Births / Deaths

July births and deaths

July 1

Births

1938    Susan Maughan
1939    Delaney Bramlett – US guitarist/singer
1945    Deborah Harry
1946    June Monteiro – vocals Toys
1946    Ivor Biggun
1948    John Ford – singer/bass Hudson Ford
1949    John Farnham
1951    Fred Schneider – keyboards B’52’s
1952    Dan Ackroyd – Canadian singer/actor Blues Brothers
1960    Evelyn King
1963    Edem Ephraim – vocals London Boys
1963    Roddy Bottum – keyboards Faith No More
1964    Pol Burton – drums Transvision Vamp
1967    Franny Griffiths – keyboards Space
1969    Lady Jaye Breyer P-Orridge – Psychic TV
1971    Missy Elliot – US rapper

Deaths

1999    Dennis Brown
1999    Guy Mitchell
2000    Cub Koda – guitar Brownsville Station
1997    Herbie Mann – US flautist/saxophonist
2005    Obie Benson bass singer Four Tops
2005    Luther Vandross
2008    Mel Galley – Whitesnake
2013    Gary Shearston
2015    Val Doonican

July 2

Births

1925    Marvin Rainwater
1934    Tom Springfield
1939    Paul Williams – vocals Temptations
1939    Leapy Lee
1941    Little Tony – Italian singer
1948    Gene McFadden – singer McFadden & Whitehead
1954    Pete Briquette – bass Boomtown Rats
1957    Mike Anger – bass Blow Monkeys
1961    Anne Marie Ruddock – vocals Amazulu
1961    Paul Geary – drums Extreme
1962    Brian Doherty – drums They Might Be Giants
1966    Dave Parsons – bass Transvision Vamp/Bush
1969    Monie Love
1986    Bollie Babeface – One half of Reggie ‘N’ Bollie
1989    Dev – US -rapper

Deaths

1998    Tony De Vit

July 3

Births

1893    Mississippi John Hurt – US blues guitarist
1940    Fontella Bass
1940    Maureen Kennedy – vocals Vernon’s Girls
1943    Judith Durham – vocals Seekers
1946    Victor Unitt – guitar Edgar Broughton Band
1948    Paul Barrere – guitar Little Feat
1949    Johnnie Wilder – vocals Heatwave
1952    Laura Branigan
1955    Neil Clarke – guitar Lloyd Cole’s Commotions
1957    Poly Styrene – vocals X-Ray Spex
1960    Stephen Morgan – bass Icehouse
1961    Vince Clarke – synthesizer Yazoo/Erasure
1968    Martyn Walsh – bass Inspiral Carpets
1969    Kevin Hearn – keyboards Barenaked Ladies
1971    Tom Orton – keyboards Smart E’s
1976    Shane Lynch – vocals Boyzone

Deaths

1969    Brian Jones – guitar Rolling Stones
1971    Jim Morrison – vocals Doors
2007     Boots Randolph – US saxophonist
2008     Clive Hornby – drums Dennisons

July 4

Births

1938    Bill Withers
1940    Dave Rowberry – keyboards Animals
1941    Dick Addrisi – vocals Addrisi Brothers
1943    Al Wilson – vocals/guitar Canned Heat
1945    David McWilliams
1946    Jacques Morali
1950    David Jensen – UK DJ
1951    Ralph Johnson drums Earth Wind and Fire
1954    John Waite
1958    Kirk Pengilly – guitar/saxophone INXS
1963    Matt Malley – bass Counting Crows
1964    Harley Farr – guitar Darling Buds
1970    Andy McClure – drums Sleeper
1971    Jim Creggan – bass Barenaked Ladies
1978    Steven McNally – vocals BBMAK
1979    Nicole Stuart – vocals Girl Thing

Deaths

1971    Donald McPherson – vocals Main Ingredient
2003    Barry White
2007    George Melly – UK jazz musician
2007    Bill Pinkney – vocals Drifters
2013    Bernadette Nolan – vocals Nolans

July 5

Births

1944    Robbie Robertson – vocals/guitar Band
1945    Dick Scoppettore – vocals/guitar Harper’s Bizarre
1948    Jesse Green
1949    Ray Howard – vocals Wavelength
1950    Huey Lewis
1950    Michael Monarch – guitar Steppenwolf
1957    Keith Winter – guitar Shakatak
1969    Aled Richards – drums Catatonia
1970    Claus Noreen – vocals Aqua
1973    Bengt Lagerberg – drums/flute Cardigans
1975    Bizarre – rapper D-12
1979    Shane Filan – vocals Westlife
1982    Dave Haywood – vocals Lady Antebellum
1986    Owl City

Deaths

2001    Ernie K-Doe
2004    Syreeta Wright
2005    Shirley Goodman – vocals Shirley & Lee

July 6

Births

1925    Bill Haley
1931    Della Reese – US singer
1937    Gene Chandler
1939    Jet Harris – bass Shadows
1939    Patti McCabe – vocals Poni-Tails
1941    Phyllis Hyman
1942    Izora Rhodes Armstead – Weather Girls
1945    Rik Elswitt – guitar Dr Hook
1945    Harry J
1947    Paul Gurvitz – bass The Gun
1952    Graham Oliver – guitar Saxon
1952    David Smith – vocals Real Thing
1953    Nanci Griffith – country singer
1956    Kenny G
1959    John Keeble – drums Spandau Ballet
1961    Robert Heaton – drums New Model Army
1962    Melvin Brannon II – bass Dan Reed Network
1963    Tim Bricheno – guitar All About Eve
1969    Michael Grant – keyboards Musical Youth
1973    Paul Banks – guitar Shed Seven
1976    50 Cent – US rapper
1987    Kate Nash

Deaths

1971    Louis Armstrong
1979    Van McCoy
1980    Frank Cordell
2005    Dennis D’Ell – vocals Honeycombs
2010    Harvey Fuqua – vocals Moonglows

July 7

Births

1928    Mary Ford
1933    J.J. Barrie – Canadian singer
1940    Bill Oddie – vocals Goodies
1940    Ringo Starr
1943    Tommy Quickly
1945    Jim Rodford – bass Argent
1946    Andrew Brown – drums Fortunes
1947    Rob Townshend – drums Family
1947    David Hodo – vocals/construction worker Village People
1957    Sherrick – US soul singer
1962    Clive Jackson – vocals Dr and The Medics
1963    Vonda Shepard
1966    Stephen Hull – bass Railway Children
1986    Aino Jawo – vocals Icona Pop
1991    Alesso – Swedish DJ

Deaths

2001    Fred Neil – US singer/songwriter
2006    Syd Barrett – vocals Pink Floyd

July 8

Births

1908    Louis Jordan – US singer/saxophonist
1913    Billy Eckstein
1935    Steve Lawrence
1940    Joe B. Mauldin – bass Crickets
1944    Michael Dunford – guitar Nashville Teens
1945    Rick Wolfe – guitar Flowerpot Men/White Plains
1947    Willie Wilson – guitar Sutherland Brothers and Quiver
1948    Woody Cunningham – vocals/drums Kleeer
1956    Russell Christian – saxophone Christians
1960    Valerie Pettiford – vocals Raw Silk
1961    Andy Fletcher – synthesizer Depeche Mode
1961    Graham Jones – guitar Haircut 100
1962    Joan Osborne
1970    Beck
1971    Neil Mavers – vocals/guitar LA’s
1976    Jessy – Belgium Singer
1992    Sky Ferreira – US singer

Deaths

1991    Geoff Love – UK orchestra leader
1997    Howard Pickup – guitar Adverts
2012    Jose Roberto Bertrami – keyboards Azymuth
2015    Ernie Maresca – US singer

July 9

Births

1929    Lee Hazlewood
1941    Donald McPherson – vocals Main Ingredient
1946    Bon Scott – vocals AC/DC
1946    Joe Meceli – drums John Fred’s Playboys
1950    Gwen Guthrie
1953    Kate Garner – vocals Haysi Fantayzee
1954    Debbie Sledge – vocals Sister Sledge
1956    Marc Almond
1959    Jim Kerr – vocals Simple Minds
1964    Courtney Love – vocals Hole
1965    Tom Hingley – vocals Inspiral Carpets
1967    Owen Powell – guitar Catatonia
1972    Alda
1975    Jack White – vocals/guitar White Stripes
1975    Jessica – Swedish singer

Deaths

2015    Michael Masser

July 10

Births

1908    Donald Peers
1934    Jerry Nelson – Voice of Kermit’s nephew Robin
1942    Ronnie James Dio – vocals Rainbow/Black Sabbath
1943    Jerry Miller – guitar Moby Grape
1944    Beaky – Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick and Tich
1947    Arlo Guthrie – US folk guitar/singer
1948    John Whitehead – singer McFadden & Whitehead
1950    Greg Kihn – US singer
1951    Andy Sojka – guitar Atmosphere
1954    Neil Tennant – vocals Pet Shop Boys
1958    Billy Doherty – drums Undertones
1960    Martyn P. Casey – bass Nick Cave’s Bad Seeds
1964    Graham Lambert – guitar Inspiral Carpets
1965    Do’Reen Waddell – vocals Soul II Soul
1970    Jason Orange – vocals Take That
1970    Gary LeVox – vocals Rascal Flatts
1980    Alisha Peters – vocals Fierce
1980    Jessica Simpson
1993    Perrie Edwards – vocals Little Mix

Deaths

1995    Barbara Lyon – US singer

July 11

Births

1931    Tab Hunter
1947    John Holt – Jamaican singer
1949    Danny Daniels – vocals Wavelength
1950    Bonnie Pointer – vocals Pointer Sisters
1957    Peter Murphy – vocals Bauhaus
1959    Ritchie Sambora – guitar Bon Jovi
1959    Suzanne Vega
1966    Mel Appleby – vocals Mel and Kim
1975    Lil Kim
1983    Marre Skalloper – vocals A-Teens
1992    Courtney Rumbold – vocals Stooshe
1994    Nina Nesbitt

Deaths

1992    Herb Kenny – vocals Inkspots
2013    Charles Pope – vocals Tams
2014    Tommy Ramone – drums Ramones

July 12

Births

1942    Tam White – Scottish singer
1943    Christine McVie – vocals Fleetwood Mac
1946    Jeff Christie – vocals Christie
1946    Julie Grant
1947    Wilko Johnson – Dr Feelgood
1948    Walter Egan – US singer
1950    Eric Carr – drums Kiss
1952    Liz Mitchell – vocals Boney M
1953    Billy Alessi
1953    Bobby Alessi
1958    Malcolm Jones – guitar Runrig
1962    Daniel Murphy – guitar Soul Asylum
1964    Tim Gane – bass Stereolab
1977    Dominic Howard – drums Muse
1981    Rebecca Hunter – vocals Allstars
1984    Gareth Gates
1990    Maverick Sabre

Deaths

1979    Minnie Riperton
1983    Chris Wood – vocals Traffic
1997    Jonathan Melvoin – bass Smashing Pumpkins
1975    Jimmie Driftwood – US Country singer
2008     Earl Nelson – vocals Bob and Earl
2010     Sugar Minott

July 13

Births

1942    Jim McGuinn – vocals Byrds
1942    Steve Bladd – drums J Geils Band
1944    Martin Kershaw – vocals Snowmen
1951    César Carrillo Díaz – guitar Frigid Pink
1956    Mark Medoza – bass Dictators
1961    Lawrence Donegan – bass Bluebells/Commotions
1961    Lovebug Starski
1966    Ellen Reid – keyboards Crash Test Dummies
1966    Gerald Levert – vocals Levert/Levert Sweat and Gill
1967    Benny Benassi – Italian DJ/producer
1974    Deborah Cox
1988    Tulisa Contostavlos – vocals N-Dubz

Deaths

2008    Les Crane
2013    Cory Monteith – vocals Glee

July 14

Births

1912    Woody Guthrie – US folk singer
1939    Vince Taylor – vocals Playboys
1952    Chris Cross –bass Ultravox
1952    Bob Casale – guitar Devo
1971    Nick McCabe – guitar Verve
1972    Alex Rizzo – keyboards Shaft
1974    Lady Danii – vocals Mr President
1975    Taboo – rapper Black Eyed Peas

Deaths

1980    Malcolm Owen – vocals Ruts
1984    Philippe Wynn – vocals Detroit Spinners
1999    Gar Samuelson – drums Megadeth

July 15

Births

1944    Millie Jackson
1945    Peter Lewis – guitar Moby Grape
1946    Linda Ronstadt
1947    Peter Banks – original guitarist Yes
1947    Ian McCredie – guitar/flute Middle Of The Road
1948    Artimus Pyle – drums Lynyrd Skynyrd
1948    Twinkle
1949    Trevor Horn
1951    Gregory Isaacs
1952    Johnny Thunders – vocals/guitar New York Dolls
1953    Alicia Bridges
1954    Dee D. Jackson
1956    Ian Curtis – vocals Joy Division
1960    Mike Ansell – vocals Blue Zoo
1965    Andy Couzens – guitar High
1966    Sushill K. Dade – bass Soup Dragons
1973    Buju Banton – reggae singer
1984    Reggie Zippy – One half of Reggie ‘n’ Bollie
1995    Elyar Fox

Deaths

2000    Paul Young – vocals Sad Café/Mike and Mechanics
2000    Johnny Duncan

July 16

Births

1934    Denise Lasalle
1936    Tommy Bruce
1939    William Bell
1940    Tony Jackson – bass Searchers
1942    Desmond Dekker
1947    Tom Buggs – drums Box Tops
1949    Ray Major – guitar Mott The Hoople
1952    Stewart Copeland – drums Police
1961    Mark McEntee – guitar Divinyls
1968    Olga De Souza – vocals Corona
1970    Schelim Hannan – vocals Worlds Apart
1978    TJ Jackson – vocals 3T

Deaths

1981    Harry Chapin
1996    John Panozzo – drums Styx
2008    Jo Stafford
2009    Gordon Waller – vocals Peter and Gordon
2012    Bob Babbitt – bass Funk Brothers
2012    Kitty Wells – US country singer
2012    Jon Lord – keyboard Deep Purple

July 17

Births

1918    Red Sovine
1926    Piero Umiliani
1928    Joe Morello – drums Dave Brubeck Quartet
1937    Spencer Davis – guitarist Spencer Davis Group
1940    Tim Brooke-Taylor – vocals Goodies
1942    Zoot Money
1945    Eric McCredie – bass Middle Of The Road
1947    Wolfgang Flur – Kraftwerk
1947    Springwater
1948    Mick Tucker – drums Sweet
1949    Geezer Butler – bass Black Sabbath
1952    David Hasselhof – US actor/singer
1952    Phoebe Snow
1952    Nicolette Larson
1963    Regina Belle
1966    Guru – vocals/MC Gang Starr
1966    Lou Barlow – guirar Dinosaur Jr
1968    Liam Maher – vocals Flowered Up
1968    Darren Day
1970    Mandy Smith
1970    Kevin Miles – bass Gene
1971    Jarrett Cordes – vocals PM Dawn
1982    Natasha Hamilton – vocals Atomic Kitten

Deaths

1959    Billie Holliday
1967    John Coltrane – US jazz saxophonist
1996    Chas Chandler – bass Animals

July 18

Births

1910    Lou Busch – US pianist
1929    Screaming Jay Hawkins
1939    Brian Auger
1939    Dion Dimucci
1941    Martha Reeves
1941    Frank Farian – German producer
1941    Lonnie Mack
1948    Stephanie De-Sykes
1948    Phil Harris – guitar Ace
1950    Glenn Hughes – vocals (biker) Village People
1950    Cesar Zuiderwyk – drums Golden Earring
1952    Carl Malcolm
1955    Terry Chambers – drums XTC
1958    Nigel Twist – drums Alarm
1962    Jack Irons – drums Pearl Jam
1967    Roger Pauletta – remixer 2 In A Room
1970    Gruff Rhys – vocals/guitar Super Furry Animals
1975    M.I.A. – UK singer

Deaths

1966    Bobby Fuller
1988    Nico – vocals Velvet Underground

July 19

Births

1926    Sue Thompson – US singer
1936    Shirley Goodman – vocals Shirley & Lee
1937    George Hamilton IV
1941    Vicki Carr
1941    Phil Upchurch
1946    Alan Gorrie – bass Average White Band
1947    Brian May – guitar Queen
1947    Bernie Leadon – guitar Eagles
1952    Allen Collins – guitar Lynyrd Skynyrd
1953    Silver Pozzoli – vocals Clubhouse
1960    Kevin Haskins – drums Bauhaus
1968    Ged Lynch – drums Black Grape
1969    Gabrielle
1976    Eric Prydz – Swedish DJ
1979    Michelle Heaton – vocals Liberty X

Deaths

2001    Judy Clay – US singer
2013    Mel Smith – UK comedian

July 20

Births

1938    Jo-Ann Campbell
1943    Wendy Richard – UK actress/singer
1944    Johnny Johnson
1945    Kim Carnes
1945    John Lodge – bass Moody Blues
1947    Carlos Santana
1947    Tony Thorpe – guitar Rubettes
1956    Paul Cook – drums Sex Pistols
1958    Mike McNeil – piano Simple Minds
1959    Jim Irvin – vocals Furniture
1962    Dig Wayne – vocals Joboxers
1964    Chris Cornell – vocals/guitar Soundgarden/Audioslave
1966    Andrew Levy – keyboards Brand New Heavies

Deaths

1969    Roy Hamilton – US singer
2017    Chester Bennington

July 21

Births

1922    Kay Starr
1943    Henry McCullough – guitar Wings
1945    Mike Wilsh – bass/piano Four Pennies
1946    Barry Whitwam – drums Herman’s Hermits
1947    Cat Stevens
1950    Larry Tolbert – drums Raydio
1951    Henry Priestman – vocals Christians
1955    Howie Epstein – bass Tom Petty’s Heartbreakers
1974    Terry Coldwell – vocals East 17
1983    Olamide Faison – vocals Imajin
1985    Paloma Faith

Deaths

2006     Herbert Kalin – vocals Kalin Twins

July 22

Births

1924    Margaret Whiting – US singer
1940    George Clinton
1941    Estelle Bennett – vocals Ronettes
1944    Richard Davies – piano Supertramp
1944    Bobby Sherman – US singer/actor
1947    Don Henley – drums Eagles
1956    Simon Barker – keyboards Jimmy the Hoover
1956    Mick Pointer – drums Marillion
1961    Keith Sweat
1964    William Calhoun – drums Living Colour
1967    Pat Badger – bass Extreme
1970    Kevin Linear – saxophone Mighty Mighty Boss Tones
1971    Chris Helme – acoustic guitar Seahorses
1973    Daniel Jones – keyboards Savage Garden
1983    Jodi Albert – vocals Girl Thing

Deaths

2002    Gus Dudgeon – UK record producer
2004    Sasha Distel
2005    Eugene Record – vocals Chi-Lites
2005    Long John Baldry

July 23

Births

1942    Madeline Bell – vocals Blue Mink
1943    Tony Joe White – US singer
1945    Dino Danelli – drums Young Rascals
1946    Andy Mackay – saxophone Roxy Music
1947    David Essex
1950    Blair Thornton – guitar Bachman Turner Overdrive
1952    Janis Siegel – vocals Manhattan Transfer
1961    Martin Gore – guitar/synthesizer Depeche Mode
1964    Tim Kellet – trumpet/keyboard Simply Red/Olive
1964    Nick Menza – drums Megadeth
1965    Slash – guitar Guns ‘N Roses
1965    Rob Dickinson – vocals Catherine Wheel
1970    Sam Watters – vocals Color Me Badd
1971    Alison Krauss – US country singer
1971    Dalvin DeGrate – vocals Jodeci
1973    Fran Healy – vocals Travis
1979    Michelle Williams – vocals Destiny’s Child
1981    Steve Jocz – drums Sum 41
1989    Katy B – UK singer

Deaths

1993    Rob Collins – organ Charlatans
2006     Bobby Paterson – bass Love And Money
2011     Amy Winehouse

July 24

Births

1942    Heinz
1946    Alan Whitehead – drums Marmalade
1946    Mireille Mathieu
1951    Lynval Golding – guitar/vocals Specials
1957    Larry Gott – guitar James
1958    Mick Karn – bass/saxophone Japan
1961    Gary Cherone – vocals Extreme
1969    Jennifer Lopez
1984    Dhani Lennevald – vocals A-Teens
1990    James McGuinness – vocals Wanted

Deaths

1980    Peter Sellers
1988    Priscilla Bowman – US singer
2011     Dan Peek – guitar America

July 25

Births

1937    Darrell Banks – US soul singer
1939    Denis King – vocals King Brothers
1941    Hugh Watts – trombone New Vaudeville Band
1941    Manuel Charlton – guitar Nazareth
1942    Bruce Woodley – guitar Seekers
1943    Jim McCarty – drums Yardbirds
1951    Verdine White – bass Earth Wind and Fire
1953    Gary Shaunessy – guitar Sweet Sensation
1957    Ramona Carlier – vocals Mo-Dettes
1958    Thurston Moore – vocals/guitar Sonic Youth

Deaths

1995    Charlie Rich
1995    Jerry Lordan

July 26

Births

1926    Danny La Rue
1933    Lance Percival
1938    Bobby Hebb
1940    Dobie Gray
1941    Brenton Wood
1941    Neil Landon – vocals Ivy League
1943    Andrea True
1943    Mick Jagger – vocals Rolling Stones
1949    Roger Taylor – drums Queen
1950    Duncan Mackay – piano Cockney Rebel
1960    Danny Stagg – guitar Kingdom Come
1961    Andy Connell – keyboards Swing Out Sister
1962    Miranda Joyce – saxophone Belle Stars
1972    Wayne Wonder
1977    Natalie Powers – vocals Scooch
1980    Dave Baksh – guitar Sum 41
1992    Stormzy

Deaths

1992    Mary Wells
2006    Tony Ogden – vocals World Of Twist
2010    Al Goodman – vocals Moments

July 27

Births

1929    Harvey Fuqua – vocals Moonglows
1944    Tony Capstick
1945    Bobbie Gentry
1947    Andy McMaster – vocals/keyboard/bass Motors
1949    Maureen McGovern
1949    Martin Jay session singer with 5000 volts, Enigma and Tight Fit
1949    Rory McDonald – vocals/bass Runrig
1950    Michael Vaughan – guitar Paper Lace
1953    Suzi Carr – vocals Will To Power
1957    Mark Stanway – keyboards Magnum
1960    Conway Savage – bass Nick Cave’s Bad Seeds
1962    Karl Mueller – bass Soul Asylum
1964    Rex Brown – bass Pantera
1965    Paul Court – vocals/guitar Primitives
1967    Juliana Hatfield – US singer
1978    Emmy-Kate Montrose – bass Kenickie
1993    George Shelley – vocals Union J

Deaths

1973    Jimmy Radcliffe – US singer
2012    Tony Martin

July 28

Births

1938    George Cummings – guitar Dr Hook
1943    Rick Wright – keyboard Pink Floyd
1949    Simon Kirke – drums Free
1949    Peter Doyle – vocals New Seekers
1949    Steven Peregrine Took – vocals/percussion T.Rex
1962    Rachel Sweet
1965    Nick Banks – drums Pulp
1968    Take Hirose – bass Feeder
1972    Dan Wharton – drums Ned’s Atomic Dustbin
1980    Noel Sullivan – vocals Hear’say
1992    Joshua Cuthbert  – vocals Union J

Deaths

1996    Marguerite Ganser – vocals Shangrilas
2004    George Williams – vocals The Tymes

July 29

Births

1931    Freddie Bell – vocals Freddie Bell & the Bell Boys
1933    Randy Sparks – vocals New Christy Minstrels
1946    Neal Doughty – keyboards REO Speedwagon
1953    Geddy Lee – vocals/bass Rush
1959    John Sykes – guitar Tygers Of Pang Tang
1962    DJ Carl Cox
1962    Martin McCarrick – guitar/cello Therapy
1966    Miles Hunt – vocals/guitar Wonderstuff
1972    Simon Jones – bass Verve
1973    Wanya Morris – vocals Boyz II Men

Deaths

1974    Mama Cass Elliot
2009    Renato Pagliari (Renee & Renato)
2011    Gene McDaniels

July 30

Births

1929    Christine McGuire – vocals McGuire Sisters
1941    Paul Anka
1945    David Sanborn
1946    Jeff Hammond – bass Jethro Tull
1947    Charlie Crane – vocals Cryin’ Shames
1949    Joyce Jones – vocals First Choice
1949    Hugh Nicholson – guitar Marmalade/Blue
1950    Frank Stallone – US singer/actor
1956    Phil Fearon
1957    Rat Scabies – drums Damned
1957    David Joseph
1958    Kate Bush
1959    Vaughan Toulouse – vocals Department S
1963    Tex Axile – drums Transvision Vamp
1966    Craig Gannon – guitar Bluebells
1966    White Town
1968    Louise Wener – vocals Sleeper
1970    Sean Moore – drums Manic Street Preachers
1977    Ian Watkins – vocals Lostprophets
1991     Diana Vickers

Deaths

2003     Sam Phillips – owner of Sun Records

July 31

Births

1942    Daniel Boone
1943    Lobo
1946    Carl Greene – bass Herman’s Hermits
1946    Gary Lewis – US singer
1951    Carlo Karges – guitar Nena
1953    Hugh McDowell – cello Electric Light Orchestra
1957    Daniel Ash – guitar Bauhaus
1958    Bill Berry – drums REM
1960    Malcolm Ross – guitar Aztec Camera
1963    Fatboy Slim
1964    Fuzz Townshend – drums Pop Will Eat Itself
1964    Jim Corr – guitar/vocals Corrs
1975    Roy Denburger – vocals Vengaboys

Deaths

1964    Jim Reeves
1993    Rob Jones – bass Wonder Stuff
1994    Anne Shelton
2005    Les Braid – bass Swinging Blue Jeans
2015    Lynn Anderson

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