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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – FEBRUARY 9th

Travis Tritt – multi-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 Ely – country rock/Americana – singer/songwriter/guitarist – 1947

Carole King – multiple 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 Farrell – pop singer/songwriter – hits include – Hit Me Up – 1991

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

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

Barbara Lewis – R&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 Mann – multiple award winning songwriter/musician/producer – 1939

Ernest Tubb – singer/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 –  (1914-1984)

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

Major Harris III – R&B singer/guitar – The Delfonics – solo – hits include – Love Won’t Let Me Wait – (1947-2012)

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

Stompin’ Tom Connors – country-folk singer/songwriter/guitar – (1936-2013)

 

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