Inspired by the August 31 birthdays of Van Morrison, Squeeze’s Glenn Tillbrook, Julie Brown, Fleetwood Mac’s Bob Welch, Debbie Gibson, The Vines’ Craig Nicholls, Tony DeFranco, Bobby Parker, and Broadway lyricist Alan Jay Lerner; and the August 30 birthdays of The Mamas & The Papas’ John Phillips, Lewis Black, Kitty Wells, and D:Ream’s Peter Cunnah.
Inspired by the August 29 birthdays of Michael Jackson, Dinah Washington, MeShell NdegeOcello, Cocteau Twins’ Elizabeth Fraser, Pebbles, Kevie Kev and Fairground Attraction’s Eddi Reader.
Inspired by the August 28 birthdays of Florence Welch, Shania Twain, The Stranglers’ Hugh Cornwell, Phranc, David Soul and Kim Appleby.
Inspired by the August 27 birthdays of Daryl “Captain” Dragon and Bloodhound Gang’s Jimmy Pop; and the August 26 birthdays of Valerie Simpson, Garbage’s Shirley Manson, Treacherous Three’s Special K, and Bob Cowsill.
Inspired by the August 25 birthdays of Elvis Costello, Wilco‘s Jeff Tweedy, The O’Jays’ Walter Williams, Digital Underground’s Shock G, Kiss’ Gene Simmons, Judas Priest’s Rob Halford, Billy Ray Cyrus, K7, Willy DeVille, Weather Report’s Wayne Shorter, The Korgis’ James Warren, Leonard Bernstein, Tim Burton, Sean Connery and John Savage.
Inspired by the August 23 birthdays of The Strokes’ Julian Casablancas, The Drifters’ Rudy Lewis, Andrew Rannells, Happy Mondays/Black Grape’s Shaun Ryder, Rick Springfield, Edwyn Collins, Gene Kelly and Tex Williams.
Inspired by the August 22 birthdays of Tears For Fears’ Roland Orzabal, Living Colour’s Vernon Reid, Dua Lipa, The Hold Steady’s Craig Finn, Tori Amos, John Lee Hooker, Bangles’ Debbi Peterson, Dale Hawkins, Chuck Brown, and The Archies’ Ron Dante.
Inspired by the August 21 birthdays of The Clash‘s Joe Strummer, Kacey Musgraves, Kelis, Kenny Rogers, Jackie DeShannon, Prodigy’s Liam Howlett, and System of a Down’s Serj Tankian.
Inspired by the August 20 birthdays of Boogie Down Productions’ KRS-One, Isaac Hayes, John Hiatt, Thin Lizzy’s Phil Lynott, The Knack’s Doug Fieger, Demi Lovato, Limp Bizkit’s Fred Durst, Jim Reeves, Hawkwind’s Dave Brock, and Nikki Leonti.
Inspired by the August 19 birthdays of Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan, Billy J. Kramer, Johnny Nash, Fat Joe, Nate Dogg, Queen’s John Deacon, Edwin Hawkins, Looking Glass’ Elliot Lurie, Blue Mink’s Roger Cook and Blue Magic’s Ted Mills.