Born: circa 1939
Ynytsdon, South Wales
US#1 hit with "Tell Laura I Love Her".
Richard Steve Valnezuela
Born: 13 May 1941
Los Angeles, California
Died: 3 February 1959
Classic 50s hit "La Bamba" and "Donna". Died with
Buddy Holly and Big Bopper in the plane crash the day
the music died.
Born: 3 February 1928
Vocalist, actor, film/TV
Born: 3 May 1937
Of "Four Seasons" fame.
Edward Louis Severson
Born: 23 December 1964
The spiritual and musical leader of "Pearl Jam".
Robert Thomas Velline
Born: 30 April 1943
Fargo, North Dakota
Singer and actor (with small parts). Short lived
attempt to revert to his real name. Best known for "Rubber Ball",
"Take Good Care of My Baby" (US#1).
Born: December 13, 1949
Important New York punk (music) figure. Founded the
bands Neon Boys and Television. Worked on early releases with the
Patti Smith Group. Worked as producer on Jeff Buckley's second
album up until Buckley's death in 1997.