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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – JUNE 16th

Gino Vanellipop/funk/jazz/soul singer/songwriter/musician/composer – hits include – Living Inside Myself – I Just Wanna Stop – 1952

Nathan Followill – drummer/backup vocals – Kings Of Leon – hits include – Use Somebody – 1979

Billy “Crash” Craddockcountry/rockabilly singer – hits include – Rub It In – 1939

Garry Roberts – guitarist – best known with – The Boomtown Rats – 1954

Edward Levert – singer/songwriter/producer/musician –  The O’Jays – hits include – For The Love Of Money – 1942

Ian Matthewsfolk-rock singer/songwriter/musician – 1946

James Smith – singer – The Stylistics – 2004 Vocal Group Hall of Fame – hits include – You Make Me Feel Brand New – 1950

Leeland Mooring – singer/songwriter/guitarist – Leeland – 1988

John Rostill – bassist/composer – The ShadowsCliff Richard and The Shadows – (6/16/1942 – 11/26/1973)

 

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