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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – December 25th

Jimmy Buffettsinger/songwriter/guitar – hits include – Margaritaville – Pirate Looks At 40 – Come Monday – also well known for collaborations with several country artists – 1946

Steve Warinercountry singer/songwriter/guitarist/bass/steel guitar – got his start as a bass player for Dottie West- began a solo career in 1978 – hits include – Life’s Highway – Holes In the Floor of Heaven – 1954

Barbara Mandrellmulti-award winning country singer/steel guitar/saxophone/accordion – hits include – Sleepin’ Single in a Double Bed – member of The Grand Ole Opry – 2009 Country Music Hall of Fame – 1948

Annie Lennox – singer/songwriter/musician – The EurythmicsThe Touristssolo artist – hits include – Sweet Dreams – Walking On Broken Glass – 1954

Jessica Origliasso – singer/songwriter/guitar/musician/actress – The Veronicas – 1984

Lisa Origliasso – singer/songwriter/keyboards/musician/actress – The Veronicas – 1984

Neil Westfall – guitarist – rock group – A Day To Remember – 1987

Alannah MylesCanadian singer/songwriter – known for 1990 hit – Black Velvet – 1958

Didomulti-award winning singer/songwriter/piano/guitar/drums – songs include – Here With Me – Thank You – 1971

Shane McGowan – singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist – The Pogues – 1957

Noel Hogan – guitarist/songwriter/producer – The Cranberries – 1971

Ron Foos – bassist – Paul Revere & The Raiders – hits include – Kicks – Indian Reservation – 1949

Robin Campbell – guitar/vocals – pop-reggae band – UB40 – 1954

Josh Freese – drummer/songwriter – best known with – DevoThe Vandals – 1972

Pete Brown – performance poet/lyricist – best known for collaborations with Jack Bruce of Cream – 1940

Cab Callowaymultiple award winning jazz-blues-swing singer/songwriter/bandleader – Cab Calloway Orchestra – best known for – Minnie the Moocher – (12/25/1907 – 11/18/1994)

Henry Vestine “The Sunflower” – guitarist – Canned Heat – whose songs include – Goin’ Up The Country – On The Road Again – associated acts include – Mothers of Invention – (12/25/1944 – 10/20/1997)

Noel Redding – guitar/bass – best known with – The Jimi Hendrix ExperimentFat Mattress – (1945 – 5/11/2003)

O’Kelly “Kelly” Isley Jr. – R&B-soul singer/songwriter – The Isley Brothers – hits include – Shout – It’s Your Thing – Twist & Shout – (12/25/1937 – 3/31/1986)

Bill Horton – lead singer – The Silhouettes – best known for 1958 hit – Get A Job – (12/25/1929 – 1/23/1995)

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