Famous Vocalists in Music History (Part 5)

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Birthdays 401 - 500 of 627

  • 1953-03-27 Walter "Wally" Stocker, British rock vocalist and guitarist (The Babys - "Missing You"), born in London, England
  • 1953-04-03 Pattie D'Arcy, American musical theater, session and touring vocalist (Cher), born in Orange, New Jersey (d. 2007)
  • 1953-05-14 Tom Cochrane, Canadian rock vocalist/guitarist (Red Rider), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1953-06-12 Jonathan "Rocky" Burnette, American rock and roll vocalist ("Tired of Toein' the Line"), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1953-07-10 Rik "The Rocket" Emmett, rock vocalist (Triumph), born in Toronto, Ontario

Person of interestGeddy Lee

1953-07-29 Geddy Lee, lead vocalist/bassist (Rush-Tom Sawyer), born in Toronto, Ontario

Singer-Songwriter Geddy Lee
Singer-Songwriter
Geddy Lee
  • 1953-08-17 Kevin Rowlands, British rock vocalist (Dexy's Midnight Runners-Come on Eileen), born in Wednesfield, England
  • 1953-08-29 Rick Downey, American rock drummer and vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult, 1981-85)
  • 1953-09-05 Paulie Carmen, American rock vocalist (Champaign), born in Champaign, Illinois
  • 1953-09-15 Pat Barrett, Canadian pop and doo-wop vocalist (Crew Cuts - "Sh-Boom"), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2016)
  • 1953-09-20 Jeff Jones, Canadian rock bassist/vocalist (Red Rider), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1953-10-04 Gil "The Bird" Moore, Canadian rock drummer and vocalist (Triumph), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1953-10-21 Charlotte Caffey, American rock guitarist, keyboardist, and vocalist (The Go-Go's - "We Got The Beat"), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1953-11-11 Andy Partridge, English rock vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter (XTC - "Mayor Of Simpleton"), born in Mtarfa, Malta
  • 1953-11-17 Jilly Johnson, England, vocalist (Blonde on Blonde)
  • 1954-01-29 Dick Manitoba, vocalist (Dictators)
  • 1954-03-08 Cheryl Baker, British rock vocalist (Bucks Fizz - "My Camera Never Lies"), and TV presenter, born in Bethnal Green, London, ENgland
  • 1954-03-17 Rena Jones, rock vocalist
  • 1954-05-01 Ray Parker Jr, rock guitarist/vocalist (Ghostbusters), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1954-06-13 Bo [Robert] Donaldson, American rock vocalist (Billy Don't Be a Hero), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1954-07-09 Debbie Sledge, American vocalist (Sister Sledge-We are Family), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1954-08-25 Elvis Costello [Declan Patrick McManus], English rock singer and songwriter (Allison; Watching The Detectives; The Other Side Of Summer), born in Paddington, London
  • 1954-08-25 Marty Jourard, American keyboardist and vocalist (Motels-Only the Lonely), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1955-06-08 James Jonathan Sylvers, American keyboardist and vocalist (The Sylvers -"Boogie Fever"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1955-10-01 Howard Hewett, American R&B vocalist (Shalamar), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1955-10-02 Philip Oakey, British rock vocalist (The Human League - "Don't You Want Me"), born in Hinckley, Leicestershire, England
  • 1955-10-12 Pat DiNizio, American rock singer, songwriter and guitarist (The Smithereens - "Only A Memory"), born in Scotch Plains, New Jersey (d. 2017)
  • 1955-11-08 Patricia Barber, American jazz pianist and vocalist, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1955-11-12 Leslie McKeown, Scottish pop vocalist (Bay City Rollers - "Saturday Night"),born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 1956-01-04 Bernard Sumner [Albrecht], English rock guitarist, vocalist (Joy Division and New Order), born in Salford, England
  • 1956-01-17 Paul Young, British rock and blue-eyed soul vocalist ("Every Time You Go Away"; Band-Aid - "Do They Know It's Christmas?"), born in Luton, England
  • 1956-01-18 Tom Bailey, English rock vocalist & keyboardist (Thompson Twins - "Hold Me Now", "Doctor! Doctor!"), born in Halifax, West Yorkshire
  • 1956-03-20 Alphonso Martin, British reggae percussionist and vocalist (Steel Pulse, 1977-91 - "Prodigal Son"), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1956-05-05 Dick Kemper, Dutch rock vocalist and bassist (Vandenberg), born in Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • 1956-06-22 Green [Gartside], rock vocalist (Scritti Politti-Flesh & Blood)
  • 1956-07-15 Ian Curtis, English rock vocalist (Joy Division-Transmission) (d. 1980)
  • 1956-08-14 Sharon Bryant, American vocalist (Atlantic Starr), born in Westchester County, New York
  • 1956-09-13 [Joan] Joni Sledge, American vocalist (Sister Sledge "We Are Family"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2017)
  • 1956-11-04 James Honeyman-Scott, English rock guitarist and vocalist (Pretenders), born in Hereford, Herefordshire, England (d. 1982)
  • 1956-12-28 Kenneth Grant, American funk bassist andvocalist (Midnight Star - "No Parking On The Dance Floor"; "Operator")
  • 1957-01-09 Phil Lewis, English rock vocalist (L.A. Guns - "It's Over Now)", born in London, England
  • 1957-02-13 Doris King, American country vocalist (Girls Next Door - "Slow Boat To China"), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1957-02-19 Falco [Johann "Hans" Hölzel], Austrian rock vocalist (Rock Me Amadeus), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1957-02-28 Cindy Wilson, American rock vocalist (B-52's - "Love Shack"), born in Athens, Georgia
  • 1957-03-01 Jon Carroll, American pop vocalist (Starland Vocal Band - "Afternoon Delight"), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1957-03-05 Mark E. Smith, British rock vocalist (The Fall; The Post - "Nearly Man"), born in Broughton, Lancashire, England (d. 2018)
  • 1957-03-27 Billy MacKenzie, Scottish rock vocalist (The Associates - "Affectionate Punch"), born in Dundee, Scotland (d. 1997)
  • 1957-04-19 Belinda Lipscomb, American vocalist (Midnight Star - "No Parking On The Dance Floor"; "Operator"), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1957-04-29 Richie C Robertson, rock bassist/vocalist (Fabulous Poodles)
  • 1957-06-15 Brad Gillis, American rock guitarist/vocalist (Night Ranger), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1957-06-24 Astro [Terrence Wilson], England, rock vocalist (UB40-Red Red Wine)
  • 1957-06-26 Patty Smyth, American rock vocalist (Scandal-Warrior), born in NYC, New York
  • 1957-07-09 Marc Almond, English vocalist (Soft Cell), born in Southport, Lancashire, England
  • 1957-08-21 Kim Sledge, American vocalist (Sister Sledge - "We Are Family"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1957-08-31 Glenn Tilbrook, British rock singer, guitarist, songwriter (Squeeze - "Black Coffee In Bed"), born in London, England
  • 1957-09-02 Steve Porcaro, rock keyboards/vocalist (Toto-Roseanna, Africa), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1957-09-20 Alannah Currie, New Zealander rock xylophone player and vocalist (Thompson Twins - "Hold Me Now"), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1957-10-25 Robbie Macintosh, English rock guitarist and vocalist (The Pretenders), born in Sutton, Surrey, England
  • 1957-11-05 David Moyse, Australian rock vocalist (Air Supply), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1957-12-12 Cy Curnin, English rock vocalist (The Fixx - "One Thing Leads To Another"; "Saved By Zero"), born in Wimbledon, England
  • 1957-12-22 Richard "Ricky" Ross, Scottish rock vocalist (Deacon Blue), born in Dundee, Scotland
  • 1958-01-11 Vicki Peterson, rock guitarist/vocalist (Bangles), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1958-01-30 Rob van Zandvoort, Dutch rock vocalist & keyboardist (Jack of Hearts), born in Kerkrade, Netherlands
  • 1958-02-07 (Manuel) Mijares, Mexican Latin-pop, folk, and Mariachi vocalist (Maria Bonita), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1958-02-21 Mary-Chapin Carpenter, American country-pop singer-songwriter ("This Shirt"; "Shut Up And Kiss Me"), born in Princeton, New Jersey
  • 1958-02-23 David Sylvian, British vocalist, and guitarist (Japan), born in Beckenham, England
  • 1958-02-23 Ria Brieffies, Dutch pop vocalist (Dolly Dots), born in Lutjebroek, Netherlands (d. 2009)
  • 1958-02-24 Sammy Kershaw, American country vocalist (Cadillac Style), born in Kaplan, Louisiana
  • 1958-03-01 Dave Flippo, American jazz pianist, composer, vocalist, teacher and bandleader, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvana
  • 1958-03-08 Gary Numan [Webb], British new wave rock musician ("Cars"), born in Hammersmith, England
  • 1958-03-09 Martin Fry, British pop singer-songwriter (ABC - "The Look Of Love"; "All of My Heart"), born in Stretford, Lancashire, England
  • 1958-04-11 Stuart Adamson, Scottish rock vocalist and guitarist (Big Country - "Wonderland"; "In A Big Country"), born in Manchester, England (d. 2001)
  • 1958-04-25 Fish [Derek William Dick], Scottish vocalist (Marillion-Sugar Mice), born in Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland
  • 1958-05-16 Glenn Gregory, English rock vocalist (Heaven 17), born in Sheffield, England
  • 1958-07-30 Kevin Mahogany, American jazz vocalist (Double Rainbow), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2017)
  • 1958-08-06 Randy DeBarge, rock vocalist/bassist (Debarge), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • 1958-09-19 Lita Ford, English-American vocalist (Kiss Me Deadly, Runaways), born in London, England
  • 1958-10-12 Jeff Keith, American rock vocalist (Tesla-Psychotic Supper), born in Texarkana, Arkansas
  • 1958-10-14 Thomas Dolby [Robertson], British new-wave rock singer and musician (She Blinded Me With Science), born in London, England
  • 1958-10-20 Mark King, bass/vocalist (Level 42-Standing in the Light, Love Games)
  • 1958-10-27 Simon Le Bon, English rock vocalist (Duran Duran - "Hungry Like The Wolf"), born in Bushey, Hertfordshire, England
  • 1958-12-01 Lisa Fischer, American vocalist and songwriter ("How Can I Ease the Pain"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1958-12-14 Peter "Spider" Tracy, English rock tin whistle player and vocalist (The Pogues - "Fairy Tale Of New York"), born in Eastbourne, England
  • 1959-01-06 Kathy Sledge, American vocalist (Sister Sledge-We are Family), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1959-02-15 Alistar "Ali" Campbell, British reggae vocalist and guitarist (UB40, 1978-2008 - "Red Red Wine"), born in Birmingham, England.
  • 1959-04-10 Brian Setzer, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Stray Cats - "Rock This Town"), born in Massapequa Park, New York

Person of interestRobert Smith

1959-04-21 Robert Smith, English rock guitarist and vocalist (Cure-Hell's Kitchen), born in Blackpool, England

Musician Robert Smith
Musician
Robert Smith
  • 1959-05-05 Ian McCulloch English rock vocalist (Echo & Bunnymen - Heaven Up Here), born in Liverpool
  • 1959-05-14 Patrick Bruel, Algerian/French actor/rock vocalist (Coup of Sirocco)
  • 1959-05-17 Paul Di'anno, rocker (Iron Maiden Chingford, London V Early Vocalist
  • 1959-05-22 [Steven] Morrissey, British rock vocalist (The Smiths), born in Davyhulme, Lancashire
  • 1959-06-01 Alan "Wild"er, English rock vocalist/music (Depeche Mode-Wild!)
  • 1959-06-19 Mark DeBarge, American rock vocalist (DeBarge-Who's Johnny), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • 1959-07-03 Stephen Pearcy, American heavy metal vocalist (RATT-Round & Round), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1959-07-09 Jim Kerr, Scottish rock vocalist (Simple Minds), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1959-07-11 Suzanne Vega, American folk/rock singer-songwriter ("Luka"; "Tom's Diner"), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1959-08-01 Joe Elliott, English heavy metal vocalist (Def Leppard-Hysteria, Rock of Ages), born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  • 1959-11-10 Frank Maudsley, English rock bassist and vocalist (Flock Of Seagulls), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1959-12-08 Paul Rutherford, British rock vocalist (Frankie Goes to Hollywood - "Relax"), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1960-01-04 Michael Stipe, American rock vocalist and songwriter (R.E.M. - "Losing My Religion"; "Stand"; "Everybody Hurts"), born in Decatur, Georgia

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