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Number of Records Matching Query: 22
 
ADOLPH RICKENBACKER
 
Date Born: Thursday 1 April 1886
 
Description: Manufaturer, USA
 
Summary: His cousin was flying ace Eddie Rickenbacker.Swiss-American who founded the Rickenbacker guitar company.

ALBERTA HUNTER
 
Date Born: Monday 1 April 1895
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Born in Memphis, she left home while still in her early teens and settled in Chicago, Illinois. There, she peeled potatoes by day and hounded club owners by night, determined to land a singing job.

ALI MacGRAW
 
Date Born: Friday 1 April 1938
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Born to an Irish-American father, whom she described as "violent" and a Jewish mother, she has one sibling, a brother.

AMOS MILBURN
 
Date Born: Friday 1 April 1927
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Born in Houston, one of thirteen children, by the age of five Milburn was playing tunes on the piano. He enlisted in the United States Navy when he was fifteen and earned thirteen battle stars in the Philippines, before returning to Houston and organizing a sixteen-piece band playing in Houston clubs.

ARTHUR CONLEY
 
Date Born: Monday 1 April 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Arthur was raised in Atlanta and first recorded for the NRG label as Arthur And The Corvets.

DEBBIE REYNOLDS
 
Date Born: Friday 1 April 1932
 
Description: Actress, Singer, Dancer, USA
 
Summary: The second child of Raymond Francis Reynolds 1903-1986, a carpenter for Southern Pacific Railroad, and Maxine Harman. 1913-1999.

EDDIE DUCHIN
 
Date Born: Thursday 1 April 1909
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: He first became a pharmacist before turning full-time to music and beginning his new career with Leo Reisman's orchestra at the Central Park Casino in New York.

FRANK GARI
 
Date Born: Wednesday 1 April 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: A popular singer and songwriter from the late 1950s and early 1960s. YOUTUBE: Frank Gari - Princess (1961) Charted at #30 on Billboard Hot 100 in July 1961.

GINA JEFFREYS
 
Date Born: Monday 1 April 1968
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: She has often been called Australia's "Queen of Country" and has won numerous Australian country music awards. She is recognised as Australia's most successful female country singer. She began playing guitar at 12.

JANE POWELL
 
Date Born: Monday 1 April 1929
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: In 1956 Powell recorded a song, "True Love", that rose to 15 on the Billboard charts and 107 on the pop charts for that year. This was her only single to make the charts.

JEFF PORCARO
 
Date Born: Thursday 1 April 1954
 
Description: Drummer
 
Summary: When he left high school during his senior year to accompany Sonny and Cher in Las Vegas Jeff has toured and recorded with Seals and Crofts, Boz Scaggs, and Steely Dan.

JIM ED BROWN
 
Date Born: Sunday 1 April 1934
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In 1956, The Browns were signed by RCA, an association which would last until the group disbanded in 1967.

JIMMIE LOGSDON
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 April 1922
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: A popular country and rockabilly singer, songwriter and radio and TV personality in the 1950s and '60s.

JIMMY CLIFF
 
Date Born: Monday 1 April 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Jamaica
 
Summary: Cliff also appeared as Jamaican musician and revolutionary Ernest Reed in the 1986 comedy Club Paradise, co-starring with Robin Williams and Peter O'Toole.

JOHN BUTLER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 April 1975
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: The "Million Dollar Hippie" nickname stems from his status on the BRW Rich List. In 2004, John Butler first made the BRW Rich List with reported earnings of 2.4 million dollars.

KENNY BUTTREY
 
Date Born: Sunday 1 April 1945
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Buttrey was born in Nashville, Tennessee, became a professional musician at age 11 and went on his first world tour at the age of 14 with Chet Atkins.

LIONEL BATISTE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 1 April 1931
 
Description: Singer, Drummer, USA
 
Summary: He began his music career at the age of 11 playing bass drum with the Square Deal Social & Pleasure Club.

LUCILLE BOGAN
 
Date Born: Thursday 1 April 1897
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: She was born Lucille Anderson in Amory, Mississippi in 1897, and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. In 1916 she married Nazareth Lee Bogan, a railwayman, and gave birth to a son.

PHIL CARR
 
Date Born: Friday 1 April 1949
 
Description: Bassist, Vocalist, Australian
 
Summary: Phil is probably remebered for his time in the Adelaide band "The Harts" and also "Trick" during the sixties.

RONNIE LANE
 
Date Born: Monday 1 April 1946
 
Description: Singer, Songwriter, Bassist
 
Summary: Lane moved to Texas in 1984, where the climate was more beneficial to his health, and continued playing, writing, and recording. He formed an American version of Slim Chance, which was, as always, a loose-knit conglomeration of available musicians.

SIMON COWE
 
Date Born: Thursday 1 April 1948
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: The group began as the Downtown Faction, but soon changed their name to Brethren. In 1968, after hearing of an American group of the same name, they were rechristened Lindisfarne after the island of the same name off the Northumbrian coast.

WILLIE DIXON
 
Date Born: Thursday 1 April 1915
 
Description: Bassist, Composer
 
Summary: Willie Dixon's style of blues was one of the inspirations for a new generation of music, rock and roll.

 
 
 
 

 
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