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Number of Records Matching Query: 124
 
MORT SHUMAN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 12 January 1938
 
Description: Composer, Pianist, USA
 
Summary: While playing piano on some of Doc Pomus's recordings. In 1958 he and Pomus formed a partnership that lasted until 1965.

BILLY GRAY
 
Date Born: Thursday 13 January 1938
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Gray still resides at the house in Topanga, located between Malibu and Santa Monica, California, which he purchased in 1957 at the height of his Father Knows Best popularity. The house has over the years become something of a "motorcycle museum".

DAEVID ALLEN
 
Date Born: Thursday 13 January 1938
 
Description: Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: In 1960, inspired by the Beat Generation writers he had discovered whilst working in a Melbourne bookshop.

ALAIN TOUSSAINT
 
Date Born: Friday 14 January 1938
 
Description: Composer. Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Toussaint collaborated with Paul McCartney and Wings for their hit album Venus and Mars. Two years later, Glen Campbell covered Toussaint's "Southern Nights" and carried the song to Number One on the Pop, Country and Adult-Contemporary Charts.

COL EDMONDS
 
Date Born: Friday 14 January 1938
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, AU
 
Summary: One of the well known country performers throughout Australia.

JACK JONES
 
Date Born: Friday 14 January 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Son of singer Alan Jones who mainly appeared in the ’Marx Brothers Films’.

BOBBY HERNE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 18 January 1938
 
Description: Guitarist, Producer, USA

WOLFMAN JACK
 
Date Born: Friday 21 January 1938
 
Description: American DJ, USA

ETTA JAMES
 
Date Born: Tuesday 25 January 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Etta James is the winner of four Grammys and seventeen Blues Music Awards. She was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1990, the Blues Hall of Fame in 2001, and the Grammy Hall of Fame both in 1999 and 2008.

DON WOOD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 26 January 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Born in Maryborough, Victoria, Auatralia.

JAMES JAMERSON
 
Date Born: Saturday 29 January 1938
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: James Jamerson plays bass on countless Motown singles and album tracks, including classics by the Supremes, Marvin Gaye, the Four Tops, Martha and the Vandellas, the Miracles, the Marvelettes, the Temptations and others.P/A

JIM CARL BLACK
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 February 1938
 
Description: Vocalsit, Drummer, USA
 
Summary: He also worked as a guest vocalist with Muffin Men, a Frank Zappa tribute band based in Liverpool, England.

SHERMAN HEMSLEY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 February 1938
 
Description: Actor, Voice Over Artist, USA
 
Summary: While Hemsley was on Broadway with Purlie, Norman Lear called him in 1971 to play the role of George Jefferson in his new sitcom, All in the Family.

SHERMAN HENSLEY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 February 1938
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: In 1989, Hemsley, who had previously been a jazz keyboardist, released a single titled "Ain't That a Kick in the Head". This was followed in 1992 with Dance, an album of rhythm and blues music. In 1999, Hemsley collaborated with Yes lead singer Jon Anderson on an album titled Festival of Dreams which was not released.

OLIVER REED
 
Date Born: Sunday 13 February 1938
 
Description: Actor,UK
 
Summary: His final role was the elderly slave dealer Proximo in Gladiator, in which he played alongside Richard Harris, an actor whom Reed admired greatly both on and off the screen.

BUCK TRENT
 
Date Born: Thursday 17 February 1938
 
Description: Banjoist, USA
 
Summary: He was a member of Porter Wagoner's "Wagon Masters" from 1962 to 1973, and also appeared on the Roy Clark Show and Hee Haw.

BOBBY CHARLES
 
Date Born: Monday 21 February 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Leonard Chess of Chess records was to discover Bobby Charles in the fifties.

BOBBY HENDRICKS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 22 February 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: From 1961, off and on, through 2008, Bobby Hendricks worked as lead singer with Bill Pinkney's original Drifters

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

ALI MacGRAW
 
Date Born: Friday 1 April 1938
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Born to an Irish-American father, whom she described as "violent" and a Jewish mother, she has one sibling, a brother.

BOOKER LITTLE
 
Date Born: Saturday 2 April 1938
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: He was born in Memphis, Tennessee. He studied at the Chicago Conservatory from 1956 to 1958 and it was during this time that he worked with leading local musicians such as Johnny Griffin.

WARNER MACK
 
Date Born: Saturday 2 April 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Warner is one of the few musicians actually born in Nashville. His parents were both Tennessee natives, and his father was a minister.

JEFF BARRY
 
Date Born: Sunday 3 April 1938
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: Jeff Barry and Ellie Greenwich stamped their names in song from the late fifties.

PHILLIPE WYNNE
 
Date Born: Sunday 3 April 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: R&B and attained some measure of success, singing with Bootsy Collins's Pacesetters in 1968

FREDDIE HUBBARD
 
Date Born: Thursday 7 April 1938
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: Hubbard a Bop and Contemporary player was said to be the Satchmo of the seventies by Leonard Feather.

PETE LA ROCA
 
Date Born: Thursday 7 April 1938
 
Description: Drummer, Timbales, USA
 
Summary: In 1968 he left music to become a lawyer

SPENCER DRYDEN
 
Date Born: Thursday 7 April 1938
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Born to Alice Chapel and father Wheeler Dryden, half brother to the famed Charlie Chaplin.

SIDNEY SIMIEN
 
Date Born: Saturday 9 April 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: Born into a sharecropper's family in the tiny farming community of Lebeau, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.

GLEN CAMPBELL
 
Date Born: Friday 22 April 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Campbell's hits include "Gentle On My Mind", "By the Time I Get to Phoenix", "Wichita Lineman", "Southern Nights" and "Rhinestone Cowboy".

MICHAEL PARKS
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 April 1938
 
Description: Actor, Singer, USA
 
Summary: Recorded a few albums meeting with some success.

DUANE EDDY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 26 April 1938
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He was mainly known for the new twangy guitar sound in the late fifties and early sixties.

MAURICE WILLIAMS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 26 April 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Maurice Williams was born in South Carolina. His first experience with music was in the church, where his mother and sister both performed.

GARY COLLINS
 
Date Born: Saturday 30 April 1938
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Collins was married to former Miss America (1959), Mary Ann Mobley, from 1967 until his death in 2012; they were separated in 2011

NAPOLEON XIV
 
Date Born: Tuesday 3 May 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Among Samuels' compositions was "The Shelter Of Your Arms," which became a hit for Sammy Davis, Jr.

TYRONE DAVIS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 4 May 1938
 
Description: Singer, USA
 
Summary: Davis in the late sixties became one of the top black ballad singers of the time.

MIKE WALSH
 
Date Born: Thursday 5 May 1938
 
Description: Television Host, Australia
 
Summary: Mike spent his secondary school years at Xavier College in Melbourne, graduating to study Pharmacy and Arts at Melbourne University.

CARLA BLEY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 11 May 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer of song, USA
 
Summary: Composer of jazz,Punk rock plus big bands. Started composing at he age of nine.

JOHNNY DEVLIN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 11 May 1938
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: Johnny Devlin was born in New Zealand and became one of the first rock stars to come out of New Zealand.

MIKE PRESTON
 
Date Born: Saturday 14 May 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, UK
 
Summary: Preston appeared on Oh Boy! and his first gramophone record, "Dirty Old Town" was produced by Joe Meek.

ASTRID KIRSHHERR
 
Date Born: Friday 20 May 1938
 
Description: Photographer, Germany
 
Summary: Her association with The Beatles and her photographs of The Beatles during their Hamburg days.

SUSAN STRASBERG
 
Date Born: Sunday 22 May 1938
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Strasberg, a Jewish American, was born in New York City, New York, the daughter of theatre director and drama coach Lee Strasberg and former actress Paula Strasberg.

PETER YARROW
 
Date Born: Tuesday 31 May 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Peter Yarrow's parents were Jewish, born in the Ukraine, the family name was changed from Yaroshevitz to Yarrow after immigrating to Providence, Rhode Island.

SUGAR CANE HARRIS
 
Date Born: Saturday 18 June 1938
 
Description: Blues Violinist - U.S.A.*
 
Summary: Harris was given the nickname "Sugarcane" by LA bandleader Johnny Otis and it was to remain with him throughout his life.

BILLY DAVIS JR
 
Date Born: Sunday 26 June 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Along with his wife, Marilyn McCoo, he had hit records during 1976 and 1977.

BILLY WITHERS
 
Date Born: Monday 4 July 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Bill Withers was born the youngest of nine children in the small coal-mining town of Slab Fork, West Virginia.

RONNIE SELF
 
Date Born: Tuesday 5 July 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Ronnie Self was born the first of five children of Raymond Self, a farmer turned railroad worker, and Hazel Sprague Self.

PAUL CRONIN
 
Date Born: Friday 8 July 1938
 
Description: Actor, Australia
 
Summary: Born the son of a farmer in South Australia, after leaving school Cronin become a farmer himself and learned to shear sheep.

LEE MORGAN
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 July 1938
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: Morgan was a jazz prodigy, first picking up the trumpet on about the age of thirteen or so, after developing an interest in the vibraphone.

TERRY GARTHWAITE
 
Date Born: Monday 11 July 1938
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Joy of Cooking was an American folk-rock band, formed in 1967 in Berkeley, California.

BOB SCHOLL
 
Date Born: Thursday 14 July 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The Mello Kings were formed by Bob and his brother Jerry in the mid fifties.

TONY JACKSON - UK
 
Date Born: Saturday 16 July 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Bassist, UK
 
Summary: Jackson was inspired by the skiffle sound of Lonnie Donegan, and then by Buddy Holly and other U.S. rock and roll. He founded the skiffle group the Martinis.

JO ANN CAMPBELL
 
Date Born: Wednesday 20 July 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Campbell began attending music school at the age of four, and won many honors as a drum majorette at Fletcher High School.

NATALIE WOOD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 20 July 1938
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Wood's parents Nikolai and Maria Zakharenko were Russian immigrants. Shortly after her birth in San Francisco they moved north to Sonoma County and lived in Santa Rosa, California.

BERT NEWTON
 
Date Born: Friday 22 July 1938
 
Description: Television personality
 
Summary: Newton's first paid radio appearance was as a schoolboy on Melbourne radio station 3XY on 10 June 1952, doing advertisements dressed as a clown with Doug McKenzie, later to become "Zag" in Zig and Zag.

JOANNE BRACKEEN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 26 July 1938
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Joanne Brackeen became known playing with Stan Getz Quartet during the seventies.

GEORGE CUMMINGS
 
Date Born: Thursday 28 July 1938
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: For health reasons, Cummings left the Dr. Hook group in August, 1975, moving from San Francisco to Nashville.

EDDIE BYRNES
 
Date Born: Saturday 30 July 1938
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Kookie's constant tending of his ducktail haircut led to many jokes and a hit song, - "Kookie, Kookie, Lend Me Your Comb".

CONNIE STEVENS
 
Date Born: Monday 8 August 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress
 
Summary: She was born the daughter of Peter Ingoglia, known as musician Teddy Stevens and singer Eleanor McGinley.

ROD LAVER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 9 August 1938
 
Description: Sportsman, Australia
 
Summary: Laver is regarded as one of the greatest tennis players yet seen. Within his slams there are also 6 in doubles and 3 in mixed doubles.

LARRY FINNEGAN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 10 August 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Larry made some great records and will always be remembered for his own song "Dear One". The song that still gets air-play today.

LOU REIZNER
 
Date Born: Thursday 11 August 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Producer, USA
 
Summary: Born in Chicago, Reizner started his career in the United States and by the mid1960's was working for Mercury Records.

SHAN PALMER
 
Date Born: Monday 15 August 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: The Kaye Sisters were a trio of British pop singers, who scored several hits on the UK Singles Chart in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

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

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

DAVID FREIBERG
 
Date Born: Wednesday 24 August 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Bassist, Guitarist, Keyboardist. USA
 
Summary: Freiberg rejoined Jefferson Starship for their 2005 tour, which was billed as "The Jefferson Family Galactic Reunion".

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

ELLIOTT GOULD
 
Date Born: Monday 29 August 1938
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Gould was born the son of Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe. To his mother, Lucille, sold artificial flowers to beauty shops, and his father, Bernard Goldstein, worked in the garment business.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

EDDIE COCHRAN
 
Date Born: Monday 3 October 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He was also a heavy influence on the nascent rockabilly guitar legend Brian Setzer from Stray Cats who plays a 6120 just like his hero, whom he portrayed in the film La Bamba.

RICHARD DAVEY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 October 1938
 
Description: Actor, director and writer.
 
Summary: He was the founder of the Round Earth Company and advocate for the understanding of the Macquarie Harbour Penal Station on Sarah Island on the West Coast of Tasmania.

CARLO MASTRANGELO
 
Date Born: Wednesday 5 October 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: An original member and the baritone voice of the quartet.

JOHNNY DUNCAN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 5 October 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Johnny was born into a musical family. He is very proud of his talented and famous cousins, including Eddie Seals, Jimmy Seals of Seals & Croft, and country singer Dan Seals.

WALTER KIMBLE
 
Date Born: Thursday 6 October 1938
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: He also worked with Ray Charles - Bobby "Blue" Bland.

BRENDAN BOYER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 12 October 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Ireland
 
Summary: Brendan Boyer has always had a pleasent and refreshing voice giving the cover songs in his early days a better sound than the original, This may be disputed by many.

MARV JOHNSON
 
Date Born: Saturday 15 October 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Marv enjoyed many hits in Australia where he racked up a total of 8 Top 40 hits, including 3 number 1's, and several Top Tenners. "Come To Me" was released in Australia on EMI'sLondon Records (as was most of his releases in Oz) (HL-1522) and reached number 16 on the 2UE Top 40 in Sydney. "You Got What It Takes" was his biggest Australian hit.

ROBERT WARD
 
Date Born: Saturday 15 October 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He is known for founding the "Ohio Untouchables", the band that later would become the Ohio Players.

NICO
 
Date Born: Sunday 16 October 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Fashion model, Spain
 
Summary: Nico was an original member of the Velvet Underground. The group formed in 1965 in New York. She left the group in 1967.

EVEL KNIEVEL
 
Date Born: Monday 17 October 1938
 
Description: Motor cycle stunt rider
 
Summary: Robert Craig "Evel" Knievel was born in Butte, Montana, in 1938, the first of two children born to Robert E. and Ann Kehoe "Zippy" Knievel.

RONNIE BRIGHT
 
Date Born: Tuesday 18 October 1938
 
Description: Bassist, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: His most recognizable vocals are from Johnny Cymbal's 1963 hit song "Mr. Bass Man."

DELORES HART
 
Date Born: Thursday 20 October 1938
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: An American Roman Catholic nun and former actress. She made ten films in five years.

IAIN MacMILLER
 
Date Born: Thursday 20 October 1938
 
Description: Photographer, Scottish
 
Summary: The BBC used some of his photos in the series "The Rock and Roll Years".

CHRISTOPHER LLOYD
 
Date Born: Saturday 22 October 1938
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: His first major motion picture role was as a psychiatric patient in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and the eccentric inventor Emmett "Doc" Brown in the Back to the Future.

ELLIOT DEL BORGO
 
Date Born: Thursday 27 October 1938
 
Description: American composer for winds and strings.
 
Summary: An award-winning member of ASCAP, former Professor of Music at the Crane School of Music, and composer of music for 1980 Olympic Winter Games in Lake Placid, much of Del Borgo's work is available from several leading publishers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SANDY NELSON
 
Date Born: Thursday 1 December 1938
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Nelson attended high school with Jan Berry, Dean Torrence who became Jan and Dean.

JJ CALE
 
Date Born: Monday 5 December 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: A Grammy Award-winning American singer-songwriter and musician. Cale is one of the originators of the Tulsa Sound.

DAVID HOUSTON
 
Date Born: Friday 9 December 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Houston was one of the earliest artists with National Recording Corporation in Atlanta. Charted with Grammy winning 'Almost Persuaded' in 1966.

McCOY TYNER
 
Date Born: Sunday 11 December 1938
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Tyner was born in Philadelphia as the oldest of three children. He was encouraged to study piano by his mother. He finally began studying the piano at age 13 and within two years, music had become the focal point in his life.

REG LIVERMORE
 
Date Born: Sunday 11 December 1938
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist, Television Presenter, Australia
 
Summary: Livermore became interested in the performing arts an an early age with regular outings to see pantomimes at the famous Tivoli Theatre in Sydney.

CONNIE FRANCIS
 
Date Born: Monday 12 December 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: She is considered the most prolific and popular female rock 'n' roll hit-maker of the early rock era.P/E

TONY GOMEZ
 
Date Born: Tuesday 13 December 1938
 
Description: Keyboardist, UK
 
Summary: The Foundations actually did come together in Bayswater, London in January 1967. An original member of the group when formed in 1967, London

GARY USHER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 14 December 1938
 
Description: Composer, Producer, USA
 
Summary: He released his own albums in the in the sixties with mainly all his original songs.

JANETTE SCOTT
 
Date Born: Wednesday 14 December 1938
 
Description: Actress, UK

JON VOIGHT
 
Date Born: Thursday 29 December 1938
 
Description: Actor,USA
 
Summary: Winner of an Oscar for "Coming Home". His Brother Chip Taylor was the writer of the famed ’Wild Thing’

MIKE AULDRIDGE
 
Date Born: Friday 30 December 1938
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He played with The Seldom Scene for many years, creating a fusion of bluegrass with jazz, folk and rock.

 
 
 
 

 
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