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BILL ANDERSON
 
Date Born: Monday 1 November 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: His song "Still," would become his biggest hit, not only reaching number 1 on the country charts, but also reaching number 8 on the pop charts.1963.

BOB WESTON
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 November 1947
 
Description: Guitarist, song writer, UK
 
Summary: Weston was recruited into the Fleetwood Mac line-up in late 1972 as replacement for the recently-sacked guitarist Danny Kirwan.

BUCK CLAYTON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 1 November 1911
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: Clayton, member of the Count Basie Orchestra from 1936 to 1943.

CALVIN RUSSELL
 
Date Born: Monday 1 November 1948
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: After his first album was released, Russell started touring in Europe in 1990

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

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

JOHN WILLIAMSON
 
Date Born: Thursday 1 November 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Many of his albums have gone gold and platinum and continue to do so. He has sold more than 2,000,000 albums in Australia alone.

LEE RITENOUR
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 November 1952
 
Description: Guitarist, Arranger, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Ritenour,one of America’s top sessions guitarist and has now featured on well over the 200 mark in recordings. Nicknamed ’Captain Fingers’ Ritenour has released many tuition video releases that are a must for any guitarist.

LEW CHILDRE
 
Date Born: Friday 1 November 1901
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: One of the holdovers from the early days of vaudeville shows and one-man bands, Lew Childre managed a successful career during the 1930s and '40s

LYLE LOVETT
 
Date Born: Friday 1 November 1957
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Lovett has acted in a number of films, including Robert Altman's films: The Player (1992), Short Cuts (1993), Prêt-à-Porter (1994), Cookie's Fortune (1999), and composed for Dr. T & the Women (2000).

RICK GRECH
 
Date Born: Friday 1 November 1946
 
Description: Bass guitar, Violin, UK
 
Summary: In the spring of 1969, former Cream guitarist Eric Clapton and former Traffic frontman Steve Winwood formed the supergroup Blind Faith; in need of a bassist, they immediately recruited Grech.

SIPPIE WALLACE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 November 1898
 
Description: Vocalist, US
 
Summary: Named ’The Texas Nightingale’.

SOPHIE B HAWKINS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 1 November 1967
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer USA
 
Summary: Hawkins's debut album, Tongues and Tails, was released in 1992. It achieved both worldwide commercial success and critical acclaim, earning her a Grammy nomination for Best New Artist in 1993.

TINA ARENA
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 November 1960
 
Description: Vocalists,Actor, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Arena was born to Sicilian immigrants, Franca and Giuseppe Arena, living in the Melbourne suburb of Moonee Ponds. She has two sisters, Nancy and Silvana.

TONI COLLETTE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 1 November 1972
 
Description: Vocalist, ActressComposer, Australia
 
Summary: The daughter of Judy, a customer-service representative, and Bob Collette, a truck driver. She has two younger brothers, Ben and Christopher.

WOODY HARRIS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 1 November 1911
 
Description: Composer of music, UK
 
Summary: Mainly remembered for the Bobby Darin hit "QUEEN OF THE HOPE" Featured below. He also wrote songs for Elvis Presley, Della Reese and other popular singers.

AMBAR BOSE
 
Date Born: Saturday 2 November 1929
 
Description: American entrepreneur, electrical engineer and sound engineer.
 
Summary: In the year 2007 he was listed in Forbes 400 as 271st richest man in the world, with a net worth of $1.8 billion.

ANN RUTHERFORD
 
Date Born: Friday 2 November 1917
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: In 1938, MGM loaned Rutherford to Selznick International Pictures to appear as Carreen O'Hara, the sister of Scarlet O'Hara, in the film Gone with the Wind (1939). MGM boss Louis Mayer originally refused the loan because he considered the role too minor, but Rutherford passionately appealed to him to change his mind.

BRIAN POOLE
 
Date Born: Sunday 2 November 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Decca chose the Tremeloes over The Beatles. The Tremeloes proved to be a very talented band in their own right and had a successful career.

BRUCE WELCH
 
Date Born: Sunday 2 November 1941
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, Producer, UK
 
Summary: Bruce Welsh has never received the notoriety as much as his fellow musician Hank Marvin, though his presence during the groups career must be recognised.

BUNNY BERIGAN
 
Date Born: Monday 2 November 1908
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: Berigan recorded his first vocal, "At Your Command", with Rich that year. From late 1932 through 1933, Berigan was also employed by Paul Whiteman, before playing with Abe Lyman's band in 1934.

BURT LANCASTER
 
Date Born: Sunday 2 November 1913
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Lancaster was born in New York City, the son of Elizabeth and James Henry Lancaster, who was a postman.

CHARLIE WALKER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 2 November 1926
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, US A
 
Summary: Walker played a minor role in the 1985 Patsy Cline biographical film Sweet Dreams.

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

EARL CARROLL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 2 November 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, US
 
Summary: The Cadillacs, Inducted 2004 into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame. With members - Earl Carroll, LaVerne Drake, and Robert Phillips were already singing together in the early '50s as the Carnations.

FRANKIE MILLER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 2 November 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: He first became aware of rock and R&B through his mother’s record collection. She had a fondness for Ray Charles while his sisters introduced him to Little Richard and Elvis Presley.

JAY BLACK
 
Date Born: Wednesday 2 November 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He was the lead singer of the band Jay and the Americans. The band had numerous hits including "Cara Mia", "Come a Little Bit Closer",

JD SOUTHER
 
Date Born: Friday 2 November 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist,USA
 
Summary: Souther is probably best known for his well-crafted songwriting abilities, especially in the field of country rock.

KD LANG
 
Date Born: Thursday 2 November 1961
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: In 2003, she won her fourth Grammy Award, this time for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album for her collaboration with Tony Bennett on A Wonderful World.

KEITH EMERSON
 
Date Born: Thursday 2 November 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Keyboardist, UK
 
Summary: As a child, he learned western classical music, from which he derived a lot of inspiration to create his own style, combining classical music, jazz, and rock themes.

KURT ELLING
 
Date Born: Thursday 2 November 1967
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: Elling graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota in 1989.

MAXINE NIGHTINGALE
 
Date Born: Sunday 2 November 1952
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: As of February 2008, Nightingale was touring all parts of Australia to perform her 1970s hits.

PHIL WOODS
 
Date Born: Monday 2 November 1931
 
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, Clarinetist, Bandleader, USA
 
Summary: Woods' recordings have been nominated for seven Grammy awards and have won four.

SAM THE SHAM AND THE PHARAOHS
 
Date Born: Thursday 2 November 1933
 
Description: Band, USA
 
Summary: Sam the Sham would later be known for his campy onstage attire of robe and turban and hauling his equipment around in a 1952 Packard hearse complete with maroon velvet curtains.

STEPHANIE POWERS
 
Date Born: Monday 2 November 1942
 
Description: Actress, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: As an actress, Powers appeared in several motion pictures in the early 1960s.

BERT JANSCH
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 November 1943
 
Description: Songwriter, Guitarist, Scotland
 
Summary: He is best known as an innovative and accomplished acoustic guitarist but is also a singer and songwriter.

CHARLES BRONSON
 
Date Born: Thursday 3 November 1921
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Bronson's first movie role – an uncredited one – was as a sailor in You're in the Navy Now in 1951.

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

JOHN BARRY
 
Date Born: Friday 3 November 1933
 
Description: Composer, conductor
 
Summary: Barry was educated at St Peter's School, York, and also received composition lessons from Francis Jackson, Organist of York Minster.

KATE CAPSHAW
 
Date Born: Tuesday 3 November 1953
 
Description: Actress, US
 
Summary: She appeared in the Showtime Cable Network miniseries A Girl Thing with Elle Macpherson as her same-sex lover.

LULU
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 November 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, UK
 
Summary: As Marie Lawrie she made her stage debut aged 9 and soon appearing regularly.

PETE BENZ
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 November 1971
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: Pete Benz launched his career serving up a unique brand of traditional country music.

ROSEANNE BARR
 
Date Born: Monday 3 November 1952
 
Description: Actor. Director
 
Summary: The granddaughter of immigrants from Europe and Russia, Barr was the oldest of four children in a working-class Jewish Salt Lake City family.

STEVEN WILSON
 
Date Born: Friday 3 November 1967
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: A British musician, best known as the founder, lead guitarist, singer and songwriter of progressive rock band Porcupine Tree.

STUART GODDARD - (Adam Ant)
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 November 1954
 
Description: Vocalist, GB
 
Summary: His greatest chart success was 1982's Friend or Foe album, which included the hit single "Goody Two Shoes" which made it to #1 in the UK and Australia, and #12 in the U.S.

TREVOR DAY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 3 November 1931
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist
 
Summary: Trevor has worked with Rick and Thel, Chad Morgan and many other country artists.

VINCENZO BELLINI - (1792 - 1868)
 
Date Born: Tuesday 3 November 1801
 
Description: Singer, Composer, Sicilian
 
Summary: A child prodigy from a highly musical family and legend has it he could sing an aria of Valentino Fioravanti at eighteen months.

ART CARNEY
 
Date Born: Monday 4 November 1918
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Carney's work on stage included the portrayal on Broadway in 1965-67 of Felix Unger in "The Odd Couple" opposite Walter Matthau as Oscar.

BARRY CROCKER
 
Date Born: Monday 4 November 1935
 
Description: Vocalist , Actor, Australia
 
Summary: Barry Crocker must be rated as one of Australia's best top ten singers ever in Australia.

BENNIE BENJAMIN
 
Date Born: Monday 4 November 1907
 
Description: Composer of music, USA
 
Summary: In 1968, he became a music publisher, starting his own company named for himself. He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1984.

BOBBY BREEN
 
Date Born: Friday 4 November 1927
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Canada
 
Summary: His first major appearance was on Eddie Cantor's weekly radio show.

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

CLINTON FORD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 4 November 1931
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: He performed skiffle in a band called the 'Backwoods Skiffle Group'

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

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

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

JAMES HONEYMAN SCOTT
 
Date Born: Monday 4 November 1957
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Honeyman Scott acknowledged a number of influences on his guitar playing (Guitar Player, 1981). Early musical influences included Cream and the Allman Brothers Band. P/A

JEAN SCHWARTZ
 
Date Born: Monday 4 November 1878
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, Lyricist, USA
 
Summary: He published his first composition (a Cakewalk) in 1899. He became known as an accomplished lyricist, although he also continued writing music.

JEFF LORBER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 November 1952
 
Description: Keyboardist, USA
 
Summary: Forming his own jazz band "The Jeff Lorber Fusion" and released his debut album under the groups name in 1977.

KATHY GRIFFIN
 
Date Born: Friday 4 November 1960
 
Description: Actress, Comedian, USA
 
Summary: Her breakthrough came on the Bravo reality show Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (2005–2010), which became a ratings hit for the network and earned her two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Reality Program.

LORETTA SWIT
 
Date Born: Thursday 4 November 1937
 
Description: Actress,Singer, USA
 
Summary: Swit is also a singer who trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts before entering the theater. She graduated from Pope Pius XII High School in Passaic, NJ, in 1955.

MARTIN BALSAM
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 November 1919
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Balsam was born in The Bronx in New York City to Jewish parents Albert Balsam, a manufacturer of ladies sportswear, and Lillian Balsam.

PAUL VANCE
 
Date Born: Monday 4 November 1929
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: Vance co-wrote such hits as "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini," recorded in 1960. YOUTUBE: Features Brian Hyland singing thr major hit song written by Paul Vance.

SEAN COMBS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 November 1969
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Producer, USA
 
Summary: Known as Puff Daddy - P.Diddy - Sean John,Puff - Puffy.

WALTER CRONKITE
 
Date Born: Saturday 4 November 1916
 
Summary: For many years, Cronkite was considered one of the most trusted figures in the United States.

WILL ROGERS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 November 1879
 
Description: Actor, Columnist,Entertainer, Humerist. USA
 
Summary: From 1929 to 1935, Rogers became the star of the Fox Film lot now 20th Century Fox.

WILLEM BREUKER
 
Date Born: Saturday 4 November 1944
 
Description: Saxophonist, Netherlands
 
Summary: Formed group in Holland called ’KOLLEKTIEF’.He has been called the Kurt Weill of Jazz.

ANDREA McCARDLE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 5 November 1963
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: McArdle's big break came in early 1977 when she was pulled from the chorus of orphans to replace Kristin Vigard, the original star in the Broadway musical Annie, during rehearsals.

ART GARFUNKEL
 
Date Born: Wednesday 5 November 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: In 1962, Garfunkel earned a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in art history, followed by a Master's degree in mathematics.

ELKE SOMMER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 5 November 1940
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: She became one of the top movie actresses of the 1960s and made 99 movie and television appearances between 1959 and 2005

ETTA MOTEN BARNETT
 
Date Born: Tuesday 5 November 1901
 
Description: Actress, singer, U.S. cultural representative in Africa
 
Summary: On January 31, 1933, Moten became the first black star to perform at the White House.

IKE TURNER
 
Date Born: Thursday 5 November 1931
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Spanning a career that lasted half a century.

JONNY GREENWOOD
 
Date Born: Friday 5 November 1971
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: A BAFTA and Grammy-nominated musician and composer, best known as a member of English alternative rock group Radiohead. Greenwood is a multi-instrumentalist

KATE DeARAUGO
 
Date Born: Tuesday 5 November 1985
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: DeAraugo came to prominence, after winning the third season of Australian Idol in 2005.

LAURIE STERLING
 
Date Born: Friday 5 November 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: An Australian Country singer, songwriter

LOLEATTA HOLLOWAY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 5 November 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, USA

MYRON FLOREN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 5 November 1919
 
Description: Accordionist, USA
 
Summary: Myron Floren came to prominence primarily from his regular appearances on the weekly Lawrence Welk Show.

PETER NOONE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 5 November 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, UK
 
Summary: Noone has a fan base of self-proclaimed "Noonatics".

ROB SWIRE
 
Date Born: Friday 5 November 1982
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Originally from Perth, Western Australia, he relocated to the United Kingdom in 2003 with fellow Pendulum co-founders Gareth McGrillen and Paul "El Hornet" Harding.

ROY ROGERS
 
Date Born: Sunday 5 November 1911
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Probably one if the most remembered singing cowboys of the screen. Acted in Westerns and one of the co founders of the country group "The Sons of the Pioneers".

TATUM ONEAL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 5 November 1963
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Golden Globe Award for New Star Of The Year - Actress for her performance in Paper Moon.

VIVIEN LEIGH
 
Date Born: Wednesday 5 November 1913
 
Description: Actress, UK
 
Summary: Known for her beauty, Leigh felt that it sometimes prevented her from being taken seriously as an actress

ADOLPHE SAX
 
Date Born: Sunday 6 November 1814
 
Description: Inventor, Belgian
 
Summary: Adolphe's first important invention was an improvement of the bass clarinet design which he patented at the age of twenty.

ANNETTE ZILINSKAS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 November 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: She was also a member of L.A. band The Ringling Sisters from (1990-1993).

CHRIS GLEN
 
Date Born: Monday 6 November 1950
 
Description: Bassist, Scotland
 
Summary: A Scottish bass guitarist who has played in The Jade, Tear Gas, The Party Boys

EMMA STONE
 
Date Born: Sunday 6 November 1988
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Stone played Amelia, the bass guitarist in a band featuring singer Teddy Geiger. Stone learned to play bass for the role.

EUGENE PITT
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 November 1973
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In 1959 he, together with Jerome Hanna, Richard Harris, Norman Johnson, and Billy Prophet, formed The Jive Five.

GEORGE YOUNG (Musician)
 
Date Born: Thursday 6 November 1947
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Known for co writing many hits "Love Is In The Air" and also the elder brother of Angus Young from AC/DC.

GLENN FREY
 
Date Born: Saturday 6 November 1948
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer
 
Summary: Frey found solo success in the 1980s, especially with two #2 hits: the soundtrack songs "The Heat Is On" from Beverly Hills Cop and "You Belong to the City" from the television series Miami Vice.

GUS KHAN
 
Date Born: Saturday 6 November 1886
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He worked as a clerk in a mail order business before launching one of the most successful and prolific careers from Tin Pan Alley.

GUY CLARK
 
Date Born: Thursday 6 November 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer
 
Summary: Playing in coffee houses in Houston he moved to Los Angeles working for the Dobyera Brothers making Dobros.

IAN TURPIE
 
Date Born: Saturday 6 November 1943
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, Television Host, Australia
 
Summary: During his teens, he discovered a passion for music and focused on playing guitar, songwriting and singing.

JODI MARTIN
 
Date Born: Saturday 6 November 1976
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Her professional music career began in mid-1996 while she was still a student at Southern Cross University, when she got be the opening act for Arlo Guthrie first Australian tour.

JOSEPH POPE
 
Date Born: Monday 6 November 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Their major hit came with "What Kind Of Fool Do You Think I Am"

MIKE NICHOLS
 
Date Born: Friday 6 November 1931
 
Description: Film director, Theatrical director, comedian
 
Summary: Mike Nichols was born Michael Igorevitch Peschkowsky in Berlin, Germany, the son of German-born Brigitte (née Landauer) and Russian-born Igor Nicholaievitch Peschkowsky, a physician.

PJ PROBY
 
Date Born: Sunday 6 November 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In 2002, Van Morrison recorded a song for his album Down the Road entitled "Whatever Happened to P.J. Proby?"

RAY CONNIFF
 
Date Born: Monday 6 November 1916
 
Description: Band Leader, Arranger, USA
 
Summary: He worked with several artists, including Rosemary Clooney, Marty Robbins, Frankie Laine, Johnny Mathis, Guy Mitchell and Johnnie Ray.

ROZZ WILLIAMS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 6 November 1963
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He is also cited by some as a pioneer of the American Gothic scene as well as deathrock.

RUSHTON MOREVE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 6 November 1946
 
Description: Bassist, US
 
Summary: Mainly known for their hit ’Born To Be Wild’ and ’Magic Carpet Ride’

SALLY FIELD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 6 November 1946
 
Description: Actress, producer, director, screenwriter, USA
 
Summary: Going on to great achievements Field would become a fist class actor later in her career rating with the best.

STONEWALL JACKSON
 
Date Born: Sunday 6 November 1932
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer,USA
 
Summary: His most popular song was "Waterloo" in 1959. The song is a haunting and catchy tune that states that "Everybody has to meet his Waterloo"

AL HIRT
 
Date Born: Tuesday 7 November 1922
 
Description: Trumpeter, Composer, Arranger, America
 
Summary: Hirt had 22 different record albums on the Billboard Pop charts in the 1950s and 1960s.

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

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

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

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

JEAN SHRIMPTON
 
Date Born: Saturday 7 November 1942
 
Description: Actress, Model, Autho, rUK
 
Summary: Sixties super model 'THE SHRIMP’ gave Australia a good glimpse of her legs when the mini skirt was coming into fashion.

JOAN SUTHERLAND
 
Date Born: Sunday 7 November 1926
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Sutherland's early recordings show her to be possessed of a crystal-clear voice and excellent diction.

JOE BUSHKIN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 7 November 1916
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: He co wrote 'Oh Look At Me Now' which was one of Frank Sinatra's first hit song.

JOHNNY RIVERS
 
Date Born: Saturday 7 November 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: On June 12, 2009, Johnny Rivers was inducted into The Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.

JONI MITCHELL
 
Date Born: Sunday 7 November 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: As a teenager, Joni taught herself ukulele and, later, guitar. She began performing at parties, which eventually led to busking and gigs playing in coffeehouses and other venues in Saskatoon.

MIKE GOLDMAN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 7 November 1972
 
Description: DJ, Radio host, Television, Australia
 
Summary: Winning various awards like the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Award for Friday Night live and Cleo Eligible Bachelor and Logies Award nominations for Big Brother. A radio host since the age of 16.

SARAH GARDINER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 7 November 1989
 
Description: Vocalist, Keyboardist, Australia
 
Summary: A classically trained on piano by her Grandmother from the age of six.

TOMMY THAYER
 
Date Born: Monday 7 November 1960
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He was also a member of the grop "Movie Star".The group became "Black N Blue".

BONNIE BRAMLETT
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 November 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: An American singer and sometime actress known for her distinctive vocals in rock and pop music.

BONNIE RAITT
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 November 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Bonnie went to Harvard's Radcliffe College as a freshman, majoring in African Studies.

CHRIS CONNOR
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 November 1927
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Connor was the first white female jazz singer to be signed by the label. Ahmet Ertegun and his brother Nesuhi Ertegun's Atlantic label was, at the time, primarily a rhythm and blues label, with artists such as Ruth Brown and Ray Charles.

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

JOHN FARRAR
 
Date Born: Friday 8 November 1946
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: Writing has become John Farrar's main attraction and production that have included credits with, Neil Sedaka, Cher etc.

JOHNNY MERCER
 
Date Born: Monday 8 November 1909
 
Description: Actor, Arranger, Band Leader, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Winner of 4 Academy Awards. One of the true great composers of the 29th Century.

KEN DODD
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 November 1927
 
Description: Singer, Stand-up, television, UK
 
Summary: His first, and to date only, book, Look At It My Way, was published in November 2009.

LEIF GARRETT
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 November 1961
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Leif Garrett was a seventies teen idol, or as some would have said teeny bopper idol.

MINNIE RIPPERTON
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 November 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: One of pop music’s greatest voices with a range of five octaves. Her distinctive style was instantly recognizable.

RICKIE LEE JONES
 
Date Born: Monday 8 November 1954
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer
 
Summary: Grew up in Poenix, Arizona in 1973 went Los Angeles.

ROY WOOD
 
Date Born: Friday 8 November 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Wood's first group in Birmingham in the early 1960s was Gerry Levene and the Avengers, he moved to Mike Sheridan and the Nightriders the band later to become The Idle Race.

SAM SPARRO
 
Date Born: Monday 8 November 1982
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Producer
 
Summary: Born in Sydney, Australia, Sparro's singing talent was discovered at a young age after he moved with his family to Los Angeles at age 10.

TIFFANI WOOD
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 November 1977
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Wood's mother Judy encouraged her to take up singing by joining the Young Talent Time talent school. Her teachers quickly noticed her natural singing talent and at age 15, placed her into a show troupe "The Young Stars"

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

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

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

GEORGE D HAY
 
Date Born: Saturday 9 November 1895
 
Description: Radio Host, Promoter
 
Summary: An American radio personality. He was the founder of the original Grand Ole Opry radio program on WSM-AM in Nashville, Tennessee,

HEDY LAMARR
 
Date Born: Sunday 9 November 1913
 
Description: Actress, Algiers
 
Summary: She was born in Vienna to Emil Kiesler, a bank director, and Gertrud née Lichtwitz, pianist. Though part Jewish, she was raised as Catholic,and studied ballet and piano.

JEFF LANG
 
Date Born: Sunday 9 November 1969
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: A leading performer in the Australian roots style, which incorporates primarily folk, blues and rock, his music is heavily influenced by the folk music of the southern United States as well as from the British Isles.

LEE GRAZIANO
 
Date Born: Tuesday 9 November 1943
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Mainly remebered for BEND ME SHAPE ME - 1968

MARY TRAVERS
 
Date Born: Monday 9 November 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: A prominent folk singer covering traditional folk and also bringing Bob Dylan songs to the forefront of music.

MUGGSY SPANIER
 
Date Born: Friday 9 November 1906
 
Description: Cornetist, USA
 
Summary: Formed own band ’Muggsy Spaniers Ragtime Band’.

PHIL MAY
 
Date Born: Thursday 9 November 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Original member of the group The Pretty Things formed in 1963, Kent, England.

ROGER McGOUGH
 
Date Born: Tuesday 9 November 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: McGough won a Cholmondeley Award in 1998, and was awarded the CBE in June 2004.

SUSAN TEDESCHI
 
Date Born: Monday 9 November 1970
 
Description: Vocalist,Guitar, Composer USA
 
Summary: An American Blues and Soul Singer Songwriter, Guitarist.

TOM FOGERTY
 
Date Born: Sunday 9 November 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: The brother of John and member of the famed ’CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL’.

ANDREW CYRILLE
 
Date Born: Friday 10 November 1939
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Born 1939 Brooklyn in the mid sixties played with The Cecil Taylor Unit.

ANNE SHELTON
 
Date Born: Saturday 10 November 1923
 
Description: Vocalist
 
Summary: Shelton was a popular vocalist during World War II in England providing war songs for the troups on radio broadcasts and appearances

BILLY MAY
 
Date Born: Friday 10 November 1916
 
Description: Trumpeter, Arranger, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Billy May is probably most noted for his arrangements for the top artists such as Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Bing Crosby etc.

BOBBY LIMB
 
Date Born: Monday 10 November 1924
 
Description: TV Host, Saxophonist,
 
Summary: Limb was one of the first to have his own variety television show during the early part of television in Australia.

CLAUDE RAINS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 10 November 1925
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: Rains was born in London. He grew up with, according to his daughter, "a very serious cockney accent and a speech impediment".

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

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

EVE
 
Date Born: Friday 10 November 1978
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: The daughter of Julia Wilch, a publishing company supervisor, and Jerry Jeffers, a chemical plant supervisor.

GREG LAKE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 10 November 1948
 
Description: Musician, singer-songwriter, producer
 
Summary: Known as a vocalist and bassist of King Crimson and Emerson, Lake & Palmer.

JOANNA MOORE
 
Date Born: Saturday 10 November 1934
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: She is best remembered as the benevolent girlfriend of Sheriff Andy Taylor in the early TV episodes of "The Andy Griffith Show."

MACKENZIE PHILLIPS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 10 November 1959
 
Description: Actress, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The daughter of John Phillips, lead singer of the The Mamas & the Papas, and his first wife, Susan Adams.

MARIO CIPOLLINA
 
Date Born: Wednesday 10 November 1954
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: Born in California forming an act with brother the late John Cipollina.

RICHARD BURTON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 10 November 1925
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: He was nominated six times for an Academy Award for Best Actor and once for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor – but he never won.

RICHARD BURTON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 10 November 1925
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: Welsh actor of stage and screen known for playing Shakesperian plays and period films.

RICKI LEE COULTER
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 November 1985
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, New Zealand.
 
Summary: Coulter married Jamie Babbington in September 2007. A copy of the wedding invitation was printed in Australian womens magazine Woman's Day. Unfortunately they forgot to cover Coulter's personal mobile number, forcing her to obtain a new number.

ROY SCHEIDER
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 November 1935
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Scheider, who was an auto mechanic.Scheider's mother was of Irish Catholic background and his father was German American and Protestant.

SCOTT COLUMBUS
 
Date Born: Saturday 10 November 1956
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Columbus played the so-called "Drums of Doom", a kit made of stainless steel, because his drumming technique is too rough on standard kits which had to be replaced too regularly.

SCREAMING LORD SUTCH
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 November 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Known in Britain as "The Wild Man Of Rock".

TIM RICE
 
Date Born: Friday 10 November 1944
 
Description: Composer of songs, UK
 
Summary: Mainly known for being the lyricist for Andrew Lloyd Webber, and also Sir Elton John.

WARREN G.
 
Date Born: Tuesday 10 November 1970
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: A West Coast Hip Hop singer and DJ Producer.

BUDDY ACE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 11 November 1936
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: He was raised in Houston and began his singing career by singing gospel together with Joe Tex.

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

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

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

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

ERNESTINE ANDERSON
 
Date Born: Sunday 11 November 1928
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: She was nominated four times for a Grammy Award. Ernestine Anderson has earned her title of jazz legend.

ERNNESTEEN ALLEN
 
Date Born: Thursday 11 November 1920
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: She sang with Big John Greer, Wynonie Harris, and Lucky Millinder, and in 1951, Federal Records signed her to sing with Millinder's orchestra.

GARY POWELL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 11 November 1969
 
Description: Drummer , USA
 
Summary: He was formerly the drummer for The Libertines and Eddy Grant.

IVY BENSON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 11 November 1913
 
Description: Band Leader, UK
 
Summary: Benson and her band rose to fame in the 1940s, headlining variety theatres and topping the bill at the London Palladium.

JACK KELLER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 11 November 1936
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: The writer of two #1 hits for Connie Francis, the theme for 'Bewitched', plus songs like 'Venus In Blue Jeans' and 'Let's Turkey Trot'

JAMES MORRISON
 
Date Born: Sunday 11 November 1962
 
Description: Trumpeter, Composer, Arranger, Austrlalia
 
Summary: He performed the opening fanfare at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, and is usually regarded as one of Australia's best jazz musicians.

JONATHAN WINTERS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 11 November 1925
 
Description: Comedian, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Jonathan Winters started as a stand up comedian, recording comedy albums and appearing on national television in America.

KARLAN PORTER
 
Date Born: Monday 11 November 1985
 
Description: Vocalist, Canada
 
Summary: His debut album 219 Days, released November 23, 2004, reached number four on the Canadian charts in its first week.

LARRY LAPRISE
 
Date Born: Monday 11 November 1912
 
Description: Composer, USA

LEONARDO DICAPRIO
 
Date Born: Monday 11 November 1974
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: DiCaprio's career began with his appearing in several commercials and educational films. He got his break on television in 1990 when he was cast in the short-lived series based on the movie Parenthood.

MARSHALL CRENSHAW
 
Date Born: Wednesday 11 November 1953
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Songwriter. USA
 
Summary: Born in Detroit, Michigan, he grew up in the northern suburb of Berkley, Michigan. Crenshaw graduated from Berkley High School in June 1971. Crenshaw began playing guitar at age ten.

MOSE ALLISON
 
Date Born: Friday 11 November 1927
 
Description: Pianist, Vocalist, Trumpeter
 
Summary: Mose Allison was inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame in 2006.

NARVEL FELTS
 
Date Born: Saturday 11 November 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer of song, USA
 
Summary: Started career in rock working with artists such as Conway Twitty and Charlie Rich and worked for a while at Sun Records.

PAT DAUGHERTY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 11 November 1947
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: Pat Daugherty - bass guitar, vocals from (1965-1977, 2000-2002)

ROBERT RYAN
 
Date Born: Thursday 11 November 1909
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Ryan was the bad guy in films as just looking at his fface gave the imperession, you don't trust this guy.

SHIMON MOORE
 
Date Born: Thursday 11 November 1982
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist, Actor, Australia
 
Summary: The band was formed by singer/lead guitarist Shimon Moore and bassist Emma Anzai.

VINCE MARTELL
 
Date Born: Sunday 11 November 1945
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Martell was born in the Bronx to parents who played the guitar and encouraged him to play as well. While in his teens, Martell joined the Navy, where he discovered his skills as a guitarist.

ANNE HATHAWAY
 
Date Born: Friday 12 November 1982
 
Description: Actress, UK
 
Summary: She is the daughter of Gerald Hathaway, a lawyer, and Kate McCauley, an actress who inspired Hathaway to follow in her footsteps.

AYSHEA
 
Date Born: Friday 12 November 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, UK
 
Summary: Born in Highgate, London and educated at Arts Educational School, London, Ayshea was trained in ballet, music, drama and dance.

BARBARA FAIRCHILD
 
Date Born: Sunday 12 November 1950
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer. USA
 
Summary: Barbara started her career at a very young age singing country music. She cut her very first single at only 15 years old.

BOB CREWE
 
Date Born: Thursday 12 November 1931
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Manager, Record Producer
 
Summary: As a solo singer, Bob Crewe recorded in 1961 a pair of albums, one of which produced a swing Ralph Burns-produced version of Yale University's signature "The Whiffenpoof Song".

BOOKER T JONES
 
Date Born: Sunday 12 November 1944
 
Description: Keyboardist, Band leader
 
Summary: While still in high school, Jones wrote the group's instrumental "Green Onions", which not only became a hit in 1962, but remains an enduring classic more than 40 years later.

BRIAN HYLAND
 
Date Born: Friday 12 November 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Brian Hyland appeared on national television programs such as "American Bandstand" and "The Jackie Gleason Show" and toured both internationally and around America with Dick Clark in the legendary "Caravan of Stars."

BUKKA WHITE
 
Date Born: Monday 12 November 1906
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He first recorded for the Victor Records label in 1930.

CHARLIE MARINANO
 
Date Born: Monday 12 November 1923
 
Description: Saxophonist, US
 
Summary: Charlie Mariano's career can easliy be divided into two. Early on he was a fixture in Boston, playing with Shorty Sherock (1948), Nat Pierce (1949-50) and his own groups.

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

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

GRACE KELLY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 12 November 1929
 
Description: Actress and Princess Grace of Monaca
 
Summary: The American Film Institute ranked Kelly 13 amongst the Greatest Female Stars of All Time.

JIMMY HAYES
 
Date Born: Friday 12 November 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The Persuasions are considered by many to be the benchmark of a cappella, with groups.

JO STAFFORD
 
Date Born: Monday 12 November 1917
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Stafford was born in Coalinga, California to Grover Cleveland Stafford and Anna York Stafford.

JOHN MAUS
 
Date Born: Friday 12 November 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: The trio formed in England in 1964. Also known as John Walker.

JOHN WALKER
 
Date Born: Friday 12 November 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: John Walker wrote in his autobiographical The Walker Brothers: No Regrets - Our Story:

LESLIE McKEOWN
 
Date Born: Saturday 12 November 1955
 
Description: Vocalist, Scotland
 
Summary: McKeown joined the Bay City Rollers in late 1973, replacing original lead singer Nobby Clark.

MARTY ATCHINSON
 
Date Born: Saturday 12 November 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: The Dead Livers formed as a duo with Marty Atchinson and Michael Schack

NEIL YOUNG
 
Date Born: Monday 12 November 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist, Canada
 
Summary: In 1976, Young performed with The Band, Joni Mitchell, and other rock musicians in the high profile all-star concert The Last Waltz.

RAY JACKSON
 
Date Born: Friday 12 November 1948
 
Description: Vocals, Harp, Mandolinist, UK
 
Summary: He is particularly known for his skilled paintings of buses.

RUBY NASH GARNETT
 
Date Born: Sunday 12 November 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: One of the great male/female soul vocal groups, Ruby & The Romantics had an epic single in 1963 with "Our Day Will Come." It topped both the pop and R&B charts earning a Grammy nomination for the Best Rock and Roll Recording

BENNY MOTEN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 13 November 1894
 
Description: Pianist, Band Leader, USA
 
Summary: His first recordings were made in 1923, and were rather stiff interpretations of the New Orleans style of King Oliver and others.

BILL GIBSON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 13 November 1951
 
Description: Drummer, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He is also a guitarist and pianist and bassist.

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

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

GARRY MARSHALL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 13 November 1934
 
Description: Actor, director, writer, producer, USA
 
Summary: Marshall was born in the New York City borough of the Bronx, the son of Marjorie Irene (née Ward), a tap dance teacher who ran a tap dance school, and the late Anthony Wallace Marshall (1906–99), a director of industrial films and later a producer.

GARRY MARSHALL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 13 November 1934
 
Description: Actor, director, writer, producer
 
Summary: Marshall was born in the New York City borough of The Bronx.He is the brother of actress/director Penny Marshall and Ronny Marshall Hallin, a TV producer.

JACK ELAM
 
Date Born: Wednesday 13 November 1918
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: American film actor best known for his numerous roles as villains in Western films.

JEAN SEABERG
 
Date Born: Sunday 13 November 1938
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: She was one of the many stars in the 1970 disaster film, Airport.

JIMMY FONTANA
 
Date Born: Tuesday 13 November 1934
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Italy
 
Summary: Born Enrico Sbriccoli in Camerino, Italy, he took the name "Jimmy" from musician Jimmy Giuffre and "Fontana" from a random name out of the phone book

JOANNE ACCOM
 
Date Born: Monday 13 November 1978
 
Description: Singer, songwriter,
 
Summary: Joanne was born in London, but is South African by descent.

JOANNE ACCOM
 
Date Born: Monday 13 November 1978
 
Description: Singer, songwriter,
 
Summary: Her solo album, Do Not Disturb, was released in 2001 after being a work in progress for 2 and a half years. It features a remix of Jackie, her 2 singles released in 1999 and 3 new singles, So Damn Fine, I Don't Know, and Busted.

JOANNE ACCOM
 
Date Born: Monday 13 November 1978

JOE MANTEGNA
 
Date Born: Thursday 13 November 1947
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He is best known for his roles in box office hits such as Three Amigos (1986), The Godfather Part III (1990), Forget Paris (1995), and Up Close & Personal (1996).

KAMAHL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 13 November 1934
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Australia
 
Summary: Born in Malaysia to Tamil Hindu parents, he is of Sri Lankan Tamil heritage. As he made his way into the Australian music industry, Rupert Murdoch was an early important mentor.

LARRY BALLARD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 13 November 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Enitially a rock singer later crossing over to Country.

TIMMY THOMAS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 13 November 1934
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: An American R&B singer, keyboardist, songwriter, and record producer, best known for the hit song, "Why Can't We Live Together".

TOY CALDWELL
 
Date Born: Thursday 13 November 1947
 
Description: Guitarist , USA
 
Summary: Mainly known for being the guitarist for "The Mashall Tucker Band" from 1973 through to 1983. Toy Caldwell's style of playing became famous playing a Les Paul.

WHOOPI GOLDBERG
 
Date Born: Sunday 13 November 1955
 
Description: Actress, Comedian, USA
 
Summary: Goldberg starred in Penny Marshall's directorial debut, 1986 Jumpin' Jack Flash.

BRIAN KEITH
 
Date Born: Monday 14 November 1921
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Actor of many films but mainly known for his role as the father of Buffy and Jody in the TV series "A FAMILY AFFAIR" played Uncle Bill.

BRIAN YALE
 
Date Born: Thursday 14 November 1968
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: Upon the release of their debut album, Yourself or Someone Like You, in fall 1996, Matchbox Twenty was pigeonholed as one of the legions of post-grunge guitar bands that roamed the American pop scene in the middle of that decade.

CORNELL GUNTER
 
Date Born: Monday 14 November 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In 1963, he formed his own Coasters group; they were usually billed as "The Fabulous Coasters".

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

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

FREDDIE GARRITY
 
Date Born: Saturday 14 November 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Garrity performed with The Dreamers at "Swinger" in North Adelaide, South Australia for Ivan Dayman's Dance Promotions during the late sixties. Known for the song "I'M TELLING YOU NOW" - was one of the groups top hits.

JOHNNY DESMOND
 
Date Born: Friday 14 November 1919
 
Description: Vocalist, GB
 
Summary: He was born in Detroit, Michigan; and as a boy, sang on a local radio station, but at age 15 he quit to work at his father's grocery.

LOUISE BROOKS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 14 November 1906
 
Description: American dancer and actress, USA
 
Summary: Mary Louise Brooks, generally known by her stage name Louise Brooks, was an American dancer and actress, noted for popularizing the bobbed haircut.

MARK SULTAN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 14 November 1973
 
Description: Vocalist, Canada
 
Summary: Sultan began his musical career playing drums in a band called Powersquat, a suburban group which combined a number of diverse influences into their notably violent live shows.

SCHERRIE PAYNE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 14 November 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Payne gained recognition for her vocals in "He's My Man" taken from the album The Supremes 75.

STEELE RUDD
 
Date Born: Saturday 14 November 1868
 
Description: Author, Australia
 
Summary: One of 13 children, Arthur Hoey Davis was a blacksmith’s son, born at Drayton, near Toowoomba, Queensland, on 14 November 1868.

STEPHEN BISHOP
 
Date Born: Wednesday 14 November 1951
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He performed many movie themes, including the theme from National Lampoon's Animal House. Writer of the song "Somewhere In Between" for "The China Syndrome".

VERONICA LAKE
 
Date Born: Friday 14 November 1919
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Lake has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6918 Hollywood Boulevard for her contributions to the motion picture industry.

WENDY CARLOS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 14 November 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer of song, USA
 
Summary: Classical Musician, learnt piano at the age of 6.Won scholarship for home built computer. Writer of film scores e.g.

ANNI-FRID LYNGSTAD
 
Date Born: Thursday 15 November 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Norway
 
Summary: A Swedish singer of Norwegian and German origin. She was one of the four members of Swedish pop group ABBA.

CAROL BRUCE
 
Date Born: Saturday 15 November 1919
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: The first actress to play the role of Julie in a Broadway production of Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II's Show Boat

CLYDE McPHATTER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 15 November 1932
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: The United States Postal Service issued a stamp in his honor. The Rockabilly Hall of Fame recognized his pioneering efforts. 1993.

CW McCALL
 
Date Born: Thursday 15 November 1928
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: In 1986, McCall was elected mayor of the town of Ouray, Colorado, ultimately serving for six years.

GRAM PARSONS
 
Date Born: Friday 15 November 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Forming group "The Fallen Angels" leading to a duo with Emmylou Harris

JAY BENNETT
 
Date Born: Friday 15 November 1963
 
Description: Singer - U.S.A.
 
Summary: From 1994 through 2001 Bennett was a member of Wilco. Conflicts between front man Jeff Tweedy and Bennett that would contribute to Bennett's split with Wilco are visible in the Sam Jones film I Am Trying to Break Your Heart: A Film About Wilco.

JIM DICKINSON
 
Date Born: Saturday 15 November 1941
 
Description: Record producer, pianist, and singer
 
Summary: In 2007 Dickinson played with the Memphis-based rock band, Snake Eyes.

JOE HINTON
 
Date Born: Friday 15 November 1929
 
Description: Vocalist
 
Summary: His career began in the late fifties.

JOHN KERR
 
Date Born: Sunday 15 November 1931
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: American Actor. Kerr, whose parents were stage and film actors, Geoffrey Kerr and June Walker, developed an early interest in following their footsteps.

LITTLE WILLIE JOHN
 
Date Born: Monday 15 November 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Soul, Gospel singer having his first hit song at the age of 18 during the fifties.

MANTOVANI
 
Date Born: Wednesday 15 November 1905
 
Description: Conductor, Italy
 
Summary: He recorded over 50 albums on that label, many of which were top-40 hits. He recorded for Decca until the mid-1950s, and then London Records.

MIKE WINTERS
 
Date Born: Saturday 15 November 1930
 
Description: Comedian, UK
 
Summary: He then played jazz with his brother on drums and performed as a musician at dances and weddings.

PETULA CLARK
 
Date Born: Tuesday 15 November 1932
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, UK
 
Summary: Born to an English father and Welsh mother in England, she was christened Petula Sally Olwen Clark. Her father Leslie coined her first name.

TONY THOMPSON
 
Date Born: Monday 15 November 1954
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: A session drummer best known as a member of Chic. On September 19, 2005 Tony and the rest of the Chic band members were inducted into the Dance Music Hall of Fame.

BEN WEISMAN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 16 November 1921
 
Description: Comoser of music, USA
 
Summary: An American composer and pianist best known for having written many of the songs associated with Elvis Presley.

BURGESS MEREDITH
 
Date Born: Monday 16 November 1908
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: His career spanning many years he entered the world of Television in ’BATMAN’ as the Penguin.

COLIN BURGESS
 
Date Born: Saturday 16 November 1946
 
Description: Drummer, Australia
 
Summary: Burgess has been inducted into the ARIA Hall Of Fame along with his cohorts from the Masters Apprentices.

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

EDDIE CONDON
 
Date Born: Thursday 16 November 1905
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Born, Indiana. Attended Austin High School in Chicago.

FELTON JARVIS
 
Date Born: Friday 16 November 1934
 
Description: Record Producer, Singer, USA
 
Summary: he worked over the years with such renowned artists as Willie Nelson, Jim Ed Brown, Floyd Cramer, Lloyd Price

HUBERT SUMLIN
 
Date Born: Monday 16 November 1931
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He was best known for his celebrated work, from 1955, as guitarist in Howlin' Wolf's band.

JESSE STONE
 
Date Born: Saturday 16 November 1901
 
Description: Composer, USA

JOHN RYANES
 
Date Born: Saturday 16 November 1940
 
Description: Singer, usa
 
Summary: The Monotones disbanded in 1962. Surviving members met to revive "Book of Love" several times after the break-up.

KATE MILLER-HEIDKE
 
Date Born: Monday 16 November 1981
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer , Keyboardist, Australia
 
Summary: Her 2004 appearance in Women in Voice 11 won her the Helpmann Award for Best Performance in an Australian Contemporary Concert.

KEN JAMES
 
Date Born: Tuesday 16 November 1948
 
Description: Actor, Australia
 
Summary: James is mainly known for his part in the hit TV series ’SKIPPY’ playing Mark Hammond.

LISA BONET
 
Date Born: Thursday 16 November 1967
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Actress mainly known for her part in "THE COSBY SHOW" as Denise Huxtable.

TONI BROWN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 16 November 1938
 
Description: Keyboardist, USA
 
Summary: In 2007, Brown and Garthwaite released an album of previously unreleased Joy of Cooking recordings from that era, including their only live recording.

TROY SEALS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 16 November 1938
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: Kentucky born musician and sessions musician and song writer of mainly country songs.

WC HANDY
 
Date Born: Sunday 16 November 1873
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, Conductor, Arranger, USA
 
Summary: known as The Father of Blues.Handy was an educated musician who used folk material in his compositions.

ARCHIE CAMPBELL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 17 November 1914
 
Description: Comedian, USA
 
Summary: Comedian of the year in the United States in 1969. In the fifties he appeared on The Grand Ole Opry and recording for RCA.

BILLY CURRINGTON
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 November 1973
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: When he was a junior in high school, Currington auditioned for a spot at Opryland, the renowned country music theme park located in Nashville, the country music capital. Failing the audition, after high school he moved to Nashville.

BOB GAUDIO
 
Date Born: Tuesday 17 November 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, Producer, USA
 
Summary: Former member of vocal group "THE FOUR SEASONS" and also record producer. In 1975, Gaudio wrote "Who Loves You" and "December 1963 (Oh, What A Night)" with his future wife Judy Parker.

CHOPPER READ
 
Date Born: Wednesday 17 November 1954
 
Description: Australian criminal and author.
 
Summary: An Australian criminal and author. Read wrote a series of semi-autobiographical and fictional crime novels. The 2000 film Chopper is based on his life.

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

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

GENE CLARK
 
Date Born: Monday 17 November 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: A singer, composer, guitarist with ’The New Christy Minstrels’ in the early sixties.

GORDON LIGHTFOOT
 
Date Born: Thursday 17 November 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Canadian
 
Summary: Singer, songwriter has proven to all that you really don’t need a gimmick to make it but good words and a darn good melody.

ISAAC HANSON
 
Date Born: Monday 17 November 1980
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist. USA
 
Summary: He sings both backing and lead vocals, plays electric and acoustic guitar, as well as the piano, bass and the synth.

JOHN SANGSTER
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 November 1928
 
Description: Drummer, Vibraphonist, Trumpeter, Composer, Australian
 
Summary: John Sangster was one of the most talented of all Australian jazz musicians, a technician and creator who embraced and understood more styles of the music than any other.

KATE CEBERANO
 
Date Born: Thursday 17 November 1966
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: One of Australia’s most popular vocalists singing Pop, Blues and Jazz,singing the standards or better songs so to speak showing all just how good she really is.

LUCY DURACK
 
Date Born: Wednesday 17 November 1982
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Australia
 
Summary: Lucy Durack (born 17 November 1982) is an Australian musical theatre performer recognised for playing Glinda in the Australian production of Wicked.

MARK GILLESPIE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 17 November 1970
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: An English singer, songwriter, currently living and touring in Germany, where he has built himself a substantial fanbase

MARTIN SCORSESE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 17 November 1942
 
Description: Director, screenwriter, producer, actor, USA
 
Summary: Martin Scorsese grew up in New York City. His father, Charles Scorsese (1913–1993), and mother, Catherine Scorsese (born Cappa; 1912–97), both worked in New York's Garment District.

MICHAEL ANDREWS
 
Date Born: Friday 17 November 1967
 
Description: Composer, USA

PETER COOK
 
Date Born: Wednesday 17 November 1937
 
Description: Comedian, satirist, writer
 
Summary: Cook's comedy partnership with Dudley Moore led to Not Only... But Also.

RICHARD FORTUS
 
Date Born: Thursday 17 November 1966
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: A professional guitarist who is most famous for being rhythm guitarist in Guns N' Roses.

ROCK HUDSON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 17 November 1925
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Hudson was born the son of Katherine Wood, a telephone operator, and Roy Harold Scherer, Sr, an auto mechanic who abandoned the family during the depths of the Great Depression.

SAMANTHA JONES
 
Date Born: Wednesday 17 November 1943
 
Description: Vocal Group, UK
 
Summary: As a 16-piece vocal group, The Vernon Girls appeared on the ITV show Oh Boy! with the house band between 1958-1959

ANTHONY WARLOW
 
Date Born: Saturday 18 November 1961
 
Description: Vocalist , Actor, Australia
 
Summary: Anthony Warlow must be credited as one Australia's true great singers of stage and theatre.

BRENDA VACCARO
 
Date Born: Saturday 18 November 1939
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Vaccaro was born in New York, to Italian American parents Christine M. Pavia and Mario A. Vaccaro originally a lawyer, both of whom were pioneers in Italian cuisine.

COMPAY SEGUNDO
 
Date Born: Monday 18 November 1907
 
Description: Guiarist, singer and composer. Cuba
 
Summary: Los Compadres were one of the most successful Cuban duos of their time. Greater international fame came later, in 1997, with the release of the Buena Vista Social Club album, a hugely successful recording which won several Grammy awards. Compay Segundo appeared in the film of the same title, made subsequently by Wim Wenders.

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

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

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

GRAHAM PARKER
 
Date Born: Saturday 18 November 1950
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: published a set of short stories, Carp Fishing on Valium, in June 2000.

HANK BALLARD
 
Date Born: Friday 18 November 1927
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer , USA
 
Summary: Ballard grew up in Bessemer, Alabama, where he began singing in church and later aspired to a career in music.

HOWARD MICHAEL
 
Date Born: Friday 18 November 1938
 
Description: Bassist, Australia
 
Summary: Mainly known as the owner of the "Twin Street Music Centre" situated in the heart of Adelaide in Twin Street.

JESSI ALEXANDER
 
Date Born: Thursday 18 November 1976
 
Description: Vocalist, US
 
Summary: Alexander co-wrote Miley Cyrus' single, "The Climb," for the 2009 film Hannah Montana: The Movie.

JOHN PARR
 
Date Born: Thursday 18 November 1954
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: St. Elmo's Fire. The song became a number one hit for Parr around the world and garnered many awards, including a Grammy nomination.

KIM WILDE
 
Date Born: Friday 18 November 1960
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Kim Wilde’s popularity began in the mid eighties. Since 1998, Wilde had an alternative career as a gardener, whilst still being active in music.

KIRK HAMMETT
 
Date Born: Sunday 18 November 1962
 
Description: Guitarist , USA
 
Summary: He became the first inductee into Guitar World magazine's "Hall of Fame" in 2002.

LINDA EVANS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 18 November 1942
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: A Golden Globe-winning and Emmy nominated American actress known primarily for her roles on television.

ROSS WILSON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 18 November 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Australian singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer who fronted the groups Daddy Cool and Mondo Rock. Wilson was inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame as an individual in 1989.

SUSAN SULLIVAN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 18 November 1942
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: An American actress, known for several notable roles on various television programs.

ALAN TARNEY
 
Date Born: Monday 19 November 1945
 
Description: Bassist, Keyboardist, Arranger, Composer, Instrumentalists,
 
Summary: A member of "The James Taylor Move" - 1967. This group could have been recognised as Adelaide’s first super group. They were a regular fixture at Adelaides "Big Daddies". Disco.

ALAN YOUNG
 
Date Born: Wednesday 19 November 1919
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: In 1994, Young co-starred in the Eddie Murphy film Beverly Hills Cop III.

BLUE BARRON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 19 November 1913
 
Description: Band Leader, Arranger
 
Summary: He studied at the Ohio State University before going into the entertainment business. He changed his name to Blue Barron in 1940 when he had his own orchestra.

BUD GREEN
 
Date Born: Friday 19 November 1897
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1975

FRED LIPSIUS
 
Date Born: Friday 19 November 1943
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: An original member leaving in 1972 and replaced by Lou Marini, Jr

J D SUMNER
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 November 1914
 
Description: Singer - USA
 
Summary: The Stamps were invited to tour and record with Elvis Presley. The group became a regular fixture with Presley until his untimely death.

JODIE FOSTER
 
Date Born: Monday 19 November 1962
 
Description: Actress, Director, USA
 
Summary: Foster was originally considered for the role of Princess Leia in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, but was unable to pull out of her contract with Disney.

JOEL GOLDSMITH
 
Date Born: Tuesday 19 November 1957
 
Description: Composer of film, television, and video game music.
 
Summary: On Stargate Atlantis he composed the main titles and the score.

JOHN BISSET
 
Date Born: Wednesday 19 November 1947
 
Description: Guitarist, Keyboards,Songwriter, Australia

LARRY KING
 
Date Born: Sunday 19 November 1933
 
Description: Host - television
 
Summary: He has won an Emmy Award, two Peabody Awards, and ten Cable ACE Awards.

MEG RYAN
 
Date Born: Sunday 19 November 1961
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: In 1993 saw the release of the hugely successful romantic comedy "Sleepless in Seattle".

MICHAEL LEE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 19 November 1969
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: He was invited by Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin fame to work on the 1993 Fate of Nations album and the world tour of the same name.

PHIL PICKETT
 
Date Born: Tuesday 19 November 1946
 
Description: Keyboardist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: The co writer of "Karma Chameleon" with Boy George.

RAY COLLINS
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 November 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He started his musical career singing falsetto backup vocals for various 'doo-wop' groups in the Los Angeles area.

ROBERT WHITE
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 November 1936
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Motown recording session guitarist for well over ten years with house band "The Funk Brothers"

TERRY FARRELL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 19 November 1963
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,and co-starred on Paramount's television comedy series Becker.

TOMMY DORSEY
 
Date Born: Sunday 19 November 1905
 
Description: Trombonist, USA
 
Summary: Tommy worked with many bands including Rudy Valley, Paul Whiteman and then 'The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra' in the mid thirties. P/E

BERNARD HORSFALL
 
Date Born: Thursday 20 November 1930
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: In 2003 he appeared in Davros — a Doctor Who audio drama produced by Big Finish Productions.

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

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

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

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

GARY GREEN
 
Date Born: Monday 20 November 1950
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Green was with the band from the debut album Gentle Giant all the way to the last album Civilian.

GENE TIERNEY
 
Date Born: Saturday 20 November 1920
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: From the beginning of Gene Tierney's film career in 1940 through her last film project in 1964, Tierney appeared in 37 films.

J. BLACKFOOT
 
Date Born: Wednesday 20 November 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: American soul singer, who was a member of The Soul Children in the late 1960s and 1970s.

JOE WALSH
 
Date Born: Thursday 20 November 1947
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Walsh has produced albums for artists such as Dan Fogelberg and Ringo Starr.

JUDY CANOVA
 
Date Born: Monday 20 November 1916
 
Description: Comedienne , Actress, Singer, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Judy Canova sang, yodeled and played guitar.

JUNE CHRISTY
 
Date Born: Friday 20 November 1925
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In 1945, after hearing that Anita O'Day had left Stan Kenton's Orchestra, she auditioned and got the role as a vocalist.

KAYE BALLARD
 
Date Born: Friday 20 November 1925
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Ballard established herself as a musical comedienne in the 1940s, joining the Spike Jones touring revue of entertainers.

NORMAN GREENBAUM
 
Date Born: Friday 20 November 1942
 
Description: Vocalist,Composer, USA
 
Summary: He was inspired to write the song after observing Porter Wagoner singing a song about a preacher on television.

RICHARD DAWSON
 
Date Born: Sunday 20 November 1932
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: He played Corporal Peter Newkirk on Hogan's Heroes, was the original host of the Family Feud game show from 1976–1985 and 1994–1995, and was a regular panelist on the 1970s version of Match Game on CBS from 1973 to 1978.

SUSAN LILY
 
Date Born:
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Susan used to call her music "modern alternative country with a twist" and has now condensed it to be "country fusion"

TOMMY WOMACK
 
Date Born: Tuesday 20 November 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: His recordings span multiple genres: folk, rock, country, alt-country, and indie music.

ALEX JAMES
 
Date Born: Thursday 21 November 1968
 
Description: Vocalist, Bassist, UK
 
Summary: English musician, songwriter and journalist best known as the bass player and occasional vocalist of band Blur.

ALPHONSE MOUZON
 
Date Born: Sunday 21 November 1948
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Mouzon, of African,American, French and Blackfoot Indian descent, was born in South Carolina.

ANDREW LOVE
 
Date Born: Friday 21 November 1941
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: Love was born in Memphis and began his interest in music at the Baptist church were his father was pastor.

BJORK
 
Date Born: Sunday 21 November 1965
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Iceland
 
Summary: The very eccentric singer actress started recording at the age of 11 years in Iceland.

BUCK RAM
 
Date Born: Thursday 21 November 1907
 
Description: Composer, Management

COLEMAN HAWKINS
 
Date Born: Monday 21 November 1904
 
Description: Saxophonist - USA
 
Summary: Started playing in his teenage years, Played with the famed ’FLETCHER HENDERSON’ in the mid twenties.

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

ELEANOR POWELL
 
Date Born: Thursday 21 November 1912
 
Description: Actress, dancer
 
Summary: She made her final public appearance in 1981 at a televised American Film Institute tribute to Fred Astaire, where she received a standing ovation.

GARY SAVILLE
 
Date Born: Friday 21 November 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist

GOLDIE HAWN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 21 November 1945
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: The cute girl in the Bikini that messed every joke up on ’LAUGH IN’ in the sixties TV show became the most popular star on the show.

JAMES DEPREIST
 
Date Born: Saturday 21 November 1936
 
Description: Conductor of music, USA
 
Summary: He served for more than three decades in multiple roles as Music Director of Orchestre Symphonique de Québec, the Malmö Symphony Orchestra in Sweden, Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Oregon Symphony. More recently, he served as Artistic Advisor to the Pasadena Symphony.

JULIET MILLS
 
Date Born: Friday 21 November 1941
 
Description: Actress, UK
 
Summary: The daughter of John Mills and Mary Hayley Bell, and the sister of Hayley Mills, Juliet Mills began her career as a child actor.

LIVINGSTON TAYLOR
 
Date Born: Tuesday 21 November 1950
 
Description: Vocal, Guitarist, Songwriter
 
Summary: He briefly attended the Westtown School in Pennsylvania. He is the brother of famous singer-songwriter James Taylor.

LONNIE JORDAN
 
Date Born: Sunday 21 November 1948
 
Description: Keyboardist, USA
 
Summary: He is the only current member of War remaining from the original lineup.

STEPHEN GEYER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 21 November 1950
 
Description: Composer, Arranger, Musician, USA
 
Summary: The writer of hit songs, popular TV themes, TV and film scripts, a non-fiction author, and studio and performance guitarist.

ASTON BARRETT
 
Date Born: Friday 22 November 1946
 
Description: Bassist, Composer, Jamaica
 
Summary: Often called "Family Man" or "Fams" for short, is a Jamaican bass player and Rastafarian.

BENJAMIN BRITTEN - (1913 - 1976)
 
Date Born: Saturday 22 November 1913
 
Description: Composer, Conductor, Violist, Pianist.
 
Summary: The greatest success of Britten's career was, however, the musically more conventional War Requiem, written for the 1962 consecration of the newly reconstructed Coventry Cathedral.

BERNIE LOWE
 
Date Born: Thursday 22 November 1917
 
Description: Composer, record producer, arranger, pianist, bandleader.
 
Summary: Lowe founded Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's Cameo Records in 1956

HOAGY CARMICHAEL
 
Date Born: Wednesday 22 November 1899
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: Carmichael composed and recorded "Up a Lazy River" in 1930, lyrics by Sidney Arodin and the first recorded version of "Stardust" with lyrics (by Mitchell Parish) was recorded by Bing Crosby in 1931.

JAMIE LEE CURTIS
 
Date Born: Saturday 22 November 1958
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Curtis was born in Los Angeles, California, the child of actors Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh.

JESSE COLIN YOUNG
 
Date Born: Saturday 22 November 1941
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: His career began in 1960s Greenwich Village and he released two solo albums before forming The Youngbloods.

JOHN BURTON
 
Date Born: Saturday 22 November 1952
 
Description: Sound Engineer, Australia
 
Summary: John worked as a sound engineer and roadie during the seventies in Adelaide, South Australia.

ROD PRICE
 
Date Born: Saturday 22 November 1947
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: At the age of 21, Price joined the British blues band Black Cat Bones replacing Paul Kossoff, which recorded one album, Barbed Wire Sandwich.

RODNEY DANGERFIELD
 
Date Born: Tuesday 22 November 1921
 
Description: Actor, Comedian, USA
 
Summary: In 1994, Rodney Dangerfield won an American Comedy Award for lifetime creative achievement.

STEVE WAHRE
 
Date Born: Saturday 22 November 1941
 
Description: Drummer, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Drummer Steve Wahrer combined two songs by the Rivingtons ("The Bird's the Word" and "Pa Pa Ooh Mow Mow" in early 1964.

TERRY STAFFORD
 
Date Born: Saturday 22 November 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Singer, songwriter and very much sounded like Elvis Presley.

TINA WEYMOUTH
 
Date Born: Wednesday 22 November 1950
 
Description: Bassist, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Weymouth is of French heritage on her mother's side.Known as a founding member and bassist of the influential New Wave group Talking Heads.

BORIS KARLOFF
 
Date Born: Wednesday 23 November 1887
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: Karloff played Frankenstein's monster three times; the other films being Bride of Frankenstein 1935 and Son of Frankenstein 1939.

BRUCE HORNSBY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 23 November 1954
 
Description: Pianist, Keyboardist, Accordianist,USA
 
Summary: Hornsby draws frequently from classical, jazz, bluegrass, Folk, motown, rock, blues, and jam band musical traditions with his songwriting and the seamless improvisations.

FREDDIE MARSDEN
 
Date Born: Saturday 23 November 1940
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: After the group broke up Freddie Marsden went to work for British Telecom with his drums disgarded in the garage.

GLORIA LYNNE
 
Date Born: Monday 23 November 1931
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In 2008 Ms Gloria Lynne was presented with a special award for 'Outstanding Achievement In Jazz'at the New York MAC Awards.

HARPO MARX
 
Date Born: Friday 23 November 1888
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Harpo recorded an album of harp music for RCA Victor, Harp by Harpo, 1952 and two for Mercury Records, Harpo, in Hi-Fi, 1957; Harpo at Work, 1958.

JACK HARDY
 
Date Born: Sunday 23 November 1947
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: An American lyrical singer–songwriter and playwright based in Greenwich Village, who was influential as a writer, performer, and mentor.

JERRY BOCK
 
Date Born: Friday 23 November 1928
 
Description: Composer of music, USA
 
Summary: The composer of the Broadway successes Fiddler on the Roof, Mr. Wonderful and Fiorello!

JOHN HUNTER
 
Date Born: Sunday 23 November 1941
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: The Hombres' "Let It Out" is included on the soundtrack of the Cameron Crowe film, Elizabethtown.

JOHNNY KIDD
 
Date Born: Thursday 23 November 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Kidd was one of the first British singers to really bring out a recording that was a rock song apart from "Move It" by Cliff Richard.

MILEY CYRUS
 
Date Born: Monday 23 November 1992
 
Description: Singer, Actress, Songwriter, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Cyrus was born in Tennessee,the daughter of Leticia "Tish" and country singer Billy Ray Cyrus, and the granddaughter of the late Ron Cyrus. She has two elder half-brothers, Christopher Cody and Trace, the latter being the vocalist and guitarist of an electronic rock band, Metro Station in California.

RUTH ETTING
 
Date Born: Monday 23 November 1896
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: In Hollywood she made a long series of movie shorts between 1929 and 1936.

SANDRA STEVENS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 23 November 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Stevens sang vocals alongside Eve Graham (later of The New Seekers).

SANDRA STEVENS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 23 November 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Stevens is credited as a co-writer on one of their songs: "Let's Love Together", the B-Side to "Save Your Kisses for Me".

SHARON ONEILL
 
Date Born: Sunday 23 November 1952
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia, New Zealand
 
Summary: O'Neill began her career in the 1970s in her home country, then gained major success in Australia with the hit "Words"

SUE NICHOLLS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 23 November 1943
 
Description: Actress,Singer, UK
 
Summary: Nicholls was born in Walsall, West Midlands. She was educated at the School of St. Mary and St. Anne (now known as Abbots Bromley School for Girls), and is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

TOMMY MARTH
 
Date Born: Thursday 23 November 1978
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: An American saxophone player, best known for his recordings and live performances with The Killers.

WILLIE SMITH
 
Date Born: Thursday 23 November 1893
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: A song writer and lyricist who wrote a number of songs and lyrics for Broadway shows from about 1912 through to 1925.

ALFREDO KRAUS
 
Date Born: Thursday 24 November 1927
 
Description: Vocalist, Spainish
 
Summary: A distinguished Spanish tenor of partly Austrian descent, particularly known for the artistry he brought to opera's bel canto roles.

BEV BEVAN
 
Date Born: Friday 24 November 1944
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: In 1980 Bevan published a biography of the Electric Light Orchestra. He also made a solo single in 1976, a cover version of the Sandy Nelson instrumental, "Let There Be Drums".

BILLY CONNOLLY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 24 November 1942
 
Description: Scottish comedian, musician, presenter and actor.
 
Summary: His first trade, in the early 1960s, was as a welder (specifically a boilermaker) in the Glasgow shipyards, but he gave it up towards the end of the decade to pursue a career as a folk singer in the Humblebums and subsequently as a soloist.

CHRIS HAYES
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 November 1957
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He got his first guitar when he was nine years old, and he took whatever lessons he could from folk to jazz (he is now a self-confessed jazz freak.

CLEM BURKE
 
Date Born: Thursday 24 November 1955
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: He has recorded and played live with the legendary Wanda Jackson and Nancy Sinatra.

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

EILEEN BARTON
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 November 1929
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Her first record, done for Capitol Records, was "Would You Believe Me?"

GARY BOYLE
 
Date Born: Monday 24 November 1941
 
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: He joined folk, rock band "Fairport Convention" and the late Trevor Lucas.

HARRY BARRIS
 
Date Born: Friday 24 November 1905
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Songwriter ("Highways Are Happy Ways"), composer and author, educated at the Jewish Training School. He wrote special material for Joe E. Lewis, Sophie Tucker, Ted Lewis and Jimmy Durante.

JOHNNY CARVER
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 November 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: His highest charting single was a cover of Tony Orlando's "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree".

KATHERINE HEIGL
 
Date Born: Friday 24 November 1978
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: At the end of 2007, Barbara Walters named Heigl one of "The 11 Most Fascinating People of 2007"

PETE BEST
 
Date Born: Monday 24 November 1941
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: Paul McCartney was the first to phone Pete in 1959 and invited him to go to Hamburg, Germany in 1961 though he had played with the group in 1959.

RICHARD TEE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 24 November 1943
 
Description: Pianist, Sessions musician, USA
 
Summary: He graduated from the High School of Music and Art and attended the Manhattan School of Music.

RUSSELL WATSON
 
Date Born: Thursday 24 November 1966
 
Description: Vocalist, Tenor, UK
 
Summary: Although he had been singing since he was a child, he never sought a career as a professional singer.

SCOTT JOPLIN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 24 November 1868
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA

TEDDY WILSON
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 November 1912
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Wilson appeared in the film "The Benny Goodman Story" as himself. Also a member of Benny Carters 'Chocolate Dandies'.

TOMMY ALLSUP
 
Date Born: Tuesday 24 November 1931
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: In 1979, he started a club, "Tommy's Heads Up Saloon", in Fort Worth.

AMY GRANT
 
Date Born: Friday 25 November 1960
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Grant is the author of several books, including a memoir, Mosaic: Pieces of My Life So Far, and a book based on the popular Christmas song Breath of Heaven.

ARTHUR SCHWARTZ
 
Date Born: Sunday 25 November 1900
 
Description: Composer of songs, USA
 
Summary: Schwartz supported his legal studies at New York University and postgraduate studies at Columbia University

ATHUR SCHWARTZ
 
Date Born: Sunday 25 November 1900
 
Description: Song writer, USA
 
Summary: Schwartz worked for Columbia Pictures as a producer, his work including the 1944 musical Cover Girl.

BOB LIND
 
Date Born: Wednesday 25 November 1942
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Lind is best known for his transatlantic chart , which was a #5 hit in 1966.

CHRISTINA APPLEGATE
 
Date Born: Thursday 25 November 1971
 
Description: Actress, Singer, USA
 
Summary: Applegate was one of the founding members of the Pussycat Dolls, which debuted at the Viper Room on Sunset Strip, Los Angeles in 1995.

EDDIE BOYD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 25 November 1914
 
Description: Guitarist, keyboards, singer, USA
 
Summary: Boyd moved to the Beale Street district of Memphis, Tennessee in 1936.

GUS BIVONA
 
Date Born: Thursday 25 November 1915
 
Description: Clarinets, Saxophonist, Flute
 
Summary: A series of high-profile gigs with Tommy Dorsey and Bob Crosby followed the end of the war, and in 1947 Bivona signed on with MGM.

JIMMY JOHNSON (blues guitarist)
 
Date Born: Sunday 25 November 1928
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: In his younger years he played piano and sang in gospel groups. He and his family moved to Chicago in 1950, where he worked as a welder and played guitar in his spare time.

JOHN LARROQUETTE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 25 November 1947
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He played reed instruments as a child and moved to Los Angeles, California in 1973.

MARK MINKOV
 
Date Born: Saturday 25 November 1944
 
Description: Composer of Music, Russia
 
Summary: Minkov was born in Moscow, USSR. He attended the Merzlyakovki Conservatory School where he studied composition under Nikolay Sidelnikov.

NAT ADDERLEY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 25 November 1931
 
Description: Cornettist, USA
 
Summary: In the 1950s he worked with his brother's original group, with Lionel Hampton, and with J. J. Johnson, then in 1959 joined his brother's new quintet and stayed with it until Cannonball's death in 1975.

PERCY SLEDGE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 25 November 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: One time member of the ’Esquires Combo’ in the U.S.A. He hit the top of the charts with the well known WHEN A MAN LOVES A WOMAN - 1966 making him an international star.

RICARDO MONTALBAN
 
Date Born: Thursday 25 November 1920
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Montalbán first acted in a motion picture in 1943. He had stated that when he first arrived in Hollywood, studios wanted to change his name to Ricky Martin.

ROY LYNES
 
Date Born: Thursday 25 November 1943
 
Description: Keyboardist , UK
 
Summary: He left the group in 1970 when he fell in love whilst on tour, claiming that he could see how serious the other band members were.

RUSTY BRYANT
 
Date Born: Monday 25 November 1929
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: Bryant grew up in Columbus, Ohio and became a fixture of the local jazz scene

STACY LATTISAW
 
Date Born: Friday 25 November 1966
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: When she was a teenager in the early 1980s, Lattisaw had a string of Top 40 R&B hits.

THEA GILMORE
 
Date Born: Sunday 25 November 1979
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Gilmore has been touted by Uncut magazine as "the best British singer-songwriter of the last 10 years,

TIM FREEDMAN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 25 November 1964
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: He cited a highlight of his career so far: receiving the ARIA award for Best Album from the man after whom his band "The Whitlams" were named, former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam.

VAL FUENTES
 
Date Born: Tuesday 25 November 1947
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: He has played with other bands that include, Fat Chance, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Shadowfax, etc.

BERT RUITER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 26 November 1946
 
Description: Bassist, Netherlands
 
Summary: Ruiter was born in Amsterdam and grew up in Hilversum.

BOB BABBITT
 
Date Born: Friday 26 November 1937
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: The Pittsburgh-born Babbitt's most notable bass performances include "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours" (by Stevie Wonder), "War" (by Edwin Starr), "The Tears of a Clown" (by Smokey Robinson & the Miracles) and many more.

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

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

EUGENE ISTOMIN
 
Date Born: Thursday 26 November 1925
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: He won a Grammy Award in 1970 with the trio, for their recordings of Beethoven.

GARNET MIMMS
 
Date Born: Friday 26 November 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Mimms was given a Pioneer Award in 1999 by the Rhythm and Blues Foundation.

JEAN TERRELL
 
Date Born: Sunday 26 November 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: She is the sister of the former WBA heavyweight boxing champion, Ernie Terrell, who famously fought Muhammad Ali.

JOE NICHOLS
 
Date Born: Friday 26 November 1976
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist. USA
 
Summary: Joe Nichols was born and raised in Rogers, Arkansas. His father, who worked as a trucker, also played bass guitar in a local country band; eventually, Nichols himself found work in a local rock band.

JOHN McVIE
 
Date Born: Monday 26 November 1945
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: He joined Fleetwood Mac shortly after its formation by guitarist Peter Green in 1967, replacing the band's first bassist, Bob Brunning.

LINDA DAVIS
 
Date Born: Monday 26 November 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: An established country singer, Linda continues to record and perform to her fans throughout the United States.

MICHAEL HOLLIDAY
 
Date Born: Monday 26 November 1928
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Holliday was very popular in the United Kingdom during the fifties.

NATALIE GAUCI
 
Date Born: Thursday 26 November 1981
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Keyboardist, Australia
 
Summary: Gauci studied at Emmaus College, Vermont before studying music at the Victorian College of the Arts, and from the age of 17 began writing songs.

NATASHA BEDINGFIELD
 
Date Born: Thursday 26 November 1981
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Natasha and Daniel share the Guinness World Record for being the only siblings to have had solo number-ones in UK chart history.

NESUHI ERTEGUN
 
Date Born: Monday 26 November 1917
 
Description: Record producer and executive, USA
 
Summary: Nesuhi Ertegun was inducted posthumously into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1991. He was posthumously awarded the Grammy Trustees Award for lifetime achievements in 1995.

RICH LITTLE
 
Date Born: Saturday 26 November 1938
 
Description: Comedian, Impersonater, Impressionist, USA
 
Summary: Little was the middle of three sons of a doctor. In his early teens, he formed a partnership with Geoff Scott, another budding impressionist.

TINA TURNER
 
Date Born: Sunday 26 November 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Songwriter
 
Summary: Turner is one of the world's most popular and biggest selling music artists of all time and is the most successful female rock artist of all time with record sales in excess of 180 million.

AL JACKSON Jr.
 
Date Born: Wednesday 27 November 1935
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Jackson is the son of Al Jackson, Sr. who led a huge jazz/swing dance band in Memphis, Tennessee.

BRUCE LEE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 27 November 1940
 
Description: Actor, martial arts, Chinese American
 
Summary: Martial arts expert in real life and on the screen.

BUZZ CASON
 
Date Born: Monday 27 November 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Producer, USA
 
Summary: His biggest hit as a writer, with Mac Gayden, was the song "Everlasting Love", recorded originally by Robert Knight, which was a #1 hit in the United Kingdom when covered by the Love Affair in January 1968.

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

EDDIE RABBITT
 
Date Born: Monday 27 November 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Rabbitt was born to Irish immigrants in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in East Orange, New Jersey.

FLOYD CRAMER
 
Date Born: Monday 27 November 1933
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Mainly a sessions pianist prominently backing Elvis Presley, the Everly Brothers and many more during the fifties and the sixties.

JIMI HENDRIX
 
Date Born: Friday 27 November 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist
 
Summary: Hendrix often favored raw overdriven amplifiers with high gain and treble and helped develop the previously undesirable technique of guitar feedback. P/E

MIKE BORDIN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 27 November 1962
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: After Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward was unfortunately plagued with health issues during tour, Bordin had a brief stretch playing with the other original members of Black Sabbath.

MIKE SKINNER
 
Date Born: Monday 27 November 1978
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist,UK
 
Summary: The Streets started out as a group project but quickly became a one-man act as band members fell away.

RAYBEEZ
 
Date Born: Monday 27 November 1961
 
Description: Singer, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Lead singer of hard rock band "Warzone: He was also membered ’Agnostic Front’ playing drums.

SIMON BINKS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 27 November 1956
 
Description: Guitarist, Australia,
 
Summary: He was the co-founder of the band with James Reyne and Brad Robinson in late 1978.Binks and Australian sound engineer Ross Cockle as producers. Australian Crawl toured England supporting Duran Duran in late 1983

WERLY FAIRBURN
 
Date Born: Thursday 27 November 1924
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Songwriter. USA

ANTON RUBINSTEIN
 
Date Born: Saturday 28 November 1829
 
Description: Pianist,
 
Summary: Rubinstein was born to Jewish parents in Ofatinþi a village now in Transnistria, Republic of Moldova, a city on the Dniestr River, about 150 kilometers northwest of Odessa.

BEEB BIRTLES
 
Date Born: Sunday 28 November 1948
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Music groups: Little River Band (1975 – 1983), Zoot (2011), Birtles Shorrock Goble, Mississippi

BERRY GORDY
 
Date Born: Thursday 28 November 1929
 
Description: Record producer and Composer of songs
 
Summary: In 1957, Wilson recorded Reet Petite, a song Gordy had co-written with his sister Gwen and writer-producer Billy Davis.

BRUCE CHANEL
 
Date Born: Thursday 28 November 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Channel has been inducted into the Rockabilly Hall of Fame. "Hey! Baby" is in the repertoire of several U.S. marching bands.

CLEM CURTIS
 
Date Born: Thursday 28 November 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Curtis came to England at the age of fifteen and later found employment as an interior decorator.

ED HARRIS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 28 November 1950
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: By transforming into his characters and pulling the audience in, Ed Harris has earned the reputation as one of the most talented actors of our time.

EDWIN PEARCE CHRISTY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 28 November 1815
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Actor, USA
 
Summary: He is more commonly known as E. P. Christy, and was the founder of the blackface minstrel group Christy's Minstrels.

GARY TROXEL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 28 November 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The Fleetwoods continued to record into the 1960s, with a number of other successes. Their second hit, "Graduation's Here" (co-written by Ellis and Christopher, who also sang the lead) was followed by "Mr. Blue," which, like "Come Softly", also topped the pop charts.

HOPE LANGE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 28 November 1933
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Lange was born into a theatrical family in Redding Ridge, Connecticut. Her father, John George Lange, was a musician and the music arranger for Florenz Ziegfeld and conductor for Henry Cohen.

HUGH McKENNA
 
Date Born: Monday 28 November 1949
 
Description: Pianist, UK
 
Summary: The Sensational Alex Harvey Band (often shortened to SAHB) with Hugh McKenna was a member.

JEFF WARD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 28 November 1962
 
Description: Drummer
 
Summary: He provided vocals for the 1000 Homo DJs song "Hey Asshole" where he impersonated a cop.

PAUL SHAFFER
 
Date Born: Monday 28 November 1949
 
Description: Keyboardist, Arranger, Band leader, USA
 
Summary: In June 2006, he received a star on Canada's Walk of Fame. Since 2002, he has been the national spokesperson for Epilepsy Canada. In 2002, a street which surrounds the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium in his hometown was renamed "Paul Shaffer Drive". Shaffer has also received two honorary doctorates.

RANDY NEWMAN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 28 November 1944
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, Arranger, USA
 
Summary: One of Newman's most iconic and recognizable works is the central theme to The Natural, a dramatic and Oscar-nominated score.

RB GREAVES
 
Date Born: Tuesday 28 November 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: A nephew of Sam Cooke, he grew up on an Indian reservation, but moved to England in 1963.

BILLY STRAYHORN
 
Date Born: Monday 29 November 1915
 
Description: Pianist, Arranger, USA
 
Summary: He had a major influence on the career of Lena Horne, who wanted to marry Strayhorn.

BRIAN CADD
 
Date Born: Friday 29 November 1946
 
Description: Keyboardist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Cadd produced fellow Australian acts, Robin Jolley, Ronnie Burns, Broderick Smith, Tina Arena and Glenn Shorrock, and established his own record label called Bootleg Records.

BUSBY BERKELEY
 
Date Born: Friday 29 November 1895
 
Description: Director of film.
 
Summary: A producer and director In the thirties through to the fifties that must be rated as one of the Hollywood greats.

CAMILLE MAURANE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 29 November 1911
 
Description: Vocalist, French
 
Summary: His father was a music teacher and he started singing as a child in the Maîtrise Saint-Evode in Rouen.

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

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

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

FELIX CAVALIERE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 29 November 1944
 
Description: Keyboardist, USA
 
Summary: The name The Young Rascals came from an early films of the same name.

GARRY SHANDLING
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 November 1949
 
Description: Actor,Writer, Comedian, USA
 
Summary: In 1993, NBC offered Shandling $5 million to take over the late-night comedic talk show Late Night when host David Letterman announced his highly publicized move to CBS, but Shandling declined.

JODY MILLER
 
Date Born: Saturday 29 November 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In 1999, the Country Gospel Music Association inducted Miller into its Hall of Fame, along with Loretta Lynn, Barbara Mandrell.

JOEL WHITBURN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 29 November 1939
 
Description: Author and music historian, USA
 
Summary: Whitburn is an avid collector of phonograph records with one of the world's largest collections in his underground vault. His collection includes a copy of nearly every 78 rpm record, 45 rpm single, LP, and compact disc to appear on the Billboard charts

JOHN MAYALL
 
Date Born: Wednesday 29 November 1933
 
Description: GuitaristVocalist, Harmonicist, UK
 
Summary: Mayall's father was Murray Mayall, a guitarist and jazz music enthusiast.

MERLE TRAVIS
 
Date Born: Thursday 29 November 1917
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: His lyrics often discussed the exploitation of coal miners. Among his many well-known songs are "Sixteen Tons".

ROGER TROUTMAN
 
Date Born: Thursday 29 November 1951
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, US
 
Summary: Has worked with ’EARTH WIND AND FIRE’among others.Troutman was well known for his use of the talk box, a device that is connected to an instrument (frequently a keyboard) to create different vocal effects.

RONNIE MONTROSE
 
Date Born: Saturday 29 November 1947
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: An American rock guitarist who led a number of his own bands

STAN ROGERS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 November 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Canada
 
Summary: His album in 1993 was also nominated for best Posthumous album 'Home In Halifax' for 'Best Roots and Traditional Album'.

ALLAN SHERMAN
 
Date Born: Sunday 30 November 1924
 
Description: ComedianTV writer
 
Summary: One track from the album, a spoof of summer camp entitled "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh," became a hit, in the U.S and Australia in 1963.

BILLY IDOL
 
Date Born: Wednesday 30 November 1955
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: The name Billy Idol was inspired by a school teacher's description of Broad as "idle".

BOB MOORE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 30 November 1932
 
Description: Bassit, USA
 
Summary: In 1958, he played on his first of many Elvis Presley sessions.

BROWNIE McGEE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 30 November 1915
 
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, America
 
Summary: A Southern blues musician revived his music by folk musicians in the fifties.

CLAY AIKEN
 
Date Born: Thursday 30 November 1978
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Aiken was voted the Favorite Reality Star of 2003 by TV Guide readers and “the most-loved reality star of all time” in a TV Guide poll conducted in the summer of 2005

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

EFREM ZIMBALIST Jr
 
Date Born: Friday 30 November 1923
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Zimbalist was born the son of violinist Efrem Zimbalist, Sr. 1889-1985 and operatic soprano Alma Gluck 1884-1938.

JUNE POINTER
 
Date Born: Monday 30 November 1953
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: Born the youngest of six to minister parents, June shared a love for singing with her sisters.

LEO LYONS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 30 November 1943
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: In 1975, he was hired as a studio manager by Chrysalis Records to re-equip and run Wessex Studios in London.

LUTHER INGRAM
 
Date Born: Thursday 30 November 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Ingram was responsible for the classic 1966 Northern Soul stormer "If It's All The Same To You" and it's instrumental "Exus Trek".

MINDY McCREADY
 
Date Born: Sunday 30 November 1975
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: McCready began singing in church at age 3, graduated from high school at the age of 16 with the intention of beginning her music career early.

PAUL STOOKEY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 30 November 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: "Leaving on a Jet Plane", became a number one hit in 1969 written by the late John Denver.

RICHARD CRENNA
 
Date Born: Wednesday 30 November 1927
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6714 Hollywood Blvd.

RIDLEY SCOTT
 
Date Born: Tuesday 30 November 1937
 
Description: Film director, film producer, UK
 
Summary: Scott has been nominated for three Academy Awards for Directing: for Thelma & Louise, Gladiator and Black Hawk Down, as well as a Golden Globe, BAFTA and Emmy Award. He has won 3 British Academy Awards for the film Blade Runner.

ROB GRILL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 30 November 1943
 
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: An American lead singer, songwriter and bass guitarist of the rock and roll band, The Grass Roots.

ROBERT NIGHTHAWK
 
Date Born: Tuesday 30 November 1909
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Within a few years he reappeared as the electric slide-guitarist Robert Nighthawk, and began recording for Chess Records.

ROGER GLOVER
 
Date Born: Friday 30 November 1945
 
Description: Bassist, Keyboardist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Glover joined Deep Purple in 1969 replacing Nick Semper. Glover left in 1973 replaced by Glenn Hughes. The Group formed in 1968 in Hertford, England.

SHUGGIE OTIS
 
Date Born: Monday 30 November 1953
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Singer, Guitarist started playing aged 12. Joined his fathers group aged 13 as guitarist, also doing session work.

VIRGINIA MAYO
 
Date Born: Tuesday 30 November 1920
 
Description: Actress, USA

 
 
 
 

 
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