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John LennonJul 6, 1957

Elvis PresleyOct 21, 1957

Jimi HendrixFeb 20, 1960

Janis JoplinJul 12, 1970

Neil YoungOct 13, 1975

BonoSep 25, 1976

Ringo StarrOct 15, 1976

B.B. KingJan 21, 1987

Muddy WatersJan 21, 1987

Michael JacksonMay 6, 1997

Pete TownshendJan 13, 2003

Tina FeyOct 11, 2006

Cat StevensDec 17, 2013

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Rock - Historical Events
Date Event
1620-12-11

103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock (12/21 NS)

1620-12-21

103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock [OS=Dec 11]

1813-07-05

War of 1812: Three weeks of British raids on Fort Schlosser, Black Rock and Plattsburgh, New York begin.

1847-11-10

The passenger ship Stephen Whitney is wrecked in thick fog off the southern coast of Ireland, killing 92 of the 110 on board. The disaster results in the construction the Fastnet Rock lighthouse.

1849-03-27

Joseph Couch patents steam-powered percussion rock drill

1854-12-30

Pennsylvania Rock Oil Co, 1st in US, incorporated in NYC

1855-04-21

1st train crosses Miss River's 1st bridge, Rock Is Ill-Davenport Ia

1863-08-01

Battle of Little Rock, Arkansas; start of Chattanooga campaign

1865-02-01

JS Rock, 1st black lawyer to practice in Supreme Ct, admitted to bar

1867-11-04

90 kegs of powder used to get rock from Telegraph Hill, San Francisco, for seawall

1868-01-07

Arkansas constitutional convention meets in Little Rock

1871-04-23

Blossom Rock in SF Bay blown up

1885-09-02

In Rock Springs, Wyoming, 150 white miners, who were struggling to unionize so they could strike for better wages and work conditions, attack their Chinese fellow workers, killing 28, wounding 15, and forcing several hundred more out of town.

1900-02-14

Date of events in movie "Picnic at Hanging Rock"

1901-03-25

55 die as Rock Island train derailed near Marshalltown, Iowa

1901-08-15

Arch Rock, danger to Bay shipping, blasted with 30 tons of nitro

1907-10-27

The first trial of the so called Eulenberg Affair, which will rock the highest circles of Germany, ends

1909-09-17

Denis Peyrony and Louis Capitan discover the skull of an adult male Neanderthal (La Ferrassie 1) during excavations in a rock shelter near La Ferrassie, France

1915-06-23

Zeb Turner, country-rock performer (Chew Tobacco Rag)

1916-04-22

Karl Spindler scuttles the Aud near Daunt's Rock, to prevent its cargo of 20,000 rifles destined for Irish republicans falling into enemy hands

1916-06-10

48th Belmont: E Haynes aboard Friar Rock wins in 2:22

1921-10-16

Jim Conzelman takes over as coach of Rock Island Independents from Frank Coughlin-only mid-game coaching change in NFL history

1948-02-07

"Cradle Will Rock" closes at Mansfield Theater NYC after 34 perfs

1950-07-01

WHBF TV channel 4 in Rock Island, IL (CBS) begins broadcasting

1952-03-21

Alan Freed presents Moondog Coronation Ball at old Cleveland Arena, 25,000 attend 1st rock & roll concert ever

1953-12-18

KATV TV channel 7 in Little Rock, AR (ABC) begins broadcasting

1954-02-26

Michigan rep Ruth Thompson (R) introduces legislation to ban mailing "obscene, lewd, lascivious or filthy" phonograph (rock & roll) records

1954-04-12

Bill Haley & Comets records "Rock Around Clock"

1954-04-15

KARK TV channel 4 in Little Rock, AR (NBC) begins broadcasting

1954-06-12

Bill Haley's "Rock Around the Clock" is originally released

1954-09-06

WINS NYC begins playing rock n roll with Alan Freed Show

1955-06-06

Bill Haley & Comets' "Rock Around the Clock" hits #1

1955-07-09

Bill Haley & Comets' "Rock Around the Clock" tops billboards chart

1955-11-28

KTHV TV channel 11 in Little Rock, AR (CBS) begins broadcasting

1957-05-04

Alan Freed hosts "Rock n' Roll Show" 1st prime-time network rock show

1957-05-27

Toronto's CHUM-AM, (1050 kHz) becomes Canada's first radio station to broadcast only top 40 Rock n' Roll music format.

1957-07-06

John Lennon (16) & Paul McCartney (15) meet for 1st time as Lennon's rock group Quarrymen perform at a church dinner

1957-09-04

Governor of Arkansas, Orval Faubus, calls out National Guard to stop 9 black students from entering a Little Rock high school

1957-09-23

White mob forces 9 black students who had entered a Little Rock high school in Arkansas to withdraw

1957-09-24

President Eisenhower orders US troops to desegregate Little Rock schools

1957-10-21

Jailhouse Rock starring Elvis Presley opens

1957-11-27

Army withdraws for Little Rock Ark, after Central HS integration

1958-04-05

Ripple Rock, an underwater threat to navigation in the Seymour Narrows in Canada is destroyed in one of the largest non-nuclear controlled explosions of the time.

1958-05-08

US President Eisenhower orders National Guard out of Central HS, Little Rock, Arkansas

1958-05-27

Ernest Green & 600 whites graduate from Little Rock's Central HS

1958-06-23

US Federal judge rules race separation must end in 2½ years in Little Rock, Arkansas

1958-07-09

Giant splash caused by fall of 90 million tons of rock & ice into Lituya Bay, Alaska washes 1,800 feet up the mountain

1958-09-12

US Supreme Court orders Little Rock Ark high school to integrate

1958-12-25

Alan Freed's Christmas Rock & Roll Spectacular opens

1960-01-21

Rock falls traps 437 at Coalbrook, South Africa; 417 die of methane poisoning

1960-02-20

Jimi Hendrix, rock and roll guitarist, plays his first gig.

1961-02-06

"Jail, No Bail" Jail-in movement starts in Rock Hill SC

1963-02-16

Beatles top British rock charts with "Please, Please Me"

1963-06-09

Barbara Romack wins LPGA Rock City Ladies Golf Open

1963-08-09

Britains rock TV show, Ready Steady Go, premieres

1965-01-15

Rock group Who releases 1st album "I Can't Explain"

1965-07-06

Rock group "Jefferson Airplane" forms

1965-07-24

Rock group "The Animals" 1st time in British charts

1965-07-25

Folk-rock begins, Dylan uses electric guitar at Newport Folk Festival

1965-09-04

Rock group Who's van is vandalized with $10,000 in equipment stolen

1966-03-03

Rock group Buffalo Springfield forms

1966-06-11

"I Am A Rock" by Simon & Garfunkel peaks at #3

1966-08-14

Cleveland Stadium's 1st rock concert is held, featuring Beatles

1966-12-04

KETS TV channel 2 in Little Rock, AR (PBS) begins broadcasting

1966-12-23

Britain's rock TV show "Ready Steady Go" last program

1967-03-18

Oil tanker Torrey Canyon hits a rock off Cornwall & spills oil

1967-12-20

Ian Anderson & Glenn Cornick form rock group Jethro Tull

1968-02-18

David Gilmour joins rock group Pink Floyd

1968-02-22

Rock group Genesis release their 1st record "Silent Sun"

1968-03-15

Diocese of Rome announces that it "deplored the concept", but wouldn't prohibit rock & roll masses at Church of San Lessio Falconieri

1968-07-07

Rock group "Yardbirds" disband

1968-08-10

Race riot in Miami, Chicago & Little Rock

1968-12-12

Rolling Stones film TV show "Rock 'n Roll Circus"-never aired

1969-05-23

Who release rock opera "Tommy"

1969-06-04

Nicky Hopkins quits rock & rolls, Jeff Beck Group

1969-07-02

Leslie West & Felix Pappalardi form rock group Mountain

1969-08-16

Second day of the Woodstock rock festival in NY

1969-08-30

25,000 attend 2nd Annual Sky River Rock Festival, Tenino Wash

1969-12-06

300,000 attend Altamont California, rock concert feature Rolling Stones

1970-07-12

Blues-Rock singer Janis Joplin debuts in Kentucky

1970-07-17

30,000 attend Randall's Island Rock Festival, NYC

1970-07-30

30,000 attend Powder Ridge Rock Festival, Middlefield Ct

1970-10-12

Rock Memorabilia Auction at Filmore East

1971-05-23

Rock group Iron Butterfly disbands

1971-06-21

50,000 attend Celebration of Life, rock concert, McCrea Louisiana

1972-04-01

30,000 attend Mar Y Sol rock concert, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico

1972-06-15

Rock fall inside Vierzy Tunnel (France) causes 2 train crash; 107 die

1972-07-18

200,000 attend Mt Pocono rock festival in Penns

1973-01-06

"Schoolhouse Rock," premieres on ABC-TV with Multiplication Rock

1973-02-02

"Midnight Special" rock music show debuts on NBC-TV

1974-03-28

Rock group Raspberries breakup

1974-04-06

200,000 attend rock concert "California Jam" in Ontario

1974-06-08

Keyboardist Rick Wakeman quits rock group "Yes"

1974-08-05

Joan Jett forms her rock group Runaways

1974-09-28

"Rock Me Gently" by Andy Kim peaks at #1

1975-02-21

John Lennon releases "Rock 'n' Roll" album

1975-10-13

Rock vocal Neil Young undergoes throat surgery

1975-10-27

Covers of both Time & Newsweek picture rock singer Bruce Springsteen

1975-11-28

Wings release "Venus & Mars/Rock Show" medley

1976-06-11

Beatles "Rock & Roll Music" LP is released in USA

1976-07-16

Rock duo Loggins & Messina break-up after 6 years

1976-07-19

Rock group Deep Purple disbands

1976-09-18

Rock Music Award

1976-09-25

Bono, David Evans, his brother Dik and Adam Clayton respond to an advertisement on a bulletin board at Mount Temple posted by fellow student Larry Mullen Jr. to form a rock band, which would eventually become U2

1976-10-15

Ringo Starr releases "A Dose of Rock 'n' Roll"

1977-01-06

EMI records drop punk rock group Sex Pistols

1977-06-30

Marvel Comics publish "Kiss book" tributing rock group Kiss

1977-09-15

Rock Music Award

1978-03-18

250,000 attend rock concert California Jam II in Ontario Calif

1978-06-28

UNICEF chooses rock group Kansas as ambassadors of goodwill

1978-07-25

John Lydon forms rock group Public Ltd Image

1978-07-29

600,000 attend "Summer Jam" rock festival, Watkins Glen, NY

1979-02-09

ABC airs "Heroes of Rock N Roll" special

1979-04-25

"Rock 'n Roll High Schools" premieres

1979-05-29

Radio's 1st rock network "Source" premieres

1979-06-14

Rock group "Little Feat" disbands

1979-06-22

Little Richard quits rock & roll for religious pursuit

1979-06-23

Rock group the Knack releases "My Sharona"

1979-12-30

Rock group, Emerson, Lake & Palmer break up

1979-12-31

Winterland Rock Concert Hall in SF closes after 556 concerts

1980-03-08

The first festival of rock music kicks off in the Soviet Union.

1980-03-26

Bombay gets its 1st rock concert in 10 years (The Police)

1980-03-31

The Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific railroad operates its final train after being ordered to liquidate its assets due to bankruptcy and debt owed to creditors.

1980-05-16

Brian May of rock group Queen collapses on stage with hepatitis

1980-05-24

"Rock Lobster" by B-52s hits #56

1982-01-04

ABC Direction Network (57 affiliates) & ABC Rock Network (40 affiliates) become the 5th & 6th ABC radio network

1982-03-20

Joan Jett & Blackhearts' "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" goes #1 for 7 wks

1982-03-31

Rock group Doobie Brothers split up

1982-10-24

"Rock 'n Roll!: The 1st..." opens at St James Theater NYC for 9 perfs

1982-10-31

"Rock 'n Roll!: The 1st..." closes at St James NYC after 9 perfs

1984-04-25

Rock group Wings disbands

1984-08-30

Sotheby's in London begins 2 day auction of rock memorabilla

1985-07-25

Spokeswoman for Rock Hudson confirmed he had AIDS

1985-08-05

Establishment of a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is announced

1985-09-22

Rock and country musicians participate in FarmAid in Champaign, Illinois

1986-01-23

1st induction of Rock 'N' Roll Hall of Fame (Chuck Berry, James Brown, Ray Charles, Domino, Everly Bros, B Holly, J L Lewis & Elvis Presley)

1986-05-10

"Rock Me Amadeus" by Falco hit #1 on UK pop chart

1987-01-03

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducts 1st female artist Aretha Franklin

1987-01-21

B.B. King is inducted into the "Rock and Roll Hall of Fame"

1987-01-21

Muddy Waters is inducted into the "Rock and Roll Hall of Fame"

1987-08-12

Charles Cole climbs 870'Tyrolean Traverse from top of Elephant Rock

1987-08-14

"Les Miserables," opens at Rock Theatre, Szeged Hungary

1987-09-14

'Les Miserables' opens at Rock Theatre, Vigzinhaz Budapest

1988-09-16

Fish leaves rock group Marillion

1989-05-31

1st International Rock Awards

1989-05-31

1st presentation of rock n roll Elvis awards

1990-01-17

5th Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Awards: Bobby Darin

1990-01-17

Kinks inducted into Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

1990-02-25

On a BBC taped interview, rock star Stevie Nicks breaks down, saying that she will never have children & no man can stand her for long

1990-06-06

2nd International Rock Awards

1990-09-10

Hard Rock Cafe opens in Las Vegas Nevada

1991-12-10

IM Pei receives $5 million for design of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

1992-06-28

2 earthquakes, including 3rd strongest in US (7.4) rock California

1993-04-05

Construction begins on Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

1993-06-07

Cleveland breaks ground for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

1993-12-12

WAQX 104.3 (Q-104) rock format replaces WNCN classic format in NYC

1994-07-28

Last steel beam is placed on Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

1995-09-01

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame opens in Cleveland Ohio

1996-01-09

First episode of "Third Rock from the Sun" screened on NBC

1996-02-13

Rock musical "Rent," by Jonathan Larson, opens off-Broadway

1997-05-06

Michael Jackson & Bee Gees inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

1997-11-18

70s glam-rock star Gary Glitter (real name Paul Gadd) arrested by British police in child porn probe

1998-01-20

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducts Mama & Papas & Eagles

2001-01-08

28th American Music Award: Faith Hill & Kid Rock win

2002-05-22

In Washington, DC, the remains of the missing Chandra Levy are found in Rock Creek Park.

2002-09-20

The Kolka-Karmadon rock/ice slide started.

2003-01-13

Rock musician Pete Townshend of The Who was arrested in London on suspicion of possessing indecent images of children. He was later cleared.

2003-08-22

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore is suspended after refusing to comply with a federal court order to remove a rock inscribed with the Ten Commandments from the lobby of the Alabama Supreme Court building.

2005-09-08

Two EMERCOM Il-76 aircraft land at a disaster aid staging area at Little Rock Air Force Base; the first time Russia has flown such a mission to North America.

2006-10-11

"30 Rock", starring Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, and Tracy Morgan, debuts on NBC

2007-09-16

59th Emmy Awards: The Sopranos, 30 Rock, James Spader & Sally Field win

2008-09-21

60th Emmy Awards: Mad Men, 30 Rock, Bryan Cranston & Glenn Close win

2009-09-20

61st Emmy Awards: Mad Men, 30 Rock, Bryan Cranston & Glenn Close win

2010-11-13

Australian rock band Powderfinger, perform their last concert at the Brisbane River Stage

2012-04-19

Levon Helm, American rock musician, dies from throat cancer at 71

2013-12-17

Cat Stevens, Hall & Oates, Kiss, Linda Ronstadt, and Nirvana are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

2014-04-11

2014 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Peter Gabriel, Hall & Oates, KISS, Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt, and Cat Stevens

2016-02-28

Chris Rock: 'You're damn right Hollywood is racist'

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Rock - Notable Birthdays

Douglas MacArthurJan 26, 1880

Lead BellyJan 20, 1888

Graham GreeneOct 2, 1904

Eddie AlbertApr 22, 1906

Elvis PresleyJan 8, 1935

Cliff RichardOct 14, 1940

Jimi HendrixNov 27, 1942

Janis JoplinJan 19, 1943

Christine McVieJul 12, 1943

George Roger WatersSep 6, 1943

Joe CockerMay 20, 1944

Peter TownshendMay 19, 1945

Keith MoonAug 23, 1946

Mick FleetwoodJun 24, 1947

Cat StevensJul 21, 1948

Robert PlantAug 20, 1948

Johnny RamoneOct 8, 1948

Glenn FreyNov 6, 1948

Ozzy OsbourneDec 3, 1948

Billy JoelMay 9, 1949

David Lee RothOct 10, 1954

Eddie Van HalenJan 26, 1955

Chris IsaakJun 26, 1956

Robert SmithApr 21, 1959

Michael HutchenceJan 22, 1960

George MichaelJun 25, 1963

Adam YauchAug 5, 1964

Kurt CobainFeb 20, 1967

The RockMay 2, 1972

Rock - Birthdays
Date Event
1740-11-04

Augustus Montague Toplady, English author of hymn "Rock of Ages" (d. 1778)

1814-04-02

Henry Lewis "Old Rock" Benning, Brigadier General (Confederate Army

1821-08-14

Clement Hoffman "Rock" Stevens, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)

1853-12-31

William T. Rock, Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman

1866-05-30

Charles Rock, A Christmas Carol

1871-03-19

Joseph McGinnity, Rock Island Ill, baseball pitcher (NY Giants)

1872-05-05

Pierre Artigue, The Man on the Rock

1880-01-26

Douglas MacArthur, Little Rock Ark, US General (WW II), (d. 1964)

1882-03-21

Gilbert M Anderson, [Max Aronson], Little Rock AR

1885-06-21

Grania O'Malley, The Hot Rock

1886-07-11

Hans May, Brighton Rock

1888-01-20

Lead Belly, Louisiana, blues 12 string guitarist (Rock Island Line), (d. 1949)

1892-11-26

Joe Guyon, NFL halfback (Canton, Cleveland, Oorang, Rock I, etc)

1894-12-28

Ed Healey, NFL tackle (Rock Island Independents, Chicago Bears)

1896-08-21

Blossom Rock, actress, (Grandmamma-Addams Family)

1898-03-06

Jay C Flippen, Little Rock AR, actor (Jet Pilot, Killing, Thunder Bay)

1900-04-14

Salvatore Baccaloni, Rome, actor (Merry Andrew, Rock-a-Bye Baby)

1902-09-06

Morgan Beatty, Little Rock Ark, news anchor (Du Mont Evening News)

1904-09-23

Wallace "Scotty" Scott, rock vocalist (Whispers)

1904-10-02

[Henry] Graham Greene, England, prolific novelist (Brighton Rock)

1905-03-02

Marc Blitzstein, Phila Pa, composer (Cradle Will Rock)

1906-04-22

Eddie Albert, [Heimberger], Rock Island Illinois, actor (Roman Holiday, Green Acres)

1906-05-12

Harry Foster, Let's Rock

1907-04-19

Alan Wheatley, Brighton Rock

1907-06-16

Robert J. Bronner, Jailhouse Rock

1907-07-10

James Pirrie, Thunder Rock

1907-11-09

Burrill Phillips, Nine from Little Rock

1907-12-13

Frank G. Carson, The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock

1908-07-09

Fred W. Berger, The Hot Rock

1909-03-29

Moon Mullican, hillbilly pianist (7 Nights of Rock)

1909-06-26

"Col Tom" Parker, [Dries Van Kruijk], Neth, rock mgr (Elvis Presley)

1909-06-26

Tom Parker, Jailhouse Rock

1910-02-10

Phyllis Ross, Thunder Rock

1910-07-02

Jeff Alexander, Jailhouse Rock

1910-12-15

John H. Hammond, NYC, American rock/jazz musician (I Can Tell, So Many Roads)

1911-08-31

Robert E. Kent, Don't Knock the Rock

1911-11-17

William Tannen, NYC, actor (Jailhouse Rock, Sitting Bull)

1911-9-04

Billy Dix, Bad Day at Black Rock

1912-04-11

John Levy, Rock Goddesses

1912-07-28

Colin Douglas, Horror of Fang Rock: Part One

1912-12-23

Howard Breslin, Bad Day at Black Rock

1913-03-05

Dick Whittinghill, Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?

1913-04-25

Harry Ross, Brighton Rock

1913-10-19

Newell P. Kimlin, Bad Day at Black Rock

1914-03-05

Joan Sterndale-Bennett, Brighton Rock

1914-04-07

Sydney Thompson, rock climber

1914-06-09

Barbara Mullen, Boston MA, actress (Thunder Rock, Innocent Sinners)

1914-06-09

Barbara Mullen, Thunder Rock

1914-12-14

Rosalyn Tureck, Chicago Illinois, pianist (Bach & Rock)

1915-07-03

Herman Klappert, Rock Rock Rock!

1915-07-13

Robin Morse, Rock All Night

1916-04-21

Hunter Hancock, Rock Around the World

1916-06-06

James Davis, We Love You Like a Rock: The Dixie Hummingbirds

1916-07-10

Paul Sherman, Let's Rock

1916-08-03

Horace Logan, Carnival Rock

1916-10-22

Sidney Miller, The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock

1917-03-12

Millard Kaufman, Bad Day at Black Rock

1918-10-12

Sid Avery, Rock Hudson

1918-11-12

Bob Gilbert, Red Rock Outlaw

1919-05-03

Jane Scott, The 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

1919-07-06

Honoria Plesch, Brighton Rock

1919-10-11

George Rock, Million Selling Records

1920-02-13

Bryant Boudleaux, Shellman Ga, rock writer (Bye Bye Love)

1920-11-22

Willi Laschet, Ode to Cologne: A Rock 'N' Roll Film

1920-11-25

James Blumgarten, Mister Rock and Roll

1920-12-14

Robert Rolontz, Mister Rock and Roll

1920-12-14

Clark Terry, The Hot Rock

1921-05-21

Walter Beaver, Bad Day at Black Rock

1921-07-15

Al Rex, The 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

1922-01-25

Virginia Winter, Brighton Rock

1922-02-17

Tommy Edwards, rock vocalist (It's All in the Game)

1922-04-12

Edmond Chevie, Rock, Pretty Baby

1922-06-12

Joel Freeman, Bad Day at Black Rock

1922-07-21

Kay Starr, Dougherty Oklahoma, singer (Rock & Roll Waltz, Club Oasis)

1922-10-11

Georges Aminel, B.C. Rock

1922-10-26

K.L. Smith, Bad Day at Black Rock

1922-12-15

Alan Freed, Penn, DJ, accepted payola/introduced term "rock-n-roll"

1923-03-28

Bert Gold, Voyage of the Rock Aliens

1923-04-24

Freddie Bienstock, Mr Rock & Roll: Colonel Tom Parker

1923-9-11

Betsy Drake, Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?

1924-04-16

Rudy Pompilli, The London Rock and Roll Show

1924-07-08

Johnnie Johnson, Chuck Berry Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll

1924-07-20

Vivean Gray, Picnic at Hanging Rock

1924-07-26

Louis Bellson, Rock Falls Ill, orchestra leader (Pearl Bailey Show)

1924-09-20

Gogi Grant, [Audrey Brown], rock vocalist

1924-12-16

Felippa Rock, Bride of the Gorilla

1925-02-02

Elaine Stritch, Detroit, Michigan, American actress (30 Rock, Company)

1925-04-25

Prentiss Barnes, Rock Rock Rock!

1925-06-20

Georgia Carr, Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?

1925-07-06

Bill Haley, Highland Park Mich, rock vocalist (Rock Around the Clock)

1925-08-07

Felice Bryant, Milwaukee, rock writer (Bye Bye Love)

1925-08-15

Billy Pinkney, Sumter NC, rock bassist/vocalist (Drifters)

1925-10-05

Gail Davis, Little Rock Ark, actress (Annie Oakley)

1925-11-17

Rock Hudson, Winnetka, Ill, actor (Pillow Talk, A Farewell to Arms)

1925-11-17

Rock Hudson, Giant

1925-9-20

Bobby Nunn, Rock Odyssey

1926-06-10

June Haver, Rock Island, actress (Dolly Sisters, Girl Next Door)

1926-08-19

Arthur Rock, American venture capitalist

1926-08-19

Arthur Rock, The Triumph of the Nerds: The Rise of Accidental Empires

1926-08-30

John Howe, Why Rock the Boat?

1926-10-13

Ray Brown, The Hot Rock

1926-12-14

Alan Rowe, Horror of Fang Rock: Part Four

1926-9-09

Jake Carey, Rock Rock Rock!

1927-01-08

Don Gohman, Let's Rock

1927-02-12

Anne Gillis, Little Rock Ark, actress (Adv of Tom Sawyer, Little Men)

1927-07-06

Susan Cabot, Boston, actress (Carnival Rock)

1927-07-30

Phillip Rock, The Extraordinary Seaman

1927-07-30

Philip Rock, The Mask of Dimitrios

1927-9-09

Penelope Houston, American Artifact: The Rise of American Rock Poster Art

1927-9-20

Rachel Roberts, Picnic at Hanging Rock

1928-01-31

Chuck Willis, rock vocalist (C C Rider)

1928-02-19

A. John Graves, Picnic at Hanging Rock

1928-04-29

Carl Gardner, Tyler Tx, rock vocalist (Coasters-Searchin)

1928-04-29

Carl Gardner, The History of Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 2

1928-12-30

Bo Diddley, [Ellas Bates], Miss, rock `n' roll pioneer (Bo Diddley)

1929-05-02

Link Wray, American rock guitarist (d. 2005)

1929-07-23

Jack Richardson, Adventures in Rock

1929-07-27

Harvey Fuqua, rock vocalist (Moonglows-Sincerely)

1929-08-15

Travis Harrelson, Rock That Uke

1930-07-21

Michel Gast, B.C. Rock

1931-01-03

Rokusaburo Michiba, New York Special: Rock Crab

1931-01-08

Bill Graham, Germany, rock promoter (Fillmore)

1931-03-14

Phil Phillips [Baptiste], rock vocalist (Sea Of Love)

1931-04-19

Jeffrey Kruger, Rock You Sinners

1931-06-05

Martin Vaughan, Picnic at Hanging Rock

1931-09-26

George Chambers, MS, rock bassist/vocalist (Chambers Brothers)

1931-10-08

Pete Paull, Let's Rock

1931-12-18

Allen Klein, American rock and roll business manager

1931-9-29

Freddie Bell, Rock Around the Clock

1932-04-10

Nate Nelson, Rock Rock Rock!

1932-07-01

Bobby Day, [Robert Byrd], Fort Worth Tx, rock vocalist (Rockin' Robin)

1932-10-09

Judy Tyler, Jailhouse Rock

1932-11-15

Petula Clark, Surrey England, rock vocalist (Downtown, My Love)

1933-01-20

Ron Townson, St Louis Mo, rock vocalist (5th Dimension-Up Up & Away)

1933-01-24

Ron Townson, rock vocalist (5th Dimension-Aquarius) [or Jan 29]

1933-04-14

Buddy Knox, Happy Tx, rock vocalist (Party Doll, Lovey Dovey)

1933-05-23

Joan Collins, The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas

1933-08-15

Bobby Helms, rock vocalist (Jingle Bell Rock)

1933-09-01

Marshall Lytle, Old Fort, North Carolina, Hall of Fame rock bassist (Comets), (d. 2013)

1933-12-01

Rock Demers, The Peanut Butter Solution

1933-12-15

Jesse Belvin, Texarkana Arkansas, rock vocalist (Mr Easy)

1934-02-23

Lenny Stogel, Rock Flashback: California Jam

1934-03-23

Joey Ambrose, The 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

1934-03-31

John D Loudermilk, rock drummer/vocalist (Language of Love, Norman)

1934-04-17

Don Kirshner, rock & roll producer (invented bubblegum music)

1934-06-02

Johnny Carter, Rock Rock Rock!

1934-07-30

Ben Piazza, Little Rock Ark, actor (Blues Brothers, Ben Casey, Dallas)

1934-08-20

Sneaky Pete Kleinow, South Blend, IN, country-rock musician (Flying Burrito Brothers), (d. 2007)

1934-09-19

Brian Epstein, rock manager (Beatles)

1934-12-06

Cliff Green, Picnic at Hanging Rock

1934-9-07

Dan Ingram, Airplay: The Rise and Fall of Rock Radio

1935-01-06

Nino Tempo, Niagara Falls NY, rock vocalist (Deep Purple)

1935-01-08

Elvis Presley, Tupelo Miss, American singer and King of Rock and Roll (Blue Suede Shoes, Hounddog)

1935-01-31

Vladimir Carvalho, Rock Brasilia - Era de Ouro

1935-02-03

Johnny "Guitar" Watson, rock guitarist

1935-02-11

Gene Vincent, Norfolk Va, rock guitarist/vocalist (Be-Bop-A-Lula)

1935-03-24

Carol Kaye, The Hot Rock

1935-04-05

Peter Grant, rock band manager

1935-06-19

Tommy Devito, Montclair NJ, rock vocalist (Four Seasons-Sherry)

1935-10-12

Sam Moore, Miami Fl, rock vocalist (Sam & Dave-Soul Sister)

1935-12-26

Abdul "Duke" Fakir, Detroit MI, rock vocalist (Four Tops)

1936-04-17

Alexander Graves, Rock Rock Rock!

1936-04-29

April Stevens, Niagara Falls NY, rock vocalist (Deep Purple)

1936-06-06

Tyrone DeNittis, Let's Rock

1936-06-20

Billy Guy, Attasca Tx, rock baritone (Coasters-Young Blood)

1936-11-16

Skip Barber, Lime Rock Park: The Secret Valley of Racing

1937-01-16

Bob Bogle, Portland, rock bassist/guitarist (Ventures-Batman Theme)

1937-02-10

Don Wilson, rock guitarist (Ventures-Walk Don't Run, Batman Theme)

1937-05-09

Dave Prater, Ocilla Ga, rock vocalist (Sam & Dave)

1937-07-15

Al DeNittis, Let's Rock

1937-08-27

Tommy Sands, Chicago IL, singer/actor (Teenage Rock, Dream With Me)

1937-10-29

Jane Sparkes, Rock-A-Bye

1938-03-12

Sandra Edwards, Holiday at Hollow Rock

1938-03-24

Don Covay, School of Rock

1938-04-03

Jeff Barry, Brooklyn New York, American rock writer (Tell Laura I Love Her)

1938-06-05

Howard Platt, The Rock

1938-08-24

David Freiberg, Boston MA, rock bassist (Quicksilver Messenger)

1938-10-01

Tony Epper, The Rock

1938-10-03

Eddie Cochran, Oklahoma City, rock vocalist/guitarist (C'Mon Everybody)

1938-11-11

Roger Laver, [Jackson], rock keyboardist (Tornados)

1938-12-05

John J Cale, Oklahoma City, rock guitarist (After Midnight), (d. 2013)

1938-12-09

David Houston, Carnival Rock

1938-12-28

Charles Neville, US rock vocalist/saxophonist (Neville Brothers)

1938-12-28

Chuang Chiao, Lovers' Rock

1939-02-11

Gerry Goffin, Queens NY, rock lyricist (married Carole King)

1939-02-21

Ron Nagle, rock producer (Riding with the King)

1939-03-06

Jerry Naylor, Stephenville Tx, rock vocalist (Crickets)

1939-04-27

Jerry Mercer, Montreal Canada, rock drummer (April Wine)

1939-05-07

Johnny Maestro, NY rock vocalist (Crests-16 Candles, Brooklyn Bridge)

1939-05-27

Jerry Mercer, rock drummer (April Wine Montreal Montreal)

1939-06-02

Charles Miller, rock flutist/saxophonist (War)

1939-06-22

Bobby Harrison, England, rock drummer (Procol Harum-Conquistador)

1939-07-06

Jet Harris, [Terence Harris], London, rock bassist (Drifters)

1939-07-28

Clem Cattini, rock drummer (Tornados London)

1939-07-31

John R West, rock guitarist (Gary Lewis & Playboys-This Diamond Ring)

1939-08-04

Frankie Ford, [Frank Guzzo], Gretna La, rock vocalist (Sea Cruise)

1939-08-17

Luther Allison, Mayflower Ark, rock guitarist (Bad News is Coming)

1939-08-27

Clem Cattini, Rock 'n' Roll Britannia

1939-08-31

Jerry Allison, Hillsboro Tx, rock drummer (Buddy Holly & Crickets)

1939-09-02

Sam Gooden, Chattanooga Tenn, rock vocalist (Impressions-Gypsy Woman)

1939-09-17

Lamonte McLemore, St Louis Mo, rock vocalist (5th Dimension)

1939-10-20

Jay Siegel, Bkln, rock bassist (Tokens-Lion Sleeps Tonight)

1939-10-22

Ray Jones, rock bassist (Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas)

1939-10-30

Grace Slick, Chicago, rock vocalist (Jefferson Airplane-White Rabbit)

1939-11-24

Jim Yester, Birmingham Alabama, rock vocalist/guitarist (Association)

1939-12-08

Jerry Butler, Sunflower Miss, rock vocalist (Never Give You Up)

1939-12-11

David Gates, Tulsa Ok, rock vocalist (Bread-Baby I'm A Want You)

1939-12-15

Cindy Birdsong, Camden NJ, rock vocalist (Labelle-Rainbow, Supremes)

1940-01-14

Trevor Nunn, School of Rock

1940-02-02

Alan "Tea" Caddy, rock guitarist (Tornados-Globetrotter)

1940-02-09

Brian Bennett, London, rock drummer (Shadows)

1940-02-10

Jimmy Merchant, New York City, New York, American rock vocalist (Frankie Lymon & Teenagers-Why Do Fools)

1940-03-15

Phil Lesh, [Chapman], California, rock bassist (Grass Roots, Grateful Dead)

1940-03-29

Raymond Davis, US rock vocalist (Funkadelic-Knee Deep)

1940-04-19

Gayla Graves, Rock Baby - Rock It

1940-05-08

Ricky Nelson, NJ, rock star (Hello Mary Lou, It's Late, Garden Party)

1940-05-14

Robin Winans, The Rock Springs Rustlers

1940-06-08

Sherman Garnes, rock vocalist (Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers)

1940-06-08

Sherman Garnes, Mister Rock and Roll

1940-06-23

Johnny Kay, The London Rock and Roll Show

1940-07-03

Jerry Blavat, Airplay: The Rise and Fall of Rock Radio

1940-07-11

Tommy Vance, Prog Rock

1940-07-16

Tony Jackson, Liverpool, rock bassist/vocalist (Searchers)

1940-07-23

Gary Stites, rock vocalist (Lonely For You)

1940-08-24

Tony Secunda, rock band manager

1940-09-02

Jimmy Clanton, Baton Rogue, La, rock vocalist (Just a Dream)

1940-09-09

Joe Negroni, rock vocalist (Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers)

1940-09-11

Bernie Dwyer, rock drummer (Freddie & The Dreamers)

1940-09-24

Barbara Allbut, Orange NJ, rock vocalist (Angels)

1940-10-07

Dino Valenti, rock guitarist/vocalist (Quicksilver Messenger Service)

1940-10-14

Sir Cliff Richard, [Harry Webb], Lucknow India, English rock vocalist (Suddenly)

1940-10-23

Freddie Marsden, Liverpool, rock drummer (Gerry & The Pacemakers)

1940-11-10

David Sutch, The London Rock and Roll Show

1940-11-21

Richard Marcinko, The Rock

1940-12-02

Cornel Fugaru, Liceenii Rock 'n' Roll

1940-12-20

Larry Willis, rock keyboardist (Blood, Sweat & Tears)

1940-12-22

Brian Locking, Rock 'n' Roll Britannia

1940-12-23

Jorma Kaukonen, Wash DC, rock guitarist (Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna)

1940-9-09

Joe Negroni, Mister Rock and Roll

1940-9-10

Dickie Rock, The Eurovision Song Contest

1940-9-16

Ileana Mirea, Liceenii Rock 'n' Roll

1941-01-05

Grady Thomas, US rock vocalist (Parliaments, Funkadelic, Maggot Brain)

1941-02-03

Chuck Tharp, rock vocalist (Fireballs)

1941-02-04

John Steel, rock drummer (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)

1941-02-08

Tom Rush, NH, rock guitarist/vocalist (Circle Game, Urge For Going)

1941-02-28

Marty Sanders, rock vocalist

1941-03-15

Mike Love, California, rock saxophonist/vocalist (Beachboys-In My Room)

1941-03-17

Paul Kantner, SF California, rock singer/guitarist (Jefferson Airplane)

1941-03-28

Petros Leokratis, Hi Rock

1941-04-03

Jan Berry, Los Angeles California, American rock and roll vocalist (Jan and Dean-Dead Man's Curve)

1941-04-18

Mike Vickers, rock guitarist (Manfred Mann-Mighty Quinn)

1941-05-09

Pete Birrell, rock bassist (Freddie & The Dreamers)

1941-05-11

Eric Burdon, Walker-on-Tyne England, rock vocalist (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)

1941-06-10

Harry Muskee, Dutch rock vocalist (Cuby & Blizzards)

1941-06-12

Reg[inald] Presley, [Ball], rock vocalist (Troggs-Wild Thing), (d. 2013)

1941-08-01

Rock Scully, Gimme Shelter

1941-08-24

Ernest Wright Jr, US rock vocalist (Imperials-So Much)

1941-08-26

Chris Curtis, [Chris Crummy], rock drummer/vocalist (Deep Purple)

1941-08-30

John McNally, Liverpool, rock guitarist/vocalist (Searchers)

1941-09-09

Otis Redding, Dawson Ga, rock bassist (Sitting on the Dock of the Bay)

1941-09-16

Joe Butler, Glen Cove NY, rock vocalist/drummer (Lovin' Spoonful)

1941-09-19

"Mama" Cass Elliot, Balt Maryland, rock vocalist (Mamas & The Papas)

1941-09-26

Joe Bauer, Memphis Tn, rock drummer (Youngbloods)

1941-10-03

Chubby Checker [Ernest Evans], Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, American singer-songwriter (The Twist, Limbo Rock)

1941-10-17

Alan Howard, rock bassist (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes)

1941-10-25

Helen Reddy, Melbourne Australia, rock vocalist (I Am Woman)

1941-11-04

Walt Rock, 1972 NFC Championship Game

1941-11-17

Gene Clark, Los Angeles California, rock vocalist/guitarist (Byrds)

1941-12-04

Al Fleming, Slaughterhouse Rock

1941-12-10

Chad Stuart, Windermere Cumberland, UK rock vocalist/guitarist (Chad & Jeremy)

1941-12-12

Terry Kirkman, Salina Ks, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Association)

1941-12-19

Maurice White, Memphis TN, rock vocalist (Earth, Wind & Fire-Spirit)

1941-12-29

Ray Thomas, England, rock vocalist (Moody Blues-Nights in White Satin)

1942-01-01

Country Joe McDonald, California, rock guitarist/vocalist (& the Fish)

1942-01-04

John McLaughlin, rock guitarist (Sentimental Journey/Clouds of Joy)

1942-01-10

Jim Croce, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, rock vocalist (Time in a Bottle) (d. 1973)

1942-01-11

Clarence Clemons, rock saxophonist (Bruce Springsteen's E St Band)

1942-01-23

Alix Elias, Rock 'n' Roll High School

1942-02-05

Cory Wells, Buffalo NY, rock vocalist (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World)

1942-02-11

Tony Colton, rock producer (On the Boards)

1942-02-17

Sherrill Terry, Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?

1942-02-20

Charlie Gillett, Lancashire, rock broadcaster (Sound of the City)

1942-02-28

Frank Bonner, Little Rock AR, actor (WKRP, Hoax, You Can't Hurry Love)

1942-02-28

Brian Jones, [Lewis Brian Hopkins Jones], English rock guitarist (Rolling Stones)

1942-03-02

Lou Reed, New York City, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Velvet Underground), (d. 2013)

1942-03-09

Mark Lindsay, Eugene Or, rock vocalist/sax (Paul Revers & Raiders)

1942-03-15

Hughie Flint, London England, rock drummer (Bonzo Dog Band)

1942-03-30

Graeme Edge, England, rock drummer (Moody Blues-Your Wildest Dreams)

1942-04-01

Phil Margo, Bkln, rock vocalist (Tokens-Lion Sleeps Tonight)

1942-04-05

Allan Clarke, rock vocalist (Hollies-Air That I Breathe)

1942-04-08

Roger Chapman, Leicester, rock vocalist (Family-Family Entertainment)

1942-04-19

Alan Price, England, rock keyboardist (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)

1942-04-26

Bobby Rydell, Phila Pa, rock singer (Wild One, Bye Bye Birdie)

1942-04-29

Klaus Voorman, rock bassist (Manfred Mann-Mighty Quinn)

1942-05-10

Danny Rapp, The History of Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 2

1942-05-22

Calvin Simon, US rock vocalist (Funkadelic-1 Nation Under a Groove)

1942-06-03

Curtis Mayfield, Chicago, rock vocalist (Freddie's Dead, Superfly)

1942-07-02

Picha, B.C. Rock

1942-07-08

Chuck Negron, Bronx NY, rock vocalist (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World)

1942-07-21

Kim Fowley, Philippines/US rock vocalist/producer/songwriter

1942-07-24

Heinz Burt, Hargin Germany, rock bassist (Tornados)

1942-08-11

Mike Huggs, rock drummer (Manfred Mann) [or 3/11/40]

1942-08-15

Peter York, Cleve, rock drummer (Spencer Davis Group)

1942-08-24

Joe Chambers, Los Angeles California, rock guitarist/vocalist (Chambers Brothers)

1942-08-25

Walter Williams, US, rock vocalist (O'Jays-Use to Be My Girl)

1942-08-29

Sterling Morrison, School of Rock

1942-09-08

Brian Cole, Tacoma Wash, rock vocalist/bassist (Association)

1942-09-10

Danny Hutton, Ireland, rock vocalist (Three Dog Night)

1942-09-16

Bernie Calvert, rock bassist (Hollies)

1942-09-24

Gerry Marsden, rock vocalist (Gerry & Pacemakers-Ferry crossed Mersey)

1942-09-30

Dewey Martin, Canada, rock vocalist/drummer (Buffalo Springfield)

1942-10-14

Billy Harrison, Belfast Ireland, rock guitarist (Them)

1942-10-15

Don Stevenson, Seattle Wash, rock drummer (Moby Grape)

1942-10-21

Elvin Bishop, Tulsa OK, rock guitarist (Fooled Around & Fell in Love)

1942-10-22

Bobby Fuller, Baytown, Texas, American rock vocalist/guitarist (Bobby Fuller Four)

1942-11-27

Jimi Hendrix, Seattle Wash, rock guitarist (Purple Haze), (d. 1970)

1942-12-02

Ted Bluechel, San Pedro Ca, rock vocalist/drummer (Association)

1942-12-04

Bob Mosley, Paradise Valley CA, rock bassist (Moby Grape)

1942-12-07

Harry Chapin, NYC, American rock vocalist (Taxi, Cat's in the Cradle)

1942-12-08

Bobby Elliot, rock drummer (Hollies)

1942-12-15

Dave Clark, London England, rock drummer (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over)

1942-12-27

Mike Heron, Edinburgh Scotland, rock musician

1942-12-31

Andy Summers, Blackpool England, rock guitarist (Police-Roxanne)

1942-9-19

Jefferson Thomas, Nine from Little Rock

1943-01-08

Marcus Hutson, rock vocalist (Whispers)

1943-01-19

Janis Joplin, Port Arthur Tx, bluesy rock singer (Down on Me)

1943-01-23

Gil Gerard, Little Rock Ark, actor (Buck Rogers in 25th Century)

1943-01-28

Dick Taylor, rock vocalist (Pretty Thing-Cry on Me)

1943-02-05

Larry Tamblyn, rock guitarist (Standells-Dirty Water)

1943-02-08

Creed Bratton, California, rock guitarist (Grass Roots-Sooner or Later)

1943-02-28

Donnie Iris [Dominic Ierace}, Ellwood City Pennsylvania, rock musician

1943-03-01

Piet Veerman, Dutch rock vocalist/guitarist (Cats-Sailin' Home)

1943-03-07

Chris White, rock bassist (Zombies-Never Even Thought)

1943-04-02

Glen Dale, [Richard Garforth], rock vocalist (Fortunes Deal)

1943-04-07

Mick Abrahams, Luton, rock guitarist (Jethro Tull, Blodwyn Pig)

1943-04-07

Spencer Dryden, NYC, rock drummer (Jefferson Airplane-Go Ask Alice)

1943-04-09

Terry Knight, rock vocalist (Gloria, Terry Knight & the Pack)

1943-04-10

Rock Nalle, Episode dated 26 September 1983

1943-05-04

Nickolas Ashford, SC, singer (Ashford & Simpson-Solid as a Rock)

1943-05-12

David Walker, rock keyboardist (Gary Lewis & Playboys-Diamond Ring)

1943-05-21

Hilton Valentine, rock guitarist (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)

1943-05-27

Cilla Black, Liverpool England, rock vocalist (You're My World)

1943-05-28

Tony Mansfield, [Anthony Bookbinder], rock drummer (Billy J Kramer)

1943-06-26

Georgie Fame, rock vocalist (Get Away, Ballad of Bonnie & Clyde)

1943-07-04

Al "Blind Owl" Wilson, rock guitarist/vocalist (Canned Heat)

1943-07-05

Robbie Robertson, [Jamie], Toronto Canada, rock guitarist (Band)

1943-07-10

Jerry Miller, Tacoma Wa, rock guitarist (Moby Grape)

1943-07-12

Christine McVie, Lancashire, rock vocalist (Fleetwood Mac-Got A Hold on Me)

1943-07-18

Robin McDonald, Scotland, rock guitarist (Billy J Kramer & Dakotas)

1943-07-25

Jim McCarty, Liverpool, rock drummer (Yardbirds-For Your Love)

1943-07-26

Mick Jagger, English, rock vocalist (Rolling Stones)

1943-08-01

Denis Payton, London England, rock musician (Dave Clark Five - Glad All Over)

1943-08-04

David Carr, rock keyboardist (Fortunes Leyton, London

1943-08-19

Billy J Kramer, Liverpool, rock vocalist (The Dakotas-Bad to Me)

1943-08-24

John Cipollina, SF Cal, rock guitarist (Quicksilver Messenger Service)

1943-08-29

Richard Halligan, Troy NY, rock vocalist (Blood Sweat & Tears)

1943-09-02

Rosalind Ashford, Detroit, rock vocalist (Martha Reeve & Vandellas)

1943-09-06

George Roger Waters, Cambridge England, rock bassist and vocalist (Pink Floyd-Brick in the Wall)

1943-09-13

Ray Elliott, rock pianist/saxophonist (Them)

1943-09-23

Walter Scott, rock vocalist (Whispers)

1943-09-25

Gary Alexander, TN, rock vocalist/guitarist (Association)

1943-09-25

John Locke, LA Clif, rock keyboardist (Spirit-I Got A Line on You)

1943-09-27

Bob Curiano, rock bassist (Mink Deville)

1943-09-27

Steve Boone, NC, rock vocalist/bassist (Lovin' Spoonful)

1943-09-28

Nick St Nicholas, Hamburg Germany, rock bassist (Steppenwolf)

1943-10-16

C Fred Turner, rock bassist/vocalist (Bachman-Turner Overdrive)

1943-10-18

Russ Giguere, Portsmouth NH, rock guitarist/vocalist (Association)

1943-10-20

Bugs Henderson, Teen a Go Go: A Little Film About Rock and Roll History

1943-10-25

Roy Lynes, England, rock organist (Status Quo)

1943-11-09

Lee Graziano, Chicago Ill, rock drummer (American Breed)

1943-11-12

John Maus, NYC, rock vocalist (Walker Brothers)

1943-11-19

Fred Lipsius, NYC, rock pianist/sax (Blood, Sweat & Tears)

1943-11-22

Floyd Sneed, Calgary, rock drummer (Three Dog Night-Joy to the World)

1943-11-30

Leo Lyons, Standbridge Beds, rock bassist (Ten Years After)

1943-11-30

Rob Grill, The 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

1943-12-12

Dave Munden, rock drummer (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes)

1943-12-12

Mike Smith, rock musician

1943-12-14

Frank Allen, rock vocalist (Searchers-Needles & Pins)

1943-12-16

Anthony 'Tony' Hicks, Nelson Lancashire, British rock guitarist (The Hollies)

1943-12-18

Keith Richards, England, rock guitarist (Rolling Stones-Brown Sugar)

1943-12-23

Peter Quaife, Devon England, rock bassist (Kinks-Long Tall Sally)

1944-01-09

Jimmy Page, London, rock guitarist (Led Zeppelin-Stairway to Heaven)

1944-01-27

Susan Stafford, Rock Hudson

1944-01-28

Brian Keenan, NYC, rock drummer (Chamber Bros-Time Has Come Today)

1944-02-05

Al Kooper, rock keyboards/vocalist (Blood Sweat & Tears-When I Die)

1944-02-15

Mick Avory, rock drummer (Kinks-Lola)

1944-02-24

Nicky Hopkins, rock pianist (Stones-Ruby Tuesday, Quicksilver)

1944-03-01

Mike D'Abo, rock vocalist (Manfred Mann-Mighty Quinn)

1944-03-15

Ralph MacDonald, rock percussionist (Graceland)

1944-03-17

Pat McCauley, N Ireland, rock drummer (Them)

1944-03-28

Krunoslav 'Kico' Slabinac, Tractor, Love & Rock'n Roll

1944-03-31

Rod Allen, [B Rodney Bainbridge] rock bassist/vocalist (Fortunes)

1944-04-03

Barry Pritchard, rock guitarist (Fortunes)

1944-04-12

John Kay [Joachim Krauledat], Tilsit, East Prussia, rock vocalist (Steppenwolf)

1944-04-13

Jack Casady, Wash DC, rock bassist (Hot Tuna, Jefferson Airplane)

1944-04-17

Bobby Curtola, Shake, Rock and Roll

1944-04-24

[Bernard] St Clair Lee [Calhoun], US singer (Rock the Boat)

1944-05-08

Gary Glitter, [Paul Gadd], England, rocker (Rock & Roll Part II)

1944-05-09

Richard Furay, Ohio, rock vocalist (Buffalo Springfield, Poco)

1944-05-14

Gene Cornish, Ottawa, rock bassist/vocalist (Fotomaker, Rascals)

1944-05-20

Joe Cocker, Sheffield England, rock vocalist (Little Help From My Friends)

1944-06-03

Michael Clarke, NYC, rock drummer (Byrds-Turn! Turn! Turn!)

1944-06-04

Charlie Whitney, rock guitarist (Family)

1944-06-12

Sandra Louie, The Rock

1944-06-20

Cheryl Holdridge, The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas

1944-06-30

Glenn Shorrock, Sydney Australia, rock vocalist (Little River Band)

1944-07-07

Warren Entner, Boston Mass, rock vocalist/guitarist (Grass Roots)

1944-07-08

Jaimoe "Johnny" Johanson, US rock drummer (Allman Brothers)

1944-07-22

Rick Davies, London England, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Supertramp)

1944-07-23

Dino Danelli, Jersey City NJ, rock drummer (Fotomaker, Young Rascals)

1944-07-24

Jim Armstrong, rock guitarist (Them)

1944-08-08

Hans van Eijk, Dutch rock guitarist (Jumping Jewels)

1944-08-14

Tim Bogert, Richfiled NJ, rock bassist (Vanilla Fudge) [or 8/27]

1944-08-26

Maureen Tucker, School of Rock

1944-09-04

Gene Parsons, rock drummer (Byrds, Gene Clark Group)

1944-10-09

John Entwistle, London, rock guitarist/vocalist (Who-Baba O'Riley)

1944-10-17

Carter Stevens, Punk Rock

1944-10-19

George McCrae, US singer (Lead Me On, Rock Your Baby)

1944-10-25

Jon Anderson, English rock singer for Yes

1944-10-29

Denny Laine, [Brian Hines], rock guitarist (Moody Blues, Wings)

1944-11-01

Vasilis Vlahodimitropoulos, Hi Rock

1944-11-06

Bill Henderson, Vancouver BC, rock vocalist/guitarist (Chilliwack)

1944-11-08

Bonnie Bramlett, rock vocalist (Delandy & Bonnie)

1944-11-17

Eugene Clarke, Tipton Missouri, rock guitarist

1944-11-19

Charlie Coe, rock bassist (Paul Revers & The Raiders)

1944-11-26

Alan Henderson, Belfast, rock bassist (Them)

1944-11-29

Felix Cavaliere, Pelham NY, rock keyboardist (Rascals-Lonely too Long)

1944-11-30

Rob Grill, Los Angeles California, rock bassist/vocalist (Grass Roots)

1944-12-01

Eric Bloom, American rock vocalist/guitarist (Blue Öyster Cult)

1944-12-19

Alvin Lee, Nottingham England, rock vocals/guitarist (10 Years After), (d. 2013)

1944-12-19

Zal Yanovsky, rock guitarist (Lovin' Spoonful-Do You Believe in Magic)

1944-12-20

Robert Colomby, NYC, rock drummer (Blood Sweat & Tears-When I Die)

1944-12-25

Henry Vestine, rock guitarist (Canned Heat-On the Road Again)

1944-12-27

Mick Jones, rock guitarist (Foreigner-Want to Know What Love is)

1944-9-10

Jim Dawson, One for the Money: The Birth of Rock N' Roll

1945-01-08

John Peters, rock drummer (Harpers Bizarre)

1945-01-20

Eric Stewart, rock guitarist (10cc-I'm Not in Love)

1945-01-21

Chris Britton, rocker (Troggs-Rock & Roll Goldmine)

1945-02-13

Roy Dyke, Liverpool, rock drummer (Ashton, Gardner & Dyke)

1945-02-15

Rose Rock, Who Is Chris Rock?

1945-02-21

Paul Newton, rock bassist

1945-03-11

Harvey Mandel, rock guitarist (Drei Amerikanische LP's)

1945-03-14

Walt Parazaider, Chicago Ill, rock saxophonist (Chicago)

1945-04-03

Richard Manuel, rock pianist/vocalist (Band-Up on Cripple Creek)

1945-04-13

Lowell George, rock vocalist/guitarist (Little Feat-Time is a Hero)

1945-04-24

Doug Clifford, rock drummer (Creedence Clearwater Revival-Proud Mary)

1945-04-25

Bjorn Ulvaeus, rock vocalist/guitarist (ABBA-Waterloo, Dancing Queen)

1945-04-25

Stu Cook, rock bassist (Creedence Clearwater Revival-Proud Mary)

1945-05-05

Louisa Flaningam, The Rock Rainbow

1945-05-06

Bob Seger, Dearborn Mich, rock & Roll artist (Silver Bullet Band-Shake Down)

1945-05-09

Steve Katz, NYC, rock guitarist/vocalist (Blood, Sweat & Tears)

1945-05-18

Richard 'Scar' Lopez, Rock n Roll Made in Mexico: From Evolution to Revolution

1945-05-19

Peter Townshend, England, rock guitarist/vocalist/composer (The Who-Tommy)

1945-05-27

Bruce Cockburn, Ottawa Canada, folk rock vocalist (Waterwalker)

1945-05-29

Gary Brooker, rock keyboardist (Procol Harum)

1945-06-14

Rod Argent, St Albans United Kingdom, rock musician (The Zombies, Argent)

1945-06-21

Chris Britton, England, rock guitarist (Troggs-Wild Thing)

1945-06-23

Paul Goddard, Georgia, rock bassist (Atlanta Rhythm Section)

1945-06-28

Dave Knights, London, rock bassist (Procol Harum-Conquistador)

1945-07-04

Spanky McHugh, Cradle Will Rock

1945-07-07

James Rodford, English rock vocalist/bassist (Kinks-Mr Pleasant)

1945-07-15

Peter Lewis, Los Angeles California, rock guitarist/vocalist (Moby Grape)

1945-07-20

Kim Carnes, Pasadena Ca, rock vocalist (Bette Davis Eyes)

1945-07-20

Thomas J. Hageboeck, The Rock

1945-08-16

Gary Loizzo, Chicago IL, rock guitarist (American Breed)

1945-08-16

Gordon "Snowy" Fleet, Merseyside, rock drummer (Easybeats)

1945-08-18

Sarah Dash, Trenton NJ, rock vocalist (Patti LaBelle & Bluebirds)

1945-08-22

Ron Dante, Staten Island NY, rock vocalist (Archies-Sugar, Sugar)

1945-08-24

Ken Hensley, rock keyboardist (Blackfoot, Uriah Heep)

1945-08-29

Chris Copping, Essex England, rock bassist (Procol Harum)

1945-08-31

Bob Welch, rock vocalist/guitarist (Fleetwood Mac-Oh Well), (d. 2012)

1945-09-23

Ronald Bushy, Washington DC, rock drummer (Iron Butterfly)

1945-10-07

Kevin Godley, Manchester England, rock vocalist (10cc)

1945-10-08

Roy Royer, rock guitarist (Procol Harum)

1945-10-20

Ric Lee, rock drummer (Ten Years After-Cannock, Staffs)

1945-11-01

Rick Grech, Bordeaux France, rock bassist (Blind Faith, Traffic)

1945-11-03

Nick Simper, Rock Family Trees

1945-11-11

Vince Martell, NYC, rock guitarist (Vanilla Fudge)

1945-11-13

Roger Bolton, Death on the Rock

1945-11-22

Tom Freston, Rock the Kasbah

1945-11-24

Bev[erley] Bevan, Birmingham England, rock drummer (ELO)

1945-11-26

John McVie, British rock bassist (Fleetwood Mac-Rumours, Tusk)

1945-11-30

Roger Glover, British hard rock bassist (Episode Six-Deep Purple)

1945-12-12

Alan Ward, rock musician

1945-12-16

Zeljko Bebek, B.A.T.: Balkan Rock Nostalgia

1946-01-03

John Paul Jones [John Baldwin], rock bassist (Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven)

1946-01-07

Andy Brown, rock drummer (Fortunes Birmingham)

1946-01-10

Bob Lang, rock bassist (Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders)

1946-01-12

Cynthia Robinson, rock trumpeteer (Sly & Family Stone-Everyday People)

1946-01-27

Kim Gardner, England, rock bassist (Ashton, Gardner & Dyke)

1946-01-28

Rick Allen, Ark, rock bassist (Box Tops-Letter)

1946-02-19

Paul Dean, rock guitarist/vocalist (Loverboy)

1946-02-20

J[erome] Geils, NYC, rock guitarist (J Geils Band-Centerfold)

1946-02-23

Rusty Young, California, rock steel guitarist (Poco-Heat of the Night)

1946-02-25

Gary Grimshaw, American Artifact: The Rise of American Rock Poster Art

1946-03-06

David Jon Gilmour, Grantchester Cambridgeshire, English rock guitarist (Pink Floyd-Brick in the Wall)

1946-03-07

Matthew Fisher, London, rock keyboardist (Procol Harum)

1946-03-07

Peter Wolf, rock singer (J Giels Band-Centerfold, Freeze Frame)

1946-03-08

Randy Meisner, rock bassist/vocalist (Poco, Eagles-Take it Easy)

1946-03-09

Jim Cregan, British rock musician

1946-03-15

Howard Scott, San Pedro Cal, rock guitarist/vocalist (War, Cisco Kid)

1946-03-17

Harold Brown, Long Beach Ca, rock drummer (War-Summer, Galaxy)

1946-03-19

Paul Atkinson, rock guitarist (Zombies-Never Even Thought)

1946-03-24

Lee Oskar, Denmark, rock harmonicist (War-Why Can't We Be Friends)

1946-03-31

Al Nichol, Winston Salem NC, rock guitarist/vocalist (Turtles)

1946-04-01

Ronnie "Plonk" Lane, London, rock bassist (Small Faces-Hey Girl)

1946-04-06

Jim McElroy, Picnic at Hanging Rock

1946-05-01

Nick Fortune, [Nicholas Fortuna], rock bassist (Buckinghams Chicago)

1946-05-07

Bill Kreutzmann, Palo Alto CA, American rock drummer (Grateful Dead)

1946-05-13

Danny Klein, NYC, rock bassist (J Geils Band-Centerfold)

1946-05-14

Derek Lek Leckenby, rock guitarist (Herman's Hermits-Kinda Hush)

1946-05-24

Steve Upton, rock drummer (Wishbone Ash-There's the Rub, Locked In)

1946-06-05

Fred Stone, rock guitarist (Sly & Family Stone-Stand)

1946-06-15

Noddy Holder, Walsall United Kingdom, rock vocalist/guitarist (Slade- Cum On Feel The Noize)

1946-06-25

Allen Lanier, rock keyboardist/guitarist/vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult), (d. 2013)

1946-06-25

Ian McDonald, London England, rock guitarist (Foreigner, King Crimson)

1946-06-25

Jouko Lehmuskallio, Rock'n' Roll Digger

1946-06-30

Billy Brown, rock vocalist (Ray, Goodman, Brown)

1946-07-11

John Lawton, British rock singer (Uriah Heep)

1946-07-19

Alan Gorrie, Scotland, rock bassist/singer (Average White Band)

1946-07-23

Andy MacKay, London, rock sax/oboe (Roxy Music-Dance Away)

1946-07-29

Neal Doughty, Evansville IN, rock keyboardist (Reo Speedwagon)

1946-07-30

Jeffrey Hammond-Hammond, rock bassist (Jethro Tull)

1946-08-09

Rinus Gerritsen [Marinus], Dutch rock bassist/keyboardist (Golden Earring)

1946-08-23

Keith Moon, English rock drummer (Who-I'm A Boy)

1946-09-04

Gary Duncan, [Grubb], San Diego Ca, rock guitarist (Quicksilver)

1946-09-04

Greg Elmore, San Diego Ca, rock drummer (Quicksilver)

1946-09-07

Alfa Anderson, Bronx NY, rock vocalist (Chicago)

1946-09-08

Dean Daughtry, rock keyboardist (Atlanta Rhythm Section)

1946-09-09

Doug Ingle, Omaha Nebraska, rock vocalist/keyboards (Iron Butterfly)

1946-09-11

Dennis Tufano, Chicago, rock guitarist/vocalist (Buckinghams)

1946-09-19

John Coghlan, London, rock drummer (Status Quo)

1946-09-28

Helen Shapiro, Bethnal Green London, rock vocalist

1946-10-17

James Ray Tucker, Los Angeles California, rock guitarist (Turtles-Eleanor)

1946-10-22

Eddie Brigati, Garfield NJ, rock vocalist (Rascals)

1946-10-24

Jerry Edmonton, Canada, rock drummer (Steppenwolf)

1946-10-26

Keith Hopwood, rock guitarist (Herman's Hermits)

1946-11-08

Roy Wood, Birmingham England, rock vocalist/cellist (ELO)

1946-11-19

Joe Correro, Greenwood Ms, rock drummer (Paul Revers & The Raiders)

1946-11-20

Duane Allman, Nashville Tn, rock guitarist (Allman Brothers)

1946-11-20

Duane Allman, The History of Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 7

1946-12-12

Clive Bunker, rock drummer (Jethro Tull)

1946-12-12

Clive Bunker, The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus

1946-12-14

Jackie McCauley, North Ireland, rock pianist (Them Coleraine)

1946-12-15

Harry Ray, Hackensack NJ, rock vocalist (Ray, Goodman, Brown)

1946-12-20

John Spencer, The Rock

1946-12-21

Carl Dean Wilson, Hawthorne California, rock vocalist (Beach Boys-Barbie)

1946-12-22

Rick Nielsen, Rockford Il, rock vocalist/guitarist (Cheap Trick)

1946-12-30

Patti Smith, Chicago Il, rock vocalist (Radio Ethiopia)

1946-9-22

Dan Lungren, Planet Rock: The Story of Hip-Hop and the Crack Generation

1947-01-07

Tony Elliott, London Rock

1947-01-13

John Lees, England, rock guitarist/vocalist (Medicine Man)

1947-01-20

Malcolm McLaren, founded rock group (Sex Pistols-God Save the Queen)

1947-01-20

Ronald Townson, rock singer (5th Dimension-We Can Fly)

1947-01-24

Helen Morse, Picnic at Hanging Rock

1947-01-30

Steve Marriott, rock guitarist/vocalist (Humble Pie-Eat It, Faces)

1947-02-02

Peter Lucia, rock drummer (Tommy James & Shondells-Crystal Blue)

1947-02-03

Dave Davies, London, rock vocalist/guitarist (Kinks-Lola)

1947-02-13

Tony Butler, rock bassist (Big Country-It's a Big Country, Wonderland)

1947-02-14

Rock Mackenzie, Elders React to Grand Theft Auto V (Geek Week)

1947-03-08

Mike Allsup, Modesto Ca, rock guitarist (Three Dog Night)

1947-03-10

Tom Scholz, rock guitarist/keyboardist (Boston-More Than a Feeling)

1947-03-17

Ian Gomm, rock guitarist

1947-03-18

Barry Wilson, England, rock drummer (Procol Harum-Whiter Shade of Pale)

1947-03-22

Harry Vanda, [Vandenberg], Hague Neth, rock guitarist (Easybeats)

1947-03-24

Mike Kellie, rock drummer (Spooky Tooth-It's All About)

1947-03-31

Al Goodman, rock vocalist (Ray, Goodman, Brown)

1947-04-08

Steve Howe, London, rock guitarist (Asia, Yes-Roundabout)

1947-04-23

Glenn Cornick, rock bassist (Jethro Tull-Thick as a Brick)

1947-04-23

Glenn Cornick, The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus

1947-04-24

Hubert Ann Kelly, US singer (Hues Corporation/Rock the boat)

1947-04-27

Pete Ham, Swansea Wales, rock vocalist (Badfinger-Come & Get It)

1947-05-06

Ljubomir Vracarevic, The Fall of Rock & Roll

1947-05-13

Pete "Overend" Watts, rock bassist (Mott The Hoople-All Young Dudes)

1947-05-14

Al Ciner, Chicago Ill, rock guitarist (American Breed)

1947-05-15

Graham Goble, Adelaide, Australia, rock guitarist (Little River Band)

1947-05-19

Jerry Hyman, Bkln, rock singer/trombonist (Blood Sweat & Tears)

1947-06-01

Ron Wood, rock guitarist (Faces, Jeff Beck Group, Rolling Stones)

1947-06-05

Tom Evans, Liverpool, rock bassist/vocalist (Badfinger)

1947-06-08

Mick Box, rock guitarist (Uriah Heep)

1947-06-20

LaLa Brooks, Good Time Rock 'n' Roll

1947-06-21

Joseph "Joey" Molland, Liverpool, British rock guitarist (Badfinger-Come & Get It)

1947-06-24

Mick Fleetwood, London, rock drummer (Fleetwood Mac-Go Your Own Way)

1947-07-07

Rob Townsend, rock drummer (Family Leicester)

1947-07-16

Tom Boggs, rock drummer (Box Tops)

1947-07-19

Brian May, London, rock guitarist (Queen-We are the Champions)

1947-07-20

Carlos Santana, Mexico, rock guitarist (Santana-Black Magic Woman)

1947-07-22

Don Henley, Linden Tx, rock drummer/vocalist (Eagles-Desparado)

1947-07-23

David Essex, [Cook], London, rock vocalist/actor (That'll be the Day)

1947-07-31

Karl Greene, Manchester, rock bassist, (Herman's Hermits)

1947-08-01

Rick Anderson, rock bassist (Tubes)

1947-08-01

Ricky Coonce, Los Angeles California, rock drummer (Grass Roots)

1947-08-17

Gary Talley, Memphis Tn, rock guitarist (Box Tops)

1947-08-20

Peter Denyer, Never Too Young to Rock

1947-08-21

Carl Giammarese, Chicago Ill, rock guitarist (Buckinghams)

1947-08-30

Allan Rock, Canadian politician and diplomat

1947-08-30

Allan Rock, John & Yoko's Year of Peace

1947-09-03

Eric Bell, rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy Belfast, N Ireland

1947-09-19

Lol Creme, [Lawrence Creme], England, rock vocalist/guitarist (10cc)

1947-09-25

John Fiddler, England, rock vocalist/guitarist (British Lions)

1947-09-30

Marc Bolan, London England, rock vocalist (T-Rex-Bang a Gong)

1947-10-08

Tony Wilson, Trinidad, rock vocalist (Hot Chocolate)

1947-10-13

Sammy Hagar, Monterey CA, rock vocalist (Van Halen-Jump)

1947-10-25

Glenn Tipton, rock guitarist (Judas Priest-Breakin' the Law)

1947-11-06

George Young, Glasgow, Scotland, rock guitarist (Easybeats, AC/DC)

1947-11-06

John Wilson, rock drummer (Them)

1947-11-10

Greg Lake, rock vocalist/bassist (King Crimson, ELP)

1947-11-12

Donald Roeser, rock guitarist/vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult)

1947-11-20

George Grantham, OK, rock drummer/vocalist (Poco)

1947-12-12

Ralph Scala, rock musician

1947-12-28

Dick Diamonde, [Van Der Sluys], Hilversum, rock bassist (Easybeats)

1947-12-29

Cozy Powell, England, rock drummer (Jeff Beck Group, Whitesnake, ELP)

1947-12-31

Burton Cummings, rock guitarist (Guess Who-These Eyes)

1947-12-31

Rita Lee, Brazilian Rock Star

1948-01-09

Bill Cowsill, Newport RI, rock guitarist/vocals (Cowsills-We Can Fly)

1948-01-10

Donald Fagen, Passaic NJ, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Steely Dan-Peg)

1948-01-17

Mick Taylor, rock bassist (Rolling Stones-Brown Sugar)

1948-01-23

Anita Pointer, Oakland, rock vocalist (Pointer Sisters-She's So Shy)

1948-01-24

Michael Des Barres, British actor and rock singer

1948-02-05

David Denny, rock guitarist (Steve Miller Band-Abracadabra)

1948-02-07

Jimmy Greenspoon, LA Cal, rock organist (3 Dog Night-Joy to the World)

1948-02-19

Mark Andes, Philadelphia Pa, rock bassist (Spirit, Heart, Fireball)

1948-02-19

Tony Iommi, rock guitarist (Black Sabbath-Paranoid, Iron Man)

1948-02-27

Eddie Gray, rock guitarist (Tommy James & Shondells-Crystal Blue)

1948-03-02

Larry Carlton, rock composer (Against All Odds, Who's the Boss)

1948-03-02

Rory Gallagher, Donegal, Irish rock guitarist and songwriter (See Here)

1948-03-04

Chris Squire, London, rock bassist (Yes-Fish Out of Water)

1948-03-09

Jeffrey Osborne, Providence RI, rock vocalist (On the Wings of Love)

1948-03-12

Dana Walden, rock keyboardist (Champaign)

1948-03-14

Richard Ommanney, It's Only Rock 'N' Roll

1948-03-26

Richard Tandy, rock bassist (ELO)

1948-03-26

Steven Tyler, NYC, rock vocalist (Aerosmith-Janie Got a Gun)

1948-03-28

John Evans, (Aka Evan) rock drummer (Jethro Tull)

1948-04-01

Simon Crowe, rock drummer (Boomtown Rats-Maxinguaye)

1948-04-15

Phil Mogg, Detroit Rock City

1948-04-21

Paul Davis, Meridian Mi, country/rock vocalist (I Go Crazy)

1948-04-27

Katie Pierson, NJ, vocals/guitarist (B-52's-Rock Lobster, Love Shack)

1948-05-15

Brian Eno, Woodbridge England, rock keyboardist/singer (On Land)

1948-05-26

Stevie Nicks, School of Rock

1948-05-28

Ray Laidlaw, British rock drummer (Jack the Lad)

1948-06-23

Myles Goodwyn, Montreal, rock guitarist/vocalist (April Wine)

1948-06-24

Patrick Moraz, Morges, Switzerland, progressive rock keyboard player (Yes, The Moody Blues)

1948-06-29

Ian Paice, British hard rock drummer(White Snake, Deep Purple)

1948-07-04

Jeremy Spencer, rock guitarist (Fleetwood Mac-Oh Well)

1948-07-07

Larry "Rhino" Reinhardt, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly) (d. 2012)

1948-07-12

Walter Egan, NYC, rock vocalist (Not Shy, Fundamental Roll)

1948-07-14

Tommy Matola, rock manager/CEO (CBS records)

1948-07-17

Brian Glascock, rock drummer (Motels-Only the Lonely)

1948-07-18

Cesar Zuiderwijk, Dutch rock drummer (Golden Earring, Radar Love)

1948-07-19

Keith Godchaux, rock keyboardist (Grateful Dead)

1948-07-21

Cat Stevens [Steven Demetre Georgiou; Yusaf Islam], London, rock vocalist (Peace Train)

1948-07-21

Litto Nebbia, Prima Rock

1948-08-11

Don Boyd, director (Goldeneye, 21, East of Elephant Rock)

1948-08-12

Ron Mael, [J Ronald Day], Culver City Ca, rock keyboardist (Sparks)

1948-08-20

Robert Plant, West Bromwich England, rock vocalist (Led Zeppelin-Whole Lotta Love)

1948-08-26

Valerie Simpson, Bronx, singer, Ashford's partner (Like a Rock)

1948-08-28

Daniel Seraphine, Chicago, rock drummer (Chicago-If You Leave Me Now)

1948-09-03

Donald Brewer, Flint Mich, rock drummer (Grand Funk Railroad)

1948-09-16

Kenney Jones, London, London, English rock drummer/vocalist (Small Faces, The Who)

1948-09-16

Ron Blair, San Diego, California, American rock bassist (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)

1948-09-29

Mike Pinera, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly)

1948-10-01

Cub Koda, Rock 'n' Roll High School

1948-10-08

Johnny Ramone [Cummings], Long Island, New York, American rock guitarist (Ramones)

1948-10-09

Jackson Browne, US Base in Germany, rock voclaist (Lawyers in Love)

1948-10-11

Michael Abramson, The Who Live, Featuring the Rock Opera Tommy

1948-10-12

Doug Botnick, Red Rock West

1948-10-24

Dale "Buffin" Griffin, rock drummer (Mott The Hoople)

1948-10-25

Ata Johnson, The Rock

1948-11-02

Rich Gooch, rock bassist (Quarterflash)

1948-11-06

Glenn Frey, Detroit Mich, rock vocalist (Eagles-Take it Easy)

1948-11-09

Alan Gratzer, Syracuse NY, rock drummer (Reo Speedwagon)

1948-11-12

Errol Brown, Kingston Jamaica, rock vocalist (Hot Chocolate)

1948-11-14

James Young, Chicago IL, rock guitarist (Styx)

1948-11-16

Bente Eskesen, Cinder Rock'n Rella

1948-11-21

Lonnie Jordan, San Diego Ca, rock keyboardist/vocalist (War)

1948-11-27

Dave Winthrop, rock saxophonist (Supertramp)

1948-11-28

Beeb Birtles, [Gerard Birtlekamp], rock guitarist (Little River Band)

1948-12-03

Ozzy Osbourne, Aston, Birmingham, rock vocalist (Black Sabbath-Bark at the Moon)

1948-12-12

Ray Jackson, rock musician

1948-12-13

Lester Bangs, Whatever Gets You Through the Night: Glitter Rock

1948-12-18

Bryan "Chas" Changler, Newcastle, rock bassist (Animals)

1948-9-23

Dan Toler, Dickey Betts & Great Southern: Back Where It All Begins - Live at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum

1949-01-05

George Brown, rock drummer (Kool & the Gang-Celebration)

1949-01-11

Daryl Braithwaite, Australian rock singer

1949-02-02

Ross Valory, SF, rock bassist (Journey - Who's Crying Now, Open Arms)

1949-02-05

Nigel Olsson, rock guitarist/drummer (Elton John Band)

1949-02-11

Charlie Hargrett, rock guitarist (Blackfoot)

1949-02-19

Eddie Hardin, London, United Kingdom, English rock pianist and singer (Spencer Davis Group)

1949-02-21

Jerry Harrison, Milwaukee, rock keyboardist (Talking Heads)

1949-03-12

Bill Payne, Waco TX, rock keyboardist (Little Feat-Time Loves a Hero)

1949-03-12

Mike Gibbons, Swansea Wales, rock drummer (Badfinger)

1949-03-23

Ric Ocasek, Balt, rock vocalist (Cars-Double Life, Bye Bye Love)

1949-03-24

Steve Lang, Montreal Canada, rock bassist (April Wine)

1949-03-24

Nick Lowe, England, rock vocalist (Rockpile-Cruel to be Kind)

1949-03-26

Fran Sheehan, Boston Mass, American rock bassist (Boston-More than a Feeling)

1949-04-07

John Oates, NYC, rock guitarist/vocalist (Hall & Oates-Rich Girl)

1949-04-09

Chico Ryan, rock vocalist (Sha Na Na)

1949-04-10

Frank de Leeuw, Dutch rock guitarist (Bob Color)

1949-05-09

Billy Joel, Bronx, rock vocalist (Pianoman, Capt Jack, Bridge)

1949-05-13

Overend Watts, rock bassist (Mott the Hoople-All the Young Dudes)

1949-05-16

William Sputnik Spooner, rock guitarist (Grateful Dead, Tubes)

1949-05-18

Rick Wakeman, rock keyboardist (Yes-Fish Out of Water)

1949-05-27

Risé Stefani, Rock, Paper, Scissors

1949-06-01

Mike Levine, rock keyboardist/bassist (Triumph)

1949-06-07

Jack Ryland, rock vocalist (Three Dog Night)

1949-06-11

Frank Beard, Frankston Texas, US country rock drummer (ZZ Top)

1949-06-13

Dennis Locorriere, Union City NJ, rock guitarist (Dr Hook)

1949-06-14

Alan White, English rock drummer (Yes, Ramshackled)

1949-06-15

Russell Hitchcock, Melbourne Australia, rock vocalist (Air Supply)

1949-06-16

Peppy Castro, [Emil Thielhelm], NYC, rock vocalist (Balance)

1949-06-20

Bob Andrews, England, rock keyboardist/vocalist

1949-06-22

Gary Moffet, Montreal, rock guitarist (April Wine)

1949-06-22

Larry Junstrom, rock bassist (.38 Special)

1949-06-24

John Illsley, Leicester England, rock bassist (Dire Straits)

1949-06-30

Andrew Scott, Wales, rock guitarist (Sweet)

1949-07-10

Wally Bryson, NC, rock guitarist/vocalist (Fotomaker, Raspberries)

1949-07-12

John Wetton, Willington Derbyshire, British rock vocalist/bassist (Asia, King Crimson)

1949-07-15

Trevor Horn, rock producer (Buggles-Video Killed, Yes, Frankie)

1949-07-16

Alan "Fitz" Fitzgerald, rock keyboardist/vocalist (Night Ranger)

1949-07-16

Ray Major, rock guitarist (British Lions)

1949-07-17

Mick Tucker, London, rock drummer (Sweet Harlesden)

1949-07-17

Mike Vale, rock bassist (Tommy James & The Shondells)

1949-07-17

Terry "Geezer" Butler, Birmingham, rock bassist (Black Sabbath)

1949-07-26

Roger Taylor, British rock drummer (Queen-Bohemian Rhapsody)

1949-07-28

Simon Kirke, London UK, rock drummer (Bad Company)

1949-08-16

Bill Spooner, rock guitarist/vocalist (Tubes)

1949-08-17

Sib Hashian, Boston Mass, rock drummer (Boston)

1949-08-20

Phil Lynott, Dublin Ireland, rock bassist (Thin Lizzy) (d. 1986)

1949-08-25

Gene Simmons, [Chaim Witz], Haifa Israel, rock guitarist (KISS-Beth)

1949-09-14

Steve Gaines, Seneca Mo, rock vocalist (Lynyrd Skynyrd)

1949-09-18

Kerry Livgren, Kansas, rock guitarist (Kansas)

1949-09-22

David Coverdale, England, rock vocalist (Whitesnake, Deep Purple)

1949-09-23

Bruce Springsteen, [Boss], Asbury NJ, rock musician (Born in the USA)

1949-10-02

Richard Hell, [Richard Myers], Lexington Ky, rock bassist (Television)

1949-10-06

Bobby Farrell, Jamaica, rock vocalist

1949-10-07

Dave Hope, rock bassist (Kansas)

1949-10-11

Greg Douglas, Oakland California, American rock guitarist/vocalist (Steve Miller Band-Abracadabra)

1949-10-18

Gary Richrath, Peoria IL, rock guitarist (REO Speedwagon)

1949-10-30

David Green, Melbourne Australia, rock bassist (Air Supply)

1949-10-30

Otis Williams, [Otis Miles], TX, rock vocalist (Temptations)

1949-11-03

Obie Benz, The History of Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 6

1949-11-13

Roger Steen, rock guitarist/vocalist (Tubes)

1949-11-13

Terry Reid, rock guitarist (River, Bang Bang You're Terry Reid)

1949-12-03

Mickey Thomas, rock vocalist (Jefferson Airplane, Starship)

1949-12-13

Tom Verlaine, [Miller], Mt Morris NJ, rock vocalist (Television)

1949-12-14

Cliff Williams, Sydney Australia, rock bassist (AC/DC-Highway to Hell)

1949-12-16

Billy Gibbons, Houston Texas, jazz/rock guitarist (Moving Sidewalks, ZZ Top)

1949-12-22

Michael Osborne, rock guitarist/vocalist (Axe)

1950-01-01

Morgan Fisher, rock keyboardist (British Lions)

1950-01-05

Chris Stein, rock guitarist and co-founder of Blondie (Heart of Glass, Call Me) born in Brooklyn, New York

1950-01-09

Rio Reiser, rock singer

1950-01-23

Luis Alberto Spinetta, Buenos Aires, Argentina, rock musician (Almendra, Pescado Rabioso, Invisible), (d. 2012)

1950-02-04

Philip Ehart, rock drummer (Kansas)

1950-02-04

Robert-John Stips, rock keyboardist/singer (The Nits)

1950-02-06

Punky Meadows, Washington DC, rock guitarist (Angel)

1950-02-08

Michael Goodroe, rock bassist (Motels-Only the Lonely)

1950-02-12

Steve Hackett, rock guitarist (Genesis-Against All Odds/GTR)

1950-02-13

Peter Gabriel, Surrey England, rock vocalist (Genesis, In Your Eyes)

1950-02-17

Rick Medlocke, rock guitarist/vocalist (Blackfoot)

1950-02-20

Walter Becker, NYC, rock bassist (Steely Dan-Peg)

1950-02-23

Steve Priest, London, rock bassist (Sweet Hayes)

1950-02-26

Jonathan Cain, Chicago, rock guitarist/keyboardist (Journey, Babys)

1950-03-03

Re Styles, rock vocalist (Tubes)

1950-03-18

John Hartman, Falls Church Va, rock drummer (Doobie Brothers)

1950-03-21

Roger Hodgson, rock vocalist (Supertramp-It's Raining Again)

1950-03-27

Tony Banks, rock keyboardist (Genesis-Against All Odds)

1950-03-30

Rupert Greenall, rock keyboardist (Fixx)

1950-04-13

Riff West, rock bassist (Molly Hatchet)

1950-04-25

Steve Ferrone, Sussex, rock drummer (Average White Band)

1950-04-26

Howard "Leon" Reeder, rock guitarist (Champaign)

1950-05-09

Tom Petersson, Rockford Il, rock bassist (Cheap Trick)

1950-06-11

Graham Russell, Melbourne Australia, rock vocalist (Air Supply)

1950-06-21

Joey Kramer, NYC, hard rock drummer (Aerosmith-Toys in the Attic)

1950-07-02

Johnny Colla, California, rock sax (Huey Lewis & The News-Need a New Drug)

1950-07-04

David Jensen, rock British DJ

1950-07-04

Kid Jensen, The Prince's Trust Rock Gala

1950-07-05

Michael Monarch, Los Angeles California, rock guitarist (Steppenwolf)

1950-07-12

Eric Carr, rock drummer (Kiss-Beth)

1950-07-21

Larry Tolbert, rock drummer (Raydio)

1950-07-23

Blair Thornton, rock guitarist (Bachman-Turner-Overdrive)

1950-08-11

Erik Brann, Boston Mass, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly) (d. 2003)

1950-08-18

Dennis Elliot, London, rock drummer (Foreigner)

1950-08-25

Willy Deville [William Paul Borsey Jr.], NYC, rock vocalist/guitarist (Mink Deville)

1950-09-09

John McFee, Santa Cruz California, rock guitarist (Doobie Brothers)

1950-09-10

Don Powell, England, rock drummer (Slade)

1950-09-10

Joe Perry, Lawrence, Massachusetts, American rock guitarist (Aerosmith-Walk this Way)

1950-09-14

Paul Kossoff, London England, rock guitarist (Free)

1950-09-18

Mike Hossack, Patterson NJ, rock drummer (Doobie Brothers), (d. 2012)

1950-10-15

Chris De Burgh, [Davidson], Argent/Irish rock vocalist (Lady in Red)

1950-10-20

Tom Petty, Gainesville Florida, American classic rock singer (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers)

1950-10-24

Terry Buffin, rock drummer (British Lions)

1950-11-01

Dan Peck, Panama City Fla, rock vocalist/guitarist (America)

1950-11-22

[Ma]Tina Weymouth, Coronado CA, rock bassist (Talking Heads-& She Was)

1950-11-30

Greg Gordon, rock vocalist (Boys Band)

1950-12-27

Terry Bozzio, rock drummer (Missing Persons-Hello I Love You)

1950-12-28

Alex Chilton, Memphis Tenn, rock guitarist/vocalist (Box Tops)

1951-01-04

Peter Haycock, rock guitarist (All Along the Watchtower), (d. 2013)

1951-01-12

Chris Bell, Memphis Tn, rock guitarist (Big Star)

1951-01-26

Andy Hummell, Memphis Tn, rock bassist (Big Star)

1951-01-26

David Briggs, rock guitarist (Little River Band-Help is on it's Way)

1951-01-27

Brian Downey, rock drummer (Thin Lizzy-Boys are Back in Town)

1951-01-27

Seth Justman, Wash DC, rock keyboardist (J Geils Band-Centerfold)

1951-01-31

Harry Casey, [KC], rock vocalist (KC & Sunshine Band-Give It)

1951-01-31

Phil Manzanera, rock guitarist (Roxy Music-Let's Stick Together)

1951-02-21

Michael Cotten, rock synthesizer (Tubes)

1951-02-21

Vince Welnick, rock keyboardist (Tubes)

1951-03-04

Chris Rea, English rock guitarist (Fool If You Think It Is Over)

1951-03-17

Scott Gorham, Irish hard rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy-21 Guns)

1951-03-20

Guy Perry, rock guitarist/vocalist (Motels-Only the Lonely)

1951-03-25

Bob Pelander, rock keyboardist/vocalist (Michael Stanley Band)

1951-03-25

Maisie Williams, Montserrat, rock vocalist (Boney M)

1951-03-30

Wolfgang Niedecken, Ode to Cologne: A Rock 'N' Roll Film

1951-04-12

Jackson Spires, rock drummer (Blackfoot)

1951-04-13

Max Weinberg, rock drummer (E Street Band, Conan O'Brien Show)

1951-04-20

Luther Vandross, NYC, rock vocalist (Dance with my Father), (d. 2005)

1951-04-20

Louise Jameson, Horror of Fang Rock: Part One

1951-04-22

Paul Carrack, Sheffield England, rock vocalist (Squeeze/Ace-How Long)

1951-04-27

Boris Kinberg, rock percussionist (Mink Deville)

1951-05-05

Rex Goh, rock guitarist (Air Supply)

1951-05-08

Chris Frantz, Ky, rock drummer (Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club)

1951-05-13

Paul Thompson, rock drummer (Roxy Music)

1951-05-19

Joey Ramone, [Jeffrey Hyman], lead singer of the punk rock band The Ramones (Baby I Love You)

1951-05-19

Joey Ramone, School of Rock

1951-05-24

Rob Baker, rock drummer (Red Rider)

1951-06-12

Bun E Carlos, [Brad Carlson], rock drummer (Cheap Trick-Dream Police)

1951-06-13

Howard Leese, Bad Company: Hard Rock Live

1951-06-14

Mark Curtiss, Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme

1951-06-26

Rindy Ross, Portland Oregon, rock vocalist/saxophonist (Quarterflash)

1951-06-30

Stanley Clarke, Phila, rock bassist (New Barbarians-Find Out Hideaway)

1951-07-01

Fred Schneider, Newark Ga, vocalist/guitarist (B-52's-Rock Lobster)

1951-07-04

Ralph Johnson, rock drummer (Earth Wind & Fire-Shining Star)

1951-07-05

Geert Jan Hessing, Dutch rock drummer (Catapult)

1951-07-08

Greg T Walker, rock bassist (Blackfoot)

1951-07-28

Greg Gluffria, Wash DC, rock keyboardist (House of Lords-Sahara)

1951-08-03

Jon Graham, rock guitarist/vocalist (Earth Wind & Fire-Celebrate)

1951-08-13

H.P. Burman, Terror i Rock 'n' Roll Önsjön

1951-08-24

Jimmy Farrar, Jacksonville Fl, rock vocalist (Molly Hatchet)

1951-08-28

Dave Hlubek, rock guitarist (Molly Hatchet)

1951-09-04

Martin Chambers, rock drummer (Pretenders)

1951-09-18

Dee Dee Ramone, Virg, [Douglas Colvin], rock bassist (Ramones)

1951-10-01

Brian Greenway, Montreal, rock guitarist/vocalist (April Wine)

1951-10-02

Sting, [Gordon Sumner], rock vocalist (Police-Roxanne)/actor (Dune)

1951-10-03

Jack Grondin, rock drummer (.38 Special)

1951-10-06

Kevin Cronin, Champaign Ill, rock vocalist (REO Speedwagon)

1951-10-14

Marcia Barrett, St Catherine's Jamaica, rock vocalist (Boney M)

1951-10-15

Frank Dimino, Wash DC, rock vocalist (Angel)

1951-10-27

K K Downing, rock guitarist (Judas Priest-Breakin' the Law)

1951-10-29

Guy Gelso, rock drummer (Zebra)

1951-10-29

Rick Bordia, rock guitarist (Mink Deville)

1951-11-01

Ronald Bell, Youngstown Oh, rock sax (Kool & The Gang)

1951-11-04

Pawel Karpinski, To tylko rock

1951-11-08

Stas Namin, Free to Rock

1951-11-13

Bill Gibson, California, rock drummer (Huey Lewis & The News)

1951-11-14

Barry Brandt, Wash DC, rock drummer (Angel)

1951-11-25

Lael Rodrigues, Rock Estrela

1951-11-29

Barry Goudreau, Boston Mass, rock guitarist (Boston)

1951-12-07

Richard Darbois, B.C. Rock

1951-12-15

Ken Knox, rock vocalist (Chairmen of the Board)

1951-12-31

Tom Hamilton, Colorado Springs Co, rock bassist (Aerosmith-Dream On)

1951-9-18

Dee Dee Ramone, School of Rock

1952-01-02

Graeme Strachan, Australian rock singer (Skyhooks) (d. 2001)

1952-01-19

Dewey Bunell, Yorkshire England, rock guitarist (America-Daisy Jane)

1952-01-20

Paul Stanley, [Eisen], rock guitarist (KISS-Beth)

1952-01-29

Tommy Ramone, [Erdelyi], Budapest, Hungary, rock drummer/bassist (Ramones)

1952-02-01

Rick James, [James Johnson], rock/soul/funk vocalist (Super Freak)

1952-02-04

Jerry Shirley, rock drummer (Humble Pie-Hot N Nasty, Eat It)

1952-02-12

Michael McDonald, St Louis, rock keyboardist/vocals (Doobie Brothers)

1952-02-13

Ed Gagliardi, NYC, rock bassist (Foreigner-Cold As Ice)

1952-02-21

Jean-Jacques Brunel, rock bassist (Stranglers-Dreamtime)

1952-02-23

Brad Whitford, Mass, rock guitarist (Aerosmith-Jamie Got a Gun)

1952-02-27

Kevin Raleigh, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Michael Stanley Band)

1952-03-01

Bob Federer, Rock & Rule

1952-03-19

Derek Longmuir, Edinburgh Scotland, rock drummer (Bay City Rollers)

1952-04-01

Billy Currie, rock keyboardist/violinist (Ultravox-We Came to Dance)

1952-04-02

Leon Wilkerson, rock musician (Lynyrd Skynyrd)

1952-04-04

Dave Hill, England, rock guitarist (Slade-Coz I Love You)

1952-04-04

Gary Moore, Irish rock guitarist (Skid Row-Oh Pretty Woman)

1952-04-07

Bruce Gary, Burbank Ca, rock drummer (Knack-My Sharona)

1952-04-08

Adam Woods, rock drummer/pianist (Fixx)

1952-04-25

Cory Day, Bronx NY, rock vocalist

1952-05-05

Louis Cortelezzi, rock saxophonist (Mink DeVille)

1952-05-14

David Byrne, Dumbarton Scotland, rock guitarist/singer (Talking Heads-Burning Down the House)

1952-05-20

Warren Cann, Victoria Canada, rock drummer (Ultravox)

1952-06-05

Nicko McBrain, Iron Maiden: Rock in Rio

1952-06-11

Donnie Van Zant, rock vocalist (.38 Special)

1952-06-25

Brian MacLeod, rock guitarist/keyboardist/vocalist (Chilliwack)

1952-07-02

Wayne Haner, rock bassist (Axe)

1952-07-03

Andy Fraser, rock bassist (Free London)

1952-07-12

Liz Mitchell, Jamaica, rock vocalist (Boney M)

1952-07-15

Jeff Carlisi, rock guitarist (38 Special)

1952-07-15

Marky Ramone, Rock 'n' Roll High School

1952-07-17

Nicolette Larson, KC MO, rock vocalist (Twins, Lotta Love)

1952-07-19

Alan Collins, rock guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd)

1952-08-06

Ton Scherpenzeel, Dutch rock keyboardist (Earth & Fire)

1952-08-15

Ger Hoeymakers, Dutch rock guitarist (Franc Boeijen Group)

1952-08-21

Joe Strummer, lead singer of the British punk band The Clash (Rock the Casbah)

1952-08-31

Rudolf Schenker, German rock guitarist (Scorpions-Virgin Killer)

1952-09-09

David Stewart, rock guitarist (Eurtyhmics-Here Comes the Rain Again)

1952-09-12

Gerry Beckley, rock vocalist/guitarist (America-Daisy Jane)

1952-09-15

Kelly Keagy, rock vocalist (Night Ranger)

1952-09-19

Nile Rodgers, Bronx NY, rock guitarist (Honeydrippers)

1952-10-04

Jody Stephens, rock drummer (Big Star)

1952-10-13

Henri Padovani, Rock'n'roll... Of Corse!

1952-10-14

Harry Anderson, Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme

1952-10-21

Brent Mydland, Munich Germany, rock keyboardist/vocalist (Grass Roots)

1952-10-23

Winicjusz Chróst, To tylko rock

1952-10-28

Tommy Dobeck, rock drummer (Michael Stanley Band)

1952-10-29

Arnell Carmichael, rock keyboardist (Raydio)

1952-11-11

Paul Cowsill, Newport RI, rock keyboardist (Cowsills-We Can Fly)

1952-12-03

Don Barnes, rock guitarist (38 Special)

1952-12-03

Duane Roland, rock guitarist (Molly Hatchet)

1952-12-08

Greg Collins, The Rock

1952-12-12

Dennis Karagovalis, Cradle Will Rock

1952-12-17

Mickey Jones, Wash DC, rock bassist

1952-12-27

Karla Bonoff, rock singer (New World, Restless Nights)

1952-9-20

Andy Ward, Prog Rock

1953-01-26

Bert Heerink, Amsterdam, rock vocalist

1953-02-14

Sandra Dee Heidecke, Wee Sing in the Big Rock Candy Mountains

1953-02-18

Derek Pellicci, rock drummer (Little River Band-Help Is On It's Way)

1953-02-18

Nico Arzbach, rock guitarist/singer (Stampei, Dike)

1953-02-26

Michael Bolton, Ct, rock vocalist (That's What Love Is All About)

1953-03-07

Jules Shear, rock musician

1953-03-19

Ricky Wilson, Athens Ga, rock guitarist (B-52's-Love Shack)

1953-03-21

Shotgun Johnson [Robert], rock drummer (KC & the Sunshine Band-Give it Up)

1953-03-31

Sean Hopper, California, rock keyboardist (Huey Lewis & The News)

1953-04-03

Huub van der Lubbe, Dutch rock singer (Stampei-The Dike)

1953-05-03

Bruce Hall, Champaign Ill, rock bassist (Reo Speedwagon)

1953-05-08

Billy Burnette, Memphis Tn, rock guitarist (Fleetwood Mac)

1953-05-09

Timo Kojo, Rock'n' Roll Digger

1953-05-14

Tom Cochrane, Toronto Canada, rock vocalist/guitarist (Red Rider)

1953-06-12

Rocky Burnette, Memphis, rock vocalist (Towing the Line)

1953-07-10

Rik "The Rocket" Emmett, Toronto, rock vocalist (Triumph)

1953-07-27

Andrzej Wojnach, To tylko rock

1953-08-10

Robin Haskins, The Rock

1953-08-15

Jill Marie McMurray, Rock Shop Girl

1953-08-16

Kathie Lee Gifford, Kathie Lee's Rock n' Tots Cafe: A Christmas 'Giff'

1953-08-17

Kevin Rowlands, rock vocalist (Dexy's Midnight Runners-Come on Eileen)

1953-08-27

Alex Lifeson, Toronto Canada, rock guitarist (Rush)

1953-09-05

Paulie Carmen, Champaign Ill, rock vocalist

1953-09-07

Greg Ham, Australia, rock saxophonist/flutist (Men At Work)

1953-09-20

Jeff Jones, Red Rider, rock bassist/vocalist (Red Rider)

1953-10-05

Russell Mael, [Dwight Russel Day], California, rock vocalist (Sparks)

1953-10-07

Tico Torres, rock drummer (Bon Jovi-Always)

1953-10-21

Charlotte Caffey, rock guitarist/keyboardist/vocalist (Go-Go's)

1953-10-26

Julian Keith Strickland, Athens Ga, drummer (B-52's-Rock Lobster)

1953-11-11

Andy Partridge, English rock vocalist/guitarist (XTC-Oranges & Lemons)

1953-11-18

Michael M. Vendrell, The Rock

1953-11-18

Andjelka Jovanovic, The Fall of Rock & Roll

1953-12-12

Bruce Kulick, rock guitarist/singer (KISS)

1953-12-18

Elliot Easton, [Elliot Shapiro], Brooklyn NY, rock guitarist (Cars)

1954-01-25

Richard Finch, rock bassist (KC & Sunshine-That's the Way I Like It)

1954-01-28

Shawn Murray, rock drummer (Mink Deville)

1954-01-31

Adrian Vandenberg, Amsterdam Neth, rock guitarist (Whitesnake)

1954-02-19

Jamie West-Oram, rock guitarist (Fixx)

1954-02-20

Jon Brant, rock bassist (Cheap Trick)

1954-02-27

Neal Schon, rock guitarist (Journey-Open Arms, Bad English)

1954-03-03

Chris Hughes, London, English record producer and rock drummer (Adam & The Ants)

1954-03-07

Matt Frenette, rock drummer (Loverboy)

1954-03-08

Cheryl Baker, rock vocalist (Bucks Fizz-My Camera Never Lies)

1954-03-16

Nancy Wilson, SF, rock guitarist (Heart-Never, What about Love)

1954-03-17

Rena Jones, rock vocalist

1954-03-17

Wally Stocker, London, rock vocalist/guitarist (Babys-Missing You)

1954-03-31

Tony Brock, England, rock drummer (Isn't It Time, Every Time I Think of You)

1954-04-12

Pat Travers, Toronto, Ontario, Canadian rock guitarist (Puttin' it Straight)

1954-04-13

Jimmy Destri, rock keyboardist (Blondie-Heart of Glass, Rapture)

1954-04-19

Bob Rock, Mission: Impossible II

1954-04-24

Jack Blades, rock bassist (Damn Yankees-Coming of Age, Night Ranger)

1954-05-01

Ray Parker Jr, Detroit Mich, rock guitarist/vocalist (Ghostbusters)

1954-05-05

Angelo Kimball, Boston Mass, rock guitarist (Face To Face)

1954-05-19

Phil Rudd, Melbourne, Australian rock drummer (AC/DC-Rock 'n Roll Damnation)

1954-06-13

Bo [Robert] Donaldson, rock vocalist (Billy Don't Be a Hero)

1954-06-18

William Beard, rock drummer (Face To Face)

1954-06-20

Michael Anthony, rock bassist/singer (Van Halen-Pretty Woman)

1954-06-25

David Paich, rock keyboardist (Toto-Africa)

1954-06-30

Bryn B Burrows, rock drummer (Fabulous Poodles)

1954-07-14

Jos Zoomer, Amsterdam Neth, rock drummer (Vandenberg)

1954-07-25

Ken Greer, rock guitarist (Red Rider)

1954-07-28

Dennis Chalker, The Rock

1954-08-10

Bernie Pokrzywa, The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle

1954-08-21

Steve Smith, Los Angeles California, rock drummer (Journey)

1954-08-25

Elvis Costello, [Declan Patrick McManus], Lon, rock vocalist (Allison)

1954-09-06

Patrick O'Hearn, rock bassist (Missing Persons)

1954-09-07

Benmont Tench, Gainesville Fl, rock keyboardist (Heartbreakers)

1954-09-13

Ted Mueller, rock drummer (Axe)

1954-09-14

Barry Cowsill, Newport RI, rock bassist (Cowsills-We Can Fly)

1954-09-21

Philthy Animal, [Philip Taylor], rock drummer (Motorhead)

1954-09-26

Craig Chaquico, rock guitarist (Jefferson Starship)

1954-09-28

George Lynch, rock guitarist (Lynch Mob-Wicked Sensations)

1954-09-30

Patrice Rushen, Los Angeles California, rock vocalist

1954-10-10

David Lee Roth, Bloomington Indiana, rock singer (Van Halen-Jump)

1954-11-03

Adam Ant, Drop Dead Rock

1954-11-09

Dennis Stratton, London England, rock guitarist (Iron Maiden)

1954-11-10

Mario Cipollina, California, rock bassist (Huey Lewis & The News)

1954-11-15

Ab Bryant, rock bassist/vocalist (Chilliwack)

1954-11-19

Tom Scheckel, Chicago IL, rock drummer (Buckinghams)

1954-11-20

Frank Marino, Montreal Canada, rock guitarist (Mahogany Rush)

1954-11-23

Bruce Hornsby, Williamsburg Va, rock vocalist

1954-11-30

George McArdle, rock bassist (Little River Band Melbourne

1954-12-29

Roger Voudouris, Sacramento Ca, rock vocalist

1954-9-16

Colin Newman, Gary Moore: Live at Monsters of Rock

1954-9-26

Wes Linnenbank, The Great American Moon Rock Caper

1955-01-08

Mike Reno, Vancouver BC Canada, rock vocalist (Loverboy)

1955-01-26

Eddie Van Halen, Nijmegan Neth, rock guitarist (Van Halen-Jump, 1984)

1955-02-13

Scott Smith, rock bassist (Loverboy-Get Lucky)

1955-02-23

Howard Jones, rock pianist/vocalist (Things Can Only Get Better)

1955-03-14

Boon Gould, rock guitarist (Level 42-Hot Water)

1955-03-31

Angus Young, Glascow Scotland, rock guitarist (AC/DC-Highway to Hell)

1955-04-13

Louis Johnson, Los Angeles California, rock bassist/vocalist (Brothers Johnson)

1955-04-22

Arthur Baker, rock producer (Afrika Banbaataa-Planet Rock)

1955-04-23

Captain Sensible, [Ray Burns], UK, rock bassist (Women & Capts 1st)

1955-04-28

Eddie Jobson, rock violinist (Zappa, UK, Roxy Music-For Your Pleasure)

1955-05-03

Timmy Cappello, rock & sax player (played with Tina Turner, Ringo Starr & The Lost Boys)

1955-05-20

Steve George, rock keyboardist (Mr Mister)

1955-05-21

John Glavin, rock keyboardist (Molly Hatchet

1955-05-21

Stan Lynch, Gainesville Fl, rock drummer (Tommy Petty & Heartbreakers)

1955-05-22

Iva Davies, rock guitarist/vocalist (Icehouse)

1955-05-29

Mike Porcaro, rock bassist (Toto-Roseanna, Africa)

1955-06-07

William Forsythe, The Rock

1955-06-26

Mick Jones, London, rock vocalist/guitarist (Clash-Havana 3 AM)

1955-07-03

Neil Clar, rock guitarist (Lloyd Cole & The Commotions)

1955-07-05

Michael Gismondi, rock saxophonist (Michael Stanley Band)

1955-08-08

Ali Score, rock drummer (Flock Of Seagulls)

1955-08-20

Rob Wiedijk, Dutch rock vocalist (Bob Color)

1955-08-24

Jeffrey Daniel, LA CA, rock vocalist (Shalamar)

1955-09-01

Bruce Foxton, rock guitarist (Jam)

1955-09-03

Steve Jones, London, rock guitarist (Sex Pistols)

1955-09-10

Pat Mastelotto, rock drummer (Mr Mister, King Crimson)

1955-09-21

Rebecca Balding, Little Rock Ark, actress (Carla-Lou Grant, Soap)

1955-10-01

Howard Hewett, Akron Oh, rock vocalist (Shalamar)

1955-10-02

Philip Oakey, Sheffield, rock vocalist (Human Leauge-Only Human)

1955-10-12

Pat Dinizio, rock vocalist (Smithereens)

1955-10-21

Eric Faulkner, Edinburgh Scotland, rock guitarist (Bay City Rollers)

1955-11-12

Leslie McKeown, rock vocalist (Bay City Rollers-Saturday Night)

1955-11-24

Clement Burke, rock drummer (Blondie)

1955-12-06

Rick Buckler, [Paul Richard Buckler], rock drummer (Jam)

1955-12-29

Jan Pijnenburg, Dutch rock drummer (Doe Maar-Bomb)

1956-01-04

Barney Sumner, rock guitarist/vocalist (New Order-Blue Monday)

1956-01-13

Malcolm Foster, rock bassist (Pretenders-Mystery Achievement)

1956-01-17

Paul Young, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Every Time You Go Away)

1956-01-25

Andy Cox, rock guitarist (Fine Young Cannibals-She Drives Me Crazy)

1956-02-13

Peter Hook, English rock bassist (New Order-Round & Round, Run)

1956-02-19

Dave Wakeling, rock singer/guitarist

1956-03-02

John Cowsill, Newport RI, rock drummer (Cowsills-We Can Fly)

1956-03-02

Mark Evans, Melbourne Australia, rock bassist (AC/DC)

1956-03-05

Bobby DeBarge, Reading, Writing and Rock & Roll

1956-03-17

Will Rigby, rock percussionist (Amy Rigby Diary of a Mad Housewife)

1956-05-05

Dick Kemper, Amsterdam Neth, rock vocalist/bassist (Vandenberg)

1956-06-12

Debbie Rothstein, School of Rock

1956-06-18

Shunichi Nagasaki, Rock yo shizukani nagareyo

1956-06-22

Green [Gartside], rock vocalist (Scritti Politti-Flesh & Blood)

1956-06-26

Chris Isaak, Stockton Ca, rock singer/songwriter (Wicked Game)

1956-06-30

Adrian Wright, Sheffield, rock vocalist (Human League-Only Human)

1956-07-02

Jeffrey Cooper, rock guitarist (Midnight Star-No Parking)

1956-07-15

Ian Curtis, English rock vocalist (Joy Division-Transmission) (d. 1980)

1956-07-19

Richard Z. Sirois, Rock et Belles Oreilles: The DVD 1986-87

1956-07-20

Paul Cook, London, rock drummer (Sex Pistols)

1956-07-22

Mick Pointer, rock drummer (Marillion)

1956-08-20

Rick Olsen, rock guitarist (Berlin-Take My Breath Away)

1956-08-27

Glen Matlock, rock bassist (Sex Pistols)

1956-08-29

GG Allin, American rock singer (d. 1993)

1956-09-12

Brian Robertson, Glasgow Scotland, rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy)

1956-09-16

Charles Fearing, rock guitarist (Raydio)

1956-10-02

Freddie Jackson, US R&B singer/songwriter (Rock Me Tonight)

1956-10-03

Jane Vallis, Picnic at Hanging Rock

1956-10-25

Matthias Jabs, rock guitarist (Scorpions-Wind of Change)

1956-11-04

James Honeyman-Scott, rock guitarist/vocalist (Pretenders)

1956-11-04

Jeff Watson, rock guitarist (Night Ranger)

1956-11-05

Mike Score, Liverpool England, rock guitarist (Flock Of Seagulls)

1956-11-05

Rob Fisher, Bath England, rock keyboardist (Naked Eyes)

1956-11-13

Ginger Alden, Living Legend: The King of Rock and Roll

1956-11-20

Dan Powers, rock guitarist (Michael Stanley Band)

1956-12-01

Stuart Kimball, rock guitarist (Face To Face)

1956-12-08

Warren Cuccurullo, rock guitarist (Missing Persons)

1956-12-23

Dave Murray, Iron Maiden: Rock in Rio

1956-9-04

Branko Vukojevic, The Fall of Rock & Roll

1956-9-09

William Martin Brennan, Rock Star

1957-01-18

Tom Bailey, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Thompson Twins-Doctor Doctor)

1957-01-19

Mickael Virtue, rock keyboardist (UB40-Red Red Wine)

1957-01-27

Janick Gers, Iron Maiden: Rock in Rio

1957-02-06

Simon Phillips, The Who Live, Featuring the Rock Opera Tommy

1957-02-19

Falco, [John Hoelcel], rock vocalist (Rock Me Amadeus)

1957-02-19

Diane Kelson, Rock House

1957-02-27

Adrian Smith, Iron Maiden: Rock in Rio

1957-02-28

Cindy Wilson, Athens Georgia, rock vocalist (B-52's-Love Shack)

1957-02-28

Phil Gould, rock percussionist (Level 42-Hot Water)

1957-03-05

Mark E Smith, English rock vocalist (Fall-Fall in a Hole)

1957-03-10

Shannon Tweed, Detroit Rock City

1957-03-12

Steve Harris, London, hard rock bassist (Iron Maiden-Gypsy's Kiss)

1957-03-27

Billy MacKenzie, rock vocalist (The Associates-Affectionate Punch)

1957-04-12

Suzzanne Douglas, School of Rock

1957-04-29

Richie C Robertson, rock bassist/vocalist (Fabulous Poodles)

1957-05-01

Steve Farris, rock guitarist (Mr Mister)

1957-05-09

Mario Custodio, We Will Rock You: Queen Live in Concert

1957-06-15

Brad Gillis, rock guitarist/vocalist (Night Ranger)

1957-06-21

Mark Brzezicki, rock drummer (Big Country-Wonderland)

1957-06-22

John Ryder, rock bassist (Face To Face)

1957-06-24

Astro, [Terrence Wilson], England, rock vocalist (UB40-Red Red Wine)

1957-06-26

Patty Smyth, NYC, rock vocalist (Scandal-Warrior)

1957-07-17

Bruce Crump, rock drummer (Molly Hatchet)

1957-07-30

Rat Scabies, [Chris Miller], Surrey England, rock drummer (Damned)

1957-08-02

Mojo Nixon, Rock 'n' Roll High School Forever

1957-08-11

Richie Ramone, [Richie Beau], rock drummer (Ramones-Pet Semtary)

1957-08-18

Ron Strykert, Australia, rock guitarist (Men At Work-Who Can it Be)

1957-08-21

Budgie, rock drummer (Slits, Siouxsie & the Banshees-Wild Thing)

1957-08-29

Pim Kops, rock musician (Dike, Bloedend Heart)

1957-08-31

Glenn Tilbrook, London, rock vocalist/guitarist (Squeeze-Tempted)

1957-09-02

Steve Porcaro, LA Cal, rock keyboards/vocalist (Toto-Roseanna, Africa)

1957-09-11

Jon Moss, rock drummerer (Culture Club-Do You Really Want to Hurt Me)

1957-09-20

Alannah Currie, Auckland NZ, rock xylophone/vocalist (Thompson Twins)

1957-10-11

Blair Cunningham, Memphis Tn, rock drummer (Haircut 100)

1957-10-11

Jon Moss, rock drummer (Culture Club)

1957-10-17

Vincent Van Patten, Rock 'n' Roll High School

1957-10-21

Steve Lukather, US rock singer/guitarist (Toto-Africa)

1957-10-25

Robbie Macintosh, rock guitarist/vocalist (Pretenders)

1957-11-05

David Moyse, Adelaide Australia, rock vocalist (Air Supply)

1957-11-24

Chris Hayes, California, rock guitarist (Huey Lewis & The News)

1957-11-29

Jennifer Batten, All Stars of Rock Guitar

1957-12-12

Cy Curnin, Londo, England, rock vocalist (Fixx-Sign of Fire)

1957-12-12

Sheila E.[scovedo], Oakland, California, American singer, drummer and percussionist (Krush Grove, Holly Rock)

1957-12-19

Doug Johnson, rock keyboardist (Loverboy-Get Lucky)

1957-12-22

Ricky Ross, British rock vocalist (Deacon Blue-Raintown)

1957-12-24

Ian Burden, S Yorks England, rock bassist (Human League-Only Human)

1957-12-25

Shane McGowan, rock vocalist (Pogues-Red Roses For Me)

1958-01-11

Vicki Peterson, Los Angeles California, rock guitarist/vocalist (Bangles)

1958-01-25

Gary Brian Tibbs, London, rock bassist (Adam & The Ants, Roxy Music)

1958-01-30

Rob van Zandvoort, Dutch rock vocalist/keyboardist (Jack of Hearts)

1958-02-11

Vladimír Vlasák, Tribuna, jizanský rock a blues (1979-1986)

1958-02-24

Sammy Kershaw, Red Rock West

1958-03-09

Martin Fry, English pop singer and rock vocalist (ABC-All of My Heart)

1958-03-31

Pat McGlynn, Edinburgh, rock guitarist (Bay City Rollers)

1958-04-11

Stuart Adamson, rock vocalist/guitarist (Big Country-Wonderland)

1958-04-12

Tony James, rock bassist (Sigue Sigue Sputnik-Love Missile F-111)

1958-04-12

Will Sergeant, rock guitarist (Echo & Bunnymen-Killing Moon)

1958-04-15

Matt Reid, rock keyboardist (Berlin-Takes Your Breathe Away)

1958-04-18

Lee Pattinson, rock bassist (Echo & Bunnymen-Heaven Up Here)

1958-04-21

Mike Barson, rock keyboardist (Madness)

1958-05-10

Vladimir Divljan, The Fall of Rock & Roll

1958-05-16

Glenn Gregory, rock vocalist (Heeaven 17-Electric Dreams)

1958-05-23

Ken Killebrew, Rock House

1958-05-27

Pyan Habib, Rock Oo! Rimba bara kembali

1958-06-14

Brian David Willis, rock drummer (Quarterflash)

1958-06-25

Rock Positano, Episode #1.6

1958-07-18

Nigel Twist, Manchester, rock drummer (Alarm-In the Summertime)

1958-07-21

Jacqueline Dickey, Wee Sing in the Big Rock Candy Mountains

1958-07-24

Mick Karn, The Prince's Trust Rock Gala

1958-07-25

Doug Ramsey, Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker

1958-08-06

Randy DeBarge, Grand Rapids Mich, rock vocalist/bassist (Debarge)

1958-08-07

Bruce Dickinson, Iron Maiden: Rock in Rio

1958-08-08

Chris[sie Boy] Foreman, rock guitarist (Madness)

1958-09-02

Marlene Janssen, Rock Island Ill, playmate (Nov, 1982)

1958-09-11

Mick Talbot, rock keyboardist (Style Council-You're the Best Thing)

1958-09-28

Med Lucart, rock musician (Wall of Voodoo)

1958-09-30

Marty Stuart, Phila Miss, country singer (Hillbilly Rock)

1958-10-07

Pentti Hietanen, Pentti Hietanen on the Rock's

1958-10-12

Jeff Keith, rock vocalist (Tesla-Psychotic Supper)

1958-10-14

Thomas Dolby, Cairo Egypt, rock vocalist (She Blinded Me With Science)

1958-10-19

Antoine Trousers, rock drummer/singer (Dike-Bleeding Heart)

1958-10-22

Bobby Blotzner, rock drummer (Ratt-Round & Round)

1958-10-24

Mathilde Santing, Dutch rock singer (Breast & Brow)

1958-10-27

Simon Le Bon, rock vocalist (Duran, Duran-Hungry Like the Wolf)

1958-11-08

Terry Lee Miall, England, rock drummer (Adam & The Ants)

1958-12-13

Dana Strum, Wash DC, rock bassist (Slaughter-Stick it Live)

1958-12-14

Spider Tracy, English rock vocalist (The Pogues)

1958-12-14

Steven Rock-Savage, Mellville Louisiana, (LSU), actor

1958-12-14

Steven Rock-Savage, Shadow Play

1958-9-13

Chantal Francke, Rock et Belles Oreilles: The DVD 1986-87

1958-9-23

Crissy Rock, Ladybird Ladybird

1959-01-14

Carl Chas Smash Smyth, rock bassist (Madness-Our House)

1959-01-24

Bruno Landry, Rock et Belles Oreilles: The DVD 1994-95

1959-01-28

Dave Sharp, rock guitarist (Alarm-In the Summertime)

1959-02-07

Brian Travers, rock saxophonist (UB40-Red Wine)

1959-03-02

Andrew Farriss, Australia, rock keyboardist (Inxs-Kiss the Dirt)

1959-03-17

Mike Lindup, British rock keyboardist/singer (Level 42-Hot Water)

1959-03-17

Paul Black, American rock singer

1959-03-19

Mike Lindup, The Second Annual Prince's Trust All-Star Rock Concert

1959-04-10

Brian Setzer, Massapequa Park NY, rock guitarist/vocalist (Stray Cats)

1959-04-21

Robert Smith, Sussex, rock guitarist/vocalist (Cure-Hell's Kitchen)

1959-04-27

Marco Pirroni, London, rock guitarist (Adam & The Ants)

1959-05-01

Paul Smith, rock saxophonist (Haircut 100)

1959-05-03

David Ball, Blackpool, rock keyboardist (Soft Cell)

1959-05-04

Sheryl Hackett, Ode to Cologne: A Rock 'N' Roll Film

1959-05-05

Ian McCullough, rock vocalist (Echo & Bunnymen-Heaven Up Here)

1959-05-14

Patrick Bruel, Algerian/French actor/rock vocalist (Coup of Sirocco)

1959-05-22

Morrissey, British rock vocalist (Everyday is Like Sunday)

1959-05-28

Leon "The Bop" Klaasse, rock drummer/singer (The Pilgrims-Red)

1959-05-28

Steve Strange, The Punk Rock Movie from England

1959-05-29

Mel Gaynor, Glasgow Scotland, rock drummer (Simple Minds-Water Front)

1959-06-01

Alan "Wild"er, English rock vocalist/music (Depeche Mode-Wild!)

1959-06-19

Mark DeBarge, Grand Rapids Mich, rock vocalist (DeBarge-Who's Johnny)

1959-07-06

John Keeble, London, rock drummer (Spandau Ballet-True)

1959-07-09

Jim Kerr, Glasgow Scotland, rock vocalist (Simple Minds)

1959-07-11

Suzanne Vega, rock vocalist (My Name is Luka, Tom's Diner)

1959-07-29

John Sykes, Irish hard rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy-Blue Murder)

1959-08-01

Joe Elliott, Sheffield, England, heavy metal vocalist (Def Leppard-Hysteria, Rock of Ages)

1959-08-06

Carla Buzzanca, Murder-Rock: Dancing Death

1959-10-05

Troy Luccketta, rock drummer (Tesla-Psychotic Supper)

1959-10-10

Chris Lowe, English rock keyboardist (Pet Shop Boys-It's a Sin)

1959-10-16

Gary Kemp, London, rock guitarist (Spandau Ballet-True)

1959-11-10

Frank Maudsley, rock bassist/vocalist (Flock Of Seagulls)

1959-12-12

Belouis Some, rock musician (Neville Keighley-Some People)

1959-12-16

Steven Irvine, rock drummer (Lloyd Cole & The Commotions)

1960-01-04

Michael Stipe, US rock vocalist (REM-Losing My Religion, Stand)

1960-01-22

Michael Hutchence, Australia, rock vocalist/actor (INXS-Dogs in Space)

1960-02-07

Steve Bronski, rock synthesizer (Bronski Beat-Smalltown Boy)

1960-02-09

Holly Johnson, Liverpool England, rock vocalist (Frankie Goes To Hollywood)

1960-02-13

Michael Craig, rock bassist (Culture Club-Do You Want to Hurt Me)

1960-02-15

Mikey Craig, rock bassist (Culture Club-Do You Really Want to Hurt Me)

1960-02-27

Paul Humphreys, rock synthesizer (OMD-Crush, Pacific Age)

1960-03-13

Adam Clayton, Oxfordshire, rock bassist (U2-I Will Follow)

1960-03-22

Laurie Sargent, rock vocalist (Face To Face)

1960-03-25

Steve Norman, London, rock sax (Spandau Ballet-True)

1960-04-06

Warren Haynes, Asheville, North Carolina, rock and blues guitarist (The Allman Brothers Band)

1960-04-07

Simon Climie, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Climie Fisher-Love Changes)

1960-04-23

Steve Clark, Hillsborough England, rock guitarist (Def Leppard)

1960-04-26

Roger Taylor, rock drummer (Duran Duran-Hungry Like the Wolf)

1960-05-06

Larry Steinbachek, rock synthesizer (Bronski Beat-Smalltown Boy)

1960-05-06

Monteria Ivey, Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker

1960-05-20

Susan Cowsill, Newport RI, rock vocalist (Cowsills-We Can Fly)

1960-06-02

Tony Hadley, rock vocalist (Spandau Ballet-True)

1960-06-12

Wally Dunn, School of Rock

1960-06-20

[Nigel] John Taylor, England, rock bassist (Duran Duran-Girls on Film)

1960-08-04

Robbin Crosby, heavy metal rock guitarist/vocals (Ratt-Round & Round)

1960-09-07

David Steele, Birmingham, rock keyboardist (Fine Young Cannibals)

1960-09-22

Joan Jett, Phila, singer (Blackhearts-I Love Rock 'n Roll)

1960-10-17

Mladen-Tifa Vojicic, B.A.T.: Balkan Rock Nostalgia

1960-10-19

Dan Woodgate, London, England, rock drummer (Madness, Voice of Beehive)

1960-11-02

Paul Martini, The 1996 Fox Rock 'N Roll Skating Championships

1960-11-03

James Prime, British rock keyboardist (Deacon Blue-Pay Day)

1960-11-03

Karch Kiraly, The 1996 Fox Rock 'N Roll Skating Championships

1960-11-18

Kim Wilde, [Smith], England, rock vocalist (You Keep Me Hanging On)

1960-11-25

Amy Grant, Augusta, Georgia, American gospel/rock singer (Glory of Love, Baby Baby)

1960-12-02

Rick Savage, bass player (Def Leppard-Hysteria, Rock of Ages)

1960-12-05

Les Nemes, rock bassist (Haircut 100)

1960-12-15

Steve Decker, The Rock

1960-12-27

Martin Glover, School of Rock

1960-9-25

Sam Whipple, The Rock

1961-01-13

Graham "Suggs" McPherson, Sussex, rock vocalist (Madness-Our House)

1961-02-16

Andy Taylor, England, rock guitarist (Duran Duran-Hungry Like the Wolf)

1961-02-21

Ranking Roger, rock vocalist (English Beat-Drowning)

1961-02-24

Persijn "Dakota" Joling, Dutch rock guitarist/singer (Pilgrims-Red)

1961-03-11

Bruce Watson, Ontario Canada, rock guitarist (Big Country-Wonderland)

1961-03-20

Slim Jim Phantom, [Jim Mcdonnell], rock drummer (Stray Cats)

1961-03-21

Slim MacDonnell, Jim Phantom rock percussionist (Stray Cats)

1961-03-30

Bi Ribeiro, Rock Brasilia - Era de Ouro

1961-04-01

Mark White, rock guitarist (ABC-All of My Heart)

1961-04-02

Keren Jane Woodward, Bristol England, rock vocalist (Bananarama-Venus)

1961-05-07

Gyp Casino, Rock-ilta

1961-06-05

Teri Nunn, California, rock vocalist (Berlin-You Take my Breathe Away)

1961-06-12

Neil Fox, Rock Around the Block

1961-06-18

[Genevieve] Alison Moyet, Essex England, rock vocalist (Yaz, Alf)

1961-06-20

Brenda Dykgraaf, AB Roller Plus Rock'n Roll Ab Workout

1961-06-24

Curt Smith, Bath England, rock bassist/vocalist (Tears For Fears)

1961-06-29

Greg Hetson, American punk-rock guitarist

1961-07-03

Vince Clarke, Basildon Essex, rock keyboardist (Erasure)

1961-07-08

Graham Jones, rock guitarist (Haircut 100)

1961-07-13

Lawrence Donegan, rock bassist

1961-07-18

Danny Vaughn, Melodic Rock Special

1961-07-19

William Koshowany, The Rock

1961-07-21

Jim Martin, Oakland CA, rock guitarist (Faith No More-Real Thing)

1961-07-23

André Ducharme, Canadian (Québécois) humorist (Rock et Belles Oreilles) and author

1961-07-26

Terri Nunn, rock vocalist (Berlin-Takes My Breath Away)

1961-07-28

Scott E Parazynski, Little Rock Ark, MD/astronaut (STS 66, 86, sk:95)

1961-08-02

Pete de Freitas, Trinidad, rock drummer (Echo & the Bunnyman)

1961-08-03

Lee Rocker, [Leon Drucker], rock bassist (Stray Cats-Gonna Ball)

1961-08-08

The Edge, [Dave Evans], London, rock guitarist (U2-I Will Follow)

1961-08-10

Jon Farriss, Australian rock vocalist/drummer (INXS-Kiss the Dirt)

1961-08-22

Debbi Peterson, Los Angeles California, rock drummer (Bangles-Eternal Flame)

1961-08-22

Roland Orzabal, rock vocalist (Tears for Fears-Shout, Head over Heels)

1961-08-24

Mark "Bedders" Bedfored, London, rock bassist (Madness)

1961-09-06

Pal Waaktaar, Oslo Norway, rock guitarist/vocalist (A-ha)

1961-10-10

Martin Kemp, London, rock bassist (Spandau Ballet)

1961-10-31

Larry Mullen Jr, Dublin Ireland, rock drummer (U2-I Will Follow)

1961-11-09

Rogier Stoffers, School of Rock

1961-12-06

Carmen Santa Maria, I Crave Rock & Roll

1962-01-09

Phil Lewis, London England, rock vocalist (LA Guns-It's Over Now)

1962-01-26

Tom Keifer, rock guitarist/vocalist (Cinderella-Heartbreak Station)

1962-02-05

Tommy Skeoch, rock guitarist (Tesla-Psychotic Supper)

1962-02-07

David Bryan, rock keyboardist (Bon Jovi-You Give Love a Bad Name)

1962-02-23

Michael Wilton, rock guitarist (Queensrijche-Warning)

1962-02-25

William A. Pancake Jr., The Rock

1962-03-02

Scott La Rock, Get Rich or Die Tryin'

1962-03-15

Terrence Trent D'Arby, NYC, rock vocalist (Wishing Well)

1962-03-17

Roxy Dora Petrucci, Rochester Minn, rock drummer (Vixen-Rev It Up)

1962-04-07

Alain Robert, French rock and urban climber

1962-04-26

Michael Damian, San Diego, singer (Rock on)/actor (Young & Restless)

1962-05-09

Dave Gahan, Essex, rock vocalist (Depeche Mode-Dreaming of Me)

1962-05-14

Ian Astbury, Merseyside, rock vocalist (Cult-Fire Woman)

1962-05-19

Iain Harvie, Scottish rock guitarist (Nothing Ever Happens)

1962-06-23

Richard Coles, rock keyboardist (Communards)

1962-06-25

Ricardo Iorio, Buenos Aires Rock

1962-07-24

Andi, Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock

1962-08-04

Paul Reynolds, rock guitarist (A Flock of Seagulls)

1962-08-22

James Debarge, Grand Rapids Mi, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Debarge)

1962-09-18

Joanne Catherall, Sheffield England, rock vocalist (Human League)

1962-09-26

Tracey Thorn, rock vocalist (Everything But The Girl)

1962-11-01

Anthony Kiedis, rock vocalist (Red Hot Chili Peppers)

1962-11-05

Brian Wheat, rock bassist (Tesla-Psychotic Supper)

1962-11-11

Mic Michaeli, Europe: Live at Sweden Rock - 30th Anniversary Show

1962-11-27

Charlie Benante, Bronx NY, rock drummer (Anthrax-Armed & Dangerous)

1962-11-27

Mike "Puffy" Bordin, SF, rock drummer (Faith No More)

1962-12-07

Karen Murray, Glam Rock/Queer as Folk

1963-01-08

Marian Mudder, Jail House Rock

1963-01-26

Andrew Ridgeley, England, rock guitarist (Wham-Wake Me Up)

1963-02-18

Maria Shin, Journey to Little Rock: The Untold Story of Minnijean Brown

1963-02-20

Ian Brown, English rock vocalist (Stone Roses-Made of Stone)

1963-02-26

Joseph Patrick Kelly, The Rock

1963-03-01

Robert James Affuso, Newburgh NY, rock drummer (Skid Row-Psycho Love)

1963-03-05

Zoran Pezo, The Fall of Rock & Roll

1963-03-20

Paul Mirkovich, rock keyboardist (Nelson-Love & Affection)

1963-04-24

Billy Gould, Los Angeles California, rock bassist (Faith No More)

1963-05-29

Johnny Rock, Disaster Movie

1963-06-01

Mike Joyce, rock drummer (Smiths-Ask, Panic, London)

1963-06-14

Irina Wintze, Deaf rock n'roll

1963-06-18

Dizzy Reed, Guns N' Roses Appetite for Democracy 3D Live at Hard Rock Las Vegas

1963-06-24

Barbara Underhill, The 1996 Fox Rock 'N Roll Skating Championships

1963-06-25

George Michael [Panos], London, British rock vocalist (Wham-I Want Your Sex)

1963-07-01

Roddy Bottum, Los Angeles California, rock keyboardist (Faith No More-Real Thing)

1963-07-13

Bobby Rock, Houston Texas, rock drummer (Nelson-Love & Affection)

1963-08-02

Hans Pilgaard, Rock 'n' Royal

1963-10-15

Angela Rock, Lakewood CA, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-1992)

1963-10-23

Gordon Korman, Born to Rock

1963-10-25

John Leven, Europe: Live at Sweden Rock - 30th Anniversary Show

1963-11-01

Rick Allen, rock drummer (Def Leppard-Hysteria, Rock of Ages)

1963-12-04

Jozef Sabovcik, The 1996 Fox Rock 'N Roll Skating Championships

1964-01-04

David Bowe, The Rock

1964-01-27

Migi, [Miguel Drummond] rock (Curiosity Killed Cat-Keep Your Distance)

1964-01-29

Roddy Frame, rock vocalist/guitarist (Aztec Camera-Stray)

1964-02-20

French Stewart, NM, actor (Harry Solomon-Third Rock From the Sun)

1964-02-20

Terry Ilous, rock vocalist (XYZ, Cannibal Jacket) [or Jun 28]

1964-02-23

John Norum, Europe: Live at Sweden Rock - 30th Anniversary Show

1964-03-06

Reniet Vrieze, rock singer/guitarist (Pilgrims-White Men)

1964-03-12

Tony Terry, rock producer (Tony Terry)

1964-03-15

Rockwell, [Kennedy Gordy], Det MI, rock vocalist (Someone Watching Me)

1964-03-31

Erik Turner, Omaha Nebraska, rock guitarist (Warrant-Cherry Pie)

1964-04-03

Pernille Schrøder, Cinder Rock'n Rella

1964-04-04

Anthony Clark, The Rock

1964-04-24

Gregory Sporleder, The Rock

1964-05-31

Scotti Hill, Manhasset NY, rock guitarist (Skid Row-Psycho Love)

1964-06-22

Mike Edwards, British rock vocalist (Jesus Jones-Devil you Know)

1964-06-22

Tom Cunningham, The Prince's Trust Rock Gala

1964-06-23

Joey Allen, Ft Wayne Indiana, rock guitarist (Warrant-Cherry Pie)

1964-06-29

Stedman Pearson, Essex, rock vocalist (Five Star-Silk & Steel)

1964-08-05

MCA [Adam Yauch], Brooklyn New York, rock vocalist (Beastie Boys-You Gotta Fight), (d. 2012)

1964-08-10

Bishop, 30 Rock: A XXX Parody

1964-08-13

Ian Haugland, Europe: Live at Sweden Rock - 30th Anniversary Show

1964-08-19

Kevin Carrico, Moon Rock City

1964-08-24

Pebbles, rock vocalist (Girlfriend)

1964-11-26

Gabriel Melgar, The Hot Rock

1964-12-11

Justin Currie, Scottish rock vocalist/bassist (Del Amitri)

1964-12-12

Rockin' Jeff, rock musician (The Pasadenas-Riding on a Train)

1964-9-01

Deborah Mays, It's Only Rock and Roll

1964-9-28

Brendan Kelly, The Rock

1965-02-06

Christopher Nelson, School of Rock

1965-02-07

Chris Rock, Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker

1965-05-19

Fernando Ponce, Mägo de Oz: A Costa da Rock

1965-05-25

Mark Knight, California, rock guitarist (Bang Tango-Dancin' on Coals)

1965-05-25

Remco Prins, Dutch rock guitarist/vocalist (Burma Shave-Stash)

1965-06-19

Simon O'Brien, Fraggle Rock

1965-07-02

Josep Thió, Rock & Cat

1965-07-07

Reggie Rock Bythewood, Notorious

1965-07-23

Slash, [Saul Hudson], London England, rock guitarist & songwriter (Guns N' Roses-Sweet Child o' Mine)

1965-08-09

Kyle Kyle, Kensington Pa, rock bassist (Bang Tango-Dancin' on Coals)

1965-08-17

Steve Gorman, Hopkinsville Ky, rock drummer (Black Crowes)

1965-09-13

Zak Starkey, London, English rock drummer, son of Beatle Ringo

1965-10-05

Juan Carlos Marín-López, Mägo de Oz: A Costa da Rock

1965-10-19

Alicia DiMarco, Rock N Porn

1965-10-25

Steve Decker, Rock Island IL, catcher (SF Giants)

1965-11-10

Nick Dunbar, The Devil's Rock

1966-01-20

Tracii Guns, rock guitarist (LA Guns-It's Over Now)

1966-02-06

Rick Astley, rock vocalist (Never Gonna Give You Up)

1966-02-07

Chris Rock, comedian (SNL, CB4, Boomerang)

1966-02-13

Freedom Williams, rock vocalist (C&C Music Factory-Everbody Dance Now)

1966-02-19

Prince Markie D, [Mark Morale], rocker (Fat Boys-Jail House Rock)

1966-03-02

Stevie Rachelle, rock vocalist (Tuff-What Comes Around Goes Around)

1966-03-18

Jerry Cantrell, US rock guitarist (Alice in Chains-Dirt)

1966-03-26

Thea Mercouffer, Rock the Boat

1966-04-30

Jens Streifling, Ode to Cologne: A Rock 'N' Roll Film

1966-05-01

Johnny Colt, Cherry Point NC, rock bassist (Black Crowes)

1966-05-14

Mike Inez, US rock bassist (Alice in Chains-Facelift)

1966-05-27

Sean Kinney, US rock drummer (Alice in Chains-We Die Young)

1966-05-31

Nick Scotti, Detroit Rock City

1966-07-05

Tony Irving, The Anderssons Rock the Mountains

1966-07-20

William J. Gavin, The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas

1966-08-03

Oliver Brown, Rock That Uke

1966-08-14

Joe Rock, Slutty & Sluttier

1966-09-20

Nuno Bettencourt, Azores, rock guitarist (Extreme-More Than Words)

1966-10-03

Frank Hannon, rock guitarist (Tesla-Psychotic Supper)

1966-10-29

Rock De Augustine,

1966-10-31

Ad-Rock, [Adam Horowitz], rocker (Beastie Boys-You Gotta Fight)

1966-11-04

Kool Rock, [Damon Wimbley], rapper (Fat Boys-Jail House Rock)

1966-11-11

Tokma, Senkaku Rock

1966-12-23

Bobby Schayer, Punk Rock Summer Camp

1966-9-17

Allan Clow, Detroit Rock City

1966-9-28

Maria Canals-Barrera, Camp Rock

1967-01-06

Peter Loran, Teaneck NJ, rock vocalist (Trixter-Give It To Me Good)

1967-01-15

Lisa Lisa, [Velez], rock vocalist (& Cult Jam)

1967-02-10

Bob Olsen, Rock and Roll Punk

1967-02-20

Kurt Cobain, Aberdeen Washington, rock vocalist (Nirvana)

1967-02-28

Marcus Lillington, rock guitarist (Breathe-All I Need)

1967-06-10

Human Beatbox, [Darren Robinson], rocker (Fat Boys-Jail House Rock)

1967-06-20

Joseph William Cathcart, rock guitarist (Nelson-Love & Affection)

1967-06-26

Christopher Guilford, Rock Star

1967-07-24

Jasper Teule, Dutch rock singer/bassist (Pilgrims-Once to Everything)

1967-08-10

Lorraine Pearson, Romford Essex, rock vocalist (5 Star-Silk & Steel)

1967-08-18

Blas Elias Gomez, Kennedy TX, rock drummer (Slaughter-Stick it Live)

1967-08-19

Tabitha Soren, San Antonio Texas, MTV reporter (This Week in Rock)

1967-08-22

Layne Staley, US rock singer/guitarist (Alice in Chains-Dirt), (d. 2002)

1967-09-18

Ricky Bell, Boston Mass, rock vocalist (New Edition, Bell Biv Devoe)

1967-09-20

Gunnar Nelson, rock vocalist (Nelsons-Love & Affection)

1967-09-20

Kristen Johnston, actress (Sally Solomon-Third Rock From the Sun)

1967-09-20

Matthew Nelson, rock vocalist (Nelsons-Love & Affection)

1967-11-09

Tony Verley, Echo: A Rock and Roll Tragedy

1967-11-20

Teoman, Turkish rock singer

1967-11-23

Patrick Mameli, Dutch rock vocalist/guitarist (Pestilence)

1967-12-27

Niels Meijer, Dutch rock keyboardist (Bob Color)

1967-9-06

Amy Lynn Baxter, Playboy Girls of Radio: Talk, Rock and Shock

1968-01-09

Al Schnier, American rock guitarist (moe.)

1968-02-17

Kristina Hagan, Sacrifice at Demon's Rock Part 1

1968-02-27

Shelly Weaver, Rock and Roll Fantasy

1968-04-03

Sebastian Philip Clerk Bach, Bahamas, rock (Skid Row-Psycho Love)

1968-04-03

Dru Freeman, The Rite of Venus: A Rock Opera

1968-04-26

Dallas Brennan, Rock the Paint

1968-04-29

Carnie Wilson, Los Angeles California, rock vocalist (Wilson Phillips-Hold On)

1968-05-01

Mark Scott, Paramus NJ, rock drummer (Trixter-Give It To Me Good)

1968-05-30

Tim Burgess, English rock vocalist (Charlatans-Only One I Know)

1968-06-10

Kristian Sorensen, The Rock

1968-08-10

Michael Bivins, Boston, rock vocalist (New Edition, Bell Biv Devoe)

1968-08-16

Kôyô Maeda, Rock yo shizukani nagareyo

1968-09-07

Kyle Stevens, NJ, rock guitarist (Bang Tango-Dancin' on Coals)

1968-10-12

Melonie Newman, Rock Band

1968-10-15

Vanessa Marcil, The Rock

1968-10-18

Lisa Chappell, Coffin Rock

1968-12-06

Jamie White, Rock Star

1968-9-17

Betsy Goodrich, Disabled But Able to Rock!

1968-9-26

Rock Rose, Zelimo

1969-02-02

Aleksei Vakhrushev, The Tundra Book: A Tale of Vukvukai, the Little Rock

1969-03-12

Kate Kinhan, Wee Sing in the Big Rock Candy Mountains

1969-03-19

Deanna Johnston, Rock Star: INXS

1969-04-02

Jon Sewell, The Rite of Luna: A Rock Opera

1969-04-22

Craig Logan, Scotland, rock bassist (Bros Front, Bon Jovi-New Jersey)

1969-05-01

Carrie Stevens, Rock Star

1969-06-17

Graig Guggenheim, Rock 'n' Roll Frankenstein

1969-06-24

Robert Lin, School of Rock

1969-07-28

Estrella Capin, The Land Before Time VI: The Secret of Saurus Rock

1969-07-30

Carlos Moha Prieto, Mägo de Oz: A Costa da Rock

1969-08-04

Max Cavalera, Brazilian rock vocalist/guitarist (Sepultura)

1969-08-17

Daniel Dratch, The Chris Rock Show

1969-08-26

Adrian Young, No Doubt: Rock Steady Live

1969-08-28

Mary McCartney, Who Shot Rock & Roll: The Film

1969-09-05

Dweezil Zappa, Hollywood CA, rock guitarist/son of Frank/VJ (MTV)

1969-10-07

Billy Devlin, The Rock

1969-10-15

Masahiko Kobe, New York Special: Rock Crab

1969-10-16

Wendy Wilson, Los Angeles Ca, rock vocalist (Wilson Phillips-Hold On)

1969-9-16

Carey Lessard, Rock Star

1970-04-08

David Votta, Garage: A Rock Saga

1970-04-11

Delroy Pearson, rock vocalist (Five Star-Between the Lines)

1970-04-20

Ben Weir, Rock Island Ill, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Bogey Hills-2nd)

1970-06-03

Ammon McNeely, American rock climber

1970-06-21

Pete Rock, American rapper/producer

1970-06-21

Pete Rock, Role Models

1970-06-28

Mike White, School of Rock

1970-07-09

Timothy 'Speed' Levitch, School of Rock

1970-08-03

Renee Roland, Ghost Rock

1970-09-19

Takanori Nishikawa, Japanese pop/rock singer

1970-10-06

Lauren Rifkin, Detroit Rock City

1970-10-25

Adam Pascal, School of Rock

1970-11-11

Derry Brownson, rock keyboardist (EMF-Unbelievable)

1970-12-05

Kurt Koehler, Detroit Rock City

1970-12-16

Kevin Ball, Rock of Ages

1970-12-19

Zac Foley, rock bassist (EMF-Unbelievable)

1970-9-17

Vin Rock, The Wolf of Wall Street

1970-9-18

Andrea Bruni, La mia mamma suona il rock

1971-01-06

Gary Wiseman, American punk-rock drummer

1971-01-17

Kid Rock, American singer

1971-01-17

Kid Rock, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

1971-02-13

Todd Kauffman, Indie Rock 400

1971-02-28

Chene Lawson, The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas

1971-04-01

Karl Bille, Cinder Rock'n Rella

1971-04-13

Corey Yothers, Los Angeles California, actor (Off the Rock)

1971-04-22

Ben Rock, Alien Raiders

1971-04-28

Simbi Khali, actress (Nina-Third Rock From the Sun)

1971-06-01

Chops, The History of Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 9

1971-06-02

José Andrëa, Mägo de Oz: A Costa da Rock

1971-10-17

Roger Tilling, Singing in the Shadow: The Children of Rock Royalty

1971-11-05

Corin "Corky" Nemec, Little Rock, actor (Tucker, Parker Lewis)

1972-01-13

Ty Dickson, The Rock 'n' Roll Dreams of Duncan Christopher

1972-01-31

Frank Gómez de la Serna Alvariño, Mägo de Oz: A Costa da Rock

1972-04-14

Chris D'Arienzo, Rock of Ages

1972-05-02

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, American professional wrestler and actor

1972-05-05

Susan Holmes-McKagan, Rock Star Wives

1972-05-09

Larry Gorman, Punk Rock Holocaust

1972-07-08

Brandon Rock, Las Vegas Nevada, 800m runner

1972-11-13

Shom-Rock, rocker (Young Nation)

1973-01-03

Eric Suen, Team of Miracle: We Will Rock You

1973-01-22

Casey Mandel, Rock of Love with Bret Michaels

1973-02-16

Mimi Sommer, The 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

1973-02-16

Petar Pasic, We Are Not Angels 3: Rock & Roll Strike Back

1973-03-26

Heather Goldenhersh, School of Rock

1973-06-13

Kasia Kowalska, Polish pop rock singer

1973-07-13

Amy Miller, Rock Star

1973-07-23

Francis Healy, Scottish rock musician (Travis)

1973-08-02

Chris Clancy, CMT: The Greatest - 20 Greatest Southern Rock Songs

1974-01-27

Rock, Fatally Obsessed

1974-02-02

Felicia Burton, Black Girls Rock

1974-03-10

Hugo Ferreira, American rock musician

1974-04-01

Jendra Jarnagin, School of Rock

1974-05-24

Justin Murphy, Fallen Angel: A Rock Opera

1974-06-30

Tony Rock, Think Like a Man

1974-07-17

Pete Parada, Punk Rock Eats Its Own: A Film About Face to Face

1974-08-01

Dustin Rikert, Ghost Rock

1974-11-11

Soon Hee Newbold, Ghost Rock

1974-12-17

Duff Goldman, 30 Rock (And Roll)

1975-01-03

Ricardo Ayala, Ghost Rock

1975-02-07

Alexandre Daigle, Rock'em Sock'em 9

1975-03-04

Hawksley Workman, Canadian rock singer-songwriter

1975-03-17

Justin Hawkins, School of Rock

1975-07-03

John Hargis, US, Little Rock Ark, 100m butterfly (Olympics-96)

1975-07-14

Daphna Dove, Rock Star: INXS

1975-08-23

Sean Leary, Reel Rock 6

1975-08-25

Brandon Young, Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock

1975-10-30

Ian D'Sa, Guitarist/Vocalist for Canadian rock band Billy Talent

1975-11-14

Carlos J. Da Silva, School of Rock

1975-12-10

Laïla Marrakchi, Rock the Casbah

1975-12-14

Justin Furstenfeld, American rock singer

1975-12-15

Ariana Squar, 3rd Rock from the Sun

1975-12-30

Robert C. English, Garage: A Rock Saga

1975-9-10

Albert Martínez, Cop de rock

1975-9-17

Constantine Maroulis, Rock of Ages

1975-9-26

Rolan Bolan, Cosmic Rock: When T.Rex Ruled the World

1976-02-11

Brice Beckham, Between a Rock and a Cyberspace

1976-02-20

Ed Graham, School of Rock

1976-02-24

Eric Griffin, American rock guitarist

1976-05-17

Karlos Drinkwater, The Devil's Rock

1976-05-21

Deron Miller, American rock musician

1976-06-05

Aesop Rock, Tony Hawk's Underground 2

1976-06-21

Aaron Pruner, Paper Rock, Scissors

1976-10-18

Leilene Ondrade, Detroit Rock City

1976-12-12

Dan Hawkins, School of Rock

1977-01-01

Bojana Nikolic, We Are Not Angels 3: Rock & Roll Strike Back

1977-01-25

Stefano Picco, Limp Bizkit: Rock in the Park

1977-02-21

Dana Buning, Rock Star: Supernova

1977-02-23

Henry Gehringer, Punk Rock Holocaust

1977-02-28

Jason Aldean, CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock

1977-06-12

Kenny Wayne Shepherd, American blues-rock guitarist

1977-06-20

Judita Wignall, Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock

1977-07-17

Lebo Mathosa, Soldiers of the Rock

1977-07-22

Daisy Rock, Ink

1977-10-27

Tim Sullivan, Rock of Love with Bret Michaels

1977-12-05

Heather Luttrell, Rock Star: INXS

1978-03-04

Anissia West, The Rock 'n' Roll Dreams of Duncan Christopher

1978-03-29

Leah Gloria, Rock with Barney

1978-04-28

David Leone, Rock Obama: The Barack Obama Musical

1978-10-06

Steve Cluck, The Rock 'n' Roll Dreams of Duncan Christopher

1978-10-13

Dave Pinkham, Black Rock

1978-10-25

Curtis Thomas, The Great American Moon Rock Caper

1978-11-02

Chris Dohany, Heavy Mental: A Rock-n-Roll Blood Bath

1978-11-10

Scott Lucca, Punk Rock Holocaust

1978-11-25

Koel Purie, Rock On!!

1978-12-26

Rob Lambert, House of Rock

1978-12-31

Rock Shaink Jr., Bound to Vengeance

1978-9-04

Mike Clemente, School of Rock

1978-9-04

Robert Tarantino, Vampire City 2: Rock 'N Roll Zombies from Outer Space

1978-9-20

Bex Schwartz, Rock Band Cometh: The Rock Band Band Story

1978-9-28

Damon E. Breland, The Rock-afire Explosion

1979-02-10

Daryl Palumbo, Punk Rock Holocaust

1979-03-05

Jack Roberts, The Rock 'n' Roll Dreams of Duncan Christopher

1979-03-10

Matt Rawle, For Those About to Rock

1979-04-16

Kenny Rock, Coincidental Killer

1979-05-17

Randy Barry, 2 Punk Rock 4 This: The Real World San Diego Reunion

1979-06-14

Stephanie Jane Markham, See Seven States from Rock City

1979-07-18

James Boulter, Intercessor: Another Rock 'N' Roll Nightmare

1979-07-22

Jessica Robinson, Rock Star: INXS

1979-07-30

Lucas Babin, School of Rock

1979-10-31

Audrey Felice, Ghost Rock

1979-11-26

Ryan Crow, Rock of Love with Bret Michaels

1979-12-03

Rock Cartwright, American football player

1979-12-03

Rock Cartwright, New York Giants at Washington Redskins

1979-9-14

Brian Eppes, Rock with Barney

1979-9-21

Tim Doiron, Rock, Paper, Scissors: The Way of the Tosser

1980-01-16

Brett Whitcomb, The Rock-afire Explosion

1980-01-19

Brooke Thompson, Reality Stars Rock

1980-02-12

Jonas Bell Pasht, How I Rock It

1980-02-24

Anton Gustafsson, Swedish rock music fan (d. 2003)

1980-03-23

Gabriela Bo, Round 2: Results/Round 3: Rock & Roll 1

1980-03-31

Christopher Stella, Punk Rock Holocaust

1980-04-08

Dave Hanley, Intercessor: Another Rock 'N' Roll Nightmare

1980-05-04

Kristi Cline, Playboy: Girls of the Hard Rock, Hotel & Casino Las Vegas

1980-05-23

Rick Rock, Deadlands: The Rising

1980-05-28

Earl Hayes, Rock the Paint

1980-06-02

Fabrizio Moretti, Brazilian-born rock drummer (The Stro

1980-06-28

Becky Swonke, Rock with Barney

1980-07-06

Monique Frehley, Rock Star Daughters

1980-07-22

Doug Sakmann, Punk Rock Holocaust

1980-07-23

Lisa Black, Once Upon a Time: The Rock Opera

1980-07-27

Orpheus Spiliotopoulos, Rock Band Vs Vampires

1980-10-15

Anthony Falcon, Rock of Ages

1980-11-06

Kelsey White, Wee Sing in the Big Rock Candy Mountains

1980-11-18

Brad Rock, Cowboy

1980-12-15

Crosby Loggins, Rock the Cradle

1980-9-04

Lucie Silvas, The Seven of Daran: Battle of Pareo Rock

1980-9-05

Bettina Zech, Sex, Dogz and Rock n Roll

1980-9-15

Mason Craddock, Castle Rock

1981-03-04

Donny Tourette, English punk rock singer (Towers of London)

1981-04-18

Levente Molnár, Bertie Bean's rock

1981-04-23

Chris Sharma, American rock climber/boulderer

1981-04-23

Seka Aleksic, We Are Not Angels 3: Rock & Roll Strike Back

1981-06-09

Cameron Bunce, Mr. Monk Goes to a Rock Concert

1981-06-22

Chris Urbanowicz, guitarist of British rock band Editors

1981-07-24

Johnny Yono, Rock Haven

1981-11-09

Eyedea, Rock the Bells

1981-11-19

Samantha E. Hill, Hanging at Picnic Rock

1981-12-16

Bart Juttmann, The Seven of Daran: Battle of Pareo Rock

1981-12-21

Frankie Abernathy, 2 Punk Rock 4 This: The Real World San Diego Reunion

1981-12-29

Ditty Blue, Private Sports 2: Rock Hard

1981-9-05

Michelle X. Ma, The Tony Rock Project

1982-02-17

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, actor (Tommy Solomon-Third Rock From the Sun)

1982-03-26

Jeff Root, Flying Saucer Rock 'N' Roll

1982-03-31

Lennon Murphy, American rock singer/songwriter

1982-04-28

Simon Triebel, Rock Band

1982-04-30

Jacob Windatt, Intercessor: Another Rock 'N' Roll Nightmare

1982-06-18

Jaime Soria, Jamie Luketic: Runner Chokes on Rock

1982-06-20

Pablo Lozano, Robando el rock and roll

1982-08-06

Jordis Unga, Rock Star: INXS

1982-08-16

Cony Ferrara, Private Sports 2: Rock Hard

1982-10-01

Dedi Herde, Rock Band

1982-10-14

Mia Lelani, 30 Rock: A XXX Parody

1982-10-24

Lea Farlow, Private Sports 2: Rock Hard

1982-10-31

Katie Cofield, Once Upon a Time: The Rock Opera

1982-11-12

Diane Levine, Rock and R.O.

1982-11-21

Jackson Low, 21st Century Punk Rock Volume #1

1983-02-03

Zlatko Rakonjac, We Are Not Angels 3: Rock & Roll Strike Back

1983-02-22

Keira French, Camp Rock

1983-04-21

Sean Hoagland, Rock Haven

1983-05-26

Erin Stegeman, Once Upon a Time: The Rock Opera

1983-06-08

Lee Harding, Australian punk-rock singer

1983-07-04

Melanie Fiona, Black Girls Rock! 2011

1983-07-26

Ashley McCarthy, Heavy Mental: A Rock-n-Roll Blood Bath

1983-08-19

Jacquese Smith, 2 Punk Rock 4 This: The Real World San Diego Reunion

1983-10-12

Tyler Ruggeri, The Making of Rock Hudson

1983-10-16

Herbie Baez, Beetle Rock: Part 1

1983-11-04

Claude Racine, Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam

1983-11-25

Jeff Eyser, Rock of Love with Bret Michaels

1983-12-19

Leila, Private Sports 2: Rock Hard

1983-12-25

Stephen Dodd, Rock Band

1983-9-20

Kevin Perez, Reel Rock Film Tour

1984-03-14

Richard Book, The Rock 'n' Roll Dreams of Duncan Christopher

1984-03-21

James McCleary, Rock House

1984-03-25

Caleb Heddle, Intercessor: Another Rock 'N' Roll Nightmare

1984-04-02

Jason Monma, Rock and R.O.

1984-04-15

Ben Kasica, Guitarist of rock band Skillet

1984-05-04

Charlie Dordevich, 2 Punk Rock 4 This: The Real World San Diego Reunion

1984-05-29

Adam Varney, Rock Jocks

1984-06-03

Peyson Rock, Beast Is the New Black

1984-06-29

Derek Lee Rock, American drummer

1984-07-06

Lauren Harris, British rock singer

1984-08-07

Allison Lee Ritter, Rock the Paint

1984-10-10

Christopher Abreu, Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll

1984-10-17

Sean Wist, Rock Hard

1984-12-15

Trisha Rey, 30 Rock: A XXX Parody

1985-02-11

William Beckett, lead singer of the American rock band The Academy Is...

1985-05-03

Greg Raposo, American pop/rock singer

1985-06-29

Lindsey Neal, The Rock 'n' Roll Dreams of Duncan Christopher

1985-08-03

Emerald Amber Rock,

1985-08-21

Jacob (Jake) Pitts, Idaho, American rock guitarist (Black Veil Brides)

1985-08-28

James Jagger, Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll

1985-08-29

Amiée Conn, Once Upon a Time: The Rock Opera

1986-01-07

Christopher Rodriguez, Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam

1986-02-04

Kadie Ziemski, Rock Camp

1986-03-03

Rock Anthony, Wal-Bob's

1986-04-05

Kyle Safieh, Detroit Rock Mommies

1986-06-23

Carolyn Camman, Intercessor: Another Rock 'N' Roll Nightmare

1986-07-08

Leah R. Metz, Rock House

1986-10-16

Mike Lopez, Sunset Rock

1986-11-17

Nikky Thorne, Ready to Rock

1987-02-25

Dani N Thompson, Life After Kids Rock Free

1987-03-23

Katie Figliotti, The 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

1987-05-03

Cristina Del Basso, La mia mamma suona il rock

1988-04-13

Andrew Skrabutenas, Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam

1988-05-15

Stephanie Rock, The Key Man

1988-06-29

Lana Violet, 30 Rock: A XXX Parody

1988-07-12

Gray Smith, Rock Hunter in 3D

1988-11-27

Jessica Grace Smith, The Devil's Rock

1988-12-01

Shawn Frank, Beneath the Rock

1988-12-03

Kevin Alexander Clark, School of Rock

1988-9-12

Prachi Desai, Rock On!!

1989-01-20

Joanna HartsHorne, Rock the Paint

1989-06-22

Anjelica Scannura, Camp Rock

1989-07-22

Yon Tumarkin, Rock Ba-Casba

1989-10-25

Jack Mountford, Rock of Ages

1989-11-11

Clay Orr, Valentine's Rock

1989-9-04

Ryota Kohama, Fool Cool Rock! One Ok Rock Documentary Film

1990-03-08

Kristinia DeBarge, Rock Daughters

1990-06-28

Jasmine Richards, Camp Rock

1990-08-02

Skylar Diggins, Black Girls Rock! 2013

1990-11-29

Diego Boneta, Rock of Ages

1990-12-23

Anna Maria Perez de Tagle, Camp Rock

1990-12-24

Kallie Larsen, A Rock by Any Other Name

1990-9-18

Constantin Hochkeppel, Rock It!

1991-04-18

Joey Gaydos Jr., School of Rock

1991-04-28

Aleisha Allen, School of Rock

1991-05-29

Liesl Ahlers, Rock and Roll

1991-10-04

Cole Hawkins, School of Rock

1991-10-31

Jordan-Claire Green, School of Rock

1991-9-18

Angel Rock, Anthony's Weener

1992-02-12

George Hewer, Rock, Paper, Scissors

1992-05-09

Bobby Graham, Rock of Ages

1992-08-08

Veronica Afflerbach, School of Rock

1992-08-18

Rebecca Brown, School of Rock

1993-01-27

Maryam Hassan, School of Rock

1994-01-14

Vivien Wulf, Rock It!

1994-03-29

Kertrice Maitisa, The Seven of Daran: Battle of Pareo Rock

1994-06-27

Farina Flebbe, Rock It!

1994-9-23

Jaclyn Neidenthal, School of Rock

1995-04-07

Johnny Robertson, The Bell Rock Lighthouse

1996-06-16

Wesley Nelson, Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll

1999-10-01

Herles Rock, Herles Rock: Who I am

2000-9-09

Charles Vandervaart, Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam

Rock - Notable Weddings

Elvis PresleyMay 1, 1967

Joe CockerOct 11, 1987

Lisa Marie PresleyOct 3, 1988

Bjorn BorgSep 4, 1989

Dwayne JohnsonMay 3, 1997

Liv TylerMar 25, 2003

Rod StewartJun 16, 2007

Jerry Lee LewisMar 9, 2012

Rock - Weddings
Date Event
1946-12-11

"Bill Haley & His Comets" rock and roll musician Bill Haley (21) weds Dorothy Crowe

1952-11-18

"Rock Around The Clock" rock and roll pioneer Bill Haley (27) weds Barbara Cupchak

1967-05-01

King of Rock and Roll Elvis Presley (32) weds actress Priscilla Beaulieu (21) at Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada

1967-06-23

John Entwistle of rock group Who weds Alison Wise

1982-07-29

Andy Taylor of rock group Duran Duran weds Tracie Wilson

1987-10-11

Rock and blues singer Joe Cocker (43) weds Pam Baker

1988-10-03

"Princess of Rock and Roll" Lisa Marie Presley (20) weds musician Danny Keough (23) at the Church of Scientology

1989-04-29

Rock band Bon Jovi lead singer Jon Bon Jovi (27) weds Dorothea Hurley (26) at Graceland Chapel in Las Vegas

1989-09-04

Tennis star Bjorn Borg (33) weds rock singer Loredana Berte (39) in a civil wedding

1992-04-24

Rock star David Bowie (45) weds supermodel Iman (37) in Switzerland

1992-09-05

Rock singer John Mellencamp (40) weds model Elaine Irwin Mellencamp (23) in Indiana

1996-05-27

"Crosby, Stills & Nash" Rock and Roll Hall of Famer guitarist Stephen Stills (51) weds recording-studio manager Kristen Hathaway (30) at the Ritz-Carlton in Palm Beach, Florida

1996-11-23

Actor and comedian Chris Rock (31) weds founder and executive director of StyleWorks Malaak Compton

1997-05-03

Actor Dwayne Johnson (25) weds producer Dany Garcia (28)

1997-06-17

Pop rock band singer Kevin Jonas (24) weds Danielle Deleasa (25) at Oheka Castle

2002-06-08

Teen rock star Taylor Hanson (19) weds Natalie Bryant (18) at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia

2002-08-10

Academy Award-winning actor Nicolas Cage (38) weds "Princess of Rock and Roll" Lisa Marie Presley (34) at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel on the Big Island of Hawaii

2003-03-25

Actress-model Liv Tyler (25) weds rock band vocalist Royston Langdon (30) at a private villa in St James, Barbados

2005-09-10

"The Yardbirds" rock guitarist Jeff Beck (61) weds Sandra Cash in Tunbridge Wells, England

2006-01-22

Princess of Rock and Roll Lisa Marie Presley (37) weds American guitarist and producer Michael Lockwood (44) at Kyoto, Japan

2006-07-29

"Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson (39) weds singer Kid Rock (35) at Thunder Gulch yacht in Saint-Tropez, France

2006-09-30

Hanson pop rock Isaac Hanson (25) weds Nicole Dufresne (22) at the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa

2007-05-06

Evanescence singer Amy Lee (25) weds Josh Hartzler (29) in Little Rock, Arkansas

2007-06-16

Rock singer Rod Stewart (62) weds model Penny Lancaster (36) in a cloistered medieval abbey at La Cervara

2008-05-17

Singer-songwriter and actress Ashlee Simpson (26) weds rock band Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz (31) in Encino, California

2009-03-11

Actress and singer Mandy Moore (28) weds alt-country/rock singer-songwriter Ryan Adams (37) Savannah, Georgia

2009-09-12

Platinum-selling rock band "3 Doors Down" lead singer Brad Arnold weds horseback rider Jennifer Sanderford in Escatawpa, Mississippi

2009-09-18

Grammy-winning rock-folk singer Lucinda Williams (56) weds manager Tom Overby at First Avenue in Minneapolis

2011-05-07

"The Amazing Race" winners Meghan Rickey and Cheyne Whitney marry at the Hard Rock Hotel, San Diego

2011-08-27

Oscar winner Sofia Coppola (41) weds vocalist of French indie rock band "Phoenix" Thomas Mars at the family villa, Palazzo Margherita in Bernalda, Italy

2011-10-01

Rock bassist Gene Simmons (62) weds actress and model Shannon Tweed (55) at the historic Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, California

2012-03-09

Rock 'n' roll legend Jerry Lee Lewis (76) weds his cousin's ex Judith Brown (62) in Natchez, Mississippi

2013-08-10

Rapper Kevin Federline (35) weds Victoria Price at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada

2013-10-12

"30 Rock" actor Keith Powell weds visual artist Jill Knox at Tribeca Rooftop in NYC, New York

2014-05-31

Rock singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge (53) weds tv actress Linda Wallem (53) at San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California

Rock - Notable Divorces

Nicolas CageNov 25, 2002

Richie SamboraApr 11, 2007

Rock - Divorces
Date Event
2002-11-25

Academy Award-winning actor Nicolas Cage (38) divorces "Princess of Rock and Roll" Lisa Marie Presley (34) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 months of marriage

2006-11-27

"Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson (39) divorces singer Kid Rock (36) due to irreconcilable differences only 4 months after getting married

2007-04-11

"Dynasty" actress Heather Locklear (45) divorces rock-star Richie Sambora (47) due to irreconcilable differences after 11 years of marriage

2010-12-08

"Heart" rock singer Nancy Wilson (56) divorces "Almost Famous" and "Elizabethtown" director Cameron Crowe (53) due to irreconcilable differences after 24 years of marriage

2011-02-08

Singer-songwriter and actress Ashlee Simpson (26) divorces rock band Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz (31) due to irreconcilable differences after two and a half years of marriage

2011-08-12

Rock singer John Mellencamp (59) divorces model Elaine Irwin Mellencamp (41) after 18 years of marriage

2011-11-22

Singer-songwriter and actress Ashlee Simpson (27) divorces rock band Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz (33) due to irreconcilable differences after two and a half year of marriage

Rock - Notable Deaths

Buddy HollyFeb 3, 1959

Jimi HendrixSep 18, 1970

Janis JoplinOct 4, 1970

Jim MorrisonJul 3, 1971

Keith MoonSep 7, 1978

Pete FarndonApr 14, 1983

Johnny RamoneSep 15, 2004

Rock - Deaths
Date Event
1778-08-11

Augustus Montague Toplady, hymn writer (Rock of Ages), dies

1916-07-27

William T. Rock, Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman

1919-07-12

Charles Rock, A Christmas Carol

1934-11-05

Pierre Artigue, The Man on the Rock

1951-11-02

Forrest Matthews, Red Rock Outlaw

1957-07-03

Judy Tyler, Jailhouse Rock

1958-12-11

Robin Morse, Rock All Night

1958-12-31

Hans May, Brighton Rock

1959-02-03

Buddy Holly, rock and roll musician (That'll be the Day), dies in a plane crash at 22

1959-02-03

Richie Valens, rock vocalist (Donna), killed in plane crash at 17

1960-07-14

Warren Rock, The Roaring Twenties

1962-09-29

Patrick Corry, developed self-rotating rock drill, dies in the Bronx

1964-01-22

Marc Blitzstein, US composer (Cradle Will Rock), dies at 58

1966-07-18

Bobby Fuller, American rock singer and guitarist (I Fought the Law), found dead at 23

1967-08-27

Brian Epstein, rock manager (Beatles), dies of drug overdose at 32

1968-02-27

Frankie Lymon, American rock and roll/rhythm and blues singer (The Teenagers), dies at 25 of a heroin overdose

1970-09-18

Jimi Hendrix, rock guitarist (Purple Haze), dies of a drug overdose at 27

1970-10-04

Janis Joplin, rock singer (Down on Me), dies of a drug overdose at 27

1971-07-03

Jim Morrison, rock singer (Doors), dies of heart failure at 27

1971-10-29

Duane Allman, rock guitarist, dies in a motorcycle accident at 24

1972-04-27

Phil King, rock (Blue Oyster Cult), shot in head at 24 while gambling

1972-11-11

Berry Oakley, US rock bassist (Allman Bro), dies in car crash at 24

1975-10-01

Al Jackson, rock drummer (Booker T & The MG's), dies at 39

1976-02-05

Rudy Pompilli, The London Rock and Roll Show

1976-03-19

Paul Kossoff, rock guitarist (Free), dies of heart failure at 25

1976-04-08

Phil Ochs, rock producer (Joe Hill), dies at 35

1976-05-14

Keith Relf, rock vocalist (Yardbirds), electrocuted at 33

1976-12-02

William Tannen, actor (Jailhouse Rock, Sitting Bull), dies at 65

1976-12-04

Tommy Bolin, rock guitarist (Deep Purple), dies of heroin overdose

1977-06-26

Lou Reizner, rock vocalist/producer (Rod Stewart, Tommy), dies at 43

1977-09-16

Marc Bolan, rock vocalist/guitarist (T Rex), dies in a car crash at 29

1977-10-20

Steve Gaines, rock guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd), dies in air crash at 28

1978-01-10

Zeb Turner, country-rock performer (Chew Tobacco Rag), dies at 62

1978-01-14

Blossom Rock, actress (Grandmamma-Addams Family), dies at 81

1978-01-23

Terry Kath, rock guitarist (Chicago), accidently shot in head at 32

1978-09-07

Keith Moon, rock drummer (Who), dies of drug overdose at 31

1978-12-27

Chris Bell, rock guitarist (Big Star), dies at 27 in car crash

1979-07-20

Helen Eby-Rock, The Salesman

1980-02-19

Bon Scott, Aust rock vocalist (AC/DC-Whole Lotta Rosie), dies at 33

1980-05-18

Ian Curtis, English rock vocalist (Joy Division), commits suicide at 23

1980-11-26

Rachel Roberts, Picnic at Hanging Rock

1981-02-09

Bill Haley, vocalist (Rock Around Clock), dies of heart attack at 55

1982-04-30

Lester Bangs, Whatever Gets You Through the Night: Glitter Rock

1982-08-07

Faith Thomas, Rock River Renegades

1982-11-13

Babette Deutsch, US poet (Honey out of the Rock), dies at 87

1983-02-04

Karen Carpenter, rock drummer (Carpenters), dies of anorexia at 32

1983-04-04

Danny Rapp, The History of Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 2

1983-04-14

Pete Farndon, rock bassist (Pretenders), dies

1983-05-03

Vaughn Taylor, act (Jailhouse Rock), dies of cerebal hemmorrhage at 72

1983-05-09

Paul Sherman, Let's Rock

1984-01-23

Bob Gilbert, Red Rock Outlaw

1984-01-31

James Pirrie, Thunder Rock

1984-06-01

Nate Nelson, Rock Rock Rock!

1984-07-04

Frank G. Carson, The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock

1984-07-21

Michael Osborne, rock guitarist/vocalist (Axe), dies at 34

1984-12-04

John Rock, US co-developer of anti-conceptiepil, dies at 94

1984-12-05

Joe Rock, The Whirlwind

1984-12-11

Robert E. Kent, Don't Knock the Rock

1984-12-23

Joan Lindsay, Picnic at Hanging Rock

1985-07-13

Harry Foster, Let's Rock

1985-10-02

Rock Hudson, actor (MacMillian & Wife), dies of AIDS at 59

1985-10-02

Rock Hudson, Giant

1985-10-12

Ricky Wilson, rock guitarist (B-52's), dies of AIDS at 32

1985-12-23

James Vance (20) & Raymond Belknap (18), commit suicide, sparking their families to sue rock group Judas Priest for subliminal messages

1986-01-04

Phil Lynott, Irish rock musician (Thin Lizzy), dies of overdose at 34

1986-03-04

Richard Manuel, rock vocalist/pianist (Band), commits suicide at 42

1986-09-27

Cliff Burton, rock bassist (Metallica), dies in bus crash at 24

1986-11-05

Bobby Nunn, Rock Odyssey

1986-12-10

Susan Cabot-Roman, actress (Sorority Girl, Carnival Rock), dies

1987-08-27

Scott La Rock, American DJ (Boogie Down Productions) (b. 1962)

1987-08-27

Scott La Rock, Get Rich or Die Tryin'

1987-09-22

John F "Jaco" Pastorius, rock guitarist (Weather Report), dies at 35

1987-11-22

Ted Taylor, rock vocalist, dies

1988-01-16

Murray Rock, West of Hot Dog

1988-04-12

George Rock, Million Selling Records

1988-06-22

Burrill Phillips, Nine from Little Rock

1989-02-08

Lael Rodrigues, Rock Estrela

1989-07-20

Mary Treen, actress (Career, Rock-a-bye Baby), dies at 71

1989-12-23

Jeff Alexander, Jailhouse Rock

1990-02-08

Del Shannon, rock vocalist (Runaway), shoots self at 50

1990-05-22

Rocky Graziano, boxer/writer/actor (Mr Rock & Roll), dies at 71 of heart failure

1990-07-18

Gerry Boulet, Quebec rock singer (b. 1946)

1990-07-20

Herman Klappert, Rock Rock Rock!

1990-07-26

Brent Mydland, rock keyboardist/vocalist (Grass Roots), dies at 38

1991-05-01

Richard Thorpe, director (Jailhouse Rock, Night Must Fall), dies

1991-05-01

Richard Thorpe, Jailhouse Rock

1991-08-30

Alan Wheatley, Brighton Rock

1991-10-25

Bill Graham, rock concert promoter (Filmore, Dylan), dies at 60

1991-12-19

Joe Cole, American rock music roadie (b. 1961)

1991-12-21

Colin Douglas, Horror of Fang Rock: Part One

1992-04-25

Yutaka Ozaki, Japanese rock artist, dies at 26 of pulmonary edema

1993-06-11

Ray Sharkey, actor (Wiseguy, No Mercy, Body Rock), dies of AIDs at 40

1993-06-28

GG Allin, American punk rock singer (b. 1956)

1993-09-27

Jane Vallis, Picnic at Hanging Rock

1993-11-30

David Houston, Carnival Rock

1994-01-15

Harry Nilsson, rock vocalist (Everybody's Talkin'), dies at 52

1994-03-28

Albert Goldman, US rock biographer (Lives of John Lennon, Elvis), dies at 66

1994-06-04

Derek Lek Leckenby, rock guitarist (Herman's Hermits), dies at 48

1994-08-28

Pieter de Cort, Belgian rock guitarist (Betty Goes Green), dies at 25

1994-09-06

Nicky Hopkins, rock pianist (Rolling Stones), dies at 50

1995-02-12

Tony Secunda, rock band manager, dies at 54

1995-02-18

Denny Cordel, rock music producer-Laverack, dies at 51

1995-06-14

Rory Gallagher, Irish rock guitarist (See Here), dies at 47

1995-08-09

Jerry Garcia, rock vocalist (Grateful Dead), dies at 53

1995-08-16

Bobby DeBarge, Reading, Writing and Rock & Roll

1995-08-30

Sterling Morrison, School of Rock

1995-09-12

Geoffrey Stokes, rock & roll writer, dies at 55

1995-11-21

Peter Grant, rock band manager, dies at 60

1996-01-02

Sydney Thompson, rock Climber, dies at 81

1996-04-04

Thomas J. Hageboeck, The Rock

1996-04-27

Joan Sterndale-Bennett, Brighton Rock

1996-08-20

Rio Reiser, rock singer, dies at 46

1997-01-02

Randy California, [Wolfe], rock guitarist, dies at 45

1997-01-21

Tom Parker, Jailhouse Rock

1997-06-19

Bobby Helms, singer (Jingle Bell Rock), dies at 63

1997-06-20

Bobby Helms, composer (Jingle Bell Rock), dies at 61

1997-08-10

Bert Gold, Voyage of the Rock Aliens

1997-11-20

Robert Palmer, rock critic, dies at 52

1997-12-10

Jake Carey, Rock Rock Rock!

1998-02-06

Carl Wilson, rock vocalist (Beach Boy), dies of lung cancer at 51

1998-02-06

[Johann Hoelzel] Falco, singer (Rock Me Amadeus), dies at 40

1999-06-16

David Sutch, The London Rock and Roll Show

1999-07-06

Joaquín Rodrigo, School of Rock

2000-02-12

Robin Winans, The Rock Springs Rustlers

2000-07-01

Cub Koda, Rock 'n' Roll High School

2000-10-21

Alan Rowe, Horror of Fang Rock: Part Four

2001-01-24

Dick Whittinghill, Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?

2001-04-15

Joey Ramone, School of Rock

2001-05-09

James E. Myers, American songwriter (Rock Around the Clock) and producer (b. 1919)

2001-12-13

Monteria Ivey, Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker

2002-06-03

Sam Whipple, The Rock

2002-06-05

Dee Dee Ramone, School of Rock

2002-07-01

Sid Avery, Rock Hudson

2002-07-02

Ray Brown, The Hot Rock

2002-10-13

Horace Logan, Carnival Rock

2003-05-23

Fred W. Berger, The Hot Rock

2003-08-30

Branko Vukojevic, The Fall of Rock & Roll

2004-01-10

Sidney Miller, The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock

2004-01-24

Mark Curtiss, Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme

2004-04-03

Phillip Rock, The Extraordinary Seaman

2004-04-03

Philip Rock, The Mask of Dimitrios

2004-06-14

Robert Rolontz, Mister Rock and Roll

2004-08-04

Hunter Hancock, Rock Around the World

2004-09-15

Johnny Ramone, American lead guitarist of the punk rock band The Ramones

2005-01-07

Walter Beaver, Bad Day at Black Rock

2005-01-29

Sheryl Hackett, Ode to Cologne: A Rock 'N' Roll Film

2005-03-06

Tommy Vance, Prog Rock

2005-04-09

William A. Pancake Jr., The Rock

2005-04-13

Johnnie Johnson, Chuck Berry Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll

2005-08-04

Edmond Chevie, Rock, Pretty Baby

2005-09-24

James Blumgarten, Mister Rock and Roll

2005-12-16

John Spencer, The Rock

2006-08-03

Arthur Lee, American psychedelic rock musician (b. 1945)

2006-08-10

Karen Murray, Glam Rock/Queer as Folk

2006-08-22

Bruce Gary, American rock drummer (The Knack) (b. 1951)

2006-09-11

Sandra Louie, The Rock

2006-09-21

Boz Burrell, English rock musician (b. 1946)

2006-09-30

Prentiss Barnes, Rock Rock Rock!

2006-10-23

Lebo Mathosa, Soldiers of the Rock

2006-11-24

Juice Leskinen, Finnish rock singer (b. 1950)

2007-04-17

James Davis, We Love You Like a Rock: The Dixie Hummingbirds

2007-04-29

Georges Aminel, B.C. Rock

2007-06-09

Frankie Abernathy, 2 Punk Rock 4 This: The Real World San Diego Reunion

2007-07-04

Barış Akarsu, Turkish rock musician (b. 1979)

2007-08-06

Zsolt Daczi, Hungarian rock guitarist (Bikini, Omen, Carpathia Project Tirana Rockers, solo) (b. 1969)

2007-08-28

Hilly Kristal, American Founder of CBGB/Punk rock legend (b. 1932)

2007-09-18

Pepsi Tate Bassist from the glam-rock band, tigertailz (b. 1965)

2008-02-10

Freddie Bell, Rock Around the Clock

2008-05-11

John Rutsey, Canadian drummer, formerly for Canadian progressive rock band Rush (b.1953)

2008-07-04

Chuang Chiao, Lovers' Rock

2008-08-17

John Howe, Why Rock the Boat?

2009-01-06

Cheryl Holdridge, The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas

2009-02-04

Lux Interior, Frontman of the garage rock band The Cramps (b. 1946)

2009-03-14

Millard Kaufman, Bad Day at Black Rock

2009-07-04

Drake Levin, American rock musician (b. 1946)

2009-08-21

Johnny Carter, Rock Rock Rock!

2009-09-18

Peter Denyer, Never Too Young to Rock

2009-09-20

Freddie Bienstock, Mr Rock & Roll: Colonel Tom Parker

2010-06-28

Bill Aucoin, American rock band manager (b. 1943)

2010-07-30

Willi Laschet, Ode to Cologne: A Rock 'N' Roll Film

2010-07-30

Richard 'Scar' Lopez, Rock n Roll Made in Mexico: From Evolution to Revolution

2010-08-01

Travis Harrelson, Rock That Uke

2010-09-05

Jefferson Thomas, Nine from Little Rock

2010-09-20

Leonard Skinner, American high school gym teacher; namesake of rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd (b. 1933)

2010-10-16

Eyedea, Rock the Bells

2011-01-04

Mick Karn, The Prince's Trust Rock Gala

2011-03-15

Robert Tarantino, Vampire City 2: Rock 'N Roll Zombies from Outer Space

2011-03-21

Michael Abramson, The Who Live, Featuring the Rock Opera Tommy

2011-05-13

Jack Richardson, Adventures in Rock

2011-06-12

Carl Gardner, The History of Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 2

2011-07-04

Jane Scott, The 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

2011-07-11

Rob Grill, The 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

2011-07-13

Cornel Fugaru, Liceenii Rock 'n' Roll

2011-10-17

Bernie Pokrzywa, The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle

2012-01-02

Larry "Rhino" Reinhardt, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly) dies at 63

2012-01-20

John Levy, Rock Goddesses

2012-02-08

Luis Alberto Spinetta, Argentinian rock musician, dies from lung cancer at 62

2012-03-08

Bugs Henderson, Teen a Go Go: A Little Film About Rock and Roll History

2012-03-12

Mike Hossack, American rock drummer, dies from cancer at 65

2012-07-20

Tony Epper, The Rock

2012-10-18

Scott Lucca, Punk Rock Holocaust

2013-02-01

Vladimír Vlasák, Tribuna, jizanský rock a blues (1979-1986)

2013-02-17

Michael M. Vendrell, The Rock

2013-02-25

Dan Toler, Dickey Betts & Great Southern: Back Where It All Begins - Live at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum

2013-05-25

Marshall Lytle, American Rock bassist, dies from lung cancer at 79

2013-07-26

JJ Cale, American rock guitarist, dies from a heart attack at 74

2013-09-14

Rock Casares, American football player, dies at 82

2013-11-18

Ljubomir Vracarevic, The Fall of Rock & Roll

2014-01-13

Gary Grimshaw, American Artifact: The Rise of American Rock Poster Art

2014-01-18

Dennis Frederiksen, American rock singer, dies from liver cancer at 62

2014-05-14

Jeffrey Kruger, Rock You Sinners

2014-07-11

Tommy Ramone [Erdélyi Tamás], Hungarian-American punk rock drummer/bassist (Ramones), dies of bile duct cancer at 65

2014-08-28

Glenn Cornick, The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus

2014-11-10

A. John Graves, Picnic at Hanging Rock

2014-12-08

Earl Hayes, Rock the Paint

2014-12-16

Rock Scully, Gimme Shelter

2015-01-31

Don Covay, School of Rock

2015-02-12

Steve Strange, The Punk Rock Movie from England

2015-02-21

Clark Terry, The Hot Rock

2015-03-05

Vladimir Divljan, The Fall of Rock & Roll

2015-10-26

Penelope Houston, American Artifact: The Rise of American Rock Poster Art

2015-12-08

Bonnie Lou, Pioneering Country and Rock Singer Dies at 91

2016-03-09

Garage Rock Icon Andrew Loomis Dies Aged 54

2016-03-09

Australian rock legend Jon English dies aged 66

2016-07-27

Legendary Rock Producer Sandy Pearlman Dies, Aged 72

2016-11-14

Rock'n'roll musician Leon Russell dies, aged 74

2017-03-19

Rock and roll icon Chuck Berry dies aged 90

2017-10-03

American rock legend Tom Petty dies, aged 66

2017-10-26

Rock and Roll legend Fats Domino dies aged 89

2017-12-06

French rock icon Johnny Hallyday dies aged 74


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