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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – June 19th

Ann Wilson – rock singer/songwriter/musician – Heart – hits include – Crazy On You – Magic Man – 2013 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1950

Doug Stonecountry singer – changed last name from Brooks to Stone to avoid confusion with Garth Brooks – hits include – I’d Be Better Off (In A Pine Box) – Why Didn’t I Think of That – 1956

Paula Abdulpop singer/dance choreographer/TV personality – hits include – Straight Up – Forever Your Girl – 1962

Danny Chauncey – guitarist/songwriter – best known with southern rock group – 38 Special – 1956

Larry Dunn – keyboardist/songwriter/arranger/producer – best known with – Earth, Wind & Fire – 2000 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1953

Brian “Head” Welch – guitarist/singer/songwriter –  Kornsolo artist – 1969

Tommy Devito – guitar/baritone vocalist – founding member of – The Four Seasons – hits include – Sherry – Walk Like A Man – Big Girls Don’t Cry – 1928

Al Wilsonsoul singer/musician – best known for the 1973 hit – Show and Tell – (6/19/1939 – 4/21/2008)

Macklemore (Ben Haggerty) – rapperMacklemore & Ryan Lewis – 1983

Brian Vander Ark – singer/songwriter/guitarist – The Verve Pipe – 1966

Simon Wright – drummer – best known with – AC/DCDio – 1963

Jeremy Lenzo – bassist/backing vocals – Mayday Parade – 1986

Diesel Dahl – rock drummer – TNT – 1959

Scott Avett – folk singer/multi-instrumentalist – The Avett Brothers Band – 1976

Mark “Marty” Debarge – R&B-soul singer/songwriter/horn player – best known for work with – DeBarge – hits include – Rhythm of the Night – Who’s Holding Donna Now – Who’s Johnny – 1959

Lester Flattbluegrass guitarist/mandolinistThe Foggy Mountain Boys – also known as Flatt & Scruggs – (6/19/1914 – 5/11/1979)

Shirley Mae Goodman – R&B-soul-disco singer – Shirley & LeeShirley & Company – hits include – Shame, Shame, Shame – Feel So Good – Let The Good Times Roll – (6/19/1936 – 7/5/2005)

 

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