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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – July 17th

Luke Bryan – multi-award winning country singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – Drink A Beer – Country Girl – 1976

Chet McCracken – drummer/songwriter/producer – best known with – The Doobie Brothers – 1952

Spencer Davis – singer/multi-instrumentalist – The Spencer Davis Group – solo artist – hits include – Gimme Some Lovin’ – I’m A Man – 1939

Craig Morgancountry singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – Bonfire – Redneck Yacht Club – 1965

Terry “Geezer” Butler – bassist/songwriter – Black Sabbath – 1949

Mike Vale – bassist/songwriter – Tommy James & The Shondells – hits include – Mony Mony – Hanky Panky – I Think We’re Alone Now – Crystal Blue Persuasion – 1949

Brian Glascock – drummer – best known with – The Motels – hits include – Only The Lonely – 1948

Regina BelleR&B-soul-jazz/ singer/songwriter – producer – actress – 1963

Susan Ashtoncountry-contemporary Christian singer – best known for 1999 hit – You’re Lucky I Love You – 1967

Tom Fletcher – pop singer/frontman – McFly – 1985

Bruce Crump – drummer/songwriter – best known as the original drummer of southern rock group – Molly Hatchet – (7/17/1957 – 3/16/2015)

Gale Garnettfolk singer/actress – best known for the Grammy winning 1964 hit – We’ll Sing In The Sunshine – 1942

Phoebe Snowfolk-blues-jazz/singer/songwriter/guitarist – hits include – Poetry Man – (7/17/1950 – 4/26/2011)

Nicolette Larsonpop-country/singer/guitarist – hits include – Lotta Love – (7/17/1952 – 12/16/1997)

Ron Asheton – guitarist/bassist/songwriter – The StoogesIggy Pop – (7/17/1948 – 1/6/2009)

“Little” Jimmy Scott jazz singer – (7/17/1925 – 6/12/2014)

Mick Tucker – drummer/backing vocals – Sweet – hits include – The Ballroom Blitz – Fox On The Run – Little Willy – Love Is Like Oxygen – (7/17/1947 – 2/14/2002)

Damon Harris – R&B singer – The Temptations – (7/17/1950 – 2/18/2013)

Red Sovinecountry singer/musician – best known for his truck driving songs – (7/17/1917 – 4/4/1980)

Vince Guaraldi jazz musician/composer – best known for theme music from the animated adaptations of the “Peanuts” comic strip – (7/17/1928 – 2/6/1976)

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