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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – MAY 17th

Pat Flynn – singer/songwriter/producer/guitarist – New Grass Revivalsolo artist – studio musician – 1952

Taj Mahal blues musician/singer/songwriter  – 1942

Bill Bruford – drummer/songwriter – YesGenesisKing Crimson – 1990 Modern Drummer Hall of Fame – 1949

George “Lightnin’ Licks” Johnson –guitarist/singer – The Brothers Johnson – hits include – I’ll Be Good To You – Strawberry Letter 23 – Stomp – 1953

Dave Abbruzzese – drummer/songwriter – Pearl Jam – 1968

Paul Di’Anno – singer/songwriter – best known with – Iron Maiden – 1958

Trent Reznor – singer/songwriter/producer/composer – Nine Inch Nails – 1965

Enyamulti-award winning singer/songwriter/musician/producer – 1961

Darnell Van Rensalier – R&B singer – Shai – 1970

Jordan Knight – singer/songwriter/musician – New Kids On The Block – 1970

Kandi Burruss – dance/hip-hop singer/songwriter/TV personality – Xscape – 1976

Homer O’Dell – R&B/soul – guitarist – Mint Condition – 1965

Jaime Preciado – bassist – Pierce The Veil – 1986

Josh Homme – singer/songwriter/musician/producer/actor – Queens of the Stone AgeKyuss Eagles of Death Metal – 1973

Alan Doyle – singer/songwriter/producer/actor – Great Big Sea – 1969

Jesse Winchestermusician/singer/songwriter/producer – best known songs include – Yankee Lady – Say What – Isn’t That So – (5/17/1944 – 4/11/2014)

Pervis Jackson – R&B singer – best known as the bass singer for – The Spinners – (5/17/1938 – 8/18/2008)

 

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