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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – August 18th

Dennis Elliott – best known as the original drummer for – Foreigner – 1950

Ron Strykert – guitarist/singer/songwriter – best known with – Men At Work – 1957

Nigel Griggs – bassist/songwriter/producer – Split Enz – 1949

Patrick Swayzepop singer/songwriter/dancer/actor – hits include – She’s Like The Wind – (8/18/1952 – 9/14/2009)

Blas Elias – drummer – Slaughter – Blue Man Group – 1967

Steve Wilkinson – country singer/musician – father of Amanda and Tyler – together they made up the trio – The Wilkinsons – hits include – 26 Cents – 1955

Ed Toth – drummer – Doobie Brothers Vertical Horizon – 19??

Edith Frostsinger/songwriter – describes her music as “pensive countrified psychedelia” – 1964

Jon “Bermuda” Schwartz – drummer – best known with – “Weird Al” Yankovic – 1956

Regine Chassagne – indie – art rock singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist – Arcade Fire – 1976

Dan Peters – drummer/vocals – Bundle Of Hiss – 1967

Sarah Dash – R&B/soul – singer/songwriter/session musician/actress – Patti LaBelle & The Bluebelles – 1945

Brian Tichy – drummer/songwriter/producer – associated acts include – Ozzy OsbourneWhitesnakeBilly Idol Foreigner – 1968

Jon Schneck – guitar – best known with – Relient K – 1981

Johnny Prestontraditional pop singer – hits include – Running Bear – Cradle Of Love – (8/18/1939 – 3/4/2011)

Carl Wayne – rock singer/musician/actor –  The Move – (8/18/1943 – 8/31/2004)

Molly Beecountry singer – best known for hit – I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus – (8/18/1939 – 2/7/2009)

 

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