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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – February 2nd

Howard Bellamy – country singer/songwriter/guitar – over 25 hits ranging from 1976 to 1990 as half of the duo The Bellamy Brothers – hits include – Let Your Love Flow – If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body Would You Hold It Against Me – Redneck Girl – Old Hippie – 1946

Graham Nashsinger/songwriter/musician/activist Crosby Stills Nash & YoungThe Hollies1997 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with CSN&Y and in 2010 with The Hollies – 1942

Blaine Larsencountry singer/songwriter/guitar – best known for 2004 hit  – How Do You Get That Lonely – 1986

Robert DeLeo – bassist/songwriter/harmony vocals/songwriter – Stone Temple Pilots Hollywood Vampires – 1966

Ben Mize – drums/vocals – best known with – Counting Crows – 1971

Billy Mohler – songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/producer – best known with – The Calling – 1975

Ross Valory – bass/backing vocals –  Journey – 2017 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1949

Albert “Al” McKay – multi-Grammy winning guitarist/songwriter/producer/arranger – Earth, Wind & Fire – Al McKay’s L.A. All-Stars – 1948

Tony Butler – bass/vocals – best known with – Big Country – 1957

Peter MacBeth – bass – best known with – The Foundations – hits include – Build Me Up Buttercup – 1941

Tom Tripplehorn – guitar – best known with – Gary Lewis & The Playboys – hits include – This Diamond Ring – Count Me In – 1949

Peter Lucia – drummer – best known with – Tommy James & The Shondells – hits include – Crimson and Clover – I Think We’re Alone Now – Crystal Blue Persuasion – Draggin’ The Line – (2/2/1947 – 1/6/1987)

Alan “Tea” Caddy – guitarist/arranger/producer/session musician – best known with – The Tornados – (2/2/1940 – 8/16/2000)

Eva Cassidyjazz-folk singer/guitarist – (2/2/1963 – 11/2/1996)

Stan GetzGrammy winning jazz saxophonist – best know for his part on the 1964 hit – The Girl From Ipanema – (2/2/1927 – 6/6/1991)

Shakirapop singer/songwriter/producer – 1977

Melody Gardotjazz-blues singer/songwriter/musician – 1985

 

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