Lindley Armstrong "Spike" Jones (December 14, 1911 – May 1, 1965) was a popular musician and bandleader specializing in performing satirical arrangements of popular songs. Ballads and classical works receiving the Jones treatment would be punctuated with gunshots, whistles, cowbells and ridiculous vocals. Through the 1940s and early 1950s, the band recorded under the title Spike Jones and his City Slickers and toured the USA and Canada under the title The Musical Depreciation Revue.
Engelbert Humperdinck (born Arnold George Dorsey, May 2, 1936, Madras, India) is a well-known pop singer who rose to international fame during the 1960s and 1970s, after adopting the name of the famous German opera composerEngelbert Humperdinck as his own stage name.
James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006), originally James Joseph Brown, Jr., was an Americanentertainer. He is recognized as one of the most influential figures in 20th century popular music and was renowned for his vocals and feverish dancing.
Dalida (17 January 1933 – 3 May 1987) was an Egyptian-Italian singer born and grown up in Egypt who lived most of her life in France. She received 55 gold records and was the first singer to receive a diamond disc.
Ed "Cass" Cassidy (born Chicago, May 4, 1923) is a drummer who was one of the founders of the rock group Spirit in 1967.
Walter Maynard Ferguson (May 4, 1928 – August 23, 2006) was a Canadianjazztrumpet player and bandleader. He came to prominence playing in Stan Kenton's orchestra, before forming his own band in 1957. He was noted for being able to play accurately in a remarkably high register, and for his bands, which served as stepping stones for up-and-coming talent
Darryl Hunt (born 4 May1950 in Hampshire) is an English musician, most famous as the bassist of The Pogues from 1986 until their breakup ten years later. He currently fronts the band BISH and has performed with The Pogues since their reunion in 2001.
Colin Bass, also known as Sabah Habas Mustapha (born 4 May 1951, London, England), is an English progressive rock musician, bassist, record producer, also an active member of the British progressive-rock band Camel.