Musicians in History (Part 10)

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Person of interestPete Farndon

1952-06-12 Pete Farndon, English musician (The Pretenders), born in Hereford, England (d. 1983)

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  • 1952-07-01 Timothy J. Tobias, American composer and musician, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2006)
  • 1952-07-02 Johnny Colla, American musician (Huey Lewis and the News), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1952-07-06 Jesse Harms, American musician and songwriter (The Waboritas), born in Massachusetts
  • 1952-07-14 Bob Casale, AKA Bob 2, American Musician (Devo), (d. 2014)
  • 1952-07-15 Johnny Thunders [Genzale], American punk rock guitarist (New York Dolls), born in Queens, New York (d. 1991)
  • 1952-08-11 Bob Mothersbaugh, AKA Bob 1, American Musician (DEVO)
  • 1952-08-13 Hughie Thomasson, American musician and singer (Outlaws), born in Buchanan, Virginia (d. 2007)
  • 1952-09-08 Andy M. Stewart, Scottish musician and composer (Silly Wizard), born in Alyth, Scotland (d. 2015)
  • 1952-09-09 Manuel Göttsching, German ambient and rock guitarist (Ash Ra Tempel), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1952-09-12 Neil Peart, Canadian musician and drummer (Rush-A Farewell to Kings), born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • 1952-09-13 Randy Jones, American musician (The Village People (Cowboy)), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 1952-09-22 Gary Holton, English actor and musician (d. 1985)
  • 1952-09-22 Oliver Mtukudzi, Zimbabwean singer and musician (Tuku music), born in Highfield, Zimbabwe (d. 2019)
  • 1952-09-24 Mark Sandman, American singer-songwriter and musician (Morphine; Treat Her Right), born in Newton, Massachusetts (d. 1999)
  • 1952-10-16 Cordell "Boogie" Mosson, American funk-rock bassist (Parliament-Funkadelic collective), born in Plainfield, New Jersey (d. 2013)
  • 1952-10-26 David Was [Weiss], American rock musician and producer (Was (Not Was) - "Walk The Dinosaur"), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1952-11-13 David Frank, American musician and record producer, born in Weston, Massachusetts
  • 1952-11-23 Bill Troiano, American tuba player and teacher (Long Island Tuba Quartet), born in Plainview, New York
  • 1953-01-07 Earl Lindo, Jamaican reggae keyboardist (Bob Marley & the Wailers), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 2017)
  • 1953-01-19 Desi Arnaz Jr., American actor (Craig-Here's Lucy, Fakeout, Joyride) & musician, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1953-02-11 Alan Rubin, American musician (Blues Brothers) known as "Mr Fabulous", born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2011)
  • 1953-02-20 Poison Ivy {Kristy Wallace], American rock guitarist (The Cramps), born in San Bernadino, California
  • 1953-02-22 Graham Lewis, English musician (Wire), born in Grantham, United Kingdom
  • 1953-02-24 Derek St. Holmes, American musician rock guitarist and singer (Ted Nugent band, 1975-78; 2011-14), born in Riverview, Michigan
  • 1953-03-07 Jules Shear, American rock musician and songwriter ("If She Knew What She Wants"), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1953-03-08 Bob Brozman, American musician
  • 1953-03-11 Bernie LaBarge, Canadian musician
  • 1953-03-26 Billy Lyall, Scottish rock keyboardist (Bay City Rollers, 1969-71; Pilot, 1973-76; Alan Parsons Project - Irobot), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1989)
  • 1953-03-31 Dennis Kamakahi, Hawaiian Grammy Award-winning slack-key guitarist, born in Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii (d. 2014)
  • 1953-04-06 Christopher Franke, German musician and composer (Tangerine Dream), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1953-04-16 Peter Garrett, Australian environmentalist, activist, former politician (Labour Party), and musician (Midnight Oil), born in Wahroonga, Sydney
  • 1953-04-19 Rod Morgenstein, American musician (Winger), born in NYC, New York
  • 1953-04-28 Kim Gordon, American rock bassist (Sonic Youth - "100%"), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1953-05-15 Mike Oldfield, British musician and composer (Tubular Bells), born in Reading, Berkshire
  • 1953-05-18 (Feliciano) "Butch" Tavares, American R&B singer (Tavares - "Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel"), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • 1953-05-28 Arto Lindsay, American guitarist, composer (Lounge Lizards; Ambitious Lovers), and producer (Caetano Veloso, Gal Costa, Lucas Santtana), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1953-06-07 Johnny Clegg, South African musician "The White Zulu", born in Bacup, Lancashire (d. 2019)
  • 1953-06-21 Augustus Pablo, Jamaican musician (King Tubbys Meets Rockers Uptown), born in St. Andrew, Jamaica (d. 1999)
  • 1953-06-29 Billy Hinsche, American musician (Dino, Desi & Billy), born in Manila, the Philippines
  • 1953-07-11 Benny DeFranco, Canadian musician (The DeFranco Family)
  • 1953-07-21 Eric Bazilian, American rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, and mandolin player (The Hooters - "All You Zombies"; "And We Danced"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1953-08-03 Ian Bairnson, Scottish musician (Alan Parsons Project; Kate Bush), born in Lerwick, Shetland Isles
  • 1953-09-02 John Zorn, American jazz and avant garde musician and composer, born in New York City
  • 1953-09-11 Tommy Shaw, American musician and singer (Styx), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1953-09-16 Alan Barton, English musician (Black Lace, Smokie), born in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England (d. 1995)
  • 1953-09-25 Richard Harvey, British musician and composer (Gryphon), born in London, England
  • 1953-10-16 Tony Carey, American rock keyboardist, and singer-songwriter (Rainbow; Planet P Project), born in Watsonville, California
  • 1953-10-21 Keith Green, American musician (d. 1982)
  • 1953-11-03 Helios Creed, American musician (Chrome)
  • 1953-11-30 David Sancious, American musician, born in Asbury Park, New Jersey
  • 1953-12-26 Henning Schmitz, German recording engineer & keyboardist (Kraftwerk, 1991-present), born in Wuppertal, Germany
  • 1954-01-04 Eugene Chadbourne, American composer and musician
  • 1954-01-23 Richard Finch, American disco and rock bassist, songwriter and producer (KC and the Sunshine Band - "Shake Your Booty"; "i'm Your Boogie Man"), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1954-02-01 Chuck Dukowski, American musician (Black Flag), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1954-02-05 Cliff Martinez, American musician, born in the Bronx, New York
  • 1954-02-12 Tzimis Panousis, Greek musician and stand-up comedian
  • 1954-02-19 Michael Gira, American rock singer-songwriter, and musician (Swans; Angels of Light.0, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-02-25 John Doe, American musician
  • 1954-03-03 John Lilley, American rock guitarist and dobro player (The Hooters - "All You Zombies"; "And We Danced"), born in West Chester, Pennsylvania
  • 1954-04-01 Susumu Hirasawa, Japanese electropop musician, born in Nakagawa, Adachi, Tokyo
  • 1954-05-20 Guy Hoffman, American drummer (BoDeans, 1984-87; Violent Femmes, 1993-2002), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1954-06-10 Richard "Rich" Hall, American comedian, writer, and musician (Saturday Night Live, Fridays, Not Necessarily the News), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • 1954-06-11 Johnny Neel, American musician, singer and songwriter (The Allman Brothers Band; Gov't Mule; Dickey Betts), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • 1954-06-16 Doane Perry, American musician, composer, and author (Jethro Tull), born in Mt. Kisco, Westchester County, New York
  • 1954-07-10 Gene Holder, American musician (the dBs)
  • 1954-07-23 Marisa DeFranco, Canadian musician (The DeFranco Family), born in Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada
  • 1954-09-16 Colin Newman, English musician (Wire), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
  • 1954-10-06 David Hidalgo, American Tex-Mex and roots singer-songwriter, guitarist and accordion player (Los Lobos - "Will The Wolf Survive?"; Latin Playboys), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-10-24 Jozef Ráž, Slovak musician and singer, born in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia
  • 1954-11-08 Jeanette McGruder, American singer (P Funk; Brides of Funkenstein), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1954-11-08 Ricky Lawson, American musician, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2013)
  • 1954-11-14 Yanni [Chryssomallis], Greek new age musician (Live at the Acropolis, Sand Dance), born in Kalamata, Greece
  • 1954-12-06 Chris Stamey, American musician, born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • 1954-12-10 Jack Hues, English musician (Wang Chung), born in Gillingham, Kent, England
  • 1954-12-11 Guðlaugur Kristinn Óttarsson, Icelandic musician, born in Iceland
  • 1954-12-13 Steve Forbert, American musician (Romeo's Tune), born in Meridian, Mississippi
  • 1954-12-26 Palmolive [Paloma Romero McLardy] Spanish-British punk rock drummer and songwriter (The Slits, The Raincoats), born in Melilla, Spain
  • 1955-01-04 Mark Hollis, British synth-pop musician (Talk Talk), born in London, England (d. 2019)
  • 1955-01-08 Mike Reno [Ryanoski], Canadian rock vocalist (Loverboy - "Working For The Weekend"), born in New Westminster, British Columbia
  • 1955-02-27 Peter Christopherson, English musician & video director, born in Leeds, United Kingdom (d. 2010)
  • 1955-02-28 Randy Jackson, American rock singer, guitarist, and keyboard player (Zebra), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1955-03-10 Gary Louris, American singer-songwriter and musician (Jayhawks), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1955-03-22 [Waliou] Wally Badarou, French musician (Level 42), born in Paris, France
  • 1955-05-01 Nick Feldman, English musician (Wang Chung - Everybody Have Fun Tonight), born in London, England
  • 1955-06-23 Glenn Danzig, American musician (The Misfits, Samhain, Danzig), born in Lodi, New Jersey
  • 1955-07-21 Howie Epstein, American bassist (The Heartbreakers), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2003)
  • 1955-09-13 Joe Morris, American jazz guitarist, born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1955-09-19 Richard Burmer, American composer and musician, born in Owosso, Michigan (d. 2006)
  • 1955-10-08 Lonnie Pitchford, American blues musician, born in Lexington, Mississipi (d. 1998)
  • 1955-10-12 Jane Siberry, Canadian singer-songwriter (Calling All Angels), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1955-10-19 Nino DeFranco, Canadian musician (The DeFranco Family)
  • 1955-10-21 Rich Mullins, American musician (d. 1997)
  • 1955-10-29 Roger O'Donnell, British rock keyboardist (The Cure - "Friday I'm In Love"), born in East London, England
  • 1955-11-02 Chris Burnett, American musician and composer, born in Olathe, Kansas
  • 1955-11-15 Georgie Born, English academic, anthropologist and musician (Henry Cow), born in Wheatley, England
  • 1955-11-18 Jake Brockman, British musician (Echo and the Bunnymen), born in Borneo (d. 2009)
  • 1955-12-09 Chamras Saewataporn, Thai composer and musician, born in Bangkok, Thailand
  • 1955-12-21 Kazuyuki Sekiguchi, Japanese musician, born in Agano, Niigata Prefecture
  • 1955-12-29 Neil "Spyder" Giraldo, American rock guitarist, arranger, and producer (Pat Benatar Band), born in Cleveland, Ohio

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