Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta
Born: March 28, 1986
New York City
Born:29 October 1944
Jersey, Channel Islands
Founding member of the "Moody Blues"
Francesco Paolo LoVecchio
Born: 30 March 1913
Singer, songwriter, actor
Kathryn Dawn Lang
2 November 1961
Consort, Alberta Canada
A favourite among eclectic audiences from all walks
of life, after a concert performance Madonnna once said of her: "Elvis is
alive, and she's beautiful".
Alfredo Arnold Cocozza
Born: 31 January 1921
Sth Philadelphia, USA
Opera singer. His name is the male vesion of his
mother's name, as his real name was not catchy enough. Sang his
first opera role in "The Merry Wives of Windsor".
Born: 17 April 1929
Big band leader and arranger for current pop hits.
Over 30 albums from 1965.
Born: 8 July 1935
Brooklyn, New York
First hit with "The Banana Boat Song", followed by
more hits in the late 50s and 60s hits, "Party Doll", "Portrait of
my Love". More popularly with wife Eydie Gorme in TV, recordings and
Brenda Mae Tarpley
Born: 11 December 1944
Known initially as 'Little Brenda Lee'. Over 40
albums and compilations from 1957.
Born: 26 May 1920
Jamestown, North Dakota
Torch sone goddess. Mega hit with "Fever".
Thomas Lee Bass
Born: 3 October 1962
Former Motley Crue drummer. Perhaps his best known
starring role was in his sex video with then wife Pamela Anderson,
which was the biggest selling porn movie in history. Was previously
married to Heather Locklear for seven years. See also Mick Mars, Vince Neil and Nikki Sixx.
Born: 31 July 1946
Lead singer of "The Playboys" initial hit with "This
Diamond Ring" (written by Al Kooper and Bobby Vee)
Hugh Anthong Cregg
5 July 1950
New York City
Singer of good time rock and roll hits. In the mid
80s he made it "Hip to be Square".
Wladziu Valentino Liberace
Born: 16 May 1919
Entertainer with splashy attire and trademark
candelabra, who wowed audiences with his piano playing. Starred in
"Sincerely Yours", a tear-jerker about a deaf concert pianist.
Born: 8 January 1940
Brooklyn, New York
Best known for "Tears On My Pillow" 1958.
Eva Narcissus Boyd
Born: 29 June 1943
Bellhaven, North Carolina
1962 International hit with "The Locomotion". Eat
your heart out Kylie.
Born: 12 January 1991
Singer, songwriter, actress, dancer. Best known for the singles "Mama Do"and "Boys and Girls" and "All About Tonight".
Love Michelle Harrison
Born: 9 July 1964
San Francisco, California
Best known as the widow of Kurt Cobain.
John Baslington Lyde
Australia's first guitar hero, playing in such bands
as "The Aztecs" and "The Wild Cherries" and later as bass player
with "Rose Tattoo".
Marie MacDonald McLaughlin
Born: 3 November 1948
Lennox Castle, Glasgow, Scotland
#1 hit from the film "To Sir With Love". Brief
marriage to Maurice Gibb of the Bee Gees. A dozen or so albums from
Born: 2 June 1959
At age 16, Lydia Lunch became one of first in New
York's "no wave" scene with her band Teenage Jesus and the Jerks.
After a brief period heading another band, Beirut Slump, in 1980
Lunch moved away from "no wave", recording the solo "Queen of
Siam". At the same time, she started the blues/R&B band 8 Eyed
Spy. That band ended soon after bassist Jack Ruby died of a heroin
O.D. She then started the Devil Dogs, which had a revolving lineup,
so she quit and started 13:13. She collaborated on recordings with
the Birthday Party, Exene Cervenka (X), Jim Thirwell (Foetus), Kim
Gordon (Sonic Youth), and Thurston Moore (also Sonic Youth). She
started her own label, Widowspeak Productions, and is now focused
more on spoken word recordings. Lunch has also starred in movies
like "The Right Side of My Brain" and "Fingered"