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Number of Records Matching Query: 19
 
Alan Light
 
Date Born: Thursday 4 August 1966
 
Description: Journalist
 
Summary: Light had been an intern at Rolling Stone during their 20th Anniversary year while still a student.

Andy Hallett
 
Date Born: Monday 4 August 1975
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He is best known for the character Lorne that he played in the television series "Angel".

Cletis Carr
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 August 1959
 
Description: Singer-songwriter, guitarist and record producer. Australia
 
Summary: Carr moved to Australia in 1986 for an intended holiday with family there. Within days, he had a job at a local music store and had joined two bands.

Clitis Carr
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 August 1959
 
Description: Vocalist, song writer, USA
 
Summary: Cletis Carr is a singer-songwriter, guitarist and record producer.

Don Bruce
 
Date Born: Thursday 4 August 1927
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: A member of The Jordanaires are an American singing group formed in 1948 in Springfield, Missouri. YOUTUBE: Dennis Daily shares another of his more than 200 "American Montage" broadcasts from his days with the old UPI Radio Network. In this episode, Dennis takes us to Nashville where he talks to Ray Walker, bass singer for The Jordanaires; they discuss the history of that record-breaking group.

Elberry Hobbs
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 August 1936
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: The group were known as the new Drifters and Ben E. King.

Frank Luther
 
Date Born: Saturday 4 August 1900
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Pianist, USA
 
Summary: He was raised on a farm near Hutchinson, Kansas, where his father dealt in livestock and trotting horses.

Frankie Ford
 
Date Born: Friday 4 August 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He is known all over the world as the "New Orleans Dynamo".

Harry Lauder
 
Date Born: Thursday 4 August 1870
 
Description: Vocalist, Music hall comedian, Scotland
 
Summary: When World War I broke out, Lauder was in Melbourne on one of his Australian tours. He was, at one time, the highest-paid performer in the world, making the equivalent of 12,700 a night plus expenses.

Helen Kane
 
Date Born: Thursday 4 August 1904
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Helen Kane dolls and Helen Kane look-alike contests, appearances on radio and in nightclubs. This cult following reached its peak in late 1928 and stayed there until early 1929.

Herb Ellis
 
Date Born: Thursday 4 August 1921
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Ellis has recorded, toured or appeared on TV with some of the biggest names in jazz including Oscar Petterson, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, etc.

Jessica Mauboy
 
Date Born: Friday 4 August 1989
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Australia
 
Summary: Her double platinum debut single, "Running Back" featuring Flo Rida, won the 2009 ARIA Music Award for "Highest Selling Single".

Johnny Maddox
 
Date Born: Thursday 4 August 1927
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Maddox performed on numerous popular TV shows in the 1950s.

Ken Kitching
 
Date Born: Thursday 4 August 1932
 
Description: Steel Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: He made his own six string guitar when he was aged 16, also a Perina Double 10 pedal steel guitar with a clip on Anapeg lap steel.

Larry Knechtel
 
Date Born: Sunday 4 August 1940
 
Description: Keyboardist, Session musician, USA
 
Summary: Knechtel was proficient in other instruments, notably the harmonica and also the electric bass guitar, which can be heard on "Mr. Tambourine Man" by The Byrds, "Stoney End" by Barbra Streisand, and on tracks by The Doors.

Louis Armstrong
 
Date Born: Sunday 4 August 1901
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: Armstrong was born the son of William Armstrong (18811922), abandoned the family when Louis was an infant. His mother, Mary Albert Armstrong (18861942), then left Louis and his younger sister Beatrice Armstrong Collins (19031987) in the care of his grandmother, Josephine Armstrong.

Maureen Starkey
 
Date Born: Sunday 4 August 1946
 
Summary: Mary Cox was born in Liverpool, England, the only child of Joseph Cox, a ship steward, and his wife Florence Barrett.

Paul Layton
 
Date Born: Monday 4 August 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Paul Layton has remained with band throughout since joining the band in 1970. YOUTUBE: Vocal members consisted of Paul Layton, Marty Kristian, Eve Graham, Lyn Paul and Peter Doyle (from L to R). Listed #93 song of Year 1972 Top 100.

Robin Crosby
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 August 1959
 
Description: Guiarist, Composer of songs, USA
 
Summary: Crosby joined Ratt towards the end of 1981 and would end up co-writing many of Ratt's songs including "Round and Round", "Wanted Man" and "Lay it Down".

 

 
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