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29 August 2016 (GMT)

Today's musician birthdays

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

  Sterling Morrison was born on this day in 1942. He died on 30 August 1995, aged 53.

Geoff Whitehorn is 65 today, born in 1951.

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

Tony MacAlpine is 56 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 72 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, 9 years ago
Denny would be 75 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, 15 years ago
John would be 80 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, 42 years ago
Mama Cass would be 74 years 11 months 10 days old if still alive today. She was born on 19 September 1941

 

10 musicians randomly selected from our database
  Rick Huxley was 72 years 6 months 6 days old when he died on 11 February 2013
  Dobie Gray was 71 years 4 months 10 days old when he died on 6 December 2011
Roger Glover is 70 years 8 months 30 days old. He was born on 30 November 1945
Robby Krieger is 70 years 7 months 21 days old. He was born on 8 January 1946
Larry Graham is 70 years 15 days old. He was born on 14 August 1946
Nick Lowe is 67 years 5 months 5 days old. He was born on 24 March 1949
  Richard Wright was 65 years 1 month 18 days old when he died on 15 September 2008
Bill Gibson is 64 years 9 months 16 days old. He was born on 13 November 1951
Andy Parker is 64 years 5 months 8 days old. He was born on 21 March 1952
Nile Rodgers is 63 years 11 months 10 days old. He was born on 19 September 1952

 

Musicians in our database: 2611

The 5 most recent additions are...
  Lewie Steinberg was 82 years 10 months 8 days old when he died on 21 July 2016
  Toots Thielemans was 94 years 3 months 24 days old when he died on 22 August 2016
  James Woolley was 49 years 10 months 19 days old when he died on 14 August 2016
  Andrew Wood was 24 years 2 months 11 days old when he died on 19 March 1990
Jimmy Webb is 70 years 14 days old. He was born on 15 August 1946
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