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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – MAY 29th

Melissa Etheridge – pop/rock – singer/songwriter/guitarist – songs include – Bring Me Some Water – Come To My Window – I’m The Only One – 1961

Noel Gallagher – singer/songwriter/musician – songs include – Wonderwall – Don’t Look Back In Anger – (What’s The Story) Morning Glory? – OasisNoel Gallaher’s High Flying Birds – 1967

Danny Elfman – singer/songwriter/musician/composer – Oingo Boingo – songs include – Weird Science – Dead Man’s Party – 1953

Chan Kinchla – guitarist – Blues Traveler – songs include – Run-Around – Hook – 1969

Gary Brooker – songwriter/musician – Procul HarumRingo Starr & His All-Star Band – 1945

Bayley Cooke – aka Blaze Bayley- rock singer/songwriter/lyricist/keyboards – Iron MaidenWolfsbane – solo artist – 1963

Mel Gaynor – drummer – Simple Minds – hits include – Don’t You (Forget About Me) – Alive and Kicking – 1960

Larry Blackmon – musician/singer/frontman – soul-funk group – Cameo – best known for the 1986 hit – Word Up – 1956

Jesse Johnson – guitarist – The Time – songs include – Jerk Out – Jungle Love – 1960

Francis Rossi – vocalist/guitarist/frontman – founding member of rock group – Status Quo – songs include – Pictures Of Matchstick Men – Whatever You Want – In The Army Now – 1949

Mike Porcaro – bassist – Totosolo artist –  associated acts include – Boz ScaggsMichael FranksSeals & CroftsLarry Carlton – (5/29/1955 – 3/15/2015)

Dave Buckner – drummer – best known with – Papa Roach – 1976

Melanie Brown (aka Mel B and Melanie B) – Scary Spice of – The Spice Girls solo artist – 1975

David Palmer – drummer – best known with new wave group – ABC – hits include – The Look Of Love – 1961

Karla Devito – vocalist – best known for singing with – MeatloafBlue Oyster Cultsolo artist – 1953

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