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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – MAY 10th

Bono (Paul David Hewson) – multiple Grammy winning singer/songwriter/musician/frontman – inducted in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2005 with fellow band members of U2 – 1960

Dave Mason – singer/songwriter/musician – Trafficsolo artist – hits include – We Just Disagree – Only You Know And I Know – Let It Go, Let It Flow – 1946

Donovansinger/songwriter/guitarist/producer – Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee 2012 – hits include – Sunshine Superman – Mellow Yellow – 1946

“Mother” Maybelle Carter – country singer/musician – member of  – The Carter Family  – considered one of the pioneer acts in country music – Mother Maybelle and The Carter Sisters – 1970 Country Music Hall of Fame – (5/10/1909 – 10/23/1978)

Sid Vicious – bass/vocals – best known with – The Sex Pistols – (5/10/1957 – 2/2/1979)

Jay Ferguson – rock-pop singer/keyboardist/composer – SpiritJo Jo Gunne – solo artist – hits include – Thunder Island – 1947

Danny Carey – drummer – best known with – Tool – 1961

Krist Novoselic – songwriter/musician – best known as bassist and a founding member of – Nirvana – 1965

Carl Douglaspop singer – best known for the hit – Kung Fu Fighting – 1942

Daniel “Danny” Rapp – singer/musician – frontman for the group – Danny & The Juniors – best known for the hit – At The Hop – (5/10/1941 – 4/3/1983)

Graham Gordon – singer/songwriter/bass/autoharp/keyboards – best known with – 10cc – 1946

Jason “Jase” Dalyrimple – R&B/hip-hop – best known as part of – Soul For Real – 1980

Ron Banks – R&B-soul-pop singer – The Dramatics – hits include – Me and Mrs. Jones – Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get – (5/10/1951 – 3/4/2010)

Cameron Leahy – vocalist/guitarist – punk group – The Downtown Fiction – 1989

Larry WilliamsNew Orleans R&B-rock singer/songwriter/pianist/producer – hits include – Bony Maronie – Dizzy Miss Lizzy – Short Fat Fannie – (5/10/1935- 1/7/1980)

Ashley Poole – R&B/pop – was part of all girl group – Dream – 1985

Young M.C.hip-hop/rap artist – hits include – Bust A Move – 1967

 

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