This Day in Music: October
Other Birthdays Today:
- Jason Hook, American guitarist formerly of Five Finger Death Punch, turns 53.
- Kevin Richardson, American singer of Backstreet Boys fame, turns 52.
- Talib Kweli, (born Talib Kweli Greene) American MC and rapper, turns 48.
- Jake Shears, American vocalist of Scissor Sisters fame, turns 46.
- Efe Yılmaz, Member of Turkish rock band Manga, turns 44.
- Josh Klinghoffer, American musician, multi-instrumentalist, and former guitarist of Red Hot Chili Peppers as well as Ataxia, Warpaint, The Bicycle Thief, turns 44.
- Ashlee Simpson, American pop music performer, turns 39.
Other Birthdays on This Day:
- Norman Simmons, American arranger and pianist, turns 94.
- Masahiko Satoh, Japanese composer and pianist, turns 82.
- Robin Shaw, Brit vocalist with The Flower Pot Men, turns 78.
- Thomas McClary, American guitarist for Commodores, turns 74.
- Kevin Cronin, American singer with REO Speedwagon, turns 72.
- Gavin Sutherland, Brit vocalist of The Sutherland Brothers , turns 72.
- David Hidalgo, American singer-songwriter with Los Lobos; member of Los Super Seven, turns 72.
- Richard Jobson, Scottish vocalist for The Skids, turns 63.
Other Birthdays on This Day:
- Michael W. Smith, (nee Michael Whitaker Smith) American actor and Contemporary Christian music artist, turns 66.
- Charlie Marinkovich, American lead guitarist with Iron Butterfly, turns 64.
- Simon Cowell, British record producer and music critic on American Idol, turns 64.
- Thom Yorke, Brit guitarist, keyboardist, and vocalist for Radiohead, turns 55.
- Leeroy Thornhill, Brit keyboardist for The Prodigy, turns 54.
- Taylor Hicks, American independent musician, 2006 American Idol contest winner, turns 47.
- Alesha, British singer and songwriter, former member of Mis-Teeq, turns 45.
- Benny Reid, American alto saxophonist, turns 43.
Other Celebrity Birthdays, This Day in Music:
- Mike Malinin, American drummer for Goo Goo Dolls, turns 56.
- Corinna May, German singer, turns 53.
- Evgeny Kissin, Russian pianist, turns 52.
- Scott Morriss, Brit bassist for The Bluetones, turns 50.
- Mýa Harrison, American R&B singer and songwriter, turns 44.
- Tim Maurer, American singer of Suburban Legends, turns 43.
- Lzzy Hale, American singer, musician, and songwriter from Halestorm, turns 40.
- Cherie, French pop music singer, turns 39.
- Stephanie Cheng, Hong Kong singer, turns 39.
- Marina and the Diamonds, (born Marina Lambrini Diamandis), Welsh singer, turns 38.
- Gabriella Cilmi, Australian singer, turns 32.
Remembering, Chuck Berry (October 18, 1926 –March 18, 2017), (nee Charles Edward Anderson) American guitarist and vocalist, would have turned 97 this year.
This Day In Music: Others Celebrating Birthday Today(10/25)…
- Matthias Jabs, German guitarist with Scorpions, turns 68.
- Robin Eubanks, American trombonist, turns 68.
- Franck Amsallem, Algerian pianist, turns 62.
- Chad Smith, American drummer with Red Hot Chili Peppers, turns 61.
- John Levén, Swedish bassist for Europe, turns 60.
- Nick Thorpe, Brit bassist with jazz fusion band, Curiosity Killed the Cat, turns 58.
- Speech, (born Todd Thomas) American rapper with Arrested Development, turns 55.
- Paul Kotheimer, American singer-songwriter, turns 55.
- Nicole (German singer), German Schlager vocalist, turns 54.
- Ed Robertson, Canadian guitarist for Barenaked Ladies, turns 53.
- Athena Chu, Hong Kong actress and singer, turns 52.
- Midori Goto, Japanese violinist, turns 52.
- Eman Lam, Hong Kong actress and singer of at17, turns 41.
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