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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – APRIL 9th

Carl Perkins rockabilly pioneer singer/songwriter/guitarist – known as “The King of Rockabilly” – hits include – Blue Suede Shoes – multiple honors including – Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – Rockabilly Hall of Fame – Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame – Grammy Hall of Fame – (1932-1998)

Hal Ketchumcountry singer/songwriter – hits include – Small Town Saturday Night – Past The Point Of Rescue – 1953

Kevin Martin – rock singer/guitar – CandleboxThe Gracious FewThe Hiwatts – 1969

Phillip Wright – drums/lead vocals – best known with – Paper Lace – hits include – The Night Chicago Died – 1948

Margo Smithcountry singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – It Only Hurts For A Little While – Don’t Break The Heart That Loves You – Still A Woman – Cup Of Tea (with Rex Allen Jr.) – 1942

Gerard Way – rock singer/songwriter/musician/comic book writer – best known with – My Chemical Romance – 1977

Albert Hammond Jr. – guitarist /fashion designer – best known with – The Strokes – 1980

Dave Innis – piano/keyboards/rhythm guitar/backing vocals – best known with – Restless Heart – 1959

Dave “Chico” Ryan – bass/vocals – The Happenings – Sha Na Na – (1948-1998)

Kay Adams – country singer – 1965 ACM Top New Female Vocalist – 1941

Jesse McCartney pop singer/songwriter/producer – 1987

 

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