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Bill Kennedy
 
Date Born: Saturday 27 June 1908
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: On the old Superman TV series, he's the one who announces, "Faster than a Speeding Bullet... Able to Leap Tall buildings at a Single Bound!"

Bruce Johnston
 
Date Born: Saturday 27 June 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist,Composer, USA
 
Summary: A Grammy award winner for writing 'I Write The Songs'.Billboard number one, Barry Manilow.

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.

Doc Pomus
 
Date Born: Saturday 27 June 1925
 
Description: Composer, Lyricist.
 
Summary: Known as one of the greatest pop song writers of the 20th Century.

Elton Britt
 
Date Born: Wednesday 27 June 1917
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He gained his first success as a singing sensation with the Los Angeles-based "Beverly Hillbillies".

Ersel Hickey
 
Date Born: Wednesday 27 June 1934
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: In 1954, Hickey heard Elvis Presley's "I Don't Care if the Sun Don't Shine" and became a devoted fan of rock and roll.

Frank Mills
 
Date Born: Saturday 27 June 1942
 
Description: Pianist, Arranger, Composer, Quebec
 
Summary: The sheet music version of "Music Box Dancer" has sold in excess of 3 million copies.

Gary Crosby
 
Date Born: Tuesday 27 June 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA

Jeffrey Lee Pierce
 
Date Born: Friday 27 June 1958
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: His persona type of theatrical frontman modeled in part on Bryan Ferry and Marc Bolan—that would become the essential elements of Gun Club.

Joey Covington
 
Date Born: Wednesday 27 June 1945
 
Description: Drummer, Songwriter, Producer, US
 
Summary: A self-taught drummer since the age of 10, Covington (also know in his childhood as Joey Michno) helped found Blues-rock group Hot Tuna in 1969, alongside Jefferson Airplane members Jack Casady and Jorma Kaukonen

Lorrie Morgan
 
Date Born: Saturday 27 June 1959
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Morgan made her first appearance on the Grand Ole Opry at age 13, performing Fred Spielman and Janice Torre's "Paper Roses."

Maureen Mcgovern
 
Date Born: Monday 27 June 1949
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Her influences include Barbra Streisand and Dionne Warwick.

Michael Ball
 
Date Born: Wednesday 27 June 1962
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: British actor, singer, and radio and TV presenter who is best known for the song "Love Changes Everything" and musical theatre roles such as Marius in Les Misérables (which he originated in the London production), Alex in Aspects of Love, Caractacus Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Michael Mayer
 
Date Born: Monday 27 June 1960
 
Description: Actor, Film director.
 
Summary: He was nominated for the 2002 Tony for his direction of Thoroughly Modern Millie, which he then directed on London's West End.

Mildred J. Hill
 
Date Born: Monday 27 June 1859
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: The Hill sisters wrote the song "Good Morning to All"; Mildred wrote the melody, and Patty the lyrics. The song was first published in 1893.

Rosalie Allen
 
Date Born: Friday 27 June 1924
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Allen grew up the daughter of a Polish immigrant chiropractor in a large, impoverished family.

Tobey Maguire
 
Date Born: Friday 27 June 1975
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He is the son of Wendy (née Brown), a secretary turned screenwriter and producer, and Vincent Maguire, a construction worker and cook. He has four half-brothers.

Adrian Rollini
 
Date Born: Sunday 28 June 1903
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: Rollini was equally skilled at piano, drums, xylophone, and bass saxophone, which gained him the respect.

Arnold Shaw
 
Date Born: Monday 28 June 1909
 
Description: Pianist, Researcher, Author, USA
 
Summary: Shaw entered the field of popular music during the 1940s, as a pianist and composer.

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

Busi Mhlongo
 
Date Born: Saturday 28 June 1947
 
Description: Singer, songwriter, record producer
 
Summary: In 2000, Busi scooped three awards at the FNB South African Music Awards for best female artist, best adult contemporary album (Africa), and best African pop album.

Cathy Carr
 
Date Born: Sunday 28 June 1925
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In 1953 she signed with Coral Records, but had no hits for them, later switching to Fraternity Records, a small company based in Cincinnati, Ohio, in early 1955.

Chuck Morgan
 
Date Born: Saturday 28 June 1952
 
Description: Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: Chuck Morgan is currently one of Australia's most in demand guitarists, working mostly with leading jazz musicians and acknowledged widely as a highly talented and versatile musician.

Dave Knights
 
Date Born: Thursday 28 June 1945
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: He played bass on the hit single "A Whiter Shade of Pale".

David Honeyboy Edwards
 
Date Born: Monday 28 June 1915
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

George Morgan
 
Date Born: Saturday 28 June 1924
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Morgan was born to Zachariah "Zach" Morgan and Ethel Turner in Waverly, Tennessee but raised in Barberton, Ohio.

Hooper Brewster-jones
 
Date Born: Tuesday 28 June 1887
 
Description: Composer of song, Australia
 
Summary: There is a plaque in his honour on the Jubilee 150 Walkway.

John Cusack
 
Date Born: Tuesday 28 June 1966
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Actor and brother of actress Joan Cusack.Cusack was born to an Irish American Catholic family. His father, Dick Cusack (1925–2003). Cusack's mother, Nancy, is a former mathematics teacher and political activist.

Lloyd Maines
 
Date Born: Thursday 28 June 1951
 
Description: Pedal Steel Guitar, Producer. USA
 
Summary: Maines was a member of The Maines Brothers Band in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Mary Stewart Masterson
 
Date Born: Tuesday 28 June 1966
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Mary Stuart Masterson started acting before the age of ten, when she appeared in The Stepford Wives in 1975

Mel Brooks
 
Date Born: Monday 28 June 1926
 
Description: Actor, Director, USA
 
Summary: Brooks is a member of the short list of entertainers with the distinction of having won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony award.

Pete Candoli
 
Date Born: Thursday 28 June 1923
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: Pete Candoli's professional career began at the age of 13, when he became a member of the American Federation of Musicians. An American swing and West Coast jazz trumpeter. He played with the big bands of Woody Herman, Stan Kenton, and many others, and worked extensively in the studios of the recording and television industries. He was born in Mishawaka, Indiana.

Richard Rodgers
 
Date Born: Saturday 28 June 1902
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: Born into a Jewish family, the son of Mortimer Rodgers, a prominent physician who had changed the family name from Rojazinsky, and Mamie Levy.

Bernard Herrmann
 
Date Born: Thursday 29 June 1922
 
Description: Composer of music, USA
 
Summary: He conducted music for the adaptation of H. G. Wells' The War of the Worlds broadcast on October 30, 1938, which consisted entirely of pre-existing music.

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.

Doug Ashdown
 
Date Born: Monday 29 June 1942
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer
 
Summary: Doug began his career in Adelaide with the band "The Beaumen" with Bobby Bright around 1965 playing lead guitar and surf music in a surf club filled with sand.

Frank Kirkland
 
Date Born: Wednesday 29 June 1927
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Drummer for Bo Diddley’s band and sessions man for Chess records.

Frank Loesser
 
Date Born: Wednesday 29 June 1910
 
Description: Composer, Lyricist, USA
 
Summary: Loesser was the lyricist of over 700 songs.

Gary Busey
 
Date Born: Thursday 29 June 1944
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: In 1978, he starred as Buddy Holly in The Buddy Holly Story with Sartain as The Big Bopper. The movie earned Busey an Oscar nomination for Best Actor.

General Caine
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 June 1954
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: McDowell took the professional name General Kane in tribute to an officer.

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

James Freud
 
Date Born: Monday 29 June 1959
 
Description: Bassist, songwriter, Australia
 
Summary: In 1982, Freud joined Models as bass guitarist after the departure of Mark Ferrie, reuniting with old collaborator Kelly.

Jim Marshall
 
Date Born: Friday 29 June 1923
 
Description: Drummer, Business man.UK
 
Summary: 1987 marked the celebration of Jim's 50 years in music and 25 years in amplification, and was the catalyst for the introduction of the "Silver Jubilee" range of 50 and 100 Watt amplifiers, looking stunning in their chrome and silver vinyl and which became one of Jim's personal favourite models.

Katherine Jenkins
 
Date Born: Sunday 29 June 1980
 
Description: Vocalist, Welsh
 
Summary: Six out of seven of Jenkins's studio albums reached number one in the classical charts between 2004 and 2008, selling a total of more than 4,000,000 copies.

Leonard Lee
 
Date Born: Monday 29 June 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: He and partner Shirley Lee recorded for the Aladdin label in 1952 and became known as "The Sweethearts Of The Blues."

Leroy Anderson
 
Date Born: Monday 29 June 1908
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: In 1951 Anderson wrote his first hit, "Blue Tango", earning a Golden Disc and the No. 1 spot on the Billboard charts.

Little Eva
 
Date Born: Friday 29 June 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Known by the stage name of Little Eva after a character from Uncle Tom's Cabin, was an American singer. As a teenager, she worked as a maid and earned extra money as a babysitter for songwriters Carole King and Gerry Goffin.

Nelson Eddy
 
Date Born: Saturday 29 June 1901
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Eddy was "discovered" by Hollywood when he substituted at the last minute for the noted diva, Lotte Lehmann, at a sold-out concert in Los Angeles on February 28, 1933.

Robert Forster
 
Date Born: Saturday 29 June 1957
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Known for his work with songwriting partner Grant McLennan, with whom he co-founded The Go-Betweens.

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.

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.

Barry Lee Hall Jr.
 
Date Born: Thursday 30 June 1949
 
Description: Trumpeter, music director and band leader
 
Summary: A trumpeter, music director and band leader of the Duke Ellington Small Band.

Billy Brown
 
Date Born: Sunday 30 June 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He was also a member of "Ray, Goodman & Brown", are an American R&B vocal group.

Cheryl Cole
 
Date Born: Thursday 30 June 1983
 
Description: Vocalist, Songwriter, UK
 
Summary: She rose to fame in late 2002 when she auditioned for the reality television show Popstars: The Rivals on ITV.

Dave Van Ronk
 
Date Born: Tuesday 30 June 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Van Ronk has been described as an irreverent and incomparable guitar artist and interpreter of black blues and folk, with an uncannily precise ability at improvisation.

Fantasia Barrino
 
Date Born: Saturday 30 June 1984
 
Description: Vocalist, actress, author, USA
 
Summary: Barrino was born to Diane and Joseph Barrino.

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.

Glenn Shorrock
 
Date Born: Friday 30 June 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Known as a founding member and lead singer of rock band, The Little River Band.

Guy Hemric
 
Date Born: Tuesday 30 June 1931
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: Co song writer with Richard Loring, he wrote lyrics for many themes for seventies beach films.

Homayoun Khorram
 
Date Born: Monday 30 June 1930
 
Description: Composer, violinist, Australia
 
Summary: Khorram began his music career as a violinist at the age of 10 by participating in master Abolhassan Saba violin and Radif classes.

Larry Hall
 
Date Born: Sunday 30 June 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He attended Rancho Alamitos High School, Garden Grove California in the late 50's.

Larry Henley
 
Date Born: Monday 30 June 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The Newbeats' track "Bread and Butter", features on the soundtrack to the 1998 comedy-drama film, Simon Birch.

Lena Horne
 
Date Born: Saturday 30 June 1917
 
Description: Vocaliast, Actress, USA
 
Summary: In 1989, she received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

Mike Leander
 
Date Born: Monday 30 June 1941
 
Description: Composer, Producer, UK
 
Summary: Mike Leander, one of Britain's foremost figures on the popular music scene. The comoser fof "Ive been a Bad Bad Boy" recorded by Paul Jones.

Phyllis Hyman
 
Date Born: Friday 30 June 1950
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress USA
 
Summary: Phyllis Hyman was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and grew up in the St. Clair Village, the South Hills section of Pittsburgh.

Ronald Winans
 
Date Born: Saturday 30 June 1956
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The Winans were discovered by Andrae Crouch. They released their first album in 1981, entitled Introducing The Winans.

Susan Hayward
 
Date Born: Saturday 30 June 1917
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Hayward was born in Brooklyn, New York to Walter Marrenner and Ellen Pearson.

Tony Hatch
 
Date Born: Sunday 30 June 1940
 
Description: Composer, Lyicist, Pianist, Music Arranger, UK
 
Summary: He was born in Pinner, North London. Encouraged by his musical abilities, his mother also a pianist enrolled him in the London Choir School in Bexley, Kent when he was ten.

Bobby Day
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 July 1930
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Day's best known songwriting efforts were "Over and Over" made popular by the Dave Clark Five in 1965 and "Little Bitty Pretty One"

Charles Laughton
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 July 1899
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: Laughton was born the son of Robert Laughton by his wife Elizabeth. His mother was a devout Catholic and he attended Stonyhurst College, a Jesuit school, in Lancashire, England.

Dan Aykroyd
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 July 1952
 
Description: Actor, Drummer, Comedian, USA
 
Summary: He grew up in Canadian where his father, Samuel Cuthbert Peter Hugh Aykroyd, a civil engineer, worked as a policy adviser to Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. His mother, Lorraine, is a secretary of French Canadian origin.

Debbie Harry
 
Date Born: Sunday 1 July 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Harry was adopted when she was three months old by a family from Hawthorne, New Jersey, and attended Hawthorne High School, where she graduated in 1963.

Delaney Bramlett
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 July 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In 2008 Bramlett released his first CD in six years, A New Kind of Blues. Recognised in Australia for the hit "Never Ending Song Of Love".

Earl Warren
 
Date Born: Wednesday 1 July 1914
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: He led bands in the Midwest during part of the 1930s before joining Basie in 1937.

Eddie Bond
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 July 1933
 
Description: Singer and guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Bond's contribution to the genre has been recognized by the Rockabilly Hall of Fame.

Farley Granger
 
Date Born: Wednesday 1 July 1925
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: A career spanning several decades, he was perhaps best known for his two collaborations with Alfred Hitchcock, Rope in 1948

James Cotton
 
Date Born: Monday 1 July 1935
 
Description: Vocalist, Harmonica, USA
 
Summary: He made his first recordings as a solo artist for the Sun Records label in Memphis, Tennessee in 1953.

June Monteiro
 
Date Born: Monday 1 July 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Member of vocal group "The Toys". Formed in 1960.

Karen Black
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 July 1939
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Karen Black was a child prodigy, reading past the high school level by fourth grade. She entered Northwestern University at the age of 15, but dropped out at 17. She moved to New York, worked as a waitress.

Maria Hawkins Ellington
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 July 1922
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: She was also a jazz singer who worked most notably with Count Basie and Duke Ellington.

Mark Benno
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 July 1947
 
Description: Musician, Composer, Producer, USA
 
Summary: Record producer of album "Asylum Choir II" with Leon Russell.

Missy Elliott
 
Date Born: Thursday 1 July 1971
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: An American rap singer and producer.

Olivia De Havilland
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 July 1916
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Both de Havilland and Fontaine were nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1942. Fontaine won that year for her role in Alfred Hitchcock's Suspicion over de Havilland's performance in Hold Back the Dawn.

Pamela Anderson
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 July 1967
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Anderson was born the daughter of Carol and Barry Anderson, a furnace repairman.

Rashied Ali
 
Date Born: Monday 1 July 1935
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: An American free jazz and avant-garde jazz drummer best known for playing with John Coltrane in the last years of Coltrane's life.

Victor Willis
 
Date Born: Sunday 1 July 1951
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: A singer, songwriter, actor, and original lead singer of the disco group Village People. He was also one of the only straight members of the original group.

Vito Bratta
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 July 1961
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: The guitarist and lead songwriter for the 1980s rock band White Lion from 1983 to 1992.

Allen Shelton
 
Date Born: Thursday 2 July 1936
 
Description: Banjoist, USA
 
Summary: As a 14-year-old, Mr. Shelton began playing shows with Eanes in Danville, VA. Mac Wiseman heard his banjo work and hired him away from Eanes, and Mr. Shelton’s banjo is heard on Wiseman’s endearing recording of

Culley Holt
 
Date Born: Thursday 2 July 1925
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: A member of The Jirdanaires mainly known as the group known across the world as the backup vocalists for a number of Elvis Presley's hit singles.

Frederick Fennell
 
Date Born: Thursday 2 July 1914
 
Description: Conducter, USA
 
Summary: Fennell became the first person ever to be awarded a degree in percussion performance.

George Jackson - Violinist
 
Date Born: Sunday 2 July 1989
 
Description: Violinist, NZ
 
Summary: •As a session Musician George’s experience includes fiddling on tour for country bands “The Australian Bluegrass All Stars”, “The Roys”, “The Pigs”, “The McClymonts” and the “Garth Brooks Tribute show” as well as call-in performances and recordings with many Country singers and local Brisbane and Melbourne bands

Jenni Rivera
 
Date Born: Wednesday 2 July 1969
 
Description: Singer-songwriter, actress, television producer, and entrepreneur, USA
 
Summary: Rivera, a Mexican American, was born in Long Beach, California to parents Pedro Rivera and Rosa Saavedra, who immigrated to the United States from Mexico

Leapy Lee
 
Date Born: Thursday 2 July 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: The song "Little Arrows", written by Albert Hammond and Mike Hazelwood, was also the title track of his first album, released in 1968. NP

Lee Allen
 
Date Born: Saturday 2 July 1927
 
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Raised largely in Colorado, Allen played saxophone from his childhood.

Lindsay Lohan
 
Date Born: Wednesday 2 July 1986
 
Description: Actress, Singer, USA
 
Summary: Lohan, then 17, became the youngest-ever host of the MTV Movie Awards in 2004. Speak, Lohan's debut album, was released in December 2004, peaking at number four on the Billboard 200 and earning Platinum certification by early 2005.

Marvin Rainwater
 
Date Born: Thursday 2 July 1925
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Rainwater was born in Wichita, Kansas to Stella (née Miller) and Cicero Percy Rainwater, and grew up during the Great Depression. As a child, instead of listening to the Grand Ole Opry.

Michelle Branch
 
Date Born: Saturday 2 July 1983
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, Actress USA
 
Summary: "Everywhere." The single was a commercial success, winning the 2002 MTV Video Music Awards Viewer's Choice Award. "Everywhere" was later followed by singles "All You Wanted" and "Goodbye to You."

Morag Beaton
 
Date Born: Friday 2 July 1926
 
Description: Vocalist, Australian - Scottish
 
Summary: In 1962, she made her debut in Berlin singing in Manuel de Falla's extraordinary Atlantida. After singing in Germany and England, having been invited by Richard Bonynge, she toured Australia with the Sutherland-Williamson International Grand Opera Company in 1965.

Murry Wilson
 
Date Born: Monday 2 July 1917
 
Description: Record producer, USA
 
Summary: Wilson was also the manager of their band the Beach Boys, and served as their music publisher.

Paul Williams
 
Date Born: Sunday 2 July 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Paul Williams was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, Williams met his lifelong best friend Eddie Kendricks during their grade school years.

Peter Briquette
 
Date Born: Friday 2 July 1954
 
Description: Bassist, Keyboardist, UK
 
Summary: Mainly known for the hit "I Dont Like Mondays" - 1980

Roland Trone
 
Date Born: Thursday 2 July 1936
 
Description: Vocalist, Harmony, Duo
 
Summary: In 1959, they released an uptempo single, entitled "Who's That Knocking," on Shad Records

Ron Silver
 
Date Born: Tuesday 2 July 1946
 
Description: Actor, director, producer, USA
 
Summary: He portrayed tennis player Bobby Riggs in the TV docudrama "When Billie Beat Bobby," the story of Riggs' exhibition match against Billie Jean King.

Tom Springfield
 
Date Born: Monday 2 July 1934
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Tom Springfield was the brother of Dusty Springfield and an important figure in the 1960s folk and pop music scene.

Bb Dickerson
 
Date Born: Sunday 3 July 1949
 
Description: Bassist, US
 
Summary: He performs with Howard E. Scott, Lee Oskar and Harold Brown as the "Lowrider Band".

Betty Buckley
 
Date Born: Thursday 3 July 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Buckley was born the daughter of Betty Bob, a dancer and journalist, and Ernest Buckley, a retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force and former dean of engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Bob Hubbard
 
Date Born: Tuesday 3 July 1928
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: For over 40 years, the Jordanaires remained one of the premier backup vocal groups in country music.

Bruce Kapler
 
Date Born: Friday 3 July 1953
 
Description: Saxophonist etc
 
Summary: Bruce Kapler joined the CBS Orchestra on November 1, 1993.

Dave Allen
 
Date Born: Friday 3 July 1936
 
Description: Comedian, UK
 
Summary: Dave Allen's trademark debunking of religious, especially Catholic, ritual throughout each episode made for minor controversy which, coupled with some quite frank material, earned the show a somewhat risque reputation.

David Lynch
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 July 1929
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: David Lynch of St. Louis, Missouri, who was working as a cab driver when he joined. YOUTUBE: The lead singer on this recording is David Lynch. This song was orginally a hit in 1947 for Kay Kyser and Freddy Martin.

Gary Forrester
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 July 1946
 
Description: Writer, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Forrester learned bluegrass music in the early 1980s from two Lakota Indians, Cheeto Mestes and Mervin Frazier, while defending Indian tribal rights in South Dakota. YOUTUBE: Gary Forrester (Guitar), Peter Somerville (banjo), Philomena Carroll (bass), Andrew Hook (mandolin), Gerry Hale (fiddle). All songs by Gary Forrester.

George M. Cohan
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 July 1878
 
Description: Entertainer, Playwright, Composer, Lyricist, Actor, Singer, Dancer, Producer
 
Summary: His life and music were depicted in the Academy Award-winning film Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) and the 1968 musical George M!. A statue of Cohan is in Times Square in New York City.

John Verity
 
Date Born: Sunday 3 July 1949
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: The group mainly known for "Hold Your Head Up".

John Wilkinson
 
Date Born: Thursday 3 July 1947
 
Description: Rhythm Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Wilkinson first met Elvis Presley when he was 10 years old after sneaking into his dressing room before a show at the Shrine Mosque in Springfield. He amused Presley when he told him, "You can't play guitar worth a damn."

Johnny Lee
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 July 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: In high school he formed a rock n' roll band, "Johnny Lee and the Roadrunners".

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.

Julian Assange
 
Date Born: Saturday 3 July 1971
 
Description: Editor, Australia
 
Summary: In 1987, after turning 16, Assange began hacking under the name "Mendax" (derived from a phrase of Horace: "splendide mendax", or "nobly untruthful").

Kavyen Temperley
 
Date Born: Monday 3 July 1978
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Bassist, Australia
 
Summary: The lead singer, song writer, bassist and occasionally the keys of the Australian band Eskimo Joe.

Ken Russell
 
Date Born: Sunday 3 July 1927
 
Description: Film Director
 
Summary: He is best known for his Oscar-winning film Women in Love (1969), The Devils (1971), The Who's Tommy (1975), and the science fiction film Altered States (1980).

Kid Sister
 
Date Born: Thursday 3 July 1980
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: Kid Sister has a degree in film from Columbia College Chicago and worked on two independent feature films, 9/11 drama "The Guys" (2002) starring Sigourney Weaver and Anthony LaPaglia.

Laura Branigan
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 July 1957
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Known for the songs "Gloria" and "Self Control", the latter receiving the first of four Grammy Award nominations. Without You",

Matthew Fisher
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 July 1946
 
Description: Keyboardist, UK
 
Summary: Responsible for the organ sound on the 1967 single "A Whiter Shade of Pale".

Maureen Kennedy
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 July 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: A member of "The Vernons Girls" are really the world's longest running girl group and still exist today in one permutation or another.

Pete Fountain
 
Date Born: Thursday 3 July 1930
 
Description: Clarinetist, USA
 
Summary: Pete would go to Hollywood many times appearing on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson fifty six times.

Scott Borchetta
 
Date Born: Tuesday 3 July 1962
 
Description: Big Machine Records, President/CEO, USA
 
Summary: Before Big Machine, Borchetta was a race car driver and a staff member at the Nashville divisions of DreamWorks Records and MCA Records as well as MTM Records, owned by actress Mary Tyler Moore's MTM Enterprises.

Shawnee Smith
 
Date Born: Friday 3 July 1970
 
Description: Actress, Vocalist, US
 
Summary: Along with acting, she is also a musician; she plays the guitar, piano, drums, and sings.

Tom Cruise
 
Date Born: Tuesday 3 July 1962
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Cruise was born the son of Mary Lee, a special education teacher, and Thomas Cruise Mapother III, an electrical engineer. Cruise has German and Colonial English ancestry.

Tommy Tedesco
 
Date Born: Thursday 3 July 1930
 
Description: Guitarist, Session Musician, USA
 
Summary: He was described by "Guitar Player" magazine as the most recorded guitarist in history.

Top Topham
 
Date Born: Tuesday 3 July 1945
 
Description: Guitarist, UK
 
Summary: He couldn't devote himself to the Yardbirds full-time, and thus he had to leave. His replacement was a fellow art student from the same secondary school, Eric Clapton.

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

Anne Kirkpatrick
 
Date Born: Friday 4 July 1952
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Pianist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: The first born to country music icons Slim Dusty and Joy McKean. in 1952.

Baker Knight
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 July 1933
 
Description: Songwriter, USA
 
Summary: Knight wrote the song "Lonesome Town", which became a hit for Rick Nelson in 1958, as did the B-side, Knight's "I Got a Feeling".

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.

Brian Davies
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 July 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: British-born Australian former singer and television actor.He was born in Manchester, England in 1944, and migrated to Australia with his parents at a young age.

Dave Patillo
 
Date Born: Saturday 4 July 1914
 
Description: Bass vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Vocalist and bassist for the fifties group "The Five Red Caps", formed in 1943. Disbanded in 1970.

Deana Carter
 
Date Born: Monday 4 July 1966
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Her first big break came when one of her demo tapes caught the attention of Willie Nelson, who invited her to take part in the 1994

Gina Lollobrigida
 
Date Born: Wednesday 4 July 1928
 
Description: Actress, Italian
 
Summary: Born one of four daughters of a furniture manufacturer, her sisters are Giuliana, Maria and Fernanda.

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.

Joe Young - (lyricist)
 
Date Born: Thursday 4 July 1889
 
Description: Lyricist, USA
 
Summary: He began his career as a singer for music publishing firms in New York and during World War I he toured in Europe as an entertainer for US Troops. His first major songwriting success came in 1914

John Waite
 
Date Born: Monday 4 July 1955
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Waite first came to attention as the lead singer and bassist of The Babys, a British group which had moderate chart success and a solid following for their concert tours.

Kirk Pengilly
 
Date Born: Friday 4 July 1958
 
Description: Guitarist, Saxophonist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: As principal backing vocalist, saxophonist and guitarist, he contributes to a great deal of the music that INXS release. His main instrument though is the guitar.

Mark Slaughter
 
Date Born: Saturday 4 July 1964
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: an American musician. He is one of the founders of heavy metal band Slaughter. He has also worked as a voice actor and composer.

Mitch Miller
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 July 1911
 
Description: Producer, Arranger, Band Leader, Conductor, USA
 
Summary: Miller was born to a Jewish family in Rochester, New York. A graduate of the Eastman School of Music, Miller is an accomplished oboe and English horn player.

Paul Fenton
 
Date Born: Thursday 4 July 1946
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: After leaving his band Christie he started playing drums with the original version of T.Rex in 1973.

Stephen Foster
 
Date Born: Tuesday 4 July 1826
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, Arranger, USA
 
Summary: Foster was born in Lawrenceville, now part of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and grew up as the ninth of ten children in a middle-class family.

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.

 
 
 
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