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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – August 17th

Eric Johnsonguitarist/multi-instrumentalist/songwriter/vocalist/producer – 1954

Gary Talley – blue-eyed soul singer/songwriter/musician/author – The Box Tops – hits include – The Letter – Cry Like A Baby – 1947

Gilby Clarke – guitarist/producer – Guns N’ Roses – Slash’s Snake Pit – Rock Star Supernova – 1962

Colin Moulding – bassist/songwriter/vocalist – XTC – The Stratosphear – 1955

Colton Swon – country singer/songwriter/musician – half of the duo – The Swon Brothers – hits include – Later On – 1988

Kevin Welchcountry singer/songwriter – best known for hits penned for others such as – Velvet Chains (Gary Morris) – Let It Be You (Ricky Skaggs) – Desperately (Don Williams) – 1955

Belinda Carlisle – pop singer – The Go Go’s solo artist – songs best known for – Vacation – Our Lips Are Sealed –  Mad About You – 1958

John “Sib” Hashian – drummer/vocals – best known with – Boston – (8/17/1949 – 3/22/2017)

Kevin Rowland – singer/songwriter/frontman – Dexy’s Midnight Runners – hits include – Come On Eileen – 1953

Deen Castronova – drummer/singer – associated acts include – JourneyBad EnglishBlack SabbathSocial Distortion – 1964

Colin Jamesblues-rock singer/songwriter/musician/producer – 1964

Steve Gorman – drummer – The Black Crowes – Stereophonic – Trigger Happy – 1965

Jill Cunniff – singer/songwriter/bassist – Luscious Jackson – 1966

Donnie Wahlberg – actor – prior to acting member of New Kids On The Block – 1969

Rod MacDonaldfolk-rock singer/songwriter/musician – 1948

Glen Goldsmithrock singer/songwriter – best known for – What You See Is What You Get – 1965

Maysa Leakjazz singer – 1966

Mark Dinning  (aka Max Edward Dinning) – traditional pop singer – best known for hit – Teen Angel – (8/17/1933 – 3/22/1986)

Luther Allison – blues guitarist/singer – associated acts include – Howlin’ Wolf James Cotton – 1998 Blues Hall of Fame – (8/17/1939 – 8/12/1997)

Dave “Snaker” Rayblues singer/guitarist – (8/17/1943 – 11/28/2002)

 

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