1977 DJ Joseph Hahn (of Linkin Park) is born in Dallas, Texas, but grows up in Glendale, California.
1972 Mark Hoppus (bassist, co-lead vocalist of blink-182) is born in Ridgecrest, California.
1968 Jon Schaffer (guitarist for Iced Earth) is born in Franklin, Indiana.
1968 Mark McGrath (frontman for Sugar Ray) is born in Hartford, Connecticut.
1964 R&B singer Rockwell is born Kennedy William Gordy in Detroit, Michigan.
1963 Bret Michaels (lead singer of Poison) is born Bret Michael Sychak in Butler, Pennsylvania.
1962 Terence Trent D'Arby in born in Manhattan, New York.
1947 Rock musician/producer Ry Cooder is born in Los Angeles, California.
1947 Frank Lugo (bassist for ? & the Mysterians) is born.
1946 Howard Scott (guitarist for War) is born in the San Pedro neighborhood of Los Angeles, but grows up in Compton.
1943 Sly Stone (frontman for Sly & the Family Stone) is born Sylvester Stewart in Denton, Texas.
1940 Phil Lesh (bass guitarist for The Grateful Dead) is born in Berkeley, California.
1932 Record producer Arif Mardin is born in Istanbul, Turkey. He works at Atlantic Records for 30 years before becoming general manager of Manhattan Records (then under the umbrella of EMI).
1931 D.J. Fontana (drummer for Elvis Presley) is born Dominic Joseph Fontana in Shreveport, Louisiana.
1921 Doo-wop musician Les Cooper, known for the 1962 instrumental hit "Wiggle Wobble," is born in Norfolk, Virginia.
1912 Country blues singer/songwriter Lightnin' Hopkins is born in Centerville, Texas.Find more in our Categories
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