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356 Persons in the The Vocal Group Hall of Fame:

Location:
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame Foundation
82 West State Street
Sharon, PA 16146
Web Site:
Years Active:
1998 -2007 (suspended, memorabilia in storage)

Abdul Fakir

Real/Birth Name:
Abdul Fakir
Also Known As:
Abdul "Duke" Fakir
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tenor, group The Four Tops

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The Four Tops.
NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame 1992 as a group member of The Four Tops.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2013 as a group member of The Four Tops.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a group member of The Four Tops.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Four Tops.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a group member of The Four Tops.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 23 April 1997 as a group member of The Four Tops.

Addie Harris

Real/Birth Name:
Addie Harris
Also Known As:
Addie "Micki" Harris
Nickname(s):
Micki
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of Rock n' Roll group The Shirelles. Songs Dedicated to the One I Love, Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow, Tonight's the Night

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

New Jersey Hall of Fame 2014 as a group member of The Shirelles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1996 as a group member of The Shirelles.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Shirelles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2002 as a group member of The Shirelles.

Al Alberts

Real/Birth Name:
Al Albertini
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Four Aces. Songs Three Coins in the Fountain, Love is a Many Splendored Thing. In Philadelphia he hosted a Saturday afternoon talent TV show, Al Alberts Showcase

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The Four Aces.
Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1988 as a group member of The Four Aces.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of The Four Aces.

Al Jardine

Real/Birth Name:
Alan Charles Jardine
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77, 22 days before his 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23

Brief Facts:

Group The Beach Boys

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

California Hall of Fame 2011 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
Cruisin' Hall of Fame 2000 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Beach Boys.

Andy Chapin

Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Robert Chapin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Keyboardist. Member of bands The Association, Steppenwolf, Ricky Nelson Band. Album Hour of the Wolf with Steppenwolf. Died in a plane crash with Ricky Nelson

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2003 as a group member of The Association.

Anita Pointer

Real/Birth Name:
Anita Pointer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Bonnie Pointer by 2 years.
aunt of
older sister of
Older than June Pointer by 5 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Ruth Pointer by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Group The Pointer Sisters. Song Yes We Can

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6363 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Pointer Sisters.

Art Garfunkel

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Ira Garfunkel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of Simon & Garfunkel with Paul Simon. Songs Bridge Over Troubled Water, Scarborough Fair, Mrs. Robinson, Cecilia, The Sound of Silence

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of Simon & Garfunkel.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a group member of Simon & Garfunkel.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a group member of Simon & Garfunkel.

Barbara Lee

Real/Birth Name:
Barbara Lee
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44, 1 day before her 45th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Girl group The Chiffons. Songs He's So Fine, Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow, One Fine Day, It's My Party, The Loco-Motion, Da Doo Ron Ron, My Boyfriend's Back

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a group member of The Chiffons.

Barry Gibb

Real/Birth Name:
Barry Alan Crompton Gibb
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73, 20 days before his 74th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Andy Gibb by 11 years.
older brother of
Older than Maurice Gibb by 3 years.
older brother of
Older than Robin Gibb by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Member of group The Bee Gees. CBE awarded 2004. 2009, Barry and his wife Linda Gibb became US citizens. They have dual citizenship. Knighted in 2018 New Year Honours. Song Stayin' Alive. Movie Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

ARIA Hall of Fame 1997 as a group member of The Bee Gees.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008 as a group member of The Bee Gees.
London Avenue of Stars 2004 as a group member of The Bee Gees.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a group member of The Bee Gees.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of The Bee Gees.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Bee Gees.

Ben E. King

Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Earl Nelson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Drifters. Songs Stand by Me, Save the Last Dance for Me, This Magic Moment, Spanish Harlem, There Goes My Baby

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The Drifters.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a group member of The Drifters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2000 as a group member of The Drifters.

Benny Andersson

Real/Birth Name:
Göran Bror Andersson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group ABBA. Song Dancing Queen. Compositions in movie musical Mamma Mia!

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2010 as a group member of ABBA.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2010 as a group member of ABBA.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2002 as a group member of ABBA.

Bernie Leadon

Real/Birth Name:
Bernard Mathew Leadon III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73, 24 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name is pronounced "Led-un." Multiple instruments. Member of group The Eagles. Album Desperado

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008 as a group member of The Eagles.
Kennedy Center Honors 2016 as a group member of The Eagles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of The Eagles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of The Eagles.

Bernie Toorish

Real/Birth Name:
John Bernard Toorish
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Lead vocalist for group The Four Lads from Toronto. Songs Standing on the Corner, No, Not Much, Moments to Remember

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Canadian Music Hall of Fame 1984 as a group member of The Four Lads.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The Four Lads.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2003 as a group member of The Four Lads.

Betty Kelly

Real/Birth Name:
Betty Kelly
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
75, 35 days before her 76th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

R&B and pop and doo-wop group Martha & The Vandellas. Song Dancing in the Street

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Beverly Lee

Real/Birth Name:
Beverly Lee
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
79, 9 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of Rock n' Roll group The Shirelles. Song Dedicated to the One I Love

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

New Jersey Hall of Fame 2014 as a group member of The Shirelles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1996 as a group member of The Shirelles.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Shirelles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2002 as a group member of The Shirelles.

Bill Medley

Real/Birth Name:
William Thomas Medley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

One of group The Righteous Brothers. Song You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'. Refer to Bobby Hatfield

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Billy Davis Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
William Davis Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Marilyn McCoo by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Group The 5th Dimension. Songs Up, Up and Away, Aquarius, Let the Sunshine In

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The 5th Dimension.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2002 as a group member of The 5th Dimension.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The 5th Dimension.
St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6164 Delmar Boulevard, ceremony date: 2010 as a group member of The 5th Dimension.

Bob Dylan

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Allen Zimmerman
Also Known As:
Lucky Wilbury
Boo Wilbury
Robert Dylan
Rob Dylan
Elston Gunnn
Blind Boy Grunt
Bob Landy
Robert Milkwood Thomas
Tedham Porterhouse
Jack Frost
Sergei Petrov
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Blowin' in the Wind, The Times They Are a-Changin', Mr. Tambourine Man, Like a Rolling Stone. Album Time Out of Mind. Group The Traveling Wilburys

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bob Flanigan

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lee Flanigan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Member of the close harmony group The Four Freshmen, Songs Their Hearts Were Full of Spring, It Could Happen to You, Route 66, Day by Day, The Day Isn't Long Enough, How Can I Tell Her

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of The Four Freshmen.

Bob Gaudio

Real/Birth Name:
Robert John Gaudio
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Vocalist and keyboardist. Group The Four Seasons. Composed songs Short Shorts, Sherry, Big Girls Don't Cry, Walk Like a Man, Rag Doll, Can't Take My Eyes Off of You, Oh What a Night

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a group member of The Four Seasons.
New Jersey Hall of Fame 2017 as a group member of The Four Seasons.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a group member of The Four Seasons.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a group member of The Four Seasons.

Bob Nolan

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Clarence Nobles
Also Known As:
Robert Clarence Nolan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founding member of Sons of the Pioneers. Songs Cool Water, Tumbling Tumbleweeds

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of Sons of the Pioneers.

Bob Shane

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Castle Schoen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 6 days before his 86th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Founding member of folk music group The Kingston Trio. Songs Where Have All the Flowers Gone, Tom Dooley, Hard, Ain't It Hard, The Ballad of Reuben James, Scotch and Soda, The Tijuana Jail, Greenback Dollar, A Worried Man, M.T.A., The Reverend Mr. Black. Album The Kingston Trio at Large

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bob Welch (musician)

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lawrence Welch Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of band Fleetwood Mac. Song Hypnotized. Committed suicide by gunshot to the chest.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6608 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.

Bobby Hatfield

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lee Hatfield
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of group The Righteous Brothers. Songs You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin', Unchained Melody. Died of heart problems mixed with cocaine drug use. See also Bill Medley

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bobby Rogers

Real/Birth Name:
Robert E. Rogers
Nickname(s):
B
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73, 12 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Founding member of group The Miracles

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2011 as a group member of The Miracles.
Michigan Rock and Roll Legends Hall of Fame as a group member of The Miracles.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015 as a group member of The Miracles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 as a group member of The Miracles.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Miracles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of The Miracles.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Miracles.

Bonnie Pointer

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Eva Pointer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69, 33 days before her 70th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Anita Pointer by 2 years.
aunt of
older sister of
Older than June Pointer by 3 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Ruth Pointer by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Vocalist, group The Pointer Sisters. Song I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6363 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Pointer Sisters.

Brian May

Real/Birth Name:
Brian Harold May
Nickname(s):
Bri
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73, 24 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist for group Queen, uses a sixpence coin as a pick. Co-composer of song We Will Rock You. An astrophysicist, postponed graduate work while being a rock star, then completed his PhD. Book Bang! The Complete History of the Universe. Named Chancellor of Liverpool's John Moores University. CBE awarded 2005.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

London Avenue of Stars 2004 as a group member of Queen.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of Queen.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 2003 as a group member of Queen.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a group member of Queen.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004 as a group member of Queen.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6356 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of Queen.

Brian Wilson

Real/Birth Name:
Brian Douglas Wilson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Carl Wilson by 4 years.
older brother of
Older than Dennis Wilson by 2 years.
cousin of

Brief Facts:

Group The Beach Boys

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

California Hall of Fame 2011 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
Cruisin' Hall of Fame 2000 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Beach Boys.

Carl Gardner

Real/Birth Name:
Carl Edward Gardner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Frontman and a founder of group The Coasters. Songs Yakety-Yak, Charlie Brown, Poison Ivy, Searchin', Young Blood. Group The Robins. Song Smokey Joe's Cafe

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987 as a group member of The Coasters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a group member of The Coasters.

Carl Wilson

Real/Birth Name:
Carl Dean Wilson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Brian Wilson by 4 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Dennis Wilson by 2 years.
cousin of

Brief Facts:

Group The Beach Boys

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

California Hall of Fame 2011 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
Cruisin' Hall of Fame 2000 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Beach Boys.

Cass Elliot

Real/Birth Name:
Ellen Naomi Cohen
Nickname(s):
Mama Cass
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
32
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Mamas & The Papas. Movie Pufnstuf. Host of TV series The Mama Cass Television Show, Don't Call Me Mama Anymore. Songs Monday, Monday, California Dreamin', Dedicated to the One I Love

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Christine McVie

Real/Birth Name:
Anne Christine Perfect
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
77, 31 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than John McVie by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Member of group Fleetwood Mac

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6608 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.

Chuck Negron

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Negron
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder, group Three Dog Night

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of Three Dog Night.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2000 as a group member of Three Dog Night.

Cindy Birdsong

Real/Birth Name:
Cynthia Ann Birdsong
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Groups The Supremes, Patti LaBelle and The Bluebelles

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a group member of The Supremes.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2013 as a group member of The Supremes.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a group member of The Supremes.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Supremes.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of The Supremes.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Supremes.

Claudette Rogers

Real/Birth Name:
Claudette Annette Rogers
Also Known As:
Claudette Rogers Robinson
Nickname(s):
First Lady of Motown
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

cousin of
ex-wife of
Younger than Smokey Robinson by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Member of group The Miracles. Songs OOO Baby Baby, My Girl, Shop Around. Birth date Sept 1, 1942?.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2011 as a group member of The Miracles.
Michigan Rock and Roll Legends Hall of Fame as a group member of The Miracles.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015 as a group member of The Miracles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 as a group member of The Miracles.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Miracles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of The Miracles.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Miracles.

Clyde McPhatter

Real/Birth Name:
Clyde Lensley McPhatter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Formed group The Drifters. Album The Forgotten Angel

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The Drifters.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a group member of The Drifters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2000 as a group member of The Drifters.

Connie Codarini

Real/Birth Name:
Corrado Codarini
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Bass vocalist for group The Four Lads from Toronto. Songs Standing on the Corner, No, Not Much, Moments to Remember

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Canadian Music Hall of Fame 1984 as a group member of The Four Lads.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The Four Lads.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2003 as a group member of The Four Lads.

Cornell Gunter

Real/Birth Name:
Cornelius E. Gunter
Also Known As:
Cornell Gunther
Cornel Gunter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

R&B and doo-wop singer. Original member of group The Platters. Member The Coasters. Songs Poison Ivy, Charlie Brown, Yakety Yak. Shot while in his auto in Las Vegas.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The Platters.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987 as a group member of The Coasters.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a group member of The Platters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a group member of The Coasters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of The Platters.

Cory Wells

Real/Birth Name:
Emil Lewandowski
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder, group Three Dog Night

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of Three Dog Night.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2000 as a group member of Three Dog Night.

Curtis Mayfield

Real/Birth Name:
Curtis Lee Mayfield
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of group The Impressions

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017 as a group member of The Impressions.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991 as a group member of The Impressions.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Impressions.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2003 as a group member of The Impressions.

Cynthia Robinson

Real/Birth Name:
Cynthia Robinson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Trumpeter and vocalist. Group Sly & The Family Stone

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dale Warren

Real/Birth Name:
Dale Henry Warren
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of Sons of the Pioneers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of Sons of the Pioneers.

Damon Harris

Real/Birth Name:
Otis Robert Harris Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of The Temptations from 1971 to 1975.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The Temptations.
NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame 1992 as a group member of The Temptations.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015 as a group member of The Temptations.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2013 as a group member of The Temptations.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1989 as a group member of The Temptations.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Temptations.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a group member of The Temptations.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Temptations.

Dan Peek

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Milton Peek
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Band AMERICA. Songs Lonely People, Today's the Day

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of AMERICA.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a group member of AMERICA.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 6 February 2012 as a group member of AMERICA.

Danny Hutton

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel Anthony Hutton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77, 29 days before his 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder, group Three Dog Night

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of Three Dog Night.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2000 as a group member of Three Dog Night.

Danny Kirwan

Real/Birth Name:
Daniel David Kirwan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68, 26 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist and vocalist, bands Fleetwood Mac, Tramp

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6608 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.

Dave Guard

Real/Birth Name:
Donald David Guard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Kingston Trio. Songs Tom Dooley, A Worried Man, Tijuana Jail, Greenback Dollar, Sloop John B., Scotch and Soda, Hard, Ain't It Hard, M.T.A.. Book Colour Guitar

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dave Prater

Real/Birth Name:
David Prater Jr.
Also Known As:
Dave
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50, 30 days before his 51st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Soul Man. Singer with duo Sam & Dave. Died in a single-car accident in Sycamore, Georgia.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame as a group member of Sam & Dave.
Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2015 as a group member of Sam & Dave.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1992 as a group member of Sam & Dave.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2007 as a group member of Sam & Dave.

David Crosby

Real/Birth Name:
David Van Cortlandt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78, 2 days before his 79th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of The Byrds, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. Album Another Stoney Evening. Now with group CPR

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a group member of Crosby, Stills & Nash.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991 as a group member of The Byrds.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of Crosby, Stills & Nash.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of Crosby, Stills & Nash.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a group member of The Byrds.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6666 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of Crosby, Stills & Nash.

Davy Jones

Real/Birth Name:
David Thomas Jones
Also Known As:
David Jones
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Monkees and TV show The Monkees. Song I'm a Believer. Broadway (and London) musical Oliver! with a Tony Award nomination.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008 as a group member of The Monkees.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2007 as a group member of The Monkees.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6675 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Monkees.

Dee Dee Kenniebrew

Real/Birth Name:
Delores Kenniebrew
Also Known As:
Dolores "Dee Dee" Kenniebrew
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age:
75 or 76
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Crystals. Songs There's No Other (Like My Baby), Then He Kissed Me, Da Doo Ron Ron

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a group member of The Crystals.

Deek Watson

Real/Birth Name:
Ivory Watson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Ink Spots. Sang tenor. Songs My Prayer, If I Didn't Care, Don't Get Around Much Anymore, To Each His Own

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1989 as a group member of The Ink Spots.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a group member of The Ink Spots.

Dennis "D.T." Thomas

Real/Birth Name:
Dennis Ronald Thomas
Also Known As:
Dennis D.T. Thomas
Dennis DT Thomas
Dennis Thomas
Nickname(s):
D.T.
DT
Dee Tee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Saxophonist, keyboards, and vocalist. Group Kool & The Gang. Songs Hollywood Swinging, Jungle Boogie, Boardmeeting, Celebration

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7065 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 8 October 2015 as a group member of Kool & The Gang.

Dennis Edwards

Real/Birth Name:
Dennis Edwards
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 1 day before his 75th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
ex-husband of
Older than Ruth Pointer by 3 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Lead vocalist and founding member of the group The Temptations

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The Temptations.
NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame 1992 as a group member of The Temptations.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015 as a group member of The Temptations.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2013 as a group member of The Temptations.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1989 as a group member of The Temptations.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Temptations.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a group member of The Temptations.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Temptations.

Dennis Wilson

Real/Birth Name:
Dennis Carl Wilson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39, 24 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Brian Wilson by 2 years.
older brother of
Older than Carl Wilson by 2 years.
cousin of

Brief Facts:

Group The Beach Boys. Wrote many of the songs. Drowned while swimming off his boat in a marina.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

California Hall of Fame 2011 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
Cruisin' Hall of Fame 2000 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Beach Boys.

Denny Doherty

Real/Birth Name:
Dennis Gerrard Stephen Doherty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of group The Mamas & The Papas. Songs California Dreamin', Monday, Monday, Dedicated to the One I Love

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dewey Bunnell

Real/Birth Name:
Lee Martin Bunnell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Band AMERICA. Songs A Horse with No Name, Ventura Highway, Tin Man

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of AMERICA.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a group member of AMERICA.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 6 February 2012 as a group member of AMERICA.

Diana Ross

Real/Birth Name:
Diane Ernestine Ross
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Group The Supremes. Song (solo) Ain't No Mountain High Enough. Movie The Wiz. Jailed for drunken driving in February 2004.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a group member of The Supremes.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2013 as a group member of The Supremes.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a group member of The Supremes.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Supremes.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of The Supremes.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6712 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 6 May 1982 .
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Supremes.

Dianne Lennon

Real/Birth Name:
Dianne Barbara Lennon
Nickname(s):
Dee Dee
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Janet Lennon by 6 years.
older sister of
Older than Kathy Lennon by 3 years.
older sister of
Older than Peggy Lennon by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Group The Lennon Sisters seen on TV show The Lawrence Welk Show. Songs Tonight, You Belong to Me, Sad Movies (Make Me Cry)

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Missouri Walk of Fame 2007 as a group member of The Lennon Sisters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of The Lennon Sisters.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry as a group member of The Lennon Sisters.

Dino Danelli

Real/Birth Name:
Dino Danelli
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76, 20 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Drummer. Group The Young Rascals group was renamed The Rascals. Songs A Beautiful Morning, Groovin', People Got to Be Free, I've Been Lonely Too Long, You Better Run, How Can I Be Sure

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2010 as a group member of The Rascals.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a group member of The Rascals.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a group member of The Rascals.

Dion

Real/Birth Name:
Dion Francis DiMucci
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81, 25 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Dion & The Belmonts. Songs Runaround Sue, The Wanderer, Abraham, Martin & John

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dolores "LaLa" Brooks

Real/Birth Name:
Dolores Brooks
Also Known As:
LaLa Brooks
Sakinah Muhammad
Nickname(s):
LaLa
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Original lead singer of the girl group The Crystals. Songs Then He Kissed Me, Da Doo Ron Ron. Broadway musical Hair

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a group member of The Crystals.

Don Barbour

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Barbour
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

cousin of
older brother of
Older than Ross Barbour by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Member of the close harmony group The Four Freshmen. Died in an auto accident in Los Angeles, Songs Their Hearts Were Full of Spring, It Could Happen to You, Route 66, Day by Day, The Day Isn't Long Enough, How Can I Tell Her

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of The Four Freshmen.

Don Everly

Real/Birth Name:
Isaac Donald Everly
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Phil Everly by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Group The Everly Brothers. Songs All I Have to Do Is Dream, Wake Up Little Susie, Bye Bye Love by Felice Bryant. Song ('Til) I Kissed You

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Everly Brothers.

Don Felder

Real/Birth Name:
Donald William Felder
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

ead guitarist for band The Eagles from 1974 to 2001. Song Hotel California

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008 as a group member of The Eagles.
Kennedy Center Honors 2016 as a group member of The Eagles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of The Eagles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of The Eagles.

Don Henley

Real/Birth Name:
Donald Hugh Henley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73, 21 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitar and drums. Lead vocalist of band The Eagles. Songs Hotel California, Desperado

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008 as a group member of The Eagles.
Kennedy Center Honors 2016 as a group member of The Eagles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of The Eagles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of The Eagles.

Doris Kenner

Real/Birth Name:
Doris Coley
Also Known As:
Doris Coley Kenner
Doris Kenner-Jackson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of The Shirelles. Song Dedicated to the One I Love

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

New Jersey Hall of Fame 2014 as a group member of The Shirelles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1996 as a group member of The Shirelles.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Shirelles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2002 as a group member of The Shirelles.

Duane Allen

Real/Birth Name:
Duane Allen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member group The Oak Ridge Boys. Songs Elvira, Y'All Come Back Saloon, You're the One

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ed Ames

Real/Birth Name:
Edmond Dantes Urick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
93, 34 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Gene Ames by 4 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Joe Ames by 6 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Vic Ames by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Group The Ames Brothers. Songs Rag Mop, The Naughty Lady of Shady Lane, Melodie d'Amour. TV series Daniel Boone in role of Mingo. Also on Broadway and other TV shows.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The Ames Brothers.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of The Ames Brothers.

Eddie Brigati

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Brigati Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Young Rascals group was renamed The Rascals. Songs A Beautiful Morning, Groovin', People Got to Be Free, I've Been Lonely Too Long, You Better Run, How Can I Be Sure

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2010 as a group member of The Rascals.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a group member of The Rascals.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a group member of The Rascals.

Eddie O'Jay

Real/Birth Name:
Edward O. Jackson
Eddie Ovay Jackson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
73 or 74
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Mentored and named the group The O'Jays. Pioneer radio DJ for black radio soul music. Radio program Soul at Sunrise

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2011 as a group member of The O'Jays.
NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame 1992 as a group member of The O'Jays.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2013 as a group member of The O'Jays.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2005 as a group member of The O'Jays.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The O'Jays.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2004 as a group member of The O'Jays.

Ernie Isley

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Isley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Kelly Isley by 14 years.
older brother of
Older than Marvin Isley by 1 year.
younger brother of
Younger than Ron Isley by 10 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Rudolph Isley by 12 years.

Brief Facts:

Gospel and R&B group The Isley Brothers. Song Shout

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Eugene Record

Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Booker Record
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Tenor soloist with Chicago group The Chi-Lites

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2013 as a group member of The Chi-Lites.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Chi-Lites.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a group member of The Chi-Lites.

Felix Cavaliere

Real/Birth Name:
Felix Cavaliere
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Young Rascals group was renamed The Rascals. Songs A Beautiful Morning, Groovin', People Got to Be Free, I've Been Lonely Too Long, You Better Run, How Can I Be Sure

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2010 as a group member of The Rascals.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a group member of The Rascals.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a group member of The Rascals.

Florence Ballard

Real/Birth Name:
Florence Glenda Ballard
Also Known As:
Florence Glenda Ballard Chapman
Nickname(s):
Flo
Blondie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
32
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Singer with group The Supremes. Song Pretty Baby. Died of cardiac arrest at age 32.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a group member of The Supremes.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2013 as a group member of The Supremes.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a group member of The Supremes.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Supremes.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of The Supremes.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Supremes.

Frankie Lymon

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Joseph Lymon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers. Song Why Do Fools Fall in Love. Died of a heroin drug overdose.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 1 February 1994 .

Frankie Valli

Real/Birth Name:
Francesco Stephen Castelluccio
Also Known As:
Frank Castelluccio
Frankie Valley
Frank Valli
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:
Height:
5 feet 5 inches (165.1 cm)

Brief Facts:

Frontman and high tenor (falsetto) in groups The Four Seasons, Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Songs Sherry, Big Girls Don't Cry, Walk Like a Man, Rag Doll, Can't Take My Eyes off You

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a group member of The Four Seasons.
New Jersey Hall of Fame 2017 as a group member of The Four Seasons.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a group member of The Four Seasons.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a group member of The Four Seasons.
Las Vegas Walk of Stars A star at Paris Hotel, ceremony date: 21 March 2013 as a group member of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons.

Freddie Mercury

Real/Birth Name:
Farrokh Bulsara
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Front for band Queen. Guitarist. Wrote songs Bohemian Rhapsody, Killer Queen, Somebody to Love, Don't Stop Me Now, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, We Are the Champions. Song We Will Rock You. Subject of movie Bohemian Rhapsody. Grew up in India. Died of AIDS.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

London Avenue of Stars 2004 as a group member of Queen.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of Queen.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 2003 as a group member of Queen.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a group member of Queen.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004 as a group member of Queen.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6356 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of Queen.

Gene Ames

Real/Birth Name:
Eugene G. Urick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Ed Ames by 4 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Joe Ames by 1 year.
older brother of
Older than Vic Ames by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Group The Ames Brothers. Songs Rag Mop, The Naughty Lady of Shady Lane, Melodie d'Amour

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The Ames Brothers.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of The Ames Brothers.

Gene Clark

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Eugene Clark
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of group The Byrds. Song Turn! Turn! Turn!

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991 as a group member of The Byrds.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a group member of The Byrds.

Gene Cornish

Real/Birth Name:
Gene Cornish
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Young Rascals group was renamed The Rascals. Songs A Beautiful Morning, Groovin', People Got to Be Free, I've Been Lonely Too Long, You Better Run, How Can I Be Sure. Guitar and harmonica.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2010 as a group member of The Rascals.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a group member of The Rascals.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a group member of The Rascals.

George Brown (musician)

Real/Birth Name:
George Melvin Brown
Also Known As:
George M. Brown
Nickname(s):
Funky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Drummer. Group Kool & The Gang

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7065 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 8 October 2015 as a group member of Kool & The Gang.

George Harrison

Real/Birth Name:
George Harold Harrison
Also Known As:
Nelson Wilbury
Spike Wilbury
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Pattie Boyd by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Member of the rock group The Beatles. Fascinated with Eastern religions. Stabbed by an attacker. Died of cancer. See also Tony Sheridan. Group The Traveling Wilburys

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a group member of The Beatles.
London Avenue of Stars 2007 as a group member of The Beatles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a group member of The Beatles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2004 as a group member of The Beatles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2007 as a group member of The Traveling Wilburys.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004 as a group member of The Beatles.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 14 April 2009 .
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Beatles.

George Williams

Real/Birth Name:
George Reginald Williams Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Tymes as lead vocalist. Song So Much in Love

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a group member of The Tymes.

Gerry Beckley

Real/Birth Name:
Gerald Linford Beckley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67, 31 days before his 68th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Band AMERICA. Songs I Need You, Sister Golden Hair, Daisy Jane, You Can Do Magic

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of AMERICA.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a group member of AMERICA.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 6 February 2012 as a group member of AMERICA.

Gladys Knight

Real/Birth Name:
Gladys Maria Knight
Nickname(s):
Empress of Soul
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead singer for group Gladys Knight & the Pips. Movie Hollywood Homicide

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 27 June 1995 .

Glenn Frey

Real/Birth Name:
Glenn Lewis Frey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pronounced "Fry." Member of band The Eagles. Song Tequila Sunrise

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008 as a group member of The Eagles.
Kennedy Center Honors 2016 as a group member of The Eagles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of The Eagles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of The Eagles.

Graham Nash

Real/Birth Name:
Graham William Nash
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Groups Crosby, Stills & Nash, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, The Hollies. Albums Earth & Sky, Songs for Survivors. Book Eye to Eye: Photographs by Graham Nash

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a group member of Crosby, Stills & Nash.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2010 as a group member of The Hollies.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of Crosby, Stills & Nash.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of Crosby, Stills & Nash.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a group member of The Hollies.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6666 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of Crosby, Stills & Nash.

Gram Parsons

Real/Birth Name:
Ingram Cecil Connor III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
26
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

With groups The Shilos, The International Submarine Band, The Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brothers. Recorded also with Emmylou Harris. Died of a drug overdose. His body was stolen by friends and partially burned in a cremation attempt. Credited with origins of country rock genre.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991 as a group member of The Byrds.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a group member of The Byrds.

Hank Ballard

Real/Birth Name:
John Henry Kendricks
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Group Hank Ballard & The Midnighters. Wrote songs The Twist, Work with Me, Annie. Invented the Twist dance.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Harvey Fuqua

Real/Birth Name:
Harvey Fuqua
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 21 days before his 81st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder of group The Moonglows. Died in an auto crash.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2000 as a group member of The Moonglows.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a group member of The Moonglows.

Herb Reed

Real/Birth Name:
Herbert Reed
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A founder and bass singer, group The Platters. Songs Only You, My Prayer, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, The Great Pretender, Twilight Time

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The Platters.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a group member of The Platters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of The Platters.

Hoppy Jones

Real/Birth Name:
Orville Jones
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Ink Spots. Sang bass, often "talked" his lyrics. Songs My Prayer, If I Didn't Care, Don't Get Around Much Anymore

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1989 as a group member of The Ink Spots.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a group member of The Ink Spots.

Hugh Farr

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Hubert Farr
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of Sons of the Pioneers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of Sons of the Pioneers.

Issa Pointer

Real/Birth Name:
Issa Kuren Edwards
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Group The Pointer Sisters

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6363 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Pointer Sisters.

Jackie Jackson

Real/Birth Name:
Sigmund Esco Jackson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Brandon Jackson by 5 years.
older brother of
Older than Janet Jackson by 15 years.
older brother of
Older than Jermaine Jackson by 3 years.
son of
older brother of
Older than La Toya Jackson by 5 years.
older brother of
Older than Marlon Jackson by 5 years.
older brother of
Older than Michael Jackson by 7 years.
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
older brother of
Older than Randy Jackson by 5 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Rebbie Jackson by less than 1 year.
uncle of
uncle of
older brother of
Older than Tito Jackson by 2 years.
uncle of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Group The Jackson 5, The Jacksons

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The Jackson 5.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a group member of The Jackson 5.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Jackson 5.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a group member of The Jackson 5.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Jacksons.

James Arnold

Real/Birth Name:
James Arnold
Also Known As:
Jimmie Arnold
Nickname(s):
Jimmie
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Tenor vocalist for group The Four Lads from Toronto. Songs Standing on the Corner, No, Not Much, Moments to Remember

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Canadian Music Hall of Fame 1984 as a group member of The Four Lads.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The Four Lads.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2003 as a group member of The Four Lads.

Janet Lennon

Real/Birth Name:
Janet Elizabeth Lennon
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Dianne Lennon by 6 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Kathy Lennon by 2 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Peggy Lennon by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Group The Lennon Sisters seen on TV show The Lawrence Welk Show. Songs Tonight, You Belong to Me, Sad Movies (Make Me Cry)

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Missouri Walk of Fame 2007 as a group member of The Lennon Sisters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of The Lennon Sisters.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry as a group member of The Lennon Sisters.

Jeff Cook

Real/Birth Name:
Jeffrey A. Cook
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70, 15 days before his 71st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder of band Alabama

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Country Music Hall of Fame 2005 as a group member of Alabama.
Music City Walk of Fame 2016 as a group member of Alabama.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2004 as a group member of Alabama.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 6 October 1998 as a group member of Alabama.

Jeff Lynne

Real/Birth Name:
Jeffrey Lynne
Also Known As:
Otis Wilbury
Clayton Wilbury
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

British. Groups The Traveling Wilburys, ELO

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2017 as a group member of ELO.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2007 as a group member of The Traveling Wilburys.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 23 April 2015 .
Broad Street Walk of Stars A star, ceremony date: 3 March 2014 .

Jermaine Jackson

Real/Birth Name:
Jermaine LaJuane Jackson
Also Known As:
Jacksun
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Brandon Jackson by 2 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Jackie Jackson by 3 years.
older brother of
Older than Janet Jackson by 11 years.
son of
older brother of
Older than La Toya Jackson by 1 year.
older brother of
Older than Marlon Jackson by 2 years.
older brother of
Older than Michael Jackson by 3 years.
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
older brother of
Older than Randy Jackson by 1 year.
younger brother of
Younger than Rebbie Jackson by 4 years.
uncle of
uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Tito Jackson by 1 year.
uncle of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Group The Jackson 5, The Jacksons. Bassist. Name changed to Jacksun February 22, 2013.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The Jackson 5.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a group member of The Jackson 5.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Jackson 5.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a group member of The Jackson 5.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Jacksons.

Jerry Butler

Real/Birth Name:
Jerry Butler Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song For Your Precious Love with group The Impressions

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017 as a group member of The Impressions.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991 as a group member of The Impressions.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Impressions.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2003 as a group member of The Impressions.

Jerry Martini

Real/Birth Name:
Jerry Martini
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Saxophonist. Group Sly & The Family Stone

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jimmy Greenspoon

Real/Birth Name:
James Greenspoon
Nickname(s):
Jim
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Keyboardist/organist for group Three Dog Night

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of Three Dog Night.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2000 as a group member of Three Dog Night.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 266 S. Palm Canyon Drive, ceremony date: 16 December 2000 .

Jimmy Griffin

Real/Birth Name:
James Arthur Griffin
Also Known As:
Arthur James
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Vocals and guitar. Grew up in Memphis. Band Bread. Songs If, Make It with You

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008 as a group member of Bread.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a group member of Bread.

Jo Stafford

Real/Birth Name:
Jo Elizabeth Stafford
Nickname(s):
G.I. Jo
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Paul Weston, until his earlier death.
Younger than Paul Weston by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Songs I'll Walk Alone, I'll Be Seeing You, I'll Never Smile Again, You Belong to Me. Member of group The Pied Pipers. The first recording artist to sell twenty-five million records.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of The Pied Pipers.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6270 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry .
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1709 Vine Street for contributions to radio .
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1625 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry .

Joe Ames

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Urick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Ed Ames by 6 years.
older brother of
Older than Gene Ames by 1 year.
older brother of
Older than Vic Ames by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Group The Ames Brothers. Songs Rag Mop, The Naughty Lady of Shady Lane, Melodie d'Amour

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The Ames Brothers.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of The Ames Brothers.

Joe Bonsall

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph S. Bonsall
Also Known As:
Cat Joe Bonsall
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tenor. Wears a moustache. Group The Oak Ridge Boys. Songs Elvira, Y'all Come Back Saloon, You're the One

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Joe Walsh

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Fidler
Also Known As:
Joseph Fidler Walsh
Nickname(s):
Clown Prince of Rock
Average Joe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Band The Eagles. Adopted at age 5 by his stepfather taking the last name Walsh.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008 as a group member of The Eagles.
Kennedy Center Honors 2016 as a group member of The Eagles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of The Eagles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of The Eagles.

John Deacon

Real/Birth Name:
John Richard Deacon
Also Known As:
Deacon John
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68, 7 days before his 69th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist for rock group Queen. Wrote song Another One Bites the Dust used in movie Small Soldiers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

London Avenue of Stars 2004 as a group member of Queen.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of Queen.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 2003 as a group member of Queen.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a group member of Queen.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004 as a group member of Queen.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6356 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of Queen.

John Lennon

Real/Birth Name:
John Winston Lennon
Also Known As:
John Winston Ono Lennon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Cynthia Lennon by 1 year.
father of
father of
husband of
Yoko Ono, until he died.
Younger than Yoko Ono by 7 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Rock Group The Beatles. Movies Help, A Hard Day's Night, Yellow Submarine, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Murdered on the street in New York.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a group member of The Beatles.
London Avenue of Stars 2007 as a group member of The Beatles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a group member of The Beatles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2004 as a group member of The Beatles.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004 as a group member of The Beatles.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 30 September 1988 .
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Beatles.

John McVie

Real/Birth Name:
John Graham McVie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Christine McVie by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Bassist for band Fleetwood Mac

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6608 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.

John Phillips

Real/Birth Name:
John Edmund Andrew Phillips
Nickname(s):
Papa John
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
father of
ex-husband of
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Michelle Phillips by 8 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Suzy Phillips-January by less than 1 year.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Groups The Mamas & The Papas, The Journeymen. Songs California Dreamin', Monday, Monday, Dedicated to the One I Love

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 136 N. Palm Canyon Drive, ceremony date: 15 November 1996 .

John Sebastian

Real/Birth Name:
John Besson Sebastian
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Member of The Lovin' Spoonful. Wrote theme song for TV series Welcome Back, Kotter

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Johnny Carter

Real/Birth Name:
John Edward Carter
Also Known As:
Johnnie Carter
John E. Carter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tenor/falsetto, lead singer. A founding member of group The Flamingos and a member of group The Dells

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame 1992 as a group member of The Dells.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2004 as a group member of The Dells.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of The Flamingos.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Dells.
The Global Doo Wop Coalition Music Hall of Fame 2015 as a group member of The Flamingos.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2004 as a group member of The Dells.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2000 as a group member of The Flamingos.

Johnny Jackson

Real/Birth Name:
Johnny Porter Jackson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54, 2 days before his 55th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Concert drummer for groups The Jackson 5, The Jacksons, White Doves. Said to be a cousin of the Jacksons, but this is doubtful. Stabbed and killed by his girlfriend.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The Jackson 5.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a group member of The Jackson 5.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Jackson 5.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a group member of The Jackson 5.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Jacksons.

Johnny Maestro

Real/Birth Name:
John Mastrangelo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song 16 Candles the 1958 doo-wop hit with group The Crests. The theme for movie Sixteen Candles. Also group The Brooklyn Bridge, song The Worst That Could Happen

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2004 as a group member of The Crests.

Judy Craig

Real/Birth Name:
Judy Craig
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
74, 6 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead vocalist, girl group The Chiffons. Songs He's So Fine, Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow, One Fine Day, It's My Party, The Loco-Motion, Da Doo Ron Ron, My Boyfriend's Back

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a group member of The Chiffons.

June Pointer

Real/Birth Name:
June Antoinette Pointer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Anita Pointer by 5 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Bonnie Pointer by 3 years.
aunt of
younger sister of
Younger than Ruth Pointer by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Member of group The Pointer Sisters. Addicted to cocaine for much of her career, she was ousted from the group in 2004. Posed for magazine Playboy in 1985.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6363 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Pointer Sisters.

Karl Farr

Real/Birth Name:
Karl Marx Farr
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of Sons of the Pioneers. Heart attack while on stage.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of Sons of the Pioneers.

Kathy Lennon

Real/Birth Name:
Kathleen Mary Lennon
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
77, 10 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Dianne Lennon by 3 years.
older sister of
Older than Janet Lennon by 2 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Peggy Lennon by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Group The Lennon Sisters seen on TV show The Lawrence Welk Show. Songs Tonight, You Belong to Me, Sad Movies (Make Me Cry)

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Missouri Walk of Fame 2007 as a group member of The Lennon Sisters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of The Lennon Sisters.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry as a group member of The Lennon Sisters.

Kelly Isley

Real/Birth Name:
O'Kelly Isley Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Ernie Isley by 14 years.
older brother of
Older than Marvin Isley by 15 years.
older brother of
Older than Ron Isley by 3 years.
older brother of
Older than Rudolph Isley by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Founding member and vocalist, gospel and R&B group The Isley Brothers. Songs Twist and Shout, Shout, This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You)

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ken Curtis

Real/Birth Name:
Curtis Wain Gates
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Sons of the Pioneers. Role of Festus on TV series Gunsmoke. Middle name is NOT Wayne.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of Sons of the Pioneers.

King Curtis

Real/Birth Name:
Curtis Ousley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tenor sax solo on song Yakety-Yak for the group The Coasters. Also song Charlie Brown. Stabbed to death.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987 as a group member of The Coasters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a group member of The Coasters.

Larry Graham

Real/Birth Name:
Larry Graham Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73, 2 days before his 74th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Inventor of the slapping technique for bass guitar. Member of group Sly & The Family Stone. Founder and frontman for band Graham Central Station

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

LaVerne Andrews

Real/Birth Name:
LaVerne Sophie Andrews
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Maxene Andrews by 4 years.
older sister of
Older than Patty Andrews by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

Member of The Andrews Sisters. Best known songs Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Andrews Sisters.

Lawrence Peyton

Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Albert Peyton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tenor. Motown group The Four Tops. Songs Baby I Need Your Loving, I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch), It's the Same Old Song

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The Four Tops.
NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame 1992 as a group member of The Four Tops.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2013 as a group member of The Four Tops.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a group member of The Four Tops.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Four Tops.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a group member of The Four Tops.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 23 April 1997 as a group member of The Four Tops.

Levi Stubbs

Real/Birth Name:
Levi Stubbles
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member and lead vocalist of Motown R&B group The Four Tops. Songs Baby I Need Your Loving, I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch), It's the Same Old Song

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The Four Tops.
NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame 1992 as a group member of The Four Tops.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2013 as a group member of The Four Tops.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a group member of The Four Tops.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Four Tops.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a group member of The Four Tops.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 23 April 1997 as a group member of The Four Tops.

Lindsey Buckingham

Real/Birth Name:
Lindsey Adams Buckingham
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist and vocals for band Fleetwood Mac

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6608 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.

Lionel Richie

Real/Birth Name:
Lionel Brockman Richie Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

by adoption grandfather of
by adoption father of
by adoption grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Member of group Commodores. Songs Hello, All Night Long

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 20 June 2003 .

Little Anthony

Real/Birth Name:
Jerome Anthony Gourdine
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Little Anthony and the Imperials. High falsetto voice. Songs Tears on my Pillow, Shimmy, Shimmy, Ko Ko Bop, I'm on the Outside Looking In, Goin' Out of My Head, Hurt So Bad, I Miss You So

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lloyd Perryman

Real/Birth Name:
Lloyd Wilson Perryman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of Sons of the Pioneers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of Sons of the Pioneers.

Luther Nallie

Real/Birth Name:
Luther Anthony Nallie
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Member of Sons of the Pioneers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of Sons of the Pioneers.

Marilyn McCoo

Real/Birth Name:
Marilyn McCoo
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Younger than Billy Davis Jr. by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Group The 5th Dimension. Songs Up, Up and Away, Aquarius, Let the Sunshine In

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The 5th Dimension.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2002 as a group member of The 5th Dimension.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The 5th Dimension.
St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6164 Delmar Boulevard, ceremony date: 2010 as a group member of The 5th Dimension.

Marlon Jackson

Real/Birth Name:
Marlon David Jackson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

twin brother of
The same age as Brandon Jackson.
younger brother of
Younger than Jackie Jackson by 5 years.
older brother of
Older than Janet Jackson by 9 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Jermaine Jackson by 2 years.
younger brother of
Younger than La Toya Jackson by less than 1 year.
older brother of
Older than Michael Jackson by 1 year.
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Randy Jackson by less than 1 year.
younger brother of
Younger than Rebbie Jackson by 6 years.
uncle of
uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Tito Jackson by 3 years.
uncle of

Brief Facts:

His twin brother Brandon died shortly after birth. Group The Jackson 5, The Jacksons

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The Jackson 5.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a group member of The Jackson 5.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Jackson 5.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a group member of The Jackson 5.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Jacksons.

Martha Reeves

Real/Birth Name:
Martha Rose Reeves
Also Known As:
Martha LaVaille
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
79, 25 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

R&B and pop and doo-wop group Martha & The Vandellas. Song Dancing in the Street

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Marvin Gaye

Real/Birth Name:
Marvin Pentz Gay Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44, 1 day before his 45th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Anna Gordy Gaye by 17 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Murdered by his father. Member of group The Moonglows

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2000 as a group member of The Moonglows.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a group member of The Moonglows.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 27 September 1990 .

Marvin Isley

Real/Birth Name:
Marvin Isley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Ernie Isley by 1 year.
younger brother of
Younger than Kelly Isley by 15 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Ron Isley by 12 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Rudolph Isley by 14 years.

Brief Facts:

R&B group The Isley Brothers. Song Shout

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Marvin Junior

Real/Birth Name:
Marvin Junior
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Dells as lead baritone, lead vocals.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame 1992 as a group member of The Dells.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2004 as a group member of The Dells.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Dells.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2004 as a group member of The Dells.

Mary Travers

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Allin Travers
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Peter, Paul & Mary. Songs If I Had a Hammer, Puff, the Magic Dragon

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of Peter, Paul & Mary.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a group member of Peter, Paul & Mary.

Maurice Gibb

Real/Birth Name:
Maurice Ernest Gibb
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53, 21 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Andy Gibb by 8 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Barry Gibb by 3 years.
ex-husband of
Younger than Lulu by 1 year.
twin brother of
The same age as Robin Gibb.

Brief Facts:

First name pronounced like "Morris." Member of group The Bee Gees. Bassist. CBE awarded 2001. Song Stayin' Alive. Movie Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

ARIA Hall of Fame 1997 as a group member of The Bee Gees.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008 as a group member of The Bee Gees.
London Avenue of Stars 2004 as a group member of The Bee Gees.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a group member of The Bee Gees.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of The Bee Gees.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Bee Gees.

Maurice White

Real/Birth Name:
Maurice White
Nickname(s):
Reese
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Verdine White by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

Founder of group Earth, Wind & Fire. Soul, gospel, jazz, pop, R&B and funk.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Kennedy Center Honors 2019 as a group member of Earth, Wind & Fire.
NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame 1994 as a group member of Earth, Wind & Fire.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 2010 as a group member of Earth, Wind & Fire.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 14 September 1995 as a group member of Earth, Wind & Fire.

Maxene Andrews

Real/Birth Name:
Maxine Angelyn Andrews
Nickname(s):
Maxene
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than LaVerne Andrews by 4 years.
older sister of
Older than Patty Andrews by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Member of The Andrews Sisters. Best known songs Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Andrews Sisters.

Michael Jackson

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Joseph Jackson
Also Known As:
Michael Joe Jackson (per indictment)
Nickname(s):
Jacko
Wacko Jacko
The King of Pop
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Brandon Jackson by 1 year.
ex-husband of
Older than Debbie Rowe by less than 1 year.
younger brother of
Younger than Jackie Jackson by 7 years.
older brother of
Older than Janet Jackson by 7 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Jermaine Jackson by 3 years.
son of
younger brother of
Younger than La Toya Jackson by 2 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Lisa Marie Presley by 9 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Marlon Jackson by 1 year.
father of
father of
father of
younger brother of
Younger than Randy Jackson by 2 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Rebbie Jackson by 8 years.
uncle of
uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Tito Jackson by 4 years.
uncle of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Group The Jackson 5, The Jacksons. Famed for "moonwalk" dance step. Albums Thriller, Dangerous. Song I'll Be There. Movie The Wiz. Short film Captain EO. Acquitted of charges of molesting a child, June 13, 2005. First son named originally Michael Joseph Jackson Jr. then name changed after divorce. Died of lethal dose of propofol. Coroner ruled his death a homicide.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The Jackson 5.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a group member of The Jackson 5.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Jackson 5.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a group member of The Jackson 5.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio .
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 20 November 1984 .
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Jacksons.

Michael Nesmith

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Michael Nesmith
Nickname(s):
Nez
Mike
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Monkees and TV series The Monkees. Movie Repo Man

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008 as a group member of The Monkees.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2007 as a group member of The Monkees.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6675 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Monkees.

Michelle Phillips

Real/Birth Name:
Holly Michelle Gilliam
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
ex-wife of
Younger than Dennis Hopper by 8 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than John Phillips by 8 years.
step-mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Group The Mamas & The Papas. Songs California Dreamin', Monday, Monday, Dedicated to the One I Love. Movies Dillinger, Harry and Max, No One Would Tell. TV show Beverly Hills, 90210. Marriage to Dennis Hopper was for 8 days. TV series Knots Landing

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mick Fleetwood

Real/Birth Name:
Michael John Kells Fleetwood
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Jenny Boyd by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Founder of group Fleetwood Mac. Movie The Running Man The sometimes reported date of birth as 1942 is incorrect. Became a U.S. citizen 2006.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6608 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.

Micky Dolenz

Real/Birth Name:
George Michael Dolenz Jr.
Also Known As:
Mickey Dolenz
Mickey Braddock
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Drummer for the band The Monkees and TV show The Monkees. Movie Deadfall

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008 as a group member of The Monkees.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2007 as a group member of The Monkees.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6675 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Monkees.

Mike Botts

Real/Birth Name:
Michael G. Botts
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61, 1 day after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Drummer. Band Bread. Also a session musician.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008 as a group member of Bread.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a group member of Bread.

Mike Clarke

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Dick
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Drummer for group The Byrds

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991 as a group member of The Byrds.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a group member of The Byrds.

Mike Love

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Edward Love
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Group The Beach Boys

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

California Hall of Fame 2011 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
Cruisin' Hall of Fame 2000 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of The Beach Boys.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Beach Boys.

Neal Schon

Real/Birth Name:
Neal George Joseph Schon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founding member of band Journey. Song Don't Stop Believin'

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2015 as a group member of Journey.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2017 as a group member of Journey.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a group member of Journey.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6750 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of Journey.

Nick Massi

Real/Birth Name:
Nicholas Macioci
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Vocalist and bass guitar for group The Four Seasons and was responsible for most of the vocal arrangements.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a group member of The Four Seasons.
New Jersey Hall of Fame 2017 as a group member of The Four Seasons.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a group member of The Four Seasons.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a group member of The Four Seasons.

Nick Reynolds

Real/Birth Name:
Nicholas Wells Reynolds
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Founding member of folk music group The Kingston Trio. Songs Where Have All the Flowers Gone, Tom Dooley, Hard, Ain't It Hard, The Ballad of Reuben James, Scotch and Soda, The Tijuana Jail, Greenback Dollar, A Worried Man, M.T.A., The Reverend Mr. Black. Album The Kingston Trio at Large

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Pat Brady

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Patrick Aloysius O'Brady
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist for group Sons of the Pioneers. Sidekick to Roy Rogers in westerns.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of Sons of the Pioneers.

Patty Andrews

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Marie Andrews
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94, 17 days before her 95th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than LaVerne Andrews by 6 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Maxene Andrews by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Member of The Andrews Sisters. Best known songs Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Andrews Sisters.

Paul McCartney

Real/Birth Name:
James Paul McCartney
Also Known As:
Sir James Paul McCartney
Nickname(s):
Macca
Sir Paul
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Heather Mills by 25 years.
father of
son of
husband of
Linda McCartney, until her death.
Younger than Linda McCartney by less than 1 year.
son of
older brother of
Older than Mike McGear by 1 year.
father of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Help, A Hard Day's Night, Yellow Submarine, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. After rock group The Beatles he founded group Wings. Album Wings over America. Songs Yesterday, Michelle, Eleanor Rigby, With a Little Help from My Friends, I Saw Her Standing There, All My Loving. Spent a few days in jail in Japan for marijuana possession. Knighted. Children's book High in the Clouds: An Urban Furry Tale. Order of the Companion of Honour 2017.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a group member of The Beatles.
London Avenue of Stars 2007 as a group member of The Beatles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a group member of The Beatles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2004 as a group member of The Beatles.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004 as a group member of The Beatles.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 9 February 2012 .
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Beatles.

Paul Simon

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Frederic Simon
Also Known As:
Paul Kane
Jerry Landis
Tico
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Carrie Fisher by 15 years.
husband of
Older than Edie Brickell by 24 years.

Brief Facts:

Member of Simon & Garfunkel. See Art Garfunkel. Songs Bridge Over Troubled Water, Scarborough Fair, Mrs. Robinson, Cecilia, The Sound of Silence. Album Graceland. Movie Annie Hall

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of Simon & Garfunkel.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a group member of Simon & Garfunkel.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a group member of Simon & Garfunkel.

Peggy Lennon

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Anne Lennon
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Dianne Lennon by 1 year.
older sister of
Older than Janet Lennon by 5 years.
older sister of
Older than Kathy Lennon by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Group The Lennon Sisters seen on TV show The Lawrence Welk Show. Songs Tonight, You Belong to Me, Sad Movies (Make Me Cry)

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Missouri Walk of Fame 2007 as a group member of The Lennon Sisters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of The Lennon Sisters.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry as a group member of The Lennon Sisters.

Pete Seeger

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Seeger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

half-brother of
Older than Mike Seeger by 14 years.

Brief Facts:

Wrote the songs Where Have All the Flowers Gone, If I Had a Hammer, Turn! Turn! Turn!. Group The Weavers. Active in political causes.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of The Weavers.

Peter Green

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Allen Greenbaum
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Blues rock guitar. Founder of band Fleetwood Mac. Songs Albatross, Black Magic Woman, Oh Well, Man of the World

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6608 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.

Peter Tork

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Halsten Thorkelson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 8 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bass guitar and keyboards. Band The Monkees and TV series The Monkees

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008 as a group member of The Monkees.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2007 as a group member of The Monkees.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6675 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Monkees.

Phil Everly

Real/Birth Name:
Philip Everly
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73, 16 days before his 74th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Don Everly by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Group The Everly Brothers. Songs All I Have to Do Is Dream, Wake Up Little Susie, Bye Bye Love by Felice Bryant. Song ('Til) I Kissed You

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Everly Brothers.

Philip Bailey

Real/Birth Name:
Philip Irvin Bailey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Earth, Wind & Fire. Soul, gospel, jazz, pop, R&B and funk vocalist, uses falsetto range.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Kennedy Center Honors 2019 as a group member of Earth, Wind & Fire.
NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame 1994 as a group member of Earth, Wind & Fire.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 2010 as a group member of Earth, Wind & Fire.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 14 September 1995 as a group member of Earth, Wind & Fire.

Pookie Hudson

Real/Birth Name:
Thornton James Hudson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Goodnight, Sweetheart, Goodnight composer and vocalist. Member of doo wop and R&B group The Spaniels

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Prairie Prince

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Lempriere Prince
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Drummer and painter, muralist and graphic artist. Bands Journey, The Tubes as a drummer. Session musician. Designer of hoodie shirts.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Randy Meisner

Real/Birth Name:
Randy Herman Meisner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of band The Eagles

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008 as a group member of The Eagles.
Kennedy Center Honors 2016 as a group member of The Eagles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of The Eagles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of The Eagles.

Randy Owen

Real/Birth Name:
Randy Yeuell Owen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead sing and founder, band Alabama

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Country Music Hall of Fame 2005 as a group member of Alabama.
Music City Walk of Fame 2016 as a group member of Alabama.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2004 as a group member of Alabama.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 6 October 1998 as a group member of Alabama.

Ray Thomas

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Thomas
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 6 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Flute. Band The Moody Blues co-founder.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guitar Center RockWalk 1994 as a group member of The Moody Blues.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2018 as a group member of The Moody Blues.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a group member of The Moody Blues.

Renaldo Benson

Real/Birth Name:
Renaldo Benson
Also Known As:
Obie Benson
Renaldo "Obie" Benson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69, 17 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bass group The Four Tops. Sang with the group for over 5 decades.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The Four Tops.
NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame 1992 as a group member of The Four Tops.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2013 as a group member of The Four Tops.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a group member of The Four Tops.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Four Tops.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a group member of The Four Tops.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 23 April 1997 as a group member of The Four Tops.

Richard Sterban

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Anthony Sterban
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Deep bass singer. Member group The Oak Ridge Boys. Songs Elvira, Y'All Come Back Saloon, You're the One

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ringo Starr

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Starkey
Also Known As:
Sir Richard Starkey
Sir Ringo Starr
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Barbara Bach by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Drummer for the group Rory Storm and the Hurricanes and the rock band The Beatles. Later, his own band Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band. Received MBE. Movies Help, A Hard Day's Night, Yellow Submarine, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Caveman. Book Photograph. Knighted in 2018 New Year Honours.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a group member of The Beatles.
London Avenue of Stars 2007 as a group member of The Beatles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a group member of The Beatles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2004 as a group member of The Beatles.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004 as a group member of The Beatles.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 8 February 2010 .
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Beatles.

Robb Royer

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Wilson Royer
Also Known As:
Robb Wilson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Band Bread. Song Make It with You

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008 as a group member of Bread.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a group member of Bread.

Robert Bell

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Earl Bell
Also Known As:
Kool
Muhammad Bayyan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Ronald Bell by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Group Kool & the Gang. Songs Hollywood Swinging, Jungle Boogie, Boardmeeting

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7065 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 8 October 2015 as a group member of Kool & the Gang.

Robert Clary

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Widerman
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Drummer for group The Byrds

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991 as a group member of The Byrds.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a group member of The Byrds.

Robin Gibb

Real/Birth Name:
Robin Hugh Gibb
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Andy Gibb by 8 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Barry Gibb by 3 years.
twin brother of
The same age as Maurice Gibb.

Brief Facts:

Member of band The Bee Gees. CBE awarded 2001. Song Stayin' Alive. Movie Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

ARIA Hall of Fame 1997 as a group member of The Bee Gees.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008 as a group member of The Bee Gees.
London Avenue of Stars 2004 as a group member of The Bee Gees.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a group member of The Bee Gees.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of The Bee Gees.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Bee Gees.

Roger McGuinn

Real/Birth Name:
James Joseph McGuinn III
Also Known As:
James Roger McGuinn
Jim McGuinn
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78, 30 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founding member of the band The Byrds. Composed song Ballad of Easy Rider for movie Easy Rider. Song Turn! Turn! Turn! by Pete Seeger used in movie Forrest Gump

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991 as a group member of The Byrds.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a group member of The Byrds.

Roger Taylor (Queen)

Real/Birth Name:
Roger Meddows Taylor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71, 17 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Drummer for band Queen. Appointed OBE in 2020 New Year Honours.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

London Avenue of Stars 2004 as a group member of Queen.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of Queen.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 2003 as a group member of Queen.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a group member of Queen.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004 as a group member of Queen.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6356 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of Queen.

Ron Isley

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Isley
Nickname(s):
Mr. Biggs
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Ernie Isley by 10 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Kelly Isley by 3 years.
older brother of
Older than Marvin Isley by 12 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Rudolph Isley by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Founding member and vocalist, group The Isley Brothers. Songs Twist and Shout, Shout, This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You). Sentenced for tax evasion.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ronald Bell

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Nathan Bell
Also Known As:
Khalis Bayan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Robert Bell by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Saxophonist and vocalist. Group Kool & The Gang. Songs Hollywood Swinging, Jungle Boogie, Boardmeeting

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7065 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 8 October 2015 as a group member of Kool & The Gang.

Ronnie Gilbert

Real/Birth Name:
Ruth Alice Gilbert
Also Known As:
Ronnie L. Gilbert
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group The Weavers. Songs Goodnight, Irene, Wimoweh, Tzena, Tzena, Tzena, Follow the Drinking Gourd, Kisses Sweeter than Wine, Darling Corey

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of The Weavers.

Ronnie Spector

Real/Birth Name:
Veronica Yvette Bennett
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
77, 2 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Phil Spector by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Lead vocals for the group The Ronettes. Song Be My Baby

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2007 as a group member of The Ronettes.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2004 as a group member of The Ronettes.

Rosalind Ashford

Real/Birth Name:
Rosalind Ashford
Also Known As:
Rosalind Ashford-Holmes
Nickname(s):
Roz
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
76, 21 days before her 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

R&B and pop and doo-wop group Martha & The Vandellas. A high soprano. Song Dancing in the Street

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rose Stone

Real/Birth Name:
Rosemary Stewart
Also Known As:
Sister Rose
Rose Banks
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Freddie Stone by 2 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Sly Stone by 2 years.
older sister of
Older than Vet Stone by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Member of band Sly & The Family Stone. Lead vocals and keyboardist.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ross Barbour

Real/Birth Name:
Ross Edwin Barbour
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Don Barbour by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Original member of group The Four Freshmen. Songs Mood Indigo, Day by Day, Graduation Day, It's a Blue World

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of The Four Freshmen.

Roy Orbison

Real/Birth Name:
Roy Kelton Orbison
Also Known As:
Lefty Wilbury
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Only the Lonely, Blue Angel, It's Over, Oh Pretty Woman. Group The Traveling Wilburys

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 29 January 2010 .

Roy Rogers

Real/Birth Name:
Leonard Franklin Slye
Also Known As:
Dick Weston
Len Slye
Nickname(s):
King of the Cowboys
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Dale Evans, until he died.
Older than Dale Evans by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Member of group Sons of the Pioneers. Songs Cool Water, Tumbling Tumbleweeds. Movies Under Western Stars, Son of Paleface, Rhythm on the Range, King of the Cowboys. TV series The Roy Rogers Show

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1733 Vine Street for contributions to radio .
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1752 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry .
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1620 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry .
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 100 Museum Drive, ceremony date: 5 May 2001 .
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of Sons of the Pioneers.

Ruth Pointer

Real/Birth Name:
Ruth Pointer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Anita Pointer by 1 year.
older sister of
Older than Bonnie Pointer by 4 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than Dennis Edwards by 3 years.
mother of
older sister of
Older than June Pointer by 7 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Vocalist for group The Pointer Sisters. Song Slow Hand

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6363 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Pointer Sisters.

Samuel David Moore

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel David Hicks
Also Known As:
Sam Moore
Sam
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tenor vocalist for the soul vocal duo Sam & Dave from 1961 through 1981. Songs Soul Man, Hold On, I'm Comin'. Movie Blues Brothers 2000

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Beale Street Brass Notes Walk of Fame as a group member of Sam & Dave.
Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2015 as a group member of Sam & Dave.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1992 as a group member of Sam & Dave.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2007 as a group member of Sam & Dave.

Shirley Alston

Real/Birth Name:
Shirley Owens
Also Known As:
Shirley Alston Reeves
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead singer of the Rock n' Roll group The Shirelles. Songs Will You Love Me Tomorrow, Mama Said

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

New Jersey Hall of Fame 2014 as a group member of The Shirelles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1996 as a group member of The Shirelles.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Shirelles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2002 as a group member of The Shirelles.

Shug Fisher

Real/Birth Name:
George Clinton Fisher Jr.
Nickname(s):
Shug
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

"Shug" is short for "sugar". Member of Sons of the Pioneers. TV series The Beverly Hillbillies, Gunsmoke. Movie Mister Roberts

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of Sons of the Pioneers.

Skip Battin

Real/Birth Name:
Clyde Battin
Nickname(s):
Skip
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist. Member of The Byrds, The New Riders of the Purple Sage, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Skip & Flip. Recorded songs Cherry Pie, Alley Oop

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991 as a group member of The Byrds.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a group member of The Byrds.

Skunk Baxter

Real/Birth Name:
Jeffrey Allen Baxter
Also Known As:
Jeff Baxter
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist. Formerly member of bands Steely Dan, The Doobie Brothers in the 1970s. Song Rikki Don't Lose That Number. A defense consultant.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guitar Center RockWalk 1988 as a group member of The Doobie Brothers.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2014 as a group member of Steely Dan.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2011 as a group member of The Doobie Brothers.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of Steely Dan.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 as a group member of The Doobie Brothers.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2004 as a group member of The Doobie Brothers.

Sly Stone

Real/Birth Name:
Sylvester Stewart
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Freddie Stone by 4 years.
older brother of
Older than Rose Stone by 2 years.
older brother of
Older than Vet Stone by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Member Sly & The Family Stone. Songs Everyday People, Everybody Is a Star, Thank You

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Smokey Robinson

Real/Birth Name:
William Robinson Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Claudette Rogers by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Motown group The Miracles. Formerly called this group The Matadors. Songs Got a Job, Shop Around, Ooh Baby Baby, The Tears of a Clown, My Girl, Since I Lost My Baby. Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Album The 35th Anniversary Collection. Movie Hollywood Homicide

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2011 as a group member of The Miracles.
Michigan Rock and Roll Legends Hall of Fame as a group member of The Miracles.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015 as a group member of The Miracles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 as a group member of The Miracles.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Miracles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of The Miracles.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 22 February 1983 .
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Miracles.

Sneaky Pete Kleinow

Real/Birth Name:
Peter E. Kleinow
Also Known As:
Sneaky Pete
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founded group The Flying Burrito Brothers. Group The Byrds. Played with Frank Zappa, and others.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991 as a group member of The Byrds.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a group member of The Byrds.

Stephen Stills

Real/Birth Name:
Stephen Arthur Stills
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead guitar and keyboard for bands Buffalo Springfield, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6666 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of Crosby, Stills & Nash.

Steve Perry

Real/Birth Name:
Stephen Ray Perry
Nickname(s):
The Voice
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead vocalist for group Journey. Album Street Talk. Song Oh Sherrie, Foolish Heart

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame 2015 as a group member of Journey.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2017 as a group member of Journey.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a group member of Journey.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6750 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of Journey.

Stevie Nicks

Real/Birth Name:
Stephanie Lynn Nicks
Also Known As:
Queen of Rock and Roll
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Star of the band Fleetwood Mac. Albums Bella Donna, Rumours. Song Dreams

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6608 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of Fleetwood Mac.

Tim Spencer

Real/Birth Name:
Vernon Harold Timothy Spencer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder and member of Sons of the Pioneers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of Sons of the Pioneers.

Tito Jackson

Real/Birth Name:
Toriano Adaryll Jackson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Brandon Jackson by 3 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Jackie Jackson by 2 years.
older brother of
Older than Janet Jackson by 12 years.
older brother of
Older than Jermaine Jackson by 1 year.
son of
older brother of
Older than La Toya Jackson by 2 years.
older brother of
Older than Marlon Jackson by 3 years.
older brother of
Older than Michael Jackson by 4 years.
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
older brother of
Older than Randy Jackson by 2 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Rebbie Jackson by 3 years.
father of
father of
father of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Vocalist and guitar. Group The Jackson 5, The Jacksons

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The Jackson 5.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a group member of The Jackson 5.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Jackson 5.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a group member of The Jackson 5.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Jacksons.

Tom Petty

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Earl Petty
Also Known As:
Charlie T. Wilbury Jr.
Muddy Wilbury
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66, 18 days before his 67th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Albums Full Moon Fever, Wildflowers. Groups The Traveling Wilburys, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers. Movie The Postman. Died from an accidental fentanyl overdose.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7018 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 28 April 1999 as a group member of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers.

Tommy DeVito

Real/Birth Name:
Gaetano DeVito
Also Known As:
Tom DeVito
Nickname(s):
Tommy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Vocals and lead guitar for group The Four Seasons. Founding member.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a group member of The Four Seasons.
New Jersey Hall of Fame 2017 as a group member of The Four Seasons.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a group member of The Four Seasons.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a group member of The Four Seasons.

Tommy Doss

Real/Birth Name:
Lloyd Thomas Doss
Nickname(s):
Spike
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 29 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of Sons of the Pioneers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of Sons of the Pioneers.

Tony Butala

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Francis Butala
Also Known As:
Tony Butula
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Founder of group The Lettermen and lead singer. Songs The Way You Look Tonight, When I Fall in Love, Theme from A Summer Place, Goin' Out of My Head, Can't Take My Eyes Off You, Put Your Head on My Shoulder

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2012 as a group member of The Lettermen.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of The Lettermen.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1765 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 24 February 2020 as a group member of The Lettermen.

Tony Orlando

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Anthony Orlando Cassavitis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20

Brief Facts:

Group Tony Orlando and Dawn. Songs Tie a Yellow Ribbon 'Round the Ole Oak Tree, He Don't Love You (Like I Love You)

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6385 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 21 March 1990 .

Tony Williams

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Anthony Williams
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lead singer, tenor. Co-founder, group The Platters. Songs Only You, My Prayer, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, The Great Pretender, Twilight Time

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The Platters.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a group member of The Platters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of The Platters.

Verdine White

Real/Birth Name:
Verdine White
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69, 18 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Maurice White by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

Group Earth, Wind & Fire. Soul, gospel, jazz, pop, R&B and funk.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Kennedy Center Honors 2019 as a group member of Earth, Wind & Fire.
NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame 1994 as a group member of Earth, Wind & Fire.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 2010 as a group member of Earth, Wind & Fire.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 14 September 1995 as a group member of Earth, Wind & Fire.

Vet Stone

Real/Birth Name:
Vaetta Stewart
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Freddie Stone by 2 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Rose Stone by 5 years.
younger sister of
Younger than Sly Stone by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Lead singer in backing group Little Sister for group Sly & The Family Stone

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Vic Ames

Real/Birth Name:
Amory Victor Urick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Ed Ames by 2 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Gene Ames by 2 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Joe Ames by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Group The Ames Brothers. Songs Rag Mop, The Naughty Lady of Shady Lane, Melodie d'Amour. Died in a car crash.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a group member of The Ames Brothers.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1998 as a group member of The Ames Brothers.

Warren "Pete" Moore

Real/Birth Name:
Warren Moore
Also Known As:
Pete Moore
Nickname(s):
Pete
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78, his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bass singer, group The Miracles. Song Ooo Baby Baby

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2011 as a group member of The Miracles.
Michigan Rock and Roll Legends Hall of Fame as a group member of The Miracles.
Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2015 as a group member of The Miracles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 as a group member of The Miracles.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a group member of The Miracles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a group member of The Miracles.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a group member of The Miracles.

Will Jones

Real/Birth Name:
Will J. Jones
Also Known As:
Will "Dub" Jones
Dub Jones
Nickname(s):
Dub
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bass singer for group The Coasters. Sang Yakety Yak, Charlie Brown (the line "Why is everybody always picking on me") and the song Poison Ivy

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987 as a group member of The Coasters.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a group member of The Coasters.

William L. Golden

Real/Birth Name:
William Lee Golden
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member group The Oak Ridge Boys. Songs Elvira, Y'All Come Back Saloon, You're the One

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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