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2007 Brad Paisley and his wife, the actress Kimberly Williams, have their first child: a son named Huckleberry ("Huck").

1979 Plain White T's frontman Tom Higgenson is born in Villa Park, Illinois.

1974 James Blunt is born in Tidworth, England.

1968 Sublime lead singer Brad Nowell is born in Long Beach, California.

1953 John B. Sparks (bass guitarist for Dr. Feelgood) is born in England.

1945 Sixties pop singer Oliver is born William Oliver Swofford in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina.

1944 Rock and roll guitarist Mick Green (of Johnny Kidd & the Pirates) is born in Matlock, Derbyshire, England.

1938 R&B singer Bobby Hendricks (of The Drifters) is born in Columbus, Ohio.

1933 Ernie K-Doe, known for his 1961 hit "Mother-In-Law," is born Ernest Kador Jr. in New Orleans.

1927 Guy Mitchell is born Al Cernick in Detroit. He has a string of hit songs in the lead-up to the Rock Era: "My Heart Cries for You," "My Truly, Truly Fair" and "She Wears Red Feathers" among them.

1923 Hurricane Smith, an engineer and producer for The Beatles and Pink Floyd, is born in Edmonton, London, England.

1819 Composer Joseph Philbrick Webster, who wrote the song "Lorena," is born in Manchester, New Hampshire.

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