Births / Deaths

December births and deaths

December 1

Births

1926    Keith Michell
1930    Matt Monro
1933    Lou Rawls
1934    Billy Paul
1938    Sandy Nelson
1944    Eric Bloom – vocals/guitar Blue Oyster Cult
1944    Charlie Grima – drums Wizzard
1945    Bette Midler
1945    John Densmore – drums Doors
1946    Gilbert O’Sullivan
1956    Julee Cruise – US singer
1959    Steve Janson – drums Japan
1956    Sam Reid – keyboards Glass Tiger
1982    Celeste – vocals Daphne and Celeste
1985    Janelle Monae

Deaths

1986    Lee Dorsey
1997    Stephan Grappelli – classical violinist
1999    Don Harris – vocals Don and Dewey

December 2

Births

1941    Tom McGuinness
1943    Dave Munden – drums Tremeloes
1952    Peter Kingsbery – bass Cock Robin
1960    Rick Savage – bass Def Leppard
1960    Sydney Youngblood
1963    Razzle – drums Hanoi Rocks
1968    Nate Mendl – bass Foo Fighters
1970    Treach – rapper Naughty By Nature
1972    Justin Welch – drums Elastica
1978    Brian Chase – drums Yeah Yeah Yeahs
1978    Nelly Furtado
1980    Rick Felix – vocals No Authority
1981    Britney Spears
1998    Juice Wrld

Deaths

1999     Charlie Byrd – US jazz guitarist
2001     Valerie Jones – vocals Jones Girls
2006     Dave Mount – drums Mud
2006     Mariska Veres – vocals Shocking Blue
2009     Eric Woolfson – piano Alan Parsons Project
2013     Junior Murvin

December 3

Births

1923    Maria Callas – opera singer
1925    Ferlin Huskey – US country singer
1927    Andy Williams   
1933    Les Crane
1937    David Lerchey – vocals Del Vikings
1944    Ralph McTell
1944    Paul Nicholas
1946    Vic Malcolm – guitar Geordie
1948    Ozzy Osbourne
1949    John Wilson – drums Them
1951    Nicky Stevens – vocals Brotherhood Of Man
1951    Mike Stock – producer Stock Aitken and Waterman
1952    Mel Smith – UK comedian
1967    Adamski
1968    Montell Jordan
1968    Graham Kemp – vocals/guitar Urusei Yatsura
1972    Dan Bowyer – vocals Worlds Apart
1976    Rod Jones – guitar Idlewild

Deaths

1999    Scatman John
2014    Ian McLagan – keyboard Small Faces/Faces
2014    Edward Bivins – vocals Manhattans
2015    Scott Weiland – vocals Stone Temple Pilots

December 4

Births

1924    Toni Fisher
1934    Wink Martindale – US country singer
1934    Chas McDevitt
1939    Freddie Cannon
1942    Chris Hillman – guitar Byrds
1944    Dennis Wilson – drums Beach Boys
1948    Southside Johnny
1951    Gary Rossington – guitar Lynyrd Skynyrd
1969    Jay-Z
1971    Donna Matthews – guitar Elastica
1977    Naima Belkhaiti – vocals Honeyz

Deaths

1976    Tommy Bolin – guitar James Gang/Deep Purple
1993    Frank Zappa
2005    Joe Jones – US singer
2005    Don Charles
2021    Stonewall Jackson

December 5

Births

1922    Don Robertson
1932    Little Richard
1938    J.J Cale
1945    Eddie Serrato – drums ? & The Mysterians
1946    Jose Carreras
1946    Andy Kim
1947    Jim Messina – guitar Loggins and Messina
1959    Robbie France – drummer Diamond Head
1960    Les Nemes – bass Haircut 100
1965    John Rzeznick – vocals/guitar Goo Goo Dolls
1971    Craig Gill – drums Inspiral Carpets
1973    Neil Codling – keyboards Suede
1980    Zainam Higgins – vocals Cleopatra

Deaths

1976    Benjamin Britten – classical composer
1987    Fat Larry
2012    Dave Brubeck – US jazz pianist
2019    Rocky Sharpe
2021    John Miles

December 6

Births

1920    Dave Brubeck – US jazz pianist
1935    George Williams – vocals The Tymes
1943    Keith West
1944    Jonathan King
1944    Fritz Fryer – guitar Four Pennies
1944    Willie Hutch – US Motown artist
1952    Mick Foster – vocals Foster and Allen
1953    Johnny Whetstone – vocals/guitar The Look
1955    Eddie Tudorpole – vocals Tenpole Tudor
1955    Rick Buckler – drums Jam
1956    Peter Buck – guitar REM
1961    Jonathan Melvoin – keyboards Dickies
1962    Ben Watt – guitar Everything But The Girl
1962    Dave Barbarossa – drums Republica
1969    Mark Gardener – vocals/guitar Ride
1970    Ulf ‘Buddha’ Ekberg – keyboards Ace Of Base
1976    Dee Tails – vocals MN8
1981    Stu Cooper – drums Koopa

Deaths

1949     Leadbelly
1988     Roy Orbison
2005     Danny Williams – US Singer
2011     Dobie Gray
2018     Pete Shelley – vocals Buzzcocks

December 7

Births

1911    Louis Prima – US singer/trumpeter
1924    Boyd Bennett – US singer
1941    James Reese – guitar Bobby Fuller Four
1942    Harry Chapin
1948    Gary Morris – US country singer
1949    Tom Waits
1951    Roger O’Dell – drums Shakatak
1953    Malcolm Owen – vocals Ruts
1954    Mike Nolan – vocals Bucks Fizz
1958    Timothy Butler – bass Psychedelic Furs
1963    Barbara Weathers – vocals Atlantic Starr
1963    Claudia Brucken – vocals Propaganda
1965    Brian Futter – guitar Catherine Wheel
1970    Lindy Layton – vocals Beats International
1970    Damien Rice
1973    Kon Artis – rapper D-12
1986    Jonathan Gill– vocals JLS
1987    Aaron Carter

Deaths

1987    Richard Taylor – vocals Manhattans
1990    Dee Clark
2008    Dennis Yost – vocals Classics IV
2011    Bob Burnett – vocals Highwaymen
2016    Greg Lake

December 8

Births

1925    Sammy Davis Jr
1925    Jimmy Smith – US blues organist
1931    Kokomo
1939    James Galway – Irish flautist
1939    Jerry Butler – US singer
1942    Bobbie Elliot – drums Hollies
1942    Toots Hibbert
1943    Jim Morrison – vocals Doors
1944    George Baker
1944    Noosha Fox
1944    Bertie Higgins
1946    Graham Knight – bass Marmalade
1947    Gregg Allman – guitar/keyboards Allman Brothers
1949    Ray Shulman – guitar Simon Dupree and the Big Sound
1950    Dan Hartman
1956    Warren Cuccurullo – guitar Duran Duran
1957    Phil Collen – guitar Def Leppard
1959    Paul Rutherfod – vocals Frankie Goes To Hollywood
1962    Marty Friedman – guitar Megadeth
1963    Jam El Mar – Keyboards Jam and Spoon
1966    Sinead O’Connor
1974    Nick Zinner – guitar Yeah Yeah Yeahs
1984    Nicki Minaj

Deaths

1980    John Lennon
1982    Marty Robbins
1984    Razzle – drums Hanoi Rocks
2004    Dimebag Darrell – guitar Pantera
2015    Bonnie Lou
2019    Juice Wrld
2021    Robbie Shakespeare – Sly & Robbie

December 9

Births

1932    Donald Byrd – jazz trumpeter
1942    Rick Danko – bass The Band
1944    Neil Innes – vocals Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah band
1944    Shirley Brickley – vocals Orlons
1950    Joan Armatrading
1953    Gil Saward – vocals Shakatak
1957    Donny Osmond
1958    Nick Seymour – bass Crowded House
1970    Zachary Foley – bass EMF
1971    Geoff Barrow – synthesizer Portishead
1972    Tre Cool – drums Green Day
1972    Brian Bell – guitar Weezer
1978    Chris Wolstenholme – bass Muse

Deaths

2002     Mary Hansen – vocals/guitar Stereolab
2006     Freddie Marsden – drums Pacemakers
2006     Georgia Gibbs – US singer
2014     Winfred Lovett – vocals Manhattans
2019     Marie Frederickson – vocals Roxette
2021     Steve Bronski – keyboards Bronski Beat

December 10

Births

1933    Don Charles
1941    Peter Sarstedt
1941    Chad Stuart – vocals/piano Chad and Jeremy
1945    Ralph Tavares – vocals Tavares
1946    Ace Kefford – bass Move
1946    Keith Smart – drums Wizzard
1947    Walter Orange – drums Commodores
1948    Jessica Cleaves – vocals Raw Silk
1948    Brenden Harkin – guitar Kool and The Gang
1950    L.J. Johnson
1954    Geoff Deanne – vocals Modern Romance
1954    Jack Hues – vocals/guitar Wang Chung
1957    Paul Hardcastle
1958    Pepsi – vocals Pepsi and Shirlie
1965    J. Mascis – drums Dinosaur Jr
1972    Brian Molko – vocals Placebo
1974    Meg White – drums White Stripes

Deaths

1967    Otis Redding
1995    Darren Robinson – rapper Fat Boys
1996    Faron Young – US country singer
1999    Rick Danko – bass The Band
2021    Mike Nesmith – guitar Monkees

December 11

Births

1916    Perez Prado – Cuban bandleader/organist
1940    David Gates – vocals Bread
1944    Brenda Lee
1954    Jermaine Jackson
1954    Rita Ray – vocals Darts
1958    Nikki Sixx – bass Motley Crue
1964    Justin Currie – vocals Del Amitri
1967    DJ Yella – rapper NWA
1968    Alex Banks – keyboards E-Z Rollers
1972    Easther Bennett – vocals Eternal
1985    Cilla Niekoop – Ch!pz

Deaths

1964    Sam Cooke
1992    George Van Dusen
1995    Arthur Mullard – UK actor/singer
1999    Charles Earland – US saxophonist
2012    Ravi Shankar – sitar player

December 12

Births

1915    Frank Sinatra
1938    Connie Francis
1940    Dionne Warwick
1941    Tim Hauser – vocals Manhattan Transfer
1942    Declan Clusky – guitar Bachelors
1942    Mike Heron – vocals Indredible String Band
1943    Mike Smith – vocals/keyboards Dave Clarke 5
1943    Grover Washington Jr      
1944    Rob Tyner – drums MC5
1945    Allan Ward – guitar Honeycombs
1946    Clive Bunker – drums Jethro Tull
1947    Louie Farrell – drums The Gun
1947    Graham Bonnet
1948    Ray Jackson – harmonica Lindisfarne
1950    Barry Blue
1953    Don Baird – vocals/guitar Georgia Satellite
1957    Cy Curnin – vocals The Fixx
1957    Sheila E
1959    Belouis Some
1961    Daniel O’Donnell
1964    Jeff Brown – vocals Pasadenas

Deaths

2004     Bert Reid – saxophone Crown Heights Affair
2007     Ike Turner
2016     Jim Lowe
2019     Jack Scott
2020     Charley Pride

December 13

Births

1944    Marti Webb
1948    Ted Nugent
1948    Tony Gomez – keyboards Foundations
1948    Jeff Baxter – guitar Doobie Brothers
1948    David O’List – guitar The Nice
1949    Tom Verlaine – vocals/guitar Television
1953    Pat Torpey – drums Mr Big (US)
1954    Berton Averre – guitar The Knack
1967    Jamie Foxx – US R&B singer
1975    Thomas DeLonge – vocals/guitar Blink 182
1976    Blu Cantrell – US singer
1989    Taylor Swift

Deaths

1981    Pigmeat Markham
2021    Joe Simon

December 14

Births

1932    Charlie Rich  
1938    Don Addrissi – vocals Addrisi Brothers
1943    Dandy Livingstone
1944    Frank Allen – bass/vocals Rebel Rouser/Later Searchers
1946    Jane Birkin
1946    Joyce Vincent – vocals Dawn
1949    Cliff Williams – bass AC/DC
1958    Mike Scott – vocals Waterboys
1958    Peter Stacy – tin whistle Pogues
1960    Andy Alston – keyboards Del Amitri
1970    Beth Orton

Deaths

1963    Dinah Washington
1997    Kurt Winter – guitar Guess Who
2002    Zal Yanovsky – guitar Lovin’ Spoonful
2011    Billie Jo Spears

December 15

Births

1922    Alan Freed – US DJ
1934    Johnny Moore – vocals Drifters
1939    Jimmy Justice
1939    Cindy Birdsong – vocals Patti Labelle’s Bluebelles
1942    Dave Clark – drums Dave Clark 5
1946    Harry Ray – vocals Moments
1946    Carmine Appice – drums Vanilla Fudge
1949    Don Johnson – US actor/singer
1955    Paul Simenon – bass Clash
1956    Kit Hain – vocals Marshall Hain
1956    William Orbit
1961    Nick Beggs – bass Kajagoogoo
1979    Keavy Lynch – vocals B*Witched
1979    Edele Lynch – vocals B*Witched

Deaths

1943    Fats Waller – US jazz pianist
1944    Glenn Miller – US band leader
2001    Rufus Thomas

December 16

Births

1940    Michael Tinsley – Hedgehoppers Anonymous
1945    Tony Hicks – guitar/vocals Hollies
1946    Benny Andersson – vocals/pianist Abba
1949    Billy Gibbons – guitar/vocals ZZ Top
1959    Steve Irvine – drums Lloyd Cole’s Commotions
1968    Christopher Thorn – guitar Blind Melon
1971    Michael McCarey – vocals Boyz II Men
1979    Flo Rida – US rapper

Deaths

1988    Sylvester
2001    Stuart Adamson – vocals/guitar Big Country
2007    Dan Fogelberg – US singer
2013    Ray Price
2017    Keely Smith
2020    Carl Mann
2021    Terry Uttley – Smokie
2021    Wanda Young – Marvelettes

December 17

Births

1770    Ludwig van Beethoven – classical composer
1931    Karl Denver

1936    Tommy Steele
1939    Eddie Kendricks – vocals Temptations
1943    Dave Dee
1947    Simon Bates – UK radio DJ
1948    Darryl Way – violin/piano Curved Air
1949    Paul Rodgers – vocals Bad Company
1955    Linton Beckles – vocals Central Line
1956    Mike Mills – bass REM
1961    Sarah Dallin – vocals Bananarama
1964    Ginger – vocals/guitar Wildhearts
1969    Mickey Quinn – guitar Supergrass

Deaths

1996    Ruby Murray
1999    Grover Washington Jr
2006    Denny Payton – saxophone Dave Clark 5
2010    Captain Beefheart

December 18

Births

1938    Chas Chandler – bass Animals
1943    Keith Richards – guitar Rolling Stones
1948    Buddy Gask – bass Showaddywaddy
1948    Bill Nelson
1950    Martha Johnson – vocals Martha and the Muffins
1950    Randy Castillo – drums Motley Crue/Ozzy Osbourne
1958    Geordie – guitar Killing Joke
1964    Robson Green – UK actor/singer
1966    Steve Dullahan – bass Primitives
1970    DMX – rapper
1972    DJ Lethal – drums Limp Bizkit
1975    Sia
1980    Lindsay Armaou – vocals B*Witched
1980    Christina Aguilera

Deaths

2000    Kirsty MacColl
2000    Clifford T.Ward
2001    Gilbert Becaud
2014    Larry Henley – Newbeats
2019    Kenny Lynch

December 19

Births

1915    Edith Paif – French singer
1940    Phil Ochs – US folk singer
1941    Maurice White – vocals Earth Wind and Fire
1944    Stuart Colman – bass Pinkertons ‘Assort’ Colours/UK producer
1944    Zal Yanovsky – guitar Lovin’ Spooonful
1944    Alvin Lee – guitar/vocals Ten Years After
1946    Jim Kelly – lead guitar Honeybus
1958    Limahl
1964    Mercury Nelson – vocals Force MD’s
1964    Charles Nelson – vocals Force MD’s
1967    Klaus Eichstadt – guitar  Ugly Kid Joe
1974    Mige – bass Him
1981    Samuel Bloom – vocals Allstars
1985    Lady Soveign  – UK rapper
1987    Aaron Paul Renfree – vocals S Club Juniors

Deaths

1993    Michael Clark – drums Byrds
2000    Pops Staples – vocals Staple Singers

December 20

Births

1939    Kim Weston
1945    Peter Criss – drums Kiss
1947    Gigliola Cinquetti – Italian Eurovision winner 1964
1948    Little Steven Wright – vocals Easybeats
1949    Alan Parsons
1956    Anita Ward
1957    Billy Bragg
1958    Anita Baker
1966    Chris Robinson – vocals Black Crowes
1975    Graham Hopkins – drums Therapy
1990    Jojo – US singer

Deaths

1973    Bobby Darin
2012    Jimmy McCracklin – US blues singer
2020    Chad Stuart – vocals/piano Chad and Jeremy
2021    Paul Mitchell – Floaters

December 21

Births

1937    Gwen McCrae
1940    Frank Zappa
1940    Paula – vocals Paul and Paula
1942    Carla Thomas
1943    Albert Lee – UK guitarist
1946    Carl Wilson – guitar/vocals Beach Boys
1946    Kevin Peek – guitar Sky
1953    Betty Wright – US soul singer
1956    Robert Wilson – bass Gap Band
1964    Christian James – vocals Halo James
1964    Murph – drums Dinosaur Jr/Lemonheads
1970    Delious Kennedy – vocals All-4-One

Deaths

1988    Jean-Paul Jeffreys – bass Cockney Rebel
1998    Karl Denver

December 22

Births

1945    Billie Davis
1946    Rick Nielsen – vocals/guitar Cheap Trick
1948    Noel Edmonds – UK TV/Radio presenter
1948    Alan Williams – guitar/flute Rubettes
1949    Maurice Gibb
1949    Robin Gibb
1957    Ricky Ross – vocals Deacon Blue
1958    Robert Cotton – vocals (UK) Jets
1967    Richie Edwards –guitar Manic Street Preachers
1972    Vanessa Paradis
1981    John McClure – vocals Reverend & The Makers
1989    Jordin Sparks

Deaths

2002    Joe Strummer
2006     Dennis Linde – US singer/songwriter
2014    Joe Cocker

December 23

Births

1929    Chet Baker – US jazz trumpeter
1935    Esther Phillips
1939    Johnny Kidd
1940    Eugene Record – vocals Chi-Lites
1941    Tim Hardin – US songwriter
1948    Jim Pash – Saxophone The Surfaris
1949    Ariel Bender – guitar Mott The Hoople
1958    Dave Murray – guitar Iron Maiden
1960    Will Sinnott – bass Shamen
1964    Eddie Vedder – vocals Pearl Jam
1967    Jamie Murphy – guitar/vocals Space

Deaths

1994    Dan Hamilton – vocals Hamilton Joe Frank and Reynolds
1996    Ronnie Scott – jazz saxophonist
2007    Oscar Peterson – Canadian composer/bandleader

December 24

Births

1924    Lee Dorsey
1944    Eddie Furey – vocals Fureys
1944    Tab Martin – bass Peddlers
1945    Lemmy – vocals Motorhead
1946    Jan Akkerman – guitar Focus
1947    Paul Shuttleworth – vocals Kursaal Flyers
1962    Darryl Pandy – US House DJ
1971    Ricky Martin
1975    Joe Washbourn – keyboards Toploader
1990    Adam Pitts – drums Lawson
1991    Louis Tomlinson – vocals One Direction

Deaths

2006    Charlie Drake
2016    Rick Parfitt – guitar/vocals Status Quo
2018    Honey Lantree (b: Ann Lantree) – drums Honeycombs
2020    Geoff Stephens – vocals New Vaudeville Band

December 25

Births

1913    Tony Martin – US singer
1929    Chris Kenner – US singer
1929    Billy Horton – vocals Silhouettes
1933    Jerry Merritt – guitar Blue Caps
1937    O’Kelly Isley – vocals Isley Brotherts
1944    Kenny Everett
1944    Henry Vestine – guitar Canned Heat
1944    John Edwards – vocals Detroit Spinners
1945    Noel Redding – bass Jimi Hendrix Experience
1946    Jimmy Buffett – US singer
1952    Desireless
1954    Robin Campbell – guitar UB40
1954    Annie Lennox
1957    Shane MacGowen – vocals Pogues
1958    Alannah Myles
1962    Francis Dunnery – vocals/guitar It Bites
1965    Bob Stanley – keyboards St Etienne
1971    Noel Hogan – guitar Cranberries
1971    Dido
1975    Tyler Stewart – drums Barenaked Ladies
1976    Armin Van Buuren – Dutch DJ
1977    Mariama Goodman – vocals Honeyz

Deaths

1995    Dean Martin
1998    Bryan McLean – guitar/vocals Love
2006    James Brown
2008    Eartha Kitt
2016    George Michael
2021    Janice Long

December 26

Births

1935    Abdul ‘Duke’ Fakir – vocals Four Tops
1939    Phil Spector – US producer
1951    Paul Quinn – guitar Saxon
1951    Richard Skinner – Radio DJ
1963    Lars Ulrich – drums Metallica
1992    Jade Thirlwall – vocals Little Mix

Deaths

1999    Curtis Mayfield
2002    Jake Thackray
2007    Joe Dolan – Irish singer
2010    Teena Marie
2012    Fontella Bass
2016    Alphonse Mouzon – US soul drummer
2019    Les Chadwick – bass Gerry and The Pacemakers

December 27

Births

1904    Marlene Dietrich – actress/singer
1931    Scotty Moore – Us guitarist for Elvis Presley
1941    Les Maguire – keyboards Gerry’s Pacemakers
1941    Mike Pinder – keyboards Moody Blues
1943    Roy Austin – guitar Rockin’ Berries
1944    Mick Jones – guitar/vocals Foreigner
1948    Larry Byrom – guitar Steppenwolf
1952    David Knopfler – guitar/vocals Dire Straits
1960    Youth – bass Killing Joke
1972    Matt Slocum – vocals Sixpence None The Richer
1981    Javine – UK singer
1988    Hayley Williams – vocals Paramore

Deaths

1978    Bob Luman – US singer

December 28

Births

1915    Pops Staples – vocals Staple Singers
1928    Bernard Cribbins
1938    Frank Kelly
1943    Chas Hodges – piano/vocals Chas and Dave
1946    Edgar Winter – US pianist/saxophonist
1947    Dick Diamonde – bass Easybeats
1948    Mary Weiss – vocals Shangri-La’s
1950    Alex Chilton – vocals/guitar Box Tops
1951    Gerry Shephard – guitar Glitter Band
1953    Richard Clayderman – French pianist
1956    Nigel Kennnedy – UK violinist
1965    Goldie – UK rapper
1966    Kym Sims
1967    Andy Todd – keyboards Republica
1971    Anita Dells – vocals 2 Unlimited
1978    John Legend – US singer
1981    Frank Turner – UK folk singer

Deaths

1983    Dennis Wilson – drums Beach Boys
2002    Meri Wilson
2015    Guru Josh
2015    Lemmy
2016    Debbie Reynolds
2018    Christine McGuires

December 29

Births

1933    Bernard Cribbins – UK actor/singer
1942    Ray Thomas – flute/saxophone Moody Blues
1943    Barbara Alston – vocals Crystals
1946    Marianne Faithfull
1947    Cozy Powell
1950    Robert Parassi – vocals/guitar Wild Cherry
1951    Yvonne Elliman
1953    Gali Atari – vocals Milk & Honey
1961    Mark Day – guitar Happy Mondays
1961    Jim Reid – vocals/guitar Jesus and Mary Chain
1963    Alex Gifford – saxophone Propellerheads
1966    Dexter Holland – vocals/guitar Offspring
1970    Aled Jones

Deaths

1980     Tim Hardin – US songwriter
1996     Jerry Knight – vocals/bass Raydio
2009     Jimmy Sullivan – drums Avenged Sevenfold
2011     Bobby Purify – vocals James and Bobby Purify
2019     Norma Tanega
2019     Neil Innes – vocals Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah band
2020     Phyllis McGuire (McGuire Sisters)
2021     John Hartman – drums Doobie Brothers

December 30

Births

1928    Bo Diddley     
1931    Skeeter Davis
1933    Andy Stewart
1934    Del Shannon
1939    Viola Wills
1942    Mike Nesmith – guitar Monkees
1945    Davy Jones – vocals Monkees
1946    Patti Smith – US singer
1947    Jeff Lynne – vocals/guitar E.L.O
1950    Dave Stewart – UK piano (not Eurythmics guitarist)
1959    Tracy Ullman
1969    Jason Kay – vocals Jamiroquai
1970    Sister Bliss – keyboard Faithless
1986    Ellie Goulding – UK Singer
1988    Leon Jackson

Deaths

1998    Johnny Moore – vocals Drifters
2010    Bobby Farrell – vocals Boney M

December 31

Births

1939    John Alford – vocals Allisons
1942    Andy Summers – guitar Police
1943    John Denver
1943    Pete Quaife – bass Kinks
1946    Reperata (b: Mary Aiese)
1946    Ruby Winters
1947    Burton Cummings – keyboard/vocals Guess Who
1948    Donna Summer
1951    Tom Hamilton – bass Aerosmith
1961    Scott Taylor – guitar Then Jericho
1963    Scott Ian – guitar Anthrax
1973    Joey McIntyre – vocals New Kids On The Block
1977    PSY
1989    Andrew Taggart – Chainsmokers

Deaths

1985    Rick Nelson
1986    Miki Zone – vocals Man 2 Man
1997    Floyd Cramer – US pianist
2000    Edna Savage – UK singer
2015    Natalie Cole
2018    Ray Sawyer – Dr Hook