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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – February 11th

Sheryl Crowmultiple Grammy winning rock/pop/country – musician/singer/songwriter/actress – hits include – All I Wanna Do – Strong Enough – If It Makes You Happy – Everyday Is A Winding Road – 1962

Jon Jones – bassist – a founding member of country group – The Eli Young Band – hits include – Crazy Girl – Even If It Breaks Your Heart – Drunk Last Night – Dust – 1980

Mike Shinoda – guitarist/singer/songwriter/rapper/producer – Linkin Park – 1977

Charlie Hargrett – guitar – best known with southern rock group – Blackfoot – hits include – Train, Train – Highway Song – associated acts – Fired Guns – Warrior’s Pride – Southern Rock Allstars – Black Molly – 1949

Kelly Rowland – Grammy winning singer – Destiny’s Child – 1981

Brandyactress/R&B/pop/soul/singer – TV’s Moesha – Chardonnay on The Game – 1979

William Beckett – singer – best known with alt-rock-pop band – The Academy Is… – 1985

Christofer Drew – indie-rock singer/guitar/multi-instrumentalist – best known with – Never Shout Never – 1991

Aubrey O’Day – singer/songwriter/actress – Danity KaneDumblonde – 1984

Sergio Mendespianist – bosa nova/jazz/funk – 1941

D’Angelo – multi-award winning singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/producer – 1974

Tony Coltonsinger/songwriter/musician/producer – Head, Hands & Feet – 1942

Alan “Mr. Fabulous” Rubin – trumpet/flugelhorn/piccolo trumpet – The Blues Brothers – (2/11/1943 – 6/8/2011)

Gerald “Gerry” Goffin – lyricist – co-wrote with and married – Carole King – credits include – Will You Love Me Tomorrow – Take Good Care Of My Baby – 1990 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (2/11/1939 – 6/19/2014)

Bobby “Boris” Pickettsinger/songwriter – best known for – Monster Mash – (2/11/1938 – 4/25/2007)

Gene Vincentrock-rockabilly singer/musician – best known for – Be-Bop-A-Lula – member of the Rockabilly Hall of Fame – Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (2/11/1935 – 10/12/1971)

Otis ClayMississippi R&B-soul singer – hits include – Trying To Live My Life Without You – 2013 Blues Hall of Fame – (2/11/1942 – 1/8/2016)

 

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