Rock n Roll in History (Part 4)

Rock n Roll: Rock Bands - Rockers

Events in Music


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Birthdays 301 - 400 of 1,058

  • 1945-09-23 Ronald Bushy, rock drummer (Iron Butterfly), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 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
  • 1945-10-20 Ric Lee, rock drummer (Ten Years After-Cannock, Staffs)
  • 1945-11-01 Rick Grech, British rock musician (Blind Faith, Traffic), born in Bordeaux, France (d. 1990)
  • 1945-11-11 Vince Martell, American rock guitarist (Vanilla Fudge), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-11-26 John McVie, British rock bassist (Fleetwood Mac-Rumours, Tusk), born in Ealing, Middlesex, England
  • 1945-12-12 Alan Ward, English rock musician, born in Nottingham, England
  • 1945-12-16 Tony Hicks, British rock guitarist (The Hollies), born in Nelson, England
  • 1945-12-23 Ronald Bushy, American rock drummer (Iron Butterfly), born in Washington, D.C.

Person of interestJohn Paul Jones

1946-01-03 John Paul Jones [John Baldwin], English rock bassist and songwriter (Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven), born in London

Musician John Paul Jones
Musician
John Paul Jones
  • 1946-01-28 Rick Allen, Ark, rock bassist (Box Tops-Letter)
  • 1946-02-19 Paul Dean, rock guitarist/vocalist (Loverboy), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1946-02-20 J. Geils [John Warren Geils Jr], American rock guitarist (J Geils Band-Centerfold), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1946-02-23 Norman "Rusty" Young, American rock musician, singer and songwriter (Poco- In the Heart of the Night, Crazy Love), born in Long Beach, California

Person of interestDavid Gilmour

1946-03-06 David Gilmour, English rock guitarist (Pink Floyd-Brick in the Wall), born in Cambridge, England

Singer-songwriter and Producer David Gilmour
Singer-songwriter and Producer
David Gilmour
  • 1946-03-07 Matthew Fisher, English rock keyboardist (Procol Harum), born in London, England
  • 1946-03-07 Peter Wolf [Blankenfeild], American rock singer (J Giels Band-Centerfold, Freeze Frame), born in the Bronx, New York
  • 1946-03-08 Randy Meisner, rock bassist/vocalist (Poco, Eagles-Take it Easy)
  • 1946-03-09 Jim Cregan, English rock musician, born in Yeovil, Somerset
  • 1946-03-15 Howard Scott, San Pedro Cal, rock guitarist/vocalist (War, Cisco Kid)
  • 1946-03-17 Harold Brown, rock drummer (War-Summer, Galaxy), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1946-03-19 Paul Atkinson, British rock guitarist and record company executive (The Zombies-Never Even Thought), born in Cuffley, Hertfordshire (d. 2004)
  • 1946-03-24 Lee Oskar [Leviton], Danish rock harmonicist (War - Why Can't We Be Friends?), born in Copenhagen
  • 1946-03-31 Al Nichol, rock guitarist/vocalist (Turtles), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • 1946-04-01 Ronnie "Plonk" Lane, English rock bassist (Small Faces-Hey Girl), born in London, England
  • 1946-04-04 Dave Hill, English rock guitarist (Slade-Coz I Love You), born in Holbeton, Devon
  • 1946-04-24 Dick Rivers [Hervé Forneri], French rock and roll singer and actor, born in Nice, France (d. 2019)
  • 1946-05-01 Nick Fortuna, American rock bassist (The Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1946-05-07 Bill Kreutzmann, American rock drummer (Grateful Dead), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1946-05-23 Danny Klein, American rock bassist (J Geils Band-Centerfold), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-05-24 Steve Upton, British-Welsh rock drummer (Wishbone Ash-There's the Rub, Locked In), born in Wrexham, Wales
  • 1946-05-26 Mick Ronson, English rock guitarist and producer (Mott the Hoople, The Spiders From Mars), born in Kingston upon Hull, England (d. 1993)
  • 1946-06-05 Frederick "Freddie" Stone, American rock guitarist (Sly & The Family Stone), born in Vallejo, California
  • 1946-06-07 Micky Jones, Welsh rock guitarist (Man), born in Merthyr Tydfil (d. 2010)
  • 1946-06-15 Noddy Holder, Walsall United Kingdom, rock vocalist/guitarist (Slade- Cum On Feel The Noize)
  • 1946-06-25 Allen Lanier, American rock keyboardist, guitarist and vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult), born in Long Island, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1946-06-25 Ian McDonald, English rock guitarist (Foreigner, King Crimson), born in London, England
  • 1946-06-30 Billy Brown, American rock vocalist (Ray, Goodman, Brown), born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey
  • 1946-07-09 Bon Scott [Ronald Belford Scott], Australian rock musician (lead singer and lyricist of AC/DC), born in Forfar, Scotland, UK
  • 1946-07-11 John Lawton, British rock singer (Lucifer's Friend & Uriah Heep), born in Halifax, England
  • 1946-07-19 Alan Gorrie, Scottish rock bassist and singer (Average White Band), born in Perth, Scotland
  • 1946-07-23 Andy MacKay, English rock saxophone and oboe player (Roxy Music), born in London
  • 1946-07-29 Neal Doughty, Evansville IN, rock keyboardist (Reo Speedwagon)
  • 1946-07-30 Jeffrey Hammond-Hammond, English rock bassist (Jethro Tull), born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England
  • 1946-08-01 Raymond "Boz" Burrell, British rock musician (King Crimson, Bad Company), born in Holbeach, Lincolnshire (d. 2006)
  • 1946-08-09 Rinus Gerritsen [Marinus], Dutch rock bassist/keyboardist (Golden Earring)

Person of interestKeith Moon

1946-08-23 Keith Moon, English rock drummer (Who-I'm A Boy), born in London, England (d. 1978)

Rocker Keith Moon
Rocker
Keith Moon
  • 1946-09-04 Greg Elmore, American rock drummer (Quicksilver), born in San Diego, California
  • 1946-09-07 Alfa Anderson, American rock vocalist (Chicago), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1946-09-08 Dean Daughtry, American rock keyboardist (Atlanta Rhythm Section), born in Kinston, Alabama
  • 1946-09-09 Doug Ingle, rock vocalist/keyboards (Iron Butterfly), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1946-09-11 Dennis Tufano, American rock guitarist and vocalist (The Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1946-09-19 John Coghlan, English rock drummer (Status Quo), born in London, England
  • 1946-09-28 Helen Shapiro, Bethnal Green London, rock vocalist
  • 1946-10-17 James Ray Tucker, American rock guitarist (Turtles-Eleanor), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-10-22 Eddie Brigati, Garfield NJ, rock vocalist (Rascals)
  • 1946-10-24 Jerry Edmonton, Canadian rock drummer (Steppenwolf), born in Oshawa, Ontario (d. 1993)
  • 1946-10-26 Keith Hopwood, English rock guitarist (Herman's Hermits), born in Davyhulme, Manchester, England
  • 1946-11-06 George Young, Scottish-Australian rock guitarist (Easybeats, AC/DC), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2017)
  • 1946-11-08 Roy Wood, English rock vocalist and cellist (ELO), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1946-11-10 Roy Thomas Baker, English record producer (Bohemian Rhapsody), born in Hampstead, London
  • 1946-11-19 Joe Correro, Greenwood Ms, rock drummer (Paul Revers & The Raiders)
  • 1946-11-20 Duane Allman, American rock guitarist (The Allman Brothers Band), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1971)
  • 1946-12-12 Clive Bunker, British rock drummer (Jethro Tull), born in Luton, Bedfordshire, England
  • 1946-12-14 Jackie McAuley, Irish rock pianist (Them - Here Comes The Night), born in Coleraine, Londonderry, Northern Ireland
  • 1946-12-15 Harry Ray, American rock vocalist (Ray, Goodman, Brown), born in Longbranch, New Jersey (d. 1992)
  • 1946-12-20 Douglass Lubahn, psychedelic rock & jazz rock bassist
  • 1946-12-21 Carl Wilson, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Beach Boys), born in Hawthorne California (d. 1998)
  • 1946-12-22 Rick Nielsen, American rock vocalist/guitarist (Cheap Trick), born in Rockford, Illinois
  • 1946-12-28 Edgar Winter, American rock musician (Frankenstein, Free Ride), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • 1946-12-30 Patti Smith, rock vocalist (Radio Ethiopia), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-01-13 John Lees, British progressive rock guitarist and vocalist (Barclay James Harvest), born in Oldham
  • 1947-01-24 Warren Zevon, American rock singer-songwriter & musician (Werewolves of London, Lawyers, Guns and Money, Excitable Boy), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2003)
  • 1947-02-02 Peter Lucia, American rock drummer (Tommy James & Shondells-Crystal Blue), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • 1947-02-03 Dave Davies, rock vocalist/guitarist (Kinks-Lola), born in London, England
  • 1947-02-10 John Christopher "Chris" Ethridge, American country rock bass guitarist (International Submarine Band, The Flying Burrito Brothers), born in Meridian, Mississippi (d. 2010)
  • 1947-02-13 Tony Butler, British musician & rock bassist (Big Country-It's a Big Country, Wonderland), born in Shepherd's Bush, London
  • 1947-03-08 Mike Allsup, Modesto Ca, rock guitarist (Three Dog Night)
  • 1947-03-10 Tom Scholz, rock guitarist/keyboardist (Boston-More Than a Feeling)
  • 1947-03-17 Ian Gomm, rock guitarist
  • 1947-03-18 Barry Wilson, England, rock drummer (Procol Harum-Whiter Shade of Pale)
  • 1947-03-21 Franco Mussida, Italian progessive rock musician (Premiata Forneria Marconi), born in Milan
  • 1947-03-22 Harry Vanda, [Vandenberg], Hague Neth, rock guitarist (Easybeats)
  • 1947-03-24 Mike Kellie, rock drummer (Spooky Tooth-It's All About)
  • 1947-06-22 Howard Kaylan, American rock and roll musician and writer (The Turtles), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestMick Fleetwood

1947-06-24 Mick Fleetwood, rock drummer (Fleetwood Mac-Go Your Own Way), born in London, England

Musician Mick Fleetwood
Musician
Mick Fleetwood
  • 1947-07-07 Rob Townsend, rock drummer (Family Leicester)
  • 1947-07-15 Peter Banks [Brockbanks], British rock guitarist and singer-songwriter described as "the architect of progressive music" (Yes, the Syn, Flash), born in Chipping Barnet, London (d. 2013)
  • 1947-07-19 Brian May, English rock guitarist (Queen-We are the Champions), born in London, England

Person of interestCarlos Santana

1947-07-20 Carlos Santana, Mexican rock guitarist (Santana-Black Magic Woman), born in Autlán de Navarro

Musician Carlos Santana
Musician
Carlos Santana
  • 1947-07-30 John Siomos, American rock drummer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2004)
  • 1947-09-27 Meat Loaf [Marvin Lee Aday], American rock musician and singer-songwriter (Bat Out of Hell), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1947-09-30 Marc Bolan, rock vocalist (T-Rex-Bang a Gong), born in London, England
  • 1947-10-08 Tony Wilson, rock vocalist (Hot Chocolate), born in Trinidad

Person of interestDonald Fagen

1948-01-10 Donald Fagen, American rock vocalist & keyboardist (Steely Dan), born in Passaic, New Jersey

Singer Donald Fagen
Singer
Donald Fagen
  • 1948-01-11 Terry Williams, Welsh rock drummer (Dire Straits), born in Swansea, Wales
  • 1948-01-15 Ronnie Van Zant, American rock musician (Lynyrd Skynyrd), born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 1977)
  • 1948-01-17 Mick Taylor, American rock guitarist (Rolling Stones-Brown Sugar), born in Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
  • 1948-01-20 Mel Pritchard, British progressive rock drummer (Barclay James Harvest), born in Oldham, Lancashire (d. 2004)

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