February Birthdays – rock stars, classical stars, and others

February Birthdays!

This month Off the Wall celebrates drum month and the following smattering of musical February birthdays, including a LOT of drummers! There aren’t any OTW staff birthdays so you can keep working on your signing and serenade next month 🙂Rick James Musician February Birthdays

February 1: Weezer Drummer Patrick Wilson (1969); Superfreak Rick James (1948); Lisa Marie Presley (1968); Frank Zappa Drummer Jimmy Carl Black (1938)

February 3: Felix Mendelsohn (1809)

February 4: Alice Cooper (1948)

February 5: Duff McKagan, Guns N’ Roses bassist born in Seattle (1964), Bobby Brown (1969)

February 6: Bob Marley (1945), Natalie Cole (1950), The Who/Toto Drummer Simon Phillips (1957), Axl Rose (1962)

February 7: Garth Brooks (1962)Garth Brooks Musician February Birthdays

February 8: John Williams (1932)

February 10: Roberta Flack (1937)

February 11: Matt Dennis [Seattle-born composer] (1914-2002), Sheryl Crow (1962)

February 13: Peter Gabriel (1950)

February 15: Kinks Drummer Mick Avory (1944)

February 16: Bill Doggett (1916), Slayer Drummer Dave Lombardo (1965)

February 17: Foo Fighters Drummer Taylor Hawkins (1972)

February 18: Yoko Ono (1933), John Travolta (1954), Megadeth Drummer Gar Samuelson (1958), Dr. Dre (1965)

February 19: Smokey Robinson (1940), Seal (1963), Phish Drummer Jon Fishman (1965)Yoko Ono Musician February Birthdays

February 20: Nancy Wilson (1937), Kurt Cobain (1967-1994), Travis Drummer Neil Primrose (1972), Rihanna (1988)

February 21: Carl Czerny (1791-1857), Nina Simone (1933-2003)

February 22: Frederic Chopin (1810-1849), Herbie Hancock’s Headhunters/Fourplay Drummer Harvey Mason (1947), Creed/Alter Bridge Drummer Scott Phillips (1973), James Blunt (1974)

February 23: George Frideric Handel (1685), Howard Jones (1955)

February 24: George Thorogood (1950)fats domino musician february birthdays

February 25: George Harrison (1943)

February 26: Fats Domino (1928), Johnny Cash (1932), Michael Bolton (1953)

February 28: Drummer Willie Bobo (1934), Brian Jones (1942-1969), Bernadette Peters (1948), Cindy Wilson (1957)

February 29: Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868), Jimmy Dorsey (1904-1957), Dinah Shore (1916-1994)

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