March 17 Music Birthdays

1892 – Sayed Darwish, Egyptian singer-songwriter and producer (d. 1923)
1901 – Alfred Newman, American composer and conductor (d. 1970)
1915 – Ray Ellington, English drummer and bandleader (d. 1985)
1919 – Nat King Cole, American singer, pianist, and television host (d. 1965)
1927 – Betty Allen, American soprano and educator (d. 2009)
1930 – Paul Horn, American-Canadian flute player and saxophonist (d. 2014)
1935 – Adam Wade, American singer, drummer, and actor
1938 – Zola Taylor, American singer (Platters) (d. 2007)
1941 – Paul Kantner, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Jefferson Airplane) (d. 2016)
1944 – John Sebastian, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Lovin’ Spoonful)
1951 – Scott Gorham, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Thin Lizzy)
1955 – Paul Overstreet, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1959 – Paul Black, American singer-songwriter and drummer (L.A. Guns)
1960 – Vicki Lewis, American actress and singer
1961 – Dana Reeve, American actress, singer, and activist (d. 2006)
1962 – Janet Gardner, American singer and guitarist (Vixen)
1962 – Clare Grogan, Scottish singer and actress (Altered Images)
1967 – Billy Corgan, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, pianist, and producer (Smashing Pumpkins)
1968 – Eri Nitta, Japanese singer-songwriter and actress
1970 – Gene Ween, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Ween)
1972 – Torquil Campbell, English-Canadian singer-songwriter and actor (Stars)
1973 – Rico Blanco, Filipino singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor
1973 – Caroline Corr, Irish singer and drummer (Corrs)
1975 – Justin Hawkins, English singer-songwriter (Darkness)
1976 – Stephen Gately, Irish singer-songwriter and actor (Boyzone) (d. 2009)
1977 – Tamar Braxton, American singer-songwriter and actress
1986 – Miles Kane, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
1988 – Grimes, Canadian artist, musician and music video director
1990 – Hozier, Irish singer-songwriter and musician

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