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Musical Birthday Notes – February 22nd

Thomas Scott “Flip” Phillips – drummer/songwriter/producer – Creed – Alter Bridge – Projected – 1973

Tom Higgenson – singer/guitarist/founding member of – Plain White T’s – 1979

Joe Hottinger – guitarist/backing vocals – Halestorm – 1982

Bobby Hendricks – singer/songwriter – The SwallowsThe FlyersThe Drifters – solo artist – 1938

James BluntBritish singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist – known for – You’re Beautiful – 1974

Branden “Boo” Kreider – guitar/backing vocals – best known with – From Ashes To New – 1985

Graham Lewis – bass/guitar/vocals/keyboards – best known as bassist for punk group – Wire – 1953

Joe LaBarbera – jazz drummer/producer – associated acts include – Bill EvansChuck MangioneJoe Farrell – 1948

Don Van Spall – guitarist/backing vocals – glam rock group – Sleeze Beez – 1961

Bobby Sparks – pianist – associated acts include – PrinceRay CharlesHerbie Hancock – 1973

Maxx Danzinger – drummer – pop-punk group – Set It Off – 1990

Oliver (William Oliver Swofford) – pop singer – best known for 1969 hit – Good Morning Starshine – (2/22/1945 – 2/12/2000)

Bradley Nowell – singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer – Sublime – (2/22/1968 – 5/25/1996)

Del Woodcountry-rag time pianist – (2/22/1920 – 10/3/1989)

Ernie K-DoeNew Orleans R&B singer – best known for the 1961 hit – Mother-In-Law – (2/22/1936 – 7/5/2001)

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    In 1967, folk singer Joan Baez was sentenced to 45 days in prison for talking part in a anti- war demo.

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  • Quote of the Day
    "I'll give The Rolling Stones about another two years. I'm saving for the future, I bank all my song royalties for a start." Mick Jagger, 1964.
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