Rockers in Music History (Part 4)

Rock n Roll: Rock Bands

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Birthdays 301 - 400 of 1,424

  • 1943-12-25 Trevor Lucas, rocker (Fairport Convention)
  • 1943-12-28 Bobby Comstock, rocker
  • 1943-12-31 Pete Quaife, English rock bassist (The Kinks), born in Tavistock, England (d. 2010)
  • 1944-01-04 Volker Hornback, rocker (Tangerine Dream)

Person of interestJimmy Page

1944-01-09 Jimmy Page, English rock guitarist (Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven), born in London, England

Rock Star Jimmy Page
Rock Star
Jimmy Page
  • 1944-01-18 Larry "Legs" Smith, British rocker (Bonzo Dog Band-Urban Spaceman), born in Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 1944-01-28 Martin Fried, rocker (Cyrkle-Red Rubber Ball)
  • 1944-02-04 Florence LaRue Gordon, Penn, rocker (5th Dimension-One Less Bell)
  • 1944-02-05 Al Kooper [Alan Peter Kuperschmidt], American rock musician, record producer and songwriter (Blood Sweat & Tears, Super Session), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1944-02-23 Mike Maxfield, British rocker (Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas)
  • 1944-03-01 Mike D'Abo, rock vocalist (Manfred Mann-Mighty Quinn)
  • 1944-03-23 Ric Ocasek [Richard Otcasek], American rocker (The Cars - Best Friend's Girl; Shake It Up), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2019)
  • 1944-03-31 Rod Allen, [B Rodney Bainbridge] rock bassist/vocalist (Fortunes)
  • 1944-04-03 Barry Pritchard, English rock guitarist (Fortunes), born in Birmingham (d. 1999)
  • 1944-04-12 John Kay [Joachim Krauledat], German-born Canadian rock singer (Steppenwolf), born in Tilsit, East Prussia, Germany
  • 1944-04-13 Jack Casady, American rock bassist (Hot Tuna, Jefferson Airplane), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1944-05-09 Richard Furay, Ohio, rock vocalist (Buffalo Springfield, Poco)
  • 1944-05-14 Gene Cornish, rock bassist/vocalist (Fotomaker, Rascals), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1944-05-18 Albert Hammond, rocker (It Never Rains In Southern California ), born in London

Person of interestJoe Cocker

1944-05-20 Joe Cocker, English rock vocalist (With a Little Help from My Friends), born in Sheffield England, (d. 2014)

Rocker Joe Cocker
Rocker
Joe Cocker
  • 1944-06-24 Charlie Whitney, English rock guitarist (Family), born in Skipton, North Yorkshire, England
  • 1944-06-30 Glenn Shorrock, Australian rock vocalist (Little River Band), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1944-07-07 Warren Entner, rock vocalist/guitarist (Grass Roots), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1944-07-22 Rick Davies, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Supertramp), born in London, England
  • 1944-07-24 Jim Armstrong, Irish rock guitarist (Them), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • 1944-08-08 Hans van Eijk, Dutch rock guitarist (Jumping Jewels)
  • 1944-08-09 Viv Prince, rocker (Pretty Things)
  • 1944-08-27 Tim Bogert, American musician (Vanilla Fudge), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944-08-30 Charles Colbert, American rocker (American Breed), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1944-09-16 Betty Kelly, American rocker (Martha Reeves & Vandellas), born in Attalla, Alabama
  • 1944-10-09 John Entwistle, English rock guitarist and vocalist (The Who-Baba O'Riley), born in London, England (d. 2002)
  • 1944-10-13 Robert Lamm, American rocker (Chicago-If You Leave Me Now), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944-10-25 Jon Anderson, English rock singer (Yes - Roundabout; Close To The Edge), born in Accrington, Lancashire
  • 1944-10-26 Mike Piano, American rocker (Sandpipers), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1944-10-29 Denny Laine [Brian Hines], English rock guitarist (The Moody Blues, Wings), born in Tyseley, Birmingham, England
  • 1944-11-01 Richard "Kinky" Friedman, American country rocker (Ride 'em Jewboy), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1944-11-02 Keith Emerson, English rock musician (Emerson, Lake & Palmer), born in Todmorden, West Yorkshire (d. 2016)
  • 1944-11-06 Bill Henderson, Canadian rock vocalist and guitarist (Chilliwack), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1944-11-08 Bonnie Bramlett, American rock vocalist (Delandy & Bonnie), born in Granite City, Illinois
  • 1944-11-08 Rodney Slater, English rocker (Bonzo Dog Band), born in Crowland, Lincolnshire, England
  • 1944-11-09 Phil May, English rocker (Pretty Things), born in Dartford, Kent (d. 2020)
  • 1944-11-17 Eugene Clarke, US rock guitarist, born in Tipton, Missouri
  • 1944-11-19 Charlie Coe, American rock bassist (Paul Revere & the Raiders), born in Boise, Idaho
  • 1944-11-26 Alan Henderson, Irish rock bassist (Them), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland (d. 2017)
  • 1944-11-26 Jean Terrell, American singer (The Supremes), born in Belzoni, Mississippi
  • 1944-11-30 Rob Grill, rock bassist/vocalist (Grass Roots), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-12-01 Eric Bloom, American rock vocalist/guitarist (Blue Öyster Cult)
  • 1944-12-12 Rob Tyner [Robert Derminer], American hard rock musician (MC5), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1991)
  • 1944-12-18 Deke [Roger] Leonard, Welsh rock musician (Man), born in Llanelli (d. 2017)
  • 1944-12-19 Alvin Lee, Nottingham England, rock vocals/guitarist (10 Years After), (d. 2013)
  • 1944-12-19 Zal Yanovsky, rock guitarist (Lovin' Spoonful-Do You Believe in Magic)
  • 1944-12-27 Mick Jones, English rock guitarist (Foreigner-Want to Know What Love is), born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
  • 1945-01-12 Maggie Bell, Scottish rock vocalist, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1945-01-21 Chris Britton, English rock guitarist (Troggs-Rock & Roll Goldmine), born in Hertfordshire
  • 1945-02-03 Johnny Cymbal, rocker (Mr Bass Man)
  • 1945-02-14 Vic Briggs, England, rocker (Animals)
  • 1945-02-25 Elkie Brooks, rocker (Pearl's a Singer), born in Manchester, England
  • 1945-02-26 Mitch Ryder, American rocker (& Detroit Wheels-Devil With the Blue Dress), born in Hamtramck, Michigan
  • 1945-02-28 Ronnie Rosman, rocker (Tommy James Shondells-Crystal Blue Persuasion)
  • 1945-03-07 Arthur Lee, rocker (Vindicator)
  • 1945-03-11 Harvey Mandel, rock guitarist (Drei Amerikanische LP's)
  • 1945-04-13 Lowell George, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Little Feat - Dixie Chicken), born in Hollywood, California (d. 1979)
  • 1945-04-25 Stu Cook, American rock bassist (Creedence Clearwater Revival-Proud Mary), born in Oakland, California
  • 1945-05-04 Georg Wadenius, Swedish rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1945-05-09 Steve Katz, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-05-12 Ian McLagan, English rocker (Faces), born in Hounslow, Middlesex, (d. 2014)

Person of interestPete Townshend

1945-05-19 Peter Townshend, English rock guitarist, vocalist and composer (The Who-Tommy), born in London, England

  • 1945-05-26 Garry Peterson, rocker (Guess Who)
  • 1945-05-27 Bruce Cockburn, folk rock vocalist (Waterwalker), born in Ottawa, Canada
  • 1945-05-28 John Fogerty, American rocker (Creedence Clearwater Revival), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1945-05-29 Gary Brooker, English rock keyboardist and singer (Procol Harum), born in Hackney, London
  • 1945-06-23 Paul Goddard, Georgia, rock bassist (Atlanta Rhythm Section)
  • 1945-06-28 Dave Knights, British rock bassist (Procol Harum-Conquistador), born in London, England
  • 1945-07-15 Peter Lewis, rock guitarist/vocalist (Moby Grape), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945-07-20 Kim Carnes, rock vocalist (Bette Davis Eyes), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1945-08-16 Gary Loizzo, rock guitarist (American Breed), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1945-08-16 Kevin Ayers, England, progressive rocker (Joy of a Toy), (d. 2013)
  • 1945-08-18 Sarah Dash, American rock vocalist (Patti LaBelle & Bluebirds), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1945-08-19 Ian Gillan, English heavy metal and rock singer-songwriter (Deep Purple-Knocking at Backdoor), born in London
  • 1945-08-22 Ron Dante, rock vocalist (Archies-Sugar, Sugar), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1945-08-24 Ken Hensley, English songwriter and rock keyboardist (Blackfoot, Uriah Heep), born in Plumstead, England
  • 1945-08-29 Chris Copping, English rock bassist (Procol Harum), born in Middleton, Lancashire, England
  • 1945-08-31 Bob Welch, American rock vocalist, guitarist (Fleetwood Mac), born in Hollywood, California (d. 2012)
  • 1945-09-05 Al Stewart, Scottish rocker (Year of the Cat), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1945-09-08 Kelly Groucutt, English musician ( Electric Light Orchestra ), born in Coseley, England (d. 2009)
  • 1945-09-08 Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, American rocker (Grateful Dead), born in San Bruno, California (d. 1973)
  • 1945-09-26 Bryan Ferry, English rocker (Roxy Music-Let's Stick Together), born in Washington, County Durham, England
  • 1945-10-07 Kevin Godley, English rock vocalist (10cc), born in Manchester, England
  • 1945-10-08 Ray Royer, English rock guitarist (Procol Harum), born in The Pinewoods, Essex
  • 1945-10-10 Alan Cartwright, English rocker (Procul Harum), born in London
  • 1945-10-19 Keith Reid, rocker (Procol Harum) [or 10/10/46]
  • 1945-10-21 Kathy Young, rocker (Thousand Stars in the Sky)
  • 1945-10-22 Leslie West, [Weinstein] rocker (Mountain-Mississippi Queen)
  • 1945-10-28 Wayne Fontana, rocker (Groovy Kind of Love), born in Manchester, England
  • 1945-11-01 Rick Grech, British rock musician (Blind Faith, Traffic), born in Bordeaux, France (d. 1990)
  • 1945-11-11 Chris Dreja, rocker (Yardbirds), born in London, England
  • 1945-11-11 Vince Martell, American rock guitarist (Vanilla Fudge), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-11-24 Lee Michaels, rocker (Do You Know What I Mean), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945-11-26 John McVie, British rock bassist (Fleetwood Mac-Rumours, Tusk), born in Ealing, Middlesex, England
  • 1945-11-30 Roger Glover, British hard rock bassist (Episode Six-Deep Purple)

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