Virgo Rock Singers

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 1 
Freddie Mercury
(One of the Greatest Rock Singers and the Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band 'Queen')
Freddie Mercury
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Birthdate: September 5, 1946
Birthplace: Stone Town, Tanzania
Died: November 24, 1991

Legendary singer, songwriter and lead vocalist of the British rock band, Queen, Frederick Bulsara adopted the name Freddie Mercury which aptly suits his on-stage vibrant and exuberant persona. A four-octave vocal range musician, Mercury owned every stage he set foot on as much with his vivid performance as with his superhuman voice modulation.  

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Joan Jett
(Founder of the Rock Band 'The Runaways' & Frontwoman of 'Joan Jett & the Blackhearts')
Joan Jett
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Birthdate: September 22, 1958
Birthplace: Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, United States

Joan Jett, also known as The Queen of Rock 'n' Roll, is the frontwoman of Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, best known for their rendition of the Arrows song I Love Rock 'n Roll, which topped the Billboard Hot 100. Jett also released the hit Cherry Bomb with the Runaways

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Liam Gallagher
(Singer-songwriter)
Liam Gallagher
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Birthdate: September 21, 1972
Birthplace: Manchester, England
Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher later also led the band Beady Eye, before launching a solo career. Both his solo albums have topped the U.K. charts. The rock icon has been heavily influenced by John Lennon’s singing style. He loves dressing in parkas and is known for his outspokenness.
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Dolores O'Riordan
(Lead Vocalist and Lyricist for the Alternative Rock Band ‘The Cranberries')
Dolores O'Riordan
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Birthdate: September 6, 1971
Birthplace: Ballybricken, County Limerick, Ireland
Died: January 15, 2018

Dolores O'Riordan went from being a church singer to becoming the lead vocalist of the Irish alternative rock band The Cranberries and a rock icon of the 1990s. She stunned her fans with her death as a result of accidental drowning due to intoxication at age 46.

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Barry Gibb
(Member of the Music Group "Bee Gees," One of the Best-Selling Groups of All Time)
Barry Gibb
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Birthdate: September 1, 1946
Birthplace: Douglas, Isle of Man

A Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees is known for his versatility. Barry ranks second on the Guinness World Records list of successful songwriters and has gifted his fans cult classics of pop/disco music of the 1960s and 1970s, such as Stayin’ Alive.

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Gene Simmons
(Bassist and Co-lead Singer of Hard Rock Band 'Kiss')
Gene Simmons
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Birthdate: August 25, 1949
Birthplace: Haifa, Israel

Co-founder of the rock band Kiss, Gene Simmons is also known by his stage persona, The Demon.  With his band, he has over 25 gold-certified albums. A devoted philanthropist, he has donated to charities related to underprivileged children. He created an animated series and owns a magazine and a label.

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Dolores O’Riordan
(Best Known as the Lead Singer of Alternative-Rock Band 'The Cranberries')
Dolores O’Riordan
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Birthdate: September 6, 1971
Birthplace: County Limerick, Ireland

One of the best-known faces of Irish alternative rock, Dolores O’Riordan headed the band The Cranberries. Known for her international chartbusters such as Zombie, she later slipped into depression and was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. She died of accidental drowning due to intoxication at age 46 and was posthumously nominated for a Grammy.

 8 
Van Morrison
(Singer)
Van Morrison
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Birthdate: August 31, 1945
Birthplace: Bloomfield, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Northern Irish singer, Van Morrison, garnered recognition in the 1960s while playing with the band, Them, and then later as a solo singer with the 1967 song Brown Eyed Girl. Over the years, he has released more than 40 albums. Astral Weeks, Moondance, Wavelength, Down the Road and Keep It Simple are some of his acclaimed and commercially successful albums.

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Fiona Apple
(Singer-songwriter)
Fiona Apple
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Birthdate: September 13, 1977
Birthplace: New York City, United States
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Chrissie Hynde
(Musician and Lead Vocalist, Guitarist, and Primary Songwriter of the Rock Band ‘Pretenders’)
Chrissie Hynde
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Birthdate: September 7, 1951
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
Chrissie Hynde, founding member, guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter of the rock band The Pretenders, previously performed with The Frenchies. A follower of Vaishnavism and the hippie counterculture, Hynde is also a staunch vegetarian, fights for animal rights, and once owned a vegan restaurant. She has also authored an autobiography.
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Richard Marx
(Singer-songwriter)
Richard Marx
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Birthdate: September 16, 1963
Birthplace: Chicago

Richard Marx is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer. In 1987, his self-titled debut album was certified triple-platinum, following which he went on to work on several chart-busting hits. As a songwriter, Marx worked on Luther Vandross' Dance with My Father, which earned him the Grammy Award for Song of the Year in 2004.

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Moby
(Musician)
Moby
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Birthdate: September 11, 1965
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
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Peter Cetera
(Lead Vocalist and Bassist of the Rock Band 'Chicago')
Peter Cetera
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Birthdate: September 13, 1944
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Retired singer, songwriter, and bassist, Peter Cetera, first gained fame as an original member of the rock band Chicago. He later launched a successful solo career as well. He often collaborated with David Foster and Amy Grant over the course of his long career. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2016. 

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Rick Springfield
(Actor, Musician and Member of the Pop Rock Group ‘Zoot’)
Rick Springfield
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Birthdate: August 23, 1949
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Rick Springfield is best known for his Grammy-winning single Jessie's Girl. He also gained fame for his portrayal of Noah Drake in the soap General Hospital and Dr. Irving Pitlor in True Detective. He has also written an autobiography and a novel, both New York Times bestsellers.
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Florence Welch
(Lead Vocalist & Primary Songwriter of the Indie Rock Band 'Florence and the Machine')
Florence Welch
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Birthdate: August 28, 1986
Birthplace: Camberwell, London, United Kingdom
English singer, Florence Welch, is the lead vocalist and primary songwriter of the indie rock band Florence and the Machine. The band’s debut album was a massive hit and reached the top position on the UK Albums Chart. She is also a solo performer known for her Bohemian way of dressing. She is a vocal advocate for LGBTQA+ rights.
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Benjamin Orr
(Best Known as the Bassist, Co-founder, and Co-lead Vocalist of the Rock Band 'The Cars')
Benjamin Orr
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Birthdate: September 8, 1947
Birthplace: Lakewood, Ohio, United States
Died: October 3, 2000
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John Phillips
(Musician)
John Phillips
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Birthdate: August 30, 1935
Birthplace: nowrap Parris Island, South Carolina, U.S.
Died: March 18, 2001
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Arnel Pineda
(Singer & Songwriter)
Arnel Pineda
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Birthdate: September 5, 1967
Birthplace: Sampaloc, Manila
Filipino singer Arnel Pineda’s rags-to-riches story is sure to inspire all. He went from losing his mother at 13 and staying on the streets of Manila, to gaining international fame as the lead vocalist of the rock band Journey. He was discovered through his YouTube covers and rock contest appearances. 
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Aimee Mann
(Singer-Songwriter Known for Her Academy Award Winning Soundtrack for the Film 'Magnolia')
Aimee Mann
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Birthdate: September 8, 1960
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States

Aimee Mann is an American singer and songwriter whose song Save Me, which she recorded for the soundtrack of the film Magnolia, earned her a Grammy Award and Academy Award nomination. Apart from being a singer and songwriter, Aimee Mann has also made several appearances on film and television. She also appears on the albums of other artists.

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James McCartney
(English Musician and the Son of The Beatles Legend Paul McCartney)
James McCartney
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Birthdate: September 12, 1977
Birthplace: London, England

Known for his uncanny resemblance to his father, legendary musician and former member of The Beatles Paul McCartney, James McCartney is a talented musician in his own right. Though he has played in some of his father’s tracks and has also released  his own music, he has mostly been away from the limelight.

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David Coverdale
(Singer-Songwriter and Founder of the Hard Rock Band 'Whitesnake')
David Coverdale
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Birthdate: September 22, 1951
Birthplace: Cleveland, England, United Kingdom
David Coverdale is the former lead vocalist of the rock band Deep Purple. He later went solo and then formed the hard rock band Whitesnake. His is part of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and has featured his second wife, Tawny Kitaen, in many of his videos.
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James Bay
(Singer and Guitarist Best Known for His Single "Hold Back the River.")
James Bay
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Birthdate: September 4, 1990
Birthplace: Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England
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Amy Macdonald
(Scottish Folk Rock Singer and Songwriter)
Amy Macdonald
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Birthdate: August 25, 1987
Birthplace: Bishopbriggs, Scotland

With songs that are a blend of contemporary folk-rock and traditional storytelling, Scottish singer-songwriter Amy Macdonald sold 3 million copies of her debut album worldwide. Known for hits such as This Is the Life, she is a self-taught musician and began her career singing at pubs and cafes in her teens.

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Ryan Ross
(Singer, Musician)
Ryan Ross
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Birthdate: August 30, 1986
Birthplace: Summerlin, Nevada, United States
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Steve Gaines
(Musician)
Steve Gaines
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Birthdate: September 14, 1949
Birthplace: Miami, Oklahoma, USA
Died: October 20, 1977
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Nuno Bettencourt
(Lead guitarist of the Boston rock band Extreme)
Nuno Bettencourt
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Birthdate: September 20, 1966
Birthplace: Praia da Vitória, Portugal
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Mark Wilkerson
(Musician)
Mark Wilkerson
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Birthdate: September 6, 1976
Birthplace: Enterprise, Alabama, United States
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E. G. Daily
(Actress)
E. G. Daily
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Birthdate: September 11, 1961
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Carmit Bachar
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Birthdate: September 4, 1974
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Neko Case
(Singer-Songwriter)
Neko Case
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Birthdate: September 8, 1970
Birthplace: Alexandria, Virginia, United States
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Shaun Ryder
(Lead Vocalist of the Bands 'Happy Mondays' and 'Black Grape')
Shaun Ryder
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Birthdate: August 23, 1962
Birthplace: Little Hulton, Lancashire, England

English singer Shaun Ryder, best known for his association with Happy Mondays and Black Grape, once confessed to learning the alphabet at age 26. While he suffered from ADHD and alopecia, he was also a heroin addict for over two decades and eventually overcame his addiction through cycling.

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Ron McKernan
(Singer, Musician)
Ron McKernan
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Birthdate: September 8, 1945
Birthplace: San Bruno, California, United States
Died: March 8, 1973
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Steve Porcaro
(Keyboardist)
Steve Porcaro
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Birthdate: September 2, 1957
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, USA
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Glen Matlock
(Musician)
Glen Matlock
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Birthdate: August 27, 1956
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England, UK
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Nina Persson
(Swedish Lead Singer and Lyricist for the Swedish Rock Band 'The Cardigans')
Nina Persson
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Birthdate: September 6, 1974
Birthplace: Örebro, Närke, Sweden

Nina Persson soared to fame as the lead vocalist of the globally renowned Swedish band The Cardigans. Known for chartbusters such as Lovefool and Erase and Rewind, she interestingly aspired to be an artist instead of a musician in her younger days. She is also a cervical cancer survivor.

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Gary Holton
(Former singer-songwriter who was the frontman of the band Heavy Metal Kids (1972–77))
Gary Holton
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Birthdate: September 22, 1953
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: October 25, 1985
 37 
Adam Cohen
(Canadian singer and songwriter best known as the frontman for the band Low Millions)
Adam Cohen
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Birthdate: September 18, 1972
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
 38 
Rachid Taha
(Singer)
Rachid Taha
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Birthdate: September 18, 1958
Birthplace: Sig, Algeria
Died: September 12, 2018
 39 
A-Lin
(Singer)
A-Lin
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Birthdate: September 20, 1983
Birthplace: Lingya District Lingya, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
 40 
Rita Pavone
(Singer)
Rita Pavone
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Birthdate: August 23, 1945
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
 41 
Zemfira
(Russian Rock Musician)
Zemfira
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Birthdate: August 26, 1976
Birthplace: Ufa, Russia

Russian rock-musician Zemfira has made her mark as a singer in Russia and other former Soviet republics with studio-albums like Zemfira and Forgive Me My Love, and hit singles like You Want? Forgive Me My Love became the best-selling album of Zemfira with over 1,500,000 copies sold, while overall till date Zemfira has sold over 3 million records.

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Charles Brown
(American singer)
Charles Brown
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Birthdate: September 13, 1922
Birthplace: Texas City
Died: January 21, 1999
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Eric Bell
(Musician)
Eric Bell
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Birthdate: September 3, 1947
Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Kristoffer Rygg
(Heavy-Metal Vocalist and Musician Known for His Work With the Bands: 'Ulver', 'Arcturus', and 'Borknagar')
Kristoffer Rygg
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Birthdate: September 9, 1976
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway

Norwegian heavy metal singer Kristoffer Rygg has sung using various stage names, such as Trickster G. Rex and God Head. He was 16 when he began singing for the black metal and experimental electronica band Ulver. He has also been associated with the metal bands Arcturus and Borknagar.

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Dickie Rock
(Irish Veteran Pop Singer Who Was Most Popular During the 1960s)
Dickie Rock
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Birthdate: September 10, 1936
Birthplace: Cabra, Dublin, Ireland

Irish singer Dickie Rock soared to fame with his chartbusting hits for the Miami Showband. He also contested for Ireland on Eurovision. He mesmerized Irish listeners with his deep tenor voice and his hits such as There’s Always Me. He later revealed that his hearing difficulties had made him retire from music.

 46 
Faye
(Singer, Businesswoman)
Faye
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Birthdate: August 27, 1981
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan
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Yegor Letov
(Poet, Composer)
Yegor Letov
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Birthdate: September 10, 1964
Birthplace: Omsk, Russia
Died: February 19, 2008
 48 
Greg Keelor
(Singer-Songwriter)
Greg Keelor
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Birthdate: August 29, 1954
Birthplace: Inverness County, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Darryl Cotton
(Singer, Television presenter)
Darryl Cotton
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Birthdate: September 4, 1949
Birthplace: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Died: July 27, 2012

Darryl Cotton was an Australian singer, songwriter, actor, and television presenter. A founding member of a now-defunct rock group named Zoot, Cotton also had a successful solo career. After establishing himself as a singer-songwriter, he went on to appear in TV shows like The Young Doctors. Cotton is also credited with forming the popular rock band Burns Cotton & Morris.

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Dickie Peterson
(Musician, Singer)
Dickie Peterson
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Birthdate: September 12, 1946
Birthplace: Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States
Died: October 12, 2009