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Today is the 29th of August, 2014

Today's musician birthdays

  Charlie Parker was born on this day in 1920. He died on 12 March 1955, aged 34.

Geoff Whitehorn is 63 today, born in 1951.

  Michael Jackson was born on this day in 1958. He died on 25 June 2009, aged 50.

Tony MacAlpine is 54 today, born in 1960.

Today's musician deaths

  David 'Honeyboy' Edwards died on this day in 2011, aged 96.

 

Today's band spotlight
The Mamas & The Papas
Michelle Phillips is 70 years 2 months 25 days old. She was born on 4 June 1944
  Denny Doherty was 66 years 1 month 21 days old when he died on 19 January 2007, 7 years ago
Denny would be 73 years 9 months old if still alive today. He was born on 29 November 1940
  John Phillips was 65 years 6 months 16 days old when he died on 18 March 2001, 13 years ago
John would be 78 years 11 months 30 days old if still alive today. He was born on 30 August 1935
  Mama Cass Elliot was 32 years 10 months 10 days old when she died on 29 July 1974, 40 years ago
Mama Cass would be 72 years 11 months 10 days old if still alive today. She was born on 19 September 1941

 

10 musicians randomly selected from our database
Tony Bennett is 88 years 26 days old. He was born on 3 August 1926
Roger McGuinn is 72 years 1 month 16 days old. He was born on 13 July 1942
  Sky Saxon was 71 years 10 months 5 days old when he died on 25 June 2009
Robin Trower is 69 years 5 months 20 days old. He was born on 9 March 1945
Betty Davis is 69 years 1 month 3 days old. She was born on 26 July 1945
Burke Shelley is 67 years 4 months 19 days old. He was born on 10 April 1947
Alan Parsons is 65 years 8 months 9 days old. He was born on 20 December 1948
Ray Phillips is 65 years 5 months 28 days old. He was born on 1 March 1949
Nick Lowe is 65 years 5 months 5 days old. He was born on 24 March 1949
Alan Osmond is 65 years 2 months 7 days old. He was born on 22 June 1949

 

Musicians in our database: 2100

The 5 most recent additions are...
Jim Peterik is 63 years 9 months 18 days old. He was born on 11 November 1950
  Blind Lemon Jefferson was 36 years 2 months 25 days old when he died on 19 December 1929
Vangelis is 71 years 5 months old. He was born on 29 March 1943
Candi Staton is 74 years 5 months 16 days old. She was born on 13 March 1940
  Larry Hoppen was 61 years 6 months 12 days old when he died on 24 July 2012
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