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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – August 9th

Whitney Houstonpop/R&B singer – became the most awarded female singer in history – (8/9/1963 – 2/11/2012)

Arion Salazar – bass/backing vocals/guitar/piano – best known with – Third Eye Blind – 1970

Marinus “Rinus” Gerritsen – bassist/keyboards/producer – best known as original member of – Golden Earring – hits include – Radar Love – Twilight Zone – 1946

Michael “Mick” Conroy – bassist/vocals – Modern English – hits include – I Melt With You – 1962

Pete Thomas – drummer – best known for work with – Elvis Costello – 1954

Trudy Lynnblues-soul singer/songwriter – 1947

Sam Fogarino – drummer – best known with – Interpol – 1968

Rydel Lynch – pop singer/musician – R5 – 1993

Merle Kilgorecountry singer/songwriter – Shreveport, Louisiana native – (8/9/1934 – 2/6/2005)

Jack Dejohnette – drummer – associated acts include – Miles Davis – 1942

Billy Henderson – multi-Grammy winning pop-soul singer – original member of – The Spinners – hits include – I’ll Be Around – Could It Be I’m Falling In Love – (8/9/1939- 2/2/2007)

 

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