Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Today's

births - July 27

Birth Year Name Full name Bio
1920
Homer
Henry D. Haynes With musical partner Kenneth C. Burns, one half the satirical country-pop radio and TV comedy/music duo Homer ...
1922
Bob Thiele
Jazz and jazz-pop record producer and record label executive, founded Signature and worked for Decca, Impulse, ABC/Bluesway, Flying Dut...
1927
Bob Morse
Baritone vocals in 50s a cappella jazz-pop quartet The Hi-Lo's, the group had three Top 20 albums in 1957 - Sudden...
1927
Guy Carawan
Folk musician and musicologist best known for introducing the black spiritual "We Shall Overcome" to the Student Nonviolent Coordinatin...
1928
Harvey Fuqua
Founder and frontman for 50s R&B/doo wop The Moonglows, "Sincerely" (R&B #1, 1955), then
1930
Andy White
Scot session drummer with a long resume of 60s performances, among others Tom Jones' "It's Not Unusual" (#10, UK #1, 1...
1933
Nick Reynolds
Founding member, vocals and guitar for definitive folk-pop The Kingston Trio, "Tom Dooley" (#1, 1958) and nine other T...
1943
Allan Ramsey
Bassist for pop-rock Gary Lewis & The Playboys, "This Diamond Ring" (#1, 1965) plus 11 other US Top 40 hits betwee...
1944
Bobby Gentry
Roberta Lee Streeter Grammy-winning country-pop and adult contemporary singer, songwriter and guitarist, "Ode to Billy Joe" (#1, 1967)...
1947
Andy McMaster
Keyboards for early pub rock Ducks Deluxe, then power pop/rock The Motors, "Airport" (UK #4, 1978)...
1949
H-Bomb
Henry Weck Drummer for one hit wonder rock band Brownsville Station, "Smokin' In The Boys Room" (#3, 1973)...
1949
Maureen McGovern
Adult contemporary pop singer, "The Morning After" (#1, 1973) from the movie The Poseidon Adventure and the Academy Award-winn...
1949
Rory Macdonald
Roderick Macdonald Bass and vocals for Scottish Celtic folk-rock Runrig, "An Ubhal As Airde (The Highest Apple)" (UK #18, 1995) and 13 al...
1950
Mick Vaughan
Michael Vaughan Guitarist for pop/rock one hit wonder Paper Lace, "The Night Chicago Died" (#1, UK #3, 1974), a second single "Billy,...
1953
Suzi Carr
Vocals for mellow adult pop-rock cover trio Will To Power, "Baby I Love Your Way/Freebird" (#1, 1988)...
1960
Conway Savage
Bassist for alt rock Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds, "Where The Wild Roses Grow" (Australia #2, UK #11, 1995)...
1963
Karl Mueller
Bassist for garage rock superstar group Soul Asylum, "Runaway Train" (#5, 1993), died from throat cancer on 6/17/2005,...
1964
Rex Brown
Bassist in alt metal Pantera, "Planet Caravan" (Mainstream Rock #21, 1994)...
1967
Juliana Hatfield
Singer, songwriter, guitarist and frontwoman for indie rock/power pop Blake Babies, solo, "My Sister" (Modern Rock #1,...
1973
Abe Cunningham
Drummer for Grammy-winning alt heavy metal Deftones, "Change (In The House Of Flies)" (Mainstream Rock #9, 2000)...
1974
Pete Yorn
Peter Joseph Yorn Multi-instrumentalist singer and songwriter, "For Nancy ('Cos It Already Is)" (Modern Rock #28, 2001) from the critically-acclaimed deb...