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George Clarence Brunies (aka George Brunies
and Georg Brunis) is born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He will find success as a jazz trombonist known as "The King Of The Tailgate Trombone". He will work on the Mississippi Riverboats, and will play with Ragbaby Stevens, The New orleans Rhythm Kings, Louis Prima, Ted Lewis, Muggsy Spanier
, Eddie Condon and others.
Alvin McBurney is born in Oakland, California, USA. He will find fame as steel guitar player Alvino Rey
, widely credited as the first man to amplify a guitar by use of electricity.
Eugene Bertram Krupa is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He will find fame as big band drummer and bandleader Gene Krupa
Blues guitarist, singer and recording artist Jesse Thomas
is born in Logansport, Louisiana, USA.
William Ballard Doggett is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. As r'n'b keyboardist Bill Doggett
he will enjoy US chart success in 1956 with Honky Tonk, Parts 1 And 2.
Blues guitarist and harmonica player John Brim
is born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, USA.
John Thomas Wrencher is born in Sunflower, Mississippi, USA. He will find success as blues harmonica player, singer and recording artist Big John Wrencher
, aka One Arm John.
Paul Emil Breitenfeld is born in San Francisco, California, USA. He will find success as jazz saxophonist Paul Desmond
[of the Dave Brubeck Quartet]
. Among other achievments, Desmond will compose their biggest hit, Take Five
Jose Alfredo Jiminez
is born in Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato, Mexico, Central America. He will become a popular singer-songwriter in the ranchera style. His songs are an integral part of Mexico's musical heritage, comparable to Woody Guthrie
's influence on American folk music.
is born in Brooklyn, New York City, USA. He will become a highly successful saongwriter with over 500 song recordings to his credit. Artists recording his material will include Rosemary Clooney
, Roy Orbison
, Duane Eddy
, Sammy Davis Jr.
, Nat King Cole
, Perry Como
and Pat Boone
, but he is most associated with Elvis Presley
, who recorded seventeen Schroeder compositions, five of them
Conrad Henry Kirnon is born in Tuckahoe, New York State, USA. He
will find success as jazz drummer Connie Kay
of the Modern Jazz
, in which he played for almost forty years.
Charles Stepney is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He will find success as a producer, arranger, songwriter and musician famous for his Orchestral Psychedelic soul sound with Chess Records
artists including Rotary Connection
in the 1960s/1970s and subsequently with Earth, Wind and Fire
Harold Winley, second tenor of r'n'b vocal group The Clovers
, is born in Washington DC, USA.
Jazz trumpet virtuoso Don Cherry
is born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. As well as pursuing his own successful career, Cherry will also father two successful rock acts, Neneh Cherry
and Eagle-Eye Cherry
Baldemar Huerta is born in San Benito, Texas, USA. He will find
success as Tex-Mex singer Freddy Fender
is born in Coventry, UK. An adventurous composer often called "the unsung heroine of British electronic music," she was a leading light of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
, and is best-remembered for her recording of Ron Grainer
's theme music to the long-running tv series Dr Who
Alice McLeod is born in Detroit, Michigan, USA. She will find fame
as jazz pianist, composer and recording artist Alice Coltrane
, wife of John Coltrane
is born in Sledge, Mississippi, USA. He will become the first African-American to score consistent success as a country singer, notching up more than fifty hit records and entering the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Nicola Di Bari
is born in Manfredonia, Italy, Europe. He will find success as a romantic latin balladeer.
David LaFlamme, violinist and founder of San Francisco 60's band It's A Beautiful Day
, is born in New Britain, Connecticut, USA.
Robert 'Big Sonny' Edwards of 60s Philadelphia-based soul group The Intruders
is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Bruce Finley is born in Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He will find success as drummer of 60s freakbeat band The Sorrows.
Dwight Bement is born in San Diego, California. He will find success as saxophonist with late 60s band Gary Pucket And The Union Gap.
is born in Lafayette, Indiana, USA. A talented multi-instrumentalist on piano, guitar, banjo and harmonica, he will work in the country music field with Roy Acuff
, Glen Campbell
, a songwriter and recording artist prominent in the women's music and folk music scene, is born in Iowa, USA.
Michael Bolotin is born in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He will find success as popular singer and songwriter Michael Bolton
is born in New York City, USA. He will find success as a Grammy Award-winning musician, producer, songwriter, and recording engineer, producing albums for Michelle Branch
, Rosanne Cash, Marc Cohn, Shawn Colvin, Rodney Crowell, Jim Lauderdale, Joan Osborne, Loudon Wainwright III
, The Wreckers and others.
Roy Charles Forbes is born in Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada. He will find success as folk music singer-songwriter Roy Forbes
, aka Bim.
, is born in Oakland, California, USA. He will
find success as bassist of hard rock band Y&T
Suzi Gardner, guitarist/vocalist of 90s all-girl grunge band L7
is born in Altus, Oklahoma, USA.
Robert Charles Birch of late 80s dance outfit Stereo MCs
is born in Ruddington, Nottinghamshire, England, UK, Europe.
Blues guitarist, singer and recording artist Joanna Connor
is born in Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
John DiTeodoro Jr. is born in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, USA. He will find success as drummer Johnny Dee
, playing with bands including Waysted and Mariah.
Jazz vocalist and recording artist Jody Sandhaus
is born in Houston, Texas, USA.
Peter Gene Hernandez is born in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. He will find fame as Bruno Mars
of songwriting and production trio The Smeezingtons, responsible for hits by Sugababes
, Travie McCoy, B.o.B, Justin Bieber
, Brandy, K'naan, Flo Rida
, Kid Cudi and Cee Lo Green among others.
Folk/blues singer and songwriter Gerry Lockran
dies following a heart attack, in London, England, UK, Europe. He had ceased performing in 1981 when a previous heart attack and stroke deprived him of the use of his left hand.