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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – December 3rd

Ozzy Osbourne – rock vocalist/songwriter/TV personality – Black Sabbathsolo artist – 1948

Paul Gregg – bassist/vocalist – country group – Restless Heart – hits include – The Bluest Eyes In Texas – When She Cries – 1954

Don Barnes – southern-blues rock singer/songwriter/guitarist – 38 Special – hits include – Hold On Loosely – Caught Up In You – If I’d Been The One – 1952

Mickey Thomas – rock-pop singer/songwriter – Jefferson StarshipStarshipElvin Bishop – 1949

Andy Grammerpop – blue-eyed soul – singer/songwriter/producer – 1983

Daniel Bedingfieldsinger/songwriter/keyboards/guitar/producer – 1979

Nicky Stevens – singer/piano – best known with the Brit-pop group – Brotherhood of Man – songs include – United We Stand – Save Your Kisses For Me – 1951

Montell JordanR&B singer/songwriter – best known for the 1995 hit – This Is How We Do It – 1968

John Wilson – drummer – associated acts include – TasteThem – Stud – 1947

Duane Roland – guitar/songwriter – founding member of southern rock band – Molly Hatchet – associated acts include – Southern Rock All-Stars – Gator Country – (12/3/1953 – 6/19/2006)

Ferlin Huskycountry singer/guitar – 2010 inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame – hits include – Wings of a Dove – Gone – (12/3/1925 – 3/17/2011)

Andy Williamstraditional pop singer/actor/producer/TV personality – hits include – Moon River – (12/3/1927 – 9/25/2012)

Ken Lewis – singer/songwriter/producer – best known as a songwriter – hits include – 1965’s – Can’t You Hear My Heartbeat – a number one for Herman’s Hermits – associated acts include – Carter-Lewis and The Southerners The Ivy League – (12/3/1940 – 8/2/2015)

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    "I think rock and roll is media manipulation and exploitation and corruptness and bullshit." Sex Pistol, John Lydon, 1980.
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