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Number of Records Matching Query: 185
 
VAN DYKE PARKS
 
Date Born: Sunday 3 January 1943
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: As a child, Parks attended the American Boychoir School. He began his career as a child actor. Between 1953 and 1958 he worked steadily in films and television, including the 1956 movie The Swan (which starred Grace Kelly).

JERRY GARCIA
 
Date Born: Friday 8 January 1943
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Jerry Garcia's ancestry was Galician Spanish, Irish, and Swedish.

LEE JACKSON
 
Date Born: Friday 8 January 1943
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: Jackson came to prominence in the 1960s in the progressive rock group The Nice with keyboardist Keith Emerson and drummer Brian Davison.

CURTIS YOUNG
 
Date Born: Saturday 9 January 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The Jordanaires are members of the "Gospel Hall of Fame"

MARCUS DOUBLEDAY
 
Date Born: Saturday 9 January 1943
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: Born in Tacoma, Washington.

JIM CROCE
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 January 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer
 
Summary: Croce is paid tribute to in The Righteous Brothers song Rock And Roll Heaven.

BORIS GARDINER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 13 January 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Bassist, USA
 
Summary: Gardiner was a member of 'The Upsetters' in Jamaica. He also had a hit with the song 'Elizebeth Reggae' in 1970.

WILLIAM DUCKWORTH
 
Date Born: Wednesday 13 January 1943
 
Description: Pianist,
 
Summary: His other notable compositions include Thirty-One Days (1987), for alto saxophone, and Southern Harmony (1980-1981)

GEORGE "SMITTY" SMITH
 
Date Born: Saturday 16 January 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The Manhattans, originally from Jersey City, New Jersey, formed in 1962 with members:

CHRIS MONTEZ
 
Date Born: Sunday 17 January 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Montez grew up in Hawthorne, California, influenced by the Latino flavored music of his community and the success of Ritchie Valens.

DAVID GREENSLADE
 
Date Born: Monday 18 January 1943
 
Description: Keyboardist, UK
 
Summary: Mystic has also released Greenslade Live (1973-75) and Dave Greenslade's solo album, "Going South" (1999).

JANIS JOPLIN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 19 January 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Janis Joplin was born to Seth and Dorothy (East) Joplin, her father was an engineer at Texaco, her mother, registrar at a business college. She had two younger siblings, Michael and Laura.

GARY BURTON
 
Date Born: Saturday 23 January 1943
 
Description: Vibraphonist, USA
 
Summary: Burton’s influence has been the likes of Stan Getz and others.

THOM BELL
 
Date Born: Tuesday 26 January 1943
 
Description: Songwriter, record producer, and arranger, USA
 
Summary: One of the creators of the Philadelphia style of soul music in the 1970s. Nominated for a Grammy Award in 1970.

MARK WYNTER
 
Date Born: Friday 29 January 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: One of Britain’s most promising singers charting with songs such as "DREAM GIRL" and "VENUS IN BLUE JEANS" all covers but very good covers compared to the originals.

TONY BLACKBURN
 
Date Born: Friday 29 January 1943
 
Description: Disc Jockey, Singer UK
 
Summary: An English disc jockey, who broadcast on the "pirate" stations Radio Caroline and Radio London in the 1960s

PETER MACBETH
 
Date Born: Tuesday 2 February 1943
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: Peter was bought up in west London and finished his education at Watford Technical College. St Albans Art College.

DENNIS EDWARDS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 February 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Dennis Edwards, born February 3, 1943 in Birmingham, Alabama is an American soul and R&B singer.

BARRY BECKETT
 
Date Born: Thursday 4 February 1943
 
Description: Keyboardist, Record Producer, USA
 
Summary: He was involved in the "Muscle Shoals Sound", being a member of the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, and in 1969, one of the founders of the Muscle Shoals Sound Studio.

JIMMY JOHNSON
 
Date Born: Thursday 4 February 1943
 
Description: Record producer or guitarist.
 
Summary: He has performed with Wilson Pickett and Aretha Franklin, and engineered The Rolling Stones' album, Sticky Fingers.

NEIL CHRISTIAN
 
Date Born: Thursday 4 February 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: In the early 1960s Jimmy Page was asked to join The Crusaders. Page toured with Christian for approximately two years.

CHUCK WINFIELD
 
Date Born: Friday 5 February 1943
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: An American jazz musician (trumpet, flugelhorn).

FABIAN
 
Date Born: Saturday 6 February 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Fabian was discovered in 1957 by Bob Marcucci and Peter DeAngelis, owners of Chancellor Records.

GEORGEANNA TILLMAN
 
Date Born: Saturday 6 February 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The all girl vocal group were best known for their hit Beachwood 4 - 5789 in the early sixties.

BARBARA LEWIS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 9 February 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In 1995, Lewis' "Baby I'm Yours" was featured on the "The Bridges of Madison County" soundtrack.

JOE PESCI
 
Date Born: Tuesday 9 February 1943
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Pesci started out working as a barber in the 1960s, following in his mother's footsteps. He released an album entitled Little Joe Sure Can Sing under the pseudonym Joseph Richie, accompanied by a band that included good friend and future fellow actor Frank Vincent.

RAL DONNER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 10 February 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: One of the most successful singers to sound like Elvis Presley but only to chart a couple of times.

SAMMI SMITH
 
Date Born: Friday 12 February 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Sammi Smith was born in Orange County, California, in 1943 but spent her childhood in the Southwest. She dropped out of school at the age of eleven and began to sing professionally in nightclubs.

ERIC ANDERSON
 
Date Born: Sunday 14 February 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Born in Pittsburgh, Eric Andersen belonged in the early sixties together with Phil Ochs and Bob Dylan to the Greenwich Village folkscene in New York.

VIC BRIGGS
 
Date Born: Sunday 14 February 1943
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Victor Harvey Briggs (Born 14 Feb 1943 in Twickenham, London, England) is a former blues musician. NPA

BOBBY HUNTER
 
Date Born: Thursday 18 February 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: He is mainly known for his years singing at the ’Palais’ in Adelaide fronting ’The Esquires’ where he stayed until the closure.

GEORGE HARRISON
 
Date Born: Thursday 25 February 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Born in Liverpool, England, to Louise and Harold Harrison, parents of a Roman Catholic family with deep roots in Ireland.

BARBARA ACKLIN
 
Date Born: Sunday 28 February 1943
 
Description: Vocalist,Composer, USA
 
Summary: Born Barbara Jean Acklin the only child of Herman and Hazel Acklin.

BERNADETTE PETERS
 
Date Born: Sunday 28 February 1943
 
Description: Actress, vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The youngest of three children. Her mother Marguerite started her in show business by putting her on the television show Juvenile Jury at the age of three.

JT WALSH
 
Date Born: Sunday 28 February 1943
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Jack Nicholson dedicated his Academy Award for As Good as It Gets to the memory of Walsh, with whom he had starred in A Few Good Men and Hoffa in 1992.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DENNIS LINDE
 
Date Born: Thursday 18 March 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Songwriter, Composer
 
Summary: Linde wrote for many major artists that included Garth Brooks, Tanya Tucker, Roger Miller, The Dixie Chicks etc.

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

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

HILTON VALENTINE
 
Date Born: Sunday 21 March 1943
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Valentine is credited with the instantly recognizable electric guitar arpeggio introduction to the Animals' signature song "The House of the Rising Sun", which inspired countless beginning guitarists.

VIVIAN STANSHALL
 
Date Born: Sunday 21 March 1943
 
Description: Guitarist, painter, singer, broadcaster, songwriter, poet, writer
 
Summary: Stanshall was born in 1943 at the Radcliffe Maternity Home in Shillingford, and christened Victor Anthony Stanshall.Originally from Walthamstow — a suburb on the borders of East London and Essex — his mother Eileen (1911–1999) had moved to Shillingford, Oxfordshire during the Second World War to escape the bombing.

GEORGE BENSON
 
Date Born: Monday 22 March 1943
 
Description: Vocal, Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: On the strength of "This Masquerade" it won a Grammy Award for Record of the Year and the electrifying live take of the classic "On Broadway" recorded about a year later from the 1977 release Weekend in L.A., which also won a Grammy.

KEITH RELF
 
Date Born: Wednesday 24 March 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Known as the lead singer and harmonica player of The Yardbirds.

KEVIN KELLEY
 
Date Born: Thursday 25 March 1943
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: He worked as a session musician between 1969 and 1973, playing drums on albums by artists including John Fahey and Phil Ochs.

PAUL MICHAEL GLASER
 
Date Born: Thursday 25 March 1943
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Glaser, the youngest of three children, was born Paul Manfred Glaser in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the son of Dorothy and Samuel Glaser, who was an architect.

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

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

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

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

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

LARRY CORYELL
 
Date Born: Friday 2 April 1943
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He was born in Texas. After graduating from Richland High School in eastern Washington, he moved to Seattle to attend the University of Washington. In 1965, Coryell moved to New York City where he became part of Chico Hamilton's quintet, replacing Gabor Szabo.

JOE VANN
 
Date Born: Saturday 3 April 1943
 
Description: Vocalist
 
Summary: The vocal group recorded a cover version of ’You Belong To Me’ in the fifties.

JULIE ROGERS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 April 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist
 
Summary: Mainly known for the hit song 'The Wedding' in the sixties.

MICK ABRAHAMS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 April 1943
 
Description: Guitarist,UK
 
Summary: Abrahams wanted to pursue a more blues/rock direction, while Anderson wanted to incorporate more overt folk and jazz influences.

TERRY KNIGHT
 
Date Born: Friday 9 April 1943
 
Description: Producer, Composer, Singer, Promoter, Radio Personality
 
Summary: He wrote and recorded a single, "Saint Paul" which contributed to the "Paul is dead".

BO HANNSON
 
Date Born: Saturday 10 April 1943
 
Description: keyboard player/composer, Sweden
 
Summary: During the early '70s, Hansson burst on the international scene with his concept album Lord of the Rings, an all-instrumental album inspired by the literary trilogy written by J.R.R. Tolkien. The album received gold record awards in England and Australia.

TONY VICTOR
 
Date Born: Sunday 11 April 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The group was best remembered for its ballads, and frequently sang versions of pop standards from the 1920s and 1930s.

EVE GRAHAM
 
Date Born: Tuesday 13 April 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Scotland
 
Summary: Eve Graham is the voice on Coca – Cola’s famous ‘Hilltop’ commercial, the most successful TV advertising campaign of all time.

TOM FIELD
 
Date Born: Tuesday 13 April 1943
 
Description: Vocal, Guitar
 
Summary: The Springfields' song "Island of Dreams", written by Tom Springfield, has been covered by Mick Thomas, Johnny Tillotson, Mary Hopkin and by the Seekers.

DAVE PEVERETT
 
Date Born: Friday 16 April 1943
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: He is best known as the original singer and rhythm guitarist of Foghat, which he founded following his tenure in Savoy Brown.

TONY CHRISTIE
 
Date Born: Sunday 25 April 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Tony Christie is certainly a pleasure to listen to. His mother was English and his father came from Ireland.

GARY WRIGHT
 
Date Born: Monday 26 April 1943
 
Description: Keyboardist, USA
 
Summary: A personal friend of George Harrison, appeared in a TV show at the age of 7. He was born and raised in Cresskill, New Jersey, and attended Tenafly High School.

FREDDIE WAITS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 27 April 1943
 
Description: Drummer, US
 
Summary: Sessions drummer,also has worked with Ella Fitzgerald, Percy Mayfield etc. YOUTUBE: Blue Holizon Live at Montreux Jazz Festival, Jul. 23, 1982 Eric Gale's Band Miles Jaye, Ted Lo, Jeff Medina, Neddy Smith, Winston Grennan, Freddie Waits, Nasser Nasser

BOBBY VEE
 
Date Born: Friday 30 April 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Known primarily as a performer of Brill Building pop material, he went on to record a string of international hits in the 1960s.His father Sidney played the violin and piano, his uncle played sax, and his two older brothers, Bill and Sidney, Jr. both played guitar.

REGINA CARROL
 
Date Born: Sunday 2 May 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Dancer, USA
 
Summary: Remembered for appearing in her husband, film director Al Adamson's films.

PAUL SAMWELL SMITH
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 May 1943
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: While in The Yardbirds, he worked with record producers such as Mickie Most, Simon Napier-Bell and Giorgio Gomelsky and co-produced and engineered much of their music.

DEREK LECKENBY
 
Date Born: Friday 14 May 1943
 
Description: Guitarist

EDDIE LOW
 
Date Born: Friday 14 May 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, NZ
 
Summary: Eddie is a multi intrumentalist playing, guitar, violin, flute, trumpet, etc.

JACK BRUCE
 
Date Born: Friday 14 May 1943
 
Description: Bassist, Scotland
 
Summary: Cream were to break up in 1968,the group were probably the first super group. Bruce co wrote most of Cream’s songs with composer Peter Brown.

LEK LECKENBY
 
Date Born: Friday 14 May 1943
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Leckenby is credited with arranging the band's first big hit, "I'm into Something Good".

TERRY SMITH - (British jazz guitarist)
 
Date Born: Thursday 20 May 1943
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Twice winner of the Melody Maker Music Polls, Smith spent the early 1960s playing with the Tony Lee Trio.

JESSI COLTER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 25 May 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Her mother was a Pentecostal preacher and her father was a racecar driver.

LESLIE UGGAMS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 25 May 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Early in 2009, Uggams made an appearance as the jazz singer Lena Horne in a production of the stage musical Stormy Weather at the Pasadena Playhouse in California

POLI PALMER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 25 May 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Keyboardist
 
Summary: Mainly known as member of 'Family' formed in the midlands in England with friend Jim King.

BRIAN DAVIDGE
 
Date Born: Sunday 30 May 1943
 
Description: Bassist, Vocals, Australia
 
Summary: One of the best and most respected Bass players in Adelaide.

SHARON GLESS
 
Date Born: Monday 31 May 1943
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Born in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. Attended Gonzaga University. Married Barney Rosenzweig, 1991. Actress in television from 1973. Recipient: Emmy Award, 1986 and 1987, Golden Globe Award, 1985 and 1990 P/A

ANNETTE BEARD
 
Date Born: Friday 4 June 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Signing to Motown Records' new Gordy subsidiary, Martha and the Vandellas gained a stature as hitmakers in the label almost as quickly after they were signed.

MICHAEL DAVIS
 
Date Born: Saturday 5 June 1943
 
Description: Bassist, Producer, USA
 
Summary: Davis became the bassist for Detroit's radical proto-punk band the MC5 in 1964.

MUFF WINWOOD
 
Date Born: Monday 14 June 1943
 
Description: Bassist, Composer, Producer, UK
 
Summary: Winwood produced the first Dire Straits Album titled Dire Straits, in 1978.

JOHNNY HALLIDAY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 15 June 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, France
 
Summary: Johnny Hallyday to a French mother, Huguette 1919-2007, and a Belgian father, Leon Smet.

GEORGIE FAME
 
Date Born: Saturday 26 June 1943
 
Description: Vocalist
 
Summary: In 1971, he teamed up with onetime Animals organist Alan Price and recorded an album of critically reviled MOR pop, Fame & Price, the partnership produced a near-Top Ten hit in "Rosetta," but ended in 1973.

CILLA BLACK
 
Date Born: Sunday 27 June 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: She got a part-time job as a cloakroom attendant at the famous Cavern Club in Liverpool, where The Beatles regularly played. She was introduced to Epstein by John Lennon who persuaded him to audition her.

BOBBY HARRISON
 
Date Born: Monday 28 June 1943
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: The drummer for "Procal Harum"

WAYNE PRIDE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 June 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: Wayne moved to Perth, Western Australia during the late sixties and played as a solo entertainer.

FLORENCE BALLARD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 30 June 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: A new book about Flo is coming out in 2008. "The Lost Supreme: The Life of Dreamgirl Florence Ballard" by Peter Benjaminson.

JUDITH DURHAM
 
Date Born: Saturday 3 July 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Durham lived in Hobart, Tasmania, where she attended The Fahan School before moving back to Melbourne in 1956.

AL WILSON
 
Date Born: Sunday 4 July 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Canned Heat were popular during the sixties and seventies.

ROBBIE ROBERTSON - Guitarist
 
Date Born: Monday 5 July 1943
 
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, Composer, Arranger, Canada
 
Summary: He studied guitar from his youth and has been writing songs and performing since his teen years.

JAN BRADLEY
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 July 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Bradley grew up in Robbins, Illinois. She was noticed by manager Don Talty who also managed Phil Upchurch at a high school talent show.

TOMMY QUICKLY
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 July 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Spotted as the vocalist with local group the Challengers.

CHRISTINE McVIE
 
Date Born: Monday 12 July 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Keyboardist, UK
 
Summary: Christine was born in the small village of Bouth in the Lake District. Her father, Cyril, was a college professor and concert violinist, and mother Beatrice was a medium, a psychic and a faith healer.

JOHN LODGE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 20 July 1943
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: He also collaborated with fellow Moody Blues member Justin Hayward on the 1975 album Blue Jays, and released a solo album, Natural Avenue, in 1977.

WENDY RICHARDS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 20 July 1943
 
Description: Actress, UK
 
Summary: #1 on the UK singles chart on the single, Come Outside by Mike Sarne. She also appears in a scene cut from the released version of The Beatles movie Help! (1965).

HENRY McCULLOUGH
 
Date Born: Wednesday 21 July 1943
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: In 1971 Paul McCartney asked McCullough to join his new band, Wings, alongside Denny Laine and Denny Seiwell.YOUTUBE: Afternoon television in Belfast circa 1991. With Percy Robinson, Liam Bradley, Roe Butcher and Mr. James Delaney.

JOE SANTOLLO
 
Date Born: Friday 23 July 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: It was often said that Joe Santollo, being such a good friend to all members and a dedicated person, was "the glue that kept the group together for so many years". Taken from the web address of "The Duprees" above.

TONY JOE WHITE
 
Date Born: Friday 23 July 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: His songs have been recorded by at least 25 major artists.

JIM McCARTY
 
Date Born: Sunday 25 July 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Drummer, UK
 
Summary: During the sixties with the English invasion The Yardbirds were one of the better known bands at the time. The group toured Australia during the late sixties.

MICK JAGGER
 
Date Born: Monday 26 July 1943
 
Description: Singer, UK
 
Summary: In 1989 Jagger was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with the Rolling Stones. In 2003 he was knighted for his services to music.

MIKE BLOOMFIELD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 28 July 1943
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Bloomfield was born into a wealthy Jewish family on Chicago's North Side but preferred music to the family catering equipment business.

LOBO
 
Date Born: Saturday 31 July 1943
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: An American singer-songwriter who was successful in the early 1970s, scoring several Top 10 hits, including

DENIS PAYTON
 
Date Born: Sunday 1 August 1943
 
Description: Saxophonist, UK
 
Summary: The Dave Clark five was one of the few groups of the era to feature a saxophone with Denis Payton.

FRANK SEBASTYAN
 
Date Born: Monday 2 August 1943
 
Description: Vocalists,Compere, Australia
 
Summary: One of Adelaide's original Rock 'N' Roll entertainers with Frank's interests started in the fifties and is still going strong today.

BUDDY WESTON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 10 August 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: A country vocalist mainly known for his songs with his career starting in 1958 on a cattle station in Queensland.

JIMMY GRIFFIN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 10 August 1943
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: His first album, Summer Holiday, was released in 1963. YOUTUBE: Songwriting duo, Jimmy Griffin and Robb Royer, perform their song, "Just Say When" for a New Years Eve audience on "Nashville Now".

JIM CALE
 
Date Born: Wednesday 11 August 1943
 
Description: Bassist, CA
 
Summary: Since 1978, he has toured and recorded with a number of line-ups using the Guess Who name, sometimes with other former members, but never former frontman, Burton Cummings.

LESLEY DUNCAN
 
Date Born: Thursday 12 August 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: After Elton John recorded "Love Song" this landed Lesley Duncan a recording contract with CBS / Columbia Records.

KIN VASSY
 
Date Born: Monday 16 August 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Producer, Composer. USA
 
Summary: Vassy went on to work on both a solo career and as a session musician.

ROBERT DE NIRO
 
Date Born: Tuesday 17 August 1943
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: De Niro's first film role in collaboration with Brian De Palma materialized in 1963 at the age of 20, when he appeared in The Wedding Party; however, the film was not released until 1969.

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

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

DINAH LEE
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 August 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, New Zealand
 
Summary: One of the very first New Zealand singers to become a house-hold name during the sixties.

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

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

TUESDAY WELD
 
Date Born: Friday 27 August 1943
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Weld was born to Lathrop Motley Weld, was a member of the Weld Family of Massachusetts, he died in 1947. Her mother was Weld's fourth and final wife, the former Yosene Balfour Ker. She was one of three full siblings, the other two being Sarah King Weld born 1935, and David Balfour Weld born 1937. She also had two half siblings by her father's first marriage, Lothrop Motley Weld Jr. born 1922 and Thomas Livermore Weld 1926-1999.

DAVID SOUL
 
Date Born: Saturday 28 August 1943
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Soul was born in Chicago,to father, Dr. Richard Solberg, a Lutheran minister, was a senior representative for Lutheran World Relief during the reconstruction of Germany after World War II. Soul's brother is a Lutheran minister and social activist.

RICHARD HALLIGAN
 
Date Born: Sunday 29 August 1943
 
Description: Trombonist, USA
 
Summary: As of 2006 he is active as a composer and performer for various types of music.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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)".

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

STEVE MILLER
 
Date Born: Tuesday 5 October 1943
 
Description: Guitarist, Vocalst,Composer , USA
 
Summary: Miller was born to Dr George "Sonny" Miller, a pathologist, jazz enthusiast, hat salesman and amateur recording engineer, and Bertha, a jazz-influenced singer.P/E

CHEVY CHASE
 
Date Born: Friday 8 October 1943
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He has hosted the Academy Awards twice (1987 and 1988)

PETE COSEY
 
Date Born: Saturday 9 October 1943
 
Description: Guitarist, USA

LARRIE LONDIN
 
Date Born: Friday 15 October 1943
 
Description: Drummer - USA
 
Summary: Londin also backed Rodney Crowell in the 1980s as a member of Crowell's backing band, The Cherry Bombs.

PENNY MARSHALL
 
Date Born: Friday 15 October 1943
 
Description: Actress, Director
 
Summary: One of her first jobs was for a TV commercial for a beautifying shampoo. She was hired to play a girl with stringy, unattractive hair, and Farrah Fawcett was hired to play a girl with thick, bouncy hair.

FRED TURNER
 
Date Born: Saturday 16 October 1943
 
Description: Bassist, songwriter, actor
 
Summary: Turner is the only member of Bachman-Turner Overdrive to be on every album the band released.

JOE DOLAN
 
Date Born: Saturday 16 October 1943
 
Description: Vocalsit, Composer, Ireland
 
Summary: He was very popular in Ireland and among Irish emigrants from 1964 into the 1980s.

RUSS GIGUERE
 
Date Born: Monday 18 October 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: One of the most successful bands to come out of the 60’s, they have sold over 80 million records, tapes, Cds and DVDs.

CATHERINE DENEUVE
 
Date Born: Friday 22 October 1943
 
Description: Actress, Model, France
 
Summary: Deneuve was born one of four daughters to French stage and film actor Maurice Dorléac and actress Renée Deneuve.

WARREN TARGETT
 
Date Born: Wednesday 27 October 1943
 
Description: Singer, Composer, Guitarist, Australia.
 
Summary: In his shows, Warren presents a wide variety of music. He has no preferences.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

KEITH WEST
 
Date Born: Monday 6 December 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: An English lead singer of Tomorrow, a 1960s psychedelic rock band.

MIKE SMITH - (Dave Clark Five)
 
Date Born: Monday 6 December 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Keyboardist, UK
 
Summary: Sessions player and member of ’THE DAVE CLARK FIVE’ formed in 1962 in Tottenham, England.

JIM MORRISON
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 December 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Morrison was born in Melbourne, Florida, to future Admiral George Stephen Morrison and Clara Clarke Morrison. Morrison had a sister, Anne Robin.

CHAD STUART
 
Date Born: Friday 10 December 1943
 
Description: Vocalist. UK
 
Summary: In the fall of 1967, they released the album, Of Cabbages and Kings. This psychedelic album sold poorly, as did the 1968 follow-up, The Ark.

DICKEY BETTS
 
Date Born: Sunday 12 December 1943
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Betts would later for DICKIE BETTS AND THE GREAT SOUTHERN in 1977 whic h was a copy of The Allman Brothers Band.

GROVER WASHINGTON Jr
 
Date Born: Sunday 12 December 1943
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: He grew up with the great jazzmen and big band leaders like Benny Goodman, Fletcher Henderson, and others like them.

KEITH DRAGE
 
Date Born: Sunday 12 December 1943
 
Description: Drummer, Australia
 
Summary: An Adelaide drummer born in from South Australia.

TONY HICKS
 
Date Born: Thursday 16 December 1943
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist
 
Summary: A guitarist and singer who has been a member of the British pop group The Hollies since 1963.

DAVE DEE
 
Date Born: Friday 17 December 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: An English singer-songwriter, musician, A&R manager, fundraiser and businessman. He was the frontman for 1960s pop band Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and

BOBBY KEYES
 
Date Born: Saturday 18 December 1943
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: Keys came into the Rolling Stones around 1969. Keys, with the addition of Mick Taylor, changed the sound of the Rolling Stones.

KEITH RICHARDS
 
Date Born: Saturday 18 December 1943
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer. UK
 
Summary: A founding member of The Rolling Stones with songwriting partner and Stones lead vocalist Mick Jagger.

ALBERT LEE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 21 December 1943
 
Description: Guitarist, Sessions Musician, Singer UK
 
Summary: Earning a great reputation working with the likes of Jackson Brown - Joan Armatrading Dave Edmunds and many other great artists, he has proven to be one of the stayers in rock music.

NOELEEN BATLEY
 
Date Born: Saturday 25 December 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Noelene Batley appeared on the Johny O'keefe hosted 'Six O'clock Rock' an 'Bandstand' in Australia.Noeleen Batley was a charting pioneer for female Australian artists and was affectionately known as 'Australia's Little Miss Sweetheart'.

BOBBY COMSTOCK
 
Date Born: Tuesday 28 December 1943
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: When he was 7, he was doing a radio show in Ithaca. It was called ‘US Kids’.

RICK DANKO
 
Date Born: Wednesday 29 December 1943
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, Canadian
 
Summary: Growing up in front of the family radio as his future bandmates also did, he was exposed to country and R&B music at an early age. His musical heroes included Hank Williams and, later, Sam Cooke.

BEN KINGSLEY
 
Date Born: Friday 31 December 1943
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: Kingsley of Indian and English decent has carved a career that would make anyone proud.

JOHN DENVER
 
Date Born: Friday 31 December 1943
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Actor, Composer, USA
 
Summary: In 2000, CBS presented the television movie Take Me Home: The John Denver Story loosely based on his memoirs, starring Chad Lowe.

PETER QUAIFE
 
Date Born: Friday 31 December 1943
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: Quaife left in 1969 replaced by John Dalton. The Kinks could be very much said to be underrated but there sound at the time was unique and some thought it would not last.

 
 
 
 

 
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