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BARRY GIBB
 
Date Born: Sunday 1 September 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Producer, UK
 
Summary: Gibb grew up with his family in Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester, England. In 1958 his family moved to Brisbane, Australia.

BOXCAR WILLIE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 September 1931
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He went on to become a star in country music, selling more than 10 million records. In 1981, Martin achieved a professional landmark by being inducted into the Grand Ole Opry as its 60th member.

BRUCE FOXTON
 
Date Born: Thursday 1 September 1955
 
Description: Vocalist, Bassist, UK
 
Summary: While in "The Jam", he and drummer Rick Buckler played a role behind singer, guitarist, and songwriter Paul Weller.

CONWAY TWITTY
 
Date Born: Friday 1 September 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Jenkins (Conway Twitty) was named by his great uncle after his favorite silent movie actor, Harold Lloyd. Also another artist signed to the Sun Label.

DIANE RAY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 September 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Very little is known regarding Diane Ray with only one major hit to her name.By the time she was 12 years old, she started taking voice lessons with a well known vocal teacher/coach in Philadelphia

DON BLACKMAN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 September 1953
 
Description: Pianist, songwriter, producer
 
Summary: At the beginning of the 1970s, he played with Parliament/Funkadelic, Earth, Wind and Fire, and Roy Ayers, before becoming a member of Lenny White's group Twennynine, for whom he penned songs such as "Peanut Butter" and "Morning Sunrise".

ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK (Pianist)
 
Date Born: Friday 1 September 1854
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, Germany
 
Summary: In 1914 Humperdinck seems to have applied for the post of director of the New South Wales Conservatorium of Music in Sydney, but with the outbreak of World War I it became unthinkable for a German to hold this position.

GLORIA ESTEFAN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 September 1959
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Estefan’s father, José Fajardo, was a personal bodyguard to former Cuban president Fulgencio Batista's wife in the 1950s.

JAMES REBHORN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 1 September 1948
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: One of America's most recognizable character actors, James Rebhorn is a veteran of over 100 television shows, feature films, and plays.

JD FORTUNE
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 September 1973
 
Description: Vocalist, Canada
 
Summary: Fortune has admitted to heavy cocaine use during the latest INXS tour.INXS responded by saying that Fortune had never been fired by the band, but that the band now was reluctant to continue working with him.

JOSEPH WILLIAMS
 
Date Born: Thursday 1 September 1960
 
Description: Vocals, keyboards
 
Summary: He is the son of film composer John Williams and actress/singer Barbara Ruick and the grandson of jazz drummer Johnny Williams and actors Melville Ruick and Lurene Tuttle.

KATHLEEN DE LON JONES
 
Date Born: Thursday 1 September 1977
 
Description: Vocalist, Dancer, Actor, Australian
 
Summary: Born in Manila, the capital of the Philippines, in 1977, Kathleen moved to Australia with her family in 1978

LILY TOMLIN
 
Date Born: Friday 1 September 1939
 
Description: Actress, Comedian, USA
 
Summary: Tomlin was born the daughter of Lillie Mae, a housewife and nurse's aide, and Guy Tomlin, a factory worker.

MARILYN MILLER
 
Date Born: Thursday 1 September 1898
 
Description: Actress, Vocalist, Dancer, USA
 
Summary: Miller attained legendary status in the Ziegfeld production Sally (1920) with music by Jerome Kern, especially for her performance of Kern's "Look for the Silver Lining."

MARSHALL LYTLE
 
Date Born: Friday 1 September 1933
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: American rock and roll musician, best known for his work with the groups Bill Haley & His Comets and The Jodimars in the 1950s.

NATALIE BASSINGTHWAIGHTE
 
Date Born: Monday 1 September 1975
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Australia
 
Summary: In 2006, Bassingthwaighte was nominated for a Gold Logie for the first time since joining Neighbours.

RICHARD FARNSWORTH
 
Date Born: Wednesday 1 September 1920
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Farnsworth was born in Los Angeles, California to a housewife mother and an engineer father. He was raised during the Great Depression. He lived with his aunt, mother and two sisters in downtown Los Angeles after his father died when he was seven years old.

ROY HEAD
 
Date Born: Monday 1 September 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He moved to Texas, in 1955, he and Tommy Bolton formed his first group, The Traits, in 1957.

SAMMY ARENA
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 September 1931
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Sammy and Andrew Arena started their music career in 1959

TOMMY EDWARDS
 
Date Born: Friday 1 September 1922
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The singer songwriter began his professional career in 1931.

TOMMY EVANS
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 September 1934
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Evens sang in groups other than the Difters.

YVONNE De CARLO
 
Date Born: Friday 1 September 1922
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: The daughter of an aspiring actress, Marie De Carlo, and a salesman, William Middleton.

BRIAN YOUNG - AU
 
Date Born: Monday 2 September 1935
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist., Ausstralia
 
Summary: Brian started his singing career in 1959 when he toured with Rick & Thel.

ERNIE SIGLEY
 
Date Born: Friday 2 September 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Television Personality and host.
 
Summary: Host of Adelaide Tonight on NWS-9 in the 1960s and early 1970s and The Ernie Sigley Show from 1974.

HORACE SILVER
 
Date Born: Sunday 2 September 1928
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: His father was from Cape Verde and his mother was born in New Canaan, Connecticut and was of Irish-African descent.

HUGO MONTENEGRO
 
Date Born: Wednesday 2 September 1925
 
Description: Band leader, Pianist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: An American orchestra leader and composer of film soundtracks.

JIMMY CLANTON
 
Date Born: Monday 2 September 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: One of the few white singers to come out of the New Orleans

JOE SIMON
 
Date Born: Thursday 2 September 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Simon began singing in his father's baptist church.

JOHN ZORN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 2 September 1953
 
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, Clarinetist, USA
 
Summary: John Zorn was born in New York City and learned piano, guitar and flute as a child.

RACHAEL BECK
 
Date Born: Thursday 2 September 1971
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Daancer, Cabaret, Speaker, TV Personality, Australia
 
Summary: Rachael Beck must be rated as one of the best Australian entertainers of the 20th and 21st century.

ROSALIND ASHFORD
 
Date Born: Thursday 2 September 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Ashford sung in church choirs and learned how to dance in local centers. Developing a passion for music, she joined the glee club and mixed choruses while attending Southeastern High School.

RUSS CONWAY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 2 September 1925
 
Description: Pianist, UK
 
Summary: Conway was born in Bristol, England. He had no formal piano training. Conway was talent spotted while playing in a London club, signed to Columbia Records and spent the mid 1950s

SALMA HAYEK
 
Date Born: Friday 2 September 1966
 
Description: Actress, Singer, Mexico/USA
 
Summary: Hayek has been credited as a song performer in three movies. The first was Desperado for the song Quedate Aquí. In Frida she performed the Mexican folk song La Bruja with the band Los Vega. She also recorded Siente mi amor, which played during the end credits of Once Upon a Time in Mexico

STEVE PORCARO
 
Date Born: Monday 2 September 1957
 
Description: Keyboardist, composer, programmer
 
Summary: American keyboardist and composer, who was an original member of the rock/pop band Toto.

TED MULRY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 2 September 1947
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Australia
 
Summary: He was persuaded to be recorded himself and soon rose to fame as a solo singer/songwriter with his own composition, the pop ballad "Julia", which made the Australian charts in 1970.

TED MULRY GANG
 
Date Born: Tuesday 2 September 1947
 
Description: Band, Australia
 
Summary: He was a prolific songwriter and a number of bands and artists, such as John Farnham and Alison MacCallum, recorded his songs, the most notable being rock band Sherbet, who had a hit with his song, "You're All Woman".

TOM GLAZER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 2 September 1914
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He was part of the strong folk music scene in New York in the 1940s, and with Leadbelly, Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger and Josh White helped prepare for the commercially successful folk revival of the 1960s.

TONY MARMMARELLA
 
Date Born: Tuesday 2 September 1924
 
Description: Producer, Television host.
 
Summary: Tony Mammarella hosted American Bandstand in (1956-1957)NP

AL JARDINE
 
Date Born: Thursday 3 September 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: A founding member of the Beach Boys, their occasional lead vocalist, and one of their guitarists.

ALAN LADD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 September 1913
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Alan Ladd was born to an American father Alan Ladd, Sr. and an English-American mother Ina Raleigh Ladd. His father died when the boy was four.

CHARLIE SHEEN
 
Date Born: Friday 3 September 1965
 
Description: Actor, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Sheen was born the son of artist Janet and actor Martin Sheen who was the son of Mary Ann, an immigrant from County Tipperary, Ireland, and Francisco Estévez, a Spanish factory worker/machinery inspector from Parderrubias, Galicia, Spain.

DON BREWER
 
Date Born: Friday 3 September 1948
 
Description: Drummer,USA
 
Summary: Don joined the Silver Bullet Band in 2006 and 2007 tour.

EILEEN BRENNAN
 
Date Born: Saturday 3 September 1932
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: 1982 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy for "Private Benjamin"

FREDDIE KING
 
Date Born: Monday 3 September 1934
 
Description: Guitarist ,USA
 
Summary: Born in Texas, but later moved with his family to Chicago in 1950 and at the age of sixteen he would venture out to local clubs

GARY WALKER
 
Date Born: Thursday 3 September 1942
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Mainly remembered for the hit - "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore" - 1966 with The Waker Brothers.

HANK THOMPSON
 
Date Born: Thursday 3 September 1925
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Thompson began singing in a plaintive honky-tonk style similar to that of Ernest Tubb but desiring to secure more engagements in the dancehalls of the Southwest.

JO ANN CASTLE
 
Date Born: Sunday 3 September 1939
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: She was often referred to as "Queen of the Ragtime Pianists," and was seen as the younger version of star ragtime pianist Del Wood.

KENNY PICKETT
 
Date Born: Thursday 3 September 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Kenny Pickett was the original lead singer and member of "The Mark Four". In March 1968 Pickett left and was replaced by Ronnie Wood.

MEMPHIS SLIM
 
Date Born: Friday 3 September 1915
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, USA
 
Summary: His father Peter Chatman sang, played piano and guitar, and operated juke joints.It is commonly believed, though, that he took the name to honor his father, Peter Chatman Sr.

MICK FARREN
 
Date Born: Friday 3 September 1943
 
Description: Journalist, author and singer
 
Summary: An English journalist, author and singer associated with counterculture and the UK Underground.

PERRY BAMONTE
 
Date Born: Saturday 3 September 1960
 
Description: Guitarist, Producer, UK
 
Summary: Perry first joined The Cure in 1990, replacing Roger O'Donnell on keyboards.

SHADOW MORTON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 3 September 1940
 
Description: Composer of music, Record producer USA
 
Summary: The recording "Remember (Walking In The Sand)" by The Shangri-Las reached #3 on the US pop charts in 1964

VALERIE PERRINE
 
Date Born: Friday 3 September 1943
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Perrine was born the daughter of Winifred, a dancer who appeared in George White's Scandals, and Kenneth Perrine, a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army

BEYONCE KNOWLES
 
Date Born: Friday 4 September 1981
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The film "Dreamgirls" has surpassed $100 million dollars in America alone.

BLACKIE LAWLESS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 September 1956
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Lawless is of Blackfoot Native American ancestry. His mother, a professional dancer was part French and part Native American.

DANNY GATTON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 September 1945
 
Description: Guitarist , USA
 
Summary: Gatton's playing combined musical styles such as jazz, blues and rockabilly in an innovative fashion, and he was known by some as "the telemaster" a portmanteau of "Telecaster", Gatton's guitar of choice, and "Master".

DARRYL COTTON
 
Date Born: Sunday 4 September 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: In 1989, Cotton was awarded the Advance Australia Award for his services to the community, acknowledging his keen support and assistance to numerous charities and public organisations.

DAVE LIEBMAN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 4 September 1946
 
Description: Saxophonist, flautist, USA
 
Summary: He began classical piano lessons at the age of nine and saxophone by twelve. His interest in jazz was sparked by seeing John Coltrane perform live in New York City clubs such as Birdland, the Village Vanguard and the Half Note.

DICK THOMAS
 
Date Born: Saturday 4 September 1915
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: An American singing cowboy and actor.

GARY DUNCAN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 4 September 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: During school Duncan was a part of the San Francisco garage rock scene that was emerging in the early 1960s.

GENE PARSONS
 
Date Born: Monday 4 September 1944
 
Description: Drummer, banjoist, guitarist and singer, composer, USA
 
Summary: Gene Parsons is not to be confused with another former Byrd, Gram Parsons.

GEORGE LANIUS
 
Date Born: Monday 4 September 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The Crescendos were an early American rock and roll group from Nashville, Tennessee.

GREG ELMORE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 4 September 1946
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Quicksilver Messenger Service songs include an elongated, multiply re-titled suite of Bo Diddley's "Who Do You Love?".

LIGHTNING RHODES
 
Date Born: Monday 4 September 1939
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Walter Lightnin Bug Rhodes was also known as "The Blonde Bomber" and "Little Red Walter".

MARK VINCENT
 
Date Born: Saturday 4 September 1993
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: His main inspiration is his deceased grandfather, Bruno, who raised him and taught him how to sing.

MARTIN CHAMBERS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 September 1951
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: Prior to joining the Pretenders, Chambers played with James Honeyman Scott in "Cheeks", a band led by former Mott the Hoople keyboardist, Verden Allen. At the time Chambers joined "The Pretenders" in 1978.

MERALD KNIGHT
 
Date Born: Friday 4 September 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The older brother of lead singer Gladys Knight, knick named "Bubba". He served as the unofficial leader of the group, and was instrumental in handling the groups business matters. YOUTUBE: Gladys Knight & the Pips, the most famous incarnation of which also included her brother Merald "Bubba" Knight and her cousins Edward Patten and William Guest.

MICHAEL MURPHY
 
Date Born: Thursday 4 September 1986
 
Description: Vocalist, NZ
 
Summary: Michael was brought up on a farm in rural Taupo.

MITZI GAYNOR
 
Date Born: Friday 4 September 1931
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Dancer, USA
 
Summary: Gaynor's biggest international fame came from her starring role as Ensign Nellie Forbush in the film version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific.

SAMANTHA ARMYTAGE
 
Date Born: Sunday 4 September 1977
 
Description: Australian journalist and television news presenter. Australia
 
Summary: Armytage is presenter of Seven Afternoon News (Monday-Wednesday), and co-host of Weekend Sunrise alongside Andrew O'Keefe and she is also a regular fill-in presenter for various Seven Network programs.

AL STEWART
 
Date Born: Wednesday 5 September 1945
 
Description: Vocalist,Composer, Scotland
 
Summary: Stewart grew up in the coastal resort town of Bournemouth, Dorset, England.

ALBERT MANGLESDORFF
 
Date Born: Wednesday 5 September 1928
 
Description: Trombonist, Germany
 
Summary: Mangelsdorff was born in FrankfurtHe was given violin lessons as a child and was self-taught on guitar

BOB NEWHART
 
Date Born: Thursday 5 September 1929
 
Description: Comedian, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Newhart became famous mostly on the strength of his audio releases, in which he became the world's first solo "straight man."

BUDDY MILES
 
Date Born: Thursday 5 September 1946
 
Description: Drummer, Sessions drummer
 
Summary: He was known as a child prodigy, originally playing drums in his father, George Miles, Sr.'s, jazz band, The Bebops, beginning at age 12.

CLEM CLEMSON
 
Date Born: Monday 5 September 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Originally trained as a classical pianist, Dave”Clem” Clempson first became known in 1968 around the British Rock scene as the gutarist and vocalist for the blues/rock power trio Bakerloo

COL WRIGHTSON
 
Date Born: Friday 5 September 1947
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: Born in Denmark, Western Australia.

FREDDIE MERCURY
 
Date Born: Thursday 5 September 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, UK
 
Summary: He is often referred to as the best vocalist of all time, and one of the greatest songwriters of all time.

JEWEL "SAMMI" SMITH
 
Date Born: Sunday 5 September 1943
 
Description: Singer, songwriter
 
Summary: "Help Me Make It Through the Night" was Sammi Smith's career hit and the one that made her famous.

JIMMY SPRINGS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 5 September 1911
 
Description: Vocalist, Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Jimmy Springs, who was lead singer of the Red Caps for three decades. The Red Caps around 1968, ending a run that extended across a quarter century.

JOAN SYDNEY
 
Date Born: Saturday 5 September 1936
 
Description: Actress, UK
 
Summary: An English-born Australian actress best known for her work on Australian television with more than 40 years.

JOE SPEEDO FRAZIER
 
Date Born: Sunday 5 September 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Joe Frazier was the lead singer and only black member of the Impalas, a vocal quartet from Brooklyn who are best remembered for their 1959 hit "Sorry (I Ran All The Way Home)".

JOHN CAGE
 
Date Born: Thursday 5 September 1912
 
Description: Composer, Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Cage went to the Cornish School of the Arts in Seattle, Washington. There he found work as an accompanist for dancers.

JOHN STEWART
 
Date Born: Tuesday 5 September 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, US
 
Summary: Member of the popular trio of the fifties ’THE KINGSTON TRIO’

LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III
 
Date Born: Thursday 5 September 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Two of his albums have been nominated for Grammy awards: I'm Alright (1985) and More Love Songs (1986).

RALPH BERKOWITZ
 
Date Born: Monday 5 September 1910
 
Description: Composer of music, USA
 
Summary: Berkowitz has been widely published as an arranger and composer.

RAQUEL WELCH
 
Date Born: Thursday 5 September 1940
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Welch became one of the leading sex symbols of the 1960s and 1970s. Her most memorable publicity still for One Million Years B.C.

RAY GILBERT
 
Date Born: Thursday 5 September 1912
 
Description: Lyricist, USA
 
Summary: Father of singer Joanne Gilbert.

SUNNYLAND SLIM
 
Date Born: Thursday 5 September 1907
 
Description: Pianist, Singer, Songwriter, USA
 
Summary: Sunnyland Slim played with such musicians as Muddy Waters, Robert Lockwood, Jr., and Little Walter.

TOMMY ROE
 
Date Born: Saturday 5 September 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He formed his own band called ’THE SATINS’ in High School during the fifties.

TONY MITCHELL
 
Date Born: Friday 5 September 1952
 
Description: Bassist, Australia
 
Summary: A songwriter and bass guitarist who rose to fame in the 1970s with the Australian rock band, Sherbet.

WILLIE WOODS
 
Date Born: Saturday 5 September 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: During the early days Willie Woods a local singer was asked to perform with the group.

ANDREW WHITE
 
Date Born: Sunday 6 September 1942
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: He was primarily the electric bassist with the singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder, from 1968 through August 1970, concurrent with his position as oboist with the American Ballet Theatre Orchestra. YOUTUBE: Julius Hemphill Sextet : The Hard Blues with Andrew Whate.

BILLY ROSE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 6 September 1899
 
Description: Impresario, theatrical showman, lyricist, US
 
Summary: Billy Rose was a major force in entertainment, with shows, such as Jumbo (1935), Billy Rose's Aquacade, and Carmen Jones (1943),

BUDDY BOLDEN
 
Date Born: Thursday 6 September 1877
 
Description: Cornetist, Bandleader, USA
 
Summary: Bolden was known as King Bolden and was popular in the New Orleans sector.

DAVID ALLAN COE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 6 September 1939
 
Description: Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Said to be a talented guitarist with many stories that have been connected to him etc. He starred in ’TAKE THIS JOB AND SHOVE IT’ - 1981

DAVID STRASSMAN
 
Date Born: Friday 6 September 1957
 
Description: Ventriloquist, USA
 
Summary: An American ventriloquist, stand-up comedian, actor, and comedian. He is best known for his ventriloquism act with Chuck Wood and Ted E. Bare.

EMILY WILLIAMS
 
Date Born: Thursday 6 September 1984
 
Description: Vocalist, NZ
 
Summary: On 19 December 2005 it was confirmed that Williams had been signed with Sony BMG.

JACKIE TRENT
 
Date Born: Friday 6 September 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Actress, UK
 
Summary: Mainly known for her songwiting partnership with then husband Toy Hatch.

JIMMY REED
 
Date Born: Sunday 6 September 1925
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist,Composer, USA
 
Summary: His career began in Chicago during the late forties.

JO ANNE WORLEY
 
Date Born: Monday 6 September 1937
 
Description: Comic, Actress, USA
 
Summary: In 1964, Worley was selected to appear as a stand-in on the original Broadway production of Hello, Dolly! One year later, she created her own nightclub act in Greenwich Village, where she was discovered by Merv Griffin in 1966.

JOHN CHARLES THOMAS
 
Date Born: Sunday 6 September 1891
 
Description: Opera, operetta and concert baritone.
 
Summary: John Charles Thomas was born in Meyersdale, Pennsylvania. He was the son of a Methodist minister of Welsh descent while his mother, of German immigrant stock, had been an amateur singer.

MACY GRAY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 6 September 1967
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: In 2001, Gray won the Grammy Award for "Best Female Pop Vocal Performance" for "I Try", which was also nominated for "Song of the Year" and "Record of the Year".

MARK CHESNUTT
 
Date Born: Sunday 6 September 1964
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Mark was one of ten most played country artists during the nineties.

MEL McDANIEL
 
Date Born: Sunday 6 September 1942
 
Description: Singer-songwriter, USA
 
Summary: The son of a truck driving father, McDaniel grew up in Okmulgee, Oklahoma.

MICK JUPP
 
Date Born: Wednesday 6 September 1944
 
Description: Guitarist, Pianist, UK
 
Summary: His songs have been recorded by Rick Nelson, Elkie Brooks, The Judds and Chris Farlowe, Delbert McClinton, Nick Lowe, Gary Brooker, The Hamsters, Dr. Feelgood and The Searchers.

MICKEY WALLER
 
Date Born: Saturday 6 September 1941
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: Waller's first professional band, The Flee-Rekkers, had a minor hit in 1960 with their recording of "Greenjeans" produced by Joe Meek. YOUTUBE: Heavy Metal Kids at Leeds Town Hall in 1974. Heavy Metal Kids at Leeds Town Hall in 1974 with Mick Waller..

NED COLLETTE
 
Date Born: Thursday 6 September 1979
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Collette was born in the inner Melbourne of Carlton, the only child of parents Susan Hancock, an author and English teacher at La Trobe University, and Adrian Collette, a former operatic baritone and later chief executive of Opera Australia.

NINA PERSSON
 
Date Born: Friday 6 September 1974
 
Description: Vocalist, Compose, Sweden
 
Summary: Born Nina Elisabet Persson in 1974 in Örebro, Sweden) is the lead singer of the Swedish pop group The Cardigans.

PAUL WATAKAAR-SAVOY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 6 September 1961
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, Norwegian
 
Summary: Once "Q Magazine" named him as one of the best unknown lyricists of his generation.

SILVESTER JAMES - (Vocalist)
 
Date Born: Saturday 6 September 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: A seventies disco singer wearing out landish clothes. Member of ’The Cockettes’ an all male revue show.

AARON SCHROEDER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 7 September 1926
 
Description: Composer of song and music publisher.
 
Summary: He discovered, managed and directed the career of Gene Pitney and produced the Academy Award Nominee for Best Song, Town Without Pity.

AL CAIOLA
 
Date Born: Tuesday 7 September 1920
 
Description: Guitarist, US
 
Summary: Came through the big band era and later would chart with the theme from ’Bonanza’. And ’The Magnificent Seven’.

AL SHERMAN - (Song Writer)
 
Date Born: Tuesday 7 September 1897
 
Description: Composers of songs. USA
 
Summary: Al and several of his fellow hitmakers formed a sensational review called "Songwriters On Parade".

BENMONT TENCH
 
Date Born: Monday 7 September 1953
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Associated acts - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Mudcrutch, Don Henley, Johnny Cash, Works Progress Administration

BILL BOYD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 September 1910
 
Description: Singer and guitarist. USA
 
Summary: The Cowboy Ramblers became major stars on radio and were offered work in Hollywood

BUDDY HOLLY
 
Date Born: Monday 7 September 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarst, Composer, Producer, USA
 
Summary: Born to Lawrence Odell Holley and Ella Pauline Drake in 1936.

CHRIS ACLAND
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 September 1966
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: He played in a number of other bands before Lush, including The Infection and Panic.

DIANE WARREN
 
Date Born: Friday 7 September 1956
 
Description: Composer
 
Summary: She has her songs featured in more than 70 films or TV-shows listed on the Internet Movie Database. She finally won a Grammy for Best Song From A Movie for "Because You Loved Me". She was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2001.

ELIE KAZAN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 7 September 1909
 
Description: Director, Films, Producer, USA
 
Summary: One of the many greats during the forties to the late seventies.Kazan directed one of the Studio's brightest young talents, Marlon Brando, in the Tennessee Williams play A Streetcar Named Desire.

GLORIA GAYNOR
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 September 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: "Never Can Say Goodbye" became the first song to top Billboard magazine's dance chart.

GRAEME BELL
 
Date Born: Monday 7 September 1914
 
Description: Pianist, Australia
 
Summary: He formed "Graeme Bell and his All-Stars" and toured Czechoslovakia in the 1940s.

JACK GOOD
 
Date Born: Sunday 7 September 1941
 
Description: Producer, Host, GB
 
Summary: A pioneer in British television and music who produced the Six-Five Special, Oh Boy!, Wham! and Boy Meets Girls TV series.

JERMAINE STEWART
 
Date Born: Saturday 7 September 1957
 
Description: Vocalist, Dancer, Pianist
 
Summary: Singer of soul, Stewart was a pianist and dancer member of ’Shalamar’ in the eighties.

LeROI MOORE
 
Date Born: Thursday 7 September 1961
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: Moore helped found the Charlottesville Swing Orchestra (1982).

MARC HUNTER
 
Date Born: Monday 7 September 1953
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Born in Taumarunui, Marc joined Dragon in 1974 and the band recorded two albums of progressive rock for Vertigo Records.

MORRIS ALBERT
 
Date Born: Friday 7 September 1951
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Brazil
 
Summary: "Feelings" was nominated for a Grammy Award for Song of the Year in 1976, losing out to Judy Collins', "Send in the Clowns".

CHRISTINE JOHNSON
 
Date Born: Friday 8 September 1911
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: She taught voice for many years, and one of her pupils was Florence Henderson.

DANTE DROWTY
 
Date Born: Monday 8 September 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, US
 
Summary: Mainly known for their song ’ALLEY OOP’ - 1960

FRANK CADY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 September 1915
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: In the 1950s, Cady played Doc Williams in Ozzie and Harriet (1954-55), along with numerous supporting parts in movies and also appeared in television commercials for (among other products) Shasta Grape Soda.

FRANKIE AVALON
 
Date Born: Sunday 8 September 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Singer,trumpeter,acted in many beach films of the time with Annette Funicello etc.

HARLAN HOWARD
 
Date Born: Sunday 8 September 1929
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: One of the great American country songwriters. Mainly known for his songs but has recorded himself many times.

HARRY SECOMBE
 
Date Born: Thursday 8 September 1921
 
Description: Vocalist , Actor , Welsh
 
Summary: Seacombe had an excellent tenor voice but only made the charts with 'If I Ruled The World' and the Charlie Chaplin composition 'This Is My Song'

JIMMIE ROGERS - COUNTRY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 September 1897
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Songwriter, USA
 
Summary: Rodgers was also known as "The Singing Brakeman", "The Blue Yodeler", and "The Father of Country Music". On May 26, 1933, Jimmie Rodgers (The Father Of Country Music) died in Nw York at the Taft Hotel at the age of 35 from a long battle with tuberculosis. This occurred just two days after completing what was his final recording session for Victor Records.

JOE TEX
 
Date Born: Friday 8 September 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: It has been said that a feud between Tex and James Brown began after James Brown allegedly began fooling around with a woman Tex was dating.James Brown later fired a gun at a nightclub belonging to Tex.

KELLY GROUCUTT
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 September 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Spotted by ELO's Jeff Lynne; and after Lynne, Bev Bevan and Richard Tandy had watched him play, he was invited to join ELO.

MILTON BROWN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 September 1903
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Brown joined Bob Wills and Herman Arnspiger in forming the group that became the Light Crust Doughboys in 1931. Milton Brown And His Musical Brownies

PATSY CLINE
 
Date Born: Thursday 8 September 1932
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: She was the daughter of Sam and Hilda Patterson Hensley, a blacksmith and a seamstress; Hilda was only 16 when Patsy was born. Patsy was the eldest of three children, which included a brother, Samuel, and a sister, Sylvia. The three children, despite their given names, were called "Ginny," "John," and "Sis," respectively.

PETER SELLERS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 September 1925
 
Description: Actor, Drummer, UK
 
Summary: Accompanying his family on the variety show circuit, Sellers learned this popular but difficult stagecraft, which proved especially valuable in his later career. He performed at age five at the Windmill Theatre in a drama called Splash Me!, which also featured his mother.

PINK
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 September 1979
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer. Record producer, USA
 
Summary: Her first record release came in 2000 with "Can't Take Me Home" on LaFace Records.

RICHARD HUGHES
 
Date Born: Monday 8 September 1975
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: Hughes went to university at University College London where he received a degree in Geography.

RON PIGPEN McKERNAN
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 September 1945
 
Description: Keyboardist , USA
 
Summary: The son of a San Francisco Bay Area R&B and blues disc jockey. He grew up with many black friends, and felt very strongly connected to black music and culture. As a youth, McKernan taught himself blues piano.

RONNIE BURNS
 
Date Born: Sunday 8 September 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Burns began singing with the Mod band The Flies in early 1964 when they won a "Moomba" Band Competition for a band most like "The Beatles".

SID CAESAR
 
Date Born: Friday 8 September 1922
 
Description: Actor, Comic, Saxophonist, US
 
Summary: Caesar was born in Yonkers, New York, the son of Jewish immigrants Ida and Max Caesar, who ran a twenty-four-hour luncheonette.

WHITNEY HOUSTON
 
Date Born: Sunday 8 September 1963
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Musician, USA
 
Summary: Her debut album became the biggest selling debut album of all time for a solo artist, her follow up album was the first album by a female artist.

ADAM SANDLER
 
Date Born: Friday 9 September 1966
 
Description: Actor, comedian, musician, USA
 
Summary: Sandler was born in Brooklyn, New York to Judy, a nursery school teacher, and Stanley Sandler, an electrical engineer. He had a Jewish upbringing. His family moved to Manchester, New Hampshire when he was five. There, he attended Manchester Central High School.

ALAN KENDALL
 
Date Born: Saturday 9 September 1944
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Alan Kendall was the repacement of Vince Melouney lead guitarist for the popular band, the Bee Gees.

ANA CAROLINA
 
Date Born: Monday 9 September 1974
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Brazilian
 
Summary: Carolina's musical influence comes from her grandmother who used to sing on the radio, and her great aunt and uncle played percussion, piano, cello, and violin.

ANGELA CARTWRIGHT
 
Date Born: Tuesday 9 September 1952
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: She has been a photographer for 30 years. Her fine art is displayed at her studio in Studio City, California.

ARTHUR FREED
 
Date Born: Sunday 9 September 1894
 
Description: Lyricist, film producer
 
Summary: Freed began his career as a song-plugger and pianist in Chicago. After meeting Minnie Marx, he sung as part of the act of her sons, the Marx Brothers, on the vaudeville circuit, and also wrote material for the brothers.

BILLY PRESTON
 
Date Born: Monday 9 September 1946
 
Description: Keyboardist, USA
 
Summary: Preston played with the Beatles for several of the Get Back sessions, some of the material from which would later be culled to make the film Let it Be and its companion album, during which he joined the band for its rooftop concert, its final public appearance

BROOK BENTON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 9 September 1931
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Benton had many hits with his baritone voice.Benton eventually charted 49 singles on the Billboard Hot 100, with other songs charting on Billboard's rhythm and blues.

BRUCE PALMER
 
Date Born: Monday 9 September 1946
 
Description: Bassist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Born in Liverpool, Nova Scotia and raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Palmer started out playing in high school band, which subsequently evolved into the very successful Robbie Lane & The Disciples.

CLAUDE NOUGARO
 
Date Born: Monday 9 September 1929
 
Description: Singer, Painter, Poet
 
Summary: His music drew inspiration, among other sources, from American jazz, from which he borrowed heavily (Charles Mingus, Louis Armstrong, Dave Brubeck, Sonny Rollins),

CLIFF ROBERTSON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 9 September 1925
 
Description: Actor, US
 
Summary: He is perhaps best known to younger audiences for playing "Uncle" Ben Parker in the Spider-Man film series.

DAVE STEWART
 
Date Born: Tuesday 9 September 1952
 
Description: Guitarist, Producer, singer, songwriter, UK
 
Summary: In November 2002, former South African president Nelson Mandela gave his prison number 466/64 to Dave Stewart so that he could use it to help in the fight against HIV/AIDS in South Africa by raising money for the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

DOUG INGLE
 
Date Born: Sunday 9 September 1945
 
Description: Keyboards, US
 
Summary: He authored the band's biggest hit, the epic seventeen-minute "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida."

ELVIN JONES
 
Date Born: Friday 9 September 1927
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: He showed interest in drums at a young age, watching the circus bands march by his family's home.

FRANCES FARMER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 9 September 1913
 
Description: Actress, USA

HUGH GRANT
 
Date Born: Friday 9 September 1960
 
Description: Actor, Film producer, UK
 
Summary: Grant was born the son of Fynvola Susan and Captain James Murray Grant.

HUNTER HAYES
 
Date Born: Monday 9 September 1991
 
Description: Vocalist, Songwriter, USA
 
Summary: Associated acts - Dann Huff, Carrie Underwood, Jason Mraz, Victoria Justice, Ashley Monroe, Taylor Swift, Rascal Flatts

JANE GREER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 9 September 1924
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Model, USA
 
Summary: A film and television actress who was perhaps best known for her role as femme fatale Kathie Moffat in the 1947 film "Out of the Past".

JIM KEAYS
 
Date Born: Monday 9 September 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Lead singer of Australia's "Masters Apprentices", one of Australia's prominent groups during the sixties

JOEY NEWMAN
 
Date Born: Thursday 9 September 1976
 
Description: Composer, Orchestrator, Conductor, Music Producer, Arranger, Instrumentalist, USA
 
Summary: Joey Newman is a third generation film composer born into a diverse, musical family.

KATY STEELE
 
Date Born: Friday 9 September 1983
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: In 2002 Steele left the band and joined Simon Leach forming Little Birdy. Leach is a friend of Katy's brother, Luke Steele, and it was at Luke's 21st birthday party that he first heard Katy's distinctive vocals.

KURTIS BLOW
 
Date Born: Wednesday 9 September 1959
 
Description: Vocalist, Producer, DJ
 
Summary: First rapper to sign to a Major label - First certified gold record for rap “The Breaks”.

LUTHER SIMMONS Jr
 
Date Born: Wednesday 9 September 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: The were a black vocal trio from New York.Simmons re-formed the Main Ingredient in 1999 with new lead singer Carlton Blount; this line-up recorded Pure Magic in 2001.

MARION DAVIES
 
Date Born: Monday 9 September 1889
 
Description: Actress, singer, USA
 
Summary: Davies was already building a reputation as a popular film comedienne when newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst, with whom she began a relationship, took over management of her career.

MICHAEL BUBLE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 9 September 1975
 
Description: Vocalis, Actor, Songwriter, Canada
 
Summary: Bublé has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide.His version of "Come Fly with Me" is used in Looney Tunes: Back in Action.

MICHAEL KEATON
 
Date Born: Sunday 9 September 1951
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Keaton changed his name because there was a Mike Douglas and a Michael Douglas and said to have liked the sound of Dianne Keaton’s last name he took that.

MICHELLE WILLIAMS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 9 September 1980
 
Description: Actress, USA

OTIS REDDING
 
Date Born: Tuesday 9 September 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: "Sittin' On The Dock of the Bay" was recorded only three days before Redding's death. Redding wrote many of his hits.

PAUL WILLIAMS - Singer - Composer
 
Date Born: Monday 9 September 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor , Composer, USA
 
Summary: He co wrote the Carpenters - "Wev've Only Just Begun" - This song as entered into the Carpenters film,was originally a bank jingle.

RACHEL HUNTER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 9 September 1969
 
Description: Fashion model, Actress, NZ
 
Summary: In 2005 she hosted a series of Make Me A Supermodel, a reality show for Britain's Five TV channel.

SONNY ROLLINS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 9 September 1930
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: As a saxophonist he had initially been attracted to the jump and R&B sounds of performers like Louis Jordan, but soon became drawn into the mainstream tenor saxophone tradition.

ARTHUR TRIPP
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 September 1939
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Named Art Tripp III, He joined Frank Zappa and his band in 1978 with guiarist Lowell George.

COLIN FIRTH
 
Date Born: Saturday 10 September 1960
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: Firth starred in the 2010 film The King's Speech as Prince Albert, Duke of York/King George VI. In April 2011, Time magazine included Firth in its list of the world's 100 Most Influential People.

COWBOY BOB PURTELL
 
Date Born: Friday 10 September 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Actor, Australia
 
Summary: Born in West Wyalong New South Wales Australia on the 10th September 1937

CYNTHIA LENNON
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 September 1939
 
Summary: She married Lennon on 23 August 1962, at the Mount Pleasant Register office in Liverpool.

DANNY HUTTON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 10 September 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Hutton was one of the groups three lead singers. He was also known to audition for "The Monkees" at a later date.

DENNIS BURKLEY
 
Date Born: Monday 10 September 1945
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He played a small role in the television series My Name Is Earl.

DON POWELL
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 September 1950
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: He co wrote a number of Slade's earlier songs

HENRY PURCELL - (1659-1695)
 
Date Born: Wednesday 10 September 1659
 
Description: Composer, UK
 
Summary: Purcell is said to have been composing at nine years old, but the earliest work that can be certainly identified as his is an ode for the King's birthday, written in 1670.

JOE PERRY
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 September 1950
 
Description: Guitarist , USA
 
Summary: The main guitar associated with Joe Perry is the Gibson Les Paul.

JOHNNY FINGERS
 
Date Born: Monday 10 September 1956
 
Description: Keyboardist, Ireland
 
Summary: The group led by Bob Geldoff are mainly known for the hit ’I DON’T LIKE MONDAYS’ - 1973

LES WILSON
 
Date Born: Saturday 10 September 1955
 
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: He established 'Les Wilson and The House Rockers in 1981 becoming well known inative UK and Europe.

MIKEY WAY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 10 September 1980
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: He is the bassist for "My Chemical Romance"

RAY BROWN - USA
 
Date Born: Thursday 10 September 1925
 
Description: Bassist, Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Brown was a pioneer of the double bass playing R&B and jazz in New Orleans. Not to be confused with the late Australian singer of the same name.

ROY AYERS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 10 September 1940
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Ayers was responsible for the highly regarded soundtrack to Jack Hill's 1973 blaxploitation film Coffy, which starred Pam Grier.

ROY BROWN
 
Date Born: Thursday 10 September 1925
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: In 1970 Brown closed The Johnny Otis Show at the Monterey Jazz Festival.

TOMMY LEONETTI
 
Date Born: Tuesday 10 September 1929
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, US
 
Summary: In Australia, his most famous song was "My City of Sydney" (written by Leonetti & Robert Troup) and was used by Sydney, Australia TV channel ATN7 for station identification into the 1980s.

TOMMY OVERSTREET
 
Date Born: Friday 10 September 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Overstreet's musical career started when he was seventeen years old, singing on country-western star Slim Willet's television show in Abilene.

WILLIAM McGINNES
 
Date Born: Thursday 10 September 1964
 
Description: Actor, Australian
 
Summary: Early film roles include My Brother Jack (2001), Do Or Die (2001), Dirty Deeds (2002) and the TV Movie The Shark Net (2003).

BEN LEE
 
Date Born: Monday 11 September 1978
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Lee's solo career started at the age of 16, while he was still in Noise Addict. He began recording his first solo album, Grandpaw Would, in both Sydney and Chicago with producer Brad Wood.

BERNIE DWYER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 11 September 1940
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: The group had several hits that included, I’M TELLING YOU NOW during the sixties.

BOBBY FIELDS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 11 September 1928
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: He was also a member of Billy Gale and His Orchestra and also worked with Buddy Guy.

CLIFF HALL
 
Date Born: Friday 11 September 1925
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, GB
 
Summary: The Cuban-born singer and musician moved to Adelaide several years ago from Liverpool. Not to be confused with the keyboard player from "The Shadows".

GIDGET GEIN
 
Date Born: Thursday 11 September 1969
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: As his own art and ideas began to gather, he formed a group called Dali Gaggers

HARRY CONNICK JR
 
Date Born: Monday 11 September 1967
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Actor, USA
 
Summary: With Connick provided a soundtrack for the 1989 romantic comedy When Harry Met Sally. Starring Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal.

HERBERT LOM
 
Date Born: Tuesday 11 September 1917
 
Description: Actor,
 
Summary: Lom escaped to England in January 1939 because of the impending Nazi occupation of the rest of Czechoslovakia.

HIRAM BULLOCK
 
Date Born: Sunday 11 September 1955
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He was born in Osaka, Japan to African American parents serving in the U.S. Military.

JIMMY DAVIS
 
Date Born: Monday 11 September 1899
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: A number of his songs were used as part of motion picture soundtracks, and Davis himself appeared in half a dozen films, one with the popular entertainers Ozzie and Harriet.

JOHN PORTER
 
Date Born: Thursday 11 September 1947
 
Description: Record Producer, UK
 
Summary: In 1983 John Porter married the iconic British model, Linda Keith. She is noted to have jump-started the career of such notables as Jimi Hendrix.

JON MOSS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 11 September 1957
 
Description: Drumer, UK
 
Summary: Moss was a part of the Culture Club reformation between 1998 and 2002.

JONNY BUCKLAND
 
Date Born: Sunday 11 September 1977
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Buckland's musical influences include Ride, George Harrison and Jimi Hendrix.

JULIE COVINGTON
 
Date Born: Thursday 11 September 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, UK
 
Summary: Her performance in the 1976 television show Rock Follies led to her landing the title role in the original studio recording of the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical Evita.

KRISTIE McNICHOL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 11 September 1962
 
Description: Actress, Director, USA
 
Summary: Kristy McNichol began her career appearing with her brother Jimmy McNichol in commercials and later on her own in guest appearances on such series as Starsky and Hutch, The Bionic Woman etc.

MEGAN WILLIAMS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 11 September 1956
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Williams' family moved to Sydney, Australia where she pursued an acting career. She then continued her acting career until she was eighteen years of age.

MICKEY HART
 
Date Born: Saturday 11 September 1943
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Mickey Hart joined the Grateful Dead in September 1967, and left in February 1971. He rejoined the band for good in October 1974.

RENEE GEYER
 
Date Born: Friday 11 September 1953
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Born in Melbourne, Australia to Hungarian Jewish parents, Geyer's singing career began in the early 1970s as a vocalist with band "Dry Red". P/E

VICTOR WOOTEN
 
Date Born: Friday 11 September 1964
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: Victor is the youngest of the five Wooten Brothers, the other four being Regi, Roy, Rudy Wooten and Joseph Wooten, all of whom are highly regarded musicians.

ZEKE CLEMENTS
 
Date Born: Monday 11 September 1911
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: In the thirties he was part of the Grand Ole Opry and a member of the Opry’s first cowboy group.

ANNE HELM
 
Date Born: Monday 12 September 1938
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: The love interest of Elvis Presley in his 1962 film, Follow That Dream. During filming, she began a relationship with Presley and visited his home at Graceland after shooting finished.

ARJ BARKER
 
Date Born: Thursday 12 September 1974
 
Description: Comedian, USA
 
Summary: Arj Barker appeared on Premium Blend in 1997, followed by appearances on the shows Late Night with Conan O'Brien and The Glass House. He twice hosted Comedy Central Presents, first on 20 September 2000 and 31 March 2006.

BARRY WHITE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 12 September 1944
 
Description: Pianist, Vocalist, Composer, Producer, Arranger, Band Leader, USA
 
Summary: Barry White’s voice lent sensuality to his songs with his husky deep voice, ending up a sex symbol in the seventies.

BEN FOLDS
 
Date Born: Monday 12 September 1966
 
Description: Vocalist , Pianist, Composer
 
Summary: Folds started his career fronting the 'Ben Folds Five'. He went solo in 2005.

BILLY DANIELS
 
Date Born: Sunday 12 September 1915
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He was popular in Europe after he headlined at 'The London Palladium' in 1952, having broken the house records. He was popular in Australia where he first toured with The Andrews Sisters in 1954.

BRIAN ROBERTSON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 12 September 1956
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: A Scottish rock guitarist, best known for his work with Thin Lizzy and Motörhead.

CHRISTIE ALLEN
 
Date Born: Sunday 12 September 1954
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: While singing in Perth, Western Australia she caught Terry Britten's eye with her vocal ability and good looks.

DARRYL LeROACH
 
Date Born: Friday 12 September 1947
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: DeLoach was a founder member, lyricist and original lead vocalist of the rock group Iron Butterfly.

DIG RICHARDS
 
Date Born: Friday 12 September 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Dig Richards was the son of a NSW country policeman.

ELLA MAE MORSE
 
Date Born: Friday 12 September 1924
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: She was hired by Jimmy Dorsey when she was 14 years old. Dorsey believed she was 19, and when he was informed by the school board that he was now responsible for her care, he fired her.

GEORGE JONES
 
Date Born: Saturday 12 September 1931
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: One of country’s greats, Jones married Tammy Wynette. Jones clocked up more than 150 hits during his career, both as a solo artist and in duets with other artists

GERRY BECKLEY
 
Date Born: Friday 12 September 1952
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: The group were produced by George Martin with songs such as ’Horse With No Name’ - ’Sister Golden Hair’ etc.

JAMES McCARTNEY
 
Date Born: Monday 12 September 1977
 
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: He is the only son of songwriter and former Beatle Paul McCartney and Linda McCartney.

JAY OSMOND
 
Date Born: Monday 12 September 1955
 
Description: Vocalist
 
Summary: A member of The Osmond Brothers' beging in 1958 when Alan, Wayne, Merrill, and Jay began singing barbershop music.

JEFF IRWIN
 
Date Born: Monday 12 September 1977
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, Producer, USA
 
Summary: By the time he reached high school, he formed his first band, coyly named The Mafia.

JENNIFER HUDSON
 
Date Born: Saturday 12 September 1981
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress
 
Summary: At 25 years old, Hudson became the eighth-youngest winner of the Best Supporting Actress Oscar.

JENNIFER NETTLES
 
Date Born: Thursday 12 September 1974
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist
 
Summary: In 1999, she formed the Jennifer Nettles Band, with whom she released three studio albums and two live albums.

JEWEL AKENS
 
Date Born: Thursday 12 September 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: An American singer and record producer. Aken had only one hit in Australia.A number of his recordings featured Eddie Cochran on guitar. He later went solo and recorded "The Birds And The Bees" in 1965, on the Era Records label.

JUDY CLAY
 
Date Born: Monday 12 September 1938
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: She worked as a backing vocalist with Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin and others.

LINDA GRAY
 
Date Born: Thursday 12 September 1940
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Mainly known for her role in the ’DALLAS’ TV series playing Sue Ellen Shepard Ewing.

MARIA MULDAUR
 
Date Born: Sunday 12 September 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Muldaur began her career in the early 1960s as Maria D'Amato, performing with John Sebastian, David Grisman, and Stefan Grossman as a member of the Even Dozen Jug Band.

MAURICE CHEVALIER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 12 September 1888
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist, France
 
Summary: He was born in Paris in 1888. His father was a house painter. His mother was of Belgian descent.

NEIL PEART
 
Date Born: Friday 12 September 1952
 
Description: Drummer , USA
 
Summary: Peart has received the following awards in the Modern Drummer magazine reader's poll: Hall of Fame: 1983 Best Rock Drummer: 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 2006. Along with his bandmates Lee and Lifeson, Peart was made an Officer of the Order of Canada on May 9, 1996. The trio was the first rock band to be so honoured, as a group

RACHEL WARD
 
Date Born: Thursday 12 September 1957
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: In 2005, Ward was made a Member of the Order of Australia "for service to raising awareness of social justice through lobbying, mentoring and advocacy for the rights of disadvantaged and at-risk young people, and support for the Australian film and television industry."

TEXAS ALEXANDER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 12 September 1900
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Alexander worked in the 20’s and in the mid twenties started recording.

ARNOLD SCHOENBERG
 
Date Born: Sunday 13 September 1874
 
Description: Composer, Austria
 
Summary: Schoenberg was also a painter, an important music theorist, and an influential teacher of composition; his students included Alban Berg, Anton Webern, and later John Cage, Lou Harrison, and David Van Vactor.

BARBARA BAIN
 
Date Born: Sunday 13 September 1931
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Bain was born in Chicago. She graduated from the University of Illinois with a bachelor's degree in sociology.

BERGT HALLBERG
 
Date Born: Tuesday 13 September 1932
 
Description: Pianist, Sweden
 
Summary: Hallberg had a versatile style and in his later years he wrote music for film and television.

BILL MONROE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 13 September 1911
 
Description: Vocalist, Mandolin, Guitar, USA
 
Summary: His first appearance on the Grand Ole Opry was in 1939 performing 'The Muleskinner Blues'.

CLAUDETTE COLBERT
 
Date Born: Sunday 13 September 1903
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Émilie Chauchoin was born in France to Georges Claude, a banker, and Jeanne Loew Chauchoin, a pastry-cook. Her family emigrated to New York City in 1906. Colbert eventually became a naturalized citizen of the U.S.

DAVE MUSTAINE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 13 September 1961
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: In 2009 Mustaine was named the No. 1 player in Joel McIver's book The 100 Greatest Metal Guitarists.

DAVID CLAYTON THOMAS
 
Date Born: Saturday 13 September 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, UK
 
Summary: Clayton-Thomas was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1996. In January, 2006, the song "Spinning Wheel" was inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.

FRED "SONIC" SMITH
 
Date Born: Tuesday 13 September 1949
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Patti Smith's 1996 album Gone Again features a tribute to her late husband.

GENE PAGE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 13 September 1938
 
Description: Record producer, conductor, arranger, USA
 
Summary: Producer, Arranger for Whitney Houston, Lionel Richie etc. Producer arranger for Motown Records.

JEAN SMART
 
Date Born: Thursday 13 September 1951
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: She is known for her comedic roles, one of the best known being her role as Charlene Frazier Stillfield on the CBS sitcom Designing Women.

JIMMY DeGRASSO
 
Date Born: Friday 13 September 2019
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: He is a highly sought after session player and drummer.

JIMMY JAMES
 
Date Born: Friday 13 September 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, Jamaica
 
Summary: James regularly performs around the UK with former Foundations frontman, Clem Curtis.

JOHNNY RESTIVO
 
Date Born: Monday 13 September 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Johnny and his nine year younger brother Gerard were sons of Jack and Jeanette Restivo.

KELVIN HOLLY
 
Date Born: Monday 13 September 1954
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: In 1991 he moved to Muscle Shoals, Alabama, married, and began playing on recording sessions at the legendary Muscle Shoals Sound Studios.

LAWRIE MINSON
 
Date Born: Saturday 13 September 1958
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Mainly known for backing Lee Kernaghan's band and also a singer, songwriter.

LEONARD FEATHER
 
Date Born: Sunday 13 September 1914
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He wrote the lyrics to the jazz song "Whisper Not" which was then recorded by Ella Fitzgerald on her 1966 Verve release of the same name.

LONNIE LEE
 
Date Born: Friday 13 September 1940
 
Description: Singer, Composer, Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: One of Australia’s pioneers of the rock industry and singer of many memorable hits on the Leedon label. Lonnie Lee’s success was a clear - cut indication of talent.

MEL TORME
 
Date Born: Sunday 13 September 1925
 
Description: Vocalist, Drummer, Actor, USA
 
Summary: One of the most respected singers all over the world started his career joining a student group from Los Angeles City College and called themselves - ’The Skylarks’ later ’The Meltones’.

NELL CARTER
 
Date Born: Monday 13 September 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Nell Carter made her break in the musical 'Aint' Misbehavin'. This gave Carter a Tony award in 1978. Also winning an Emmy for the same role for the television version in 1982.

PETER CETERA
 
Date Born: Wednesday 13 September 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Bassist, USA
 
Summary: The song "25 or 6 to 4" was the first major hit single with Cetera singing lead vocals.

RANDY JONES
 
Date Born: Saturday 13 September 1952
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: With and since Village People, he has sold 100 million units.

ZAK STARKEY
 
Date Born: Monday 13 September 1965
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: Born in 1965 in London to drummer Ringo Starr (whose real name is Richard Starkey) and his first wife, Maureen Cox.

AMY WINEHOUSE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 14 September 1983
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: On 14 February 2007, she won a BRIT Award for Best British Female Artist; she had also been nominated for Best British Album.

FAITH FORD
 
Date Born: Monday 14 September 1964
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Known for her role as Corky Sherwood on Murphy Brown.

JOHN BERRY Jr
 
Date Born: Monday 14 September 1959
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Even though a country singer, John grew up listening to Soul, Opera and Gospel music.

JOHN POWER
 
Date Born: Thursday 14 September 1967
 
Description: Singer-songwriter, UK
 
Summary: John Power embarked on a solo career. Power has since reunited with The La's in 2005 and Cast in 2010 and they released the album "Troubled Times" in March 2012

JON BAUMAN
 
Date Born: Sunday 14 September 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Bauman started attending The Juilliard School at age 12 and is a 1964 graduate of Martin Van Buren H.S. in Queens Village, NY.

MAURY MUEHLEISEN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 14 September 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist,Composer, USA
 
Summary: Muehleisen was born into a large and close family in New Jersey. He received classical piano training at an early age of nine, and began playing guitar when he was seventeen.

PAUL KOSSOFF
 
Date Born: Thursday 14 September 1950
 
Description: Guitarist
 
Summary: A British Blues Rock Band, mainly noted for their hit ’All Right Now’ - 1970.

SAM NEILL
 
Date Born: Sunday 14 September 1947
 
Description: Actor
 
Summary: Neill was asked to play the role of Elrond in The Lord of the Rings by Peter Jackson but turned it down because of his contractual obligations to another Jurassic Park III (2001).

STEVE GAINES
 
Date Born: Wednesday 14 September 1949
 
Description: Guitarist , USA
 
Summary: He began playing guitar after seeing The Beatles in concert as a teenager.

STUFF SMITH
 
Date Born: Tuesday 14 September 1909
 
Description: Violinist - U.S.A.
 
Summary: Smith was critical of the bebop movement, although his own style represented a transition between swing and bebop.

WES CARR
 
Date Born: Tuesday 14 September 1982
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: The winner's single "You" was released as a digital download on 23 November 2008. It peaked at #1 on the Australian iTunes Chart and BigPond Music Downloads.

ARVELL SHAW
 
Date Born: Saturday 15 September 1923
 
Description: Bassist, US
 
Summary: Featured with the Louis Armstrong All-Stars during several periods, Arvell Shaw was arguably Armstrong's finest bassist.

BERT AMBROSE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 15 September 1896
 
Description: Violinist, Band leader,UK
 
Summary: He led his own band in 1917 when he returned to England mainly playing at "The Embassy Club".

BILLY RUSH MASTERS
 
Date Born: Friday 15 September 1950
 
Description: Composer, Arranger. Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He began playing guitar at age five and by high school he was teaching and had already formed a couple of rock bands.

BOBBY SHORT
 
Date Born: Monday 15 September 1924
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: American cabaret singer and pianist, best known for his interpretations of songs by popular composers of the first half of the 20th

BRIAN HENDERSON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 15 September 1931
 
Description: Television personality and pioneer, Australia
 
Summary: Henderson also holds the record for the longest serving television news presenter, having read either the weekend or the weeknight news on Sydney station TCN-9 from January 1957 until his retirement in late November 2002.

FAY WRAY
 
Date Born: Sunday 15 September 1907
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: She was also one of the first of Hollywood's "Scream Queens". Born Vina Fay Wray in Alberta, Canada, she grew up in Los Angeles, where she started as an extra in her teens. Her autobiography, On the Other Hand, was published in 1988.

GEORGE HOWARD
 
Date Born: Sunday 15 September 1957
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: Saxophonist and member of ’Harold Melvin and The Blue Notes’ then turning solo.

JACKIE COOPER - ACTOR
 
Date Born: Friday 15 September 1922
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Remembered for the "Our Gang" films in the late twenties. Later "Superman" Our Gang producer Hal Roach sold Jackie's contract to Metro Goldwyn Mayer in mid 1931. Cooper found renewed fame in the 1970s and 1980s as Daily Planet editor Perry White in the Superman film series starring Christopher Reeve

JIMMY GILMER AND THE FIREBALLS
 
Date Born: Sunday 15 September 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Billed as Jimmy Gilmer and The Fireballs, the group reached #1 on the Billboard chart with "Sugar Shack", which remained at that position for five weeks in 1963.

JULIAN CANNONBALL ADDERLEY
 
Date Born: Saturday 15 September 1928
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: The nickname "Cannonball" was a childhood nickname for the portly saxophonist, a corruption of "cannibal".

KIM BONYTHON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 15 September 1920
 
Description: Promoter of music, Drummer. Speedway promoter, Australia
 
Summary: As a promoter, he organised numerous concerts in Adelaide of many of the "jazz greats", but possibly his greatest achievement in this field was negotiating for The Beatles to add Adelaide to their Australian tour in 1964.

LEE DOORMAN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 15 September 1942
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: Lee Dorman played with "Iron Butterfly" and "Captain Beyond".

LEE DORMAN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 15 September 1942
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: Dorman was found dead in his Orange County, CA home. He was 70 years old.

LES BRAID
 
Date Born: Monday 15 September 1941
 
Description: Bassist,UK
 
Summary: The Swinging Blue Jeans, with some original members, continue to tour to this day.

OLIVER STONE
 
Date Born: Sunday 15 September 1946
 
Description: Film Director, Producer and Screenwriter, USA
 
Summary: He has made three films about Vietnam – Platoon (1986), Born on the Fourth of July (1989), and Heaven & Earth (1993). He has called these films a trilogy, though they each deal with different aspects of the war.

ROY ACUFF
 
Date Born: Tuesday 15 September 1903
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: One of the early country greats of the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. Sold and wrote millions of records ending up with the well known Acuff - Rose Publications.

SILAS HOGAN
 
Date Born: Friday 15 September 1911
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Guitarist and harmonica player of the blues,worked with Slim Harpo in the forties.

TOMMY LEE JONES
 
Date Born: Sunday 15 September 1946
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: In 1983, he received an Emmy for Best Actor for his performance as murderer Gary Gilmore in a TV adaptation of Norman Mailer's The Executioner's Song.In 1989, he earned another Emmy nomination for his portrayal of Texas Ranger lawman Woodrow F. Call in the acclaimed television mini-series Lonesome Dove.

ALLEN FUNT
 
Date Born: Wednesday 16 September 1914
 
Description: Actor, Film, TV, Producer
 
Summary: He began the show on ABC Radio in 1946 as Candid Microphone and soon experimented with a visual version by doing a series of theatrical short films also known as Candid Microphone

ANNE FRANCIS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 16 September 1930
 
Description: Actress, Singer, USA
 
Summary: She won a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Emmy award for her role in Honey West.

BERNIE CALVERT
 
Date Born: Saturday 16 September 1944
 
Description: Bassist, Keyboardist, UK
 
Summary: Originally a pianist, Calvert, on Hicks's suggestion, switched to bass.

BETTY KELLY
 
Date Born: Saturday 16 September 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The group found success with what became signature songs including "Dancing in the Street", "Nowhere to Run" and "Jimmy Mack".

BOB (band)
 
Date Born: Thursday 16 September 1948
 
Description: Band, UK
 
Summary: Indie pop band from North London, England, formed in 1985.

CHARLIE BYRD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 16 September 1925
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Mainly Charlie Byrd can be identified by playing jazz guitar and classical guitar giving him a completely uneque sound.

DICK HECKSTALL-SMITH
 
Date Born: Sunday 16 September 1934
 
Description: Saxophonist, UK
 
Summary: In 1967, Heckstall-Smith became a member of keyboardist-vocalist John Mayall's prominent group the Bluesbreakers.

EAN EVANS
 
Date Born: Friday 16 September 1960
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: He started in music at the age of five, playing trumpet and having an orchestral background until his teen years.

EARL KLUGH
 
Date Born: Wednesday 16 September 1953
 
Description: Pianist,Jazz guitarist.
 
Summary: Modern Guitar Magazine in its February 1, 2006 edition stated "Earl Klugh is considered by many to be one of the finest acoustic guitar players today."

ERIC GROSS
 
Date Born: Thursday 16 September 1926
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: In 1998 Gross was made a Member of the Order of Australia and, on Australia Day 2006, he was declared to be the City of Canada Bay Cultural and Artistic Citizen of the Year.

GEORGE CHAKIRIS
 
Date Born: Sunday 16 September 1934
 
Description: Actor, Dancer
 
Summary: His biggest success came with the film West Side Story (1961), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Bernardo, leader of the "Sharks".

GORDON BECK
 
Date Born: Wednesday 16 September 1936
 
Description: Pianist, UK
 
Summary: Beck was a self-taught musician who left the engineering world to become a professional player in England.

JANIS PAIGE
 
Date Born: Saturday 16 September 1922
 
Description: Actress, Singer, USA
 
Summary: American film, musical theatre, and television actress.

JENNIFER TILLY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 16 September 1958
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as a hopelessly bad actress in Woody Allen's Bullets Over Broadway (1994).

JOE VENUTI
 
Date Born: Wednesday 16 September 1903
 
Description: Violinist, Italian
 
Summary: He was also a strong early influence on western swing players like Cecil Brower, not to mention the fact that Lang and Venuti were the primary influences of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli.

KATIE MELUA
 
Date Born: Sunday 16 September 1984
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Actress, UK
 
Summary: On 2 October 2006, Melua entered the Guinness Book of Records for playing the deepest underwater concert 303 metres below sea level on Statoil's Troll A platform in the North Sea.

KENNY JONES
 
Date Born: Thursday 16 September 1948
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: In 2007, the Small Faces were honoured by Westminster Council with a plaque placed at what was Don Arden's offices in Carnaby Street.

LAUREN BACALL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 16 September 1924
 
Description: Actress, US
 
Summary: Bacall married Humphrey Bogart. Their wedding and honeymoon took place at Malabar Farm, Lucas, Ohio.

MICKEY ROURKE
 
Date Born: Sunday 16 September 1956
 
Description: Actor, Professional boxer, Music, USA
 
Summary: Trained as a boxer in his early years, Rourke had a short stint as a professional boxer in the 1990s.

NEV NICHOLLS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 16 September 1930
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: Born on th 16th September 1930 at Millthorpe in the central west of NSW, Nev Nicholls spent his childhood on a farm at Tallwood. Tallwood is not a town merely a district of small farms.

PETER FALK
 
Date Born: Friday 16 September 1927
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Falk was the son of Michael Falk, who owned a clothing and dry goods store, and his wife, Madeline, an accountant and buyer.

RICHARD MARX
 
Date Born: Monday 16 September 1963
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Producer, USA

RON BLAIR
 
Date Born: Thursday 16 September 1948
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: Blair has been seen with many basses (including a Rickenbacker 4001 and a Hofner Club bass, both owned by Petty), but in his early years with the Heartbreakers, he used a black Fender Jazz Bass

SABRINA BRYAN
 
Date Born: Sunday 16 September 1984
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Author,
 
Summary: Sabrina competed in the 5th season of Dancing with the Stars.

SHANNON NOLL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 16 September 1975
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Moving Pictures hit single "What About Me", when first released remained at number one for six weeks in 1982. The song remains one of the best songs to come out of Australia.

ANASTACIA
 
Date Born: Tuesday 17 September 1968
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Her self titled album 'Anastacia' sold over 14 million units.

ANNE BANCROFT
 
Date Born: Thursday 17 September 1931
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Bancroft was also the original choice to play Joan Crawford in the 1981 movie Mommie Dearest, but backed out at the 11th hour, and was replaced by Faye Dunaway.

BILL BLACK
 
Date Born: Friday 17 September 1926
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: Black continued to work with Presley until 1958, leaving his band in large part due to disputes over financial terms.

DINAH SHERIDAN
 
Date Born: Friday 17 September 1920
 
Description: Actress, UK
 
Summary: Dinah Sheridan was considered the quintessential English rose. With an alertness, elegance and quiet beauty second to none.

HANK WILLIAMS
 
Date Born: Monday 17 September 1923
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He has been covered in a range of pop, gospel, blues and rock styles.

HIMIE VOXMAN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 17 September 1912
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: On December 20, 2008, Voxman received an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from the University of Iowa

JACK McDUFF
 
Date Born: Friday 17 September 1926
 
Description: Organist, bandleader, USA
 
Summary: A jazz organist and organ trio bandleader who was most prominent during the hard bop and soul jazz era of the 1960s

JOHN BOTTOMLEY
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 September 1960
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Canadian
 
Summary: His most successful album, 1995's Blackberry, spawned the Top 40 hits "You Lose and You Gain" and "Long Way to Go".

KEITH GLASS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 17 September 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia

LITTLE MILTON
 
Date Born: Monday 17 September 1934
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: In 1952, while still a teenager playing in local bars, he caught the attention of Ike Turner, who was at that time a talent scout for Sam Phillips' Sun Records.

MANDAWUY YUNUPINGU
 
Date Born: Monday 17 September 1956
 
Description: Aboriginal Australian musician and educator
 
Summary: He was born in Yirrkala in Arnhem Land, an Aboriginal Reserve in the northeastern part of the Northern Territory of Australia. He was a member of the Yolngu people.

ANDREW HANSEN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 18 September 1974
 
Description: Comedian and musician, Australia
 
Summary: The most controversial song that Hansen has performed was The Eulogy Song, which was originally written for Chris Taylor's play Dead Caesar, with music and lyrics by Hansen .

ARTHUR BENJAMIN
 
Date Born: Monday 18 September 1893
 
Description: Pianist, Composer of music, Australia
 
Summary: While most of his music scores are archived in the British Library, his film scores are completely lost.

DEE DEE RAMONE
 
Date Born: Thursday 18 September 1952
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: He was also known for his distinctive count-in style, he used to start off many Ramones songs.

EMILY REMLER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 18 September 1957
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitar, USA
 
Summary: She began to listen to such legendary jazz greats as Wes Montgomery, Miles Davis and John Coltrane.

GABRIELLA FERRI
 
Date Born: Friday 18 September 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, Italy
 
Summary: During her career, she also performed Neapolitan and Latin American pieces.

GRETA GARBO
 
Date Born: Monday 18 September 1905
 
Description: Actress, Sweden. USA
 
Summary: For her contributions to cinema, she has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard.

JAMES GANDOLFINI
 
Date Born: Monday 18 September 1961
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Gandolfini was born in New Jersey. His mother, Santa, a high school lunch lady, was born in the U.S. and raised in Naples, Italy. His father, James Gandolfini, Sr., a native of Borgotaro, Italy

JIMMIE RODGERS
 
Date Born: Monday 18 September 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist,USA
 
Summary: Jimmie Rodgers whose successful pop career was cut short by Spasmodic Dysphonia, a vocal disorder that affects the nerves and muscles that control the larynx.

JIMMIE RODGERS - (Pop Singer)
 
Date Born: Monday 18 September 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He played guitar and piano forming a band while serving time in the U.S. Air Force.

JOHN RITTER
 
Date Born: Saturday 18 September 1948
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Ritter was born and raised the son of Dorothy Fay, an actress, and singing cowboy, matinee-star Tex Ritter.

MICHAEL FRANKS
 
Date Born: Monday 18 September 1944
 
Description: Singer, Guitarist - USA
 
Summary: He has recorded with a Who's Who of artists, such as Patti Austin, Brenda Russell, Art Garfunkel, and David Sanborn. His songs have been recorded by The Manhattan Transfer, Patti Labelle, Carmen McRae, Diana Krall, and The Carpenters.

OTTO HARBACH
 
Date Born: Thursday 18 September 1873
 
Description: Lyricist, librettist
 
Summary: He was lyricist for many songs now in the standard repertoire, including "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes," "Yesterdays", "Indian Love Call,"

TEDDI KING
 
Date Born: Wednesday 18 September 1929
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: For those who never had a chance to hear Teddi King, there is In the Beginning: 1949-1954, a Teddi King compilation .

TONE NORUM
 
Date Born: Saturday 18 September 1965
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Sweden
 
Summary: She is the younger sister of John Norum, the guitarist from Europe.

ADAM WEST
 
Date Born: Wednesday 19 September 1928
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: In 2009, West played himself in the episode "Apollo, Apollo" of 30 Rock.

ALEX LLOYD
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 September 1974
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Songwriter, Australia
 
Summary: In 2006, Alex Lloyd performed in the grand finale of Dancing With The Stars, singing his breakthrough song, "Amazing".

BILL MATTHEWS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 19 September 1923
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: A founding member but left the group before international fame came.

BILL MEDLEY
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 September 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Medley also had a moderately successful solo career. In 1968, he released "Peace, Brother, Peace" and "Brown Eyed Woman"

BRIAN EPSTEIN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 19 September 1934
 
Description: Management
 
Summary: Epstein discovered The Beatles at The Cavern ending up changing their dress and cleaning up their act and completely taking control of the group and turned the band into a group that would never be surpassed by anyone.

CARL DAVIS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 19 September 1934
 
Description: Rcord producer. USA
 
Summary: In 1962 Davis began working as a producer and A&R director for the Columbia subsidiary label OKeh, where he produced a number of hit records for Major Lance, Billy Butler and Walter Jackson.

DAVID BROMBERG
 
Date Born: Wednesday 19 September 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

FRED E AHLERT
 
Date Born: Monday 19 September 1892
 
Description: Composer of songs, USA
 
Summary: Ahlert was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970

FREDA PAYNE
 
Date Born: Saturday 19 September 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, US
 
Summary: She she understudied Leslie Uggams for the Broadway show Hallelujah Baby in 1967. She also was a chorus singer for Pearl Baily.

JAMES LIPTON
 
Date Born: Sunday 19 September 1926
 
Description: Poet, talk show host, writer, teacher, actor, producer
 
Summary: James R. Lipton was born in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Betty (née Weinberg), a teacher, and journalist Lawrence Lipton.

JEREMY IRONS
 
Date Born: Sunday 19 September 1948
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: A tall elegant actor, sometimes thought of as a thinking woman's sex symbol, for his lean good looks, air of faintly brooding melancholy and eloquent articulation. In Australia, bizarrely, he played in a version of The Wild Duck (d. Henri Safran, 1983); in the US, he won an Oscar as Claus von Bülow in Reversal of Fortune (US, d. Barbet Schroeder, 1990)

JOHN COGHLAN
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 September 1946
 
Description: Drummer
 
Summary: Born, London

JOHN COGHLAN
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 September 1946
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: His drumming can be heard on Status Quo songs such as "Caroline", "Down Down", "Rockin' All Over the World" and "Whatever You Want".

LOL COXIHILL
 
Date Born: Monday 19 September 1932
 
Description: Saxophonist, UK
 
Summary: Coxhill was compere and occasional performer at the Bracknell Jazz Festival, and a raconteur as well as a musician.

MAMA CASS ELLIOT
 
Date Born: Friday 19 September 1941
 
Description: Vocalist
 
Summary: She is best remembered for her vocals on the group's Billboard hits "California Dreamin'", "Monday Monday", and "Words of Love", and particularly for the solo "Dream a Little Dream of Me".

NICK MASSI
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 September 1935
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He was responsible for most of the group's vocal arrangements. Massi left the Four Seasons in 1965

NILE RODGERS
 
Date Born: Friday 19 September 1952
 
Description: Guitarist, Producer, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Rodgers began his career as a session guitarist in New York, touring with the Sesame Street band in his teens, and then working in the house band at Harlem's world famous Apollo Theater, playing behind Screaming Jay Hawkins, Maxine Brown, Aretha Franklin, Ben E. King, etc.

REX SMITH
 
Date Born: Monday 19 September 1955
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: During the late 1970s, Smith was popular as a teen idol. Because of his good looks, he was featured regularly in 16 magazine and Tiger Beat.

RODDY McDOWALL
 
Date Born: Wednesday 19 September 1928
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: McDowell made 140 feature films during his career.

TRISHA YEARWOOD
 
Date Born: Saturday 19 September 1964
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: She is a three-time Grammy award winner, a two-time Country Music Association Awards winner and a two-time Academy of Country Music Awards winner.

TWIGGY
 
Date Born: Monday 19 September 1949
 
Description: Actress, Model, UK
 
Summary: Twiggy remains in the forefront of fashion for women of her age. She was the only one of the famous celebrities to survive being cut from the Mark & Spencer fashion team in 2010, when Dannii Minogue joined her for the spring/summer women's wear campaign.

BILLY BANG
 
Date Born: Saturday 20 September 1947
 
Description: Violinist, USA
 
Summary: A member of Sun Ra's band. In 1977, Bang co-founded the String Trio of New York (with guitarist James Emery and double bassist John Lindberg).

GARY COLE
 
Date Born: Thursday 20 September 1956
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He played Katherine Mayfair's ex-husband Wayne on Desperate Housewivesand has more recently played drug lord Ted Jones in Pineapple Express co-starring Seth Rogen and James Franco.

GOGI GRANT
 
Date Born: Saturday 20 September 1924
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: "The Wayward Wind" and she was voted most popular female vocalist by Billboard magazine. This single returned to the Billboard Hot 100 in 1961. In 1957, she supplied the vocals for Ann Blyth's portrayal of Helen Morgan in the biographical film The Helen Morgan Story.

GUNNAR NELSON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 20 September 1967
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Gunnar co-founded Stone Canyon Records label with brother Matthew in 1995 after leaving Geffen Records. He released seven albums on that label.

HARVEY JAMES
 
Date Born: Saturday 20 September 1952
 
Description: Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: His first major group in Australia was the early '70s harmony-rock band "Mississippi".

INES PAULKE
 
Date Born: Friday 20 September 2019
 
Description: Vocalist, Germany
 
Summary: Until 1986, she played in the band Datzu, but left to start her solo career.

JOHN DANKWORTH
 
Date Born: Tuesday 20 September 1927
 
Description: Saxophonist, Clarinetist, Band Leader, Composer, Conductor
 
Summary: From Composer, Performer and Conductor, John Dankworth rates as one of England’s greats in all the mentioned fields and beyond.

JOHN PANOZZO
 
Date Born: Monday 20 September 1948
 
Description: Drummer , USA
 
Summary: An American drummer best known for his work with rock band Styx.

KENNETH MORE
 
Date Born: Sunday 20 September 1914
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: Raised to stardom by the vintage car based film-comedy Genevieve, he appeared in many roles as a carefree, happy-go-lucky gent.

MATTHEW NELSON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 20 September 1967
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Matthew Nelson is the son of the late American teen idol Ricky Nelson and actress Kristin Harmon.

NAPPY BROWN
 
Date Born:
 
Description: Vocalist, musician, songwriter, USA
 
Summary: He began his career singing gospel music before switching to R&B. In 1954 he won a recording contract with Savoy Records

NELSON (Band)
 
Date Born: Wednesday 20 September 1967
 
Description: Dou, USA
 
Summary: Two months after their father died in a tragic airplane accident, Matthew and Gunnar's band, The Nelsons, became the only unsigned band in history to play on a previously booked engagement on the television show Saturday Night Live.

PATRIZIO BUANNE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 20 September 1978
 
Description: Vocalist, Italy
 
Summary: At the age of eight Patrizio received his first guitar which further encouraged his interest in entertaining his family and friends in the “Buanne home”.

SOPHIA LOREN
 
Date Born: Thursday 20 September 1934
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Loren is declared one of the world's treasures at the 1991 Academy Awards for her contribution to motion pictures.

TIM ROGERS
 
Date Born: Saturday 20 September 1969
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Tim Rogers (born Timothy Adrian Rogers September 20, 1969) is the frontman of esteemed Australian rock band You Am I. He is also a solo artist, as well as having fronted and released albums with bands The Twin Set and The Temperance Union.

WAYNE APPLEBY
 
Date Born: Monday 20 September 1943
 
Description: Steel Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: Well travelled pedal steel guitarist, Wayne Appleby, has worked both as a road musician and studio player for many years.

BETTY WRIGHT
 
Date Born: Monday 21 September 1953
 
Description: Vocalist,USA
 
Summary: Soul singer, Grammy award winner.Sang back up vocals for K.C.and the Sunshine band.

BILL MURRAY
 
Date Born: Thursday 21 September 1950
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Murray, the fifth of nine children, was born to Lucille, a mail room clerk, and Edward J. Murray II, a lumber salesman.

CHICO HAMILTON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 21 September 1921
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Hamilton received a Living Legend Jazz Award as part of The Kennedy Center Jazz in Our Time Festival, as well as receiving a Doctor of Fine Arts from The New School.

CHUCK JONES
 
Date Born: Saturday 21 September 1912
 
Description: Animator, Cartoon artist, Screenwriter, Producer
 
Summary: He directed many of the classic short animated cartoons starring Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, the Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote, Pepé Le Pew and the other Warners characters.

DAVID HOOD
 
Date Born: Tuesday 21 September 1943
 
Description: Bassist, Trombonist, Producer, USA
 
Summary: Hood started his career playing with "The Mystics" and as a back-up musician. YOUTUBE: The Decoys rocked the house at the Shoals theatre.... thats David Hood on bass. Filmed on July 24th 2009.

DICKEY LEE
 
Date Born: Sunday 21 September 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: His most recorded song was the Delaney and Bonnie song,NEVER ENDING SONG OF LOVE.

DON FELDER
 
Date Born: Sunday 21 September 1947
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: In 1974, Felder was called by the Eagles to add slide guitar to their song "Good Day in Hell". The following day he was invited to join the band.

DON PRESTON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 21 September 1932
 
Description: Piano, keyboardist, Moog
 
Summary: He's the winner of numerous awards, and has performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and London Philharmonic.

FAITH HILL
 
Date Born: Thursday 21 September 1967
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Hill co-starred with Nicole Kidman, Matthew Broderick and Glenn Close in director Frank Oz's remake of the 1975 thriller The Stepford Wives.

HG WELLS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 21 September 1966
 
Description: Author
 
Summary: Together with Jules Verne and Hugo Gernsback, Wells has been referred to as "The Father of Science Fiction".

JACK LAINE
 
Date Born: Sunday 21 September 1873
 
Description: Band Leader
 
Summary: The first jazz recording were made by the band in 1917. YOUTUBE: Original Dixieland Jass Band was a New Orleans, Dixieland Jazz band that made the first jazz recordings early in 1917. The band consisted of five musicians who had previously played in the Papa Jack Laine bands, a diverse and racially integrated collection of musicians who played for parades, dances, and advertising in New Orleans.

LARRY HAGMAN
 
Date Born: Monday 21 September 1931
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Hagman was born Larry Martin Hagman in Fort Worth, Texas. His mother, Mary Martin, was a popular Broadway actress and his father, Benjamin Jack Hagman,was a district attorney in 1936.

LEONARD COHEN
 
Date Born: Friday 21 September 1934
 
Description: Composer, Poet, Canadian
 
Summary: Cohen comes from a Jewish background, most obviously reflected in his song "Story of Isaac", and also in "Who by Fire," whose words and melody echo the Unetaneh Tokef, an 11th century liturgical poem recited on Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur.

NICOLE RICHIE
 
Date Born: Monday 21 September 1981
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Author, USA
 
Summary: Richie was a member of the rock band "Darling" in 2004 along with Josie Maran and Soleil and Sofia Alberti. A year later, she made her musical debut on The View playing the piano.

RICKI LAKE
 
Date Born: Saturday 21 September 1968
 
Description: Actress, TV host, USA
 
Summary: Lake was born to a Jewish family in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, the daughter of Jill, a housewife, and Barry Lake, a pharmacist.

TED DAFFAN
 
Date Born: Saturday 21 September 1912
 
Description: Singer, Composer, USA
 
Summary: His career was mainly in publishing with Faron Yong and Hank Snow when they became a partner in ’Dafffin Music Publishing Enterprises’.

ANDREA BOCELLI
 
Date Born: Monday 22 September 1958
 
Description: Vocalist, Italy
 
Summary: Bocelli was named one of People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People of 1998.

CATHERINE OXENBERG
 
Date Born: Friday 22 September 1961
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Award-winning actress Catherine Oxenberg is most known to TV audiences as vixen Amanda Carrington in the hit primetime serial “Dynasty” (1984-1986), a role that brought her two Soap Opera Digest Awards, and as British secret agent Ashley Hunter-Caddington in the syndicated series “Acapulco H.E.A.T.” (1993).

DAVID COVERDALE
 
Date Born: Thursday 22 September 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Coverdale formed Whitesnake and during the late seventies and early eighties, with ever changing line-ups

DEBBY BOONE
 
Date Born: Saturday 22 September 1956
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Debby Boone was born in Hackensack, New Jersey, the daughter of singer and 1950s icon Pat Boone and Shirley Lee Foley Boone daughter of country music star Red Foley.

IAN WALLACE
 
Date Born: Sunday 22 September 1946
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: English rock and jazz drummer, most visible as a member of progressive rock band, King Crimson from 1971 to 1972.

JOAN JETT
 
Date Born: Thursday 22 September 1960
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Hard rock singer - Leader of all girl group "The Runaways" and "Joan Jett and the Black Hearts".

JONI JAMES
 
Date Born: Monday 22 September 1930
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: She was the first American to record at London's Abbey Road Studios, and recorded five albums there.

KERRI-ANNE KENNERLY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 22 September 1953
 
Description: TV Host, Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: First appearing on television at 14 and has been a favorite with the Australian public ever since.

MIKE PATTO
 
Date Born: Tuesday 22 September 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Patto was a progressive jazz-rock band formed in England in 1970 consisting of Mike Patto.

NICK CAVE
 
Date Born: Sunday 22 September 1957
 
Description: Musician, Actor and Author, Australian
 
Summary: As a child, Cave lived in Warracknabeal and then Wangaratta in rural Victoria, Australia.

POSEY RORER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 22 September 1891
 
Description: Fiddle, USA
 
Summary: Posey Wilson Rorer was born in Franklin County, Virginia.

SHARI BELAFONTE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 22 September 1954
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress,Model,Singer,Writer
 
Summary: Belafonte's multi-faceted career also includes moderating and voiceovers. She has producing credits for theater, public and network television, and feature films. Started career with ads with the famed ’Calvin Klein’ ads.

TALLAN LATZ
 
Date Born: Friday 22 September 2000
 
Description: Guitarist, USA

TONI BASIL
 
Date Born: Thursday 22 September 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Dancer, Actress
 
Summary: Basil was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her mother was a vaudevillian and her father was an orchestra leader.

ANI DIFRANKO
 
Date Born: Wednesday 23 September 1970
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: Her self-titled debut album was issued on the label in the winter of 1990.

BARBARA ALLBUT
 
Date Born: Wednesday 23 September 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The Angels were the most successful of the early Sixties girl groups.

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
 
Date Born: Friday 23 September 1949
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: The E Street Band is considered to have started in October 1972, even though it was not officially known as such until September 1974.

DAN TOLER
 
Date Born: Thursday 23 September 1948
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He has a guitar given to him by Dickey Betts that originally belonged to Duane Allman.

ERIC BOGLE
 
Date Born: Saturday 23 September 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: A Scottish-born Australian singer and songwriter. Born in Peebles, Scotland, and emigrating to Australia in 1969

FENTON ROBINSON
 
Date Born: Monday 23 September 1935
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: An American blues singer and exponent of the Chicago Blues guitar.

FRANK FOSTER
 
Date Born: Sunday 23 September 1928
 
Description: Tenor and soprano saxophonist, flautist
 
Summary: In June 1986 Foster succeeded Thad Jones as leader of the Count Basie Orchestra.

JASON ALEXANDER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 23 September 1959
 
Description: Actor, Singer, Comedian,USA
 
Summary: Alexander began his acting career on the New York stage and is an accomplished singer and dancer.

JOE HILL LOUIS
 
Date Born: Friday 23 September 1921
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: His nickname “Joe Louis” arose as a result of a childhood fight with another youth.He was also known as “The Pepticon Boy” and “The Be-Bop Boy”.

JOHN BAKER SAUNDERS
 
Date Born: Thursday 23 September 1954
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: He recorded and toured Europe with the Seattle-based band, The Walkabouts. Saunders also worked with the Lamont Cranston, in Minneapolis.

JOHN COLTRANE
 
Date Born: Thursday 23 September 1926
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: In 1965 Coltrane may have begun using LSD informing the sublime, "cosmic" transcendence of his late period, and also its incomprehensibility to many listeners.

JULIO IGLESIAS
 
Date Born: Thursday 23 September 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Spain
 
Summary: Iglesias won a Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Album in the 1988 Grammy Awards for the album Un Hombre Solo ("A Man Alone"). He recorded a duet with Stevie Wonder on "My Love", in his Non Stop album, a crossover success in 1988.

MARGUERITE PIAZZA
 
Date Born: Friday 23 September 1921
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Opera Singer. A soprano, she followed her time on the operatic stage with a long career as a television and nightclub singer.

MICKEY ROONEY
 
Date Born: Thursday 23 September 1920
 
Description: Actor, Vocolist, Dancer, USA
 
Summary: Rooney was born to a vaudeville family. His father, Joseph Yule, was from Scotland, and his mother, Nellie W. Carter, was from Kansas City, Missouri. Both parents were in vaudeville, and appearing in a Brooklyn production of A Gaiety Girl when Joseph, Jr. was born.

PATTI McKINNON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 23 September 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Patti has released many albums during the years and has appeared in the United States and throughout Australia.

RAY CHARLES
 
Date Born: Tuesday 23 September 1930
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Charles never knew exactly why he lost his sight,though there is are sources which suggest Ray's blindness was due to glaucoma.

ROMY SCHNEIDER
 
Date Born: Friday 23 September 1938
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: A brief stint in Hollywood included appearances in Good Neighbor Sam, a 1964 comedy with Jack Lemmon, and 1965 What's New Pussycat? co-starring Peter O'Toole

RON BUSHY
 
Date Born: Sunday 23 September 1945
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Ron is also highly skilled in the graphic arts and has created most of the logos and artwork as seen on the Iron Butterfly merchandise and advertising.

ROY BUCHANAN
 
Date Born: Saturday 23 September 1939
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Blues guitarist,Roy Buchanan as has been mentioned many times is a guitarists, guitarist.

SARAH BLASKO
 
Date Born: Thursday 23 September 1976
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Blasko was first heard in the mid-1990s fronting Sydney band, Acquiesce, after an initial tour of France with founding members Dave Hemmings, Paul Camilleri, and her sister Kate Halcrow.

TRAVIS EDMONSON
 
Date Born: Friday 23 September 1932
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Forme duo - Bud and Travis along with Bud Dashiell, a friend of his brother.

WALLY WHYTON
 
Date Born: Monday 23 September 1929
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: A British musician, songwriter and radio and TV personality.

ANTHONY NEWLEY
 
Date Born: Thursday 24 September 1931
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Born to a single mother in the London working class neighbourhood of Hackney, Newley was evacuated during the bombing of London.

FATS NAVARRO
 
Date Born: Monday 24 September 1923
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: Fats Navarro was one of the first important players influenced by Dizzy Gillespie.

GARTH PORTER
 
Date Born: Friday 24 September 1948
 
Description: Keyboardist, Producer, Australia
 
Summary: He helped launch Lee Kernaghan and co-wrote some of the songs for the live Musical theatre production The Man from Snowy River

GERRY MARSDEN
 
Date Born: Thursday 24 September 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: In 1962 Gerry and the Pacemakers were signed by manager Brian Epstein as his second group after the Beatles

JAMES SHEPPARD
 
Date Born: Tuesday 24 September 1935
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Born James Shane Sheppard, he was the lead singer of the musical group, 'The Heartbeats.' The group formed in 1958.

JAN AUGUST
 
Date Born: Saturday 24 September 1904
 
Description: Pianist and xylophonist, USA
 
Summary: An American pianist and xylophonist.

JERRY DONAHUE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 24 September 1946
 
Description: Guitarist, producer
 
Summary: Around 1997, Fender made a Jerry Donahue signature.Stratocaster.Donahue was born in New York, the son of big band saxophonist Sam Donahue and actress Patricia Donahue and grew up in Los Angeles.

JESSICA LUCAS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 24 September 1985
 
Description: Actress, Canada
 
Summary: A Canadian actress. She is perhaps known for her roles in television, such as, Melrose Place and Edgemont, and in the movies, She's the Man and Cloverfield.

JIM HENSON
 
Date Born: Thursday 24 September 1936
 
Description: Puppeteer, Director, USA
 
Summary: Henson used his talents towards the children of the world with people such as Frank Oz with The Sesame street TV Shows.

LINDA McCARTNEY
 
Date Born: Thursday 24 September 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, Keyboardist, UK, USA
 
Summary: Before her marriage to Paul McCartney, she served as the house photographer for the Fillmore East in New York City.

MEL TAYLOR
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 September 1933
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Taylor mentioned in many interviews that Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich, and Louie Bellson were some of his biggest influences.

MIKE BERRY
 
Date Born: Thursday 24 September 1942
 
Description: Vocalist , Actor , UK
 
Summary: Best known for his appearances as Mr. Spooner on the British sitcom, Are You Being Served?.

NELSON SYMONDS
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 September 1933
 
Description: Guitarist, Canada
 
Summary: It was during the 1960's and 1970's when Nelson became one of the premiere names in Montreal Jazz that many players from New York would come to see or play with.

PHIL HARTMAN
 
Date Born: Friday 24 September 1948
 
Description: Actor, Comedian, Voice actor, graphic artist, writer
 
Summary: In the late 1970s, he made his first television appearance on an episode of The Dating Game; he won, but was stood up by his date.

PHYLLIS ALLBUT
 
Date Born: Thursday 24 September 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The Angels were the most successful of the early Sixties girl groups.

REG POOLE
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 September 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Reg Poole first appearedon television on GMV6 Shepparton in 1964.

SONNY TURNER
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 September 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Prior to his work with The Platters, Turner was the lead singer of a local vocal group called "The Metrotones".

BARBARA WALTERS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 25 September 1929
 
Description: TV Host, Journalist, USA
 
Summary: Walters published her memoirs, Audition: A Memoir, in 2008.Walters is a part-time host of the daytime talk show The View, of which she also is co-creator and co-executive producer with her business partner, Bill Geddie

CATHERINE ZETA-JONES
 
Date Born: Thursday 25 September 1969
 
Description: Actress, Singer, Dancer, UK
 
Summary: Zeta-Jones was born in Swansea, a maritime city located on the southern coast of Wales. Her mother, Patricia was an Irish seamstress, and her father, David Dai Jones, was a Welsh sweet factory owner.

CECIL WOMACK
 
Date Born: Thursday 25 September 1947
 
Description: Vocal Duo, USA
 
Summary: Cecil next married Linda Cooke, the daughter of Sam Cooke.

CHRISTOPHER REEVE
 
Date Born: Thursday 25 September 1952
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: The well known actor that made his name as Superman The Movie with co star Margo Kidder etc in 1978. The 6’4’ actor was involved in a horse riding accident in 1995 leaving the actor paralysed from the neck down.

COLIN CURRIE
 
Date Born: Saturday 25 September 1976
 
Description: Percussionist, UK
 
Summary: Colin Currie began his musical studies at the age of 5, going on to study at the Junior Department of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama from 1990-1994.

HEATHER LOCKLEAR
 
Date Born: Monday 25 September 1961
 
Description: Actress
 
Summary: Locklear was born the daughter of Diane, a production executive for Disney, and William Robert Locklear, an administrator at UCLA.

JERRY PENROD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 25 September 1946
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: Jerry "The Bear" Penrod came into the band after the band relocated to Los Angeles in 1966.

JOHN LOCKE
 
Date Born: Saturday 25 September 1943
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: He joined Narareth in 1980 through to 1982.

JULIET PROWSE
 
Date Born: Friday 25 September 1936
 
Description: Actress, Vocalist, Ballerina, Dancer
 
Summary: A ballerina and modern dancer starring in films with Elvis Presley in ’GI BLUES’, one of Presley’s better films.

KATHI McDONALD
 
Date Born: Saturday 25 September 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: She and Baldry enjoyed pop success in Australia where their duet "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'"

MARK HAMILL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 25 September 1951
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He starred in the TV Series as Kent Murray in ’General Hospital’ from 1972 - 1973

MICHAEL DOUGLAS
 
Date Born: Monday 25 September 1944
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He began his career in the popular TV series THE STREETS OF SAN FRANCISCO. He is the son of actor Kirk Douglas.

MICHAEL GIBBS
 
Date Born: Saturday 25 September 1937
 
Description: Record producer, Arranger, Conductor, composer.
 
Summary: Gibbs has worked with John Dankworth and many greats of jazz either in playing or producing.

RON THAL
 
Date Born: Thursday 25 September 1969
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Ron Thal got the name "Bumblefoot" from the bacterial infection, which he learned about while helping his wife review for her veterinary exams.

RONNIE BARKER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 25 September 1929
 
Description: Comedian, Actor, Presenter, Writer, UK
 
Summary: Barker was born in Bedford in Bedfordshire. He had two sisters; Vera his older sister and Eileen his younger sister. The family moved to Oxford when his father, a clerk for Shell Oil, was relocated, when Barker was two years old.

SHEL SILVERSTEIN
 
Date Born: Thursday 25 September 1930
 
Description: Composer, Catoonist, USA
 
Summary: He also wrote ’I’m Checking Out’ from the film ’Postcards From The Edge’ etc. Silverstein's "A Boy Named Sue" won a 1970 Grammy.

WILL SMITH
 
Date Born: Wednesday 25 September 1968
 
Description: Actor, Msician, USA
 
Summary: Smith, an African American, was born and raised in West Philadelphia and Germantown in Northwest Philadelphia.

BRYAN FERRY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 26 September 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Model, Composer, UK.
 
Summary: Lead singer with Roxy Music that were formed in 1971 in London were a stepping stone for Ferry.

CARLENE CARTER
 
Date Born: Monday 26 September 1955
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Country singer and songwriter. She is the daughter of June Carter and her first husband, Carl Smith.

DAVID FRIZZELL
 
Date Born: Friday 26 September 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: His career first started back in the late 50s, but his biggest success came in the 80s, thirty years into his career.

DICK HECKSTALL-SMITH
 
Date Born: Wednesday 26 September 1934
 
Description: Saxophonist, UK
 
Summary: Heckstall-Smith was an active member of the London jazz scene from the late 1950s.

GEORGE CHAMBERS
 
Date Born: Saturday 26 September 1931
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The Chamber Brothers consist of George, Willie, Lester and Joe Chambers.

GEORGE GERSHWIN
 
Date Born: Monday 26 September 1898
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: George Girshwin was a composer and pianist who wrote many songs that stand up to any written before or since.

JIMMY RUSHING
 
Date Born: Saturday 26 September 1903
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Count Basie claimed that Rushing "never had an equal" as a blues vocalist.

JOE BAUER
 
Date Born: Friday 26 September 1941
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: The group was eventually selected as the house band at New York's famed Cafe Au Go Go.

LINDA HAMILTON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 26 September 1956
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world (1990).

MARK SANDMAN
 
Date Born: Friday 26 September 1952
 
Description: Singer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, producer
 
Summary: Along with Morphine, which he formed in 1989, Sandman was also a member of the bands Treat Her Right, Sandman, Candy Bar, the Hypnosonics.

MARTY ROBBINS
 
Date Born: Saturday 26 September 1925
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, Actor, USA
 
Summary: His musical accomplishments include the first Grammy Award ever awarded for a country song, for his 1959 hit and signature song "El Paso", taken from his album Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs.

MELISSA SUE ANDERSON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 26 September 1962
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: In 1980, Anderson earned a 'TP de Oro' Award for 'Best Foreign Actress' for her role Little House and, in 1981

OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN
 
Date Born: Sunday 26 September 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Australia
 
Summary: Olivia Newton-John was born in Cambridge, England to a Welsh-born father, Brinley ("Bryn") Newton-John and a German-born mother of Jewish descent, Irene. Newton-John is the youngest of three children.

RENE HALL
 
Date Born: Thursday 26 September 1912
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He first recorded as a banjo player with Joseph Robichaux in New Orleans in 1933.

SHANNON HOON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 26 September 1967
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He rose to fame as frontman and lead singer of the band Blind Melon.

ALVIN STARDUST
 
Date Born: Sunday 27 September 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Stardust has been married three times: firstly to Iris Caldwell (sister of Rory Storm), who was an ex-girlfriend of both George Harrison and Paul McCartney.

AVRIL LAVIGNE
 
Date Born: Thursday 27 September 1984
 
Description: Violinist, USA
 
Summary: Lavigne has sold more than 30 million copies of her albums worldwide

BUD POWELL
 
Date Born: Saturday 27 September 1924
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: First record made in 1943 with the’Cootie Williams Band’. Played in New York Clubs during the forties.

DON NIX
 
Date Born: Saturday 27 September 1941
 
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: A native of Memphis, Tennessee, Nix began his career playing saxophone for The Mar-Keys, which also featured Steve Cropper, Duck Dunn and others.

FREDDY QUINN
 
Date Born: Sunday 27 September 1931
 
Description: Vocalis , Austrian
 
Summary: He represented Germany at the Eurovision Song Contest 1956 in Lugano, Switzerland with the atypical song, "So geht das jede Nacht",

GREG HAM
 
Date Born: Sunday 27 September 1953
 
Description: Saxophonist, composer of song, Australia
 
Summary: Australian songwriter, actor and saxophone player known for playing multiple instruments in the 1980s band Men at Work.

JAMES CONDON
 
Date Born: Thursday 27 September 1923
 
Description: Actor, Australia

JOSEPH McCARTHY
 
Date Born: Sunday 27 September 1885
 
Description: Lyrisist, USA
 
Summary: Among the composers McCarthy collaborated with are Harry Tierney, Harry Carroll, Fred Fisher and Jimmy Monaco.

LHASA DE SELA
 
Date Born: Wednesday 27 September 1972
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: American-born singer-songwriter who was raised in Mexico and the United States and divided her adult life between Canada and France.

LINDA LEWIS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 27 September 1950
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, UK
 
Summary: Soul singer and R&B singer with a background of Jamaican parents her natural influence was of Calypso Music. Linda Lewis has a five octave vocal range.

MEAT LOAF
 
Date Born: Saturday 27 September 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, US
 
Summary: He formed the band ’Meat Loaf’ and also ’Popcorn Blizzard’ in the mid sixties supporting major acts inthe U.S.A.

MIKE NOCK
 
Date Born: Friday 27 September 1940
 
Description: Pianist, Australia
 
Summary: A jazz pianist, currently based in Australia. He began studying piano at 11 and by 18 was performing in Australia.

RANDY BACHMAN
 
Date Born: Monday 27 September 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Canada
 
Summary: In December, 1973, BTO released their second LP, Bachman-Turner Overdrive II. This album brought the band much more success than their debut, largely due to the hits "Takin' Care of Business", which charted at #12 in the U.S.

SHAUN CASSIDY
 
Date Born: Sunday 27 September 1959
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Also starred in TV series GENERAL HOSPITAL - 1987. Appeared on Australia’s COUNTDOWN.

WILL SAMPSON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 27 September 1933
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Sampson, a Native American Muscogee (Creek), was born in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. Sampson's most notable roles were as "Chief Bromden" in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

WILLIAM CONRAD
 
Date Born: Monday 27 September 1920
 
Description: Actor, narrator in radio, film, and television , USA
 
Summary: One of radio’s consummate actors, William Conrad was born in September of 1920 in Louisville, Kentucky.

BEN E KING
 
Date Born: Wednesday 28 September 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: King only recorded ten songs with The Drifters, including a non-single called "Temptation" which was later redone by Johnny Moore.

BRIGETTE BARDOT
 
Date Born: Friday 28 September 1934
 
Description: Actress, French
 
Summary: The French sex kitten mainly in French and British films in the fifties and the sixties.

DANNY WEIS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 28 September 1948
 
Description: Guitarist , USA
 
Summary: Founding member of Iron Butterfly and appeared on the band's first single titled "Don't Look Down On Me".

DORIS SINGLETON
 
Date Born: Sunday 28 September 1919
 
Description: Actress, vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Though Singleton continues to be associated with her continued work with Lucille Ball, her interests lay in a much broader arena. Singleton guest starred on several other television shows including Hogan's Heroes, The Dick Van Dyke Show and The Twilight Zone, all on CBS, and on Rod Cameron's syndicated modern western crime drama, State Trooper.

ED SULLIVAN
 
Date Born: Saturday 28 September 1901
 
Description: Television host, USA
 
Summary: In August 1956, Sullivan was injured in an automobile accident that occurred near his country home in Southbury, Connecticut. Sullivan had to take a medical leave from the show and missed the September 8 appearance of Elvis Presley.

EDITH BLISS
 
Date Born: Monday 28 September 1959
 
Description: Singer, television presenter
 
Summary: Bliss appeared on Where Are They Now on the Seven Network, for a Wonder World reunion in 2006.

GLENN SUTTON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 28 September 1927
 
Description: Song writer, USA
 
Summary: Sutton won a Grammy Award for the latter composition. "Almost Persuaded"

GWYNETH PALTROW
 
Date Born: Thursday 28 September 1972
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Paltrow made her professional stage debut in 1990. Her most recent stage appearance was in Proof at London's Donmar Warehouse. Her debut film was Shout (1991).

HELEN SHAPIRO
 
Date Born: Saturday 28 September 1946
 
Description: Vocalist
 
Summary: Shapiro sang "Look Who It Is" on the UK television programme, Ready Steady Go! to John Lennon, Ringo Starr and George Harrison of The Beatles.

HILARY DUFF
 
Date Born: Monday 28 September 1987
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Model, USA
 
Summary: Duff's early career was marked by playing minor roles, starting off with an uncredited appearance in Hallmark Entertainment's western miniseries True Women in 1997.

JERRY CLOWER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 28 September 1926
 
Description: Comedian, USA
 
Summary: JERRY CLOWER FOM YAZOO CITY. The record sold well over 7000 copies and had no previous advertising.

JIM DIAMOND
 
Date Born: Monday 28 September 1953
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist
 
Summary: Over the past thirty years he has gone from lead singer of his own bands, to solo studio artist, to live performer and even writing for other artists.

KENNY KIRKLAND
 
Date Born: Wednesday 28 September 1955
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: As opposed to many piano “purists,” Kirkland was never shy of electric keyboards and synthesizers. NBC TV's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Kirkland became the band's pianist. Considered by many to be one of the most important and influential pianists of his generation.

KOKO TAYLOR
 
Date Born: Friday 28 September 1928
 
Description: Vocalist, Atress, USA
 
Summary: A Grammy Award winner for Best Traditional Blues Album - 1985

MICHELLE MELDRUM
 
Date Born: Saturday 28 September 1968
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: She started playing guitar at age 14. Ulrich Roth and Michael Schenker were her main influences.

NAOMI WATTS
 
Date Born: Saturday 28 September 1968
 
Description: Actress, GB
 
Summary: Naomi Watts was born in Shoreham, England on September 28, 1968 to Peter and Miv Watts. Peter Watts, the road manager to Pink Floyd, died when Naomi was seven.

RAY WARLIEGH
 
Date Born: Wednesday 28 September 1938
 
Description: Saxophonist, Ffautist, Australia
 
Summary: His debut album was out in 1968, with sporadic releases throughout the 70s and then nothing up to this year's Rue Victor Massé, a duo recording with drummer Tony Marsh.

ROBBIE McINTOSH
 
Date Born: Thursday 28 September 1950
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: McIntosh began his musical career with the Rhythm and Blues group The Senate in the late-1960s.

TOMMY COLLINS
 
Date Born: Thursday 28 September 2000
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: His career began in Oklahoma as a guitarist appearing on radio shows later in the fifties he began recording for Capitol records.

WILLIAM WINDOM
 
Date Born: Friday 28 September 1923
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Windom's first and most famous motion picture role was as Mr. Gilmer, the prosecutor of Tom Robinson in 1962's Academy Award-winning To Kill a Mockingbird.

ANNE BRIGGS
 
Date Born: Friday 29 September 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Although she travelled widely, in the 1960s and early 1970s, appearing at folk clubs and venues in England and Ireland.

BILL BOYD - (musician)
 
Date Born: Thursday 29 September 1910
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: His brother played in other bands while Bill had his radio show in Dallas where he appeared in films as well. His career stopped in the very late fifties.

BRYANT GUMBLE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 29 September 1948
 
Description: TV host, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Gumbel's work on Today earned him several Emmys and a large group of fans.

FREDDIE BELL AND THE BELLBOYS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 September 1931
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: "Giddy-Up-A Ding Dong" was not a hit in the United States, but it was popular in Australia, France and the UK, where it climbed to number four in the charts.

GENE AUTRY
 
Date Born: Sunday 29 September 1907
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Probably the first of the real western Cowboys to star and sing in films.

JEAN LUC PONTY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 September 1942
 
Description: Violinist , French
 
Summary: He first appearing in the U.S.A. at the Monterey Jazz Festival in the late sixties. He has worked with the likes of Frank Zappa and Elton John etc.

JENNY MORRIS
 
Date Born: Saturday 29 September 1956
 
Description: Songwriter, singer
 
Summary: Jenny began with the band "The Crocodiles", who scored a hit with "Tears". Re-locating to Sydney, Australia in February 1981, she was a backing vocalist for various groups and formed a trio, QED, in 1983.

JERRY LEE LEWIS
 
Date Born: Sunday 29 September 1935
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, USA
 
Summary: "The Killer", a nickname he's had since childhood, is known for his forceful voice and piano production on stage, he was described by fellow artist Roy Orbison as the best raw performer in the history of rock and roll music. In 1986, Lewis was part of the first group inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

LARRY LINVILLE
 
Date Born: Friday 29 September 1939
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He acted in numerous TV shows like Mission: Impossible, Room 222, Mannix, The Love Boat and Fantasy Island, it is his portrayal of Major Frank Burns on the hit television show M*A*S*H. Died aged 60.

LIZABETH SCOTT
 
Date Born: Friday 29 September 1922
 
Description: Actress, Singer, USA
 
Summary: After completing Loving You in 1957, Elvis Presley's second film, Scott retired from the screen. Later that year, she recorded her album, Lizabeth. The next few years saw Scott occasionally guest-star on television.

MADELINE KAHN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 September 1942
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Kahn is a two time Oscar nominee and is known primarily for her comedic roles in films such as Paper Moon, Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles, and Clue.

MARK FARNER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 29 September 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Farner was honoured with the Lakota Sioux Elders Honor Mark in 1999. During the concert in Hankinson, North Dakota, a special presentation was held honoring Mark's Native ancestry and his contributions.

MIKE PINERA
 
Date Born: Wednesday 29 September 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: Member of ’IRON BUTTERFLY’ formed in 1966, San Diego.

STEVE FORREST
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 September 1925
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He worked as a stagehand at the La Jolla Playhouse outide San Diego. There Gregory Peck discovered him, cast him in La Jolla's production of Goodbye Again

ALAN HACKER
 
Date Born: Friday 30 September 1938
 
Description: Clarinetist, UK
 
Summary: He became a professor of the Royal Academy of Music in 1960 and went on to found the Pierrot Players in 1965 along with Stephen Pruslin and Harrison Birtwistle which in 1972 became the Fires of London.

ANGIE DICKINSON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 30 September 1931
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: In a western Dickinson finally propelled her into Hollywood's A list: Howard Hawks' Rio Bravo (1959),

BASIA
 
Date Born: Thursday 30 September 1954
 
Description: Vocalist, Canada
 
Summary: A successful international recording star who sings pop songs and jazz songs.

BUDDY RICH
 
Date Born: Sunday 30 September 1917
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Buddy Rich was born to vaudevillians and began playing drums in vaudeville at the age of 2 years.

CISSY HOUSTON
 
Date Born: Saturday 30 September 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In 1996 she received the Grammy Award for Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album for Face to Face an album that contained a gospelised version of "How Sweet It Is, to Be Loved by You" and she won the award again in 1998 for her album "He Leadeth Me".

CRYSTAL BERNARD
 
Date Born: Saturday 30 September 1961
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Bernard did a duet with Peter Cetera called, "(I Wanna Take) Forever Tonight."

DEBORAH KERR
 
Date Born: Friday 30 September 1921
 
Description: Actress, UK
 
Summary: Deborah Kerr was appointed a Commander of the British Empire in 1998, but was unable to accept the honor in person due to ill health.

DEWEY MARTIN
 
Date Born: Monday 30 September 1940
 
Description: Drummer, Vocalist, Canada
 
Summary: In September 1969, Martin signed a solo deal with Uni Records and recorded a cover of the country favourite, "Jambalaya" with session ace James Burton on guitar.

FRAN DRESCHER
 
Date Born: Monday 30 September 1957
 
Description: Actress, US
 
Summary: Her first break was a small role in the blockbuster movie Saturday Night Fever (1977) in which she delivered the memorable line to John Travolta, "Are you as good in bed as you are on the dance floor?"

FRANKIE LYMON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 30 September 1942
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: Frankie Lymon was born to a truck driver father and a domestic mother. Lymon's father, Howard Lymon, also sang in a gospel group known as the Harlemaires.

FRED FISHER
 
Date Born: Thursday 30 September 1875
 
Description: Composer, Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Fred Fisher is an inductee in the Songwriters Hall of Fame (inducted in 1970). YOUYUBE: The song performed was written by F.Fisher. "Chicago" (arrangement for string quartet by Matthew Naughtin) Performer: Chamber ensemble "Kyiv": K.Sharapov (violin), M.Bilich (violin), A.Chop(viola), A.Nuzha (cello)

GUS DUDGEON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 30 September 1942
 
Description: Producer, UK
 
Summary: Gus was responsible for the mixing of the 80-plus member Melbourne Symphony Orchestra which toured Australia with Elton John in late 1986. The final show of the tour was released as a live album.

JILL COREY
 
Date Born: Monday 30 September 1935
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Jill Corey became the youngest star ever at the Copacabana nightclub, and had numerous hit records.

JOHNNY MATHIS
 
Date Born: Monday 30 September 1935
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Mathis has sold more than 350 million records and albums.

KRIS KENNER
 
Date Born: Monday 30 September 1929
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: In 1962 he produced his most enduring song, "Land of a Thousand Dances," which was recorded by Cannibal & the Headhunters, Wilson Pickett, The Action and Patti Smith.

MARILYN McCOO
 
Date Born: Thursday 30 September 1943
 
Description: Vocalist
 
Summary: In the early and mid-1960s, McCoo was a member of the Hi-Fi's, who often opened for Ray Charles. This group included Lamont McLemore, who would join McCoo in The 5th Dimension, as well as Harry Elston and Floyd Butler, who would go on to form The Friends of Distinction.

MIKE HARRISON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 30 September 1942
 
Description: Keyboardist, UK
 
Summary: The group Spooky Tooth, an English progressive rock band principally active, with intermittent breakups, between 1967 to 1974.

NICK CURRAN
 
Date Born: Friday 30 September 1977
 
Description: Musician, singer-songwriter, record producer
 
Summary: He has been likened to T-Bone Walker, Little Richard, The Sonics, Doug Sahm, Misfits, The Dinks and The Ramones.

NICKY HAMMERHEAD
 
Date Born: Friday 30 September 1960
 
Description: Drummer, Actor, USA
 
Summary: He was later well known as drummer for the roots-rock combo, the Sharkskins.

STEVE FOSTER
 
Date Born: Monday 30 September 1946
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Steve was educated at the Murray Bridge High School recieving his leaving certificate.

SYLVIA PETERSON
 
Date Born: Monday 30 September 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Sylvia Peterson was added to the group in 1962.

 
 
 
 

 
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