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Number of Records Matching Query: 22
 
ALAN LOMAX
 
Date Born: Sunday 31 January 1915
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He was one of the great field collectors of folk music of the 20th century, recording thousands of songs in the United States, Great Britain, Ireland, the Caribbean, Italy, and Spain.

BOBBY HACKETT
 
Date Born: Sunday 31 January 1915
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: He played with the Glenn Miller Orchestra during 1941-42.

CAROL CHANNING
 
Date Born: Wednesday 31 January 1923
 
Description: Actress, Comedienne, USA
 
Summary: Her father was George Channing, a journalist, whose newspaper career took the family to San Francisco when Channing was only two weeks old; her mother was the former Carol Glaser.

CHUCK WILLIS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 31 January 1928
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Willis signed with Columbia Records. After one single, he began recording on a Columbia subsidiary, Okeh. During his stay at Okeh, he established himself as a popular R&B singer and songwriter. In 1956, he moved to Atlantic Records where he had immediate success with "It's Too Late", "Juanita", and "Love Me Cherry". His most successful recording was "C.C. Rider".

CYRIL STAPLETON
 
Date Born: Saturday 31 January 1914
 
Description: Band Leader, UK
 
Summary: Stapleton was a leader in Britain and overseas, thanks to his regular BBC broadcasts and his many recordings.

EAROKIN
 
Date Born: Friday 31 January 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, songwriter, musician and comedian, UK
 
Summary: He performs on TV in several countries, particularly in Brazil, Australia and Germany.

EDDIE CANTOR
 
Date Born: Tuesday 31 January 1882
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: His eye rolling song and dance routines eventually led to his nickname, Banjo Eyes. In 1907, Cantor became a billed name in vaudeville.

FRANK RICOTTI
 
Date Born: Monday 31 January 1949
 
Description: Vibraphonist, UK
 
Summary: In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Ricotti led his own jazz quartet.

FRANZ SCHUBERT
 
Date Born: Tuesday 31 January 1797
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, Austria
 
Summary: Franz Schubert is now widely considered to be one of the greatest composers in the Western tradition.

HARRY WAYNE CASEY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 31 January 1951
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He is most famous for his group, KC and the Sunshine Band and as a producer of several hits for other artists.

ISHAM JONES
 
Date Born: Wednesday 31 January 1894
 
Description: Saxophonist, Violinist,Arranger, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He began leading his own band in world war one. Jones compositions he co-wrote the music, Charles Newman and Gus Kahn were among his lyricists.

JACK YOUNG
 
Date Born: Saturday 31 January 1925
 
Description: Speedway rider. Australia
 
Summary: We have entered the late Jack Young as a tribute and recognition for his national and international status even though he was not an entertainer. he was notably by many the best speedway rider of all time from Adelaide, South Australia.

JEAN SIMMONS
 
Date Born: Thursday 31 January 1929
 
Description: Actress, UK
 
Summary: In 1950 she married actor Stewart Granger and that same year starred in the Frank Sinatra,Marlon Brando musical Guys and Dolls 1955, She used her own singing voice and earned her first Golden Globe Award.

JEFF HANNEMAN
 
Date Born: Friday 31 January 1964
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: The guitarist was with Slayer from its founding in 1981. Its breakthrough came five years later with the release of "Reign in Blood," an album that included two songs -- "Angel of Death" and "Raining Blood" -- co-written by Hanneman.

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE
 
Date Born: Saturday 31 January 1981
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, Record Producer, Dancer, ActorUSA
 
Summary: Timberlake became famous in the late 1990s as the lead singer of the boy band 'N Sync, whose launch was financed by Lou Pearlman.

MARIO LANZA
 
Date Born: Monday 31 January 1921
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: A highly influential artist, Lanza has been credited with inspiring the careers of successive generations of opera singers, including Plácido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti, Leo Nucci and José Carreras

PETER DAWSON
 
Date Born: Sunday 31 January 1982
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Peter Dawson was born of immigrant Scottish parents in Adelaide, South Australia, one of nine children. At 17 he joined a church choir and took singing lessons from C.J. Stevens.

PHIL MANZANERA
 
Date Born: Wednesday 31 January 1951
 
Description: Guitarist,UK
 
Summary: Manzanera was determined to join a professional band, and in October 1971 he was one of about twenty players who auditioned as lead guitarist for the recently formed Roxy Music.

PHILIP GLASS
 
Date Born: Sunday 31 January 1937
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: Three of his film scores have been nominated for Academy Awards.

ROOSEVELT SYKES
 
Date Born: Wednesday 31 January 1906
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: His first release was "'44' Blues" which became a blues classic and his trademark. Inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 1999.

SUZANNE PLESHETTE
 
Date Born: Sunday 31 January 1937
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Her mother, Geraldine was a dancer and artist who performed under the stage name Geraldine Rivers. Her father, Eugene Pleshette, was a stage manager, network executive and manager of the Paramount Theater in Brooklyn.

TERRY KATH
 
Date Born: Thursday 31 January 1946
 
Description: Guitarist,Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: A multi instrumentalist who also played banjo, accordion and drums, Kath played bass during the early 1960s in a band called Jimmy and the Gentlemen.

 
 
 
 

 
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