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Ben Cauley
 
Date Born: Monday 6 October 1947
 
Description: Trumpeter, Composer, Arranger, USA
 
Summary: He is the sole survivor of the 1967 plane crash that claimed the lives of soul singer Otis Redding and four members of the Bar-Kays.

Bobby Farrell
 
Date Born: Thursday 6 October 1949
 
Description: Violinist, USA
 
Summary: He appeared as a dancer in late 2005 in the Roger Sanchez videoclip of Turn on the Music.

Britt Ekland
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 October 1942
 
Description: Actress, Sweden
 
Summary: Ekland published a beauty and fitness book in 1984, followed by a fitness video in 1992.

Carole Lombard
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 October 1908
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Lombard 23rd on its list of the 50 greatest American female screen legends.

Cliff White
 
Date Born: Friday 6 October 1922
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He also played guitar with ’The Mills Brothers’.

John Philip Sousa
 
Date Born: Friday 6 October 1854
 
Description: Composer, Marching songs, USA
 
Summary: Sousa was born in Washington, D.C., to John António de Sousa and Maria Elisabeth Trinkhaus. His parents were of Portuguese, Spanish and Bavarian (German) descent; his grandparents were Portuguese refugees.

Judy Garland
 
Date Born: Friday 6 October 1922
 
Description: Actress, vocalist, US
 
Summary: In 1997 Garland was posthumously awarded a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, and several of her recordings have been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. In 1999, the American Film Institute placed her among the ten greatest female stars in the history of American cinema.

Kevin Cronin
 
Date Born: Saturday 6 October 1951
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Actor, Composer, Piano, USA
 
Summary: He is also widely known for his performance on Time Life's Ultimate Rock Ballads infomercial.

Millie Small
 
Date Born: Monday 6 October 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Jamaica
 
Summary: "My Boy Lollipop" was doubly significant in British pop music history. It was the first major hit for Island Records.

Milton Ager
 
Date Born: Friday 6 October 1893
 
Description: Composer, Lyricist, Pianist. USA
 
Summary: He taught himself to play the piano and embarked on a career as a musician.

Richard Maltby Jr.
 
Date Born: Wednesday 6 October 1937
 
Description: Producer, Lyricist, Screenwriter, USA
 
Summary: The son of Richard Maltby, Sr., a well known orchestra leader.

Rick Phillips
 
Date Born: Sunday 6 October 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Keyboardist Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: One of Adelaide's most prominant performers over the years.

Sid Mcginnis
 
Date Born: Thursday 6 October 1949
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He is the only member of the CBS orchestra who wears headphones during each performance.

Tommy Stinson
 
Date Born: Thursday 6 October 1966
 
Description: Guitarist, Bassist, USA
 
Summary: Tommy Stinson was only 12 years old when he joined the band in 1979.

Tony Greig
 
Date Born: Sunday 6 October 1946
 
Description: England Test cricketer turned commentator.
 
Summary: He helped Kerry Packer start World Series Cricket by signing up many of his English colleagues as well as West Indian and Pakistani cricketers, a move which cost him the England captaincy.

Walter Kimble
 
Date Born: Thursday 6 October 1938
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: He also worked with Ray Charles - Bobby "Blue" Bland.

Walter Kimble
 
Date Born: Thursday 6 October 1938
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: He also worked with Ray Charles - Bobby "Blue" Bland.

Al Martino
 
Date Born: Friday 7 October 1927
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Apart from singing, Martino played the role of Johnny Fontane in the 1972 film The Godfather.

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.

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.

Brian Mannix
 
Date Born: Saturday 7 October 1961
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Australia
 
Summary: Mannix is also a regular on the TV show Spicks and Specks.

Gary Puckett
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 October 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: The band's gimmicks was that the members often performed dressed in Civil War era Union Army uniforms.

Grace Bawden
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 October 1992
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Australia’s greatest operatic discovery, 19 year old, Grace Bawden, launched her Debut single, “Man of Colours”, from her first album Gifts of Grace, under the independent label, Hype33.

Joe Evans
 
Date Born: Saturday 7 October 1916
 
Description: Alto saxophone
 
Summary: Born in Pensacola, Florida, he was active between 1939 and 1965(aged 97)

John Mellencamp
 
Date Born: Sunday 7 October 1951
 
Description: Vocalist, Songwriter, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He has sold over 40 million albums worldwide and has amassed 22 Top 40 hits in the United States.

June Allyson
 
Date Born: Sunday 7 October 1917
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: In 1925, when she was eight, a dead tree branch fell on her while she was bicycling. Several bones were broken, and doctors said she would never walk again. She underwent months of swimming exercises, however, and ultimately regained her health.

Kevin Godley
 
Date Born: Sunday 7 October 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Drums, UK
 
Summary: He has recently reunited with another former 10cc member, Graham Gouldman to form the band, GG/06

Melinda Schneider
 
Date Born: Thursday 7 October 1971
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Born in Sydney, Australia. The daughter of the famous Mary Schneider of "The Schneider Sisters".

Sam Brown
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 October 1964
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: In late 2006 she undertook an extensive UK tour as special guest of her father Joe Brown.

Stacy Dupree
 
Date Born: Friday 7 October 1988
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: DuPree was born at her home in The Woodlands, Texas to Boyd Weston DuPree and Kimberly Kay DuPree. She grew up surrounded by music.

Tim Minchin
 
Date Born: Tuesday 7 October 1975
 
Description: Comedian, actor, and musician. Australia
 
Summary: Minchin's background is in theatre and he has appeared in various stage productions. His most recent dramatic theatrical performance was in the title role for the 2006 Perth Theatre Company production of Amadeus

Toni Braxton
 
Date Born: Monday 7 October 1968
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Toni's father was a clergyman, and the Braxton children were raised in a strict religious household.Braxton's first performing experience was singing in her church choir.

Tony Sylvester
 
Date Born: Tuesday 7 October 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: They changed their name once again in 1966, this time permanently to the Main Ingredient, taking the name from a Coke bottle. An original member When they formed in 1961 in New York

Uncle Dave Macon
 
Date Born: Friday 7 October 1870
 
Description: Banjoist, USA
 
Summary: He was inducted posthumously into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1966.

Vaughn Monroe
 
Date Born: Saturday 7 October 1911
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He turned down the chance to record "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer".

Anita Oday
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 October 1919
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: O'Day left home at age 12 and began her career two years later in 1934, touring the Midwestern United States as a marathon dance contestant and singing "The Lady in Red" for tips.

Bruno Mars
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 October 1985
 
Description: Singer, Songwriter, USA
 
Summary: Bruno Mars, is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. Raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, by a family of musicians.

Chevy Chase
 
Date Born: Friday 8 October 1943
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He has hosted the Academy Awards twice (1987 and 1988)

Clarence Williams
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 October 1898
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: In 1970, Clarence Williams was posthumously inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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.

George Bellamy
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 October 1941
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Bellamy left the Tornados 1963 when it was necessary to cease touring because of health problems.

George Webb
 
Date Born: Monday 8 October 1917
 
Description: Pianist, UK
 
Summary: His band, George Webb's Dixielanders, he played regularly and famously at The Red Barn public house at, Kent.

Hal Singer
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 October 1919
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: Singer appears on the 1981 live recording Rocket 88 with the UK-based boogie-woogie band Rocket 88.

Hamish Stuart
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 October 1949
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer. UK
 
Summary: A member of the Average White Band from 1972 to 1982.

Johnny Ramone
 
Date Born: Friday 8 October 1948
 
Description: Guitarist
 
Summary: The Rolling Stone magazine ranked Johnny Ramone 16 on their list of the Greatest Guitarist of all Time.

Jon Stevens
 
Date Born: Sunday 8 October 1961
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Australia
 
Summary: Stevens moved to Australia after success as a pop star in New Zealand in the 1970s (his best-known songs from this era are "Jezebel" and a cover version of "Montego Bay"); he subsequently became an Australian citizen.

Lonnie Pitchford
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 October 1955
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He was a protégé of Robert Lockwood, Jr., from whom he learned the style of Robert Johnson.

Matt Damon
 
Date Born: Thursday 8 October 1970
 
Description: Actor, screenwriter, producer, USA
 
Summary: Matt Damon was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the son of Kent Telfer Damon, a stockbroker, and Nancy Carlsson-Paige, an early childhood education professor at Lesley University. Damon is of Scottish, English, Finnish, and Swedish ancestry.

Michael Jarrell
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 October 1958
 
Description: Composer of music, Switzerland
 
Summary: Born in Geneva, he studied at the Conservatoire there, and later with Klaus Huber in Freiburg.

Nora Bayes
 
Date Born: Friday 8 October 1880
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Comedienne, USA
 
Summary: She was portrayed by Ann Sheridan in the 1944 musical biopic Shine On, Harvest Moon, which focused on her relationship with Norworth, played by Dennis Morgan, and ignored her other husbands.

Paul Hogan
 
Date Born: Sunday 8 October 1939
 
Description: Comedian, Actor, Australian
 
Summary: Paul Hogan became ’Australian of the Year’ in 1985.

Pepper Adams
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 October 1930
 
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He played on the album Dakar by John Coltrane, played with Lee Morgan on The Cooker, and briefly worked with Benny Goodman's band in 1958.

Peter Drake
 
Date Born: Sunday 8 October 1933
 
Description: Guitarist, Record Producer, USA
 
Summary: Drake was born the son of a Pentecostal preacher, in 1932. Rated as one of the best steel guitar players.

Ray Royer
 
Date Born: Monday 8 October 1945
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: The group would have many personnel changes.

Sigourney Weaver
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 October 1949
 
Description: Actress
 
Summary: She began using the name "Sigourney Weaver" in 1963, aged fourteen, after a minor character (Sigourney Howard) in F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby.

Stephanie Zimbalist
 
Date Born: Monday 8 October 1956
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Born in New York, Zimbalist comes from a highly successful and renowned family. Her father is Efrem Zimbalist, Jr, the actor, her grandfather Efrem Zimbalist was a concert violinist.

Susan Raye
 
Date Born: Sunday 8 October 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: A regular on the American hit TV show ’HEE HAW’. 1968, and soon after she cut her first recordings. One of these songs, "Put a Little Love in Your Heart," made the Top 30 in 1970.

Teddy Riley
 
Date Born: Sunday 8 October 1967
 
Description: Singer, songwriter, USA
 
Summary: The acknowledged "King of New Jack Swing," producer/songwriter Teddy Riley's enviable list of platinum-laced credits

Walter Schumann
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 October 1913
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: Schumann worked within the music industry, working with Eddie Cantor on Cantor's radio show, and recording with Andre Kostelanetz.

Walter Schumann
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 October 1913
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: Schumann worked within the music industry, working with Eddie Cantor on Cantor's radio show, and recording with Andre Kostelanetz.

Andrea Mcewan
 
Date Born: Monday 9 October 1978
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Her first role as Sonia came in 1989, then in 1991 she played Sarah Livingston, this was followed by Nicole Cahill in 1995.

Bb King
 
Date Born: Friday 9 October 1925
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: B. B. King is a licensed pilot, a known gambler, a vegetarian, non-drinker, and non-smoker. King has lived with Type II Diabetes for over twenty years and is a visible spokesman in the fight against the disease, appearing in advertisements for diabetes-management products.

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

Giuseppe Verdi - (1813-1901)
 
Date Born: Saturday 9 October 1813
 
Description: Composer, Italian
 
Summary: Verdi's predecessors who influenced his music were Rossini, Bellini, Giacomo Meyerbeer and, most notably, Gaetano Donizetti and Saverio Mercadante.

Jackson Browne
 
Date Born: Saturday 9 October 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, guitarist, pianist, Producer, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Browne was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during 2004. In his induction speech, Bruce Springsteen noted that while the Eagles got to the Hall first, "You Browne wrote the songs they wished they had written".

John Entwistle
 
Date Born: Monday 9 October 1944
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: He joined THE DETOURS with Roger Daltrey and would later be joined by Townshend changing their name to THE WHO.

John Lennon
 
Date Born: Wednesday 9 October 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, UK
 
Summary: John Lennon was born to Julia Lennon and Alfred Lennon, during the course of a German air raid in World War II. He was named after his paternal grandfather, John 'Jack' Lennon, and Winston Churchill. Alf was a merchant seaman during World War II, and was often away from home. Alf went AWOL in 1943. When Alf eventually came home in 1944, he offered to look after Julia and Lennon, but Julia rejected the idea. After considerable pressure from her sister, Mary "Mimi" Smith, Julia handed the care of Lennon over to Mimi.

Johnnie Bassett
 
Date Born: Wednesday 9 October 1935
 
Description: Guitarist, singer, songwriter, USA
 
Summary: In the 1960s, Bassett moved to Seattle, where he backed up Tina Turner, Little Willie John, and others. Jimi Hendrix was a frequent guest at the bluesman's club gigs around Seattle.

Jonathan May
 
Date Born: Thursday 9 October 1958
 
Description: Cellist and conductor
 
Summary: His orchestras have performed in England, Scotland, Australia, throughout Austria, and in major Italian venues including Milan, Fiesole, and at the Academy of Music at Santa Cecelia.

Judy Tyler
 
Date Born: Sunday 9 October 1932
 
Description: Actress, Dancer, USA
 
Summary: She became a chorus girl but then went on to star in a major role in the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, Pipe Dream.

Ov Wright
 
Date Born: Monday 9 October 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The soul singer from Memphis could be likened to Otis Redding and many more at the time but never seemed to get the recognition he deserved.

Pat Burke
 
Date Born: Saturday 9 October 1937
 
Description: Saxophonist,UK
 
Summary: The group found fame in the mid sixties

Pete Cosey
 
Date Born: Saturday 9 October 1943
 
Description: Guitarist, USA

Sean Ono Lennon
 
Date Born: Thursday 9 October 1975
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Lennon has said that Brian Wilson and the Beach Boys are major influences in his music and he interviewed Wilson on a limited edition CD entitled Words and Music. During the release of Into The Sun.

Sharon Osbourne
 
Date Born: Sunday 9 October 1960
 
Description: Television host, author, music manager, businesswoman, promoter
 
Summary: Osbourne was born Sharon Rachel Arden in Brixton, London, the daughter of music promoter and rock and roll entrepreneur Don Arden (born Harry Levy), and his wife Hope Shaw.

Shorty Ranger
 
Date Born: Friday 9 October 1925
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Shorty's early country music career mirrored that of his singing mate David Gordon Kirkpatrick (Slim Dusty). After success in such quests as Australia's Amateur Hour, Shorty concentrated on songwriting.

Simon Austin
 
Date Born: Sunday 9 October 1966
 
Description: Guitarist,Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Producer, Australia
 
Summary: The founding member of "Frente", a band he formed in Melbourne.

Thel Carey
 
Date Born: Wednesday 9 October 1929
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: Thel a fair dinkum farm girl from Glossodia near Windsor.

Yusef Lateef
 
Date Born: Saturday 9 October 1920
 
Description: Saxophonist, Flautist, USA
 
Summary: His 1987 album Yusef Lateef's Little Symphony won the Grammy award for Best New Age Album.

Al Dean
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 October 1954
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: Al Dean was sax player for the Tyrones, a popular Philadelphia rock and roll group.

Alan Cartwright
 
Date Born: Wednesday 10 October 1945
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: Joined the band in joined 1972 leaving the Band 1977

Ben Vereen
 
Date Born: Thursday 10 October 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Dancer, USA
 
Summary: He was nominated for a Tony Award for Jesus Christ Superstar in 1972 and won a Tony for his appearance in Pippin in 1973.

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.

Ed Blackwell
 
Date Born: Monday 10 October 1927
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Blackwell took over from Billy Higgins in the Ornette Coleman Band.

Gabriella Cilmi
 
Date Born: Thursday 10 October 1991
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Cilmi was born in the Melbourne suburb of Dandenong. Of Italian descent.

Grace Slick
 
Date Born: Tuesday 10 October 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The powerful voice of slick made the band and outstanding unit also Slick is noted for her wit and provocative lyrics.

Graham Gould
 
Date Born: Tuesday 10 October 1950
 
Description: Guitarist, Bass, Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Graham began guitar at the age of nine, He was Weaned on the hit's of the day which were mainly rockabilly etc.

Harry Edison
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 October 1915
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: A member of "The Bassie band" with the nick name of "SWEETS" for his love of candy.

Helen Hayes
 
Date Born: Wednesday 10 October 1900
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Her father, Frank Van Arnum Brown, worked at a number of jobs, including as a clerk at the Washington Patent Office and as a manager and salesman for a wholesale butcher. Her mother, Catherine Estella Hayes, was an aspiring actress.

Ivory Joe Hunter - (composer)
 
Date Born: Saturday 10 October 1914
 
Description: Vocalist,Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Billed as The Baron of the Boogie, he was also known as The Happiest Man Alive. He is sometimes confused with Motown producer-songwriter Joe Hunter.

Jeannie C Riley
 
Date Born: Wednesday 10 October 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: "Harper Valley PTA" was released in 1968. The song immediately became a gigantic hit for Riley and went to number one on both the Billboard Pop and Country charts.

Keith Reid
 
Date Born: Thursday 10 October 1946
 
Description: Lyricist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Lyricist Reid was a pivotal element to the long-term success of Procol Harum, teaming with vocalist/composer Gary Brooker.

Kirsty Maccoll
 
Date Born: Saturday 10 October 1959
 
Description: Singer, Songwriter, UK
 
Summary: In the United States, MacColl was probably most recognisable as the writer of "They Don't Know". Tracey Ullman's version, helped by a video guest-starring Paul McCartney, reached Number 2 in the UK in 1983

Mariska Veres
 
Date Born: Friday 10 October 1947
 
Description: Violinist, Netherlands
 
Summary: Veres was born in The Hague. Her father was the Hungarian Romani violinist Lajos Veres; her mother was born in Germany of French and Russian parents.

Martin Kemp
 
Date Born: Tuesday 10 October 1961
 
Description: Vocalist, Bassist, Actor, UK
 
Summary: Spandau Ballet went on to have a great deal of success in the New Romantic Era, with four of their albums reaching the UK album chart top ten. The group had a massive hit with ’TRUE’ - 1983

Matthew Jay
 
Date Born: Tuesday 10 October 1978
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Jay began song writing in earnest aged 15, and at this time his primary influences included The Beatles, Queen, David Bowie and The Beach Boys.

Murray Walker
 
Date Born: Wednesday 10 October 1923
 
Description: Commentator, Journalist, UK
 
Summary: He has a distinctive, enthusiastic commentary style. Since 1978, British television commentary of the Formula 1 seasons has been used by other broadcasters right around the world, including Australia and Japan

Oscar Brown Jr.
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 October 1926
 
Description: Singer, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Brown's lyrics and original compositions have been performed by a variety of other artists. Nina Simone popularized Brown's lyrics to "Work Song" and "Afro Blue," as well as his song "Bid 'Em In."

Owen Bradley
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 October 1915
 
Description: Producer, USA
 
Summary: Musician and producer and has had a lot to do with the now known Nashville sound. A band leader and Pianist in his early years in Nashville and also in Radio.

Robby Snowden
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 October 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Signed to Clarion Records, he had a #1 in Perth 1966 with a version of Dion's The Wanderer.

Severine
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 October 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, French
 
Summary: Séverine won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1971 for Monaco

Steve Martland
 
Date Born: Saturday 10 October 1959
 
Description: Composer, UK
 
Summary: Martland was born in Liverpool, and studied composition at Liverpool University and in the Netherlands with Louis Andriessen. He worked almost exclusively with artists outside classical institutions

Tanya Tucker
 
Date Born: Friday 10 October 1958
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Tucker was the youngest of three children. Tanya's early childhood was spent primarily in Wilcox, Arizona, where the only radio station in town played country music.

Thelonious Monk
 
Date Born: Wednesday 10 October 1917
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: One of the greats of jazz,Thelonious Monk, pianist of with a completely recognizable sound with harmonies seemingly to be odd at times.

Zeke Manners
 
Date Born: Tuesday 10 October 1911
 
Description: Fiddle, USA
 
Summary: Manners was born in San Francisco but raised in Los Angeles, where he attended Fairfax High School and learned to play fiddle. YOUTUBE: Curley Gribbs (with the Zeke Manners Band) - Sioux City Sue.

Andrew Woolfolk
 
Date Born: Wednesday 11 October 1950
 
Description: Flautist, Percussionist, Saxophonist
 
Summary: Known for his work with the 1970s funk/soul group, Earth, Wind & Fire.

Art Blakey
 
Date Born: Saturday 11 October 1919
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Blakey went on to record dozens of albums with a constantly changing group of Jazz Messengers — he had a policy of encouraging young musicians.

Brittany Murphy
 
Date Born: Tuesday 11 October 1977
 
Description: Actor, Singer, USA
 
Summary: Murphy landed her first job in Hollywood when she was fourteen, starring as Brenda Drexell in the television series Drexell's Class.

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.

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.

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.

Emily Deschanel
 
Date Born: Monday 11 October 1976
 
Description: Actor, Television producer, usa

Gary Mallaber
 
Date Born: Friday 11 October 1946
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Mallaber joined the Steve Miller band in 1976 replacing John King.

Greg Douglass
 
Date Born: Tuesday 11 October 1949
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Douglass also worked with blues harmonica great Paul Butterfield, Country Joe MacDonald, ex-Byrd Gene Clark, country/bluegrass giant Peter Rowan, ex-Creedence guitarist/singer Tom Fogerty.

Hugh Jarrett
 
Date Born: Friday 11 October 1929
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He joined the group in 1954 and left the group in 1958.

Jo Jones
 
Date Born: Wednesday 11 October 1911
 
Description: Drummer - USA
 
Summary: In 1985 Jones (later known as Papa Jo Jones) was the recipient of an American Jazz Masters fellowship awarded by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Joan Cusack
 
Date Born: Thursday 11 October 1962
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Cusack was born in New York City to an Irish American Catholic family.

Patti Page
 
Date Born: Tuesday 11 October 1927
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: She was the best-selling female artist of the 1950s, and has sold over 100 million records to date.

Paulette Carlson
 
Date Born: Saturday 11 October 1952
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: At the 1992 ACM Awards, Carlson was nominated in the New Female Vocalist category.

Tremaine Hawkins
 
Date Born: Thursday 11 October 1951
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: An American Grammy-,Dove and Stellar Award winning gospel singer.

Brendan Boyer
 
Date Born: Wednesday 12 October 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Ireland
 
Summary: Brendan Boyer has always had a pleasent and refreshing voice giving the cover songs in his early days a better sound than the original, This may be disputed by many.

Chris Botti
 
Date Born: Friday 12 October 1962
 
Description: Trumpeter,Arranger, Band Leader, Conductor, USA
 
Summary: Chris Botti. He raised in Corvallis, Oregon, he spent two years of his childhood growing up in Italy. His earliest musical influence was his mother, a classically trained pianist and part-time piano teacher.

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.

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.

Gloria Jones
 
Date Born: Tuesday 12 October 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer USA
 
Summary: The daughter of a minister and she studied claccical piano. Gloria also sang gospel music in church.

Greg Anderson
 
Date Born: Wednesday 12 October 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Greg began singing at the age of ten and in his teens was a performing on the Melbourne scene in the sixties.

Hugh Jackman
 
Date Born: Saturday 12 October 1968
 
Description: Vocalist, Dancer, Actor, Australian
 
Summary: Jackman was born the youngest of five children of English-born parents Chris Jackman and Grace Watson.His mother left the family when he was eight years old, and he remained behind with his father.

James "sugar Boy" Crawford
 
Date Born: Friday 12 October 1934
 
Description: Singer, Songwriter, USA
 
Summary: New Orleans R&B legend James "Sugar Boy" Crawford was born in the Crescent City on October 12, 1934.

Kirk Cameron
 
Date Born: Monday 12 October 1970
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He became famous after being cast as "Michael Seaver" in the 1985 television series Growing Pains. In the series, Seaver's girlfriend was Kate MacDonald, who was played by Chelsea Noble.

Luciano Pavarotti
 
Date Born: Saturday 12 October 1935
 
Description: Vocalist, Italy
 
Summary: His career has been outstanding and now is mainly known as one of the 'Three Tenors'. He became the first opera singer to appear on the TV show 'Saturday Night Live' with Venessa L. Williams.1998.

Martie Maguire
 
Date Born: Sunday 12 October 1969
 
Description: Vocalist, Violinist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Maguire became famous for her ability in vocal harmony, and mastery of the fiddle. She won awards in national fiddle championships while still a teenager. Maguire is accomplished on several other instruments, including the mandolin, viola, acoustic bass, and guitar.

Melvin Rhyne
 
Date Born: Monday 12 October 1936
 
Description: Organist, USA
 
Summary: An American jazz organist best known for his work with Wes Montgomery. In 1959 when he was asked to join fellow Indianapolis musician Wes Montgomery's newly formed trio.

Rick Parfitt
 
Date Born: Tuesday 12 October 1948
 
Description: Guitarist,UK
 
Summary: Rick Parfitt England and is best known for being a singer and the rhythm guitarist in the English rock band Status Quo.

Sam Moore
 
Date Born: Saturday 12 October 1935
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Sam & Dave met in The King of Hearts Club in Miami in December 1961, where Moore was the MC and Prater was performing on amateur night.

Susan Anton
 
Date Born: Thursday 12 October 1950
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: She first experienced fame by winning the Miss California contest in 1969. She was second runner-up in the Miss America pageant that year.

 
 
 
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