Rockers in Music History (Part 9)

Rock n Roll: Rock Bands

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 801 - 900 of 1,823

  • 1951-03-04 Chris Rea, English rock guitarist, songwriter, and singer ("Fool (If You Think It Is Over)"), born in Middlesbrough, England
  • 1951-03-17 Scott Gorham, American rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy - "Jailbreak"; "21 Guns"), born in Glendale, California
  • 1951-03-20 Guy Perry [Adrian Peritore], American rock guitarist (Motels, 1982-87 - "Only the Lonely"; "Suddenly Last Summer"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1951-03-20 Jimmie Vaughan, American blues-rock guitarist (Fabulous Thunderbirds - "Wrap It Up"), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1951-03-21 Conrad Lozano, American rock bass player (Los Lobos - "Will The Wolf Survive"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951-03-22 Howard Reitzes, American rocker (Iron Butterfly). born in Southgate, California
  • 1951-03-24 Dougie Thompson, Scottich bassist (Supertramp - "Bloody Well Right"), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1951-03-25 Bob Pelander, American rock keyboardist/vocalist (Michael Stanley Band, 1976-87), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1951-03-25 Maisie Williams, British vocalist (Boney M), born in Brades, Montserrat, British West Indies
  • 1951-04-11 Robbie House, American country-rockabilly guitarist (Snuff - "Bad, Bad, Billy")
  • 1951-04-14 Matima Kinuani Mpiosso, Zairen rock guitarist (Zaika Langa-Langa) (d. 1996)
  • 1951-04-20 Luther Vandross, American soul singer, songwriter ("Endless Love"; "Dance With My Father"), and vocal arranger (David Bowie - Young Americans), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1951-04-21 Nicoel Barclay, rocker
  • 1951-04-22 Paul Carrack, English rock singer (Ace - "How Long"; Mike + The Mechanics - "The Living Years"; Squeeze - "Tempted"), born in Sheffield, England
  • 1951-05-04 (Sigmund) "Jackie" Jackson, American pop singer and songwriter (Jackson 5 - "ABC"; "I Want You Back"), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1951-05-05 Rex Goh, Singaporean-Australian rock guitarist (Air Supply -"The One That You Love"), born in Singapore
  • 1951-05-08 Philip Bailey, American R&B and pop singer (Earth Wind & Fire - "Shining Star"; solo - "Easy Lover"), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1951-05-15 Dennis Frederiksen, rocker (Toto-Roseanna, Africa), (d. 2014)
  • 1951-05-16 Jonathan Richman, American rock singer-songwriter (Modern Lovers - "Road Runner"), born in Natick, Massachusetts
  • 1951-05-19 Joey Ramone [Jeffrey Hyman], American punk rock singer and musician (The Ramones - "I Wanna Be Sedated"; Blitzkrieg Bop"; solo -"What a Wonderful World") (d. 2001)
  • 1951-06-02 Steve Brookins, American rocker (.38 Special)
  • 1951-06-02 Dave Flett, Scottish rock guitarist (Manfred Mann's Earth Band; Thin Lizzy), born in Aberdeen, Scotland
  • 1951-06-08 Bonnie Tyler [Gaynor Hopkins], Welsh rocker ("Total Eclipse Of The Heart"), born in Skewen, Neath, Wales
  • 1951-06-12 Brad Delp, American rock musician (lead singer of Boston and RTZ), born in Peabody, Massachusetts (d. 2007)
  • 1951-06-15 Craig Gruber, American rock bassist (Rainbow), born in Cortland, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1951-06-26 Rindy Ross, American rock vocalist and saxophonist (Quarterflash), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1951-06-30 Stanley Clarke, American jazz/fusion bassist (Return To Forever - No Mystery), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1951-07-02 Joe Puerta, American rock bassist (Ambrosia; The Range), born in Lomita, California [1]
  • 1951-07-08 Greg T Walker, rock bassist (Blackfoot)
  • 1951-07-28 Greg Gluffria, rock keyboardist (House of Lords-Sahara), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1951-07-29 Dean Pitchford, American songwriter ("Fame"; "Let's Hear It For The Boy"), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1951-08-01 Tommy Bolin, American rock guitarist and songwriter (Deep Purple), born in Sioux City, Iowa (d. 1976)
  • 1951-08-02 Andrew Gold, American rocker (Lonely Boy), born in Burbank, California (d. 2011)
  • 1951-08-02 Joe Lynn Turner [Linquito], American hard rock vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter (Fandango; Rainbow), born in Hackensack, New Jersey
  • 1951-08-13 Dan Fogelberg, American rocker (Same Old Lang Syne), born in Peoria, Illinois (d. 2007)
  • 1951-08-15 Bobby Caldwell, American singer ("What You Won't Do for Love"), born in NYC, New York
  • 1951-08-19 John Deacon, British rock bassist (Queen - "Another One Bites The Dust"), born in Leicester, England
  • 1951-08-23 Jimi Jamison, American rock singer (Survivor - "High On You"), born in Durant, Mississippi (d. 2014)
  • 1951-08-28 Dave Hlubek, American rock guitarist (Molly Hatchet), born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 2017)

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1951-09-07 Chrissie Hynde, American rock singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Pretenders - "Brass In Pocket"), born in Akron, Ohio

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  • 1951-09-10 Peter Tolson, English rock guitarist (Pretty Things), born in Bishop Stortford, Hertfordshire (d. 2016)
  • 1951-09-18 Dee Dee Ramone [Douglas Colvin], rock bassist (Ramones), born in Fort Lee, Virginia (d. 2002)
  • 1951-09-25 Burleigh Drummond, American rocker (Ambrosia), born in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
  • 1951-10-01 Brian Greenway, Canadian rock guitarist and vocalist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1951-10-03 Jack Harris, British rock vocalist (The Alan Parsons Project), born in, Shoreditch, Hackney, London
  • 1951-10-06 Kevin Cronin, Champaign Ill, rock vocalist (REO Speedwagon)
  • 1951-10-14 Marcia Barrett, Jamaican-British rock vocalist (Boney M), born in Saint Catherine Parish, Jamaica
  • 1951-10-15 Frank Dimino, American rock vocalist (Angel), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1951-10-27 K. K. Downing, British rock guitarist (Judas Priest - "Breakin' The Law"), born in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England
  • 1951-10-29 Rick Bordia, rock guitarist (Mink Deville)
  • 1951-11-08 Larry Burnett, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Firefall), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1951-11-14 Stephen Bishop, American singer-songwriter ("On And On"; "Save It For A Rainy Day"), born in San Diego, California
  • 1951-11-17 Dean Paul Martin, Jr, American pop singer (Dino, Desi & Billy), and actor (Misfits of Science), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 1987)
  • 1951-11-27 Kevin Kavanaugh, rocker (Asbury Jukes) [or 8/27] (d. 2011)
  • 1951-11-29 Barry Goudreau, American rock guitarist (Boston - "More Than A Feeling"), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1951-12-03 Mike Stock, British songwriter and producer (Stock, Aitken & Waterman; Rick Astley; Bananarama; Kylie Minogue), born in Margate, Kent, England
  • 1951-12-03 Kimberley Rew, British rock singer-songwriter and guitarist (Katrina and the Waves - "Walking on Sunshine"), born in Bristol, England
  • 1951-12-04 Gary Rossington, American rock musician (Lynyrd Skynyrd, Rossington-Collins Band)), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1951-12-15 Ken Knox, rock vocalist (Chairmen of the Board)
  • 1951-12-17 Wanda Hutchinson, American pop-R&B singer (The Emotions - "So I Can Love You"; "Best Of My Love"), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1951-12-31 Tom Hamilton, American rock bassist (Aerosmith - "Dream On"), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • 1952-01-02 Graeme Strachan, Australian rock singer (Skyhooks) (d. 2001)
  • 1952-02-07 Vasco Rossi, Italian rocker (Buoni o cattivi (Good Or Bad)), born in Zocca, Modena
  • 1952-02-12 Michael McDonald, American rock singer and keyboardist (Doobie Brothers - "What A Fool Believes"), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1952-02-13 Ed Gagliardi, American rock bassist (Foreigner - "Cold As Ice"), born in NYC, (d. 2014)
  • 1952-02-21 Jean-Jacques Brunel, rock bassist (Stranglers-Dreamtime)
  • 1952-02-23 Bradley "Brad" Whitford, American rock guitarist (Aerosmith - "Love In An Elevator", "Last Child"), born in Winchester, Massachusetts
  • 1952-03-03 Robyn Hitchcock, rocker (Moss Elixir)
  • 1952-03-21 Chris O'Connell, rocker
  • 1952-03-27 Rocky Maffit, American percussionist (Champaign)
  • 1952-04-04 Gary Moore, Irish rock guitarist (Skid Row-Oh Pretty Woman), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland (d. 2011)
  • 1952-04-06 Udo Dirkshneider, heavy metal rocker (Accept - "Balls to the Wall"; Udo)
  • 1952-04-14 Kenny Aaronson, American session and touring bass guitarist (Joan Jett; Bob Dylan; Rick Derringer), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1952-04-23 Narada Michael Walden, American rock, R&B, and jazz fusion musician and producer ("I Don't Want Nobody Else (To Dance with You)"; Divine Emotions"), born in Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • 1952-04-25 Cory Daye, American dance music vocalist, born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1952-05-03 Keiji Haino, Japanese rock guitarist, and singer-songwriter ( Fushitsusha), born in Chiba, Japan
  • 1952-05-14 David Byrne, Scottish-American rock singer-songwriter (Talking Heads - "Burning Down the House"; "Psycho Killer"), born in Dumbarton Scotland
  • 1952-05-19 Barbara Loomis, rocker (BT Express)
  • 1952-05-23 James Mankey, American rock guitarist (Sparks, 1972-73; Concrete Blonde - "Joey"), born in Washington
  • 1952-06-06 Yukihiro Takahashi, Japanese pop-rock drummer and singer (Yellow Magic Orchestra), born in Meguro, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1952-06-11 Donnie Van Zant, American rock vocalist (.38 Special), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1952-06-13 Russell Javors, American rock guitarist (Billy Joel's band, 1976 to 1989), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1952-06-25 Brian MacLeod, Canadian rock guitarist, keyboardist and vocalist (Chilliwack), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (d. 1992)
  • 1952-06-25 Tim Finn, New Zealand rocker (Split Enz, Crowded House, Puberty Blues), born in Te Awamutu, New Zealand
  • 1952-07-02 Wayne Haner, rock bassist (Axe)
  • 1952-07-03 Andy Fraser, English rock bassist (Free), born in Paddington, London (d. 2015)
  • 1952-07-12 Liz Mitchell, Jamaican-British rock vocalist (Boney M), born in Clarendon, Jamaica
  • 1952-07-15 David Pack, rocker (Ambrosia)
  • 1952-07-15 Jeff Carlisi, American rock guitarist (.38 Special), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1952-07-15 Larken Collins, rocker (Rossington-Collins Band)
  • 1952-07-15 Johnny Thunders [Genzale], American punk rock guitarist (New York Dolls), born in Queens, New York (d. 1991)
  • 1952-07-17 Chet McCracken, American rocker (Doobie Brothers), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1952-07-17 Nicolette Larson, American rock vocalist (Lotta Love; Twins), born in Helena, Montana (d. 1997)
  • 1952-07-19 Allen Collins [Larkin Allen Collins Jr.], American rock guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd), born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 1990)
  • 1952-08-06 Ton Scherpenzeel, Dutch rock keyboardist (Kayak, Earth & Fire), born in Hilversum, The Netherlands
  • 1952-08-06 Vinnie Vincent, heavy metal rocker (Solo-Ashes to Ashes)
  • 1952-08-15 Ger Hoeymakers, Dutch rock guitarist (Franc Boeijen Group), born in Sevenum, Netherlands
  • 1952-08-26 Billy Rush, American guitarist (Asbury Jukes; Serge Gainesbourg), born in Deal, New Jersey
  • 1952-08-31 Bruce Soboroff, American rock keyboard player (Buckinghams, 1986-present), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1952-09-06 Jack Waldman, American jazz and rock keyboardist and avant garde composer, born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey (d. 1986)

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