|Which pop stars share your birthday
Have you ever done this? Go to link and enter your day and month.
And it shows all the birthdays for that day. Here's mine for Jan 17th. Some good ones! (I left the bad ones out).
1948, Born on this day, Mick Taylor, guitar, John Mayalls Bluesbreakers, joined The Rolling Stones, in 1969 left in 1974. (1971 US No.1 & UK No.2 single 'Brown Sugar'). Also worked with Bob Dylan, Mike Oldfield, Jack Bruce and Ron Wood.
1955, Born on this day, Steve Earle, US singer, songwriter, (1988 UK No. 45 single ?Copperhead Road?, Country and independent No.1 album ?Trancendental Blues.? Johnny Cash, Emmylou Harris, Gretchen Peters, Shawn Colvin and Eddi Reader have all covered his songs).
1956, Born on this day, Paul Young, singer, (1983 UK No.1 single 'Wherever I Lay My Hat, That's My Home', 1985 US No.1 single 'Everytime You Go Away'. The Streetband, (1978 UK No.18 single 'Toast.' Also lead singer with 1980's Q-Tips a soul covers band.
1959, Born on this day, Susanna Hoffs, guitar vocals, The Bangles, (1986 UK No.2 single with Prince song 'Manic Monday', 1986 US No.1 single 'Walk Like An Egyptian').
1963, Born on this day, Andy Rourke, bass, The Smiths, (1984 UK No.10 single 'Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now', plus 15 other UK Top 40 singles).
1871, Queen Victoria opened the Royal Albert Hall, London.
1942, Born on this day, Eden Kane, singer, (1961 UK No.1 'Well I Ask You', brother of Peter Sarsted).
1943, Born on this day, Chad Allan, Guess Who, (1970 US No.1 & UK No.19 single 'American Woman').
1943, Born on this day, Evangelos Papathanassiou, (Vangelis) 1981 UK No.12 & 1982 US No.1 single 'Chariots Of Fire.'
1945, Born on this day, Speedy Keen, drums, vocals, Thunderclap Newman, (1969 UK No.1 & US No.37 single 'Something In The Air').
1946, Born on this day, Terry Jacks, singer, songwriter, (1974 UK & US No.1 single 'Seasons In The Sun', also a UK No.1 hit for Westlife in 1999).
1947, Born on this day, Bobby Kimball, vocals, Toto, (1983 US No.1 & UK No.3 single 'Africa').
1949, Born on this day, Dave Greenfield, The Stranglers, keyboards, (1986 UK No.2 single 'Golden Brown' and over 20 over other UK Top 40 singles).
1949, Born on this day, Michael Brecker, Brecker Brothers, (1978 UK No.34 single 'East River').
1956, Born on this day, Patty Donahue, singer, The Waitresses, (1982 UK No.45 single 'Christmas Wrapping'). Died of lung cancer 6th December 1996.
1959, Born on this day, Perry Farrell, Jane's Addiction, (1991 UK No.34 single 'Been Caught Stealing', 1990 US No. 19 album 'Ritual De Lo Habitual'), Porno For Pyros, (1993 US No.3 & UK No.3 self-titled album). Conceived US 'Lollapalooza' tours.
1963, The Shadows had their fifth and final UK No.1 single with 'Foot Tapper.'
1964, The first night of a UK tour kicked of at The Coventry Theatre with The Hollies, the Dave Clark Five, The Kinks and The Mojos.
1966, Rolling Stone Mick Jagger was injured during a gig in Marseilles after a fan threw a chair at the stage, Jagger required eight stitches in the cut.
1966, Fans mobbed the Walker Brothers as they entered a hotel in Cheshire resulting in two of the group being concussed.
1967, during a European tour The Rolling Stones appeared at the Bremen-Stadthalle in Germany. Also on the tour, The Easybeats and The Creation.
1967, working at Abbey Road studios The Beatles finished recording ?Good Morning Good Morning?. They then started work on a new song ?With a Little Help From My Friends?, (originally titled ?Bad Finger Boogie?), recording 10 takes of the rhythm track, then Ringo overdub a double-tracked lead vocal.
1969, appearing at the London Free Easter Festival, Bethnal Green, John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Black Sabbath, The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown, Curved Air, J.J. Jackson's Dilemma, Shy Limbs, Spontaneous Music Ensemble, Sunflower Brass Band and Toe Fat.
1969, Blood Sweat & Tears went to No.1 on the US album chart with their self- titled album.
1975, Labelle went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Lady Marmalade', the groups only No.1. British act All Saints had an UK No.1 with the song in 1998.
1975, Led Zeppelin had all their six albums in the US Top 100 chart in the same week with their latest album Physical Graffiti at No.1.
1976, during a European tour Neil Young started a three night run at the Hammersmith Odeon in London. Tickets cost £1?4 ($1.70?$6.80).
1978, David Bowie kicked off his first tour in two years in San Diego, California.
1980, Mantovani, Orchestra leader died aged 74. (1953 UK No.1 single 'Moulin Rouge', 1957 US No. 12 single 'Around The World In Eighty Days').
1980, Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side Of The Moon', spent it's 303rd week on the US album chart, beating the record set by Carole King's album 'Tapestry.'
1981, Shakin' Stevens was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with his version of the Rosemary Clooney hit 'This Ole House', the Welsh singers first of four UK No.1's.
1983, at the end of their 29 date 'War' UK tour, U2 appeared at Hammersmith Palais in London
1986, Austrian singer Falco started a three-week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Rock Me Amadeus', also a No.1 in the UK.
1986, Cliff Richard and The Young Ones were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with a charity version of Cliff Richards hit from 1959 'Living Doll.'
1999, The David Bowie Internet Radio Network broadcast its first show for Rolling Stone Radio. The show was Bowie's favourite songs with Bowie introducing each track.
|Freya is quietly judging you.
|"then Ringo overdub a double-tracked lead vocal."
I have the mutitrack. Its not double-tracked.
|Yep, wrong section.
On an interesting note though, no real rock stars share my birthday, BUT, on my birthday in 1998 Wendy O Williams, that crazy bitch in the bubble bath in Queen Magic Years shot herself to death.
|Gerard Joling..... ;-)|
not a pop star but also Jeremy Clarkson
|Notable ones are Jimmy Reed, a blues legend, and Roger Waters from Pink Floyd.
I'm also one day after Freddie Mercury.
|I didn't go to the website, but I do know that I share a birthday with Fabian, Bob Marley, Axl Rose, and Rick Astley (LOL).|
|I was jazzed to see that I share the same day as Robert Johnson.
But then I realized it was Robert Johnson of KC & The Sunshine Band.
So that's why I can't play guitar after 5 years and still have my bell bottoms.
|Mine is today and I don't see anyone neat I share a birthday with. Mother Teresa and I share a birthday though!|
1942, Born on this day, Curtis Mayfield, US singer, songwriter. Member of The Impressions, (1965 US No.7 single 'Lilies Of The Field'). Solo, (1971 UK No.12 single 'Move On Up', 1972 US No.4 single 'Freddie's Dead, Theme From Superfly'). He died on December 26th 1999.
1943, Born on this day, Michael Clarke, drummer, The Flying Burrito Brothers, The Byrds, (1965 US & UK No.1 single 'Mr Tambourine Man'). Clarke died of liver failure on December 19th 1993.
1946, Born on this day, Ian Hunter, vocals, guitar, Mott The Hoople, (1972 UK No.3 single 'All The Young Dudes'), solo 1975 UK No.14 single 'Once Bitten twice Shy'. One half of Hunter Ronson with Mick Ronson. Wrote the book 'Diary Of A Rock 'n' Roll Star').
1946, Born on this day, John Paul Jones, bass, keyboards, producer, Led Zeppelin, (1969 US No.4 single 'Whole Lotta Love'. The bands fourth album released in 1971 featuring the rock classic 'Stairway To Heaven', has sold over 11 million copies). As a session player in the 1960's he worked with The Rolling Stones, The Yardbirds, Donovan, Jeff Beck, Herman's Hermits, Lulu, Tom Jones. Worked with R.E.M. on 1992 'Automatic For The People' album.
1947, Born on this day, Dave Alexander, bass, Iggy Pop And The Stooges. Died 10th February 1975.
1947, Born on this day, Mickey Finn, T Rex, percussion, (1971 UK No.1 single 'Hot Love', plus over 20 other UK Top 40 singles). Finn died on January 11th 2002.
1950, Born on this day, Suzi Quatro, vocals, bass, (1973 UK No.1 single 'Can The Can', plus 10 other UK Top 40 singles, 1979 US No.4 single with Chris Norman, (Stumblin' In').
1951, Born on this day, Deniece Williams, US singer, (1978 US No.1 & UK No.3 single with Johnny Mathis 'Too Much Too Little Too Late', 1984 US No.1 & UK No.2 single 'Let's Hear It For The Boy'). Worked as a backing singer with Stevie Wonder's group Wonderlove.
1952, Born on this day, Billy Powell, keyboards, Lynyrd Skynyrd, (1974 US No. 8 single, 'Sweet Home Alabama', 1982 UK No.21 single 'Freebird').
1954, Born on this day, Dan Hill, singer, (1978 US No.3 & UK No. 13 single 'Sometimes When We Touch').
1956, Born on this day, Danny Wilde, singer, songwriter, Great Buildings, The Rembrandts, (1990 US Top 20 hit ?Just the Way It Is, Baby?, 1995, UK No. 3 single ?I?ll Be There For You?, Theme from Friends).
1961, Born on this day, El Debarge, Debarge, (1985 UK No.4 single 'Rhythm Of The Night).
1962, Born on this day, David Cole, C & C Music Factory, (1991 UK No.4 single 'Things That Make You Go Hmmm..., 1991 US No.1 single 'Gonna Make You Sweat'). Produced Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston and Aretha Franklin. Cole died January 24th 1995.
1965, Born on this day, Mike Gordon, bass, banjo, piano, harmonica and percussion, Phish. Also an award-winning filmmaker.
1968, Born on this day, Samantha Sprackling, vocals, Republica, (1997 UK No.7 single 'Drop Dead Gorgeous').
1974, Born on this day, Kelly Jones, vocals, guitar, Stereophonics, (1999 UK No.1 album, 'Performance and Cocktails' spent 97 weeks on the UK chart. 2001 UK No.4 single 'Handbags And Gladrags').