1989 Leon Bridges is born Todd Michael Bridges in Atlanta, Georgia, but grows up in Fort Worth, Texas. He releases his debut album, Coming Home, in 2015 and is hailed as "the second coming of Sam Cooke."
1954 Country singer Louise Mandrell is born Thelma Louise Mandrell in Corpus Christi, Texas. She is the younger sister of fellow singer Barbara Mandrell.
1942 Roger McGuinn of The Byrds is born in Chicago, Illinois.
1942 Stephen Bladd (drummer for The J. Geils Band) is born in Boston, Massachusetts.
1942 Doo wop singer Jay Uzzell (of The Corsairs) is born in La Grange, North Carolina.
1935 Latin jazz percussionist Pete Escovedo (of Santana) is born in Pittsburg, California.Find more in our Categories
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