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Musical Birthday Notes – December 1st

The Doors

John Densmore – drummer/songwriter/film-maker – The Doors – associated acts include – Rick & The Ravens – Butts Band – 1993 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1944

Gilbert O’Sullivan singer/songwriter/pianist – best known for 70’s hit – Alone Again (Naturally) – 1946

Brad Delson – guitar – founding member of – Linkin Park – 1977

 

Eric Bloom – singer/songwriter/guitar/keyboard/percussion – Blue Oyster Cult – 1944

Mat Kearneysinger/songwriter/musician – hits include – Nothing Left To Lose – Hey Mama – Breathe In, Breathe Out – 1978

Julee Cruise dream pop singer/songwriter/actress – 1956

Kim Richey country – Americana singer/songwriter – 1956

Bette Midlermultiple award winning singer/songwriter/actress – 1945

Billy Paul Grammy winning soul singer – best known for 1972 hit – Me And Mrs. Jones – (12/1/1934 – 4/24/2016)

Lou Rawls multiple Grammy winning singer/songwriter/producer/voice actor – hits include – You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine – (12/1/1933 – 6/6/2006)

Jaco Pastoriusjazz bassist – best known with – Weather Report – (12/1/1951 – 9/21/1987)

 

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    In 1993 Wilson Pickett was sentenced to one year in jail after being found guilty of drink driving.

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    "I think rock and roll is media manipulation and exploitation and corruptness and bullshit." Sex Pistol, John Lydon, 1980.
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