Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Today's

births - September 21

Birth Year Name Full name Bio
1913
Janet Ertel
Janet Ertel Bleyer Founding member and vocalist in close-harmony pop music girl group The Chordettes ("Mr. Sandman," #1, 1954 and "Lollip...
1923
Jimmy Young
Leslie Ronald Young Pop singer, "Unchained Melody" (UK #1, 1955) and BBC Radio 2 DJ from 1973 to 2002...
1932
Don Preston
Keyboards for Frank Zappa-led satirical rock group Mothers of Inven...
1932
Graeme Goodall
Australian recording engineer, studio designer, record producer, co-founder of Island Records and prominent figure in the development o...
1934
Leonard Cohen
Leonard Norman Cohen Influential and oft-covered Canadian folk-pop singer/songwriter, "Bird On The Wire" (1969), Grammy-winning Album of the Year River:...
1936
Dickey Lee
Royden Dickey Lipscomb Country-pop singer/songwriter, "Patches" (#6, 1962), then migrated to country music in the 70s and had 16 Country Top 40 hits, includin...
1943
David Hood
Bassist, session musician and founding member of the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section (also known as The Swampers<...
1944
Jesse Davis
Jesse Ed Davis III Native American guitarist with a lone blues-rock solo album (Jesse Davis, 1971) featuring
1947
Don Felder
Lead guitar, vocals and songwriter for country-rock and pop Eagles,...
1949
Colin Gibson
Brit bassist and composer, started with psych-pop band Skip Bifferty in the 60s, later joined Ginger Baker's A...
1952
David Gregory
Lead guitarist for quirky New Wave synth-pop XTC, ...
1954
Philthy Animal Taylor
Philip John Taylor Drummer for punk-metal Motörhead, "Ace Of Spades" (UK #15, 1980), during periods away from the band did session work ...
1959
Corinne Drewerey
Vocals for Brit sophisti-pop Swing Out Sister, "Breakout" (#6, 1987)...
1967
Faith Hill
Audrey Faith Perry Five time Grammy-winning country-pop crossover star, "Breathe" (#2, 1999) and eight Country #1 hits, Billboard magazine's #1 A...
1967
Timmy T
Timothy Torres Rap-dance "freestyle" performer, "One More Try" (#1, 1991)...
1967
Tyler Stewart
Drummer for Canadian alt-rock Barenaked Ladies, "One Week" (#1, 1998)...
1968
Jon Brooks
Drummer for "Madchester" alt rock The Charlatans UK, "The Only One I Know" (Mainstream Rock #37, 1991)...
1968
Trugoy the Dove
David Jude Jolicoeur MC and vocals for jazz rap and alt hip hop trio De La Soul, "Me Myself And I" (R&B #1, 1989)...
1972
David Silveria
Drummer for nu metal Korn, "Here To Stay" (Mainstream #4, 2002)...
1972
Liam Gallagher
Frontman and vocals for Grammy-nominated Brit pop Oasis, "Wonderwall" (#8, 1996), the band had 22 consecutive UK Top 1...
1973
Jimmy Constable
Vocals and co-founding member of Brit teen-dance-pop boy band 911, covered
1977
Sam Rivers
Bassist for rap-metal Limp Bizkit, "My Way" (Mainstream Rock #4, 2001)...
1977
The-Dream
Terius Youngdell Nash Grammy-winning rapper, songwriter and record producer, "Shawty Is A 10" (#17, 2007), co-wrote "Baby" for Justin Bieber...
1984
Wale
Olubowale Victor Akintimehin Rapper with multiple collaborative singles and albums, including the BET Award-winning "Lotus Flower Bomb" (#38, R&B #1, Rap #3, 2011) ...
1989
Jason Derülo
Jason Desrouleaux R&B/urban soul singer/songwriter, actor and dancer, "Watcha Say" (#1, 2009)...
1947
Rupert Hine
Rupert Neville Hine English musician with eleven albums as a solo artist and as frontman for mid-70s pop-rock Quantum Jump, whose ”The L...
1942
U-Roy
Ewart Beckford Reggae DJ and key figure in Jamaican "toasting," the precursor to rap music which combined rhythmic spoken or chanted words over previo...