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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – JUNE 12th

Bun E. Carlos – drummer – best known with – Cheap Trick solo artist – 2016 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1950

Brad Delp – rock vocalist/songwriter/guitar/harmonica/keyboards – Boston RTZ – (6/12/1951 – 3/9/2007)

Dale Krantz-Rossington – singer – Rossinton-Collins Band Rossington – backing vocals for – Lynyrd Skynyrd – 38 Special – 1952

Chris Young country singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – Aw Naw – Lonely Eyes – 1985

Kenny Wayne Shepherd – multi-award winning blues-rock guitarist/singer/songwriter – songs include – Blue On Black – 1977

Rocky Burnette – rock-rockabilly singer/songwriter/guitarist – best known for 1980 hit – Tired Of Toein’ The Line – 1953

John Linnell – singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist – They Might Be Giantssolo artist – 1959

Bobby Sheehan – bassist/singer/songwriter – best known with – Blues Traveler – (6/12/1968 – 8/20/1999)

Jamieson “Junior” Browncountry singer/musician – best known for his instrumentals and self-designed guit-steel guitar – 1952

Meredith Brooksalt-rock guitarist/singer – 1958

Pete Farndon – bassist/backing vocals/songwriter – founding member of – The Pretenders – (6/12/1952 – 4/14/1983)

John Wetton – rock vocalist – AsiaKing CrimsonMogul ThrashFamily – (6/12/1949 – 1/31/2017)

Reg Presley  (Reginald Maurice Ball) – singer/songwriter/guitar/ocarina/percussion – The Troggs – hits include – Wild Thing – With A Girl Like You – Love Is All Around – (6/12/1941 – 2/4/2013)

Michael Hausman – drummer – ‘Til Tuesday – 1960

Chic Coreajazz/fusion keyboardist – 1941

Roy Harper – English folk-rock singer/songwriter/guitarist – artists who cite him as an influence include – Jimmy Page – Robert Plant – Ian Anderson – Pink Floyd – 1941

Tasha-Ray Evin – guitarist – Lillix – 1985

Robynpop singer – 1979

Vic Damonetraditional pop-big band singer/songwriter/radio-TV presenter – songs include – You’re Breaking My Heart – On The Street Where You Live – (6/12/1928 – 2/11/2018)

 

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