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Musical Birthday Notes – December 10th

Eddie “Guitar Slim” Jones blues-R&B guitarist/singer – best known for – The Things That I Used To Do – he had a major impact on rock & roll – experimenting with distorted guitar overtones some 10 years prior to Jimi Hendrix – (12/10/1926 – 2/7/1959)

Meg White – drummer – The White Stripes – songs include – Seven Nation Army – Icky Thump – 1974

Scot Alexander – bass – Dishwalla – group best known for 1996 hit – Counting Blue Cars – 1971

 

Brian Molko – singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist – best known as lead vocalist-guitarist for – Placebo associated acts include – David Bowie Michael Stipe – 1972

Timothy Christian Riley – drums/keyboards – Tony! Toni! Tone! – 1966

Meghan Linsey – country-pop singer/songwriter – Steel Magnolia – best known for the hit – Keep On Lovin’ You – solo artist – 1985

Ralph TavaresTavares – hits include – Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel – 1948

J Mascis – singer/songwriter/guitar – Dinosaur Jr. – 1965

Geoff Deane – singer – best known as lead vocalist for – Modern Romance – 1954

Christopher John “Ace” Kefford – bass/vocals – co-founder of – The Move – 1946

Teyana Taylorrapper/singer/songwriter/actress/dancer/model – 1990

Nick Martin – singer/songwriter/guitar/bass – best known with – Sleeping With Sirens – 1982

Walter “Clyde” Orange – singer/keyboards/drums – The Commodores – hits include – Brick House – Night Shift – 1946

Johnny Rodriguezcountry singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – You Always Come Back (To Hurting Me) – Ridin’ My Thumb To Mexico – 1951

Chad Stuart – singer/songwriter/musician – best known as half of the folk-rock duo – Chad & Jeremy – hits include – A Summer Song – Willow Weep For Me – 1941

Paul Hardcastle composer/musician/songwriter/radio talent/multi-instrumentalist – songs include – 19 – Just For Money – 1957

Kevin Sharpcountry singer/songwriter/author/motivational speaker – best known for the country cover of the Tony Rich song – Nobody Knows – (12/10/1970 – 4/19/2014)

Jessica Cleaves – singer/songwriter – best known as the lead vocalist for – Friends Of Distinction – late 60’s to early 70’s – associated acts include – Earth Wind & Fire George Clinton Parliament-Funkadelic – 12/10/1948 – 5/2/2014)

Peter Sarstedt folk-pop singer/songwriter/guitarist – songs include – Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)? – (12/10/1941 – 1/8/2017)

 

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