English musicians born in 1940

Here are 29 famous musicians from England were born in 1940:

Penelope Keith

Penelope Keith (April 2, 1940 Sutton-) also known as Penelope Anne Constance Hatfield, Penelope Ann Constance H Keith, Penelope Keith CBE, Dame Penelope Anne Constance Keith or Dame Penelope Keith is an English actor.

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Chris Farlowe

Chris Farlowe (October 13, 1940 Islington-) also known as John Henry Deighton, Farlowe, Chris, Chris Farlow, Colosseum, Little Joe (Aka Chris Farlowe) or Chris Farlowe & Friends is an English singer.

His most recognized albums: The Art of Chris Farlowe, Handbags and Gladrags, 14 Things to Think About, Glory Bound, Greatest Hits, Out of Time, Hungary for the Blues, Ride on Baby: The Best of Chris Farlowe, Farlowe That! and Hotel Eingang. Genres he performed include Jazz fusion, Rhythm and blues, Blues, Blue-eyed soul and Rock music.

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Tony Sheridan

Tony Sheridan (May 21, 1940 Norwich-February 16, 2013 Hamburg) a.k.a. Anthony Esmond Sheridan McGinnity or Sheridan, Tony was an English musician and singer-songwriter.

His albums include Skinny Minny, My Bonnie, The Beatles with Tony Sheridan & Guests, The Beatles' First, Very Together, Sweet Georgia Brown, Hamburg 1961, Roll over Beatles, and Cry for a Shadow. Genres he performed: Rock music and Rock and roll.

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George Bellamy

George Bellamy (October 8, 1940 Sunderland-) otherwise known as Bellamy, George or The Tornados is an English record producer and musician. His children are Matthew Bellamy and Paul Bellamy.

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Brian Bennett

Brian Bennett (February 9, 1940 Palmers Green-) also known as Bennett, Brian, Brian Bennet, Brian Laurence Bennett, Brian Laurence Bennett OBE, Cliff Richard and the Shadows, Bran Bennett or Benett, Brian is an English musician, composer, drummer, film score composer, music director, pianist, music arranger and record producer. His child is Warren Bennett.

His albums: The Illustrated London Noise, Voyage (A Journey Into Discoid Funk) and Best Of The Bossa Novas. Genres he performed include Film score, Rock music and Rock and roll.

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Bayan Northcott

Bayan Northcott (April 24, 1940 London-) is an English , .

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Bobby Graham

Bobby Graham (March 11, 1940 Edmonton, London-September 14, 2009) a.k.a. Graham, Bobby was an English drummer and session musician.

His albums include Crazy Drums/Crazy Drummer.

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Vernon Midgley

Vernon Midgley (May 28, 1940-) is an English singer.

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Mitch Murray

Mitch Murray (January 30, 1940 Hove-) also known as Lionel Michael Stitcher or Murray, Mitch is an English record producer, author and songwriter. He has one child, Mazz Murray.

Discography: Down Came the Rain. Genres related to him: Pop music.

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Tony Levin

Tony Levin (January 30, 1940 Much Wenlock-February 3, 2011) was an English jazz drummer and drummer.

Genres: Jazz.

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Adam Faith

Adam Faith (June 23, 1940 Acton, London-March 8, 2003 Stoke-on-Trent) also known as Terence Nelhams, Faith, Adam, Adam Faith and the Roulettes, The Worried Men, Terence "Terry" Nelhams-Wright, Terence Nelhams-Wright or Terry Nelhams was an English singer, musician, journalist and actor. His child is Katya Nelhams-Wright.

His albums: Best of Adam Faith, Top Rank, I Survive, A's B's and EP's, Adam's Hit Parade, The EP Collection, , Adam, Johnny Comes Marching Home / Made You and Poor Me. Genres: Pop music, Rock music and Rock and roll.

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Billy Fury

Billy Fury (April 17, 1940 Dingle, Liverpool-January 28, 1983 Paddington) a.k.a. Ronald Wycherley, Ronald William Wycherley, Fury, Billy, Bill Fury or Fury, Bill was an English singer, musician, songwriter and actor.

His albums: Halfway to Paradise, World of Billy Fury, All the Best, The 40th Anniversary Anthology, The Billy Fury Hit Parade, Letter Full of Tears, My Christmas Prayer / Last Kiss, The Sound of Fury + 10, We Want Billy! and His Wondrous Story: The Complete Collection. Genres he performed include Rockabilly, Pop music, Rock music and Rock and roll.

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Eden Kane

Eden Kane (March 29, 1940 Delhi-) also known as Richard Graham Sarstedt or Kane, Eden is an English singer, actor and record producer.

His albums include Very Best Of, Well I Ask You and Boys Cry. Genres he performed include Pop music.

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Clem Curtis

Clem Curtis (November 28, 1940 Trinidad-) is an English singer and musician.

Genres he performed include Pop music, Soul music and Rhythm and blues.

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Jackie Trent

Jackie Trent (September 6, 1940 Newcastle-under-Lyme-) also known as Yvonne Burgess, Trent, Jackie or Jackie Trend is an English singer, actor and songwriter.

Her albums include Where Are You Now My Love, Where Are You Now (My Love) / On the Other Side of the Tracks and Where Are You Now: The Pye Anthology. Genres she performed: Popular music.

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Screaming Lord Sutch

Screaming Lord Sutch (November 10, 1940 Hampstead-June 16, 1999 South Harrow) otherwise known as David Edward Sutch or Sutch, Screaming Lord was an English politician, singer and musician.

His albums include Monster Rock, Rock & Horror, Lord Sutch & Heavy Friends and Jack The Ripper.

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June Wilkinson

June Wilkinson (March 27, 1940 Eastbourne-) otherwise known as The Bosom is an English actor, model and television producer. Her child is called Brahna Pastorini.

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Martin Neary

Martin Neary (March 28, 1940 London-) also known as Nobby is an English organist and conductor.

His albums: Great Music from Great Occasions at Westminster Abbey.

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Mike Vickers

Mike Vickers (April 18, 1940 Southampton-) also known as Vickers, Mike or Michael Vickers is an English guitarist, flutist and saxophonist.

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Josephine Barstow

Josephine Barstow (September 27, 1940 Sheffield-) is an English singer.

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Nik Turner

Nik Turner (August 26, 1940 Oxford-) also known as Turner, Nik, Nicholas Turner or Thunder Rider is an English musician and songwriter.

His discography includes: Past Or Future, Prophets Of Time, Sphynx, Xitintoday, Live at Deeply Vale, Space Gypsy and Future Cities of the Past, Part 1. His related genres: Jazz, Space rock and Jazz fusion.

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Martin Jones

Martin Jones (February 4, 1940 Witney-) also known as Jones, Martin is an English , .

His most well known albums: Music for Piano, , Complete Piano Music, Clair de Lune and other Piano Favourites, Complete Piano Music and Complete Music for Two Pianos, Volume 2.

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Paul Rutherford

Paul Rutherford (February 29, 1940 Greenwich-August 5, 2007) also known as Rutherford, Paul was an English , .

His albums: The Gentle Harm of the Bourgeoisie, Chicago 2002, Termite One, 4,4,4,, Four Four Four, , Groupcomposing and Used to Be Friends. Genres he performed: Jazz.

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John Hawken

John Hawken (May 9, 1940 Bournemouth-) also known as Hawken, John or John Christopher Hawken is an English musician and keyboard player.

Genres: Rock music, Rhythm and blues and Progressive rock.

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Bruce Mitchell

Bruce Mitchell (June 6, 1940 Manchester-) is an English , .

Genres: New Wave, Punk rock, Art rock, Post-punk, Alternative rock and Jazz.

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Vicki Brown

Vicki Brown (August 23, 1940 Liverpool-June 16, 1991 Henley-on-Thames) a.k.a. Vicky Brown or Brown, Vicki was an English singer and actor.

Her albums: The Collection, Lady of Time, About Love and Life, Look at Me and Winter Garden. Genres: Rock music, Pop music, Jazz and Contemporary classical music.

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Stuart Sutcliffe

Stuart Sutcliffe (June 23, 1940 Edinburgh-April 10, 1962 Hamburg) also known as Sutcliffe, Stuart or Stuart Fergusson Victor Sutcliffe was an English artist, singer, bassist, poet, painter, musician, visual artist and music artist.

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Alan Caddy

Alan Caddy (February 2, 1940 Chelsea-August 16, 2000) was an English guitarist, music arranger, record producer and session musician.

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Peter King

Peter King (August 11, 1940 Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames-December 20, 2009 London) otherwise known as King, Peter was an English composer, saxophonist, clarinetist and musician.

His albums: Hi Fly and Speed Trap. His related genres: Jazz and Trad jazz.

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