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Alvin Stardust
 
Date Born: Sunday 27 September 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Stardust has been married three times: firstly to Iris Caldwell (sister of Rory Storm), who was an ex-girlfriend of both George Harrison and Paul McCartney.

Avril Lavigne
 
Date Born: Thursday 27 September 1984
 
Description: Violinist, USA
 
Summary: Lavigne has sold more than 30 million copies of her albums worldwide

Bud Powell
 
Date Born: Saturday 27 September 1924
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: First record made in 1943 with the’Cootie Williams Band’. Played in New York Clubs during the forties.

Don Nix
 
Date Born: Saturday 27 September 1941
 
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: A native of Memphis, Tennessee, Nix began his career playing saxophone for The Mar-Keys, which also featured Steve Cropper, Duck Dunn and others.

Freddy Quinn
 
Date Born: Sunday 27 September 1931
 
Description: Vocalis , Austrian
 
Summary: He represented Germany at the Eurovision Song Contest 1956 in Lugano, Switzerland with the atypical song, "So geht das jede Nacht",

Greg Ham
 
Date Born: Sunday 27 September 1953
 
Description: Saxophonist, composer of song, Australia
 
Summary: Australian songwriter, actor and saxophone player known for playing multiple instruments in the 1980s band Men at Work.

James Condon
 
Date Born: Thursday 27 September 1923
 
Description: Actor, Australia

Joseph Mccarthy
 
Date Born: Sunday 27 September 1885
 
Description: Lyrisist, USA
 
Summary: Among the composers McCarthy collaborated with are Harry Tierney, Harry Carroll, Fred Fisher and Jimmy Monaco.

Lhasa De Sela
 
Date Born: Wednesday 27 September 1972
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: American-born singer-songwriter who was raised in Mexico and the United States and divided her adult life between Canada and France.

Linda Lewis
 
Date Born: Wednesday 27 September 1950
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, UK
 
Summary: Soul singer and R&B singer with a background of Jamaican parents her natural influence was of Calypso Music. Linda Lewis has a five octave vocal range.

Meat Loaf
 
Date Born: Saturday 27 September 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, US
 
Summary: He formed the band ’Meat Loaf’ and also ’Popcorn Blizzard’ in the mid sixties supporting major acts inthe U.S.A.

Mike Nock
 
Date Born: Friday 27 September 1940
 
Description: Pianist, Australia
 
Summary: A jazz pianist, currently based in Australia. He began studying piano at 11 and by 18 was performing in Australia.

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.

Shaun Cassidy
 
Date Born: Sunday 27 September 1959
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Also starred in TV series GENERAL HOSPITAL - 1987. Appeared on Australia’s COUNTDOWN.

Will Sampson
 
Date Born: Wednesday 27 September 1933
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Sampson, a Native American Muscogee (Creek), was born in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. Sampson's most notable roles were as "Chief Bromden" in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Ben E King
 
Date Born: Wednesday 28 September 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: King only recorded ten songs with The Drifters, including a non-single called "Temptation" which was later redone by Johnny Moore.

Brigette Bardot
 
Date Born: Friday 28 September 1934
 
Description: Actress, French
 
Summary: The French sex kitten mainly in French and British films in the fifties and the sixties.

Brigitte Bardot
 
Date Born: Friday 28 September 1934
 
Description: Actress, French
 
Summary: The French sex kitten mainly in French and British films in the fifties and the sixties.

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".

Doris Singleton
 
Date Born: Sunday 28 September 1919
 
Description: Actress, vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Though Singleton continues to be associated with her continued work with Lucille Ball, her interests lay in a much broader arena. Singleton guest starred on several other television shows including Hogan's Heroes, The Dick Van Dyke Show and The Twilight Zone, all on CBS, and on Rod Cameron's syndicated modern western crime drama, State Trooper.

Ed Sullivan
 
Date Born: Saturday 28 September 1901
 
Description: Television host, USA
 
Summary: In August 1956, Sullivan was injured in an automobile accident that occurred near his country home in Southbury, Connecticut. Sullivan had to take a medical leave from the show and missed the September 8 appearance of Elvis Presley.

Edith Bliss
 
Date Born: Monday 28 September 1959
 
Description: Singer, television presenter
 
Summary: Bliss appeared on Where Are They Now on the Seven Network, for a Wonder World reunion in 2006.

Glenn Sutton
 
Date Born: Wednesday 28 September 1927
 
Description: Song writer, USA
 
Summary: Sutton won a Grammy Award for the latter composition. "Almost Persuaded"

Gwyneth Paltrow
 
Date Born: Thursday 28 September 1972
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Paltrow made her professional stage debut in 1990. Her most recent stage appearance was in Proof at London's Donmar Warehouse. Her debut film was Shout (1991).

Helen Shapiro
 
Date Born: Saturday 28 September 1946
 
Description: Vocalist
 
Summary: Shapiro sang "Look Who It Is" on the UK television programme, Ready Steady Go! to John Lennon, Ringo Starr and George Harrison of The Beatles.

Hilary Duff
 
Date Born: Monday 28 September 1987
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Model, USA
 
Summary: Duff's early career was marked by playing minor roles, starting off with an uncredited appearance in Hallmark Entertainment's western miniseries True Women in 1997.

Jerry Clower
 
Date Born: Tuesday 28 September 1926
 
Description: Comedian, USA
 
Summary: JERRY CLOWER FOM YAZOO CITY. The record sold well over 7000 copies and had no previous advertising.

Jim Diamond
 
Date Born: Monday 28 September 1953
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist
 
Summary: Over the past thirty years he has gone from lead singer of his own bands, to solo studio artist, to live performer and even writing for other artists.

Kenny Kirkland
 
Date Born: Wednesday 28 September 1955
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: As opposed to many piano “purists,” Kirkland was never shy of electric keyboards and synthesizers. NBC TV's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Kirkland became the band's pianist. Considered by many to be one of the most important and influential pianists of his generation.

Koko Taylor
 
Date Born: Friday 28 September 1928
 
Description: Vocalist, Atress, USA
 
Summary: A Grammy Award winner for Best Traditional Blues Album - 1985

Michelle Meldrum
 
Date Born: Saturday 28 September 1968
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: She started playing guitar at age 14. Ulrich Roth and Michael Schenker were her main influences.

Naomi Watts
 
Date Born: Saturday 28 September 1968
 
Description: Actress, GB
 
Summary: Naomi Watts was born in Shoreham, England on September 28, 1968 to Peter and Miv Watts. Peter Watts, the road manager to Pink Floyd, died when Naomi was seven.

Ray Warliegh
 
Date Born: Wednesday 28 September 1938
 
Description: Saxophonist, Ffautist, Australia
 
Summary: His debut album was out in 1968, with sporadic releases throughout the 70s and then nothing up to this year's Rue Victor Massé, a duo recording with drummer Tony Marsh.

Robbie Mcintosh
 
Date Born: Thursday 28 September 1950
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: McIntosh began his musical career with the Rhythm and Blues group The Senate in the late-1960s.

Tommy Collins
 
Date Born: Thursday 28 September 2000
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: His career began in Oklahoma as a guitarist appearing on radio shows later in the fifties he began recording for Capitol records.

Anne Briggs
 
Date Born: Friday 29 September 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Although she travelled widely, in the 1960s and early 1970s, appearing at folk clubs and venues in England and Ireland.

Bill Boyd - (musician)
 
Date Born: Thursday 29 September 1910
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: His brother played in other bands while Bill had his radio show in Dallas where he appeared in films as well. His career stopped in the very late fifties.

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.

Freddie Bell And The Bellboys
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 September 1931
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: "Giddy-Up-A Ding Dong" was not a hit in the United States, but it was popular in Australia, France and the UK, where it climbed to number four in the charts.

Gene Autry
 
Date Born: Sunday 29 September 1907
 
Description: Actor, Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Probably the first of the real western Cowboys to star and sing in films.

Jean Luc Ponty
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 September 1942
 
Description: Violinist , French
 
Summary: He first appearing in the U.S.A. at the Monterey Jazz Festival in the late sixties. He has worked with the likes of Frank Zappa and Elton John etc.

Jenny Morris
 
Date Born: Saturday 29 September 1956
 
Description: Songwriter, singer
 
Summary: Jenny began with the band "The Crocodiles", who scored a hit with "Tears". Re-locating to Sydney, Australia in February 1981, she was a backing vocalist for various groups and formed a trio, QED, in 1983.

Jerry Lee Lewis
 
Date Born: Sunday 29 September 1935
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, USA
 
Summary: "The Killer", a nickname he's had since childhood, is known for his forceful voice and piano production on stage, he was described by fellow artist Roy Orbison as the best raw performer in the history of rock and roll music. In 1986, Lewis was part of the first group inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Larry Linville
 
Date Born: Friday 29 September 1939
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He acted in numerous TV shows like Mission: Impossible, Room 222, Mannix, The Love Boat and Fantasy Island, it is his portrayal of Major Frank Burns on the hit television show M*A*S*H. Died aged 60.

Lizabeth Scott
 
Date Born: Friday 29 September 1922
 
Description: Actress, Singer, USA
 
Summary: After completing Loving You in 1957, Elvis Presley's second film, Scott retired from the screen. Later that year, she recorded her album, Lizabeth. The next few years saw Scott occasionally guest-star on television.

Madeline Kahn
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 September 1942
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Kahn is a two time Oscar nominee and is known primarily for her comedic roles in films such as Paper Moon, Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles, and Clue.

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.

Steve Forrest
 
Date Born: Tuesday 29 September 1925
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He worked as a stagehand at the La Jolla Playhouse outide San Diego. There Gregory Peck discovered him, cast him in La Jolla's production of Goodbye Again

Alan Hacker
 
Date Born: Friday 30 September 1938
 
Description: Clarinetist, UK
 
Summary: He became a professor of the Royal Academy of Music in 1960 and went on to found the Pierrot Players in 1965 along with Stephen Pruslin and Harrison Birtwistle which in 1972 became the Fires of London.

Angie Dickinson
 
Date Born: Wednesday 30 September 1931
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: In a western Dickinson finally propelled her into Hollywood's A list: Howard Hawks' Rio Bravo (1959),

Basia
 
Date Born: Thursday 30 September 1954
 
Description: Vocalist, Canada
 
Summary: A successful international recording star who sings pop songs and jazz songs.

Buddy Rich
 
Date Born: Sunday 30 September 1917
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Buddy Rich was born to vaudevillians and began playing drums in vaudeville at the age of 2 years.

Cissy Houston
 
Date Born: Saturday 30 September 1933
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: In 1996 she received the Grammy Award for Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album for Face to Face an album that contained a gospelised version of "How Sweet It Is, to Be Loved by You" and she won the award again in 1998 for her album "He Leadeth Me".

Crystal Bernard
 
Date Born: Saturday 30 September 1961
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Bernard did a duet with Peter Cetera called, "(I Wanna Take) Forever Tonight."

Deborah Kerr
 
Date Born: Friday 30 September 1921
 
Description: Actress, UK
 
Summary: Deborah Kerr was appointed a Commander of the British Empire in 1998, but was unable to accept the honor in person due to ill health.

Dewey Martin
 
Date Born: Monday 30 September 1940
 
Description: Drummer, Vocalist, Canada
 
Summary: In September 1969, Martin signed a solo deal with Uni Records and recorded a cover of the country favourite, "Jambalaya" with session ace James Burton on guitar.

Fran Drescher
 
Date Born: Monday 30 September 1957
 
Description: Actress, US
 
Summary: Her first break was a small role in the blockbuster movie Saturday Night Fever (1977) in which she delivered the memorable line to John Travolta, "Are you as good in bed as you are on the dance floor?"

Frankie Lymon
 
Date Born: Wednesday 30 September 1942
 
Description: Vocalist , USA
 
Summary: Frankie Lymon was born to a truck driver father and a domestic mother. Lymon's father, Howard Lymon, also sang in a gospel group known as the Harlemaires.

Fred Fisher
 
Date Born: Thursday 30 September 1875
 
Description: Composer, Pianist, USA
 
Summary: Fred Fisher is an inductee in the Songwriters Hall of Fame (inducted in 1970). YOUYUBE: The song performed was written by F.Fisher. "Chicago" (arrangement for string quartet by Matthew Naughtin) Performer: Chamber ensemble "Kyiv": K.Sharapov (violin), M.Bilich (violin), A.Chop(viola), A.Nuzha (cello)

Gus Dudgeon
 
Date Born: Wednesday 30 September 1942
 
Description: Producer, UK
 
Summary: Gus was responsible for the mixing of the 80-plus member Melbourne Symphony Orchestra which toured Australia with Elton John in late 1986. The final show of the tour was released as a live album.

Jill Corey
 
Date Born: Monday 30 September 1935
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Jill Corey became the youngest star ever at the Copacabana nightclub, and had numerous hit records.

Johnny Mathis
 
Date Born: Monday 30 September 1935
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Mathis has sold more than 350 million records and albums.

Kris Kenner
 
Date Born: Monday 30 September 1929
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: In 1962 he produced his most enduring song, "Land of a Thousand Dances," which was recorded by Cannibal & the Headhunters, Wilson Pickett, The Action and Patti Smith.

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.

Mike Harrison
 
Date Born: Wednesday 30 September 1942
 
Description: Keyboardist, UK
 
Summary: The group Spooky Tooth, an English progressive rock band principally active, with intermittent breakups, between 1967 to 1974.

Nick Curran
 
Date Born: Friday 30 September 1977
 
Description: Musician, singer-songwriter, record producer
 
Summary: He has been likened to T-Bone Walker, Little Richard, The Sonics, Doug Sahm, Misfits, The Dinks and The Ramones.

Nicky Hammerhead
 
Date Born: Friday 30 September 1960
 
Description: Drummer, Actor, USA
 
Summary: He was later well known as drummer for the roots-rock combo, the Sharkskins.

Steve Foster
 
Date Born: Monday 30 September 1946
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, Australia
 
Summary: Steve was educated at the Murray Bridge High School recieving his leaving certificate.

Sylvia Peterson
 
Date Born: Monday 30 September 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Sylvia Peterson was added to the group in 1962.

Albert Collins
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 October 1932
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, US
 
Summary: Collins will be remembered not only for the quantity of quality blues music that he put out throughout his career that has inspired so many other blues musicians, but also for his live performances, where he would frequently come down from the stage and mingle with the audience whilst still playing.

Andre Rieu
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 October 1949
 
Description: Conductor, violinist
 
Summary: He was raised in a musical family (six children) and his father was also a musical Conductor. From an early age he developed a fascination with the Orchestra form.

Barbara Parritt
 
Date Born: Sunday 1 October 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Known for the hit song "A LOVERS CONCERT" - "A Lover's Concerto." The melody soaring adaptation of Bach's Minuet in G

Bonnie Owens
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 October 1929
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Bonnie Owens herself became a popular singer and songwriter in the fifties.

Brie Larson
 
Date Born: Sunday 1 October 1989
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Brie Larson was born in Sacramento, California.She decided to be an actress when she was seven years old and was one of the youngest students of the American Conservatory Theater. She moved to Los Angeles in 1998.

Donny Hathaway
 
Date Born: Monday 1 October 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, songwriter, producer, USA
 
Summary: At first, Hathaway worked as songwriter, session musician and producer. He is mainly known for the hit duet song ’Where Is The Love’ with Roberta Flack.

George Peppard
 
Date Born: Monday 1 October 1928
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: George Peppard, Jr. was born in Detroit, Michigan, the son of building contractor George Peppard, Sr. and opera singer Vernelle Rohrer.

Gerald Marks
 
Date Born: Monday 1 October 1900
 
Description: Composer of songs, USA
 
Summary: The success of his song "All of Me" led him to become a member of ASCAP, and he remained active in the organization for decades, serving on its board of directors from 1970 to 1981.

Herbert Rhoad
 
Date Born: Sunday 1 October 1944
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The Persuasions have also enjoyed recognition from outside the doo-wop, gospel, and a cappella communities.

James Whitmore
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 October 1921
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Whitmore did extensive theatre work. He won a Tony Award for "Best Performance by a Newcomer" in the Broadway production of Command Decision (1948).

Julie Andrews
 
Date Born: Tuesday 1 October 1935
 
Description: Actress, UK
 
Summary: Julie Andrews is a one in a million singer and actress with a perfect voice, perfect speach and qualities over and above most singers and of her time and an honest look of her seemingly good way of life.

Laurence Harvey
 
Date Born: Monday 1 October 1928
 
Description: Acting, Lithuania
 
Summary: Born Laruschka Mischa Skikne in Lithuania, he made his cinema debut in the British film "House of Darkness" in 1948.

Leon Thomas
 
Date Born: Friday 1 October 1937
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: None exemplified the creativity of the music like singer/percussionist Leon Thomas. The vocalist and co-author with Pharoah Sanders of "The Creator Has A Master Plan".

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.

Michael Saxell
 
Date Born: Monday 1 October 1956
 
Description: Singer-songwriter, record producer, musician
 
Summary: Michael Saxell composed the Lithuanian Grammy winning song of year "Yra kaip yra" for the artist Mia in 2007 along with co-writers Christian Svensson and Sandra diAmante.

Nicole Atkins
 
Date Born: Sunday 1 October 1978
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Atkins was born in Neptune, New Jersey. She grew up in Shark River Hills, a middle class enclave within Neptune overlooking the Shark River.

Paul Dukas
 
Date Born: Sunday 1 October 1865
 
Description: Composer, French
 
Summary: Dukas found work as a music critic and orchestrator, he was unusually gifted in orchestration and was one of the most sensitive and insightful critics of the era.

Randy Quaid
 
Date Born: Sunday 1 October 1950
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Quaid was born the son of Juanita Bonniedale "Nita", a real estate agent, and William Rudy Quaid. He is the elder brother of fellow actor Dennis Quaid.

Richard Harris
 
Date Born: Wednesday 1 October 1930
 
Description: Actor, Iriish
 
Summary: He recorded several albums, one (A Tramp Shining) included the seven-minute hit song "MacArthur Park" (which Harris mispronounced as "MacArthur's Park"); that song written by Jimmy Webb, reached #2 on the United States Billboard magazine pop chart

Roger Williams - (pianist)
 
Date Born: Thursday 1 October 1925
 
Description: Pianist, USA
 
Summary: His Steinway & Sons "Gold Steinway" grand piano has been on tour for public display and entertainment during 2007–2008.

Skeets Macdonald
 
Date Born: Friday 1 October 1915
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Composer
 
Summary: Mainly known for his appearances on 'Town Hall Party' during the fifties.

Stella Stevens
 
Date Born: Sunday 1 October 1939
 
Description: Actress, Director, Producer, USA
 
Summary: Stevens was in the 100 sexiest stars of the 20th Century. During the 1960s, she was one of the ten most photographed women in the world.

Tom Bosley
 
Date Born: Saturday 1 October 1927
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Mainly came to fame in the TV series Happy Days playing the part of Richard Cunningham’s Father along side the Fonze.

Walter Matthau
 
Date Born: Friday 1 October 1920
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He appeared in many movies after this as a villain such as the 1958 King Creole (where he is beaten up by Elvis Presley).

Bud Abbott
 
Date Born: Wednesday 2 October 1895
 
Description: Actor, Comedian, USA
 
Summary: The team's first known radio appearance was on The Kate Smith Hour in February, 1938. "Who's on First?" was first performed for a national radio audience the following month.

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.

Don Mclean
 
Date Born: Tuesday 2 October 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: In 2001 "American Pie" was voted No. 5 in a poll of the 365 Songs of the Century compiled by the Recording Industry Association of America and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Donovan
 
Date Born: Wednesday 2 October 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: In mid-1966, Donovan became the first high-profile British pop star to be arrested for possession of marijuana.

Freddie Jackson
 
Date Born: Tuesday 2 October 1956
 
Description: Vocalist, Producer, Composer
 
Summary: Among his well-known hits are "Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)", "Jam Tonight", "Do Me Again," and "You Are My Lady".

Groucho Marx
 
Date Born: Thursday 2 October 1890
 
Description: Actor, Comedian, USA
 
Summary: Groucho Marx made a total of 26 movies; of them, fifteen were with his brothers Chico and Harpo.

Jo El Sonnier
 
Date Born: Wednesday 2 October 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Songwriter, USA
 
Summary: By age six, Sonnier had performed on the radio; at age eleven, he made his first recordings.

John Otway
 
Date Born: Thursday 2 October 1952
 
Description: Vocalist, Comedy, UK
 
Summary: Specialist in the bizarre and very humorous songs.

Laurindo Almeida
 
Date Born: Tuesday 2 October 1917
 
Description: Guitarist, Band Leader, Brazilian
 
Summary: Laurindo Almeida was a Brazilian virtuoso guitarist and composer who made many recordings of enduring impact in classical, jazz and Latin genres.

Lorrae Desmond
 
Date Born: Sunday 2 October 1932
 
Description: Actress, Singer, Australia
 
Summary: She was a performer at heart even as a child. Before she left her hometown to try her hand at entertaining, she began training as a hairdresser

Lorraine Bracco
 
Date Born: Saturday 2 October 1954
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Dr. Jennifer Melfi on the HBO series The Sopranos and as Karen Hill in the 1990 Martin Scorsese film Goodfellas.

Mike Rutherford
 
Date Born: Monday 2 October 1950
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: Rutherford's bass lines are well known for being tastefully constructed as well as showing a great deal of technical innovation and skill. His bass lines from early Genesis were especially impressive in the rising progressive rock movement.

Phil Oakey
 
Date Born: Sunday 2 October 1955
 
Description: Vocalist, songwriter and producer. UK
 
Summary: Oakey has been a key figure in the music business and has been lead singer of The Human League for over 30 years, with whom he has sold an estimated 20 million records.

Ronnie Ross
 
Date Born: Monday 2 October 1933
 
Description: Saxophonist, UK
 
Summary: Ross was a saxophone tutor for a young David Bowie, and years later was the soloist on the Lou Reed song "Walk on the Wild Side".

Sting
 
Date Born: Tuesday 2 October 1951
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK
 
Summary: Sting appeared on the television sitcom Ally McBeal as himself, being sued for appearing to sing to a fan by the fan's husband.

Tiffany
 
Date Born: Saturday 2 October 1971
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Tiffany was singing at a Los Angeles club named El Palomino when she was discovered by Hoyt Axton and his mother Mae Axton.

Andrea Carroll
 
Date Born: Thursday 3 October 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: She recorded the original version of “Please Dont Talk to the Lifeguard”.

Ann Leuba
 
Date Born: Monday 3 October 1955
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: Her most recent success was to have two of her songs accepted to be on a compilation Album, by Selection Records to be released in 2007.

Anne Wills
 
Date Born: Tuesday 3 October 1944
 
Description: TV Host, Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: One of the most popular female television personalities to appear on South Australaian television.

Ashlee Simpson
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 October 1984
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Simpson began studying classical ballet at the age of three, and was admitted to the School of American Ballet in New York City at the age of eleven.

Chubby Checker
 
Date Born: Friday 3 October 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, US
 
Summary: Chubby Checker was the first to make a hit out of the song THE TWIST staing a new dance craze in the sixties. Hank Ballard was the writer of ’The Twist’.

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

Gloria Stavers
 
Date Born: Monday 3 October 1927
 
Description: Rock journalist, Model, America
 
Summary: Stavers is credited with being one of the first women rock and roll journalists.

Gwen Stefani
 
Date Born: Friday 3 October 1969
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Songwriter
 
Summary: Gwen Renée Stefani was born in Fullerton, California and raised in Anaheim, California, and grew up in a Roman Catholic household.

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.

Joe Allison
 
Date Born: Friday 3 October 1924
 
Description: Composer, DJ, USA
 
Summary: A founding member of the Country Music Association.

Lenny Waronker
 
Date Born: Friday 3 October 1941
 
Description: Record producer for Warner Bros. Records
 
Summary: As a producer, Lenny Waronker has worked with such acts as Arlo Guthrie, Rickie Lee Jones, Randy Newman, and the Doobie Brothers.

Lindsey Buckingham
 
Date Born: Monday 3 October 1949
 
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: In 1981, Buckingham released his first solo album Law and Order playing nearly every instrument and featuring guest appearances by bandmates Mick Fleetwood and Christine McVie.

Monk Higgins
 
Date Born: Friday 3 October 1930
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: Higgins served as a producer on several of Blood, Sweat, and Tears' albums.

P.p. Arnold
 
Date Born: Thursday 3 October 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: An offer with Maxine and her friend Gloria Scott had managed to arrange an audition for three girls to replace the original Ikettes, the dancer/singer troupe that provided vocal and dance accompaniment for the Ike and Tina Turner Revue.

Stevie Ray Vaughan
 
Date Born: Sunday 3 October 1954
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: He found a battered 1963 Fender Stratocaster at a music store in Austin. It would remain as his favorite guitar for the rest of his life.

Tommy Lee
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 October 1962
 
Description: Drummer, USA

Von Freeman
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 October 1923
 
Description: Saxophonist, US
 
Summary: American hard bop jazz tenor saxophonist. He was the father of jazz saxophonist Chico Freeman

Von Freeman
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 October 1923
 
Description: Saxophonist, US
 
Summary: American hard bop jazz tenor saxophonist. He was the father of jazz saxophonist Chico Freeman

Von Freeman
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 October 1923
 
Description: Saxophonist, US
 
Summary: American hard bop jazz tenor saxophonist. He was the father of jazz saxophonist Chico Freeman

Von Freeman
 
Date Born: Wednesday 3 October 1923
 
Description: Saxophonist, US
 
Summary: American hard bop jazz tenor saxophonist. He was the father of jazz saxophonist Chico Freeman

 
 
 
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