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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – June 22nd

Kris Kristofferson – country songwriter/singer/musician/actor  – The Highwaymensolo artist – 2004 Country Music Hall of Fame – 1936

Cyndi Lauper – Grammy winning pop singer/songwriter/activist – hits include – Time After Time – Girls Just Want To Have Fun – 1953

Todd Rundgrenrock singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/producer – hits include – Hello It’s Me – I Saw The Light – Bang The Drum All Day – 1948

Larry Junstrom – bassist – founding member of Lynyrd Skynyrd38 Special – 1949

Gary Beers – bassist/songwriter/producer – best known with – INXS – 1957

Steven Page – lead singer/songwriter/guitarist – Barenaked Ladies solo artist – 1970

Alan Anton – bassist – Cowboy Junkies – 1959

Mike Edwards – singer/songwriter/guitarist/keyboards – Jesus Jones – 1964

Alan Osmond – pop singer/producer – The Osmonds – 1949

Howard Kaylan – pop-rock singer –  The TurtlesFlo & Eddie – 1947

Derek Forbes – bassist/vocals/guitarist –  best known with – Simple Minds – 1956

Jimmy Somerville – singer/songwriter –  Bronski BeatThe Communards  – solo artist  – 1961

Dicky Barrett – singer – The Mighty Mighty Bosstones – 1964

Bobby Harrison – drummer – Procol HarumFreedom – 1939

 

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