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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – JUNE 9th

Jon Lord – keyboards/composer/vocals – Deep PurpleWhitesnakePaice, Ashton, LordThe ArtwoodsThe Flower Pot Mensolo artist – (6/9/1941 – 7/16/2012)

Les Pauljazz-blues-country guitarist/luthier/inventor – famous for his signature Gibson Les Paul Guitars – only person inducted in both  – Rock & Roll Hall of Fame & Inventors Hall of Fame – (6/9/1915 – 8/12/2009)

Dean Dinning – bassist – Toad The Wet Sprocket – 1967

Pete Byrne – singer/songwriter – Naked Eyes – hits include – Promises Promises – Always Something There To Remind Me – 1954

Wes Scantlin – singer/guitarist/frontman – Puddle Of Mudd – 1972

Dean Felber – bass/piano/backing vocals – Hootie & The Blowfish – 1967

Rick Renstrom – rock guitarist/songwriter – associated acts include – Leash LawRob Rock – 1971

Jackie WilsonR&B/soul singer – nicknamed “Mr. Excitement” – hits include – Lonely Teardrops – (6/9/1934 – 1/21/1984)

Mick Box – rock guitarist – best known with – Uriah Heep – 1947

Wild Jimmy Spruillblues-pop session guitarist – featured on many hits in the 50’s & 60’s – (6/9/1934 – 2/3/1996)

Matt Bellamy – singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/composer – Muse – 1978

Ed Simons – electronica-techno – The Chemical Brothers – 1970

Johnny AceR&B singer – 50’s hits include – My Song – Pledging My Love – (6/9/1929 – 12/25/1954)

Paul “Tonka” Chapman – rock guitarist/songwriter – best known with – Lone StarUFO – 1954

Skip JamesMississippi Delta blues singer/guitarist/pianist/songwriter – songs include – Hard Time Killing Floor Blues – I’m So Glad – Devil Got My Woman – (6/9/1902 – 10/3/1969)

 

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