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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – AUGUST 30th

John Phillips – singer/songwriter/musician – The Mamas & The Papassolo – 1998 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame – 2000 Vocal Group Hall of Fame – 2009 Hit Parade Hall of Fame – (8/30/1935 – 3/18/2001)

Micky Moody – guitarist/songwriter/author –  Whitesnake – Juicy Lucy – Snafu – 1950

Ron Beitle – drummer/vocals – Wild Cherry – group is best known for 1976 hit – Play That Funky Music – (8/30/1954 – 12/9/2017)

Ryan Ross – singer/songwriter/guitarist – Panic! At The DiscoThe Young Veins – 1986

Jonne Aaron – lead vocalist – Finnish rock group – Negative – 1983

Martin Jackson – drummer/keyboardist – best know for work with – Swing Out Sister – 1955

Charles Colbert – bassist – The American Breed – hits include – Bend Me, Shape Me – 1944

John McNally – guitar/vocals – one of the original founders of – The Searchers – 1941

Dana (Dana Rosemary Scallon) – Irish singer/actress – 1951

Lars Frederiksen – punk rock guitarist/singer – 1971

Horace Panter – bassist – General Public – The Specials – 1983

Jens Ludwig – guitarist – co-founder of  the German rock group – Edguy – 1977

Aaron Barrett – musician/songwriter/vocalist/producer – Reel Big Fish – The Scholars – The Forces Of Evil – The Goodwin Club – 1974

John Surman – jazz musician – 1944

Rich Cronin – pop/hip-hop singer/songwriter – LFO (Lyte Funky Ones) – (8/30/1974 – 9/8/2010)

Johnny Mann – songwriter/bandleader/vocal arranger – winner of two Grammy Awards – (8/30/1928 – 6/18/2014)

Willie Bryant – jazz band leader/musician/singer/disc jockey – New Orleans native – (8/30/1908 – 2/9/1964)

Kenny Dorham – jazz trumpeter/singer – (8/30/1924 – 12/5/1972)

Kitty Wells (Muriel Deason) – country singer/songwriter – Country Music Hall of Fame – known as “The Queen Of Country Music”- (8/30/1919 – 7/16/2012)
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