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Musical Birthday Notes – February 20th

Kurt Cobaingrunge alt-rock singer/songwriter/guitaristNirvana – 2014 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (2/20/1967 – 4/5/1994)

Walter Becker – Grammy winning singer/songwriter/bass/guitar/producer – Steely Dansolo artist – (2/20/1950 – 9/3/2017)

J. Geils – blues-rock jazz guitarist/singer – founder of – The J. Geils Band – (2/20/1946 – 4/11/2017)

Jon Brant – bassist – best known for his time with – Cheap Trick – 1955

Coy Bowles – guitar/organ – The Zac Brown Band – 1979

Kee Marcello – metal-rock guitarist – best known with – Europesolo artist – 1960

Chris Thilesinger/songwriter/mandolin/multi-instrumentalistNickel CreekThe Punch Brothers – 1981

Kathie Baillie – country singer/guitar – Baillie & The Boys – hits include – Oh Heart – Long Shot – 1951

Ed Graham – drummer – The DarknessStone Gods – 1977

Ian Brown – singer/songwriter/musician – best known as lead vocalist for – The Stone Rosessolo artist – 1963

Nancy Wilsonmultiple Grammy winning jazz vocalist – 1937

Barbara Ellis – pop/do-wop singer – member of vocal group – The Fleetwoods – hits include – Come Softly To Me – Mr. Blue – 1939

Joel Ellis – rock singer – best known with – Heavy Bonessolo artist – 1962

Rihanna singer/songwriter/fashion designer/model/actress – 1988

Randy California – singer/songwriter/guitar – original member of rock group – Spirit – hits include – I Got A Line On You – (2/20/1951 – 1/2/1997)

Lew Soloff – jazz trumpet/composer/actor – best known with – Blood Sweat & Tears – (2/20/1944 – 3/8/2015)

Brian Littrell – pop singer/songwriter/actor – best known with – The Backstreet Boys – 1975

 

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