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Number of Records Matching Query: 20
 
ALISTAIR HULETT
 
Date Born: Monday 15 October 1951
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Scotland
 
Summary: Hulett discovered traditional music as an early teen and began playing the folk circuit in New Zealand in 1968, after immigrating with his family.

BALLARD MacDONALD
 
Date Born: Friday 15 October 1982
 
Description: Tin Pan Alley lyricist.
 
Summary: 1924 brought him his most notable musical collaborator in George Gershwin; MacDonald and Buddy DeSylva co-wrote the lyrics to Gershwin's "Somebody Loves Me," featured in the musical George White's Scandals

BARRY McGUIRE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 15 October 1935
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: McGuire's LP, The Eve of Destruction, reached its peak of #37 on the Billboard Hot 200 chart during the week ending 25 September 1965.

CHRIS ANDREWS
 
Date Born: Thursday 15 October 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: An English singer-songwriter, whose musical career started in the 1960s.

CHRIS DE BURGH
 
Date Born: Friday 15 October 1948
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, Argentina
 
Summary: His début, Far Beyond These Castle Walls, was a folk-tinged stab at fantasy in the tradition of the Moody Blues that failed to chart upon its release in February 1975.

CLAUDE MONTEUX
 
Date Born: Friday 15 October 1920
 
Description: American flutist and conductor. USA
 
Summary: He appeared in concert and in recordings with orchestras throughout the world, including the London Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic, the Pittsburgh Symphony, the NBC Symphony Orchestra

DAVID CARROLL
 
Date Born: Wednesday 15 October 1913
 
Description: Band Leader, Arranger, Producer, Director
 
Summary: The writer of many songs of his own.

JEAN PETERS
 
Date Born: Friday 15 October 1926
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: American actress, known as a star of 20th Century Fox in the late 1940s and early 1950s, and as the second (or possibly third) wife of Howard Hughes.

LARRIE LONDIN
 
Date Born: Friday 15 October 1943
 
Description: Drummer - USA
 
Summary: Londin also backed Rodney Crowell in the 1980s as a member of Crowell's backing band, The Cherry Bombs.

LOUIS NUNLEY
 
Date Born: Thursday 15 October 1931
 
Description: Vocalist,USA
 
Summary: He took the place of Duane West when West became ill.

MARV JOHNSON
 
Date Born: Saturday 15 October 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Marv enjoyed many hits in Australia where he racked up a total of 8 Top 40 hits, including 3 number 1's, and several Top Tenners. "Come To Me" was released in Australia on EMI'sLondon Records (as was most of his releases in Oz) (HL-1522) and reached number 16 on the 2UE Top 40 in Sydney. "You Got What It Takes" was his biggest Australian hit.

MICKEY BAKER
 
Date Born: Thursday 15 October 1925
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He is widely held to be a critical force in the bridging of rhythm and blues and rock and roll, along with Bo Diddley, Ike Turner, and Chuck Berry.

PAUL TANNER
 
Date Born: Monday 15 October 1917
 
Description: Trombonist, USA
 
Summary: Tanner developed and played the electrotheremin. The electrotheremin is featured in several songs by The Beach Boys

PAULINI
 
Date Born: Friday 15 October 1982
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Australia
 
Summary: Born in Fiji in 1982, Pauline Curuenavuli moved to Sydney with her family when she was four years old. At six years of age, she was already singing in her local choir.

PENNY MARSHALL
 
Date Born: Friday 15 October 1943
 
Description: Actress, Director
 
Summary: One of her first jobs was for a TV commercial for a beautifying shampoo. She was hired to play a girl with stringy, unattractive hair, and Farrah Fawcett was hired to play a girl with thick, bouncy hair.

RICHARD CARPENTER
 
Date Born: Monday 15 October 1945
 
Description: Piano, Arranger, USA
 
Summary: Richard helped in the productions of the documentaries "Close to You: Remembering the Carpenters" (1997) and "Only Yesterday: The Carpenters Story" (2007).

ROBERT WARD
 
Date Born: Saturday 15 October 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He is known for founding the "Ohio Untouchables", the band that later would become the Ohio Players.

STAFF SERGENT BARRY SADLER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 15 October 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The Ballad sold two million copies in five weeks. The media was all over Barry. Stories appeared in Life, Time, Newsweek, Variety, Billboard and Cash Box magazines while Barry appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show, The Jimmy Dean Show, NBC’s Home Front and Martha Raye’s ABC-TV Hollywood Palace program.

TITO JACKSON
 
Date Born: Thursday 15 October 1953
 
Description: Singer, songwriter, USA
 
Summary: Tito was portrayed by Gerrick Winston in the 2004 film Man in the Mirror: The Michael Jackson Story, the biopic of Michael Jackson which was aired on VH1.

VICTORIA SPIVEY
 
Date Born: Monday 15 October 1906
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, USA
 
Summary: In March 1962, Bob Dylan contributed harmonica and back-up vocals, accompanying Victoria Spivey and Big Joe Williams on a recording for Spivey Records.

 
 
 
 

 
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