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Musical Birthday Notes – March 17th

John Sebastian – pop-rock/singer/songwriter/musician – The Lovin’ Spoonful –   solo – 2000 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1944

Paul Kantner – guitar/singer/songwriter – Jefferson AirplaneJefferson Starship – 1996 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (1941-2016)

Nat King Colejazz-swing-traditional pop singer/piano/TV personality – known for his rich soft baritone voice –  inducted in numerous Hall of Fames – (1919-1965)

Paul Overstreetcountry singer/songwriter – Mississippi native – hits include – Daddy’s Come Around – Heroes – Ball and Chain – 1955

Hozierindie rock-soul-blues singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – Take Me To Church – 1990

Scott Gorham – guitarist/songwriter – Thin Lizzy – 1951

Keifer Thompson – country singer/songwriter – half of the duo – Thompson Square – with wife Shawna – hits include – Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not – If I Didn’t Have You – 1976

Mike Lindup –  keyboards/singer – jazz/funk/pop-rock band – Level 42 – 1959

Harold Brown – musician/singer – founding member of – War – 1946

Billy Corgan – singer/musician/songwriter –  Smashing Pumpkins – 1967

Janet Gardner – rock singer/guitar – best known as lead vocalist for all-girl group – Vixen – 1962

Roxie Petrucci – drummer – best known with – Madam X Vixen – 1962

Melissa Auf der Maur – singer/songwriter/musician/actress – Hole – 1972

Miles Kane – singer/guitar – alternative rocker – The Rascals – The Last Shadow Puppets – 1986

Pat McAuley – keyboards/drums – Them – 1944

Tamar Braxton – R&B-pop-soul singer/actresss – The Braxtons – solo – 1977

Fran Byrne – drummer – best known with – Ace – 1948

Adam Wadesinger/drummer/actor – hits include – Take Good Care Of Her – Ruby – As If I Didn’t Know – 1935

Clarence “Wa-Hoo” Collins – R&B-soul-doo wop singer – founder of – Little Anthony & The Imperials – hits include – Tears On My Pillow – 1942

Pat Lloyd – guitar – The Equals – 1948

Ian Gommsinger/songwriter/guitar – 1947

Vito Picone – lead singer of – The Elegants – 1941

Q T Macon – blues singer/guitar – best known for – Blow Wind – (1934-1994)

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