Famous Vocalists in Music History (Part 4)

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Birthdays 301 - 400 of 627

  • 1947-06-05 Tom Evans, English rock musician (Badfinger), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1983)
  • 1947-06-08 Joan La Barbara, American vocalist and composer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1947-07-19 Bernie Leadon, American guitarist and vocalist (Eagles-Take it Easy), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1947-07-22 Don Henley, American rock drummer/vocalist (Eagles - "Desparado"; "Boys Of Summer"), born in Linden, Texas
  • 1947-07-23 David Essex [Cook], English rock vocalist and actor (That'll be the Day), born in London, England
  • 1947-09-19 Lol Creme [Lawrence Creme], English rock vocalist and guitarist (10cc), born in Prestwich, Lancashire, England
  • 1947-09-25 John Fiddler, English rock vocalist and guitarist (British Lions), born in Darlaston, Wednesbury, England
  • 1947-09-30 Marc Bolan, English rock vocalist and guitarist (T-Rex-Bang a Gong (Get It On)), born in London (d. 1977)
  • 1947-10-08 Tony Wilson, Trinidadian rock songwriter, bassist, and vocalist (Hot Chocolate - "You Sexy Thing"), born in Trinidad
  • 1947-10-13 Sammy Hagar, American rock vocalist (I Can't Drive 55), born in Salinas, California
  • 1947-11-10 Greg Lake, English rock vocalist and bassist (King Crimson, Emerson, Lake & Palmer), born in Bournemouth (d. 2016)
  • 1947-11-12 Donald Roeser, rock guitarist/vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult)
  • 1947-12-08 Gregg Allman, American Hammond organist, guitarist and vocalist (The Allman Brothers Band - "Whipping Post"), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2017)

Person of interestDonald Fagen

1948-01-10 Donald Fagen, American rock vocalist, keyboardist, and songwriter (Steely Dan - "Reelin' In The Years"), born in Passaic, New Jersey

Singer Donald Fagen
Singer
Donald Fagen
  • 1948-01-23 Anita Pointer, American pop vocalist (Pointer Sisters - "He's So Shy"; "I'm So Excited"), born in Oakland, California
  • 1948-02-18 Keith Knudsen, American drummer, vocalist and songwriter (Doobie Brothers), born in Le Mars, Iowa (d. 2005)
  • 1948-02-23 Steve Priest, English rock bassist and vocalist (Sweet - "Ballroom Blitz"), born in Hayes, Middlesex, England (d. 2020)
  • 1948-03-08 Little Peggy March [Margaret Battavio], American pop vocalist ("I Will Follow Him"), born in Lansdale, Pennsylvania
  • 1948-03-09 Jeffrey Osborne, American soul singer-songwriter ("On the Wings of Love"), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • 1948-03-12 James Taylor, American singer-songwriter and guitarist ("Fire And Rain"; "You've Got A Friend"; "Shower The People"), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1948-03-26 Steven Tyler, American rock vocalist (Aerosmith - "Walk This Way"; "Dude Looks Like A Lady"), born in New York City
  • 1948-03-30 Jim "Dandy" Mangrum, American rock vocalist (Black Oak Arkansas), born in Benton Harbor, Michigan
  • 1948-04-21 Paul Davis, Meridian Mi, country/rock vocalist (I Go Crazy)
  • 1948-04-27 Kate Pierson, American vocalist and guitarist (B-52's-Rock Lobster, Love Shack), born in Weehawken, New Jersey
  • 1948-06-23 Myles Goodwyn, rock guitarist/vocalist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1948-07-12 Walter Egan, American rock vocalist (Not Shy, Fundamental Roll), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestCat Stevens

1948-07-21 Cat Stevens [Steven Demetre Georgiou; Yusaf Islam], rock vocalist (Peace Train), born in London, England

Singer and songwriter Cat Stevens
Singer and songwriter
Cat Stevens
  • 1948-08-15 Charles Thomas "Tom" Johnston, American guitarist and vocalist (The Doobie Brothers), born in Visalia, California

Person of interestRobert Plant

1948-08-20 Robert Plant, English rock vocalist (Led Zeppelin), born in West Bromwich, England

Rock Vocalist Robert Plant
Rock Vocalist
Robert Plant
  • 1948-09-06 Jo Baker, American blues-rock vocalist (Elvin Bishop), born in Brockton, Massachusetts (d. 1996)
  • 1948-09-16 Kenney Jones, English rock drummer and vocalist (Small Faces, The Who), born in London, England
  • 1948-09-29 Mark Farner, American musician, songwriter and vocalist (Grand Funk Railroad), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1948-10-09 Jackson Browne, American rock vocalist (Lawyers in Love), born in Heidelberg, Germany

Person of interestGlenn Frey

1948-11-06 Glenn Frey, American rock vocalist (Eagles-Take it Easy), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2016)

Rock Vocalist Glenn Frey
Rock Vocalist
Glenn Frey
  • 1948-11-21 Leroy "Lonnie" Jordan, American rock keyboardist and vocalist (War - "Why Can't We Be Friends?"), born in San Diego, California

Person of interestOzzy Osbourne

1948-12-03 (John) "Ozzy" Osbourne, English heavy metal vocalist and songwriter (Black Sabbath), born in Birmingham, England

Rock Vocalist Ozzy Osbourne
Rock Vocalist
Ozzy Osbourne
  • 1949-01-22 Steve Perry, American rock vocalist (Journey, 1977-87; 95-97 - "Don't Stop Believin'"; "Open Arms"), born in Hanford, California
  • 1949-02-02 Jetty Weels, Surinamese/Dutch vocalist (Mai Tai)
  • 1949-02-03 Oscar Benton, Dutch blues vocalist/guitarist (Ze is Zoals Jij)
  • 1949-02-10 Nigel Olsson, British rock touring and session drummer and backing vocalist (Elton John's Band), born in Wallasey, Cheshire, England
  • 1949-02-23 Larry Demps, American soul singer (Dramatics - "In the Rain"; "Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get"), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1949-03-24 Nick Lowe, British rock bassist, singer, songwriter (Brinsley Schwarz - "What's So Funny About Peace, Love, and Understanding"; Rockpile - "Teacher, Teacher"; solo-"Cruel To Be Kind"), and producer (Elvis Costello; Graham Parker), born in , Walton-on-Thames, England
  • 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 John Oates, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Hall & Oates - "Rich Girl"; "Maneater"), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-04-09 (David Allan) "Chico" Ryan, American rock bassist and singer (Sha Na Na), born in Arlington, Massachusetts (d. 1998)
  • 1949-04-23 John Miles, British vocalist and musician (John Miles Band-Rebel, Zaragon), born in Jarrow, County Durham, England

Person of interestBilly Joel

1949-05-09 Billy Joel, American rock vocalist (Piano Man, Just the Way You Are), born in The Bronx, New York

Pianist, Songwriter and Composer Billy Joel
Pianist, Songwriter and Composer
Billy Joel
  • 1949-06-07 Jack Ryland, rock vocalist (Three Dog Night)
  • 1949-06-12 John Wetton, British rock vocalist and bassist (Asia, King Crimson), born in Willington (d. 2017)
  • 1949-06-13 Dennis Locorriere, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Dr Hook), born in Union City, New Jersey
  • 1949-06-15 Russell Hitchcock, Australian rock vocalist (Air Supply), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1949-06-16 Peppy Castro [Emil Thielhelm], American rock vocalist (Balance), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-06-20 Bob Andrews, English rock keyboardist and producer (Brinsley Schwarz; The Rumour), born in Leeds, Yorkshire, England
  • 1949-07-16 Alan "Fitz" Fitzgerald, rock keyboardist and vocalist (Night Ranger)
  • 1949-07-18 Wally Bryson, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Fotomaker, Raspberries), born in Gastonia, North Carolina
  • 1949-08-13 Sheralee, vocalist (Your Hit Parade), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1949-08-27 Jeff Cook, American country guitarist, singer and fiddler (Alabama - Mountain Music), born in Fort Payne, Alabama
  • 1949-09-14 Steve Gaines, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd), born in Seneca, Missouri (d. 1977)
  • 1949-10-06 Bobby Farrell, Jamaica, rock vocalist
  • 1949-10-11 Greg Douglass, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra), born in Oakland, California
  • 1949-11-13 Roger Steen, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Tubes), born in Pipestone, Minnesota
  • 1949-12-03 Mickey Thomas, American rock vocalist (Jefferson Starship - "Jane"; Starship -"Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now"), born in Cairo, Georgia
  • 1949-12-13 Tom Verlaine, American rock vocalist (Television), born in Denville, New Jersey
  • 1949-12-22 Michael Osborne, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Axe), born in Florida (d. 1984)
  • 1950-02-04 James Dunn, American vocalist (Stylistics), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1950-02-05 Ann Sexton, American vocalist (You're Gone too Long), born in Greenville, South Carolina

Person of interestNatalie Cole

1950-02-06 Natalie Cole, American vocalist (Pink Cadillac, Miss You Like Crazy), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)

Singer and Songwriter Natalie Cole
Singer and Songwriter
Natalie Cole

Person of interestPeter Gabriel

1950-02-13 Peter Gabriel, English rock vocalist (Genesis, 1967-75; "In Your Eyes"), born in Surrey, England

Rock Vocalist Peter Gabriel
Rock Vocalist
Peter Gabriel
  • 1950-02-14 Raymond van het Groenewoud, Belgian vocalist & actor (Brussels by Night)
  • 1950-02-17 Rick Medlocke, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Blackfoot), born in Jackson, Florida
  • 1950-02-22 Ellen Greene, American vocalist & actress (Little Shoppe of Horrors), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1950-03-02 Karen Carpenter, American pop vocalist and drummer ("We've Only Just Begun"; "Rainy Days And Mondays"; "Top Of The World"), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1983)
  • 1950-03-03 Re Styles [Re Styles], American rock vocalist (The Tubes, 1976-79)
  • 1950-03-11 Bobby McFerrin, American Grammy Award winner vocalist ("Don't Worry Be Happy"), and classical music conductor, born in New York City, New York
  • 1950-03-13 Steve Hill, country vocalist (A Winning Hand)
  • 1950-03-21 Roger Hodgson, British rock singer-songwriter (Supertramp - "Take The Long Way Home"; "Breakfast In America"), born in Portsmouth, England
  • 1950-04-22 Peter Frampton, guitarist/vocalist (Frampton Comes Alive), born in Kent, England
  • 1950-06-11 Graham Russell, Australian rock vocalist (Air Supply), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1950-08-02 Ted Turner, English rock guitarist and vocalist (Wishbone Ash), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1950-08-25 Willy Deville [William Paul Borsey Jr.], American rock vocalist and guitarist (Mink Deville), born in Stamford, Connecticut (d. 2009)
  • 1950-10-15 Chris De Burgh, British-Irish rock vocalist (The Lady in Red), born in Venado Tuerto, Santa Fe Province, Argentina
  • 1950-11-01 Dan Peek, American rock vocalist and guitarist (America), born in Panama City, Florida (d. 2011)
  • 1950-11-30 Greg Gordon, rock vocalist (Boys Band)
  • 1950-12-08 Jimmy Farrar, American rock vocalist (Molly Hatchet), born in LaGrange, Georgia
  • 1950-12-28 Alex Chilton, US rock guitarist and vocalist (Box Tops), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2010)
  • 1951-01-04 Pete Haycock, British blues-rock guitarist, vocalist, and composer (Climax Blues Band - "Couldn't Get It Right"), born in Stafford, England (d. 2013)
  • 1951-02-12 Gil Moore, Canadian hard rock drummer and vocalist (Triumph) and recording studio owner (Metalworks), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1951-02-15 Melissa Manchester, American pop singer (Don't Cry Out Loud), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1951-02-19 Alan Merrill [Allan Sachs], American vocalist and songwriter (The Arrows -"I Love Rock 'n' Roll"), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2020)
  • 1951-03-11 Katie Kissoon [Farthing], Trinidadian-British pop singer ("Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Chip"), and session and touring backing vocalist (Van Morrison; Eric Clapton; Roger Water; Mark Knopfler), born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
  • 1951-03-23 Phil Keaggy, American rock and contemporary Christian music acoustic and electric guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist (Glass Harp), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • 1951-08-02 Joe Lynn Turner [Linquito], American hard rock vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter (Fandango; Rainbow), born in Hackensack, New Jersey
  • 1951-10-03 Jack Harris, British rock vocalist (The Alan Parsons Project), born in, Shoreditch, Hackney, London
  • 1951-10-07 Táta Vega [Carmen Rosa Vega], American vocalist (Color Purple soundtrack), born in Queens, Long Island
  • 1952-06-21 Marcella Detroit [Levy], American soprano vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter (Lay Down Sally), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1952-12-05 Bobby Barth, American rocker vocalist and guitarist (Axe), born in Coffeyville, Kansas
  • 1953-01-23 Robin Zander, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Cheap Trick - "Dream Police"; "I Want You To Want Me"), born in Beloit, Wisconsin
  • 1953-01-26 Bert Heerink, Dutch rock vocalist, born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • 1953-02-05 Valerie Carter, American folk-rock singer-songwriter, and session vocalist, born in Winter Haven, Florida (d. 2017)
  • 1953-02-26 Michael Bolton, American rock vocalist (That's What Love Is All About), born in New Haven, Connecticut

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