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1981 Kelly Rowland (of Destiny's Child) is born in Atlanta, Georgia.

1979 Brandy (Brandy Norwood) is born in McComb, Mississippi.

1977 Mike Shinoda (of Linkin Park) is born in Agoura Hills, Los Angeles.

1974 R&B singer D'Angelo is born Michael Eugene Archer in Richmond, Virginia.

1962 Sheryl Crow is born in Kennett, Missouri. She works as an elementary school music teacher before landing a gig a backing vocalist on Michael Jackson's Bad World Tour in 1987.

1947 Derek Shulman (lead vocalist for Gentle Giant) is born in Glasgow, Scotland.

1943 Blues singer Little Johnny Taylor is born in Arkansas.

1942 R&B singer Otis Clay is born in Waxhaw, Mississippi.

1942 Soul singer Leon Haywood is born in Houston, Texas.

1941 Brazilian musician Sergio Mendes is born in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro.

1938 Bobby "Boris" Pickett (of The Crypt-Kickers) is born in Somerville, Massachusetts.

1935 Gene Vincent is born Vincent Eugene Craddock in Norfolk, Virginia.

1914 Matt Dennis is born in Seattle, Washington. Among many other tunes, he composes the pop standard "Everything Happens to Me," first recorded by the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra featuring Frank Sinatra.

1914 Bluesman Josh White is born in Greenville, South Carolina.

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