May 20: This Day in Music History Births

This Day in Music History
May 20

1901 : Jimmy Blythe, born in Louisville, Kentucky. American jazz and boogie-woogie pianist.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (14 June 1931)


1925 : Vic Ames, born in Malden, Massachusetts. American vocalist. (The Ames Brothers)
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (23 January 1978)

Vic Ames


1940 : Shorty Long, born Frederick Earl Long in Birmingham, Alabama. American soul singer, songwriter, musician.
See also: This Day in Music History Deaths (29 June 1969)

Shorty Long


1942 : Jill Jackson, born in McCamey, Texas. American vocalist and part of a pop singing duo. (Paul & Paula)


1944 : Joe Cocker, born John Robert Cocker in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire. English rock and blues singer, songwriter, musician and actor.


1946 : Cher, born Cherilyn Sarkisian in El Centro, California. American singer and actress.


1955 : Steve George, born in Phoenix, Arizona. American keyboard player. (Mr. Mister)


1958 : Jane Wiedlin, born Jane Marie Genevieve Wiedlin in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. American musician, singer-songwriter and actress. (Go-Go's)

Jane Wiedlin


1960 : Susan Cowsill, born Susan Claire Cowsill in Canton, Ohio. American musician, vocalist and songwriter. (The Cowsills)

Susan Cowsill


1972 : Busta Rhymes, born Trevor Tahiem Smith, Jr. in Brooklyn, New York City. American rapper and actor.


1984 : Naturi Naughton, born Naturi Cora Maria Naughton in East Orange, New Jersey. American singer-songwriter, rapper, and actress. (3LW)


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