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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – February 8th

Vince Neil – rock singer/frontman/songwriter/harmonica/guitar – Motley Crue – group hits include – Girls, Girls, Girls – Home Sweet Home – Dr. Feelgood – 1961

Dan Seals – pop-country singer/songwriter/musician – England Dan & John Ford Coleysolo country artist –  hits include -I’d Really Love To See You Tonight – Bop – Big Wheels In The Moonlight – Meet Me In Montana (with Marie Osmond) – (2/8/1948 – 3/25/2009)

Jeremy Davis – bassist – best known with – Paramore – 1985

Cameron Muncey – guitar/vocals/songwriter – Jet – hits include – Are You Gonna Be My Girl – 1980

Joshua Kadisonpop singer/songwriter/piano – best known for hit – Jessie – 1963

Sam Llanas – singer/songwriter/guitar – The BoDeans Absinthe – hits include – Closer To Free – 1961

Will Turpin – bassist/songwriter/producer/backing vocals – Collective Soul – songs include – Shine – Gel – December – 1971

Dave “Phoenix” Farrell – bass/vocals/violin/sampler/synth – Linkin Park – 1977

Tom Rushfolk/blues/singer/songwriter/musician – 1941

Dave Meros – bass – best known with – Spock’s Beard – 1956

Michael Goodroe – bass – The Motels solo artist – 1950

Paul Wheatbread – drummer – best known with – Gary Puckett & The Union Gap – hits include – Young Girl – Over You – Woman, Woman – Lady Willpower – 1946

Adolfo “Fito” De La Parra – drummer – best known as a long time member of – Canned Heat – 1946

Creed Bratton (William Charles Schneider) – musician/actor – formerly of – The Grass Roots – 1943

Ray Sharperockabilly singer/songwriter/guitarist – best known for 1959 hit – Linda Lu – 1938

John Williamscomposer – music includes movie themes for Star Wars – Indiana Jones – Superman – Jaws – 1932

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