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Home | Encyclopaedia | Calendar | 1944

Musical Events Making the News in 1944


Sunday 9th January 1944
Jimmy Page, guitarist with Led Zeppelin, was born.
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Tuesday 15th February 1944
Mick Avory, drummer with the Kinks, was born.
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Wednesday 23rd February 1944
Guitarist Johnny Winter was born
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Wednesday 1st March 1944
Roger Daltrey from The Who was born
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Saturday 4th March 1944
American artist Bobby Womack was born.
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Monday 6th March 1944
David Gilmour of Pink Floyd was born
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Friday 17th March 1944
John Sebastian of the Lovin' Spoonful was born.
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Thursday 23rd March 1944
Composer Michael Nyman was born
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Sunday 26th March 1944
Diana Ross born
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Thursday 6th April 1944
Michelle Phillips of the Mamas and Papas was born.
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Wednesday 12th April 1944
Joachim Krauledat (aka John Kay) from Steppenwolf was born.
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Thursday 13th April 1944
Jack Cassady, bassist with Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna, was born.
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Saturday 20th May 1944
British singer Joe Cocker born

 
Sunday 28th May 1944
American soul singer Gladys Knight was born.

 
Wednesday 21st June 1944
Ray Davies of the Kinks is born.

 
Saturday 24th June 1944
Guitarist Jeff Beck was born.
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Saturday 24th June 1944
British artist Arthur Brown was born.

 
Tuesday 27th June 1944
Beach Boy Bruce Johnston was born.

 
Tuesday 12th September 1944
American artist Barry White was born.

 
Monday 9th October 1944
John Entwistle, bassist with the Who, was born.

 
Monday 9th October 1944
Reggae legend Peter Tosh was born.

 
Friday 13th October 1944
Robert Lamm, keyboardist and vocalist with Chicago, was born.

 
Wednesday 25th October 1944
Jon Anderson, vocalist for Yes, was born.

 
Sunday 29th October 1944
Denny Laine, vocalist and guitarist for the Moody Blues and Wings, was born.

 
Thursday 2nd November 1944
Keith Emerson, keyboardist for Emerson, Lake & Palmer, was born.

 
Saturday 11th November 1944
Chris Dreja, guitarist for the Yarbirds, was born.

 
Thursday 30th November 1944
Leo Lyons from Ten Years After was born.
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Friday 1st December 1944
Prokofjevs 8th Piano sonata premieres

 
Monday 4th December 1944
Beach Boy drummer Dennis Wilson was born.

 
Tuesday 19th December 1944
Alvin Lee, guitarist and vocalist for Ten Years After, was born.
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