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Musicians born on April 18
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1970 Greg Eklund (drummer for Everclear) is born in Jacksonville, Florida.

1966 Ana Voog (lead singer of The Blue Up) is born Rachel Olson in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

1958 Les Pattinson (bass guitarist for Echo & the Bunnymen) is born in Ormskirk, Lancashire, England.

1946 Lennie Baker (saxophonist for Sha Na Na) is born in Whitman, Massachusetts.

1946 Actress and singer Hayley Mills is born in London, England, to English actors John Mills and Mary Hayley Bell. She joins older sister Juliet Mills.

1946 Skip Spence (of Quicksilver Messenger Service, Moby Grape, Jefferson Airplane) is born Alexander Lee Spence in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

1943 Drummer Clyde Stubblefield, who plays on many of James Brown's recordings, is born in Chattanooga, Tennessee. When hip-hop emerges in the '80s and '90s, many of the tracks sample his drums, such as "Say It Loud - I'm Black and I'm Proud" and "Cold Sweat."

1940 Mike Vickers (of Manfred Mann) is born in Southampton, Hampshire, England.

1939 Pianist Glen Hardin is born in Wellington, Texas. In addition to playing with Buddy Holly's band The Crickets, Hardin will record with artists such as Elvis Presley, John Denver, Emmylou Harris, and Rick Nelson.

1938 Jazz pianist Hal Galper - known for his work with Chet Baker, Stan Getz, Anita O'Day, and Joe Williams - is born in Salem, Massachusetts.

1935 Record producer Paul Rothchild (The Doors, Janis Joplin) is born in Brooklyn, New York.

1924 Blues musician Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown is born in Vinton, Louisiana.

1918 Guitarist Tony Mottola, known for working with Frank Sinatra and Perry Como, is born in Kearny, New Jersey.

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