1976 Pop singer Ivette Sosa (of Eden's Crush) is born in Edison, New Jersey. Known for the 2001 hit "Get Over Yourself."
1969 DJ Kay Gee (of Naughty by Nature) is born Keir Gist in East Orange, New Jersey.
1960 Mitch Dorge (drummer/percussionist for Crash Test Dummies) is born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
1946 Ola Brunkert (session drummer for ABBA) is born in Orebro, Sweden.
1945 Lee Dorman (bass guitarist for Iron Butterfly) is born Douglas Lee Dorman in St. Louis, Missouri.
1941 Les Braid (bassist/keyboardist for The Swinging Blue Jeans) is born William Leslie Braid in West Derby, Liverpool, England.
1941 Signe Anderson, the original lead singer of Jefferson Airplane, is born in Seattle, Washington. She is raised in Portland, Oregon.
1940 Rock 'n Roller Jimmy Gilmer (of Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs) is born in Chicago, Illinois, but would be raised in Amarillo, Texas. Known for the 1963 hit "Sugar Shack."
1933 Pop singer Pat Barrett (of The Crew-Cuts) is born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Known for the 1954 hit "Sh-Boom," a cover of the Chords' song.
1928 Jazz alto saxophonist Julian "Cannonball" Adderley is born in Tampa, Florida. Known for the 1966 hit "Mercy Mercy Mercy."
1924 Cabaret singer/pianist Bobby Short is born in Danville, Illinois.Find more in our Categories
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