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1970 Rapper Dray (of Das EFX) is born Andre Weston in Teaneck, New Jersey. Featured on Ice Cube's 1993 hit, "Check Yo Self."

1952 Dave Stewart of Eurythmics is born in Sunderland, England.

1950 John McFee (guitarist, violinist for The Doobie Brothers) is born in Santa Cruz, California.

1948 Pamela Des Barres, perhaps the most famous groupie of all time, is born. She boasts liaisons with Jimmy Page, Mick Jagger and Keith Moon, and even joins a band made up of groupies, The GTO's, in 1969. In 2013 she starts her own fashion label: "Groupie Couture."

1947 Freddy Weller (guitarist for Paul Revere and the Raiders) is born Wilton Frederick Weller in Atlanta, Georgia. Co-wrote Tommy Roe's 1970 hit, "Jam Up and Jelly Tight."

1946 Soul singer Inez Foxx is born in Greensboro, North Carolina.

1946 Doug Ingle (vocalist/organist for Iron Butterfly) is born in Omaha, Nebraska.

1946 Bruce Palmer (bassist for Buffalo Springfield) is born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

1946 Trevor Leslie Oaks (guitarist for Showaddywaddy) is born in Leicester, Leicestershire, England.

1945 R&B singer Dee Dee Sharp is born Dione LaRue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Known for early-'60s hits like "Mashed Potato Time" and "Slow Twistin" (the latter with Chubby Checker).

1942 Soul singer Luther Simmons (of The Main Ingredient) is born. Known for the 1972 hit, "Everybody Plays the Fool."

1941 Otis Redding is born Otis Ray Redding Jr. in Dawson, Georgia. He would be raised in nearby Macon.

1941 Duffy Power is born Raymond Leslie Howard in Fulham, London, England. The blues/rock 'n roll singer was known for his covers of hits like Bobby Darin's "Dream Lover" and The Beatles' "I Saw Her Standing There."

1940 Joe Negroni (of Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers) is born in New York City, New York.

1926 Jake Carey (bass singer for The Flamingos) is born in Pulaski, Virginia.

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