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Search Results for Date: JANUARY 26th

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Number of Records Matching Query: 22
Anita Baker
Date Born: Sunday 26 January 1958
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Summary: An eight-time Grammy Award-winning, multi-Platinum rhythm and blues and soul singer and songwriter.

Clement Dodd
Date Born: Tuesday 26 January 1932
Description: Record producer, Jamaica
Summary: Reggae music pioneer. Legendary music producer known as a highly influential figure in the development of Jamaican music and credited with launching the career of Bob Marley and the Wailers.

Corky Laing
Date Born: Monday 26 January 1948
Description: Drummer, Canada
Summary: A Canadian rock drummer, best known as a longtime member of pioneering American hard rock band Mountain.

Crawford Wethington
Date Born: Sunday 26 January 1908
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, USA
Summary: A graduate of the Chicago College of Music. An early jazz saxophonist, Crawford Wethington's most significant musical associations were with trumpeter Louis Armstrong, and a popular dance band of the '30s.

David Briggs
Date Born: Friday 26 January 1951
Description: Guitariist, Australia
Summary: In 1976 he joined Little River Band. He wrote their hit single "Lonesome Loser", as well as "Happy Anniversary".

Don Wood
Date Born: Wednesday 26 January 1938
Description: Vocalist, Australia
Summary: Born in Maryborough, Victoria, Auatralia.

Doug Ford
Date Born: Saturday 26 January 1946
Description: Guitarist, Composer, Australia,
Summary: Born in Casino NSW Australia,He first came to prominence in the mid-1960s in Sydney as a member of the second incarnation of legendary Australian rock group The Missing Links (1965-66).

Eddie Van Halen
Date Born: Wednesday 26 January 1955
Description: Guitarist,Pianist, USA
Summary: Edward Van Halen was born to Jan van Halen, a Dutch father, and Eugenia, a Javanese mother, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The Van Halen family moved to Pasadena, California, United States, from the Netherlands in 1962.

Ellen Degeneres
Date Born: Sunday 26 January 1958
Description: Actress, Television Host, USA
Summary: Born to Elliot DeGeneres, a salesman, and Elizabeth Jane Pfeffer.She is of French, English, German and Irish descent.P/E. She has won twelve Emmys and numerous other awards for her work and charitable efforts.

Huey Smith
Date Born: Friday 26 January 1934
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
Summary: Huey's influence on New Orleans music in the mid 1950s was profound, and it was often said Huey Piano Smith’s band was like a finishing school for Nola singers and musicians.

Jimmy Van Heusen
Date Born: Sunday 26 January 1913
Description: Pianst, Composer, USA
Summary: He also worked as a part time test pilot for Lockheed Corporation in World War II.

Kirk Franklin
Date Born: Monday 26 January 1970
Description: Vocalist, USA
Summary: Kirk Franklin's 10th album, The Fight of My Life, was released in the United States on December 18, 2007 (2007-12-18). The album debuted on the Billboard 200 at No. 33 with 74,000 copies sold in the first week.

Lucinda Williams
Date Born: Monday 26 January 1953
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, USA
Summary: The daughter of poet and literature professor Miller Williams and an amateur pianist.

Mary Murphy - Actress
Date Born: Monday 26 January 1931
Description: Actress, USA
Summary: Murphy first gained attention 1953, when she played a good-hearted girl who tries to reform Marlon Brando in The Wild One.

Merrilee Rush
Date Born: Wednesday 26 January 1944
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Summary: Rush's version of "Angel of the Morning" was recorded in Memphis, Tennessee, in early 1968, and was produced by Chips Moman and the late Tommy Cogbill. Released by the Bell Records company, in late June. 1968, the song climbed to #7 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart

Paul Newman
Date Born: Monday 26 January 1925
Description: Actor, USA
Summary: The founder of Newman's Own, a food company from which Newman donates all profits and royalties to charity. As of May 2007, these donations have exceeded $220 million. P/E

Ronnie Hilton
Date Born: Tuesday 26 January 1926
Description: Vocalist, UK
Summary: From a comparatively unknown Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, "Me and Juliet" written in 1953, Ronnie Hilton took the hit tune "No Other Love", and scored his one and only UK Number One hit in 1956.

Ronnie Stephenson
Date Born: Tuesday 26 January 1937
Description: Drummer, UK
Summary: Stephenson had a close association with Ronnie Scott and the Club, spent two years in Ronnie Scott's Quartet.

Shane Howard
Date Born: Wednesday 26 January 1955
Description: Singer, Songwriter, Composer
Summary: An Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist, he was the mainstay of folk rock group Goanna which had hits with "Solid Rock"

Stephane Grappelli
Date Born: Sunday 26 January 1908
Description: Violinist, French
Summary: Grappelli is rated as one of the greatest jazz violinist of all time.

Thom Bell
Date Born: Tuesday 26 January 1943
Description: Songwriter, record producer, and arranger, USA
Summary: One of the creators of the Philadelphia style of soul music in the 1970s. Nominated for a Grammy Award in 1970.

Warren Benson
Date Born: Monday 26 January 1925
Description: Composer, USA
Summary: Composer of more than 100 works, his music has been performed in more than 40 countries, and many of his works have been recorded.

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