1953 – Born on the 26th day of February this year in New Haven, Connecticut. 1968 – At age 15, he received his first record label contract. 1975 – Married Maureen McGuire; they have three daughters and separated in 1990. 1983 – He began recording as Michael Bolton in this year. After ..
1958 – Born on September 22nd in Lajatico, Tuscany, Italy. He become one of the world’s top music stars with his truly distinctive, original new musical style, the like of which had not been heard before. 1992 – Married his wife Enrica on June 27th. They had two sons. 1996-1997 – Exploded on ..
1928 – Born in New Haven, Connecticut on the 23rd of November and raised in Flushing, New York. US songwriter and writer of musicals. – He attended the University of Wisconsin, where he wrote the musical Big As Life. 1955 – His Broadway debut when he contributed songs to catch a Star. 1956 – ..
1883 – Born on the 7th of February in Baltimore, Maryland. 1899 – He composed "Charleston Rag". 1921 – With Noble Sissle, co-wrote musical "Shuffle Along". 1978 – The musical Eubie!, which featured the collective works of Blake opened on Broadway. 1983 – He died on 12th of February in Brooklyn, New York and was ..
1854 – James Alan Bland was born on the 22nd of October in Flushing, New York. 1866 – When he was 12 and living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he saw an old black man playing a banjo and singing spirituals. 1868 – He was so talented and had become so proficient with the banjo that he ..
1948 – Born Rubén Blades Bellido de Luna on the 16th of July in Panama City, Panama. Finished degrees in political science and law at Panama’s Universidad Nacional. Blades worked at the Bank of Panama as a lawyer. 1974 – He immigrated to the United States. 1978 – With Willie Colón, ..
1962 – He was born on the 4th of February in Long Branch, New Jersey, USA. 1975 – At age 13, he learned playing harmonica and then guitar and bass. 1989 – His first single, "A Better Man", landed him a #1 country hit. – He recorded album "Killin’ Time". 1990 – He ..
1932 – Otis Blackwell was born in Brooklyn, New York on the 16th of February. He became famous by winning a local talent contest at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York. Wrote songs for Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Dee Clark. He wrote songs "All Shook Up", "Don’t Be Cruel", "Great Balls of Fire". ..
1926 – Born on the 18th of October in St. Louis, Missouri. 1948 – Married Themetta Suggs and they have four children. 1955 – He met Muddy Waters who suggested the Leonard Chess of Chess Records. – Signed to a recording contract to Leonard Chess of Chess Records. – Released a unique version ..
1941 – Born on the 3rd of April in Los Angeles, California. American singer and songwriter. – Jan Berry was one half of the popular 1960s "surf music" singing duo "Jan & Dean", who enjoyed chart success with songs including "Surf City", "Little Old Lady from Pasadena", "Popsicle", "Dead Mans Curve", "Drag City" ..