English musicians born in 1956

Here are 45 famous musicians from England were born in 1956:

Glen Matlock

Glen Matlock (August 27, 1956 Paddington-) otherwise known as Matlock, Glen is an English bassist, musician and singer.

His discography includes: My Little Philistine and Who's He Think He Is When He's at Home?. Genres related to him: Punk rock, Rock music and Power pop.

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John Lydon

John Lydon (January 31, 1956 Holloway-) a.k.a. Johnny 'Rotten' Lydon, Johnny Rotten, John Joseph Lydon, Lydon, John, The Sex Pistols, Johnny Rotten from 'The Sex Pistols', Johnny Lydon, Public Image Ltd. or Sex Pistols is an English musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, actor, presenter, visual artist and television presenter.

Related albums: Psycho's Path, Sun, The Best of British £1 ♫'s, World Destruction and Open Up. Genres: Post-punk, Punk rock, Post-rock, Alternative rock, Experimental rock, Noise rock, Alternative dance, New Wave and Dance-punk.

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Kim Cattrall

Kim Cattrall (August 21, 1956 Mossley Hill-) also known as Kim Victoria Cattrall is an English actor, author, spokesperson, television producer and voice actor.

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Paul Young

Paul Young (January 17, 1956 Luton-) also known as Paul Antony Young, Paul Anthony Young or Young, Paul is an English singer, songwriter and musician.

His albums: No Parlez, Other Voices, Some Kind of Wonderful, Reflections, Paul Young, Super Hits, Love Songs, Best Of, From Time to Time: The Singles Collection and Greatest Hits. His related genres: Rock music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Pop rock and New Wave.

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Wally Nightingale

Wally Nightingale (January 3, 1956-May 6, 1996) was an English musician.

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Don Letts

Don Letts (January 10, 1956 London-) also known as Dom Letts or Don is an English disc jockey, film director, actor, musician, television director and screenwriter. His child is called Jet Letts.

His related genres: Punk rock and Reggae.

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John Harle

John Harle (September 20, 1956 Newcastle upon Tyne-) also known as Harle, John or Saxophone is an English film score composer, saxophonist, record producer, musician, teacher, conductor and composer.

His discography includes: John Harle's Saxophone Song Book, Terror & Magnificence, History of Britain, The Shadow of the Duke, Habanera, Sax Drive, Nyman: Where the Bee Dances / Bryars: The Green Ray / Westbrook: Bean Rows and Blues Shots, The Imagined Sound of Sun on Stone and The Tyburn Tree (Dark London).

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Dave Wakeling

Dave Wakeling (February 19, 1956 Birmingham-) also known as Wakeling, Dave is an English singer, guitarist, musician and songwriter.

His albums include No Warning. Genres he performed: Popular music, Ska, Pop music and New Wave.

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James Honeyman-Scott

James Honeyman-Scott (November 4, 1956 Hereford-June 16, 1982 London) also known as Honeyman-Scott, James was an English musician, songwriter and guitarist.

Genres he performed: Rock music and New Wave.

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David Hinds

David Hinds (June 15, 1956 Handsworth, West Midlands-) a.k.a. Hinds, David is an English singer.

Genres: Reggae.

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Omar Ebrahim

Omar Ebrahim (September 6, 1956 Greasbrough-) is an English singer.

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Jaki Graham

Jaki Graham (September 15, 1956 Birmingham-) also known as Graham, Jaki or Jacki Graham is an English singer.

Her discography includes: Breaking Away, Real Life, Absolute Essential, Greatest Hits Live!, Ain't Nobody, Christmas Song, Don't Keep Me Waiting, Absolue E-Sensual, The Very Best Of and For Sentimental Reasons. Genres she performed: Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Dance music, Soul music and Contemporary R&B.

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TV Smith

TV Smith (April 5, 1956 England-) a.k.a. T.V. Smith, T. V. Smith, Smith, T.V. or Tim Smith is an English singer, musician and songwriter.

Related albums: March of the Giants, Misinformation Overload, Generation Y, Useless. The Very Best of T.V. Smith, Sparkle in the Mud, In the Arms of My Enemy, Live at the N.V.A. Ludwigsfelde, Germany and Crossing the Red Sea With The Adverts.

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Paul Goodwin

Paul Goodwin (September 2, 1956 England-) a.k.a. Goodwin, Paul is an English oboist and conductor.

His albums: Scars, Zaide, A Festive Baroque Christmas (Academy of Ancient Music feat. conductor: Paul Goodwin), Sleep Tonight, , Concertos for King Ferdinand IV of Napoli, Oboe Concertos, Oboe Sonatas and Ikon Of Eros.

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Gillian Bevan

Gillian Bevan (February 13, 1956 Stockport-) is an English actor. She has one child, Jack Bailie.

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Mick Pointer

Mick Pointer (July 22, 1956 United Kingdom-) also known as Michael Pointer is an English drummer.

Discography: Marillion’s “Script” Revisited.

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Douglas Pearce

Douglas Pearce (April 27, 1956 Woking-) also known as Douglas P or Douglas P. is an English singer and actor.

His discography includes: Heaven Sent. Genres related to him: Folk music, Martial music, Neofolk, Dark ambient, Post-punk, Punk rock, Experimental music and Martial industrial.

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Nikki Sudden

Nikki Sudden (July 19, 1956 London-March 26, 2006 New York City) also known as Adrian Nicholas Godfrey or Sudden, Nikki was an English singer, musician, singer-songwriter and actor.

Discography: The Truth Doesn't Matter, The Bible Belt, Treasure Island, Red Brocade, Back to the Coast, Waiting on Egypt, I Knew Buffalo Bill, The Last Bandit, Channel Steamer and Kiss You Kidnapped Charabanc. Genres: Alternative rock and Indie rock.

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Philip Grange

Philip Grange (November 17, 1956-) is an English , .

His discography includes: Dark Labyrinths.

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Rob Fisher

Rob Fisher (November 5, 1956 Cheltenham-August 25, 1999) also known as Fisher, Rob was an English music director.

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Ian Craig Marsh

Ian Craig Marsh (November 11, 1956 Sheffield-) a.k.a. Marsh, Ian Craig is an English musician.

Genres: Synthpop.

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William Orbit

William Orbit (December 15, 1956 Shoreditch-) also known as Bass-O-Matic, Bassomatic, Strange Cargo, William Orbit's Strange Cargo, Willam Ørbit, Orbit, William Wainwright, WilliamOrbit, The Electric Chamber (William Orbit), William Mark Wainwright or Orbit, William is an English record producer, composer, film score composer and musician.

His most important albums: Million Town, Science and Melody, Science and Melody, Ease on By, Hello Waveforms, Pieces in a Modern Style, Barber's Adagio for Strings, The Best of Strange Cargos, Water From a Vine Leaf and Strange Cargo III. Genres he performed: Electronic music, House music, Ambient music, Downtempo, Folktronica, Acid jazz, Intelligent dance music, Trip hop, Electronica and Trance music.

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Phil Fearon

Phil Fearon (July 30, 1956 London-) a.k.a. Fearon, Phil is an English singer.

Genres related to him: Neo-psychedelia, Rhythm and blues, Funk, Contemporary R&B and Post-disco.

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Hugo Burnham

Hugo Burnham (March 25, 1956 London-) also known as Burnham, Hugo is an English , .

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David Van Day

David Van Day (November 28, 1956 Brighton-) a.k.a. David Paul Van Day or Van Day, David is an English singer and singer-songwriter. His children are Olivia Day and Amber Day.

Genres he performed: Pop music and Rock music.

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Paul Day

Paul Day (April 19, 1956 London-) also known as Day, Paul or Paul Mario Day is an English singer and musician.

Genres he performed include Heavy metal and Hard rock.

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David Grant

David Grant (August 8, 1956 Metropolitan Borough of Hackney-) a.k.a. Grant, David is an English singer and vocal coach. He has one child, Olivia Grant.

Related albums: The Best of David Grant & Linx, Stop and Go, David Grant and The Very Best Of. Genres he performed include Funk.

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Kirk Brandon

Kirk Brandon (August 3, 1956 Westminster-) otherwise known as Brandon, Kirk is an English singer.

Genres: Punk rock and Post-punk.

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Philip Adrian Wright

Philip Adrian Wright (June 30, 1956-) a.k.a. Wright, Philip Adrian is an English , .

Genres related to him: Synthpop.

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Andrew Edge

Andrew Edge (December 8, 1956-) also known as Edge, Andrew or David Andrew Edge is an English singer.

Genres he performed include Pop music, Synthpop and Dance music.

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Jon Walmsley

Jon Walmsley (February 6, 1956 Blackburn-) also known as John Walmsley is an English actor and film score composer. His child is called Miriam Walmsley Wadick.

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Steve Harris

Steve Harris (March 12, 1956 Leytonstone-) also known as Harris, Steve, Stephen Percy "Steve" Harris, Arry, Stephen Percy Harris, Iron Maiden or Stephen Percival Harris is an English bassist, songwriter, musician and keyboard player. He has six children, Lauren Harris, Faye Harris, Kerry Harris, Stanley Harris, Maisie Harris and George Harris.

His most well known albums: British Lion. Genres he performed include Heavy metal, Hard rock, Progressive rock and Progressive metal.

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Justin Sullivan

Justin Sullivan (April 8, 1956 Jordans, Buckinghamshire-) also known as Sullivan, Justin is an English singer-songwriter and musician.

His albums: Twilight Home, Navigating by the Stars and Ocean Rising. Genres: Rock music.

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René Berg

René Berg (February 24, 1956-July 28, 2003 Kent) was an English , .

His albums include Gang Bang. Genres he performed include Hard rock, Power pop, Rock music and Glam rock.

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Tony Hibbert

Tony Hibbert (December 6, 1956 Tooting-) is an English musician and bassist.

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Peter Hook

Peter Hook (February 13, 1956 Salford, Greater Manchester-) also known as Peter Woodhead, Joy Division or New Order is an English bassist, musician, composer, disc jockey, entrepreneur and author. His children are called Jack Hook, Jessica Hook and Heather Hook.

Genres he performed include Post-punk, Synthpop, Alternative rock, Alternative dance, Electronic music, House music, New Wave and Electronica.

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John Young

John Young (May 31, 1956 Liverpool-) is an English musician, songwriter and keyboard player.

His albums include Significance. His related genres: Jazz, Pop music, Rock music and Progressive rock.

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David Vanian

David Vanian (October 12, 1956 Hemel Hempstead-) also known as Dave Vanian, David Lett, Naz Nomad, Vanian, Dave or David Letts is an English singer, musician and singer-songwriter. He has one child, Emily Vanian.

Genres he performed include Punk rock, Gothic rock and Rockabilly.

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Noel McCalla

Noel McCalla (November 4, 1956 London-) also known as McCalla, Noel is an English , .

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Steve Walwyn

Steve Walwyn (June 8, 1956 Southam-) also known as Stephen Martin Walwyn is an English musician, songwriter and guitarist.

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Billy Jenkins

Billy Jenkins (July 5, 1956 London Borough of Bromley-) a.k.a. Jenkins, Billy is an English composer, guitarist and bandleader.

His albums include East/West Now Wear the Same Vest, When the Crowds Have Gone, Mayfest '94, First Aural Art Exhibition, In the Nude, Jazz Cafe Concerts, Volume 2, S.A.D., Still... Sounds like Bromley, Scratches of Spain and True Love Collection. Genres he performed: Blues and Jazz.

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Terry Chimes

Terry Chimes (July 5, 1956 Stepney-) also known as Tory Crimes, Chimes, Terry, Terrence Chimes or Terrence "Terry" Chimes is an English musician, drummer and chiropractor.

Genres: Rock music, Punk rock, Heavy metal, Glam punk and Rock and roll.

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Jimmy Cauty

Jimmy Cauty (December 19, 1956 Totnes-) also known as Jimi Cauty, Rockman Rock, The Scourge of the Earth, Gavin Cauty, Space, James Francis Cauty, Advanced Acoustic Armaments (AAA), Lord Rock, Scourge Of The Earth or Graybeard is an English artist, musician, record producer and visual artist.

His albums: Space. Genres: Ambient house and Electronica.

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Matt Aitken

Matt Aitken (August 25, 1956 Coventry-) is an English musician, songwriter and record producer.

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Stuart Smith

Stuart Smith (May 30, 1956 England-) is an English , .

Related albums: Heaven & Earth. Genres: Rock music.

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