This Day in Music
 
March 27th: Born on this day
1924, Born on this day, Sarah Vaughan, jazz singer, (1954 US No.6 single 'Make Yourself Comfortable' plus 8 other US Top 30 hits). Vaughan died 3rd April 1990.
1947, Born on this day, Andrew Brown, The Herd, (1968 UK No.5 single 'I Don't Want Our Loving To Die')
1950, Born on this day, Tony Banks, keyboards, Genesis, (1986 US No.1 single 'Invisible Touch', 1992 UK No.7 single 'I Can't Dance' plus over 15 other UK Top 40 hit singles & 6 UK No.1 albums).
1953, Born on this day, Walter Stocker, Air Supply, (1980 UK No.11 single 'All Out Of Love', 1981 US No.1 single 'The One That You Love').
1956, Born on this day, British musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, Paul Wickens who has worked with Paul McCartney since 1989. Wickens has also worked with Styx, The Damned, Tim Finn, Paul Carrack, Nik Kershaw, Jim Diamond, Boy George, and David Gilmour.
1957, Born on this day, Billy MacKenzie, singer, The Associates, (1982 UK No.9 single 'Party Fears Two'). MacKenzie committed suicide on 23rd January 1997.
1959, Born on this day, Andrew Farriss, keyboards, INXS, 1988 UK No.2 & US No.1 single 'Need You Tonight', 1987 album 'Kick' has sold over 10m copies in the US alone and features four Top 10 singles; 'Need You Tonight,' 'Devil Inside', 'New Sensation,' and 'Never Tear Us Apart.'


1962, Born on this day, Derrick McKenzie, drums, Jamiroquai, (1996 UK No.3 single 'Virtual Insanity', 1998 UK No.1 single 'Deeper Underground').
1964, Born on this day, Clark Datchler, Johnny Hates Jazz, (1987 UK No.5 single 'Shattered Dreams').
1965, Born on this day, Johnny April, bass, Staind, (2001 US No.1 album, 'Break The Cycle', 2001 US No. 7 & UK No. 15 single 'It's Been A While').
1970, Born on this day, Mariah Carey, singer. Carey is named after 'They Call The Wind Mariah' from the musical 'Paint Your Wagon'. Scored the 1994 UK No.1 single 'Without You' plus over 20 other UK Top 40 hits and 12 US No.1 singles.
1975, Born on this day, Fergie, US R&B singer, songwriter, former member of Kids Incorporated, Wild Orchid, co-host of the TV show Great Pretenders, and vocalist of The Black Eyed Peas. 2003 US & UK No.1 single 'Where Is The Love', 2006 US No.1 solo single ‘London Bridge.’ 2007 world-wide No.1 single 'Big Girls Don't Cry.'
1988, Born on this day, Jessie J, (Jessica Ellen Cornish), English singer-songwriter, who had the 2011 UK No.1 single 'Price Tag' and the 2012 UK No.1 'Domino.'




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