Home » Archive by category : Musicians (paged 7)

Category : Musicians

1872 – Born on February 1st in Southwick, Sussex, England. English contralto known for her concert performances of ballads and oratorios. 1892 – After studying at the Royal College of Music, Butt made her debut as Ursula in Sir Arthur Sullivan’s cantata ‘The Golden Legend’.          – She possessed a powerful contralto voice and ..

Read more

1942 – born-April 27- in Tulsa, Oklahoma- Jim Keltner is a distinguished session drummer who has contributed to the work of many well-known artists.   1960’s – As a percussionist, Keltner started out in jazz, some of his early work being with (Jerry Lewis’s son) Gary Lewis and the Playboys.   1971 – He is featured on Carly ..

Read more

He is a legendary American guitarist and member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He is best known for his backing of Elvis Presley in the first part of his career, between 1954 and the beginning of Elvis’ Hollywood years.   1931 – Born December 27th, Gadsden, Tennessee   1940 – He learns guitar from ..

Read more

1931 – Born -March 15, – Shreveport, Louisiana   1940’s – he first earned notice drumming behind T. Tommy Cutrer, a radio personality with Shreveport station KCIJ who moonlighted as a country singer.   1953 – was named the house drummer of The Louisiana Hayride, the legendary radio showcase broadcast each Saturday evening from Shreveport’s ..

Read more

Born in Lawrence, Kansas, grew up in Kansas City, Kansas 1975 Degree from University of Miami. Rapidly became an accomplished alto man. 1977 – 1981 Played with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers. Has released numerous recordings as a leader. Currently professor of Jazz Studies at the University of Missouri, K..

Read more

British guitarist best known as the lead guitarist and backing, sometimes lead vocalist for the English rock band Queen. As a guitarist, he is known for his memorable riffs and solos, distinctive tone, as well as for the fact that he built (with his father) his own guitar, called the "Red Special".   He wrote ..

Read more

US Drummer for The (Young) Rascals.   1945 – Born- July 23rd, New York, NY   1964-72 – He drummed for the Young Rascals.   1968-72 – They dropped the name "Young" in mid 68, and then changed their name to The Rascals.   1997 – The (Young) Rascals were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hal..

Read more

Randy Bachman is a Canadian, was lead guitarist and songwriter of the 1970s rock bands, The Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive. He became a legendary figure in the rock and roll world through his talents as a guitarist, songwriter, and performer. Bachman also formed the band Brave Belt with Chad Allan and has recorded numerous solo ..

Read more

1954 – born- May 19, 1954 in Melbourne, Australia, is the drummer for Australian rock band AC/DC.   He held the position from 1975 until 1983, and again from 1994 to present. After the 1977 departure of bassist Mark Evans, he became the only Australian-born member of..

Read more