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Events in Music

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1974-06-08 - Keyboardist Rick Wakeman quits rock group "Yes"

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 133

1925-10-18 - Wim van Gennep, Dutch singer/keyboardist (Heikrekels)
1938-08-13 - Dave "Baby" Cortez, American pop keyboardist
1938-11-11 - Roger Laver, [Jackson], rock keyboardist (Tornados)
1938-11-16 - Toni Brown, US guitarist/singer/keyboardist (Joy of Cooking)
1939-02-12 - Ray Manzarek, American keyboardist (Doors-Light My Fire, Unknown Soldier)
1939-07-18 - Brian Auger, London, fusion keyboardist (Befour, Genesis)
1940-12-20 - Larry Willis, rock keyboardist (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
1941-01-24 - Aaron Neville, US singer/keyboardist (Neville Brothers)
1941-06-09 - Jon Lord, England, keyboardist (Deep Purple-Hush, White Snake), (d. 2012)
1941-12-12 - Terry Kirkman, Salina Ks, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Association)
1942-02-11 - Leon Haywood, US vocalist/keyboardist (It's Got to be Mellow)
1942-04-19 - Alan Price, England, rock keyboardist (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)
1942-08-27 - Daryl Dragon, Pasadena California, keyboardist (Capt & Tennille)
1943-03-29 - Vangelis, [Papathanasiou], composer/keyboardist (Chariots of Fire)
1943-05-12 - David Walker, rock keyboardist (Gary Lewis & Playboys-Diamond Ring)
1943-08-04 - David Carr, rock keyboardist (Fortunes Leyton, London
Rock Bassist/Vocalist George Roger WatersRock Bassist/Vocalist George Roger Waters (1943-09-06)
1943-09-06 - George Roger Waters, Cambridge England, rock bassist and vocalist (Pink Floyd-Brick in the Wall)
1943-09-25 - John Locke, LA Clif, rock keyboardist (Spirit-I Got A Line on You)
1944-04-19 - Bernard Worrell, US keyboardist (Funkadelic-Cosmic Slop)
1944-05-26 - Verden "Phally" Allen, keyboardist (Mott the Hoople)
1944-07-22 - Rick Davies, London England, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Supertramp)
1944-11-29 - Felix Cavaliere, Pelham NY, rock keyboardist (Rascals-Lonely too Long)
1945-05-23 - Misty Morgan, country keyboardist (duo with Jack Blanchard)
1945-05-29 - Gary Brooker, rock keyboardist (Procol Harum)
1945-08-24 - Ken Hensley, rock keyboardist (Blackfoot, Uriah Heep)
1945-09-03 - Mike Harrison, keyboardist (Spooky Tooth-It's All About)
1946-03-07 - Matthew Fisher, London, rock keyboardist (Procol Harum)
1946-04-12 - René Krijnen, Dutch keyboardist (Les Baroques)
1946-06-25 - Allen Lanier, rock keyboardist/guitarist/vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult), (d. 2013)
1946-07-29 - Neal Doughty, Evansville IN, rock keyboardist (Reo Speedwagon)
1946-08-05 - Rick van der Linden, Dutch keyboardist (Ekseption)
1946-08-09 - Rinus Gerritsen [Marinus], Dutch rock bassist/keyboardist (Golden Earring)
1946-09-08 - Dean Daughtry, rock keyboardist (Atlanta Rhythm Section)
1947-03-10 - Tom Scholz, rock guitarist/keyboardist (Boston-More Than a Feeling)
1947-03-11 - Mark Stein, singer/organist/keyboardist (Vanilla Fudge)
1947-04-15 - Wooly Wolstenholme, keyboardist/vocalist (Barclay James Harvest)
1948-01-10 - Donald Fagen, Passaic NJ, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Steely Dan-Peg)
1948-03-12 - Dana Walden, rock keyboardist (Champaign)
1948-04-14 - Larry Ferguson, Nassau, keyboardist (Hot Chocolate-You Sexy Thing)
1948-04-20 - Craig Frost, keyboardist (Grand Funk Railroad-Some Kind of Wonderful)
1948-05-15 - Brian Eno, Woodbridge England, rock keyboardist/singer (On Land)
1948-06-24 - Patrick Moraz, Morges, Switzerland, progressive rock keyboard player (Yes, The Moody Blues)
1948-07-19 - Keith Godchaux, rock keyboardist (Grateful Dead)
1948-08-12 - Ron Mael, [J Ronald Day], Culver City Ca, rock keyboardist (Sparks)
1948-08-23 - Ernst Jansz, Dutch keyboardist/singer (Doe Maar)
1948-11-21 - Lonnie Jordan, San Diego Ca, rock keyboardist/vocalist (War)
1949-01-02 - Chick Churchill, Wales, keyboardist (Ten Years After-I'm Going Home)
1949-02-21 - Jerry Harrison, Milwaukee, rock keyboardist (Talking Heads)
1949-03-12 - Bill Payne, Waco TX, rock keyboardist (Little Feat-Time Loves a Hero)
1949-03-28 - Milan Williams, US keyboardist (Commodores-Three Times a Lady)
1949-04-25 - Michael Brown, NYC, keyboardist (Left Bank-Don't Walk Away Renee)
1949-05-18 - Rick Wakeman, rock keyboardist (Yes-Fish Out of Water)
1949-06-01 - Mike Levine, rock keyboardist/bassist (Triumph)
1949-06-20 - Bob Andrews, England, rock keyboardist/vocalist
1949-07-16 - Alan "Fitz" Fitzgerald, rock keyboardist/vocalist (Night Ranger)
1950-01-01 - Morgan Fisher, rock keyboardist (British Lions)
1950-01-23 - Bill Cunningham, Memphis, Tennessee, American original bass guitarist/keyboardist (Box Tops)
1950-02-04 - Robert-John Stips, rock keyboardist/singer (The Nits)
1950-02-26 - Jonathan Cain, Chicago, rock guitarist/keyboardist (Journey, Babys)
1950-03-27 - Tony Banks, rock keyboardist (Genesis-Against All Odds)
1950-03-30 - Rupert Greenall, rock keyboardist (Fixx)
1951-01-27 - Seth Justman, Wash DC, rock keyboardist (J Geils Band-Centerfold)
1951-02-21 - Vince Welnick, rock keyboardist (Tubes)
1951-03-25 - Bob Pelander, rock keyboardist/vocalist (Michael Stanley Band)
1951-07-28 - Greg Gluffria, Wash DC, rock keyboardist (House of Lords-Sahara)
1951-09-21 - Henk Hofstede, Dutch singer/guitarist/keyboardist (Nits)
1951-10-20 - Al Greenwood, keyboardist (Foreigner-Feels Like the First Time)
1951-12-07 - Henk Temming, Dutch vocalist/keyboardist (Good Cause)
1952-01-10 - Scott Thurston, keyboardist/guitarist (Motels-Only the Lonely)
1952-01-13 - Cornelius Bumpus, keyboardist (Doobie Bros-Minute by Minute)
1952-02-12 - Michael McDonald, St Louis, rock keyboardist/vocals (Doobie Brothers)
1952-02-27 - Kevin Raleigh, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Michael Stanley Band)
1952-03-05 - Alan Clark, keyboardist (Dire Straits-Sultans of Swing)
1952-04-01 - Billy Currie, rock keyboardist/violinist (Ultravox-We Came to Dance)
1952-06-25 - Brian MacLeod, rock guitarist/keyboardist/vocalist (Chilliwack)
1952-08-06 - Ton Scherpenzeel, Dutch rock keyboardist (Earth & Fire)
1952-08-25 - Geoff Downes, English keyboardist (Buggles, Yes, Asia)
1952-10-21 - Brent Mydland, Munich Germany, rock keyboardist/vocalist (Grass Roots)
1952-10-29 - Arnell Carmichael, rock keyboardist (Raydio)
1952-11-11 - Paul Cowsill, Newport RI, rock keyboardist (Cowsills-We Can Fly)
1953-03-02 - William Simmons, sax/keyboardist (Midnight Star-No Parking)
1953-03-31 - Sean Hopper, California, rock keyboardist (Huey Lewis & The News)
1953-06-19 - Larry Dunn, [Dunhill], US keyboardist (Earth Wind & Fire)
1953-10-21 - Charlotte Caffey, rock guitarist/keyboardist/vocalist (Go-Go's)
1954-04-13 - Jimmy Destri, rock keyboardist (Blondie-Heart of Glass, Rapture)
1954-05-22 - Jerry Dammers, keyboardist (Specials-Special)
1954-06-25 - David Paich, rock keyboardist (Toto-Africa)
1954-08-25 - Martin Jourard, keyboardist/vocalist (Motels-Only the Lonely)
1954-09-07 - Benmont Tench, Gainesville Fl, rock keyboardist (Heartbreakers)
1955-05-20 - Steve George, rock keyboardist (Mr Mister)
1955-05-21 - John Glavin, rock keyboardist (Molly Hatchet
1956-01-17 - Paul Young, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Every Time You Go Away)
1956-11-05 - Rob Fisher, Bath England, rock keyboardist (Naked Eyes)
1957-01-18 - Tom Bailey, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Thompson Twins-Doctor Doctor)
1957-01-19 - Mickael Virtue, rock keyboardist (UB40-Red Red Wine)
1957-02-28 - Ian Stanley, keyboardist
1957-04-13 - Wayne Lewis, keyboardist, (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)
1957-11-30 - Richard Barbieri, British keyboardist (Porcupine Tree)
1957-12-19 - Doug Johnson, rock keyboardist (Loverboy-Get Lucky)
1958-01-30 - Rob van Zandvoort, Dutch rock vocalist/keyboardist (Jack of Hearts)

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 5 of 5

1985-12-12 - Ian Stewart, Scottish keyboardist/road mgr (Rolling Stones), dies at 47
1990-07-26 - Brent Mydland, rock keyboardist/vocalist (Grass Roots), dies at 38
1996-07-12 - Jonathan Melvoin, keyboardist (Smashing Pumpkins), dies of heorin OD
2006-06-02 - Vince Welnick, musician, keyboardist (The Grateful Dead) (b. 1951)
2008-09-15 - Richard Wright, English singer/songwriter (Pink Floyd), dies of cancer at 65


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