Rockers in Music History (Part 8)

Rock n Roll: Rock Bands

Events in Music


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Birthdays 701 - 800 of 1,822

  • 1949-11-13 Roger Steen, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Tubes), born in Pipestone, Minnesota
  • 1949-11-13 Terry Reid, English rock guitarist (River, Bang Bang You're Terry Reid), born in Huntingdon, England
  • 1949-11-14 James "J.Y." Young, American rock guitarist (Styx), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1949-11-20 William Harry "Billy" Jones, American rock guitarist (The Outlaws), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan (d. 1995)
  • 1949-11-28 Hugh McKenna, British rock keyboardist (The Sensational Alex Harvey Band), born in Coatsbridge, England (d. 2019)
  • 1949-11-30 Ruby Starr [Constance Henrietta Mierzwiak], American rock singer (Black Oak Arkansas), born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 1995)
  • 1949-12-03 Mickey Thomas, American rock vocalist (Jefferson Starship - "Jane"; Starship -"Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now"), born in Cairo, Georgia
  • 1949-12-07 Tom Waits, American singer-songwriter and piano player (Small Change; Blue Valentine; "Jersey Girl"), and actor (Ironweed; Down By Law) born in Pomona, California
  • 1949-12-13 Tom Verlaine, American rock vocalist (Television), born in Denville, New Jersey
  • 1949-12-14 Cliff Williams, English rock bassist (AC/DC), born in Romford, Essex, England
  • 1949-12-16 Billy Gibbons, American blues-rock guitarist (Moving Sidewalks; ZZ Top - "Cheap Sunglasses"; "Legs"), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1949-12-17 Paul Rodgers, English-Canadian rock singer and musician (Bad Company - "Feel Like Makin' Love", "Rock and Roll Fantasy"; The Firm; + Queen), born in Middlesbrough, England

Person of interestMaurice Gibb

1949-12-22 Maurice Gibb, English rock-pop-disco singer-songwriter and bassist (Bee Gees - Saturday Night Fever), born in Douglas, Isle of Man (d. 2003)

Bee Gees Guitarist Maurice Gibb
Bee Gees Guitarist
Maurice Gibb
  • 1949-12-22 Michael Osborne, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Axe), born in Florida (d. 1984)

Person of interestRobin Gibb

1949-12-22 Robin Gibb, English rock-pop-disco singer-songwriter and producer (Bee Gees - Saturday Night Fever), born in Douglas, Isle of Man (d. 2012)

Singer-songwriter Robin Gibb
Singer-songwriter
Robin Gibb
  • 1949-12-23 Luther Grosvenor, English rock musician (Spooky Tooth), born in Evesham, United Kingdom
  • 1949-12-23 [Steven] Adrian Belew, American new wave and progressive rock singer and guitarist (Frank Zappa; David Bowie; King Crimson, 1981-2009; The Bears), born in Covington, Kentucky
  • 1950-01-01 Morgan Fisher, rock keyboardist (British Lions)
  • 1950-01-05 Chris Stein, American rock guitarist and co-founder of Blondie (Heart of Glass, Call Me), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1950-01-09 Rio Reiser, German rock musician & singer (Ton Steine Scherben), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1996)
  • 1950-01-16 (Kemji) "Damo" Suzuki, Japanese rock singer (Can; Damo Suzuki's Network), born in Japan
  • 1950-01-21 Richie Ranno, American rock guitarist (Starz), born in The Bronx, New York City
  • 1950-01-23 Bill Cunningham, American rock bass guitarist/keyboardist (Box Tops), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1950-01-23 Daniel "Danny" Federici, American rock organisst, accordion and glockenspieler (E Street Band), born in Flemington, New Jersey (d. 2008)
  • 1950-01-23 Luis Alberto Spinetta, Argentinian rock musician (Almendra, Pescado Rabioso, Invisible), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 2012)
  • 1950-01-29 Max Carl [Gronenthal], American rock singer and musician ( Grand Funk Railroad, 2000-present; 38 Special, 1987-92), born in Platte Center, Nebraska
  • 1950-02-03 John Schlitt, American Christian rock singer (Petra), born in Lincoln, Illinois
  • 1950-02-04 Robert-John Stips, rock keyboardist/singer (The Nits)
  • 1950-02-06 Punky Meadows, American rock guitarist (Angel), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1950-02-08 Michael Goodroe, American rock bassist (Motels - "Only the Lonely"), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 1950-02-12 Steve Hackett, British progressive rock guitarist, and composer (Genesis, 1971-77; GTR), born in Pimilco, London, England

Person of interestPeter Gabriel

1950-02-13 Peter Gabriel, English rock vocalist (Genesis, 1967-75; "In Your Eyes"), born in Surrey, England

Rock Vocalist Peter Gabriel
Rock Vocalist
Peter Gabriel
  • 1950-02-17 Rick Medlocke, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Blackfoot), born in Jackson, Florida
  • 1950-02-19 Andy Powell, British rock guitarist and songwriter (Wishbone Ash - Argus), born in London, England

Person of interestWalter Becker

1950-02-20 Walter Becker, American rock bassist, guitarist, songwriter and record producer (Steely Dan - "Deacon Blues"; "Peg"), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)

Musician and Record Producer Walter Becker
Musician and Record Producer
Walter Becker
  • 1950-02-22 Genesis P-Orridge [Neil Megson], British avant-garde rock singer-songwriter, and performance artist (Throbbing Gristle; Psychic TV), born in Manchester, England (d. 2020)
  • 1950-02-25 Emitt Rhodes, American rock singer-songwriter, musician (Merry-Go-Round), sound engineer, and record producer, born in Decatur, Illinois (d. 2020)
  • 1950-02-26 Jonathan Cain, American rock guitarist & keyboardist (Journey, Babys), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1950-03-03 Re Styles [Re Styles], American rock vocalist (The Tubes, 1976-79)
  • 1950-03-10 Ted McKenna, Scottish drummer (The Sensational Alex Harvey Band; Rory Gallagher), born in Lennoxtown, Stirlingshire, ( d. 2019)
  • 1950-03-21 Roger Hodgson, British rock singer-songwriter (Supertramp - "Take The Long Way Home"; "Breakfast In America"), born in Portsmouth, England
  • 1950-03-30 Rupert Greenall, British rock keyboardist (The Fixx - "One Thing Leads To Another"; "Saved By Zero")
  • 1950-03-31 Richard Hughes, rocker (Johnny Winter Band)
  • 1950-04-01 Billy Currie, British rock keyboardist and violinist (Ultravox), born in Huddersfield, England
  • 1950-04-09 Peter John Wood, British session and touring rock keyboardist, born in Middlesex, England (d. 1993)
  • 1950-04-13 Riff West, American rock bassist (Molly Hatchet), born in Corpus Christi, Texas (d. 2014)
  • 1950-04-22 Peter Frampton, British rock guitarist and vocalist (humble Pie; Frampton Comes Alive), born in Kent, England
  • 1950-04-24 Rob Hyman, American rock singer-songwriter, keyboardist, melodica and accordion player (The Hooters - "All You Zombies"; "And We Danced"), born in Meriden, Connecticut
  • 1950-05-02 Lou Gramm [Grammatico], American rock singer-songwriter (Foreigner - "Hot Blooded"; "Cold As Ice"), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1950-05-07 (Charles) "Prairie" Prince, American rocker (The Tubes; Chris Isaak; Jefferson Starship, 1992-2008), born in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 1950-05-09 Tom Petersson, American rock bassist (Cheap Trick - "I Want You to Want Me"), born in Rockford, Illinois
  • 1950-05-12 Billy Squier, American rock singer-songwriter, and guitarist ("The Stroke"; "My Kind Of Lover"), born in Wellesley, Massachusetts
  • 1950-05-12 Jocko Marcellino, American rocker (Sha Na Na), born in Quincy, Massachusetts
  • 1950-05-16 Jock Bartley, American singer-songwriter, and guitarist (Firefall - "Just Remember I Love You"), born in Hutchinson, Kansas
  • 1950-05-18 Mark Mothersbaugh, American new wave rock singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist (Devo - "Whip It"), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1950-06-09 Trevor Bolder, British rock bassist (The Spiders From Mars; Uriah Heep, 1976-2013), and record producer, born in Kingston upon Hull, England (d. 2013)
  • 1950-06-11 Graham Russell, Australian rock vocalist (Air Supply), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1950-06-24 Derrick "Duckie" Simpson, rocker (Black Uhuru), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1950-07-05 Michael Monarch, American rock guitarist (Steppenwolf), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-07-19 Freddy Moore, American rock musician and songwriter, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1950-07-23 Blair Thornton, Canadian rock guitarist (Bachman-Turner-Overdrive), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1950-07-25 Mark Clarke, English bassist (Colosseum; Tempest; Uriah Heep), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1950-07-27 Michael Vaughn, English rocker (Paper Lace - "The Night Chicago Died"), born in Sheffield, Yorkshire
  • 1950-08-11 Erik Brann, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly) (d. 2003), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1950-08-25 Willy Deville [William Paul Borsey Jr.], American rock vocalist and guitarist (Mink Deville), born in Stamford, Connecticut (d. 2009)
  • 1950-09-03 Aaron "A-Train" Smith, American drummer (The Temptations; Romeo Void), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1950-09-07 Mark "Moogy" Klingman, American rock musician and songwriter (Utopia), born in Great Neck, Long Island, New York (d. 2011)
  • 1950-09-09 John McFee, American rock and pedal steel guitarist (Van Morrison; Doobie Brothers), born in Santa Cruz California
  • 1950-09-10 Joe Perry, American rock guitarist (Aerosmith - "Walk This Way"), born in Lawrence, Massachusetts
  • 1950-09-14 Paul Kossoff, British rock guitarist (Free - "All Right Now"), born in London, England (d. 1976)
  • 1950-09-17 [John] Fee Waybill, American rock snger and songwriter (The Tubes - "Talk To Ya Later"), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1950-10-02 Michael Rutherford, British rock bassist and guitar player (Genesis; Mike & the Mechanics - "Living Years"), born in Chertsey, Surrey, England
  • 1950-10-03 John Curulewski, American rock guitarist and singer (Styx), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1988)
  • 1950-10-08 Robert "Kool" Bell, American funk rock bassist (Kool & the Gang - "Joanna"), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • 1950-10-15 Chris De Burgh, British-Irish rock vocalist (The Lady in Red), born in Venado Tuerto, Santa Fe Province, Argentina
  • 1950-10-20 Tom Petty, American classic rock singer (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers), born in Gainesville, Florida (d. 2017)
  • 1950-11-01 Dan Peek, American rock vocalist and guitarist (America), born in Panama City, Florida (d. 2011)
  • 1950-11-11 Jim Peterik, American rock musician and songwriter (Survivor - "Eye Of The Tiger"), born in Berwyn, Illinois
  • 1950-11-20 Gary Green, British guitarist (Gentle Giant), born in London, England
  • 1950-11-21 Livingston Taylor, American singer-songwriter (I Will Be In Love With You), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1950-11-22 "Little" Steven Van Zandt, American guitarist, songwriter, producer (E-Street Band; Asbury Jukes), and actor (The Sopranos), born in Winthrop, Massachusetts
  • 1950-11-22 [Ma]Tina Weymouth, rock bassist (Talking Heads-& She Was), born in Coronado, California
  • 1950-11-23 Cecil Hooker, American country-rockabilly violinist (Snuff - "Bad, Bad, Billy")
  • 1950-11-30 Greg Gordon, rock vocalist (Boys Band)
  • 1950-12-08 Jimmy Farrar, American rock vocalist (Molly Hatchet), born in LaGrange, Georgia
  • 1950-12-18 Martha Johnson, rocker (M+M), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1950-12-26 Michael Jones, rocker (BT Express-Here Comes the Express)
  • 1950-12-28 Alex Chilton, US rock guitarist and vocalist (Box Tops), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2010)
  • 1951-01-04 Pete Haycock, British blues-rock guitarist, vocalist, and composer (Climax Blues Band - "Couldn't Get It Right"), born in Stafford, England (d. 2013)
  • 1951-01-12 Chris Bell, American rock guitarist (Big Star), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1951-01-16 Richard "Rick" Thompson, American funk-disco guitarist (B. T. Express - "Do It ('Til You're Satisfied)")
  • 1951-01-19 Martha Davis, American rock singer-songwriter (Motels-Only the Lonely, Shame), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1951-01-26 Andy Hummell, American rock bassist (Big Star, 1971-73), born in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania (d. 2010)
  • 1951-01-26 David Briggs, Australian rock guitarist (Little River Band, 1976-81 - "Lonesome Loser"), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1951-01-26 Christopher North, American rock keyboardist (Ambrosia - "The Biggest Part Of Me"), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1951-01-27 Seth Justman, American rock keyboardist (J Geils Band-Centerfold), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1951-01-29 Stevie "Keys" Roseman, American session and touring rock keyboardist (Journey), born in Oakland, California
  • 1951-02-14 Sylvain Sylvain [Mizrahi], Egyptian-American rock guitarist (New York Dolls), born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 2021)
  • 1951-02-21 Vince Welnick, American rock keyboardist (The Tubes - "Talk To Ya Later"; Grateful Dead, 1990-95), born in Phoenix, Arizona (d. 2003)
  • 1951-02-27 Steve Harley, English rocker (Come Up & See Me), born in Kent, England

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