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1986 Anderson Paak is born in Oxnard, California.

1977 Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bassist for Linkin Park) is born in Plymouth, Massachusetts. He is raised in Mission Viejo, California.

1971 Will Turpin (bassist for Collective Soul) is born in Fairbanks, Alaska.

1961 Sam Llanas (vocalist, guitarist of The BoDeans) is born in Wisconsin.

1961 Motley Crue lead singer Vince Neil is born in Los Angeles.

1948 Dan Seals (of England Dan & John Ford Coley) is born in McCamey, Texas. He is the younger brother of Jim Seals (Seals & Crofts).

1948 Ron Tyson (of The Temptations) is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1946 Adolfo 'Fito' de la Parra (drummer for Canned Heat) is born in Mexico City, Mexico.

1946 Paul Wheatbread (drummer for Gary Puckett & the Union Gap) is born in San Diego, California.

1943 Creed Bratton of The Grass Roots is born William Charles Schneider in Los Angeles, California. Many know him for something else: he plays the character Creed on the US version of The Office.

1942 Terry Melcher, who produces "Kokomo" for The Beach Boys and "Kicks" for Paul Revere & the Raiders, is born in New York City. His mother is Doris Day.

1941 Singer-songwriter Tom Rush is born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Wrote and recorded the folk-rock standard "No Regrets."

1938 R&B singer Ray Sharpe is born in Fort Worth, Texas.

1934 Novelty singer Larry Verne is born in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

1932 John Williams is born in Floral Park, New York. The prolific composer is known for his iconic scores for classics like the Star Wars and Indiana Jones series and Jaws.

1919 Big band trombonist Buddy Morrow is born Muni Zudekoff in New Haven, Connecticut. He starts a three-decade run as leader of the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra in 1977.

1894 Lonnie Johnson, one of the first blues guitarists, is born in New Orleans.

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