December Musical Birthdays

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Please enjoy Bart Simpson and Michael Jackson singing “Happy Birthday Lisa” as you read through the list list.

December 01 , 1913 Mary Martin
December 01 , 1934 Billy Paul
December 01 , 1936 Lou Rawls
December 01 , 1938 Sandy Nelson
December 01 , 1944 Eric Bloom (Blue Oyster Cult)
December 01 , 1944 John Densmore (Doors)
December 01 , 1945 Bette Midler
December 01 , 1946 Gilbert O’Sullivan
December 02 , 1923 Maria Callas
December 02 , 1941 Tom McGuinness (Manfred Mann)
December 02 , 1952 Michael McDonald (Doobie Brothers)
December 02 , 1960 Rick Savage (Def Leppard)
December 02 , 1968 Nate Mendel (Foo Fighters)
December 02 , 1968 Jimi Haha (Jimmie’s Chicken Shack)
December 02 , 1970 Treach (Naughty By Nature)
December 02 , 1978 Nelly Furtado
December 02 , 1981 Britney Spears
December 03 , 1930 Andy Williams
December 03 , 1940 Jim Freeman (Five Satins)
December 03 , 1948 John Michael “Ozzy” Osbourne (Black Sabbath)
December 04 , 1940 Freddie Cannon
December 04 , 1940 John Cale (Velvet Underground)
December 04 , 1942 Chris Hillman (Byrds)
December 04 , 1944 Dennis Wilson (Beach Boys)
December 04 , 1948 Southside Johnny Lyon
December 04 , 1951 Gary Rossington (Lynyrd Skynyrd/Rossington-Collins Band)
December 04 , 1955 Cassandra Wilson
December 04 , 1959 Bob Griffin (BoDeans)
December 04 , 1962 Vinnie Dombroski (Sponge)
December 04 , 1969 Jay
December 04 , 1971 Fred Durst
December 05 , 1932 Richard Wayne Penniman AKA Little Richard
December 05 , 1938 J.J. Cale
December 05 , 1946 Andy Kim
December 05 , 1947 Jim Messina
December 06 , 1870 William S. Hart
December 06 , 1896 Ira Gershwin
December 06 , 1920 Dave Brubeck
December 06 , 1943 Mike Smith (Dave Clark Five)
December 06 , 1944 Jonathan King
December 06 , 1956 Peter Buck (R.E.M.)
December 06 , 1970 Ulf Ekberg (Ace Of Base)
December 06 , 1944 Willie Hutch
December 07 , 1911 Louis Prima
December 07 , 1942 Harry Chapin
December 07 , 1949 Tom Waits
December 07 , 1958 Timothy Butler (Psychedelic Furs)
December 08 , 1865 Jean Sibelius
December 08 , 1925 Sammy Davis Jr.
December 08 , 1939 Jerry Butler
December 08 , 1942 Bobby Elliott (Hollies)
December 08 , 1943 Jim Morrison (Doors)
December 08 , 1947 Gregg Allman (Allman Brothers)
December 08 , 1956 Warren Cuccurullo (Duran Duran)
December 08 , 1957 Phil Collen (Def Leppard)
December 08 , 1962 Marty Friedman (Megadeath)
December 09 , 1934 Junior Wells
December 09 , 1943 Kenny Vance (Jay & The Americans)
December 09 , 1943 Rick Danko (The Band)
December 09 , 1944 Neil Innes (Bonzo Dog Band)
December 09 , 1944 Shirley Brickley (Orlons)
December 09 , 1950 Joan Armatrading
December 09 , 1957 Donny Osmond
December 09 , 1958 Nick Seymour (Crowded House)
December 09 , 1972 Frank Edwin Wright III aka ‘Tre Cool (Green Day)
December 10 , 1910 John Hammond Sr.
December 10 , 1943 Chad Stuart (Chad & Jeremy)
December 10 , 1947 Walter Orange (Commodores)
December 10 , 1948 Jessica Cleave (EW&F/Friends Of Distinction)
December 10 , 1951 Johnny Rodriguez
December 10 , 1961 Nia Peeples
December 10 , 1972 Scot Alexander (Dishwalla)
December 10 , 1985 Raven Symone Pearman aka Raven
December 11 , 1926 Willie Mae Thornton aka Big Mama Thornton
December 11 , 1931 Rita Moreno
December 11 , 1940 David Gates (Bread)
December 11 , 1944 Brenda Lee
December 11 , 1954 Jermaine Jackson (Jackson 5)
December 11 , 1958 Nikki Sixx (Motley Crue)
December 12 , 1915 Frank Sinatra
December 12 , 1918 Joe Williams
December 12 , 1938 Conetta Rosa Maria Franconera aka Connie Francis
December 12 , 1940 Dionne Warwick (some sources say 1941)
December 12 , 1941 Terry Kirkman (The Association)
December 12 , 1943 Dickey Betts (Allman Brothers Band)
December 12 , 1943 Grover Washington Jr.
December 12 , 1943 Dave Munden (Tremeloes)
December 12 , 1944 Rob Tyner (MC5)
December 12 , 1945 Alan Ward (Honeycombs)
December 12 , 1947 Vin Scelsa (radio DJ)
December 12 , 1957 Sheila Escovedo aka Sheila E.
December 12 , 1966 Sinead O’Connor
December 13 , 1914 Larry Parks
December 13 , 1925 Dick Van Dyke
December 13 , 1941 John Davidson
December 13 , 1948 Ted Nugent
December 13 , 1948 Jeff ‘Skunk’ Baxter (Doobie Brothers/Steely Dan)
December 13 , 1949 Tom Verlaine (Television)
December 14 , 1911 Spike Jones
December 14 , 1932 Charlie Rich
December 14 , 1932 Abbe Lane
December 14 , 1937 Warren Ryanes (Monotones)
December 14 , 1946 Joyce Vincent-Wilson (Tony Orlando & Dawn)
December 14 , 1947 Patty Duke (Anna Marie Jones)
December 14 , 1949 Cliff Williams (Home/AC/DC)
December 14 , 1949 Randy Owen (Alabama)
December 14 , 1958 Peter Stacy (Pogues)
December 14 , 1958 Mike Scott (Waterboys)
December 15 , 1921 Alan Freed (disc jockey)
December 15 , 1933 Jesse Belvin
December 15 , 1939 Cindy Birdsong (Patti Labelle & The Bluebelles/Supremes)
December 15 , 1942 Dave Clark (Dave Clark Five)
December 15 , 1946 Harry Ray (Ray, Goodman & Brown)
December 15 , 1946 Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge/Cactus)
December 15 , 1955 Paul Simonon (Clash)
December 16 , 1770 Ludwig Van Beethoven
December 16 , 1945 Tony Hicks (Hollies)
December 16 , 1946 Benny Andersson (Abba)
December 16 , 1949 Billy Gibbons (Z.Z. Top)
December 16 , 1972 Michael McCary (Boyz II Men)
December 17 , 1894 Arthur Fiedler
December 17 , 1936 Tommy Steele
December 17 , 1937 Art Neville (Neville Brothers)
December 17 , 1939 Eddie Kendricks (Temptations)
December 17 , 1942 Paul Butterfield
December 17 , 1948 Jim Bonfanti (Raspberries)
December 17 , 1949 Paul Rodgers (Free/Bad Company/The Firm)
December 17 , 1958 Michael Mills (R.E.M.)
December 17 , 1961 Sarah Dallin (Bananarama)
December 18 , 1938 Chas Chandler (Animals)
December 18 , 1941 Sam Andrew (Big Brother & The Holding Company)
December 18 , 1942 Les Cauchi (Del Satins/Brooklyn Bridge)
December 18 , 1943 Keith Richards (Rolling Stones)
December 18 , 1963 Greg D’Angelo (White Lion)
December 18 , 1980 Christina Aguilera
December 19 , 1918 Henry Roland Byrd aka Professor Longhair
December 19 , 1940 Phil Ochs
December 19 , 1941 Maurice White (Earth, WInd & Fire)
December 19 , 1944 Alvin Lee (Ten Years After)
December 19 , 1944 Zalman Yanovsky (Lovin’ Spoonful)
December 19 , 1949 Leonard “Lenny” White III (drummer)
December 20 , 1939 Kim Weston
December 20 , 1944 Bobby Colomby (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
December 20 , 1947 Peter Crisscoula aka Peter Criss (Kiss)
December 20 , 1948 Stephen Wright (Easybeats)
December 20 , 1957 Anita Baker
December 20 , 1957 Billy Bragg
December 20 , 1966 Chris Robinson (Black Crowes)
December 21 , 1940 Ray Hildebrand (Paul & Paula)
December 21 , 1940 Frank Zappa
December 21 , 1942 Carla Thomas
December 21 , 1946 Carl Wilson (Beach Boys)
December 21 , 1951 Nick Gilder
December 21 , 1953 Betty Wright
December 21 , 1965 Gabrielle Glaser (Luscious Jackson)
December 22 , 1944 Barry Jenkins (Animals)
December 22 , 1946 Rick Nielsen (Cheap Trick)
December 22 , 1949 Maurice Gibb (Bee-Gees)
December 22 , 1949 Robin Gibb (Bee Gees)
December 22 , 1960 Luther Campbell
December 23 , 1903 Fredi Washingon
December 23 , 1935 Esther Phillips
December 23 , 1935 Little Esther Phillips
December 23 , 1940 Tim Hardin
December 23 , 1940 Eugene Record (Chi-Lites)
December 23 , 1940 Jorma Kaukonen (Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna)
December 23 , 1945 Ronald Busby (Iron Butterfly)
December 23 , 1949 Luther (Ariel Bender) Grosvenor (Spooky Tooth/Mott The Hoople)
December 23 , 1951 Johnny Contardo (Sha Na Na)
December 23 , 1958 Dave Murray (Iron Maiden)
December 23 , 1964 Eddie Vedder (Pearl Jam)
December 24 , 1920 Dave Bartholomew
December 24 , 1924 Lee Dorsey
December 24 , 1945 Ian Fraser Kilmister aka Lemmy (Motorhead)
December 24 , 1946 Jan Akkerman (Focus)
December 24 , 1971 Ricky Martin
December 25 , 1907 Cab Calloway
December 25 , 1929 Billy Horton (Silhouettes)
December 25 , 1929 Chris Kenner
December 25 , 1937 O’Kelly Isley (Isley Brothers)
December 25 , 1939 Bob James
December 25 , 1944 Henry Vestine (Canned Heat)
December 25 , 1945 Noel Redding (Jimi Hendrix Experience)
December 25 , 1946 Jimmy Buffett
December 25 , 1948 Barbara Mandrell
December 25 , 1954 Robin Campbell (UB40)
December 25 , 1954 Annie Lennox
December 25 , 1957 Shane MacGowan (Pogues)
December 25 , 1971 Noel Hogan (Cranberries)
December 26 , 1935 Abdul “Duke” Fakir (Four Tops)
December 26 , 1940 Harvey Phillip “Phil” Spector (some sources list 1939 Birth year)
December 26 , 1951 Paul Anthony Quinn (Saxon)
December 26 , 1963 Lars Ulrich (Metallica)
December 26 , 1969 Peter Klett (Candlebox)
December 27 , 1901 Marlene Dietrich
December 27 , 1906 Oscar Levant
December 27 , 1941 Leslie Maguire (Gerry & The Pacemakers)
December 27 , 1941 Mike Pinder (Moody Blues)
December 27 , 1944 Tracy Nelson
December 27 , 1944 Mick Jones (Spooky Tooth/Foreigner)
December 27 , 1952 Karla Bonoff
December 27 , 1952 David Knopfler (Dire Straits)
December 28 , 1905 Earl “Fatha” Hines
December 28 , 1921 John Veliotes aka Johnny Otis
December 28 , 1938 Charles Neville (Joey Dee & The Starlighters/Neville Brothers)
December 28 , 1940 Lonnie Liston Smith
December 28 , 1946 Edgar Winter
December 28 , 1947 Dick Diamonde (Easybeats)
December 28 , 1950 Alex Chilton (The Box Tops/Big Star)
December 28 , 1958 Mike McGuire (Shenandoah)
December 28 , 1960 Mart Roe (Diamond Rio)
December 29 , 1915 Roebuck “Pops” Staples
December 29 , 1935 Virgil Johnson (Velvets)
December 29 , 1941 Ray Thomas (Moody Blues)
December 29 , 1942 Jerry Summers (Dovells)
December 29 , 1946 Marianne Faithfull
December 29 , 1951 Yvonne Elliman
December 29 , 1961 Jim Reid (The Jesus And Mary Chain)
December 29 , 1968 Glen Phillips (Toad The Wet Sprocket)
December 30 , 1915 Brownie McGhee
December 30 , 1928 Elias Bates McDaniel aka Bo Diddley
December 30 , 1931 Skeeter Davis
December 30 , 1937 John Hartford
December 30 , 1939 Del Shannon
December 30 , 1942 Michael Nesmith (Monkees)
December 30 , 1943 John Denver
December 30 , 1945 David Jones AKA Davy Jones of the Monkees
December 30 , 1945 Davy Jones (Monkees)
December 30 , 1946 Patti Smith
December 30 , 1947 Jeff Lynne (Electric Light Orchestra/Traveling Wilburys)
December 30 , 1951 Chris Jasper (Isley Brothers 3 + 3)
December 30 , 1956 Sheryl Lee Ralph
December 30 , 1956 Suzy Bogguss
December 30 , 1959 Tracey Ullman
December 30 , 1969 Jay Kay (Jamiroquoi)
December 31 , 1905 Jule Styne
December 31 , 1930 Odetta Holmes aka Odetta
December 31 , 1942 Andy Summers (Police)
December 31 , 1943 Peter Quaife (Kinks)
December 31 , 1947 Burton Cummings (The Guess Who)
December 31 , 1948 LaDonna Adrian Gaines AKA Donna Summer
December 31 , 1951 Tom Hamilton (Aerosmith)
December 31 , 1960 Paul Westerberg
December 31 , 1963 Scott Ian (Anthrax)
December 31 , 1972 Joe McIntyre (New Kids On The Block)

Sources:
(1) http://thecelebritycafe.com/birthdays/
(2) http://www.digitaldreamdoor.com/pages/musicbirthdays.html
(3) http://pages.prodigy.net/cousinsteve/rock/birthday
(4) http://www.soulwalking.co.uk/Birthdays.html
(5) WIKI to verify names
(6) Google Search to verify dates
(7) et.al.
Updated 12/23/2007, 11/30/2008

Thanks for reading.

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