Famous Cancer Rock Singers

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Debbie Harry
(Singer-Songwriter, Actress and Lead Vocalist of the Band ‘Blondie’)
Debbie Harry
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Birthdate: July 1, 1945
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States

Debbie Harry is an American actress and singer-songwriter. She is credited with co-founding the popular rock band Blondie, which pioneered the American punk rock and later the new wave genre. Also a well-known philanthropist, Debbie Harry works with charities that fight against endometriosis and cancer.

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Bon Scott
(Singer & Musician)
Bon Scott
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Birthdate: July 9, 1946
Birthplace: Forfar, Scotland
Died: February 19, 1980
Bon Scott worked with bands such as The Spektors, Valentines, and Fraternity before joining the Australian hard rock band AC/DC, replacing lead singer Dave Evans in 1974. He was one of Classic Rock’s 100 Greatest Frontmen of All Time. Following his death, AC/DC released a best-selling album as a tribute.
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Linda Ronstadt
(One of the World's Best-Selling Artists of All Time)
Linda Ronstadt
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Birthdate: July 15, 1946
Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona, United States

One of the world's best-selling music artists ever, Linda Ronstadt has sold over 100 million records worldwide. She performed in diverse genres, including Latin, light opera, rock, and country. She is also one of the most decorated female music artists of all time, having won prestigious awards, such as the National Medal of Arts and Humanities.

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Jack White
(Lead Singer and Guitarist of the Duo 'The White Stripes')
Jack White
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Birthdate: July 9, 1975
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States

The White Stripes guitarist and vocalist Jack White had begun playing drums at 6. He made it to Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time list. With 12 Grammys, he is now considered one of the main forces in the revival of the garage rock genre in the 2000s.

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Elle King
(American Singer-Songwriter & Multi-Instrumentalist)
Elle King
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Birthdate: July 3, 1989
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

American singer, Elle King, made her mark in showbiz when her debut single Good To Be A Man was released in March 2012 as a digital download. Her 2014 single Ex's & Oh's became one of the top songs in US. Under the Influence, America's Sweetheart, Good Girls, Different for Girls, Wild Love are some of her other popular songs.

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Don Henley
(Founding Member, Drummer and Co-Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band 'The Eagles')
Don Henley
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Birthdate: July 22, 1947
Birthplace: Gilmer, Texas, United States

Don Henley is an American record producer, singer, songwriter, and musician. A founding member of Eagles, Henley contributed immensely to the success of the band. Don Henley has also been successful as a solo artist, selling more than 10 million albums and winning two Grammy Awards. In 2008, Rolling Stone magazine named him among the greatest singers of all time.

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Courtney Love
(Singer-Songwriter Who Co-Founded the Band ‘Hole’ and Also Served as its Lead Vocalist)
Courtney Love
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Birthdate: July 9, 1964
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

Courtney Love is an American singer-songwriter, widely regarded as one of the most influential figures in the alternative rock and grunge music scenes of the last three decades. Known for her distinctive style and confrontational lyrics, Love has been a major influence on aspiring female rock musicians across the world. She is also an ardent supporter of LGBT rights.

 8 
Rain
(Singer-songwriter)
Rain
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Birthdate: June 25, 1982
Birthplace: Seosan, South Chungcheong Province, South Korea
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Huey Lewis
(Songwriter, Actor & Lead Singer for the Band 'Huey Lewis and the News')
Huey Lewis
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Birthdate: July 5, 1950
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Huey Lewis is an American actor, singer, and songwriter. He is credited with forming the popular rock band, Huey Lewis and the News, which contributed to the soundtrack of the film Back to the Future. Apart from writing many of the band's songs, Huey Lewis also plays the harmonica and serves as the lead singer for his band.

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Robbie Robertson
(Guitarist, Producer)
Robbie Robertson
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Birthdate: July 5, 1943
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Canadian musician, songwriter, and film composer Robbie Robertson became popular following his association as lead guitarist and songwriter with the rock group, The Band. He is credited for playing a key role in popularizing the Americana music genre. He also had a successful career as a solo artist. As a film composer, he has often collaborated with director Martin Scorsese.

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Paloma Faith
(Pop and Soul Singer Best Known for Her Retro and Eccentric Fashion and Music)
Paloma Faith
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Birthdate: July 21, 1981
Birthplace: London, England

Paloma Faith is a British singer, actress, and songwriter. She is best known for her album Do You Want the Truth or Something Beautiful?, which received double-platinum certification in the UK apart from earning Faith her maiden BRIT Award nomination. Renowned for her eccentric style, Paloma Faith has also received prestigious awards like the ASCAP Award.

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Phil Anselmo
(Musician)
Phil Anselmo
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Birthdate: June 30, 1968
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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Dion DiMucci
(Singer-songwriter)
Dion DiMucci
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Birthdate: July 18, 1939
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
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Patty Smyth
(Singer and Songwriter)
Patty Smyth
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Birthdate: June 26, 1957
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Patty Smyth is best known as the leading vocalist of the rock band Scandal. She also had a successful solo career and co-wrote and sang the Junior soundtrack Look What Love Has Done, which earned her Grammy and Academy Award nominations. Patty is married to legendary tennis star John McEnroe.
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Sixto Rodriguez
(Detroit-based folk musician who released little-heard but influential folk music in the 1970's.)
Sixto Rodriguez
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Birthdate: July 10, 1942
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
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Roger McGuinn
(Musician)
Roger McGuinn
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Birthdate: July 13, 1942
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Bruce Johnston
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Birthdate: June 27, 1942
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
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Screamin' Jay Hawkins
(Singer-songwriter)
Screamin' Jay Hawkins
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Birthdate: July 18, 1929
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: February 12, 2000
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Imelda May
(Singer Known for Her Musical Style of Rockabilly Revival)
Imelda May
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Birthdate: July 10, 1974
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

Irish singer Imelda May, who has released chart-topping albums such as Love Tattoo, is also a talented multi-instrumentalist, well-versed in a wide range of instruments such as the guitar, the bodhrán, the tambourine. She also became a published poet with her volume A Lick and a Promise.

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Stone Gossard
(Musician)
Stone Gossard
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Birthdate: July 20, 1966
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, USA
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Jim Kerr
(Singer)
Jim Kerr
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Birthdate: July 9, 1959
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland, UK
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Terri Nunn
(Actress and Singer, Best Known as the Vocalist of the New Wave Band 'Berlin')
Terri Nunn
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Birthdate: June 26, 1961
Birthplace: Baldwin Hills, California United States

Terri Nunn is an American actress and singer best known for fronting the popular new wave band Berlin. A multi-talented personality, Nunn also appears in movies and TV shows, such as RuPaul's Drag Race. In 2008, she contributed immensely to Carrie Borzillo's book Cherry Bomb by imparting sex and dating advice.

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Shane Lynch
(Singer)
Shane Lynch
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Birthdate: July 3, 1976
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
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Cuco
(Musical Artist)
Cuco
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Birthdate: June 26, 1998
Birthplace: Hawthorne, California, United States
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Jeremy Spencer
(British Musician & Co-Founder of the British-American Rock Band 'Fleetwood Mac')
Jeremy Spencer
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Birthdate: July 4, 1948
Birthplace: Hartlepool, County Durham, England

Jeremy Spencer is a British musician who achieved popularity after co-founding the British-American rock band Fleetwood Mac. He played piano and slide guitar in the band from its inception in 1967 until 1971, when he left the band. In 1998, Jeremy Spencer and other prominent members of Fleetwood Mac were made indutees of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Roky Erickson
(Singer-songwriter)
Roky Erickson
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Birthdate: July 15, 1947
Birthplace: Austin
Died: May 31, 2019
 27 
Isaac Brock
(Singer)
Isaac Brock
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Birthdate: July 9, 1975
Birthplace: Helena, Montana, United States
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Estelle Bennett
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Birthdate: July 22, 1941
Birthplace: East Harlem, New York, United States
Died: February 11, 2009
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Ed Kowalczyk
(Singer-songwriter)
Ed Kowalczyk
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Birthdate: July 16, 1971
Birthplace: York, Pennsylvania, United States
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Kim Mitchell
(Former Lead Singer and Guitarist for the Band 'Max Webster')
Kim Mitchell
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Birthdate: July 10, 1952
Birthplace: Sarnia, Canada
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Draco Rosa
(Musician, Singer)
Draco Rosa
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Birthdate: June 27, 1970
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States
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John Lodge
(Musician)
John Lodge
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Birthdate: July 20, 1945
Birthplace: Erdington, Birmingham, England
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Grigory Leps
(Singer-songwriter)
Grigory Leps
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Birthdate: July 16, 1962
Birthplace: Sochi, Russia
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Mahalia Barnes
(Singer-songwriter who has seen success as a backup singer and session participant)
Mahalia Barnes
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Birthdate: July 12, 1982
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
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Marie-Mai
(Singer who was initially known as one of the finalists of the first season of the Quebec reality show Star Académie)
Marie-Mai
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Birthdate: July 7, 1984
Birthplace: Varennes, Canada
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Heather Nova
(Singer-songwriter who has released ten full-length albums, six EPs and twelve singles as of 2019)
Heather Nova
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Birthdate: July 6, 1967
Birthplace: Bermuda
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Yohio
(Singer, Songwriter)
Yohio
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Birthdate: July 12, 1995
Birthplace: Sundsvall, Sweden

Yohio is a Swedish singer-songwriter best known for his dinstinctive androgynous appearance; he often performs wearing a lolita dress on stage. Inspired by Japanese culture at a young age, Yohio sings in Japanese and Swedish languages. He is also credited with co-founding Keios Entertainment where he is currently serving as the CEO.  

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Buddy Knox
(Singer, Musician)
Buddy Knox
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Birthdate: July 20, 1933
Birthplace: Happy, Texas, United States
Died: February 14, 1999
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Eddy Mitchell
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Birthdate: July 3, 1942
Birthplace: Paris, France
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Trixie Whitley
(American Multi-Instrumentalist and Rock Singer Known for Being a Member of the Collaborative Group 'Black Dub')
Trixie Whitley
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Birthdate: June 24, 1987
Birthplace: Ghent, Belgium

Trixie Whitley is a Belgian American musician and multi-instrumentalist. The daughter of popular singer-songwriter Chris Whitley, Trixie started her career by playing alongside her father. Over the years, Trixie Whitley has released many albums such as Porta Bohemica, which received an IMPALA's European Independent Album of the Year nomination in 2016.

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Daniel Norgren
(Singer, Songwriter)
Daniel Norgren
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Birthdate: July 18, 1983
Birthplace: Borås, Sweden

Daniel Norgren is a Swedish singer and songwriter. Although he is primarily known for his singing and songwriting skills, Norgren also plays the guitar and drums on stage. His debut album Kerosene Dreams was noted for its unique sound produced using homemade instruments.

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Oliver Mandić
(Serbian Rock Musician, Producer, and Composer)
Oliver Mandić
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Birthdate: July 13, 1953
Birthplace: Užice, Serbia

Oliver Mandić is a Serbian rock musician, producer, and composer. He is best known for his androgynous image, which shocked the Yugoslav audience in the early 1980s and caught the attention of the media. Many of Oliver Mandić's songs have been covered by popular bands like Karizma, Fali V, and Darkshines.  

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Jana Burceska
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Birthdate: July 6, 1993
Birthplace: Skopje, North Macedonia
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Eugent Bushpepa
(Songwriter)
Eugent Bushpepa
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Birthdate: July 2, 1984
Birthplace: Rrëshen, Albania
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Nicola Sirkis
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Birthdate: June 22, 1959
Birthplace: Antony, France
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Leire Martínez
(Singer, Musician)
Leire Martínez
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Birthdate: June 22, 1979
Birthplace: Rentería, Guipúzcoa, Spain
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Vlatko Lozanoski
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Birthdate: June 27, 1985
Birthplace: Kichevo, North Macedonia
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Htoo Ein Thin
(Singer-songwriter)
Htoo Ein Thin
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Birthdate: July 1, 1963
Birthplace: Pathein, Burma
Died: August 14, 2004
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Igo
(Singer)
Igo
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Birthdate: June 29, 1962
Birthplace: Liepāja, Latvia