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Pioneering country-blues guitarist Sylvester Weaver
is born in Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
is born in the USA. He will find success as a jazz bassist and tuba player, working with The Austin High Gang, Husk O'Hare (1925), The Mound City Blue Blowers, Art Kassel (1926-27), The Chicago Rhythm Kings, The Jungle Kings, The 1927 McKenzie and Condon's Chicagoans and others.
Bandleader, arranger and composer Glenn Miller
is born in Clarinda, Iowa.
Borge Rosenbaum is born in Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe. He will find international fame as musical humourist Victor Borge
Singer and actress Lillian Roth
is born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Beryl Audrey Bryden is born in Norwich, Norfolk, UK. She will find
fame as Beryl Bryden, known as the 'British Queen Of The Blues'
during the 40s and 50s.
James Joseph Brown Jr is born in Barnwell, South Carolina, USA. He will find international fame as James Brown
, The Godfather of Soul.
Henry Mobley is born in Eastman, Georgia, USA, He will enjoy a successful career as jazz and R'n'B sax man Hank Mobley
Lathan John Adams is born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He will find success as R'n'b singer Johnny Adams
, aka The Tan Canary.
Teen idol Bobby Vinton
is born in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, USA.
Michael John Wilmot Appleton is born in Cliftonville, Kent, England, UK, Europe. He will find success as BBC-tv producer Mike Appleton
and is perhaps best-remembered for helming The Old Grey Whistle Test
throughout its entire history from 1971 to 1988.
Pete Watson, lead guitarist of 60s mod band The Action is born in Romford, Essex, UK.
Tony Hicks, guitarist and vocalist with The Hollies
, is born in Nelson, Lancashire, UK.
Robert Steven Belew is born in Covington, Kentucky, USA. He will
find international acclaim as virtuoso guitarist Adrian Belew
Robert Donald Hay, Jr. is born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA. After moving to Athens, Georgia, in the late 70s, he will find acclaim as songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Bob Hay
, working with bands including The Squalls
, Bob Hay And The Jolly Beggars
, A. Che Why
Helen Wainwright is born in Marchington, Staffordshire, UK. She will find acclaim as the harmonium, whistle, piano and bouzouki player of the folk group Muckram Wakes
Van McLain, guitarist and singer of Kansas-based rock band Shooting Star
Richard Darbyshire, singer and guitarist of Living In A Box is born in Stockport, UK.
James McDonnell is born in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He will find fame as Slim Jim Phantom
, drummer of late 1970s rockabilly revivalists The Stray Cats
Violinist Mark O'Connor of jazz-rock fusion band Dixie Dregs
is born in Seattle, Washington, USA.
is born in Portland, Oregon, USA. He will find success as leader of The Dan Reed
Grammy Award-winning American blues and roots guitarist Alvin Youngblood Hart
is born in Oakland, California, USA.
drummer Simon Wright
, is born in Oldham, Lancashire, England, UK, Europe.
is born in Leicester, Leicestershire, UK. After playing in punk bands as a youth, he will become a folk singer, acclaimed by British music magazine, Froots, as being "amongst the best that the British roots music scene has produced in living memory."
is born in Ikeda, Hokkaido, Japan, Asia. She will find success as a singer-songwriter and vocalist for the globally-successful band Dreams Come True
Adam Paul Tinley is born in Lymington, Hampshire, UK. He will find international success as electronic dance music producer Adamski
Kay Hanley, vocalist of Letters To Cleo
, is born in Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA.
Blues-rock guitarist, singer and recording artist Anthony Gomes
is born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Alison Maria Krauss is born in Decatur, Illinois, USA. She will find success as country music singer Alison Krauss
, working for many years with the band Union Station. Her 2007 album Raising Sand, with Robert Plant
, will win five Grammys at the 51st Grammy Awards
Edda Run Olafsdottir of Icelandic all-female musical quartet Amiina
Louise Amanda Harman is born in Wembley, London, England, UK, Europe. She will find success as rapper and grime artist Lady Sovereign
Carlo Walbel is born in Aalen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, Europe. He will find success as rapper, singer, producer and designer Cro
is born in Wheeling, Illinois, USA. She will become the third place contestant on the tenth season of 'reality' tv series American Idol.
Ásgeir Trausti Einarsson is born in Laugarbakki, Iceland, Europe. He will find success as a singer-songwriter and musician under the mononym Asgeir