1975 Latin-pop singer Lou Bega is born David Lubega to a Ugandan father and a Sicilian mother in Munich, Germany.
1972 Aaron Lewis (frontman of Staind) is born in Rutland City, Vermont, but will be raised in Massachusetts.
1966 Blues-rock guitarist Marc Ford (of The Black Crowes) is born in Long Beach, California.
1962 Hillel Slovak (original guitarist for Red Hot Chili Peppers) is born in Haifa, Israel, to parents who are Holocaust survivors.
1961 Hiro Yamamoto (original bass player for Soundgarden) is born in Park Forest, Illinois.
1957 R&B keyboardist Wayne Lewis (of Atlantic Starr) is born in White Plains, New York.
1954 Jimmy Destri (keyboardist for Blondie) is born James Mollica in Brooklyn, New York.
1951 Drummer Max Weinberg (of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band) is born in Newark, New Jersey.
1951 R&B singer Peabo Bryson is born Robert Peapo Bryson in South Carolina.
1946 Soul singer Al Green is born in Forrest City, Arkansas. He is born "Al Greene," but drops the trailing "e" in 1968.
1946 Rock guitarist Roy Loney (of Flamin' Groovies) is born in San Francisco, California.
1945 Rock guitarist Lowell George (of Little Feat) is born in Hollywood, California.
1944 Brian Pendleton (rhythm guitarist for The Pretty Things) is born in Heath Town, Wolverhampton, England.
1944 Bass guitarist Jack Casady (of Jefferson Airplane/Starship, Hot Tuna) is born John William Casady in Washington, DC.
1942 Academy Award-winning film composer Bill Conti (Rocky, The Right Stuff) is born in Providence, Rhode Island.
1940 Soul singer Lester Chambers (of The Chambers Brothers) is born in Mississippi.
1934 R&B vocalist Horace Key (of The Tams) is born in Atlanta, Georgia.
1913 Western Swing fiddler "Pappy" Wade Ray is born in Evansville, Indiana.
1906 Jazz saxophonist Bud Freeman, who collaborates with Benny Goodman, is born in Chicago, Illinois.Find more in our Categories
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