Famous Singers in History (Part 22)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 2101 - 2,200 of 5,015

  • 1949-03-30 Dana (Richenda Antoinette) "Dana" Gillespie, English actress and singer (Jesus Christ Superstar), born in Surrey, England
  • 1949-03-30 Lene Lovich, English-American singer, songwriter and musician (Lucky Number), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1949-04-01 Gill Scott-Heron, American poet, singer, and pianist ("Whitey On The Moon"; “Johannesburg"), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2011)
  • 1949-04-02 Joseph "Joe" Vitale, American singer, songwriter, composer and multi-instrumentalist (Roller Coaster Weekend), born in Canton, Ohio
  • 1949-04-03 Jan Keizer, Dutch singer (BZN - "Rhythm of My Heart"), born in Volendam, Netherlands
  • 1949-04-03 Richard Thompson, English singer-songwriter, and guitarist ("Tear-Stained Letter"; "1952 Vincent Black Lightning"), born in Notting Hill Gate, London
  • 1949-04-07 Patricia [Anglaia Margareth Paaij] Paay, Dutch singer (You Are Not Hip), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1949-04-09 (David Allan) "Chico" Ryan, American rock bassist and singer (Sha Na Na), born in Arlington, Massachusetts (d. 1998)
  • 1949-04-15 Alla Pugacheva, Russian singer, born in Moscow
  • 1949-04-21 Patti LuPone, American stage and screen Tony Award winning actress and Grammy Award winning singer (Evita; Life Goes On), born in Northport, Long Island, New York
  • 1949-04-24 Véronique Sanson, French singer and songwriter, born in Boulogne-Billancourt, Paris
  • 1949-04-29 Anita Dobson, British stage and screen actress (EastEnders, 1985-88 - "Angie Watts"), and singer ("Anyone Can Fall in Love"), born in Stepney, London, England
  • 1949-05-15 Eric J Beekes, actor/singer (Hunk)
  • 1949-05-21 Arno Hintjens, Belgian singer (T C Matic)

Person of interestHank Williams Jr

1949-05-26 Hank Williams Jr, country singer (Honky Tonk), born in Shreveport, Louisiana

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Hank Williams Jr
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Hank Williams Jr
  • 1949-05-29 Francis Rossi, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Status Quo), born in London, England
  • 1949-06-06 Holly Near, American folksinger, actress and activist, born in Ukiah, California
  • 1949-06-14 Papa Wemba, Congolese singer, born in the Kasai region, Belgian Congo (d. 2016)

Person of interestLionel Richie

1949-06-20 Lionel Richie, American singer (Commodores, Hello, Penny Lover), born in Tuskegee, Alabama

  • 1949-06-22 Alan Osmond, singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie), born in Ogden, Utah
  • 1949-07-01 John Farnham, English-Australian singer (Age of Reason), born in Dagenham, Essex, England
  • 1949-07-03 Johnnie Wilder, Jr., American singer (Heatwave), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 2006)
  • 1949-07-04 Tonio K. [Steven Krikorian], American singer (Romeo Unchained; 16 Tons of Monkeys), born in Palm Desert, California
  • 1949-07-10 John C. Whitehead, American singer (McFadden & Whitehead), born in Evanston, Illinois (d. 2004)
  • 1949-07-18 Craig Fuller, American singer-songwriter (Pure Prairie League - "Amie"), born in Portsmouth, Ohio

Person of interestMaureen McGovern

1949-07-27 Maureen McGovern, singer (The Morning After), born in Youngstown, Ohio

  • 1949-07-28 Peter Doyle, Australian pop singer (The New Seekers - "I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing"), born in Melbourne (d. 2001)
  • 1949-07-30 Joyce Jones, American soul singer (First Choice), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1949-08-08 Airrion Love, American singer (Stylistics-16 Bars)
  • 1949-08-10 Gene Johnson, Sugar Grove Pa, singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in the Middle)
  • 1949-08-15 Kate Taylor, American singer and songwriter (It's In His Kiss), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1949-08-20 Phil Lynott, Irish rock singer and bass player (Thin Lizzy - "The Boys Are Back In Town"), born in West Bromwich, England. (d. 1986)
  • 1949-08-20 Nikolas Asimos, Greek counter-culture composer and singer, born in Thessaloniki, Greece (d. 1988)
  • 1949-08-20 Katiana Balanika [Aikaterini Athaniti], Greek actress (On Air) and singer
  • 1949-08-23 Woody Paul [Paul Chrisman], American singer (Riders in the Sky), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1949-08-23 Rick Springfield [Springthorpe], Australian singer ("Speak to the Sky"; "Jessie's Girl") and actor (General Hospital), born in Balmain, New South Wales
  • 1949-08-25 Henry Paul, American southern rock and county guitarist and singer (Outlaws - "Green Grass And High Tides"; Blackhawk), born in Kingston, New York
  • 1949-08-27 Jeff Cook, American country guitarist, singer and fiddler (Alabama - Mountain Music), born in Fort Payne, Alabama
  • 1949-08-31 Rick Roberts, American singer-songwriter (Flying Burrito brothers; Firefall - "You Are The Woman"), born in Clearwater, Florida
  • 1949-09-02 Albert West[laken], Dutch singer (Dumb Willie)
  • 1949-09-14 Tommy Seebach, Danish musician and singer (Sir Henry and his Butlers), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 2003)
  • 1949-09-14 Eikichi Yazawa, Japanese rock singer and songwriter, born in Hiroshima, Japan
  • 1949-09-22 David Coverdale, English singer (Whitesnake, Deep Purple), born in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, England

Person of interestBruce Springsteen

1949-09-23 Bruce Springsteen [The Boss], American singer, songwriter and rock musician (Born to Run, Born in the USA), born in Long Branch, New Jersey

Singer-Songwriter Bruce Springsteen
Singer-Songwriter
Bruce Springsteen
  • 1949-09-26 Martin Delray, American country singer (Get Rhythm), born in Texarkana, Arkansas
  • 1949-09-27 Jahn Teigen, Norwegian pop-rock singer (Popol Ace; Eurovison Song Contest, 1978, 1982 & 1983), born in Tønsberg, Norway (d. 2020)
  • 1949-09-29 George Dalaras, Greek singer
  • 1949-10-03 Lindsey Buckingham, American guitarist, singer and songwriter (Fleetwood Mac - "Go Your Own Way"), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1949-10-05 B. W. Stevenson, American country singer, born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1988)
  • 1949-10-07 Kieran Kane, American singer (O'Kanes-Daddies Need to Grow Up Too), born in Queens, New York
  • 1949-10-08 Hamish Stuart, Scottish guitarist and singer (Average White Band; Paul McCartney), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1949-10-13 Rick Vito, American session and touring rock guitarist and singer (Fleetwood Mac, 1987-91, born Darby, Pennsylvania
  • 1949-10-18 Joe Egan, Scottish singer-songwriter (Stealers Wheel - "Stuck In The Middle With You"), born in Paisley, Scotland
  • 1949-10-25 Walter Hyatt, American singer and songwriter (Uncle Walt's Band), born in Spartanburg, South Carolina (d. 1996)
  • 1949-10-27 Jack Daniels, American country guitarist (Highway 101 - "Cry, Cry, Cry"; "Who's Lonely Now?"), born in Choctaw, Oklahoma,
  • 1949-10-29 David Paton, Scottish rock session and touring bass player and singer (Pilot; Alan Parsons Project), born in Edinburgh
  • 1949-11-05 Jimmie Spheeris, American singer and songwriter, born in Phenix City, Alabama (d. 1984)
  • 1949-11-08 Bonnie Raitt, American blues country singer-songwriter (Nick of Time, Something To Talk About), born in Burbank, California
  • 1949-11-16 Pattie Santos, American singer (It's a Beautiful Day), born in San Francisco (d. 1989)
  • 1949-11-18 Bonnie St. Claire [Bonje Cornelia Swart], Dutch singer ("Tame Me Tiger"; "I Won't Stand Between Them"), born in Rozenburg, Netherlands
  • 1949-11-24 Anita Louis, American singer (Soul Children, I'll Be the Other Woman)
  • 1949-11-26 Shlomo Artzi, Israeli singer and songwriter, born in Alonei Abba, Israel
  • 1949-11-30 Ruby Starr [Constance Henrietta Mierzwiak], American rock singer (Black Oak Arkansas), born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 1995)
  • 1949-12-06 Linda Creed, American singer and songwriter ("The Greatest Love Of All"; "You Make Me Feel Brand New"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1986)
  • 1949-12-07 Tom Waits, American singer-songwriter and piano player (Small Change; Blue Valentine; "Jersey Girl"), and actor (Ironweed; Down By Law) born in Pomona, California
  • 1949-12-17 Paul Rodgers, English-Canadian rock singer and musician (Bad Company - "Feel Like Makin' Love", "Rock and Roll Fantasy"; The Firm; + Queen), born in Middlesbrough, England

Person of interestMaurice Gibb

1949-12-22 Maurice Gibb, English rock-pop-disco singer-songwriter and bassist (Bee Gees - Saturday Night Fever), born in Douglas, Isle of Man (d. 2003)

Bee Gees Guitarist Maurice Gibb
Bee Gees Guitarist
Maurice Gibb

Person of interestRobin Gibb

1949-12-22 Robin Gibb, English rock-pop-disco singer-songwriter and producer (Bee Gees - Saturday Night Fever), born in Douglas, Isle of Man (d. 2012)

Singer-songwriter Robin Gibb
Singer-songwriter
Robin Gibb
  • 1949-12-23 [Steven] Adrian Belew, American new wave and progressive rock singer and guitarist (Frank Zappa; David Bowie; King Crimson, 1981-2009; The Bears), born in Covington, Kentucky
  • 1949-12-25 Simone [Bittencourt de Oliveira], Brazilian pop-samba singer born in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
  • 1949-12-25 Joe Louis Walker, American as an electric blues guitarist, singer, songwriter, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1950-01-07 Juan Gabriel [Alberto Aguilera Valadez], Mexican singer, born in Michoacan state (d. 2016)
  • 1950-01-09 David Johansen [Buster Poindexter], American singer-songwriter & actor (Hot! Hot! Hot!), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1950-01-09 Rio Reiser, German rock musician & singer (Ton Steine Scherben), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1996)
  • 1950-01-15 David Lynn Jones, American country singer (Bonnie Jean), born in Bexar, Arkansas
  • 1950-01-16 (Kemji) "Damo" Suzuki, Japanese rock singer (Can; Damo Suzuki's Network), born in Japan
  • 1950-01-18 Claudia de Colombia, Colombian singer (Yo Creo En Ti), born in Bogotá, Colombia
  • 1950-01-21 Billy Ocean [Leslie Charles], Trinidadian-British pop and R&B singer ("Caribbean Queen"; "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car"), born in Fyzabad, Trinidad and Tobago
  • 1950-01-29 Max Carl [Gronenthal], American rock singer and musician ( Grand Funk Railroad, 2000-present; 38 Special, 1987-92), born in Platte Center, Nebraska
  • 1950-02-03 John Schlitt, American Christian rock singer (Petra), born in Lincoln, Illinois
  • 1950-02-04 Robert-John Stips, rock keyboardist/singer (The Nits)
  • 1950-02-16 Kazuki Tomokawa, Japanese acid-folk singer
  • 1950-02-16 Roman Tam, Hong Kong famous singer (d. 2002)
  • 1950-02-22 Lenny Kuhr, Dutch singer, born in Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • 1950-02-22 Genesis P-Orridge [Neil Megson], British avant-garde rock singer-songwriter, and performance artist (Throbbing Gristle; Psychic TV), born in Manchester, England (d. 2020)

Person of interestGeorge Thorogood

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
  • 1950-02-25 Emitt Rhodes, American rock singer-songwriter, musician (Merry-Go-Round), sound engineer, and record producer, born in Decatur, Illinois (d. 2020)
  • 1950-03-07 Iris Chacon, Puerto Rican singer and dancer
  • 1950-03-15 Jørgen Olsen, Danish singer
  • 1950-03-21 Roger Hodgson, British rock singer-songwriter (Supertramp - "Take The Long Way Home"; "Breakfast In America"), born in Portsmouth, England
  • 1950-03-25 Ronald "Ronnie" McDowell, American country singer ("The King Is Gone"), born in Portland, Tennessee
  • 1950-03-26 Theodore "Teddy" Pendergrass, American singer (Turn Off the Lights), born in Kingstree, South Carolina (d. 2010)
  • 1950-03-27 Maria Ewing, American opera singer, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1950-03-29 Mory Kanté, Guinean singer and kora harp player (Yé ké yé ké), born in Albadaria, French Guinea (d. 2020)
  • 1950-04-03 Curtis Stone, American contry music bassist and mandolin player (Highway 101 - "Cry, Cry, Cry"), born in Hollywood, California

Person of interestAgnetha Fältskog

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

  • 1950-04-05 Mildred Douglas, Surinames/Dutch singer (Mai Tai)
  • 1950-04-08 Carmen Twillie, American session singer (The Lion King - "Circle of Life"; Celene Dion; Pink Floyd), born in Playa del Rey, California
  • 1950-04-12 David Cassidy, American singer ("I Think I Love You"), and actor (Partridge Family - "Keith"), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1950-04-26 L. Shankar [Lakshminarayana Shankar], Indian-born American violinist, singer and composer, born in Madras, Tamil Nadu

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