April 3 : This Day in Music History Births

This Day in Music History
Births
April 3

1924 : Doris Day, born Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff. American film and television actress, singer and animal rights activist.

 

1928 : Don Gibson, born Donald Eugene Gibson in Shelby, North Carolina. American songwriter and country musician.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (17 November 2003)

 

1931 : Gil Robbins, born Gilbert Lee Robbins in Spokane, Washington. American folk singer, folk musician and actor. (The Highwaymen)
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (5 April 2011)

Gil Robbins

 

1938 : Jeff Barry, born Joel Adelberg in Brooklyn, New York City. American pop music songwriter, singer and record producer. (Raindrops)

Jeff Barry

 

1941 : Jan Barry, born William Jan Berry in Los Angeles, California. American surf music pioneer. (Jan & Dean)
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (26 March 2004)

Jan Barry

 

1941 : Philippé Wynne, born Phillip Walker in Detroit, Michigan. American R&B singer. (The Spinners - vocals)
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (13 July 1984)

 

1942 : Billy Joe Royal, born in Valdosta, Georgia. American singer.

 

1942 : Wayne Newton, born Carson Wayne Newton in Norfolk, Virginia. American singer and entertainer.

 

1943 : Richard Manuel, born Richard George Manuel in Stratford, Ontario. Canadian composer, singer and multi-instrumentalist. (The Band)
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (4 March 1986)

Richard Manuel

 

1944 : Tony Orlando, born Michael Anthony Orlando Cassavitis in New York City. American singer and show business professional.

 

1946 : Dee Murray, born David Murray Oates in Southgate, London. English bassist. (The Elton John Band)
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (15 January 1992)

Dee Murray

 

1949 : Richard Thompson, born Richard John Thompson in Notting Hill Gate, London. English songwriter, guitarist and recording and performing musician. (Fairport Convention)

Richard Thompson

 

1968 : Sebastian Bach, born Sebastian Philip Bierk in Freeport, Bahamas. Canadian singer, songwriter and actor. (Skid Row)

Sebastian Bach

 

1974 : Drew Shirley, born Andrew Philip Shirley in Puerto Rico. American rock guitarist and multi-instrumentalist. (Switchfoot)

 

1985 : Leona Lewis, born Leona Louise Lewis in Islington, London. English singer and songwriter.

 

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