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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – July 29th

Geddy Lee – multi-award winning bassist/keyboardist/singer/songwriter – Rushsolo artist – 2013 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1953

Martina McBridemulti-award winning country singer/songwriter/producer – hits include – Wild Angels – This One’s For The Girls – Safe In The Arms Of Love – Independence Day – 1966

John Sykes – guitarist/singer – WhitesnakeThin LizzyBlue Murder – 1959

Patti Scialfa – singer/songwriter/musician – E Street Band – 1953

Neal Doughty – keyboardist/songwriter – REO Speedwagon – 1946

Chris Gorman – drummer – Belly – 1967

James Ottocountry singer/songwriter/musician – 1973

“Country” Jem Finer – folk-rock multi-instrumentalist – founding member of – The Pogues – 1955

Wanya Morris – R&B singer – Boyz II Men – 1973

Charlie Christianswing-jazz guitarist – 1966 Downbeat Jazz Hall of Fame – 1989 Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame – 1990 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (7/29/1916 – 3/2/1942)

Joe Beckjazz-fusion guitarist – associated acts include – David SanbornJames BrownDuke EllingtonAl KooperPaul Simon – (7/29/1945 – 7/22/2008)

 

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