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1927 – He was born on the 13th of June this year in Kempsey, New South Wales. He has sold more than five million albums and singles in Australia.   1938 – He adopted the stage name "Slim Dusty" in this year at eleven years of age.   1945 – Slim released his first record ..

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1970 – Born on the 23rd of September in Buffalo, New York. A bisexual folk/punk icon. 1989 – Started her own record company, Righteous Babe Records, at the age of eighteen. 1998 – Married Andrew Gilchrist on the 30th of May 2003 – Divorced his husband. 2006 – Received the "Woman of Courage Award" from ..

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1943 – John Denver, Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr., was an American folk singer-songwriter and folk rock musician who was one of the biggest selling artists of the 1970’s was born on the 31st of December.   1965 – Joined the Chad Mitchell Trio, a folk group later renamed "The Mitchell Trio" and then "Denver, Boise, ..

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1940 – Born in Genoa on the 18th of February. 1958 – Fabrizio De André recorded his first two songs, "Nuvole barocche" ("Baroque Clouds") and "E fu la notte". 1962 – He married Puny Rignon, a Genoese woman nearly ten years older. 1968 – "Marinella" was recorded and sung by one of the most celebrated ..

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1899 – Born in Quitman, Louisiana, on the 11th of September to Sarah Elizabeth Works and Samuel Jones Davis. Graduated from Beech Springs High School and Soule Business College, New Orleans. 1927 – Received his bachelor’s degree in history from the Baptist-affiliated Louisiana College in Pineville. 1928 – Finished his master’s degree from Louisiana State ..

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1931 – Sam Cooke was born in Chicago, Illinois on the 22nd of January, one of eight children. His father, Charles Cooke, was a Baptist minister and it was in his church that Cooke sang in a group called the "Highway Q.C." 1951 – At age 20, Cooke replaced R.H. Harris as lead singer for ..

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1948 – Alice Cooper, Vincent Damon Furnier, is a rock singer, songwriter and musician whose career spans four decades was born on the 4th of February.   1974 – Legally changed his name to Alice Cooper and launched a successful solo career.   1965 – Took part in the local annual Letterman’s talent show and ..

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1951 – Born on the 30th of January in Chiswick, London. 1970 – Collins answered a Melody Maker classified ad for "…a drummer sensitive to acoustic music, and acoustic twelve-string guitarist". 1971 – Collins won the audition, and a year later, Nursery Cryme was released. 1974 – While recording the album The Lamb Lies Down ..

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1917 – Born on May 3rd in New York City. Songwriter ("New York, New York", "Lonely Town", "The Party’s Over", "Just in Time"), author and actress. 1942 – Married to Steven Kyle on January 4th. 1953 – Has won Tony Awards, always with collaborator Adolph Green, lyrics as part of Best Musical win for "Wonderful ..

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