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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – July 13th

Rhonda Vincent – multi-award winning country-bluegrass singer/songwriter/mandolin/guitar/fiddle  – known as “The Queen of Bluegrass” – 1962

Roger McGuinn singer/songwriter/guitar/producer The Byrds – Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1942

Damon Johnsonguitarist/singer/songwriter – associated acts include – Brother CaneWhiskey Falls – 1964

Brent Mason – multi-award winning Nashville session guitarist/songwriter – 1959

Stephen Bladd – drums/percussion/vocals –  The J. Geils Band – 1942

Mark “The Animal” Mendoza – bassist/songwriter – Twisted SisterThe DictatorsBlackfoot – 1965

Neil Thrasher – country songwriter/singer – Thrasher Shiver – 1965

Louise Mandrellcountry singer/multi-instrumentalist – hits include – Save Me – Maybe My Baby – I Wanna Say Yes – 1954

Victoria Shawcountry songwriter/singer – 1962

Bobby Rock – drummer – best known with – NelsonSlaughter – 1963

Will Champion – multi-instrumentalist –  Coldplay – 1978

Mark “Barney” Greenway – metal singer/songwriter – associated acts include – Napalm DeathExtreme Noise TerrorBenediction – 1969

Lawrence Donegan – bassist/author/journalist – The Bluebells – songs include – Young At Heart – associated acts include – Lloyd Cole & The Commotions – 1961

Deborah CoxR&B/hip-hop singer – actress – 1974

Tim Spencer – country-western singer/musician – Sons of the Pioneers – (7/13/1908 – 4/26/1974)

 

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