August

August 1
Jerry Garcia – Grateful Dead – 1942
Tim Bachman – Bachman Turner Overdrive – 1951
Rick Anderson – Tubes – 1947
Joe Elliot – Def Leppard – 1959
Rick Coonce – Grassroots – 1947
Boz Burrell – Bad Company – 1946

August 2
Garth Hudson – The Band – 1937

August 3
John Graham – Earth, Wind & Fire – 1951

August 5
Rick Derringer – Edgar Winter Group, McCoys – 1947
Greg Leskiw – Guess Who – 1947

August 7
Bruce Dickenson – Iron Maiden – 1958

August 8
The Edge (David Evans) – U2 – 1961
John David – Dr. Hook – 1942
Rikki Rocket – Poison – 1961

August 10
Ian Anderson – Jethro Tull – 1947

August 11
Eric Carmen – Raspberries – 1949
Jim Kale – Guess Who – 1943
Mike Hugg – Manfred Mann – 1942
Erik Brann/Braunn – Iron Butterfly – 1951

August 12
Mark Knopfler – Dire Straits – 1949

August 14
Slim Dunlap – The Replacements – 1951
David Crosby – Crosby, Stills Nash & Young, Byrds – 1941
Dash Crofts – Seals & Crofts – 1940

August 16
Barry Hay – Golden Earring – 1948

August 17
Sib Hashian – Boston – 1949

August 18
Dennis Elliot – Foreigner – 1950

August 19
Ginger Baker – Cream – 1939
Ian Gillan – Deep Purple – 1945
John Deacon – Queen – 1951

August 20
Robert Plant – Led Zeppelin – 1948
James Pankow – Chicago – 1947
Isaac Hayes – 1942
Phil Lynott – Thin Lizzy – 1949

August 21
Glenn Hughes – Deep Purple – 1952
Joe Strummer (John Graham Mellor) – The Clash – 1952

August 23
Keith Moon – The Who – 1947
Steve Clark – Def Leppard – 1960
Rick Springfield – 1949

August 24
John Cipollina – Quicksilver Messenger Service – 1943
Ken Hensley – Uriah Heep – 1945
Mike DeRosier – Heart – 1951
Malcolm Duncan – Average White Band – 1945
Jim Capaldi – Traffic – 1944

August 25
Gene Simmons – KISS – 1949
Rob Halford – Judas Priest – 1951
Elvis Costello – 1954

August 27
Alex Lifeson – Rush – 1953
Glen Matlock – Sex Pistols – 1956

August 28
Dave Hlubek – Molly Hatchet – 1952
Daniel Seraphine – Chicago – 1948

August 29
Chris Copping – Procol Harum – 1945
Rick Downey – Blue Oyster Cult – 1953
Dick Halligan – Blood, Sweat & Tears – 1943

August 30
Micky Moody – Whitesnake – 1950
“Papa” John Phillips – Mamas & the Papas – 1935

August 31
Gina Schock – The Go-Go’s – 1957
Van Morrison – 1945