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Subject: Which pop stars share your birthday

Written By: Mudbug on 07/14/08 at 2:17 pm

Have you ever done this? Go to www.thisdayinmusic.com and enter your day and month.

And it shows all the birthdays for that day. Here's mine for Jan 17th. Some good ones!
(I left the bad ones out).

1943, Born on this day, Chris Montez, UK singer, (1962 UK No.2 & US No.4 single 'Let's Dance').

1948, Born on this day, Mick Taylor, guitar, John Mayalls Bluesbreakers, joined The Rolling Stones, in 1969 left in 1974. (1971 US No.1 & UK No.2 single 'Brown Sugar'). Also worked with Bob Dylan, Mike Oldfield, Jack Bruce and Ron Wood.

1955, Born on this day, Steve Earle, US singer, songwriter, (1988 UK No. 45 single ‘Copperhead Road’, Country and independent No.1 album ‘Trancendental Blues.’ Johnny Cash, Emmylou Harris, Gretchen Peters, Shawn Colvin and Eddi Reader have all covered his songs).

1956, Born on this day, Paul Young, singer, (1983 UK No.1 single 'Wherever I Lay My Hat, That's My Home', 1985 US No.1 single 'Everytime You Go Away'. The Streetband, (1978 UK No.18 single 'Toast.' Also lead singer with 1980's Q-Tips a soul covers band.

1958, Born on this day, Jez Strode, bass, Kajagoogoo, (1983 UK No.1 single 'Too Shy').

1959, Born on this day, Susanna Hoffs, guitar vocals, The Bangles, (1986 UK No.2 single with Prince song 'Manic Monday', 1986 US No.1 single 'Walk Like An Egyptian').

1960, Born on this day, John Crawford, bass, keyboards, Berlin, (1986 UK & US No.1 single 'Take My Breath Away').

1963, Born on this day, Andy Rourke, bass, The Smiths, (1984 UK No.10 single 'Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now', plus 15 other UK Top 40 singles).


Subject: Re: Which pop stars share your birthday

Written By: whistledog on 07/14/08 at 2:24 pm

Dec. 5

1899 - Sonny Boy Williamson
1932 - Little Richard
1938 - JJ Cale
1945 - Eduard Delgado (? and the Mysterians)
1952 - Andy Kim (aka Baron Longfellow)
1960 - Les Nemes (Haircut One Hundred)
1965 - Johnny Rzeznik (The Goo Goo Dolls)
1971 - Craig Gill (Inspiral Carpets)
1980 - Zainam Higgins (Cleopatra)
1980 - Christian Smith Pancorvo (Razorlight)

also, one not listed on that site:  1946 - José Carreras

Subject: Re: Which pop stars share your birthday

Written By: Step-chan on 07/14/08 at 3:03 pm

January 31st (Aquarius)

Some of these I don't even know about. I hope ya don't mind some that are not the head of the bands they're in.

1946, Born on this day, Terry Kath, guitarist with Chicago.

1951, Born on this day, Harry Wayne Casey, KC and the Sunshine Band.

1952, Born on this day, Curley Smith, drums, Jo Jo Gunne.

1954, Born on this day, Adrian Vandenburg, guitar, Whitesnake.

1956, Born on this day, John Lydon, (Johnny Rotten,) singer, Sex Pistols.(I laughed about this one)

1961, Born on this day, Lloyd Cole, vocals, guitar, Lloyd Cole and the Commotions.

1964, Born on this day, Jeff Hanneman, guitar, Slayer.

1966, Born on this day, Al Jaworski, bass, Jesus Jones.

1967, Born on this day, Chad Channing, Nirvana's first drummer.(I already knew about this one)

1981, Born on this day, Justin Timberlake, singer, NSYNC.(Now I wish I didn't look) ::)

Subject: Re: Which pop stars share your birthday

Written By: gmann on 07/14/08 at 4:40 pm


1924, Born on this day, Jim Reeves, US country singer. The first country singer to crossover into the pop market. (1960 US No.2 single 'He'll Have To Go', 1966 UK No.1 single 'Distant Drums'). Reeves was killed in a plane crash on 31st July 1964 when the single engine aircraft flying from Arkansas to Nashville crashed in thick fog.

1931, Born on this day, Paul Robi, The Platters, (UK & US No.1 single 'Smoke Gets In Your Eyes'). Died of cancer on 1st February 1989.

1934, Born on this day 'Sneaky' Pete Kleinow, US country-rock steel guitar player. Died 6th Jan 2007 aged 72. He was one of the original members of the Flying Burrito Brothers with the Byrds' Chris Hillman and Gram Parsons. Also worked with John Lennon and Joni Mitchell.

1940, Born on this day, John Lantree, The Honeycombs, (1964 UK No.1 single 'Have I The Right').

1941, Born on this day, Dave Brock, Hawkwind, (1972 UK No.3 single 'Silver Machine').

1946, Born on this day, Ralf Hutter, Kraftwerk, (1982 UK No.1 single 'Computer Love / The Model').

1947, Born on this day, James Pankow, Trombone, Chicago, (1976 UK & US No.1 single 'If You Leave Me Now').

1948, Born on this day, Robert Plant, singer, Led Zeppelin, (1969 US No.4 single 'Whole Lotta Love'. The bands fourth album released in 1971 featuring the rock classic 'Stairway To Heaven' has sold over 11 million copies). Solo (1983 UK No.11 single 'Big Log'). The Honeydrippers, (with Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck & Nile Rodgers), 1984 US No.3 single 'Sea Of Love'.

1949, Born on this day, Phil Lynott Irish singer, songwriter, bass player, Thin Lizzy. (1973 UK No.6 single 'Whisky In The Jar'). Lynott died on 4th January 1986.

1952, Born on this day, Doug Fieger, The Knack, (1979 US No.1 & UK No.6 single 'My Sharona').

Subject: Re: Which pop stars share your birthday

Written By: ladybug316 on 07/14/08 at 6:09 pm

Nancy Wilson of Heart  8)

and

Flava Flav  8-P

...And I don't want to sound like I'm bragging but I also share a birthday with one Mr. Eric Estrada  ;D

Subject: Re: Which pop stars share your birthday

Written By: LyricBoy on 07/14/08 at 6:36 pm

Cass Elliott (a.k.a. "Mama Cass") and I share the same birthday; sadly my singing talent is nowhere near her incomparable voice.


...And I don't want to sound like I'm bragging but I also share a birthday with one Mr. Eric Estrada  ;D


Excellent that you share a birthday with Paunch.  He is definitely da man.  8)

Subject: Re: Which pop stars share your birthday

Written By: whistledog on 07/14/08 at 6:37 pm


Cass Elliott (a.k.a. "Mama Cass") and I share the same birthday; sadly my singing talent is nowhere near her incomparable voice.


If it was, should be be concerned that you'd have a voice that sounds like a woman? ;D

Subject: Re: Which pop stars share your birthday

Written By: Jessica on 07/14/08 at 9:03 pm

January 19

1935, Born on this day, Johnny O’Keefe, singer known as “Australia’s King of rock ‘n’ roll”. He co-wrote and had the 1958 Australian hit with, ‘Real Wild Child’, which was covered by Iggy Pop in 1986. Other hits included 'Shout!', 'Don't You Know Pretty Baby' and 'She's My Baby.' O’Keefe died on October 6th 1978.

1939, Born on this day, Phil Everly, singer, songwriter, The Everly Brothers, (1958 UK & US No.1 single 'All I Have To Do Is Dream' plus over 25 other Top 40 hits).

1942, Born on this day, Michael Crawford, UK actor, singer, (1987 UK No.7 single 'The Music Of The Night').

1943, Born on this day, Janis Joplin, US singer who had a 1971 US No.1 single with ‘Me And Bobby McGee’ and a 1971 US No.1 album with Pearl. She died on October 4th 1970 after an accidental heroin overdose.

1943, Born on this day, Joe Butler, The Lovin Spoonful, (1966 US No.1 & UK No.8 single 'Summer In The City').

1944, Born on this day, Laurie London, actor, singer. At the age of 13 had the 1958 US No.1 & UK No. 12 single 'He's Got The Whole World In His Hands'.

1946, Born on this day, Dolly Parton, US singer, songwriter, actress, (1976 UK No.7 single 'Jolene', 1981 US No.1 single '9 to 5'). Parton wrote 'I Will Always Love You' which was a US Country No.1 for her in 1974 and became a UK & US No.1 for Whitney Houston in 1992.

1947, Born on this day, Rod Evans, early Deep Purple, US No.14 single 'Hush'.

1948, Born on this day, Harvey Hinsley, Hot Chocolate, (1977 UK NO.1 & US No.3 single 'So You Win Again', plus over 25 other Top 40 hits).

1949, Born on this day, Robert Palmer, singer, songwriter, member of Vinegar Joe and solo artist, (1986 US No.1 & UK No.5 single 'Addicted To Love'). Palmer died on 26th Sept 2003 aged 54.

1950, Born on this day, Francis Buchholz, The Scorpions, (1991 UK No.2 single 'Wind Of Change').

1951, Born on this day, Dewey Bunell, America, (1972 US No.1 & UK No.3 single 'Horse With No Name').

1957, Born on this day, Mickey Virtue, keyboards, UB40, (1983 UK No.1 & 1988 US No.1 single 'Red Red Wine' and over 30 other UK Top 40 hits).

1963, Born on this day, Caron Wheeler, vocals, Soul II Soul, (1989 UK No.1 single 'Back To Life').

Subject: Re: Which pop stars share your birthday

Written By: snozberries on 07/15/08 at 12:17 am

December 7th

1942, Born on this day, Harry Chapin, US singer, songwriter, (1974 UK No.34 single 'W.O.L.D. & 1974 US No.1 single 'Cat's In The Cradle'). Killed on 16th July 1981, when a tractor-trailer crashed into the car he was driving.

1949, Born on this day, Tom Waits, US singer, songwriter, actor, (1980 album 'Heart Attack And Vine', as used in a Levi's TV ad. Wrote 'Ol' 55', 1974 US No.17 single for The Eagles). Bruce Springsteen, Rod Stewart, Paul Young have all covers his songs.

1958, Born on this day, Tim Butler, Psychedelic Furs, (1986 UK No.18 single 'Pretty In Pink').

1963, Born on this day, Barbara Weathers, Atlantic Starr, (1987 US No.1 & UK No.3 single 'Always').

1967, Otis Redding went into the studio to record '(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay'. The song went on to be his biggest hit. Redding didn't see its release; he was killed three days later in a plane crash.  :\'(

1974, Carl Douglas started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Kung Fu Fighting'. The song was recorded in 10 minutes, started out as a B- side and sold 10 million.  8)

1987, Born on this day, Aaron Carter, singer, (1998 UK No. 7 single 'Crazy Little Party Girl').  8-P

2003, Outkast went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Hey Ya.'  this is my incoming text tone



I also share  my birthday with C. Thomas Howell and John Davidson.  ;D

Subject: Re: Which pop stars share your birthday

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/15/08 at 12:56 am

September 8th

1897, Born on this day, Jimmie Rodgers singer, songwriter, the first country music star. Sold over 12 million records and was the first person to be elected into the Country Music Hall Of Fame. (1957 US No.1 single 'Honeycomb' plus over 10 other US Top 40 hits). Rodgers died on 26th May 1933.

1925, Born on this day, Peter Sellers actor, The Goons, (1956 UK No.9 single 'Ying Tong Song' with The Goons, 1960 UK No.4 single 'Goodness Gracious Me', with Sophia Loren, 1965 UK No.14 single 'A Hard Day's Night'). Sellers died of a heart attack on 24th July 1980.

1932, Born on this day, Patsy Cline, country singer, the first female country singer to cross over as a pop artist. (1961 US No.19 single 'Crazy'). Cline was killed in a plane crash on 5th March 1963.

1942, Born on this day, Brian Cole, bass, vocals, The Association, (1967 US No.1 single 'Windy'). Cole died on 2nd August 1972.

1942, Born on this day, Sal Spampinato, The Beau Brummels, (1965 US No.8 single, 'Just A Little.')

1945, Born on this day, Kelly Groucutt, bass, vocals, Electric Light Orchestra, (1979 UK No.3 & US No.4 single 'Don't Bring Me Down' plus 26 other Top 40 hits).

1945, Born on this day, Ron Mckernan, organ, Grateful Dead, (1970 UK No.69 and US No.127 album 'Workingman's Dead'). Died on 8th March 1973 from cirrhosis of the liver aged 27.

1958, Born on this day, David Lewis, Atlantic Starr, (1987 US No.1 & UK No.3 single 'Always').

1960, Born on this day, David Steele, Fine Young Cannibals, (1989 UK No.5 single 'She Drives Me Crazy'), The Beat, (1983 US No.1 & UK No.3 single 'Can't Get Used To Losing You').

1960, Born on this day, Aimee Mann, US singer songwriter, member of Til Tuesday, solo, (1993 album ‘Whatever’).

1972, Born on this day, Andie Rathbourne, Mansun, (1996 UK No.15 single 'Wide Open Space').

1975, Born on this day, Richard Hughes, drums, Keane, (2004 UK No.1 album ‘Hopes And Fears’).

1979, Born on this day, Pink, (Alicia Moore), 2001 UK No.2 single 'Get The Party Started', 2001 US & UK No.1 single with Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim and Mya 'Lady Marmalade'.

1980, Born on this day, Slim Thug, US rapper (born Stayve Jerome Thomas). 2005 US No.2 album ‘Already Platinum’, 2006 US No.1 single with Beyonce ‘ Check On It’, also worked with Gwen Stefani and LeToya Luckett.

Subject: Re: Which pop stars share your birthday

Written By: Gis on 07/15/08 at 10:35 am

July 17th
1938, Born on this day, Stan Brostein, sax, Elephant's Memory, worked with John Lennon on his 1972 album 'Some Time In New York City'.

1941, Born on this day, Spencer Davis, guitar, (1966 UK No.1 single 'Keep On Running' 1967 US No.7 single 'Gimme Some Lovin').

1946, Child star Petula Clark made her first appearance on British TV, aged 13.

1947, Born on this day, Wolfgang Flur, electronic drums, Kraftwerk, (1975 US No.25 single, 'Autobahn', 1982 UK No.1 single 'Computer Love / The Model').
1948, Born on this day, Ron Asheton, guitar, Iggy Pop And The Stooges, (1973 album 'Raw Power').

1949, Born on this day, Geezer Butler, bass, Black Sabbath, (1970 UK No.4 single 'Paranoid', the bands self-titled 1970 album was voted as the best British rock albums ever by Kerrang! in 2005).

1949, Born on this day, Mick Tucker, drums, Sweet, (1973 UK No.1 single 'Blockbuster', plus 14 other UK top 40 singles). Tucker died of leukaemia on 14th February 2002.

1949, Born on this day, Mike Vale, bass, Tommy James and the Shondells, (1966 US No.1 single 'Hanky Panky', 1968 UK No.1 single 'Mony Mony').

1952, Born on this day, Chet McCracKen, drums, The Doobie Brothers, (1979 US No.1 single 'What A Fool Believes', 1993 UK No.7 single 'Long Train Runnin').

1970, Born on this day, Mandy Smith, in 1983 at age 13 she started dating the then 47 year old Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman. The couple married in 1989, divorced 1992. Smith became a singer, model and actress, released records with SAW none of which charted. Wyman's son dated Mandy's mother.

1982, Born on this day, Natasha Hamilton, vocals, Atomic Kitten, (2000 UK No.1 single 'Whole Again').

1985, Born on this day, Tom Fletcher, McFly, (2004 UK No.1 single ‘Colours In Her Hair’, 2004 UK No.1 album ‘Room On The 3rd Floor’).


 

Subject: Re: Which pop stars share your birthday

Written By: Ashkicksass on 07/15/08 at 5:59 pm

The only really "notable" pop star to share my birthday  (January 20) is Paul Stanley of KISS, but the Beatles were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on that day in 1988.  I suppose that's pretty cool.

Subject: Re: Which pop stars share your birthday

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 07/15/08 at 8:03 pm

4/25
The list starts most brilliant with Ella and grows dimmer from there.
:-\\

Jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald (b. 1918)
Blues guitarist Albert King (b. 1923)
Jerry Lieber of the songwriting team Lieber and Stoller (b. 1933)
ABBA member Bjorn Ulvaeus (b. 1945)
CCR bassist Stu Cook (b.1945)
Average White Band member Steve Ferrone (b.1950)
Fish/Marillion persona Derek Dick (b.1958)
Jane's Addiction member Eric Avery (b. 1965)
0-Town poseur Jacob Underwood (b. 1980)

Subject: Re: Which pop stars share your birthday

Written By: midnite on 07/15/08 at 11:41 pm

Elvis

Subject: Re: Which pop stars share your birthday

Written By: Marian on 07/16/08 at 3:12 pm

Did Suge knight ever sing?he was born on April 19,1965,the same day as me.

Subject: Re: Which pop stars share your birthday

Written By: Philip Eno on 07/26/08 at 1:31 am


Elvis
Presley or Costello ?

Subject: Re: Which pop stars share your birthday

Written By: Stompgal on 08/04/08 at 5:53 am

May 17th

1960: Simon Fuller, manager of Spice Girls, S Club and Gareth Gates to name but a few.

1961: Enya, Irish singer who had a no.1 single with 'Orinoco Flow' in 1988.

1970: Jordan Knight, one fifth of New Kids on the Block.

1974: Andrea Corr, the lead singer of the Corrs and the youngest out of the four siblings.

Subject: Re: Which pop stars share your birthday

Written By: midnite on 08/04/08 at 7:18 pm


Presley or Costello ?


Presley, lol.

Subject: Re: Which pop stars share your birthday

Written By: Marian on 08/05/08 at 3:07 pm

My niece has the same birthday as Phil Everly.

Subject: Re: Which pop stars share your birthday

Written By: apollonia1986 on 08/05/08 at 9:30 pm

I don't share my birthday (May 8  ) with any pop stars, but I do share a birthday with a famous person.


But I do share it with former US President Harry S. Truman.  ;D

Too bad I don't share my birthday with MJ! (August 29)  ::)

Subject: Re: Which pop stars share your birthday

Written By: Philip Eno on 08/06/08 at 1:48 am


I don't share my birthday (May 8  ) with any pop stars, but I do share a birthday with a famous person.


But I do share it with former US President Harry S. Truman.  ;D

Too bad I don't share my birthday with MJ! (August 29)  ::)

May 8th:
1943 - Paul Samwell-Smith, British bassist (The Yardbirds)
1944 - Gary Glitter, English singer
1951 - Philip Bailey, American singer (Earth, Wind & Fire)
1951 - Chris Frantz, American musician (Talking Heads)
1953 - Alex Van Halen, Dutch drummer (Van Halen)
1953 - Billy Burnette, American singer and guitarist (Fleetwood Mac)
1963 - Anthony Field, Australian musician and actor
1964 - Dave Rowntree, British musician (Blur)
1976 - Ian "H" Watkins, pop singer (Steps)
1983 - Matt Willis, British singer (Busted)

Subject: Re: Which pop stars share your birthday

Written By: fusefan on 08/08/08 at 1:46 pm

March 19th:

1946- Born on this day, Paul Atkinson, guitar, The Zombies.

1946- Born on this day, Ruth Pointer, The Pointer Sisters.

1952- Born on this day, Derek Longmuir, Bay City Rollers.

1953- Born on this day, Ricky Wilson, guitarist, The B-52's.

1953- Born on this day, Billy Sheehan, bass guitarist, Mr. Big.

1955- Born on this day, Actor and singer Bruce Willis.

1959- Born on this day, Terry Hall, vocals, Specials.

1971- Born on this day, Jack Bessant, bass, Reef.

1983- Born on this day, Carrie Marie Underwood, American pop country music singer.

Subject: Re: Which pop stars share your birthday

Written By: Macphisto on 08/08/08 at 4:54 pm

July 3rd

1960, Born on this day, Vince Clarke, keyboards, Depeche Mode, (1981 UK No.8 single 'Just Can't Get Enough',) Yazoo, (1982 UK No.2 single 'Only You'), Erasure, (1992 UK No.1 single 'Abba-Esque EP', plus over 20 other UK Top 40 singles).

Subject: Re: Which pop stars share your birthday

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 08/08/08 at 9:11 pm


Did Suge knight ever sing?

I think he made Vanilla Ice sing!
:o


Presley or Costello ?


Elvis alone is always Elvis Presley!  I say so as a fan of BOTH Elvises! Elvi?

Subject: Re: Which pop stars share your birthday

Written By: greenjello74 on 08/22/08 at 9:55 am

Heres mine:

October 10  3  of which were born in the same year as I. 1955

1943, Born on this day, Denis Daiziel, The Honeycombs, (1964 UK No.1 single 'Have I The Right').

1945, Born on this day, Alan Cartwright, Procol Harum, (1967 UK No.1 & US No.5 single 'A Whiter Shade Of Pale').

1945, Born on this day, Jerry Lacroix, Blood Sweat & Tears, (1969 US No.12 & UK No. 35 single 'You've Made Me So Very Happy').

1946, Born on this day, John Prine, singer, songwriter, 1971 Vietnam War song 'Sam Stone' from the album 'John Prine.'

1951, Born on this day, Keith Grimes, guitarist, Eva Cassidy. (Only artist to score three posthumous UK No.1 albums, 2001 'Songbird', 2002 'Imagine', 2003 'American Tune'. 2001 UK No. 42 single 'Over The Rainbow').

1952, Born on this day, Sharon Osbourne, wife of Ozzy and star of MTV The Osbournes TV Show.

1955, Born on this day, David Lee Roth, vocals, Van Halen (1984 US No.1 & UK No.7 single 'Jump') & solo, (1988 UK No.27 single 'Just Like Paradise').

1955, Born on this day, Midge Ure, guitarist, singer, songwriter. First joined Slik, (1976 UK No.1 'Forever And Ever'), Rich Kids, (1978 UK No.24
'Rich Kids'), Ultravox, (1981 UK No.2 'Vienna'), Band Aid, (1985 UK No.1 'Do They Know It's Christmas') & solo (1985 UK No.1 'If I Was').


1955, Born on this day, Tanya Tucker, US country singer, 1991 Country Music Association singer of the year. Best known for her debut hit

'Delta Dawn' which she released when she was 13. She has topped the US country music charts 10 times. Starred in her own fly-on-the-wall TV show, Tuckerville, in 2005.

1959, Born on this day, Kirsty MacColl, UK singer, songwriter, (1985 UK No.7 single 'A New England', 1987 UK No.2 single with The Pogues, 'Fairytale Of New York'). MacColl was killed in a boating accident on 18th December 2000.

Subject: Re: Which pop stars share your birthday

Written By: Marian on 08/23/08 at 12:48 pm


I think he made Vanilla Ice sing!
:o

Elvis alone is always Elvis Presley!  I say so as a fan of BOTH Elvises! Elvi?
So Suge was never actually a singer himself?

Subject: Re: Which pop stars share your birthday

Written By: Marian on 08/23/08 at 12:49 pm


I think he made Vanilla Ice sing!
:o

Elvis alone is always Elvis Presley!  I say so as a fan of BOTH Elvises! Elvi?
How about Stojko?

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