James Marcus Smith
Born: 6 November 1938
Hits such as "Hold Me", "Somewhere (a place for us)",
and a bit part actor. But is best remembered for his on-stage
Paula & Paula
Born: 21 December 1940
Born: 20 May 1942
Puppy love music, "Hey Paula, (I Want to Marry You)".
One and a half hit wonders.
Donald Eugene Lytle
Born: 31 May 1938
Died: 19 February 2003
Country music singer, most famous for recording the song "Take this Job and Shove It"
Peaches and Herb
Francine Barker (Francine Hurd)
Born: 1 October 1942
Best known for "Let's Fall in Love", and "Close Your Eyes". The comings and goings of
different Peaches is more interesting.
Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson
Born: 25 October1984
Santa Barbara, California
Katy changed her last name from "Hudson" to "Perry" (her mother's maiden name) because of the similarity to the actress "Kate Hudson".
Edith Giovanna Gassion
Born: 19 December 1915
Died: 11 October 1963
French singer, starring in Moulin Rouge with Yves Montand, with whom she
fell in love. Toured the stalags in 1943 singing for prisoners,
many of whom she helped to escape. Piaf being Parisian slang for
'Sparrow'. Most famous song (and epitath) "Non, Je Ne Regrette
Rien", (No Regrets).
Born: 8 September 1979
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Best known for the Grammy winning hit "Lady Marmalade" from the
movie "Moulin Rouge".
Born: 22 September 1982
Singer and actress who rose to fame with the hit "Honey to the B". Also known for her starring roles in Doctor Who and Secret Diary of a Call Girl.
Vocals and guitar for "Mental As Anything". Obviously
named after the Martin Plaza in Sydney.
Born: 21 April 1947
On stage antics (including self-mutilation) and raw
sound. Hero for punk rockers. In the 1970s he collaborated with
John Preston Cornville
Born: 18 August 1939
Port Arthur, Texas
Another 1 and 1/2 hit wonder with "Running Bear". A
cloying tale of Red Indian love tragically going wrong.
Prince Rogers Nelson
Born: 7 June 1958
Best known as eccentric pop star. Top sellers "1999"
and "When Doves Cry". On many songs Prince played all the
instruments himself. In the 1990s he changed his name to The Artist
Formerly Known As Prince, then to an unpronouncable symbol. In 2000
he changed his name back to Prince.