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Musical Birthday Notes – March 4th

Chris  “Fish” Squire – bassist – Yes solo –  (1948-2015)

Jason Newsted – bassist – Metallica – 1963

Emilio Estefan – musician/producer/actor – best known with –  Miami Sound Machine – 1953

Fergal Lawlor –drummer –  The Cranberries – 1971

Chris Reasinger/songwriter/guitar – best known for the hit – Fool If You Think It’s Over – 1951

Patrick Hannan – drummer – best known with – The Sundays – 1966

Bobby Womack  – R&B-soul-blues singer/songwriter/musician/producer – The Valentinos – Sam Cooke – solo – (1944-2014)

Rowland Charles “Boon” Gould – guitar/bass/saxophone/vocals – Level 42 – 1955

Evan Dando – singer/songwriter/guitarist – best known as the frontman for the alt-rock group – The Lemonheads – 1967

Shakin’ Stevens – rock singer/songwriter – Shakin’ Stevens & The Sunsets – 1948

Ron Moss – bassist/actor (played Ridge Forester for many years on CBS soap – The Bold and the Beautiful) – Player – hits include – Baby Come Back – 1952

Jason Sellers – country singer /songwriter – penned Jason Aldean’s – Don’t You Wanna Stay – Joe Nichols’ – Sunny And 75 – formerly married to country singer Lee Ann Womack – 1971

Eric Allandale – trombone/singer/songwriter – best known with – The Foundations – hits include – Build Me Up Buttercup – (1936-2001)

Willie Johnson – blues guitarist – best known as the main guitarist for Howling Wolf from 1948-1953 – (1923-1995)

John Duffey Jr – bluegrass singer/mandolin/guitar/dobro – 1996 International Bluegrass Music Hall of Honor – (1934-1996)

 

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