Singer / songwriter Jackson Browne, who has sold over 17 million records in his long and storied career, turns 64 on Oct. 9. Browne began his career in New York's Greenwich Village, joining up with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and soon becoming a songwriter for Elektra Records' publishing company.
He successfully continued to write tunes for others while per
Kenneth "K.K." Downing, a founding member of heavy metal legends Judas Priest, celebrates his 61st birthday on Oct. 27.
Starting up the band in the early '70s, Downing became beloved by fans everywhere for his aggressive style of guitar playing, which for decades proved to be a unique match with the other Priest guitarist, Glenn Tipton.
The England-born Grammy winner retired from the group in 2011. While his former ba
Kevin Dubrow, frontman for Quiet Riot, would have been 57 years old this coming Oct. 29.
Dubrow then reformed Quiet Riot with a