This Day in Music History
1929 : June Carter Cash, born Valerie June Carter Cash in Maces Spring, Virginia. American singer, dancer, songwriter, actress, comedian and author.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (15 May 2003)
1937 : Niki Sullivan, born Niki M. Sullivan in South Gate, California. American rock and roll guitar player. (The Crickets)
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (6 April 2004)
1940 : Jimmy Castor, born James Walter Castor in Manhattan, New York City. American pop and funk musician. (The Teenagers, Jimmy Castor Bunch - vocals, saxophone)
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (16 January 2012)
1940 : Adam Faith aka Terry Nelhams, born Terence Nelhams-Wright in Acton, London. English teen idol, singer, actor and financial journalist,
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (8 March 2003)
1940 : Stu Sutcliffe, born Stuart Fergusson Victor Sutcliffe in Edinburgh. Scottish-born artist and musician. (The Beatles - original bassist)
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (10 April 1962)
1941 : Robert Hunter, born Robert Burns in San Luis Obispo, California. American lyricist, singer-songwriter, translator and poet. (Grateful Dead)
1944 : Rosetta Hightower, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. American singer. (The Orlons - lead vocals)
1962 : Steve Shelley, born Steven Jay Shelley in Midland, Michigan. American musician and producer. (Sonic Youth - drums)
1977 : Jason Mraz, born Jason Thomas Mraz in Mechanicsville, Virginia. American singer-songwriter.