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Musical Birthday Notes – February 19th

Tony Iommi – guitarist/songwriter/producer – associated acts include – Black SabbathHeaven & HellEarthJethro Tullsolo – 1948

Smokey Robinsonsinger/songwriter/producerThe Miracles – one of the pioneers of the “Motown Sound” – Tears Of A Clown – You’ve Really Got A Hold On Me – 1987 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1940

Sealrock/soul singer/musician – hits include – Kiss From A Rose – Killer -Crazy – 1963

Paul Dean – guitar/vocals – Loverboy – hits include – Everybody’s Working For The Weekend – Turn Me Loose – Heaven In Your Eyes – 1946

Doug Aldrich – rock guitar/songwriter/vocals – associated acts include – White SnakeDioLionHurricaneHouse of Lords – 1964

Andy Powell – rock guitar/songwriter – founding member of – Wishbone Ash – 1950

Mark Andes – rock bass/songwriter – Canned HeatSpiritJo Jo Gunne FirefallHeart – Mirabal – 1948

Daniel Adair – drummer –associated with – Nickelback3 Doors Down – 1975

Francis Buchholz – rock bass/vocals – best know with – The Scorpions – 1954

Jamie West-Oram – rock guitar – The Fixx – 1954

Peter Holsapple – singer/songwriter/guitarist – associated acts include – the db’sContinental Drifters – 1946

Dave Wakeling – General Public – singer/songwriter/guitarist – 2-Tone – The Beat (The English Beat) General Public – 1956

Seth Morrison – guitarist – Christian rock band – Skillet – 1988

Lou Christiepop singer/songwriter – best known for his falsetto style & 1966 hit – Lightnin’ Strikes – 1943

Bobby Rogers – tenor singer/songwriter – The Miracles – 2012 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame -(2/19/1940 – 3/3/2013)

Eddie Hardin – blues-rock piano/singer/songwriter – best known with – The Spencer Davis Group – Axis Point – (2/19/1949 – 7/22/2015)

Bob Engemann – singer – best known as an original member of – The Lettermen – 2001 Vocal Group Hall of Fame – 2012 Hit Parade Hall of Fame – (2/19/1935 – 1/20/2013)

 

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