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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – July 1st

Debbie Harry – singer/songwriter/actress – Blondie solo artist – hits include – Heart Of Glass – The Tide Is High – Rapture – Call Me – 2006 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1945

Keith Whitley country singer/musician – hits include – Don’t Close Your Eyes – When You Say Nothing At All – I’m No Stranger To The Rain – (1954-1989)

Fred Schneider – singer/songwriter/musician – The B-52’s – hits include – Love Shack – Rock Lobster – 1951

Michelle Wrightcountry singer/songwriter – hits include – Take It Like A Man – 1961

David Pack – vocals/guitar/keyboards/producer/composer – best known with – Ambrosia – 1952

Roddy Bottum – keyboard/guitar –  Faith No More Imperial Teen – 1963

James Cottonblues singer/songwriter/harmonica – (1935-2017)

Evelyn “Champagne” KingR&B/disco – singer – hits include – I’m In Love – Love Come Down – 1960

Missy Elliott R&B/hip-hop singer/songwriter/producer – 1971

Willie Dixon blues singer/songwriter/musician/producer – Hoochie Coochie Man – I Just Want To Make Love To You – Little Red Rooster – (1915-1992)

Bobby Day R&B-pop-rock-soul singer – best known for – Rockin’ Robin – (1932-1990)

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