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Musical Birthday Notes – April 1st

Jeff Porcaro – drummer/songwriter/producer – best known with – Toto – 1993 posthumously inducted in the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame – (1954-1992)

Hillary Scott – multi-award winning country singer/songwriter – member of – Lady Antebellum – daughter of country singer Linda Davis – hits include – Run To You – Need You Now – Compass – Bartender – associated acts – Hillary Scott & The Scott Family – 1986

Kip Moorecountry singer/songwriter/guitar – hits include – Somethin’ Bout A Truck – Beer Money – I’m To Blame – 1980

Billy Deancountry singer/songwriter/guitar/fiddle/banjo/actor– 90’s hits include – Somewhere In My Broken Heart – Billy The Kid – 1962

Jim Ed Browncountry singer/songwriter/guitar – hits include 1967 classic – Pop A Top – member of the Grand Ole Opry – TV and radio host – associated acts – The Browns –  (1934-2015)

Rudolph Isley – singer/songwriter – founding member of The Isley Brothers – hits include – Shout – It’s Your Thing – This Old Heart Of Mine – Twist and Shout – 2003 Vocal Group Hall of Fame – 1939

Simon Crowe – drums/percussion – best known with – The Boomtown Rats – 1955

John Barbata – drummer – best known with – Jefferson StarshipThe Turtles – 1945

Ronnie “Plonk” Lane – musician/songwriter/producer – best known as bassist for – The Small FacesThe Faces – 2012 posthumously inducted in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (1946-1997)

Phillip “Phil” Margo – singer/musician/author – best known as a member of – The Tokens – hits include – The Lion Sleeps Tonight – Tonight I Fell In Love – 1942

Billie Currie – violin/piano/songwriter – best known with – Ultravox – 1950

Jesse Tobias – guitar/songwriter/producer/arranger – best known with – Morrissey – 1972

Alan Blakley – guitarist/songwriter/producer – The Tremeloes – (1942-1996)

Mark White – guitar/keyboards – best known with pop group – ABC – 1961

Boon – punk rock singer/songwriter/guitarist – MinutemenThe Reactionaries – (1958-1985)

Jimmy Cliff (James Chambers) – Jamaican singer/musician – 1948

 

 

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