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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – July 16th

Stewart Copeland – drummer – The Police solo artist  – 1952

Ryan McCombs – metal singer/musician – SOil Drowning Pool – 1974

Alan “Fitz’ Fitzgerald – bass/keyboards – best known with – Night Ranger Sammy Hagar Van Halen – 1949

Jerome Dillon – multi-instrumentalist/songwriter/composer/producer – best known for his tenure as a drummer with – Nine Inch Nails – 1969

Luke Hemmings – guitarist/vocalist – 5 Seconds of Summer – 1996

Ed Kowalczyk – singer/songwriter/guitarist – LIVE – 1971

James Maslow – singer – Big Time Rush – 1990

Luke Potterpop singer – 1991

Buddy Merrill – guitar/steel guitar – best known as a regular on – The Lawrence Welk Show – 1936

Tony Jackson – bassist/singer – best known with – The Searchers – hits include – Don’t Throw Your Love Away – Love Potion #9 – (7/16/1938 – 8/18/2003)

Thomas “Tom” Boggs – drummer – best known with – The Box Tops – (7/16/1944 – 5/5/2008)

Ginger Rogerssinger/actor/dancer – (7/16/1911 – 4/25/1995)

Denise LaSallesoul-R&B singer/songwriter/producer – since the death of Koko Taylor, known as “The Queen of Blues” – songs include – Trapped By A Thing Called Love – (7/26/1939 – 1/8/2018)

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