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1979 Trevor Penick (of O-Town) is born in San Bernardino County, California.

1969 Bryan Abrams (of Color Me Badd) is born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1964 Jazz singer Diana Krall is born in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada.

1962 Mani (bassist for The Stone Roses) is born Gary Manny Mounfield in Crumpsall, Manchester, England.

1958 Harry Rushakoff (original drummer for Concrete Blonde) is born in Chicago, Illinois.

1949 Pattie Santos (It's a Beautiful Day vocalist) is born in San Francisco, California.

1948 "Thunder and Lightning" (1972) singer Chi Coltrane is born in Racine, Wisconsin.

1945 Guitarist/keyboard player Paul Raymond is born in Hertfordshire, England. He joins UFO in 1976.

1941 '60s soul singer-songwriter Dan Penn is born Wallace Daniel Pennington in Vernon, Alabama. Wrote Aretha Franklin's "Do Right Woman, Do Right Man."

1940 John Ryanes (of The Monotones) is born in Newark, New Jersey.

1938 Troy Seals (guitarist for James Brown) is born in Bighill, Kentucky. Also a country songwriter, his compositions will be recorded by Elvis Presley, Conway Twitty, and Randy Travis. He is the older brother of Jim Seals of the soft-rock duo Seals & Crofts.

1936 R&B singer Winfred "Blue" Lovett (of The Manhattans) is born in Jersey City, New Jersey.

1933 Garnet Mimms (lead singer of Garnet Mimms & The Enchanters) is born in Ashland, West Virginia. Known for the 1963 hit "Cry Baby," later covered by Janis Joplin.

1931 Folk singer Bob Gibson is born in Brooklyn, New York. Introduces Joan Baez to a national audience at the 1959 Newport Folk Festival.

1921 Composer Ben Weisman, co-author of "Rock-A-Hula Baby," is born.

1916 Herb Abramson, co-founder of Atlantic Records, is born in Brooklyn, New York.

1905 Jazz banjoist/guitarist Albert "Eddie" Condon is born in Goodland, Indiana.

1895 Composer Paul Hindemith is born in Hessen, Germany. Known for the 1938 opera Mathis der Maler (Matthias the Painter).

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