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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – MAY 18th

George Straitsinger/songwriter/actor/producer – “The King of Country Music” – revered traditional country singer – Country Music Hall of Fame – 1952

David Nailcountry singer/songwriter/guitar – hits include – Red Light – Whatever She’s Got – Nights On Fire – 1979

Rick Wakeman – keyboards/songwriter/TV and radio presenter/actor/author – Yessolo artist – 2017 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1949

Joe Bonsall – country singer – The Oak Ridge Boys – hits include – Elvira – Bobbie Sue – 2015 Country  Music Hall of Fame – 1948

Jack Hody Johnsonsinger/songwriter/musician/producer/actor/professional surfer – 1975

William “Bill”  Wallace – bassist/singer/songwriter – best known with – The Guess Who – 1949

Eric BellingerGrammy winning singer/songwriter/producer/engineer – 1986

Page Hamilton – metal singer/songwriter/producer – Helmet – 1960

Martikapop singer/songwriter/actress – 1969

Albert Hammondsinger/songwriter/producer – 1944

Glen Hardin – pianist/arranger/session musician – performed and recorded with many artists including – ElvisEmmylou HarrisJohn DenverRick Nelson – 1939

Big Joe Turnerblues shouter – “Boss of the Blues” – best known for – Shake, Rattle & Roll – Corrine Corrina – Honey Hush – 1987 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (5/18/1911 – 11/24/1985)

 

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