1953 – Keith Strickland, drummer/guitarist with the B-52’s, is born in Athens, Ga.
1953 – Go-Go’s lead guitarist Charlotte Caffey is born. Charlotte Caffey Charlotte Caffey (2008) Background information Birth name Charlotte Irene Caffey Born October 21, 1953 (1953-10-21) (age 57) Origin Santa Monica, California Genres Punk rock Occupations Guitarist, songwriter Instruments Guitar, Keyboards, Bass Years active 1980–present Associated acts The Go-Go’s Charlotte Irene Caffey (born 21 October, […]
1953 – Tom Petty is born in Gainesville, Fla. He wins a Grammy Award as part of the Traveling Wilburys for the 1989 album “Traveling Wilburys Volume One.” Thomas Earl “Tom” Petty (born October 20, 1950) is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. He is the frontman of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and a […]
1953 – Tom Petty, guitar, vocals, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, is born on This Day in Rock Music History!
1953 – Tom Petty, guitar, vocals, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, is born on This Day in Rock Music History! He had the 1977 single ‘American Girl’, 1989 UK No.28 single ‘I Won’t Back Down’, 1991 UK No.3 album ‘Into The Great Wide Open’. He also recorded with the Traveling Wilburys and Stevie Nicks of […]
1953 – Guitarist Tony Carey, who as well as performing solo was in Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow, is born in Fresno, Calif.
1953 – Tito Jackson (Toriano Jackson) is born in Gary, Ind.
1953 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “St. George and the Dragonet,” Stan Freberg.
1953 – Cathy Carson of Hot (“Angel in Your Arms”) is born.