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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – July 11th

Ritchie Sambora – guitarist/songwriter – rock band – Bon Jovisolo artist – 1959

Scott Shriner – bassist/vocals – Weezer – 1965

Jeff Hanna – singer/songwriter – one of the founding members of – The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band – hits include – Mr. Bojangles – 1947

Suzanne Vegasinger/songwriter – best known for – Luka – Tom’s Diner – 1959

Bonnie Pointer – Grammy winning R&B singer – The Pointer Sisters solo artist – hits include – Yes We Can – Fairytale – Heaven Must Have Sent You – 1950

Benny DeFranco – guitarist – pop group – The DeFranco Family – hits include – Heartbeat-It’s A Love Beat – Abra-Ca-Dabra – 1953

Roy Dodds – drummer – best known with – Fairground Attraction – 1958

Scotty Emerick – country singer/songwriter/musician – best known as a part of Toby Keith‘s band – solo artist – and multiple songwriting credits – was named 2004 Songwriter of the Year by the Nashville Songwriters Association – 1973

John Lawton – blues-rock singer/musician/songwriter/producer – best known with – Uriah Heep – 1946

Peter Murphy – singer/musician – best known with – Bauhaus solo artist – 1957

Jonathan Singleton – country singer/songwriter – Jonathan Singleton & The Grove – those he has penned hits for include – Gary AllanDavid NailJosh TurnerBilly Currington – 1978

Michael Rose – Grammy winning Reggae singer/songwriter – associated acts include – Black Uhura – 1957

Thurston Harrisearly rock & roll – doo-wop singer – associated acts include – The Sharps – The Rivingtons – hits include – Little Bitty Pretty One – Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow – Do What You Did – River Bunk – (7/11/1931 – 4/14/1990)

 

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