English musicians born in 1945

Here are 50 famous musicians from England were born in 1945:

Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton (March 30, 1945 Ripley-) also known as Clapton, Eric, Eric Claption, Eric Patrick Clapton, eric_clapton, Slow Hand, God, Derek and the Dominoes, Cream, Blind Faith, The Yardbirds or Slowhand is an English guitarist, musician, singer-songwriter, composer, artist, actor, record producer, television producer, film producer, film score composer and music artist. His children are Conor Clapton, Ruth Clapton, Ella May Clapton, Sophie Belle Clapton and Julie Rose Clapton.

His albums: The Early Clapton Collection, Eric Clapton, Eric Clapton’s Rainbow Concert, 461 Ocean Boulevard, There's One in Every Crowd, E.C. Was Here, No Reason to Cry, Slowhand, Backless and Just One Night. Genres related to him: Blues, Rock music, Blues rock, Pop rock, Hard rock, Psychedelic rock, Reggae and Soft rock.

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Rod Stewart

Rod Stewart (January 10, 1945 Highgate-) also known as Rod Steward, Stewart, Rod, Roderick David Stewart, Rod the Mod, Phyllis or Roderick David "Rod" Stewart is an English musician and singer-songwriter. His children are Alastair Wallace Stewart, Sean Stewart, Kimberly Stewart, Renee Stewart, Liam Stewart, Aiden Stewart, Sarah Streeter and Ruby Stewart.

His most recognized albums: Gasoline Alley, Every Picture Tells a Story, Never a Dull Moment, Sing It Again Rod, Smiler, Atlantic Crossing, A Night on the Town, Blondes Have More Fun, Foot Loose & Fancy Free and Handbags & Gladrags. Genres: Pop music, Rock music, Blues rock, Blue-eyed soul, Pop rock, Hard rock, New Wave, Progressive rock, Soft rock, Folk rock, Rhythm and blues, Soul music, Traditional pop music and Mod.

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Bryan Ferry

Bryan Ferry (September 26, 1945 County Durham-) also known as Brian Ferry, B. Ferry, bryan_ferry, Ferry, Bryan, Brayan Ferri, Roxy Music or Bryan Ferry, CBE is an English singer, songwriter, musician and film score composer. He has four children, Otis Ferry, Tara Ferry, Isaac Ferry and Merlin Ferry.

His albums include These Foolish Things, Let's Stick Together, The Bride Stripped Bare, Boys and Girls, Bête Noire, As Time Goes By, Frantic, Alphaville, Compilation 1 and Goddess of Love. Genres he performed: Soul music, Glam rock, Pop music, Folk music, Progressive rock, Alternative rock, Rock music, College rock, Art rock, Pop rock, New Romanticism, New Wave and Sophisti-pop.

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Noel Redding

Noel Redding (December 25, 1945 Folkestone-May 11, 2003 Clonakilty) also known as Redding, Noel was an English bassist and singer.

Discography: The Experience Sessions. Genres he performed include Rock music, Psychedelic rock, Hard rock, Acid rock, Heavy metal, Blues rock, Folk rock and Funk rock.

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Speedy Keen

Speedy Keen (March 29, 1945 Ealing-March 12, 2002) otherwise known as John David Percy Keen, Speedy, Speedy Keene, John Keen, John \"Speedy\" Keen, Keen, John "Speedy", John "Speedy" Keen or John Keene was an English singer, musician, songwriter and record producer.

Genres: Rock music.

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Robert Wyatt

Robert Wyatt (January 28, 1945 Bristol-) also known as Robert Wyatt-Ellidge, Robert Wyatt Ellidge or Soft Machine is an English singer, musician, composer, drummer, film score composer and multi-instrumentalist.

His albums include Rock Bottom, Nothing Can Stop Us, Shipbuilding, Mid-Eighties, Flotsam Jetsam, A Short Break, Shleep, EPs, Cuckooland and Solar Flares Burn for You. Genres related to him: Jazz fusion, Progressive rock, Experimental music, Canterbury scene and Experimental rock.

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Rod Argent

Rod Argent (June 14, 1945 St Albans-) otherwise known as Argent, Rod, The Zombies or Rodney Terence Argent is an English songwriter, musician, organist and keyboard player.

His discography includes: Out of the Shadows. Genres he performed: Pop music, Rock music, Psychedelic rock and Progressive rock.

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Hugh Hopper

Hugh Hopper (April 29, 1945 Whitstable-June 7, 2009) otherwise known as Hugh C. Hopper, Hugh Hopper Band or Hopper, Hugh was an English composer, musician and bassist.

His albums: Hopper Tunity Box, Alive, 1984, Jazzloops, Huge, A Remark Hugh Made, Mercy Dash, Cruel But Fair, Two Rainbows Daily and Somewhere in France. Genres he performed include Experimental music, Jazz fusion and Progressive rock.

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Labi Siffre

Labi Siffre (June 25, 1945 Hammersmith-) also known as Labi Sffre, Labbie Siffre, Labbi Siffre or Siffre, Labi is an English writer, singer, poet, songwriter, singer-songwriter and musician.

Discography: So Strong, The Best Of Labi Siffre, Remember My Song, So Strong, The Music of Labi Siffre, The Singer and the Song, Crying Laughing Loving Lying, Labi Siffre, Happy and It Must Be Love / To Find Love. Genres he performed: Jazz, Rhythm and blues, Folk music, Soul music, Adult contemporary music, Soft rock and Funk.

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Elkie Brooks

Elkie Brooks (February 25, 1945 Salford, Greater Manchester-) also known as Brooks, Elkie is an English singer.

Her most important albums: The Last Teardrop, Priceless (Her Very Best), The Best of Elkie Brooks, Rich Man's Woman, Two Days Away, Shooting Star, Live and Learn, Pearls, Pearls II and Minutes. Genres she performed: Jazz, Rock music, Blues and Pop music.

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Pete Kircher

Pete Kircher (January 21, 1945 Folkestone-) a.k.a. Peter Derek Kircher is an English drummer.

Kircher is best known as a former member of the rock band Status Quo, having joined the band in 1982 after the departure of drummer John Coughlan. Prior to Status Quo, Kircher had played the drums for various other bands, including Honeybus and Moonrider. Kircher also had a brief stint as a session musician, recording with artists such as Dusty Springfield and Andrew Lloyd Webber. In addition to his work in the music industry, Kircher is also a talented artist and has exhibited his paintings in several galleries throughout England.

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Colin Blunstone

Colin Blunstone (June 24, 1945 Hatfield, Hertfordshire-) a.k.a. Colin Bluntstone, Colin Blundstone, Blunstone, Colin, The Zombies, Colin Edward Michael Blunstone, Neil MacArthur or MacArthur, Neil is an English singer, guitarist and songwriter.

His most well known albums: Echo Bridge, Sings His Greatest Hits, Some Years: It's the Time of Colin Blunstone, Super Hits, Say You Don't Mind, One Year, Ennismore, Journey, The Ghost of You and Me and I Don't Believe in Miracles. His related genres: Pop music, Soft rock and Rock music.

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Dave Peacock

Dave Peacock (May 24, 1945 London Borough of Enfield-) also known as David Peacock or Peacock, Dave is an English musician and guitarist.

Genres he performed: Rock music, Pop music and Comedy music.

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Eric Stewart

Eric Stewart (January 20, 1945 Droylsden-) otherwise known as Stewart, Eric, Eric Michael Stewart, 'The Mindbenders', The Mindbenders, Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders, Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders or Wayne Fontana and the Mindbendes is an English musician, songwriter, record producer and film score composer.

His albums: Do Not Bend, Viva la Difference, Frooty Rooties and Girls. Genres related to him: Pop music and Rock music.

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Chris Dreja

Chris Dreja (November 11, 1945 Surbiton-) also known as Dreja, Chris, The Yardbirds or Christopher Dreja is an English bassist, guitarist, musician and photographer.

Genres: Blues rock and Rock music.

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David Knights

David Knights (June 28, 1945 Islington-) also known as David John Knights is an English guitarist.

He is best known as the original bassist for the rock band Procol Harum from 1967 to 1969. Knights was a founding member of the band along with Gary Brooker, Matthew Fisher, Ray Royer and Bobby Harrison. He played bass on their hit song "A Whiter Shade of Pale" and was a significant contributor to the band's early sound. After leaving Procol Harum, Knights retired from the music industry and pursued a career in finance. Despite his short-lived music career, his contributions to Procol Harum remain influential in the world of rock music.

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Ian McLagan

Ian McLagan (May 12, 1945 Hounslow-December 3, 2014) also known as Ian McLagen, McLagan, Ian, Ian William Patrick McLagan, Mac, Mac Maclagan, Ian William Patrick "Mac" McLagan or Ian Patrick McLagan was an English keyboard player, songwriter, musician and actor.

His albums include Troublemaker, Never Say Never, Bump in the Night, Spiritual Boy, Last Chance to Dance, Live, Best of British, Here Comes Trouble and Rise & Shine!. Genres he performed: Hard rock, Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Blues rock and Rock and roll.

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Ricky Fenson

Ricky Fenson (May 22, 1945 Chopwell-) also known as Richard Brown or Ricky Brown is an English bassist.

He was a member of the popular folk rock band Lindisfarne, which formed in 1968. Fenson joined the band in 1971, replacing original bassist Ray Jackson. With Fenson's addition to the band, Lindisfarne's sound shifted towards a more rock-oriented direction, and the band achieved their greatest commercial success during this period. Fenson played on several of Lindisfarne's most well-known songs, including "Meet Me on the Corner" and "Lady Eleanor." He left the band in the mid-1970s, but later rejoined for a brief period in the 1990s. In addition to his work with Lindisfarne, Fenson has also played with other notable musicians, such as Ian Matthews and Jack the Lad.

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John Lodge

John Lodge (July 20, 1945 Erdington-) otherwise known as Lodge, John or John Charles Lodge is an English songwriter, singer, record producer and bassist. He has two children, Kristian Lodge and Emily Lodge.

His most important albums: Natural Avenue, Blue Jays and Blue Guitar. Genres he performed: Rock music, Hard rock, Progressive rock and Symphonic rock.

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Mick Gallagher

Mick Gallagher (October 29, 1945 Newcastle upon Tyne-) a.k.a. Gallagher, Mickey, Bell and Arc, Andy Serkis and The Blockheads, Ian Dury and the Blockheads, The Blockheads, Michael William Gallagher or Micky Gallagher is an English keyboard player, session musician and songwriter.

Genres: Rock music, Punk rock, Reggae and Rock and roll.

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Andy Ellison

Andy Ellison (July 5, 1945 Finchley-) a.k.a. Ellison, Andy is an English singer.

Genres he performed: New Wave, Psychedelic rock, Protopunk, Pop rock and Freakbeat.

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Vic Briggs

Vic Briggs (February 14, 1945 Twickenham-) also known as Briggs, Vic or Victor Harvey Briggs III is an English guitarist and musician.

Genres: Blues, Psychedelic rock, Rock music and Hard rock.

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Robin Trower

Robin Trower (March 9, 1945 Catford-) a.k.a. Trower, Robin or Robin Leonard Trower is an English musician, songwriter, guitarist, bandleader and singer.

His most important albums: Bridge of Sighs, Caravan to Midnight, Back It Up, Essential, 20th Century Blues, BBC Radio 1 Live in Concert, King Biscuit Flower Hour: Robin Trower, Twice Removed From Yesterday / Bridge of Sighs, Someday Blues and Go My Way. Genres he performed: Rock music, Blues and Blues rock.

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Ken Hensley

Ken Hensley (August 24, 1945 Plumstead-) also known as Ken Leslie, Hensley, Ken or Kenneth William David Hensley is an English singer, guitarist, musician, record producer, singer-songwriter, organist and keyboard player.

Discography: Lady in Black, Running Blind, The Last Dance, From Time To Time, Eager to Please, Free Spirit, Proud Words on a Dusty Shelf, A Glimpse of Glory, Cold Autumn Sunday and Blood on the Highway. Genres he performed include Rock music, Heavy metal, Art rock, Progressive rock, Hard rock, Southern rock, Soft rock, Pop rock and Psychedelic rock.

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Alan Hull

Alan Hull (February 20, 1945 Benwell-November 17, 1995) a.k.a. Hull, Alan was an English singer.

His albums: When the War Is Over, Squire, Back to Basics, Statues & Liberties, Pipedream, Pipedream and Phantoms. Genres he performed include Folk rock.

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David Dundas

David Dundas (June 2, 1945 Oxford-) also known as Lord David Dundas, David Paul Nicholas Dundas, Lord David Paul Nicholas Dundas or Lord David Paul Nicholas is an English film score composer, musician and actor. He has three children, Daisy Star, Thomas Harry Django and Finn Arthur Ebenezer.

Discography: Jeans On, Withnail and I and David Dundas.

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Paul Nicholas

Paul Nicholas (December 3, 1945 Peterborough-) a.k.a. Paul Oscar Beuselinck, Paul Beuselinck or Paul Dean is an English singer and actor.

Genres he performed: Pop music.

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Louise Cordet

Louise Cordet (February 8, 1945 England-) otherwise known as Cordet, Louise is an English publicist, actor and singer.

Genres related to her: Pop music.

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Beverley Bevan

Beverley Bevan (November 24, 1945 Birmingham-) also known as Bev Bevan, Bevan, Bev, Beverly "Bev" Bevan or The Move is an English drummer and musician. His child is called Adrian Bevan.

Discography: Let There Be Drums. His related genres: Rock music.

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Tony Hicks

Tony Hicks (December 16, 1945 Nelson-) a.k.a. Hicks, Tony is an English guitarist and singer.

Genres he performed: Pop music and Rock music.

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Glyn Geoffery Ellis

Glyn Geoffery Ellis (October 28, 1945 Manchester-) a.k.a. Wayne Fontana or Fontana, Wayne is an English singer.

His discography includes: Wayne One, A Groovy Kind of Love and The Very Best of Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders. Genres he performed: Pop music and Beat music.

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Alan Tarney

Alan Tarney (November 19, 1945 Workington-) a.k.a. Tarney, Alan is an English musician, record producer, songwriter and bassist.

Genres he performed include Pop music and Rock music.

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Judge Dread

Judge Dread (May 2, 1945 Kent-March 13, 1998 Canterbury) also known as Judge Dred, DJ judge dred, Alex Hughes, Alexander Minto Hughes, Jason Sinclair, Jamie Kent or JD Alex was an English singer.

His albums include Big Six, The Legendary Judge Dread, Volume 1: King of Rudeness, The Beast of Judge Dread, The Very Worst of Judge Dread, The Legendary Judge Dread, The Big Twenty Four, The Best & Worst of Judge Dread, Ska'd Forever, Ska'd for Life and Ska Fever. Genres he performed: Reggae, Rocksteady, Ska, Comedy and Comedy music.

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Ric Lee

Ric Lee (October 20, 1945 Mansfield-) otherwise known as Lee, Ric or Richard Lee is an English musician, songwriter and record producer.

Genres he performed: Blues rock, Rhythm and blues, Rock music and Blues.

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Nicholas Kraemer

Nicholas Kraemer (March 7, 1945-) also known as Kraemer, Nicholas is an English conductor.

His albums include Cello Concerti, Volume 1: RV 389, 399, 404, 406, 410, 419, , , Die Konzerte für 3 und 4 Cembali, , La Cetra, Il Cimento Dell'Armonia E Dell'Inventione Op. 8 and Wind Concerti.

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Dave Cousins

Dave Cousins (January 7, 1945 England-) a.k.a. Cousins, Dave or David Joseph Cousins is an English singer and singer-songwriter.

Discography: Old School Songs, Two Weeks Last Summer, The Boy in the Sailor Suit, Secret Paths, Duochrome and Hummingbird. Genres he performed include Progressive rock, Bluegrass and Progressive folk.

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Paul Raymond

Paul Raymond (November 16, 1945 St Albans-) also known as Paul Martin Raymond is an English songwriter, musician, keyboard player and singer.

Genres related to him: Rock music, Hard rock, Blues and Blues rock.

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Danny McCulloch

Danny McCulloch (July 18, 1945 Shepherd's Bush-January 29, 2015) also known as McCulloch, Danny was an English guitarist and bassist.

He was best known for his tenure as the bassist for the 1960s rock band The Animals. McCulloch joined the band in 1966, replacing the original bassist Chas Chandler. During his time with The Animals, he played on some of the band's most popular records, including "Don't Bring Me Down" and "See See Rider". After leaving The Animals in 1968, he went on to work with other notable musicians such as Jimi Hendrix and Eric Burdon. In addition to his bass playing, McCulloch was also a talented songwriter and contributed several tracks to The Animals' albums. He passed away in 2015 at the age of 69.

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Billie Davis

Billie Davis (December 22, 1945 Woking-) also known as Davis, Billie, Billie Davies or Davies, Billie is an English singer.

Her albums include Tell Him: The Decca Years. Genres she performed include Pop music.

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Alan Cartwright

Alan Cartwright (October 10, 1945 Berkshire-) also known as Alan George Cartwright is an English guitarist.

Cartwright began his musical career in the mid-1960s, playing bass guitar for various British R&B and blues rock bands. One of his early gigs was with the band The Soul System, which included future members of the group Steamhammer. In 1969, he joined the blues rock band Procol Harum, and played on their albums "Home" and "Broken Barricades". After leaving Procol Harum in 1970, Cartwright continued to play with various musicians and bands, including George Harrison, Eric Clapton, Gary Moore, and Mick Fleetwood. He also did session work for recording artists such as Chas and Dave, Donna Summer, and The Who. Over the years, Cartwright has established himself as a versatile guitarist, equally adept at playing rock, blues, jazz, and other styles. He continues to perform and record music to this day.

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Chris Copping

Chris Copping (August 29, 1945 Middleton-) is an English musician.

Chris Copping started his music career in the 1960s as a member of The Paramounts, a British rock and roll band. In 1967, he joined the legendary rock band Procol Harum as their bassist and organist, playing on some of their most iconic albums including "A Salty Dog" and "Home". Copping left the band in 1977 but returned for their reunion concerts in the 1990s and continues to perform with them occasionally. In addition to his work with Procol Harum, Copping has also played with other notable artists such as Gary Brooker, Eric Clapton, and Pete Brown. Outside of music, he has worked as a graphic artist and has contributed to the album artwork for many of Procol Harum's releases.

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Diana Darvey

Diana Darvey (April 21, 1945 Cheadle-April 11, 2000 Redhill) was an English singer, actor and dancer.

She began her career as a dancer in the television show "The Benny Hill Show" in the 1960s. Darvey then went on to appear in several West End productions, including "Maggie May", "The Black Mikado" and "Charlie Girl". She also released several singles, including "I Want to Break Free" and "The Sure Thing". In addition to her performing career, Darvey was also a choreographer and dance teacher. She passed away in 2000 at the age of 54 from a brain tumor.

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Bob Young

Bob Young (May 16, 1945 England-) is an English , .

Genres: Rock music.

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J. Peter Robinson

J. Peter Robinson (September 16, 1945 Fulmer-) a.k.a. Robinson, Peter, J., Peter Robinson or John Peter Robinson is an English composer, film score composer, musician and music arranger.

Discography: Nightmare Cafe, The World's Fastest Indian, The Believers, First Strike / Rumble in the Bronx, Wes Craven's New Nightmare and Charmed.

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Mike Harrison

Mike Harrison (September 3, 1945 Carlisle, Cumbria-) a.k.a. Harrison, Mike is an English singer.

His albums include Late Starter, Smokestack Lightning, Rainbow Rider, Mike Harrison and Touch.

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Reg King

Reg King (February 5, 1945 Paddington-October 8, 2010 Belvedere, London) a.k.a. King, Reg was an English singer.

His albums: Looking for a Dream. Genres he performed include Blue-eyed soul and Pop music.

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Phillip Goodhand-Tait

Phillip Goodhand-Tait (January 3, 1945 Kingston upon Hull-) also known as Philip Goodhand-Tait is an English songwriter and record producer.

His most important albums: radio songs, Oceans Away & Teaching An Old Dog New Tricks, an evening with Peggy Sue, The Last Laugh and .

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Kim Brown

Kim Brown (May 2, 1945 Birmingham-October 11, 2011 Helsinki) a.k.a. Brown, Kim was an English musician and singer-songwriter.

Brown is best known as the bassist and one of the founding members of the English rock band, The Youngbloods. He played on all of the band's albums and wrote several of their songs. Brown started his career as a folk singer and his musical style can be described as a fusion of folk, rock, and blues. After The Youngbloods disbanded in 1971, Brown continued to make music and released several solo albums. He also worked as a producer and session musician for other artists. Brown was well-respected in the music industry and collaborated with a variety of musicians throughout his career. Brown passed away in 2011 while on tour in Finland. He was 66 years old.

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Jasper Carrott

Jasper Carrott (March 14, 1945 Acocks Green-) also known as Robert Norman Davies or Jasper Carrot is an English comedian, musician, actor, presenter, writer and tv personality. His children are called Lucy Davis and Jenny Davis.

Discography: 24 Carrott Gold: The Best of Jasper Carrott, Condensed Classics, Live Recordings, Rabbitts on and on and on... and Funky Moped. Genres he performed: Comedy.

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Vic Steele

Vic Steele (May 8, 1945 Manchester-) is an English guitarist.

Genres: Pop music and Rock music.

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