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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – APRIL 27th

Ace Frehley – singer/songwriter – original guitarist for rock band – KISSsolo – 1951

Sheena Easton – Grammy winning pop singer/songwriter/producer/actress – hits include – Morning Train – Strut – 1959

Pete Ham – singer/songwriter/guitarist – Badfinger – hits include – Day After Day – Baby Blue – If You Want It – No Matter What – (1947-1975)

John Osborne – country-rock guitarist – Brothers Osborne – hits include – Stay A Little Longer – 1982

Patrick Stump – singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer/actor/music critic – Fall Out Boy – solo -1984

Kate Pierson – vocalist/multi-instrumentalist – The B-52’ssolo – hits include – Rock Lobster – Love Shack – 1948

Gerald “Jerry” Mercer – rock drummer – best known with – April Wine – 1939

Herb Pedersen – singer/songwriter/guitar/banjo – The Desert Rose BandLaurel Canyon Ramblers – 1944

Marco Pirroni – guitarist/songwriter/producer – associated acts include – Adam & The AntsSiouxsie & The Banshees Sinead O’Connor – 1959

Cuba Gooding Sr. – singer/actor – best known as the lead vocalist for the group – Main Ingredient – hits include – Everybody Plays The Fool – Just Don’t Want To Be Lonely – (1944-2017)

Herbie Murrell – soul singer – part of the group – The Stylistics – hits include – You Make Me Feel Brand New – Break Up To Make Up – You Are Everything – 1947

 

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