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Musical Birthday Notes – February 26th

Shawna McIlwain Thompson – country singer – married to duo partner Keifer Thompson – together they perform as – Thompson Square – hits include Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not – Everything I Shouldn’t Be Thinkin’ About – 1978

Ralph Stanley – “Dr. Ralph Stanley” –  bluegrass singer/banjo – a pioneering act in bluegrass – The Stanley Brothers – Clinch Mountain Boys – awards & honors include – International Bluegrass Hall of Honor – Grand Ole Opry – (1927-2016)

Faron Youngcountry singer/songwriter/musician/actor – hits include – Hello Walls – If You Ain’t Lovin’ (You Ain’t Livin’) – 2000 Country Music Hall of Fame – (1932-1996)

Johnny (J.R.) Cashmultiple award winning rock-country-rockabilly singer/songwriter/guitar/actor/writer – “The Man In Black” – one of the best selling music artists of all time – hits include – Walk The Line – Folsom Prison Blues – A Boy Named Sue – Sunday Mornin’ Comin’ Down – (1932-2003)

Fats DominoNew Orleans rock-R&B pianist/singer/songwriter – hits include – Blueberry Hill – I Want To Walk You Home – Ain’t  That A Shame – I’m Walkin’ – (2/26/1928 – 10/24/2017)

Michael Bolton multiple award winning singer/songwriter/musician – 1953

Jonathan Cain – keyboards/songwriter/singer – The BabysBad EnglishJourney – 1950

Paul Cotton – guitarist/singer/songwriter – Poco – hits include – In The Heart Of The Night – Crazy Love – 1943

Mitch Ryder – blue-eyed soul singer/musician – Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels – hits include – Devil With The Blue Dress On – Sock It To Me – 1945

Erykah BaduR&B singer/songwriter/musician – 1971

John Foster – aka Jon Jon – singer –  Bronski Beat – 1961

Nate Ruess – Grammy winning singer – group ‘fun’ – We Are Young – 1982

Corinne Bailey RaeGrammy winning R&B singer/songwriter/guitar – 1979

Bob “The Bear” Hite – singer/songwriter/musician – Canned Heat – best known for – Going Up The Country – (1943-1981)

 

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