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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – February 29th

Chris Conley – singer/songwriter/guitar/bass – associated acts include – Saves The DayTwo Tonguessolo artist – 1980

Mark Foster – singer/multi-instrumentalist – best known as the frontman for indie rock group – Foster The People – 1984

Dave “Stage” Williams – rock singer/frontman – best known with – Drowning Pool – (2/29/1972 – 8/14/2002)

Charles Cochran – pianist – well known Nashville session musician/arranger – played on hits for – Waylon Jennings Charlie PrideDon Williams Johnny Cash Crystal Gayle – Garth Brooks – and more – (2/291936 – 6/7/2007)

Ruby Wilsonblues-gospel singer/actress – know as “The Queen of Beale Street – (2/29/1948 – 8/12/2016)

Dinah Shoretraditional pop singer/actress/TV personality – multiple hits in the 40’s & 50’s – (2/29/1916 – 2/24/1994)

David Briggs – music producer – best known for work with – Neil Young and his band Crazy Horse – (2/29/1944 – 11/26/1995)

Billy Joe Walker Jr.country-new age songwriter/session guitarist/producer – associated acts include – Eddie RabbittBryan WhitePam TillisCollin RayeTravis Tritt – (2/29/1952 – 7/25/2017)

 

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