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January 1

 

Joe McDonald - Country Joe & the Fish - 1942

Morgan Fisher - Mott the Hoople - 1950

 

January 2

 

"Chick" Churchill - Ten Years After - 1949

Glenn Goins - Parliament - 1954

 

January 3

 

Sir George Martin - Beatles producer - 1926

John Paul Jones - Led Zeppelin - 1946

Stephen Stills - Crosby Stills Nash & Young, Buffalo Springfield - 1945

 

January 4

 

Michael Stipe - R.E.M. - 1950

 

January 5

 

Chris Stein - Blondie - 1950

 

January 6

 

Wilbert Harrison - Canned Heat - 1929

Syd Barrett - Pink Floyd - 1946

Sandy Denny - Fairport Convention - 1947

Kim Wilson - The Fabulous Thunderbirds - 1951

Malcolm Young - AC/DC - 1953

Neil Simpson - Climax Blues Band - 1959

 

January 7

 

Paul Revere - The Raiders - 1937

Rory Storm - The Hurricanes - 1938

Lefty Baker - Spanky & Our Gang - 1939

Dave Cousins - The Strawbs - 1945

Andy Brown - The Fortunes - 1946

Kenny Loggins - Loggins & Messina - 1948

Kathy Valentine - The Go-Go's - 1959

 

January 8

 

Elvis Presley - 1935

Little Anthony - The Imperials - 1940

Lee Jackson - The Nice - 1943

Robby Krieger - The Doors - 1946

Terry Sylvester - The Hollies, Swinging Blue Jeans - 1947

David Bowie - 1947

 

January 9

 

Joan Baez - 1941

Dick Yount - Harpers Bizarre - 1943

Jimmy Page - Led Zeppelin, Yardbirds, Honeydrippers - 1944

Cassie Gaines - Lynyrd Skynyrd - 1948

Paul King - Mungo Jerry - 1948

Steve McRay - .38 Special - 1950

David Johansen - New York Dolls - 1950

 

January 10

 

Jim Croce - 1943

Rod Stewart - 1945

Martin Turner - Wishbone Ash - 1945

Aynsley Dunbar - Journey, Whitesnake, Jefferson Starship - 1946

Neal Smith - Alice Cooper band - 1946

Bob Lang - The Mindbenders - 1946

Donald Fagen - Steely Dan - 1948

Pat Benatar - 1953

Michael Schenker - Scorpions, UFO - 1955

 

January 11

 

Laurens Hammond (Hammond organ inventor) - 1895

Clarence Clemons - E Street Band - 1942

Tony Kaye - Yes - 1943

Dennis Greene - The Kingsmen, Sha Na Na - 1949

 

January 12

 

Cynthia Robinson - Sly & The Family Stone - 1946

Felipe Rose - Village People - 1954

 

January 13

 

John Lees - Barclay James Harvest - 1947

Trevor Rabin - Yes - 1954

Fred White - Earth Wind & Fire - 1955

 

January 14

 

Allen Toussaint - 1938

T Bone Burnett - 1948

Tim Harris - The Foundations - 1948

 

January 15

 

Captain Beefheart - Magic Band - 1941

Ronnie Van Zant - Lynyrd Skynyrd - 1948

Melvyn Gale - Electric Light Orchestra - 1952

 

January 16

 

Bob Bogle - The Ventures - 1934

Ray Phillips - Nashville Teens - 1939

William Francis - Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show - 1942

 

January 17

 

Mick Taylor - Rolling Stones - 1948

Susanna Hoffs - Bangles - 1959

 

January 18

 

"Legs" Smith - Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band - 1944

 

January 19

 

Joe Butler - The Lovin' Spoonful - 1941

Janis Joplin - 1943

Rod Evans - Deep Purple - 1945

Robert Palmer - 1949

Dewey Bunnell - America - 1951

Francis Buchholz - Scorpions - 1954

 

January 20

 

Eric Stewart - 10cc - 1945

George Grantham - Poco - 1947

Mel Pritchard - Barclay James Harvest - 1948

Paul Stanley - KISS - 1952

Ian Hill - Judas Priest - 1958

 

January 21

 

Wolfman Jack - 1939

Richie Havens - 1941

Chris Britton - The Troggs - 1945

 

January 22

 

Steve Perry - ex-Journey - 1949

Nigel Pegrum - Small Faces, Uriah Heep - 1949

 

January 23

 

Bill Cunningham - Box Tops - 1950

Robin Zander - Cheap Trick - 1953

Danny Federici - E Street Band - 1950

 

January 24

 

Warren Zevon - 1947

 

January 25

 

Michael Cotten - The Tubes - 1950

Gary Tibbs - Roxy Music - 1958

 

January 26

 

Ashley Hutchings - Fairport Convention - 1945

Derek Holt - Climax Blues Band - 1949

David Briggs - Little River Band - 1951

Eddie Van Halen - Van Halen - 1955

 

January 27

 

Nick Mason - Pink Floyd - 1944

Kim Gardner - Ashton, Gardner & Dyke - 1948

Brian Downey - Thin Lizzy - 1951

Seth Justman - J. Geils Band - 1951

 

January 28

 

Brian Keenan - Chambers Brothers, Manfred Mann - 1943

Dick Taylor - ex-Rolling Stones - 1943

Rick Allen - The Box Tops - 1946

Corky Laing - Mountain - 1948

 

January 29

 

David Byron - Uriah Heep - 1947

Tommy Ramone - The Ramones - 1952

Louis Perez - Los Lobos - 1953

 

January 30

 

Marty Balin - Jefferson Airplane - 1942

Steve Marriott - Small Faces, Humble Pie - 1945

Phil Collins - Genesis - 1951

 

January 31

 

Terry Kath - Chicago - 1946

Phil Manzanera - Roxy Music - 1951

Johnny Rotten - Sex Pistols - 1956

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February may be a shorter month, but many great rockers were born this month.....

 

February 1

 

Jimmy Carl Black - Mothers of Invention, Captain Beefheart - 1938

Mike Campbell - The Heartbreakers - 1950

Rich Williams - Kansas - 1951

Fran Christina - The Fabulous Thunderbirds - 1951

 

February 2

 

Graham Nash - Crosby Stills Nash & Young, The Hollies - 1942

Ross Valory - Journey, Steve Miller Band - 1950

 

February 3

 

Eric Haydock - The Hollies - 1943

Dave Davies - The Kinks - 1947

Arthur Kane - New York Dolls - 1949

 

February 4

 

John Steel - The Animals - 1941

Alice Cooper - 1948

Phil Ehart - Kansas - 1951

Jerry Shirley - Humble Pie - 1952

 

February 5

 

Cory Wells - Three Dog Night - 1942

Al Kooper - Blood Sweat & Tears - 1944

J.R. Cobb - Atlanta Rhythm Section - 1944

 

February 6

 

Bob Marley - 1945

Axl Rose - Guns N' Roses - 1962

 

February 7

 

Jimmy Greenspoon - Three Dog Night - 1948

Alan Lancaster - Status Quo - 1949

 

February 8

 

Creed Bratton - The Grass Roots - 1943

Paul Wheatbread - Gary Puckett & the Union Gap - 1946

Fito de la Perra - Canned Heat - 1946

Dan Seals - England Dan & John Ford Coley - 1948

 

February 9

 

Carole King - 1942

 

February 10

 

Don Wilson - The Ventures - 1933

Nigel Olsson - Elton John band - 1949

 

February 11

 

Gene Vincent - 1935

Derek Shulman - Gentle Giant - 1947

 

February 12

 

Ray Manzarek - The Doors - 1939

Joe Schermie - Three Dog Night - 1945

Goober Knight - Black Oak Arkansas - 1949

Steve Hackett - Genesis - 1950

Michael McDonald - Doobie Brothers, Steely Dan - 1952

Omar Hakim - Weather Report - 1959

 

February 13

 

Rebop Kwaku Baah - Traffic, Wings - 1944

Roy Dyke - Ashton, Gardner & Dyke - 1945

Peter Gabriel - 1950

Ed Gagliardi - Foreigner - 1952

 

February 14

 

Vic Briggs - The Animals - 1945

Doug Simril - Steve Miller Band - 1946

Roger Fisher - Heart, Alias - 1950

Kenny Hyslop - Simple Minds - 1951

 

February 15

 

Denny Zager - Zager & Evans - 1943

Mick Avory - The Kinks - 1944

David Brown - Santana - 1947

John Helliwell - Supertramp - 1945

 

February 17

 

Rickey Medlocke - Blackfoot, Lynyrd Skynyrd

 

February 18

 

Yoko Ono - 1933

Dennis DeYoung - Styx - 1947

Keith Knudsen - Doobie Brothers - 1948

Robbie Bachman - Bachman Turner Overdrive - 1953

Derek Pellicci - Little River Band - 1953

 

February 19

 

Tony Iommi - Black Sabbath - 1948

Mark Andes - Canned Heat, Heart - 1948

Eddie Hardin - Spencer Davis Group - 1949

Andy Powell - Wishbone Ash - 1950

 

February 20

 

Lew Soloff - Blood, Sweat & Tears - 1944

Jerome Geils - J. Geils Band - 1946

Walter Becker - Steely Dan - 1950

Randy California - Spirit - 1951

Jon Brant - Cheap Trick - 1954

 

February 21

 

Paul Newton - Uriah Heep - 1946

Jerry Harrison - Talking Heads - 1949

Vince Welnick - The Tubes, Grateful Dead - 1951

Lester Hunt - Climax Blues Band - 1956

 

February 22

 

Oliver ("Good Morning Starshine") - 1945

 

February 23

 

Johnny Winter - 1944

Rusty Young - Poco, Buffalo Springfield - 1946

Steve Priest - Sweet - 1950

Brad Whitford - Aerosmith - 1952

 

February 24

 

Paul Jones - Manfred Mann - 1942

Lonnie Turner - Steve Miller Band - 1947

 

February 25

 

Roy Michaels - Cat Mother & the All Night Newsboys - 1942

George Harrison - 1943

David Stensen - The Grass Roots - 1947

 

February 26

 

Paul Cotton - Poco - 1943

Mitch Ryder - Detroit Wheels - 1945

Bob "Bear" Hite - Canned Heat - 1945

Jonathan Cain - Journey - 1950

 

February 27

 

Robert Balderrama - ? and the Mysterians - 1950

Neal Schon - Journey - 1954

Adrian Smith - Iron Maiden - 1957

Johnny Van Zant - Lynyrd Skynyrd - 1959

 

February 28

 

Joe South - 1940

Brian Jones - Rolling Stones - 1942

Eddie Manion - Asbury Jukes, Seeger Sessions Band - 1952

Cindy Wilson - B-52's - 1957

 

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February may be a shorter month, but many great rockers were born this month.....

 

February 1

 

Jimmy Carl Black - Mothers of Invention, Captain Beefheart - 1938

Mike Campbell - The Heartbreakers - 1950

Rich Williams - Kansas - 1951

Fran Christina - The Fabulous Thunderbirds - 1951

 

February 2

 

Graham Nash - Crosby Stills Nash & Young, The Hollies - 1942

Ross Valory - Journey, Steve Miller Band - 1950

 

February 3

 

Eric Haydock - The Hollies - 1943

Dave Davies - The Kinks - 1947

Arthur Kane - New York Dolls - 1949

 

February 4

 

John Steel - The Animals - 1941

Alice Cooper - 1948

Phil Ehart - Kansas - 1951

Jerry Shirley - Humble Pie - 1952

 

February 5

 

Cory Wells - Three Dog Night - 1942

Al Kooper - Blood Sweat & Tears - 1944

J.R. Cobb - Atlanta Rhythm Section - 1944

 

February 6

 

Bob Marley - 1945

Axl Rose - Guns N' Roses - 1962

 

February 7

 

Jimmy Greenspoon - Three Dog Night - 1948

Alan Lancaster - Status Quo - 1949

 

February 8

 

Creed Bratton - The Grass Roots - 1943

Paul Wheatbread - Gary Puckett & the Union Gap - 1946

Fito de la Perra - Canned Heat - 1946

Dan Seals - England Dan & John Ford Coley - 1948

 

February 9

 

Carole King - 1942

 

February 10

 

Don Wilson - The Ventures - 1933

Nigel Olsson - Elton John band - 1949

 

February 11

 

Gene Vincent - 1935

Derek Shulman - Gentle Giant - 1947

 

February 12

 

Ray Manzarek - The Doors - 1939

Joe Schermie - Three Dog Night - 1945

Goober Knight - Black Oak Arkansas - 1949

Steve Hackett - Genesis - 1950

Michael McDonald - Doobie Brothers, Steely Dan - 1952

Omar Hakim - Weather Report - 1959

 

February 13

 

Rebop Kwaku Baah - Traffic, Wings - 1944

Roy Dyke - Ashton, Gardner & Dyke - 1945

Peter Gabriel - 1950

Ed Gagliardi - Foreigner - 1952

 

February 14

 

Vic Briggs - The Animals - 1945

Doug Simril - Steve Miller Band - 1946

Roger Fisher - Heart, Alias - 1950

Kenny Hyslop - Simple Minds - 1951

 

February 15

 

Denny Zager - Zager & Evans - 1943

Mick Avory - The Kinks - 1944

David Brown - Santana - 1947

John Helliwell - Supertramp - 1945

 

February 17

 

Rickey Medlocke - Blackfoot, Lynyrd Skynyrd

 

February 18

 

Yoko Ono - 1933

Dennis DeYoung - Styx - 1947

Keith Knudsen - Doobie Brothers - 1948

Robbie Bachman - Bachman Turner Overdrive - 1953

Derek Pellicci - Little River Band - 1953

 

February 19

 

Tony Iommi - Black Sabbath - 1948

Mark Andes - Canned Heat, Heart - 1948

Eddie Hardin - Spencer Davis Group - 1949

Andy Powell - Wishbone Ash - 1950

 

February 20

 

Lew Soloff - Blood, Sweat & Tears - 1944

Jerome Geils - J. Geils Band - 1946

Walter Becker - Steely Dan - 1950

Randy California - Spirit - 1951

Jon Brant - Cheap Trick - 1954

 

February 21

 

Paul Newton - Uriah Heep - 1946

Jerry Harrison - Talking Heads - 1949

Vince Welnick - The Tubes, Grateful Dead - 1951

Lester Hunt - Climax Blues Band - 1956

 

February 22

 

Oliver ("Good Morning Starshine") - 1945

 

February 23

 

Johnny Winter - 1944

Rusty Young - Poco, Buffalo Springfield - 1946

Steve Priest - Sweet - 1950

Brad Whitford - Aerosmith - 1952

 

February 24

 

Paul Jones - Manfred Mann - 1942

Lonnie Turner - Steve Miller Band - 1947

 

February 25

 

Roy Michaels - Cat Mother & the All Night Newsboys - 1942

George Harrison - 1943

David Stensen - The Grass Roots - 1947

 

February 26

 

Paul Cotton - Poco - 1943

Mitch Ryder - Detroit Wheels - 1945

Bob "Bear" Hite - Canned Heat - 1945

Jonathan Cain - Journey - 1950

 

February 27

 

Robert Balderrama - ? and the Mysterians - 1950

Neal Schon - Journey - 1954

Adrian Smith - Iron Maiden - 1957

Johnny Van Zant - Lynyrd Skynyrd - 1959

 

February 28

 

Joe South - 1940

Brian Jones - Rolling Stones - 1942

Eddie Manion - Asbury Jukes, Seeger Sessions Band - 1952

Cindy Wilson - B-52's - 1957

 

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