Tag: Music History

Music History June 29

BORN ON JUNE 29 1943 – Little Eva, American singer (d. 2003) 1948 – Ian Paice, English drummer, songwriter (Deep Purple and Paice Ashton Lord) 1950 – Don Moen, American singer-songwriter and producer 1953 – Don Dokken, American singer-songwriter and…

Music History June 26

BORN ON JUNE 26 1903 – Big Bill Broonzy, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1958) 1909 – Colonel Tom Parker, Dutch-American talent manager (d. 1997) 1938 – Billy Davis, Jr., American singer (The 5th Dimension) 1943 – Georgie Fame, English…

Music History June 22

BORN ON JUNE 22 1936 – Kris Kristofferson, American singer-songwriter, guitarist (The Highwaymen) 1937 – Chris Blackwell, English record producer 1942 – Murphy Dunne, American actor and keyboard player (The Blues Brothers) 1947 – Howard Kaylan, American singer-songwriter (The Turtles,…

Music History June 20

BORN ON JUNE 20 1907 – Jimmy Driftwood, American singer-songwriter and banjo player (d. 1998) 1920 – Danny Cedrone, American guitarist (Bill Haley and His Comets) (d. 1954) 1924 – Chet Atkins, American singer-songwriter, guitarist (d. 2001) 1928 – Eric…

Music History June 15

BORN ON JUNE 15 1937 – Waylon Jennings, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Highwaymen) (d. 2002) 1941 – Harry Nilsson, American singer-songwriter (d. 1994) 1946 – Noddy Holder, English singer-songwriter, guitarist (Slade) 1951 – Steve Walsh, American singer-songwriter and keyboard…

Music History June 8

BORN ON JUNE 8 1941 – Fuzzy Haskins, American singer, guitarist (The Parliaments and Parliament-Funkadelic) 1944 – Boz Scaggs, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Steve Miller Band) 1945 – Steven Fromholz, American singer-songwriter and poet (d. 2014) 195 1 –Bonnie Tyler,…

Music History June 6

BORN ON JUNE 6 1936 – Levi Stubbs, American singer and actor (The Four Tops) (d. 2008) 1939 – Gary U.S. Bonds, American singer-songwriter 1944 – Edgar Froese, German pianist and songwriter (Tangerine Dream) 1946 – Tony Levin, American bass…

Music History June 5

BORN ON JUNE 5 1946 – John Du Cann, English guitarist (Atomic Rooster, Hard Stuff, The Attack, and Andromeda (d. 2001) 1946 – Freddie Stone, American singer, guitarist, and pastor (Sly and the Family Stone) 1947 – Laurie Anderson, American…

Music History June 2

BORN ON JUNE 2 1887 – Howard Johnson, American songwriter (“I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream”) (d. 1941) 1921 – Ernie Royal, American jazz trumpet player (d. 1983) 1934 – Johnny Carter, American singer (The Flamingos,…

Music History June 1

BORN ON JUNE 1 1926 – Andy Griffith, American actor, singer, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2012) 1926 – Marilyn Monroe, American model, actress, and singer (d. 1962) 1935 – Hazel Dickens, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2011) 1941 – Wayne…

Music History May 19

BORN ON MAY 19 1919 – Georgie Auld, Canadian-American saxophonist, clarinet player, and bandleader (d. 1990) 1940 – Mickey Newbury, American singer-songwriter (d. 2002) 1945 – Pete Townshend, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Who) 1947 – Paul Brady, Irish singer-songwriter,…

Music History May 16

BORN ON MAY 16 1913 – Woody Herman, American singer, saxophonist, and clarinet player (d. 1987) 1919 – Liberace, American singer, pianist, and actor (d. 1987) 1922 – Eddie Bert, American trombonist (d. 2012) 1930 – Betty Carter, American singer…

Music History May 8

BORN ON MAY 8 1911 – Robert Johnson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1938) 1940 – Ricky Nelson, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (d. 1985) 1941 – John Fred, American singer-songwriter (d. 2005) 1943 – Jon Mark, English-New Zealand singer-songwriter…

Music History May 5

BORN ON MAY 5 1901 – Blind Willie McTell, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1959) 1917 – Pío Leyva, Cuban singer (Buena Vista Social Club) (d. 2006) 1934 – Ace Cannon, American saxophonist 1934 – Johnnie Taylor, American singer (d….