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Home | Encyclopaedia | Calendar | 1949

Musical Events Making the News in 1949


Sunday 2nd January 1949
Chick Churchill from Ten Years After was born.
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Wednesday 19th January 1949
British artist Robert Palmer was born.
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Saturday 5th February 1949
Nigel Olsson, drummer for Elton John, was born.
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Monday 21st February 1949
Jerry Harrison, keyboardist and guitarist with the Talking Heads, was born.
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Wednesday 2nd March 1949
Artist Rory Gallagher was born.
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Wednesday 23rd March 1949
Ric Ocasek, guitar player for the Cars, was born.
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Sunday 3rd April 1949
Vocalist/guitarist Richard Thompson born
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Thursday 7th April 1949
John Oates of Hall and Oates was born.
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Monday 9th May 1949
Billy Joel was born.
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Wednesday 18th May 1949
British artist Rick Wakeman was born.

 
Monday 13th June 1949
Dr. Hook, whose real name is Dennis Locorriere, was born today.

 
Tuesday 26th July 1949
Roger Taylor of Queen was born.

 
Friday 12th August 1949
Mark Knopfler, guitarist and vocalist for Dire Straits, was born.

 
Friday 23rd September 1949
Bruce Springsteen is born.

 
Wednesday 5th October 1949
AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson was born.

 
Tuesday 11th October 1949
Daryl Hall of Hall & Oates was born.

 
Saturday 3rd December 1949
Mickey Thomas of Jefferson Starship was born.

 
Wednesday 7th December 1949
Tom Waits was born.

 
Saturday 17th December 1949
Paul Rodgers of Free and Bad Company was born.

 
Thursday 22nd December 1949
Robin and Maurice Gibb of the Bee Gees were born.

 

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