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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – August 22nd

John Lee Hookermulti-award winning Mississippi Delta blues guitarist/singer/songwriter – some of his best known songs include – Boogie Chillen – Crawling King Snake – Boom Boom – One Whiskey, One Scotch, One Beer – (8/22/1917 – 6/21/2001)

Collin Rayecountry singer – hits include – Little Rock – In This Life – That’s My Story – One Boy, One Girl –  Love, Me – My Kind of Girl – 1960

Mila Masoncountry singer/songwriter – hits include – That’s Enough Of That – Dark Horse – 1963

Roland Orzabal – singer/songwriter/musician – Tears For Fears – hits include – Everybody Wants To Rule The World – Shout – 1961

Vernon Reid – guitarist/composer/songwriter/bandleader – best know for work with Living Colour – songs include – Cult of Personality – Open Letter (To A Landlord) – 1958

Paul Douchette – rhythm guitar/drummer/vocals – Matchbox 20 – hits include – Push – Real World – 3 A.M.1972

Juan Croucier – bassist/singer/songwriter/producer –  associated acts include – DokkenQuiet RiotRatt – 1959

Holly Dunncountry singer/songwriter – songs include – Daddy’s Hands – You Really Had Me Going – Are You Ever Gonna Love Me – (8/22/1957 – 11/14/2016)

Tori Amossinger/songwriter/composer/pianist – songs include – Cornflake Girl – Crucify – 1963

James DeBarge – pop-soul singer/keyboardist – DeBarge – hits include – Rhythm Of The Night – 1963

Debbi Peterson – drummer/singer – The Bangles – solo artist – hits include – Walk Like An Egyptian – Just Another Manic Monday – Hazy Shade of Winter – Eternal Flame – 1961

Jay Ashton – musician – Gene Loves Jezebel – 1961

Howie Dorough – singer/songwriter/musician – Back Street Boys – 1973

Jeff Stinco – guitarist – Simple Plan – 1978

Ricky Lynn Gregg country singer/songwriter/musician – songs include – If I Had A Cheatin’ Heart – Get A Little Closer – Can You Feel It – 1961

David Marks – guitarist/singer/songwriter – best known for work with – The Beach Boys – 1948

Donna Jean Godchaux – singer – from 72-79 worked with – The Grateful Dead – 1947

Layne Staley – singer/songwriter/musician – Alice In ChainsDirt – (8/22/1967 – 4/5/2002)

Dale Hawkins Louisiana swamp boogie guitarist/singer/songwriter – best known for writing Suzi Q – (8/22/1936 – 2/13/2010)

Chuck Brown singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer – known as “The Godfather of Go-Go” – (8/22/1936 – 5/16/2012)

Malachi Favors – jazz bassist – Lexington, MS native – played with Dizzy Gillespie – (8/22/1927 – 1/30/2004)

 

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