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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – JUNE 3rd

Billy Powell – piano/synthesizer/Hammond organ – Lynyrd Skynyrd – hits include – Sweet Home Alabama – Freebird – (6/3/1952 – 1/28/2009)

Ian Hunter – rock singer/songwriter – Mott The Hoople – songs include – All The Young Dudes – All The Way From Memphis – solo artist – 1939

Dan Hillpop singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – Sometimes When We Touch – 1954

Michael Clarke – drummer – The Byrds – 1991 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame –  associated acts include – FirefallThe Flying Burrito Brothers – (6/3/1946 – 12/19/1993)

Danny Wilde – vocals/harmonica/guitar – founding member of – The Rembrandts – hits include – I’ll Be There For You – Just The Way It Is, Baby – 1956

Suzi Quatrosinger/songwriter/bassist – songs include – Stumblin’ In – 1950

Jamie O’Nealcountry singer – hits include – There Is No Arizona – When I Think About Angels – 1968

Frederick LaBour – western swing singer/musician – best known as “Too Slim” of – Riders In The Sky – 1948

Kerry King – guitarist – SlayerMegadeth – 1964

Deniece WilliamsR&B/soul – singer/songwriter/producer – 1950

Ariel and Gabriel Hernandez – pop/dance – musicians – twin brothers part of group – No Mercy – 1971

Mike Gordonbassist/vocals – Phish – 1965

Curtis Mayfieldmulti-award winning funk/soul singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer – best known for – Super Fly – Freddie’s Dead – (6/3/1942 – 12/26/1999)

Jimmy Rogersblues singer – part of the Muddy Waters band in the 50’s – solo artist – (6/3/1924 – 12/19/1997)

Mickey Finn – guitarist – best known with – T.Rex – (6/3/1947 – 1/11/2013)

 

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