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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – MAY 20th

Joe Cocker – multi-award winning rock-blues-soul-pop singer/musician – (5/20/1944 – 12/22/2014)

Cherpop singer/actress – “Goddess of Pop” – 1946

John Pardicountry singer/songwriter – hits include – Up All Night – 1985

Jane Wiedlin – guitar/vocals – The Go-Go’s – solo – 1958

Steve George – keyboardist/songwriter – best known with – Mr. Mister – 1955

Jimmy “Soybean” Henderson – guitarist – best known with – Black Oak Arkansas – (5/20/1954 – 3/5/2016)

Dan Wilson – singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer – Semisonic – 1961

Nick Heyward – singer/songwriter/guitarist/frontman – Haircut 100 – 1961

Guy Hoffman – drummer/vocals/producer – associated acts include – The BoDeansViolent Femmes – Oil Tasters – Absinthe – 1954

Susan Cowsill – singer/songwriter/musician – The Cowsills – hits include – Hair – Indian Lake – 1959

Paula (Jill Jackson) – singer – half of the duo Paul & Paula – best known for the 1963 hit – Hey Paula – 1942

Tom Gorman – guitar – alternative rock band – Belly – 1966

Naturi Naughton – singer/songwriter/rapper/actress – 3LW – 1984

Busta Rhymesrapper – 1972

 

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