Famous Singers in History (Part 23)

Events in Music


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  • 1955-08-02 Jimmy Lowe, American country singer (Pirates of Ms-Fred Jake), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1955-08-12 Heintje, [Hendrik Simons], Dutch singer (Mama)
  • 1955-08-27 Laura Fygi, Dutch singer
  • 1955-09-16 Yolandita Monge, Puerto Rican singer, born in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico
  • 1955-09-19 Rex Smith, American actor and singer (Pirates of Penzance, You Take My Breath Away), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1955-09-25 Zucchero Fornaciari, Italian R&B-singer (Senza una Donna), born in Roncocesi, Reggio Emilia, Italy
  • 1955-09-26 Carlene Carter, American country singer (I Fell in Love), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1955-10-29 Kevin DuBrow, American heavy metal singer (Quiet Riot) (d. 2007)
  • 1955-11-02 Frank Gilligan, singer (Mason Dixon-Karen Comes Around), born in Queens, New York
  • 1955-11-07 René Marie, American jazz singer (Sound of Red), born in Warrenton, Virginia

Person of interestWhoopi Goldberg

1955-11-13 Whoopi Goldberg [Caryn Johnson], American actress, comedian and singer (Color Purple, Burglar), born in NYC, New York

  • 1955-12-04 Brian Prout, American singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in the Middle), born in Troy, New York
  • 1955-12-04 Cassandra Wilson, American jazz singer, born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • 1955-12-06 Bill Lloyd, American singer (Foster & Lloyd-Crazy Over You), born in Bowling Green, Kentucky
  • 1955-12-06 Tish Hinojosa, American country singer (Something in the Rain), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1955-12-20 Ed Kuepper, Australian guitarist and singer-songwriter (The Saints), born in Bremen, Germany
  • 1956-01-10 Shawn Colvin, American country folk singer-songwriter (Sunny Came Home), born in Vermillion, South Dakota
  • 1956-01-11 Robert Earl Keen, American singer
  • 1956-01-14 Étienne Daho, French singer & songwriter, born in Oran, Algeria
  • 1956-01-18 George Mark Collie, American country singer (Another Old Soldier), born in Waynesboro Tennessee
  • 1956-01-19 Carman Licciardello, American Christian music singer, born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1956-01-24 Hanne Krogh, Norwegian singer (Bobbysocks), born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1956-01-24 Lounès Matoub, Berber Kabyle singer, born in Béni-Aïssi, Algeria (d. 1998)
  • 1956-01-26 Lisa Boray [Schulte Nordholt], Dutch singer (Lovers Until the End), born in Breda, Netherlands

Person of interestJohn Lydon

1956-01-31 Johnny Rotten [John Lydon], English singer-songwriter & musician (Sex Pistols-God Save the Queen), born in Holloway, United Kingdom

Musician John Lydon
Musician
John Lydon
  • 1956-02-11 H.R. [Paul D. Hudson], British-American singer (Bad Brains), born in London, England
  • 1956-02-18 Ted Gärdestad, Swedish singer, born in Sollentuna Municipality, Sweden (d. 1997)
  • 1956-02-19 Dave Wakeling, rock singer/guitarist
  • 1956-02-26 Keisuke Kuwata, Japanese singer, born in Chigasaki, Japan
  • 1956-03-05 Teena Marie, American singer
  • 1956-03-26 Charly McClain, country singer (Radio Heart), born in Jackson, Tennessee
  • 1956-04-03 Miguel Bose, Panamanian-born Spanish singer and actor (El Avaro, Queen Margot), born in Panama City
  • 1956-04-12 Herbert Grönemeyer, German singer (Mensch, Spruenge), born in Göttingen, Germany
  • 1956-04-28 Jimmy Barnes [James Swan], Australian singer-songwriter (For the Working Class Man), born in Glasgow
  • 1956-04-29 Ketil Stokkan, Norwegian singer
  • 1956-05-04 Sharon Jones, American soul singer (Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings), born in Augusta, Georgia (d. 2016)
  • 1956-05-25 Lincoln Barrington "Sugar" Minott , Jamaican singer (The African Brothers), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 2010)
  • 1956-05-29 LaToya Jackson, American singer and model (If You Feel the Funk), posed for Playboy, born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1956-05-31 Bart van Poppel, Dutch bassist/guitarist/singer (Tambourine)
  • 1956-06-01 Lisa Hartman Black, American singer and actress (Tabitha, Knots Landing), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1956-06-05 Richard Butler, English singer (Psychedelic Furs)
  • 1956-06-19 Doug Stone, American singer
  • 1956-06-23 Randy Jackson, American bassist, singer, and record producer (American Idol judge), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Person of interestChris Isaak

1956-06-26 Chris Isaak, American rock singer-songwriter (Wicked Game), born in Stockton, California

Singer Chris Isaak
Singer
Chris Isaak
  • 1956-06-30 Ronald Winans, American gospel singer (Winans), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2005)
  • 1956-07-06 John Jorgenson, American singer (Desert Rose Band-Love Reunited), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1956-07-18 Audrey Landers [Hamburg], American actress and singer (Dallas, Chorus Line), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1956-07-29 Patti Scialfa, American singer (As Long as I Can Be), wife to Bruce Springsteen, born in Deal, New Jersey
  • 1956-08-02 Isabel Pantoja, Spanish singer (Genio y Figura), born in Seville, Spain
  • 1956-08-05 Ferdi Bolland, Dutch singer/guitarist (Bolland & Bolland)
  • 1956-08-08 David Grant, Jamaica, singer/songwriter (Stop & Go, Heaven Knows)
  • 1956-08-29 GG [Jesus Christ] Allin, American punk rock singer, born in Lancaster, New Hampshire (d. 1993)
  • 1956-09-12 Leslie Cheung, Hong Kong actor, singer and composer (Farewell My Concubine), born in Hong Kong (d. 2003)
  • 1956-09-15 Jaki Graham, British R&B singer-songwriter, born in Birmingham
  • 1956-09-15 Maggie Reilly, Scottish folk singer
  • 1956-09-22 Debby Boone, American singer (You Light Up My Life), born in Hackensack, New Jersey
  • 1956-09-22 Masayuki Suzuki, Japanese singer (Rats & Star)
  • 1956-09-23 June Forester, country singer (Forester Sister-Men), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • 1956-10-02 Freddie Jackson, American R&B singer and songwriter (Rock Me Tonight), born in Harlem, New York
  • 1956-10-12 David Vanian, British singer (The Damned), born in Hemel Hempstead, England
  • 1956-10-23 Dwight Yoakam, country singer (Honky Tonk Man), born in Pikeville, Kentucky
  • 1956-10-26 Rita Wilson, American actress and singer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1956-10-28 Dave Wyndorf, American singer (Monster Magnet)
  • 1956-11-07 Denise Jannah [Zeefuik], Suriname-Dutch jazz singer (Farmer's Market), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 1956-11-11 Billy Smith, American country singer (Billy & Terry Smith), born in Reidsville, North Carolina
  • 1956-11-22 Lawrence Gowan, Canadian singer (Styx)
  • 1956-11-28 Kristine Arnold, American singer (Sweethearts of Rodeo-Midnight Girl), born in Torrance, California
  • 1956-12-01 Julee Cruise, American singer and actress
  • 1956-12-09 Sylvia, American country singer (Nobody), born in Kokoma, Indiana
  • 1956-12-13 Majida El Roumi, Lebanese singer, born in Kfarshima, Lebanon
  • 1956-12-21 Lee Roy Parnell, American country singer (Oughta be a Law), born in Abilene, Texas
  • 1956-12-30 Suzy Bogguss, singer (I Want to be a Cowboy's Sweetheart), born in Aledo, Illinois
  • 1957-01-04 Patty Loveless, [Ramey], singer (Blue Side of Town), born in Pikeville, Kentucky
  • 1957-01-25 Edmund Theodore Sylvers, American singer-songwriter & musician (Sylvers), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1957-01-29 Irlene Mandrell, country singer (Mandrell Sisters), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • 1957-01-29 Jac Bico, Dutch guitarist/singer (Tambourine)
  • 1957-03-11 Cheryl Lynn, American singer
  • 1957-03-12 Marlon D Jackson, singer (Jackson 5-Maybe Tomorrow), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1957-03-22 Stephanie Mills, singer/actress (Wiz)
  • 1957-04-04 Ali El Haggar, Egyptian singer and actor, born in Imbabah, Giza
  • 1957-04-07 Simon Climie, English singer-songwriter and producer (Climie Fisher - Love Changes), born in London
  • 1957-04-09 Ednita Nazario, Puerto Rican singer, born in Ponce, Puerto Rico
  • 1957-04-12 Vince Gill, American country singer (When I Call Your Name), born in Norman, Oklahoma
  • 1957-04-20 Richenel [Hubertus Richenel Baars], Dutch singer and performer (Turn My Page), born in Amsterdam
  • 1957-04-28 Wilma Landkroon, Dutch singer
  • 1957-05-03 [Michael] Cactus Moser, American country singer (Highway 101), born in Montrose, Colorado
  • 1957-05-23 Thereza Bazar, British-Canadian singer (Dollar-Love's Gotta Hold on Me), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1957-05-23 Jimmy McShane, singer (Baltimora-Tarzan Boy), born in Derry, Northern Ireland (d. 1995)
  • 1957-06-06 Junior [Norman Giscombe], British R&B singer (Mama Used to Say), born in London, Endland
  • 1957-06-23 Lee John, [John L Mcgregor], English singer/actor (Body Talk)
  • 1957-07-03 Laura Branigan, American singer-songwriter (Gloria), born in Mount Kisco, New York (d. 2004)
  • 1957-07-11 Peter Murphy, English singer and musician (Bauhaus), born in Northamptonshire, England
  • 1957-07-24 Pam Tillis, American country singer (Melancholy Child), born in Plant City, Florida
  • 1957-07-25 Roger Clinton Jr., American actor and singer, President Clinton's half-brother, born in Hot Springs, Arkansas
  • 1957-08-22 Holly Dunn, American country singer (Daddy's Hands), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2016)
  • 1957-08-24 Jeffrey Daniel, American dancer and singer (Shalamar), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1957-08-26 Dr. Alban, Nigerian-Swedish singer

Person of interestGloria Estefan

1957-09-01 Gloria Estefan [Fajardo], Cuban-American singer (Miami Sound Machine-Conga), born in Havana, Cuba

  • 1957-09-06 Joe Smyth, American country singer (Betty's Bein' Bad), born in Portland, Maine
  • 1957-09-06 Paul Harrhy, Welsh actor and opera singer (Intelligence Park), born in South Wales (d. 1996)

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