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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – FEBRUARY 12th

Ray Manzarek – keyboard-bass/songwriter/singer/filmmaker – The Doors – Nite City – Manzarek-Krieger – (1939-2013)

Michael McDonald – multiple Grammy winning singer/songwriter/musician – Doobie BrothersSteely Dansolo artist – 1952

Steve Hackett – guitar/singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist – Genesis – 2010 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1950

Moe Bandy – country singer – Meridian, MS native – honky-tonk hits in the late 70’s and 80’s – also known for good ol’ boy pairings with Joe Stampley – 1944

Chynna Phillips – pop singer/actress – 90’s hits with group Wilson Phillips include – Hold On – Release Me – 1968

Brian “Robbo” Robertson – multi-instrumentalist/songwriter – best known as guitarist with – Thin LizzyMotorhead solo – 1956

Omar Hakim – drummer/producer/arranger/composer – best known with – Dire Straits – 1959

Jim Creeggan – bassist/singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist – Barenaked Ladies – 1970

Grant McLennan – singer/songwriter/guitar – best known with – The Go-Betweens – 1958

Bill Laswell – bass/producer/record label owner – 1955

Gil “The Bird” Moore – drummer/songwriter/producer – best known with – Triumph – 2008 Canadian Music Hall of Fame – 1953

Gus Willemse – bass/singer – Solution – 1947

Pinkney “Pink” Anderson – blues singer/guitar – best known for – Papa’s About To Get Mad – Every Day In The Week Blues – (1900-1974)

Stanley “Goober Grin” Knight – guitar – southern rock group – Black Oak Arkansas – (1949-2013)

Joe Schermie – bass – pop-rock group – Three Dog Night – (1945-2002)

 

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