Birthdays (Page One)

January

01 – Country Joe McDonald, 1942; Clay Cole, 1938 (died 2010)
02 – Roger Miller, 1936 (died 1992)
03 – Stephen Sills (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young), 1945; Van Dyke Parks, 1941; George Martin, 1926; John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin), 1946
04 – Arthur Conley, 1946 (died 2003)
05 – Chris Stein (Blondie), 1950; George Brown (Kool & The Gang), 1949
06 – Kathy Sledge (Sister Sledge), 1959; Nino Tempo, 1935; Van McCoy, 1944 (died 1979); Doris Troy, 1937 (died 2004); Syd Barrett (Pink Floyd), 1946 (died 2006)
07 – Kenny Loggins, 1948; Paul Revere (Paul Revere & The Raiders), 1938 (died 2014)
08 – Robby Krieger (The Doors), 1946; Shirley Bassey, 1937; Terry Sylvester (Hollies), 1947; Elvis Presley, 1935 (died 1977); David Bowie, 1947 (died 2016)
09 – Joan Baez, 1941; Jerry Yester (Lovin’ Spoonful), 1943; Crystal Gayle, 1951; Jimmy Page, 1944; Scott Walker (Walker Brothers), 1943; Cassie Gaines (Lynyrd Skynyrd), 1948 (died 1977); Bill Cowsill, 1948 (died 2006); Jimmy Boyd, 1939 (died 2009)
10 – Pat Benatar, 1953; Donald Fagen (Steely Dan), 1948; Frank Sinatra, Jr., 1944; Rod Stewart, 1945; Aynsley Dunbar (Jefferson Starship), 1946; Jim Croce, 1943 (died 1973); Scott McKenzie, 1939 (died 2012)
11 – Tony Kaye (Yes), 1946; Clarence Clemons, 1942 (died 2011)
12 – William Lee Golden (Oak Ridge Boys), 1939; Cynthia Robinson (Sly & The Family Stone), 1944 (died 2015)
13 – Trevor Rabin (Yes), 1954
14 – Jack Jones, 1938
15 – Ronnie Van Zant (Lynyrd Skynyrd), 1948 (died 1977)
16 – Jim Stafford, 1944; Ronnie Milsap,1946; Billy Francis (Dr. Hook), 1942 (died 2010)
17 – Chris Montez, 1943; Mick Taylor (Rolling Stones), 1948
18 – Bobby Goldsboro, 1941; Brett Hudson (Hudson Brothers), 1953; David Ruffin (Temptations), 1941 (died 1991)
19 – Harvey Hinsley (Hot Chocolate), 1948; Shelley Fabares, 1944; Dewey Bunnell (America), 1952; Dolly Parton, 1946; Rod Evans (Deep Purple), 1947; Janis Joplin, 1943 (died 1970); Robert Palmer, 1949 (died 2003); Phil Everly (Everly Brothers), 1939 (died 2014)
20 – Paul Stanley (Kiss), 1952; Rick Evans (Zager and Evans), 1943; Eric Stewart (The Mindbenders, 10cc), 1945; Ron Townson (The 5th Dimension), 1933 (died 2001)
21 – Billy Ocean, 1950; Mac Davis, 1942; Richie Havens, 1941; Wolfman Jack, 1938 (died 1995); Edwin Starr, 1942 (died 2003)
22 – Steve Perry (Journey), 1949; Teddy Gentry (Alabama), 1952; Sam Cooke, 1931 (died 1964)
23 – Bill Cunningham (The Box Tops), 1950; Anita Pointer (Pointer Sisters), 1948
24 – Aaron Neville, 1941; Ray Stevens, 1939; Neil Diamond, 1941; Warren Zevon, 1947 (died 2003)
25 – Etta James, 1938 (died 2012)
26 – Anita Baker, 1958; David Briggs (Little River Band), 1951; Jean Knight, 1943; Derek Holt (Climax Blues Band), 1949; Eddie Van Halen, 1955; Marshall Leib (The Teddy Bears), 1939 (died 2002)
27 – Seth Justman (J. Geils Band), 1951; Nick Mason (Pink Floyd), 1944; Nedra Talley (The Ronettes), 1946; Brian Downey (Thin Lizzy), 1951
29 – Louie Pérez (Los Lobos), 1953; Tommy Ramone (The Ramones), 1949 (died 2014)
30 – Phil Collins, 1951; Marty Balin (Jefferson Airplane), 1942
31 – Harry Wayne Casey (KC & the Sunshine Band), 1951; Terry Kath (Chicago), 1946

February

01 – Don Everly, 1937; Mike Campbell (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers), 1950; Ray Sawyer (Dr. Hook), 1937; Bob Shane (The Kingston Trio), 1934; Rick James, 1948 (died 2004)
02 – Graham Nash, 1942; Ross Valory (Journey), 1950; Al McKay (Earth, Wind & Fire), 1948
03 – Dave Davies (The Kinks), 1947; Eric Haydock (The Hollies), 1942; Dennis Edwards (The Temptations), 1943; Melanie Safka, 1947; Angelo D’Aleo (The Belmonts), 1940; Johnny Cymbal, 1945 (died 1993)
04 – Phil Ehart (Kansas), 1951; Florence LaRue (The 5th Dimension), 1944; Jerry Shirley (Humble Pie), 1952; Alice Cooper, 1948; John Steel (The Animals), 1941
05 – Al Kooper, 1944; J.R. Cobb (Classics IV; Atlanta Rhythm Section), 1944; Cory Wells (Three Dog Night), 1941 (died 2015)
06 – Fabian Forte, 1943; Georgeanna Tillman (The Marvelettes), 1943 (died 1980); Bob Marley, 1945 (died 1981); Donnie Brooks, 1936 (died 2007); Natalie Cole, 1950 (died 2015)
07 – Joe English (Wings), 1949; King Curtis, 1934 (died 1971); Mark St. John (Kiss), 1956 (died 2007); Sammy Johns, 1946 (died 2013); Jimmy Greenspoon (Three Dog Night), 1948 (died 2015)
08 – Creed Bratton (The Grass Roots), 1943; Terry Melcher, 1942 (died 2004); Dan Seals (England Dan and John Ford Coley), 1948 (died 2009); Larry Verne, 1936 (died 2013)
09 – Carole King, 1942; Barry Mann, 1939; Brian Bennett (The Shadows), 1940; Barbara Lewis, 1943; Dennis Thomas (Kool & The Gang), 1951; Major Harris, 1947 (died 2012)
10 – Roberta Flack, 1937; Nigel Olsson, 1949; Ral Donner, 1943 (died 1984)
11 – Sergio Mendes, 1941; Gene Vincent, 1935 (died 1971); Bobby “Boris” Pickett, 1938 (died 2007); Gerry Goffin, 1939 (died 2014)
12 – Steve Hackett (Genesis), 1950; Michael McDonald (The Doobie Brothers), 1952; Gene McDaniels, 1935 (died 2011); Ray Manzarek (The Doors), 1939 (died 2013)
13 – Ed Gagliardi (Foreigner), 1952; Peter Gabriel, 1950; Peter Tork (The Monkees), 1942; King Floyd, 1945 (died 2006)
14 – Roger Fisher (Heart), 1950; Phyllis McGuire (The McGuire Sisters), 1931; Murray “the K” Kaufman, 1922 (died 1982)
15 – Melissa Manchester, 1951; David Brown (Santana), 1947; John Helliwell (Supertramp), 1945; Mick Avory (The Kinks), 1944
16 – James Ingram, 1952; Sonny Bono, 1935 (died 1998)
17 – Dodie Stevens, 1946; Bobby Lewis, 1933; Tommy Edwards, 1922 (died 1969); Gene Pitney, 1940 (died 2006)
18 – Robbie Bachman (BTO), 1953; Derek Pellicci (Little River Band), 1953; Juice Newton, 1952; Dennis DeYoung (Styx), 1947; Yoko Ono, 1933; Keith Knudsen (The Doobie Brothers), 1948 (died 2005)
19 – Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath), 1948; Smokey Robinson, 1940
20 – Jon Brant (Cheap Trick), 1954; Walter Becker (Steely Dan), 1950; Lew Soloff (Blood, Sweat & Tears), 1944; John (Jerome) “J” Geils (The J. Geils Band), 1946 (died 2017)
22 – Bobby Hendricks (The Drifters), 1938; Oliver, 1945 (died 2000); Ernie K-Doe, 1936 (died 2001); Norman “Hurricane” Smith, 1923 (died 2008)
23 – Brad Whitford (Aerosmith), 1952; Steve Priest (Sweet), 1948; Rusty Young (Poco), 1946; Johnny Winter, 1944
24 – George Thorogood, 1950; Lonnie Turner (Steve Miller Band), 1947;  Paul Jones (Manfred Mann), 1942
25 – George Harrison, 1943 (died 2001)
26 – Michael Bolton, 1953; Jonathan Cain (Journey), 1950; Mitch Ryder, 1945; Paul Cotton (Poco), 1943; Fats Domino, 1928; Bob Hite (Canned Heat), 1943 (died 1981); Johnny Cash, 1932 (died 2003)
27 – Neil Schon (Santana; Journey), 1954; Guy Mitchell, 1927 (died 1999)
28 – Brian Jones, 1942 (died 1969); Joe South, 1940 (died 2012)

March

01 – Roger Daltrey (The Who), 1944; Mike D’Abo (Manfred Mann), 1944; Jerry Fisher (Blood, Sweat & Tears), 1943; Harry Belafonte, 1927
02 – Jay Osmond (The Osmonds), 1955; John Cowsill (The Cowsills), 1956; Karen Carpenter, 1950 (died 1983); Lawrence Payton (The Four Tops), 1938 (died 1997); Tony Meehan (The Shadows), 1943 (died 2005); Lou Reed, 1942 (died 2013)
03 – Jennifer Warnes, 1947; Mike Pender (The Searchers), 1942; Jance Garfat (Dr. Hook), 1944 (died 2006)
04 – Pete Haycock (Climax Blues Band), 1951; Shakin’ Stevens, 1948; Bob Lewis (Devo), 1947; Eric Allendale (The Foundations), 1936 (died 2001); Miriam Makeba, 1932 (died 2008); Bobby Womack, 1944 (died 2014); Chris Squire (Yes), 1948 (died 2015)
05 – Murray Head, 1946; Paul Evans, 1938; Andy Gibb, 1958 (died 1988)
06 – Kiki Dee, 1947; Hugh Grundy (The Zombies), 1945; David Gilmour (Pink Floyd), 1946; Mary Wilson (The Supremes), 1944; Sylvia Robinson (Mickey & Sylvia), 1936 (died 2011)
07 – Matthew Fisher (Procol Harum), 1946; Chris White (The Zombies), 1943
08 – Michael Allsup (Three Dog Night), 1947; Micky Dolenz (The Monkees), 1945; Randy Meisner (The Eagles), 1946; Peggy March, 1948
09 – Mark Lindsay, 1942; Jeffrey Osborne, 1948; Gary Walker (The Walker Brothers), 1942; Lloyd Price, 1933; Mickey Gilley, 1936; Robin Trower (Procol Harum), 1945
10 – Tom Scholz (Boston), 1947; Dean Torrence (Jan and Dean), 1940
11 – Bobby McFerrin, 1950; Harvey Mandel (Canned Heat), 1945; Mark Stein (Vanilla Fudge), 1947; Cheryl Lynn, 1957
12 – James Taylor, 1948; Liza Minnelli, 1946; Marlon Jackson (The Jacksons), 1957; Al Jarreau, 1940 (died 2017)
13 – Neil Sedaka, 1939
14 – Walter Parazaider (Chicago), 1945; Jim Pons (The Turtles), 1943; Phil Phillips, 1931; Michael Martin Murphey, 1945; Quincy Jones, 1933; Rick Dees, 1950
15 – Howard Scott (War), 1946; Sly Stone (Sly & The Family Stone), 1943; Mike Love (The Beach Boys), 1941; Phil Lesh (Grateful Dead), 1940
16 – Nancy Wilson (Heart), 1954; Michael Owen Bruce (Alice Cooper), 1948
17 – Harold Brown (War), 1946; John Sebastian, 1944; Jim Weatherly, 1943; Zola Taylor (The Platters), 1938 (died 2007); Paul Kantner (Jefferson Airplane/Starship), 1941 (died 2016)
18 – Irene Cara, 1959; John Hartman (Doobie Brothers), 1950; Wilson Pickett, 1941 (died 2006); Charley Pride, 1938
19 – Derek Longmuir (Bay City Rollers), 1955; Paul Atkinson (The Zombies), 1946; Ruth Pointer (The Pointer Sisters), 1946
20 – Carl Palmer (Emerson, Lake & Palmer), 1950; Jerry Reed, 1937 (died 2008)
21 – Roger Hodgson (Supertramp), 1950; Eddie Money, 1949; Rose Stone (Sly & The Family Stone), 1945; Ray Dorset (Mungo Jerry), 1946; Russell Thompkins, Jr. (The Stylistics), 1951; Shawn Lane (Black Oak Arkansas), 1963 (died 2003); Solomon Burke, 1940 (died 2010)
22 – Stephanie Mills, 1957; George Benson, 1943; Jeremy Clyde (Chad and Jeremy), 1941; Keith Relf (The Yardbirds), 1943 (died 1976)
23 – Ric Ocasek (The Cars), 1949; Chaka Khan, 1953
24 – Nick Lowe, 1949; Lee Oskar (War), 1948; Dougie Thomson (Supertramp), 1951; Steve Lang (April Wine), 1949
25 – Elton John, 1947; Aretha Franklin, 1942; Johnny Burnette, 1934 (died 1964)
26 – Steven Tyler (Aerosmith), 1948; Richard Tandy (ELO), 1948; Fred Sheehan (Boston), 1946; Diana Ross, 1944; Teddy Pendergrass, 1950 (died 2010)
27 – Tony Banks (Genesis), 1950
28 – John Evan (Jethro Tull), 1948; Milan Williams (The Commodores), 1948 (died 2006)
29 – Bobby Kimball (Toto), 1947; Vangelis, 1943; Chad Allan (Guess Who), 1943; Terry Jacks (The Poppy Family), 1944
30 – Dave Ball (Procol Harum), 1950; Eric Clapton, 1945; Graeme Edge (Moody Blues), 1941; Al Goodman (Ray, Goodman & Brown), 1943 (died 2010)
31 – Pat McGlynn (Bay City Rollers), 1958; Sean Hopper (Huey Lewis & The News), 1953; Herb Alpert, 1935; Shirley Jones, 1934; Mick Ralphs (Bad Company), 1944

April

01 – Phil Margo (The Tokens), 1942; John Barbata (The Turtles; Jefferson Airplane/Starship), 1945; Rudoph Isley (Isley Brothers), 1939; Jeff Porcaro (Toto), 1954 (died 1992); Ronnie Lane (Faces), 1946 (died 1997)
02 – Emmylou Harris, 1947; Marvin Gaye, 1939 (died 1984); Kurt Winter (The Guess Who), 1946 (died 1997); Leon Wilkeson (Lynyrd Skynyrd), 1952 (died 2001); Leon Russell, 1942 (died 2016)
03 – Billy Joe Royal, 1942; Mel Schacher (Grand Funk Railroad), 1951; Tony Orlando, 1944; Wayne Newton, 1942; Philippé Wynne (The Spinners), 1941 (died 1984); Richard Manuel (The Band), 1943 (died 1986); Jan Berry (Jan & Dean), 1941 (died 2004)
04 – Hugh Masekela, 1939; Berry Oakley (The Allman Brothers Band), 1948 (died 1972); Major Lance, 1939 (died 1994)
05 – Agnetha Fältskog (ABBA), 1950; Allan Clarke (The Hollies), 1942; Tony Williams (The Platters), 1928 (died 1992); Ronald White (The Miracles), 1939 (died 1995); Crispian St. Peters, 1939 (died 2010)
06 – Merle Haggard, 1937 (died 2016)
07 – Janis Ian, 1951; Patricia Bennett (The Chiffons), 1947; John Oates (Hall & Oates), 1949; Mick Abrahams (Jethro Tull), 1943; Spencer Dryden (Jefferson Airplane), 1938 (died 2005)
08 – Julian Lennon, 1963; Steve Howe (Yes), 1947
09 – Carl Perkins, 1932 (died 1998)
10 – Bobbie Smith (The Spinners), 1936 (died 2013)
12 – David Cassidy, 1950; Lois Reeves (Martha and the Vandellas), 1948; John Kay (Steppenwolf), 1944; Herbie Hancock, 1940; Alex Briley (Village People), 1947; Tiny Tim, 1932 (died 1996)
13 – Max Weinberg (E Street Band), 1951; Jimmy Destri (Blondie), 1954; Peabo Bryson, 1951; Al Green, 1946; Jack Casady (Jefferson Airplane), 1944
14 – Ritchie Blackmore (Deep Purple), 1945; Loretta Lynn, 1935
15 – Dave Edmunds, 1944; Roy Clark, 1932
16 – Jimmy Osmond (The Osmonds), 1963; Bobby Vinton, 1935; Dusty Springfield, 1939 (died 1999); Ed Townsend, 1929 (died 2003); Gerry Rafferty, 1947 (died 2011)
17 – Billy Fury, 1940 (died 1983)
18 – Mike Vickers (Manfred Mann), 1941; Lennie Baker (Sha Na Na), 1946 (died 2016)
19 – Eve Graham (The New Seekers), 1943; Mark Volman (The Turtles), 1947; Alan Price (The Animals), 1942; Dickie Goodman, 1934 (died 1989); Bobby Russell, 1940 (died 1992)
20 – Johnny Tillotson, 1939; Björn Skifs (Blue Swede), 1947; Craig Frost (Grand Funk Railroad), 1948; Luther Vandross, 1951 (died 2005)
21 – Iggy Pop, 1947; John Weider (Eric Burdon and the New Animals), 1947; Paul Davis, 1948 (died 2008)
22 – Peter Frampton, 1950; Mel Carter, 1939; Glen Campbell, 1936 (died 2017)
23 – Glenn Cornick (Jethro Tull), 1947; Roy Orbison, 1936 (died 1988); Ray Peterson, 1939 (died 2005); Dale Houston (Dale & Grace), 1940 (died 2007)
24 – Nigel Harrison (Blondie), 1951; Richard Sterban (The Oak Ridge Boys), 1943; Robert Knight, 1945; Barbra Streisand, 1942; Doug Clifford (Creedence Clearwater Revival), 1945; Freddie Scott, 1933 (died 2007); St. Clair Lee (The Hues Corporation), 1944 (died 2011)
25 – Björn Ulvaeus (ABBA), 1945; Steve Ferrone (Average White Band), 1950; Stu Cook (Creedence Clearwater Revival), 1945; Michael Brown (The Left Banke), 1949 (died 2015)
26 – Roger Taylor (Duran Duran), 1960; Gary Wright, 1943; Bobby Rydell, 1942; Duane Eddy, 1938
27 – Jerry Mercer (April Wine), 1939; Kate Pierson (The B-52’s), 1948; Ace Frehley (Kiss), 1951; Pete Ham (Badfinger), 1947 (died 1975); Casey Kasem, 1932 (died 2014); Cuba Gooding, Sr. (The Main Ingredient), 1944 (died 2017)
28 – John Wolters (Dr. Hook), 1945 (died 1997)
29 – Willie Nelson, 1933; Tommy James, 1947; Klaus Voormann (Manfred Mann), 1938; Joey Levine, 1947; Duane Allen (Oak Ridge Boys), 1943; April Stevens (Nino Tempo & April Stevens), 1936; Tammi Terrell, 1945 (died 1970); Carl Gardner (The Coasters), 1928 (died 2011)
30 – Johnny Farina (Santo & Johnny), 1941; Merrill Osmond (The Osmonds), 1953; Bobby Vee, 1943 (died 2016)