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2014 Alicia Keys gives birth to a second son, Genesis Ali Dean, with husband Swizz Beatz.

1972 Matt Slocum (lead guitarist for Sixpence None the Richer) is born in Nashville, Tennessee.

1952 David Knopfler (rhythm guitarist for Dire Straits) is born in Glasgow, Scotland.

1951 Folk rocker Karla Bonoff is born in Santa Monica, California. Linda Ronstadt covered several of her songs for the 1976 album Hasten Down The Wind, including "All My Life, a popular duet with Aaron Neville.

1950 Terry Bozzio (drummer for Missing Persons, Captain Beefheart) is born in San Francisco, California.

1948 Larry Byrom (guitarist for Steppenwolf) is born in Huntsville, Alabama.

1944 Mick Jones (guitarist for Foreigner) is born in Somerton, Somerset, England.

1943 Peter Sinfield (keyboardist, lyricist for King Crimson) is born in Fulham, London, England.

1942 Mike Heron (of Incredible String Band) is born James Michael Heron in Edinburgh, Scotland.

1941 Les Maguire (pianist for Gerry and the Pacemakers) is born in Wallasey, Cheshire, England.

1941 Mike Pinder (original keyboardist for The Moody Blues) is born in Erdington, Birmingham, England.

1931 Jazz pianist Walter Norris is born in Little Rock, Arkansas.

1931 Scotty Moore (Elvis Presley's original guitarist) is born in Gadsden, Tennessee.

1906 Hollywood composer and pianist Oscar Levant is born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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