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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – AUGUST 29th

Michael Jackson – the “King Of Pop – (1958-2009)

Dan Truman – keyboardist – country group – Diamond Rio – 1956

Kyle Cook – guitar/banjo/piano/backing vocals – Matchbox 20 – 1975

Richard “Dick” Halligan – musician/composer – a founding member of – Blood Sweat & Tears – 1943

Chris Copping – keyboards/bassist – best know for work with – Procol Harum – 1945

Greg Steele – multi-instrumentalist/backing vocals –  Faster Pussycat – 1963

Rick Downey – drummer – formerly with – Blue Oyster Cult – 1953

David Desrosiers – bassist/backing vocals – Simple Plan – 1980

Liam Payne – pop singer – One Direction – 1993

Shawn Camp – country singer/songwriter – best known for hits he penned for other artists – including – George Strait – Garth Brooks – Josh Turner – 1966

GG Allin – punk rock singer – fronted several groups – (1956-1993)

Julio Fernandez – jazz guitarist – Spyro Gyra – 1954

Elizabeth “Liz” Fraser – singer –  The Cocteau Twins – 1963

Tony MacAlpine – metal guitarist – 1961

Anton Alfred Newcombe – singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist – The Brian Jonestown Massacre – 1967

Eddi Reader – pop-jazz singer/songwriter/musician – Fairground Attraction – 1959

Meshell NdegeOcello – musician/rapper/singer/songwriter – 1968

Jimmy C. Newman – cajun-country singer songwriter – longtime performer on the Grand Ole Opry – native of Mamou, LA – (1927-2014)

Charlie “Bird” Parker – jazz saxophonist – (1920-1955)

Dinah Washington – R&B/blues singer/pianist – (1924-1963)

Holmes Sterling Morrison – guitar/bass/backing vocals – The Velvet Underground – (1942-1995)

Gene Allison – R&B singer – best known for – You Can Make It If You Try – (1934-2004)
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