The Mechanics), born in Manchester (d. 2000)
  • 1947-06-19 Paula Koivuniemi, Finnish singer
  • 1947-06-20 Dolores Brooks, American singer (the Crystals)
  • 1947-06-24 Marianne Delgorge, Dutch singer and actress (Ice Cream Soda), born in Bloemendaal, The Netherlands
  • 1947-07-09 Jerney Kaagman, Dutch singer (Earth & Fire), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1947-07-10 Arlo Guthrie, American singer (Alice's Restaurant, City of New Orleans), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1947-07-11 Jeff Hanna, country singer (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1947-07-15 Peter Banks [Brockbanks], British rock guitarist and singer-songwriter described as "the architect of progressive music" (Yes, the Syn, Flash), born in Chipping Barnet, London (d. 2013)
  • 1947-08-02 Massiel, Spanish singer, born in Madrid, Spain
  • 1947-08-09 Barbara Mason, American singer (Yes, I'm Ready)
  • 1947-08-10 Ian Anderson, Scottish-born musician, singer, and songwriter (Jethro Tull), born in Fife, Scotland
  • 1947-08-14 Maddy Prior, English folk singer (Steeleye Span, Silly Sisters, Carnival Band), born in Blackpool, United Kingdom
  • 1947-08-23 Rex Allen Jr, American country singer (Nashville on the Road), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-09-06 Sylvester [James Jr.], American singer-songwriter (Do Ya Wanna Funk), born in Watts, Los Angeles, California (d. 1988)
  • 1947-09-14 Jon Bauman, American singer (Sha Na Na), born in Queens, New York
  • 1947-09-18 Hans Vermeulen, Dutch singer and guitarist (Sandy Coast), born in Voorburg, Netherlands (d. 2017)
  • 1947-09-20 Mia Martini, Italian singer, born in Bagnara Calabra, Reggio Calabria, Italy (d. 1995)
  • 1947-09-23 Mary Kay Place, actress/country singer (Mary Hartman!), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1947-09-26 Lynn Anderson, American country singer (I Never Promised you a Rose Garden), born in Grand Forks, North Dokota (d. 2015)
  • 1947-09-27 Meat Loaf [Marvin Lee Aday], American rock musician and singer-songwriter (Bat Out of Hell), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1947-09-27 Barbara Dickson, Scottish actress and singer (Answer Me), born in Dunfermline, Scotland
  • 1947-09-28 Peter Hope-Evans, British singer and harmonicaist (Medicine Head), born in Brecon, Powys, Wales
  • 1947-10-01 Mariska Veres, Dutch singer (Shocking Blue), born in The Hague, the Netherlands (d. 2006)
  • 1947-10-04 Julien Clerc, French singer
  • 1947-10-05 Brian Johnson, English singer-songwriter (AC/DC), born in Dunston, Gateshead
  • 1947-10-09 Isabelle "France" Gall, French pop singer (Donner Pour Donner, Sacré Charlemagne), born in Paris, France (d. 2018)
  • 1947-10-12 George Lam, Hong Kong veteran Cantopop singer, born in Hong Kong
  • 1947-10-16 Bob Weir, guitarist and singer (Grateful Dead - I Need A Miracle), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1947-10-18 Laura Nyro, American singer-songwriter (Eli's Coming, Stoney End), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1997)
  • 1947-10-19 Wilbert Hart, American singer (Four Gents, Delfonics-Didn't I)
  • 1947-10-30 Timothy B. Schmit, American bass player and singer (Eagles, Poco), born in Oakland, California
  • 1947-11-03 Joseph "Joe" Lala, American musician, actor and singer notable for co-founding the rock band "Blues Image", born in Ybor City, Florida (d. 2014)
  • 1947-11-08 Minnie Ripperton, American singer (Loving You), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-11-28 Maria Farantouri, Greek singer
  • 1947-12-01 Alain Bashung, French singer
  • 1947-12-19 Janie Fricke, American country music singer (It Ain't Easy Bein' Easy), born in South Whitley, Indiana
  • 1947-12-20 Gigliola Cinquetti, Italian singer, born in Verona, Italy
  • 1948-01-07 Kaz Lux, Dutch singer, born in Oosterhout, Netherlands
  • 1948-01-07 Kenny Loggins, American singer (Loggins and Messina-This is it, Footloose), born in Everett, Washington
  • 1948-01-09 Bill Cowsill, American singer & musician (The Cowsills - We Can Fly), born in Newport, Rhode Island
  • 1948-01-24 Michael Des Barres, British actor & rock singer, born in Hove, United Kingdom
  • 1948-01-29 Felice Taylor, R&B singer (I Feel Love Comin' On)
  • 1948-01-29 Marc Singer, actor (V, Dallas), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1948-02-04 Mary Ann Ganser, American pop singer (The Shangri-Las), born in Queens, New York (d. 1970)
  • 1948-02-04 Marguerite "Marge" Ganser, American pop singer (The Shangri-Las), born in Queens, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1948-02-08 Dan Seals, American country singer (England Dan & John Ford Coley-You Still Move Me), born in McCamey, Texas
  • 1948-02-17 José José 'The Prince of Song' [José Rómulo Sosa Ortiz], Mexican singer and actor, born in Mexico City, Mexico (d. 2019)
  • 1948-02-24 Tim Staffell, English singer
  • 1948-03-01 Burning Spear, [Winston Rodney], Jamaican reggae singer
  • 1948-03-01 Norman Connors, singer (You Are My Starship)
  • 1948-03-05 Jacques Kloes, singer (Dizzy Man's Band)
  • 1948-03-05 Elaine Paige, English singer and actress
  • 1948-03-09 Jimmie Fadden, American singer (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1948-03-09 Christopher "Chris" Thompson, British singer and guitarist (Manfred Mann's Earth Band- "Blinded By the Light"), born in Ashford, Kent
  • 1948-03-11 George Kooymans, Dutch guitarist/singer (Golden Earring)
  • 1948-03-18 Robert "Bobby" Whitlock, American singer, songwriter and musician (Derek and the Dominos), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1948-03-23 David Olney, American singer-songwriter, born in Providence, Rhode Island ( d. 2020)
  • 1948-03-31 Thijs van Leer, Dutch singer/flutist (Focus, Introspection)
  • 1948-04-01 Jimmy Cliff [James Chambers], Jamaican Reggae singer, born in St James, Jamaica
  • 1948-04-02 Dimitris Mitropanos, Greek singer, born in Trikala, Greece (d. 2012)
  • 1948-04-07 Carol Douglas, American singer
  • 1948-04-12 Lois Reeves, American singer (Martha and the Vandellas), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1948-04-28 Dorothée Berryman, French Canadian actress and singer
  • 1948-05-01 James Wise, US soul singer (Archie Bell & the Drells)
  • 1948-05-02 Larry Gatlin, American country singer (Gatlin Bros-Broken Lady), born in Seminole, Texas
  • 1948-05-12 Steve Winwood, English singer and musician (Higher Love, Roll With It), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1948-05-18 Joe Bonsall, country singer (Oak Ridge Boys-Elvira), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1948-05-19 Grace Jones, Jamacian singer/actress (Vamp, A View to a Kill), born in Spanish Town, St. Catherine
  • 1948-05-21 Leo Sayer, British singer (You Make Me Feel Like Dancing, When I Need Love), born in Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex, England
  • 1948-05-24 Ernst Jansz, Dutch keyboardist and singer (Doe Maar), born in Amsterdam
  • 1948-05-26 Stevie [Stephanie] Nicks, American singer songwriter (Fleetwood Mac, Bella Donna), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1948-06-05 Gail Davies, Broken Bow Ok, country singer (Blue Heartache)
  • 1948-06-11 Lynsey de Paul, British singer and actress (Sugar Me), born in London (d. 2014)
  • 1948-06-12 Lyn Collins [Gloria Lavern Collins], American soul singer (Think About It), born in Dime Box, Texas (d. 2005)
  • 1948-06-19 Phylicia Rashad, American actress and singer (The Cosby Show, One Life to Live), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1948-06-22 Todd Rundgren, singer and guitarist (Hello it's Me), born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
  • 1948-06-29 Bill Kirchen, American singer and guitarist (Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • 1948-07-08 Raffi, children's singer (Baby Beluga)
  • 1948-07-15 Alicia Bridges, American singer
  • 1948-07-16 Rubén Blades, Panamanian singer and actor, born in Panama City, Panama
  • 1948-07-25 Steve Goodman, American folk singer and songwriter (City of New Orleans), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1984)
  • 1948-07-27 Henny Vrienten, Dutch bassist and singer (Doe Maar), born in Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands
  • 1948-08-10 Patti Austin, soul singer/actress (Real Me)
  • 1948-08-15 Patsy Gallant, Canadian pop singer (It'll All Come Around), born in Campbellton, Canada
  • 1948-08-16 Barry Hay, singer/fluitist/saxophonist/guitarist (Golden Earring)
  • 1948-08-19 Susan Jacks (Susan Pesklevits) Saskatoon Canada, singer and songwriter
  • 1948-08-21 Robert Hazard [Rimato], American singer-songwriter (Girls Just Want to Have Fun), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2008)
  • 1948-09-02 Linda "Tui" Tillery, American singer-songwriter (The Loading Zone), born in San Francisco

Person of interestOlivia Newton-John

1948-09-26 Olivia Newton-John, Australian singer and actress (Lets Get Physical), born in Cambridge, England

Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John
Singer and actress
Olivia Newton-John
  • 1948-10-01 Ellen McIlwaine, American blues singer-songwriter (Honky Tonky Angel), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1948-10-02 Chris LeDoux, American country singer (Ridin' for a Fall), born in Biloxi, Mississippi (d. 2005)
  • 1948-10-05 Delroy Wilson, Jamaican singer, born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1948-10-05 Russell Mael, American singer, engineer and director (Sparks), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1948-10-10 Cyril Neville, American singer and percussionist (Neville Brothers), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1948-10-10 Séverine [Josiane Grizeau], French singer (Un banc, un arbre, une rue), born in Paris
  • 1948-10-12 Rick Parfitt, English pop guitarist and singer (Status Quo-Wanderer), born in Surrey, England
  • 1948-10-24 Paul and Barry Ryan, British composers and singers, born in Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
  • 1948-10-28 Ricki Lee Reynolds, country singer (Black Oak Arkansas)
  • 1948-10-28 Telma Hopkins, singer (Tony Orlando, Family Matters), born in Louisville, Kentucky

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