Which musicians share your birthday
Posted 10 July 2008 - 05:08 PM
1942, Born on this day, B.J. Thomas, singer, (1970 US No.1 & UK No.38 single 'Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head').
1942, Born on this day, Daryl Dragon, The Captain and Tennille, (1980 US No.1 & UK No.7 single 'Do That To Me One More Time').
1945, Born on this day, Malcolm Allured, Showaddywaddy, (1976 UK No.1 single 'Under The Moon Of Love', plus over 20 other UK Top 40 singles).
1947, Born on this day, percussionist David Leon ‘Billy’ Knight, (1973 US No.1 single 'Midnight Train To Georgia', 1975 UK No.4 single 'The Way We Were' plus 20 other UK Top 40 singles). Died on 6th December 2002.
1951, Born on this day, Kevin Kavanaugh, Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, (1978 album 'Hearts Of Stone').
1953, Born on this day, Alex Lifeson, guitarist, Rush, (1980 UK No.13 single 'Spirit Of Radio' 1982 US No. 21 single 'New World Man'). Lifeson was made an Officer of the Order of Canada on May 9, 1996. The trio was the first rock band to be so honored, as a group.
1956, Born on this day, Glen Matlock , bass, The Rich Kids, (1978 UK No.24 single 'Rich Kids'), and early member of The Sex Pistols and the reformed Sex Pistols.
Posted 11 July 2008 - 10:00 AM
1942, Born on this day, Bubba Knight, The Pips, (1973 US No.1 single 'Midnight Train To Georgia', 1975 UK No.4 single with Gladys Knight 'The Way We Were').
1946, Born on this day, Ronald Lepread, The Commodores, (1978 UK & US No.1 single 'Three Times A Lady').
1946, Born on this day, Gary Duncan guitar, US acid rock band Quicksilver Messenger Service, (1970 US album 'Fresh Air').
1951, Born on this day, Martin Chambers, drums, Pretenders, (1980 UK No.1 single 'Brass In Pocket', 1983 US No.5 single, 'Back On The Chain Gang').
1960, Born on this day, Kim Thayil, Soundgarden, Guitar, (1994 UK No.12 single 'Black Hole Sun').
1963, Born on this day, Jan Stenfors, Hanoi Rocks, (1984 UK No.61 single 'Up Around The Bend').
1969, Born on this day, Sasha, producer, DJ, (1996 UK No. 17 single ‘Be As One’).
1970, Born on this day, Igor Cavalera, Sepultura, (1996 UK No.19 single 'Roots Bloody Roots').
1971, Born on this day, Ty Longley, Great White. Had the 1989 hit with a cover of Ian Hunter's 'Once Bitten Twice Shy'. Longley died on 20th February 2003 along with 100 fans after pyrotechnics ignited a club during a Great White gig in West Warwick, Rhode Island.
1972, Born on this day, Guto Pryce, bass, Super Furry Animals, (1999 UK No.11 single 'Northern Lines').
1974, Born on this day, Carmit Bachar, The Pussycat Dolls, (2005, US No.2 & UK No.1 with their debut single ‘Don't Cha’ featuring Busta Rhymes). The Pussycat Dolls became only the fourth ever girl band to enter the UK charts at No.1 with their debut single. (The other’s being the Spice Girls, B*Witched and Girls Aloud).
1975, Born on this day, Mark Ronson, UK music producer, artist and co-founder of Allido Records. Had the 2007 UK No.2 album 'Version’, and has produced Christina Aguilera, Amy Winehouse, Lily Allen and Robbie Williams.
1980, Born on this day, Dan Miller, O-Town, winners of US TV show 'Making The Band', (2001 US No.3 single 'All Or Nothing', 2001 UK No.3 single 'Liquid Dreams').
1981, Born on this day, Beyonce, singer with Destiny’s Child, (2000 US No.1 single with ‘Say My Name’ and a 2001 US & UK No.1 single and album 'Survivor' and a 2003 US & UK No.1 single with ‘Crazy In Love’ from the world-wide No.1 album 'Dangerously In Love'.
Posted 12 July 2008 - 11:08 AM
1963, Born on this day, Robbie Merrill, bassist, Godsmack
1968, Born on this day, David Gray
1970, Born on this day, Rivers Cuomo, Weezer
I also share it with non-musicians: Harrison Ford, Cheech Marin and Patrick Stewart
Posted 12 July 2008 - 07:08 PM
1927, Born on this day, Andy Warhol,
1966, in response to John Lennon's remark about The Beatles being bigger than Jesus, The South African Broadcasting Corporation banned all Beatles records.
1991, appearing at The Jericho Tavern. Oxford, England, On A Friday, (Radiohead).
1992, a riot broke out during a Guns N' Roses and Metallica gig at Montreal stadium when Metallica's show was cut short after singer James Hetfield was injured by pyrotechnics.
1998, The Spice Girls had the UK No.1 single with 'Viva Forever', Brandy and Monica were at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'The Boy Is Mine'.
-I can't believe I actually used liked the spice girls
Posted 07 January 2012 - 09:56 PM
Posted 22 January 2012 - 01:06 PM
1935, Born on this day, Abdul 'Duke' Fakir, The Four Tops, (1965 US No.1 single 'I Can't Help Myself', 1967 UK No.6 single 'Standing In The Shadows of Love').
1953, Born on this day, Henning Schmitz, Kraftwerk, (1982 UK No.1 single 'Computer Love / The Model').
1955, Born on this day, Lars Ulrich, drums, Metallica, (1991 UK No.5 single 'Enter Sandman', 1991 US & UK No.1 album 'Metallica').
1963, Born on this day, Dana Baldinger, bass, Popinjays, (1990 UK album 'Bang Up To Date With The Popinjays').
1971, Born on this day, Jared Joseph Leto, American actor and musician, 30 Seconds to Mars.
1979, Born on this day, Chris Daughtry, American guitarist, singer. Daughtry was the fourth-place finalist on the fifth season of American Idol. His band's self-titled debut 2007 US No.1 album sold more than 1 million copies after just five weeks of release, becoming the fastest selling debut rock album of all time.
Posted 22 January 2012 - 01:19 PM
1910, Born on this day, Colonel Tom Parker, Elvis Presley's manager. Before working in the music business Parker ran a troupe of dancing chickens. He died on January 21st 1997.
1940, Born on this day, Billy Davis Jr, (1977 US No.1 & UK No.7 single 'You Don't Have To Be A Star'. Also a member of The 5th Dimension.
1942, Born on this day, Larry Taylor, bass, Canned Heat, (1970 UK No.2 & US No. 26 single 'Let's Work Together').1948, Born on this day, Richard McCarken, bass, Taste, (1970 UK No.18 album 'On The Boards').1950, Born on this day, Junior Daye, Sweet Sensation, (1974 UK No.1 single with 'Sad Sweet Dreamer')
1955, Born on this day, Mick Jones, guitar, vocals, The Clash, (1979 UK No. 11 single 'London Calling', 1982 US No. 8 single 'Rock The Casbah,
1991 UK No.1 single 'Should I Stay Or Should I Go', first released 1982, plus 15 other UK Top 40 singles), Big Audio Dynamite, (1986 UK No.11 single 'e=mc2').
1955, Born on this day, Ivan Julian, Richard Hell And The Voidoids, (1977 album 'Blank Generation' features the track 'Love Comes In Spurts').
1956, Born on this day, Chris Isaak, US singer songwriter, actor, (1990 UK No.10 & 1991 US No.6 single 'Wicked Game').1960, Born on this day, Chris Duffy, Waterfront, (1989 UK No.17 single 'Cry').
1961, Born on this day, Terri Nunn, vocals, Berlin, (1986 UK & US No.1 single 'Take My Breath Away').1963, Born on this day, Harriet Wheeler, vocals, The Sundays, (1997 UK No.15 single 'Summertime').
1966, Born on this day, Par Wiksten, guitar, vocals, The Wannadies, (1996 UK No. 18 single, 'You And Me Song').1969, Born on this day, Colin Greenwood, bass, Radiohead, (1993 UK No.7 single 'Creep', 1997 UK No.1 & US No.21 album 'OK Computer', 2000 UK & US No.1 album 'Kid A')
1969, Born on this day, Mark Decloedt, EMF, (1990 UK No.3 & 1991 US No.1 single 'Unbelievable').
1972, Born on this day, Jussi Syd?nmaa, guitarist, Lordi. Became Finland's first ever Eurovision Song Contest winners after their song ?Hard Rock Hallelujah? won the contest held in Athens in 2006.
1973, Born on this day, female US country singer, Gretchen Wilson, (2004 US country No.1 album 'Here For The Party', 2005 US No.1 album 'All Jacked Up').
1979, Born on this day, Nathan Followill, drums, Kings Of Leon, (2007 UK No.1 album ?Because Of The Times?, 2008 UK No.1 single ?Sex on Fire?, 2008 UK No.1 album ?Only By The Night?).
Posted 22 January 2012 - 03:11 PM
1935, Born on this day, ELVIS AARON PRESLEY, the King of rock 'n' roll
1947, Born on this day, David Jones, (DAVID BOWIE)
*My Daddy also named me after 2 songs
Posted 14 February 2012 - 11:13 AM
1940, Born on this day, Tony Bellamy, Redbone, (1971 UK No.2 & US No.21 single 'The Witch Queen Of New Orleans').
1943, Born on this day, Maria Muldaur, US Singer, songwriter, (1974 US No.6 & UK No.21 single 'Midnight At The Oasis').
1944, Born on this day, Barry White, soul singer & producer. (1974 UK No.1 single 'You're The First The Last My Everything', 1974 US No.1 single 'Can't Get Enough Of Your Love Babe'). Died from Kidney failure on 4th July 2003 aged 58.
1944, Born on this day, Colin Young, The Foundations, (1967 UK No.1 single 'Baby Now That I've Found You'. 1969 US No.3 single 'Build Me Up A Buttercup').
1952, Born on this day, Gerry Beckley, America (1972 US No.1 & UK No.3 single 'Horse With No Name').
1952, Born on this day, Neil Peart, drummer, Rush, (1980 UK No.13 single 'Spirit Of Radio' 1982 US No. 21 single 'New World Man'). Peart was made an Officer of the Order of Canada on May 9, 1996. The trio was the first rock band to be so honored, as a group.
1956, Born on this day, Barry Andrews, keyboards, XTC, (1982 UK No.10 single 'Senses Working Overtime').
1956, Born on this day, Brian Robertson, guitar, Thin Lizzy, (1973 UK No.6 single 'Whisky In The Jar'), Member of Motorhead.
1957, Born on this day, Pat Dinizio, The Smithereens, (1988 US No.41 album 'Smithereens 11).
1966, Born on this day, Ben Folds, US singer, songwriter, keyboard player, Ben Folds Five, (1997 UK No.26 single 'Battle Of Who Could Care Less').
1967, Born on this day, Jon Stewart, guitar, Sleeper, (1996 UK No.10 single 'Sale Of The Century').
1968, Born on this day, Kenny Thomas, singer, (1991 UK No.4 single 'Thinking About Your Love').
1974, Born on this day, Jennifer Nettles, American Grammy-winning country music artist, lead vocalist with the duo Sugarland. 2009 US No.1 album ‘Live on the Inside’.
1981, Born on this day, Jennifer Hudson, Academy Award-winning American actress and singer. One of the finalists on the third season of American Idol, she went on to star as Effie White in the 2006 motion picture musical Dreamgirls.
Posted 15 February 2012 - 03:23 AM
and thats the only one i give a shit about. cos im special!
Posted 19 February 2012 - 05:30 AM
1918, Born on this day, Professor Longhair, US rock & roll piano player. Influenced Fat's Domino and Dr John. Died on 30th Jan 1980.
1940, Born on this day, Phil Ochs, US folk singer songwriter. Wrote 'There But A Fortune', hit for Joan Baez. Hung himself on 9th April 1976 suffering from chronic depression.
1941, Born on this day, Maurice White, vocals, Earth Wind and Fire, (1975 US No.1 single 'Shining Star', 1981 UK No.3 single 'Let's Groove').
1944, Born on this day, Alvin Lee, guitar vocals, Ten Years After, (UK rock group, 1970 UK No.10 single 'Love Like A Man')
1944, Born on this day, Zal Yanovsky, The Lovin Spoonful, (1966 US No.1 & UK No.8 single 'Summer In The City'). Died of a heart attack on 13th December 2002.
1949, Born on this day, John McEuen, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, (1971 US No.9 single 'Mr Bojangles').
1958, Born on this day, Chris Hamill, (Limahl), vocals, Kajagoogoo, (1983 UK No.1 single 'Too Shy').
those are from http://www.thisdayin.../search_result.
1980 – Jake Gyllenhaal, American actor
Posted 20 February 2012 - 11:21 AM
1782 Niccoló Paganini
1963 Farin Urlaub (of the german band Die Ärzte)
Posted 23 February 2012 - 10:20 AM
1939, Born on this day, Billy Henderson singer, The Detroit Spinners, (1980 UK No.1 & US No.2 single 'Working My Way Back To You'). Henderson died aged 67 from complications from diabetes on 2nd Feb 2007.
1944, Born on this day, Vic Prince, drummer, Pretty Things (1964 UK No.10 single 'Don't Bring Me Down').
1946, Born on this day, John Parry, Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band, (1968 UK No.5 single 'I'm The Urban Spaceman).
1946, Born on this day, Marinus Gerritsen, Golden Earring, (1974 UK No.7 & US No.13 single 'Radar Love').
1954, Born on this day, Bruce Thomas, bass, Elvis Costello and The Attractions, (1979 UK No.2 single 'Olivers Army').
1955, Born on this day, Benjamin Orr bass, vocals, The Cars, (1978 UK No.3 single 'My Best Friend's Girl' and 1985 UK No.4 single 'Drive'). Orr died of cancer on 3rd October 2000.
1955, Born on this day, Charlie Morgan, English drummer and percussionist. Worked with the Tom Robinson Band, Kate Bush, Elton John, Orleans, Paul McCartney and Tina Turner.
1963, Born on this day, Whitney Houston, singer, who had the 1985 UK & US No.1 single 'Saving All My Love For You', the 1992 UK & US No.1 single 'I Will Always Love You', plus nine other US No.1's. In 2009, the Guinness World Records cited her as the most-awarded female act of all time. Houston died on February 11th 2012.
1972, Born on this day, Arion Salazar, Third Eye Blind, (1997 US No.4 & UK No. 33 single 'Semi-Charmed Life').
1978, Born on this day, Luke Concannon, guitar and vocals, Nizlopi, (2005 UK No.1 single ‘JCB Song’).
Wow! I didn't know I shared a Birthday with Whitney Houston. RIP, GIRL!
Posted 24 February 2012 - 06:23 AM
Posted 22 March 2012 - 10:36 PM
1937, Born on this day, Mary Travers, Peter Paul and Mary, (1969 US No.1 & 1970 UK No.2 single 'Leaving On A Jet Plane', written by John Denver).
1942, Born on this day, Johnny Rivers, US singer, songwriter, (1966 US No.1 single 'Poor Side Of Town' plus over 15 other US Top 40 hits).
1943, Born on this day, Joni Mitchell, (Roberta Anderson), singer, songwriter, 1970 UK No.11 single 'Big Yellow Taxi', 1974 US No.7 single ‘Help Me’. Wrote 'Both Sides Now' hit for Judy Collins and 'Woodstock.' Crosby Stills Nash and Young and Matthews Southern Comfort.
1951, Born on this day, Kevin Scott MacDonald, guitarist, Cutting Crew, (1987 US No.1 & 1986 UK No.4 single 'I Just Died In Your Arms')
1951, Born on this day, Nick Gilder, singer, Sweeney Todd, solo, (1978 US No.1 single 'Hot Child In The City').
1954, Born on this day, Robin Beck, singer, (1988 UK No.1 single 'First Time'). The song was taken from a TV advertisement for Coca-Cola. As a backing singer Beck worked with Melissa Manchester, Chaka Khan and Leo Sayer.
1957, Born on this day, John "Jellybean" Benitez, producer, club DJ and remixer, (1987 UK No.10 single 'Who Found Who').
1960, Born on this day, Tommy Thayer, lead guitarist, took over Ace Frehley's character in Kiss of the ‘Spaceman.’
1963, Born on this day, Clint Mansell, guitarist, Pop Will Eat Itself, (1991 UK No.15 single 'X Y & Zee').
1964, Born on this day, Liam O'Maonlai, vocals, guitar, piano, Hothouse Flowers, (1988 UK No.11 single 'Don't Go').
1967, Born on this day, Sharleen Spiteri, vocals, Texas, (1997 UK No.3 single 'Say What You Want', 1997 UK No.1 album 'Blonde On Blonde').
1970, Born on this day, Neil Hannon, singer, Divine Comedy, (1999 UK No. 8 single 'National Express').
1971, Born on this day, Robin Finck, American guitarist, Nine Inch Nails and Guns N' Roses.
1978, Born on this day, Mark Daniel Read, vocals, A1, (2000 UK No.1 single, 'Same Old Brand New You').
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Posted 01 May 2012 - 10:30 AM
Layne Staley (he's dead)
Claude Debussy (dead)
John Lee Hooker (dead)
Posted 15 May 2012 - 06:30 PM
1958, Born on this day, Thomas Dolby, solo, (1984 UK No.17 single 'Hyperactive'), Also member of Camera Club, Lene Lovich band, as a producer worked with Joni Mitchell, Prefab Sprout.
1958, Born on this day, Anthony Jude Pero, drummer, Twisted Sister, (1983 UK No.18 single 'I Am, I'm Me', 1984 album 'Stay Hungry').
1965, Born on this day, Karyn White, singer, (1991 US No.1 single 'Romantic', a No.23 hit in the UK).
1974, Born on this day, Natalie Maines, singer, songwriter, Dixie Chicks, (1999 UK No.26 single, 'There's Your Trouble', 2000 single 'Cowboy Take Me Away', 1999 US No.1 album 'Fly').
1975, Born on this day, Shaznay Lewis, vocals, All Saints, (1998 UK No.1 single 'Never Ever'). Solo.
1978, Born on this day, Usher, singer, (1998 UK No.1 single 'You Make Me Wanna', 1998 US No.1 single, 'Nice & Slow'. His 2004 album Confessions sold over a million copies in the US in its first week of release, selling the greatest amount of records in one week for any R&B artist).
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