Pop Music in History (Part 2)

Pop Music: Pop Bands

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 741

  • 1939-12-30 Viola Mae Wilkerson, American pop singer ("Gonna Get Along Without Ya Now", born in Watts, Los Angeles, California (d. 2009)
  • 1940-01-22 Addie "Micki" Harris, American pop singer (Shirelles - "Will You Love Me Tomorrow"; "Soldier Boy"), born in Passaic, New Jersey (d. 1982)
  • 1940-02-29 Gretchen Christopher, American singer (The Fleetwoods), born in Olympia, Washington
  • 1940-03-29 Eden Kane [Richard Graham Sarstedt], British pop singer ("Well I Ask You"), born in New Delhi, British India

Tom JonesTom Jones (82 years old)

1940-06-07 Welsh pop singer ("What's New, Pussycat?"; "Delilah"), and TV personality (The Voice UK), born in Pontypridd, Wales

  • 1940-08-12 Rod Bernard, American "swamp pop" singer ("Allons Danser Colinda"), born in Opelousas, Louisiana. (d. 2020)
  • 1940-08-13 John Stokes, Irish pop bassist, harmonica player, and singer (The Bachelors - "Diane"), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1940-09-13 Joyce Schouten, Dutch pop singer (Fouryo's - "Dance With Me One More Time"), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1940-09-19 Bill Medley, American baritone pop singer and songwriter (The Righteous Brothers - "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'; duet - "The Time Of My Life"), born in Santa Ana, California

John LennonJohn Lennon (1940-1980)

1940-10-09 British rock singer-songwriter (The Beatles - "Strawberry Fields Forever"; "Help!"; solo - "Imagine"; "Grow Old With Me"), born in Liverpool, England

  • 1940-11-14 Freddie Garrity, British pop singer (Freddie and the Dreamers - "I'm Telling You Now"), born in Crumpsall, Manchester, England (d. 2006)
  • 1940-12-21 Tony Rivers [Thompson], British pop singer and vocal arranger (Harmony Grass; Cliff Richard), born in Shildon, England
  • 1941-01-24 Aaron Neville, American R&B, Soul, and pop singer and keyboardist (Neville Brothers; "Don't Know Much"), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1941-02-11 Sérgio Mendes, Brazilian jazz, bossa nova, and pop pianist, composer, and band leader (Brazil '66/'77/'88), born in Niterói, Brazil
  • 1941-03-22 Jeremy Clyde, English pop singer and guitarist (Chad & Jeremy - "A Summer Song") and actor (The Iron Lady), born in Dorney, Buckinghamshire
  • 1941-04-23 Jacqueline Boyer [Eliane Ducos], French pop singer ("Tom Pillibi"), born in Paris
  • 1941-05-08 John Fred [Gourrier], American pop singer (John Fred and His Playboy Band - "Judy in Disguise (With Glasses)"), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (d. 2005)
  • 1941-05-09 Danny Rapp, American pop singer (Danny & Juniors - "At The Hop"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1983)
  • 1941-06-08 Clarence "Fuzzy" Haskins, American pop singer (Funkadelic - "Knee Deep"), born in Elkins, West Virginia
  • 1941-06-13 Esther Ofarim, Israeli pop singer ("T'en vas pas"; "Cinderella Rockerfella"), born in Safed, British Palestine
  • 1941-08-12 Craig Douglas [Terence Perkins], British pop singer ("Only Sixteen"), born in Newport, England
  • 1941-10-30 Otis Williams [né Miles], American baritone R&B and pop singer and songwriter (The Temptations - "Just My Imagination"), born in Texarkana, Texas
  • 1942-01-01 Judy Stone, Australian pop singer
  • 1942-01-07 Danny Williams, British pop singer, known as "Britain's Johnny Mathis" ("Moon River"; "White on White"), born in Port Elizabeth, Union of South Africa (d. 2005)
  • 1942-04-03 Billy Joe Royal, American country and pop singer ("Down in the Boondocks"), born in Valdosta, Georgia (d. 2015)
  • 1942-04-14 Tony Burrows, British pop singer (The Flower Pot Men - "Let's Go To San Francisco"; Edison Lighthouse -"Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)"), born in Exeter, Devon, England

Barbra StreisandBarbra Streisand (80 years old)

1942-04-24 American pop singer ("People"; "The Way We Were"; "Evergreen"), stage and screen actress (Funny Girl; What's Up, Doc?), film director (Yentl) and EGOT (Emmy; Grammy; Oscar; and Tony awards winner), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1942-04-26 Bobby Rydell [Ridarelli], American pop singer ("Wild One"; "Wildwood Days"), and actor (Bye Bye Birdie), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2022) [1]
  • 1942-05-20 Paula [Jill Jackson], American pop singer ("Hey Paula"), born in McCamey, Texas
  • 1942-07-25 Bruce Woodley, Australian folk-pop singer-songwriter ("Red Rubber Ball"; "Cloudy"; "I Am Australian"), guitarist, and banjo player (The Seekers - "Georgy Girl"; "I'll Never Find Another You"), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1942-09-19 Freda Payne, American pop and soul singer ("Band Of Gold") and actress, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1942-09-30 Frankie Lymon, American pop singer (The Teenagers - "Why Do Fools Fall in Love"), born in NYC, New York (d. 1968)
  • 1942-11-22 Steve Caldwell, American pop singer (Orlons - "South Street"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1942-12-26 Rob de Nijs, Dutch pop singer (Put A Candle In Your Window), born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1943-02-06 Fabian [Fabiano Anthony Forte], American pop singer ("Turn Me Loose"; "Tiger"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

George HarrisonGeorge Harrison (1943-2001)

1943-02-25 British guitarist, singer, songwriter, and sitar player (Beatles - "While My Guitar Gently Weeps"; "Here Comes The Sun"; solo - "If Not For You"; Traveling Wilburys - "Handle With Care"), born in Liverpool, England

  • 1943-03-05 Lucio Battisti, Italian pop singer and composer, born in Poggio Bustone, Italy (d. 1998)
  • 1943-03-30 Jay Traynor, American pop singer (Jay and the Americans, 1960-62 - "She Cried"), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)
  • 1943-04-19 Eve Graham [Beatson], Scottish pop singer (The New Seekers - "I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing"), born in Auchterarder, Perth and Kinross, Scotland
  • 1943-04-22 Mel Carter, American pop singer ("Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me"), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1943-04-25 Tony Christie [Fitzgerald], British pop singer (I Did What I Did For Maria), born in Conisbrough, England
  • 1943-04-30 Bobby Vee [Velline], American pop singer ("Devil Or Angel"; "Take Good Care Of My Baby"), born in Fargo, North Dakota (d. 2016)
  • 1943-05-13 Mary Wells, American pop singer ("My Guy"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1992)
  • 1943-05-20 Al Bano [Albano Carrisi], Italian-Albanian pop singer, actor, and winemaker, born in Cellino San Marco Italy
  • 1943-05-23 Vicky Moscholiou, Greek pop singer (Hathike to feggari - The Moon is Lost; Ximeromata - Daybreaks), born in Metaxourgeio, Athens, Greece (d. 2005)
  • 1943-05-27 Cilla Black [Priscilla White], British pop singer ("Anyone Who Had a Heart"), and TV personality (Blind Date), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2015)

Barry ManilowBarry Manilow (79 years old)

1943-06-17 American pop singer, and piano player ("Mandy": "Daybreak"; "I Write The Songs"; "Copacabana"), born in New York City

Little EvaLittle Eva (1943-2003)

1943-06-29 American pop singer ("The Loco-motion"; "Keep Your Hands Off My Baby"), born in Belhaven, North Carolina

  • 1943-07-03 Judith Durham, Australian folk-pop singer (The Seekers - "Georgy Girl"; "A World of Our Own"), born in Essendon, Victoria, Australia (d. 2022)
  • 1943-07-22 Bobby Sherman, American actor (Here Comes the Brides), pop singer ("Little Woman"), and paramedic, born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1943-07-31 Lobo [Roland Kent Lavoie], American pop singer-songwriter ("Me and You and a Dog Named Boo"; "A Big Red Kite"), born in Tallahassee, Florida
  • 1943-08-02 Kathy Lennon, American pop singer (Lennon Sisters), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1943-08-09 Wanda Young, American pop singer (The Marvelettes - "Please Mr. Postman"; “Don’t Mess With Bill"), born in Eloise, Michigan (d. 2021)
  • 1943-08-10 Jimmy Griffin, American pop singer, guitarist and songwriter, (Bread), and Academy Award winner ("For All We Know"), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 2005)
  • 1943-08-10 Ronnie Spector [Veronica Bennett], American pop singer (The Ronettes -"Be My Baby"), born in NYC, New York (d. 2022) [1]
  • 1943-09-02 Đorđe Novković, Croatian pop singer-songwriter (Pro Arte), and television personality (Hrvatski Idol), born in Vladimirci, German-occupied Serbia (d. 2007)
  • 1943-09-03 Mark Wirtz, French pop music record producer, and composer ("Excerpt From A Teenage Opera"), born in Strasbourg, France (d. 2020)
  • 1943-09-12 Maria Muldaur, American folk-blues-pop singer ("Midnight at the Oasis"), born in Greenwich Village, New York
  • 1943-10-06 Cees Veerman, Dutch pop guitarist and singer (Cats - "Sure He's a Cat"), born in Volendam, Holland (d. 2014)
  • 1943-10-23 Barbara Ann Hawkins, American pop singer (The Dixie Cups - "Chapel Of Love"; "Iko Iko"), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1943-11-11 Karin Kent [Janneke Kanteman], Dutch pop singer ("Will You Dance With Me All Night?"), born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1943-11-30 Oscar Harris, Surinames-Dutch pop and soul singer ("Try A Little Love"), born in Albina, Suriname
  • 1943-12-17 Dave Dee [Harman], British pop singer-songwriter (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich - "Bend It!"), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire (d. 2009)

John DenverJohn Denver (1943-1997)

1943-12-31 American pop songwriter ("Leaving On A Jet Plane"), country-pop singer ("Sunshine On My Shoulders"; "Calypso"; "Thank God I'm A Country Boy"), and actor (Oh, God!), born in Roswell, New Mexico

  • 1944-01-15 Joan Marie Johnson, American pop singer (The Dixie Cups - "Chapel Of Love"; "Iko Iko"), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2016)
  • 1944-01-17 Françoise Hardy, French pop singer, born in Paris, France
  • 1944-01-28 Arnold Mühren, Dutch pop bassist/singer (The Cats - "One Way Wind"), born in Volendam, Holland
  • 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)
  • 1944-04-03 Tony Orlando [Cassavitis], American pop singer (& Dawn - "Tie A Yellow Ribbon"; "Knock Three Times"), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944-04-24 (Bernard) St. Clair Lee, American pop singer (The Hues Corporation - "Rock The Boat"), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2011)
  • 1944-05-21 Marcie Blane [Blank], American pop singer (Bobby's Girl), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1944-06-22 Peter Asher, English pop singer, guitarist (Peter & Gordon - "A World Without Love"), artist manager, and record producer (Linda Ronstadt; James Taylor), born in London, England
  • 1944-06-23 Rosetta Hightower, American pop singer (The Orlons - "Don't Hang Up"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, (d. 2014)
  • 1944-08-15 Sylvie Vartan, Armenian-Bulgarian-French pop-yé-yé singer ("Twiste et Chante"), and actress, born in Iskretz, Bulgaria
  • 1944-09-01 Archie Bell, American soul-pop singer (Archie Bell & the Drells - "Tighten Up"), born in Henderson, Texas
  • 1944-10-04 Marlena Davis, American pop singer (The Orlons - "Don't Hang Up"; "South Street"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1993)
  • 1944-11-28 Ronald Bertram "R.B." Greaves, American pop singer ("Take A Letter Maria"), born in Georgetown, Guyana (d. 2012)
  • 1944-12-06 David "Fritz" Fryer, British pop guitarist and songwriter (The Four Pennies -"Juliet"), born in Oldham, Lancashire (d. 2007)
  • 1944-12-24 Mike Curb, American pop singer, chorale master, and producer (Mike Curb Congregation - "Sweet Gingerbread Man"), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • 1945-01-28 José Luis Perales, Spanish pop singer-songwriter ("Quisiera Decir tu Nombre" (I Would Like to Say Your Name)), born Castejón, Spain
  • 1945-02-22 Oliver [Swofford], American pop singer ("Good Morning Starshine"; "Jean"), born in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina (d. 2000)
  • 1945-03-10 Pete Nelson [Lipscomb], British pop singer (The Flower Pot Men - "Let's Go To San Francisco"), born in Uxbridge, London, England (d. 2005)
  • 1945-03-28 Sally Carr, Scottish pop singer (Middle of the Road - "Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep"), born in Muirhead, Scotland
  • 1945-04-24 Robert Knight, American pop singer ("Everlasting Love"), born in Franklin, Tennessee (d. 2017)
  • 1945-05-15 Lasse Berghagen, Swedish pop singer-songwriter (Teddybjörnen Fredriksson), born in Enskede, Sweden
  • 1945-05-30 Gladys Horton, American pop singer (The Marvelettes - "Please Mr. Postman"; "Too Many Fish In The Sea"), born in Gainesville, Florida (d. 2011) [or 1944]
  • 1945-06-01 Linda Scott [Sampson], American pop singer ("I've Told Every Little Star"), born in Queens, New York
  • 1945-06-04 Gordon Waller, Scottish pop singer (Peter & Gordon - " A World Without Love"), born in Braemar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland (d. 2009)
  • 1945-07-17 Eric McCredie, Scottish pop bassist (Middle Of The Road - "Chirpy, Chirpy, Cheep Cheep"), born in Patrick, Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2007)
  • 1945-08-18 Barbara Harris, American pop singer (The Toys -"A Lover's Concerto"), born in Elizabeth City, North Carolina
  • 1945-09-01 Peter Hewson, British pop singer (Chicory Tip - "Son Of My Father"), born in Gillingham, Kent, England
  • 1945-09-24 Rosa Lee Hawkins, American pop singer (The Dixie Cups - "Chapel Of Love"; "Iko Iko"), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2022)
  • 1945-12-07 Marion Rung, Finnish pop singer, born in Helsinki, Finland
  • 1946-04-28 Ginette Reno [Raynault], Canadian Juno and pop singer, songwriter ("Beautiful Second Hand Man"), and actress, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1946-05-02 Lesley Gore [Goldstein], American pop singer ("It's My Party"; "You Don't Own Me"), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1946-11-15 Janet Lennon, American pop singer (Lennon Sisters), born in Culver City, California
  • 1946-11-17 Martin Barre, British rock guitarist (Jethro Tull - "Aqualung"), born in Kings Heath, Birmingham, England
  • 1946-11-27 Betty Weiss, American pop singer (The Shangri-Las - "Leader of the Pack"), born in Jamaica, Queens, NYC
  • 1946-12-14 Jane Birkin, British pop singer ("Je t'aime... moi non plus") and actress (Dust; Death On The Nile), born in Marylebone, London, England
  • 1946-12-14 Joyce Vincent Wilson, American pop singer (Tony Orlando & Dawn), born in Detroit, Michigan

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

  • 2012-06-04 Herb Reed, American pop singer (The Platters - "Only You"; "The Great Pretender"), dies from multiple medical complications at 83

Andy WilliamsAndy Williams (1927-2012)

2012-09-25 American pop singer ("Moon River"; "Days of Wine and Roses"), dies from bladder cancer at 84

Patti PagePatti Page (1927-2013)

2013-01-01 American pop singer ("With My Eyes Wide Open, I'm Dreaming"; "Tennessee Waltz"), dies at 85

  • 2013-03-04 Fran Warren [Wolff], American big band and pop singer ("A Sunday Kind of Love"; "I Said My Pajamas (and Put On My Pray'rs)"), dies on her 87th birthday
  • 2013-04-15 Jo Roland [Rolando Bonardelli], Swiss pop singer and TV personality (Rendez-vous), known as the 'Swiss Perry Como', dies at 80
  • 2013-08-10 Eydie Gormé [Edithe Gormezano], American Grammy and Emmy Award-winning pop singer ("Blame It On The Bossa Nova"), American singer, dies at 84
  • 2014-05-18 Jerry Vale [Gennaro Vitaliano], American pop singer ("Arriverderci Roma"; "Have You Looked Into Your Heart"), dies at 83
  • 2014-08-02 Rosetta Hightower, American pop singer (The Orlons - "Don't Hang Up"), dies at 70
  • 2014-12-21 Udo Jürgens [Bockelmann], Austrian-Swiss pop singer-songwriter (Eurovision Song Contest, 1966), dies of heart failure at 80
  • 2015-02-12 Steve Strange [Harrington], Welsh pop singer (Visage) and nightclub host, dies of a heart attack at 55
  • 2015-02-16 Lesley Gore, American pop singer ("It's My Party"; "You Don't Own Me"), dies of lung cancer at 68
  • 2015-06-04 Albert West [Albertus Westelaken], Dutch pop singer (The Shuffles - "Cha-La-La, I Need You"; Stars on 45), dies at 65
  • 2015-08-01 Cilla Black [Priscilla White], British pop singer ("Anyone Who Had a Heart"), and TV personality (Blind Date), dies at 72
  • 2015-10-06 Billy Joe Royal, American country and pop singer ("Down in the Boondocks"), dies at 73
  • 2016-05-31 Corry Brokken, Dutch pop singer (1957 Eurovision), dies at 83
  • 2016-07-17 Gary S. Paxton [Larry Wayne Stevens], American musician and songwriter ("Monster Mash"; "Alley Oop"), dies at 77
  • 2016-10-03 Joan Marie Johnson, American pop singer (The Dixie Cups - "Chapel Of Love"; "Iko Iko"), dies of congestive heart failure at 72
  • 2016-10-24 Bobby Vee [Velline], American pop singer ("Devil Or Angel"; "Take Good Care Of My Baby"), dies at 73
  • 2016-11-03 Kay Starr [Katherine Starks], American pop singer ("Wheel of Fortune"), dies at 94
  • 2016-12-24 Rick Parfitt, British pop guitarist and singer (Status Quo - "Wanderer"; "Pictures of Matchstick Men"), dies at 68
  • 2017-03-03 Tommy Page, American pop singer ("I'll Be Your Everything"), found dead of apparent suicide at 46

Glen CampbellGlen Campbell (1936-2017)

2017-08-08 American Grammy Award-winning country-pop singer ("By The Time I Get to Phoenix"; "Wichita Lineman"; "Rhinestone Cowboy"), session guitarist (The Beach Boys; Elvis Presley; The Monkees; Phil Specter), television personality (The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour), and actor (True Grit), dies at 81

  • 2017-08-19 Bea Wain, American pop singer ("Deep Purple" (the song, not the group); "Heart and Soul"), and radio host, dies at 100
  • 2017-09-29 Dmitry Smolsky, Belarusian orchestral, choral, theater and pop music composer, and teacher (Belarusian State Academy of Music, 1962-2014), dies at 80
  • 2017-11-05 Robert Knight, American pop singer ("Everlasting Love"), dies at 79
  • 2017-12-16 Keely Smith [Dorothy Keely], American jazz and pop singer (w/ husband Louis Prima -"That Old Black Magic"; "I Wish You Love"), dies from heart failure at 89 [1]
  • 2018-01-07 Isabelle "France" Gall, French pop singer (Donner Pour Donner, Sacré Charlemagne), dies from cancer at 70
  • 2018-04-03 Lill-Babs [Barbro Margareta Svensson], Swedish pop singer, (Eurovision, 1961) actress, and television presenter, dies of heart failure while battling cancer at 80
  • 2018-10-06 Montserrat Caballé, Spanish bel canto operatic soprano, and unlikely pop star (with Freddie Mercury - Barcelona), dies at 85
  • 2019-02-25 Mark Hollis, British synth-pop musician (Talk Talk), dies at 64
  • 2019-10-03 Vinnie Bell [Gambella], American session guitarist, electric sitar player, and pioneer of electronic effects in pop music, dies at 87
  • 2019-10-14 Sulli [Choi Jin-ri], South Korean K-pop singer (f(x)) and actress (Fashion King), takes her own life at 25
  • 2019-12-27 Art Sullivan [Marc Liénart van Lidth de Jeude], Belgian pop singer-songwriter ("Un océan de caresses"), dies of pancreatic cancer at 69
  • 2020-03-31 Cristina [Monet Zilkha], American dance-pop singer songwriter (Sleep It Off), dies at 64
  • 2020-06-08 Bonnie Pointer, American pop singer (Pointer Sisters - "Jump"; "I'm So Excited"), dies at 69
  • 2020-06-18 Vera Lynn, British popular music singer, known as 'the Forces' Sweetheart' ("We'll Meet Again"; "The White Cliffs of Dover"), dies at 103
  • 2020-07-12 Rod Bernard, American "swamp pop" singer ("Allons Danser Colinda"), dies at 79 [1]
  • 2020-08-07 Mark Wirtz, French pop music record producer, and composer ("Excerpt From A Teenage Opera"), dies from Pick's disease at 76
  • 2021-01-18 James Frederick "Jimmie" Rodgers, American pop singer and guitarist ("Honey Comb" ; “Oh-Oh, I’m Falling In Love Again”), dies of kidney disease at 87 [1]
  • 2021-04-03 Jill Corey [Norma Jean Speranza], American pop singer (Your Hit Parade), dies at 85
  • 2021-05-05 (Ivor) "Nick" Kamen, British pop singer-songwriter (Each Time You Break My Heart; I Promised Myself), and model (Levi's), dies of bone marrow cancer at 59
  • 2021-09-05 Sarah Harding, British pop singer (Girls Aloud - “Sound of the Underground,” “Love Machine), dies of breast cancer at 39
  • 2021-10-22 Jay Black [David Blatt], American pop singer (Jay and the Americans - “Come A Little Bit Closer”; “This Magic Moment”), dies of pneumonia and complications from dementia at 82
  • 2021-12-15 Wanda Young, American pop singer (The Marvelettes - "Please Mr. Postman"; “Don’t Mess With Bill"), dies of heart disease at 78
  • 2021-12-25 Tifini Hale, American pop singer (Party - "Rodeo"; "That's Why"), dies of cardiac arrest at 46
  • 2022-01-11 Rosa Lee Hawkins, American pop singer (The Dixie Cups - "Chapel Of Love"; "Iko Iko"), dies from surgery complications at 76
  • 2022-01-12 Ronnie Spector [Veronica Bennett], American pop singer (The Ronettes -"Be My Baby"), dies of cancer at 78 [1]
  • 2022-02-20 Joni James [Joan Babbo], American pop singer ("Why Don't You Believe Me?"; "How Important Can It Be?"), dies at 91
  • 2022-04-05 Bobby Rydell [Ridarelli], American pop singer ("Wild One"; "Wildwood Days"), and actor (Bye Bye Birdie), dies of pneumonia at 79 [1]
  • 2022-07-07 (Patrick Henry} "Adam" Wade, American pop singer (The Writing On The Wall), actor (Kiss Me Goodbye), and 1st US Black game show host (Musical Chairs), dies of complications from Parkinson's disease at 87
  • 2022-08-05 Judith Durham, Australian folk-pop singer (The Seekers - "Georgy Girl"; "A World of Our Own"), dies of lung disease at 79

Olivia Newton-JohnOlivia Newton-John (1948-2022)

2022-08-08 British-Australian Grammy Award-winning pop singer ("Hopelessly Devoted to You"; "Physical"), and actress (Grease), dies of breast cancer at 73 [1]