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26 February 2017 (GMT)

Today's musician birthdays

Fats Domino is 89 today, born in 1928.

  Johnny Cash was born on this day in 1932. He died on 12 September 2003, aged 71.

  Bob 'The Bear' Hite was born on this day in 1943. He died on 5 April 1981, aged 38.

Mitch Ryder is 72 today, born in 1945.

Sandie Shaw is 70 today, born in 1947.

Michael Bolton is 64 today, born in 1953.

Oliver Wakeman is 45 today, born in 1972.

Today's musician deaths

  Buddy Miles died on this day in 2008, aged 60.

  Speedy Haworth died on this day in 2008, aged 85.

 

Today's band spotlight
Van Halen
Sammy Hagar is 69 years 4 months 13 days old. He was born on 13 October 1947
Alex Van Halen is 63 years 9 months 18 days old. He was born on 8 May 1953
Michael Anthony is 62 years 8 months 6 days old. He was born on 20 June 1954
Eddie Van Halen is 62 years 1 month old. He was born on 26 January 1955
David Lee Roth is 61 years 4 months 16 days old. He was born on 10 October 1955
Gary Cherone is 55 years 7 months old. He was born on 26 July 1961
Wolfgang Van Halen is 25 years 11 months 10 days old. He was born on 16 March 1991

 

10 musicians randomly selected from our database
  Neil LeVang was 83 years 23 days old when he died on 26 January 2015
Chris Farlowe is 76 years 4 months 13 days old. He was born on 13 October 1940
Mike Love is 75 years 11 months 11 days old. He was born on 15 March 1941
  Don Gibson was 75 years 7 months 14 days old when he died on 17 November 2003
Mary Wilson is 72 years 11 months 20 days old. She was born on 6 March 1944
John Helliwell is 72 years 11 days old. He was born on 15 February 1945
Steve Smith is 62 years 6 months 5 days old. He was born on 21 August 1954
Bruce Foxton is 61 years 5 months 25 days old. He was born on 1 September 1955
David Lee Roth is 61 years 4 months 16 days old. He was born on 10 October 1955
Marky Ramone is 60 years 7 months 11 days old. He was born on 15 July 1956

 

Musicians in our database: 2713

The 5 most recent additions are...
John Norum is 53 years 3 days old. He was born on 23 February 1964
Michael Wilton is 55 years 3 days old. He was born on 23 February 1962
Brad Whitford is 65 years 3 days old. He was born on 23 February 1952
Brian Greenway is 65 years 4 months 25 days old. He was born on 1 October 1951
Jerry Mercer is 77 years 9 months 30 days old. He was born on 27 April 1939
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