Rockers in Music History (Part 13)

Rock n Roll: Rock Bands

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  • 1958-04-18 Les Pattinson, Britsh rock bassist (Echo & Bunnymen - "Heaven Up Here"), born in Ormskirk, Lancashire, England
  • 1958-04-21 Mike Barson, rock keyboardist (Madness)
  • 1958-04-29 Simon Edwards, rocker (Fairground Attraction - "Find My Love")
  • 1958-05-16 Glenn Gregory, English rock vocalist (Heaven 17), born in Sheffield, England
  • 1958-05-18 Toyah Wilcox, English singer ("I Want to Be Free"), actress, and Mrs. Robert Fripp, born in Birmingham, England
  • 1958-05-20 Jane Wiedlin, American pop-rock singer, guitarist, and songwriter (The Go-Gos - "Vacation"; "We Got The Beat"; solo - Fur), born in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
  • 1958-06-08 Michael "Jakko" Jakszyk [Curran], British rock singer, songwriter and guitarist (Level 42, 1991-94; King Crimson, 2010-present), producer, and actor, born in Archway, London, England
  • 1958-06-22 Ruby Turner, Jamacaian-British rock singer ("No Where to Run"), born in Montego Bay, Jamaica
  • 1958-07-04 Kirk Pengilly, Australian rocker (Inxs-Kiss the Dirt), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1958-07-08 Carlos Cavazo, rocker (Quiet Riot - Metal Health)
  • 1958-07-11 Ray Dodds, rocker (Fairground Attraction-You Send Me)
  • 1958-08-06 Randy DeBarge, rock vocalist/bassist (Debarge), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • 1958-08-07 Bruce Dickinson, English heavy metal rocker (Iron Maiden-Run to Hills), born in Worksop, United Kingdom
  • 1958-08-09 Greg Chaisson, Canadian heavy metal bassist (Badlands - "Dreams in the Dark"), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1958-08-13 Feargal Sharkey, Irish rocker (The Undertones), born in Derry, Northern Ireland
  • 1958-08-22 Ian Mitchell, Irish rocker (Bay City Rollers), born in Downpatrick, Ireland (d. 2020)
  • 1958-09-11 Mick Talbot, English rock keyboardist (Style Council-You're The Best Thing), born in Wimbledon, London
  • 1958-09-23 Danielle Dax, British avant-garde rock musician, producer and album art designer, born in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England
  • 1958-09-26 Darby Crash [Jan Paul Beahm], American punk rocker (Germs), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1980)
  • 1958-09-28 Med Lucart, rock musician (Wall of Voodoo)
  • 1958-10-04 Barbara K [Kooyman-MacDonald], American singer-songwriter (Timbuk 3 - "The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades"), born in Wausau, Wisconsin
  • 1958-10-12 Jeff Keith, American rock vocalist (Tesla-Psychotic Supper), born in Texarkana, Arkansas
  • 1958-10-13 Joseph Richard Sylvers, American R&B musician (The Sylvers)
  • 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 Ricky Byrd, rocker (Joan Jett & Blackhearts)
  • 1958-10-24 Mathilde Santing, Dutch rock singer (Breast & Brow), born in Amstelveen, Netherlands
  • 1958-10-27 Hazell Dean [Poole], English disco singer (Always Doesn't Mean Forever), born in Chelmsford, Essex, England
  • 1958-10-27 Simon Le Bon, English rock vocalist (Duran Duran - "Hungry Like The Wolf"), born in Bushey, Hertfordshire, England
  • 1958-11-16 Harry Rushakoff, American drummer (Concrete Blonde), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1958-11-24 Carmel [McCourt], English rocker (Storm, More More More), born in Wrawby, England
  • 1958-11-28 Tim Mullens, Dutch punk rock singer and guitarist (Ivy green)
  • 1958-12-13 Dana Strum, American rock bassist (Slaughter-Stick it Live), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1958-12-14 Mike Scott, Scottish rocker (Blues Inc; Waterboys - "Rainbow Warrior"), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 1958-12-14 Peter "Spider" Tracy, English rock tin whistle player and vocalist (The Pogues - "Fairy Tale Of New York"), born in Eastbourne, England
  • 1958-12-19 Limahl [Christopher Hamill], English pop singer (Kajagoogoo-Too Shy), born in Pemberton, Lancashire, England
  • 1959-01-03 Rusty Golden, American pop, country, and gospel singer-songwriter and musician (The Boys Band; The Goldens), born in Brewton, Alabama
  • 1959-01-10 Curt Kirkwood, American rock guitarist, singer and songwriter (Meat Puppets), born in Amarillo, Texas
  • 1959-01-17 Susanna Hoffs, American actress & musician (Bangles-Walk Like an Egyptian), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1959-01-28 Dave Sharp, British rock guitarist (The Alarm - "Rain In the Summertime"; "68 Guns"), born in Salford, Lancashire, England
  • 1959-02-03 Loi Tolhurst, rocker (Cure-Hell's Kitchen)
  • 1959-02-25 Mike Peters, Welsh rock singer (Alarm - "Rain In the Summertime"; Big Country,2010-13), born in Prestatyn, Wales
  • 1959-03-17 Mike Lindup, British rock keyboardist, singer, and songwriter (Level 42 - "Lessons In Love"; "Something About You"), born in London, England
  • 1959-03-17 Paul Black [Marmorstein], American rock singer (L.A. Guns, 1985-87), and drummer, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1959-03-20 Richard Drummie, British rock guitarist, songwriter, and producer (Go West - "Call Me"; "Don't Look Down"), born in London, England
  • 1959-03-27 Andrew Farriss, Australian rock keyboardist and songwriter (INXS - "Kiss the Dirt"; "New Sensation"), born in Perth, Australia
  • 1959-03-29 Perry Farrell [Peretz Bernstein], American rock singer-songwriter (Jane's Addiction - "Just Because"; Porno For Pyros - "Pets"), born in Queens, New York
  • 1959-04-10 Brian Setzer, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Stray Cats - "Rock This Town"), born in Massapequa Park, New York
  • 1959-04-17 Stephen Singleton, English rocker (ABC), born in Sheffield, England

Person of interestRobert Smith

1959-04-21 Robert Smith, British rock singer, songwriter and guitarist (The Cure - "Friday I'm In Love"), born in Blackpool, England

Musician Robert Smith
Musician
Robert Smith
  • 1959-04-25 Billy Rankin, Scottish rocker, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1959-04-26 John Corabi, American hard rock guitarist and singer (Mötley Crüe, 1992-96), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1959-04-27 Marco Pirroni, British rock guitarist (Adam & The Ants - "Ant Music"; "Goody Two Shoes" ), born in London, England
  • 1959-05-03 David Ball, English rock keyboardist (Soft Cell), born in Blackpool, Lancashire
  • 1959-05-05 Ian McCulloch English rock vocalist (Echo & Bunnymen - "Heaven Up Here"), born in Liverpool
  • 1959-05-05 Steve Stevens [Schneider], American rock guitarist and songwriter (Billy Idol - "Rebel Yell"; Bozzio Levin Stevens), born in New York City
  • 1959-05-14 Patrick Bruel [Benguigui], Algerian-French actor (Coup of Sirocco), rock vocalist ("Marre de cette nana-là" - "Fed Up With That Chick"), and world class poker player, born in Tlemcen, Algeria
  • 1959-05-15 Andrew Eldritch, rocker (Sisters of Mercy-Walk Away, Black Planet)
  • 1959-05-17 Paul Di'anno [Andrews], Brazilian-British rock singer (Iron Maiden, 1981-84), born in Chingford, London, England
  • 1959-05-22 [Steven] Morrissey, British rock vocalist (The Smiths), born in Davyhulme, Lancashire
  • 1959-05-26 Wayne Hussey, English musician (Mission - "Lover for Life"), born in Bristol, England
  • 1959-06-01 Alan Wilder, British rock vocalist and musician (Depeche Mode, 1982-85 - "People Are People"; Recoil), born in Hammersmith, London
  • 1959-06-04 Paul Taylor, American rock keyboardist (Winger - "Seventeen; "Can't Get Enuff"), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1959-06-19 Mark DeBarge, American rock vocalist (DeBarge-Who's Johnny), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • 1959-06-24 Andy McClusky, rocker (Orchestal Manoeveres in the Dark-Electricity)
  • 1959-07-05 Marc Cohn, American folk rock singer (Walking in Memphis), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 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
  • 1959-07-29 John Sykes, English rock guitarist and singer (Thin Lizzy; Blue Murder), born in Reading, Berkshire,England
  • 1959-08-06 Joyce Sims, rocker (All & All)
  • 1959-08-13 Mark Nevin, British rocker (Fairground Attraction-Find My Love), born in Ebbw Vale, Wales
  • 1959-08-19 Steve Grimmett, British heavy metal singer (Grim Reaper), born in Swindon, England
  • 1959-08-22 Juan Croucier, Cuban-born American heavy metal rocker (Ratt-Round & Round), born in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
  • 1959-08-29 Sadenia "Eddi" Reader, Scottish singer-songwriter (Fairground Attraction - "Find My Love"), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1959-09-14 Morten Harket, Norwegian rocker (Aha-Take on Me), born in Kongsberg, Norway
  • 1959-09-21 Corrinne Drewery, British singer-songwriter (Swing Out Sister-Swing Out), born in Nottingham, Engalnd
  • 1959-10-04 Chris Lowe, English rock keyboardist (One Under The Eight, Pet Shop Boys), born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England
  • 1959-10-16 Gary Kemp, British rock guitarist and lyricist (Spandau Ballet - "True"), born in Smithfield, London
  • 1959-10-28 Neville Henry, British rock saxophonist (Blow Monkeys - "Wicked Ways")
  • 1959-11-01 Eddie MacDonald, Welsh rocker (The Alarm-Knocking on Heaven's Door), born in St. Asaph, Wales
  • 1959-11-10 Frank Maudsley, English rock bassist and vocalist (Flock Of Seagulls), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1959-11-25 Steve Rothery, British progressive rock guitarist, (Marillion - Clutching at Straws), born in Brampton, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
  • 1959-12-17 Robert "Bob" Stinson, American rock guitarist (The Replacements - Please To Meet Me), born in Waconia, Minnesota (d. 1995)
  • 1959-12-31 Paul Westerberg, American rock singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Replacements), born in Edina, Minnesota
  • 1960-01-04 Michael Stipe, American rock vocalist and songwriter (R.E.M. - "Losing My Religion"; "Stand"; "Everybody Hurts"), born in Decatur, Georgia

Person of interestMichael Hutchence

1960-01-22 Michael Hutchence, Australian rock vocalist (INXS - "Devil Inside": "New Sensation"), and actor (Dogs in Space), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1997)

  • 1960-02-04 Tim Booth, British rock singer (James - "Sit Down"), born in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
  • 1960-02-09 Holly Johnson, British rock vocalist (Frankie Goes To Hollywood - "Relax"), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1960-02-20 Kee Marcello [Kjell Hilding Löfbom], Swedish rock guitarist (Europe - Final Countdown; Easy Action), born in Ludvika, Sweden
  • 1960-02-27 Johnny Roy Van Zant, American rock vocalist (Lynyrd Skynyrd), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1960-03-12 (Christopher) "Kipp" Lennon, American rock singer-songwriter (Venice), born in Venice, California

Person of interestAdam Clayton

1960-03-13 Adam Clayton, English-Irish musician and rock bassist (U2 -"I Will Follow"), born in Chinnor, England

Musician and Rock Bassist Adam Clayton
Musician and Rock Bassist
Adam Clayton
  • 1960-03-18 Anita Lane, Australian rock singer-songwriter (The Bad Seeds - "From Her To Eternity"), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2021)
  • 1960-04-03 Arjen Anthony Lucassen, Dutch progressive rock singer-songwriter, and musician (Ayreon), born in Hilversum, Netherlands
  • 1960-04-14 Brian Forster, American child actor and fictional drummer (Partridge Family - "Chris" the second one), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-04-18 Mick Sweda, American rocker (Bulletboys), born in Gowanda, New York
  • 1960-04-23 Steve Clark, English rock guitarist (Def Leppard), born in Hillsborough, England (d. 1991)
  • 1960-05-06 John Flansburgh, American alt-rock singer-songwriter, and guitarist (They Might Be Giants - "Istanbul (Not Constantinople)"; "Birdhouse Of Your Soul"), born in Lincoln, Massachusetts
  • 1960-05-08 Eric Brittingham, American rock bassist (Cinderella - "Heartbreak Station"; "Nobody's Fool"), born in Salisbury, Maryland

Person of interestBono

1960-05-10 Bono [Paul Hewson], Irish rock singer and lyricist (U2 - "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For"; "Desire"; "Beautiful Day"; "One"), born in Dublin, Ireland

Rocker Bono
Rocker
Bono
  • 1960-05-20 Susan Cowsill, rock vocalist (The Cowsills - "We Can Fly"), born in Newport, Rhode Island

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