Category: 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
2018    Alan Longmuir – Bay City Rollers

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
1941    Jim Rodford – bass Argent
1943    Tommy Quickly
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
2018    Tab Hunter

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

1936    Tommy Bruce
1939    Denise Lasalle
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 – piano 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

1926    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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June births and deaths

June 1

Births

1926    Marilyn Monroe
1930    Edward Woodwood
1934    Pat Boone
1945    Linda Scott
1946    Dan Hamilton – vocals Hamilton Joe Frank and Reynolds
1946    Ron Wood – guitar Faces/Rolling Stones
1950    Charlene
1950    Tom Robinson
1950    Graham Russell – vocals Air Supply
1958    Barry Adamson – bass Magazine
1960    Simon Gallup – bass The Cure
1963    Mike Joyce – drums Smiths
1967    Roger Sanchez – US DJ/Remixer
1968    Jason Donovan
1969    Damon Minchella – bass Ocean Colour Scene
1973    Adam Garcia
1974    Alanis Morissette

Deaths

1948    Sonny Boy Williamson – US blues singer
1991    David Ruffin
1996    Don Grolnick – keyboards Brecker Brothers
1996    Alan Blaikley – guitar Tremeloes
2000    Tito Puente – Latin musician
2007     Tony Thompson – vocals Hi-Five

June 2

Births

1930    Jimmy Jones
1932    Sammy Turner
1934    Johnny Carter – vocals Dells / Flamingos
1941    Charlie Watts – drums Rolling Stones
1941    William Guest – vocals Gladys Knight’s Pips
1944    Marvin Hamlisch
1945    Graham Bonney
1947    Antone Tavares – vocals Tavares
1959    Michael Steele – bass The Bangles
1960    Tony Hadley – vocals Spandau Ballet
1960    Barnhard Lloyd – keyboards Alphaville
1965    Jeremy Cunningham – bass Levellers
1965    David White – guitar Brother Beyond
1968    Merril Bainbridge – Australian singer
1970    B Real – rapper Cypress Hill
1970    Dominic Greensmith – drums Reef
1987    Matthew Koma – US singer
1989    Willy Moon – New Zealand – singer/songwriter

Deaths

1998    Helen Carter – vocals Carter Family
1999    Junior Braithwaite – vocals Wailers
2002    Boyd Bennett – US singer
2008     Bo Diddley

June 3

Births

1927    Boots Randolph – US saxophonist
1939    Ian Hunter – vocals Mott The Hoople
1942    Curtis Mayfield
1944    Michael Clarke – drums The Byrds
1944    Anita Harris
1946    Eddie Holman
1947    Mickey Finn – guitar T.Rex
1949    Bob Fish – vocals Darts
1950    Suzi Quatro
1950    Florian Pilkington-Miksa – drums Curved Air
1950    Deniece Williams
1952    Billy Powell – piano Lynyrd Skynyrd
1953    Loalwa Braz Vieira – vocals Kaoma
1954    Dan Hill
1954    Griff Fender – vocals Darts
1957    Clive Shakespeare – vocals/guitar Sherbet
1962    David Cole – keyboards C and C Music Factory
1964    Kerry King – guitar Slayer
1968    Saffron – vocals Republica
1971    Ariel Hernandez – keyboards No Mercy
1974    Gabriel Hernandez – keyboards No Mercy
1974    Kelly Jones – vocals Stereophonics
1979    Rumer (b: Sarah Joyce)

Deaths

1899    Johann Strauss – classic composer
2011    Andrew Gold
2016    Dave Swarbrick – vocals/violin Fairport Convention

June 4

Births

1937    Freddy Fender – US singer
1940    Cliff Bennett
1944    Roger Ball – saxophone/piano Average White Band
1945    Gordon Waller – vocals Peter and Gordon
1945    Leroy Hutson – vocals Impressions
1949    Gregg Diamond – US singer
1950    Peter Van Hooke – drums Mike and the Mechanics
1953    Paul Samson – vocals Samson
1953    Jimmy McCulloch – guitar Thunderclap Newman
1958    Selwyn Brown – keyboards Steel Pulse
1961    El De Barge – vocals DeBarge
1962    Steve Grimes – guitar Farm
1964    DJ Dmitry keys/guitar Deee-lite
1987    Mollie King– vocals The Saturdays
1990    Zac Farro – drums Paramore

Deaths

1994    Derek Lekenby – guitar Herman’s Hermits
1997    Ronnie Lane
2012    Herb Reed – vocals Platters
2013    Jim Sundquist – guitar Fendermen

June 5

Births

1943    Michael Davis – bass MC5
1945    Don Reid – vocals Statler Brothers
1946    Freddy Stone – guitar Sly and the Family Stone
1946    John Du Cann
1947    Laurie Anderson
1947    Tom Evans – bass Badfinger
1950    Ronnie Dyson
1956    Keith Marshall – vocals Hello
1956    Richard Butler – vocals Psychedelic Furs
1964    Maggie Dunne – vocals/guitar/keyboard Fuzzbox
1966    Gary Newby – vocals Railway Children
1968    Stefan Schonfeldt – guitar Wannadies
1969    Brian McKnight – US R&B singer
1971    Markie Mark
1974    Dominic Chad – guitar Mansun
1979    Peter Wentz – bass Fall Out Boy
1981    Sebastien Lefebvre – guitar Simple Plan
1981    Mark O’Connell – drums Taking Back Sunday

Deaths

1993    Conway Twitty
1999    Mel Torme
2002    Dee Dee Ramone – bass Ramones
2013    Cornelius Harp – lead vocals Marcels

June 6

Births

1936    Levi Stubbs – vocals Four Tops
1939    Gary U.S Bonds
1939    Chris Sanford
1943    Leslie Dash – Hedgehoppers Anonymous
1944    Edgar Froese – keyboards, guitar, bass, harmonica – Tangerine Dream
1947    Terry Williams – vocals New Christy Minstrels
1948    Richard Sinclair – bass Caravan
1948    Shorty Beck – drums Shocking Blue
1955    Michael Wallace – percussion Third World
1959    Robert Hodgens – guitar Bluebells
1960    Steve Vai – guitar Whitesnake
1961    Dee C Lee
1961    Tom Araya – vocals/bass Slayer
1962    Guru Josh
1965    Edward Campbell – keyboads Texas
1967    David Navarro – guitar Jane’s Addiction
1967    Nicole Kidman – US actress/singer
1974    Uncle Kracker
1978    Carl Barat – guitar Libertines

Deaths

1990    Joe Loss
1991    Stan Getz
2003    Dave Rowberry – keyboards Animals
2006    Billy Preston
2010    Marvin Isley – bass Isley Brothers
2019    Dr. John

June 7

Births

1917    Dean Martin
1924    Dolores Gray – US 40s singer
1940    Tom Jones
1944    Miguel Rios
1944    Clarence White – guitar Byrds
1946    Bill Kreutzmann – drums Grateful Dead
1946    Mickey Jones – guitar Man
1955    Joey Scarbury – US singer
1957    Paddy McAloon – vocals/guitar Prefab Sprout
1958    Prince
1966    Eric Kretz – drums Stone Temple Pilots
1985    Charlie Simpson – vocals Busted
1990    Iggy Azalea – Australian rapper
1990    Fetty Wap – US singer
1993    George Ezra

Deaths

2009     Kenny Rankin – US session guitarist
2010     Stuart Cable – drums Stereophonics
2011     Buddy Gask – bass Showaddywaddy
2012     Reg Quantrill – Banjo Wurzels

June 8

Births

1940    Nancy Sinatra
1942    Chuck Negron – vocals Three Dog Night
1943    Boz Scaggs
1947    Julie Driscoll
1947    Mick Box – guitar Uriah Heep
1953    Bonnie Tyler
1953    Jeff Rich – drums Status Quo
1955    Jon King – vocals Gang Of Four
1960    Mick Hucknall – vocals Simply Red
1962    Nick Rhodes – keyboards Duran Duran
1965    Rob Pilatus – vocals? Milli Vanilli
1966    Doris Pearson – vocals Five Star
1968    Neil Mitchell – piano Wet Wet Wet
1970    Nicci Gilbert – vocals Brownstone
1971    Jef Streathfield – guitar Wildhearts
1977    Kanye West
1985    Jamie Shaw – vocals One True Voice

Deaths

2007     Nellie Lutcher – US singer/pianist
2008     Nick Sanderson – drums World Of Twist
2010     Crispian St Peters
2018     Neil Jones – guitar Amen Corner

June 9

Births

1891    Cole Porter – composer
1915    Les Paul
1934    Jackie Wilson
1941    Billy Hatton – bass Fourmost
1941    Jon Lord – keyboard Deep Purple
1946    Stuart Edwards – guitar Edison Lighthouse
1947    Mitch Mitchell – drums Jimi Hendrix’s Experience
1949    Francis Monkman – synthesizer Curved Air
1950    Trevor Bolder – bass Uriah Heep
1951    Terry Uttley – bass Smokie
1953    Errol Kennedy – vocals Imagination
1954    Peter Byrne – vocals Naked Eyes
1962    Eddie Lundon – guitar China Crisis
1967    Dean Felber – bass Hootie and The Blowfish
1970    Ed Simons – keyboards Chemical Brothers
1976    Romain Tranchart – guitar Modjo
1978    Matthew Bellamy – vocals/guitar Muse
1980    D’Banj
1983    Frankee

Deaths

1993    Arthur Alexander – US blues singer
1995    Frank Chacksfield

June 10

Births

1910    Howlin’ Wolf
1922    Judy Garland
1933    Ian Campbell – Folk group leader
1941    Shirley Owens – vocals Shirelles
1942    Janet Vogel – vocals Skyliners
1944    Rick Price – bass Move/Wizzard
1949    Perry Kibble – piano A Taste Of Honey
1960    Maxi Priest
1960    Thea Austin – vocals Soulsearcher
1961    Mark Shaw – vocals Then Jericho
1961    Kim Deal – bass Pixies/guitar Breeders
1964    Jimmy Chamberlain – drums Smashing Pumpkins
1965    Joey Santiago – guitar Pixies
1966    Duke Baysee
1967    Emma Anderson – guitar Lush
1967    Darren Robinson – vocals Fat Boys
1971    Jojo – vocals Jodeci
1973    Faith Evans
1978    Paul Canning – guitar Tomcat
1989    Alexandra Stan – Romanian singer

Deaths

1982    Adie McFadden – vocals Shirelles

2004    Ray Charles
2004    Graeme Kelling – guitar Deacon Blue
2011    Jerry Mayo –Vocals Freddie Bell’s Bellboys
2011    Darryl Pandy – US House DJ

June 11

Births

1940    Joey Dee – vocals of The Starliters
1946    Thump Thompson – bass Darts
1948    Lynsey De Paul
1949    Frank Beard – drums ZZ Top
1951    George Furey – vocals Fureys
1960    The Head – DJ Stereo MC’s
1961    Rob Birch – vocals Stereo MC’s
1969    Steve Drozd – drums Flaming Lips
1987    Dappy

Deaths

1982    Wayne Ryanes – vocals Monotones
1993    Bernard Bresslaw
2015    Jim Ed Brown – vocals The Browns
2015    Ornette Coleman – jazz saxophonist

June 12

Births

1914    Bill Kenny – vocals Inkspots
1914    Herb Kenny – vocals Inkspots
1928    Vic Damone
1941    Roy Harper – UK folk singer
1941    Reg Presley – vocals Troggs
1942    Len Barry
1942    Stuart Gillies
1944    Harold Cowart – bass John Fred’s Playboy Band
1948    Barry Bailey – guitar Atlanta Rhythm Section
1949    John Wetton – bass Asia
1951    Brad Delp – vocals Boston
1951    Bun Carlos – drums Cheap Trick
1952    Pete Farndon – bass Pretenders
1952    Dale Krantz – vocals Rossington Collins band
1953    Rocky Burnette
1959    John Linnell – accordian/keyboards They Might Be Giants
1966    Meredith Brooks
1972    Sophie Lawrence
1979    Robyn – Swedish singer

Deaths

1989    Lou Monte
2011    Carl Gardner – vocals Coasters

June 13

Births

1927    Slim Dusty
1940    Bobby Freeman
1941    Marvin Tarplin – guitarist Miracles
1941    Esther Ofarim
1943    Dyke – vocals Dyke and the Blazers
1949    Dennis Locorriere – lead vocals Dr Hook
1955    Nigel Wright – keyboards Shakatak
1957    Rolf Brendal – drums Nena
1968    David Gray – UK singer
1968    Denice Pearson – vocals Five Star
1969    Soren Rasted – vocals Aqua
1971    Rivers Cuomo – vocals Weezer
1971    Danny Popperwell – vocals Ooberman
1974    Cheryl Gamble – vocals SWV
1976    Kymberley Marsh – vocals Hear’say
1976    Jay Brown – vocals 5ive
1986    Charles Hamilton – US rapper

Deaths

1972    Clyde McPhatter
1986    Benny Goodman
2010    Jimmy Dean

June 14

Births

1909    Burl Ives
1931    Junior Walker
1936    Obie Benson – Four Tops
1941    Julie Felix
1943    Muff Winwood – bass Spencer Davis Group
1945    Rod Argent – vocals/keyboards Zombies
1949    Alan White – drums Plastic Ono Band
1950    Jim Lea – bass Slade
1954    Maureen Nolan – vocals Nolans
1959    Nick Van Eede – vocals Cutting Crew
1961    Boy George
1963    Chris De Garmo – guitar Queensryche
1984    Siobhan Donoghy – vocals sugababes
1991    Jese Nelson – vocals Little Mix

Deaths

1969    Wynonie Harris
1973    Clarence White – guitar Byrds
1994    Henry Mancini
1995    Rory Gallagher
2016    Henry McCullough – guitar Wings

June 15

Births

1921    Errol Garner – US jazz pianist
1937    Waylon Jennings – US country singer
1941    Harry Nilsson
1941    Doug Roberts –drums Fireballs
1943    Johnny Halliday – French singer
1946    Demis Roussos 
1946    Noddy Holder
1949    Russell Hitchcock – vocals Air Supply
1949    Meri Wilson
1949    Michael Lutz – bass Brownsville Station
1951    Steve Walsh – vocals/piano Kansas
1953    Ritchie Puente – percussion Mink DeVille
1956    Bobby Paterson – bass Love And Money
1957    Maxi Jazz – MC Faithless
1958    Neil Arthur – keyboards Blancmange
1966    Michael Britt – guitar Lonestar
1969    Ice Cube
1985    Nadine Coyle – vocals Girls Aloud
1996    Aurora

Deaths

1968    Gary Miller
1989    Pete De Freitas – drums Echo and The Bunnymen
1996    Ella Fitzgerald
1999    Screaming Lord Sutch

June 16

Births
1890    Stan Laurel
1941    Lamont Dozier – US singer/songwriter
1942    Eddie Levert – vocals O’Jays
1942    John Rostill – bass Shadows
1944    Brian Protheroe
1945    Peter Hoorelbeke – drums Rare Earth
1946    Ian Matthews – vocals Matthews Southern Comfort
1950    James Smith – vocals Stylistics
1953    Ian Mosley – drums Curved Air/Marillion
1966    MC Ren – rapper NWA
1968    Patrick White – vocals Musical Youth
1970    Elaine Graham – bass Urusei Yatsura
1971    2Pac
1976    Cian Ciaran – keyboards Super Furry Animals
1978    Elisa Frances Cariera – vocals Solid Harmonie
1985    Zoe Birkett – Pop Idol contestant
1990    John Newman
1991    Joe McElderry

Deaths

1982    James Honeyman-Scott – guitar Pretenders
1996    John Wolters – drums Dr Hook
2002    Paul Furey – accordian Fureys

June 17

Births

1930    Cliff Gallup – guitar Gene Vincent’s Blue Caps
1942    Norman Kuhlke – drums Swinging Blue Jeans
1943    Barry Manilow
1944    Chris Spedding
1945    Eric Lewis – bass Middle Of The Road
1947    Glen Buxton – guitar Alice Cooper
1957    Philip Chevron – guitar Pogues
1958    Jello Biafra – vocals Dead Kennedys
1962    Michael Monroe – vocals Hanoi Rocks
1969    Kevin Thornton – vocals Color Me Badd
1976    Sheryl Jay – vocals Toutes Les Filles
1983    Lee Ryan – vocals Blue

Deaths

2005    Karl Mueller – bass Soul Asylum
2013    Roger LaVerne – piano Tornados
2016    Prince Be – rapper PM Dawn

June 18

Births

1925    Johnny Pearson – piano Sounds Orchestral/UK orchestra leader
1942    Paul McCartney
1943    Raffaella Carra
1947    Sandy Posey
1947    Paul Young – vocals Sad Café/Mike and Mechanics
1953    Jerome Smith – guitar KC’s Sunshine Band
1961    Alison Moyet
1969    Sice – vocals/guitar Boo Radleys
1971    Twiggy Ramirez – bass Marilyn Manson
1972    Nathan Morris – vocals Boyz II Men
1973    Gary Stringer – vocals Reef
1982    Haydon Eshun – vocals Ultimate Kaos

Deaths

1995    Louise Dean – vocals Shiva
2007    Hank Medress – vocals Token
2011    Clarence Clemons – saxophone E Street Band
2012    Brian Hibbard – vocals Flying Pickets
2013    Alastair Donaldson – guitar Rezillos
2014    Johnny Mann

June 19

Births

1925    Charlie Drake
1936    Tommy DeVito – guitar Four Seasons
1936    Shirley Goodman – vocals Shirley and Lee
1939    Al Wilson – US singer/drummer
1940    Paul Shane
1942    Elaine McFarlaine – vocals Spanky and our Gang
1944    Robin Box – guitar White Plains
1948    Nick Drake
1950    Ann Wilson – vocals Heart
1953    Larry Dunn – keyboards Earth Wind and Fire
1959    Mark DeBarge – trumpet/saxophone DeBarge
1962    Paula Abdul
1963    Simon Wright – drums AC/DC
1964    Dennis Fuller – vocals London Boys
1974    Alex Copeland – vocals Spunge
1983    Martin Rycroft – vocals Fast Food Rockers
1983    Macklemore – US  rapper

Deaths

1993    Tony Brent
2013    Slim Whitman
2014    Gerry Goffin
2019    Phillipe Zdar – DJ Cassius

June 20

Births

1924    Chet Atkins – US country guitarist
1936    Mickie Most – UK producer
1937    Jerry Keller
1942    Brian Wilson
1947    Anne Murray
1948    Alan Longmuir – bass Bay City Rollers
1949    Lionel Richie
1955    Michael Anthony – bass Van Halen
1958    Kelly Johnson – guitar Girlschool
1960    John Taylor – bass Duran Duran
1960    Chris Gibson – guitar/percussion Gibson Brothers
1966    Stone Gossard – guitar Pearl Jam
1967    Murphy Karges – bass Sugar Ray
1979    Charlotte Hatherley – guitar Ash
1981    Derek MacDonald – vocals Mero
1982     Example – UK rapper
1992    Sage The Gemini – US rapper

Deaths

1997    Lawrence Payton – vocals Four Tops
2006    Claydes Smith – guitar Kool and The Gang

June 21

Births

1932    Lalo Schrifrin
1932    O.C.Smith
1932    Carl White – vocals Rivingtons
1938    Don Black – composer
1942    Eumir Deodata – Brazilian composer
1944    Miguel Vicens Danus – bass Los Bravos
1944    Ray Davies
1944    Jon Hiseman – drums John Mayalls Bluesbreakers
1945    Chris Britton – guitar Troggs
1946    Brenda Holloway – US singer
1948    Joey Molland – guitar Badfinger
1950    Joey Kramer – drums Aerosmith
1950    John Paul Young
1951    Nils Lofgren
1951    Alan Silson – guitar/harmonica Smokie
1956    Tim Parry – guitar Blue Zoo
1957    Mark Brzezicki – drums Big Country
1959    Marcella Detroit
1967    Tim Simenon – vocals/keyboards Bomb The Bass
1968    Sonique
1973    Chris McCormack – guitar 3 Colours Red
1975    Justin Cary – Sixpence None The Richer
1976    Rebekah Ryan
1985    Lana Del Rey

Deaths

1979    Bert Kaempfert
2001    John Lee Hooker
2010    Frank Sidebottom – vocals Freshies
2010    Tam White – Scottish singer

June 22

Births

1909    Joe Loss
1927    Kenneth McKellar
1936    Kris Kristofferson
1944    Peter Asher – vocals Peter and Gordon
1947    Howard Kaylan – vocals Turtles
1948    Todd Rundgren
1949    Alan Osmond – guitar Osmonds
1953    Cyndi Lauper
1955    Green – vocals Scritti Politti
1956    Derek Forbes – bass Simple Minds
1957    Garry Beers – bass INXS
1961    Jimmy Somerville
1962    Ruby Turner
1964    Mike Edwards – vocals Jesus Jones
1964    Dickie Barrett – vocals Mighty Mighty Boss Tones
1964    Bobby Gillespie – vocals Primal Scream
1967    Tom Cunningham – drums Wet Wet Wet
1970    Steve Page – vocals/guitar Barenaked Ladies
1970    Alan Leach – drums Shed Seven

Deaths

1969    Judy Garland
1987    Fred Astaire
2015    James Horner – US composer/conductor
2018    Vinnie Paul – drummer Pantera

June 23

Births

1929    Dave King – UK singer
1940    Adam Faith
1940    Stuart Sutcliffe – original Beatles
1943    Aaron Williams – rhythm guitar Merseybeats
1944    Rosetta Hightower -vocals Orlons
1952    Betty Dragstra – vocals Pussycat
1957    Leee John – vocals Imagination
1961    Chris Holmes – guitar W.A.S.P
1962    Richard Coles – keyboards Communards
1962    Steve Shelley – drums Sonic Youth
1963    Beverley Craven
1964    Joey Allen – guitar Warrant
1965    Richard Norris – vocals Grid
1965    Paul Arthurs – guitar Oasis
1966    Mark Chadwick – vocal/guitar Levellers
1966    Jim MacPherson – drums Breeders
1969    Simon Rowe – guitar Chapterhouse
1970    Mark Oh
1975    KT Tunstall
1977    Jason Mraz
1980    Jessica Taylor – vocals Liberty X
1981    Antony Costa – vocals Blue
1984    Duffy

Deaths

2010     Pete Quaife – bass Kinks
2013    Bobby Bland

June 24

Births

1942    Mick Fleetwood
1942    Arthur Brown – vocals Crazy World Of Arthur Brown
1944    Tony Campbell – guitar Jigsaw
1944    Jeff Beck
1944    Charlie Whitney – guitar Family
1944    Chris Wood – flute/saxophone Traffic
1945    Colin Blunstone
1957    Astro – trumpet UB40
1959    Andy McClusky – synthesizer/bass OMD
1961    Curt Smith – vocals/bass Tears For Fears
1967    Jeff Cease – guitar Black Crowes
1968    Brian Tappert – keyboards Soulsearcher
1970    Glenn Medeiros

Deaths

2013    Puff Johnson – US singer
2013    Alan Myers – drums Devo

June 25

Births

1918    Sid Tepper – songwriter
1935    Eddie Floyd
1939    Harold Melvin
1940    Clint Warwick – bass Moody Blues
1945    Carly Simon
1946    Allen Lanier – keyboards/guitar Blue Oyster Cult
1950    Howard Pickup – guitar Adverts
1952    Tim Finn – vocals Split Enz/Crowded House
1954    David Paich – keyboard/vocals Toto
1963    George Michael
1977    Sean Kelly – vocals Sixpence None The Richer

Deaths

1988    Hillel Slovak – guitar Red Hot Chili Peppers
1988    Jimmy Soul – US singer
2009    Michael Jackson

June 26

Births

1934    Reg Quantrill – Banjo Wurzels
1940    Billy Davis Jr
1942    Larry Taylor – bass Canned Heat
1943    Georgie Fame
1949    Adrian Gurvitz – vocals The Gun
1950    Junior Daye – vocals Sweet Sensation
1951    Rindy Ross – vocals/saxophone Quarterflash
1955    Mick Jones – guitar Clash/Big Audio Dynamite
1956    Chris Isaak
1957    Patti Smythe – US singer
1961    Terri Nunn – vocals Berlin
1963    Harriet Wheeler – vocals Sundays
1967    Pär Wiksten – vocals Wannadies
1969    Mark Decloedt – drums EMF
1969    Colin Greenwood – bass Radiohead
1973    Gretchen Wilson – US singer
1979    Nathan Followill – drums Kings Of Leon

Deaths

June 27

Births

1942    Bjorn Thelin – bass Spotnicks
1944    Bruce Johnston – vocals Beach Boys
1951    Gilson Lavis – drums Squeeze
1953    Louis Risbrook – bass B.T. Express
1962    Michael Ball
1970    Laurence Colbert – drums Ride
1970    Marc Williams – vocals Three Amigo’s
1976    Leigh Nash – vocals Sixpence None The Richer
1977    Lolly
1983    Alsou
1990    Joel Peat – guitar Lawson

Deaths

1999    Brian O’Hara – guitar Fourmost
2002     John Entwistle – bass The Who
2008    Raymond Lefevre – French orchestra leader
2014    Bobby Womack

June 28

Births

1914    Lester Flatt – US country guitarist
1926    Mel Brooks
1935    John Inman
1943    Bobby Harrison – drums Procol Harum
1943    Renato Pagliari (Renee & Renato)
1945    Dave Knights – guitar Procol Harum
1959    Clint Boon – organ Inspiral Carpets
1963    Andy Cousin – bass All About Eve
1963    Tim Worman – vocals Polecats
1965    Saul Davies – violin/percussion James
1970    Bigfoot – vocals Shanks and Bigfoot
1971    Ray Slijingaard – keyboards 2 Unlimited

Deaths
2015    Chris Squire – bass Yes
2016    Scotty Moore

June 29

Births

1942    Alan Klein – vocals New Vaudeville Band
1943    Roger Ruskin Spear – saxophone Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band
1945    Little Eva
1947    Carlo Santanna – guitar Paper Lace
1948    Ian Paice – drums Deep Purple
1948    Dervin Gordon – vocals Equals
1948    Lincoln Gordon – guitar Equals
1953    Colin Hay – vocals/guitar Men At Work
1964    Stedman Pearson – vocals Five Star
1966    Dale Barker – vocals Sixpence none The Richer
1968    Richard Battersby – drums Wildhearts
1978    Nicole Scherzinger – vocals Pussycat Dolls
1979    Abs Breen – vocals 5ive
1980    Katherine Jenkins – Welsh singer

Deaths

1975    Tim Buckley
1979    Lowell George – vocals/guitar Little Feat
1997    Horst Jankowski
2002    Rosemary Clooney – US singer

June 30

Births

1917    Buddy Rich – US jazz drummer
1917    Lena Horne – US singer/actress
1937    Larry Henley – vocals Newbeats
1939    Tony Hatch – UK composer
1943    Florence Ballard – vocals Supremes
1946    William Brown – vocals Moments
1949    Andy Scott – guitar Sweet
1951    Stanley Clarke – US jazz bassist
1952    Stefan Zuaner – vocals/piano Freiheit
1956    Adrian Wright – synthesizer Human League
1962    Julianne Reagan – vocals All About Eve
1968    Philip Anselmo – vocals Pantera
1974    Kelli Dayton – vocals Sneaker Pimps
1983    Cheryl Cole – vocals Girls Aloud
1983    Anton Gordon – vocals One True Voice

Deaths

1995    Phyllis Hyman
2001    Chet Atkins
2011    Jimmy Roselli – US singer

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