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Number of Records Matching Query: 23
Abraham Laboriel
Date Born: Thursday 17 July 1947
Description: Bassist, USA
Summary: Guitar Player Magazine described him as "the most widely used session bassist of our time

Andy Abraham
Date Born: Friday 17 July 1964
Description: Vocalist, UK
Summary: In 2006, Abraham's debut album was the twelfth highest selling album of the year with total sales of around 300,000.

Art Linkletter
Date Born: Wednesday 17 July 1912
Description: Actor, TV Host, Radio and TV, Canadian
Summary: In his autobiography, "Confessions of a Happy Man" 1960, Linkletter revealed that he had had no contact with his natural parents or his sister or two brothers since he was abandoned when only a few weeks old.

Damon Harris
Date Born: Monday 17 July 1950
Description: Singer, USA
Summary: As a teenager Harris had formed a Temptations tribute band named The Young Tempts (aka The Young Vandals).

David Hasselhoff
Date Born: Thursday 17 July 1952
Description: Actor, USA
Summary: Known for his lead roles on Knight Rider and Baywatch. He also crossed over to a successful music career, primarily in Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein and Switzerland.

Dawn Upshaw
Date Born: Sunday 17 July 1960
Description: Vocalist , USA
Summary: She began her vocal career as a talented Rich East High School singer in Park Forest, Illinois. Upshaw received a B.A. in 1982 from Illinois Wesleyan University and went on to study voice with Ellen Faull at the Manhattan School of Music in New York, earning her M.A. in 1984.

Diahann Carroll
Date Born: Wednesday 17 July 1935
Description: Actress, Singer
Summary: Carroll was born the daughter of Mabel and John Johnson.

Donald Sutherland
Date Born: Tuesday 17 July 1934
Description: Actor, Canada
Summary: Sutherland was born in Saint John, New Brunswick, the son of Dorothy Isobel and Frederick McLea Sutherland, who worked in sales and ran the local gas, electricity, and bus company.

Gale Garnett
Date Born: Friday 17 July 1942
Description: Vocalist, Composer, NZ
Summary: Garnett appeared twice on ABC's Shindig! and The Lloyd Thaxton Show at the height of her singing fame in the mid 1960s.

Geezer Butler
Date Born: Sunday 17 July 1949
Description: Bassist, UK
Summary: Butler is noted as being one of the first bassists to use a Wah-wah pedal on his bass, as showcased at the beginning of "N.I.B." which inspired many later bassists, such as Cliff Burton who cited him as an influence.

George Barnes
Date Born: Sunday 17 July 1921
Description: Guitarist, USA
Summary: The first recording of an electric guitar in jazz was by jazz guitarist George Barnes who recorded two songs in Chicago on March 1st, 1938: "Sweetheart Land" and "It's a Low-Down Dirty Shame" with Big Bill Broonzy.

James Cagney
Date Born: Wednesday 17 July 1889
Description: Actor, Singer, Dancer, USA
Summary: Cagney was born above his father's saloon on the corner of Avenue D and 8th Street to James Cagney Sr., an Irish American bartender and amateur boxer, and Carolyn Nelson.

Joe Morello
Date Born: Wednesday 17 July 1929
Description: Drummer, USA
Summary: Morello suffered from impaired vision since he was born, and devoted himself to indoor activities.

Lucie Arnaz
Date Born: Tuesday 17 July 1951
Description: Actress, USA
Summary: Lucie Arnaz attended Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles and launched a long and successful career as an actress.

Luke Bryan
Date Born: Saturday 17 July 1976
Description: Vocalist, USA
Summary: Bryan began his musical career in the mid-2000s, writing songs for Travis Tritt and Billy Currington. After signing with Capitol Records Nashville in 2007

Mark Goodwin
Date Born: Tuesday 17 July 1984
Description: Drummer, US
Summary: He currently resides with his band in Los Angeles.

Mickey Hawks
Date Born: Wednesday 17 July 1940
Description: Singer, Pianist, USA
Summary: An American rockabilly singer and pianist, whose best remembered record, "Bip Bop Boom", has been included on many compilations of the genre after years as a collectible record.

Nicolette Larson
Date Born: Thursday 17 July 1952
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Summary: Larson sang much of the backing vocals on Neil Young's "Comes a Time" and "Harvest" albums, and duets on the song "Motorcycle Mama".

Peppermint Harris
Date Born: Sunday 17 July 1927
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
Summary: Originally from Texarkana, Texas, he first recorded in Houston, as Peppermint Nelson, in the late 1940s.

Phoebe Snow
Date Born: Thursday 17 July 1952
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
Summary: Snow was raised in a household where Delta blues, Broadway show tunes, Dixieland jazz, classical music and folk music recordings were played around the clock. Her father, Merrill Laub, was an exterminator by trade and her mother, Lili, was a dance teacher who died of bone cancer.

Phyllis Diller
Date Born: Tuesday 17 July 1917
Description: Actress, Comedienne, US
Summary: Born to to Perry Marcus Driver and Frances Ada Romshe, in Lima, Ohio. She attended Lima Central High School, then studied for three years at Sherwood Music Conservatory, Chicago, Illinois.

Rob Guest
Date Born: Monday 17 July 1950
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Australia
Summary: Rob Guest was born in Birmingham, England. The family moved to New Zealand when the young Guest was 13; they went to Canada for a time, but returned to Auckland, where he attended Mt Albert Grammar School and Avondale College.

Spencer Davis
Date Born: Friday 17 July 1942
Description: Guitarist, UK
Summary: A musician and multi instrumentalist, and the founder of the 1960s rock band, the "Spencer Davis Group".

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