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Musical Birthday Notes – March 25th

Elton John – multiple Grammy winning pianist/singer/songwriter – hits include – Rocket Man – Candle In The Wind – Crocodile Rock – Goodbye Yellow Brick Road – 1947

Jeff Healey – blind jazz-blues-rock singer/songwriter/guitarist – hits include – Angel Eyes – The Jeff Healy Band – solo – (1966-2008)

Aretha Franklin – multiple Grammy winner – The Queen of Soul – hits include – Respect – (You Make Me Fell Like) A Natural Woman – Freeway Of Love – 1942

Johnny Burnette – rockabilly singer/songwriter/guitarist – hits include – The Train Kept A-Rollin’ – You’re 16 – (1934-1964)

Joe King – guitar/songwriter/backing vocals – co-founder of – The Fray – 1980

Hoyt Axton – singer/songwriter/musician/actor – best known for penning hits – Joy To The World – Never Been To Spain – Greenback Dollar – (1938-1999)

Ryan Lewis – musician/rapper – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – 1988

Steve Norman – musician/producer/songwriter – Spandau Ballet – 1960

Melanie Blatt – English singer/songwriter/actress – All Saints – 1975

Michael Stanley – singer/songwriter/musician/radio personality – The Michael Stanley Band – 1948

Steve Norman – saxophone/guitar/percussion – Spandau Ballet – hits include – True – Gold – 1960

Ronnie McDowell – country singer – The King Is Gone – Older Women – You’re Gonna Ruin My Bad Reputation – 1950

Charley Bagnall – bass/vocals – Rixton – 1986

Bob Pelander – keyboards/vocals – The Michael Stanley Band – 1951

Larry Gales – jazz double bassist – (1936-1995)
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