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Home | Encyclopaedia | Calendar | 1947

Musical Events Making the News in 1947


Wednesday 8th January 1947
David Bowie was born.
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Monday 3rd February 1947
Dave Davies from the Kinks born
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Monday 10th March 1947
Tom Scholz, guitarist with Boston, was born.
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Saturday 15th March 1947
Blues guitarist Ry Cooder born
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Tuesday 18th March 1947
Robert Harrison (from Procul Harum) born
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Thursday 20th March 1947
Carl Palmer (from Emerson, Lake and Palmer) was born
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Tuesday 25th March 1947
Elton John (Reginald Dwight) was born
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Tuesday 8th April 1947
Steve Howe, guitarist with Yes and Asia, was born.
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Thursday 10th April 1947
Bunny Waller from Bob Marley and the Wailers born
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Wednesday 16th April 1947
Guitarist/vocalist Gerry Rafferty born
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Monday 21st April 1947
Iggy Pop (aka James Osterberg) born
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Saturday 10th May 1947
Dave Mason from Traffic was born.
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Tuesday 24th June 1947
Mick Fleetwood from Fleetwood Mac was born.
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Thursday 10th July 1947
Arlo Guthrie was born.

 
Saturday 19th July 1947
Queen guitarist Brian May is born.

 
Saturday 19th July 1947
Bernie Leadon from The Eagles was born.

 
Sunday 20th July 1947
Guitarist Carlos Santana born

 
Monday 21st July 1947
Singer Cat Stevens was born.

 
Tuesday 22nd July 1947
Don Henley, drummer and vocalist for the Eagles, was born.

 
Wednesday 23rd July 1947
David Essex was born

 
Saturday 23rd August 1947
Keith Moon, drummer for the Who, was born.

 
Sunday 21st September 1947
Don Felder, guitar player for the Eagles, was born.

 
Saturday 27th September 1947
Singer Meatloaf was born.

 
Friday 3rd October 1947
Lindsay Buckingham, guitarist and vocalist for Fleetwood Mac, was born.

 
Monday 13th October 1947
Ex-Van Halen lead singer Sammy Hagar was born.

 
Thursday 20th November 1947
Guitarist Joe Walsh born

 
Saturday 27th December 1947
Mick Jones, guitar player for Foreigner, was born.

 
Monday 29th December 1947
Cozy Powell, drummer for the Jeff Beck Group and Rainbow, was born.
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