February 18 : This Day in Music History Births

This Day in Music History
February 18

1914 : Pee Wee King, born Julius Frank Anthony Kuczynski in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. American country music songwriter and recording artist.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (7 March 2000)

Pee Wee King

1933 : Yoko Ono, born in Tokyo. Japanese artist and peace activist.

Yoko Ono

1934 : Skip Battin, born Clyde Battin in Gallipolis, Ohio. American singer-songwriter, performer and recording artist. (The Byrds, New Riders of the Purple Sage, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Skip & Flip)
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (7 July 2003)

Skip Battin

1941 : David Blue, born Stuart David Cohen in Providence, Rhode Island. American singer-songwriter and actor.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (2 December 1982)

1941 : Herman Santiago, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and raised in Manhattan, New York City. Puerto Rican-American rock and roll pioneer and songwriter. (Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers)

Herman Santiago

1941 : Irma Thomas, born in Ponchatoula, Louisiana. American soul/R&B singer, known as Soul Queen of New Orleans.

Irma Thomas

1947 : Dennis DeYoung, born in Chicago, Illinois. American singer, songwriter, musician and producer. (Styx)

Dennis DeYoung

1948 : Keith Knudsen, born in Le Mars, Iowa. American rock drummer, vocalist and songwriter. (The Doobie Brothers)
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (8 February 2005)

Keith Knudsen

1952 : Juice Newton, born Judy Kay Newton in Lakehurst, New Jersey. American pop and country singer, songwriter and guitarist.

Juice Newton

1953 : Robbie Bachman, born Robin Peter Kendall Bachman in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Canadian drummer. (Bachman-Turner Overdrive)

Robbie Bachman

1953 : Derek Pellicci, born Derek Allan Pellicci in London. British-born Australian pop music drummer. (Little River Band)

Derek Pellicci

1954 : John Travolta, born John Joseph Travolta in Englewood, New Jersey. American actor, dancer and singer.

John Travolta

1965 : Dr. Dre, born Andre Romelle Young in Compton, California. American record producer, rapper and entrepreneur.

Dr. Dre

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