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Number of Records Matching Query: 802
 
AL DEXTER
 
Date Born: Thursday 4 May 1905
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer , USA
 
Summary: He was the first country singer to perform on Broadway.

AL DI MEOLA
 
Date Born: Thursday 22 July 1954
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He is a four time winner as Best Jazz Guitarist in Guitar Player Magazine's Reader Poll.

AL DUBIN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 10 June 1891
 
Description: Composers of songs,Lyricist, USA
 
Summary: He is perhaps most famous for the 1933 musical film 42nd Street to the music of Harry Warren.

ALAN DALE - USA
 
Date Born: Thursday 9 July 1925
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: A role as a rock and roll singer in the 1956 film, Don't Knock the Rock. In this movie, he played alongside Freed, Bill Haley & His Comets, Little Richard, and The Treniers. He sang the title song, which he also recorded as a single.

ALEC DANKWORTH
 
Date Born: Saturday 14 May 1960
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: Dankworth was born the son of John Dankworth and Cleo Laine.

ALESHA DIXON
 
Date Born: Saturday 7 October 1978
 
Description: Singer-songwriter, dancer, model and television personality.
 
Summary: Alesha Anjanette Dixon was born in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, on 7 October 1978, to an English mother, Beverly Harris, and Jamaican father, Melvin Dixon.

ALEX DESERT
 
Date Born: Thursday 18 July 1968
 
Description: Actor, Haitian-American

ANDREW DENTON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 4 May 1960
 
Description: Talk Show Host, Writer, Australian
 
Summary: Denton is the son of Kit Denton, author of The Breaker, a novel about Australian soldier and folk hero Breaker Morant.

ANDY DEVINE
 
Date Born: Saturday 7 October 1905
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He appeared in more than 400 films and shared with Walter Brennan. A larger than life character in mainly western films.

ANGELO DALEO
 
Date Born: Saturday 3 February 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The Belmonts first recorded in 1957 with Teenage Clementine and Santa Margherita for Mohawk Records.

ANGIE DICKINSON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 30 September 1931
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: In a western Dickinson finally propelled her into Hollywood's A list: Howard Hawks' Rio Bravo (1959),

ANI DIFRANKO
 
Date Born: Wednesday 23 September 1970
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: Her self-titled debut album was issued on the label in the winter of 1990.

ANNE-MARIE DAVID
 
Date Born: Friday 23 May 1952
 
Description: Vocalist, France
 
Summary: In 1972, she was cast in the role of Mary Magdalene in the French production of Jesus Christ Superstar.

ANTHONY DeCURTIS
 
Date Born: Monday 25 June 1951
 
Description: Journalist, Author, Critic, Columnist
 
Summary: A contributing editor at Rolling Stone, where his work has appeared for more than thirty years.

ARLENE DAHL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 11 August 1925
 
Description: Actress, Dancer, USA
 
Summary: Dahl was born in Minnesota and is of Norwegian descent.

ART VAN DAMM
 
Date Born: Friday 9 April 1920
 
Description: Accordionist, USA
 
Summary: He adapted Benny Goodman's music to the accordion.

ARTHUR DOYLE
 
Date Born: Monday 26 June 1944
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA

BARRY DE VORZO
 
Date Born: Tuesday 31 July 1934
 
Description: Singer, songwriter, producer, and composer, USA
 
Summary: "Nadia's Theme" hit #8 on the US Top 40 in 1976 and the album from which it was taken peaked at #42 on the Billboard 200; in 1977, it won a Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement.

BB DICKERSON
 
Date Born: Sunday 3 July 1949
 
Description: Bassist, US
 
Summary: He performs with Howard E. Scott, Lee Oskar and Harold Brown as the "Lowrider Band".

BEBE DANIELS
 
Date Born: Monday 14 January 1901
 
Description: Actress, singer, USA
 
Summary: One of her earliest roles was that of Dorothy in the oldest known surviving screen version of L. Frank Baum's well-known novel 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.'

BENICIO DEL TORO
 
Date Born: Sunday 19 February 1967
 
Description: Actor and film producer, Puerto Rico
 
Summary: Benicio del Toro was born in San German, on the southwest side of the island of Puerto Rico, and grew up in Santurce, a district of San Juan. He is the son of Gustavo Adolfo del Toro Bermúdez and Fausta. Genoveva Sánchez Rivera, who were both lawyers.[

BERNIE DWYER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 11 September 1940
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: The group had several hits that included, I’M TELLING YOU NOW during the sixties.

BETTE DAVIS
 
Date Born: Sunday 5 April 1908
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: In 1999, Davis was placed second, behind Katharine Hepburn, on the American Film Institute's list of the greatest female stars of all time.

BILL DIXON
 
Date Born: Monday 5 October 1925
 
Description: Trumpeter, Composer, visual artist, USA
 
Summary: He co-led some releases with Archie Shepp and appeared on Cecil Taylor's Blue Note record Conquistador! in 1966.

BILL DOGGETT
 
Date Born: Wednesday 16 February 1916
 
Description: Pianist. Arranger, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He used a Hammond organ during the fifties. He also arranged for many bandleaders and performers, including Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, and Lionel Hampton. NPA

BILL GOODWIN - DRUMS
 
Date Born: Thursday 8 January 1942
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Grammy Award winning albums "More Live" (Adelphi), "At The Vanguard" (Antilles)

BILLY DANIELS
 
Date Born: Sunday 12 September 1915
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He was popular in Europe after he headlined at 'The London Palladium' in 1952, having broken the house records. He was popular in Australia where he first toured with The Andrews Sisters in 1954.

BILLY DAVIS JR
 
Date Born: Sunday 26 June 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Along with his wife, Marilyn McCoo, he had hit records during 1976 and 1977.

BILLY DEAN
 
Date Born: Thursday 2 April 1942
 
Description: Singer-songwriter, actor, USA
 
Summary: Singer and songwriter and the nephew of the late legendary Jimmy Dean.

BILLY DEE WILLIAMS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 April 1937
 
Description: Actor, Artist, Singer, Writer, USA
 
Summary: In 1961, Williams recorded a jazz LP produced by Prestige Records entitled Let's Misbehave on which he sang several swing standards. The album is currently out of print.

BO DEREK
 
Date Born: Tuesday 20 November 1956
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Derek is of Irish, German, Dutch and Welsh descent. Her father is Paul Collins, a Hobie Cat executive. Her mother is Norma Collins, hairdresser to Ann-Margaret.

BO DIDDLEY
 
Date Born: Sunday 30 December 1928
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Born as Ellas Otha Bates, he was adopted and raised by his mother's cousin, Gussie McDaniel, whose surname he assumed, becoming Ellas McDaniel.

BOB DENVER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 9 January 1935
 
Description: Actor, Comedian, USA
 
Summary: He costarred with Dwayne Hickman on "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis" in 1959.

BOB DYER
 
Date Born: Saturday 22 May 1909
 
Description: Entertainer, radio personality, banjoist, Australia/USA
 
Summary: Dyer is best known for the long-running radio and then television quiz show, Pick a Box

BOB DYLAN
 
Date Born: Saturday 24 May 1941
 
Description: Vocalist. Composer, USA
 
Summary: Born in Duluth, Minnesota, and raised there and in Minnesota, on the Mesabi Iron Range west of Lake Superior. Dylan’s biography has shown that his paternal grandparents, Zigman and Anna Zimmerman, emigrated from Odessa in Russian Empire to the United States in 1905.

BOBBY DARIN
 
Date Born: Thursday 14 May 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: On Monday, May 14, 2007, Bobby Darin was awarded a star on the Las Vegas Walk of Stars. This tribute honors Darin for his contribution to making Las Vegas the "Entertainment Capital of the World"

BOBBY DAY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 July 1930
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Day's best known songwriting efforts were "Over and Over" made popular by the Dave Clark Five in 1965 and "Little Bitty Pretty One"

BONICO DEL TORO
 
Date Born: Sunday 19 February 1967
 
Description: Actor, producer

BRAD DELP
 
Date Born: Tuesday 12 June 1951
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Delp was born in Danvers, Massachusetts[1] to Canadian immigrants. While his father played fiddle at home, Brad was inspired after seeing The Beatles perform on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1964.

BRIAN DAVIDGE
 
Date Born: Sunday 30 May 1943
 
Description: Bassist, Vocals, Australia
 
Summary: One of the best and most respected Bass players in Adelaide.

BRIAN DAVIES
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 July 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: British-born Australian former singer and television actor.He was born in Manchester, England in 1944, and migrated to Australia with his parents at a young age.

BRIAN DAVISON
 
Date Born: Monday 25 May 1942
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: The band "Nice" was formed in 1967 lasting two and a half years.

BUDDY DeFRANCO
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 February 1923
 
Description: Clarinetist, USA
 
Summary: DeFranco was perhaps the only major jazz clarinet player to adapt to this change, and until the 1980's, he was the only notable jazz musician who played clarinet exclusively.

BUDDY DeSYLVA
 
Date Born: Sunday 27 January 1895
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: De Sylva was mainly successful with songs written for Al Jolson and Jolson's Broadway show 'Sinbad'. The show goes back to 1918.

CAMERON DIAZ
 
Date Born: Wednesday 30 August 1972
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Diaz was born the daughter of Billie, an import export agent, and the late Emilio Diaz, who worked for UNOCAL a California oil company until he retired in 1998.

CARL DAVIS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 19 September 1934
 
Description: Rcord producer. USA
 
Summary: In 1962 Davis began working as a producer and A&R director for the Columbia subsidiary label OKeh, where he produced a number of hit records for Major Lance, Billy Butler and Walter Jackson.

CARL DOBKINS JR
 
Date Born: Monday 13 January 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He started singing at local dance parties and record hops and in a short time landed a contract with Cincinnati based Fraternity Records.

CARL DOUGLAS
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 May 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In 1998, a re-recording of his most famous song, billed as Bus Stop featuring Carl Douglas, reached number 8 in the UK.

CATHERINE DENEUVE
 
Date Born: Friday 22 October 1943
 
Description: Actress, Model, France
 
Summary: Deneuve was born one of four daughters to French stage and film actor Maurice Dorléac and actress Renée Deneuve.

CECILE B DeMILLE
 
Date Born: Friday 12 August 1881
 
Description: Film Director
 
Summary: DeMille was born to Henry Churchill deMille 1853–1893, a dramatist and lay reader in the Episcopal Church from Washington, North Carolina, and Matilda Beatrice Samuel 1853–1923.

CELINE DION
 
Date Born: Saturday 30 March 1968
 
Description: Vocalist, Canada
 
Summary: Born to a large, impoverished family in Quebec, Dion emerged as a teen star in the French-speaking world after her manager and future husband René Angélil mortgaged his home to finance her first record.

CHAMPION JACK DUPREE
 
Date Born: Thursday 23 July 1908
 
Description: Pianist, US
 
Summary: His biggest commercial success was "Walkin the Blues".

CHARLES DAVIS TILLMAN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 20 March 1861
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer of song, USA
 
Summary: Tillman's songbooks became known to Alvin York and is thus the background song for the 1941 Academy Award film Sergeant York, which spread "The Old-Time Religion" to audiences far beyond the South.

CHARLES DURNING
 
Date Born: Wednesday 28 February 1923
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Durning's memorable roles include police officers in the Oscar-winning The Sting (1973) and crime drama Dog Day Afternoon (1975), along with the comedies Tootsie.

CHARLES DURNING
 
Date Born: Wednesday 28 February 1923
 
Description: Actor, USA

CHARLI DELANEY
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 March 1980
 
Description: Vocalist, Dancer, Actor, Australian
 
Summary: Charli was a member of Hi-5. Before Hi-5, Charli had roles in various Australian TV shows and soaps.

CHARLIE DANIELS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 28 October 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Daniels wrote was the composer of "It Hurts Me" recorded by Elvis Presley.

CHARLIE DRAKE
 
Date Born: Friday 19 June 1925
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Comedian, UK
 
Summary: Born in the Elephant and Castle, Southwark, South London, he took his mother's maiden name for the stage and, later, television and film, achieving success as a comedian.

CHARLOTTE DAWSON
 
Date Born: Friday 8 April 1966
 
Description: Actress, Australian television personality

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.

CHRIS DIFFORD
 
Date Born: Thursday 4 November 1954
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer
 
Summary: He has written lyrics for almost 30 years, most notably in partnership with Glenn Tilbrook.

CHRIS DREJA
 
Date Born: Monday 11 November 1946
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Dreja remained on bass when Beck left shortly afterward and reduced the Yardbirds to a quartet, and stayed on bass until the band broke up in 1968.

CLAUDE DEBUSSY - (1862-1929)
 
Date Born: Friday 22 August 1862
 
Description: Composer, French
 
Summary: Claude Debussy was born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye in 1862, the eldest of five children. His father owned a china shop and his mother was a seamstress.

CLEAVE DUNCAN
 
Date Born: Friday 23 July 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The Penguins were an American doo-wop group of the 1950s and early 1960s, best remembered for their only Top 40 hit, "Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine)", which was one of the first rhythm and blues hits to cross over to the pop charts sung by Cleveland Duncan.

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.

CLIVE DAVIS
 
Date Born: Monday 4 April 1932
 
Description: Record producer, USA
 
Summary: Clive Davis has won three Grammy Awards. At the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards in 2000 he won Best Rock Album and Album of the Year for producing Carlos Santana's Supernatural.

CLIVE DUNN
 
Date Born: Monday 19 January 1920
 
Description: Actor, Author, UK
 
Summary: Dunn was one of the younger members of the Dad's Army cast when, at 48, he took on the role of the elderly butcher whose military service in earlier wars made him the most experienced member

COLIN DAVIS
 
Date Born: Sunday 25 December 1927
 
Description: Conductor, UK
 
Summary: Colin Davis became one of the world's best-known conductors during the last four decades of the 20th century.

COLLEEN DEWHURST
 
Date Born: Tuesday 3 June 1924
 
Description: Actress, Canadian
 
Summary: Born in Canada, raised in United States since the age of 13, she studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

COUNTRY DICK MONTANA
 
Date Born: Tuesday 17 May 1955
 
Description: Drummer, US
 
Summary: Country Dick Montana, Jerry Raney, Joey Harris, and Rolle Love were this traveling musical pleasure experience that will never be duplicated ever again.

CRAIG DOUGLAS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 13 August 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: In the U.K. he went number 1 with "Only Sixteen" in 1959. This was a cover version of the Sam Cooke song.

CYNTHIA DALL
 
Date Born: Friday 12 March 1971
 
Description: Musician, photographer
 
Summary: Sometimes known as "Cindy Dall", was an American lo-fi musician and photographer.

CYRIL DAVIES
 
Date Born: Saturday 23 January 1932
 
Description: Banjoist, USA

D`AQUISTO - GUITARS
 
Date Born: Saturday 9 November 1935
 
Description: American guitar maker best known as the premier maker of custom guitars
 
Summary: An American guitar maker best known as the premier maker of custom guitars.

DABNEY COLEMAN
 
Date Born: Sunday 3 January 1932
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Coleman has been married twice.He has four children: Meghan, Kelly, Randy, and Quincy.

DAEVID ALLEN
 
Date Born: Thursday 13 January 1938
 
Description: Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: In 1960, inspired by the Beat Generation writers he had discovered whilst working in a Melbourne bookshop.

DAKOTA STATON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 June 1931
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: She released several critically acclaimed albums in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

DALE GRIFFIN
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 October 1948
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: During the 1980s, Griffin produced albums for Hanoi Rocks and The Cult and the Department S hit 'Is Vic There?', among others

DALE EVANS
 
Date Born: Thursday 31 October 1912
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Evans had a productive career as a jazz, swing, and big band singer that led to a screen test and contract with 20th Century Fox studios. Born Lucille Wood Smith in Uvalde, Texas, her name was changed in infancy to Frances Octavia Smith.

DALE HAWKINS
 
Date Born: Saturday 22 August 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: In 1957, Hawkins was playing at Shreveport, Louisiana clubs, and was influenced by the new rock and roll style of Elvis Presley.

DALE ROBERTSON
 
Date Born: Saturday 14 July 1923
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: An American actor best known for his starring roles on television. He played the roving investigator Jim Hardie in the NBC/ABC television series, Tales of Wells Fargo, and the owner of an incomplete railroad line in ABC's The Iron Horse, often presented as a deceptively thoughtful but modest western hero.

DALIAH LAVI
 
Date Born: Monday 12 October 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Israele
 
Summary: Fluent in several languages, she has also been in German-, French-, Italian-, Spanish- and English-language films.

DALLAS TAYLOR
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 April 1948
 
Description: Drummer, USA

DALLAS TAYLOR
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 May 1980
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: An American session drummer who has played on several rock records of the 1960s and 1970s.

DAMIEN LEITH
 
Date Born: Sunday 18 January 1976
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, Ireland
 
Summary: As a teenager he formed a family band, "Leaf", with his sister Áine and brothers Paul and Darren.

DAMIEN STEELE SCOTT
 
Date Born: Saturday 24 March 1973

DAMITA JO
 
Date Born: Saturday 22 March 1947
 
Description: Vocalist , Actress, Comedian, USA
 
Summary: Signed to Mercury Records by producer Shelby Singleton, Damita Jo supported her Steve Allen-penned debut single "It Takes a Little Loneliness" with an appearance on Allen's late-night television showcase

DAMO SUZUKI
 
Date Born: Monday 16 January 1950
 
Description: Vocalist. Japan
 
Summary: A German Based Rock Group.

DAMON ALBARN
 
Date Born: Saturday 23 March 1968
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Record Producer
 
Summary: He has been involved in many high profile projects and collaborations throughout his career.

DAMON HARRIS
 
Date Born: Monday 17 July 1950
 
Description: Singer, USA
 
Summary: As a teenager Harris had formed a Temptations tribute band named The Young Tempts (aka The Young Vandals).

DAN AYKROYD
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 July 1952
 
Description: Actor, Drummer, Comedian, USA
 
Summary: He grew up in Canadian where his father, Samuel Cuthbert Peter Hugh Aykroyd, a civil engineer, worked as a policy adviser to Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. His mother, Lorraine, is a secretary of French Canadian origin.

DAN BAIRD
 
Date Born: Saturday 12 December 1953
 
Description: Producer,USA
 
Summary: He is mainly known for his work with "The Geogia Satellites.

DAN BLOCKER
 
Date Born: Monday 10 December 1928
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Actor mainly remembered for his role as Hoss Cartwright in the TV series ’BONANZA’.

DAN DAILEY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 14 December 1915
 
Description: Actor, singer, dancer, USA
 
Summary: In 1940, he was signed by MGM to make movies and, although his past career had been in musicals

DAN FOGELBERG
 
Date Born: Monday 13 August 1951
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Fogelberg, the youngest of three sons, was born the son of Margaret, a classically-trained pianist, and Lawrence Peter Fogelberg, a high school band director who spent most of his career at Peoria Woodruff High School and Pekin High School.

DAN HAMILTON
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 June 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Dan Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds hold a special place in the annals of rock and not just for their oldies station perennial "Don't Pull Your Love (Out)."

DAN HARTMAN
 
Date Born: Sunday 4 November 1951
 
Description: Instrumentalist, Producer, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Member of ’The Edgar Winter Band’ in the seventies,worked with Rick Derringer later going solo and charting several times.

DAN HAWKINS
 
Date Born: Sunday 12 December 1976
 
Description: Musician, Guitarist, Producer. Songwriter, UK
 
Summary: An English rock guitarist, noted for his strong revival of 1970s classic rock and 1980s metal.

DAN HILL
 
Date Born: Saturday 6 March 1954
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Hill is the son of social scientist and public servant, Daniel G. Hill, and brother of the author, Lawrence Hill. Youtube: Sometimes When We Touch (1977)

DAN PEEK
 
Date Born: Wednesday 1 November 1950
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Best known as a member of the rock band America from 1970 to 1977, together with Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell. He was also a "pioneer in contemporary Christian music."

DAN ROBINSON
 
Date Born: Saturday 15 March 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia

DAN ROWAN
 
Date Born: Saturday 22 July 1922
 
Description: Actor and Comedian, USA
 
Summary: The team had appeared on television before, but it was not until the success of a summer special in 1967 that they found fame on Laugh-In.

DAN SEALS
 
Date Born: Sunday 8 February 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Dan Wayland Seals (born February 8, 1948 in McCamey, Texas) is an American musician.

DAN SERAPHINE
 
Date Born: Saturday 28 August 1948
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Danny Seraphine was born in Chicago and raised in the Little Italy district. He started playing drums at the age of nine.

DAN SPITZ
 
Date Born: Monday 28 January 1963
 
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The lead guitarist of the thrash metal band Anthrax from 1983-1995 and 2005 to 2007. He is the brother of former Black Sabbath bassist Dave Spitz.

DAN TERRY
 
Date Born: Monday 22 December 1924
 
Description: Trumpeter, Flugelhornist, USA
 
Summary: Big band leader and musician. In the 1960s, Terry wrote music for and performed in the films The Hustler and The Manchurian Candidate.

DAN TOLER
 
Date Born: Thursday 23 September 1948
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He has a guitar given to him by Dickey Betts that originally belonged to Duane Allman.

DAN WEBB
 
Date Born: Sunday 13 August 1989
 
Description: Vocals, keyboard, piano, organ, Australia
 
Summary: Webb has released two self-produced EPs, both recorded at Melbourne’s Sing Sing Recording Studios and mastered at Abbey Road Studios in London.

DANA
 
Date Born: Thursday 30 August 1951
 
Description: Vocalist, Ireland
 
Summary: "All Kinds of Everything" became Ireland's 1970 Eurovision entrant and on Saturday 21 March 1970 she performed the song at the Eurovision finals held in Amsterdam, with an estimated viewing audience of two hundred million.

DANA ANDREWS
 
Date Born: Friday 1 January 1909
 
Description: Actor, Singer, USA
 
Summary: Born in Mississippi, the third of nine children of the Rev. Charles Forrest Andrews, a Baptist minister and his wife Annis. He is the brother of actor Steve Forrest.Dana Andrews was trained as a singer before he began his movie career, but the only time he sang in a movie, State Fair (1945), and then his voice was dubbed.

DANA KEY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 30 December 1953
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Key was a direct descendant of Francis Scott Key, the author of The Star-Spangled Banner.

DANA STRUM
 
Date Born: Saturday 13 December 1958
 
Description: Vocalist, Bassist, Songwriter, Producer, USA
 
Summary: He was raised in Southern California's San Fernando Valley and began his performing career in the band "Badaxe".

DANA WINTER
 
Date Born: Monday 8 June 1931
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: She starred opposite Robert Taylor in D-Day the Sixth of June (1956), alongside Rock Hudson and Sidney Poitier in Something of Value (1957), Mel Ferrer in Fräulein (1958).

DANIEL BOONE - SINGER
 
Date Born: Friday 31 July 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Born Peter Charles Green, 31 July 1942, Birmingham, England) is an English pop musician who became a one-hit wonder in the U.S.

DANIEL DARC
 
Date Born: Wednesday 20 May 1959
 
Description: Vocalist, France
 
Summary: A French singer, who achieved success with his band Taxi Girl (together with Mirwais Ahmadzaï) between 1978 and 1986, and also as a solo artist.

DANIEL DAY- LEWIS
 
Date Born: Monday 29 April 1957
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: He came to be noticed in the film 'A Room With A View' in 1986. By 1989 he appeared in 'My Left Foot' which gave him numorous awards including an Academy Award for Best Actor.

DANIEL JOHNS
 
Date Born: Sunday 22 April 1979
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Daniel Johns grew up in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

DANIEL MOTTO
 
Date Born: Saturday 2 December 1978
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Matto performed throughout eastern Australia in clubs and festivals in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, and in New Zealand.

DANIEL POWTER
 
Date Born: Thursday 25 February 1971
 
Description: Singer-songwriter, pianist, Canada
 
Summary: He was named the best new artist at the Canadian Juno Awards.

DANIEL RADCLIFFE
 
Date Born: Sunday 23 July 1989
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: Radcliffe was born the only child of Alan Radcliffe, a literary agent, and Marcia Gresham a casting agent who was involved in several films for the BBC.

DANIEL STERN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 28 August 1957
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Stern was born to a social worker father and a mother who managed a day care center. His brother is television writer David M. Stern.

DANIELE ALEXANDER
 
Date Born: Thursday 2 December 1954
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Initially she sang jazz numbers but after including rock and country in her repertoire, she moved to Las Vegas and worked in casinos.

DANIELLE SPENCER
 
Date Born: Friday 16 May 1969
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Until the age of twelve she spent her childhood and youth alternately in Australia and in Yorkshire and Cambridgeshire, England, as her father worked in both countries for the BBC Play School.

DANNII MINOGUE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 20 October 1971
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Her father was born in Australia and is of Irish decent and her mother emigrated from Wales to Townsville, Queensland.

DANNY BARKER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 13 January 1909
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Banjo, Ukelele, USA
 
Summary: He was a rhythm guitarist for some of the best bands of the day, including Cab Calloway, Lucky Millinder and Benny Carter throughout the 1930s.

DANNY CEDRONE
 
Date Born: Sunday 20 June 1920
 
Description: Guitarist, USA

DANNY DAVIS
 
Date Born: Friday 29 May 1925
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: In his career as a record producer Davis worked with a wide variety of artists, from Nina Simone etc. A Grammy winner in 1970.

DANNY DeVITO
 
Date Born: Friday 17 November 1944
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Devitto got his break in the tv series ’TAXI’.

DANNY ELFMAN
 
Date Born: Friday 29 May 1953
 
Description: Composer, Singer, Record producer, Actor, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Elfman was honored with the prestigious Richard Kirk award at the 2002 BMI Film and TV Awards. The award is given annually to a composer who has made significant contributions to film and television music.

DANNY FLORES
 
Date Born: Thursday 11 July 1929
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: Flores was born to Mexican field workers in Santa Paula, California.

DANNY GANS
 
Date Born: Thursday 25 October 1956
 
Description: Vocalist, Comedian, USA
 
Summary: He had been named Las Vegas Entertainer of the Year and his production had also been awarded Show of the Year. As these awards would indicate, his fame was largely centered in Las Vegas.

DANNY GATTON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 September 1945
 
Description: Guitarist , USA
 
Summary: Gatton's playing combined musical styles such as jazz, blues and rockabilly in an innovative fashion, and he was known by some as "the telemaster" a portmanteau of "Telecaster", Gatton's guitar of choice, and "Master".

DANNY GLOVER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 22 July 1947
 
Description: Actor, Film Director, PoliticalAactivist, USA
 
Summary: Glover was born the son of Carrie and James Glover, both of whom were postal workers and were active in the NAACP.

DANNY HUTTON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 10 September 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Hutton was one of the groups three lead singers. He was also known to audition for "The Monkees" at a later date.

DANNY KAYE
 
Date Born: Saturday 18 January 1913
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist. Comedian, Dancer, USA
 
Summary: A celebrated American actor, singer, dancer, and comedian. His best known performances featured physical comedy, idiosyncratic pantomimes, and rapid-fire nonsense songs. Kaye starred in 17 movies, notably The Kid from Brooklyn (1946), The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947), The Inspector General (1949), Hans Christian Andersen (1952), White Christmas (1954), and – perhaps his most accomplished performance – The Court Jester (1956).

DANNY KIRWAN
 
Date Born: Saturday 13 May 1950
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Kirwan's first recorded work with the band was on the huge instrumental hit single "Albatross".

DANNY LA RUE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 26 July 1927
 
Description: Ffemale impersonator.
 
Summary: Among his celebrity impersonations were Elizabeth Taylor, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Marlene Dietrich, and Margaret Thatcher.

DANNY McBRIDE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 20 November 1945
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: McBride was best known as a lead guitarist for Sha Na Na during their heyday on their own TV series of the same name.

DANNY McCULLOCH
 
Date Born: Wednesday 18 July 1945
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: After the release of The Twain Shall Meet in May of 1968, Briggs and McCullough left the band. They were replaced by keyboardist Zoot Money and guitarist Andy Summers.

DANNY OVERBEA
 
Date Born: Sunday 3 January 1926
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Danny Overbea was based in Chicago, but in Cleveland got started in music in a big way when he formed a vocal-instrumental trio called the Three Earls.

DANNY OWENS
 
Date Born: Monday 8 February 1932
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: A member of fifties group, "The Four Tunes"

DANNY RAPP
 
Date Born: Saturday 10 May 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Formed The Juvenairs in his High School years.

DANNY ROBINSON
 
Date Born: Saturday 15 March 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: Warrnambool born and bred dentist's son has been writing country songs for more than a decade. Hit & Run recorded four of the songs on their debut EP.

DANNY THOMAS
 
Date Born: Saturday 6 January 1912
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist, Producer, Comedian, USA
 
Summary: Danny Thomas to Charles and Margaret Jacobs. He was of Lebanese descent. He first performed under his Anglicized birth name, Amos Jacobs, before settling on the stage name, Danny Thomas, which were the first names of two of his brothers. He lived in various cities as a child, including Toledo, Ohio, and Rochester New York.

DANNY WEIS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 28 September 1948
 
Description: Guitarist , USA
 
Summary: Founding member of Iron Butterfly and appeared on the band's first single titled "Don't Look Down On Me".

DANNY WILLIAMS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 January 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: In the early 1990s he recorded for the Prestige record label and subsequently starred in a Nat "King" Cole tribute show which made several British tours.

DANTE DROWTY
 
Date Born: Monday 8 September 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, US
 
Summary: Mainly known for their song ’ALLEY OOP’ - 1960

DARLENE LOVE
 
Date Born: Saturday 26 July 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Love also began an acting career, playing Danny Glover's wife in the four Lethal Weapon movies, and appeared on Broadway in Grease and in the short-lived musical adaptation of Stephen King's Carrie.

DARRELL SWEET
 
Date Born: Friday 16 May 1947
 
Description: Drummer, Scotland
 
Summary: He was the drummer and a founding member of rock band "Nazareth".

DARREN HAYES
 
Date Born: Monday 8 May 1972
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: He is the youngest of three children. He started performing for his mother in his lounge room from an early age. At Mabel Park High School, Hayes appeared in the school musicals

DARREN McGAVIN
 
Date Born: Sunday 7 May 1922
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He appeared as the tough-talking, funny detective in the 1950s television series Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer.

DARRYL COTTON
 
Date Born: Sunday 4 September 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: In 1989, Cotton was awarded the Advance Australia Award for his services to the community, acknowledging his keen support and assistance to numerous charities and public organisations.

DARRYL LeROACH
 
Date Born: Friday 12 September 1947
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: DeLoach was a founder member, lyricist and original lead vocalist of the rock group Iron Butterfly.

DARRYL SAMBELL
 
Date Born: Monday 26 November 1945
 
Description: Manager, Promoter, Australia
 
Summary: Adelaide-born, Darryl entered show business as manager of Adelaide singer Bev Harrell, and gave up his job as an accountant in a concreting business to manage his 18 year old discovery John Farnham.

DARYL BRAITHWAITE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 11 January 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Mainly known as the lead vocalist of Sherbet, with many hit singles with the band include,"How's That".He was crowned Australia's King of Pop by TV Week over three consecutive years from 1975 to 1977. As a child, he attended Punt Road Primary School in South Yarra, Victoria and then Christ Church Grammar, also in Punt Road, where he sung in the school choir, and for a time was in the same class as Olivia Newton-John.

DARYL DRAGON
 
Date Born: Thursday 27 August 1942
 
Description: Keyboardist, USA
 
Summary: Dragon is the son of conductor, composer, and arranger, Carmen Dragon.

DARYL HALL
 
Date Born: Friday 11 October 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, keyboardist, guitarist, songwriter and producer USA
 
Summary: Daryl Franklin Hohl was born in Pottstown, a Pennsylvania borough 40 miles from Philadelphia.

DARYL HANNAH
 
Date Born: Saturday 3 December 1960
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Hannah became interested in movies at a young age, partly due to insomnia.

DARYL SOMERS
 
Date Born: Monday 6 August 1951
 
Description: Vocalist, TV Host, Drummer
 
Summary: Born the son of a dairy farmer and a cabaret singer, Somers rose to national fame as the host of the long-running comedy-variety program Hey Hey It's Saturday.

DAVE "CHICO" RYAN
 
Date Born: Friday 9 April 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Ryan went on to become a member of Bill Haley & His Comets.

DAVE ALLEN
 
Date Born: Friday 3 July 1936
 
Description: Comedian, UK
 
Summary: Dave Allen's trademark debunking of religious, especially Catholic, ritual throughout each episode made for minor controversy which, coupled with some quite frank material, earned the show a somewhat risque reputation.

DAVE ALVIN
 
Date Born: Friday 11 November 1955
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Alvin's first solo album, entitled Romeo's Escape in the United States and "Every Night About This Time" in England.

DAVE APPELL
 
Date Born: Friday 24 March 1922
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Dave Apple produced "Tony Orlando and Dawn" including the hits "Knock Three Times" 1970 and 1973.

DAVE APPLE
 
Date Born: Friday 24 March 1922
 
Description: Singer, musical arranger, and record producer, USA
 
Summary: One particular man who has had a profound effect on the American society of Rock N’ Roll Is Dave Appell.

DAVE BALL
 
Date Born: Thursday 30 March 1950
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: David J Ball became a member of "Procol Harum", "Big Bertha", and afterwards played with Long John Baldry.

DAVE BARTHOLOMEW
 
Date Born: Friday 24 December 1920
 
Description: Trumpet, Composer, USA

DAVE BERRY
 
Date Born: Thursday 6 February 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: The Geoff Stephens penned song, "The Crying Game", brought Berry's voice to his biggest international audience ever in 1992, when it was used as the theme song for one of that year's most successful films. NPA

DAVE BRUBECK
 
Date Born: Monday 6 December 1920
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Mainly known for 'TAKE FIVE'. in a 5/4 timing must be one of the most outstanding songs that stand up to any others.

DAVE CLARK
 
Date Born: Tuesday 15 December 1942
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: Dave Clark is an English musician. He was the drummer and leader of the highly successful 1960s group, The Dave Clark Five.

DAVE COUSINS
 
Date Born: Monday 7 June 1954
 
Description: Singer, songwriter, UK
 
Summary: Cousins holds a an academics degree in Mathematics and Statistics.

DAVE DAVIES
 
Date Born: Monday 3 February 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarst, UK
 
Summary: David Russell Gordon Davies, born 3 February 1947, in Fortis Green, London, England. P/E

DAVE DEE
 
Date Born: Friday 17 December 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: An English singer-songwriter, musician, A&R manager, fundraiser and businessman. He was the frontman for 1960s pop band Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and

DAVE DOBBYN
 
Date Born: Thursday 3 January 1957
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Producer, New Zealand
 
Summary: In the late seventies success came with the band "The Dudes" that formed in school charting with "Be Mine Tonight".

DAVE DUDLEY
 
Date Born: Saturday 3 March 1928
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Dave was born in 1928 in Spencer, Wisconsin. He had a short career as a semi-professional baseball player. After he suffered an arm injury he was no longer able to play baseball.

DAVE EDMUNDS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 26 April 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist,Composer, UK
 
Summary: He was the musical director for a television special starring Carl Perkins, with assorted guests including George Harrison, Ringo Starr, and Rosanne Cash.

DAVE ELLEFSON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 22 December 1964
 
Description: Bassist, US
 
Summary: After rejoining Megadeth in early 2010, Ellefson started using his old Jackson bass and Hartke amps again.

DAVE GRANEY
 
Date Born: Monday 2 February 1959
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: He was awarded 'Best Male Vocalist' at the ARIA Music Awards of 1996

DAVE GUARD
 
Date Born: Friday 19 October 1934
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: The group were very popular in the fifties and mainly known for their hit ’TOM DOOLEY. In late 1962 Guard moved with his family to Sydney, Australia. There he purchased a home overlooking the South Pacific Ocean at the upmarket North Sydney area of Whale Beach.

DAVE HILL
 
Date Born: Thursday 4 April 1946
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: In 1989 Dave Hill and Noddy Holder did a remake of The Everly Brother's hit song "Crying in the Rain."

DAVE HOLE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 30 March 1948
 
Description: Slide Guitar
 
Summary: Hailed as the newest guitar wizard and comparing him to such greats as Stevie Ray Vaughan and Albert King.

DAVE HUGHES
 
Date Born: Thursday 26 November 1970
 
Description: Comedian, Actor, Television personality, Australia
 
Summary: He is recognisable for his larrikin personality, drawling Australian accent and deadpan comedic delivery.

DAVE KNIGHTS
 
Date Born: Thursday 28 June 1945
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: He played bass on the hit single "A Whiter Shade of Pale".

DAVE KOZ
 
Date Born: Wednesday 27 March 1963
 
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: From an early age, he and his sister took piano lessons insisted by his mother.

DAVE LIEBMAN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 4 September 1946
 
Description: Saxophonist, flautist, USA
 
Summary: He began classical piano lessons at the age of nine and saxophone by twelve. His interest in jazz was sparked by seeing John Coltrane perform live in New York City clubs such as Birdland, the Village Vanguard and the Half Note.

DAVE LOVELADY
 
Date Born: Friday 16 October 1942
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: In the summer of 1963, the group - now called The Fourmost - signed a management contract with Brian Epstein. This led to their being auditioned by George Martin and signed to EMI's Parlophone record label.

DAVE MADDEN
 
Date Born: Thursday 17 December 1931
 
Description: Actor, Film, television and voice actor
 
Summary: He became better known for his role as Reuben Kincaid, the harried agent for The Partridge Family (1970-74).

DAVE MASON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 10 May 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: His long career has included working with top musicians and singers such as Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Jimi Hendrix etc.

DAVE MATTACKS
 
Date Born: Saturday 13 March 1948
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: He began as a piano tuner before taking up the drums.

DAVE MATTHEWS
 
Date Born: Monday 9 January 1967
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist, Pianist, South Africa
 
Summary: A South African, now naturalized American, Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter and musician.

DAVE MUSTAINE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 13 September 1961
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: In 2009 Mustaine was named the No. 1 player in Joel McIver's book The 100 Greatest Metal Guitarists.

DAVE PATILLO
 
Date Born: Saturday 4 July 1914
 
Description: Bass vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Vocalist and bassist for the fifties group "The Five Red Caps", formed in 1943. Disbanded in 1970.

DAVE PEGG
 
Date Born: Sunday 2 November 1947
 
Description: Guitarist, Bassist, UK
 
Summary: Member and bassist for "FAIRPORT CONVENTION" in 1969 to 1979 then joining "JETHRO TULL".

DAVE PEVERETT
 
Date Born: Friday 16 April 1943
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: He is best known as the original singer and rhythm guitarist of Foghat, which he founded following his tenure in Savoy Brown.

DAVE PINCOMBE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 19 May 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: He achieved prominence in the late '70s and early '80s as a country music singer and composer winning a Golden Guitar in 1980.

DAVE PORTER
 
Date Born: Friday 21 November 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: As house composers for Stax Records, Hayes and Porter penned most of Sam & Dave's hits, including "Soul Man", “I Thank You,” “When Something Is Wrong with My Baby” and "Hold On, I'm Comin'".

DAVE PRATER
 
Date Born: Sunday 9 May 1937
 
Description: Singer, USA
 
Summary: Dave Prater is a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (1992), the Grammy Hall of Fame (1999, for the song "Soul Man").

DAVE SMALLEY
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 July 1949
 
Description: Bass, USA
 
Summary: Smalley was born in Oil City, Pennsylvania and moved to Cleveland in his youth.

DAVE SPECTER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 5 May 1954
 
Description: Guitarist , USA
 
Summary: Dave endorses Epiphone Guitars, Victoria Amplifiers and GHS Strings.

DAVE STEWART
 
Date Born: Tuesday 9 September 1952
 
Description: Guitarist, Producer, singer, songwriter, UK
 
Summary: In November 2002, former South African president Nelson Mandela gave his prison number 466/64 to Dave Stewart so that he could use it to help in the fight against HIV/AIDS in South Africa by raising money for the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

DAVE SWARBRICK
 
Date Born: Sunday 5 April 1970
 
Description: Singer-songwriter, musician, arranger
 
Summary: Member of sixties group FAIRPORT CONVENTION. Joined the band in 1969 leaving around 1979 after leading the group to go solo.

DAVE VAN RONK
 
Date Born: Tuesday 30 June 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Van Ronk has been described as an irreverent and incomparable guitar artist and interpreter of black blues and folk, with an uncannily precise ability at improvisation.

DAVEY FARAGHER
 
Date Born: Sunday 18 August 1957
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: Faragher is an accomplished session musician, and has a strong portfolio of performances with notable musicians.

DAVEY O’LIST
 
Date Born: Wednesday 13 December 1950
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Musician who has worked with ’ROXY MUSIC’ and ’ATTACK’ and ’NICE’

DAVID "PANAMA" FRANCIS
 
Date Born: Saturday 21 December 1918
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: As rhythm and blues and rock and roll went mainstream Francis became even more sought after. He drummed on the Elvis Presley demos, and he is featured on hits by the Four Seasons "Big Girls Don't Cry" ets.

DAVID ACKLES
 
Date Born: Saturday 27 February 1937
 
Description: Vocalist. Composer, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Born into a musical family with in the show business arena.

DAVID ALEXANDER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 10 March 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, pianist
 
Summary: Born in Shreveport, Louisiana, in 1938, Alexander grew up in Marshall, Texas.

DAVID ALLAN COE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 6 September 1939
 
Description: Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Said to be a talented guitarist with many stories that have been connected to him etc. He starred in ’TAKE THIS JOB AND SHOVE IT’ - 1981

DAVID BALL
 
Date Born: Thursday 9 July 1953
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: David Ball was born into a musical family headed by his Baptist preacher father.Together with friends he played various bluegrass and country festivals in the Carolinas.

DAVID BOWIE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 January 1947
 
Description: Vocalist,Actor, Composer, UK
 
Summary: In 1992 he performed his hit "Heroes" and "Under Pressure" (with Annie Lennox) at the Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert.

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".

DAVID BROMBERG
 
Date Born: Wednesday 19 September 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

DAVID BYRNE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 14 May 1952
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, Scotland
 
Summary: Byrne was born in Dumbarton, Scotland, on May 14, 1952. Two years later, his parents moved to Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and then to Arbutus, Maryland, when he was 8 or 9 years old.

DAVID BYRON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 January 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Mainly known as the frontman of the '70s arena rock outfit Uriah Heep, singer David Byron also performed as a solo artist.

DAVID CAMPBELL
 
Date Born: Monday 6 August 1973
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Australian singer, stage performer and television presenter. He has performed and recorded many different genres of music from rock to classics. He is the son of singer Jimmy Barnes

DAVID CARRADINE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 December 1936
 
Description: Actor, US
 
Summary: He made his feature film debut in 1964 in Taggart, a western based on a novel by Louis L'Amour. He is the son of actor John Carradine.

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

DAVID CASSIDY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 12 April 1950
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor , USA
 
Summary: David Cassidy was born in New York, New York, the son of Irish American actor Jack Cassidy and actress Evelyn Ward. He has three half brothers, Shaun Cassidy, Patrick Cassidy and Ryan Cassidy, who were born after his father married actress Shirley Jones.

DAVID CLAYTON THOMAS
 
Date Born: Saturday 13 September 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, UK
 
Summary: Clayton-Thomas was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1996. In January, 2006, the song "Spinning Wheel" was inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.

DAVID COVERDALE
 
Date Born: Thursday 22 September 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Coverdale formed Whitesnake and during the late seventies and early eighties, with ever changing line-ups

DAVID CROSBY
 
Date Born: Thursday 14 August 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: David Crosby was born in California. His parents were Aliph Van Cortlandt Whitehead and Floyd Crosby, an Academy Award winning cinematographer.

DAVID DAY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 18 December 1957
 
Description: Disc Jockey, Australia
 
Summary: A member of "The Board of Support Act Limited" (SAL). A South Australian branch (SALSA), headed by industry veteran, David Day.

DAVID DIAMOND (composer)
 
Date Born: Friday 9 July 1915
 
Description: Composer of Classical music, USA
 
Summary: He was part of what some considered a forgotten generation of great American symphonists.

DAVID DONDERO
 
Date Born: Tuesday 24 June 1969
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: David Dondero is a singer-songwriter who currently is on the Team Love Records label. Born in Minnesota.

DAVID DUCHOVNY
 
Date Born: Sunday 7 August 1960
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Duchovny was born in New York City, New York, the son of Margaret "Meg" (née Miller), a school administrator and teacher, and Amram Ducovny (1927–2003), a writer and publicist who worked for the American Jewish Committee.

DAVID DUNDAS
 
Date Born: Saturday 2 June 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Dundas is the son of the 3rd Marquess of Zetland, and was educated at Harrow and the Central School of Speech and Drama.

DAVID ESSEX
 
Date Born: Wednesday 23 July 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Drummer, UK
 
Summary: His father was an East End dock worker and his mother was a self-taught pianist and the daughter of Irish Travellers.

DAVID FATHEAD NEWMAN
 
Date Born: Friday 24 February 1933
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: In Ray, the 2004 biographical film about Ray Charles, Newman was portrayed by Bokeem Woodbine

DAVID FOSTER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 November 1949
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, Arranger, Producer, USA
 
Summary: Foster's songs have made many famous singers into superstars. Foster's work as a producer has been equally significant.

DAVID FREIBERG
 
Date Born: Wednesday 24 August 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Bassist, Guitarist, Keyboardist. USA
 
Summary: Freiberg rejoined Jefferson Starship for their 2005 tour, which was billed as "The Jefferson Family Galactic Reunion".

DAVID FRIZZELL
 
Date Born: Friday 26 September 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: His career first started back in the late 50s, but his biggest success came in the 80s, thirty years into his career.

DAVID FROST
 
Date Born: Friday 7 April 1939
 
Description: TV Host, UK
 
Summary: Sir David Paradine Frost, OBE, Born, Tenterden, Kent) moved to Beccles, Suffolk as a child and is an English television presenter.

DAVID GATES
 
Date Born: Monday 11 December 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: The talented singer,songwriter and founder of the group "BREAD".

DAVID GILMOUR
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 May 1947
 
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: David Gilmour CBE, Born, Cambridge, is an English musician best known as a guitarist, singer, and songwriter in the band Pink Floyd.

DAVID GREENSLADE
 
Date Born: Monday 18 January 1943
 
Description: Keyboardist, UK
 
Summary: Mystic has also released Greenslade Live (1973-75) and Dave Greenslade's solo album, "Going South" (1999).

DAVID HASSELHOFF
 
Date Born: Thursday 17 July 1952
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Known for his lead roles on Knight Rider and Baywatch. He also crossed over to a successful music career, primarily in Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein and Switzerland.

DAVID HELFGOTT
 
Date Born: Monday 19 May 1947
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: David Helfgott now lives in "The Promised Land", a valley near Bellingen in New South Wales with his second wife, Gillian.

DAVID HOBSON
 
Date Born: Friday 18 November 1960
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Hobson sang with church and school choirs and local music groups as a child, but he was still vocally untrained when he performed as lead singer and bass guitarist with rock bands

DAVID HODO
 
Date Born: Monday 7 July 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: The original Construction Worker, was born and raised in San Andreas, California.

DAVID HONEYBOY EDWARDS
 
Date Born: Monday 28 June 1915
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

DAVID HOOD
 
Date Born: Tuesday 21 September 1943
 
Description: Bassist, Trombonist, Producer, USA
 
Summary: Hood started his career playing with "The Mystics" and as a back-up musician. YOUTUBE: The Decoys rocked the house at the Shoals theatre.... thats David Hood on bass. Filmed on July 24th 2009.

DAVID HOUSTON
 
Date Born: Friday 9 December 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Houston was one of the earliest artists with National Recording Corporation in Atlanta. Charted with Grammy winning 'Almost Persuaded' in 1966.

DAVID HUNGATE
 
Date Born: Thursday 5 August 1948
 
Description: Bassist, Vocalistt, USA
 
Summary: Hungate played on Toto's first four records, including multiple Grammy award-winning album, Toto IV.

DAVID HYDE PIERCE
 
Date Born: Friday 3 April 1959
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Pierce was born the youngest child of Laura Marie and George Hyde Pierce, who was an insurance agent and aspiring actor.

DAVID JACOBS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 19 May 1926
 
Description: British broadcaster - A BBC staff announcer in the early 1950s
 
Summary: A BBC staff announcer in the early 1950s, his voice intoned the title for many of the 53 episodes of the space adventure series Journey Into Space.

DAVID JANSSEN
 
Date Born: Friday 27 March 1931
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: TV series HARRY O. As private detective Harry Orwell, he was handed a well-written character, which allowed him to show an endearing, more casual side on-screen.

DAVID KERSH
 
Date Born: Thursday 6 December 1979
 
Description: Vocalist
 
Summary: A contemporary singer who worked mainly in the Tevas dance cicuit's and ended up recording his first somg 'Goodnight Sweet Heart' and released in 1996.

DAVID LASTIE
 
Date Born: Sunday 11 November 1934
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: Tenor Saxophonist, worked with James Booker mainly playing Bebop Jazz.

DAVID LEE ROTH
 
Date Born: Monday 10 October 1955
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Van Halen achieved their greatest commercial success, including their first Billboard #1 single, for the song "Jump", in 1984.

DAVID LETTERMAN
 
Date Born: Saturday 12 April 1947
 
Description: Television Host, Actor, Film producer, USA
 
Summary: David Letterman was born in Indiana. His father, Harry Joe Letterman, was a florist who died in 1973; his mother Dorothy Letterman, now Dorothy Mengering, a Presbyterian church secretary of German descent, is an occasional figure on the show. He has an older sister, Janice, and a younger sister, Gretchen.

DAVID LINCH
 
Date Born: Sunday 20 January 1946
 
Description: Film director, screenwriter, producer, painter, musician, USA
 
Summary: Born to a middle-class family in Missoula, Montana, Lynch spent his childhood traveling around the United States, before going on to study painting at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia.

DAVID LYNCH
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 July 1929
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: David Lynch of St. Louis, Missouri, who was working as a cab driver when he joined. YOUTUBE: The lead singer on this recording is David Lynch. This song was orginally a hit in 1947 for Kay Kyser and Freddy Martin.

DAVID MaCRAE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 2 April 1940
 
Description: Keyboards, NZ
 
Summary: MacRae studied at the New South Wales Conservatorium of Music and then worked in Australia in the 1960s as an arranger for Festival Records.

DAVID MARKS
 
Date Born: Sunday 22 August 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Marks was part of the Beach Boys line-up, at age 13, when they signed with Capitol Records on July 16, 1962. Marks performed on the band's first four albums, playing rhythm guitar and singing harmony.

DAVID MASON - Trumpet
 
Date Born: Friday 2 April 1926
 
Description: Trumpeter, UK
 
Summary: On 17 January 1967 at Abbey Road Studios Mason recorded the piccolo trumpet solo which is a prominent part of The Beatles' song Penny Lane.

DAVID McCOMB
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 February 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia.
 
Summary: David McComb was born in Perth, the youngest of four boys. Both their parents were doctors, their father, Dr Harold McComb, a prominent plastic surgeon and their mother, Dr Athel Hockey.

DAVID MILLER
 
Date Born: Saturday 14 April 1973
 
Description: Vocalist

DAVID MOOK
 
Date Born: Wednesday 15 April 1936
 
Description: Composer,Publisher , USA
 
Summary: Writer of themes songs such as ’Scooby Doo’ - ’The Dating Game’ etc.

DAVID MURRAY
 
Date Born: Sunday 19 February 1995
 
Description: Tenor saxophone and sometimes bass clarinet.
 
Summary: Murray was a founding member of the World Saxophone Quartet with Oliver Lake, Julius Hemphill and Hamiet Bluiett.

DAVID NAIL
 
Date Born: Friday 18 May 1979
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Nail's first recording contract was with Mercury Nashville Records in 2002.

DAVID NELSON
 
Date Born: Saturday 24 October 1936
 
Description: Actor, director, producer
 
Summary: Nelson is the older brother of late singer Ricky Nelson.

DAVID NEWMAN
 
Date Born: Thursday 11 March 1954
 
Description: Composer, Conductor, Violinist
 
Summary: Newman was educated at the University of Southern California.

DAVID NIVEN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 March 1910
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: Born the son of William Edward Graham Niven and the French, British Henrietta Julia Degacher who, born in Wales. Youtube: David Niven interviewed by David Frost 1972.

DAVID ONGELY
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 June 1952
 
Description: Drummer, Australia
 
Summary: An Adelaide born drummer and member of "Travis Wellington Hedge".

DAVID PACK
 
Date Born: Tuesday 15 July 1952
 
Description: tGuitarist,Singer,Writer
 
Summary: Lead Guitarist and original member for ’AMBROSIA’ at the time of there success.

DAVID PAICH
 
Date Born: Friday 25 June 1954
 
Description: Keyboardist, Composer, Arranger, USA
 
Summary: In October 2009, David Paich was inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame along with the other members of Toto.

DAVID PATON
 
Date Born: Saturday 29 October 1949
 
Description: Bassist, Scottish
 
Summary: Paton was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, and grew up in the south-eastern suburb of Gilmerton, where he attended Liberton High School.

DAVID PLATZ
 
Date Born: Sunday 13 January 1929
 
Description: Manager and music founder Essex Music, USA
 
Summary: He also founded two record labels, Fly and Cube, and, from 1973 to 1986, served as a publisher director of the Performing Rights Society

DAVID REYNE
 
Date Born: Thursday 14 May 1959
 
Description: Actor, Musician, Television Presenter, Australia
 
Summary: David Reyne became a member of the band Australian Crawl with Reyne's younger brother,lead singer James, continued as drummer.

DAVID ROCKOLA
 
Date Born: Saturday 23 January 1897
 
Description: Founder Juke Boxes, Canada

DAVID ROSE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 15 June 1910
 
Description: Band Leader, Arranger, Composer, Conductor
 
Summary: Recipient of four Emmy awards, David Rose was born in London to Jewish parents and raised in Chicago, Illinois.

DAVID ROWNTREE
 
Date Born: Friday 8 May 1964
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: Rowntree is a computer animator, and owns an animation company called Nanomation. He directed two series of the South Park.

DAVID RUFFIN
 
Date Born: Saturday 18 January 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Drummer, Composer, USA
 
Summary: In the late 1950s, Ruffin sang with The Voice Masters, which included future Motown producer Lamont Dozier and members of the singing group The Originals.

DAVID S. WARE
 
Date Born: Monday 7 November 1949
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: David Ware first appeared on a privately-produced LP recorded in Boston in 1971 by Abdul Hannah, a serious alto saxophonist from Boston.

DAVID SANBORN
 
Date Born: Monday 30 July 1945
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: He has been a highly regarded session player since the late 1960s, playing with an array of well-known artists, such as Eric Clapton, Roger Daltrey, Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, etc.

DAVID SAVILLE - Ross Bagdasarian, Sr.
 
Date Born: Monday 27 January 1919
 
Description: Voca, Actor, Record Producer.USA
 
Summary: Bagdasarian's first musical composed success was the song he wrote with Saroyan, "Come on-a My House", sung by Rosemary Clooney.

DAVID SCHWIMMER
 
Date Born: Saturday 12 November 1966
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Schwimmer played himself on the HBO series Curb Your Enthusiasm.

DAVID SOUL
 
Date Born: Saturday 28 August 1943
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Soul was born in Chicago,to father, Dr. Richard Solberg, a Lutheran minister, was a senior representative for Lutheran World Relief during the reconstruction of Germany after World War II. Soul's brother is a Lutheran minister and social activist.

DAVID SOYER
 
Date Born: Saturday 24 February 1923
 
Description: Cellist, USA
 
Summary: He played with the NBC Radio Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Arturo Toscanini.

DAVID STRASSMAN
 
Date Born: Friday 6 September 1957
 
Description: Ventriloquist, USA
 
Summary: An American ventriloquist, stand-up comedian, actor, and comedian. He is best known for his ventriloquism act with Chuck Wood and Ted E. Bare.

DAVID SWARBRICK
 
Date Born: Saturday 5 April 1941
 
Description: Violinist, UK
 
Summary: He was one of the most highly regarded musicians produced by the second British folk revival, contributing to some of the most important groups and projects of the 1960s.

DAVID SYLVIAN
 
Date Born: Sunday 23 February 1958
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: His subsequent solo career has been influenced by a variety of musical styles and genres, including jazz, ambient, electronic, and progressive rock.

DAVID TORBERT
 
Date Born: Monday 7 June 1948
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: YOUTUBE:Kingfish Live at Winterland doing a fine rendition of the Johnny Horton classic, "Battle Of New Orleans" Feb 7, 1976.

DAVY JONES
 
Date Born: Sunday 30 December 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, UK
 
Summary: Jones was born in Manchester, England on December 30, 1945, but is in the process of becoming a United States citizen. He lost his mother to a protracted illness by the time he was 14.

DAWN FRENCH
 
Date Born: Friday 11 October 1957
 
Description: Comedian, actressr, director, producer, and writer.
 
Summary: Dawn French is one half of the U.K.'s top female comedy duo, French and Saunders, as well as a highly successful writer, comedian and actress in her own right.

DAWN LAKE
 
Date Born: Thursday 20 January 1927
 
Description: Vocalist, Comedian, Actress, Australia
 
Summary: Her most enduring character was Ethel, who first appeared in the early 1960s in The Mobil Limb Show. "You tell 'em luv!" was Ethel's catchcry.

DAWN UPSHAW
 
Date Born: Sunday 17 July 1960
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: She began her vocal career as a talented Rich East High School singer in Park Forest, Illinois. Upshaw received a B.A. in 1982 from Illinois Wesleyan University and went on to study voice with Ellen Faull at the Manhattan School of Music in New York, earning her M.A. in 1984.

DEAN JAGGER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 7 November 1933
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Dean Jagger has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contribution to motion pictures, at 1725 Vine Street.

DEAN MARTIN
 
Date Born: Thursday 7 June 1917
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: As a singer, Martin copied the styles of Bing Crosby and Perry Como until he developed his own and could hold his own in duets with Sinatra and Crosby.

DEAN MATHIS
 
Date Born: Friday 17 March 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: "Bread and Butter" was the group's first hit.

DEAN PAUL MARTIN
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 November 1951
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Actor, and member of the short lived group "Dino, Dezzi and Billy" in the sixties.

DEAN STOCKWELL
 
Date Born: Thursday 5 March 1936
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: In the early 1960s, Stockwell dropped out of show business, becoming active in the hippie subculture.

DEAN TORRENCE
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 March 1940
 
Description: Vocalists, USA
 
Summary: Dean Torrence doubled the falsetto lead with Brian Wilson on The Beach Boys' hit single "Barbara Ann." Dean Torrence now tours occcasionally with The Surf City Allstars. He officially endorses the Official Jan and Dean Fan Site.

DEAN TURNER
 
Date Born: Thursday 6 January 1972
 
Description: Bassist, Australia
 
Summary: He was best known as a founding member of, and bass player for, Australian rock band, Magic Dirt.

DEANA CARTER
 
Date Born: Monday 4 July 1966
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Her first big break came when one of her demo tapes caught the attention of Willie Nelson, who invited her to take part in the 1994

DEANNA DURBIN
 
Date Born: Sunday 4 December 1921
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Canada
 
Summary: Durbin signed a contract with MGM in 1935 and made her first film appearance in a short subject, Every Sunday (1936), with another young contract player, Judy Garland.

DEBBI PETERSON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 22 August 1961
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: The younger sister of Vicki Peterson, and the drummer of the all-girl group, The Bangles.

DEBBIE GIBSON
 
Date Born: Monday 31 August 1970
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Gibson was born in Brooklyn, New York. She grew up on the Long Island suburb of Merrick, New York. At the age of five, she began playing the ukulele and taking piano lessons soon thereafter, including with the noted American pianist Morton Estrin.

DEBBIE HARRY
 
Date Born: Sunday 1 July 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Harry was adopted when she was three months old by a family from Hawthorne, New Jersey, and attended Hawthorne High School, where she graduated in 1963.

DEBBIE REYNOLDS
 
Date Born: Friday 1 April 1932
 
Description: Actress, Singer, Dancer, USA
 
Summary: The second child of Raymond Francis Reynolds 1903-1986, a carpenter for Southern Pacific Railroad, and Maxine Harman. 1913-1999.

DEBBY BOONE
 
Date Born: Saturday 22 September 1956
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Debby Boone was born in Hackensack, New Jersey, the daughter of singer and 1950s icon Pat Boone and Shirley Lee Foley Boone daughter of country music star Red Foley.

DEBORAH BYRNE
 
Date Born: Saturday 30 March 1957
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Byrne's first Australian television guest appearance as a featured solo artist was on The Graham Kennedy Show at the age of fifteen.

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.

DEBORAH COX
 
Date Born: Saturday 13 July 1974
 
Description: Vocalist, Canada
 
Summary: Deborah Cox began singing for TV commercials at age 12, and she entered various talent shows with the help of her mother.

DEBORAH KERR
 
Date Born: Friday 30 September 1921
 
Description: Actress, UK
 
Summary: Deborah Kerr was appointed a Commander of the British Empire in 1998, but was unable to accept the honor in person due to ill health.

DEBORAH RAFFIN
 
Date Born: Friday 13 March 1953
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: In 1988, she starred in James Clavell's Noble House with Pierce Brosnan.

DEBRA MESSING
 
Date Born: Thursday 15 August 1968
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Throughout her career she has been nominated for a total of six Emmy Awards, eight Golden Globe Awards and eight Screen Actors Guild Award. In 2003 she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her performance on Will & Grace.

DEBRA WINGER
 
Date Born: Monday 16 May 1955
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Winger was cast in the lead role in A League of their Own but dropped out and was replaced by Geena Davis.

DEE CLARK
 
Date Born: Monday 7 November 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: His biggest single, "Raindrops," a power ballad augmented by heavy rain and thunder sound effects and Clark's swooping falsetto, hit selling over one million copies.

DEE DEE RAMONE
 
Date Born: Thursday 18 September 1952
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: He was also known for his distinctive count-in style, he used to start off many Ramones songs.

DEE DEE SHARP
 
Date Born: Tuesday 9 October 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: She had a brief career resurgence during the disco era and hit the charts again with her version of 10 CC's "I'm Not In Love." She also joined Lou Rawls, Billy Paul, Teddy Pendergrass, The O'Jays and Archie Bell) as a member of the Philadelphia International All Stars

DEE IRWIN
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 July 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Things started to click for him in 1963 when he recorded a cover of "Swinging on a Star" and headed to the UK for an extended tour. The hashed song Bing Crosby hit from nineteen years earlier

DEE MURRAY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 April 1946
 
Description: Bassist, PIanist, UK
 
Summary: Murray was a talented musician whose gift for melody, placement, and an understated, yet profound technique plus his standout work as a backing vocalist puts him in an elite class among rock bassists.

DEEM BRISTOW
 
Date Born: Friday 11 April 1947
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: An American voice actor.

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".

DEL REEVES
 
Date Born: Saturday 14 July 1934
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He became one of the most successful male country singers of the 1960s. Country singer, songwriter became a member of "The Grand Ole Opry" in the mid sixties.

DEL SHANNON
 
Date Born: Saturday 30 December 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Del Shannon, Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, December 30, 1934, Died February 8, 1990 in Santa Clarita, California. He was an American rock singer who launched into fame with the No. 1 hit "Runaway" in 1961.

DEL WOOD
 
Date Born: Sunday 22 February 1920
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, USA
 
Summary: A native and lifetime resident of Nashville, Polly was surrounded by the influences of early country music and the remaining vestiges of ragtime, particularly through the guitar pickers.

DELANEY BRAMLETT
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 July 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In 2008 Bramlett released his first CD in six years, A New Kind of Blues. Recognised in Australia for the hit "Never Ending Song Of Love".

DELBERT McCLINTON
 
Date Born: Monday 4 November 1940
 
Description: Harmonicaist, Vocalist
 
Summary: Working in bands such as 'The Straitjackets' and backing stars such as Sony Boy Williams II, Lightening Hopkins and Jimmy Reed.

DELLA REESE
 
Date Born: Monday 6 July 1931
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Della was born in in Detroit, Michigan. At only six years old, she began singing in church. From this experience, she became an avid Gospel singer.

DELORES HART
 
Date Born: Thursday 20 October 1938
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: An American Roman Catholic nun and former actress. She made ten films in five years.

DELTA GOODREM
 
Date Born: Friday 9 November 1984
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Actor, Pianist, Australia.
 
Summary: Her music is usually heavily influenced by classical or Adult Contemporary music, and sometimes by others such as alternative pop.

DEMI MOORE
 
Date Born: Sunday 11 November 1962
 
Description: Actress, US
 
Summary: Demi Moore's film debut was in the 1982 3-D science fiction/horror film, Parasite, which was a hit on the drive-in circuit, ultimately grossing $7 million.

DEMIS ROUSSOS
 
Date Born: Sunday 15 June 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Bass guitarist, Egypt
 
Summary: He was born in Egypt to ethnic Greek parents George and Olga, and raised in Alexandria. His parents lost everything and moved to Greece after the Suez Crisis.

DENHOLM ELLIOTT
 
Date Born: Wednesday 31 May 1922
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: In the 1980s, he won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in three consecutive years, the only actor ever to have achieved this.

DENIECE WILLIAMS
 
Date Born: Saturday 3 June 1950
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Born June Deniece Chandler in 1950 in Gary, Indiana, Williams career began in the 1970s when she became a backup vocalist for Stevie Wonder as part of "Wonderlove", along with Minnie Riperton.

DENIESE MORRISON
 
Date Born: Saturday 21 April 1956
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Her first appearance was at the age of ten.

DENIS LEARY
 
Date Born: Sunday 18 August 1957
 
Description: Stand up comedy, music, television, film
 
Summary: Influences Lenny Bruce, George Carlin, Richard Pryor, Bill Hicks. In 1993, his sardonic song about the stereotypical American male, "Asshole", achieved much notoriety. It was voted #1 in an Australian youth radio poll (the Triple J Hottest 100).

DENIS PAYTON
 
Date Born: Sunday 1 August 1943
 
Description: Saxophonist, UK
 
Summary: The Dave Clark five was one of the few groups of the era to feature a saxophone with Denis Payton.

DENISE BROOKS-MAGEE
 
Date Born:
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: Denise and Bob have a great feel for the stories they interpret through their music and are delivered in a style that is unique and appeals to a wide ranging audience.

DENISE DRYSDALE
 
Date Born: Sunday 5 December 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, TV host, Australia
 
Summary: In 1974, she became Ernie Sigley's barrel girl on The Ernie Sigley Show. It was here she gained the nickname Ding-Dong. In 1975, Drysdale won the TV Week Gold Logie for the Most Popular Female Personality on Australian TV. She won her second Gold Logie the following year. In the same period, she also won consecutive Silver Logies.

DENISE McCANN
 
Date Born: Thursday 16 December 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Growing up in a musical family, (her grandfather Albert Hews McCann, Sr. was a professional cornet player.

DENISE RICHARDS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 17 February 1971
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Richards was born in Downers Grove, Illinois, the daughter of Joni, a coffee shop owner, and Irv Richards, a telephone engineer. She has one sister, Michelle.

DENISE SCOTT
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 April 1955
 
Description: Comedian, Australia
 
Summary: Denise is a Melbourne-based stand-up comedian, actor and radio personality.

DENNIS BROWN
 
Date Born: Friday 1 February 1957
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: Bob Marley cited Brown as his favourite singer, dubbing him "The Crown Prince of Reggae".

DENNIS BURKLEY
 
Date Born: Monday 10 September 1945
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He played a small role in the television series My Name Is Earl.

DENNIS CROSBY
 
Date Born: Friday 13 July 1934
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Dennis and his brothers, Lindsay and Phillip, often performed as the Crosby Brothers in nightclubs and on The Ed Sullivan Show. YOUTUBE: Three of Bing Crosby's sons (Phillip, Dennis, and Lindsay) try to teach Bing how to sing one of his old hits in a new way. An improvement, no? The screaming girlies seem to think so. From Bing's 10/5/60 show.

DENNIS DANELL
 
Date Born: Saturday 24 June 1961
 
Description: Guitarist, Bassist,USA
 
Summary: Danell formed Social Distortion in 1979 with frontman Mike Ness while attending high school together.

DENNIS DAY
 
Date Born: Monday 21 May 1917
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Comedian, USA
 
Summary: One of America’s great singers of his time and comics appearing on the Jack Benny show through to 1974.

DENNIS DOHERTY
 
Date Born: Friday 29 November 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Canada
 
Summary: The Mamas and the Papas, the band soon began to record their debut album, If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears.

DENNIS EDWARDS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 February 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Dennis Edwards, born February 3, 1943 in Birmingham, Alabama is an American soul and R&B singer.

DENNIS FARINA
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 February 1944
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Before becoming an actor, Farina served three years in the US Army and then 18 years in the Chicago Police Department's burglary division, from 1967 to 1985.

DENNIS FLEMION
 
Date Born: Monday 6 June 1955
 
Description: Drums, USA
 
Summary: He was the primary percussionist for the band. Dennis was also a temporary member of The Smashing Pumpkins from 1996 to 1997

DENNIS FRANZ
 
Date Born: Saturday 28 October 1944
 
Description: Actor USA
 
Summary: Mainly known for his role as Detective Andy Sipowicz, and by his own account the role wes his 27 as a cop.

DENNIS GREENE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 11 January 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Greene sang lead in the song "Tears on My Pillow".

DENNIS HOPPER
 
Date Born: Sunday 17 May 1936
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Hopper made his debut on film in two roles with James Dean (whom he admired immensely) in Rebel Without a Cause (1955) and Giant (1956).

DENNIS LINDE
 
Date Born: Thursday 18 March 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Songwriter, Composer
 
Summary: Linde wrote for many major artists that included Garth Brooks, Tanya Tucker, Roger Miller, The Dixie Chicks etc.

DENNIS LOCORRIERE
 
Date Born: Monday 13 June 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Dennis Locorriere was a founding member of Dr Hook.

DENNIS MORGAN
 
Date Born: Sunday 20 December 1908
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: He has a star on Hollywood Blvd but today remains a distant figure from the Golden Age of Film. His charm and good looks belied a solid actor who never gave a bad performance

DENNIS QUAID
 
Date Born: Friday 9 April 1954
 
Description: Actor, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He is the younger brother of actor Randy Quaid. Quaid has Irish and Cajun ancestry.

DENNIS SIDALL
 
Date Born: Friday 8 October 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: Appearing on South Australian television, the trio became very popular over the years.

DENNIS TAYLOR
 
Date Born: Friday 13 November 1953
 
Description: Saxophonisit, Arranger and Author, USA
 
Summary: Taylor was best known for his recordings with Delbert McClinton, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Michelle Shocked, Buckwheat Zydeco and many others

DENNIS WATERMAN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 24 February 1948
 
Description: Actor, singer, voice-over artist, UK
 
Summary: "I Could Be So Good For You", which was a top three UK hit in 1980 and a top 10 hit in Australia, and was written by his then-wife Patricia Waterman with Gerard Kenny.

DENNIS WEAVER
 
Date Born: Friday 6 June 1924
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Weaver was born in Joplin, Missouri, to Walter Weaver and Lena Prather (1892 - 1970) of Irish, Scottish, English, Cherokee and Osage ancestry.

DENNIS WILSON
 
Date Born: Monday 4 December 1944
 
Description: Drummer, Vocalist, Producer, USA
 
Summary: Late member and drummer of The Beach Boys.

DENNY LAINE
 
Date Born: Sunday 29 October 1944
 
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Guitarist with ’THE MOODY BLUES’ and composer of the groups best song ’GO NOW’.

DEREK LECKENBY
 
Date Born: Friday 14 May 1943
 
Description: Guitarist

DEREK LONGMUIR
 
Date Born: Monday 26 June 1950
 
Description: Drummer, Scotland
 
Summary: He appeared on each of the band's nine studio albums through to 1981

DEREK MANNING
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 April 1948
 
Description: Bassist, Australia
 
Summary: Derek became the bassist of Adelaide's "Exiles" with his brother Phil.

DEREK PARAVICINI
 
Date Born: Tuesday 26 June 1979
 
Description: Pianist, UK
 
Summary: He began playing the piano by the age of two when his nanny gave him an old keyboard.

DEREK PELLICCI
 
Date Born: Tuesday 17 February 1953
 
Description: Drummer, Australia
 
Summary: Pellicci played drums on John Farnham's adult contemporary album Uncovered.

DEREK QUINN
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 May 1942
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Born in Manchester, England and Member of "Freddie and The Dreamers"

DEREK SHULMAN
 
Date Born: Sunday 2 February 1947
 
Description: Multi-instrumentalist, UK
 
Summary: He was the lead vocalist for the band, Gentle Giant.

DEREK TAYLOR
 
Date Born: Saturday 7 May 1932
 
Description: Publicity agent
 
Summary: Derek Taylor worked as The Beatles publicist and advisor to The Beatles.

DERVE AND LINCOLN GORDON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 June 1948
 
Description: Vocalists, UK
 
Summary: They first started rehearsing on a council estate at Hornsey Rise, North London in 1965.

DES OCONNOR
 
Date Born: Tuesday 12 January 1932
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: He is one of only a handful of British entertainers to be acclaimed internationally on stage and television.

DESI ARNAZ
 
Date Born: Friday 2 March 1917
 
Description: Actor, Band leader, Cuba
 
Summary: Desi Arnaz was born to a wealthy family in Santiago de Cuba. His father, Desidero Alberto Arnaz was Santiago's youngest mayor and then served in the Cuban House of Representatives.

DESI ARNAZ JR
 
Date Born: Monday 19 January 1953
 
Description: Actor, Drummer, USA
 
Summary: He was born at Cedars of Lebanon Hospital in Hollywood, California, the son of famous acting team Desi Arnaz (Cuban) and Lucille Ball. His older sister is actress Lucie Arnaz.

DESMOND DEKKER
 
Date Born: Thursday 16 July 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, Jamaica
 
Summary: He was born in St. Andrew, Jamaica and grew up in Kingston, where he attended the Alpha Boys' School.

DEWEY MARTIN
 
Date Born: Monday 30 September 1940
 
Description: Drummer, Vocalist, Canada
 
Summary: In September 1969, Martin signed a solo deal with Uni Records and recorded a cover of the country favourite, "Jambalaya" with session ace James Burton on guitar.

DEWEY PHILLIPS
 
Date Born: Thursday 13 May 1926
 
Description: Disc Jockey
 
Summary: He played R &B, Blues, country, or anything that later people were calling rock and roll.

DEWEY REDMAN
 
Date Born: Sunday 17 May 1931
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: He performed on 'The Survivor's Suite' album which was voted top jazz album of the year, 1978.

DEXTER GORDON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 27 February 1923
 
Description: Saxophonist, US
 
Summary: Gordon was born and grew up in Los Angeles, where his father was a doctor who counted Duke Ellington and Lionel Hampton among his patients.

DEZO HOFFMANN
 
Date Born: Friday 24 May 1912
 
Description: Photographer, Hungry
 
Summary: He earned international acclaim in the 1960s, shooting photographs of well known pop and showbiz personalities, such as The Beatles

DHANI HARRISON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 August 1978
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Like his father, Dhani Harrison showed a keen interest in Formula One auto racing. He accompanied George to Grand Prix races around the world.

DIAHANN CARROLL
 
Date Born: Wednesday 17 July 1935
 
Description: Actress, Singer
 
Summary: Carroll was born the daughter of Mabel and John Johnson.

DIANA DORS
 
Date Born: Friday 23 October 1931
 
Description: Actress, Singer, GB
 
Summary: Dors image was included with her permission on The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover art, as the blonde in the front row on the right in the gold dress and white gloves.

DIANA KRALL
 
Date Born: Monday 16 November 1964
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Canada
 
Summary: Her third, All for You: A Dedication to the Nat King Cole Trio (1996), was nominated for a Grammy and continued for 70 weeks in the Billboard jazz charts.

DIANA MANGANO
 
Date Born: Sunday 2 June 1968
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: Mangano was replaced in Starship by vocalist Cathy Richardson in early 2008

DIANA RIGG
 
Date Born: Friday 20 July 1928

DIANA ROSS
 
Date Born: Sunday 26 March 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: She is also of Cherokee descent. Ross was the second of six children born to a Baptist family by Fred Ross and Ernestine Moten in Detroit. Her sisters Barbara and Rita did not enter show business; instead, Barbara Ross became a doctor, while Rita Ross became a schoolteacher.

DIANA TRASK
 
Date Born: Sunday 23 June 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Born in a lumber camp town near Melbourne, Trask learned to sing at an early age singing at school functions and for her family.

DIANE CILENTO
 
Date Born: Thursday 5 October 1933
 
Description: Actress, Australia
 
Summary: Cilento was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Tom Jones in 1963.

DIANE KEATON
 
Date Born: Saturday 5 January 1946
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Keaton is the oldest of seven children. Her mother, Dorothy was a homemaker and amateur photographer, and her father, Jack Hall 1921–1990, was a real estate broker and civil engineer.

DIANE LANE
 
Date Born: Friday 22 January 1965
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: The Perfect Storm started Lane on a long-overdue career upswing, which peaked with 2002's Unfaithful and her first Oscar nomination.

DIANE RAY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 September 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Very little is known regarding Diane Ray with only one major hit to her name.By the time she was 12 years old, she started taking voice lessons with a well known vocal teacher/coach in Philadelphia

DIANE SAWYER
 
Date Born: Saturday 22 December 1945
 
Description: Actress, TV host, US
 
Summary: She attended one semester of law school at the University of Louisville before turning to journalism.

DIANE WARREN
 
Date Born: Friday 7 September 1956
 
Description: Composer
 
Summary: She has her songs featured in more than 70 films or TV-shows listed on the Internet Movie Database. She finally won a Grammy for Best Song From A Movie for "Because You Loved Me". She was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2001.

DIANNE WIEST
 
Date Born: Sunday 28 March 1948
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Under Woody Allen's direction, Wiest won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Hannah and Her Sisters in 1987 and Bullets Over Broadway in 1995.

DICK BENTLEY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 14 May 1907
 
Description: Actor, Comedian, UK
 
Summary: In 1972 and 1974 Bentley featured in the films from Barry McKenzie comic strip in "Private Eye".

DICK CLARK
 
Date Born: Saturday 30 November 1929
 
Description: TV Host
 
Summary: Clark's career in show business began in 1945 when he started working in the mailroom of radio station WRUN in Utica, New York which was owned by his uncle and managed by his father.

DICK CURLESS
 
Date Born: Thursday 17 March 1932
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: In 1965, Curless recorded one of the biggest hits of his career, "A Tombstone Every Mile,"

DICK DALE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 May 1937
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Dale is a 2011 inductee into the Surfing Walk of Fame in Huntington Beach, California in the Surf Culture category.

DICK DIAMONDE
 
Date Born: Sunday 28 December 1947
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: Van Der Sluys had been in Australia since he was four years old.

DICK HAFER
 
Date Born: Sunday 29 May 1927
 
Description: Clarinetist, Saxophone, USA
 
Summary: Hafer began playing clarinet at age seven and switched to tenor sax in high school.

DICK HECKSTALL-SMITH
 
Date Born: Sunday 16 September 1934
 
Description: Saxophonist, UK
 
Summary: In 1967, Heckstall-Smith became a member of keyboardist-vocalist John Mayall's prominent group the Bluesbreakers.

DICK HECKSTALL-SMITH
 
Date Born: Wednesday 26 September 1934
 
Description: Saxophonist, UK
 
Summary: Heckstall-Smith was an active member of the London jazz scene from the late 1950s.

DICK HYMAN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 March 1927
 
Description: Pianist, Conductor, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Hyman was educated at Columbia University. He used the Lowrey Organ, on the albums Fabulous and The Man From O.R.G.A.N. He later recorded several albums on the Moog Synthesizer.

DICK JAMES
 
Date Born: Sunday 12 December 1920
 
Description: Publisher, Vocalist, Band Leader
 
Summary: James sang with North London dance bands in his early teens, and was a regular vocalist at the Cricklewood Palais by the age of seventeen.

DICK MARTIN
 
Date Born: Monday 30 January 1922
 
Description: Comedian, USA
 
Summary: Mainly known for the co host of "LAUGH IN" television series during the sixties with partner Dan Rowan.P/E

DICK MORRISSEY
 
Date Born: Thursday 9 May 1940
 
Description: Saxophonist, UK
 
Summary: By the mid-60s, he had over two consecutive years come in second place behind Hayes in the Melody Maker Jazz Poll (1966 & 1967).

DICK POWELL
 
Date Born: Monday 14 November 1904
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He was mainly known for early musicals with Busby Burkley’s direction in films such as 42nd Street.

DICK SMOTHERS
 
Date Born: Monday 20 November 1939
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist
 
Summary: Known mainly in America, he and brother have sustained their talents on TV shows and in films.

DICK STABLE
 
Date Born: Saturday 29 May 1909
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: After the war he moved to Los Angeles, where he began working with Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis from 1949 up to his death.

DICK THOMAS
 
Date Born: Saturday 4 September 1915
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: An American singing cowboy and actor.

DICK VAN DYKE
 
Date Born: Sunday 13 December 1925
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Van Dyke received a Grammy Award for his performance on the soundtrack to Mary Poppins.

DICKEY BETTS
 
Date Born: Friday 12 November 1943
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He now tours under the name Dickey Betts and Great Southern, which has recently added Dickey's son, Duane Betts, on lead guitar.

DICKEY BETTS
 
Date Born: Sunday 12 December 1943
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Betts would later for DICKIE BETTS AND THE GREAT SOUTHERN in 1977 whic h was a copy of The Allman Brothers Band.

DICKEY LEE
 
Date Born: Sunday 21 September 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: His most recorded song was the Delaney and Bonnie song,NEVER ENDING SONG OF LOVE.

DIG RICHARDS
 
Date Born: Friday 12 September 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Dig Richards was the son of a NSW country policeman.

DIGBY WOLFE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 June 1929
 
Description: Actor, Screenwriter, Writer, Television host, UK
 
Summary: Moving to Australia in 1959, where he made frequent television appearances and was host of the variety shows Review '61 and Review '62.

DIMITRIS MITROPANOS
 
Date Born: Friday 2 April 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Greek
 
Summary: In 1967, Mitropanos recorded his first album with the song "Thessaloniki." This followed the recording of "Chameni Paschalia", a song that was censored by the Greek military junta and thus never released.

DINA MERRILL
 
Date Born: Wednesday 9 December 1925
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: In April 2005 she received a lifetime achievement award from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

DINAH LEE
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 August 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, New Zealand
 
Summary: One of the very first New Zealand singers to become a house-hold name during the sixties.

DINAH SHERIDAN
 
Date Born: Friday 17 September 1920
 
Description: Actress, UK
 
Summary: Dinah Sheridan was considered the quintessential English rose. With an alertness, elegance and quiet beauty second to none.

DINAH SHORE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 February 1916
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: She was most popular during the Big Band era of the 1940s and 1950s. After failing singing auditions for the bands of Benny Goodman and both Jimmy Dorsey and his brother Tommy Dorsey.

DINAH WASHINGTON
 
Date Born: Friday 29 August 1924
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Pianist and vocalist of the blues and jazz. As a child in Chicago she played piano and directed her church choir.

DINO DANELLI
 
Date Born: Monday 23 July 1945
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: The Rascals initially known as The Young Rascals were an American soul and rock group of the 1960s.

DINO VALENTINO
 
Date Born: Sunday 7 November 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: In the early 1960s he performed in Greenwich Village coffee-houses such as the Cock 'n' Bull and the Cafe Wha?, often with fellow singer-songwriter Fred Neil, and occasionally with Karen Dalton, Bob Dylan, Lou Gossett, etc.

DION DiMUCCI
 
Date Born: Tuesday 18 July 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Dion was born to an Italian-American family in the Bronx. As a child, he used to accompany his father, a vaudeville entertainer, on tour, and developed a love of country music.

DIONNE WARWICK
 
Date Born: Friday 12 December 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: One of the most gifted singers of the twentieth century. Warwick won her second Grammy Award for the 1970 album "I'll Never Fall In Love Again."

DIRK BOGARDE
 
Date Born: Monday 28 March 1921
 
Description: Actor, Author
 
Summary: Bogarde was born in London, of Dutch and Scottish ancestry. His father, Ulric van den Bogaerde born in Perry Barr, Birmingham, was the art editor of The Times and his mother Margaret Niven was a former actress.

DIVINE
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 October 1995
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: In the 1980s, Divine released several dance music records which were club music hits in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia.

DIXIE LEE
 
Date Born: Saturday 4 November 1911
 
Description: Actress, Singer, Dancer, USA
 
Summary: She married Bing Crosby at the age of 18, and had four sons with him, two of whom, Lindsay and Dennis.

DIZ DIZLEY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 27 May 1931
 
Description: Guitarist, Canada
 
Summary: He is best known for his jazz guitar playing, strongly influenced by Django Reinhardt.

DIZZY GILLESPIE
 
Date Born: Sunday 21 October 1917
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7057 Hollywood Boulevard in the Hollywood section of the City of Los Angeles.

DJ AJAX
 
Date Born: Thursday 5 August 1971
 
Description: Disc Jockey (DJ) Australia
 
Summary: An Australian Electronic Dance Music DJ known for playing a wide range of styles, including electro, techno and electroclash.

DJ FONTANA
 
Date Born: Sunday 15 March 1931
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: He played on over 460 RCA cuts with Elvis. YOUTUBE: Paul Mccartney - That's All Right Mama (with Scotty Moore & D j Fontana, Elvis' Guitarist & Drummer)

DJANGO REINHARDT
 
Date Born: Monday 24 January 1910
 
Description: Guitarist, Belgium
 
Summary: Django's only acoustic guitar was given to Les Paul. Les Paul keeps Django's acoustic guitar in his garage and it is his most prized possession.

DOBIE GRAY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 26 June 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: His hit records included "The 'In' Crowd" in 1965, and "Drift Away", which was one of the biggest hits of 1973

DOC CHEATHAM
 
Date Born: Tuesday 13 June 1905
 
Description: Vocalist, Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: In 1996 the two trumpeters and pianist Butch Thompson recorded a CD for Verve Records, Doc Cheatham and Nicholas Payton, which won them a Grammy Award.

DOC GREEN
 
Date Born: Thursday 8 November 1934
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Mr. Green and other original members of the group - Ben King, Charlie Thomas, Elsberry Hobbs, and Rudy Lewis - began singing on Harlem street corners as youngsters.

DOC NEESON
 
Date Born: Saturday 4 January 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: On New Year's Eve, 1999, Neeson announced his departure from The Angels at the MGM Grand Darwin Millennium Concert after a major car accident

DOC POMUS
 
Date Born: Saturday 27 June 1925
 
Description: Composer, Lyricist.
 
Summary: Known as one of the greatest pop song writers of the 20th Century.

DOC SEVERINSEN
 
Date Born: Thursday 7 July 1927
 
Description: Trumpeter, Band Leader, USA
 
Summary: Severinsen was born the son of Minnie Mae and Carl Severinsen, who was a dentist. He was nicknamed "Little Doc" after his father, and had originally wanted to play the trombone. But the senior Severinsen, a gifted amateur violinist, urged him to study the violin.

DOC WILLIAMS
 
Date Born: Friday 26 June 1914
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: Doc Williams founded Wheeling Records in 1947 and through it released all of his and his wife's albums.

DOCK BOGGS
 
Date Born: Monday 7 February 1898
 
Description: Vocalist, Banjoist, USA
 
Summary: Dock Boggs an old time banjo player and musician, former bootlegger. Recorded twelve tracks during the late twenties.

DODIE STEVENS
 
Date Born: Sunday 17 February 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: "Pink Shoe Laces" reached #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and it sold over one million copies, and was awarded a gold disc.

DODO MARMAROSA
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 December 1925
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Marmarosa joined Artie Shaw's combo, known as the Gramercy Five, that also featured guitarist Barney Kessel and fellow Pittsburgher, trumpet player Roy Eldridge.

DOLLY PARTON
 
Date Born: Saturday 19 January 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Composer USA
 
Summary: Parton was born in Tennessee, the fourth of 12 children born to Robert Lee Parton and Avie Lee Owens.Her family was, as she described them, "dirt poor", and lived in a rustic, dilapidated one-room cabin in the Great Smoky Mountains, in Locust Ridge, Tennessee.

DOM DeLUISE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 August 1933
 
Description: Actor, Comedian, USA
 
Summary: DeLuise was born to Italian American parents Vincenza "Jennie" and John DeLuise, who was a civil servant.

DOMENICO MODUGNO
 
Date Born: Monday 9 January 1928
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Italy
 
Summary: From a young age he wanted to become an actor and in 1951, after his military service, he enrolled in an acting school.

DON ADAMS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 13 March 1923
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Mainly known for his Emmy award winning role as the bumbling Maxwell Smart, Agent 86 in TV’s ’Get Smart’.Get Smart introduced Barbara Feldon as Agent 99.

DON AIREY
 
Date Born: Monday 21 June 1948
 
Description: Keyboardist, Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Inspired by his father, Norman Airey, Don Airey took a love for music at a young age and was trained in classical piano from the age of seven.

DON AMECHE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 13 May 1908
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Ameche was a major radio star, heard on such shows as Empire Builders, The First Nighter Program, Family Theater and the Betty and Bob soap opera.

DON ARDEN
 
Date Born: Monday 4 January 1926
 
Description: Businessman, music manager, agent, impresario, publicist and author
 
Summary: He was the father of Sharon Osbourne (father-in-law of Ozzy Osbourne) and David Levy, by his wife, Hope Shaw.

DON BLACKMAN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 September 1953
 
Description: Pianist, songwriter, producer
 
Summary: At the beginning of the 1970s, he played with Parliament/Funkadelic, Earth, Wind and Fire, and Roy Ayers, before becoming a member of Lenny White's group Twennynine, for whom he penned songs such as "Peanut Butter" and "Morning Sunrise".

DON BOWMAN
 
Date Born: Thursday 26 August 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, Comedian, USA
 
Summary: Comedian Bowman was also a DJ choosing this to be his profession. Bowman was the original host of the radio show American Country Countdown.

DON BRADMAN
 
Date Born: Thursday 27 August 1908
 
Description: An Australian cricketer, Australia
 
Summary: Bradman's Test batting average of 99.94 has become one of cricket's most famous, iconic statistics. No other player who has played more than 20 Test match innings has finished with a Test average of more than 61.

DON BREWER
 
Date Born: Friday 3 September 1948
 
Description: Drummer,USA
 
Summary: Don joined the Silver Bullet Band in 2006 and 2007 tour.

DON BRUCE
 
Date Born: Thursday 4 August 1927
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: A member of The Jordanaires are an American singing group formed in 1948 in Springfield, Missouri. YOUTUBE: Dennis Daily shares another of his more than 200 "American Montage" broadcasts from his days with the old UPI Radio Network. In this episode, Dennis takes us to Nashville where he talks to Ray Walker, bass singer for The Jordanaires; they discuss the history of that record-breaking group.

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.

DON CHEADLE
 
Date Born: Sunday 29 November 1964
 
Description: Actor, producer, philanthropist, author
 
Summary: Cheadle was born in Kansas City, Missouri, the son of Bettye (née North), a teacher, and Donald Frank Cheadle, Sr., a clinical psychologist.

DON CHERRY - SINGER
 
Date Born: Friday 11 January 1924
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Not to be confused with the jazz trumpeter of the same name.

DON CHERRY - Trumpet
 
Date Born: Thursday 18 November 1937
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: His first recording as a leader was Complete Communion for Blue Note Records in 1964.

DON CHERRY - TRUMPET
 
Date Born: Wednesday 18 November 1936
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: He lost his right eye in a 1967 automobile accident that left him with his signature eyepatch.

DON CORNELL
 
Date Born: Monday 21 April 1919
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Don Cornell, born Luigi Valero, was a big voiced baritone who was born in New York City.

DON COSTA
 
Date Born: Friday 10 July 1925
 
Description: Guitarist, Band Leader, Arranger, Producer, USA
 
Summary: Known for "Don Costa and his Orchestra" charting with instrumentals such as 'Never On Sunday'.

DON EVERLY
 
Date Born: Monday 1 February 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, Guiarist, USA
 
Summary: Guitarist Ike Everly had an Iowa radio show in the 1940s. Singing appearances on their father's show gave the brothers their first exposure. The Everly Brothers recorded their own first single, "Keep A' Lovin' Me," in 1956.

DON FELDER
 
Date Born: Sunday 21 September 1947
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: In 1974, Felder was called by the Eagles to add slide guitar to their song "Good Day in Hell". The following day he was invited to join the band.

DON GIBSON
 
Date Born: Saturday 3 March 1928
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer , USA
 
Summary: Gibson was born in North Carolina, into a poor working-class family, and he dropped out of school in the second grade.

DON GRADY
 
Date Born: Thursday 8 June 1944
 
Description: Actor, Composer, Musician. USA
 
Summary: He was remembered both as one of Mickey Mouse's original Mouseketeers, and as Robbie Douglas on My Three Sons.

DON HARTMAN
 
Date Born: Saturday 5 January 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Member of U.S. group "The Frost" in the late sixties. He Was Rhythm Guitarist.

DON HENDERSON
 
Date Born: Thursday 10 November 1932
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: Known for many roles mainly remembered for detective George Bulman, featured in TV series 'The XYY Man' in the mid seventies.

DON HENLEY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 22 July 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Drummer, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Don Henley attended North Texas State University renamed in 1986 the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas during 1968 and 1969. He left to spend time with his father, who was dying from heart and arterial disease.

DON HO
 
Date Born: Wednesday 13 August 1930
 
Description: Vocalist, Hawaii
 
Summary: Ho played at the top night club spotts such as Lake Taho, Las Vega, and in New York.

DON JOHNSON
 
Date Born: Thursday 15 December 1949
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In addition to being an actor, he is also a singer, songwriter, producer, and director.

DON JULIAN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 April 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He performed both solo and with backing bands. His most famous backing group was "The Meadowlarks" (later named "The Larks")

DON KIRSHNER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 17 April 1934
 
Description: Publisher and rock producer
 
Summary: Kirshner wrote his first song, and while carrying bags for Frankie Laine, tried to sell it to the popular star.

DON KNOTTS
 
Date Born: Monday 21 July 1924
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Born to William Jesse Knotts and his wife, Elsie L. Moore. His father’s family had been in the United States since the 17th century, originally settling in Maryland.

DON LaFONTAINE
 
Date Born: Monday 26 August 1940
 
Description: Occupation Voice actor
 
Summary: His nicknames included "Thunder Throat" and "The Voice of God". LaFontaine's voice was used in Family Guy episodes "North by North Quahog", and "Brian Sings and Swings", and The Untold Story version of "Stewie B. Goode", and has been featured in musical tracks.

DON LAMOND
 
Date Born: Wednesday 18 August 1920
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: He took over Dave Tough's spot in Woody Herman's big band First Herd in 1945, where he remained until the group disbanded at the end of 1946.

DON LANE
 
Date Born: Monday 13 November 1933
 
Description: TV Host, Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Don Lane is one of Autralia's better entertainers during the seventies. He introduced his television show with grace and spontaneity and always giving the best he could. The show is missed by many and can surely run rings around what is on Australain televison today.

DON LANG
 
Date Born: Monday 19 January 1925
 
Description: Vocalist, Tromboniat, UK
 
Summary: English trombone player and singer, who led his own band, Don Lang & his Frantic Five. They appeared on the first BBC Television show for teenagers called Six-Five Special

DON LANPHERE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 26 June 1928
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: In his later years Lanphere became an educator, took up the soprano sax as a double, frequently guested at Bud Shank's Port Townsend Jazz Seminar.

DON McLEAN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 2 October 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: In 2001 "American Pie" was voted No. 5 in a poll of the 365 Songs of the Century compiled by the Recording Industry Association of America and the National Endowment for the Arts.

DON McPHERSON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 9 July 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: The group was formed in Harlem, NY in 1964 as a trio called the Poets, composed of lead singer Donald McPherson

DON MURRAY
 
Date Born: Saturday 3 November 1945
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Drummer for ’The Turtles’, a popular sixties group charting with such hits as ’Happy Together’ etc.

DON NIX
 
Date Born: Saturday 27 September 1941
 
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: A native of Memphis, Tennessee, Nix began his career playing saxophone for The Mar-Keys, which also featured Steve Cropper, Duck Dunn and others.

DON PARTRIDGE
 
Date Born: Monday 27 October 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Legendary busker and one-man band Don Partridge rose to fame in the late sixties with his chart hit single 'Rosie' and became a household name.

DON POWELL
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 September 1950
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: He co wrote a number of Slade's earlier songs

DON PRESTON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 21 September 1932
 
Description: Piano, keyboardist, Moog
 
Summary: He's the winner of numerous awards, and has performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and London Philharmonic.

DON RICH
 
Date Born: Friday 15 August 1941
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Born in Olympia, WA. His parents had him taking violin lessons beginning in grade school. By his teen years he had become a formidable fiddler.

DON RICKLES
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 May 1926
 
Description: Comedian, Actor, USA
 
Summary: It has been said that being insulted by Rickles is like "wearing a badge of honor".

DON SHIRLEY
 
Date Born: Thursday 27 January 1927
 
Description: Pianist, Jamaica
 
Summary: His first teacher was his mother. He began playing piano at age of about two and made his first public performance at the age of 3.

DON WALKER
 
Date Born: Thursday 29 November 1951
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: He became known for his passionate and raw lyrical observations on the Australian society and culture of the time.

DON WILLIAMS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 2 May 1939
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: He began playing guitar as a teenager, which he learned from his mother. While a teenager, he played with country, rock n' roll and folk bands.

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

DONALD BYRD
 
Date Born: Friday 9 December 1932
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: In the seventies his music included jazz fusion, jazz funk, soul jazz etc.

DONALD DUNN
 
Date Born: Monday 24 November 1941
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: In 1998, Dunn collaborated with Fender to produce a signature bass, a candy apple red-colored model based on the late 1950s style.

DONALD FAGEN
 
Date Born: Saturday 10 January 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Fagen and Walter Becker founded Steely Dan in August 1972.

DONALD OCONNOR
 
Date Born: Friday 28 August 1925
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist, Dancer, USA
 
Summary: Although was born in St. Elizabeth Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, into an Irish family of vaudeville entertainers. Tragedy struck his family when, as a toddler, he and his sister Arlene were involved in an automobile accident outside the theater which resulted in her death. His father died of a heart attack only a few weeks later.

DONALD PEERS
 
Date Born: Friday 10 July 1908
 
Description: Vocalist , Wales
 
Summary: During one of his visits to Australia, he fell down a hole on stage in Sydney and broke his back.

DONALD PLEASENCE
 
Date Born: Sunday 5 October 1919
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: The son of Alice and Thomas Stanley Pleasence, a stationmaster.He was brought up in the small village of Grimoldby, Lincolnshire, England, and attended Ecclesfield Grammar School in south west Yorkshire.

DONALD SUTHERLAND
 
Date Born: Tuesday 17 July 1934
 
Description: Actor, Canada
 
Summary: Sutherland was born in Saint John, New Brunswick, the son of Dorothy Isobel and Frederick McLea Sutherland, who worked in sales and ran the local gas, electricity, and bus company.

DONNA FARGO
 
Date Born: Saturday 10 November 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Recognized as one of the leading country songwriters of the era, Fargo's songs have been recorded by Tammy Wynette, Sonny James, Kitty Wells, Tanya Tucker, Jody Miller, Marty Robbins, Dottie West and other artists. Additionally, almost everything Fargo recorded for years was self-penned.

DONNA GODCHAUX
 
Date Born: Monday 22 August 1949
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: Prior to 1970, Donna Jean Godchaux had worked as a back up singer in Muscle Shoals

DONNA HIGHTOWER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 28 December 1926
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: She is also known for her performance of the song "If You Hold My Hand" that was sampled for the hit U.K. single "Handsfree" by Sonny J.

DONNA LEWIS
 
Date Born: Monday 6 August 1973
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer
 
Summary: During the early 2000s Lewis was featured as a guest vocalist on several trance music/house music recordings.

DONNA LOREN
 
Date Born: Friday 7 March 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: In 1966, Loren became a co-star with Bobby Rydell on The Milton Berle Show, a variety series hosted by Berle and co-starring Irving Benson.

DONNA MILLS
 
Date Born: Friday 11 December 1942
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: It has been said that "Sandy" in the film "Grease" was based on Mills life when growing up in Baltimore.

DONNA REED
 
Date Born: Thursday 27 January 1921
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Reed was the daughter of Hazel Jane (née Shives) and William Richard Mullenger.The trees that Reed's father planted still stand and the route to their home, southeast of Denison, is named Donna Reed Drive. This route is now paved to the north corner of the old Mullenger farm.

DONNA SUMMER
 
Date Born: Friday 31 December 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Member of a group called ’CROW’. Went solo after a stint in the German version of ’HAIR’ and also ’GODSPELL’

DONNIE BROOKS
 
Date Born: Thursday 6 February 1936
 
Description: Singer, Composer, USA
 
Summary: "Mission Bell" on Era Records demonstrated a quality voice in an upbeat song that peaked at #7 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

DONNIE DACUS
 
Date Born: Friday 12 October 1951
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He's noted for his work with Stephen Stills in the early '70s, and a controversial stint with the jazz-rock group Chicago. He also had a fling with acting, starring in Hair in 1979.

DONNY HATHAWAY
 
Date Born: Monday 1 October 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, songwriter, producer, USA
 
Summary: At first, Hathaway worked as songwriter, session musician and producer. He is mainly known for the hit duet song ’Where Is The Love’ with Roberta Flack.

DONNY OSMOND
 
Date Born: Monday 9 December 1957
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: After seeing the Osmond Brothers (Alan, Wayne, Merrill & Jay) perform at Disneyland as a barbershop quartet, Andy Williams asked the boys to audition for The Andy Williams Show. They soon became regulars on the show and gained popularity quickly. Donny made his debut on the show at the age of 5 singing "You Are My Sunshine".

DONOVAN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 2 October 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: In mid-1966, Donovan became the first high-profile British pop star to be arrested for possession of marijuana.

DOREEN WADDELL
 
Date Born: Saturday 10 July 1965
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: She sang lead vocals on Soul II Soul's Club Classics Volume 1 album, considered one of the most influential in dance music since it was released in 1989.

DORIS DAY
 
Date Born: Monday 3 April 1922
 
Description: Vocalist , Actress, USA
 
Summary: Doris Day was born to Alma France Welz and William/Wilhelm Kappelhoff; three of her grandparents were German immigrants, at least one of them was gay. The youngest of three, she had two brothers, Richard, who died before she was born and Paul, a gay boy was a few years older.

DORIS KENNER JACKSON
 
Date Born: Saturday 2 August 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, US
 
Summary: The Shirelles were an American girl group in the early 1960s, and the first to have a number one single on the Billboard Hot 100.

DORIS SINGLETON
 
Date Born: Sunday 28 September 1919
 
Description: Actress, vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Though Singleton continues to be associated with her continued work with Lucille Ball, her interests lay in a much broader arena. Singleton guest starred on several other television shows including Hogan's Heroes, The Dick Van Dyke Show and The Twilight Zone, all on CBS, and on Rod Cameron's syndicated modern western crime drama, State Trooper.

DORIS TROY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 6 January 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: One of the most talented one-hit wonders of the rock era, Doris Troy hit the Top Ten with "Just One Look" in 1963.

DOROTHY DANDRIDGE
 
Date Born: Thursday 9 November 1922
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress USA
 
Summary: In 1954, she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for Carmen Jones, and, in 1959, was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for Porgy and Bess.

DOROTHY LAMOUR
 
Date Born: Thursday 10 December 1914
 
Description: Actress, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Lamour was born the daughter of Carmen Louise and John Watson Slaton, both of whom were waiters.

DOROTHY McGUIRE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 14 June 1916
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: She founded the La Jolla Playhouse along with Gregory Peck and Mel Ferrer in 1947.

DOROTHY McGUIRE - SINGER
 
Date Born: Monday 13 February 1928
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Dorothy was the middle of three sisters Christine (oldest) and Phyllis (youngest), their mother was an ordained minister, they were born and raised in Middletown, Ohio, a Northern suburb of Cincinnati.

DOROTHY MOORE
 
Date Born: Sunday 13 October 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Born to Mary Moore and Melvin Hendrex Snr., Dorothy was raised by her great grandmother.

DOROTHY PROVINE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 20 January 1937
 
Description: Actress, Singer, USA
 
Summary: In Washington she handed out prizes for a local television station's quiz show, until she was hired by Warner Bros. at $500 per week.

DORSEY BURNETTE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 28 December 1932
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: An electrician by trade he also formed ’The Daydreamers’ also with Johnny. Dorsey last appeared in public on August 18, 1979 at The Performing Arts Center in Oxnard, California.

DORY PREVIN
 
Date Born: Thursday 22 October 1925
 
Description: Lyricist, USA
 
Summary: Previn was born in Rahway, New Jersey, the eldest daughter in a strict Catholic family of Irish origin.

DOTTIE WEST
 
Date Born: Tuesday 11 October 1932
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: West earned her first Top 40 hit in 1963 with "Let Me Off at the Corner," followed a year later by the Top Ten "Love Is No Excuse," a duet with Jim Reeves. Also in 1964, she auditioned for producer Chet Atkins.

DOUG ASHDOWN
 
Date Born: Monday 29 June 1942
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer
 
Summary: Doug began his career in Adelaide with the band "The Beaumen" with Bobby Bright around 1965 playing lead guitar and surf music in a surf club filled with sand.

DOUG BENNETT
 
Date Born: Wednesday 31 October 1951
 
Description: Singer, Songwriter, Canada
 
Summary: The lead singer of Canadian rock band Doug and the Slugs. He also produced and directed music videos.

DOUG CLIFFORD
 
Date Born: Tuesday 24 April 1945
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: A member of Creedence Clearwater Revival. After CCR broke up, Clifford and former CCR bassist Stu Cook joined Don Harrison in the Don Harrison Band and also issued a solo album.

DOUG DILLARD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 6 March 1935
 
Description: Banist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: They were the fictional bluegrass band "The Darlings" on the "The Andy Griffith Show". The Dillards are an American bluegrass band from Salem, Missouri.

DOUG FIEGER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 20 August 1952
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He is the lead singer for "The Knack" and is the co writer of the groups major hit "My Sharona" in 1979.

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).

DOUG INGLE
 
Date Born: Sunday 9 September 1945
 
Description: Keyboards, US
 
Summary: He authored the band's biggest hit, the epic seventeen-minute "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida."

DOUG KERSHAW
 
Date Born: Friday 24 January 1936
 
Description: Fiddle, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Kershaw was the seventh child born to a family that eventually included five boys and four girls. Raised in a home where Cajun French was spoken, he didn't learn English until the age of eight.

DOUG MULRAY
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 December 1951
 
Description: Radio host
 
Summary: Mulray often referred to himself as Uncle Doug, Doctor Dougie, or the Reverend Doctor Doug and typically signed off with the punning catchphrase "Cop ya later".

DOUG STEGMEYER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 23 December 1952
 
Description: Bassist, Band leader, USA
 
Summary: He performed on most of Billy Joel’s hits although released from the band in the late eighties.

DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS JR
 
Date Born: Thursday 9 December 1909
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Fairbanks has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, one for motion pictures at 6318 Hollywood Boulevard and one for television at 6665 Hollywood Boulevard.

DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS SR
 
Date Born: Wednesday 23 May 1883
 
Description: Actor USA
 
Summary: Fairbanks signed a contract with Triangle Pictures in 1915 and began working under the supervision of D.W. Griffith.

DOUGLAS HOPKINS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 11 April 1961
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: The Gin Blossoms were one of the hottest local bands in Tempe and the surrounding areas, and they signed a contract with A&M Records.

DOYLE BRAMHALL II
 
Date Born: Tuesday 24 December 1968
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Guitarist and vocalist in his band Smokestack and is also the second guitarist in Eric Clapton's band.

DOZY
 
Date Born: Monday 27 November 1944
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: Bass player for sixties group ’DAVE DEE, DOZY, BEAKY MICK AND TICH’

DREW BARRYMORE
 
Date Born: Saturday 22 February 1975
 
Description: Actress, producer, director, model, USA
 
Summary: American actress, film producer and film director.

DUANE ALLMAN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 20 November 1946
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Lead guitarist of the southern rock group The Allman Brothers Band, and session musician.

DUANE EDDY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 26 April 1938
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He was mainly known for the new twangy guitar sound in the late fifties and early sixties.

DUANE WEST
 
Date Born: Monday 28 April 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: West was a member of the Sonny James band "Southern Gentlemen" and later "The Jordinairs".

DUDLEY MOORE
 
Date Born: Friday 19 April 1935
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: His fame as a comedic actor was later heightened by his success in Hollywood movies such as 10 with Bo Derek and Arthur in the late 1970s and early 1980s

DUFFY
 
Date Born: Saturday 23 June 1984
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Wales
 
Summary: a Welsh singer-songwriter. Her 2008 debut album Rockferry entered the UK Album Chart at number one. It was the best selling album in the United Kingdom in 2008[3] with 1.68 million copies sold.[4] The album was certified several times Platinum[5] and sold over 6 million copies worldwide, spawning the hits "Mercy" and "Warwick Avenue". With "Mercy", Duffy became the first Welsh female in 25 years to achieve number-one on the UK Singles Chart.

DUKE ELLINGTON
 
Date Born: Saturday 29 April 1899
 
Description: Pianist, Band leader, USA
 
Summary: Ellington was to James Edward Ellington and Daisy Kennedy Ellington who lived in the home of his maternal grandparents at 2129 Ward Place, NW in Washington, D.C. Daisy and J.E. were both piano players

DUKE ELLINGTON 100 YEARS
 
Date Born: Saturday 29 April 1899
 
Description: Pianist, Band leader, USA
 
Summary: Edward Kennedy Ellington was born on April 29, 1899 to James Edward Ellington and Daisy Kennedy Ellington who lived in the home of his maternal grandparents.

DUNCAN JAMES
 
Date Born: Friday 7 April 1978
 
Description: Vocalist, actor

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.

DUSTY HILL
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 May 1949
 
Description: Bassist, America
 
Summary: Associated acts ZZ Top, Willy & the Wolves, Freddie King, The Warlocks, The Cellar Dwellers, American Blues

DUSTY RANKIN
 
Date Born: Friday 8 February 1924
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Born in Birchip, Victoria, on January 8, 1924, Dusty made his first recordings for Regal Zonophone in August, 1948.

DUSTY SPRINGFIELD
 
Date Born: Sunday 16 April 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Springfield began her solo career in 1963 with the Phil Spector-influenced pop/rock song "I Only Want To Be With You".

DUTCH TILDERS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 August 1939
 
Description: Solo vocalist, Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: Dutch was dubbed the "Godfather of Blues" in Australia. As recently as November 2010 he joined Barbara Blue, known as the "Queen of Memphis Blues", on her Australian tour.

DWAYNE HICKMAN
 
Date Born: Friday 18 May 1934
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: One of his earliest roles was an appearance in the 1942 Our Gang comedy Melodies Old and New.

DWIGHT TWILLEY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 6 June 1951
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Twilley and Phil Seymour met in Tulsa in 1967 at a theater where they had gone to see The Beatles' A Hard Day's Night, and soon began writing songs and recording together.

DWIGHT YOAKAM
 
Date Born: Thursday 23 February 1956
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist,Actor, Composer. USA
 
Summary: Yoakam was born in Pikeville, Kentucky, the son of Ruth Ann, a key-punch operator, and David Yoakam, a gas-station owner.

DYAN CANNON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 4 January 1939
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: She has become a born-again Christian, although she still considers herself to be of Jewish descent.

EARL VAN DYKE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 July 1930
 
Description: Keyboardist, Arranger, Band leader, USA
 
Summary: Van Dyke played the Steinway grand piano, the Hammond B-3 organ, the Wurlitzer electric piano, the Fender Rhodes, and the celeste and harpsichord.

ED DEVEREAUX
 
Date Born: Thursday 27 August 1925
 
Description: Actor, Australia
 
Summary: Devereaux appeared as Mr. Gubbins in the 1963 British comedy movie Ladies Who Do and in several Carry On films including Carry On Sergeant, Carry On Nurse, Carry On Regardless, Carry On Cruising and Carry On Jack.

EDDIE DEAN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 9 July 1907
 
Description: Singer, Actor, Songwriter, USA
 
Summary: Dean first worked with his elder brother Jimmy on WLS Radio's National Barn Dance in Chicago in the early 30s, before moving to Los Angeles in 1937.

EDDIE DUCHIN
 
Date Born: Thursday 1 April 1909
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: He first became a pharmacist before turning full-time to music and beginning his new career with Leo Reisman's orchestra at the Central Park Casino in New York.

ELINOR DONAHUE
 
Date Born: Monday 19 April 1937
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Tap dancing at the age of 16 months, pert and pretty Elinor Donahue has been entertaining audiences for six decades. Born Mary Eleanor Donahue in Tacoma, Washington in 1937, she appeared as a radio singer and vaudeville dancer while still a mere toddler, then was picked up by Universal Studios at the age of 5.

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.

ELLIOT DEL BORGO
 
Date Born: Thursday 27 October 1938
 
Description: American composer for winds and strings.
 
Summary: An award-winning member of ASCAP, former Professor of Music at the Crane School of Music, and composer of music for 1980 Olympic Winter Games in Lake Placid, much of Del Borgo's work is available from several leading publishers.

ELTON DEAN
 
Date Born: Sunday 28 October 1945
 
Description: Saxophonist, UK
 
Summary: Elton Dean was born in Nottingham in 1945. He started taking piano and violin lessons at a very early age, and bought his first saxophone when he reached 18.

EMILY DESCHANEL
 
Date Born: Monday 11 October 1976
 
Description: Actor, Television producer, usa

EMMA DEAN
 
Date Born: Monday 14 November 1983
 
Description: Vocalist, Violinist, Pianist, Australian
 
Summary: Dean is acclaimed by critics and audiences alike for her live performances and is backed onstage and in the studio by her band.

ERNIE DINGO
 
Date Born: Tuesday 31 July 1956
 
Description: Actor, Australian
 
Summary: Dingo has hosted the television program The Great Outdoors since 1993.

EVELYN DALL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 January 1918
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA