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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – July 2nd

Joe Puerta bassist/vocals – co-founder of – Ambrosia – hits include – Holdin’ On To Yesterday – 1951

Michelle Branch – pop/country singer/songwriter/guitarist – solo artist The Wreckers – 1983

Johnny Colla – guitarist/saxophonist/songwriter – Huey Lewis & The News – 1952

Roy Brittan – keyboardist/songwriter – best known with – Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band – 1949

Jeff Cooper – guitarist/keyboardist – Midnight Star – hits include – No Parking On The Dance Floor – 1956

Pete Briquette – bassist/keyboards/composer – Boomtown Rats – Bob Geldof’s band – 1954

Dave Parsons – bassist –  Bush – 1965

William Guest – R&B-pop singer/songwriter/producer – Gladys Knight & The Pips – (1941-2015)

Paul Williams – R&B-soul-pop singer – original lead vocalist for – The Temptations – (1939-1973)

Marvin Rainwatercountry-rockabilly singer/songwriter – Gonna Find Me A Bluebird – Whole Lotta Woman – (1925-2013)

Ashley Tisdale pop singer/actress/model/producer – 1985

Monie Loverapper – radio personality – 1970

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    In 1967, folk singer Joan Baez was sentenced to 45 days in prison for talking part in a anti- war demo.

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    "I'll give The Rolling Stones about another two years. I'm saving for the future, I bank all my song royalties for a start." Mick Jagger, 1964.
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