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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – February 9th

Travis Trittmulti-award winning country singer/songwriter/guitar/banjo/actor – hits include – It’s A Great Day To Be Alive – Help Me Hold On – T-R-O-U-B-L-E – Where Corn Don’t Grow – Here’s A Quarter – 1963

Joe Elycountry rock/Americana – singer/songwriter/guitarist – 1947

Carole Kingmultiple award winning singer/songwriter/musician – Songwriters Hall of Fame – Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – hits include – It’s Too Late – 1942

Dennis “Dee Tee” Thomas – saxophone – Kool & The Gang –group hits include – Ladies Night – Joanna – Too Hot – Get Down On It – Hollywood Swingin’ – 1951

Rachel Bolan – bass/vocals/songwriter/producer – Skid Row – hits include – 18 and Life – I Remember You – 1966

William Holly Johnson – vocals/bass – best known with – Frankie Goes To Hollywood – hits include – Relax – 1960

Gia Farrellpop singer/songwriter – hits include – Hit Me Up – 1991

Danni Leighhonk-tonk country singer – best known for – If The Jukebox Took Teardrops – 1970

Rich McCreadycountry singer/songwriter/guitar – best known for – Thinkin’ Strait – Hangin’ On – That Just About Covers It – 1970

Barbara LewisR&B singer/songwriter – best known for the hits – Hello Stranger – Baby I’m Yours – Make Me Your Baby – 1943

Brian Bennett – drummer/piano/composer/producer – best known as drummer for – The Shadows – 1940

Barry Mannmultiple award winning songwriter/musician/producer – 1939

Ernest Tubbsinger/songwriter/guitar – pioneer of country music – hits include – Waltz Across Texas – Walking The Floor Over You – 1943 joined The Grand Ole Opry – 1965 Country Music Hall of Fame – 1970 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame –  (2/9/1914 – 9/6/1984)

“The Rev” James Owen Sullivan – singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist – best known as founding member drummer/vocals with metal group – Avenged Sevenfold – (2/9/1981 – 12/28/2009)

Major Harris III – R&B singer/guitar – The Delfonicssolo artist – hits include – Love Won’t Let Me Wait – (2/9/1947 – 11/9/2012)

Johnny Sayles“Hard Soul” singer – best known for – You Did Me Wrong – Nothing But Hard Rocks – Don’t Turn Your Back On Me – (2/9/1937 – 8/17/1993)

Stompin’ Tom Connorscountry-folk singer/songwriter/guitar – (2/9/1936 – 3/6/2013)

 

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