October Soul Music Birthdays

October 1

Herb Fame of Peaches and Herb (1942)
Donny Hathaway (1945) (d.1979)
Howard Hewett (1955) 

October 2

Lolly Vegas of Redbone (1939)
Sting (1951)
Vanessa Bell Armstrong (1953)
Freddie Jackson (1956)

October 3

 Chubby Checker (1941)
Ronnie Laws (1950)
India Arie (1975)
Chuck Cissel (1948)

October 4

October 1

Herb Fame of Peaches and Herb (1942)
Donny Hathaway (1945) (d.1979)
Howard Hewett (1955) 

October 2

Lolly Vegas of Redbone (1939)
Sting (1951)
Vanessa Bell Armstrong (1953)
Freddie Jackson (1956)

October 3

 Chubby Checker (1941)
Ronnie Laws (1950)
India Arie (1975)
Chuck Cissel (1948)

October 4

Jon Secada (1961) 
Robert Wilson (of the Gap Band) (1941)

October 5

 Richard Street of the Temptations (1942)
Lucius Ross of Funkadelic (1948)
Heather Headley (1974)

October 6

Thomas McClary of the Commodores (1949)
Melinda Doolittle (1977)


  October 7

 Tony Silvester of the Main Ingredient (1941)
Simon Cowell (1959)
Toni Braxton (1967)
Taylor Hicks (1976)

 October 8

 Fred Cash of the Impressions (1940)
Tony Wilson of Hot Chocolate (1947)
Hamish Stuart of AWB (1949)
Harry Bowens of Was Not Was (1949) 
Airrion Love (of the Stylistics) (1949) 
Teddy Riley (1967)
Bruno Mars (1985)
CeCe Winans (1964)

 October 9

 Pat Burke of the Foundations (1937)
O.V. Wright (1939) (d. 1980)

 October 10

Jonathan Butler (1961) 

  October 11

Daryl Hall (1949)
Andrew Woolfolk of Earth Wind & Fire (1950)
MC Lyte (1971)
Tramaine Hawkins (1951)

October 12

 Sam Moore of Sam & Dave (1935)
Melvin Franklin of the Temptations (1942) (d.1995)
Gordon Chambers

October 13

Robert Lamb of Chicago (1944) 
Dorothy Moore (1946)

October 14

Cliff Richard (1940)
Ivory Tilmon of the Detroit Emeralds (1948)
Marcia Barrett of Boney M (1948) 
Karyn White (1965)
Usher (1978)

October 15

Marv Johnson (1938)
Tito Jackson of the Jackson 5 (1953) 
Ginuwine (1975)
Rod Temperton (1947)
Eric Benet (1970)

October 16

 Simon Bartholomew of the Brand New Heavies (1965)
John Mayer (1977)

October 17

 Ziggy Marley (1968)
Eminem (1972)
Wyclef Jean (1972)

October 18

 Chuck Berry (1926)
Ronnie Bright of the Coasters (1938)
Ne-Yo (1982)

October 19

Peter Tosh (1944)
Wilbert Hart of the Delfonics (1947)
Jennifer Holliday (1960)
George McCrae (1944)

October 20

 Mark King of Level 42 (1958)
Snoop Dogg (1971)

October 21

 Steve Cropper (1941)
Elvin Bishop (1942)
Steve Lukather of Toto (1957)

October 22

 Shaggy (1968)

October 23

Dianne Reeves (1956)

 October 24

Weird Al Yankovic (1959) 
Monica (1980)

October 25

Speech of Arrested Development (1968)
Ciara (1985) 

October 26

 Bootsy Collins (1951)
David Was of Was Not Was (1952)

October 27

Keri Hilson (1982) 

October 28

 Cleo Laine (1927)

Telma Hopkins of Dawn (1948)

October 29

Toby Smith of Jamioquai (1969)
Melba Moore (1945) 

October 30

Eddie Holland (1939)
Otis Williams of the Temptations (1939)

October 31

Smokie Norful (1975)
 Bernard Edwards of Chic (1952) (d. 1996)

 

 

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