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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – JULY 3rd

Aaron Tippin – country singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – You’ve Got To Stand For Something – 1958

Johnny Lee – country singer – hits include – Lookin’ For Love – 1946

Mike Corby – guitarist/keyboards/songwriter/composer – founding member of – The Babys – 1951

Kevin Hearn – keyboards – Barenaked Ladies –  Kevin Hearn and Thin Buckle – 1969

Stephen Pearcy – singer/songwriter/record label owner/actor – best known with –  Ratt  – 1959

Vince Clarke – synth-pop musician – Erasure – Depeche Mode – 1960

Sarah Buxton – country singer/songwriter – best known for writing hits for others including – Keith UrbanFlorida Georgia LineThe Band Perry – 1980

Trent Tomlinson – country singer/songwriter – hits include – Drunker Than Me – 1975

Pete Fountain – New Orleans jazz-Dixieland clarinetist – (1930-2016)

John Verity – guitarist – best known with – Argent – The John Verity Band – solo – 1949

David Lynch – R&B/doo-wop singer – The Platters – (1929-1981)

Laura Branigan – pop singer – best known for – Gloria – Solitaire – (1957-2004)

Fontella Bass – R&B-soul singer – best known for 1965 hit – Rescue Me – (1940-2012)

Mississippi John Hurt – blues-country singer/guitarist/songwriter – (7/3/1893 or 3/8/1892 – 11/2/1966)

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