Sunday, January 24, 2021

Today's

births - January 24

Birth Year Name Full name Bio
1933
Zeke Carey
Ezekial Carey Founding member and second tenor for sophisticated group harmony R&B/doo wop The Flamingos, "I Only Have Eyes For ...
1936
Doug Kershaw
Douglas James Kershaw Cajun country-rock singer/songwriter, bandleader and fiddler, "Louisiana Man" (Country #10, 1961)...
1936
Jack Scott
Giovanni Dominico Scafone, Jr. Canadian rock 'n roll, rockabilly and country-pop singer with eight U.S. Top 40 singles in less than 3 years, including "Burning Bridge...
1939
Ray Stevens
Harold Ray Ragsdale Grammy-winning country-pop and often novelty singer, songwriter and producer, "Everything Is Beautiful" (#1, 1970)...
1941
Aaron Neville
New Orleans R&B/soul-funk singer, "Tell It Like It Is" (R&B #1, 1966), then formed The Neville Brothers, "Yell...
1941
Michael Chapman
Critically acclaimed but commercially underrated Brit folk singer and songwriter best known for his "Postcards Of Scarborough" (1970) a...
1941
Neil Diamond
Often called the "Jewish Elvis," prolific songwriter, singer and guitarist "Cracklin' Rose" (#1, 1970), plus dozens of Top 40 hits and...
1947
Warren Zevon
Sardonic singer/songwriter with 15 solo albums and multiple Top 40 hits, including "Werewolves Of London" (#21, 1978), died from asbest...
1949
John Belushi
TV and film actor, singer, portrayed "Joliet Jake" Blues in the Saturday Night Live skit and spin-off band The Blues B...
1953
Matthew Wilder (Weiner)
One hit wonder singer/songwriter, started in early 70s folk-pop duo Matthew & Peter, then pop-rock solo "Break My ...
1958
Julian Miles "Jools" Holland
Pianist, producer, singer, composer and bandleader, including keyboards for New ...
1963
Keech Rainwater
Drummer for cross-over country-rockers Lonestar, "Amazed" (#1, 1999)...
1974
Christopher River Hesse
Drummer for post-grunge indie pop-rock Hoobastank, "The Reason" (#2, 2004)...
1975
Paul Marazzi
Vocals for Brit-Norwegian pop-rock boy band A1, "Same Old Brand New You" (UK #1, 2000)...
1989
Calvin Goldspink
Vocals in pre-fab teen pop S Club Juniors (a spin-off of S Club 7), "One Step Closer" (UK #2, 2002) a...