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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – AUGUST 27th

Alex Lifeson – guitarist/ songwriter/producer – Rush – 2013 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1953

Jeff Cook – country guitarist/singer – 2005 Country Music Hall of Fame – Alabama – 1949

Colt Ford (Jason Brown) – country – hip-hop songwriter/singer – 1969

Jeffrey Steele – country singer/songwriter/musician – Boy Howdy – solo – 1961

Sarah Neufeld – musician/backing vocals – Arcade Fire – 1979

Daryl Dragon – keyboardist – Captain & Tennille – 1942

Tony Kanal – bassist/songwriter/producer – No Doubt – 1970

Glen Matlock – bassist/guitarist/vocalist – The Sex Pistols – 1956

Tim Bogert – bassist/vocalist – Vanilla Fudge – Cactus – Beck, Bogert & Appice – 1944

Phil Shulman – multi-instrumentalist – progressive rock group – Gentle Giant – 1937

Mario (Mario Dewar Barrett) – R&B singer/songwriter/actor/producer – 1989

Tommy Sands – pop – rockabilly singer/guitarist/actor – best known for – Teenage Crush – 1937

Yolanda Adams – R&B – soul singer/actress/radio host/producer – 1961

Bob Nastanovich – indie rock musician/singer – Pavement – Silver Jews – Ectoslavia – Pale Horse Riders – 1967

Jon Siebles – guitarist/bassist/vocalist – Eve 6 – 1979

Alice Coltrane – jazz keyboardist – (1937-2007)

Warren Harding “Sonny” Sharrock – jazz guitarist – (1940-1994)

Tony Crombie – bop – jazz – drummer/pianist/bandleader/composer – (1925-1999)

Lester Willis “Pres” Young – jazz saxophonist/clarinetist – (1909-1959)

Carter Stanley – bluegrass singer/guitarist/songwriter – one of the founding fathers of the bluegrass genre – formed The Stanley Brothers with his singing/banjo playing brother Ralph Stanley – (1925-1966)

Eddie Patten – R&B-soul singer – best known with – Gladys Knight & The Pips – (1939-2005)

Leon Theremin – inventor of one of the first electronic music instruments – The Theremin – and the first to be mass produced – (1896-1993)

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