British music stars born in 1957

Here are 50 famous musicians from United Kingdom were born in 1957:

Billy Bragg

Billy Bragg (December 20, 1957 Barking-) also known as Bill Bragg, Steven William Bragg, Bragg, Billy, Bard of Barking or Stephen William Bragg is a British singer, musician, songwriter, singer-songwriter and activist. His child is called Jack Bragg.

Discography: Life's a Riot With Spy vs. Spy, Brewing Up With Billy Bragg, Between the Wars, Talking With the Taxman About Poetry, Back to Basics, Workers Playtime, The Internationale, Don't Try This at Home, The Peel Session Album and Victim of Geography. Genres: Alternative rock, Folk rock, Anti-folk, Folk punk, Alternative country, Americana and Indie folk.

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Tim Westwood

Tim Westwood (October 3, 1957 Lowestoft-) also known as Westwood is a British presenter, disc jockey and radio personality.

His albums include Westwood 2, Westwood, Westwood Volume 3, The Invasion, X and Platinum Edition: The Greatest Hip Hop of 2003. Genres he performed include Rhythm and blues, Grime, Contemporary R&B and Hip hop music.

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David Whittaker

David Whittaker (April 24, 1957 England-) otherwise known as Whittaker, David is a British , .

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Ian Stuart Donaldson

Ian Stuart Donaldson (August 11, 1957 Poulton-le-Fylde-September 24, 1993 Derbyshire) also known as Ian Stuart was a British singer, musician and songwriter.

His most well known albums: Slay The Beast, No Turning Back and Patriot. Genres related to him: Punk rock, Rock Against Communism, Nazi punk, Folk music and Rockabilly.

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Dawn French

Dawn French (October 11, 1957 Holyhead-) also known as Dawn Roma French, French, French & Saunders, French and Saunders or French, Dawn is a British comedian, actor, screenwriter, television producer and voice actor. She has one child, Billie Henry.

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Poly Styrene

Poly Styrene (July 3, 1957 Bromley-April 25, 2011 Sussex) also known as Marion Elliot, Polystyrene, Styrene, Poly or Marianne Joan Elliott-Said was a British singer and songwriter.

Her discography includes: Translucence, Talk in Toytown, Ghoulish and Generation Indigo. Her related genres: Punk rock, Rock music, New Wave, Dub and Downtempo.

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Leee John

Leee John (June 23, 1957 Metropolitan Borough of Hackney-) also known as John Leslie McGregor or Leee Jon is a British singer and actor.

Discography: Feel My Soul and Your Mind, Your Body, Your Soul.

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John Jones

John Jones (December 12, 1957 United Kingdom-) also known as Jones, John is a British , .

His albums: One Moment in Time and .

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Rusty Egan

Rusty Egan (September 19, 1957 United Kingdom-) a.k.a. Egan, Rusty is a British disc jockey and drummer.

His discography includes: . Genres he performed: New Wave, New Romanticism, Synthpop and Punk rock.

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John Ashton

John Ashton (November 30, 1957-) also known as Ashton, John is a British guitarist.

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Adrian Borland

Adrian Borland (December 6, 1957 London-April 26, 1999 Wimbledon) a.k.a. Borland, Adrian was a British singer and guitarist.

His albums: 5:00 AM, Beautiful Ammunition and Cinematic. Genres he performed include Post-punk, Alternative rock, Punk rock, Pop music, New Wave and Indie rock.

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Jeremy Sams

Jeremy Sams (January 12, 1957 London-) is a British writer, lyricist, theatre director, orchestrator, translator, film score composer, screenwriter and music director. He has one child, Toby Sams.

Discography: Hyde Park on Hudson (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).

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Martin Bramah

Martin Bramah (September 18, 1957-) otherwise known as Bramah, Martin is a British singer.

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Martin Litton

Martin Litton (May 14, 1957 United Kingdom-) is a British , .

Genres he performed include Jazz.

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Cameron McVey

Cameron McVey (March 11, 1957-) is a British , . He has three children, Marlon Roudette, Tyson McVey and Mabel McVey.

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Frank Skinner

Frank Skinner (January 28, 1957 West Bromwich-) otherwise known as Christopher Graham Collins, Skinner, Frank, Skinner or Graham Christopher Collins is a British comedian, actor and screenwriter. He has one child, Buzz Cody.

His albums: Three Lions ’98 and Three Lions.

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Phil Collen

Phil Collen (December 8, 1957 Hackney Central-) also known as Philip Kenneth Collen, Collen, Phil, Phil Carlin or Def Leppard is a British guitarist, musician and songwriter. His child is Rory James Collen.

Genres: Heavy metal, Hard rock, New Wave of British Heavy Metal and Rock music.

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Janick Gers

Janick Gers (January 27, 1957 Hartlepool-) a.k.a. Gers, Janick or Janick Robert Gers is a British musician, songwriter and guitarist. He has two children, Sian Gers and Dylan Gers.

His related genres: Heavy metal, Progressive rock, Rock music and Hard rock.

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Jon Moss

Jon Moss (September 11, 1957 Wandsworth-) also known as Jonathan Aubrey Moss or Moss, Jon is a British drummer and musician.

Genres he performed include Pop rock, Pop music, Punk rock, Rock music, Blue-eyed soul, New Wave, New Romanticism and Soft rock.

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Johnny Cunningham

Johnny Cunningham (August 27, 1957 Portobello-December 15, 2003) also known as Johnny Cunnigham or Cunningham, Johnny was a British , .

Related albums: Fair Warning, Peter and Wendy and A Winter Talisman.

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Pete Lawrence

Pete Lawrence (October 29, 1957-) a.k.a. Lawrence, Pete is a British musician, disc jockey and event planner.

His discography includes: Eyelid Movies. Genres he performed: Chill-out music, Ambient music and Electronica.

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Guy Manning

Guy Manning (January 20, 1957 Leeds-) a.k.a. Manning, Guy is a British singer.

His most important albums: Cascade, Songs From the Bilston House, Anser's Tree, A Matter of Life & Death (The Journal of Abel Mann), One Small Step..., Tall Stories for Small Children, The Ragged Curtain, The View From My Window, The Cure and Charlestown. Genres he performed include Progressive rock.

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Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry (August 24, 1957 Hampstead-) also known as Stephen John Fry, Mr. Stephen Fry or stephenfry is a British actor, comedian, journalist, presenter, playwright, screenwriter, author, film director, television producer, poet, novelist, voice actor, businessperson and broadcaster.

His discography includes: The World of Jeeves and Wooster.

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Tony De Vit

Tony De Vit (September 12, 1957 Kidderminster-July 2, 1998 Birmingham) also known as Tont De Vit, De Vit, Tony or TDV was a British disc jockey.

His albums: Global Underground 001: Tony de Vit in Tel Aviv, Global Underground 005: Tony de Vit in Tokyo, Are You All Ready?, Do What You Do (feat. Petronella), The Dawn, I Don't Care / Resistance Is Futile, An Introspective of House: 3rd Dimension, A Retrospective of House 91'-95', Volume Two, The Remixers and The House Collection Volume 2. Genres he performed include Dance music, Hi-NRG, Hard NRG, UK hard house, House music and Techno.

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Mark Brzezicki

Mark Brzezicki (June 21, 1957 Slough-) a.k.a. Mark Michael Brzezicki is a British musician and drummer.

Genres related to him: Rock music.

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David J

David J (April 24, 1957 Northampton-) also known as David J., David Jay, David John Haskins, Bauhaus, David Jay Haskins or J is a British webmaster, bassist, actor, film score composer and film producer.

His most well known albums: Estranged, Mess Up, On Glass, Urban Urbane, Songs From Another Season, Etiquette of Violence, Crocodile Tears & The Velvet Cosh, Nothing / Armour, The Birth Caul and The Guitar Man. Genres he performed include Psychedelic rock, Gothic rock, Post-punk, Alternative rock and Indie folk.

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Clive Burr

Clive Burr (March 8, 1957 East Ham-March 12, 2013 London) otherwise known as Burr, Clive was a British musician, drummer, songwriter and actor.

Genres he performed: Heavy metal, Hard rock and Speed metal.

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Jean-Paul Maunick

Jean-Paul Maunick (February 19, 1957 Mauritius-) also known as J.P. 'Bluey' Maunick, Jean Paul 'Bluey' Maunick or Jean-Paul 'Bluey' Maunick is a British , .

Genres he performed: Acid jazz, Rhythm and blues, Jazz, Blues, Blues rock, Electric blues, Soul blues, Soul music and Soul jazz.

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Jay Stapley

Jay Stapley (January 4, 1957 Cuckfield-) is a British teacher, programmer, writer, guitarist, singer, record producer and music director.

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Karl Hyde

Karl Hyde (May 10, 1957 Worcester-) also known as Hyde, Karl or Underworld is a British singer, film score composer, musician and screenwriter.

Discography: Edgeland, The Boy with the Jigsaw Puzzle Fingers, Someday World and High Life. Genres: Electronica, Techno, House music and Trance music.

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Karl Wallinger

Karl Wallinger (October 19, 1957 Prestatyn-) also known as Wallinger, Karl, Karl Edmond De Vere Wallinger or World Party is a British musician, songwriter, film score composer, multi-instrumentalist and record producer.

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Timothy Spall

Timothy Spall (February 27, 1957 Battersea-) also known as Timothy Leonard Spall, Screamin' Lord Byron, Tim Spall, Timothy Spall OBE or Timothy Leonard Spall, OBE is a British actor, presenter and voice actor. He has three children, Rafe Spall, Mercedes Spall and Pascale Spall.

His albums: The Devil Is an Englishman.

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Chris Joyce

Chris Joyce (October 11, 1957 Manchester-) also known as Joyce, Chris is a British film editor.

Genres he performed include New Wave, Punk rock, Post-punk, Alternative rock and Sophisti-pop.

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Phil Cornwell

Phil Cornwell (October 5, 1957 Leigh-on-Sea-) also known as Philip Cornwell, Phil Cornwall or Pete Cornwell is a British actor, comedian, impressionist, screenwriter and voice actor. He has four children, Molly-Rose Cornwell, Freddy Cornwell, Stan Cornwell and Leila Cornwell.

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Mark Chung

Mark Chung (June 3, 1957 Leeds-) also known as Marc Chung, Chung, Mark, Mark J. Chung, M. Chung, Einstürzende Neubauten or Die Einstürzenden Neubauten is a British musician and actor.

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Robbie McIntosh

Robbie McIntosh (October 25, 1957 London Borough of Sutton-) a.k.a. Robbie MacIntosh or McIntosh, Robbie is a British drummer and guitarist.

Genres he performed: Blues and Rock music.

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Nick Laird-Clowes

Nick Laird-Clowes (February 5, 1957 London-) also known as Laird-Clowes, Nick is a British presenter, singer, film score composer, musician and songwriter.

His discography includes: The Invisible Circus, Polygamy and Mona Lisa Overdrive.

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Sid Vicious

Sid Vicious (May 10, 1957 Lewisham-February 2, 1979 Greenwich Village) also known as John Simon Ritchie, Vicious, Sid, John Beverley, The Sex Pistols, John Simon Richie, Simon Ritchie, Spikey John or John Simon Beverley was a British singer, musician, songwriter, composer and bassist.

His discography includes: Sid Vicious & Friends, Live at the Electric Ballroom, Never Mind the Reunion Here's Sid Vicious, Sid Dead Live, Sid Sings, Too Fast to Live..., The Vicious White Kids feat. Sid Vicious and Search & Destroy. Genres he performed: Punk rock and Rock music.

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Paul Hardcastle

Paul Hardcastle (December 10, 1957 Kensington-) also known as Hardcastle, Paul is a British musician, composer, record producer and presenter. His children are Maxine Hardcastle, Paul Hardcastle Jr. and Ritchie Hardcastle.

His albums include Paul Hardcastle, Zero One, The Jazzmasters I, The Definitive Paul Hardcastle, The Jazzmasters II, The Jazzmasters III, The Very Best of 1983-2003, Jazzmasters: The Smooth Cuts, Jazzmasters V and Jazzmasters: The Greatest Hits. Genres: Freestyle music, House music, Smooth jazz, Dance music, New Wave, Dance-pop, Synthpop, Electronic dance music, Electro, Ambient music, Electro house, Electronica and Breakstep.

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Andy Sheppard

Andy Sheppard (January 20, 1957 Warminster-) a.k.a. Sheppard, Andy is a British composer and musician.

His most recognized albums: Rhythm Method, Nocturnal Tourist, Andy Sheppard, Dancing Man & Woman, Delivery Suite, In Co-Motion, Introductions in the Dark, Learning to Wave, Soft on the Inside and Songs With Legs. Genres related to him: Post-bop.

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Glenn Tilbrook

Glenn Tilbrook (August 31, 1957 Woolwich-) otherwise known as Glen Tilbrook, Tilbrook, Glenn, Glenn Martin Tilbrook, Squeeze or Tilbrook is a British singer, guitarist, musician, singer-songwriter, film score composer and songwriter.

His albums: The Incomplete Glenn Tilbrook, Transatlantic Ping Pong, The Past Has Been Bottled and Pandemonium Ensues. Genres: New Wave and Power pop.

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Jon Langford

Jon Langford (October 11, 1957 Newport, Wales-) is a British musician.

Discography: Gold Brick, Skull Orchard, Songs of False Hope and High Values, Mayors of the Moon, Misery Loves Company, Fame of Lofty Deeds and Skull Orchard Revisted. His related genres: Alternative rock, Roots rock, Indie rock, Country rock, Alternative country, Rock and roll and Punk rock.

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Ian Stanley

Ian Stanley (February 28, 1957 Bath-) otherwise known as Stanley, Ian, Tears for Fears or Ian Christopher Stanley is a British record producer and composer.

Genres he performed: Pop music, Rock music, Hard rock and New Wave.

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Julian Cope

Julian Cope (October 21, 1957 Wales-) otherwise known as Juilan Cope or Cope, Julian is a British singer, author and antiquarian.

His albums include Sunshine Playroom, Fried, World Shut Your Mouth, World Shut Your Mouth, Saint Julian, Trampolene, 5 O'Clock World, My Nation Underground, China Doll and Droolian. Genres related to him: Post-punk, Alternative rock, New Wave, Indie rock and Neo-psychedelia.

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Tony Martin

Tony Martin (April 19, 1957 Birmingham-) also known as Martin, Tony, Anthony Martin Harford, Anthony Philip Harford, The Cat or Anthony Harford is a British singer, musician and singer-songwriter.

His discography includes: Scream and Back Where I Belong. Genres he performed: Hard rock, Heavy metal, Doom metal, Blues rock and Power metal.

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Ellington

Ellington (June 22, 1957 England-) also known as Lance Ellington or Ellington, Lance is a British singer, songwriter and actor.

Related albums: Have We Lost Our Love. His related genres: Soul music, Swing music, Pop music and Vocal jazz.

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Stephen Morris

Stephen Morris (October 28, 1957 Macclesfield-) also known as Morris, Stephen, Stephen Paul David Morris, Joy Division, Steven Morris, Steve Morris, New Order or The Other Two is a British drummer, musician, film score composer, keyboard player and percussionist. He has two children, Tilly Morris and Grace Morris.

Genres: Electronic music, Post-punk, Alternative rock, Alternative dance, Synthpop, Electronica and New Wave.

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Paul Morley

Paul Morley (March 26, 1957 Farnham-) also known as Morley, Paul or Paul Robert Morley is a British writer, journalist, record producer, presenter and screenwriter.

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Robert Harris

Robert Harris (March 7, 1957 Nottingham-) a.k.a. Robert Dennis Harris is a British writer, novelist, journalist, screenwriter and author. He has four children, Holly Harris, Charly Harris, Mattilda Harris and Sam Harris.

His albums include Fatherland (2003 BBC radio 4 cast).

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Matthew Best

Matthew Best (February 6, 1957 Farnborough, London-) also known as Best, Matthew is a British conductor and composer.

His discography includes: Requiem, The Dream of Gerontius, Bernstein: Chichester Psalms / Copland: In the beginning and Three Motets / Barber: Agnus Dei, Serenade to Music, Howells: Requiem / Vaughan Williams: Mass in G minor, Vespers, Mass in F minor / Psalm 150, Liturgy of St John Chrysostom, Requiem / Four Motets and .

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