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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – JUNE 6th

Steve Vai – rock guitarist – associated acts include – Frank ZappaDavid Lee RothWhitesnakeOzzy Osbournesolo artist – 1960

Joe Stampley – pop/country singer – The Uniquessolo artist – duets with Moe Bandy – hits include – All These Things – 1943

Uncle Kracker (Matthew Shafer) – pop singer/songwriter – hits include – Follow Me – Drift Away – 1974

Dwight Twilley – pop-rock singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – I’m On Fire – Dwight Twilley Bandsolo artist – 1951

Gary “U.S.” Bondsrock singer/songwriter – hits include – Quarter To Three – 1939

Tom Araya – bassist/vocals – best known with metal group – Slayer – 1961

James “Munky” Shaffer – guitarist/songwriter/ producer – Korn – 1970

Howard “Howie” Kane – pop singer –  Jay and the Americans – songs include – This Magic Moment – Come A Little Bit Closer – 1942

Dee C. Lee (Diane Catherine Sealy) – soul-R&B-pop singer – backup singer for – Style CouncilWhamsolo artist – 1961

Sean Yseult – bass-piano-violin – best known with – White Zombie – associated acts include – Rock City MorgueThe Famous MonstersStar & Dagger – 1966

Terry Williams – singer/guitarist – co-founder of – The First Edition – hits include – Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In) – Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love To Town – 1947

Richard Sinclair – bass/guitar/vocals – associated acts include – CaravanHatfield and the North – Sinclair and the South – CamelIn Cahootssolo artist – 1948

Levi Stubbs – R&B singer – best known as the lead vocalist for multi-award winning group – The Four Tops – hits include – The Same Old Song – I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch) – I Can’t Help Myself – (6/6/1936 – 10/17/2008)

Edgar Willmar Froese – electronic music pioneer – multi-instrumentalist – Tangerine Dream – solo artist –  (6/6/1944 – 1/20/2015)

 

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