Famous Vocalists in Music History (Part 3)

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Birthdays 201 - 300 of 650

  • 1943-04-02 Glen Dale [Richard Garforth], rock vocalist (Fortunes Deal)
  • 1943-04-03 Richard Manuel, Canadian rock pianist and vocalist (The Band - "The Shape I'm In"; "Tears Of Rage"), born in Stratford, Ontario (d. 1986)
  • 1943-06-03 Mike Dennis [Freda], American pop-rock vocalist (The Dovells - "Bristol Stomp"; "You Can't Sit Down"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1943-07-04 Alan Wilson, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Canned Heat), born in Arlington, Massachusetts (d. 1970)

Person of interestChristine McVie

1943-07-12 Christine McVie, English rock vocalist (Fleetwood Mac-Got A Hold on Me), born in Bouth, England

Rock vocalist Christine McVie
Rock vocalist
Christine McVie
  • 1943-07-20 Dennis Yost, American vocalist (The Classics IV), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2008)

Person of interestMick Jagger

1943-07-26 Mick Jagger, English rock vocalist (Rolling Stones), born in Dartford, Kent

Rock Star Mick Jagger
Rock Star
Mick Jagger
  • 1943-08-19 Billy J Kramer, rock vocalist (The Dakotas-Bad to Me), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1943-08-21 Clydie Mae King, American session and touring vocalist (Ray Charles; Bob Dylan; Humble Pie; Lynyrd Skynrd), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 2019)
  • 1943-08-29 Richard Halligan, American jazz multi-instrumentalist and arranger (Blood Sweat & Tears), born in Troy, New York
  • 1943-09-02 Rosalind Ashford, American rock vocalist (Martha Reeve & Vandellas - "Heat Wave"; "Dancing In The Street"), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1943-09-05 Joe "Speedo" Frazier, American doo-wop vocalist (Impalas - "Sorry (I Ran All the Way Home)"), born in NYC, New York (d. 2014)

Person of interestRoger Waters

1943-09-06 [George] Roger Waters, English rock bassist and vocalist (Pink Floyd - "Another Brick in the Wall"), born in Cambridge, England

Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters
  • 1943-09-23 Walter Scott, American singer (Whispers- "And the Beat Goes On"), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1943-09-23 Steve Boone, American rock bassist and vocalist (Lovin' Spoonful - "Do You Believe In Magic"), born in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
  • 1943-09-25 Jules [Gary] Alexander, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Association - "Cherish"), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • 1943-10-16 Charles Frederick "C.F." Turner, Canadian rock bassist and songwriter (Bachman-Turner Overdrive - "Let It Ride"), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1943-10-18 Russ Giguere, rock guitarist/vocalist (Association), born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
  • 1943-11-12 John Maus, American rock vocalist (Walker Brothers), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943-11-12 Errol Brown, singer-songwriter vocalist (Hot Chocolate), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 2015)
  • 1943-12-14 Frank Allen, English rock vocalist (Searchers - "Needles & Pins"), born in Hayes, Middlesex, England
  • 1944-02-04 Florence LaRue, American pop and R&B vocalist (5th Dimension - "Up, Up, And Away"), born in Plainfield, New Jersey,
  • 1944-02-10 Peter Allen, Australian pop singer-songwriter, painist and performer ("I Go to Rio"; Legs Diamond), born in Tenterfield, New South Wales, Australia (d. 1992)
  • 1944-02-12 Marian "Moe" Bandy, American country vocalist (Just Good Ol' Boys), born in Meridian, Mississippi
  • 1944-03-01 Mike D'Abo, British rock vocalist (Manfred Mann - "Mighty Quinn"; Jesus Christ Superstar - "Herod"), and songwriter ("Handbags and Gladrags"), born in Betchworth, Surrey, England
  • 1944-03-06 Mary Wilson, American pop vocalist (Supremes - "Where Did Our Love Go?"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2021) [1]
  • 1944-03-31 Rod Allen [Bainbridge] British pop-rock singer and bassist (Fortunes - "You've Got Your Troubles"; "Here It Comes Again"), born in Leicester, England (d. 2008)
  • 1944-05-09 Richard Furay, American singer-songwriter, and guitarist (Buffalo Springfield; Poco), born in Yellow Springs, Ohio
  • 1944-05-14 Gene Cornish, Canadian rock bassist/vocalist (Fotomaker, Rascals - "Good Lovin'"), born in Ottawa, Ontario

Person of interestJoe Cocker

1944-05-20 (John) "Joe" Cocker, English rock vocalist ("With A Little Help From My Friends"; "Cry Me A River"; "You Are So Beautiful"), born in Sheffield, England, (d. 2014)

Rocker Joe Cocker
Rocker
Joe Cocker
  • 1944-06-30 Glenn Shorrock, Australian rock vocalist (Little River Band), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1944-07-07 Warren Entner, rock vocalist/guitarist (Grass Roots), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1944-07-22 Estelle Bennett, vocalist (Ronettes - Be My Baby), born in NYC, New York (d. 2009)
  • 1944-07-22 Rick Davies, British rock vocalist/keyboardist (Supertramp), born in London, England
  • 1944-10-09 John Entwistle, English rock guitarist and vocalist (The Who - "Baba O'Riley"), born in London, England (d. 2002)
  • 1944-10-25 Kathy "Taffy" Danoff, American vocalist (Starland Vocal Band), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1944-11-06 Bill Henderson, Canadian rock vocalist and guitarist (Chilliwack), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1944-11-08 Bonnie Bramlett, American rock vocalist (Delandy & Bonnie), born in Granite City, Illinois
  • 1944-11-30 Rob Grill, rock bassist/vocalist (Grass Roots), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-12-01 Eric Bloom, American rock vocalist/guitarist (Blue Öyster Cult)
  • 1944-12-04 Dennis Wilson, American drummer and vocalist (Beach Boys), born in Hawthorne, California (d. 1983)
  • 1944-12-19 Alvin Lee, British rock vocalist and guitarist (10 Years After), born in Nottingham, England (d. 2013)
  • 1945-01-12 Maggie Bell, Scottish rock vocalist, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1945-01-26 Ashley Hutchings, British folk-rock bassist, vocalist, songwriter, and record producer (Fairport Convention; Steeleye Span), born in Southgate, London England
  • 1945-02-03 Willeke Alberti [Verbruggen], Dutch vocalist/actress (Small Truth)
  • 1945-03-21 Rosemary Stone, American funk and rock vocalist, and pianist (Sly & Family Stone - "Everyday People"; "Dance to The Music"), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1945-04-13 Lowell George, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Little Feat - "Willin'"; "Dixie Chicken"), born in Hollywood, California (d. 1979)
  • 1945-04-26 Mike Finnigan, American session and touring rock, jazz, and blues Hammond B3 organ and keyboard player, and vocalist, born in Troy, Ohio
  • 1945-05-09 Steve Katz, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestPete Townshend

1945-05-19 Peter Townshend, British rock guitarist, composer, and vocalist (The Who - Tommy; "My Generation": "Won't Get Fooled Again"; solo - "Let My Love Open the Door"), born in Chiswick, Middlesex, England

  • 1945-05-27 Bruce Cockburn, Canadian folk rock singer-songwriter ("Wondering Where the Lions Are"; "If I Had a Rocket Launcher"), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1945-07-15 Peter Lewis, rock guitarist/vocalist (Moby Grape), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945-07-20 John Lodge, English bassist, vocalist, and songwriter (The Moody Blues), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1945-07-20 Kim Carnes, American rock vocalist (Bette Davis Eyes), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1945-08-18 Sarah Dash, American rock vocalist (Patti LaBelle & Bluebirds), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1945-08-22 Ron Dante, rock vocalist (Archies - "Sugar, Sugar"), and producer (Barry Manilow), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1945-08-31 Bob Welch, American rock vocalist, guitarist (Fleetwood Mac), born in Hollywood, California (d. 2012)
  • 1945-10-07 Kevin Godley, English rock drummer, vocalist, and producer (10cc - "I'm Not On Love"), born in Manchester, England
  • 1945-11-03 Robert "Bobby" LaKind, American conga player, vocalist, songwriter and occasional backup drummer (The Doobie Brothers), born in New York (d. 1992)

Person of interestSyd Barrett

1946-01-06 Syd Barrett, English guitarist and early vocalist of the band Pink Floyd, born in Cambridge, England (d. 2006)

Rocker Syd Barrett
Rocker
Syd Barrett
  • 1946-02-02 Howard Bellamy, American pop and country vocalist (Bellamy Bros - Let Your Love Flow), born in Darby, Florida
  • 1946-02-19 Paul Dean, Canadian rock guitarist (Loverboy - "Working For The Weekend"), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

Person of interestDavid Gilmour

1946-03-06 David Gilmour, British rock guitarist, and vocalist (Pink Floyd - "Comfortably Numb"), born in Cambridge, England

Singer-songwriter and Producer David Gilmour
Singer-songwriter and Producer
David Gilmour
  • 1946-03-08 Randy Meisner, American rock bassist and vocalist (Rick Nelson's Stone Canyon Band; Linda Ronstadt; Eagles, 1971-77- "Take It To The Limit"), born in Scottsbluff, Nebraska
  • 1946-03-15 Howard Scott, American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter (War, 1969-94 - "Cisco Kid"; "Why Can’t We Be Friends?"), born in San Pedro, California
  • 1946-03-31 Al Nichol, American rock guitarist and keyboard player (Turtles - "Elenore"), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • 1946-04-09 Les Gray, English vocalist (Mud - "Tiger Feet"), born in Carshalton, Surrey (d. 2004)
  • 1946-04-18 Skip [Alexander Lee] Spence, Canadian guitarist and vocalist (Moby Grape - "Omaha"), born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada
  • 1946-05-07 Bill Danoff, American vocalist (Starland Vocal Band), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • 1946-06-15 Janet Lennon, American pop vocalist (Lennon Sisters), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-06-15 (Neville) "Noddy" Holder, British rock vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist (Slade - "Cum On Feel The Noize"), born in Walsall, England
  • 1946-06-25 Allen Lanier, American rock keyboardist, guitarist and vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult), born in Long Island, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1946-06-30 Billy Brown, American rock vocalist (Ray, Goodman, Brown), born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey
  • 1946-07-01 June Montiero, American vocalist (Toys-A Lover's Concerto), born in Queens, New York
  • 1946-09-05 Loudon Wainwright III, American vocalist (April Fool's Day Morn), born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • 1946-09-07 Alfa Anderson, American R&B vocalist (Chic - "Le Freak"), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1946-09-09 Doug Ingle, American rock vocalist and keyboard player (Iron Butterfly - "In A Gadda Da Vida"), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1946-09-11 Dennis Tufano, American rock guitarist and vocalist (The Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1946-09-28 Helen Shapiro, British pop and jazz vocalist ("You Don't Know"), born in Bethnal Green, London
  • 1946-09-30 Sylvia Peterson, American pop vocalist (Chiffons - "He's So Fine"), born on The Bronx, New York
  • 1946-10-14 Justin Hayward, English vocalist (Moody Blues - "Nights in White Satin"), born in Swindon, Wiltshire, England
  • 1946-10-14 Dan McCafferty, Scottish rock vocalist (Nazareth - "Love Hurts"), born in Dunfermline, Scotland
  • 1946-10-15 Richard Carpenter, American vocalist (Carpenters-Close to You), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1946-10-22 Eddie Brigati, American rock vocalist (The Young Rascals - "Groovin'"), born in Garfield, New Jersey
  • 1946-11-08 Roy Wood, English rock vocalist and cellist (ELO), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1946-12-15 Harry Ray, American soul singer (Ray, Goodman, Brown - "Special Lady"), born in Long Branch, New Jersey (d. 1992)
  • 1946-12-21 Carl Wilson, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Beach Boys), born in Hawthorne California (d. 1998)
  • 1946-12-22 Rick Nielsen, American rock vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter (Cheap Trick- "I Want You to Want Me"), born in Rockford, Illinois
  • 1946-12-25 Jimmy Buffet, American yacht rock singer-songwriter ("Margaritaville"), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • 1946-12-29 Marianne Faithfull, English folk-rock singer-songwriter ("As Tears Go By"), born in Hampstead, England
  • 1946-12-30 Patti Smith, American poet and punk rock vocalist (Horses; "Because The Night"), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-01-13 John Lees, British progressive rock guitarist and vocalist (Barclay James Harvest), born in Oldham, England
  • 1947-01-20 George Grantham, American drummer and vocalist (Poco - "Crazy Eyes"), born in Cordell, Oklahoma
  • 1947-01-27 Nedra Telley, American pop and Christian music vocalist (Ronettes - "Be My Baby"), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-01-29 David Byron [Garrick], British vocalist and songwriter (Uriah Heep), born in Epping, England (d. 1985)
  • 1947-02-03 Chose Alberts [Krommenhoek], vocalist (Yet Many Years)
  • 1947-02-03 Dave Davies, British rock guitarist and vocalist (The Kinks - "You Really Got Me"; "Lola"; "Living On A Thin Line"), born in Muswell Hill, North London, England [1]
  • 1947-02-03 Koos Alberts [Krommenhoek], Dutch vocalist (Many More Years to Come)
  • 1947-02-03 Melanie [Safka], American singer-songwriter ("Brand New Key"; "What Have They Done to My Song Ma"; "Candles in Rain"), born in Astoria, Queens, New York
  • 1947-02-09 Joe Ely, American country singer-songwriter (Honky Tonk Masquerade), born in Amarillo,Texas

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