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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – JUNE 15th

Waylon Jenningscountry singer/songwriter/musician/actor – bassist for Buddy Holly – 2001 Country Music Hall of Fame – 2007 ACM Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award – hits include – Luckenbach, Texas – Only Daddy That’ll Walk The Line – Just To Satisfy You – (6/15/1937 – 2/13/2002)

Steve Walsh – rock singer/songwriter/keyboardist – Kansas solo artist – hits include – Dust In The Wind – Point Of Know Return – Carry On Wayward Son –  1951

Mervyn “Muff” Winwood – bassist/songwriter/producer – The Spencer Davis Group – older brother of Steve Winwood – 1943

Wayne Sermon – guitarist – Imagine Dragons – 1984

Brad Gillis – guitarist/vocals – best known with – Night RangerOzzy OsbourneFiona – 1957

Harry Nilssonmulti-Grammy winning singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – Everybody’s Talkin – Without You – Coconut – (6/15/1941 – 1/15/1994)

Russell Hitchcock – pop singer/musician – Air Supply – 1949

Michael Britt – country guitarist – Lonestar – hits include – Amazed –  1966

Terri Gibbscountry singer/pianist  – hits include – Somebody’s Knockin’ – 1954

Noddy Holder – singer/songwriter/frontman – Slade – 1946

Gary Lightbody – singer/songwriter/musician – Snow Patrol – 1976

Mike Lutz – guitarist/vocals/bass/keyboards – best known with – Brownsville Station – 1949

Scott Rockenfield – drummer/keyboardist/composer – Queensryche – 1963

William Dean “Billy” Martin – guitarist/keyboardist/vocals – alt-rock – Good Charlotte – 1981

Roger Springer – country singer/songwriter – hits include – The Right One Left – solo artist – Springer! – The Roger Springer Band – 1962

Dryden Mitchell – rock vocalist – Alien Ant Farm – 1976

Dani Cimorelli – pop singer – part of the sister group – Cimorelli – 2000

Hayden Kaiser – drums/guitar/vocals – best known with indie rock group – Never Shout Never – 1990

Janet Lennon – traditional pop singer – The Lennon Sisters – 1987 Hollywood Walk of Fame – 2007 Vocal Group Hall of Fame – 1946

Leon Paynecountry singer/songwriter – known as “The Blind Balladeer” – also wrote under the pen name of Pat Patterson – (6/15/1917 – 9/11/1969)

 

 

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