May Soul Music Birthdays

May 1
Ray Parker, Jr (1954)
Chris Kelly (of Kris Kross) (1978)
Carlo Ward (of BT Express)

May 2
Randy Cain (of the Delfonics) (1945)
Angela Bofill (1954)

May 3
James Brown
Farrah Franklin (of Destiny's Child) (1981)

May 4
Nick Ashford
Jackie Jackson (of the Jackson 5) (1951)
Oleta Adams (1953)

May 5
Johnny Taylor
Angela Bofill
Craig David (1981)
Adele (1988)
Chris Brown (1989)
Raheem DeVaughn (1975)

May 6
Robbie McIntosh (of AWB) (1950)

May 7
Jimmy Ruffin (1939)
Thelma Houston (1943)

May 8
Philip Bailey (of Earth Wind & Fire) (1951)

May 9
Tamia (1975)

May 10
Henry Fambrough (of the Spinners) (1938)
Sly Dunbar (of Sly and Robbie) (1952)

May 12
Norman Whitfield (1940)
James Purify (1944)
Jayotis Washington (of the Persuasions) (1945)
Erica Campbell (of Mary Mary) (1981)
Greg Phillinganes (1956)

May 13
Mary Wells
Stevie Wonder (1950)
Darius Rucker (1966)

May 14
Shanice Wilson (1973)
Raphael Saadiq (1966)

May 15
Lenny Welch (1938)

May 16
Pervis Jackson (of the Spinners)
Billy Cobham (1944)
Janet Jackson (1966)
Ralph Tresvant (of New Edition) (1968)
Tonex (1975)

May 17
Taj Mahal (1942)
George Johnson (of the Brothers Johnson) (1953)
Deitrick Haddon (1973)

May 18
Butch Tavares (of Tavares) (1953)

May 19
Grace Jones (1952)

May 21
Fats Waller
Ronald Isley (of the Isley Brothers) (1941)
The Notorious B.I.G.
Bill Champlin (1947)

May 22
Johnny Gill (1966)
Avery Sunshine
Donell Jones (1973)
Shirley Murdock (1957)

May 23
General Johnson (of the Chairmen of the Board)
Maxwell (1972)

May 24
Heavy D

May 25
Lauryn Hill (1975)
Clarence Burke (the Five Stairsteps)

May 26
Lenny Kravitz (1964)
Jaheim (1978)
Pam Grier (1949)


May 27
Ramsey Lewis (1935)
Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes (of TLC)
Andre 3000 (of OutKast) (1975)

May 28
Gladys Knight (1944)
Roland Gift (of Fine Young Cannibals) (1962)

May 29
Larry Blackmon (of Cameo) (1956)
LaToya Jackson (1956)
Jesse Johnson (1960)

May 30
Cee-Lo Green (1974)

 May 31
Lenny Welch (1938)

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