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Number of Records Matching Query: 130
 
BILLY SHEEHAN
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 March 1953
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: Sheehan began playing an acoustic guitar but later switched to bass with his first bas being a "Hagstrom FB".

BRUCE WILLIS
 
Date Born: Saturday 19 March 1955
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Willis has appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman several times throughout his career. He filled in for an ill David Letterman on his show February 26, 2003, when he was supposed to be a guest.

CLARENCE FROGMAN HENRY
 
Date Born: Friday 19 March 1937
 
Description: Vocalist
 
Summary: Henry seemed to pick out the songs that had come way before his time and turned them into hits during the early sixties.

CLARENCE PAUL
 
Date Born: Monday 19 March 1928
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: Worked with Stevie Wonder on many albums for Motown.

CURLEY RUSSELL
 
Date Born: Monday 19 March 1917
 
Description: Bassist, US
 
Summary: In his heyday he was in demand for his ability to play at the rapid tempos typical of bebop. YOUTUBE: music : Charlie Parker "Parker's Mood" recorded the 09.18.1948 with Charlie Parker (as), Miles Davis (tp), John Lewis (p), Curley Russell (b), Max Roach (dms)

GAIL COBE
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 March 1931
 
Description: Actress. producer, USA

GLENN CLOSE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 19 March 1947
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: She is the voice of Homer Simpson’s Mother Mona in ’THE SIMPSON’S’

JEFF NEIGHBOR
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 March 1942
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: Neighbor took the place of David Garthwaithe in 1970

LENNIE TRISTANO
 
Date Born: Wednesday 19 March 1919
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: A jazz pianist, composer and teacher of jazz improvisation. He performed in the cool jazz, bebop, post bop and avant-garde jazz genres.

MARTHA CARSON
 
Date Born: Saturday 19 March 1921
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Country Gospel singer who appeared on the ’Grand Ole Opry’ and also ’The Waldorf Astoria’, some contrast of venues.

MOMS MABLEY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 19 March 1884
 
Description: Vocalist, Comedienne. USA
 
Summary: At 75 years of age, Moms Mabley became the oldest person ever to have a US Top 40 hit.

PATRICK McGOOHAN
 
Date Born: Monday 19 March 1928
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: But McGoohan was chiefly associated with cult ITV drama The Prisoner, writing some of the episodes himself under a different name.

RICKY WILSON
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 March 1953
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Together with keyboard bass played by organist Kate Pierson, the band achieved a solid rock and roll sound without a bass guitar.

TERRY HALL
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 March 1959
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Born in Coventry, he became the frontman for many groups but mainly known as the singer of 'The Specials'.

TERRY WILSHIRE
 
Date Born: Sunday 19 March 1950
 
Description: Vocalist, Bassist, Guitarist, Australia.
 
Summary: Terry was one of Adelaides better known entertainers during the sixties through to the late nineties.

TOM CONSTANTEN
 
Date Born: Sunday 19 March 1944
 
Description: Keyboardist , USA
 
Summary: Tom is of Norwegian heritage. He speaks Norwegian, Italian, Spanish, German, Japanese, Hungarian, English, and Portuguese.

TOMMY COOPER
 
Date Born: Saturday 19 March 1921
 
Description: Prop comedian, stand-up comedian, magician, UK
 
Summary: Born in Caerphilly, South Wales, at 19 Llwyn Onn Street, Trecenydd. Magic ran in his family—his brother David (born 1930) opened a magic shop in the 1960s in Slough High Street (then Buckinghamshire now Berkshire) called D. & Z. Cooper's Magic Shop.

URSULA ANDRESS
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 March 1936
 
Description: Actress, Switzerland
 
Summary: She is best known for her roles as two Bond girls: Honey Ryder in Dr. No and Vesper Lynd in Casino Royale, the 1967 James Bond spoof.

WALTER JACKSON
 
Date Born: Saturday 19 March 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Walter Jackson was a sixties soul singer, occasionally, most mainstream.

CARL PALMER
 
Date Born: Monday 20 March 1950
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: He is often credited as one of the most respected and influential Rock drummers of all time.

CARL REINER
 
Date Born: Monday 20 March 1922
 
Description: Actor, Director, Film director, USA
 
Summary: Carl Reiner is an Emmy Award winning actor winning nine times. Three were producing the "Dick Van Dyke Show".

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.

HOLLY HUNTER
 
Date Born: Thursday 20 March 1958
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: On May 30, 2008 Hunter received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

IAN MOSS
 
Date Born: Sunday 20 March 1955
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Born in Alice Springs to Geoff and Lorna Moss on 20 March 1953, Moss originally took piano lessons but switched to guitar at age 11.

JERRY REED
 
Date Born: Saturday 20 March 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Recorded first at the age of 18 for Capitol Records.Reed mainly known for his guitar picking, mainly country music.

JIMMIE VAUGHAN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 20 March 1951
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Jimmie Vaughan is far more than just one of the greatest and most respected guitarists in the world of popular music. As Guitar Player Magazine notes, "He is a living legend."

JOE RIVERS
 
Date Born: Saturday 20 March 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Charted in the fifties with ’OVER THE MOUNTAIN ACROSS THE SEA’

MARVA WRIGHT
 
Date Born: Saturday 20 March 1948
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: Born in New Orleans Louisiana, Marva's first public singing efforts were heard in church.

MIRIAM McPARTLAND
 
Date Born: Saturday 20 March 1920
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: She pursued classical studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. Much to the dismay of her family, she developed a love for American jazz and musicians such as Duke Ellington, Fats Waller, Teddy Wilson, Mary Lou Williams, and many others.

MORT DIXON
 
Date Born: Sunday 20 March 1892
 
Description: Lyricist, USA
 
Summary: Back in New York, he began his musical career as a vaudeville actor and had his first songwriting success with his first published song, “That Old Gang of Mine”.

OZZIE NELSON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 20 March 1906
 
Description: Band leader, USA
 
Summary: An American entertainer and band leader who originated and starred in The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet radio and television series with his wife and two sons.

ROBIN LUKE
 
Date Born: Friday 20 March 1942
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Robin Luke was discovered by Hawaii entrepreneur Kimo Wilder McVay.

SISTER ROSETTA THARPE
 
Date Born: Sunday 20 March 1921
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Her song "Strange Things Happening Every Day", recorded in 1944. The record has been credited by some as being the "First rock and roll record".

SPIKE LEE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 20 March 1957
 
Description: Actor, director, producer, screenwriter
 
Summary: Spike Lee was born in Atlanta, Georgia, the son of Jacqueline Carroll (née Shelton), a teacher of arts and black literature, and William James Edward Lee III, a jazz musician and composer.

VERA LYNN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 20 March 1917
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Her most famous song must be "We'll meet again", which was written by Ross Parker and Hughie Charles in 1939 and sung in the movie of the same name, in which Vera starred in 1942.

WILLIAM HURT
 
Date Born: Monday 20 March 1950
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Hurt received Best Supporting Actor accolades for the role from the Los Angeles Film Critics circle and the New York Film Critics Circle.

BRIAN CASSER
 
Date Born: Saturday 21 March 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Rhythm guitarist, singer and founder member of Liverpool’s earliest known group, Cass & The Casanovas.

ERROL GRAY
 
Date Born: Monday 21 March 1955
 
Description: Vocalist, Comedian
 
Summary: Errol is a singer songwriter from Sawtell NSW with a long connection to Tamworth since 1980 with bands such as The Goodtime Band. and later with Sons of the Soil.

HAROLD ASHBY
 
Date Born: Saturday 21 March 1925
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: He was one of the last surviving regular members of Duke Ellington's orchestra

HAROLD ROBBINS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 21 March 1916
 
Description: Author
 
Summary: Robbins has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6743 Hollywood Boulevard.

HILTON VALENTINE
 
Date Born: Sunday 21 March 1943
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Valentine is credited with the instantly recognizable electric guitar arpeggio introduction to the Animals' signature song "The House of the Rising Sun", which inspired countless beginning guitarists.

JAMES HOUSE
 
Date Born: Monday 21 March 1955
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: James House's musical career began in a band called the House Band, which was signed first to Warner Bros. Records and later to Atlantic Records. PNA

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
 
Date Born: Wednesday 21 March 1685
 
Description: Organ, Composer, German
 
Summary: He was the youngest child of Johann Ambrosius Bach, an organist at St. George's Church, and Maria Elisabetha Lämmerhirt Bach. His father taught him to play violin and harpsichord. His uncles were all professional musicians, whose posts ranged from church organists and court chamber musicians to composers.

MATTHEW BRODERICK
 
Date Born: Wednesday 21 March 1962
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Broderick was born in New York City, the son of Patricia, a playwright, actress and painter whose work was posthumously shown at the Tibor de Nagy gallery in New York, and James Wilke Broderick, an actor. Broderick's mother was Jewish and his father a Catholic of Irish descent.

MODEST MUSSORGSKY - (1839 - 1881)
 
Date Born: Thursday 21 March 1839
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, Russian
 
Summary: His mother gave him piano lessons, and at nine he played a Field concerto before an audience in his parents' house.

NICK BAINES
 
Date Born: Tuesday 21 March 1978
 
Description: Vocalist, Keyboardiist, UK
 
Summary: An English keyboardist of the English indie-rock band Kaiser Chiefs

OTIS SPANN
 
Date Born: Friday 21 March 1930
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Otis Spann is considered then, and now, as Chicago's leading postwar blues pianist.

PATSY BISCOE
 
Date Born: Thursday 21 March 1946
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: Mainly known to most as a folk singer, there is no doubt about her vocal ability and easy listening style.

PIXIE JENKINS
 
Date Born: Thursday 21 March 1957
 
Description: Fiddle player, Comedian.
 
Summary: Pixie Jenkins has been at the top echalons of Australian entertainment for over 30 years.

ROSE STONE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 21 March 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Keyboardist, USA
 
Summary: After the band's dissolution in 1975, "Sister Rose" (as she was also known) married Sly Stone's former bodyguard Bubba Banks.

ROSIE ODONNELL
 
Date Born: Wednesday 21 March 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Comedian, USA
 
Summary: Born in New York, the daughter of Roseann Teresa, a homemaker, and Edward Joseph O'Donnell, an electrical engineer who worked in the defense industry. O'Donnell's father had immigrated from County Donegal, Ireland during his childhood, and her mother was Irish American. Four days before her 11th birthday on March 17, 1973, O'Donnell's mother died of breast cancer.

SOLOMON BURKE
 
Date Born: Thursday 21 March 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001.

SON HOUSE
 
Date Born: Friday 21 March 1902
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: A blues legend, had worked with Willie Brown during the thirties,recorded for Paramount Records.

TIMOTHY DALTON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 21 March 1944
 
Description: Actor, Welsh
 
Summary: Mainly famed for starring as ’James Bond’ for a short time. His Career has produced many fine films that include.

VIVIAN STANSHALL
 
Date Born: Sunday 21 March 1943
 
Description: Guitarist, painter, singer, broadcaster, songwriter, poet, writer
 
Summary: Stanshall was born in 1943 at the Radcliffe Maternity Home in Shillingford, and christened Victor Anthony Stanshall.Originally from Walthamstow — a suburb on the borders of East London and Essex — his mother Eileen (1911–1999) had moved to Shillingford, Oxfordshire during the Second World War to escape the bombing.

ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 22 March 1944
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: The son of Jean Hermione, a violinist and pianist, and William Lloyd Webber, a composer. His younger brother, Julian Lloyd Webber is a cellist. As a child, he could not bear noises made by others.

ANGELO BADALAMENTI
 
Date Born: Monday 22 March 1937
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: Badalamenti scored films such as Gordon's War, and Law and Disorder, but his big break came when he was brought in to be Isabella Rossellini's singing coach for the song "Blue Velvet" in David Lynch's 1986 film Blue Velvet. Inspired by This Mortal Coil's recent cover of the Tim Buckley song Song to the Siren.

CHARLIE POOLE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 22 March 1892
 
Description: Vocalist, Banjoist, USA
 
Summary: Poole was born in Spray (now part of Eden), Rockingham County, in the northern part of North Carolina, near the Virginia border.

CHICO MARX
 
Date Born: Tuesday 22 March 1887
 
Description: Actor, Pianist, USA
 
Summary: In a record album about the Marx Brothers, narrator Gary Owens stated that "although Chico's technique was limited, his repertoire was not." The opposite was true of Harpo.

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

FRED ANDERSON
 
Date Born: Friday 22 March 1929
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: Fred Anderson was probably the most significant and yet nearly unknown saxophonist working in the United States.

GEORGE BENSON
 
Date Born: Monday 22 March 1943
 
Description: Vocal, Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: On the strength of "This Masquerade" it won a Grammy Award for Record of the Year and the electrifying live take of the classic "On Broadway" recorded about a year later from the 1977 release Weekend in L.A., which also won a Grammy.

GEORGE WYLE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 22 March 1916
 
Description: Composer of music, USA
 
Summary: Wyle served as the musical director for The Flip Wilson Show during the early 1970s.

HARRY VANDA
 
Date Born: Friday 22 March 1946
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, Producer Australia
 
Summary: His family migrated to Australia in 1963, and settled in Sydney. Vanda came to fame there in 1964-65 as the lead guitarist in Australia's most popular and successful group of the 1960s, The Easybeats.

JAMES KING
 
Date Born: Sunday 22 March 1925
 
Description: Vocalist. USA
 
Summary: He made his debut as Don Jose in Bizet's Carmen.He made his Metropolitan Opera debut in 1966. He sang at all the major opera houses in Europe and America and recorded extensively.

JEREMY CLYDE
 
Date Born: Saturday 22 March 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: The son of Lady Elizabeth Wellesley, he made his first public appearance as a pageboy at the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom in 1953.

LISA MITCHELL
 
Date Born: Thursday 22 March 1990
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: On August 4, 2007, Mitchell released her debut EP, Said One To The Other via iTunes and physically one week later. It was released independently through Scorpio and Warner Music.

MALCOLM VAUGHAN
 
Date Born: Friday 22 March 1929
 
Description: Vocalist, Wales
 
Summary: He first appeared as a stage actor in 1944 when he was cast in Emlyn Williams’s comedy The Druid’s Rest at the St. Martin’s Theatre in London's West End.

MARCEL MARCEAU
 
Date Born: Thursday 22 March 1923
 
Description: Mime Artist, France
 
Summary: Marcel Marceau was born in Strasbourg, France, the son of Anne and Charles Mangel. When he was 4 years of age, his family moved to Lille, but returned to Strasbourg when he was in his early teens.

MARY TAMM
 
Date Born: Wednesday 22 March 1950
 
Description: Actress. UK
 
Summary: She was a graduate and an associate member of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

REESE WITHERSPOON
 
Date Born: Monday 22 March 1976
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Witherspoon was born into a middle-class family. Her father, John Witherspoon, is a Georgia born otolaryngologist who previously served as a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army reserves. Her mother, Betty, is from Harriman, Tennessee, has a Ph.D. in pediatric nursing and works as a professor of nursing at Vanderbilt University.

ROGER WHITTAKER
 
Date Born: Sunday 22 March 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Whittaker's parents, Edward and Viola, were originally from Staffordshire, England, where they owned and operated a grocery shop. His father was involved in a motorcycle accident, and the family moved to a farm in Kenya because of the better climate.

SONNY BURKE
 
Date Born: Sunday 22 March 1914
 
Description: Composer of songs, USA
 
Summary: Burke was musical director of Reprise Records and was responsible for many of Frank Sinatra's albums.

STEPHEN SONDHEIM
 
Date Born: Saturday 22 March 1930
 
Description: Composer, Lyrist, USA
 
Summary: Stephen Sondheim was born to Herbert and Janet ("Foxy") Sondheim, in New York City, New York, and grew up on the Upper West Side of Manhattan and later on a farm in Pennsylvania. Herbert was a dress manufacturer and Foxy designed the dresses. An only child of well-to-do parents living in a high-rise apartment on Central Park West, Sondheim's childhood has been portrayed as isolated and emotionally neglected in Meryle Secrest's biography, Stephen Sondheim: A Life.

TARA SIMMONS
 
Date Born: Thursday 22 March 1984
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Tara began to play piano at the age of three and the cello at the age of eight, dabbling in songwriting along the way.

WERNER KLEMPERER
 
Date Born: Monday 22 March 1920
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He also conducted on occasion: the Melbourne Symphony, the California Jr. Symphony, the Los Angeles Young Musicians Foundation, and the Kansas City youth orchestra, among others.

WILLIAM SHATNER
 
Date Born: Sunday 22 March 1931
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Shatner was born in Canada, to Joseph Shatner, a clothing manufacturer, and Anna Garmaise. All four of Shatner's grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe, his paternal grandfather, Wolf Schattner, shortened the family name to "Shatner".

ABE LABORIEL - JR
 
Date Born: Tuesday 23 March 1971
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: The son of jazz bass master Abraham Laboriel, Sr., Abe grew up playing drums starting at age four

CAROLA
 
Date Born: Sunday 23 March 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Finland
 
Summary: Her style was partially inspired by American jazz singers of the 1950s.

CHAKA KHAN
 
Date Born: Monday 23 March 1953
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Born to Charles Stevens and Sandra Coleman. Her sister is dance music artist Taka Boom.

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.

JIMMY MILLER
 
Date Born: Monday 23 March 1942
 
Description: Record Producer, USA
 
Summary: Jimmy Miller will always be most famous for his work with several top British rock groups of the late 1960s and the early 1970s. Jimmy Miller discovered Doug Fieger of THE KNACK?

JOAN CRAWFORD
 
Date Born: Thursday 23 March 1905
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Crawford was born the third child of Tennessee born Thomas E. LeSueur and Anna Bell Johnson. Her older siblings were Daisy LeSueur, and Hal LeSueur.

JOHN CARSON - FIDDLE
 
Date Born: Monday 23 March 1868
 
Description: Fiddle, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Carson was fifty-four years old, had won the Georgia Fiddlin' Championship seven times, and had a colorful reputation as a traveling performer.

KAREN YOUNG - US
 
Date Born: Friday 23 March 1951
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Karen Young grew up in a Northeast Philadelphia, Pennsylvania rowhouse. Before becoming an overnight international recording star with "Hot Shot".

KEVIN PAUL GODFREY
 
Date Born: Monday 23 March 1959
 
Description: Drummer, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Born to mother, Lois, and father, Trevor. He had one brother, Nicholas. The children's upbringing wasn't particulary musical although their father is a fine pianist.

LOUISIANA RED
 
Date Born: Wednesday 23 March 1932
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: His first album, Lowdown Back Porch Blues, was recorded in New York with Tommy Tucker and released in 1963, with second album Seventh Son released later the same year

STICK McGHEE
 
Date Born: Friday 23 March 1917
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He earned his nickname 'Stick', from pushing his polio-stricken older brother Brownie through the streets of Kingsport, on a cart that he propelled with a stick.

TINA LAWTON
 
Date Born: Thursday 23 March 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: By 1964 she was probably the most popular folk singer in Adelaide and, in August of that year, was chosen with ten other folk singers for a 'Four Capitals Folk Song' tour of the east coast, beginning in Brisbane and including concerts in Melbourne, Wollongong and Sydney.

VANESSA MORGAN
 
Date Born: Monday 23 March 1992
 
Description: Actress, singer
 
Summary: Canadian actress and singer best known for her Disney Channel roles and is currently playing Sarah in the Teletoon hit movie and series My Babysitter's a Vampire.

BILLY STEWART
 
Date Born: Wednesday 24 March 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Billy Stewart was inducted into the Washington Area Music Association Hall of Fame in 1982.

CAROL KAYE - Bass guitarist
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 March 1935
 
Description: Bass guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Kaye's work also appears extensively on well-known television and film soundtracks from the 1960s and early 1970s. Kaye played bass on many of the Beach Boys hit recordings, including Good Vibrations, Help Me, Rhonda, Sloop John B and California Girls.

COLIN PETERSON
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 March 1940
 
Description: Drummer, Actor, Australia
 
Summary: After the Bee Gees Colin began to do production work. The first musician he worked with was Jonathan Kelly. Colin Peterson produced his debut solo single. The cooperation was good and in the summer of 1970 the two decided to form a band together. They called their band HUMPY BONG.

DAMIEN STEELE SCOTT
 
Date Born: Saturday 24 March 1973

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.

HARRY HOUDINI
 
Date Born: Tuesday 24 March 1874
 
Description: Magician, Escapologist, USA
 
Summary: Houdini's father was Mayer (Mayo) Samuel Weiss (1829-1892). Weisz was a rabbi; his mother was Cecilia Steiner (1841-1913). Ehrich had six siblings.

JOSEPH BARBERA
 
Date Born: Friday 24 March 1911
 
Description: Cartoonist, USA
 
Summary: Born in the Little Italy section of Manhattan, New York, to immigrants of Lebanese descent.

KEITH RELF
 
Date Born: Wednesday 24 March 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Known as the lead singer and harmonica player of The Yardbirds.

KELLY LeBROCK
 
Date Born: Thursday 24 March 1960
 
Description: Actress, Model, Fashion, USA
 
Summary: LeBrock was born in New York, New York, and raised in London. She is the daughter of a French-Canadian father who worked as an accountant and an Irish mother who was a housewife.

LEE OSKAR
 
Date Born: Wednesday 24 March 1948
 
Description: Harmonicist, Manufacturer, USA
 
Summary: Between recording, performing and running his immensely successful harmonica company, Lee Oskar is a very busy man. The Lee Oskar Harmonica was introduced in 1983

NENA
 
Date Born: Thursday 24 March 1960
 
Description: Vocalist, Germany
 
Summary: 99 LUFTBALLOONS - 1984. The was the title of her only major hit in also of that year.

NERVOUS NORVUS
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 March 1912
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer , USA
 
Summary: Nervous Norvus was born before World War I started, and was over 40 by the time he had his two hit singles in 1956. His records were made with input from radio personality Red Blanchard, to whom he was sending demos in the hope of finding an artist to record them.

NORM BURKE
 
Date Born: Thursday 24 March 1938
 
Summary: Together with his successful songwriting career, Norm was well-known and respected as a community radio presenter of country music.

OLLIE McLAUGHLIN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 24 March 1925
 
Description: Record producer, USA
 
Summary: Ollie used a number of well known Detroit studios to record his artists and names like United Sound, Terra Shirma appear regularly in the label’s history.

PETE JOHNSON
 
Date Born: Thursday 24 March 1904
 
Description: Pianist, Drummer, USA
 
Summary: featuring Turner on vocals and Johnson on piano, was one of the first rock and roll records. Another self-referential title was their "Johnson and Turner Blues". In 1949, he also wrote and recorded "Rocket 88 Boogie".

RJ ROSALES
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 March 1974
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Australia
 
Summary: A Filipino Australian singer, actor, musical theatre performer and TV presenter.

SHARON CORR
 
Date Born: Tuesday 24 March 1970
 
Description: Violinist, Vocals, Piano, Ireland
 
Summary: Sharon Corr has also written singles such as Runaway, Radio, Long Night and Goodbye which helped the band establish success within the music industry.

STEVE McQUEEN
 
Date Born: Monday 24 March 1930
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: His father, William, was a stunt pilot for an aerial circus, who abandoned Steve and his mother shortly before the birth. His mother unable to cope with bringing up a small child she sent him at an early age to be raised by his Uncle Claude on the latter's farm in Slater, Missouri.

TOMMY TRINDER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 24 March 1909
 
Description: Comedian, Actor, UK
 
Summary: After the war, as a national figure he was soon recruited to television. In 1955, he became the first compere for the new ITV television programme Sunday Night at the London Palladium.

TONY FOSSEY
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 March 1957
 
Description: Keyboardist, Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Adelaide born keyboardist Tony Fossey has enjoyed a career with many bands that journey through the seventies through to the twenty first century, now living in Queensland.

ANITA BRYANT
 
Date Born: Monday 25 March 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, Activist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Her grandfather taught her as a baby to sing when she was six months old. Soon after her sister Sandra was born, her mother and father divorced.

ARETHA FRANKLIN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 25 March 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Born to the Rev. C. L. Franklin, a Baptist minister, and Barbara Siggers Franklin. Aretha's separated when Aretha was six. Siggers died of a heart attack when Franklin was ten. P/E

ARTURO TOSCANINI
 
Date Born: Monday 25 March 1867
 
Description: Conductor, Cello,Virtuoso, Italian
 
Summary: Toscanini was featured three times on the cover of Time magazine, in 1926, 1934, and again in 1948.

BARNEY RAPP
 
Date Born: Sunday 25 March 1900
 
Description: Drummer, Band Leader, USA
 
Summary: Rapp broadcast his music on the radio and owned a nightclub, The Sign of the Drum. YOUTUBE: One of the earliest recordings from Doris. She recorded this with Barney Rapp and his New Englanders on June 1 Day,7,1939. In her book she states that she tried out for his band at the age of 16. She was chosen from around 200 singers.

BELA BARTOK
 
Date Born: Wednesday 25 March 1981
 
Description: Composer and pianist, Hungary
 
Summary: He is considered one of the most important composers of the 20th century and is regarded, along with Liszt, as Hungary's greatest composer.

BONNIE GUITAR
 
Date Born: Sunday 25 March 1923
 
Description: Singer-songwriter
 
Summary: She is best remembered for her 1957 Country-Pop crossover hit "Dark Moon".

COLIN LANE
 
Date Born: Thursday 25 March 1965
 
Description: Actor, Comedian, Australia
 
Summary: Lano and Woodley (Colin Lane and Frank Woodley) were one of Australia's most successful Australian comedy duos of the 1990s and 2000s.

ELTON JOHN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 25 March 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: John was born in Pinner, Middlesex in a council house of his maternal grandparents, with whom his newlywed parents (Sheila Eileen (Harris) and Stanley Dwight) were living.

FRANKIE CARLE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 25 March 1903
 
Description: Band Leader, Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Carle had several million-sellers in the 1940s and early 1950s. YOUTUBE: Frankie Carle on this vintage 1947 clip.

HOWARD COSELL
 
Date Born: Monday 25 March 1918
 
Description: Television Sportscaster. USA
 
Summary: He gained wide fame and acclaim during his tenure as a football commentator on ABC's "Monday Night Football".

HOYT AXTON
 
Date Born: Friday 25 March 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist,Composer, Actor USA
 
Summary: Raised in Comanche, Oklahoma. His mother, Mae Boren Axton, co-wrote the classic rock 'n' roll song "Heartbreak Hotel", which became the first major hit for Elvis Presley.

JAMES MOODY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 25 March 1925
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: In 1948 he recorded his first session for Blue Note Records, the first in a long recording career playing both saxophone and flute. YOUTUBE: Tribute to James Moody

JOHNNY BURNETTE
 
Date Born: Sunday 25 March 1934
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Johnny was born to Willie May and Dorsey Burnett Sr. The E was added later. Johnny grew up with his parents and Dorsey in a public housing project in the Lauderdale Courts area of Memphis, which from 1948 until 1954, was also the home of Gladys and Vernon Presley and their son, Elvis.

JOSE L RODRIGUEZ
 
Date Born: Saturday 25 March 1944
 
Description: Record producer, USA
 
Summary: A recording engineer for group "Culture Club".

KEVIN KELLEY
 
Date Born: Thursday 25 March 1943
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: He worked as a session musician between 1969 and 1973, playing drums on albums by artists including John Fahey and Phil Ochs.

NICK LOWE
 
Date Born: Friday 25 March 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, Producer, Composer
 
Summary: An English singer-songwriter, bassist and producer who records and performs in a number of different musical styles. He currently lives in Brentford, London.

PAUL MICHAEL GLASER
 
Date Born: Thursday 25 March 1943
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Glaser, the youngest of three children, was born Paul Manfred Glaser in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the son of Dorothy and Samuel Glaser, who was an architect.

PAUL MOTIAN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 25 March 1931
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: He first came to prominence in the late 1950s in the piano trio of Bill Evans, and later led several groups

SARAH JESSICA PARKER
 
Date Born: Thursday 25 March 1965
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: The daughter of Barbara, a school operator and teacher, and Steven Parker, an entrepreneur and journalist. Parker's father, a native of Brooklyn, was Jewish, the original family surname being "Bar-Kahn".

 
 
 
 

 
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