August Soul Music Birthdays

August Soul Music Birthdays

August 1

Robert Cray (1953)
Chuck D (1960)
Coolio (1963)

August 2

Fat Larry (1949)(d.2000)
Zelma Davis (of C&C Music Factory) (1970)

August 3 

Syreeta Wright (1946) (d.2004)

August 4

August Soul Music Birthdays

August 1

Robert Cray (1953)
Chuck D (1960)
Coolio (1963)

August 2

Fat Larry (1949)(d.2000)
Zelma Davis (of C&C Music Factory) (1970)

August 3 

Syreeta Wright (1946) (d.2004)

August 4

Louis Armstrong (1901)(d.1971)

August 6


Randy DeBarge (1958)
Geri Halliwell (The Spice Girls) (1972)

August 7

Herb Reed (The Platters) (d.2012)

August 8

Joe Tex (1933) (d. 1982)
David Grant (of Linx) (1956)

August 9

Billy Henderson (of the Spinners) (d. 2007)
Whitney Houston (1963) (d. 2012)

August 10

Patti Austin (1948)
Michael Bivins (of New Edition and Bell Biv DeVoe)(1968)

August 11

Hamish Seelochan (of the Pasadenas) (1964)
Kenny Gamble (1943)

August 12

Pat Metheny (1954)
Sir Mix-A-Lot (1963)
August Darnell (of Kid Creole and the Coconuts) (1951)
Roy Hay (of Culture Club) (1961)

August 13

James Morrison (1984)

August 14

Larry Graham (1946)
Sharon Bryant (of Atlantic Starr) (1956)

August 15

Bill Pinkney (of the Drifters) (1933)
Bobby Caldwell (1951)

August 16

James J.T. Taylor (of Kool and the Gang) (1953)
Madonna (1958)

August 17
Maysa Leak (1966)

August 18

Sarah Dash (of Labelle) (1942)
Nona Hendrix (of Labelle) (1945)
Malcolm-Jamal Warner (1970)

August 20

Paul Robi (of the Platters) (1931)
Isaac Hayes (1942) (d.2008)

August 21

Count Basie (1904) (d.1984)
Kim Sledge (of Sister Sledge) (1957)
Kelis (1979)

August 22

John Lee Hooker (1920)
Vernon Reid (of Living Colour) (1958)
Dexter Wansel (1950)
James DeBarge (1963)

August 24

Jeffrey Daniel (of Shalamar) (1955) 
Marshall Thompson of the Chi-Lites

August 25

Wayne Shorter (of the Crusaders) (1933)
Walter Williams (of the O'Jays) (1942)
Alexandra Burke (1988)

August 26

Valerie Simpson (of Ashford & Simpson) (1948)

August 27

Yolanda Adams (1961)
Mase (1977)
Mario (1986)

August 29

Dinah Washington (1924) (d. 1963)
Pebbles (1964)
Michael Jackson (1958) (d. 2010)

August 30

Ronald Beitle (of Wild Cherry) (1954)
Robert Clivilles (of C&C Music Factory)

August 31

Wilton Felder (of the Crusaders) (1940)
Van Morrison (1945)

 

 

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