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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – AUGUST 25th

Gene Simmons – bassist/songwriter/singer/producer – KISS – 2014 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1949

Henry Paul – singer/songwriter/guitar – The Outlaws BlackhawkThe Henry Paul Band – 1949

Jo Dee Messina – country singer/songwriter – hits include – Heads Carolina, Tails California – 1970

Elvis Costello (Declan Patrick MacManus)– singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – Alison – Veronica – Watching The Detectives – 1954

Vivian Campbell – guitarist/songwriter/vocals – associated acts include – Def LeppardDioThin Lizzy Whitesnake – 1962

Rob Halford – singer/songwriter/musician – best known for work with Grammy winning metal group – Judas Priest – 1951

Geoff Downes – songwriter/producer/keyboardist – YesAsiaThe Buggles – 1952

Marty Jourard – keyboards/saxophone/vocals – The Motels – hits include – Only The Lonely – 1954

Billy Ray Cyrus – country singer/songwriter/actor – best know for hit – Achy Breaky Heart – 1961

Matt Aitken – songwriter/producer – Stock Aitken & Waterman – 1956

Walter Williams – R&B singer – The O’Jays – hits include – She Used To Be My Girl – 1943

Wayne Shorter – jazz saxophonist – Weather Report – 1933

Mazzi Rawd – guitarist/keyboards/backing vocals – best known with – Femme Fatale – 1962

Derek Sherinian – keyboardist/composer/producer – tours with many artists including – Alice Cooper – Billy Idol KISS Joe Bonamassa – 1966

Jeff Tweedy – singer/songwriter/musician – best known with – Wilco – 1967

Stuart Murdoch – singer/songwriter/musician – Belle and Sebastian – 1968

James Righton – vocals/keyboards – The Klaxons – Shock Machine – 1983

 

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