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Fatboy Slim
 
 

50 Cent

Curtis James Jackson III

Born: 6 July 1975
Queens, New York, USA

Rapper with a checkered past, best known for his albums Get Rick or Die Tryin' and The Massacre.


Fabian

Fabiona Forte Bonaparte
Born: 6 February 1943
Philadelphia


Bent Fabric

Bent Fabricus Bjerre
Born: 7 December 1924
Copenhagen, Denmark

Jazz pianist turned record executive. Had a million selling hit with "Alley Cat" in 1961.


Adam Faith

Terence Nelhams
Born: 23 June 1940
Acton, London

Made the UK charts 24 times in 7 years.


Falco

Johann Hölzel
Born: 19 February1957
Vienna, Austria

Falco got his stage name after an East German skier, Falko Weisspflog. Falco was Austria's most popular musical export, on the merits of two bizzare singles, 1983's "Der Kommissar," rapped in German, and 1986's "Rock Me Amadeus," who's video showed him strutting around as a punk Mozart. "Der Kommissar" found huge success on US radio after being re-recorded by "After The Fire" in 1983. Falco died in a car crash in the Dominican Republic on February 6, 1998.


George Fame

Clive Powell
Born: 26 June 1943
Leigh, Lancashire

 


Don Fardon

Don Maughan
Born: 1943
Coventry, England

One and only US hit singe with "The Lament of The Cherokee, Indian Reservation" in 1968.


Chris Farlowe

John Henry Deighton
Born: 13 October 1940
Islington, London

1966 hit in UK charts: "Out of Time".


Donna Fargo

Yvonne Vaughn
Born: 10 November 1949
North Carolina

1972 hit with "Happiest Girl in The Whole USA" and "Funny Face".


Fatboy Slim

Quentin Cook (also known as Norman Cook)
Born: 13 July 1963
Britain

Master of dance music, best known for "Praise You" and "The Rockafella Skank". His latest claim to fame will be when he attempts to break the world record for bikini waxing - which will be part of a video shoot for this remix of "Bushes". Producers only want women aged between 18-24 to take part in the 4 hour challenge!


Fats Domino

Antoine Domino
Born: 10 May 1929
New Orleans, Louisiana

Sold 65 million records, more than any other black rock and roll star of the 1950s. He made such hits as "Ain't That a Shame", "Blueberry Hill", "I'm Walkin'", "Blue Monday", and "Walking to New Orleans".


George Fatty

Franz Georg Pressler
Born: 29 March 1927
Vienna
Died: 24 April 1982

Famous Austrian jazz clarinetist and entertainer.


Freddy Fender

Baldemar Huerta
Born: 1937
San Benito, Texas


Fergie

Stacey Ann Ferguson
Born: 27 March 1975
California, USA

Female vocalist in The Black Eyed Peas, she also enjoys a very succesful solo career.


Flood

Mark Ellis
Manchester, England

The enigmatic Flood is one of the best and most popular record producers and mixers of the last two decades. Has produced, engineered, and/or mixed records for (alphabetically): Barry Adamson, The Associates, Boo Radleys, Book of Love, Cabaret Voltaire, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Charlatans UK, Crime and the City Solution, The Cure, Curve, Depeche Mode, Elastica,
Erasure, Gavin Friday, PJ Harvey, James, Jesus and Mary Chain, Tom Jones, Massive Attack, Ministry, New Order, Nine Inch Nails, Nitzer Ebb, Pop Will Eat Itself, Psychic TV, Smashing Pumpkins, Patti Smith, Sneaker Pimps, Soft Cell, Wolfgang Press, U2, and others. He reportedly acquired the name Flood as a result of his habit of spilling tea in the studio.


Wayne Fontana

Glyn Ellis
Born: 28 October 1945
Manchester, England

Changed his name in honour of Elvis drummer DJ Fontana.


Connie Francis

Concetta Rosa Maria Franconero
Born: 12 December 1938
Newark, New Jersey

Sting of hits including "Who's Sorry Now", "Everybody's Fool", and "Vacation".


John Fred

John Fred Gourrier
Born: 8 May 1941
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Hit with "Judy in Disguise (with Glasses)".


Ace Frehley

Paul Daniel Frehley
Born: 27 April 1951
Bronx, New York

The first lead guitarist with KISS. KISS auditioned over 60 lead players. Ace quit KISS after making the "I Love It Loud" video. His face appears on the "Creatures of the Night" album cover, but he did not play on it. Ace rejoined KISS in February of 1996.

See also: Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley , Peter Criss, Eric Carr, Vinnie Vincent, Mark St John and Eric Singer.


Billy Fury

Ronald Wycherley
Born: 17 April 1940
Liverpool, England
Died: 28 January 1983

English rockabilly singer with around 17 UK top 30 hits.

 







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