John Blackwell

John Blackwell bio

Birth Name: John Blackwell

Occupation: Drummer

Place Of Birth: South Carolina

Date Of Birth: September 9, 1973

Date Of Death: July 4, 2017

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

John Blackwell was born on the 9th of September, 1973. He was known for being a Drummer. R&B, funk, jazz, and pop drummer who was a member of Prince ‘s band The New Power Generation.

John Blackwell was born in South Carolina. He began playing the drums at age three and had his first professional gigs ten years later. He played drums on Patti LaBelle ‘s album Live! One Night Only.

John Blackwell was a Virgo and was born in the Generation X.

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John Blackwell was born in 1970s. The 1970s were a "pivot of change", it was an era of economic struggle, cultural change, and technological innovation. The Seventies saw many women's rights, gay rights, and environmental movements. Discover what happened on this day.

John Blackwell is part of the Baby boomers generation. Baby Boomer is the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


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John Blackwell’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on John Blackwell’s parents.

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John Blackwell was born in the Year of the Ox.

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REAL NAME: John Blackwell
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: John Blackwell was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: John Blackwell was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: John Blackwell had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

John Blackwell’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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