1951 – Amos Milburn hits #3 on the R&B charts with the Aladdin release of “Let’s Rock A While.”
1951 – Vocalist Rob Halford of Judas Priest is born in Birmingham, England. Robert John Arthur Halford (born August 25, 1951) is an English singer and songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist for the heavy metal band Judas Priest. Halford has a three-and-a-half octave vocal range (D2-B5). He is one of the most respected […]
1951 – Jim Jamison of Survivor is born this day in rock history!
1951 – Backing vocalist to the stars Mark Hudson (Hanson, Alice Cooper, Jon Bon Jovi) is born.
1951 – Phil Lynott of Thin Lizzy is born in Dublin, Ireland. Philip Parris Lynott (20 August 1949 – 4 January 1986) was a singer, bassist, instrumentalist, and songwriter, who first came to prominence as the frontman of Thin Lizzy. Early life Lynott was born in Hallam Hospital (now Sandwell General Hospital) in West Bromwich […]
1951 – Queen bassist John Deacon is born in Leicester, England.
1951 – Dan Fogelberg is born in Peoria, Ill. His biggest hit is “Longer,” a No. 2 song in
1951 – Born on this day, Joe Lynn Turner, singer, Rainbow, Deep Purple.