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30 June 2016 (GMT)

Today's musician birthdays

  Lena Horne was born on this day in 1917. She died on 9 May 2010, aged 92.

  Florence Ballard was born on this day in 1943. She died on 22 February 1976, aged 32.

Andy Scott is 67 today, born in 1949.

Stanley Clarke is 65 today, born in 1951.

Doug Sampson is 59 today, born in 1957.

Yngwie Malmsteen is 53 today, born in 1963.

Today's musician deaths

  Joe Henderson died on this day in 2001, aged 64.

  Chet Atkins died on this day in 2001, aged 77.

 

Today's band spotlight
Black Sabbath
Bev Bevan is 71 years 7 months 6 days old. He was born on 24 November 1944
Ian Gillan is 70 years 10 months 11 days old. He was born on 19 August 1945
Tony Iommi is 68 years 4 months 11 days old. He was born on 19 February 1948
Geoff Nicholls is 68 years 4 months 2 days old. He was born on 28 February 1948
Bill Ward is 68 years 1 month 25 days old. He was born on 5 May 1948
  Ronnie James Dio was 67 years 10 months 6 days old when he died on 16 May 2010, 6 years ago
Ronnie would be 73 years 11 months 20 days old if still alive today. He was born on 10 July 1942
Ozzy Osbourne is 67 years 6 months 27 days old. He was born on 3 December 1948
Geezer Butler is 66 years 11 months 13 days old. He was born on 17 July 1949
Bob Daisley is 66 years 4 months 17 days old. He was born on 13 February 1950
Neil Murray is 65 years 10 months 3 days old. He was born on 27 August 1950
Glenn Hughes is 64 years 10 months 9 days old. He was born on 21 August 1951
Dave Spitz is 61 years 2 months 29 days old. He was born on 1 April 1955
Bobby Rondinelli is 60 years 11 months 3 days old. He was born on 27 July 1955
Tony Martin is 59 years 2 months 11 days old. He was born on 19 April 1957
Vinny Appice is 58 years 9 months 17 days old. He was born on 13 September 1957
Eric Singer is 58 years 1 month 18 days old. He was born on 12 May 1958
  Cozy Powell was 50 years 3 months 7 days old when he died on 5 April 1998, 18 years ago
Cozy would be 68 years 6 months 1 day old if still alive today. He was born on 29 December 1947
  Ray Gillen was 34 years 6 months 19 days old when he died on 1 December 1993, 23 years ago
Ray would be 57 years 1 month 18 days old if still alive today. He was born on 12 May 1959

 

10 musicians randomly selected from our database
Tony Bennett is 89 years 10 months 27 days old. He was born on 3 August 1926
Bobby Vinton is 81 years 2 months 14 days old. He was born on 16 April 1935
Vic Flick is 79 years 1 month 16 days old. He was born on 14 May 1937
Doug Clifford is 71 years 2 months 6 days old. He was born on 24 April 1945
Elton John is 69 years 3 months 5 days old. He was born on 25 March 1947
  Estelle Bennet was 67 years 6 months 20 days old when she died on 11 February 2009
Carl Palmer is 66 years 3 months 10 days old. He was born on 20 March 1950
Joan Armatrading is 65 years 6 months 21 days old. She was born on 9 December 1950
David Byrne is 64 years 1 month 16 days old. He was born on 14 May 1952
Michael Anthony is 62 years 10 days old. He was born on 20 June 1954

 

Musicians in our database: 2592

The 5 most recent additions are...
Barbara Mandrell is 67 years 6 months 5 days old. She was born on 25 December 1948
Eddie Amoo is 66 years 1 month 25 days old. He was born on 5 May 1950
Chris Amoo is 63 years 8 months 16 days old. He was born on 14 October 1952
  Chips Moman was 79 years 1 day old when he died on 13 June 2016
Peter Sinfield is 72 years 6 months 3 days old. He was born on 27 December 1943
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