Bass Players Birthdays

Celebrating the lives of the bass players that add so much to music on his or her birthday.

By The Month:

January

Guy Pratt – born January 3, 1962
John Richard Baldwin aka John Paul Jones – born 3 January 3, 1946
Caitlín “Cait” O’Riordan – born January 4, 1965
Brian Thomas Ray – born January 4, 1955
Robert (“Robbie”) Crane – born January 5, 1969
Kelly Nickels – born January 5, 1962
Philip Thornalley – born January 5, 1960
John Rich – born January 7, 1974
Stephen Garvey – born January 8, 1958
Lee Jackson – born January 8, 1943
James “JLo” Lorenzo – born January 13, 1959
Peter Trewavas – born January 15, 1959
Paul Vincent Raven born – January 16, 1961 – October 20, 2007
Squarepusher aka Tom Jenkinson – born January 17, 1975
Andrew MichaelAndyRourke – born January 17, 1964
Jeffrey Arthur Berlin – born January 17, 1953
Jeremy McCoy – born January 19, 1978
Jeffrey Steven “Jeff” Pilson – born January 19, 1959
Ian Ralph “Sammy” Samwell born January 19, 1937 – March 13,  2003
Scott Thunes – born January 20, 1960
Ian Frank Hill – born January 20, 1952
Hiroshi Morie 森江 博 Morie Hiroshi – born January 22, 1968 aka Heath
Richard Raymond Finch – born January 23, 1954
John Ro Myung – born January 24, 1967
Gary Tibbs – born Gary Brian Tibbs, January 25, 1958
Eugene StephenSteveJay – born January 26, 1951
Billy Greer – born January 26, 1952
Ashley Stephen Hutchings MBE – born January 26, 1945
Mark Anthony Patrick Owen – born January 27, 1972
William “Billy Bass” Nelson – born January 28, 1951
James Lee Jamerson – born January 29, 1936 – August 2, 1983
Eddie Jackson – born January 29, 1961
Marcel Karl Jacob born – January 30, 1964 – July 21, 2009
Trevor Roy Dunn – born January 30, 1968
Jerry Obern Scheff – born January 31, 1941

February
Chuck Dukowski – born Gary Arthur McDaniel; February 1, 1954
Rick James – born February 1, 1948 – August 6, 2004
Michael Janisch – born February 2, 1979
Robert Emile DeLeo – born February 2, 1966
Alphonso Johnson – born February 2, 1951
Arthur Harold Kane Jr. born – February 3, 1949 – July 13, 2004
Robert Duncan Coutts – born February 4, 1969
Michael AndrewDuffMcKagan – born February 5, 1964
Alan Charles Lancaster – born February 7, 1949
Stuart Hamm – born February 8, 1960
Clifford LeeCliffBurton born – February 10, 1962 – September 27, 1986
Steve Bailey – born February 10, 1960
John Christopher “Chris” Ethridge born – February 10, 1947 – April 23, 2012
Sheryl Suzanne Crow – born February 11, 1962
James RaymondJimCreeggan – born February 12, 1970
Rutger Gunnarsson  – born February 12, 1946 –  April 30, 2015
Peter Hook – born February 13, 1956
Anthony Earle Peter “Tony” Butler – born February 13, 1957
Robert JohnBobDaisley – born February 13, 1950
Peter Tork – born February 13, 1942
Carmine Rojas – born February 14, 1953
Michael Emile “Mikey” Craig – born February 15, 1960
John Cory Hassall – born February 17, 1981
Mark Andes – born February 19, 1948
Francis Buchholz – born February 19, 1954
JohannHansHölzel aka Falco – born February 19, 1957 – February 6, 1998
S. J. Tucker – born February 22, 1980
Jonathan Edward “Jon” Brant – born February 20, 1955
Walter Carl Becker – born February 20, 1950
Jean-Jacques “JJ” Burnel – born February 21, 1952
Thaddeus Arwood “Tad” Kinchla – born February 21, 1973
Chris Eskola – born February 23, 1976
Stephen Norman “Steve” Priest – born February 23, 1948
John Nommensen Duchac aka John Doe – born February 25, 1953
Arthur Barrow – born February 28, 1952

March
Bill Leen – born March 1, 1962
Carles Benavent – born March 1, 1954
Mark Whitmore Evans – born March 2, 1956
Jason Curtis Newsted – born March 4, 1963
Christopher Russell Edward “Chris” Squire – born March 4, 1948 – June 27, 2015
Joey DeMaio – born March 6, 1954
Francis Rocco Prestia – born March 7, 1951
Mark Brown – born March 8, 1962
Randy Herman Meisner – born March 8, 1946
John Davies Cale, OBE  – born March 9, 1942
Stephen PercySteveHarris – born March 12, 1956
Adam Charles Clayton – born March 13, 1960
Greg Norton -born Gregory James Norton, 13 March 1959
Rustee Allen – born March 13, 1953
Jim Pons – born March 14, 1943
Mark Allan Hoppus – born March 15, 1972
Philip Chapman Lesh – born March 15, 1940
Michael Lee Ivins – born March 17, 1963
Kenneth Leo Lyons – March 17, 1953 – May 20, 2012
Christopher Brubeck – born March 19, 1952
Conrad Lozano – born March 21, 1951
Gerald Stenhouse “Jerry” Jemmott – born March 22, 1946
Douglas Campbell “Dougie” Thomson – pronounced “doogie”- born March 24, 1951
Carol Kaye – born March 24, 1935
Steve Lang born – March 24, 1949 – February 4, 2017
Nicholas Drain “Nick” Lowe (born 24 March 1949
Victor Bailey – born March 27, 1960 – November 11, 2016
James RayBudCockrell – born March 28, 1950 – March 6, 2010
Alistair Jardine “Ali” McMordie – born March 31,1959

April
Ronald Frederick “Ronnie” Lane born – April 1, 1946 – June 4, 1997
David Eric “Dave” Bronze – born April 2, 1952
James MacDonough – born on April 3, 1970
Louis Edward Satterfield born April 3, 1937 – September 27, 2004
David Dyson – born April 3, 1965
Dee Murray born David Murray Oates; April  3, 1946 – January 15, 1992
Daniel Henry Edward “Danny” Thompson – born April 4. 1939
Michael ChristopherMikeStarr born – April 4, 1966 – March 8, 2011
Raymond Berry Oakley III born – April 4, 1948 – November 11, 1972
Matt Riddle – born April 5, 1967
Peter Gifford – born  April 5, 1955
Kelly LeMieux – born April 7, 1967
John Charles Julian Lennon – born April 8, 1963
Melvin George “Mel” Schacher (born April 8, 1951)
Steven E. “Steve” Gustafson – born April 10, 1957
Oliver “Ollie” Riedel  – born April 11, 1971
Anthony Eric “Tony” James – born April 12, 1953
Louis Johnson born – April 13, 1955 – May 21, 2015
John William “Jack” Casady – born April 13, 1944
Martyn LeNoble (Dutch: Martijn LeNoble; – born April 14, 1969
Jason Randolph Scheff – born April 16, 1962
Roy Estrada – born April 17, 1943
Tommy Shannon born Thomas Lafitte Smedley – April 18, 1946
Anthony “Tony” Reeves – born April 18, 1943
Carl Hunter – born April 22, 1965
Glenn Douglas Barnard Cornick – born April 23, 1947 – August 28, 2014
Brian Aubrey Marshall – born April 24, 1973
David John Haskins aka David J. – born April 24, 1957
Raymond Ian Burns aka Captain Sensible – born April 24, 1954
Nigel Harrison – born April 24, 1951
James Robert Johnston – born April 25, 1980
Stuart AldenStuCook – born April 25, 1945
John Mole – born April 25, 1949 – August 1, 2006
Eric Adam Avery – born April 25, 1965
Jay DeMarcus aka Stanley Wayne DeMarcus, Jr. – born April 26, 1971
Gordon Haskell – born April 27, 1946
Hugh Colin Hopper born – April 29, 1945 – June 7, 2009

May
Paul Gardiner – born May 1, 1958 – February 4, 1984
Prescott Niles (born May 2, 1954
Nick Feldman – born May 1, 1955
James Patrick “Jim” Clench – born May 1, 1949 – November 3, 2010
John Glascock born – May 2, 1951 – November 17, 1979
Marco Mendoza – born May 3, 1963
Bruce William Hall – born May 3, 1953
Martin Gordon – born May 3, 1954
Michael Ryan Pritchard – born May 4, 1972
Alain Caron – born May 5, 1955
Bryan Beller – born May 6, 1971
Stephen E Diggle – born May 7, 1955
Ken Tizzard – born May 7, 1969
Paul Samwell-Smith – born Paul Smith May 8, 1943
Miklós József “Jackie” Orszáczky – born May 8, 1948 – 3 February 3m 2008
Paul Francis McGuigan – born May 9. 1971
Thomas John Peterson – born May 9, 1950
John Victor “Rhino” Edwards – born May 9, 1953
Graham Keith Gouldman – born May 10, 1946
John Leslie “Les” Chadwick – born May 11, 1943
Ivan Král – born May 12, 1948
Michael Allen “Mickey” Madden – born May 13, 1979
Mike Inez – born May 14, 1966
John Symon AsherJackBruce – born May 14, 1943 – October 25, 2014
Gary Mervin Thain –  May 15, 1948 – December  8, 1975
Michael GordonMikeOldfield – born May 15, 1953
Richard Page – born May 16, 1953
Michael Trent Reznor – born May 17, 1965
Joseph Michael “Dusty” Hill – born May 19, 1949
Brian Keith “Herbie” Flowers  – born May 19, 1938
Steve Currie – born May 19, 1947 – April 28, 1981
Jeff Simmons – born May 21, 1949
John Dalton – born May 21, 1943
Dan Roberts – born May 22, 1967
Ricky Fenson – born  May 22, 1945
Max Bennett – born May 24, 1928
Leland Bruce “Lee” Sklar – born May 28, 1947
Noel Thomas David Gallagher – born May 29, 1967
Steve Hanley born May 29, 1959
Geoffrey Lyall better known as Klaus Flouride – born May 30, 1949
Christian Lee McBride – born May 31, 1972
Igor Saavedra born -May 31, 1966

June
Simon Jonathon Gallup – born June 1, 1960
Michael Steele aka Susan Nancy Thomas on June 2, 1955
Johan De Farfalla – born June 3, 1971
Susan KaySuziQuatro  – born June 3, 1950
Stefan K. Lessard – born June 4, 1974
Thomas Evans Jr born – June 5, 1947 – November 19, 1983
Michael Davis – born June 5, 1943 – February 17, 2012
Anthony Frederick “Tony” Levin, – born June 6, 1946
Prince Rogers Nelson – born June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016
Jonas Hellborg  – born June 7, 1958
Gregory Regis “Greg” Ginn – born June 8, 1954
Trevor Bolder – born June 9, 1950 – May 21, 2013
Thomas W. Fowler aka Tom Fowler – born June 10, 1951
Richard “Rick” Price – born June 10, 1944
Kira Roessler – born June 12, 1962
Peter GranvillePeteFarndon – born June 12, 1952 – April 14, 1983
John Kahn born – June 13, 1947 – May 30, 1996
Christopher A. Chaney – born June 14, 1970
Marcus Miller (born William Henry Marcus Miller, Jr.; June 14, 1959
Craig Gruber born -June 15, 1951 – May 5, 2015
William Matthew “Matt” Noveskey (born June 16, 1976
Charles Walter “Chuck” Rainey III – born June 17, 1940
Peter A. Giles – born June 17, 1944
Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE – June 18, 1942
Carl Dean Radle – June 18, 1942 – May 30, 1980
Alan Longmuir – born June 20, 1948
Nigel John Taylor  – born June 20, 1960
Lawrence E. “Larry” Junstrom – born June 22, 1949
Derek Forbes – born June 22, 1956
Steve Lieberman – born June 21, 1958
Garry William Beers – born June 22. 1957
Randy Jackson born – on June 23, 1956
Anthony Jackson born – June 23, 1952
Stuart Fergusson Victor Sutcliffe born – June 23, 1940 – April 10, 1962
Curt Smith – born June 24, 1961
George Andrew “Andy” McCluskey – born June 24,1959
John Edward Illsley – born June 24, 1949
Ricardo Iorio – born June 25, 1962
Samuel Lawrence “Larry” Taylor – born June 26, 1942
Michael Manring – born June 27, 1960
Bruce Arthur Johnston – born Benjamin Baldwin on June 27, 1942
David Knights – born David John Knights, June 28, 1945
RobertBobBrunning  – born June 29. 1943 – October 18, 2011
Murray Douglas Foster – born June 29, 1967
Stanley Clarke – born June 30, 1951
Timothy ToddTimMcCord – born June 28, 1979

July
John Ford – born July 1, 1948
Joe Puerta – born 2 July 1951
Kavyen Temperley – born Finlay Beaton on July 3, 1978
Harvey Brooks aka Harvey Goldstein; born – July 4, 1944
Derrick Hodge – born July 5, 1979
Terence Harris aka Jet Harris MBE born – July 6, 1939 – 18 March 2011
James Walter “Jim” Rodford – born July 7, 1941
Frank Joseph Bello – born July 9, 1965
Daryl L. Cameron aka Captain Sky – born July 10, 1957
Scott Gregory Shriner – born July 11, 1965
Morris “Mo” Joseph Pleasure – born July 12, 1962
Lawrence Donegan – born  July 13, 1961
Phillipa Margaret “Pip” Brown – born 13 July 1979
Mark “The Animal” Mendoza – born Mark Glickman, July 13, 1955
Chris Cross aka Christopher Thomas Allen born – July 14, 1952
Robert Wayne “Bob” Birch – July 14, 1956 – August 15, 2012
Rockette Morton – real name Mark Boston; born on July 14, 1949
Chi Ling Dai Cheng – born July 15, 1970 – April 13, 2013
Jonathan Mark Thomas Noyce – born 15 July 1971
Abraham Laboriel Sr. – born July 17, 1947
Terence Michael JosephGeezerButler – born July 17, 1949
Neil Stubenhaus – born July 18, 1953
David Jonathan Hammond – born 19 July 19, 1981
John Charles Lodge – born  July 20, 1945
Howard NormanHowieEpstein – July 21, 1955 – February 23, 2003
Pedro Aznar – born July 23, 1959
Mark Clarke – born July 25, 1950
Matt Bissonette – born July 25, 1961
Gerald Vincent “Jerry” Casale – born July 28, 1948
Geddy Lee Weinrib, OC (born Gary Lee Weinrib; July 29, 1953
Uriah Duffy – born July 31, 1975
Craig Gannon – born July 30, 1966
Karl Anthony Green – born July 31, 1947
Norman Quentin Cook aka Fatboy Slim born –  July 31, 1963

August
Paul Gray – born  August 1, 1958
Raymond “Boz” Burrell born – August 1, 1946 – September 21, 2006
Morris “B.B.” Dickerson – born August 3, 1949
David Hungate – born August 5, 1948
Zander Schloss – born August 7, 1961
Marinus “Rinus” Gerritsen – born August 9. 1946
Andrew Piran “Andy” Bell – born August 11, 1970
Michael James “Jim” Kale (born August 11, 1943
Chris McCusker – born August 13, 1958
Larry Graham, Jr. – born August 14, 1946
Bruce Thomas – born August 14, 1948,
Robert Byron “Bob” Hardy – born August 16, 1980
Nigel Griggs – born August 18, 1949
Marvin Isley – born August 18, 1953 – June 6, 2010
George Alex Katunich aka Dirk Lance – born August 18, 1976
John Richard Deacon – born  August 19, 1951
Michael Jay Shuman aka Mikey Shoes – born August 20, 1985
Philip ParrisPhilLynott – August 20, 1949 – January 4, 1986
Glenn Hughes – born August 21, 1951
Kenneth RayKennyRogers – born August 21, 1938
Juan Croucier – born August 22, 1959
Julian Fernando Casablancas – born August 23, 1978
Giuseppe Prestipino Giarritta – born August 23, 1943
Oteil Burbridge – born August 24, 1964
Mark William Bedford  – born August 24, 1961
Chaim Witz aka Gene Simmons – born August 25, 1949
Douglas Farthing Hatlelid aka Chip Douglas – born August 27, 1942
John Voorhis “Tim” Bogert  – born August 27, 1944
Tony Ashwin Kanal – born August 27, 1970
Glen Matlock – born August 27, 1956
Joe Osborn – born August 28, 1937
Meshell Ndegeocello born Michelle Lynn Johnson, August 29, 1968
Holmes Sterling Morrison, Jr. born – August 29, 1942 – August 30, 1995
Horace Panter – born Stephen Graham Panter, August 30, 1953

September
Graham Maby – born September 1, 1952
Samuel RobertSamRivers – born September 2, 1977
Keanu Charles Reeves – born September 2, 1964
Jesse Joseph Quin –  born September 3, 1981
Jason Paul “Cone” McCaslin – born September 3, 1980
Bruce Foxton  – born September 1, 1955
Stephen “Steve” aka Philip Jones – born September 3, 1955
Gary W King born -September 4, 1947 – July 23, 2003
Patrick O’Hearn – born September 6, 1954
John Bradley Houser – born September 7, 1960
Kelly Groucutt – born Michael William Groucutt; September 8. 1945 – February 19, 2009
Benjamin Orzechowski aka Benjamin Orr – September 8, 1947 – October 3, 2000
William Franklin “Will” Lee IV – born September 8, 1952
David “Shuffle” Steele – born September 8, 1960
Bruce Palmer – born September 9, 1946 – October 1, 2004
Gregory Robert “Greg” Garbowsky also known as Garbo – born September 10, 1986
RickRick the Bass PlayerRosas – September 10, 1949 – November 6, 2014
Jeff Irwin a.k.a. “the Yeti”, born September 12, 1977
Tony Stevens – born September 12, 1949
Peter Paul Cetera – born September 13, 1944
Jerry Lawrence Dixon – born September 15, 1967
Donald “Ean” Wayne Evans born – September 16, 1960 – May 6, 2009
Victory Tischler-Blue – born September 16, 1959
Bernard Bamford Calvert – born September 16, 1942
William Patton “Bill” Black, Jr. born – September 17, 1926 – October 21, 1965
Douglas Glenn Colvin aka Dee Dee Ramone born – September 18, 1951 – June 5, 2002
Charles Salvatore “Chuck” Panozzo – born September 20, 1948
Johnette Napolitano – born September 22, 1957
Nick Massi – born September 19, 1927 – December 24, 2000
Steven Severin born Steven John Bailey – September 25, 1955
Tony Maimone – born September 27, 1952
Leslie Edward “Les” Claypool – born September 29, 1963
Robert “Robby” Carl Takac, Jr.  – born September 30, 1964

October

Martin Robert Turner – born October 1, 1947
Michael John Cloete CrawfordMikeRutherford – born October 2, 1950
Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner aka Sting – born October 2, 1951
Jim Fielder – born October 4, 1947
Thomas Eugene “Tommy” Stinson – born October 6, 1966
Dave Hope – born October 7, 1949
Robert Earl “Kool” Bell – born October 8, 1950
Christopher Joseph Ward aka C. J. Ramone – born October 8, 1965
James Hamish Stuart – born October 8, 1949
William Howard “Monk” Montgomery born – October 10, 1921 – May 20, 198
John Alec Entwistle  born – October 9, 1944 – June 27, 2002
Martin John Kemp – born October 10, 1961
James Dewar born – October 12, 1942 – May 16,  2002
Raymond MatthewsRayBrown – October 13, 1926 – July 2, 2002
Nick Fyffe  – born October 14, 1972
Jason Mark Everman – born October 16, 1967
Michael Peter Balzary (Flea) – born October 16, 1962
Cordell “Boogie” Mosson (born Cardell Mosson) (October 16, 1952 – April 18, 2013
Charles Frederick “Fred” Turner – born 16 October 1943
Giuseppe HenryPinoPalladino – born October 17, 1957
Leroy “Flick” Hodges – born October 17, 1950
William “Billy” Cox – born October 18, 1941
Mark King – born October 20, 1958
Peter Olsson  – born October 21, 1961
Svante Henryson – born October 22, 1963
Roberto AgustinRobertTrujillo – born October 23, 1964
Jozef “Jožo” Ráž – born October 24, 1954
John Gunnar Levén  – born October 25, 1963
William Earl “Bootsy” Collins – born October 26, 1951
Garry Wayne Tallent – born October 27, 1949
Timi “Grabber” Hansen – born October 28, 1958
Richard Bona – born October 28, 1967
Steven RandallRandyJackson – born October 29, 1961
David Paton – born October 29, 1949
Timothy Bruce Schmit – born October 30, 1947
Bernard Edwards born – October 31, 1952 – April 18, 1996

November
Robert Harry Kuykendall, also known as Bobby Dall – born November 2, 1963
Dave Pegg – born November 2, 1947
Derek Peter “Del” Palmer – born November 3, 1952
Randy Gregg – born November 8, 1969
Joseph “Joe” Bouchard – born November 9, 1948
Gregory StuartGregLake born – November 10, 1947 – December 7, 2016
David Warren Ellefson – born November 12, 1964
Rick Kemp – born November 15, 1941
Rudy Sarzo born – November 18, 1950
Gail Ann Dorsey – born November 20, 1962
Brian Ritchie – born November 21, 1960
Steven Alexander “Alex” James FRSA – born November 21, 1968
Aston Francis Barrett– born 22 November 1946
Rob “Blasko” Nicholson – born November 24, 1969
Donald “Duck” Dunn  – born November 24, 1941 – May 13, 2012
John Graham “Mac” McVie – born November 26, 1945
Tom Cato Visnes aka King ov Hell – born November 27, 1974
Daryl Mark Stuermer – born November 27, 1952
Michael Stephen Dempsey – born November 29, 1958
Roger David Glover – born November 30, 1945

December
JacoPastorius III born – December 1, 1951 – September 21, 1987
RichardRickSavage – born 2 December 1960
Thomas John Patrick “Tom” McGuinness – born December 2, 1941
Percy Jones – born December 3, 1947
ChristopherChrisHillman – born December 4, 1944
Brian Bromberg – born December 5, 1960
Les Nemes – born December 5, 1960
Richard J. Campbell – born December 7, 1958
Kasim Sulton – born December 8, 1955
Nathan Harrell East – born December 8, 1955
Raymond Shulman – born December 8. 1949
Nicholas MoreNickSeymour born – December 9, 1958
Steve Rodby – born December 9, 1954
William “Bill” Church – born December 9, 1946
Dennis Dunaway – born December 9, 1946
Osao Chosei Funahara – born December 10, 1953
Nikki Sixx – December 11, 1958
Darryl Jones – born December 11, 1961
Jermaine Jackson – born December 11, 1954
Trey Gunn – born December 13, 1960
Daniel Patrick “Danny” Lohner – born December 13, 1970
Derrick Lee Murdock (aka “Dock,” born December 13, 1957
Tim Sköld aka Thim Sköld – December 14, 1966
Paul Gustave Simonon – born December 15, 1955
Nicholas “Nick” Beggs – born December 15, 1961
Michael “Mick” Quinn – born December 17, 1969
Michael EdwardMikeMills – born December 17, 1958
Bryan JamesChasChandler – born December 18, 1938 – July 17, 1996
John Gerrard “Gerry” McAvoy – born 19 December 1951
Jacqueline Louise Fuchs aka Jackie Fox – born December 20, 1959
John Patitucci – born December 22, 1959
Brian “Licorice” Locking – born 22 December 1938
Maurice Ernest Gibb, – born December 22, 1949 – 12 January 12, 2003
Douglas Alan “Doug” Stegmeyer -born – December 23, 1951 — August 25, 1995
Ian Charles Burden – born December 24, 1957
Noel David Redding born – 25 December 1945 – 11 May 2003
Hugh John McDonald – born December 28, 1950
Richard Clare “Rick” Danko – December 29, 1943 – December 10, 1999
Felix A. Pappalardi Jr. – born December 30, 1939 – April 17, 1983
Peter Alexander GreenlawPeteQuaife born – December 31, 1943 – June 23, 2010
James Robert “Jimmy” Haslip – born December 31, 1951

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