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is born in Milan, Ohio, USA. he will become one of the founding fathers of sound recording and reproducing.
is born in Ealing, London, England, UK, Europe. He will find success in the 1920s and 30s as saxophonist Les Allen, playing and singing with several leading British dance orchestras (including those of Carroll Gibbons, George Melachrino and Geraldo
William George Tucker is born in Henning, Tennessee, USA. He will find success as blues singer and guitarist John Henry Barbee
Country blues multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Hammie Nixon
is born in Brownsville, Tennessee, USA.
Orchestra leader Cyril Stapleton
, one of the greats of UK radio, is born in Mapperley, Nottingham, UK.
Cyrus Whitfield Bond is born in Enville, Oklahoma, USA. He will grow up to become country and western star Johnny Bond
Mac Wiseman is born in Crimora, Virginia, USA. He will work as a sideman for Bill Monroe
and Flatt And Scruggs
, as well as releasing his own solo bluegrass records for the Dot label. Wiseman will also serve as a founding member of the Country Music Association and will join the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2014.
is born in Columbia, South Carolina, USA. She will find acclaim in the folk music world as a singer, harpist and zitherist.
is born in Ashland, Mississippi, USA. After moving to Memphis, Tennessee, he will become an influential record producer and musician, working with Al Green
and dozens of others.
Herb Reed, a founder-member of The Platters
, is born in Kansas City, Missouri.
Country music outlaw Willie Nelson
is born in Abbott, Texas, USA.
James William Anderson III is born in Columbia, South Carolina, USA. He will find success in the 1960s as country music singer and songwriter Bill Anderson
, nicknamed Whisperin' Bill. He is best remembered for his 1963 US hit single Still.
Concetta Rosalie Ann Ingoglia is born in Brooklyn, New York City, USA. She will find success as an actress and popular singer under the name Connie Stevens
is born in Fishponds, Bristol, England, UK. He will find success as one of Britain's most successful songwriters, usually partnered by Roger Greenaway. He will also be a prolific recording artist.
Eugene Record of The Chi-Lites is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
, one day to become lead vocalist for Philadelphia-based 60's hitmaking girl group The Orlons
, is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Eurovision Song Contest winner Gigliola Cinquetti is born in Verona, Italy, Europe.
R'n'b singer, guitarist and songwriter Stephen Bishop
is born in San Diego, California, USA.
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singer and actress Angelika Milster
is born in Neustrelitz, Germany, Europe. She is perhaps best-known for her role as Grizabella in the musical Cats.
John Mark Heard is born in Macon, Georgia, USA. He will find success as record producer, folk rock singer, and songwriter Mark Heard
, releasing sixteen LPs and working with many other artists.
Southern bluesman John Campbell
is born in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA.
Michael Anthony Sobolewski is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He will find fame as Michael Anthony
, bass-player of Van Halen
Steve Harris, founder member and bass player for Iron Maiden
, is born in Leytonstone, UK.
Boris Peter Bransby-Williams is born in Versailles, France. He will grow up to play drums for Kim Wilde, The Thompson Twins and The Cure
is born in London, England, UK, Europe. He will find success and acclaim as a record producer and re-mixer with a distinctive style based on applying dub effects and dub mixing techniques to EDM tracks as well as mainstream songs.
Steve Wynn, founder of 80s guitar band Dream Syndicate
, is born in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Stefan Schneider, bassist of 90s German electronica band To Rococo Rot
, is born in Dusseldorf, Germany, Europe.
Roger Osborne is born in Montesano, Washington, USA. he will find success as Buzz Osborne
, guitarist, vocalist and songwriter of The Melvins
Karen Logan of Bucks Fizz is born in Glasgow, Scotland.
Michael Eugene Archer is born in Richmond,Virginia, USA, He will find success as multi-instrumentalist, singer and sonwriter D'Angelo
Chad Robert Turton is born in Hanna, Alberta, Canada. He will find success as Chad Kroeger, songwriter, singer and guitarist for Nickelback
singer and solo performer, is born in South Orange, New Jersey, USA.
Ian Watkins, singer of Lostprophets
, is born in Pontypridd, Wales, United Kingdom.
Willie Maxwell is born in Paterson, New Jersey, USA. He will find success as rapper Fetty Wap
Connor Ball, bassist of The Vamps
is born in Aberdeen, Scotland.