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James Edwards Yancey is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He will find success as blues pianist and recording artist Jimmy Yancey
John Adam Estes is born in Ripley, Tennessee, USA. He will find success as blues guitarist/singer and recording artist Sleepy John Estes
Thomas Dean is born in Franklin, Louisiana, USA. He will find success as jazz swing pianist, bandleader and recording artist Tommy Dean
Mary Patricia Mohin is born at No2 Third Avenue, Fazakerley, Liverpool, UK. She will become the mother of The Beatles
' Paul McCartney
, and the subject of the song Let It Be
Clyde Julian Foley is born in Blue Lick, Indiana, USA. He will find success as Red Foley
, one of the biggest country music stars after World War II, selling over 25m records.
William Little is born in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. He will find fame as jazz trumpeter and bandleader King Kolax
Selig Shaftel is born in Brooklyn, New York City, USA. He will find success as prolific songwriter Sunny Skylar
, best-known for writing the English lyrics to the jazz standard Besame Mucho
Donald Mills is born in Piqua, Ohio, USA. He will find fame as a member of internationally successful singing group The Mills Brothers
Kalman Cohen is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Under the name Kal Mann, he will pen the 60s dance hits The Twist and Let's Twist Again, for Chubby Checker
is born in Brent, North London, UK. He will become a prominent jazz guitarist, bandleader and recording artist.
is born in The Bronx, New York City, USA. He will find success as an easy listening composer and arranger. He will work as an accompanist for Judy Garland
, Maurice Chevalier
, Marlene Dietrich
and Peggy Lee
, but is best known for his 1963 arrangement of Fly Me to the Moon
, which won a Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance. Harnell also composed music for numerous tv series including The Bionic Woman, The Incredible Hulk, Alien Nation, and V.
Willie Mae Thornton is born in Montgomery, Alabama. She will find fame as blues vocalist Big Mama Thornton
, and her influence will continue into the birth of rock’n’roll.
Corrado "Connie" Codarini is born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He will find international success as a founding member of successful 50s pop quartet The Four Lads
R'n'b and gospel singer Ted Taylor
is born in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, USA.
Grant Ivory Jr is born in Blytheville, Arkansas, USA. He will find success as soulful jazz organist, pianist and recording artist Jackie Ivory
is born in Newark, New Jersey, USA. He will become an acclaimed virtuoso jazz drummer, performing and/or recording with jazz legends including saxophonists Dexter Gordon
and James Moody, trumpeters Woody Shaw and Chet Baker
, and organist Larry Young
Lance David Railton is born in Liverpool, UK. He will find success in the early 1960s as lead guitarist of Earl Preston And The TTs
is born in Liverpool, UK, as Priscilla Maria Veronica White.
is born in Saint-Sauveur-des-Monts, Quebec, Canada. She will find success as one half of Canadian singing and songwriting duo Kate & Anna McGarrigle.
David Albert Cook is born in Plaistow, London, UK. He will find success as pop singer David Essex
in the 1970s.
Thomas Miller is born in Morristown, New Jersey, USA. He will find fame as Tom Verlaine, guitarist/vocalist of 70s New York City rock band Television.
is born in New York City, USA. He will find success as a filmscore composer and conductor for movies including Romancing the Stone  Back to the Future trilogy [1985/1989/1990] and Forrest Gump .
, best-known as one of the original guitarists for the rock band Boston
, is born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The group will evolve from Goudreau's college band Mother's Milk, which included two other Boston members, Tom Scholz and Brad Delp.
is born in Cannock, Staffordshire, UK. He will find success as a rock vocalist and bass player, working with Trapeze, Deep Purple
, Black Sabbath
, Black Country Communion and others, as well as releasing albums in his own right.
Michael Chetwood, keyboardist with 80s hitmakers T'Pau, is born in Telford, UK.
Michel 'Mitch' Dorge, drummer of the Crash Test Dummies
, is born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Robert Heaton, drummer and songwriter for British band New Model Army
, is born in Knutsford, Cheshire, England, UK, Europe.
, lead singer of popular Japanese recording group The Checkers
, is born in Kurume City, Fukuoka, Japan, Asia.
Bragi Olafsson, bassist for internationally successful band The Sugarcubes
, is born in Reykjavik, Iceland, Europe.
French folk-rock singer Alan Simon
is born in Nantes, Brittany, France, Europe.
Kristin Hersh is born in Atlanta
. She will find success first as a member of Throwing Muses, and later as a solo singer and songwriter.
Flavio Daddato is born in Milan, Italy, Europe. He will find success as Dream Trance DJ and record producer DJ Dado
Jason Herbert is born in Coventry, UK. He will find success as Jason John
, a member of the boy group Big Fun
Benjamin Orzechowski is born in Lakewood, Ohio, USA. He will find success as Benjamin Orr, a singer, bassist and co-founder of the rock band The Cars.
Ben Chijioke is born in Brixton, London, England, UK, Europe. He will find success as rapper Ty