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Musical Birthday Notes – March 30th

Eric Clapton – multiple award winning-legendary rock/blues guitarist/songwriter/singer/producer – 3 time inductee in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – with CreamThe Yardbirds – and as a solo artist – other associated acts include – Blind FaithDerek & The Dominos – 1945

Norah Jonesjazz singer/songwriter/actress/musician – Don’t Know Why – 1979

Jim Dandy Mangrum – singer/washboard – frontman for – Black Oak Arkansas – 1948

Celine Dion – multi-award winning pop singer/songwriter/actress – sold over 200 million albums – 1968

Graeme Edge – musician/songwriter/percussionist – The Moody Blues – 1941

Tracy Chapmansinger/songwriter/musician – hits include – Fast Car – Talkin’ Bout A Revolution – Give Me One Reason – 1964

Thomas Rhettsinger/songwriter/musician – hits include – It Goes Like This – Make Me Wanna – Crash and Burn – T-Shirt – 1990

Dave Ball – guitarist – best known with – Procol Harum – (1950-2015)

Justin Mooresinger/songwriter/musician – hits include – Small Town USA – Point At You – If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away – 1984

Rupert Greenall – keyboards – The Fixx – 1950

Jay Traynor – singer – The MysticsJay & The Americans – solo – (1943-2014)

MC Hammerrapper – hits include – U Can’t Touch This – 2 Legit 2 Quit – 1962

Randy VanWarmersinger/songwriter/guitarist – best known for 1979 hit – Just When I Needed You Most – (1955-2004)

Joey Castillo – musician/songwriter – best known as drummer for – Queens of the Stone Age – 1966

Harold Burrageblues-soul singer/pianist – (1931-1966)

Ken Forssi – original bassist for – Love – (1943-1998)

John Lee Curtis “Sonny Boy” Williamsonblues harmonica/singer/songwriter – best known for – Good Morning, School Girl – Sugar Mama – Early In The Morning – Stop Breaking Down – (1914-1948)

 

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