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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – August 31st

Van Morrison singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – Brown Eyed Girl – Wild Night – Moondance – 1945

Jeff Russo –  singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer/composer – Tonic – 1969

Reb Beach – guitarist/vocals – WhitesnakeWingerDokkenThe Mob – 1963

Debbie Gibsonpop singer/songwriter – best known for – Foolish Beat – Only In My Dreams – 1970

Rudolph Schenker – guitarist/bassist/vocalist/songwriter – The Scorpions – 1948

Glenn Tilbrook – singer/songwriter/musician – Squeeze -1957

Regina An “Gina” Schock – drummer – The Go-Go’s – 1957

Rick Roberts – country-rock singer/songwriter/musician – The Flying Burrito BrothersFirefall –  solo – 1949

Tony DeFranco – pop singer – The DeFranco Family – 1959

David Chastain – metal musician/producer – owner of Leviathan Records – 1963

Jerry Allison – drummer/songwriter – Buddy Holly & The Crickets – 2007 Musicians Hall of Fame – 2012 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1939

Larry Waddell – piano/keyboards – R&B/funk group – Mint Condition – 1963

Anthony “Anto” Thistlethwaite – folk musician – founding member of – The Waterboys – 1955

Bruce Soboroff – keyboards/vocals – pop group – The Buckinghams – 1952

Simon Neil – singer/songwriter/guitarist – Biffy Clyro – Marmaduke Duke – 1979

Riley McDonough – lead singer –  Before You Exit – 1995

Craig Nicholls – singer/songwriter/guitarist – The Vines – 1977

“Spider” John Koerner – blues guitarist/singer/songwriter – part of group – Koerner, Ray & Glover – 1938

Chris Whitley blues-rock singer/songwriter/guitarist – (8/31/1960 – 11/20/2005)

Bob Welch– singer/songwriter/musician – Fleetwood Mac – Paris – solo artist – hits include – Sentimental Lady – Ebony Eyes – (8/31//1946 – 6/7/2012)

 

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