July Soul Music Birthdays

July 1

Andre Crouch (1942)
Bobby Day (1930)
Missy Elliot (1971)
Deborah Harry (1945)
Syl Johnson (1936)

July 2

Ahmad Jamal (1930)
Stevie Woods (1951)

July 3

Fontella Bass (1940)
John Klemmer (1946)

July 4

Melanie Fiona (1983)
Jacques Morali (1937)
John Waitt (1952)
Bill Withers (1938)

July 5

Marc Cohn (1959)
Joe (1973)

July 6

Gene Chandler (1937)
Phyllis Hyman (1949)
Curtis Jackson a.k.a. 50 Cent (1975)
Della Reese (1931)
Sherrick (1957)

July 7

Doc Severinsen (1927)
Ringo Starr (1940)
Joe Zawinul of Weather Report (1932)

July 8

Billy Eckstine (1914)
Louis Jordan (1930)
Earl Van Dyke (1930)

July 9

Gwen Guthrie (1950)

July 10

Greg Kihn (1950)
Mavis Staples (1939)

July 11

Peter Brown (1953)
Goapele (1970)
Lil' Kim (1975)
Suzanne Vega (1959)
Kirk Whalum (1958)

July 12

Bigg Robb (1967)
Bill Cosby (1937)

July 13

Deborah Cox (1974)
Gerald Levert (1966)

July 14

Taboo of the Black Eyed Peas (1975)

July 15

H B Barnum (1936)
Alicia Bridges (1953)
Frank McComb (1970)
David Pack (1952)

July 16

William Bell (1939)

July 17

Regina Belle (1963)
Phoebe Snow (1952)

July 18

Dion DiMucci (1939)
Martha Reeves (1941)

July 19

Phil Upchurch (1941)

July 20

Kim Carnes (1945)
Larry Levan (1954)
Andrew Levy of Brand New Heavies (1966)
Eric Nolan (1957)
Carlos Santana (1947)
Elliott Yamin (1978)

July 21

Damian Marley (1978)

July 22

Al DiMeola (1954)
Chuck Jackson (1937)
Keith Sweat (1961)

July 23

Madeline Bell (1942)
Dino Danelli (1944)

July 24

Jennifer Lopez (1970)
Ann Nesby (1955)

July 25

Darrell Banks (1937)
Bennie Benjamin (1925)

July 26

Betty Davis (1945)
Dobie Gray (1942)
Bruce Hawes (1953)
Bobby Hebb (1938)
Mick Jagger (1943)
Darlene Love (1941)
Brenton Wood (1941)

July 27

Don Cornelius (1936)
Harvey Fuqua (1929)

July 28

Vernon Burch (1955)
DeAndre Cortez Way a.k.a. Soulja Boy (1990)

July 29

Joe Beck (1945)

July 30

Paul Anka (1941)
Kate Bush (1958)
Robert Clivilles of C&C Music Factory (1964)
Phil Fearon (1956)
Buddy Guy (1936)
Joyce Jones of First Choice (1949)
David Sanborn (1945)

July 31

Ahmet Ertegun (1923)
Stanley Jordan (1959)
Fatboy Slim (1963)
ADVANCE Listening Room - Eric Roberson - "Wind"
CD of the Month - James Day - Song, Soul & Spirit
Listening Room - Stokley - Introducing Stokley
Listening Room - The GroovaLottos - Ask Yo' Mama