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April Birthdays

Classic rock artists born in Aoril

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April 1
Ronnie Lane - Faces/Small Faces - 1944
John Barbata - Jefferson Airplane, The Turtles - 1945
Jeff Porcaro - Toto - 1954

April 2
Kurt Winter - The Guess Who - 1946
Dave Bronze - Procol Harum - 1952
Leon Wilkeson - Lynyrd Skynyrd - 1952
David Robinson - The Cars - 1953

April 3
Richard Manuel - The Band - 1943
Richard Thompson - Fairport Convention - 1949
Mel Schacher - Grand Funk Railroad - 1951

April 4
Dave Hill - Slade - 1946
Pick Withers - Dire Straits - 1948
Berry Oakley - Allman Brothers Band - 1948
Peter John Haycock - Climax Blues Band - 1951
Gary Moore - Thin Lizzy - 1952

April 5
Dave Swarbrick - Fairport Convention - 1941
Alan Clarke - The Hollies - 1942

April 6
John Stax - The Pretty Things - 1944
Tony Connor - Hot Chocolate - 1947
Ralph Cooper - Air Supply - 1951
Christopher Franke - Tangerine Dream - 1953

April 7
Ravi Shankar - 1920
Spencer Dryden - Jefferson Airplane, New Riders of the Purple Sage - 1938
Mick Abrahams - Jethro Tull - 1943
Bill Kreutzmann - Grateful Dead - 1946
John Oates - Hall & Oates - 1949
Bruce Gary - The Knack - 1951
Janis Ian - 1951

April 8
Roger "Chappo" Chapman - Family, Streetwalkers - 1942
Steve Howe - Yes - 1947
Julian Lennon - 1963

April 9
Gene Parsons - The Byrds, Flying Burrito Brothers - 1944
Terry Knight - Grand Funk Railroad - 1943

April 10
Fred Smith - Blondie, Television - 1948
Dave Peverett - Foghat, Savoy Brown - 1950
Brian Setzer - 1959

April 12
John Kay - Steppenwolf - 1944
Will Sergeant - Echo & the Bunnymen - 1958

April 13
Lester Chambers - Chambers Brothers - 1940
Jack Casady - Jefferson Airplane/Starship, Hot Tuna - 1944
Brian Pendleton - Pretty Things - 1944
Max Weinberg - E Street Band - 1951
Lowell George - Little Feat - 1945
Roy Loney - Flamin' Groovies - 1946
Jimmy Destri - Blondie - 1954

April 14
Ritchie Blackmore - Deep Purple, Rainbow, Blackmore's Night - 1945
Patrick Fairley - Marmalade - 1946

April 15
"Wooly" Wolstenholme - Barclay James Harvest - 1947
Gerry Rafferty - Stealers Wheel - 1947

April 16
"Lonesome Dave" Peverett - Foghat - 1943
Lee "The Bear" Kerslake - Uriah Heep - 1947

April 17
Roy Estrada - Captain Beefheart, Mothers of Invention, Little Feat - 1943
Jan Hammer - Mahavishnu Orchestra - 1948
Pete Shelley - Buzzcocks - 1955

April 18
Mike Vickers - Manfred Mann - 1940
Lennie Baker - Sha Na Na - 1946
Skip Spence - Quicksilver Messenger Service, Moby Grape, Jefferson Airplane - 1946

April 19
Alan Price - The Animals - 1942
Mark Volman (aka Phlorescent Leech) - The Turtles, Flo and Eddie, Mothers of Invention - 1947

April 20
Jimmy Winston - Small Faces - 1945
Craig Frost - Grand Funk Railroad, Silver Bullet Band - 1948

April 21
Iggy Pop - The Stooges - 1947
John Weidner - The Animals - 1947
Robert Smith - Siouxsie & the Banshees, The Cure - 1959

April 22
Peter Frampton - 1950
Paul Carrack - Squeeze, Roxy Music - 1951
Kimberley Dahme - Boston

April 24
Gary Cambra - Tubes
Jack Blades - Night Ranger, Damn Yankees - 1954
Doug Clifford - Creedence Clearwater Revival - 1945
Glenn Cornick - Jethro Tull - 1947

April 25
Stu Cook - Creedence Clearwater Revival - 1945
David Sikes - Boston, Giuffria - 1955

April 26
Gary Wright - Spooky Tooth - 1943

April 27
Casey Kasem - 1932
Pete Ham - Badfinger - 1947
Ace Frehley - KISS - 1951

April 28
John Wolters - Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show - 1945
Eddie Jobson - Roxy Music, Mothers of Invention - 1955

April 29
Klaus Voorman - Manfred Mann, Plastic Ono Band - 1942
Joel Larson - The Grass Roots- 1947
Tommy James - The Shondells - 1947

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