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Musical Birthday Notes – March 18th

Adam Levine – singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/actor – frontman for pop group – Maroon 5 – judge on The Voice – 1979

Wilson PickettR&B-soul-rock singer/songwriter – hits include – Mustang Sally – In The Midnight Hour – Land of 1000 Dances – 1991 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (3/18/1941 – 1/19/2006)

Phillip Sweet – member of the country quartet – Little Big Town – hits include – Pontoon – Little White Church – Girl Crush – 1974

John Hartman – co-founder and original drummer for – The Doobie Brothers – 1950

Jeff LaBar – guitarist – best known with – Cinderella – 1963

Barrie James “B.J.” Wilson – drummer – best known with – Procol Harum – (3/18/1947 – 10/8/1990)

Charley Pridecountry singer – born in Sledge, Mississippi – 1st African American to have major success as a country singer – over 50 hits including – Kiss An Angel Good Morning – Mississippi Cotton Pickin’ Delta Town – 2000 Country Music Hall of Fame – 1938

Jerry Cantrell – guitarist/songwriter/vocals – Alice In Chains – solo – 1966

Scott Saunders – keyboard player for country group – Sons of the Desert – hits include – Whatever Comes First – Leaving October – 1964

Irene Carasinger/songwriter/actress – Flashdance – Fame – 1959

Grant Hart – singer/songwriter/musician – was best known as co-founder/drummer/singer with the punk group – Husker Du – (3/18/1961 – 9/14/2017)

Queen LatifahR&B singer/songwriter/rapper/TV personality/actress – 1970

Vanessa Williamsformer Miss America/singer/actress – 1963

Devin LimaLFO (Lyte Funkie Ones) – 1999 hit – Summer Girls – 1977

 

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