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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – MAY 12th

Steve WinwoodThe Spencer Davis GroupBlind FaithTrafficsolo artist – 2004 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1948

Kix Brooks – best know as part of the multi-award winning country duo – Brooks & Dunnsolo artist – 1955

Billy Squiersolo rock artist –  Ringo Starr and His All-Star Band – hits include – The Stroke – Everybody Wants You – In The Dark – 1950

Billy Swancountry singer/songwriter – best known for the 1974 hit – I Can Help – 1942

Billy Duffy – guitarist/songwriter – best known with – The Cult – Love Removal Machine – Fire Woman –  1961

Alex Ebert – singer/songwriter/composer – Ima RobotEdward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros – 1978

Eric Singer – drummer – best known with – KISS – 1958

David Walker – rhythm guitar – Gary Lewis & The Playboys – hits include – This Diamond Ring – Count Me In – Save Your Heart For Me – 1943

Burt Bacharachmulti-award winning composer/singer/songwriter/musician – 1928

James Purify – R&B-pop-soul singer – best known for the hit – I’m Your Puppet – James & Bobby Purify – solo artist – 1944

Joe Maphiscountry music guitarist – known as one of the flashiest guitarists of the 50’s & 60’s – (5/12/1921 – 6/27/1986)

Willie Parnell – pop-soul singer – best known with – Archie Bell & The Drells – 1945

Ian McLagan – songwriter/keyboards/backing vocals – best known with – FacesSmall Faces – (5/12/1945 – 12/3/2014)

Jocko Marcellino – singer/songwriter/musician/producer/actor – best known with – Sha Na Na – 1950

 

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