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1979 Erik-Michael Estrada (of O-Town) is born in Bronxville, New York.

1972 Noted hip-hop producer Jermaine Dupri is born in Asheville, North Carolina. He'll work with Mariah Carey, Usher, Jay-Z, and Janet Jackson, among others.

1970 Ani DiFranco is born Angela Maria DiFranco in Buffalo, New York.

1949 Bruce Springsteen is born in Long Branch, New Jersey.

1947 Jerry Corbetta (lead vocalist of Sugarloaf) is born in Denver, Colorado.

1947 Neal Smith (Alice Cooper drummer, co-writer of "I'm Eighteen") is born in Akron, Ohio.

1947 Don Grolnick is born in Brooklyn, New York, and grows up in nearby Levittown. The pop pianist/composer will work with Linda Ronstadt, James Taylor, Steely Dan, and Carly Simon, among others.

1945 Paul Petersen, an actor-turned-singer known for his role as Jeff Stone on the '50s sitcom The Donna Reed Show, is born in Glendale, California.

1945 Ron Bushy (Iron Butterfly drummer) is born in Washington, D.C.

1943 John Banks (drummer for The Merseybeats) is born in Liverpool, England.

1943 Steve Boone (bassist for The Lovin' Spoonful) is born at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.

1943 Julio Iglesias is born in Madrid, Spain.

1939 Blues guitarist Roy Buchanan is born in Ozark, Arkansas.

1935 Les McCann is born in Lexington, Kentucky. The soul jazz musician will gain popularity with the 1961 anti-war song "Compared to What."

1930 Ray Charles is born Ray Charles Robinson in Albany, Georgia.

1926 Jazz saxophonist John Coltrane is born in Hamlet, North Carolina.

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