February Soul Music Birthdays

February 1

Big Boi of Outkast (1975)
Big Boi from Outkast (1975)
Dennis Brown (1957)
Chris Clark (1946)
Rick James (1948)
Jerry Pike of Atmosfear (1957)
Joe Sample (1939)
Sadao Watanabe (1933)

February 2

Eva Cassidy (1963)
Stan Getz (1927)
Al McKay (1948)
Shakira (1977)

February 3

Johnny Bristol (1939)
John Handy (1933)
Johnny Guitar Watson (1935)

February 4

Gavin DeGraw (1977)
Spyder Turner (1947)

February 5

Bobby Brown (1969)
Jane Eugene of Loose Ends (1961)
Ann Sexton (1950)
Barrett Strong (1941)

February 6

Rick Astley (1966)
Natalie Cole (1950)
Nigel Lowis (1959)
Bob Marley (1945)

February 7

J Dilla (1974)
Earl King (1934)
King Curtis (1934)

February 8

Otis Leavill (1937)
Ron Tyson (1948)

February 9

Major Harris (1947)
Carole King (1942)
Barbara Lewis (1943)
Barry Mann (1939)

February 10

Roberta Flack (1937)
Geraldine Hunt (1945)

February 11

Brandy (1979)
Otis Clay (1940)
D'Angelo (1974)
Rochelle Fleming of First Choice (1950)
Russ Freeman of the Rippingtons (1960)
Leon Haywood (1942)
Al Johnson (1940)
Sergio Mendes (1941)
Kelly Rowland (1981)

February 12

Vincent James of Sweet Sensation (1951)
Gene McDaniels (1935)

February 13

King Floyd (1945)

February 14

Dwele (1978)
Gregory Hines (1946)
Ice-T (1959)
Jamie Jones (1975)
Maceo Parker (1943)
Clarence Reid (1939)
Merl Saunders (1934)

February 15

Brian Holland (1941)
Melissa Manchester (1951)
Stephane Desposito aka Neo (1970)

February 16

Otis Blackwell (1932)
Sonny Bono (1935)
Alvin Cash (1939)
James Ingram (1952)
Yoko Ono (1933)
Marvin Sease (1946)
Leon Ware (1940)

February 17

Chante Moore (1967)

February 18

Dr. Dre (1965)
Carl McIntosh of Loose Ends (1962)
Bobby Taylor (1934)
Irma Thomas (1941)

February 19

Bobby Rogers of the Miracles (1940)
Seal (1963)

February 20

Walter Becker of Steely Dan (1950)
Rihanna (1988)
Nancy Wilson (1937)

February 21

Bobby Charles (1938)
Nina Simone (1933)

February 22

Ernie K Doe (1936)
Robert "Big Sonny" Edwards of the Intruders (1942)
Louise Lopez of Odyssey (1933)
Harvey Mason (1947)

February 24

Chad Hugo of the Neptunes (1974)
Jesse Powell (1971)

February 25

George Harrison (1943)
Reggie Lucas (1953)

February 26

Erykah Badu (1971)
Michael Bolton (1953)
Fats Domino (1928)
Mitch Ryder (1945)
Gloria Scott (1946)

February 27

Carl Anderson (1945)
Bobby Valentino (1980)

February 28

Barbara Acklin (1943)
Willie Bobo (1934)
Choice Cut - V3 - "Getting Better"
Listening Room - Avery Sunshine - Twenty Sixty Four
CD of the Month - Raul Midon - Bad Ass and Blind
SoulTracks Choice Cut - Toni Redd - "Underneath My Skin"