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Search Results for Date: AUGUST 8th

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Number of Records Matching Query: 29
 
Anton Fig
 
Date Born: Friday 8 August 1952
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: His formal education included studies at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, studying both jazz and classical disciplines graduating with Honors in 1975.

Basil Kirchin
 
Date Born: Monday 8 August 1927
 
Description: Drummer, Composer, UK

Benny Carter
 
Date Born: Thursday 8 August 1907
 
Description: Saxophonist, Arranger, USA
 
Summary: Born the youngest of three children and the only boy, received his first music lessons on piano from his mother.

Branscombe Richmond
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 August 1956
 
Description: Vocalist , Actor
 
Summary: He is sometimes credited in films as Richmond Branscombe, Ranscombe Richmon. Branscombe is well known for playing villains and thugs.

Connie Stevens
 
Date Born: Monday 8 August 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress
 
Summary: She was born the daughter of Peter Ingoglia, known as musician Teddy Stevens and singer Eleanor McGinley.

Deborah Conway
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 August 1959
 
Description: Vocalist, Songwriter, Australian
 
Summary: After her fourth album Conway played the lead roll in the Australian production of "Always...Patsy Cline". 2001.

Deke Richards
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 August 1944
 
Description: Songwriter and record producer, USA
 
Summary: One of many white musicians/songwriters who were affiliated with Motown. He wrote and produced The Jackson 5's early hits, including "I Want You Back", "ABC", "The Love You Save", "Mama's Pearl", and "Maybe Tomorrow".

Don Burrows
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 August 1928
 
Description: Clarinetist, Saxophonist, Flautist, Australia
 
Summary: In the 1980's he associated closely with the then young James Morrison, helping Morrison to form his style and develop into the world famous musician he later became.

Dustin Hoffman
 
Date Born: Sunday 8 August 1937
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: While having dinner with Paul McCartney, Dustin Hoffman told the story of the death of Pablo Picasso and his famous last words, "Drink to me, drink to my health. You know I can't drink anymore." Paul had a guitar with him and immediately played an impromptu chord progression while singing the quote. Thus, "Picasso's Last Words", one of the highlights of the "Band On The Run" album, was made.

Esther Williams
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 August 1923
 
Description: Actress, Swimmer, USA
 
Summary: Williams born to Bula Myrtle Gilpin and Louis Stanton Williams.

Jane Scali
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 August 1959
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Australia
 
Summary: Jane Scali was a prominent singer on Australia's "Young Talent Time" hosted by Johnny Young during thr seventies.

Jerry Vale
 
Date Born: Monday 8 August 1932
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Whie still in high school he worked shining shoes in a barbershop in New York City. His version of the National Anthem, recorded in the late 1960s, was a fixture at sporting events for many years.

Jimmy Witherspoon
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 August 1923
 
Description: Vocalist
 
Summary: A blues singer with the Jay McShann band in the forties.

John David
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 August 1942
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: The group named "Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show" formed in Bay City, New Jersey in 1968.

John Laws
 
Date Born: Thursday 8 August 1935
 
Description: Radio host, Australia

Keith Carradine
 
Date Born: Monday 8 August 1949
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Carradine was born the son of actress and artist Sonia Sorel and actor John Carradine.

Keith Riordan
 
Date Born: Thursday 8 August 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist
 
Summary: Keith had his own television show in Shepparton.

Lucky Millinder
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 August 1900
 
Description: Band leader, USA
 
Summary: Band Leader, never played an instrument, and never sang, but discovered many top names in his time.

Mark Wills
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 August 1973
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: One of the most popular country singers in America in the 21st Century.

Mel Tillis
 
Date Born: Monday 8 August 1932
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: As a child, Tillis learned the drums, as well as guitar. At age 16, he won a local talent show, and soon joined the United States Air Force.

Rory Calhoun
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 August 1922
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Calhoun was raised in Santa Cruz, California. When he was nine months old, his father died. After his mother remarried, he occasionally used the last name of his stepfather, Durgin.

Sonny Til
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 August 1925
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Til led the group from its start until his death in 1981; by 1960 he was the only original member left in the group.

The Edge
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 August 1961
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: In 2003, Rolling Stone magazine named The Edge #24 on their list of "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time"

Tim Gaze
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 August 1953
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: Gaze joined his first major band, Tamam Shud, in late 1969

Todd Cerney
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 August 1953
 
Description: Composer of music, USA
 
Summary: He began his song-writing career after moving to Nashville, where he initially worked at Buzz Cason's Creative Studios as a sound engineer.

Urbie Green
 
Date Born: Sunday 8 August 1926
 
Description: Trombonist, USA
 
Summary: He has played on over 250 recordings and has released more than two dozen albums as a soloist and is highly respected by his fellow trombonists.

Vanessa Amorosi
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 August 1981
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Her largest audience came in September 2000 with performances at the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Sydney 2000 Summer Olympics and at the Paralympic Games.

Victor Young
 
Date Born: Thursday 8 August 1901
 
Description: Composer, arranger, violinist and conductor, USA
 
Summary: He was musical director for many of Bing Crosby's recordings for the American branch of Decca Records.

Webb Pierce
 
Date Born: Monday 8 August 1921
 
Description: Vocal, Guitarist, Co,poser, US
 
Summary: His "There Stands the Glass" is featured in the 2005 documentary No Direction Home by Martin Scorsese.

 
 
 
 
 
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