Banjo wizard Steve Martin, seen here in this 1975 Johnny Carson clip, was in born Waco, Texas, on this day in 1945. Here he is performing “The Crow” from his 2009 Grammy-winning Best Bluegrass Album. Oh yeah, he’s also a famous comedian and movie star.

Also born today:

David Crosby of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, subject of the 2019 documentary “Remember My Name” — born 1941 in Los Angeles.

Jazz singer/pianist Buddy Greco (1926-2017) — born Armando Greco in Philadelphia. Here he is doing “Lady Is a Tramp” with Sammy Davis Jr.