1947 – Bobby Kimball (Toto) is born this day in rock history.
1947 – Singer Bobby Kimball of Toto is born in Vinton, La. Early life Robert (Bobby) Troy Kimball was born in Orange, Texas, but was raised in nearby Vinton, Louisiana, as Vinton did not have a hospital (thus, he was born across the state line). Bobby started singing as a child dabbling on voice and […]
1947 – Born on this day, Patrick Olive, Hot Chocolate, (1975 US No.3 single ‘You Sexy Thing’, 1977 UK No.1 single ‘So You Win Again’ plus over 25 other top 40 hits).
1947 – Harry Vanda, guitarist with Australian pop act the Easybeats (“Friday on my Mind”), is born in the Netherlands. He went on to produce several AC/DC albums, including Let There Be Rock.
1947 – Barry Wilson (Paramount/Procol Harum) is born this day in rock History!
1947 – Ry Cooder is born in Los Angeles on this day in rock history! Ry Cooder’s Influence and performance is prevelant thru out the movie Crossroads. Ryland “Ry” Peter Cooder (born 15 March 1947, in Los Angeles, California) is an American guitarist, singer and composer. He is known for his slide guitar work, his […]
1947 – Vocalist/organist Mark Stein of Vanilla Fudge is born in Bayonne, N.J.
1947 – Tom Schulz (Boston) is born in Toledo Ohio. Tom was guitarist mastermind behind the mega group “Boston”. It was once said that he turned Rock guitar into something that could be played in church. Donald Thomas “Tom” Scholz (born 10 March 1947) is an American rock musician, songwriter, guitarist, inventor, and mechanical engineer, […]
1947 – David Gilmour of “Pink Floyd” is born today in 1947. David Jon Gilmour CBE (born 6 March 1946), is an English musician, best known as the guitarist, lead singer, and one of the main songwriters in the band Pink Floyd. In addition to his work with Pink Floyd, Gilmour has worked as a […]
1947 – Singer Kiki Dee (Pauline Matthews) is born in Yorkshire, England. Her biggest hit is “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart,” a 1976 duo with Elton John that tops Chart Toppers’s Hot 100.