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Musical Birthday Notes – March 31st

Mick Ralphs – guitarist/songwriter/vocals – Mott The HoopleBad Company – hits include – Can’t Get Enough – Shooting Star – Feel Like Making Love – Good Lovin’ Gone Bad – Movin’ On – 1944

Angus Young – guitarist/songwriter/producer – AC/DC – best known songs include – Shook Me All Night Long – Highway To Hell – Back In Black – Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap – 2003 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1955

Thomas Allen “Tommy” Heath – vocals/rhythm guitar/keyboards – best known as lead vocalist of – Tommy Tutone – hits include – 867-5309/Jenny – 1947

Al Nichol – guitar/vocals – The Turtles – hits include – Happy Together – It Ain’t Me Babe – She’d Rather Be With Me – 1946

Tony Brock – drummer/vocals – best known with – The Babys – hits include – Isn’t It Time – Every Time I Think Of You – Back On My Feet Again – 1954

Greg Martin – guitar/vocals – The Kentucky Headhunters – hits include – Dumas Walker – Oh Lonesome Me – Walk Softly – 1953

Erik Turner – rhythm guitar/songwriter/vocals/piano – best known with – Warrant – hits include – Heaven – Cherry Pie – 1964

Jack Antonoff – singer/songwriter/guitarist – alt-rock band – FunBleachers Steel Train – hits include – We Are Young – 1984

Robert Holmes – guitarist/singer/songwriter – Til Tuesday – best known for the 1985 hit – Voices Carry – 1959

Sean Hopper – keyboards/back-up vocals – Huey Lewis & The News – hits include – The Power Of Love – If This Is It – The Heart Of Rock & Roll – Heart And Soul – I Want A New Drug – 1953

William Orville “Lefty” Frizzell country singer/songwriter/guitarist – revered honky-tonk singer – 1982 Country Music Hall of Fame – (1928-1975)

Pat McGlynn – rhythm guitarist – The Bay City Rollers – solo – hits include – SATURDAY Night – 1958

Etta Bakerblues guitarist/singer/banjo – long time player of the Piedmont blues – (1913-2006)

Thijs van Leer – singer/songwriter/producer/flautist/organ/yodels/whistles – best know with progressive rock band – Focus – solo – hits include – Hocus Pocus – 1948

John D. Loudermilk – singer/songwriter/guitar – best known for writing hits for others including – Abilene/George Hamilton IV – Indian Reservation/Paul Revere & The Raiders – Ebony Eyes/The Everly Brothers – Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye/top 10 for The Casinos – #1 for Eddy Arnold – (1934-2016)

Shirley JonesThe Partridge Family – hits include – I Think I Love You – 1934

Jon-Jon Poulos – drummer – The Buckinghams – hits include – Kind Of A Drag – (1947-1980)

Herb Alperttrumpet/piano/vocals/songwriter/producer/artistHerb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass – 1935

Lennon Murphyrock-metal singer/songwriter/producer – 1982

Richard Hughes – drummer – best known with – The Johnny Winter Band –  (1950-1983)

Al Goodman – R&B singer – best known with the group – Ray, Goodman & Brown – hits include – Look At Me (I’m In Love) – Sexy Mama – Love On A Two Way Street – (1943-2010)

 

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