1946 Birth and Deaths

1946 Birth and Deaths

1946 Birth and Deaths

I still can’t believe that I’m doing a new year, of the past. In this blog, 1946 Birth and Deaths, I found a few people that has made several hit songs, in the 1970’s as well as the 1960’s. So buckle up and I’m let’s take a ride into 1946. This blog, I still can’t believe that I’m doing a new year, of the past. In this blog, 1946 Birth and Deaths, is longer than I wanted, but theirs a lot of people who I like here. I’m going to have fun with my blog 1946 Birth and Deaths, I hope you do as well.


January 1 Susannah McCorkle, American singer (died 2001).
January 3 John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin).
January 4 Arthur Conley, soul singer.
January 6 Syd Barrett (Pink Floyd) (died 2006).

January 7.
Jann Wenner, publisher of Rolling Stone magazine.
Andy Brown, drummer (The Fortunes).
January 8 Robby Krieger (The Doors).
January 10 Aynsley Dunbar, drummer (Jefferson Starship) (Journey).
January 11.
Tony Kaye (Yes).
Naomi Judd, country singer and songwriter.
January 16 Katia Ricciarelli, operatic soprano.
January 19 Dolly Parton, country singer and songwriter.
January 22 Malcolm McLaren, impresario and founder of the Sex Pistols (d. 2010).
January 26 Deon Jackson, soul singer.
January 27 Nedra Talley (The Ronettes).
January 28 Rick Allen (Box Tops).
January 31 Terry Kath (Chicago).
February 1 Carol Neblett operatic soprano.
February 6 Kate McGarrigle, folk singer-songwriter (d. 2010).
February 7 Sammy Johns, country singer-songwriter.
February 13 Colin Matthews, composer.
February 17 Dodie Stevens, pop singer.
February 20 J. Geils, rock guitarist (The J. Geils Band).
February 23 Rusty Young, country rock musician (Poco).
February 24 Jiří Bělohlávek, conductor (BBC Symphony Orchestra) (d. 2017).
March 1 Tony Ashton, rock musician (Ashton, Gardner and Dyke) (d. 2001).
March 6.
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd).
Tony Klatka (Blood, Sweat & Tears).
March 7.
Peter Wolf (The J. Geils Band).
Matthew Fisher (Procol Harum).
March 8 Randy Meisner (Poco) (Eagles).
March 12 Liza Minnelli, singer and actress.
March 15 Howard E. Scott (War).
March 17.
Harold Ray Brown (War).
Michael Finnissy, composer and pianist.
March 19.
Paul Atkinson (The Zombies) (d. 2004).
Ruth Pointer (The Pointer Sisters).

March 21 Ray Dorset (Mungo Jerry).
March 22 Harry Vanda (The Easybeats).
March 24 Colin Petersen, drummer (Bee Gees).
March 26 William Onyeabor, electronic funk musician.
March 27 Andy Bown, (The Herd) (Status Quo) (Pink Floyd).
March 30 Dave Ball (The Turtles).
April 1 Ronnie Lane, singer, songwriter and guitarist (The Faces) (d. 1997).
April 3 Dee Murray (Elton John Band).
April 4 Dave Hill (Slade).
April 11 Bob Harris, disc jockey.
April 13.
Al Green, soul singer.
Jim Pons (The Turtles, The Mothers of Invention).
April 15 Marsha Hunt, singer and novelist.
April 16 Pēteris Vasks, Latvian composer.
April 17 Bill Kreutzmann (Grateful Dead).
April 18.
Lenny Baker (Sha Na Na).
Skip Spence (Jefferson Airplane, Moby Grape).
May 1 Jerry Weiss (Blood, Sweat & Tears).
May 2 Lesley Gore, singer (d. 2015).
May 9 Clint Holmes, English-American singer-songwriter and game show host.
May 10.
Dave Mason (Traffic).
Donovan, folk singer.
Graham Gouldman, singer and songwriter (10cc).
May 11 Plume Latraverse, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist.
May 16 Robert Fripp, guitarist, composer and record producer.
May 20 Cher, singer and actress.
May 24 Steve Upton, drummer (Wishbone Ash).
May 25 Siegfried Fietz, song composer.
June 1 Jody Stecher, American singer.
June 3 Eddie Holman, American singer and minister.
June 5 Freddie Stone (Sly and the Family Stone).
June 10 Millie Small, singer.
June 11 John Lawton (Uriah Heep).
June 15.
Noddy Holder, English vocalist (Slade).
Demis Roussos, Greek singer (d. 2015).
June 18 Maria Bethania, Brazilian singer (sister of Caetano Veloso).
June 25.
Ian McDonald, musician and record producer (King Crimson) (Foreigner).
Allen Lanier (Blue Öyster Cult) (d. 2013).
June 30.
Billy Brown (The Moments).
Iain Matthews, singer and songwriter.
July 9 Bon Scott (AC/DC) (d. 1980).
July 15 Linda Ronstadt, singer.
July 18 Tim Lynch (The Flamin Groovies).
July 19 Alan Gorrie (Average White Band).
July 21 Barry Whitwam (Herman‘s Hermits).
July 22.
Mireille Mathieu, singer.
Stephen M. Wolownik, American musicologist (d. 2000).
July 23 Andy Mackay, saxophonist, oboist, and composer.
July 24 Alan Whitehead (Marmalade).
July 28.
Jonathan Edwards, folk musician and songwriter.
Suzanne Stephens, clarinetist and basset-hornist.
July 30 Jeffrey Hammond-Hammond (Jethro Tull).
July 31.
Bob Welch (Fleetwood Mac).
Gary Lewis (Gary Lewis & The Playboys).
August 1.
Boz Burrell, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (King Crimson) (Bad Company)(d. 2006).
Rick Coonce, American drummer (The Grass Roots) (d. 2011).
August 10 Peter Karrie, star of West End musical productions.
August 14 Larry Graham (Sly and the Family Stone).
August 15 Jimmy Webb, songwriter.
August 19 Beat Raaflaub, conductor.
August 23 Keith Moon, drummer (The Who) (d. 1978).
September 1.
Gregg Errico (Sly and the Family Stone).
Barry Gibb, singer and songwriter (Bee Gees).
September 4.
Gary Duncan (Quicksilver Messenger Service).
Greg Elmore (Quicksilver Messenger Service).
September 5.
Freddie Mercury, lead singer (Queen) (d. 1991).
Loudon Wainwright III, singer-songwriter, humorist, and actor.
Dean Ford, singer (Marmalade).
September 9.
Billy Preston, singer and musician (d. 2006).
Bruce Palmer (Buffalo Springfield) (d. 2004).
Doug Ingle (Iron Butterfly).
September 14 Pete Agnew (Nazareth).
September 18 Alan Bam King (Ace).
September 19 John Coghlan, drummer (Status Quo).
September 20 Finbarr Dwyer, accordionist and fiddler (d. 2014).
September 24 Jerry Donahue (Fairport Convention).
September 28 Helen Shapiro, singer.
September 30 Sylvia Peterson, singer (The Chiffons).
October 10.
John Prine, singer-songwriter.
Willard White, opera singer.
October 11 Gary Mallaber (Steve Miller Band).
October 13 Dorothy Moore, singer.
October 14.
Justin Hayward, guitarist, singer and songwriter (The Moody Blues).
Dan McCafferty (Nazareth).
October 15 Richard Carpenter (The Carpenters).
October 18 Howard Shore, film composer.
October 19 Keith Reid (Procol Harum).
October 21 Lee Loughnane (Chicago).
October 22 Eddie Brigati (Young Rascals).
October 24 Jerry Edmonton (Steppenwolf).
October 26 Keith Hopwood (Herman‘s Hermits).
October 29 Peter Green, guitarist and singer.
October 30.
René Jacobs, conductor and Countertenor singer.
Chris Slade (AC/DC).
November 1 Ric Grech, vocalist & multi-instrumentalist (Blind Faith) (Family),bassist (Traffic) (d. 1990).
November 5.
Herman Brood, Dutch rock ‘n’ roll artist (d. 2001).
Gram Parsons, country musician (d. 1973).
November 8 Roy Wood, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist (The Move)(Electric Light Orchestra) (Wizzard).
November 11 Chip Hawkes, vocalist and guitarist (The Tremeloes).
November 17 Martin Barre, guitarist (Jethro Tull).
November 19 Joe Correro Jr., drummer (Paul Revere and The Raiders).
November 20 Duane Allman, lead & slide guitarist (The Allman Brothers Band) (d.1971).
November 22 Aston Barrett, reggae musician.
November 29 Eamonn Campbell, guitarist & mandolin player (The Dubliners).
December 1 Gilbert O’Sullivan, singer-songwriter.
December 5.
José Carreras, opera singer.
Andy Kim, singer.
December 6 Emílio Santiago (d. 2013).
December 10.
Gloria Loring, American singer and actress.
Walter Orange (The Commodores).
December 12 Clive Bunker (Jethro Tull).
December 14 Jane Birkin, UK actress and singer.
December 15 Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge, Cactus).
December 16.
Benny Andersson, singer-songwriter (ABBA).
Trevor Pinnock, conductor and harpsichordist.
December 17 Jim Bonfanti, vocalist (Raspberries).
December 21.
Christopher Keene, American conductor (d. 1995).
Kevin Peek, Australian guitarist and songwriter (d. 2013).
Carl Wilson (The Beach Boys) (died 1998).
December 22 Rick Nielsen (Cheap Trick).
December 23 Edita Gruberová, opera singer.
December 24 Jan Akkerman, guitarist (Focus).
December 25 Jimmy Buffett, singer, songwriter, author, businessman, and filmproducer.
December 27 Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith Group).
December 28 Edgar Winter, multi-instrumentalist and singer.
December 29 Marianne Faithfull, singer and actress.
December 30 Patti Smith, poet, singer and songwriter.


January 7 Adamo Didur, operatic bass, 77.
January 10 Harry Von Tilzer, songwriter, 73.
January 18 Lew Pollack, US composer, 50.
February 2 Eduard Bass, singer and cabaret director, 58.
February 15 Putney Dandridge, jazz musician, 44.
February 20 Hugh Allen, organist and choral conductor, 76.
April 5 Vincent Youmans, US composer, 47.
May 25 Patty Hill, co-writer of Happy Birthday to You, 78.
June 1 Leo Slezak, operatic tenor, 72.
July 14 Riley Puckett, country musician, 52 (blood poisoning).
July 20 Tricky Sam Nanton, trombonist, 42.
August 8 Maria Barrientos, coloratura soprano, 63.
August 24 Antonio Paoli, operatic tenor, 75.
August 31 Paul von Klenau, Danish composer and conductor, 63.
September 3 Moriz Rosenthal, pianist, 83.
September 4 Paul Lincke, composer, 79.
September 16 Mamie Smith, vaudeville singer, dancer, pianist and actress, 63.
October 9 Enrica Clay Dillon, American opera singer, opera director, and voiceteacher, 65.
October 12 Giuseppe Adami, opera librettist, 67.
October 16 Sir Granville Bantock, composer, 78.
November 5 Zygmunt Stojowski, composer and pianist, 76.
November 14 Manuel de Falla, composer, 69.
December 6 Maximilian Steinberg, composer and teacher, 63.
December 28 Carrie Jacobs-Bond, US songwriter, 84.
December 30 Charles Wakefield Cadman, composer, 65.
date unknown Teddy Brown, xylophone player (born 1900).
date unknown Armanda Degli Abbati, Italian opera singer (born 1879).

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