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Number of Records Matching Query: 172
 
THOM MOONEY
 
Date Born: Monday 5 January 1948
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Tom Mooney the drummer for early psychedelic garage rock band from the 1960s.

BOB JACKSON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 January 1948
 
Description: keyboardist/guitarist, UK
 
Summary: Jackson formed his first professional rock group in 1969, called Indian Summer.

KENNY LOGGINS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 January 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist,Composer, USA
 
Summary: His early 20s found him in the band Gator Creek with Mike Deasy. An early version of "Danny's Song" (later recorded by Loggins and Messina) was included on an effort on Mercury Records.

BILL COWSILL
 
Date Born: Friday 9 January 1948
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, USA

DONALD FAGEN
 
Date Born: Saturday 10 January 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Fagen and Walter Becker founded Steely Dan in August 1972.

TERRY WILLIAMS - (drummer)
 
Date Born: Sunday 11 January 1948
 
Description: Drummer, Wales
 
Summary: Between 1981 and 1982, he was part of the Neverland Express band, backing Meat Loaf, and in 1982 joined Dire Straits, with whom he played until 1988.

T-BONE BURNETT
 
Date Born: Wednesday 14 January 1948
 
Description: Singer-songwriter, Producer
 
Summary: In 1987, Burnett produced Roy Orbison's two-record album, In Dreams: The Greatest Hits. After that, Burnett was the musical director and a guitarist for Orbison's HBO television special, Roy Orbison and Friends, A Black and White Night.

TIM HARRIS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 14 January 1948
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: They charted with ’Build Me Up Buttercup’

MICK TAYLOR
 
Date Born: Saturday 17 January 1948
 
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, Songwriter, UK
 
Summary: An English musician best known as the former guitarist for The Rolling Stones.

MELVIN PRITCHARD
 
Date Born: Tuesday 20 January 1948
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: He played with Barclay James Harvest throughout their career.

CORKY LAING
 
Date Born: Monday 26 January 1948
 
Description: Drummer, Canada
 
Summary: A Canadian rock drummer, best known as a longtime member of pioneering American hard rock band Mountain.

ELISABETH SLADEN
 
Date Born: Sunday 1 February 1948
 
Description: Actress, UK
 
Summary: An English actress best known for her role as Sarah Jane Smith in the British television series Doctor Who and its spin-off The Sarah Jane Adventures.

RICK JAMES
 
Date Born: Sunday 1 February 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Keyboardist, USA
 
Summary: Born in Buffalo, New York, James was the third of eight children. His father was an autoworker who abandoned the family, and his mother was a former dancer.

BARBARA HERSHEY
 
Date Born: Thursday 5 February 1948
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Born to an Irish American mother and a Jewish American father who was a horse-racing columnist.Hershey attended Hollywood High School.

DAN SEALS
 
Date Born: Sunday 8 February 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Dan Wayland Seals (born February 8, 1948 in McCamey, Texas) is an American musician.

KEITH KNUDSEN
 
Date Born: Wednesday 18 February 1948
 
Description: Drummer, vocalist and songwriter.
 
Summary: He became the drummer for the organist and vocalist Lee Michaels.

MARK ANDES
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 February 1948
 
Description: Bassist, USA

TONY IOMMI
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 February 1948
 
Description: Guitarist
 
Summary: Black Sabbath were bigger in the USA than in England. P/A

HARRY HERNI
 
Date Born: Monday 23 February 1948
 
Description: Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: Harry is one of Adelaide's finest guitarists and session musician. Harry is mainly known for his work with Adelaide's "Harts" during the mid sixties to the early seventies.

THOM BRESH
 
Date Born: Monday 23 February 1948
 
Description: Singer-songwriter, USA
 
Summary: He has performed alongside performers ranging from Bob Hope to Chet Atkins to Gordon Lightfoot.

DENNIS WATERMAN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 24 February 1948
 
Description: Actor, singer, voice-over artist, UK
 
Summary: "I Could Be So Good For You", which was a top three UK hit in 1980 and a top 10 hit in Australia, and was written by his then-wife Patricia Waterman with Gerard Kenny.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MARVA WRIGHT
 
Date Born: Saturday 20 March 1948
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: Born in New Orleans Louisiana, Marva's first public singing efforts were heard in church.

LEE OSKAR
 
Date Born: Wednesday 24 March 1948
 
Description: Harmonicist, Manufacturer, USA
 
Summary: Between recording, performing and running his immensely successful harmonica company, Lee Oskar is a very busy man. The Lee Oskar Harmonica was introduced in 1983

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

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

DIANNE WIEST
 
Date Born: Sunday 28 March 1948
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Under Woody Allen's direction, Wiest won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Hannah and Her Sisters in 1987 and Bullets Over Broadway in 1995.

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

DAVE HOLE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 30 March 1948
 
Description: Slide Guitar
 
Summary: Hailed as the newest guitar wizard and comparing him to such greats as Stevie Ray Vaughan and Albert King.

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

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

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

THIJS VAN LEER
 
Date Born: Wednesday 31 March 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Keyboards
 
Summary: Van Leer received his first flute at the age of eleven from his father, a classical flautist.

SIMON COWE
 
Date Born: Thursday 1 April 1948
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: The group began as the Downtown Faction, but soon changed their name to Brethren. In 1968, after hearing of an American group of the same name, they were rechristened Lindisfarne after the island of the same name off the Northumbrian coast.

DIMITRIS MITROPANOS
 
Date Born: Friday 2 April 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Greek
 
Summary: In 1967, Mitropanos recorded his first album with the song "Thessaloniki." This followed the recording of "Chameni Paschalia", a song that was censored by the Greek military junta and thus never released.

BERRY OAKLEY
 
Date Born: Sunday 4 April 1948
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: Oakley's bass guitar, nicknamed "The Biker Boy", was a Fender Jazz Bass with a Hagström pickup.

DEREK MANNING
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 April 1948
 
Description: Bassist, Australia
 
Summary: Derek became the bassist of Adelaide's "Exiles" with his brother Phil.

DALLAS TAYLOR
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 April 1948
 
Description: Drummer, USA

JOHN OATES
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 April 1948
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer,USA
 
Summary: Known for his association with Daryl Hall in the duo,"Hall and Oates".

DAVE "CHICO" RYAN
 
Date Born: Friday 9 April 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Ryan went on to become a member of Bill Haley & His Comets.

MICHAEL KAMEN
 
Date Born: Thursday 15 April 1948
 
Description: Composer, Film scores
 
Summary: One of Hollywood’s greatest composers with a listing of songs and arrangements to his credit.

CRAIG FROST
 
Date Born: Tuesday 20 April 1948
 
Description: Keyboardist, USA
 
Summary: Best known as keyboardist for 1970s hard rock band Grand Funk Railroad. YOUTUBE: Grand Funk Railroad: Mark Farner (vocals, guitar, keyboards); Don Bewer (vocals, drums); Mel Schacher (bass). Craig Frost (Keyboards) Recorded live at Madison Square Garden on December 23rd 1972.

PAUL DAVIS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 21 April 1948
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Keyboardist, USA
 
Summary: Ilene Berns signed Davis to Bang Records in 1969. He was the last artist active on the Bang Records label when it folded in 1981.

LARRY GATLIN
 
Date Born: Sunday 2 May 1948
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, USA

JOHN RICHARDSON
 
Date Born: Monday 3 May 1948
 
Description: Drummer, Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: A member of English pop band of the 1970s assembled in 1973 by the songwriting team of Wayne Bickerton.

BILL WARD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 5 May 1948
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: An English drummer and the memver of pioneering British heavy metal band Black Sabbath.

MARY MacGREGOR
 
Date Born: Thursday 6 May 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: MacGregor was born in St. Paul, Minnesota. She began studying piano at age six, and was singing with bands by the time she was a teenager. After attending the University of Minnesota.

ALAN SPENNER
 
Date Born: Friday 7 May 1948
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: Spenner was the original bassist for the album 'Jesus Christ Superstar' in the seventies.

PETE WINGFIELD
 
Date Born: Friday 7 May 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Beginning with their 1983 reunion shows, Wingfield spent eighteen years handling keyboard duties for The Everly Brothers.

JACKIE ORSZACZKY
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 May 1948
 
Description: Singer, band leader, bassist, composer, arranger, producer
 
Summary: Orszaczky toured Australia in 1970-71 with the jazz-fusion group Syrius. During the tour the group recorded an album in Melbourne, that was released both in Australia and Hungary.

RAY DAVIS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 12 May 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: The original bass singer and one of the founding members of The Parliaments, Parliament and Funkadelic.

STEVE WINWOOD
 
Date Born: Wednesday 12 May 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Steve co-wrote and recorded "Gimme Some Lovin'" and "I'm A Man" before leaving to form Traffic with Chris Wood, Jim Capaldi and Dave Mason.

BRIAN ENO
 
Date Born: Saturday 15 May 1948
 
Description: Producer, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Brian Eno's professional music career began in London, as a member (1971–1973) of the glam/art rock band Roxy Music, playing the mixing desk, altering the band's sound with a VCS3 synthesizer, tape recorders, etc., and singing back-up.

BILL BRUFORD
 
Date Born: Monday 17 May 1948
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: Member of "Yes" The group formed in 1968 and later with "Genisis" in 1976.

PENNY DE HAVEN
 
Date Born: Monday 17 May 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: The first female country artist to perform for the troupes in Vietnam.

PAUL WILLIAMS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 19 May 1948
 
Description: American music journalist and writer
 
Summary: He was also the author of more than 25 books, of which the best-known are Outlaw Blues, Das Energi, and Bob Dylan: Performing Artist, the acclaimed three-part series.

TOM SCOTT
 
Date Born: Wednesday 19 May 1948
 
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Scott is a member of the The Blues Brothers musical ensemble.

JOE CAMILLERI
 
Date Born: Friday 21 May 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Saxophonist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Joe achieved his greatest success with another long-running group The Black Sorrows

LEO SAYER
 
Date Born: Friday 21 May 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: A "Leo Sayer" is cockney rhyming slang for an all day drinking session "all-dayer".

CHRIS ECCLESHALL - GUITARS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 26 May 1948
 
Description: Manufactures classical guitars,and Guitarist,

LLOYD PARKS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 26 May 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Bassist, Jamaica

STEVIE NICKS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 26 May 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Nicks was born to Jess and Barbara Nicks in Phoenix, Arizona. Her mother fostered in her a love for fairy tales, while her grandfather, a struggling country singer, began teaching her to sing at the age of four.

RAY LAIDLAW
 
Date Born: Friday 28 May 1948
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: Member of sixties band from UK "LINDISFARNE" The group formed in 1969 in the UK.

MIKE EDWARDS
 
Date Born: Monday 31 May 1948
 
Description: Celloist, UK
 
Summary: His first professional gig was with ELO on their first ever gig in Croydon 16th April 1972.

JERRY MATHERS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 2 June 1948
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Mathers began his career at the age of 2 when he appeared as a child model for a department store ad. Soon after, he starred in a commercial for PET Milk opposite vaudeville comedian Ed Wynn.

FRANK ESLER-SMITH
 
Date Born: Saturday 5 June 1948
 
Description: Keyboardist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Classical music was his first love and he worked conducting the orchestras for live theater, concerts and recordings.

DAVID TORBERT
 
Date Born: Monday 7 June 1948
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: YOUTUBE:Kingfish Live at Winterland doing a fine rendition of the Johnny Horton classic, "Battle Of New Orleans" Feb 7, 1976.

PAT WILSON
 
Date Born: Friday 11 June 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Wilson was married to musician Ross Wilson for twenty years according to her brief account on ABC-TV's Talking Heads on 9 July 2007, where Peter Thompson interviewed Ross Wilson.

ISSI DYE
 
Date Born: Saturday 12 June 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Izzi Dye has been known appearing on television shows that include Bandstand, Komotion, The Go Show, Happening 70's Shows. Now he still remains one of Australia's top entertainers.

IGOR STRAVINSKI
 
Date Born: Thursday 17 June 1948
 
Description: Composer, Russia
 
Summary: Stravinsky's compositional career was notable for its stylistic diversity.

NICK DRAKE
 
Date Born: Friday 18 June 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Drake was born into an upper middle class English family. His father, Rodney 1908–1988, had moved there in the early 1930s to work as an engineer with the Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation. In 1934, Rodney met the daughter of a senior member of the Indian Civil Service, Mary Lloyd 1916–1993.

ROBYN ARCHER
 
Date Born: Friday 18 June 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Producer, Director, Australia
 
Summary: Archer was born in Prospect. a then a working-class suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. She graduated from Adelaide University and was a high-school English teacher until 1974, when she took up a singing career.

DON AIREY
 
Date Born: Monday 21 June 1948
 
Description: Keyboardist, Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Inspired by his father, Norman Airey, Don Airey took a love for music at a young age and was trained in classical piano from the age of seven.

TODD RUNDGREN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 22 June 1948
 
Description: Singer, Composer, Pruducer, Engineer, USA
 
Summary: Rundgren began his career in Woody's Truck Stop, a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based group based on the model of Paul Butterfield Blues Band.

HAROLD WILLIAMS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 23 June 1948
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist
 
Summary: Harold Williams began his first Australia wide tour at the age of sixteen with his famous father, the late Buddy Williams.

PEGGY SCOTT-ADAMS
 
Date Born: Friday 25 June 1948
 
Description: Singer, Songwriter, USA

RICHARD McCRACKEN
 
Date Born: Saturday 26 June 1948
 
Description: Bassist, Ireland
 
Summary: Bass player with Rory Gallagher and drummer John Wilson in a rock trio named "TASTE" 1966.

DERVE AND LINCOLN GORDON
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 June 1948
 
Description: Vocalists, UK
 
Summary: They first started rehearsing on a council estate at Hornsey Rise, North London in 1965.

IAN PAICE
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 June 1948
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: Born in Nottingham, England his family moved to Bicester in Oxfordshire.

SEAN BERGIN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 June 1948
 
Description: Saxophonist. South Africa
 
Summary: He is one of the expatriates of South African jazz to find success elsewhere. From 1976 he lived in Amsterdam.

JEREMY SPENCER
 
Date Born: Sunday 4 July 1948
 
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Spencer became the first member of Fleetwood Mac to release a solo album, simply titled Jeremy Spencer, in 1970.

TOMMY KORBERG
 
Date Born: Sunday 4 July 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Sweden
 
Summary: He has also appeared in the Swedish productions of other musicals, including The Sound of Music and Les Misérables. YOUTUBE: Elaine Paige and Tommy Korberg sing 'Mountain Duet' live in Stockholm, 1984.

LARRY REINHARDT
 
Date Born: Wednesday 7 July 1948
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Reinhardt started his musical career in the 1960s in the Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida area.

MARTIN RUSHENT
 
Date Born: Sunday 11 July 1948
 
Description: Record producer, arranger
 
Summary: Rushent's first experience in a recording studio was at EMI House in London's Manchester Square, when his school band/

ALICIA BRIDGES
 
Date Born: Thursday 15 July 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer
 
Summary: Alicia Bridges sang from a very young age and learned to play guitar at the age of 10. At the age of 12 she had her own radio program, The Alicia Bridges Show.

RICHARD FRANKLIN
 
Date Born: Thursday 15 July 1948
 
Description: Drummer, Writer, director and producer of film, Australia
 
Summary: He directed four episodes of the Australian police drama "Homicide"

TWINKLE
 
Date Born: Thursday 15 July 1948
 
Description: Singer, songwriter
 
Summary: English singer-songwriter, primarily in the 1960s. Twinkle's most famous songs were "Terry" and "Golden Lights".

KEITH GODCHAUX
 
Date Born: Monday 19 July 1948
 
Description: Keyboardist, USA
 
Summary: Keith appeared with the "New Riders of the Purple Sage". Subsequently, he co-wrote songs with Lowell George of Little Feat and Robert Hunter.

KIM CARNES
 
Date Born: Tuesday 20 July 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Carnes released several albums after "Mistaken Identity," but she was never able to approach the success of "Bette Davis Eyes."

CAT STEVENS
 
Date Born: Wednesday 21 July 1948
 
Description: Vocalist,Composer, UK
 
Summary: He adopted the name Cat Stevens, reportedly chosen because a girlfriend said he had eyes like a cat. In 1966, at age 18, he impressed manager and producer Mike Hurst, formerly of British vocal group The Springfields.

STEVE GOODMAN
 
Date Born: Sunday 25 July 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Born on Chicago's North Side to a middle-class Jewish family, Goodman began writing and performing songs as a teenager, after his family had moved to the near north suburbs. YOUTUBE: Steve from a concert performance on 1st July 1982 on the song he wrote with John Prine and was a hit for David Alan Coe.

GARY GARCIA
 
Date Born: Wednesday 28 July 1948
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Gary Garcia was half of the duo consisting of Jerry Buckner and Gary Garcia from Akron, Ohio.

RUSSELL MORRIS
 
Date Born: Saturday 31 July 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer
 
Summary: "The Real Thing" is now considered one of the very best psychedelic rock singles produced in the 1960s.

ANDY FAIRWEATHER LOW
 
Date Born: Monday 2 August 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist
 
Summary: Fairweather Low first found fame as a founder member of the pop group Amen Corner in the late 1960s.

DAVID HUNGATE
 
Date Born: Thursday 5 August 1948
 
Description: Bassist, Vocalistt, USA
 
Summary: Hungate played on Toto's first four records, including multiple Grammy award-winning album, Toto IV.

PATTI AUSTIN
 
Date Born: Tuesday 10 August 1948
 
Description: Vocalist. USA
 
Summary: Patti Austin to Edna and Gordon Austin.

PETER BECKETT
 
Date Born: Tuesday 10 August 1948
 
Description: Composer of songs, UK
 
Summary: An English musician and songwriter who has recorded written songs for many prominent recording artists

SCOTT POWELL
 
Date Born: Friday 13 August 1948
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: Powell performed with Sha Na Na at the Woodstock Festival and in Japan and Europe. He was known as Santini on the Sha Na Na television series, which aired from 1977 to 1981.

ROBERT HUGHES
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 August 1948
 
Description: Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: In 1967–1968 Hughes was the bass player for the pop band The Flying Circus before they had hits with the songs "Hayride" and "La La".

SUSAN JACKS
 
Date Born: Thursday 19 August 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Canadian
 
Summary: Susan also charted as a solo artist with "Your A Part Of Me" in 1975. This would later become a bigger hit for Kim Carnes.

ROBERT PLANT
 
Date Born: Friday 20 August 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: As a former member of Led Zeppelin, along with Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones, Plant received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005 and the Polar Music Prize in 2006. YOUTUBE: Alison Krauss Robert Plant Black Dog.

DAVID MARKS
 
Date Born: Sunday 22 August 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Marks was part of the Beach Boys line-up, at age 13, when they signed with Capitol Records on July 16, 1962. Marks performed on the band's first four albums, playing rhythm guitar and singing harmony.

DAN SERAPHINE
 
Date Born: Saturday 28 August 1948
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Danny Seraphine was born in Chicago and raised in the Little Italy district. He started playing drums at the age of nine.

PATRICK WOODWARD
 
Date Born: Sunday 29 August 1948
 
Description: Bassist, USA
 
Summary: Member James Intveld formed a rockabilly band with his brother Ricky and Pat Woodward called The Rockin' Shadows.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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'"

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.

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".

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.

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.

LYNN AHRENS
 
Date Born: Friday 1 October 1948
 
Description: Composer of music, lyricist, USA
 
Summary: Ahrens and Flaherty also collaborated on songs for the animated movie Anastasia, receiving two Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations for Best Song and Best Score.

CHRIS LEDOUX
 
Date Born: Saturday 2 October 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist
 
Summary: By 1982 he had sold over 250,000 copies of his albums, with little or no marketing. By the end of the decade he had self-released twenty-two albums.

IAN MCDONALD
 
Date Born: Sunday 3 October 1948
 
Description: British music critic and author, UK
 
Summary: In his 1994 Revolution in the Head: The Beatles' Records and the Sixties, MacDonald carefully anatomised each recording by The Beatles, examining the broad themes and sources.

JOHNNY RAMONE
 
Date Born: Friday 8 October 1948
 
Description: Guitarist
 
Summary: The Rolling Stone magazine ranked Johnny Ramone 16 on their list of the Greatest Guitarist of all Time.

JACKSON BROWNE
 
Date Born: Saturday 9 October 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, guitarist, pianist, Producer, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Browne was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during 2004. In his induction speech, Bruce Springsteen noted that while the Eagles got to the Hall first, "You Browne wrote the songs they wished they had written".

ROBBY SNOWDEN
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 October 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Signed to Clarion Records, he had a #1 in Perth 1966 with a version of Dion's The Wanderer.

SEVERINE
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 October 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, French
 
Summary: Séverine won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1971 for Monaco

GLORIA JONES
 
Date Born: Tuesday 12 October 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer USA
 
Summary: The daughter of a minister and she studied claccical piano. Gloria also sang gospel music in church.

RICK PARFITT
 
Date Born: Tuesday 12 October 1948
 
Description: Guitarist,UK
 
Summary: Rick Parfitt England and is best known for being a singer and the rhythm guitarist in the English rock band Status Quo.

CHRIS DE BURGH
 
Date Born: Friday 15 October 1948
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, Argentina
 
Summary: His début, Far Beyond These Castle Walls, was a folk-tinged stab at fantasy in the tradition of the Moody Blues that failed to chart upon its release in February 1975.

MARGOT KIDDER
 
Date Born: Sunday 17 October 1948
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Kidder played in all Superman movies along with Christopher Reed.

BARRY RYAN
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 October 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Barry and his twin brother Paul began to perform at the age of fifteen.

DALE GRIFFIN
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 October 1948
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: During the 1980s, Griffin produced albums for Hanoi Rocks and The Cult and the Department S hit 'Is Vic There?', among others

PAUL RYAN
 
Date Born: Sunday 24 October 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: The son of pop singer Marion Ryan and producer Lloyd Sapherson, Paul and his twin brother Barry began to perform at the age of fifteen. In 1965 they signed a recording contract with Decca and under the name of "Paul & Barry Ryan"

RICKIE REYNOLDS
 
Date Born: Thursday 28 October 1948
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: "Jim andy To The Rescue" - was a national hit for the group

TELMA HOPKINS
 
Date Born: Thursday 28 October 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Hopkins recorded A Christmas Reunion with Tony Orlando and Dawn in 2005.

KATE JACKSON
 
Date Born: Friday 29 October 1948
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Better known for her role as Sabrina Duncan in the hugely popular 1970s television series Charlie's Angels.

GARY McDONALD
 
Date Born: Saturday 30 October 1948
 
Description: Actor, Australia
 
Summary: Gunston's trademark outfit consisted of an iridescent-blue tuxedo jacket, black stovepipe trousers, and sneakers with white socks. McDonald used makeup to make his face deathbed white and had bits of tissue drying on shaving nicks.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

OZZY OSBOURNE
 
Date Born: Friday 3 December 1948
 
Description: Vocalist
 
Summary: Though known as the lead singer of "Black Sabbath", he now is mainly known for the popular reality show "The Osbournes".

TED NUGENT
 
Date Born: Friday 3 December 1948
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Performing professionally since 1958, Nugent has been touring annually since 1967, averaging more than 300 shows per year

DENISE DRYSDALE
 
Date Born: Sunday 5 December 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, TV host, Australia
 
Summary: In 1974, she became Ernie Sigley's barrel girl on The Ernie Sigley Show. It was here she gained the nickname Ding-Dong. In 1975, Drysdale won the TV Week Gold Logie for the Most Popular Female Personality on Australian TV. She won her second Gold Logie the following year. In the same period, she also won consecutive Silver Logies.

JOBETH WILLIAMS
 
Date Born: Monday 6 December 1948
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: American film and television actress and director, and current President of the Screen Actors Guild Foundation.

GARY MORRIS
 
Date Born: Tuesday 7 December 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: While in the third grade, Morris and his sister won a talent show after singing their rendition of the pop hit "This Old House," originally popularized by Rosemary Clooney.

DENISE McCANN
 
Date Born: Thursday 16 December 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Growing up in a musical family, (her grandfather Albert Hews McCann, Sr. was a professional cornet player.

CHAS CHANDLER
 
Date Born: Saturday 18 December 1948
 
Description: Bassist, Manager, UK
 
Summary: He discovered Jimi Hendrix and would manage Hendrix well after leaving ’The Animals’in 1966.

ALAN PARSONS
 
Date Born: Monday 20 December 1948
 
Description: Recording-engineer, composer, musician, producer, director
 
Summary: Parsons went to work as an assistant engineer at Abbey Road Studios, where he earned his first credit on the LP, Abbey Road.

STEVIE WRIGHT
 
Date Born: Monday 20 December 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia.
 
Summary: During his time with The Easybeats he was popularly and affectionately known as "Little Stevie".

BARBARA MANDRELL
 
Date Born: Saturday 25 December 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, Steel Guitar
 
Summary: Member of 'The Mandrells'. Now one of America's most respected country singers.

DONNA SUMMER
 
Date Born: Friday 31 December 1948
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Member of a group called ’CROW’. Went solo after a stint in the German version of ’HAIR’ and also ’GODSPELL’

 
 
 
 

 
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