August 17 : This Day in Music History Births

This Day in Music History
Births
August 17

1909 : Larry Clinton, born in Brooklyn, New York City. American trumpeter and bandleader.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (2 May 1985)

1919 : Georgia Gibbs, born Frieda Lipschitz in Worcester, Massachusetts. American popular singer and vocal entertainer rooted in jazz.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (9 December 2006)

1933 : Mark Dinning, born Max Edward Dinning in Manchester, Oklahoma. American pop music singer.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (22 March 1986)

1932 : Duke Pearson, born Columbus Calvin Pearson, Jr in Atlanta, Georgia. American jazz pianist and composer.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (4 August 1980)

1939 : Luther Allison born in Widener, Arkansas. American blues guitarist.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (12 August 1997)

1944 : John Seiter aka John "The Chief" Seiter, born in St. Louis, Missouri. American drummer, keyboardist and vocalist. (The Turtles, Spanky and Our Gang)

1946 : Drake Levin, born Drake Maxwell Levinshefski in Chicago, Illinois. American musician. (Paul Revere & the Raiders - guitar)
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (4 July 2009)

1947 : Gary Talley, born in Memphis, Tennessee. American guitarist, singer, songwriter and author. (The Box Tops, Big Star)

1949 : Sib Hashian, born John Thomas Hashian. American drummer. (Boston)

1950 : Greg Arama, American bass player. (Ursa Major, The Gang, The Amboy Dukes)
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (18 September 1979)
In this video he is in the back, to the right.

Greg Arama

1955 : Colin Moulding, born in Swindon, Wiltshire. English bassist, songwriter and vocalist. (XTC)

1957 : Ron Strykert, born Ronald Graham Strykert. Australian musician. (Men at Work)

1958 : Belinda Carlisle, born Belinda Jo Carlisle in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. American singer. (Go-Go's)

1964 : Maria McKee, born Maria Luisa McKee in Los Angeles, California. American singer and songwriter.

1965 : Steve Gorman, born in Muskegon, Michigan. American drummer and percusionist. (The Black Crowes)

1966 : Jill Cunniff, born in New York City. American musician. (Luscious Jackson)

1969 : Donnie Wahlberg, born Donald Edmond Wahlberg, Jr. in Dorchester, Massachusetts. American singer, actor and film producer. (New Kids on the Block)

1969 : Kelvin Mercer, born in The Bronx, New York City. American rapper and producer. (De La Soul)

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