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1985 Country singer Brantley Gilbert is born in Jefferson, Georgia.

1979 Rob Bourdon (Linkin Park drummer) is born in Calabasas, California.

1952 Paul Stanley of Kiss is born Stanley Harvey Eisen in Queens, New York.

1952 Judas Priest bass player Ian Hill is born in West Bromwich, England.

1948 Mel Pritchard (drummer for Barclay James Harvest) is born in Oldham, Lancashire, England.

1947 George Grantham (drummer for Poco) is born in Cordell, Oklahoma.

1945 Eric Stewart (guitarist for The Mindbenders, 10cc) is born in Droylsden, Lancashire, England.

1935 Country singer Buddy Blake Cunningham, known for the 1950s songs "Please Convince Me" and "Right Or Wrong," is born in Jackson, Mississippi.

1931 Vocalist/pianist Earl Grant is born in Idabel, Oklahoma. Known for '50s singles "The End" and "Ebb Tide."

1926 Pianist/composer David Tudor is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1923 Country signer Slim Whitman is born in Tampa, Florida.

1922 Trumpeter Ray Anthony (of the Glenn Miller Orchestra) is born in Bentleyville, Pennsylvania.

1885 Folk and blues musician Leadbelly is born Huddie William Ledbetter in Mooringsport, Louisiana.

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