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Musical Birthday Notes – March 8th

Shawn Mullinssinger/songwriter – hits include – Beautiful Wreck – Lullaby – All In My Head – 1968

Mickey Dolenzdrummer/singerThe Monkees – hits include – Stepping Stone – I’m A Believer – Pleasant Valley Sunday – Last Train To Clarksville – 1945

Michael Allsup –guitarist –  3 Dog Night –  1947

Randy Meisner – singer/songwriter/bass – founding member of – PocoThe Eaglessolo – 1946

Clive Burr – drummer – best known with – Iron Maiden – (1957-2013)

Gary Numansinger/composer/musician – best known for hit – Cars – 1958

Melville John “Mel” Galley – rock guitarist – WhitesnakeTrapezeFinders KeepersPhenomena – (1948-2008)

Peter Gill –  drummer – Frankie Goes To Hollywood – best known for hit – Relax – 1964

Little Peggy Marchpop singer – best known for the 1963 hit – I Will Follow Him – 1948

Johnny Dollarcountry-rockabilly singer/songwriter/guitarist – (1922-1986)

Kameelah Williams – R&B/hip-hop singer – 1978

Mississippi John Hurtcountry-blues singer/guitarist – (1892-1966)

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