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25 December 2014 (GMT)

Today's musician birthdays

  Noel Redding was born on this day in 1945. He died on 11 May 2003, aged 57.

Jimmy Buffett is 68 today, born in 1946.

Annie Lennox is 60 today, born in 1954.

Steve Wariner is 60 today, born in 1954.

Shane MacGowan is 57 today, born in 1957.

Alannah Myles is 56 today, born in 1958.

Dido is 43 today, born in 1971.

Today's musician deaths

  Johnny Ace died on this day in 1954, aged 25.

  Bryan MacLean died on this day in 1998, aged 52.

  Jim Sherwood died on this day in 2011, aged 69.

  James Brown died on this day in 2006, aged 73.

  Dean Martin died on this day in 1995, aged 78.

 

Today's band spotlight
The Police
Andy Summers is 71 years 11 months 25 days old. He was born on 31 December 1942
Sting is 63 years 2 months 23 days old. He was born on 2 October 1951
Stewart Copeland is 62 years 5 months 9 days old. He was born on 16 July 1952

 

10 musicians randomly selected from our database
  Frankie Laine was 93 years 10 months 7 days old when he died on 6 February 2007
D J Fontana is 83 years 9 months 10 days old. He was born on 15 March 1931
Gene Chandler is 77 years 5 months 19 days old. He was born on 6 July 1937
Ian Hunter is 75 years 6 months 22 days old. He was born on 3 June 1939
James Burton is 75 years 4 months 4 days old. He was born on 21 August 1939
Andy Summers is 71 years 11 months 25 days old. He was born on 31 December 1942
  Screamin' Jay Hawkins was 70 years 6 months 25 days old when he died on 12 February 2000
  Michael Davis was 68 years 8 months 12 days old when he died on 17 February 2012
Colin Towns is 66 years 7 months 12 days old. He was born on 13 May 1948
  Davy Jones was 66 years 1 month 30 days old when he died on 29 February 2012

 

Musicians in our database: 2124

The 5 most recent additions are...
  Bobby Keys was 70 years 11 months 14 days old when he died on 2 December 2014
  Don Grolnick was 48 years 8 months 9 days old when he died on 1 June 1996
Chuck Loeb is 59 years 5 months 13 days old. He was born on 12 July 1955
  Acker Bilk was 85 years 9 months 5 days old when he died on 2 November 2014
Sonja Kristina is 65 years 8 months 11 days old. She was born on 14 April 1949
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