1947 – Steve Marriott, the cheeky singer with the Small Faces and Humble Pie, is born in Bow, England. Note: Peter Frampton played with Humble Pie.
1947 – Singer David Byron of the rock band Uriah Heep is born in Essex, England.
1947 – Born on this day, Jim Ibbotson, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, (1971 US No.9 single ‘Mr Bojangles’).
1947 – Born on this day in Rock, George Grantham, drums, Poco, (1979 US No.17 single ‘Crazy Love’). Drummer/singer George Grantham is best known as one of the founding members of the band Poco, although he has also played on a good share of major albums by other artists. Born in Cordell, OK, in 1947, […]
1947 – British pop impresario Pete Waterman, who guided the careers of Bananarama, Kylie Minogue and Rick Astley, is born.
1947 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “The Old Lamp-Lighter,” Swing & Sway with Sammy Kaye.
1947 – David Bowie (David Robert Jones) is born in London. He first records with the King Bees, Lower Third and the Mannish Boys in 1963 before going solo. His two No. 1 songs are “Fame” and “Let’s Dance.” David Bowie (IPA: Although he released an album and numerous singles earlier, David Bowie first caught […]
1947 – Southern soul singer Shirley Brown, who went to No. 22 in 1974 with “Woman to Woman,” is born in West Memphis, Ark.