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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – December 4th

Chris Hillman – singer/songwriter/musician – associated acts include – The ByrdsThe Flying Burrito BrothersDesert Rose Band – 1944

Lila McCanncountry singer – best known for 90’s hit – I Wanna Fall In Love – 1981

Brian Prout – drummer – country group – Diamond Rio – 1955

Bob Griffin – former bassist for – The BoDeans – 1959

Gary Rossington – guitarist – founding member of Southern rockers – Lynyrd SkynyrdRossington-Collins BandThe Rossington Band – 1951

Bob Mosley – bassist/songwriter/vocals – Moby Grape – 1942

Freddy Cannonpop-rock singer/guitar – hits include Palisades Park – Way Down Yonder In New Orleans – 1936

Terrence “Terry” Wilson – multi-instrumentalist – associated acts include – The PoguesSteeleye SpanSweeney’s MenThe Bucks – Dr. Stangely Strange – 1947

Southside Johnny (John Lyon) – singer/songwriter/guitar/harmonica/piano – Southside Johnny and The Asbury Jukes – 1948

Cassandra Wilsonjazz singer/songwriter/guitar/piano/producer/arranger – 1955

Justin Welch – drummer – associated acts include – ElasticaLush – 1972

Dennis Wilson – drummer/singer/songwriter/musician – The Beach Boys – 1988 posthumously inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (12/4/1944 – 12/28/1983)

Amie Comeauxcountry singer – songs include – Who’s She To You – (12/4/1976 – 12/21/1997)

Jim Halljazz guitarist/composer/arranger – (12/4/1930 – 12/10/2013)

Larry Davisblues guitarist/singer/songwriter – (12/4/1936 – 4/19/1994)

Jay-Zrapper/producer – 1969

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