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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – July 31st

Zac Brown – Grammy winning country singer/songwriter/guitarist – frontman for – The Zac Brown Band – 1978

Lobo (Roland Kent Lavoie) – pop-country-folk singer/songwriter/guitarist – 70’s hits include – Me And You And A Dog Named Boo – I’d Love You To Want Me – 1943

Will Champion – drummer/backing vocals – Coldplay – 1978

John 5 – guitarist – David Lee RothMarilyn Manson Rob Zombiesolo artist – 1971

Gary Lewis – pop/rock singer/frontman – 60’s group – Gary Lewis & The Playboys – 1946

Bill Berry – drummer/multi-instrumentalist – R.E.M.Hindu Love Gods – 1958

Hugh MacDowell – cellist – ELO (Electric Light Orchestra) – 1953

Matt Shadows – stage name M Shadows – lead singer of heavy metal band – Avenged Sevenfold – 1981

John R West – organ/cordovox – Gary Lewis & The Playboys – hits include – This Diamond Ring – 1939

Shannon Curfman – blues-rock guitarist/singer – best known with Kid Rock‘s group – Twisted Brown Truckers – solo – 1985

Karl Green – bassist/songwriter/backing vocals – Herman’s Hermits – 1947

Chad Brock former pro wrestler – country singer – best known for 90’s hit – Yes! – 1963

Stanley Jordan jazz-jazz fusion guitarist/pianist/songwriter – 1959

Jim Corr – rock-pop-celtic singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/conspiracy theorist – The Corrs – 1964

Leaveil Degree – soul-funk singer – The Whispers – 2003 Vocal Group Hall of Fame – 2008 Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award – 2012 Soul Music Hall of Fame – 1948

Daniel Ash – singer/songwriter/guitarist – associated acts include – BauhausLove & Rockets – 1957

Joshua Cain – punk-indie rock guitarist/producer – Motion City Soundtrack – 1976

Bonnie Brown – country singer – was a member of 50’s trio – The Browns – hits include – The Three Bells – (7/31/1937 – 7/16/2016)

Morey Carr – lead vocalist for 50’s group – The Playmates – best known for the 1958 novelty song – Beep Beep – (1932-1987)

 

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