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Musical Birthday Notes – February 23rd

Johnny Winter (John Dawson Winter III)award winning blues-rock singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/producer – 63rd on the list of Rolling Stone Magazines “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time” – 1988 Blues Hall of Fame – 2003 Blues Foundation Hall of Fame – (1944-2014)

Brad Whitford – multi-award winning guitarist/songwriter – Aerosmith – 2001 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1952

Jeff Beres – bass/songwriter/vocals – Sister Hazel – 1971

Rusty Young – musician/vocals/songwriter – Poco – 1946

Terry “Tex” Comer – bass – best known with – Ace –  best known for 1975 hit – How Long (Has This Been Going On) – 1949

Michael “The Whip” Wilton – guitarist/co-founder of – Queensryche – 1962

Steve Holy – country artist – hits include – Good Morning Beautiful – Brand New Girlfriend – 1972

John Norum – guitarist/songwriter/vocals – founder of rock group – Europe – known for hit – The Final Countdown – 1964

Howard Joneskeyboardist/singer/songwriter – best known for 80’s hits including – No One Is To Blame – Things Can Only Get Better – What Is Love – 1955

Steve Priest – singer/songwriter/keyboards/harmonica/bass – founding member of – The Sweet – 1948

Lars-Olof Johansson – keyboards/guitar – The Cardigans – Up The Mountain – 1973

Skylar Grey/Holly Brook Hafermannsinger/songwriter/musician – 1986

Chris Vrenna – producer/engineer/songwriter/musician – associated acts include – Nine Inch NailsMarilyn MansonTweaker – 1967

Larry “Squirrel” Demps – R&B-soul-pop singer – The Dramatics – hits include – Me & Mrs. Jones – In The Rain – Whatcha See Is Whatya  Get – 1949

David Sylvian – singer/songwriter/musician – Japan solo – 1958

Mike Maxfield – guitar – The Dakotas – best known for – Cruel Sea – 1944

Robert “Rob” James Collins – keyboards – The Charlatans – (1963-1996)

Maria Petronella “Ria” Brieffies – singer – best known with all girl group – The Dolly Dots – (1957-2009)

 

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