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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – AUGUST 23rd

Rick Springfield – pop-rock singer/songwriter/musician/actor – hits include – Jessie’s Girl – Don’t Talk To Strangers – I’ve Done Everything For You – 1949

Keith Moon – drummer – The Who – Modern Drummer Hall of Fame – (1946-1978)

Dean DeLeo – guitarist – Stone Temple Pilots – Interstate Love Song – Vaseline – 1961

Ira Dean – bassist/songwriter – country group – Trick Pony – hits include – Pour Me – 1969

Julian Casablancas – American musician – singer/songwriter/frontman – The Strokes -1978

Paul Chrisman * aka Woody Paul – “King of the Cowboy Fiddlers” – singer/musician – traditional country/comedic group – Riders In The Sky – (1949)

Barry Bales – stand-up bassist – bluegrass group – Alison Krauss & Union Station – 1969

Ronny Cox – singer/songwriter/musician/storyteller/actor – 1938

Rex Allen Jr – country singer – 80’s hits include – Two Less Lonely People – Drink It Down, Lady – Lonely Street – 1947

Dalton Reed – R&B/soul singer – Lafayette, LA native – 1952

Bobby G (aka Bobby Gubby) – rock singer – Bucks Fizz – 1953

Chrissy Costanza – singer – Against The Current – 1995

Eliza Carthy – folk fiddler/singer/songwriter/musician – 1975

Seth Binzer  (aka Shifty) – rapper/singer/actor – Crazy Town – 1974

Roger Greenaway – singer/songwriter/record producer – 1938

Ernst Jansz –singer/keyboardist/producer – Doe Maar – 1948

Brad Mehldau – jazz pianist/composer/arranger – 1970

Ritchie Neville – pop singer/actor – Five – 1979

Rudy Lewis – R&B singer – The Drifters – (1936-1964)

Tex Williams – country singer – best know for hit – Smoke Smoke Smoke That Cigarette – (1917-1985)

Jimi Jamison – singer/songwriter/musician – Durant, MS native – Survivor – Cobra – (1951-2014)

 

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