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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – August 21st

Kacey Musgravesmulti-award winning country singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – Follow Your Arrow – Merry Go ‘Round – Blowin’ Smoke – 1988
Kenny Rogers multi-award winning singer/songwriter/musician/actor – Member of the Country Music Hall of Fame – The New Christy MinstrelsThe First Edition – duets with Dolly Parton – solo artist – 2013 Country Music Hall of Fame – 1938
Glenn Hughes – bassist/vocalist – Finders KeepersTrapezeBlack Sabbath Deep Purple – 1951
Steve Smith – rock drummer – Journey – 2002 Modern Drummer Hall of Fame – 1954
Harold Reid – bass vocalist – formerly with multi award winning group – The Statler Brothers – hits include – Flowers On The Wall – Bed Of Roses – 2008 Country Music Hall of Fame – 1939
Jesse James Rutherford – singer/actor – best known with – The Neighbourhood – 1991
Jake Pitts – glam rock guitarist – The Black Veil Brides – 1985
Preston Brust – country singer/songwriter – part of the duo – LoCash – 1974
Serj Tankian – metal singer – System of a Down – 1967
Jackie DeShannon60’s pop singer – best known for – Put A Little Love In Your Heart – 1941
James Burton rock/rockabilly guitarist – “Master of the Telecaster” – Dubberly, LA native – Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – Rockabilly Hall of Fame – Musicians Hall of Fame – 1939
Budgie (Peter Edward Clarke) – drummer – The Slits – Siouxsie & The Banshees – The Creatures – 1957
Kim Sledge – R&B singer – Sister Sledge – best known for – We Are Family – 1958
Liam Howlett – songwriter/producer/musician/DJ – The Prodigy – 1971
KelisR&B singer/songwriter – 1979
Melissa Schuman – R&B-pop singer/songwriter/actress/dancer – Dream – 1984
Collie Buddz (Colin Harper) – reggae artist – born in New Orleans – raised in Bermuda – 1984
Dina Carroll soul singer – 1968
Joe Strummer (John Graham Mellor) – lead vocalist – punk group – The Clash – 2003 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (8/21/1952 – 12/22/2002)
Count Basie – swing era pianist/organist/band leader/composer – Count Basie Orchestra – (8/21/1904 – 4/26/1984)

 

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