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Musical Birthday Notes – January 2nd

Roger Miller multi-award winning country singer/songwriter – hits include – Dang Me – King of the Road – Chug-A-Lug – England Swings – 1973 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame – 1995 Country Music Hall of Fame – (1/2/1936 – 10/25/1992)

Mark Matejka – guitarist – associated acts – Lynyrd Skynyrd Charlie Daniels Band Hot Apple Pie Sons of the Desert The Kinleys – 1967

Chris Cheney – singer/songwriter/guitar/bass – best known with the psychobilly group – The Living End – 1975

Doug Robb – vocals/guitar – Hoobastank – 2004 hit – The Reason – 1975

Chris Hartman – keyboardist – best known with country group – Emerson Drive – 1978

John Barlow Jarvis keyboardist/songwriter/composer/artist – session-road musician/solo artist – 1954

Kerry Minnear – multi-instrumentalist – best known with – Gentle Giant – 1948

Dawn Silva – vocalist – associated acts include – Parliament Funkadelic The Brides of Funkenstein The Gap Band Sly & The Family Stone – 1954

Chick Churchill – keyboards/songwriter/producer – best known with – Ten Years After – The Jaybirds – 1946

Graeme Strachan – singer/songwriter/tv-radio personality – Skyhooks – (1/2/1952 – 8/29/2001)

Glen Goins – guitarist/singer/songwriter/producer – Parliament-Funkadelic – 1997 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (1/2/1954 – 7/29/1978)

Harold Bradley – multi-award winning Nashville guitarist – 2006 Country Music Hall of Fame – 2007 Musician’s Hall of Fame – 1926

Richard Cole – tour manager – associated acts include – Led Zeppelin Yardbirds Vanilla Fudge – 1946

 

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