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JANUARY
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Country Joe McDonald (1/1/42) (Country Joe & the Fish)
Chick Churchill (1/2/49) (Ten Years After)
George Martin (1/2/26) (The Beatles' producer)
Stephen Stills (1/3/45) (Buffalo Springfield/Crosby, Stills & Nash)
Van Dyke Parks (1/3/43) (songwriter: lyricist, arranger)
John McLaughlin (1/4/42) (Mahavishnu Orchestra)
Chris Stein (1/5/50) (Blondie)
George Brown (1/5/49) (Kool & the Gang)
Syd Barrett (1/6/45) (Pink Floyd)
Malcolm Young (1/6/53) (AC/DC)
Sandy Denny (1/6/47) (Fairport Convention)
Van McCoy (1/6/44) ("The Hustle")
Paul Revere (1/7/42) (Paul Revere & the Raiders)
Kenny Loggins (1/7/48) (Loggins & Messina)
Elvis Presley (1/8/35) ("Teddy Bear")
David Bowie (1/8/47) ("Young Americans")
Robby Krieger (1/8/46) (The Doors)
Terry Sylvester (1/8/47) (replaced Graham Nash in the Hollies)
Jimmy Page (1/9/44) (Led Zeppelin)
Joan Baez (1/9/41) ("The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down")
David Johansen (1/9/50) (New York Dolls)
Rod Stewart (1/10/45) ("Maggie May")
Donald Fagen (1/10/48) (Steely Dan)
Jim Croce (1/10/43) ("Bad, Bad Leroy Brown")
Jerry Wexler (1/10/17) (producer of Aretha Franklin's '60s and '70s hits)
Tony Kaye (1/11/45) (Yes/Badger)
Long John Baldry (1/12/41) ("Don't Try to Lay No Boogie-Woogie on the King of Rock & Roll")
Cynthia Robinson (1/12/46) (Sly & the Family Stone)
Cornelius Bumpus (1/13/52) (Moby Grape/The Doobie Brothers)
Allen Toussaint (1/13/38) (writer "Lady Marmalade")
Ronnie Van Zant (1/15/49) (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
Captain Beefheart (1/15/41) (Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band)
Mick Taylor (1/17/48) (The Rolling Stones)
Bobby Goldsboro (1/18/41) ("Watching Scotty Grow")
David Ruffin (1/18/41) (The Temptations)
Janis Joplin (1/19/43) ("Me and Bobby McGee")
Dewey Bunnell (1/19/52) (America)
Robert Palmer (1/19/49) ("Every Kinda People")
Dolly Parton (1/19/46) ("Here You Come Again")
Paul Stanley (1/20/52) (KISS)
Eric Stewart (1/20/45) (10cc)
Ron Townson (1/20/33) (The Fifth Dimension)
Richie Havens (1/21/41) ("Here Comes the Sun")
Mac Davis (1/21/42) ("Baby, Don't Get Hooked on Me")
Edwin Starr (1/21/42) ("War")
Jimmy Ibbotson (1/21/47) (The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)
Steve Perry (1/22/53) (Journey)
Patrick Simmons (1/23/50) (The Doobie Brothers)
Anita Pointer (1/23/48) (The Pointer Sisters)
Robin Zander (1/23/53) (Cheap Trick)
Neil Diamond (1/24/41) ("Brother Love's Traveling Salvation Show")
Warren Zevon (1/24/47) ("Werewolves of London")
Richard Finch (1/25/54) (K.C. and the Sunshine Band)
Eddie Van Halen (1/26/55) (Van Halen)
David Briggs (1/26/51) (Little River Band)
Nick Mason (1/27/45) (Pink Floyd)
Brian Downy (1/27/51) (Think Lizzy)
Seth Justman (1/27/51) (The J. Geils Band)
Corky Laing (1/28/48) (Mountain)
David Byron (1/29/47) (Uriah Heep)
Tommy Ramone (1/28/49) (The Ramones)
Steve Marriott (1/30/47) (Humble Pie)
Marty Balin (1/30/42) (Jefferson Airplane/Starship)
Phil Collins (1/31/51) (Genesis)
Harry Wayne "K.C." Casey (1/31/51) (K.C. and the Sunshine Band)
Phil Manzanera (1/31/51) (Roxy Music)
Terry Kath (1/31/46) (Chicago)


FEBRUARY
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Rick James (2/1/48) ("Super Freak")
Ray Sawyer (2/1/39) (Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show)
Mike Campbell (2/1/54) (Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers)
Graham Nash (2/2/42) (The Hollies/Crosby, Stills & Nash)
Ross Valory (2/2/49) (Journey)
Melanie (2/3/47) ("Candles in the Rain")
Dave Davies (2/3/47) (The Kinks)
Eric Haydock (2/3/43) (The Hollies)
Dennis Edwards (2/3/43) (replaced David Ruffin in The Temptations)
Richard Thompson (2/3/49) (Fairport Convention)
Johnny "Guitar" Watson (2/3/35) ("A Real Mother for Ya")
Alice Cooper (2/4/48) ("I'm Eighteen")
Cory Wells (2/5/42) (Three Dog Night)
Al Kooper (2/5/44) (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
Bob Marley (2/6/45) ("Roots Rock Reggae")
Jimmy Greenspoon (2/7/48) (Three Dog Night)
Alan Lancaster (2/7/49) (Status Quo)
Tom Rush (2/8/41) ("Urge for Going")
Creed Bratton (2/8/43) (The Grass Roots)
Carole King (2/9/41) ("I Feel the Earth Move")
Roberta Flack (2/10/39) ("Killing Me Softly with His Song")
Peter Allen (2/10/44) ("I Go to Rio")
Gerry Goffin (2/11/39) (songwriter with Carole King: "Up on the Roof")
Ray Manzarek (2/12/43) (The Doors)
Michael McDonald (2/12/52) (The Doobie Brothers)
Steve Hackett (2/12/50) (Genesis)
Joe Schermie (2/12/45) (Three Dog Night)
Ed Gagliardi (2/13/52) (Foreigner)
Tim Buckley (2/14/47) ("Morning Glory")
Eric Andersen (2/14/43) (songwriter: "Thirsty Boots")
Melissa Manchester (2/15/51) ("Don't Cry Out Loud")
Mick Avory (2/15/44) (The Kinks)
Brian Holland (2/15/41) (one third of Motown producing/songwriting trio Holland/Dozier/Holland)
Sonny Bono (2/16/35) (Sonny & Cher)
Yoko Ono (2/18/33) ("Walking on Thin Ice")
Robbie Bachman (2/18/53) (Bachman-Turner Overdrive)
Dennis DeYoung (2/18/47) (Styx)
Juice Newton (2/18/52) ("Queen of Hearts")
Smokey Robinson (2/19/40) ("Cruisin'")
Tony Lommi (2/19/48) (Black Sabbath)
Mark Andes (2/19/48) (Spirit)
Walter Becker (2/20/50) (Steely Dan)
J. Geils (2/20/46) (The J. Geils Band)
Randy California (2/20/51) (Spirit)
Buffy Sainte-Marie (2/20/41) (songwriter: "Until It's Time for You to Go")
Jerry Harrison (2/21/49) (Talking Heads)
Johnny Winter (2/23/44) ("Jumpin' Jack Flash")
Rusty Young (2/23/46) (Poco)
Brad Whitford (2/23/52) (Aerosmith)
Nicky Hopkins (2/24/44) (recording session piano player)
Paul Jones (2/24/42) (Manfred Mann)
George Harrison (2/25/43) (The Beatles)
Stuart "Woody" Wood (2/25/57) (The Bay City Rollers)
Jonathan Cain (2/26/50) (Journey)
Bob "The Bear" Hite (2/26/43) (Canned Heat)
Johnny Cash (2/26/32) ("Ring of Fire")
Neal Schon (2/27/54) (Santana/Journey)
Eddie Gray (2/27/48) (Tommy James & the Shondells)
Brian Jones (2/28/42) (The Rolling Stones)
Joe South (2/28/40) ("Games People Play")


MARCH
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Roger Daltrey (3/1/45) (The Who)
Mike D'Abo (3/1/44) (Manfred Mann)
Karen Carpenter (3/2/50) (Carpenters)
Lou Reed (3/2/43) ("Walk on the Wild Side")
Eddie Money (3/2/49) ("Two Tickets To Paradise")
Rory Gallagher (3/2/49) (guitarist)
Jennifer Warnes (3/3/47) ("Right Time of the Night")
Chris Squire (3/4/48) (Yes)
Bobby Womack (3/4/44) ("Lookin' for a Love")
Andy Gibb (3/5/58) ("Shadow Dancing")
Alan Clark (3/5/52) (Dire Straits)
David Gilmour (3/6/44) (Pink Floyd)
Mary Wilson (3/6/44) (The Supremes)
Kiki Dee (3/6/47) ("I Got the Music in Me")
Peter Wolf (3/7/46) (The J. Geils Band)
Townes Van Zandt (3/7/44) (folk singer/songwriter)
Randy Meisner (3/8/46) (The Eagles)
Robin Trower (3/9/45) (Procol Harum)
Mark Lindsay (3/9/42) (Paul Revere & the Raiders)
Jimmy Fadden (3/9/48) (The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)
Tom Scholz (3/10/47) (Boston)
Mark Stein (3/11/45) (Vanilla Fudge)
James Taylor (3/12/48) ("Fire and Rain")
Paul Kantner (3/12/42) (Jefferson Airplane/Starship)
Bill Payne (3/12/49) (Little Feat)
Neil Sedaka (3/13/39) ("Laughter in the Rain")
David Byrne (3/14/52) (Talking Heads)
Michael Murphy (3/14/45) ("Wildfire")
Quincy Jones (3/14/33) (producer of Michael Jackson, Herb Alpert, Ray Charles, etc.)
Sly Stone (3/15/44) (Sly & the Family Stone)
Mike Love (3/15/41) (The Beach Boys)
Ry Cooder (3/15/47) (recording session guitarist & solo artist)
Nancy Wilson (3/16/54) (Heart)
Jerry Jeff Walker (3/16/42) (songwriter: "Mr. Bojangles")
John Sebastian (3/17/44) ("Welcome Back")
Scott Gorham (3/17/51) (Thin Lizzy)
Harold Brown (3/17/46) (War)
Wally Stocker (3/17/54) (The Babys)
Wilson Pickett (3/18/41) ("Engine Number 9")
Ruth Pointer (3/19/46) (The Pointer Sisters)
Carl Palmer (3/20/47) (Emerson, Lake & Palmer)
Jerry Reed (3/20/37) ("Amos Moses")
Rodger Hodgson (3/21/50) (Supertramp)
Russell Thompkins Jr. (3/21/51) (The Stylistics)
Rosemary Stone (3/21/45) (Sly & the Family Stone)
George Benson (3/22/43) ("This Masquerade")
Patrick Olive (3/22/47) (Hot Chocolate)
Keith Relf (3/22/43) (The Yardbirds/Renaissance)
Ric Ocasek (3/23/49) (The Cars)
Chaka Khan (3/23/53) ("I'm Every Woman")
Rusty Young (3/23/46) (Poco)
Nick Lowe (3/24/49) ("Cruel to Be Kind")
Lee Oskar (3/24/46) (War)
Elton John (3/25/47) ("Your Song")
Aretha Franklin (3/25/42) ("Spanish Harlem")
Steven Tyler (3/26/48) (Aerosmith)
Diana Ross (3/26/44) ("Touch Me in the Morning")
Teddy Pendergrass (3/26/50) ("Turn Out the Lights")
Fran Sheehan (3/26/49) (Boston)
Tony Banks (3/27/51) (Genesis)
John Evan (3/28/48) (Jethro Tull)
Bobby Kimball (3/29/47) (Toto)
Eric Clapton (3/30/45) ("I Shot the Sheriff")
Graeme Edge (3/30/44) (The Moody Blues)
Jim Dandy Mangrum (3/30/48) (Black Oak Arkansas)
Randy Vanwarmer (3/30/55) ("Just When I Needed You Most")
Angus Young (3/31/59) (AC/DC)
Herb Alpert (3/31/35) (Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass)
Tony Brock (3/31/54) (The Babys)
John D. Loudermilk (3/31/34) (songwriter: "Indian Reservation")
Shirley Jones (3/31/34) (The Partridge Family)


APRIL
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Jeff Porcaro (4/1/54) (Toto)
Rudolph Isley (4/1/39) (The Isley Brothers)
Ronnie Lane (4/1/46) (The Small Faces/The Faces)
Gil Scott-Heron (4/1/49) (songwriter/singer)
Marvin Gaye (4/2/39) ("Let's Get It On")
Leon Russell (4/2/41) ("Tight Rope")
Emmylou Harris (4/2/47) ("Together Again")
Tony Orlando (4/3/44) (Tony Orlando & Dawn)
Mel Schacher (4/3/51) (Grand Funk Railroad)
Richard Manuel (4/3/45) (The Band)
Muddy Waters (4/4/15) (blues guitarist)
Dave Hill (4/4/52) (Slade)
Agnetha Faltskog (4/5/50) (ABBA)
Ronnie White (4/5/39) (Smokey Robinson & the Miracles)
Merle Haggard (4/6/37) ("If We Make it Through December")
Tony Connor (4/6/47) (Hot Chocolate)
Janis Ian (4/7/51) ("At Seventeen")
Ravi Shankar (4/7/20) ("The Concert for Bangla Desh")
Mick Abrahams (4/7/43) (Jethro Tull)
Bill Kreutzmann (4/7/46) (The Grateful Dead)
Bruce Gary 94/7/52) (The Knack)
Steve Howe (4/8/47) (Yes)
Bunny Wailer (4/10/47) (Bob Marley & the Wailers)
David Cassidy (4/12/50) (The Partridge Family)
John Kay (4/12/44) (Steppenwolf)
Herbie Hancock (4/12/40) (jazz keyboardist)
Al Green (4/13/46) ("Let's Stay Together")
Lowell George (4/13/45) (Little Feat)
Jack Casady (4/13/44) (Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna)
Ritchie Blackmore (4/14/45) (Deep Purple)
Larry Ferguson (4/14/48) (Hot Chocolate)
Dave Edmunds (4/15/44) ("I Hear You Knocking")
Phil Lesh (4/15/40) (The Grateful Dead)
Allan Clarke (4/15/42) (The Hollies)
Gerry Rafferty (4/16/47) ("Baker Street")
Bobby Vinton (4/16/35) ("My Melody of Love")
Bill Spooner (4/16/49) (The Tubes)
John Oates (4/17/49) (Hall & Oates)
Mike Vickers (4/18/41) (Manfred Mann)
Alan Price (4/19/41) ("I Put a Spell on You")
Mark Volman (4/19/47) (Flo and Eddie)
Craig Frost (4/20/48) (Grand Funk Railroad)
Iggy Pop (4/21/47) ("Real Wild Child")
Peter Frampton (4/22/50) ("Baby, I Love Your Way")
Glen Campbell (4/22/38) ("Rhinestone Cowboy")
Paul Carrack (4/22/51) (Ace)
Barbra Streisand (4/24/42) ("The Way We Were")
Glenn Cornick (4/24/47) (Jethro Tull)
Doug "Cosmo" Clifford (4/24/45) (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
Stu Cook (4/25/45) (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
Bjorn Ulvaeus (4/25/45) (ABBA)
Gary Wright (4/26/43) ("Dream Weaver")
Pete Ham (4/27/47) (Badfinger)
Ace Frehley (4/27/51) (KISS)
Wally Palmar (4/27/53) (The Romantics)
Eddie Jobson (4/28/55) (Roxy Music)
Klaus Voorman (4/29/42) (Manfred Mann)
Tommy James (4/29/47) (Tommy James & the Shondells)
Francis Rossi (4/29/42) (Status Quo)
Willie Nelson (4/30/33) ("Red Headed Stranger")
Merril Osmond (4/30/53) (The Osmonds)


MAY
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Rita Coolidge (5/1/44) ("We're All Alone")
Judy Collins (5/1/39) ("Send in the Clowns")
Ray Parker Jr. (5/1/54) (Raydio)
Lou Gramm (5/2/50) (Foreigner)
Engelbert Humperdinck (5/2/36) ("After the Lovin'")
Prescott Niles (5/2/54) (The Knack)
Link Wray (5/2/35) (guitarist)
Goldy McJohn (5/2/45) (Steppenwolf)
James Brown (5/3/28) ("I Got You [I Feel Good]")
Frankie Valli (5/3/37) (The Four Seasons)
Mary Hopkin (5/3/50) ("Those Were The Days")
Nicholas Ashford (5/4/43) (Ashford & Simpson)
Jackie Jackson (5/4/51) (The Jackson 5)
Bob Seger (5/6/45) ("Night Moves")
Prairie Prince (5/7/50) (Journey)
Ricky Nelson (5/8/40) ("Garden Party")
Alex Van Halen (5/8/55) (Van Halen)
Toni Tennille (5/8/43) (The Captain & Tennille)
Chris Frantz (5/8/51) (Talking Heads)
Billy Joel (5/9/49) ("Piano Man")
Richie Furay (5/9/44) (Poco)
Tommy Roe (5/9/43) ("Stagger Lee")
Steve Katz (5/9/45) (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
Tom Petersson (5/9/50) (Cheap Trick)
Dave Mason (5/10/47) ("Only You Know and I Know")
Donovan (5/10/46) ("Atlantis")
Graham Gouldman (5/10/46) (10cc)
Jay Ferguson (5/10/47) ("Thunder Island")
Jackie Lomax (5/10/44) ("Sour Milk Sea")
Eric Burdon (5/11/41) (Eric Burdon & War)
Steve Winwood (5/12/48) (Traffic/Spencer Davis Group)
Ian McLagan (5/12/45) (The Faces)
Ian Dury (5/12/42) (The Blockheads)
Billy Swan (5/12/44) ("I Can Help")
Stevie Wonder (5/13/50) ("Superstition")
Peter Gabriel (5/13/50) (Genesis)
Magic Dick (5/13/45) (The J. Geils Band)
Jack Bruce (5/14/43) (Cream)
Brian Eno (5/15/48) (Roxy Music)
Mike Oldfield (5/15/53) ("Tubular Bells")
Graham Goble (5/15/47) (Little River Band)
Robert Fripp (5/16/46) (King Crimson)
Jimmy Osmond (5/16/63) (The Osmonds)
Bill Bruford (5/17/48) (Yes/U.K.)
Taj Mahal (5/17/42) (guitarist)
Jesse Winchester (5/17/44) (singer/songwriter)
Rick Wakeman (5/18/49) (Yes)
Pete Townshend (5/19/45) (The Who)
Dusty Hill (5/19/49) (ZZ Top)
Joey Ramone (5/19/52) (The Ramones)
Phillip Rudd (5/19/46) (AC/DC)
Grace Jones (5/19/52) ("I Need a Man")
Tom Scott (5/19/48) (recording session saxophonist)
Cher (5/20/46) ("Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves")
Joe Cocker (5/20/44) ("You Are So Beautiful")
Leo Sayer (5/21/48) ("Long Tall Glasses")
Ronald Isley (5/21/41) (The Isley Brothers)
Stan Lynch (5/21/55) (Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers)
Mike Barson (5/21/58) (Madness)
Bernie Taupin (5/22/50) (songwriter with Elton John: "Daniel")
Bob Dylan (5/24/41) ("Watching The River Flow")
Sara Dash (5/24/42) (LaBelle)
Miles Davis (5/25/26) (jazz trumpeter)
Stevie Nicks (5/26/48) (Fleetwood Mac)
Levon Helm (5/26/42) (The Band)
Neil Finn (5/27/58) (Split Enz)
Bruce Cockburn (5/27/45) ("If I Had a Rocket Launcher")
John Fogerty (5/28/45) (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
Gladys Knight (5/28/44) (Gladys Knight & the Pips)
Gary Brooker (5/29/45) (Procol Harum)
Nicky Headon (5/30/55) (The Clash)
John Bonham (5/31/48) (Led Zeppelin)
Mick Ralphs (5/31/44) (Mott the Hoople/Bad Company)
Peter Yarrow (5/31/38) (Peter, Paul and Mary)


JUNE
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Ron Wood (6/1/47) (The Faces/The Rolling Stones)
Charlie Watts (6/2/41) (The Rolling Stones)
William Guest (6/2/41) (Gladys Knight & the Pips)
John Paul Jones (6/3/46) (John Paul Jones)
Ian Hunter (6/3/46) (Mott the Hoople)
Curtis Mayfield (6/3/42) ("Superfly")
Suzi Quatro (6/3/50) ("Stumblin' In")
Freddy Fender (6/4/37) ("Before the Next Teardrop Falls")
Roger Ball (6/4/44) (Average White Band)
Tom Evans (6/5/47) (Badfinger)
Levi Stubbs (6/6/36) (The Four Tops)
Edgar Froese (6/6/44) (Tangerine Dream)
Tom Jones (6/7/40) ("She's a Lady")
Boz Scaggs (6/8/44) ("Low Down")
Chuck Negron (6/8/42) (Three Dog Night)
Jon Lord (6/9/41) (Deep Purple)
Les Paul (6/9/15) (inventor of the solid-body electric guitar)
Brad Delp (6/12/51) (Boston)
Bun E. Carlos (6/12/53) (Cheap Trick)
Dennis Locorriere (6/13/49) (Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show)
Danny Klein (6/13/46) (The J. Geils Band)
Rod Argent (6/14/45) (Argent)
Jimmy Lea (6/14/52) (Slade)
Harry Nilsson (6/15/41) ("Without You")
Waylon Jennings (6/15/37) ("Luckenbach, Texas")
Noddy Holder (6/15/50) (Slade)
Lamont Dozier (6/16/41) (one third of Motown producing/writing team Holland/Dozier/Holland)
Iain Matthews (6/16/46) ("Shake It")
Eddie Levert (6/16/42) (The O'Jays)
Barry Manilow (6/17/46) ("I Write the Songs")
Greg Rolie (6/17/47) (Santana/Journey)
Chris Spedding (6/17/44) (recording session guitarist)
Paul McCartney (6/18/42) ("Silly Love Songs")
Nick Drake (6/18/48) ("Pink Moon")
Ann Wilson (6/19/51) (Heart)
Tommy DeVito (The Four Seasons)
Brian Wilson (6/20/42) (The Beach Boys)
Lionel Richie (6/20/49) (The Commodores)
Michael Anthony (6/20/55) (Van Halen)
Ray Davies (6/21/44) (The Kinks)
Joey Kramer (6/21/50) (Aerosmith)
Joey Molland (6/21/48) (Badfinger)
Nils Lofgren (6/21/51) ("Cry Tough")
Todd Rundgren (6/22/48) ("Hello, It's Me")
Kris Kristofferson (6/22/37) ("Why Me")
Howard Kaylan (6/22/45) (Flo and Eddie)
Peter Asher (6/22/44) (record producer)
Jeff Beck (6/24/44) (The Jeff Beck Group/Beck, Bogert & Appice)
Chris Wood (6/24/44) (Traffic)
Carly Simon (6/25/45) ("You're So Vain")
Ian McDonald (6/25/46) (King Crimson/Foreigner)
Harold Melvin (6/25/39) (Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes)

Mick Jones (6/26/55) (The Clash)
Billy Davis Jr. (6/26/40) (The Fifth Dimension)
Bruce Johnston (6/27/44) (The Beach Boys)
Bobby Harrison (6/28/43) (Procol Harum)
Dave Knights (6/28/45) (Procol Harum)
Ian Paice (6/29/48) (Deep Purple)
Florence Ballad (6/30/43) (The Supremes)
Hal Lindes (6/30/52) (Dire Straits)
Andy Scott (6/30/51) (Sweet)
Glenn Shorrock (6/30/44) (Little River Band)


JULY
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Debbie Harry (7/1/45) (Blondie)
Delaney Bramlett (7/1/39) (Delaney & Bonnie)
Paul Williams (7/2/39) (The Temptations)
Mike Corby (7/3/55) (The Babys)
Bill Withers (7/4/38) ("Lean on Me")
Jeremy Spencer (7/4/48) (Fleetwood Mac)
John Waite (7/4/54) (The Babys)
Robbie Robertson (7/5/44) (The Band)
Michael Monarch (7/5/50) (Steppenwolf)
Jesse Harms (7/6/52) (REO Speedwagon)
Ringo Starr (7/7/40) (The Beatles)
David Hodo (7/7/47) (Village People)
Warren Entner (7/7/44) (The Grass Roots)
Jim Rodford (7/7/45) (Argent)
Jaimoe Johnny Johnson (7/8/44) (The Allman Brothers Band)
Bon Scott (7/9/46) (AC/DC)
Debbie Sledge (7/9/54) (Sister Sledge)
Arlo Guthrie (7/10/47) ("Alice's Restaurant")
Jeff Hanna (7/11/47) (The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)
Bonnie Pointer (7/11/51) (The Pointer Sisters)
Christine McVie (7/12/43) (Fleetwood Mac)
John Wetton (7/12/49) (King Crimson/U.K./Asia)
Roger McGuinn (7/13/42) (The Byrds)
Stephen Jo Bladd (7/13/42) (The J. Geils Band)
Linda Ronstadt (7/15/46) ("You're No Good")
Stewart Copeland (7/16/52) (The Police)
Phoebe Snow (7/17/52) ("Poetry Man")
Spencer Davis (7/17/42) (The Spencer Davis Group)
Chet McCracken (7/17/52) (The Doobie Brothers)
Bill Ward (7/17/49) (Black Sabbath)
Mick Tucker (7/17/48) (Sweet)
Bobby Sherman (7/18/43) ("Julie, Do Ya Love Me")
Glenn Hughes (7/18/51) (Village People)
"Papa Dee" Allen (7/18/31) (War)
Bernie Leadon (7/19/47) (The Eagles)
Brian May (7/19/47) (Queen)
Alan Gorrie (7/19/46) (The Average White Band)
John Lodge (7/20/45) (The Moody Blues)
Carlos Santana (7/20/47) (Santana)
Cat Stevens (7/21/48) ("Peace Train")
Don Henley (7/22/47) (The Eagles)
Richard Davies (7/22/44) (Supertramp)
George Clinton (7/22/40) (The Parliaments)
David Essex (7/23/47) ("Rock On")
Andy Mackay (7/23/46) (Roxy Music)
Tony Joe White (7/23/43) ("Polk Salad Annie")
Mick Fleetwood (7/24/47) (Fleetwood Mac)
Verdine White (7/25/51) (Earth, Wind & Fire)
Steve Goodman (7/25/48) ("The City of New Orleans")
Mick Jagger (7/26/43) (The Rolling Stones)
Roger Taylor (7/26/49) (Queen)
Dobie Gray (7/26/42) ("Drift Away")
Rick Wright (7/28/45) (Pink Floyd)
Simon Kirke (7/28/49) (Bad Company)
Andy Fraser (7/28/48) (Free)
Steve Peregrine Took (7/28/49) (T. Rex)
Mike Bloomfield (7/28/43) (blues guitarist)
Geddy Lee (7/29/53) (Rush)
Neal Doughty (7/29/46) (REO Speedwagon)
Paul Anka (7/30/41) ("[You're] Having My Baby")
David Sanborn (7/30/45) (recording session saxophonist)
Bob Welch (7/31/46) (Fleetwood Mac)


AUGUST
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Jerry Garcia (8/1/42) (The Grateful Dead)
Joe Elliot (8/1/59) (Def Leppard)
Ricky Coonce (8/1/47) (The Grass Roots)
Andrew Gold (8/2/51) ("Lonely Boy")
Garth Hudson (8/2/43) (The Band)
Edward Patten (8/2/39) (Gladys Knight & the Pips)
Steve Hillage (8/2/51) (Gong)
B.B. Dickerson (8/3/49) (War)
Rick Derringer (8/5/47) ("Rock and Roll Hoochie Coo")
Isaac Hayes (8/6/38) ("Shaft")
B.J. Thomas (8/7/42) ("Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head")
Joe Tex (8/8/33) ("I Gotcha")
Chris Foreman (8/8/58) (Madness)
Airrion Love (8/8/49) (The Stylistics)
Ian Anderson (8/10/47) (Jethro Tull)
Eric Carmen (8/11/49) (The Raspberries)
Joe Jackson (8/11/54) ("Is She Really Going Out with Him?")
Mark Knopfler (8/12/49) (Dire Straits)
Pat Matheny (8/12/55) (The Pat Matheny Group)
Dan Fogelberg (8/13/51) ("Part of the Plan")
Tony Santini (8/13/48) (Sha Na Na)
David Crosby (8/14/41) (The Byrds/Crosby, Stills & Nash)
Dash Crofts (8/14/40) (Seals & Crofts)
Larry Graham (8/14/46) (Sly & the Family Stone)
Jimmy Webb (8/15/46) (songwriter: "MacArthur Park")
Pete York (8/15/42) (The Spencer Davis Group)
Sib Hashian (8/17/49) (Boston)
Gary Talley (8/17/47) (Big Star)
Dennis Elliot (8/18/50) (Foreigner)
Carl Wayne (8/18/44) (The Move/Electric Light Orchestra
Nona Hendryx (8/18/45) (LaBelle)
Nigel Griggs (8/18/49) (Split Enz)
Johnny Nash (8/19/40) ("I Can See Clearly Now")
Ian Gillan (8/19/45) (Deep Purple)
John Deacon (8/19/51) (Queen)
Ginger Baker (8/19/40) (Cream)
Robert Plant (8/20/48) (Led Zeppelin)
Phil Lynott (8/20/51) (Thin Lizzy)
Doug Fieger (8/20/57) (The Knack)
Kenny Rogers (8/21/38) ("The Gambler")
Steve Smith (8/21/54) (Journey)
Kim Sledge (8/21/57) (Sister Sledge)
Joe Strummer (8/21/55) (The Clash)
Frank Marino (8/22/54) (Mahogany Rush)
Keith Moon (8/23/47) (The Who)
Jim Capaldi (8/24/44) (Traffic)
Ken Hensley (8/24/45) (Uriah Heep)
Malcolm Duncan (8/24/45) (The Average White Band)
Mark Bedford (8/24/61) (Madness)
Gene Simmons (8/25/49) (KISS)
Elvis Costello (8/25/55) ("My Aim Is True")
Rob Halford (8/25/51) (Judas Priest)
Walter Williams (8/25/42) (The O'Jays)
Valerie Simpson (8/26/48) (Ashford & Simpson)
Daryl Dragon (8/27/42) (The Captain & Tennille)
Tim Bogert (8/27/44) (Vanilla Fudge/Beck, Bogert & Appice)
Alex Lifeson (8/27/53) (Rush)
Wayne Osmond (8/28/51) (The Osmonds)
Michael Jackson (8/29/58) (The Jackson 5)
Chris Copping (8/29/45) (Procol Harum)
Van Morrison (8/31/45) ("Moondance")
Tony DeFranco (8/31/59) (The DeFranco Family)


SEPTEMBER
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Barry Gibb (9/1/46) (The Bee Gees)
Conway Twitty (9/1/33) ("You've Never Been This Far Before")
Steve Porcaro (9/2/57) (Toto)
Al Jardine (9/3/42) (The Beach Boys)
Don Brewer (9/3/48) (Grand Funk Railroad)
Eric Bell (9/3/47) (Thin Lizzy)
Steve Jones (9/3/55) (The Sex Pistols)
Mike Harrison (9/3/45) (Spooky Tooth)
Merald "Bubba" Knight (9/4/42) (Gladys Knight & the Pips)
Gary Duncan (9/4/46) (Quicksilver Messenger Service)
Greg Elmore (9/4/46) (Quicksilver Messenger Service)
Freddie Mercury (9/5/46) (Queen)
Al Stewart (9/5/45) ("Year of the Cat")
John Stewart (9/5/39) ("Gold")
Buddy Miles (9/5/46) (Jimi Hendrix's drummer/The Buddy Miles Band)
Loudon Wainwright III (9/5/46) ("Dead Skunk")
Roger Waters (9/6/44) (Pink Floyd)
Charles Smith (9/6/48) (Kool & the Gang)
Chrissie Hynde (9/7/51) (The Pretenders)
Gloria Gaynor (9/7/49) ("I Will Survive")
Benmont Tench (9/7/52) (Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers)
Dean Daughtrey (9/8/46) (Atlanta Rhythm Section)
Ron McKernan ("Pigpen") (9/8/45) (The Grateful Dead)
Billy Preston (9/9/46) ("Will It Go Round in Circles")
Lol Creme (9/9/47) (10cc)
Joe Perry (9/10/50) (Aerosmith)
Danny Hutton (9/10/42) (Three Dog Night)
Jose Feliciano (9/10/45) ("Chico and the Man")
Don Powell (9/10/50) (Slade)
Jermaine Jackson (9/11/54) (The Jackson 5)
Leo Kottke (9/11/45) (guitarist)
Barry White (9/12/44) ("Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe")
Gerry Beckley (9/12/52) (America)
Neil Peart (9/12/52) (Rush)
Maria Muldaur (9/12/43) ("Midnight at the Oasis")
Brian Robertson (9/12/56) (Thin Lizzy)
Peter Cetera (9/13/44) (Chicago)
David Clayton-Thomas (9/13/41) (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
Randy Jones (9/13/52) (Village People)
Paul Kossoff (9/14/50) (Free)
Lee Dorman (9/15/45) (Iron Buttterfly)
Kenney Jones (9/16/48) (The Small Faces/The Faces/The Who)
Ron Blair (9/16/52) (Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers)
B.B. King (9/16/25) ("The Thrill Is Gone")
Lamonte McLemore (9/17/39) (The Fifth Dimension)
"Fee" Waybill (9/17/50) (The Tubes)
Kerry Livgren (9/18/49) (Kansas)
Dee Dee Ramone (9/18/52) (The Ramones)
Paul Williams (9/19/40) (songwriter: "We've Only Just Begun")
Bill Medley (9/19/40) (The Righteous Brothers)
Nile Rodgers (9/19/52) (Chic)
Freda Payne (9/19/45) ("Band of Gold")
John Panozzo (9/20/47) (Styx)
Chuck Panozzo (9/20/47) (Styx)
Leonard Cohen (9/21/34) ("Suzanne")
David Coverdale (9/22/49) (Deep Purple/Whitesnake)
Debby Boone (9/22/56) ("You Light Up My Life")
Joan Jett (9/22/60) (The Runaways)
Bruce Springsteen (9/23/49) ("Born To Run")
Neal Smith (9/23/47) (Alice Cooper)
Ronald Bushy (9/23/45) (Iron Butterfly)
Linda McCartney (9/24/42) (Wings)
John Locke (9/25/43) (Spirit)
Onnie McIntyre (9/25/45) (Average White Band)
Olivia Newton-John (9/26/48) ("I Honestly Love You")
Bryan Ferry (9/26/45) (Roxy Music)
Randy Bachman (9/27/43) (Bachman-Turner Overdrive)
Meat Loaf (9/27/48) ("Paradise by the Dashboard Light")
Shaun Cassidy (9/27/59) ("That's Rock 'n' Roll")
Nick St. Nicholas (9/28/43) (Steppenwolf)
Mark Farner (9/29/48) (Grand Funk Railroad)
Jerry Lee Lewis (9/29/35) ("Me And Bobby McGee")
Jean-Luc Ponty (9/29/42) (recording session violinist)
Marc Bolan (9/30/48) (T. Rex)
Marilyn McCoo (9/30/43) (The Fifth Dimension)
Johnny Mathis (9/30/35) ("Too Much, Too Little, Too Late")


OCTOBER
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Donny Hathaway (10/1/45) ("Where Is the Love" with Roberta Flack)
Cub Koda (10/1/48) (Brownsville Station)
Don McLean (10/2/45) ("American Pie")
Sting (10/2/51) (The Police)
Michael Rutherford (10/2/50) (Genesis)
Lindsey Buckingham (10/3/49) (Fleetwood Mac)
Patti LaBelle (10/4/44) (LaBelle)
Steve Miller (10/5/43) ("The Joker")
Richard Street (10/5/42) (The Temptations)
Brian Connolly (10/5/48) (Sweet)
Kevin Cronin (10/6/51) (REO Speedwagon)
Kevin Godley (10/7/45) (10cc)
Dave Hope (10/7/49) (Kansas)
Hamish Stuart (10/8/49) (Average White Band)
Johnny Ramone (10/8/48) (The Ramones)
Tony Wilson (10/8/47) (Hot Chocolate)
Robert 'Kool' Bell (10/8/50) (Kool & the Gang)
John Lennon (10/9/40) (The Beatles)
John Entwistle (10/9/44) (The Who)
Jackson Browne (10/9/48) ("Doctor My Eyes")
Peter Tosh (10/9/44) ("[You Got to Walk and] Don't Look Back")
David Lee Roth (10/10/55) (Van Halen)
John Prine (10/10/46) (singer/songwriter)
Tanya Tucker (10/10/58) ("Would You Lay With Me [In a Field of Stone]")
Daryl Hall (10/11/49) (Hall & Oates)
Gary Mallaber (10/11/46) (The Steve Miller Band)
Greg Douglas (10/11/49) (The Steve Miller Band)
Melvin Franklin (10/12/42) (The Temptations)
Rick Parfitt (10/12/48) (Status Quo)
Paul Simon (10/13/42) ("50 Ways to Leave Your Lover")
Sammy Hagar (10/13/47) (Montrose/Van Halen)
Robert Lamm (10/13/44) (Chicago)
Justin Hayward (10/14/46) (The Moody Blues)
Cliff Richard (10/14/40) ("Devil Woman")
Richard Carpenter (10/15/46) (The Carpenters)
Tito Jackson (10/15/53) (The Jackson 5)
Bob Weir (10/16/47) (The Grateful Dead)
Fred Turner (10/16/43) (Bachman-Turner Overdrive)
Nico (10/16/38) (The Velvet Underground)
Jim Seals (10/17/41) (Seals & Crofts)
Gary Richrath (10/18/49) (REO Speedwagon)
Keith Knudsen (10/18/52) (The Doobie Brothers)
Laura Nyro (10/18/47) (songwriter: "Stoney End")
Tom Petty (10/20/50) (Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers)
Ric Lee (10/20/45) (Ten Years After)
Manfred Mann (10/21/40) ("Blinded by the Light")
Steve Luthaker (10/21/57) (Toto)
Elvin Bishop (10/21/42) ("Fooled Around and Fell in Love")
Leslie West (10/22/45) (Mountain)
Greg Ridley (10/23/47) (Spooky Tooth/Humble Pie)
Bill Wyman (10/24/36) (The Rolling Stones)
Jerry Edmonton (10/24/46) (Steppenwolf)
Dale "Buffin" Griffin (10/24/48) (Mott the Hoople)
Jon Anderson (10/25/44) (Yes)
Jon Hall (10/25/47) (Orleans)
Helen Reddy (10/25/41) ("Delta Dawn")
Bootsy Collins (10/26/51) (Parliament-Funkadelic)
Charlie Daniels (10/28/36) ("The Devil Went Down to Georgia")
Denny Laine (10/29/44) (Wings)
Peter Green (10/29/46) (Fleetwood Mac)
Grace Slick (10/30/39) (The Jefferson Airplane)
Otis Williams (10/30/49) (The Temptations)
Timothy B. Schmidt (10/30/47) (Poco/The Eagles)
Eddie Holland (10/30/39) (one third of Motown producing/writing trio Holland/Dozier/Holland)
Bernard Edwards (10/31/52) (Chic)
Russ Ballard (10/31/47) (Argent)


NOVEMBER
========
Rick Grech (11/1/46) (Traffic)
Ronald Bell (11/1/51) (Kool & the Gang)
Rick Allen (11/1/63) (Def Leppard)
Dan Peek (11/1/50) (America)
Keith Emerson (11/2/44) (Emerson, Lake & Palmer)
Dave Pegg (11/2/47) (Fairport Convention)
Delbert McClinton (11/4/40) ("Giving It Up for Your Love")
Art Garfunkel (11/5/41) ("All I Know")
Ike Turner (11/5/31) (Ike & Tina Turner)
Gram Parsons (11/5/46) (country rock singer/songwriter)
Glenn Frey (11/6/48) (The Eagles)
Joni Mitchell (11/7/43) ("Big Yellow Taxi")
Johnny Rivers (11/7/42) ("Rockin' Pneumonia - Boogie Woogie Flu")
Mary Travers (11/7/37) (Peter, Paul and Mary)
Roy Wood (11/8/46) (The Move/Electric Light Orchestra)
Bonnie Raitt (11/8/49) ("You Got It")
Bonnie Bramlett (11/8/44) (Delaney & Bonnie)
Rickie Lee Jones (11/8/54) ("Chuck E's in Love")
Leif Garrett (11/8/61) ("I Was Made for Dancin'")
Tom Fogerty (11/9/41) (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
Alan Gratzer (11/9/48) (REO Speedwagon)
Greg Lake (11/10/48) (Emerson, Lake & Palmer)
Jesse Colin Young (11/11/44) (The Youngbloods)
Neil Young (11/12/45) ("Heart of Gold")
Brian Hyland (11/12/43) ("Gypsy Woman")
Leslie McKeown (11/12/55) (The Bay City Rollers)
Errol Brown (11/12/48) (Hot Chocolate)
James Young (11/14/48) (Styx)
Frida Lyngstad (11/15/45) (ABBA)
Gordon Lightfoot (11/17/38) ("If You Could Read My Mind")
Gene Clark (11/17/44) (The Byrds)
Bob Gaudio (11/17/42) (The Four Seasons)
Martin Barre (11/17/46) (Jethro Tull)
Graham Parker (11/18/50) (Graham Parker & the Rumor)
John McFee (11/18/53) (The Doobie Brothers)
Fred Lipsius (11/18/43) (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
Duane Allman (11/20/46) (The Allman Brothers Ban)
Joe Walsh (11/20/47) (The James Gang/The Eagles)
Norman Greenbaum (11/20/42) ("Spirit in the Sky")
Dr. John (11/21/41) ("Right Place but the Wrong Time")
Lonnie Jordon (11/21/48) (War)
Little Steven Van Zandt (11/22/50) (The E Street Band)
Tina Weymouth (11/22/50) (Talking Heads)
Floyd Sneed (11/22/43) (Three Dog Night)
Aston Barrett (11/22/46) (Bob Marley & the Wailers)
Lee Michaels (11/24/45) ("Do You Know What I Mean")
Bev Bevan (11/24/44) (Electric Light Orchestra)
Tina Turner (11/26/39) (Ike & Tina Turner)
Jean Terrell (11/26/44) (replaced Diana Ross in The Supremes)
John McVie (11/26/45) (Fleetwood Mac)
Jimi Hendrix (11/27/42) ("Purple Haze")
Eddie Rabbit (11/27/44) ("I Love a Rainy Night")
Randy Newman (11/28/43) ("Short People")
John Mayall (11/29/43) ("Don't Waste My Time")
Barry Goudreau (11/29/51) (Boston)
Chuck Mangione (11/29/40) ("Feels So Good")
Dick Clark (11/30/29) (host: "American Bandstand")
George McArdle (11/30/54) (The Little River Band)
Leo Lyons (11/30/44) (Ten Years After)
Noel Paul Stookey (11/30/37) (Peter, Paul and Mary)


DECEMBER
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John Densmore (12/1/45) (The Doors)
Gilbert O'Sullivan (12/1/46) ("Alone Again, Naturally")
Billy Paul (12/1/34) ("Me and Mrs. Jones")
Bette Midler (12/1/45) ("Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B")
Lou Rawls (12/1/35) ("You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine")
Tom McGuiness (12/2/41) (Manfred Mann)
Rick Savage (12/2/60) (Def Leppard)
Roebuck "Pop" Staples (12/2/15) (The Staples Singers)
Ozzy Osbourne (12/3/48) (Black Sabbath)
John Cale (12/3/40) (The Velvet Underground)
Andy Williams (12/3/28) ("[Where Do I Begin] Love Story")
Dennis Wilson (12/4/44) (The Beach Boys)
Chris Hillman (12/4/42) (The Byrds)
Jim Messina (12/5/47) (Poco/Loggins & Messina)
J.J. Cale (12/5/38) ("Crazy Mama")
Harry Chapin (12/7/42) ("Taxi")
Tom Waits (12/7/49) ("Looking for the Heart of Saturday Night")
Jim Morrison (12/8/43) (The Doors)
Gregg Allman (12/8/47) (The Allman Brothers Band)
Phil Collen (12/8/57) (Def Leppard)
Rick Danko (12/9/43) (The Band)
Donny Osmond (12/9/57) (The Osmonds)
Chris Kefford (12/10/46) (The Move)
David Gates (12/11/40) (Bread)
Andy Partridge (12/11/53) (XTC)
Booker T. Jones (12/11/44) (Booker T. & the MG's)
Paul Rodgers (12/12/49) (Bad Company)
Dickey Betts (12/12/43) (The Allman Brothers Band)
Dionne Warwick (12/12/40) ("Then Came You")
Mike Pinder (12/12/42) (The Moody Blues)
Clive Bunker (12/12/46) (Jethro Tull)
Grover Washington Jr. (12/12/43) (saxophonist)
Jeff 'Skunk' Baxter (12/13/48) (Steely Dan/The Doobie Brothers)
Tom Verlaine (12/13/49) (Television)
Berton Avere (12/13/54) (The Knack)
Ted Nugent (12/13/48) ("Cat Scratch Fever")
Charlie Rich (12/14/32) ("Behind Closed Doors")
Carmine Appice (12/15/46) (Vanilla Fudge/Beck, Bogert & Appice)
Paul Simonon (12/15/55) (The Clash)
Cindy Birdsong (12/15/39) (LaBelle)
Billy Gibbons (12/16/49) (ZZ Top)
Benny Andersson (12/16/46) (ABBA)
Tony Hicks (12/16/43) (The Hollies)
Eddie Kendricks (12/17/39) (The Temptations)
Jim Bonfanti (12/17/48) (The Raspberries)
Paul Butterfield (12/17/42) (Paul Butterfield Blues Band)
Carlton Barrett (12/17/50) (Bob Marley & the Wailers)
Keith Richards (12/18/43) (The Rolling Stones)
Maurice White (12/19/44) (Earth, Wind & Fire)
Alvin Lee (12/19/44) (Ten Years After)
John McEuen (12/19/45) (The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)
Phil Ochs (12/19/40) (folk singer/songwriter)
Peter Criss (12/20/45) (KISS)
Bobby Colomby (12/20/44) (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
Frank Zappa (12/21/40) (The Mothers of Invention)
Carl Wilson (12/21/46) (The Beach Boys)
Betty Wright (12/21/53) ("Clean Up Woman")
Robin Gibb (12/22/49) (The Bee Gees)
Maurice Gibb (12/22/49) (The Bee Gees)
Rick Nielsen (12/22/46) (Cheap Trick)
Jorma Kaukonen (12/23/40) (Jefferson Airlane/Hot Tuna)
Ron Bushy (12/23/45) (Iron Butterfly)
Tim Hardin (12/23/41) ("If I Were a Carpenter")
Luther Grosvenor (12/23/49) (Spooky Tooth/Mott the Hoople)
Jan Akkerman (12/24/46) (Focus)
Jimmy Buffett (12/25/46) ("Margaritaville")
O'Kelly Isley (12/25/37) (The Isley Brothers)
Phil Spector (12/26/40) (producer)
Abdul "Duke" Fakir (12/26/35) (The Four Tops)
Mick Jones (12/27/44) (Foreigner)
Larry Byrom (12/27/48) (Steppenwolf)
Karla Bonoff (12/27/52) (songwriter: "Someone to Lay Down Beside Me")
Edgar Winter (12/28/46) ("Frankenstein")
Alex Chilton (12/28/50) (Big Star)
Roebuck "Pops" Staples (12/28/15) (The Staples Singers)
Ray Thomas (12/29/42) (The Moody Blues)
Jeff Lynne (12/30/47) (Electric Light Orchestra)
Mike Nesmith (12/30/42) (Mike Nesmith & the First National Band)
Patti Smith (12/31/46) ("Because the Night")
John Denver (12/31/43) ("Sunshine on My Shoulders")
Donna Summer (12/31/48) ("Bad Girls")
Burton Cummings (12/31/47) (The Guess Who)
Tom Hamilton (12/31/51) (Aerosmith)
Andy Summers (12/31/42) (The Police)
George Thorogood (12/31/52) ("Move It On Over")

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