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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – MAY 28th

John Fogerty – singer/songwriter/musician – Creedence Clearwater Revivalsolo artist – associated acts include – The Blue Velvets – The Golliwogs – 1993 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1945

Gladys Knight – multi-award winning R&B/soul singer – “The Empress of Soul” – Gladys Knight & The Pipssolo artist – 1944

Phil Vassarcountry singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – Carlene – Just Another Day In Paradise – American Child – 1964

Jerry “Flux” Douglasdobro/resonator guitar/lap steel/banjo/guitar – Nashville session musician – 1956

Brent Rowan guitarist – Nashville session musician – 1956

Roland Gift – singer/actor/frontman –  Fine Young Cannibals – hits include – She Drives Me Crazy – 1961

Billy Vera – singer/songwriter/musician – Billy Vera & The Beaterssolo artist – hits include – At This Moment – 1944

Sonny Burgessrockabilly singer/guitarist – Sun Records recording artist – associated groups include – Rock Road Ramblers – The Moonlighters – The Pacers – The Legendary Pacers – 1999 Europe Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 2002 Rockabilly Hall of Fame – (5/28/1929 – 8/18/2017)

Kylie Minoguepop singer/songwriter/actress  – hits include – The Locomotion – I Should Be So Lucky – 1968

Colbie “Coco” Caillat – Grammy winning pop singer/songwriter/acoustic guitarist – songs include – Bubbly – Fallen For You – Try – Brighter Than The Sun – 1985

Mark Feehily – singer/songwriter – boy band – Westlife – 1980

Aaron Thibeaux “T-Bone” Walkerblues guitarist/singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist – 1980 Blues Hall of Fame – 1987 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (5/28/1910- 3/16/1975)

Gary Stewartcountry singer/musician – sound was also described as outlaw country and southern rock – Time magazine dubbed him “The King of Honkytonk” – hits include – She’s Actin’ Single (I’m Drinkin’ Doubles) – (5/28/1944 – 12/16/2003)

 

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