Famous Singers in History (Part 26)

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  • 1954-12-03 Paul Gregg, American country bassist singer (Restless Heart - Big Dreams In A Small Town), born in Altus, Oklahoma
  • 1954-12-07 Mike Nolan, Irish singer (Bucks Fizz-My Camera Never Lies), born in Dublin, Republic of Ireland
  • 1954-12-10 Geoff Deane, British pop singer (Modern Romance), born in London
  • 1954-12-11 Jermaine Jackson, American singer (Jackson 5 - "ABC"; "Let's Get Serious"), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1954-12-11 Vicki Randle, American singer-songwriter, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1954-12-13 John Anderson, American country singer and actor (I've Got a Feelin', Money in the Bank), born in Apopka, Florida
  • 1954-12-25 Steve Wariner, American country singer (Small Town Girl), born in Noblesville, Indiana
  • 1954-12-29 Roger Voudouris, American singer-songwriter and guitarist ("Get Used To It"), born in Sacramento, California (d. 2003)
  • 1955-01-04 Kathy Forester, American country singer (Forester Sisters - "Mama's Never Seen Those Eyes"), born in Lookout Mountain, Georgia
  • 1955-01-13 Paul Kelly, Australian singer-songwriter (The Messengers), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • 1955-01-17 Steve Earle, American roots-rock singer-songwriter (Guitar Town), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1955-01-20 Hiromi Ōta, Japanese pop singer (Momen no handkerchief), born in Kasukabe, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
  • 1955-01-26 Lucia Mendez, Mexican actress & singer (Lucia es Luna Moreno), born in León, Guanajuato, Mexico
  • 1955-01-27 Richard Young, American country singer (Kentucky Headhunters - "Davy Crockett"), born in Glasgow, Kentucky
  • 1955-02-23 Howard Jones, British rock pianist, and singer-songwriter (Things Can Only Get Better), born in Southampton, England
  • 1955-02-27 Garry Christian, English singer, born in Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • 1955-02-28 Randy Jackson, American rock singer, guitarist, and keyboard player (Zebra), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1955-03-01 Jimmy Fortune, American country singer (Statler Brothers - Class of '57), born in Newport News, Virginia
  • 1955-03-02 Jay Osmond, American singer and drummer (Osmond Brothers - "One Way Ticket to Anywhere"), born in Ogden, Utah
  • 1955-03-10 Youssra, Egyptian actress and singer
  • 1955-03-10 Gary Louris, American singer-songwriter and musician (Jayhawks), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1955-03-11 Catharina "Nina" Hagen, German punk rock singer, and actress (The Go-Blue Girl), born in East Berlin, East Germany
  • 1955-03-15 Etterlene "Bunny" DeBarge, American rock and soul singer-songwrtier (DeBarge - "Time Will Reveal"), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1955-03-15 Daniel "Dee" Snider, American singer, songwriter and actor (Twisted Sister), born in Astoria, Queens
  • 1955-03-17 Paul Overstreet, American country singer (Daddy's Come Around), born in Van Cleave, Mississippi
  • 1955-03-26 Dean Dillon, American country music singer (Chair), born in Lake City, Tennessee

Person of interestReba McEntire

1955-03-28 Reba McEntire, American country singer ("Can't Even Get the Blues"; "Consider Me Gone"), born in McAlester, Oklahoma

Country Singer Reba McEntire
Country Singer
Reba McEntire
  • 1955-03-30 Randy Vanwarmer, American singer-songwriter and guitarist ("Just When I Needed You Most"), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 2004)
  • 1955-04-01 Emmanuel [Acha], Mexican singer (Íntimamente, La Chica de Humo), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1955-04-03 John Mooney, American blues-funk guitarist, slide guitarist and singer (Bluesiana), born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • 1955-04-10 Lesley Garrett, English soprano singer, born in Thorne, Doncaster, England
  • 1955-04-11 Neville Staple, English ska singer (The Specials - "Ghost Town"; "Free Nelson Mandela"), born in Manchester, Jamaica
  • 1955-04-17 Pete Shelley [McNeish], English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Buzzcocks - "Going Steady"), born in Leigh, England (d. 2018)
  • 1955-04-17 Rob Bolland, Dutch singer and guitarist (Bolland & Bolland), born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • 1955-05-04 Robert Ellis Orrall, American singer and songwriter, born in Winthrop, Massachusetts
  • 1955-05-11 Jos Haagmans, Dutch singer (Frank Boeijen Group)
  • 1955-05-12 Kix Brooks, singer (Brooks & Dunn-Brand New Man), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • 1955-05-16 Hazel O'Connor, Coventry England, singer/actress (Breaking Glass)
  • 1955-05-23 Dean Friedman, American singer-songwriter (Ariel), born in Paramus, New Jersey
  • 1955-05-23 Luka Bloom [Kevin Moore], Irish contemporary folk singer-songwriter and guitarist ("I Need Love"), born in Newbridge, County Kildare, Ireland

Person of interestRosanne Cash

1955-05-24 Rosanne Cash, American country singer (Seven Year Ache, I Wonder), born in Memphis, Tennessee

Country Singer Rosanne Cash
Country Singer
Rosanne Cash
  • 1955-05-29 Jerry Dengler, Colo Springs, singer (Mason Dixon-Karen Comes Around)
  • 1955-06-01 Ralph Morse, British actor, singer and writer of historical dramas
  • 1955-06-07 Joey Scarbury, American singer-songwriter ("Theme from The Greatest American Hero (Believe It or Not)"), born in Ontario, California
  • 1955-06-08 Greg Ginn, American punk rock guitarist, singer and songwriter (Black Flag), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • 1955-07-01 Keith Whitley, American country music singer (Don't Close Your Eyes), born in Ashland, Kentucky (d. 1989)
  • 1955-07-09 Fred Norris, American comedy writer and singer (Howard Stern Show), born in Willimantic, Connecticut
  • 1955-07-21 Taco Ockerse, Indonesian singer, born in Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 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 jazz-pop singer, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1955-08-29 Diamanda Galás, Greek-American pianist, singer and composer (Masque of the Red Death), born in San Diego, California
  • 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 [Adelmo Fornaciari], Italian blues and rock singer-songwriter (Senza una Donna - Without a Woman), born in Roncocesi, Reggio Emilia, Italy
  • 1955-09-26 Carlene Carter, American country singer (I Fell in Love), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1955-10-12 Pat DiNizio, American rock singer, songwriter and guitarist (The Smithereens - "Only A Memory"), born in Scotch Plains, New Jersey (d. 2017)
  • 1955-10-12 Jane Siberry, Canadian singer-songwriter (Calling All Angels), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1955-10-29 Kevin DuBrow, American heavy metal singer (Quiet Riot) (d. 2007)
  • 1955-11-01 Beth Leavel, American Broadway actress and singer (Baby It's You; The Drowsy Chaperone), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 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
  • 1955-12-30 Dindo Yogo [Mabeli], Congolese singer and musician, known as La Voix Cassée, born in Lokutu, Belgian Congo (d. 2000)
  • 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-songwriter (What I Really Mean), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1956-01-14 Étienne Daho, French singer-songwriter, born in Oran, Algeria
  • 1956-01-17 Cristina [Monet Zilkha], American dance-pop singer songwriter (Sleep It Off), born in New York City (d. 2020)
  • 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, Kabylian singer-songwriter, guitar and mandole player, and Berber rights activist, born in of Taourirt Moussa, Algeria (d. 1998)
  • 1956-01-26 Lisa Boray [Schulte Nordholt], Dutch jazz 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, American country singer (Radio Heart), born in Jackson, Tennessee
  • 1956-03-29 Patty Donahue, American new wave rock singer (The Waitresses - "I Know What Boys Like"; "Christmas Wrapping), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 1996)
  • 1956-04-03 Miguel Bose, Panamanian-born Spanish singer and actor (El Avaro, Queen Margot), born in Panama City
  • 1956-04-04 Allan Harris, American jazz singer and guitarist (Cross That River; Kate's Soulfood), born in Harlem, New York City
  • 1956-04-08 Justin Sullivan, British rock singer-songwriter (New Model Army), born in Jordans, Buckinghamshire, England
  • 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

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