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The most famous musician born the same year as you

Stacker Logo Stacker | Slide 1 of 82: It’s always fun to have something in common with a celebrity. Zac Efron dated your cousin? Your Facebook friends will definitely like that. Beyoncé was in your kindergarten class? That’s instant cocktail party fodder. Even knowing you’re the same age as a celebrity gives you a special bond, no matter how small that bond may be. That’s why we compiled this list of the most famous musician born the same year as you.We identified musicians born in every year from 1920 to 2000. We then selected the top three musicians in each year using page view analysis from Wikipedia, while ignoring data spikes that may have been caused by big news stories or other anomalies. The result is a full list of the most famous musician born the same year as you, including some of the biggest names in pop, rock, rap, and jazz. Who was born in your birth year? You’ll have to click through to find out.

The most famous musician born the same year as you

It’s always fun to have something in common with a celebrity. Zac Efron dated your cousin? Your Facebook friends will definitely like that. Beyoncé was in your kindergarten class? That’s instant cocktail party fodder. Even knowing you’re the same age as a celebrity gives you a special bond, no matter how small that bond may be. That’s why we compiled this list of the most famous musician born the same year as you.

We identified musicians born in every year from 1920 to 2000. We then selected the top three musicians in each year using page view analysis from Wikipedia, while ignoring data spikes that may have been caused by big news stories or other anomalies. The result is a full list of the most famous musician born the same year as you, including some of the biggest names in pop, rock, rap, and jazz. Who was born in your birth year? You’ll have to click through to find out.

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