1943 – Saxophonist Maceo Parker is born… Read more

1943 – Saxophonist Maceo Parker is born…

1943 – Saxophonist Maceo Parker, one of James Brown’s most acclaimed sidemen, is born This Day In Rock in Kinston, North Carolina. Maceo (pronounced /ˈmeɪsiːoʊ/;) Parker is an American funk and soul jazz saxophonist, best known for his work with James Brown in the 1960s, as well as Parliament-Funkadelic (P-Funk) in the 1970s. On many of Brown’s […]

1943 – Teen idol Fabian (Fabiano Forte) is born in… Read more

1943 – Teen idol Fabian (Fabiano Forte) is born in…

1943 – Fabian (Fabiano Forte), an American teen idol, is born in Philadelphia This Day In Rock. He only releases two albums, both in 1959. In the same year with “Hound Dog Man” he begins his acting career. After performing several times on American Bandstand he rose to national prominence with Eleven of his songs […]