Rock n Roll in History (Part 8)

Rock n Roll: Rock Bands - Rockers

Events in Music

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Birthdays 701 - 800 of 1,053

  • 1954-07-14 Jos Zoomer, Amsterdam Neth, rock drummer (Vandenberg)
  • 1954-07-20 Jay Jay French [John French Segall], American rock guitarist (Twisted Sister), born in NYC, New York
  • 1954-07-25 Ken Greer [Kenneth William Greer], Canadian rock guitarist (Red Rider), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1954-08-21 Steve Smith, rock drummer (Journey), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-08-25 Elvis Costello [Declan Patrick McManus], English rock vocalist (Allison), born in Paddington, London
  • 1954-09-06 Patrick O'Hearn, American rock bassist (Missing Persons), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1954-09-07 Benmont Tench, American rock keyboardist (Heartbreakers), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • 1954-09-13 Ted Mueller, American rock drummer (Axe) (d. 2012)
  • 1954-09-14 Barry Cowsill, American rock bassist (The Cowsills - We Can Fly), born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 2005)
  • 1954-09-21 Philthy Animal [Phil Taylor], English rock drummer (Motorhead), born in Hasland, Chesterfield (d. 2015)
  • 1954-09-26 Craig Chaquico, American rock guitarist (Jefferson Starship), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1954-09-28 George Lynch, rock guitarist (Lynch Mob-Wicked Sensations)
  • 1954-09-30 Patrice Rushen, rock vocalist, born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestDavid Lee Roth

1954-10-10 David Lee Roth, American rock singer (Van Halen), born in Bloomington, Indiana

Van Halen Rocker David Lee Roth
Van Halen Rocker
David Lee Roth
  • 1954-11-09 Dennis Stratton, British rock guitarist (Iron Maiden), born in London
  • 1954-11-10 Mario Cipollina, American rock bassist (Huey Lewis & The News), born in San Rafael, California
  • 1954-11-15 Ab Bryant, rock bassist/vocalist (Chilliwack)
  • 1954-11-19 Tom Scheckel, rock drummer (Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1954-11-20 Frank Marino, Canadian rock guitarist (Mahogany Rush), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1954-11-23 Bruce Hornsby, Williamsburg Va, rock vocalist
  • 1954-11-30 George McArdle, rock bassist (Little River Band Melbourne
  • 1955-01-10 Michael Schenker, German rock guitarist (MSG-Coming on Strong, Scorpions), born in Sarstedt, Germany
  • 1955-01-13 Trevor Rabin, South African rock guitarist and film score composer (Yes), born in Johannesburg, South Africa

Person of interestEddie Van Halen

1955-01-26 Eddie Van Halen, Dutch-American rock guitarist (Van Halen-Jump, 1984), born in Nijmegen, Netherlands

Hall of Fame rocker Eddie Van Halen
Hall of Fame rocker
Eddie Van Halen
  • 1955-02-13 Scott Smith, Canadian rock bassist (Loverboy), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 2000)
  • 1955-02-23 Howard Jones, rock pianist/vocalist (Things Can Only Get Better)
  • 1955-02-28 Randy Jackson, American rock musician (Zebra), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1955-03-14 Boon Gould, rock guitarist (Level 42-Hot Water)
  • 1955-03-31 Angus Young, Glascow Scotland, rock guitarist (AC/DC-Highway to Hell)
  • 1955-04-13 Louis Johnson, American rock bassist and vocalist (Brothers Johnson), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
  • 1955-04-22 Arthur Baker, rock producer (Afrika Banbaataa-Planet Rock)
  • 1955-04-28 Edwin "Eddie" Jobson, British rock violinist (Zappa, UK, Roxy Music-For Your Pleasure), born in Bilingham, England
  • 1955-05-03 Van McLain [McElvain], American rock guitarist (Shooting Star), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2018)
  • 1955-05-03 Timmy Cappello, American rock & sax player (played with Tina Turner, Ringo Starr & The Lost Boys), born in Silver Lake, New York
  • 1955-05-20 Steve George, rock keyboardist (Mr Mister)
  • 1955-05-21 John Galvin, American rock keyboardist (Molly Hatchet), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1955-05-21 Stan Lynch, rock drummer (Tommy Petty & Heartbreakers), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • 1955-05-22 Iva Davies, Australian rock guitarist and vocalist (Icehouse), born in Wauchope, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1955-05-29 Michael "Mike" Porcaro, American rock bassist affiliated with Toto (Stranger In Town), born in South Windsor, Connecticut (d. 2015)
  • 1955-06-26 Mick Jones, English rock vocalist and guitarist (The Clash-Havana 3 AM), born in London, England
  • 1955-07-03 Neil Clark, Scottish rock guitarist (Lloyd Cole & The Commotions), born in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire
  • 1955-07-05 Michael Gismondi, rock saxophonist (Michael Stanley Band)
  • 1955-07-30 Rat Scabies [Chris Miller], British rock drummer (the Damned), born in Surrey, England
  • 1955-08-05 Eddie "Fingers" Ojeda, American rock guitarist and songwriter (Twisted Sister, Scarecrow), born in NYC, New York
  • 1955-08-08 Ali Score, rock drummer (Flock Of Seagulls)
  • 1955-08-20 Rob Wiedijk, Dutch rock vocalist (Bob Color)
  • 1955-09-01 Bruce Foxton, rock guitarist (Jam)

Person of interestSteve Jones

1955-09-03 Steve Jones, rock guitarist (Sex Pistols), born in London, England

Rocker Steve Jones
Steve Jones
  • 1955-09-10 Pat Mastelotto, rock drummer (Mr Mister, King Crimson)
  • 1955-10-01 Howard Hewett, rock vocalist (Shalamar), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1955-10-02 Philip Oakey, English rock vocalist (Human Leauge-Only Human), born in Hinckley, Leicestershire, England
  • 1955-10-12 Pat DiNizio, American rock vocalist (The Smithereens), born in Scotch Plains, New Jersey (d. 2017)
  • 1955-10-21 Eric Faulkner, rock guitarist (Bay City Rollers), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 1955-11-12 Leslie McKeown, rock vocalist (Bay City Rollers-Saturday Night)
  • 1955-11-24 Clement Burke, rock drummer (Blondie)
  • 1955-12-06 Rick Buckler, English rock drummer (The Jam), born in Woking, Surrey, England
  • 1955-12-29 Jan Pijnenburg, Dutch rock drummer (Doe Maar-Bomb), born in Vught, Netherlands
  • 1956-01-04 Bernard Sumner [Albrecht], English rock guitarist, vocalist (Joy Division and New Order), born in Salford, England
  • 1956-01-13 Malcolm Foster, rock bassist (Pretenders-Mystery Achievement)
  • 1956-01-17 Paul Young, American rock vocalist & keyboardist (Every Time You Go Away), born in Luton, United Kingdom
  • 1956-01-18 Tom Bailey, English rock vocalist & keyboardist (Thompson Twins-Doctor Doctor), born in Halifax, West Yorkshire
  • 1956-02-12 Brian Robertson, Scottish rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy), born in Clarkston, Scotland
  • 1956-02-13 Peter Hook, English rock bassist (New Order-Round & Round, Run), born in Salford, United Kingdom
  • 1956-02-19 Dave Wakeling, rock singer/guitarist
  • 1956-03-02 John Cowsill, rock drummer (The Cowsills - We Can Fly), born in Newport, Rhode Island
  • 1956-03-02 Mark Evans, Australian rock bassist (AC/DC), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1956-03-17 Will Rigby, rock percussionist (Amy Rigby Diary of a Mad Housewife)
  • 1956-05-05 Dick Kemper, Dutch rock vocalist and bassist (Vandenberg), born in Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • 1956-06-22 Green [Gartside], rock vocalist (Scritti Politti-Flesh & Blood)

Person of interestChris Isaak

1956-06-26 Chris Isaak, American rock singer-songwriter (Wicked Game), born in Stockton, California

Singer Chris Isaak
Chris Isaak
  • 1956-07-02 Jeffrey Cooper, rock guitarist (Midnight Star-No Parking)
  • 1956-07-15 Ian Curtis, English rock vocalist (Joy Division-Transmission) (d. 1980)
  • 1956-07-20 Paul Cook, English rock drummer (Sex Pistols), born in London
  • 1956-07-22 Mick Pointer, rock drummer (Marillion)
  • 1956-08-20 Rick Olsen, American rock guitarist (Berlin-Take My Breath Away)
  • 1956-08-27 Glen Matlock, rock bassist (Sex Pistols)
  • 1956-08-29 GG [Jesus Christ] Allin, American punk rock singer, born in Lancaster, New Hampshire (d. 1993)
  • 1956-09-16 Charles Fearing, American rock guitarist (Raydio)
  • 1956-10-25 Matthias Jabs, German rock guitarist (Scorpions-Wind of Change), born in Hannover, Germany
  • 1956-11-04 James Honeyman-Scott, English rock guitarist and vocalist (Pretenders), born in Hereford, Herefordshire, England (d. 1982)
  • 1956-11-04 Jeff Watson, American rock guitarist (Night Ranger), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1956-11-05 Rob Fisher, British rock keyboardist (Naked Eyes), born in Bath, England (d. 1999)
  • 1956-11-20 Dan Powers, rock guitarist (Michael Stanley Band)
  • 1956-12-01 Stuart Kimball, rock guitarist (Face To Face)
  • 1956-12-08 Warren Cuccurullo, rock guitarist (Missing Persons)
  • 1957-01-09 Phil Lewis, English rock vocalist (LA Guns-It's Over Now), born in London, England
  • 1957-01-19 Mickael Virtue, American rock keyboardist (UB40-Red Red Wine), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1957-02-19 Falco [Johann "Hans" H√∂lzel], Austrian rock vocalist (Rock Me Amadeus), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1957-02-28 Cindy Wilson, American rock vocalist (B-52's-Love Shack), born in Athens, Georgia
  • 1957-02-28 Phil Gould, rock percussionist (Level 42-Hot Water)
  • 1957-03-05 Mark E. Smith, British rock vocalist (The Fall, The Post-Nearly Man), born in Broughton, Lancashire, England (d. 2018)
  • 1957-03-27 Billy MacKenzie, Scottish rock vocalist (The Associates-Affectionate Punch), born in Dundee, Scotland (d. 1997)
  • 1957-04-24 David J, British alternative rock musician, born in Northampton, England
  • 1957-04-29 Richie C Robertson, rock bassist/vocalist (Fabulous Poodles)
  • 1957-05-01 Steve Farris, rock guitarist (Mr Mister)
  • 1957-06-15 Brad Gillis, American rock guitarist/vocalist (Night Ranger), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1957-06-21 Mark Brzezicki, English rock drummer (Big Country-Wonderland), born in Slough, Berkshire, England
  • 1957-06-22 John Ryder, rock bassist (Face To Face)
  • 1957-06-24 Astro, [Terrence Wilson], England, rock vocalist (UB40-Red Red Wine)
  • 1957-06-26 Patty Smyth, American rock vocalist (Scandal-Warrior), born in NYC, New York

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