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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – April 14th

Loretta LynnLegendary country music singer/songwriter – “The Coal Miner’s Daughter” was the first female to win the CMA Entertainer of the Year Award in 1972 – inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1988 – 1932

Ritchie Blackmore – celebrated rock guitarist/songwriter – Deep PurpleRainbow solo artist – 2016 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1945

John Bell “JB” – guitarist/vocalist – Widespread Panic – 1962

Mike Brewer – singer/songwriter – part of – Brewer & Shipley – hits include – One Toke Over The Line – 1944

Joey Pesce – keyboards – best known with – Til Tuesday – 1962

Win Butler – singer/songwriter – Arcade Fire – 1980

Brian Forster – drummer/actor – The Partridge Family – 1960

Ty Grimes – drummer – best known with – Captain BeefheartRick Nelson – 1948

Larry Ferguson – keyboardist – Hot Chocolate – hits include – You Sexy Thing – 1948

Bill Harris – guitarist – The Clovers – (4/14/1925 – 12/6/1988)

D. L. Menardnotable Cajun singer/songwriter/guitarist – known as “The Cajun Hank Williams” –  songs include – The Back Door – (4/14/1932 – 7/27/2017)

 

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    Peter Frampton's 1976 US #1 album 'Frampton Comes Alive' was pressed in 'automatic sequence', with sides one and four on one record, followed by sides two and three on the other - to make it easier to listen through the whole album in sequence on automatic record changers.

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    In 1967, folk singer Joan Baez was sentenced to 45 days in prison for talking part in a anti- war demo.

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    "I'll give The Rolling Stones about another two years. I'm saving for the future, I bank all my song royalties for a start." Mick Jagger, 1964.
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