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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.

FREDERICK CHOPIN
 
Date Born: Thursday 1 March 1810
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, Polish
 
Summary: Chopin's extant compositions all include the piano, predominantly alone or as a solo instrument among others.Chopin received his first professional piano lessons, in 1816. Youtube: Chopin - Nocturno en si bemol menor Op 9 Nº 1

GERRY BRON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 1 March 1933
 
Description: Clarinetist, Producer and band Manager, UK
 
Summary: Bron's career in music covered just about every aspect of the industry. He was at varioius times a clarinetist, a sheet music printer, an artist manager handling acts including Gene Pitney, Marianne Faithfull, Manfred Mann, Colosseum and Uriah Heep.

GLENN MILLER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 March 1904
 
Description: Trombonist, Arranger, Composer, Conductor, USA
 
Summary: He went to grade school in North Platte, Nebraska. In 1915, Miller's family moved to Grant City, Missouri where he continued school and milked cows for spending money. Around this time, Miller was given his first trombone and then played in the town orchestra.

HARRY BELAFONTE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 March 1927
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Born in Harlem, New York, the son of Melvine, a domestic worker, and Harold George Belafonete, Sr. A native of the island Martinique. From 1935 to 1939, he lived with his grandmother in the village of Aboukir in her native country of Jamaica.

JEAN CARNE
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 March 1947
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: Carne is a vocalist credited with a five octave vocal range. Youtube: Jean Carne Closer than Close (live)

JIMMY LITTLE
 
Date Born: Monday 1 March 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Australia.
 
Summary: Jimmy, a well liked singer of Aboriginal decent was one of the first of his people to tackle the stage and television in it’s infancy including acting.

JOAN HACKETT
 
Date Born: Thursday 1 March 1934
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Hackett debuted with the role of Gail Prentiss in the TV series Young Doctor Malone in 1959.

JUSTIN BIEBER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 March 1994
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: To promote the album Bieber appeared and/or performed on several live programs including The View, the 2010 Kids Choice Awards, Nightline, The Late Show with David Letterman

MICK LIBER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 1 March 1944
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: A quartet with the addition of the PYTHON LEE JACKSON credited lead guitarist Mick Liber. Youtube: early python lee jackson

MIKE DaBO
 
Date Born: Wednesday 1 March 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: The son of a London stock broker, was educated at Harrow School and Selwyn College, Cambridge. His original intention at Cambridge was to read theology. He left Cambridge with a first class jazz collection but without completing his studies. His musical career began while he was still at Harrow School, in 1966. Youtube: Mike dAbo - Ha! Ha! Said the Clown 2010 (1967)

NIK KERSHAW
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 March 1958
 
Description: Vocalist, Songwriter, Record Producer, UK
 
Summary: Although born in Bristol, Kershaw grew up in Ipswich. After leaving school in 1976, Kershaw worked as a shop assistant and in the Department of Employment for several years. His Father a Flautist and Mother an Opera singer.Youtube: Wouldn't It Be Good video

NORMAN CONNORS
 
Date Born: Friday 1 March 1935
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Connors studied music at Temple University and Juilliard; his first recording was on Archie Shepp's 1967 release, Magic of JuJu. Youtube: "You Are My Starship" (1976)

RALPH TOWNER
 
Date Born: Friday 1 March 1940
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Ralph Towner is one of the few jazz guitarists who's specialized in acoustic guitar (another one is Charlie Byrd). He's very versatile in terms of genre: he made notable recordings in jazz music, classical music, folk music and world music. Youtube: Ralph Towner 1

ROBERT CLARY
 
Date Born: Monday 1 March 1926
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He visited Australia in the seventies appearing on the ’Don Lane Show’ and other shows etc. Youtube: Wayne Bethanis interviews Singer, Artist, Actor and Holocaust Survivor Robert Clary

ROBERT CONRAD
 
Date Born: Friday 1 March 1935
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He also played a modern day variation of James West in the short-lived secret agent series A Man Called Sloane in 1979. Youtube: PM Show with Robert Conrad - tells how he met Elvis

ROGER DALTREY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 1 March 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Songwriter, Musician, Actor, Film producer, UK
 
Summary: Roger Harry Daltrey was born in the Hammersmith area of London.He was one of three children born to parents Irene and Harry Daltrey, and grew up with two sisters, Gillian and Carol. Harry Daltrey worked for a water closet manufacturer, and Irene Daltrey was told she would be unable to have children because of losing a kidney in 1937. She went into labour during a World War II air raid and gave birth to her son at the nearby Hammersmith Hospital, West London.

RON HOWARD
 
Date Born: Monday 1 March 1954
 
Description: Actor, Director, USA
 
Summary: Howard was born in Duncan, Oklahoma, the son of Jean Speegle Howard, an actress, and Rance Howard, a director, writer, and actor.

SAM MTUKUDZI
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 March 1988
 
Description: Guitariist, Trumpeter
 
Summary: In Harare, he had his own jazz-influenced band called Ay Band with whom he recorded his debut album, Rume Rimwe, in 2008.

TARA BLAISE
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 March 1975
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Ireland
 
Summary: Tara Blaise's singing career began at 16 when Blaise formed a band called Les Legumes with some school friends, but it was her stint as a backing singer with Dublin band The Wilde Oscars. Youtube: Tara Blaise - Breath (Acoustic Live)

ARKANSAS WOODCHOPPER
 
Date Born: Friday 2 March 1906
 
Description: Vocalist, Violinist, USA
 
Summary: He learned to play guitar and fiddle, and his first job in music was performing on radio in Kansas City on KMBC in 1928.

BELINDA GIBLIN
 
Date Born: Thursday 2 March 1950
 
Description: Actress, Australia
 
Summary: She played Kay Webster in the risqué, satirical 1970s soap opera The Box, and the scheming Alison Carr in the 1980s melodrama Sons and Daughters.

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.

JENNIFER JONES
 
Date Born: Sunday 2 March 1919
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Jones was born to Phillip R. Isley and Flora Mae Suber, who toured the Midwest in a traveling tent show they owned and operated. Jones attended Monte Cassino Junior College in Tulsa and Northwestern. University

JIM SHARMAN
 
Date Born: Friday 2 March 1945
 
Description: Director and Writer, Australia
 
Summary: The son of boxing tent entrepreneur Jimmy Sharman, is a director and writer for film and stage with over 70 productions to his credit.

JON BON JOVI
 
Date Born: Friday 2 March 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Actor. USA
 
Summary: The son of Carol Sharkey, a florist and former model, and John Francis Bongiovi, Sr, a hairdresser. He is Italian-American. He grew up in neighboring Sayreville, New Jersey.

KAREN CARPENTER
 
Date Born: Thursday 2 March 1950
 
Description: Vocalist, Dummer, USA
 
Summary: Carpenter was born in New Haven, Connecticut to Agnes Reuwer Tatum and Harold Bertram Carpenter.

KATE ALEXA
 
Date Born: Wednesday 2 March 1988
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: The daughter of Australian music promoter Michael Gudinski AM. Alexa first hit the spotlight in 2004 when her song "Always There" was featured in the Channel 7 series Home & Away.

LAWRENCE PAYTON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 2 March 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: All four members of the group began their careers together while they were high school students in Detroit.

LOU REED
 
Date Born: Tuesday 2 March 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitar, Keyboard, Piano, Harmonica, USA
 
Summary: Reed was born into a Jewish family in 1942 at Beth El Hospital in Brooklyn and grew up in Freeport, New York. He developed an early interest in rock and roll and rhythm and blues, and during high school played in a number of bands.

MARK EVANS
 
Date Born: Friday 2 March 1956
 
Description: Bassist, Australia
 
Summary: Evans, originally a guitarist, was introduced to AC/DC at the Station Hotel, Melbourne, by his friend and the band's roadie, Steve McGrath.

RED SAUNDERS
 
Date Born: Saturday 2 March 1912
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Early in his career, Saunders played in Milwaukee and Chicago, playing with Stomp King. Youtube: "Hambone" Red Saunders - Feb. 1952.

RORY GALLAGHER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 2 March 1949
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Born in Ballyshannon, County Donegal, Ireland, and raised in Cork, Gallagher recorded solo albums throughout the 1970s and 1980s.

SCOTT La ROCK
 
Date Born: Friday 2 March 1962
 
Description: DJ
 
Summary: As BDP, rapper KRS-One and DJ Scott LaRock turned the violent gruffness of ghetto life into a proud vision of survival and uplift. It all started with this incendiary debut of imposing boasts, dancehall bravado and now-classic rock-hard beats.

TONY MEEHAN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 2 March 1943
 
Description: Drummer
 
Summary: He was one of the founder members of the British group The Shadows, along with Jet Harris, Hank B. Marvin and Bruce Welch. He played drums on all the early Cliff Richard and The Shadows hits and also played on the early hits the Shadows had as an instrumental group.

WILLIE CHAMBERS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 2 March 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The Chambers Brothers are an interracial soul music group, best known for their 1968 hit record, the 11-minute long song, "Time Has Come Today".

BARNEY BIGARD
 
Date Born: Saturday 3 March 1906
 
Description: Saxophonist, Clarinetist, Band Leader, Composer, Conductor
 
Summary: Barney Bigard, was an American jazz clarinetist and tenor saxophonist, though primarily known for the clarinet. Bigard was born in New Orleans to a family of Creoles of Color and studied music and clarinet with Lorenzo Tio. He moved to Chicago in the early 1920s, where he worked with Joe "King" Oliver and others.

BARNEY MARTIN
 
Date Born: Saturday 3 March 1923
 
Description: Actor. USA
 
Summary: He is best known for playing Morty Seinfeld, father of Jerry, on the famous sitcom Seinfeld.

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.

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.

GREG KOT
 
Date Born: Sunday 3 March 1957
 
Description: American writer and journalist
 
Summary: A longtime contributor to Rolling Stone, Kot has written for a dozen national publications, including Details, Blender, Entertainment Weekly, Men's Journal, Guitar World, Vibe and Request.

HATTIE WINSTON
 
Date Born: Saturday 3 March 1945
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Hattie Mae Winston was born in Lexington, Mississippi, on March 3, 1945, to Selena Thurmond Winston and Roosevelt Love Winston. Winston was raised by her grandmother, Cora Thurmond, in nearby Greenville, Mississippi.

HEIDI SWEDBERG
 
Date Born: Thursday 3 March 1966
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: While living in Hawaii, Swedberg grew up playing the ukulele

JANCE GARFAT
 
Date Born: Friday 3 March 1944
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: Jance Garfat started his career with different bands around Union City, New Jersey before joining the pop-country rock band Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show in 1972

JEAN HARLOW
 
Date Born: Friday 3 March 1911
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: The daughter of Mont Clair Carpenter, a dentist, and his wife, Jean Poe Carpenter. Young Harlean's father came from a working-class background while her mother was the daughter of a wealthy real estate broker.

JENNIFER WARNES
 
Date Born: Monday 3 March 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Her desire and ability to sing came early and at age seven she was offered her first recording contract which her father turned down.

JESSICA BIEL
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 March 1982
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Jessica Biel, with her striking good looks and wide range of talent, has become one of Hollywood's most sought-out actresses. Her television series acting debut on the WB's #1-rated show, "7th Heaven" (1996), has helped her emerge as a breakout star.

LINDSAY COOPER
 
Date Born: Saturday 3 March 1951
 
Description: Bassoonist, UK
 
Summary: She has written scores for film and TV and a song cycle Oh Moscow which was performed live around the world in 1987.

RONAN KEATING
 
Date Born: Thursday 3 March 1977
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Ireland
 
Summary: On May 9, 2007, Ronan Keating became the first international number-one selling foreign artist to perform a concert in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh.

TOMPALL GLASER
 
Date Born: Friday 3 March 1933
 
Description: Singer, Songwriter, UK
 
Summary: "Tompall," hit #103 on the Billboard Singles Charts in 1975 with "Put Another Log on the Fire (Male Chauvinist National Anthem)" (MGM 14800)

ANTONIO VIVALDI
 
Date Born: Friday 4 March 1678
 
Description: Violinist, Composer
 
Summary: Antonio Lucio Vivaldi was born in Venice, the capital of the Republic of Venice. He was baptized immediately at his home by the midwife.

BARNEY WILEN
 
Date Born: Thursday 4 March 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, Saxophonist, France
 
Summary: He wrote a soundtrack for Roger Vadim's film Les Liaisons Dangeureuse two years later, working with Thelonious Monk.

BOBBY WOMACK
 
Date Born: Saturday 4 March 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer , USA
 
Summary: As a session guitarist, Womack worked at producer Chips Moman's American Studios in Memphis, and played on recordings by Joe Tex and The Box Tops.

CHRIS SQUIRE
 
Date Born: Thursday 4 March 1948
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: Squire's vocals are also key to Yes' music, providing important harmonisation with Jon Anderson's distinctive countertenor.

EDDY GRANT
 
Date Born: Thursday 4 March 1948
 
Description: Guitarist, Producer, Composer, USA
 
Summary: When he was still a young boy, his parents emigrated to London, UK, where he settled. He lived in Kentish Town and went to school at the Acland Burghley Secondary Modern at Tufnell Park.

ERIC ALLENDALE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 4 March 1936
 
Description: Trombone, West Indies
 
Summary: In 1967 he became a member of the English soul group, The Foundations.

ERIC SYKES
 
Date Born: Sunday 4 March 1923
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: Sykes had begun to write for television as early as 1948, but from the early 1950s Sykes began to make an ultimately successful transition from radio to TV, writing a number of series episodes and one-off shows for the BBC.

JAN GARBAREK
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 March 1947
 
Description: Flautist and saxophonist
 
Summary: Garbarek gained wider recognition through his work with pianist Keith Jarrett's European Quartet which released the albums Belonging (1974), My Song (1977)

JASON SELLERS
 
Date Born: Thursday 4 March 1971
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Bass Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: As one of Nashville’s most prolific singer/songwriters, Jason has found success behind the scenes and in front of the mic.

KAREN KNOWLES
 
Date Born: Wednesday 4 March 1964
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia.
 
Summary: She became nationally famous on the popular television program Young Talent Time, where she was a member of the Young Talent Team from 1975 to 1980.

LINDSAY BUTLER
 
Date Born: Saturday 4 March 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: His story began in Tenterfield NSW, where Lindsay was raised on his families dairy farm and according to his sisters, did all he could to avoid his daily chores with the cows, to hide away and play his guitar.

MARY WILSON
 
Date Born: Saturday 4 March 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Mary Wilson was the first child born to Sam and Johnnie Mae Wilson on March 6, 1944 in Greenville, Mississippi; she later had a brother Roosevelt, and a sister Catherine.

MIRIAM MAKEBA
 
Date Born: Friday 4 March 1932
 
Description: Vocalist, South Africa
 
Summary: Miriam Zenzi Makeba was born in Johannesburg in 1932. Her mother was a Swazi sangoma and her father, who died when she was six, was a Xhosa.

PATRICIA HEATON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 March 1958
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Heaton was the second youngest of five children born to an Irish American Roman Catholic family in Bay Village, Ohio. Heaton has three sisters and one brother.

PAUL MAURIAT
 
Date Born: Wednesday 4 March 1925
 
Description: Band Leader, Arranger, Composer
 
Summary: Most famous for writing the 1968, "Love is Blue," as well as the title song of the movie "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang," in 1969.

PAULA PRENTISS
 
Date Born: Friday 4 March 1938
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: She was born Paula Ragusa to Sicilian emigrants in San Antonio, Texas.

SHAKIN STEVENS
 
Date Born: Thursday 4 March 1948
 
Description: Singer, UK
 
Summary: He began his professional performing career during 1968, fronting Shakin' Stevens and the Sunsets, created and managed by South Wales rock and roll promoter and impresario Paul 'Legs' Barrett.

TOMMY McCOOK
 
Date Born: Friday 4 March 1927
 
Description: Saxophonist, Cuba
 
Summary: A Jamaican saxophonist. A founding member of The Skatalites.

UMBERTO TOZZI
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 March 1952
 
Description: Singer-songwriter, musician, composer, record producer
 
Summary: At only 22 in 1974 Tozzi had his first success as a songwriter, with the song "Un corpo, un'anima" lit. "One Body, One Spirit", co-written with Damiano Dattoli.

ANDY GIBB
 
Date Born: Saturday 5 March 1955
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Born Andrew to Hugh and Barbara Gibb, his family emigrated to Australia six months after his birth, settling in Redcliffe, Queensland, Queensland, near Brisbane.

BARRY TUCKWELL
 
Date Born: Thursday 5 March 1931
 
Description: French Horn
 
Summary: He has become the most recorded of all horn players and has won three Grammy awards.

BEN SELVIN
 
Date Born: Saturday 5 March 1898
 
Description: Bandleader, record producer
 
Summary: According to The Guinness Book of World Records, Selvin recorded more musical sides (on 78-rpm discs) than any other person.

BEN SELVIN
 
Date Born: Saturday 5 March 1898
 
Description: Band leader, Record producer and innovator in recorded music.
 
Summary: According to The Guinness Book of World Records, Selvin recorded more musical sides (on 78-rpm discs) than any other person. One reason for this prolific output is that he recorded for dozens of different labels.

CLODAGH RODGERS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 5 March 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: In 1965, where she was known as "Cloda Rogers", the name under which she made the 1966 single Stormy Weather/Lonely Room

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.

EDDIE HODGES
 
Date Born: Wednesday 5 March 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor , USA
 
Summary: Eddie Hodges is a former child actor and recording artist who left show business as an adult.

ELAINE PAIGE
 
Date Born: Friday 5 March 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress UK
 
Summary: In addition to being nominated for five Laurence Olivier Awards, Paige has won many other awards for her theatre roles and has been called the First Lady of British Musical Theatre.

ERIC PEARCE
 
Date Born: Sunday 5 March 1905
 
Description: Radio, Australia
 
Summary: Pearce started his career in England and worked for the BBC before moving to Australia. Youtube: GTV-9 News: Eric Pearce (1969)

JACK CASSIDY
 
Date Born: Saturday 5 March 1927
 
Description: Actor,
 
Summary: Cassidy was born to William Cassidy, who was of Irish descent, and Charlotte Koehler, who was of German descent.

JB LENOIR
 
Date Born: Tuesday 5 March 1929
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Born in Monticello, Mississippi, and was always known by the initials J.B. rather than any given name. His surname was spelled as Lenore on some of his early recordings.

MICHAEL WARREN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 5 March 1946
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: American TV actor and former college basketball player, best known for playing Officer Bobby Hill on the NBC television series Hill Street Blues.

MURRAY HEAD
 
Date Born: Tuesday 5 March 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor , UK
 
Summary: He made his film debut in the British film, The Family Way (1966), opposite Hayley Mills and her father John Mills.

PAUL EVANS
 
Date Born: Saturday 5 March 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He was also a songwriter whose songs were performed by numerous performers, including Elvis Presley, Jimmy Dean and Pat Boone. His most successful songs were "Roses are Red (My Love)". Youtube: Seven Little Girls (Sitting in the Back Seat)

REX HARRISON
 
Date Born: Thursday 5 March 1908
 
Description: Acting, UK
 
Summary: One of Harrison's best remembered film roles was that of Professor Henry Higgins in the stage and film versions of My Fair Lady. The role earned him a Tony Award, a Golden Globe Award and Best Actor Oscar.

SAMANTHA EGGAR
 
Date Born: Sunday 5 March 1939
 
Description: Actress, UK
 
Summary: Eggar was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance in the 1965 film The Collector.

STEVE PRESTWICH
 
Date Born: Friday 5 March 1954
 
Description: Drummer, Australia
 
Summary: After relocating from Liverpool, Prestwich was the founding and long-term drummer for pub rockers Cold Chisel which formed in Adelaide, South Australia in 1973.

TEENA MARIE
 
Date Born: Monday 5 March 1956
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Marie grew up in west Los Angeles in a neighborhood that was nicknamed "Venice Harlem" because of its heavy black population. The singer, songwriter, producer was in her early twenties when, around 1977, she began work at Motown Records. Youtube: TEENA MARIE - LOVERGIRL

TOMMY TUCKER
 
Date Born: Sunday 5 March 1933
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He is best known for the 1964 hit song, "High Heel Sneakers".

BERNIE WAYNE
 
Date Born: Thursday 6 March 1919
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: Prolific songwriter who won 11 gold records. He also wrote "There She Is", the theme song of the annual Miss America pageant.

BILLY ADAMS - USA
 
Date Born: Wednesday 6 March 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Nashville, TN. In October 9, 2007 - Rockabilly pioneer, and gospel music artist, Billy Adams, is celebrated his 50th anniversary as a recording artist.

BOB WILLS
 
Date Born: Monday 6 March 1905
 
Description: Band Leader, Arranger, USA
 
Summary: He was born near Kosse, Texas to Emma Lee Foley and John Tompkins Wills. His father was a fiddle player who along with his grandfather, taught the young Wills to play the fiddle and the mandolin.

CHRIS BRODERICK
 
Date Born: Friday 6 March 1970
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist
 
Summary: Formerly the lead guitarist and keyboardist for Jag Panzer, he appeared on the last four Jag Panzer albums The Age of Mastery, Thane to the Throne.

CONNIE BRITON
 
Date Born: Monday 6 March 1967
 
Description: Actress, Singer, USA
 
Summary: Connie Britton portrays "Rayna James" in the ABC musical drama series Nashville. She was nominated for a Primetime Emmy® Award for her portrayal of "Vivien Harmon" in American Horror Story.

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)

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.

ED McMAHON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 March 1923
 
Description: Comedian, game show host, announcer, and television personality
 
Summary: According to Entertainment Weekly, McMahon is considered one of the greatest "sidekicks".

FURRY LEWIS
 
Date Born: Monday 6 March 1893
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Walter E. Lewis was born in Greenwood, Mississippi, but his family moved to Memphis when he was aged seven. Lewis acquired the nickname "Furry" from childhood playmates.

HUGH GRUNDY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 March 1945
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: Keyboardist Rod Argent, guitarist Paul Atkinson, and drummer Hugh Grundy met at St. Albans school U.K. in 1961 and began experimenting musically. They brought on bassist Paul Arnold, who introduced the others to the talented singer Colin Blunstone.

KIKI DEE
 
Date Born: Thursday 6 March 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: In the days before BBC Radio 1, Dee was a regular performer of other people's hits on BBC radio, and she starred with a group of session singers in the BBC Two singalong series One More Time.

KIRI TE KANAWA
 
Date Born: Monday 6 March 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, NZ
 
Summary: She has both Mâori and European ancestry, but little is known about her birth parents as she was adopted as an infant. She is the adopted daughter of an Irish mother and Mâori father.

LOU COSTELLO
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 March 1906
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Born to an Italian father and a mother of French and Irish descent. A gifted athlete, he excelled in basketball and reportedly was once the New Jersey State Foul Shot champion.

LOVELACE WATKINS
 
Date Born: Sunday 6 March 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Nicknamed "The Black Sinatra", his stage personality was earthy and electric. However this charisma and the power and quality of his voice never quite came over on his record releases.

RANDY MEISNER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 March 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Bassist, Guitarist
 
Summary: Meisner was born in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Throughout his professional musical career, Meisner's main activity has been as bass guitarist and backup vocalist.

ROB REINER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 March 1945
 
Description: Actor, Director, Writer, USA
 
Summary: The son of Estelle, an actress, and Carl Reiner, a comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director.When Reiner was about 13, the family moved to the Los Angeles area, where Reiner attended Beverly Hills High School and the University of California, Los Angeles.

ROBIN KENYATTA
 
Date Born: Friday 6 March 1942
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: He played with Jazz Composer's Orchestra, Roswell Rudd, Sonny Stitt, Archie Shepp, and Buddy Miles among others.

SILVIA ROBINSON
 
Date Born: Friday 6 March 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Her first successful record was the 1957 hit, "Love Is Strange", written by Bo Diddley, but credited to his then wife, Ethel Smith.

SYLVIA ROBINSON
 
Date Born: Friday 6 March 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, Record producer
 
Summary: In 1968, which released records for soul artists such as Donnie Elbert and Shirley Goodman (e.g. "Shame, Shame, Shame", credited to Shirley & Company).

TOM ARNOLD
 
Date Born: Friday 6 March 1959
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: The son of Linda Kay Graham and Jack Arnold. He has six siblings, Lori, Johnny, Scott, Chris, Marla and Mark.

WALTER TROUT
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 March 1951
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: In 2002, he featured on the Bo Diddley tribute album, Hey Bo Diddley - A Tribute!.

ANNE BAXTER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 March 1923
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: At age 10, Baxter attended a Broadway play starring Helen Hayes, and was so impressed that she declared to her family that she wanted to become an actress.

ARTHUR LEE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 March 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Songwriter, Producer
 
Summary: Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist of the Los Angeles rock band Love, best known for the critically acclaimed 1967 album, Forever Changes. Youtube: Love with Arthur Lee - Alone Again Or

BRUCE COCKBURN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 March 1945
 
Description: Guitarist, Canadian
 
Summary: Many of his albums from the 1970s refer to his Christian belief, which in turn informs the concerns for human rights and environmentalism expressed on his 1980s albums.

BRYAN CRANSTON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 March 1956
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He began his acting career after college in local and regional theatres, getting his start at the Granada Theatre in the San Fernando Valley.

CHERYL REYNOLDS
 
Date Born: Saturday 7 March 1981
 
Description: a very nice daughter

CHRIS WHITE
 
Date Born: Sunday 7 March 1943
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: Born in Hertfordshire, he was brought up in Markyate where his parents owned a village shop. He replaced the band's initial bassist, Paul Arnold, because his father had somewhere the band could use for rehearsals.

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.

GEORGE FULLERTON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 March 1923
 
Description: Guitar Manufacturer, USA
 
Summary: George Fullerton, a longtime associate of Leo Fender who played a crucial role in the electric guitar innovator's extraordinary success through his broad based skills as a musician, artist and technician.

JAMES BAKER
 
Date Born: Sunday 7 March 1954
 
Description: Drummer, Songwriter, Australia
 
Summary: Instrumental in the founding of several influential Australian bands including The Scientists, Le Hoodoo Gurus, Beasts of Bourbon

JENNA FISCHER
 
Date Born: Thursday 7 March 1974
 
Description: Actress, Director, USA
 
Summary: Fischer was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, but raised in suburban St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of Jim, a plastics engineer, and Anne, a history teacher. Fischer has one younger sister, Emily, a third grade teacher.

JULIA DEMATO
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 March 1979
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: An American professional cosmetologist and singer who made it to tenth place on the second season on the television show American Idol.

KENNY ARONOFF
 
Date Born: Saturday 7 March 1953
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: After graduating from Indiana University in 1976, Aronoff passed on several symphony orchestra offers and decided to head for the East Coast where he studied drum set in Boston and New York.

LARRY LEE
 
Date Born: Sunday 7 March 1943
 
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: American singer, songwriter and guitarist from Memphis, Tennessee, best known for his work with Al Green and Jimi Hendrix.

PETER WOLF
 
Date Born: Thursday 7 March 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He planned a career as an artist, but landed a job in the late 1960s as a disc jockey on then-cutting edge Boston FM radio station WBCN and began exploring his interest in blues and rhythm and blues music.

RACHEL WEISZ
 
Date Born: Sunday 7 March 1971
 
Description: Actress, UK
 
Summary: Weisz was born in London, England. Her mother, Edith Ruth, is a Vienna born Austrian teacher turned psychotherapist. Her father, George Weisz, is a Hungarian-born inventor. Youtube: Interview With Rachel Weisz

TAYLOR DAYNE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 March 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Dayne, who was born in Baldwin, Nassau County, New York, came to prominence in the late 1980s and continued to appear at the top of the charts through the 1990s.

TOWNES VAN ZANDT
 
Date Born: Tuesday 7 March 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Songwriter, Producer. Composer, USA
 
Summary: Greater fame eluded him, in part because of his unconventional vocal style and in part because of his erratic personal behavior.

WILLARD SCOTT
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 March 1934
 
Description: Weather Forecaster, Television Personality, Radio Personality, USA
 
Summary: Scott showed an early interest in broadcasting as a teenager, working as a 16-year old in 1950 as an NBC page at WRC-AM, NBC's owned and operated television station in Washington, D.C.

ANGIE HART
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 March 1972
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Born Adelaide, South Australia, she has an older sister, Rebecca, also a musician. Her parents were Christians from a missionary background. The family moved to Tasmania while Hart was still a baby where they lived in a Christian commune until she was 10 years old. They then moved to Melbourne to join another commune where they remained until Hart was 15 when, with the separation of her parents, the family left the church altogether.

BOB BROZMAN
 
Date Born: Monday 8 March 1954
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He was formerly an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Contemporary Music Studies at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.

CAROLE BAYER SAGER
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 March 1947
 
Description: Composer
 
Summary: Sager graduated from New York University, where she majored in English, Dramatic Arts and Speech.

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.

CHERYL BAKER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 March 1955
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: She is most famous for being a member of 1980s pop group Bucks Fizz, and has performed for the UK in the Eurovision Song Contest twice, winning it the second time.

CHERYL JAMES
 
Date Born: Sunday 8 March 1964
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: James co-starred in the 1993 motion picture "Who's The Man?".

CLIVE BURR
 
Date Born: Friday 8 March 2013
 
Description: Drummer, UK

CYD CHARISSE
 
Date Born: Thursday 8 March 1923
 
Description: Actress, Dancer, USA
 
Summary: an American dancer and actress. She was born in Texas, and reputedly, the name "Cyd" was a nickname taken from a sibling trying to say "Sis".

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.

GARY NUMAN
 
Date Born: Monday 8 March 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Gary Webb's father was an airline driver based at Heathrow Airport. Webb was educated at Town Farm Junior School Stanwell, Ashford County Grammar School, Middlesex and Brooklands Technical College.

LEE GORDON
 
Date Born: Thursday 8 March 1923
 
Description: American entrepreneur and rock and roll promoter.
 
Summary: His first Australian business venture was an early form of telemarketing. The marketing venture proved hughly successful and Gordon used the profits to establish a promotions company, Big Show Pty Ltd, and began promoting concert tours of Australia by leading American jazz and rock'n'roll acts.

LLOYD KNIBB
 
Date Born: Sunday 8 March 1931
 
Description: Drummer, Jamaica
 
Summary: He played his last show in Peru in April 23rd 2011 with local band Vieja Skina as the opening act.

MICKY DOLENZ
 
Date Born: Thursday 8 March 1945
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist, Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Born in Los Angeles, California, the son of George Dolenz, a Hollywood character actor, and his wife Janelle Johnson.

MISSISSIPPI JOHN HURT
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 March 1892
 
Description: Vocalist, Guiarist, USA
 
Summary: John was the eighth of ten children born to Paul Hurt and Mae Jane Smith.

PEGGY MARCH
 
Date Born: Monday 8 March 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: She was discovered at age thirteen singing at a wedding and was introduced to the record producer duo Hugo & Luigi. They gave her the nickname Little Peggy March because of her 4'10" height.

RALPH ELLIS
 
Date Born: Sunday 8 March 1942
 
Description: Vocalist. Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: The Swinging Blue Jeans were originally founded by Ray Ennis and Les Braid. They performed on many popular TV shows in Great Britain, Scandinavia, and Europe.

RON TAYLOR
 
Date Born: Thursday 8 March 1934
 
Summary: Ron began diving in 1952, becoming interested in spearfishing and underwater photography.

SHEL MACRAE
 
Date Born: Monday 8 March 1943
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Scotland
 
Summary: Multi award winner Shel Macrae is regarded today to be one of Britain’s greatest singers and entertainers.

TONY CAMPOS
 
Date Born: Thursday 8 March 1973
 
Description: Bassist, US
 
Summary: Tony is the only band member that has been a constant figure through the different Static-X.

ALLAN CASWELL
 
Date Born: Sunday 9 March 1952
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer of song, Australian
 
Summary: Caswell won his first Golden Guitar in Tamworth for Best New Talent in 1980, Song of the Year in 1981, 1983 and 1986, Male Vocalist of the Year in 1988 and Vocal Collaboration Of The Year (with Drew McAlister) in 2007. In 1988 he was the recipient of the Songmaker Award.

BILLY FORD
 
Date Born: Monday 9 March 1925
 
Description: Vocalist, US
 
Summary: An American duo "BILLIE AND LILLIE" during the fifties.

CHRIS THOMPSON
 
Date Born: Sunday 9 March 1947
 
Description: Musician, UK
 
Summary: As a songwriter, his greatest success was contributing to John Farnham's single "You're the Voice" which reached top 10 - positions in many countries across the world.

JERRY BYRD
 
Date Born: Tuesday 9 March 1920
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: His 1950's records can be found in used vinyl stores, on eBay, on cassette from the Steel Guitar Forum, or from Scotty's Music.

JIMMIE FADDEN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 9 March 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Bassist
 
Summary: Jimmie Fadden in 2007 playing drums, harmonica and vocals has remaned a solid force for the group since 1966.

JOHN STEELE
 
Date Born: Friday 9 March 1934
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: An American bass singer of vocal group "The Willows". YOUTUBE: The Willows. My Angel '56.

KEELY SMITH
 
Date Born: Wednesday 9 March 1932
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Now in her 70s, Smith works a light touring schedule, but continues to wow fans with her strong voice and natural stage presence.

LLOYD PRICE
 
Date Born: Thursday 9 March 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Price’s biggest year was 1959, during which he released four hits: “Personality,” “Where Were You (On Our Wedding Day),” “I’m Gonna Get Married” and “Come Into My Heart.”

MARK LINDSAY
 
Date Born: Monday 9 March 1942
 
Description: Vocalist
 
Summary: Signed by Columbia Records and were produced by Terry Melcher, the son of actress and singer Doris Day. Lindsay and Melcher became friends. They shared a home for a while, which would later become infamous as site of the horrific murders of actress Sharon Tate and others, committed by members of Charles Manson's "family."

MARY MURPHY
 
Date Born:
 
Description: Dancer, Dance Instructor, Choreographer
 
Summary: Mary Murphy is a ballroom dance champion, accredited dance judge, and a regular judge and choreographer on the FOX dance competition-reality show So You Think You Can Dance.

MICKEY GILLEY
 
Date Born: Monday 9 March 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: By the end of the 70s, Mickey Gilley was already a chart-topping Country Music singer and musician, having a string of #1s and Top Tens. A cousin of Jerry Lee Lewis.

MICKEY SPILLANE
 
Date Born: Saturday 9 March 1918
 
Description: Author, USA
 
Summary: Born and raised in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Spillane was the only child of his Irish-American bartender father, John Joseph Spillane, and his Scottish mother, Catherine Anne. Spillane attended Erasmus Hall High School.

ORNETTE COLEMAN
 
Date Born: Sunday 9 March 1930
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: He began performing R&B and bebop initially on tenor saxophone. Seeking a way to work his way out of his home town, he took a job in 1949 with a Silas Green from New Orleans traveling show and then with touring rhythm and blues shows.

ROBIN TROWER
 
Date Born: Friday 9 March 1945
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: In 1962, Robin Trower formed a group that would come to be known as The Paramounts, later including fellow Southend High School pupil Gary Brooker.

RON WILSON - DRUMS
 
Date Born: Friday 9 March 1945
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: He and fellow members of the band performed at the now demolished "Centenial Hall" in Adelaide, South Australia and other states. This I remember as I was there the night of their performance.

TREVOR BURTON
 
Date Born: Thursday 9 March 1944
 
Description: Guitar, Vocalist
 
Summary: Steve Gibbons joined the Birmingham group The Idle Race which eventually became the Steve Gibbons Band. Burton joined in April 1975, and the group enjoyed a hit single in 1976 with the Chuck Berry song, "Tulane".

W. FRANCIS McBETH
 
Date Born: Thursday 9 March 1933
 
Description: Composer of song, USA
 
Summary: Dr. McBeth is Professor of Music, Resident Composer and Chairman of the Theory-Composition Department at Ouachita University.

ALEX HARVEY
 
Date Born: Monday 10 March 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Canadian
 
Summary: He earned a master’s degree in music from Murray State University in Kentucky.

BIX BEIDERBECKE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 10 March 1903
 
Description: Cornet, Composer, Pianist
 
Summary: The character Rick Martin in the novel Young Man With A Horn (1938) by Dorothy Baker is partly based on Beiderbecke's life.

CARRIE UNDERWOOD
 
Date Born: Thursday 10 March 1983
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Carrie Marie Underwood was born to Stephen and Carolyn Underwood in Muskogee, Oklahoma, and was raised on her parents' farm in the rural town of Checotah, Oklahoma.

CHUCK NORRIS
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 March 1940
 
Description: Actor,USA
 
Summary: The son of Wilma Scarberry and Carlos Ray Norris a mechanic, bus driver, and truck driver. Norris's paternal grandfather, an immigrant and maternal grandmother were Irish, while his paternal grandmother and maternal grandfather were Cherokee Native Americans.

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

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.

EDIE BRICKELL
 
Date Born: Thursday 10 March 1966
 
Description: Singer-songwriter, guitaris, USA
 
Summary: Brickell married singer-songwriter Paul Simon on May 30, 1992. They live in New Canaan, Connecticut.Associated acts, Edie Brickell & New Bohemians, The Heavy Circles, The Gaddabouts

JEFF ARMENT
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 March 1963
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: Ament grew up in the town of Big Sandy, Montana. Ament's father was mayor of Big Sandy for fifteen years, as well as a school bus driver. Ament described his family growing up as "pretty poor".

JIM WHITE
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 March 1957
 
Description: Vocalist, guitarist, USA
 
Summary: White was influenced in his childhood by gospel music.

LEE CONWAY
 
Date Born: Friday 10 March 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Management
 
Summary: Born in Poland, Lee started playing guitar in his early teens.

MARION HUTTON
 
Date Born: Monday 10 March 1919
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress USA
 
Summary: Singer and actress. She was a band vocalist of the 1940s, and appeared in a few movies. She is the sister of actress Betty Hutton. Both sisters sang with the Vincent Lopez Orchestra.

NENEH CHERRY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 10 March 1964
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Sweden
 
Summary: known as "Black Madonna" - Neneh Cherry is a Swedish two-time Grammy Award-nominated and MTV Europe Music Award-winning singer-songwriter and rapper.

NORMAN BLAKE
 
Date Born: Thursday 10 March 1938
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: His background goes back to ’The Dixieland Drifters’ playing radio stints later backing June Carter in 1960.

PETER DeROSE
 
Date Born: Saturday 10 March 1900
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: DeRose also composed music for the 1941 Ice Capades show and in the late 1940s and early 1950s wrote songs for several Hollywood motion pictures.

RICK RUBIN
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 March 1963
 
Description: Guitarist, Producer, USA
 
Summary: An American record producer and the co-president of Columbia Records. Rubin was the original DJ of the Beastie Boys, and co-founder of Def Jam Records with Russell Simmons.

SARA MONTIEL
 
Date Born: Saturday 10 March 1928
 
Description: Actress, Singer, Spanish
 
Summary: A Spanish singer and actress. She was a much-loved and internationally known name in the Spanish-speaking movie and music industries.

SHARON STONE
 
Date Born: Monday 10 March 1958
 
Description: Actress
 
Summary: She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Casino, won a Golden Globe for her role in Casino, and has won an Emmy Award.

TED McKENNA
 
Date Born: Friday 10 March 1950
 
Description: Drummer, Scotland
 
Summary: He additionally worked as a session musician with Greg Lake, the Michael Schenker Group in 1982

TINA CHARLES
 
Date Born: Wednesday 10 March 1954
 
Description: Vocalist ,UK
 
Summary: Her break came in 1976 with the hit 'I Love To Love' and 'Love Me Like A Lover' - 'Dr Love' - 'Rendezvous' - 'Love Bug'.

BOBBY MCFERRIN
 
Date Born: Saturday 11 March 1950
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: McFerrin was born in Manhattan, New York, the son of the late operatic baritone Robert McFerrin, and aspiring singer Sarah Cooper.

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

HARVEY MANDEL
 
Date Born: Monday 11 March 1946
 
Description: Guitarist, Producer, USA
 
Summary: A professional at twenty, he played with Charlie Musselwhite, Canned Heat, The Rolling Stones, and John Mayall before starting a solo career.

JIMMY LOVINE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 11 March 1953
 
Description: Record Producer, USA
 
Summary: Lovine has produced artist such as Steviw Nix, Buce Springsteen, Tom Petty, U2, The Pretenders etc.

JOEL MADDEN
 
Date Born: Monday 11 March 1974
 
Description: Vocalist, songwriter, guitarist
 
Summary: In November 2007, Nicole Richie and Madden created The Richie Madden Children's Foundation. The charity will create and promote an online registry to inspire the purchases of items for moms and their families in need.

JOSEPH BROOKS
 
Date Born: Friday 11 March 1938
 
Description: Composer, Screenwriter, Director, Producer, Musician, USA
 
Summary: From 1969 to 1972 he toured with Phil Woods's European Rhythm Machine.

LAWRENCE WELK
 
Date Born: Wednesday 11 March 1903
 
Description: Band Leader, Conductor, USA
 
Summary: Welk had a number of instrumental hits, including a cover of the song "Yellow Bird." His highest charting record was "Calcutta", which achieved hit status in 1961.

MARK STEIN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 11 March 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Stein was a member of group ’The Pigeons and The Vagrants prior to joining Fudge.

MERCER ELLINGTON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 11 March 1919
 
Description: Trumpeter, Band Leader
 
Summary: YOUTUBE:: Cootie Williams, Cat Anderson, Mercer Ellington, Ambrose Jackson (t), Lawrence Brown, Chuck Connors (tb), Johnny Hodges, Harry Carney (bars), Russell Procope (cl, as), Paul Gonsalves, Harold Ashby (ts), Norris Turney (as, cl, ts), Duke Ellington (p), Victor Gaskin (b), Rufus Jones (d). Copenhagen, November 2, 1969.

MIKE HUGG
 
Date Born: Monday 11 March 1940
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: The band made a huge impact with ’DO WAH DIDDY DIDDY’ - 1964. The group formed in 1964.

AL JARREAU
 
Date Born: Tuesday 12 March 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: One of Jarreau's most commercially and artistically successful albums is Breakin' Away (1981).

BARBARA FELDON
 
Date Born: Saturday 12 March 1932
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: She graduated from Carnegie Institute of Technology, now Carnegie Mellon University in 1955 with a Bachelor of Arts in drama, shortly after which she won the grand prize on The $64,000 Question in the category of William Shakespeare.

BILL PAYNE
 
Date Born: Saturday 12 March 1949
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, Arranger, USA
 
Summary: Payne an accomplished songwriter whose credits include co-writing, with Lowell George, the Little Feat classic, "Oh, Atlanta."

BRIAN OHARA
 
Date Born: Thursday 12 March 1942
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Lead guitarist/singer Brian O'Hara and bass guitarist/singer Billy Hatton, friends since grammar school, formed The Blue Jays in 1958. The group changed their name to the Four Jays and made their debut at the Cavern Club on 1 March 1961.

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.

GEORGE CARLIN
 
Date Born: Friday 12 March 1937
 
Description: Actor, Comedian
 
Summary: Carlin was the first-ever host of NBC's Saturday Night Live, on October 11, 1975.

GOOGIE WITHERS
 
Date Born: Monday 12 March 1917
 
Description: Actor, Australia
 
Summary: Withers was born in Karachi—then part of British India—to an English sailor and a Dutch mother. She was named "Googie" by her Sindhi nanny, a name she would go on to retain for the rest of her life.

GORDON MACRAE
 
Date Born: Saturday 12 March 1921
 
Description: Actor, Singer, USA
 
Summary: The son of radio star "Wee Willie" MacRae, and his concert pianist mother. When he was very young, his family moved to Syracuse NY, where he attended Nottingham High School, participating in the Drama Club.

GRAHAM COXON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 12 March 1969
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Multi-Instrumentalist, UK
 
Summary: An English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and painter. He came to prominence as the lead guitarist, backing vocalist and occasional lead vocalist of rock band "Blur".

JAMES TAYLOR
 
Date Born: Friday 12 March 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Taylor was the first to be signed by The Beatles "Apple Records" during the sixties.

JOHNNY YOUNG
 
Date Born: Monday 12 March 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: He compared the 'Go Show' and also compared the well known 'Young Talent Time'.

JON PROVOST
 
Date Born: Sunday 12 March 1950
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: At the age of four, Provost was cast in the film The Country Girl (1954), starring Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly. He then appeared in Back from Eternity (1956) with Anita Ekberg and Escapade in Japan (1957), again with Ekberg and an unknown (and uncredited) Clint Eastwood.

JULIA LENNON
 
Date Born: Thursday 12 March 1914
 
Description: Mother, Home Duties
 
Summary: Julia Stanley, later known by the family as Judy, was born at 8 Head Street, Liverpool in 1914, and was the fourth of five sisters.

LC WILLIAMS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 12 March 1930
 
Description: Vocalist

LES HOLROYD
 
Date Born: Friday 12 March 1948
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: Les was a founder member of BJH and played with the band throughout its life.

LIZA MINNELLI
 
Date Born: Tuesday 12 March 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress
 
Summary: The Oscar winner for ’Cabaret’ in 1973 and also numerous awards.

MARLON JACKSON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 12 March 1957
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Marlon was born in Gary, Indiana, to Joseph and Katherine Jackson as the sixth child of the Jackson family.

NORM BODKIN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 12 March 1940
 
Description: Guitarist, Steel Guitarist. Australia
 
Summary: From 1971 to 1992, there were very few recordings to come out of Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia, that didn't have Norm Bodkin associated with them in some way or other - either as pedal steel or dobro player

PAUL WESTON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 12 March 1912
 
Description: Pianist, Arranger, Composer, Conductor

PETE DOHERTY
 
Date Born: Monday 12 March 1979
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitar, Harmonica, UK
 
Summary: He is singer and songwriter in the band Babyshambles

ROBERT LOWRY
 
Date Born: Sunday 12 March 1826
 
Description: composer of gospel hymns. US
 
Summary: He is most remembered as a composer of gospel music and a hymn writer, and also worked as a music editor at the Biglow & Main Publishing Company.

BIG MACEO MERRIWEATHER
 
Date Born: Monday 13 March 1905
 
Description: Pianist, US
 
Summary: Big Maceo Merriweather was a rising star whose time was dramatically taken from him much too early. His legacy continues though and may be heard in the playing of most Blues pianists today. "Worried Life Blues" also keeps his flame alive; artists such as Eric Clapton.

CANDI STATON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 13 March 1940
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: She has since recorded eight gospel albums, two of which received Grammy Award nominations.

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

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.

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.

ELEN LEVON
 
Date Born: Sunday 13 March 1994
 
Description: Actress, singer, dancer, performer, film producer, film director, Australia
 
Summary: Associated acts Madonna, Michael Jackson, David Bowie, Elton John, Blondie, Elizabeth Taylor

JAN HOWARD
 
Date Born: Sunday 13 March 1932
 
Description: Vocalist
 
Summary: Jan recorded the original song "I Fall To Pieces" as a demo for Patsy Cline.Born in Missouri, married to famed song writer Harlan Howard.

LIGHTNIN SLIM
 
Date Born: Thursday 13 March 1913
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Slim was born Otis Hicks in St. Louis, Missouri. Slim was playing bars in Baton Rouge by the late 1940s.

LIZ ANDERSON
 
Date Born: Thursday 13 March 1930
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: An American Country Music Singer-Songwriter. She is also the mother of singer Lynn Anderson.

MARY WELLS
 
Date Born: Saturday 13 March 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: One of Motown’s first artist, on the meeting of Berry Gordy Jr’s assistant eventually being signed to the record company.

MIKE STOLLER
 
Date Born: Monday 13 March 1933
 
Description: Composer - U.S.A.
 
Summary: Mike Stoller is half of the famed song writing team of the fifties and the sixties of "Leiber and Stoller".

NEIL SEDAKA
 
Date Born: Monday 13 March 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Neil Sedaka has been married to his wife, Leba, since 1962. They have two children: daughter Dara, a recording artist and vocalist for television and radio commercials and son Marc, a screenwriter who lives in Los Angeles, California.

NEIL SEDAKA II
 
Date Born: Monday 13 March 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: In 2007, Sedaka continues to perform regularly. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and was inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame in October 2006. A special concert has been planned for October 2007 at the Lincoln Center in New York City, to honor the 50th anniversary of Sedaka's debut in show business.

ROY HAYNES
 
Date Born: Saturday 13 March 1926
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Haynes can be linked to the all time jazz greats such as Stan Getz, Gary Burton etc or his own bands that he has formed over the years.

SAMMY KAYE
 
Date Born: Sunday 13 March 1910
 
Description: Band leader, Saxophonist, Clarinetist, USA
 
Summary: Kaye was known for his use of "singing of song titles", which was emulated by Kay Kyser and Blue Barron.

SMOKY DAWSON
 
Date Born: Thursday 13 March 1913
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, Actor, Australia
 
Summary: Smoky Dawson was widely known as Australia's first cowboy.

WILLIAM H MACY
 
Date Born: Monday 13 March 1950
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Macy may be best known for his lead role in Fargo, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award.

BILLY CRYSTAL
 
Date Born: Sunday 14 March 1948
 
Description: Actor, Comedian, USA
 
Summary: Crystal was born the son of Helen, a housewife, and Jack Crystal, a record company executive and producer of jazz records, who owned and operated the Commodore Record store

CATE BLANCHETT
 
Date Born: Friday 14 March 1969
 
Description: Actress, Australian
 
Summary: Blanchett attended primary school in Melbourne at Ivanhoe East Primary School. For her secondary education, she attended Ivanhoe Girls' Grammar School and then Methodist Ladies' College.

JANN BROWNE
 
Date Born: Sunday 14 March 1954
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Jann is a traditional Honky Tonk singer. She was also a member of the Western swing group "Asleep At The Wheel".

JIM PONS
 
Date Born: Sunday 14 March 1943
 
Description: Bassist, Singer, US
 
Summary: A bass guitarist and singer for several 1960s rock bands, including The Leaves, The Turtles, and The Mothers of Invention.

JOHN McCALLUM
 
Date Born: Thursday 14 March 1918
 
Description: Actor, Australia
 
Summary: McCallum became a leading man in Australian films of the 1940s and 1950s. In 1948 he married the British actress Googie Withers, with whom he appeared in a large number of films.

LES BAXTER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 14 March 1922
 
Description: Band leader, Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Les Baxter has a motion picture star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6314 Hollywood Blvd.

LES BROWN
 
Date Born: Thursday 14 March 1912
 
Description: Band Leader, Saxophonist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Les Brown and the Band of Renown performed with Bob Hope on radio, stage and TV for almost fifty years.

LITA ROZA
 
Date Born: Sunday 14 March 1926
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Roza made three appearances in the UK heats for selection for the Eurovision Song Contest, in 1957, 1959 and 1960.

MEGAN FOLLOWS
 
Date Born: Thursday 14 March 1968
 
Description: Actress, Canadian
 
Summary: She is most known to international audiences for her role as Anne Shirley in the acclaimed 1985 Canadian television miniseries Anne of Green Gables and its two sequels.

MICHAEL CAINE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 14 March 1933
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: Caine was born in Rotherhithe, South East London, the son of Ellen Frances Marie (Burchell), a cook and charlady, and Maurice Joseph Micklewhite, Senior, a fish market porter.

MICHAEL MARTIN MURPHEY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 14 March 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He is mainly known for the hit "Wild Fire" in 1975.

PHIL PHILIPS
 
Date Born: Saturday 14 March 1931
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Phillips was paid only $6008, and received no further royalties for the song or its recording.

QUINCY JONES
 
Date Born: Sunday 14 March 1943
 
Description: Trumpeter,Composer, Conductor, USA
 
Summary: Jones was born in Chicago, the oldest son of Sarah Frances (née Wells), an apartment complex manager and bank executive who suffered from schizophrenia, and Quincy Delight Jones, Sr., a semi-professional baseball player and carpenter.

SHIRLEY SCOTT
 
Date Born: Wednesday 14 March 1934
 
Description: Organist, USA
 
Summary: Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Scott was an admirer of Jimmy Smith, and played piano and trumpet before moving to the Hammond organ, her main instrument, though on occasion she still played piano.

WALTER PARAZAIDER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 14 March 1945
 
Description: Saxophonist, Clarinetist, USA
 
Summary: Early practice sessions at Parazaider's house included guitarist Terry Kath and drummer Danny Seraphine, who were both friends during his teenage years.

ARIF MARDIN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 15 March 1932
 
Description: Record producer, USA
 
Summary: Arif Mardin was born in Ýstanbul into a renowned family that included statesmen, diplomats and leaders in the civic, military and business sectors of the Ottoman Empire and the Turkish Republic. His father was co-owner in a petroleum gas station chain.

BILLY JONES (singer)
 
Date Born: Friday 15 March 1889
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: An American tenor who recorded during the 1920s and 1930s.

CARL SMITH
 
Date Born: Tuesday 15 March 1927
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He was one of country's most successful male artists during the 1950s.

CECIL TAYLOR
 
Date Born: Sunday 15 March 1925
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: He began to get critical acclaim, playing for Jimmy Carter on the White House Lawn.

CHARLES LLOYD
 
Date Born: Tuesday 15 March 1938
 
Description: Saxophonist, Flautist, USA
 
Summary: From an early age, he was immersed in that city's rich musical life and was exposed to jazz. He began playing the saxophone at the age of 9 and took lessons from pianist Phineas Newborn.

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

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.

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)

EDDIE CALVERT
 
Date Born: Wednesday 15 March 1922
 
Description: Trumpeter, Composer, Arranger, UK
 
Summary: He was the first British instrumentalist to achieve two number ones.

EVA LONGORIA PARKER
 
Date Born: Saturday 15 March 1975
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Longoria landed her first television role in 2000, guest-starring in an episode of Beverly Hills, 90210.After completing college, Longoria entered a talent contest that led her to Los Angeles; shortly after, she was spotted and signed by a theatrical agent.

HARRY JAMES
 
Date Born: Wednesday 15 March 1916
 
Description: Trumpeter, Band leader, USA
 
Summary: Harry James.One of the greatest trumpeters of all time. Appeared in many film musicals and radio. He came to fame in the 30’s with the Benny Goodman Band. Later formed his own band.

HOWARD E SCOTT
 
Date Born: Friday 15 March 1946
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He frequented the local blues clubs in South Los Angeles to study professionals such as Lowell Fulson, Johnny Guitar Watson, and T-Bone Walker.

HOWARD GREENFIELD
 
Date Born: Sunday 15 March 1936
 
Description: Lyricist and songwriter
 
Summary: In the spring of 1958, Greenfield and Sedaka signed to Don Kirshner's Aldon Music as songwriters, which had offices at 1650 Broadway in New York. The company later moved to the Brill Building.

HUGHIE FLINT
 
Date Born: Sunday 15 March 1942
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: In 1970, Flint formed McGuinness Flint with Tom McGuinness, former guitarist with Manfred Mann.

JIMMY McPARTLAND
 
Date Born: Friday 15 March 1907
 
Description: Cornetist, USA
 
Summary: Jimmy was a member of the legendary "Austin High Gang" in the 1920s that included. YOUTUBE: At the jazzband ball - Jimmy McPartland 1975

LIGHTNIN HOPKINS
 
Date Born: Friday 15 March 1912
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: His father, Abe, was a ruffian murdered after an argument over a card game. His mother, Frances, encouraged him to play organ at her home church services. In the mid-1930s, Hopkins was sent to Houston County Prison Farm for an unknown offense. there.

MaCDONALD CAREY
 
Date Born: Saturday 15 March 1913
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He is most recognized today, over a decade after his passing, as the voice who recites the epigram each day before the program begins: "Like sands through the hourglass, so are the days of our lives".

MEREDITH EDWARDS
 
Date Born: Thursday 15 March 1984
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: She is most notable for her debut country music album, Reach, which was released in 2001.

MIKE LOVE
 
Date Born: Saturday 15 March 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Saxophonist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: The Beach Boys Band.Although he played the saxophone in the early days, Mike Love was mainly the co-lead singer, along with Carl Wilson, of the Beach Boys.

MURRAY CUTTER
 
Date Born: Saturday 15 March 1902
 
Description: Orchestrator of film
 
Summary: Under the loose musical direction of Herbert Stothart he contributed the "metallic sound" for the Tin Woodman's If I Only Had a Heart.

PHIL LESH
 
Date Born: Friday 15 March 1940
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: Lesh started out as a violin player. In high school, he switched to trumpet, studying under Bob Hansen, and had a keen interest in avant-garde classical music and free jazz.

RY COODER
 
Date Born: Saturday 15 March 1947
 
Description: Guitarist, Producer, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He is known for his slide guitar work, his interest in the American roots music, and, more recently, for his collaborations with traditional musicians from many countries.

SLY STONE
 
Date Born: Monday 15 March 1943
 
Description: Vocalis, Composer, Producer, USA
 
Summary: Sylvester Stewart was the second of 5 children raised in the northern San Francisco Bay Area. After the family moved from Denton, Texas to Vallejo, he and his brother Freddie and their sisters Rose and Vaetta formed "The Stewart Four".

BUDDY STARCHER
 
Date Born: Friday 16 March 1906
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Starcher first learned to play banjo but later became an outstanding guitarist. In 1928, he was probably the first hillbilly artist to appear on radio in the Baltimore area.

ERNIE HARE
 
Date Born: Friday 16 March 1883
 
Description: Bandleader, Composer, and Radio musician, USA
 
Summary: A bass/baritone who recorded prolifically during the 1920s and 1930s, finding fame as a radio star on The Happiness Boys radio program. YOUTUBE: "The Boy From Dixie", who was most popular during the 1910s through early 1930s.

JERRY JEFF WALKER
 
Date Born: Monday 16 March 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: "Mr. Bojangles" (written by Walker) is perhaps his most well-known and most-often covered song.

JERRY LEWIS
 
Date Born: Monday 16 March 1925
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Comedian, Director, USA
 
Summary: He was born Jerome Levitch in Newark, New Jersey, to Russian Jewish parents.Part comedy team mainly in the fifties with Dean Martin.

JOHN ADDISON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 16 March 1920
 
Description: Composer of songs, UK
 
Summary: He composed the theme music for the television series Murder, She Wrote,for which he won an Emmy. He won an Academy Award and a Grammy Award in the Best Original Score from a Motion Picture or Television Show category for the music to the 1963 film, Tom Jones. YOUTUBE:1963's Oscar-winning Best Picture, TOM JONES, featuring John Addison's Academy Award-winning film score.

LAUREN GRAHAM
 
Date Born: Thursday 16 March 1967
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: She grew up in Northern Virginia, USA (Fairfax, Arlington, and Great Falls, VA) Graduate of Langley High School, McLean, VA Graduate of Barnard College/Columbia University.

NANCY WILSON - GUITARIST
 
Date Born: Tuesday 16 March 1954
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist,USA
 
Summary: American singer and guitarist who, with her older sister Ann, became a part of the Seattle band Heart.

PATTY GRIFFIN
 
Date Born: Monday 16 March 1964
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: She is primarily a guitarist, pianist, and vocalist, with a distinctive voice.

PAUL PLIMLEY
 
Date Born: Monday 16 March 1953
 
Description: Pianist, vibraphonist, Canada
 
Summary: A free jazz pianist and vibraphonist.

RAY WALKER
 
Date Born: Friday 16 March 1934
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Ray Walker has been the bass singer for the group since June 1, 1958.

ROD STONE
 
Date Born: Friday 16 March 1945
 
Description: Guitarist, NZ/ Australia
 
Summary: Worked extensively as a session musician on both pop recordings and radio/TV jingles

RUBY BRAFF
 
Date Born: Wednesday 16 March 1927
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: One of the most brilliant trumpet players of the modern era.

SHIRLEY COLLIE NELSON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 16 March 1955
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: In 1956, she released her first singles on the label under her Jubilee stage name, Shirley Caddell.

ALFRED NEWMAN
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 March 1900
 
Description: Composer, arranger, and conductor of music for films.
 
Summary: He won Oscars for adapting the scores of such noted musicals as The King and I (1956), Camelot (1967), and Call Me Madam (1953)

AMBER HOLCOMB
 
Date Born: Thursday 17 March 1994
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: She performed "My Funny Valentine" in Vegas sudden death rounds which received standing ovation from the judges.

AUSTEN TAYSHUS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 17 March 1954
 
Description: Comedian, Actor, Australia
 
Summary: Mainly known for the top selling recording of "Australiana" which holds the record for the biggest selling record in Australia.

CAROLINE CORR
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 March 1973
 
Description: Drummer, Ireland
 
Summary: An Irish singer and drummer for the Celtic folk rock band The Corrs. In addition to the drums, Caroline also plays the bodhrán and piano.

CHARLES BOLAND
 
Date Born: Tuesday 17 March 1914
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, Producer, Australia
 
Summary: Boland was a sessions musician in the fifties. Boland started playing guitar at the age of 25.

CLARE GROGAN
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 March 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Scotland
 
Summary: Altered Images reunited in name only, as just Grogan performed, in a Here and Now tour in 2005, 2008 and again in 2009.

CLARENCE COLLINS
 
Date Born: Monday 17 March 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The group's classic line-up; "Little Anthony" Gourdine, Ernest Wright, CLARENCE COLLINS,and Sammy Strain

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

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,"

HAROLD RAY BROWN
 
Date Born: Sunday 17 March 1946
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Brown started a band called the "Creators" in 1963

JOHN SEBASTIAN
 
Date Born: Friday 17 March 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Sebastian's father, John Benson Sr., was a noted classical harmonica player and his mother was a radio script writer.

KURT RUSSELL
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 March 1951
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Started acting at the age of 6 and as a child star was signed to the Disney company. He auditioned for the role of Han Solo in Star Wars (1977) but lost the role to Harrison Ford.

LITTLE PATTIE
 
Date Born: Thursday 17 March 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Pattie was educated at King Street Primary School and Sydney Girls High School.At the age of 11 she commenced singing lessons with Gwen Parsons, who also taught Noeleen Batley

NAT KING COLE
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 March 1917
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Cole was born to a preacher in the Baptist church. His family moved to Chicago, Illinois while he was still a child. There, his father became a minister; Nat's mother, Perlina, was the church organist.

PAT LLOYD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 17 March 1948
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: They first started rehearsing on a council estate at Hornsey Rise, North London in 1965.

PATRICK DUFFY
 
Date Born: Thursday 17 March 1949
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: In 1976, Duffy landed the role of Mark Harris in the short-lived television series Man from Atlantis.

PAUL KANTNER
 
Date Born: Monday 17 March 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Co founder and original member of 'JEFFERSON AIRPLANE' that formed in 1965, San Fransisco.

ROB LOWE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 17 March 1964
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: After leaving the show, Lowe was star and executive producer of a failed NBC drama, The Lyon's Den (2003).

RUSTY WARREN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 17 March 1931
 
Description: Vocalist, Comedy
 
Summary: American comedian and musician.

SCOTT GORHAN
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 March 1951
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Scott uses a Fender Stratocaster guitar with 100-watt 1970's modded Marshall Amplifiers.

STEPHEN GATELY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 17 March 1976
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Composer, Ireland
 
Summary: Gately featured as part of the first gay couple in a boyband's music video in what was to be his last music video with the band, for the song "Better". Gately joined Boyzone upon their formation in 1993. He shared the majority of lead vocal work with Ronan Keating.

STEVEN GATELY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 17 March 1976
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Songwriter
 
Summary: Johnnie Richardson (1945-1988) and Joe Rivers began singing together in 1957

TONY NEWMAN
 
Date Born: Sunday 17 March 2019
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: An English rock drummer known for various the bands Sounds Incorporated, May Blitz, Three Man Army and T. Rex

VITO PICONE
 
Date Born: Sunday 17 March 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: There were two other editions of the band in the mid sixties - Vito Piccone with the Elegants and Vito & the Elegants.

ZOLA TAYLOR
 
Date Born: Thursday 17 March 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Zola Taylor was portrayed by Halle Berry in the 1998 historical film Why Do Fools Fall in Love.

BILL FRISELL
 
Date Born: Sunday 18 March 1951
 
Description: Musician, composer, arranger, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: One of the leading guitarists in jazz since the late 1980s, Frisell's eclectic music touches on progressive folk, classical music, country music, noise music and more.

BJ WILSON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 18 March 1947
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: Wilson was the drummer on the film soundtrack of The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

BRYAN OTTOSON
 
Date Born: Saturday 18 March 1978
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Guitarist Wayne Kile departed from the band in April 2002, paving the way for guitarist Bryan Ottoson to undertake the open position.

CHARLEY PRIDE
 
Date Born: Friday 18 March 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: During his career, he has had thirty-six number-one hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts.

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.

EDWARD EVERETT HORTON
 
Date Born: Thursday 18 March 1886
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Horton started his stage career in 1906, singing and dancing and playing small parts in Vaudeville and in Broadway productions.

ERIC WOOLFSON
 
Date Born: Sunday 18 March 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: The record producer for the Rolling Stones, Andrew Oldham, signed him up as a songwriter.

GRANT HART
 
Date Born: Saturday 18 March 1961
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Grant Hart was born in 1961, the youngest child of a credit union employee and a shop teacher.

IRENE CARA
 
Date Born: Wednesday 18 March 1959
 
Description: Actress, Singer, USA
 
Summary: The motion picture Fame earned Cara Grammy nominations in 1980 for Best New Female Artist and Best New Pop Artist, as well as a Golden Globe nomination for Best Motion Picture Actress in a Musical.

JEAN GOLDKETTE
 
Date Born: Saturday 18 March 1899
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: The Graystone Ballroom where he played and owned in Detroit where he employed other bands.

KEITH HUDSON
 
Date Born: Monday 18 March 1946
 
Description: Singer-songwriter, record, producer
 
Summary: A Reggae star who adopted singing over the instrumental melody.

KENNY LYNCH
 
Date Born: Saturday 18 March 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Lynch grew up in Stepney, East London as one of 13 children and his sister, Gladys stage name Maxine Daniels was a jazz singer of some note.

LENKA
 
Date Born: Saturday 18 March 1978
 
Description: Singer, songwriter, actress
 
Summary: As a teenager, Lenka studied acting at the Australian Theatre For Young People, where she trained with actress Cate Blanchett

PAUL ATKINSON
 
Date Born: Thursday 18 March 1943
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Original member of English group ’THE ZOMBIES’

PETER GRAVES
 
Date Born: Thursday 18 March 1926
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Graves is mainly known for his role in MISSION IMPOSSIBLE in the sixties TV series. Graves was awarded a Golden Globe Award in 1971 for his role as Jim Phelps in the series Mission: Impossible.

QUEEN LATIFAH
 
Date Born: Wednesday 18 March 1970
 
Description: Vocalist, producer, rapper, model, USA
 
Summary: Latifah was born and raised in Newark, New Jersey, the daughter of Rita, a schoolteacher who worked at Irvington High School, and Lancelot Owens, a policeman.

RICHARD THOMPSON
 
Date Born: Thursday 18 March 1943
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Highly regarded for his guitar techniques, Thompson was awarded the Orville H. Gibson award for best acoustic guitar player in 1991.

ROBERT DONAT
 
Date Born: Saturday 18 March 1905
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: He had a successful screen image as an English gentleman who was neither haughty nor common. That made him something of a novelty in British films at the time, and he was likened by critics to Hollywood's Clark Gable and Gary Cooper.

ROBERT LEE SMITH
 
Date Born: Wednesday 18 March 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Member Robert Lee Smith - 'The Original Tams with R. L. Smith'

VENESSA L. WILLIAMS
 
Date Born: Monday 18 March 1963
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress
 
Summary: Williams was born in Millwood, New York to Milton and Helen Williams, who were both music teachers. Her mother is African-American and her father is African-American.

WILSON PICKETT
 
Date Born: Tuesday 18 March 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Wilson spent many years in Louisville when his mother moved there from Alabama. He is considered an honorary son of the city.

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".

ALAN ARKIN
 
Date Born: Monday 26 March 1934
 
Description: Musician, Producer, USA
 
Summary: Arkin was born in Brooklyn, New York City, the son of Beatrice a teacher, and David I. Arkin, a painter and writer who mostly worked as a teacher.

ANDY BOWN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 26 March 1946
 
Description: Guitarist, keyboards, Bassist,Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: He still plays keyboards, guitar and harmonica with Status Quo to this day, and is an integral part of the band, having co-penned many well known Quo songs on various studio albums, most prominently collaborating with Rick Parfitt on the group's 1979 hit "Whatever You Want".

ANDY HAMILTON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 26 March 1918
 
Description: Saxophonist, Jamaica
 
Summary: He was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2008 New Year Honours.

BILLY LYALL
 
Date Born: Thursday 26 March 1953
 
Description: Keyboardist, Scotland
 
Summary: He also contributed to The Alan Parsons Project with fellow Pilot members. Lyall died of AIDS-related causes in 1989.

CHIPS RAFFERTY
 
Date Born: Friday 26 March 1909
 
Description: Actor, Australia
 
Summary: He was born John William Pilbean Goffage in Broken Hill, New South Wales to John Goffage, an English-born stock agent, and Australian-born Violet Maude Joyce.

CHRIS WHITTEN
 
Date Born: Thursday 26 March 1959
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: Critically acclaimed projects in the 1990s were Paul McCartney's Flowers In The Dirt album

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.

FREDDY PARIS
 
Date Born: Thursday 26 March 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, Dancer, USA
 
Summary: The group, formed in New Haven, Connecticut, consisted of leader Fred Parris

JAMES CAAN
 
Date Born: Sunday 26 March 1939
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: The son of Sophie and Arthur Caan, Jewish emigrants from Germany. His father was a meat dealer. Caan grew up in Sunnyside, Queens.

JOHN ROWLES
 
Date Born: Wednesday 26 March 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, New Zealand
 
Summary: Rowles is part Mâori. His father, Eddie Hohapata Rowles, played for the 1938 Mâori All Blacks. His mother was Pakeha. He was bought up in Kawerau, in the North Island of New Zealand.

JON ENGLISH
 
Date Born: Saturday 26 March 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Actor, Composer
 
Summary: He played Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar. In 1978, he starred as Jonathan Garrett in the television miniseries Against the Wind. From 1990-1993, he played the main role of Bobby Rivers in the TV sitcom All Together Now.

KENNY CHESNEY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 26 March 1968
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Born in Knoxville, Tennessee, his mother Karen was, and still is, a hair stylist in the Knoxville area. He was raised in Luttrell, Tennessee, and attended Gibbs High School in Corryton, Tennessee, where he was a receiver on the football team.

LARY BUTLER
 
Date Born: Thursday 26 March 1942
 
Description: Producer, Songwriter, USA
 
Summary: An American country music producer/songwriter. From the mid-1970s through the 1980s, he worked with Kenny Rogers. Butler is the only Nashville producer to win the Grammy Award for Producer of the year.

LEONARD NIMOY
 
Date Born: Thursday 26 March 1931
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: His mother, Dora (née Spinner), was a homemaker, and his father, Max Nimoy, owned a barbershop.

MARTIN SHORT
 
Date Born: Sunday 26 March 1950
 
Description: Comedian, Actor, Writer, Singer, Producer
 
Summary: The youngest of five children, Short was born to Charles and Olive Short. His father, an executive with Stelco, a Canadian steel company, came to North America in 1921.His mother, who was the concertmaster of the Hamilton Symphony Orchestra, encouraged his early creative endeavours.

RICHARD TANDY
 
Date Born: Friday 26 March 1948
 
Description: Keyboardist, UK
 
Summary: ELO's bass player from January to July 1972, then he switched over to keyboards and also played additional guitar until September 1986.

ROBERT GOULET
 
Date Born: Sunday 26 March 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Canadian
 
Summary: The only son of French Canadian parents Jeanette and Joseph Georges André Goulet, a laborer.YOUTUBE:Robert Goulet's last television performance

STERLING HAYDEN
 
Date Born: Sunday 26 March 1916
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Born in New Jersey, Hayden's parents were George and Frances Walter, who named him Sterling Relyea Walter. After his father died, he was adopted at the age of nine by James Hayden and renamed Sterling Walter Hayden.

STEVEN TYLER
 
Date Born: Friday 26 March 1948
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: He made a cameo appearance on the sitcom Two and a Half Men, playing himself as a noisy, obnoxious neighbor.

TEDDY PENDERGRASS
 
Date Born: Sunday 26 March 1950
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He was involved in a car accident in 1982 in Philadelphia which laft him parylized from the waist down.

TENNESSEE ERNIE FORD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 26 March 1919
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Born in Bristol, the seat of Sullivan County in far northeastern Tennessee, to the former Maud Long and Clarence Thomas Ford.

VICKI LAWRENCE
 
Date Born: Saturday 26 March 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress , Comedian
 
Summary: As a comedienne and actress, she is best known for her work on The Carol Burnett Show, of which she was a part from 1967 to 1978.

ALAN HAWKSHAW
 
Date Born: Saturday 27 March 1937
 
Description: Pianist, Arranger, Composer, USA
 
Summary: In the United States, he also scored a number 1 single on the Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart with "Here Comes That Sound Again"

BEN WEBSTER
 
Date Born: Saturday 27 March 1909
 
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Ben Webster was considered one of the "big three" of swing tenors along with Coleman Hawkins (his main influence) and Lester Young.

BILLY MacKENZIE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 27 March 1957
 
Description: Vocalist, GB
 
Summary: Billy MacKenzie was born and grew up in Dundee. As a youngster, he lived in Park Avenue in the Stobswell area and attended St Marys Forebank Primary School and St Michaels Secondary School.

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.

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.

FELIX HAUG
 
Date Born: Thursday 27 March 1952
 
Description: Drummer and keyboardist, Swiss
 
Summary: The high point of Double's career came shortly after the late-1985 release of their first full length album, Blue. YOUTUBE ABOVE: Kurt Maloo and Felix Haug in the original b/w video for "Rangoon Moon" (1984).

FERGIE
 
Date Born: Thursday 27 March 1975
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The daughter of Terri (née Gore) and Patrick Ferguson.[2] She has one sister, Dana, who is an actress. Her parents are Roman Catholics of Irish, Scottish and Mexican descent.

GLORIA SWANSON
 
Date Born: Sunday 27 March 1898
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: She was born in a small house in Chicago, Illinois to a Swedish American father, Joseph, who was a soldier, and a Polish American mother, Adelaide, but she grew up mainly in Puerto Rico, Chicago, and Key West, Florida.

JANIS MARTIN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 27 March 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: She was born in Virginia. Her mother was a stage mother, and her father and uncle were both musicians, who practised in hopes of gaining a professional career in the music industry.

JANN ARDEN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 27 March 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, Canada
 
Summary: Arden spent most of the 1980s playing her music in bars and busking, struggling to get noticed.

JESSIE J
 
Date Born: Sunday 27 March 1988
 
Description: Singer, Songwriter, UK

JESSIE J
 
Date Born: Sunday 27 March 1988
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Jessie J was born Jessica Ellen Cornish in Chadwell Heath, London.

JOHN MARASCALCO
 
Date Born: Friday 27 March 1931
 
Description: Composer of music, USA
 
Summary: Marascalco tunes have been recorded by everybody from Little Richard to Creedence Clearwater Revival to the Stray Cats.

JUNIOR PARKER
 
Date Born: Sunday 27 March 1932
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: A successful and influential Memphis blues singer and musician. He is best remembered for his unique voice.

MARIAH CAREY
 
Date Born: Friday 27 March 1970
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Carey has said that from childhood she was influenced by R&B and soul musicians such as Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, Gladys Knight, Aretha Franklin, Al Green and Stevie Wonder.

MICHAEL YORK
 
Date Born: Friday 27 March 1942
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: The son of Florence Edith May, a musician, and Joseph Gwynne Johnson, an ex-army officer and executive with Marks and Spencer department stores.

PAUL WICKENS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 27 March 1956
 
Description: Keyboards, Vocals, UK
 
Summary: Wickens began touring with Paul McCartney in 1989. As of then, he has appeared on many of McCartney's albums and DVDs, and has become the musical director for many of McCartney's tours

PEE WEE RUSSELL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 27 March 1906
 
Description: Saxophonist, US
 
Summary: Russell began playing clarinet in Maskogee,Oklahoma,later cut his first disc with Red Nichols in 1929.

ROBERT LOCKWOOD JR
 
Date Born: Saturday 27 March 1915
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He started playing the organ in his father's church at the age of 8. The famous bluesman Robert Johnson lived with Lockwood's mother for 10 years off and on after his parents' divorce.

RUFUS THOMAS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 27 March 1917
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Born a sharecropper's son in the rural community of Cayce, Mississippi, Thomas moved to Memphis with his family at age 2. His mother was “a church woman.” Thomas made his artistic debut at the age of 6 playing a frog in a school theatrical production.

SARAH VAUGHAN
 
Date Born: Thursday 27 March 1924
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Sarah Vaughan's father, Asbury "Jake" Vaughan, was a carpenter and amateur guitarist. Her mother, Ada, was a laundress. Jake and Ada Vaughan migrated to Newark from Virginia during the First World War.

CHARLIE McCOY
 
Date Born: Friday 28 March 1941
 
Description: Harmonica, Composer, USA
 
Summary: His family left West Virginia when he was a boy to live in Miami, Florida. At age eight, he began playing the harmonica, developing his skills to where he decided to pursue a career in music.

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.

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.

FREDDIE BARTHOLOMEW
 
Date Born: Friday 28 March 1924
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: Born Frederick Llewellyn March, as an infant he was handed into the care of his aunt, Millicent Bartholomew, by his disinterested parents.

JOHN EVANS
 
Date Born: Sunday 28 March 1948
 
Description: Keyboards, UK
 
Summary: His mother was a piano teacher and John began piano lessons at home so, when at Blackpool Grammar school aged fifteen, he was noticed by Ian Anderson as a likely recruit for the beat group formed out of some of Ian's class mates.

JON LEE - (Drummer)
 
Date Born: Thursday 28 March 1968
 
Description: Guitarist, Drummer, USA
 
Summary: He took up playing the drums, having acquired a drum kit in his teens.

LADY GAGA
 
Date Born: Friday 28 March 1986
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Dancer, USA
 
Summary: As of May 2010, Gaga has sold over 15 million albums and over 40 million singles worldwide.

MICHAEL PARKINSON
 
Date Born: Thursday 28 March 1935
 
Description: Broadcaster and journalist
 
Summary: He is one of the figures on the cover of the Wings album Band on the Run. He was responsible for "discovering" jazz pianist Jamie Cullum, among others.

REBA McENTIRE
 
Date Born: Monday 28 March 1955
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor , Composer, USA
 
Summary: She began her career in the music industry as a high school student singing in the Kiowa High School band, on local radio shows with her siblings, and at rodeos. While a sophomore in college, she performed the National Anthem at the National Rodeo in Oklahoma City and caught the attention of country artist Red Steagall.

RODNEY ATKINS
 
Date Born: Friday 28 March 1969
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: Rodney Atkins was born in Tennessee, and put up for adoption not long after his birth.His adoptive mother had been raised in a coal mining family near a tannery camp, and his dad survived an upbringing marked by poverty and episodes of abuse.

ROY WEBB
 
Date Born: Sunday 28 March 1937
 
Description: Mandolinist, USA
 
Summary: An original member of the bluegrass group "The Dillards".

T BONE WALKER
 
Date Born: Monday 28 March 1910
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He was influenced by Dallas's Blind Lemon Jefferson, the local string bands that his stepfather played with and the classic blues sound of blues/gospel singers, such as, Ida Cox and Ma Rainey. In 2003, Rolling Stone ranked him at #47 on their list of "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time". On the 2011 list of Rolling Stone magazine's "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" Walker had dropped to #67.

TONY BARBER
 
Date Born: Thursday 28 March 1940
 
Description: TV Host, Vocalist, Australia.
 
Summary: His greatest success was "Sale of The Century" in 1980 to 1991. Tony Barber won a Gold Logie in 1973 for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television.

ALBERT VON TILZER
 
Date Born: Friday 29 March 1878
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: As a young man he worked briefly at his older brother Harry Von Tilzer's publishing company, and Albert's earliest songs were published by Harry.

ARTHUR OCONNELL
 
Date Born: Sunday 29 March 1908
 
Description: Actor. USA
 
Summary: In 1962 O'Connell portrayed the father of Elvis Presley's character in the motion picture Follow That Dream.

ASTRID GILBERTO
 
Date Born: Friday 29 March 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, Brazilian
 
Summary: Astrud Gilberto was born Astrud Weinert the daughter of a Brazilian mother and a German father in the state of Bahia, Brasil, and was raised in Rio de Janeiro.

BILLY THORPE
 
Date Born: Friday 29 March 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Born in Manchester, Billy Thorpe and his parents emigrated to Australia in 1955, arriving in Melbourne, Victoria and settling in Brisbane, Queensland. He performed as a youth under the pseudonym 'Little Rock Allen'.

BOBBY KIMBALL
 
Date Born: Saturday 29 March 1947
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: In 1974, Bobby Kimball left Louisiana and moved to Los Angeles where he joined 3 members from the defunct band, Three Dog Night.

CHAD ALLAN
 
Date Born: Monday 29 March 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Canada
 
Summary: A Canadian musician and founding member of The Guess Who.

EDEN KANE
 
Date Born: Sunday 29 March 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, UK
 
Summary: Like Cliff Richard and Engelbert Humperdinck, Eden Kane was born in India, but returned to Britain as a child.

ELLE MACPHERSON
 
Date Born: Sunday 29 March 1964
 
Description: Actress, Model, Fashion
 
Summary: Macpherson was born Eleanor Nancy Gow in Cronulla, New South Wales, the daughter of Peter Gow a former club president of Sydney rugby league club the Cronulla Sharks. She is the eldest of four children.

JOHN KEEN
 
Date Born: Thursday 29 March 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer
 
Summary: He is famous among fans of The Who for writing "Armenia City in the Sky" for the group.

JOHN POPPER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 29 March 1967
 
Description: Guitarist
 
Summary: Popper is a founding member of Blues Traveler, serving as the band's front man with lead vocals and harmonica.

MOON MULLICAN
 
Date Born: Monday 29 March 1909
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: In 1976, he was posthumously inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.

PEARL BAILEY
 
Date Born: Friday 29 March 1918
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: She was born in Southampton County, Virginia, to Rev. Joseph and Ella Mae Bailey.

SIDNEY ARODIN
 
Date Born: Friday 29 March 1901
 
Description: Clarinetist, USA
 
Summary: Clarinetist Sidney Arodin is best remembered to today as the writer of the song Lazy River.

TERRY JACKS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 29 March 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, Producer
 
Summary: Growing up as part of the hippie generation, a teenage Jacks migrated to the west coast where, as a guitarist and singer, he joined a Vancouver, British Columbia, band called The Chessmen.

TONI LAMOND
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 March 1932
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Australia
 
Summary: As a little girl, her mum and dad were travelling vaudeville stars. The lure of greasepaint and applause was her own prompt to hit the road as a comedian and singer.

VANGELIS
 
Date Born: Monday 29 March 1943
 
Description: Comoser,
 
Summary: He began composing at the age of four, and is largely a self-taught musician. He refused to take traditional piano lessons, and throughout his career did not have substantial knowledge of reading or writing musical notation.

ADAM GOLDSTEIN
 
Date Born: Friday 30 March 1973
 
Description: DJ, Remixer, Drummer
 
Summary: When Goldstein was 20 years old, he started deejaying, which he'd been obsessed with since seeing Herbie Hancock do the song “Rockit” at the Grammy Awards.

AL GOODMAN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 30 March 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: One major pop hit with "Love on a Two Way Street", but they had many years of successful singles on the R&B charts

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.

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 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.

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.

ERIC CLAPTON
 
Date Born: Friday 30 March 1945
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: The son of 16 year old Patricia Molly Clapton and Edward Walter Fryer, a 24 year old soldier from Montréal, Canada.Clapton grew up with his grandmother, Rose, and her second husband Jack, believing they were his parents and that his mother was his older sister.

FRANKIE LAINE
 
Date Born: Sunday 30 March 1913
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: born to Giovanni and Cresenzia LoVecchio. His parents had emigrated from Monreale, Sicily to Chicago's "Little Italy", where his father worked at one time as the personal barber for gangster Al Capone.

GRAEME EDGE
 
Date Born: Monday 30 March 1942
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: Born in Staffordshire, England) is best known as the drummer and a songwriter for the Moody Blues.

JAY TRAYNOR
 
Date Born: Tuesday 30 March 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Traynor left the Americans going solo and releasing several records.

JIM DANDY MANGRUM
 
Date Born: Tuesday 30 March 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Founder of southern rock group "Black Oak Arkansas" formed in 1965 in Black Oak, Arkansas.

LENE LOVICH
 
Date Born: Thursday 30 March 1950
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Lovich was born Lili-Marlene Premilovich in Detroit, Michigan to a British mother and a Serbian father.

MC HAMMER
 
Date Born: Friday 30 March 1962
 
Description: Rap Musician, USA
 
Summary: Burrell wanted to be a professional baseball player, but he did not catch on in any professional organization.

NORAH JONES
 
Date Born: Friday 30 March 1979
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Guitarist, Pianist,
 
Summary: Jones has become one of the most successful recording artists of the decade since 2000, racking up sales of more than 16 million records in the US and 36 million records worldwide.

PIERS MORGAN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 30 March 1965
 
Description: Broadcaster, panellist, journalist, talk show host
 
Summary: In the United Kingdom he worked as a writer and editor for several British tabloids, including The Sun, News of the World, and Daily Mirror, and was a judge on Britain's Got Talent.

RANDY VAN WARMER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 30 March 1955
 
Description: Singer, songwriter
 
Summary: An American songwriter and guitarist. His biggest success was the pop hit, "Just When I Needed You Most".

ROBBIE COLTRANE
 
Date Born: Thursday 30 March 1950
 
Description: Actor
 
Summary: Coltrane moved into acting in his early twenties, taking the stage name Coltrane (in tribute to jazz saxophonist John Coltrane) and working in theatre and stand-up comedy.

ROLF HARRIS
 
Date Born: Sunday 30 March 1930
 
Description: Vocalist, Comic, Composer, Painter, Australia,
 
Summary: Named after Rolf Boldrewood, an Australian writer his mother admired, he was born in Bassendean, a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, Australia, to Cromwell Harris and Agnes Margaret Harris who had emigrated from Wales.

SONNY BOY WILLIAMSON
 
Date Born: Monday 30 March 1914
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: One of the founding members of the post-War Chicago blues scene, Sonny Boy Williamson did more to popularize the harmonica than any of his contemporaries.

TED HEATH
 
Date Born: Friday 30 March 1900
 
Description: Band Leader, trombonist, UK
 
Summary: Heath was born at 76 Atheldene Avenue, Wandsworth, South London.

TRACY CHAPMAN
 
Date Born: Monday 30 March 1964
 
Description: Singer, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Grammy Award for Best New Artist 1989.

WARREN BEATTY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 30 March 1937
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Born in Richmond, Virginia's Bellevue neighborhood. His mother, Kathlyn Corinne, was a Nova Scotia-born drama teacher, and his father, Ira Owens Beaty, was a professor of psychology, as well as public school administrator and real estate agent.

ANGUS YOUNG
 
Date Born: Thursday 31 March 1955
 
Description: Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: Young developed his trademark schoolboy image. Before settling on the schoolboy costume.The original uniform was reputedly from his secondary school, Ashfield Boys High School in Sydney.

ANITA CARTER
 
Date Born: Friday 31 March 1933
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: Anita Carter, who sang and played stand-up bass with the Carter Sisters, the legendary country music act.

CHRISTOPHER WALKEN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 31 March 1943
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Walken made his feature film debut with a small role opposite Sean Connery in Sidney Lumet's The Anderson Tapes.

FREDDIE GREEN
 
Date Born: Friday 31 March 1911
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Played with the Count Basie Orchestra during the late 30’s and the 40’s.

GABE KAPLAN
 
Date Born: Saturday 31 March 1945
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He is best known for his role as Gabriel "Gabe" Kotter in the 1970s sitcom, Welcome Back, Kotter, but he has become more visible in recent years in relation to the popularity of poker.

GRAHAM CORNES
 
Date Born: Wednesday 31 March 1948
 
Description: Radio Host,Vocalist, Australian Rules Footballer

HENRY SPINETTI
 
Date Born: Saturday 31 March 1951
 
Description: Drummer, Wales
 
Summary: He played on Gerry Rafferty's single, "Baker Street", and also played in the 2002 memorial concert for George Harrison, "The Concert For George".

HERB ALPERT
 
Date Born: Wednesday 31 March 1937
 
Description: Trumpeter, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Alpert began trumpet lessons at about the age of eight and played at dances as a teenager. In 1957, Alpert teamed up with Lou Adler, another burgeoning lyricist, as a songwriter for Keen Records.

HOYT HAWKINS
 
Date Born: Thursday 31 March 1927
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: In the year 2001, the Jordanaires celebrated their 51st year in the music business and their election to the Country Music Hall of Fame.

JOHN D LOUDERMILK
 
Date Born: Saturday 31 March 1934
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Loudermilk grew up in a family who were members of the Salvation Army faith and was influenced by the church singing. His cousins Ira and Charlie Loudermilk were known professionally as the Louvin Brothers.

JOHNNY DIESEL
 
Date Born: Thursday 31 March 1966
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: Two of his albums reached #1 on the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Albums Charts, Hepfidelity in 1992 and The Lobbyist in 1993

JON POULOS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 31 March 1948
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Original drummer of American rock band "The Buckinghams" which saw enormous radio popularity in 1967.

JOSEPH HAYDN
 
Date Born: Mon