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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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