Today's

births - July, 14

Birth Year name Casual Full name Short Info
1912
Woody Guthrietest
Woodrow Wilson Guthrie Legendary and highly influential American music giant, folk singer and songwriter, "This Land Is Your Land" (1940) and hundreds of othe...
1926
Lowman Paulingtest
Guitarist, singer and songwriter for gospel, jump blues and doo wop fusion quintet The "5" Royales, "Tears Of Joy" (R&...
1932
Del Reevestest
Franklin Delano Reeves Country music singer and songwriter with 25 Country Top 40 hits in the 60s and 80s, including "Girl On The Billboard" (Country #1, 1965...
1938
Bob Scholltest
Lead vocals for R&B/doo wop one hit wonder quintet The Mello-Kings, "Tonite, Tonite" (#77, 1957), died in a boatin...
1939
Vince Taylortest
Brian Maurice Holden Early and flamboyant Brit rock 'n' roll singer with The Playboys and solo, career cut short by drug and alcohol abuse ...
1945
Jim Gordontest
Top session drummer in the 60s and 70s, co-wrote "Layla" (#10, 1972) with Eric C...
1948
Tommy Mottolatest
CEO of Sony Music Entertainment and Columbia Records, mentored Hall & Oates,
1952
Chris Crosstest
Christopher St. John Bass and synthesizer for New Wave electro-synth-pop pioneers Ultravox, "Vienna" (UK #2, 1980) and 15 other UK Top 40 s...
1952
Bob Casale, Jr.test
Guitarist and keyboardist for quirky 80s pop-rock Devo, "Whip It" (#14, 1980), left in the mid-80s for a career in mus...
1965
Igor Khoroshevtest
Keyboardist replacing Rick Wakeman in archetypal, pioneer progressive rock band
1966
Ellen Reidtest
Keyboards and backing vocals for Canadian alt pop-rock Crash Test Dummies, "Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm" (#4, 1993)...
1966
Tanya Donellytest
Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter and guitarist, co-founder of alt rock Throwing Muses, "Dizzy" (Modern Rock #8, 198...
1971
Nick McCabetest
Lead guitar for neo-psych-pop The Verve, "Bittersweet Symphony" (#12, 1998), session work, now founder of The ...
1975
Tabootest
Jaime Luis Gómez Rapper and singer with Black Eyed Peas, "Don't Phunk With My Heart" (#3, 2005)...
1975
Tiny Cottle-Harristest
Tameka Cottle-Harris Vocals for female R&B/dance-pop quartet Xscape, "Understanding" (#8, 1993)...
1987
Dan Reynoldstest
Frontman for Las Vegas-based indie pop-rock Imagine Dragons ("Radioactive," #3, Rock #1, 2012)...
1955
Matthew Seligmantest
Bass guitarist with 70s neo-psych-pop The Soft Boys and in short stints with 80s synth-pop Thompson Twins