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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – AUGUST 5th

Rick Derringer (Ricky Dean Zehringer) – Grammy winning guitarist/singer/songwriter – associated acts include – Johnny and Edgar Winter The McCoys Steely Dan – solo – hits include – Rock & Roll, Hoochie Koo – Hang On Sloopy – 1947

Terri Clark – country singer/songwriter/guitar– hits include – If I Were You – Girls Lie Too – 1968

Vern Gosdin – “The Voice”  – country singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – I Can Tell By The Way You Dance (You’re Gonna Love Me Tonight) – Set’em Up Joe – Chiseled In Stone – (1934-2009)

Pat Smear – guitarist/songwriter – Foo FightersNirvanaThe Germs – 1959

Rick Huxley – bassist – The Dave Clark Five – hits include – Glad All Over – Bits and Pieces – 2008 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (1940-2013)

Greg Leskiw – guitarist – best known with – The Guess Who – 1947

Sammi Smith – country singer/songwriter – best known for 1971 hit – Help Me Make It Through The Night – (1943-2005)

Pat Upton – singer/guitarist – Spiral Starecase – Rick Nelson’s Stone Canyon Band – hits include – More Today Than Yesterday – (1940-2016)

Adam Yauch – (aka – MCA) rapper/songwriter/musician – best known with –The Beastie Boys – You’ve Gotta Fight – (1964-2012)

Mark O’Connor – award winning fiddler/composer – 1961

Samantha Sang – pop singer – best known for 1978 hit – Emotion – 1951

Bobby Braddock – country songwriter/producer – Country Music Hall of Fame – Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame – 1940

Brittany Brooks – drummer – Scarlet Fever – 1985

Pete Burns – singer/songwriter/TV personality – Dead Or Alive – 1959

Brian Bandas – singer/guitarist – formerly of country group – Love and Theft – 1984

Dawn Richard – pop/hip-hop singer/songwriter/producer – Danity Kane – Diddy-Dirty Money – 1983

Pressure Busspipe – reggae singer – 1981

 

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