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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – August 10th

Ronnie Spector multi-award winning pop-rock singer – has been called the original “bad girl of Rock & Roll” – The Ronettes – hits include – Be My Baby – Baby I Love You – 1999 Grammy Hall of Fame – 2004 Vocal Group Hall of Fame – 2007 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1943

Ian Anderson – singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist – Jethro Tullsolo artist – 1947

Todd Nichols – guitarist/singer/songwriter/mandolin – Toad The Wet Sprocket – hits include – All I Want – Walk On The Ocean – Something’s Always Wrong – Fall Down – 1967

Jon Farriss – drummer/songwriter/producer/multi-instrumentalist – founding member of – INXS – 1961

Gene Johnson – mandolin/guitar/fiddle/harmony vocals – Diamond Rio – hits include – Meet In The Middle – Beautiful Mess – Mirror, Mirror – One More Day – How Your Love Makes Me Feel – 1949

Jennifer Hansoncountry singer/songwriter – 1973

Bobby Pinsoncountry singer/songwriter – hits include – Don’t Ask Me How I Know – 1972

Darrell Clantoncountry singer – 1983 hit – Lonesome 7-7203 – 1956

Ryn Weaverpop singer/songwriter – songs include – Octahate – 1992

Aaron Kamin – guitar/backing vocals – best known with – The Calling – 1977

Patti AustinR&B/pop/jazz singer – 1950

Jacob Latimore R&B singer – 1996

Jimmy Deancountry singer/musician/businessman – hits include – Big Bad John – (8/10/1928 – 6/13/2010)

Jimmy Griffin – singer/songwriter/musician – BreadThe Remingtons –  (8/10/1943 – 1/11/2005)

Eddie Fisherpop singer – most successful pop single artist for the 1st half of the 50’s – (8/10/1928 – 9/22/2010)

Bobby Hatfield – R&B/soul singer – The Righteous Brothers – solo artist – hits include – You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling – Unchained Melody – 2003 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (8/10/1940 – 11/5/2003)

Leo Fender – creator of the Fender guitars – Music Man – G&L – 1992 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (8/10/1909 – 3/21/1991)

 

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