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Andy Ellison
 
Date Born: Wednesday 5 July 1950
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Lead singer of Radio Stars, a punk rock band, had only one UK Top 40 hit, "Nervous Wreck" in early 1978.

Eric Watson - (pianist)
 
Date Born: Tuesday 5 July 1955
 
Description: Pianist, Arranger, Composer, USA
 
Summary: In 2003 and 2005 he toured in Europa, Asia, and Australia with Christof Lauer.

Huey Lewis
 
Date Born: Wednesday 5 July 1950
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Lewis was born in New York City and raised in Marin County, California. His father was an Irish American from Boston and his mother, Magda Cregg, was a Polish refugee.

Rick Devin
 
Date Born: Tuesday 5 July 1960
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: His dedication to the preservation of Cowboy Music was seen in his first six albums, earning him seven nominations in the 2004 Academy of Western Artists Awards.

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

Ronnie Self
 
Date Born: Tuesday 5 July 1938
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Ronnie Self was born the first of five children of Raymond Self, a farmer turned railroad worker, and Hazel Sprague Self.

Rudy West
 
Date Born: Tuesday 5 July 1932
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The lead singer of "The Five Keys" an American rhythm and blues vocal group that was instrumental in shaping this genre in the 1950s.

Smiley Lewis
 
Date Born: Monday 5 July 1920
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Lewis was born to Jeffrey and Lillie Mae Lemons, as the second of three sons.

Snuff Garrett
 
Date Born: Wednesday 5 July 1939
 
Description: Record Producer
 
Summary: He was a staff producer at Liberty Records during the 1960s, and was responsible for hiring Phil Spector as a producer for Liberty. Later he had his own record label, Snuff Garrett Records.

50 Cent
 
Date Born: Sunday 6 July 1975
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Actor, Entrepreneur, USA
 
Summary: Born Curtis James Jackson III, grew up in the South Jamaica neighborhood of Queens in New York City. He grew up without a father and was raised by his mother Sabrina Jackson, who gave birth to him at the age of fifteen.

Bill Haley
 
Date Born: Monday 6 July 1925
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Haley was blinded in his left eye as a child due to a botched operation. Haley later adopted his distinctive spit-curl hairstyle to distract attention from his blind eye.

Della Reese
 
Date Born: Monday 6 July 1931
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Della was born in in Detroit, Michigan. At only six years old, she began singing in church. From this experience, she became an avid Gospel singer.

Gene Chandler
 
Date Born: Saturday 6 July 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Chandler was known for a cape, a monocle, a top hat and a cane.

Izora Rhodes Armstead
 
Date Born: Monday 6 July 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Half of the 1980s pop group Two Tons O' Fun, who would later be renamed The Weather Girls.

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

Janet Leigh
 
Date Born: Tuesday 6 July 1926
 
Description: Actress, Dancer, USA
 
Summary: Leigh was born the only child of Helen Lita and Frederick Robert Morrison.

Jeannie Seely
 
Date Born: Saturday 6 July 1940
 
Description: Singer, Songwriter, USA
 
Summary: She was one of Country music's most successful and most influential female vocalists of the 60s.

Jet Harris
 
Date Born: Thursday 6 July 1939
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: He learned to play clarinet as a teenager, he made his own four string double bass to play in a jazz group.

John Jorgenson
 
Date Born: Friday 6 July 1956
 
Description: Virtuoso guitarist, composer, arranger, songwriter, and professional touring musician.
 
Summary: While a member of the Desert Rose Band, Jorgenson won the Academy of Country Music's "Guitarist of the Year" award three consecutive years.

John Keeble
 
Date Born: Monday 6 July 1959
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: Member of and drummer of "New Romantic" - "Spadau Ballet".

Louie Bellson
 
Date Born: Sunday 6 July 1924
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Duke Ellington called him "the world's greatest drummer," and Bellson, to this day, lives up to the description. He's a composer, arranger, bandleader, tireless jazz educator, pioneered the use of two bass drums, and in terms of the speed of his hands and feet and the wonderful, percussive "ideas" he conveys on the drums, stands next to only Buddy Rich as the total technician. Extracted from Drummerworld.

Nanci Griffith
 
Date Born: Monday 6 July 1953
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: An American singer, guitarist and songwriter from Austin, Texas.

Patti Mccabe
 
Date Born: Thursday 6 July 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Formed in a suburb of Cleveland, the Poni-Tails Toni Cistone, Karen Topinka and Patti McCabe started singing at Brush High School, which they all attended.

Phil Emmanuel
 
Date Born: Sunday 6 July 1952
 
Description: Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: 2000 saw him performing to a worldwide audience of 4.5 billion at the Closing Ceremony of the Sydney Olympics with brother Tommy

Richard Beckinsale
 
Date Born: Sunday 6 July 1947
 
Description: Actor. UK
 
Summary: Richard Beckinsale to a part-Burmese father and an English mother, and left Alderman White Secondary Modern school at 15.

Rick Price
 
Date Born: Thursday 6 July 1961
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: In January and February of 1997 Price played several shows alongside another accomplished Australian singer, songwriter Jack Jones.

Rik Elstwit
 
Date Born: Friday 6 July 1945
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: The band formed in 1968 in Union City, New Jersey,USA.

Rob Heaton
 
Date Born: Thursday 6 July 1961
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: Together with Justin Sullivan he was the core of the Bradford based band, originally alongside Stuart Morrow on bass and then later with Jason 'Moose' Harris.

RUTH CRACKNELL
 
Date Born: Monday 6 July 1925
 
Summary: Ruth Cracknell: Born Ruth Winifred Cracknell AM on the 6th July 1925 in Maitland, New South Wales. She was an Australian character and comic actress and author, her career encompassing all genres including radio, theatre, television and film She appeared in many dramatic as well as comedy roles throughout a career spanning some 56 years. Cracknell is most well known for her role in the ABC television series Mother and Son. She was cared for by her long-suffering younger son Arthur .On of Australia's to television shows. Cracknell died of a respiratory illness in a Sydney nursing home on 13 May 2002, aged 76.

Sebastian Cabot
 
Date Born: Saturday 6 July 1918
 
Description: Actor - U.S.A.
 
Summary: Even though he played the villain in so many films Sebastian Cabot is mainly remembered for the TV series ’Family Affair’ with Brian Keith in the sixties.

Sylvester Stallone
 
Date Born: Saturday 6 July 1946
 
Description: Actor, Director, Writer
 
Summary: Stallone was born the son of Jackie Stallone, an astrologer, former dancer and promoter of women's wrestling, and Frank Stallone, Sr, a hairdresser.

Al Chez
 
Date Born: Friday 7 July 1961
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: He first met Paul Shaffer and the CBS Orchestra's Will Lee at a club in New York in 1986

Alan Hawking
 
Date Born: Friday 7 July 1933
 
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Australia
 
Summary: A member of one of Australia’s leading country bands such as "The Hawking Bros"

Andy Whitfield
 
Date Born: Friday 7 July 1972
 
Description: Actor, Australia
 
Summary: Andy Whitfield was born in Amlwch, Wales and studied engineering at the University of Western Sydney and worked in Lidcombe as an engineer before moving to Sydney in 1999.

Blondie Chaplin
 
Date Born: Saturday 7 July 1951
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Composer, South Africa
 
Summary: Chaplin was member of South African rock band The Flame before joining The Beach Boys.

Chan Romero
 
Date Born: Monday 7 July 1941
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: Romero cites a major turning point in his life in 1955. That was the year Elvis Presley performed "Hound Dog" on The Steve Allen Show.

Charlie Louvin
 
Date Born: Thursday 7 July 1927
 
Description: Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Known professionally as Charlie Louvin, is an American country music singer and songwriter. He is best

David Hodo
 
Date Born: Monday 7 July 1947
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: The original Construction Worker, was born and raised in San Andreas, California.

Doc Severinsen
 
Date Born: Thursday 7 July 1927
 
Description: Trumpeter, Band Leader, USA
 
Summary: Severinsen was born the son of Minnie Mae and Carl Severinsen, who was a dentist. He was nicknamed "Little Doc" after his father, and had originally wanted to play the trombone. But the senior Severinsen, a gifted amateur violinist, urged him to study the violin.

Eduardo Falu
 
Date Born: Saturday 7 July 1923
 
Description: Gutarist, composer. Argentina
 
Summary: Falú's last album as a perfomer, published in 2009, was a tribute to classical Spanish guitarist Andrés Segovia

Gian Carlo Menotti
 
Date Born: Friday 7 July 1911
 
Description: Composer, USA
 
Summary: Spoleto Festival in Melbourne, Australia. Menotti was the artistic director during the period of 1986-88, but after three festivals there, he decided to withdraw

Jcak Greene
 
Date Born: Monday 7 July 1930
 
Description: Singer-songwriter, USA
 
Summary: Country musician. Nicknamed the "Jolly Greene Giant" due to his height and deep voice, Greene was a long time member of the Grand Ole Opry. A three-time Grammy Award nominee, Greene is best-known for his 1966 hit "There Goes My Everything."

Jim Mccartney
 
Date Born: Monday 7 July 1902
 
Description: The McCartney Family.
 
Summary: Mary met her future husband during an air raid on Liverpool in 1940, when Jim was 38 years old, and had settled into what his friends thought was, "a confirmed bachelorhood." Mary had been too career-conscious to think of marriage and, at 31-years-old, was thought of as a spinster.

Jim Rodford
 
Date Born: Monday 7 July 1941
 
Description: Bassist, UK
 
Summary: He played with The Kinks, The Swinging Blue Jeans and was a founding member of Argent.

Joe Zawinul
 
Date Born: Thursday 7 July 1932
 
Description: Pianist, Composer , Austria
 
Summary: Zawinul won the "Best Keyboardist" award 30 times from American jazz magazine Down Beat's critics' poll.

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.

Mary Ford
 
Date Born: Saturday 7 July 1928
 
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Born into a musical family. Her father was a Nazarene minister, and her parents left Missouri, traveling cross-country while singing gospel music and preaching at revival meetings across America.

Reg Lindsay
 
Date Born: Sunday 7 July 1929
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 
Summary: Reg is probably known most of all for his country music shows televised from Adelaide, South Australia named "The Reg Lindsay Country Hour"

Ringo Starr
 
Date Born: Sunday 7 July 1940
 
Description: Drummer, Actor, UK
 
Summary: Ringo Starr was born at 9 Madryn Street, Dingle, Liverpool. Starr's parents split up when he was three years old; his mother, Elsie Starkey, married Harry Graves, whom Starr liked and who encouraged his interest in music.

Rob Townshend
 
Date Born: Monday 7 July 1947
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: Rob Townsend was born and raised in Leicester, England, where he took an interest in music and started playing drums, heavily influenced by jazz greats such as Buddy Rich and Gene Krupa.

Shelley Duvall
 
Date Born: Thursday 7 July 1949
 
Description: Actress, USA
 
Summary: Duvall was born in Houston, Texas, the daughter of Bobbie Ruth Crawford, a real estate broker, and Robert Richardson Duvall, a defense attorney.

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

Bill Carson
 
Date Born: Thursday 8 July 1926
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Carson's 1959 Fiesta Red Stratocaster sold for $66,000 in a Christie's New York auction.

Billy Eckstine
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 July 1914
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor , USA
 
Summary: Born in Pittsburgh but raised in Washington, D.C., Eckstine began singing at the age of seven and entered many amateur talent shows.

Bobby Sowell
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 July 1947
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Sowell was inducted into the Rockabilly Hall of Fame in 2002. In 1994, he went out as a solo artist. As a pianist and composer, Sowell has recorded 8 albums, crossing many genres of music, from jazz, pop, rock and roll, honky tonk and blues to country music, gospel and easy listening.

Colin Walker
 
Date Born: Friday 8 July 1949
 
Description: Celloist, Pianist, UK
 
Summary: He was a cellist for the Electric Light Orchestra, between 1972 and 1973.

Dee Irwin
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 July 1939
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Things started to click for him in 1963 when he recorded a cover of "Swinging on a Star" and headed to the UK for an extended tour. The hashed song Bing Crosby hit from nineteen years earlier

Earl Van Dyke
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 July 1930
 
Description: Keyboardist, Arranger, Band leader, USA
 
Summary: Van Dyke played the Steinway grand piano, the Hammond B-3 organ, the Wurlitzer electric piano, the Fender Rhodes, and the celeste and harpsichord.

George Antheil
 
Date Born: Sunday 8 July 1900
 
Description: Composer, pianist, author, and inventor, USA
 
Summary: A self-described "Bad Boy of Music", his modernist compositions amazed and appalled listeners in Europe and the US during the 1920s with its cacophonous celebration of mechanical devices.

Jai Johanny Johanson
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 July 1944
 
Description: Drummer, USA
 
Summary: Known by the stage names Jaimoe or Jaimo, is an American drummer and percussionist who is best known as one of the founding members of The Allman Brothers Band.

Johnnie Johnson
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 July 1924
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: A piano player and blues musician whose work with Chuck Berry led to his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Kevin Bacon
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 July 1958
 
Description: Actor, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Bacon, the youngest of six children, born to former Park Avenue debutante, his mother, Ruth Hilda 1916-1991, taught elementary school and was a liberal activist, while his father, Edmund Bacon, was a well-respected urban planner.

Louis Jordan
 
Date Born: Wednesday 8 July 1908
 
Description: Vocalist, Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: Let The Good Times Roll, a Jordan biography, was written by British jazz historian John Chilton.

Marty Feldman
 
Date Born: Sunday 8 July 1934
 
Description: Actor, Comedian, UK
 
Summary: Feldman was born in London's East End, the son of Jewish immigrants from Kiev.

Mickey Carroll
 
Date Born: Tuesday 8 July 1919
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: An American actor and one of the last surviving munchkins from the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz. YOUTUBE:This is the Lollipop Guild scene from The Wizard of Oz, sung by the original Munchkin actors (Jackie Gerlich, Jerry Maren and Mickey Carroll (singing for Harry Doll)). Afterwards, the dubbed version used in the movie is shown (sung by Billy Bletcher, Pinto Colveg and Harry Stanton).

Paul Cronin
 
Date Born: Friday 8 July 1938
 
Description: Actor, Australia
 
Summary: Born the son of a farmer in South Australia, after leaving school Cronin become a farmer himself and learned to shear sheep.

Percy Grainger
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 July 1882
 
Description: Composer, Pianist, Australia
 
Summary: An Australian-born composer and pianist who worked under the stage name of Percy Aldridge Grainger.

Steve Lawrence
 
Date Born: Monday 8 July 1935
 
Description: Singer, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Lawrence was born to a Jewish family in Brooklyn, New York. His parents were Anna and Max Leibowitz, who was a cantor and house painter. He and Gormé married on December 29, 1957 at the El Rancho Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Tex Morton
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 July 1916
 
Description: Vocalist, Songwriter, New Zealand
 
Summary: He was named Tex by fellow New Zealander and radio personality 'Jack Davey' who also became one of Australia's best known showman.

Toby Keith
 
Date Born: Saturday 8 July 1961
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer
 
Summary: Keith was born the son of Carolyn Joan and Hubert K. Covel Jr. His family moved to Moore, Oklahoma, a suburb of Oklahoma City when Keith was young.

Alan Dale - Usa
 
Date Born: Thursday 9 July 1925
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: A role as a rock and roll singer in the 1956 film, Don't Knock the Rock. In this movie, he played alongside Freed, Bill Haley & His Comets, Little Richard, and The Treniers. He sang the title song, which he also recorded as a single.

Bon Scott
 
Date Born: Tuesday 9 July 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, Australia.
 
Summary: Born to Charles and Isabelle Scott emigrated to Australia in 1952 where they initially lived in Sunshine, Melbourne.

Courtney Love
 
Date Born: Thursday 9 July 1964
 
Description: Actress, Singer, USA
 
Summary: Courtney Michelle Harrison was born in San Francisco, California to a family of Irish and Jewish descent.

David Ball
 
Date Born: Thursday 9 July 1953
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: David Ball was born into a musical family headed by his Baptist preacher father.Together with friends he played various bluegrass and country festivals in the Carolinas.

David Diamond (composer)
 
Date Born: Friday 9 July 1915
 
Description: Composer of Classical music, USA
 
Summary: He was part of what some considered a forgotten generation of great American symphonists.

Don Mcpherson
 
Date Born: Wednesday 9 July 1941
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: The group was formed in Harlem, NY in 1964 as a trio called the Poets, composed of lead singer Donald McPherson

Ed Ames
 
Date Born: Saturday 9 July 1927
 
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 
Summary: Ames was born in Malden, Massachusetts to Russian Jewish immigrants. He was one of nine children, five boys and four girls. Ames grew up in a poor household, but was educated in Classical and Opera music.

Eddie Dean
 
Date Born: Tuesday 9 July 1907
 
Description: Singer, Actor, Songwriter, USA
 
Summary: Dean first worked with his elder brother Jimmy on WLS Radio's National Barn Dance in Chicago in the early 30s, before moving to Los Angeles in 1937.

Joe Liggins
 
Date Born: Friday 9 July 1915
 
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: Before he turned twenty was an accomplished piano player and musical arranger. He moved to Los Angeles in 1939

Joe Negronie
 
Date Born: Tuesday 9 July 1940
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: The group charted in the fifties with the hit. "WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE" - 1956.

John Laboriel
 
Date Born: Thursday 9 July 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, Mexico
 
Summary: At 16 years old, in 1958 he joined the Rock n' Roll group "Los Rebeldes del Rock

Lee Hazlewood
 
Date Born: Tuesday 9 July 1929
 
Description: Vocalist,Composer, Record Producer, USA
 
Summary: Hazlewood had a baritone voice that added to his music. Hazlewood's collaborations with Nancy Sinatra as well as his solo output in the late 1960s

Mitch Mitchell
 
Date Born: Tuesday 9 July 1946
 
Description: Drummer, UK
 
Summary: Mitchell came from a jazz background and like many of his drummer contemporaries was strongly influenced by the work of Elvin Jones, Max Roach.

Oj Simpson
 
Date Born: Wednesday 9 July 1947
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Simpson now mainly known for trying to escape in his Bronco four wheel drive vehicle from Police in a televised real life drama.

Root Boy Slim
 
Date Born: Monday 9 July 1945
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: Many songs released were banned such as ’Boogie’Till You Puke’.

Sandor Harmati
 
Date Born: Saturday 9 July 1892
 
Description: Violinist, Composer, USA
 
Summary: But Sandor Harmati is solely remembered now for his song "Bluebird of Happiness", written in 1934 for his friend, the tenor Jan Peerce.

Tom Hanks
 
Date Born: Saturday 9 July 1955
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Hanks won his second Best Actor Academy Award for his role in Forrest Gump, becoming only the second actor to have accomplished the feat of winning consecutive Best Actor Oscars. Asteroid 12818 Tomhanks is named for him.

Adam Hills
 
Date Born: Friday 10 July 1970
 
Description: Comedian and television presenter. Australia
 
Summary: He has appeared on Australian and British television and is best known for his role hosting the Australian ABC music trivia show Spicks and Specks. He has been nominated for a Perrier Comedy Award and Gold Logie Award.

Arlo Guthrie
 
Date Born: Thursday 10 July 1947
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Guthrie was born the son of folk singer and composer Woody Guthrie and his wife Marjorie Mazia Guthrie, who was a one-time professional dancer with the Martha Graham Company.

Arlo Guthrie
 
Date Born: Thursday 10 July 1947
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Guthrie was born the son of folk singer and composer Woody Guthrie and his wife Marjorie Mazia Guthrie, who was a one-time professional dancer with the Martha Graham Company.

Cootie Williams
 
Date Born: Monday 10 July 1911
 
Description: Trumpet, USA
 
Summary: Williams worked with the likes of Fletcher Henderson, Benny Goodman, Charlie Parker etc. Master of the Wa Wa technique.

Dave Smalley
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 July 1949
 
Description: Bass, USA
 
Summary: Smalley was born in Oil City, Pennsylvania and moved to Cleveland in his youth.

Don Costa
 
Date Born: Friday 10 July 1925
 
Description: Guitarist, Band Leader, Arranger, Producer, USA
 
Summary: Known for "Don Costa and his Orchestra" charting with instrumentals such as 'Never On Sunday'.

Donald Peers
 
Date Born: Friday 10 July 1908
 
Description: Vocalist , Wales
 
Summary: During one of his visits to Australia, he fell down a hole on stage in Sydney and broke his back.

Doreen Waddell
 
Date Born: Saturday 10 July 1965
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: She sang lead vocals on Soul II Soul's Club Classics Volume 1 album, considered one of the most influential in dance music since it was released in 1989.

Greg Kihn
 
Date Born: Monday 10 July 1950
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Novelist, USA
 
Summary: Greg's son Ry Kihn named for guitarist Ry Cooder sometimes plays with his dad's band, as well as a band of his own, Big Fun USA.

Ian Whitcomb
 
Date Born: Thursday 10 July 1941
 
Description: Singer, songwriter, author, record producer, and actor.
 
Summary: He accompanies his singing by playing the ukulele and, through his records, concerts, and movie work.

Jerry Herman
 
Date Born: Friday 10 July 1931
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, Lyricist, USA
 
Summary: Many of Jerry Herman's show tunes have become pop standards. His most famous composition, "Hello, Dolly!".

Jessica Simpson
 
Date Born: Thursday 10 July 1980
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Actress, USA
 
Summary: Simpson was born in Abilene, Texas, the daughter of Tina and Joe Truett Simpson, who was a minister and psychologist. She began singing at her local Baptist church.

John Gilbert
 
Date Born: Saturday 10 July 1897
 
Description: Actor, director, writer, USA
 
Summary: He is also portrayed in several movies as : Return to Babylon : (2012) played by Adnan Taletovich. La Divina : (1989) played by Christopher Renstrom Sunset : (1988) played by John Fountain The Silent Lovers : (1980) (TV) played by Barry Bostwick

Jumpin Gene Simmons
 
Date Born: Saturday 10 July 1937
 
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA
 
Summary: His first and only Top 40 hit was "Haunted House," a cover of a 1958 recording by Johnny Fuller which peaked at #11 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1964.

Ken Mellons
 
Date Born: Saturday 10 July 1965
 
Description: Vocalist. USA
 
Summary: Mellons was a native of Nashville, Tennessee since the age of three. He entered in many talent shows in high school, and played at various clubs around Nashville.

Lee Morgan
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 July 1938
 
Description: Trumpeter, USA
 
Summary: Morgan was a jazz prodigy, first picking up the trumpet on about the age of thirteen or so, after developing an interest in the vibraphone.

Luigi Waites
 
Date Born: Sunday 10 July 1927
 
Description: Drummer, vibraphonist, USA
 
Summary: 2005: Inducted into the Omaha Black Music Hall of Fame

Ronnie James Dio
 
Date Born: Friday 10 July 1942
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, US A
 
Summary: Ronnie James Dio was born Ronald James Padavona in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, the only child of Italian parents.

Danny Flores
 
Date Born: Thursday 11 July 1929
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: Flores was born to Mexican field workers in Santa Paula, California.

Gene Evans
 
Date Born: Tuesday 11 July 1922
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Evans was born in Holbrook, Arizona, but reared in Colton, California. His acting career began while he was serving in World War II.

John Lawton
 
Date Born: Thursday 11 July 1946
 
Description: Vocalist, UK
 
Summary: Lawton began his musical career in North Shields, UK, in the early '60s with "The Deans".

Kirk Whalum
 
Date Born: Friday 11 July 1958
 
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 
Summary: In 1986, he performed at Jean Michel Jarre's giant concerts Rendez-Vous Houston and Rendez-Vous Lyon. Kirk’s musical accomplishments have brought him a total of seven Grammy nominations.

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/

Reg Varney
 
Date Born: Tuesday 11 July 1916
 
Description: Actor, UK
 
Summary: He toured Australia, New Zealand and Canada. In 1988, On the Buses went on to the stage and again Varney went to Australia to play Stan

Suzanne Vega
 
Date Born: Saturday 11 July 1959
 
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Poet. USA
 
Summary: Vega's mother, Pat Vega, is a computer systems analyst of German Swedish heritage. Her father, Richard Peck, is of Scottish English Irish extraction and works in graphics. Her stepfather, Ed Vega, is a writer and teacher from Puerto Rico.

Tab Hunter
 
Date Born: Saturday 11 July 1931
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: Hunter was born to German immigrants. His father, Charles Kelm, was Jewish and his mother, Gertrude Gelien, a Roman Catholic who later converted to Judaism.

Terry Garthwaite
 
Date Born: Monday 11 July 1938
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
 
Summary: Joy of Cooking was an American folk-rock band, formed in 1967 in Berkeley, California.

Thurston Harris
 
Date Born: Saturday 11 July 1931
 
Description: Vocalist, USA
 
Summary: He is widely regarded as a one-hit wonder, who popularized the song "Little Bitty Pretty One", written by Bobby Day.

Yul Brynner
 
Date Born: Sunday 11 July 1920
 
Description: Actor, USA
 
Summary: He was born in Vladivostok, Russia. His mother, Marusya Blagovidova, Russian: was the daughter of a Russian Jewish doctor and his father, Boris Brynner also Russian.

 
 
 
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