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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – APRIL 5th

Mike Eli – country singer – lead vocalist for The Eli Young Band – hits include – Even If It Breaks Your Heart – Drunk Last Night – Dust – 1981

Pat Greencountry singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – Wave On Wave – 1972

Troy Gentry – ACM/CMA/AMA award winning country singer – part of the country/southern rock influenced duo – Montgomery Gentry – 2009 inducted into The Grand Ole Opry – hits include – My Town – Something To Be Proud Of – Hell Yeah – Speed – Hillbilly Shoes – She Couldn’t Change Me – (4/5/1967 – 9/8/2017)

Pharrell Williamspop singer/rapper/producer – hits include – Happy – 1973

Agnetha Faltskog singer/songwriter/producer – ABBA – 1950

Paula Colesinger/songwriter/musician – hits include – Where Have All The Cowboys Gone? – I Don’t Want To Wait – 1968

Mike McCready guitarist/songwriter – Pearl Jam – 1965

Allan Clarkesinger/guitar/harmonica – founding member and original lead vocalist for – The Hollies – 1942

Stan Ridgway – singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist – best known as lead vocalist for – Wall of Voodoo – 1954

Dave Holland – rock drummer – best known with – TrapezeJudas Priest – 1948

“Cowboy” Jack Clementsinger/songwriter/record producer – 1973 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame – 2013 Country Music Hall of Fame – (1931-2013)

Nicholas Caldwell – singer with the soul group – The Whispers – 1944

Ronnie White – singer/songwriter/entrepreneur – best known as the co-founder of – The Miracles – and it’s only consistent original member – (1939-1995)

Everett Morton – drummer – ska band – The Beat – 1951

Tony Williams – best known as the lead singer for – The Platters – solo – hits include – Only You – My Prayer – 1990 inducted as a member of The Platters in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (1928-1992)

Peter Case singer/songwriter/guitarist/ multi-instrumentalist – 1954

Tommy Cashcountry singer/songwriter/guitarist – younger brother of Johnny Cash -hits include – Six White Horses – One Song Away – 1940

 

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