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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – August 12th

Mark Knopfler – singer/songwriter/guitarist/resonator guitarist – Dire Straits solo artist – 1949

Danny Shirley – country singer/songwriter/guitarist – Confederate Railroad – 1956

Pat Methenyguitarist/songwriter/composer – 1954

Roy Hay – guitarist/keyboardist – Culture Club – hits include – Do You Really Want To Hurt Me – 1961

Kid Creole  (aka August Darnell) – singer/musician – Kid Creole and the Coconuts – 1950

Christina Cimorelli – pop singer/arranger –  part of all sister group – Cimorelli – 1990

Lauren Cimorelli – pop singer – part of all sister group – Cimorelli – 1998

Matt Thiessen – singer/songwriter/guitar/piano – co-founder of – Relient K – 1980

Tanita Tikarampop-folk singer/songwriter/musician – 1969

Sid Bernstein – music producer/promoter – best known for bringing – The BeatlesThe Rolling StonesThe KinksHerman’s Hermits Moody Blues – to America in the 60’s – (8/12/1918 – 8/21/2013)

Joe Jones New Orleans R&B singer/songwriter/arranger – best known for 1960 hit – You Talk Too Much – and for discovering – The Dixie Cups – (8/12/1926 – 11/27/2005)

Buck Owenscountry singer/TV host – Buck Owens & The Buckaroos – Hee Haw – 1996 Country Music Hall of Fame – 1996 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame – (8/12/1929 – 3/25/2006)

Porter Wagoner – “Mr. Grand Ole Opry” – country/gospel singer/songwriter/musician – 2002 Country Music Hall of Fame – (8/12/1927 – 10/28/2007)

 

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