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Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 12 of 12

1936-01-29 - James Jamerson, American bass guitarist for Motown Records (d. 1983)
1939-07-06 - Jet Harris, English bass guitarist
1942-06-18 - Carl Radle, American bass guitarist (d. 1980)
1947-05-28 - Leland Sklar, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, musician and bass guitarist
1947-11-11 - Brad Lee Sexton, bass guitarist
1948-12-03 - Diane Kurys, [Emir Kusturica], Sarajevo, bass guitarist
1950-01-23 - Bill Cunningham, Memphis, Tennessee, American original bass guitarist/keyboardist (Box Tops)
1950-11-11 - Rudy Sarzo, Cuban bass guitarist
1952-01-20 - Ian Hill, bass guitarist (Judas Priest-Breakin the Law)
1968-01-22 - Heath, Japanese bass guitarist (X Japan)
1970-10-05 - Audie Pitre, bass guitarist (d. 1996)
1974-06-25 - Jim LaMarca, American bass guitarist (Chimaira)

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 5 of 5

1983-11-19 - Tom Evans, English bass guitarist (Badfinger) (b. 1947)
1994-06-16 - Kristen Pfaff, US bass guitarist (Hole-Live through this), dies at 24
1995-07-03 - Brad Lee Sexton, bass guitarist, dies at 47
2003-02-23 - Howie Epstein, American bass guitarist (Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers) (b. 1955)
2009-02-19 - Kelly Groucutt, Bass guitarist and singer for the band Electric Light Orchestra (b.1945)


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