Rock n Roll in History (Part 3)

Rock n Roll: Rock Bands - Rockers

Events in Music


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Birthdays 201 - 300 of 1,062

  • 1943-07-25 Tom Dawes, American rock musician and composer who wrote music for commercial jingles ("Plop, Plop, Fizz, Fizz” for Alka-Seltzer and “7Up, the Uncola”), born in Albany, New York (d. 2007)

Person of interestMick Jagger

1943-07-26 Mick Jagger, English rock vocalist (Rolling Stones), born in Dartford, Kent

Rock Star Mick Jagger
Rock Star
Mick Jagger
  • 1943-08-01 Dennis "Denny" Cordell, British rock music and record producer (The Moody Blues, Leon Russell), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1995)
  • 1943-08-01 Geoffrey Britton, British rock drummer (Paul McCartney & Wings), born in Lewisham, South East London
  • 1943-08-04 David Carr, rock keyboardist (The Fortunes), born in Leyton, London (d. 2011)
  • 1943-08-11 Denis Payton, English rock musician (Dave Clark Five - Glad All Over), born in London (d. 2006)
  • 1943-08-19 Billy J Kramer, rock vocalist (The Dakotas-Bad to Me), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1943-08-24 John Cipollina, American rock guitarist (Quicksilver Messenger Service), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1989)
  • 1943-08-29 Richard Halligan, American rock vocalist (Blood Sweat & Tears), born in Troy, New York
  • 1943-09-02 Rosalind Ashford, rock vocalist (Martha Reeve & Vandellas), born in Detroit, Michigan

Person of interestRoger Waters

1943-09-06 Roger Waters [George Roger Waters], English rock bassist and vocalist (Pink Floyd-Brick in the Wall), born in Cambridge, England

Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters
  • 1943-09-23 Walter Scott, rock vocalist (Whispers)
  • 1943-09-25 Gary Alexander, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Association), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • 1943-09-25 John Locke, American rock keyboardist (Spirit-I Got A Line on You), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2006)
  • 1943-09-27 Bob Curiano, rock bassist (Mink Deville)
  • 1943-09-27 Steve Boone, NC, rock vocalist/bassist (Lovin' Spoonful)
  • 1943-09-28 Nick St Nicholas, rock bassist (Steppenwolf), born in Hamburg, Germany
  • 1943-10-16 C Fred Turner, rock bassist/vocalist (Bachman-Turner Overdrive)
  • 1943-10-18 Russ Giguere, rock guitarist/vocalist (Association), born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
  • 1943-10-25 Roy Lynes, English rock organist (Status Quo), born in Redhill, Surrey, England
  • 1943-11-05 Pablo Gomez, Spanish rock drummer (Los Bravos), born in Barcelona, Catalonia
  • 1943-11-09 Lee Graziano, American rock drummer (American Breed), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1943-11-12 John Maus, American rock vocalist (Walker Brothers), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943-11-19 Fred Lipsius, American rock pianist/sax (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in NYC, New York
  • 1943-11-30 Leo Lyons, Standbridge Beds, rock bassist (Ten Years After)
  • 1943-12-02 Dave Munden, English rock drummer (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes), born in Dagenham, Essex, England
  • 1943-12-14 Frank Allen, English rock vocalist (Searchers-Needles & Pins), born in Hayes, Middlesex, England
  • 1943-12-31 Pete Quaife, English rock bassist (The Kinks), born in Tavistock, England (d. 2010)

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
  • 1944-02-05 Al Kooper [Alan Peter Kuperschmidt], American rock musician, record producer and songwriter (Blood Sweat & Tears, Super Session), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1944-02-15 Michael "Mick" Avory, British rock drummer (The Kinks), born in East Molesey, Surrey
  • 1944-02-24 Nicky Hopkins, British rock session pianist (Rolling Stones (1967-75); The Who - Getting In Tune; Kinks - Sunny Afternoon; Beatles - Revolution; Quicksilver Messenger Service), born in Perivale, Middlesex (d. 1994)
  • 1944-03-01 Mike D'Abo, rock vocalist (Manfred Mann-Mighty Quinn)
  • 1944-03-01 Roger Daltrey, English singer and founder of the rock band "The Who", born in East Acton, London, England
  • 1944-03-15 Ralph MacDonald, American rock percussionist and songwriter (Just the Two of Us), born in New York City (d. 2011)
  • 1944-03-17 Pat McCauley, Northern Irish rock drummer (Them)
  • 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.
  • 1944-05-08 Bill Legend [William Fifield], British musician and rock drummer (T. Rex), born in Barking, Essex
  • 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
  • 1944-05-15 Ian "Tich" Amey, British rock musician (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich), born in Salisbury Wiltshire

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
  • 1944-06-03 Michael Clarke, American rock drummer (Byrds-Turn! Turn! Turn!), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944-06-24 Charlie Whitney, English rock guitarist (Family), born in Skipton, North Yorkshire, England
  • 1944-06-24 Jeff Beck, British rock guitarist (Yardbirds, Jeff Beck Group) born in Wallington, Surrey
  • 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
  • 1944-07-08 Jaimoe "Johnny" Johanson, American rock drummer (The Allman Brothers Band), born in Ocean Springs, Mississippi
  • 1944-07-16 Thomas Boggs, American rock drummer (Box Tops), born in Wynne, Arkansas (d. 2008)
  • 1944-07-22 Rick Davies, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Supertramp), born in London, England
  • 1944-07-23 Dino Danelli, American rock drummer (Fotomaker, Young Rascals), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 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)
  • 1944-09-04 Gene Parsons, American rock drummer (The Byrds, Flying Burrito Brothers), born in Morongo Valley, California
  • 1944-10-09 John Entwistle, English rock guitarist and vocalist (The Who-Baba O'Riley), born in London, England (d. 2002)
  • 1944-10-19 George McCrae, American singer (Lead Me On, Rock Your Baby)
  • 1944-10-25 Jon Anderson, English rock singer (Yes - Roundabout; Close To The Edge), born in Accrington, Lancashire
  • 1944-10-29 Denny Laine [Brian Hines], English rock guitarist (The Moody Blues, Wings), born in Tyseley, Birmingham, England
  • 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
  • 1944-11-17 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)
  • 1944-11-30 Rob Grill, rock bassist/vocalist (Grass Roots), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944-12-01 Eric Bloom, American rock vocalist/guitarist (Blue Öyster Cult)
  • 1944-12-18 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)
  • 1944-12-20 Robert Colomby, American rock drummer (Blood Sweat & Tears-When I Die), born in NYC, New York
  • 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
  • 1945-02-13 Roy Dyke, English rock drummer (Ashton, Gardner & Dyke), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1945-03-11 Harvey Mandel, rock guitarist (Drei Amerikanische LP's)
  • 1945-03-14 Walt Parazaider, rock saxophonist (Chicago), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1945-04-13 Lowell George, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Little Feat - Dixie Chicken), born in Hollywood, California (d. 1979)
  • 1945-04-24 Doug Clifford, American rock drummer (Creedence Clearwater Revival-Proud Mary), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1945-04-25 Stu Cook, American rock bassist (Creedence Clearwater Revival-Proud Mary), born in Oakland, California
  • 1945-05-06 Bob Seger, American singer and songwriter (Old Time Rock and Roll, Hollywood Nights), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1945-05-09 Steve Katz, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestPete Townshend

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

  • 1945-05-27 Bruce Cockburn, folk rock vocalist (Waterwalker), born in Ottawa, Canada
  • 1945-05-29 Gary Brooker, English rock keyboardist and singer (Procol Harum), born in Hackney, London
  • 1945-06-14 Rod Argent, English rock musician (The Zombies, Argent), born in St Albans, Hertfordshire
  • 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 Gordon "Snowy" Fleet, Merseyside, rock drummer (Easybeats)
  • 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)

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