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Barbara Harris
 
Date Born: Saturday 18 August 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Barbara started singing in her hometown churches at an early age, and moved to Queens, New York at the age of eleven.

Carl Wayne
 
Date Born: Wednesday 18 August 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, UK
 
Summary: He grew up in the Hodge Hill district of the city. Inspired by the American rock'n'roll of Elvis Presley, Eddie Cochran and Gene Vincent.

Christian Slater
 
Date Born: Monday 18 August 1969
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: In the 1990s Slater featured in many big budget films including Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles, Broken Arrow and Hard Rain.

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.

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).

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.

Ed Norton
 
Date Born: Monday 18 August 1969
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Norton moved to New York City and began his acting career in Off-Broadway theater, breaking through with his 1993 involvement in Edward Albee's Fragments, at the Signature Theatre Company

Enoch Light
 
Date Born: Sunday 18 August 1907
 
Description: Band Leader, Classical Violinist, Conductor and recording engineer
 
Summary: His albums were very popular even though percussion orientated they sold very well during the early sixties.

Johnny Preston
 
Date Born: Monday 18 August 1930
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Johnny Preston's pioneering contribution to the genre has been recognized by the Rockabilly Hall of Fame.

Marvin Isley
 
Date Born: Tuesday 18 August 1953
 
Description: Bassist, US
 
Summary: Marvin was inducted along with his brothers to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1992.

Matt Mattox
 
Date Born: Saturday 18 August 1917
 
Description: Dancer, USA

Mika
 
Date Born: Thursday 18 August 1983
 
Description: Vocalist, keyboards, UK
 
Summary: He rose to fame around the end of 2006 and the start of 2007. Some sources note his birth name as Michael Holbrook Penniman.

Molly Bee
 
Date Born: Friday 18 August 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Molly Bee had several hits in the early '60s, crafting a showy stage persona, ideal for clubs. YOUTUBE: Ernie Ford, Merle Travis, Molly Bee-"Dim Lights Thick Smoke"

Nona Hendryx
 
Date Born: Saturday 18 August 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Record producer, Songwriter, Author,
 
Summary: Hendryx is known for her work as a solo artist as well as for being one-third of the trio Labelle.

Patrick Swayze
 
Date Born: Wednesday 18 August 1954
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Dirty Dancing was the first film to sell one million copies on video, and as of 2007, has earned over $US 300 million worldwide.

Robert Redford
 
Date Born: Tuesday 18 August 1936
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: In 1995, Redford received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Bard College. In December of 2005, he received honors at the Kennedy Center for his contributions to American culture. The Honors recipients are recognized for their lifetime contributions to American culture through the performing arts: Currently, he is the narrator for the Cosmic Collision movie at the Denver Nature and Science. Plantetarium.

Roman Polanski
 
Date Born: Friday 18 August 1933
 
Description: Director, USA
 
Summary: Roman Polanski is considered one of the world’s great film directors Noted director of many films such as "Rosemary’s Baby".

Shelley Winters
 
Date Born: Friday 18 August 1922
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Winters was born the daughter of Jewish parents Rose, a singer, and Jonas Schrift, a designer of men's clothing.

Vince Malouney
 
Date Born: Saturday 18 August 1945
 
Description: Lead Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: He was the lead guitarist on their first three albums; Bee Gees' 1st, Horizontal, and Idea.

Wayne Cheary
 
Date Born: Friday 18 August 1944
 
Description: Bassist, Australia
 
Summary: Wayne started playing in the mid fifties shown below of his exstensive musical experience.

Billy J Kramer
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 August 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Billy soon came to the attention of Brian Epstein, always on the look out for new talent to add to his expanding roster of local artists.

Christina Perri
 
Date Born: Tuesday 19 August 1986
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Perri made her debut on national day time and prime time television, performing the song live on the July 10, 2010 episode of The Early Show on CBS as well as the July 15, 2010 episode of So You Think You Can Dance.

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.

Eddy Raven
 
Date Born: Saturday 19 August 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: His influences were of Cajan origin and rock and would write some good country songs along the way that include.

Ginger Baker
 
Date Born: Saturday 19 August 1939
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: Baker's drumming attracted attention for its flamboyance, showmanship, and his pioneering use of two bass drum.

Grace Jones
 
Date Born: Tuesday 19 August 1952
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Composer, Jamaica
 
Summary: Jones was born the daughter of Marjorie and Robert W. Jones, who was a politician and Apostolic clergyman.

Ian Gillan
 
Date Born: Sunday 19 August 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Gillan was born of a family of Scottish descent, his father was from the Govan area of Glasgow.

Jill St John
 
Date Born: Monday 19 August 1940
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: She is also the author of The Jill St. John Cookbook (1987).

Joey Tempest
 
Date Born: Monday 19 August 1963
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Sweden
 
Summary: 2004 saw the release of Europe's comeback album, Start from the Dark, featuring the band's classic Final Countdown line-up.

John Deacon
 
Date Born: Sunday 19 August 1951
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: Deacon grew up in Leicester where his father Arthur worked for the Norwich Union insurance company. He was known to friends as "Deaks".

Johnny Nash
 
Date Born: Monday 19 August 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He was also the first non-Jamaican to record reggae music in Kingston, Jamaica.

Kyra Sedgwick
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 August 1965
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: She is best known for her starring role as Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson on the TNT crime drama The Closer.

Lee Ann Womack
 
Date Born: Friday 19 August 1966
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Lee Ann is a winner of two Grammy awards and over five awards from the Country Music Association, as well as having numerous Top 10 and 20 Country hits.

Mary-anne Fahey
 
Date Born: Friday 19 August 1955
 
Description: Actress, comedian and writer.
 
Summary: Diary by Kylie Mole and also released the Double A-Side single with tracks "So Excellent" and "I Go, I Go", which hit #8 on the Australian ARIA chart in November 1988.

Missy Higgins
 
Date Born: Friday 19 August 1983
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Higgins, the youngest of three children of a doctor and a childcare centre operator, was raised in Melbourne, Victoria and attended Geelong Grammar School for her secondary education.

Robert Hughes
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 August 1948
 
Description: Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: In 1967–1968 Hughes was the bass player for the pop band The Flying Circus before they had hits with the songs "Hayride" and "La La".

Susan Jacks
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 August 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Canadian
 
Summary: Susan also charted as a solo artist with "Your A Part Of Me" in 1975. This would later become a bigger hit for Kim Carnes.

Al Roker
 
Date Born: Friday 20 August 1954
 
Description: News Caster, USA
 
Summary: Roker initially wanted to be a cartoonist before he got into television.

Allen Reed
 
Date Born: Tuesday 20 August 1907
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Mainly known as the original voice of Fred Flintstone on The Flintstones and other various series.

Allen Reed
 
Date Born: Tuesday 20 August 1907
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Mainly known as the original voice of Fred Flintstone on The Flintstones and other various series.

Amy Adams
 
Date Born: Tuesday 20 August 1974
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Amy Adams was born in Vicenza, Italy, the fourth of seven children of American parents Kathryn and Richard Adams.

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.

Gene Bradley Fisk
 
Date Born: Tuesday 20 August 1935
 
Description: Singer, Composer, Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: Fisk formed his first band called "The Sidewinders" in 1959. YOUTUBE: Gene Bradley Fisk - himself a Hall of Fame Disc Jockey in Geelong'. Backing by Riff Raff Rockabilly Band featuring the legendary Sam Semple on Sax , Me on Bass & Donna Fisk vocal Backing.

Isaac Hayes
 
Date Born: Thursday 20 August 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Actor, Producer,
 
Summary: Isaac Hayes, who won Grammy and Academy awards for the theme to the 1971 film "Shaft".

Jack Teagarden
 
Date Born: Sunday 20 August 1905
 
Description: Trombonist, Band Leader, USA
 
Summary: A white American of Indian decent was called the Greatest White Blues trombonist'. Born in Texas in 1905.

James Pankow
 
Date Born: Wednesday 20 August 1947
 
Description: Trombonist, USA
 
Summary: Pankow earned a full music scholarship to Quincy College, where he studied the bass trombone.

Jamie Cullum
 
Date Born: Monday 20 August 1979
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Cullum released his first album, Jamie Cullum Trio—Heard it All Before, in 1999, of which 500 copies were made.

Jim Reeves
 
Date Born: Monday 20 August 1923
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He was elected posthumously to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1967, and in 1998 he was inducted into the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame in Carthage, Texas, where the Jim Reeves Memorial is located.

John Hiatt
 
Date Born: Wednesday 20 August 1952
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Hiatt received his first Grammy nomination in 1995 for his album "Walk On".

Mario Bernardi
 
Date Born: Wednesday 20 August 1930
 
Description: Conductor and pianist. Canadian
 
Summary: He conducted 75 different operas and over 450 other works with the National Arts Centre Orchestra.

Phil Lynott
 
Date Born: Saturday 20 August 1949
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: A life-size bronze statue of Phil Lynott was unveiled on Harry Street, off Grafton Street, Dublin in 2005.

Ralph Middlebrooks
 
Date Born: Sunday 20 August 1939
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: Emerging from Dayton, Ohio in 1959, the group was originally dubbed "The Ohio Untouchables",

Robert Plant
 
Date Born: Friday 20 August 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: As a former member of Led Zeppelin, along with Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones, Plant received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005 and the Polar Music Prize in 2006. YOUTUBE: Alison Krauss Robert Plant Black Dog.

Sky Saxon
 
Date Born: Friday 20 August 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, US
 
Summary: He began his career performing doo-wop pop tunes in the early 1960s under the name Little Richie Marsh.

Art Farmer
 
Date Born: Tuesday 21 August 1928
 
Description: Trumpeter. USA
 
Summary: Jazz trumpeter Art Farmer worked with Chet Bakers jazz band and also the, Gerry Mulligan band.

Carolyn Leigh
 
Date Born: Saturday 21 August 1926
 
Description: Songwriter, Lyrisist, USA
 
Summary: Lyrist of the fifties, some of the most famous songs were "Young at Heart" - "Witchcraft".

Christiane Legrand
 
Date Born: Thursday 21 August 1930
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, French
 
Summary: Legrand was born in Paris, the daughter of film composer Raymond Legrand.

Count Basie
 
Date Born: Sunday 21 August 1904
 
Description: Band Leader, Pianist, Organist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Basie's theme songs were "One O'Clock Jump" and "April In Paris". On September 11, 1996 the U.S. Post Office issued a Count Basie 32 cents postage stamp.

Glenn Hughes - Uk
 
Date Born: Tuesday 21 August 1951
 
Description: Vocalist, Bass,, guitar, piano, trombone
 
Summary: Glenn Hughes did a short tribute tour to Tommy Bolin in Texas, with Tommy's brother Johnny of Black Oak Arkansas on drums.

Hayden Panettiere
 
Date Born: Monday 21 August 1989
 
Description: Actress, Vocalist, Model, USA
 
Summary: She began her acting career by playing Sarah Roberts on One Life to Live (1994–1997), and Lizzie Spaulding on Guiding Light (1996–2000)

Jackie Deshannon
 
Date Born: Monday 21 August 1944
 
Description: VocalistComposer
 
Summary: DeShannon was born the daughter of musically inclined farming parents, Sandra Jean and James Erwin Myers.

James Burton
 
Date Born: Monday 21 August 1939
 
Description: Guitarist , USA
 
Summary: In Shreveport where he first saw the '53 Fender Telecaster and knew that this was the guitar he wanted. During his time with Ricky, James performed at Town Hall Party together with Bob Luman. Their live recording of 'My Baby Walks All Over Me' and 'Milk Cow Blues' can be found on the 'Rockin' At Town Hall' albums.

Joe Strummer
 
Date Born: Thursday 21 August 1952
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: A member of "The Clash", an English punk rock band, active from 1976 to 1986, part of the original wave of UK punk

Kelis
 
Date Born: Tuesday 21 August 1979
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: The popularity of the album`s track "I Don't Think So" increased after its use in promotion for the 2008 season of the reality series Big Brother Australia.

Kenny Rogers
 
Date Born: Sunday 21 August 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Kenny Rogers was the fourth of seven children born to Floyd Rogers, a carpenter, and his wife Lucille, a nurse.

Paul Robi
 
Date Born: Friday 21 August 1931
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The original members were; Tony Williams, the lead vocalist (Tony died in 1992), David Lynch, tenor (David died in 1981), Alex Hodge, baritone, who was soon replaced by Paul Robi (Paul died in 1989), Herb Reed, bass,and Zola Taylor. Their manager and producer Buck Ram (Buck died in 1991). Here is their story: YOUTUBE: In April of 1958 when "Twilight Time". The original hit-making Platters were comprised of lead tenor Tony Williams, Paul Robi, Herb Reed, David Lynch and the sole female vocalist, Zola Taylor.

Travis Bean - Guitars
 
Date Born: Thursday 21 August 1947
 
Description: Guitar makers, USA
 
Summary: 1974, he partnered with Marc McElwee and Gary Kramer to start Travis Bean Guitars.

Bob Flanigan
 
Date Born: Sunday 22 August 1926
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: The Beach Boys, in the form of Brian Wilson's frequent expressions of admiration for the quartet as part of his inspiration behind putting together the Beach Boys vocal sound.

Carl Mann
 
Date Born: Saturday 22 August 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, singer. USA
 
Summary: Mann was raised in rural Tennessee; his parents owned a lumber business. He sang in church and did country songs for local talent shows, playing guitar and piano.

Chuck Brown
 
Date Born: Saturday 22 August 1936
 
Description: Singer, musician, songwriter, record producer, guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Brown was considered a local legend in Washington, D.C., and appeared in television advertisements for the Washington Post and other area companies.

Cindy Williams
 
Date Born: Friday 22 August 1947
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Williams was born to John and Lillie Williams. She has a sister Carol Ann Williams.

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.

Craig Berry
 
Date Born: Sunday 22 August 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Banjoist, Guitarist, Balalaika Comedian, Australia
 
Summary: Originally from New Zealand, Craig made his home in Australia.

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.

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.

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.

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

Fred Milano
 
Date Born: Tuesday 22 August 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The most successful white doo wop group, "Dion and The Belmonts" were perhaps the suavest of New York City's late-fifties white teen idols.

Holly Dunn
 
Date Born: Thursday 22 August 1957
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Holly is the sister of song writer Chris Dunn and also co writes with him. Holly is also the daughter of a minister.

John Lee Hooker
 
Date Born: Wednesday 22 August 1917
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Hooker was born the youngest of the eleven children of William Hooker, a sharecropper and a Baptist preacher, and Minnie Ramsey.

Layne Staley
 
Date Born: Tuesday 22 August 1967
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: Alice in Chains rose to international fame as part of the grunge movement of the early 1990s.

Michael Gudinski
 
Date Born: Friday 22 August 1952
 
Description: Entrepreneur, Australia
 
Summary: Gudinski was born to Russian immigrants who had arrived in Australia in 1948.He was educated at Melbourne High School and Mount Scopus.

Peter Laughner
 
Date Born: Friday 22 August 1952
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Peter played guitar on the first two Pere Ubu singles and that's how most know of him. But the real legacy lies in his own music.

Sonny Thompson
 
Date Born: Tuesday 22 August 1916
 
Description: Pianist, Band leader
 
Summary: He also had success as a songwriter and many times co-writing with blues guitarist Freddie King. King he met Sonny Thompson in 1959. YOUTUBE: Nick Jonas and Sonny Thompson - Last Time Around

Tori Amos
 
Date Born: Thursday 22 August 1963
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In 1968, while living in Rockville, Maryland, she won a full scholarship to the Preparatory Division of the Peabody Conservatory of Music at the age of 5

Valerie Harper
 
Date Born: Thursday 22 August 1940
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: She was also nominated for a Golden Globe for "New Star of the Year" for her role in 1974's Freebie and The Bean.

Vernon Reid
 
Date Born: Friday 22 August 1958
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Reid first came to prominence in the 1980s in the band of drummer Ronald Shannon Jackson.

Barbara Eden
 
Date Born: Thursday 23 August 1934
 
Description: Actress, Singer, USA
 
Summary: Eden was born the daughter of Alice Mary. her stepfather was Harrison Connor Huffman.

Bob Crosby
 
Date Born: Saturday 23 August 1913
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Band leader, USA
 
Summary: As a performer, Crosby had tremendous charisma and wit combined with a laid back persona.

Bobby G
 
Date Born: Sunday 23 August 1953
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Bucks Fizz won the contest and the group were catapulted into overnight stardom.

Bobby Watson
 
Date Born: Sunday 23 August 1953
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: He co founded the 29th Street Saxophone Quartet with alto saxophonist Ed Jackson, tenor saxophonist Rich Rothenberg, and baritone saxophonist Jim Hartog.

Brad Mehldau
 
Date Born: Sunday 23 August 1970
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Mehldau is noted for his original tunes plus jazz standards.

Emil Jannings
 
Date Born: Saturday 23 August 1884
 
Description: Actor, Switzerland
 
Summary: He became a professional actor while still in his teens, making a name for himself as a member of the distinguished Max Reinhardt company in Berlin

Jim Sohns
 
Date Born: Tuesday 23 August 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: By mid 1967, the only original member remaining was vocalist Jim Sohns, who, through simple default, inherited the band's name and legacy.

Keith Moon
 
Date Born: Friday 23 August 1946
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: At 12, Moon joined his local Sea Cadet Corps band as a bugle player but traded his position to be a drummer.

Rex Allen Jr
 
Date Born: Saturday 23 August 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: The son of actor, singer Rex Allen Sr.He is also the composer and performer of the alternate state anthem of Arizona, entitled "Arizona".

Rick Springfield
 
Date Born: Tuesday 23 August 1949
 
Description: Actor, Guitarist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Springfield grew up in a military family and frequently moved as his father was posted to various military bases throughout Australia and Great Britain.

Rita Pavone
 
Date Born: Thursday 23 August 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Italy
 
Summary: In the summer of 1964 she had chart success in the United States with a record sung in English called "Remember Me", backed with "Just Once More".

River Phoenix
 
Date Born: Sunday 23 August 1970
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Phoenix was born to his mother, Arlyn Sharon and father, John Lee Bottom. Phoenix was an actor that had been held up high in his early days of film, and one must say short days.

Roger Greenaway
 
Date Born: Tuesday 23 August 1938
 
Description: Pianist, Composer , UK
 
Summary: Roger Greenaway a popular English songwriter, best remembered for his collaborations with Roger Cook.

Rudy Lewis
 
Date Born: Sunday 23 August 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Lewis had started out in gospel music had sung with the Clara Ward Singers until immediately prior to the day, late in 1960, when he auditioned for the Drifters' manager, George Treadwell, at Philadelphia's Uptown Theater.

Shelley Long
 
Date Born: Tuesday 23 August 1949
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Long was born to Evandine, a school teacher, and Leland Long, who worked in the rubber industry before becoming a teacher.

Tex Williams
 
Date Born: Thursday 23 August 1917
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Comedy, USA
 
Summary: Tex Williams was the lead vocalist and guitar player with Cooley's band, and he and several of the members left to form an outfit called 'Tex Williams and the Western Caravan' around 1946.

Vicky Leandros
 
Date Born: Tuesday 23 August 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, Greek
 
Summary: She achieved worldwide fame after winning the Eurovision Song Contest in 1972 with the song "Après Toi"

Wendell Hall
 
Date Born: Sunday 23 August 1896
 
Description: Vocalist, Ukelele, Composer, USA
 
Summary: An American country singer, vaudeville artist, song writer, pioneer radio performer.No photo available.

Anne Archer
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 August 1947
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Archer's first TV appearance was in 1970 on the series Men at Law. Her first feature film was The Honkers (1972).

Arthur Crudup
 
Date Born: Thursday 24 August 1905
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He is best known outside blues circles for writing songs such as "That's All Right" (1946), "My Baby Left Me" and "So Glad You're Mine", later covered by Elvis Presley and dozens of other artists.

Carlo Curley
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 August 1952
 
Description: Organist, USA
 
Summary: Self-dubbed "the Pavarotti of the Organ"

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".

Fred Rose
 
Date Born: Tuesday 24 August 1897
 
Description: Pulisher, Songwriter, Producer, USA
 
Summary: Fred Rose started playing piano and singing as a small boy. In his teens, he moved to Chicago, Illinois where he worked in bars busking for tips and eventually made it into vaudeville.

John Cipollina
 
Date Born: Tuesday 24 August 1943
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: The lead guitarist for - Quicksilver Messenger Service - The Dinosaurs - Man.

Julie Anthony
 
Date Born: Wednesday 24 August 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: She sang the Australian National Anthem at the Opening Ceremony of the 2000 Sydney Olympics with Human Nature. It is still considered one of the best renditions of a National Anthem at an Olympic event.

Ken Hensley
 
Date Born: Friday 24 August 1945
 
Description: Keyboardist, Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: A keyboard and a Hammond organ player, guitarist, singer, songwriter and producer best known for his work with Uriah Heep during the 1970s. YOUTUBE: Ken Hensley (Uriah Heep) - The Last Dance

Mark Bedford
 
Date Born: Thursday 24 August 1961
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: Guitarist and youngest member of the British second wave ska band, Madness.

Mason Williams
 
Date Born: Wednesday 24 August 1938
 
Description: Guitarsit, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Mason Williams emerged in the late 1960s as a strong force in television and music circles. In 1968 he won two Grammy awards for his unique composition for guitar, Classical Gas.

Mick Harvey
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 August 1958
 
Description: Composer, Arranger, Record Producer, Australia
 
Summary: It was at school in the early 1970s that Harvey met fellow students Nick Cave, Phill Calvert and Tracy Pew.

Tony Clark
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 August 1941
 
Description: Rock music record producer and guitarist. UK
 
Summary: He was assigned to work with the Moody Blues starting in 1966, when the group was fading after its first major hit, "Go Now".

Tony Secunda
 
Date Born: Saturday 24 August 1940
 
Description: Management, Entrepreneur Management, Promotion, Radio
 
Summary: In 1971 he became manager of T. Rex and helped Marc Bolan to set up his own record label, T. Rex Wax Co, through EMI.

 
 
 
 
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