Rock n Roll in History (Part 6)

Rock n Roll: Rock Bands - Rockers

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 1,053

  • 1949-10-30 David Green, Australian rock bassist (Air Supply), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 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
  • 1949-11-30 Ruby Starr [Constance Henrietta Mierzwiak], American rock singer (Black Oak Arkansas), born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 1995)
  • 1949-12-03 Mickey Thomas, rock vocalist (Jefferson Airplane, Starship)
  • 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
  • 1949-12-22 Michael Osborne, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Axe), born in Florida (d. 1984)
  • 1949-12-23 Luther Grosvenor, English rock musician (Spooky Tooth), born in Evesham, United Kingdom
  • 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 Berlin, Germany (d. 1996)
  • 1950-01-23 Luis Alberto Spinetta, Argentinian rock musician (Almendra, Pescado Rabioso, Invisible), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 2012)
  • 1950-01-25 Michael Cotten, American rock synthesizer (Tubes) and art designer, born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1950-02-03 John Schlitt, American singer (Christian rock band Petra), born in Lincoln, Illinois
  • 1950-02-04 Philip Ehart, rock drummer (Kansas)
  • 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, rock bassist (Motels-Only the Lonely)
  • 1950-02-12 Steve Hackett, English rock guitarist (Genesis-GTR), born in Pimilco, London
  • 1950-02-13 Peter Gabriel, English rock vocalist (Genesis, In Your Eyes), born in Surrey, England
  • 1950-02-17 Rick Medlocke, rock guitarist/vocalist (Blackfoot)

Person of interestWalter Becker

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

Musician and Producer Walter Becker
Musician and Producer
Walter Becker
  • 1950-02-26 Jonathan Cain, American rock guitarist & keyboardist (Journey, Babys), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1950-03-03 Re Styles, rock vocalist (Tubes)
  • 1950-03-18 John Hartman, Falls Church Va, rock drummer (Doobie Brothers)
  • 1950-03-21 Roger Hodgson, rock vocalist (Supertramp-It's Raining Again)
  • 1950-03-27 Tony Banks, English musician and rock keyboardist (Genesis), born in East Hoathly, Sussex
  • 1950-03-30 Rupert Greenall, rock keyboardist (Fixx)
  • 1950-04-01 Billy Currie, English rock keyboardist and violinist (Ultravox), born in Huddersfield
  • 1950-04-13 Riff West, American rock bassist (Molly Hatchet), born in Corpus Christi, Texas (d. 2014)
  • 1950-04-25 Steve Ferrone, English rock drummer (Average White Band), born in Brighton, England
  • 1950-05-09 Tom Petersson, rock bassist (Cheap Trick), born in Rockford, Illinois
  • 1950-05-25 Robert "Robby" Steinhardt, American rock violinist and singer (Kansas), born in Lawrence, Kansas
  • 1950-06-09 Trevor Bolder, British rock musician and record producer (Uriah Heep, The Spiders from Mars), born in Kingston upon Hull, England (d. 2013)
  • 1950-06-11 Graham Russell, Australian rock vocalist (Air Supply), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1950-07-05 Michael Monarch, American rock guitarist (Steppenwolf), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-07-12 Eric Carr [Paul Charles Caravello], American rock drummer (Kiss), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1991)
  • 1950-07-19 Freddy Moore, American rock musician and songwriter, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1950-07-21 Larry Tolbert, rock drummer (Raydio)
  • 1950-07-23 Blair Thornton, Canadian rock guitarist (Bachman-Turner-Overdrive), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1950-08-02 Ted Turner, English rock guitarist and vocalist (Wishbone Ash), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1950-08-11 Erik Brann, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly) (d. 2003), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1950-08-18 Dennis Elliott, English rock drummer (Foreigner), born in London, England
  • 1950-08-25 Willy Deville [William Paul Borsey Jr.], American rock vocalist and guitarist (Mink Deville), born Stamford, Connecticut (d. 2009)
  • 1950-09-09 John McFee, Santa Cruz California, rock guitarist (Doobie Brothers)
  • 1950-09-10 Don Powell, England, rock drummer (Slade)
  • 1950-09-10 Joe Perry, Lawrence, Massachusetts, American rock guitarist (Aerosmith-Walk this Way)
  • 1950-09-14 Paul Kossoff, British rock guitarist (Free), born in London, England (d. 1976)
  • 1950-09-18 Mike Hossack, American rock drummer (Doobie Brothers), born in Patterson, New Jersey (d. 2012)
  • 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)
  • 1950-11-22 [Ma]Tina Weymouth, rock bassist (Talking Heads-& She Was), born in Coronado, California
  • 1950-11-30 Greg Gordon, rock vocalist (Boys Band)
  • 1950-12-08 Jimmy Farrar, American rock vocalist (Molly Hatchet), born in LaGrange, Georgia
  • 1950-12-28 Alex Chilton, US rock guitarist and vocalist (Box Tops), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 2010)
  • 1951-01-04 Peter Haycock, rock guitarist (All Along the Watchtower), (d. 2013)
  • 1951-01-12 Chris Bell, American rock guitarist (Big Star), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 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), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1951-01-26 David Briggs, American rock guitarist (Little River Band-Help is on it's Way), born in Douglas, Wyoming (d. 1995)
  • 1951-01-27 Brian Downey, Irish rock drummer (Thin Lizzy-Boys are Back in Town), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1951-01-27 Seth Justman, rock keyboardist (J Geils Band-Centerfold), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1951-02-21 Vince Welnick, American rock keyboardist (The Tubes, Grateful Dead), born in Phoenix, Arizona (d. 2003)
  • 1951-03-04 Chris Rea, English rock guitarist (Fool If You Think It Is Over), born in Middlesbrough, England
  • 1951-03-17 Scott Gorham, American rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy-21 Guns), born in Glendale, California
  • 1951-03-19 Derek Longmuir, Scottish rock drummer (Bay City Rollers), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 1951-03-20 Guy Perry, rock guitarist/vocalist (Motels-Only the Lonely)
  • 1951-03-25 Bob Pelander, rock keyboardist/vocalist (Michael Stanley Band)
  • 1951-03-25 Maisie Williams, Montserrat, rock vocalist (Boney M)
  • 1951-04-12 Jakson Spires, American rock drummer (Blackfoot), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 1951-04-13 Max Weinberg, American rock drummer (E Street Band, Conan O'Brien Show), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1951-04-20 Luther Vandross, American rock vocalist (Dance with my Father), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • 1951-05-05 Rex Goh, Singaporean-Australian rock guitarist (Air Supply), born in Singapore
  • 1951-05-08 Chris Frantz, American rock drummer (Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club), born in Fort Campbell, Kentucky
  • 1951-05-13 Paul Thompson, rock drummer (Roxy Music)
  • 1951-05-19 Joey Ramone, [Jeffrey Hyman], lead singer of the punk rock band The Ramones (Baby I Love You)
  • 1951-05-24 Rob Baker, Canadian rock drummer (Red Rider)
  • 1951-05-25 Chuck Ruff, American rock drummer (Frankenstein), born in Reno, Nevada (d. 2011)
  • 1951-06-02 Dave Flett, Scottish rock guitarist (Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Thin Lizzy), born in Aberdeen, Scotland
  • 1951-06-12 Bun E. Carlos [Brad Carlson], American rock drummer (Cheap Trick-Dream Police), born in Rockford, Illinois
  • 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 rock bassist (New Barbarians-Find Out Hideaway), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1951-07-04 Ralph Johnson, American rock drummer (Earth Wind & Fire-Shining Star), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951-07-05 Geert Jan Hessing, Dutch rock drummer (Catapult)
  • 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.
  • 1951-08-01 Tommy Bolin, American rock guitarist and songwriter (Deep Purple), born in Sioux City, Iowa (d. 1976)
  • 1951-08-28 Dave Hlubek, American rock guitarist (Molly Hatchet), born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 2017)
  • 1951-09-04 Martin Chambers, English rock drummer (Pretenders), born in Hereford, United Kingdom
  • 1951-09-18 Dee Dee Ramone [Douglas Colvin], rock bassist (Ramones), born in Fort Lee, Virginia (d. 2002)
  • 1951-10-01 Brian Greenway, rock guitarist/vocalist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1951-10-03 Jack Grondin, rock drummer (.38 Special)
  • 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, English rock guitarist (Judas Priest-Breakin' the Law), born in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England

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