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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – February 13th

Peter Gabriel – singer/songwriter/musician – Genesissolo artist – 1950

Peter Tork – guitarist/vocals/keyboards/actor – The Monkees – 1942

Henry Rollins – frontman/vocals/writer/journalist/actor – Black FlagThe Rollins Band –  1961

Les  “Lez” Warner – drummer/producer – best known with – The Cult – 1961

Jeremy Plato – bass – Cross Canadian Ragweed – 1976

Bob Daisley – bass/songwriter/singer – associated acts include – Ozzy OsbourneBlack SabbathRainbowGary MooreUriah Heep – 1950

Robbie Williams – singer with the boy band – Take That – 1974

Peter Hook – musician/singer –  New OrderPeter Hook and the Light – 1956

Tony Butler – bass/vocals – best known with – Big Country – 1957

Doris King – country singer – Girls Next Door – 1957

Todd Harrell – bassist – best known with – 3 Doors Down – 1972

Roy Dyke – drummer – The Remo FourBadgerAshton, Gardner & Dyke – 1945

Freedom Williams – hip hop singer – C&C Music Factory – hits include – Everybody Dance Now – 1966

King FloydNew Orleans soul singer/songwriter – best known for 1970 hit  – Groove Me – (2/13/1945 – 3/6/2006)

Scott Smith – bass – Loverboy – (2/13/1955- 11/30/2000)

Edward John “Ed” Gagliardi – bass/multi-instrumentalist – Foreigner – Spys – (2/13/1952 – 4/11/2014)

Jim McReynolds – bluegrass musician/high tenor/guitar – was part of the duo – Jim & Jesse with brother Jesse McReynolds – mandolin – (2/13/1927 – 12/31/2002)

Tennessee Ernie Ford – “The Pea Picker” – country singer/TV Host – hits include – Sixteen Tons – Shotgun Boogie – (2/13/1919 – 10/17/1991)

Dorothy “Dotty” McGuire – traditional pop singer – hits include – Sincerely – Sugartime – The McGuire Sisters – National Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1994 – Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 – Coca-Cola Hall of Fame – Headliners’ Hall of Fame – Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 – (2/13/1928 – 9/7/2012)

Gene Ames – traditional pop singer – The Ames Brothers – (2/13/1923 – 4/4/1997)

Boudleaux Bryant – country-pop songwriter – worked as a team with wife Felice Bryant – songwriting credits include – All I Have To Do Is Dream & Bye Bye Love made popular by The Everly Brothers – (2/13/1920- 6/25/1987)

 

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