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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – MAY 2nd

Lou Gramm – rock singer/songwriter/musician – Foreignersolo artist – hits include – Feels Like The First Time – Hot Blooded – I Want To Know What Love is – Urgent – Midnight Blue – 1950

Larry Gatlincountry singer/songwriter – hits include – All The Gold In California – Broken Lady – 1948

Lesley Gorepop singer/songwriter/actress – 60’s hits include – It’s My Party – Judy’s Turn To Cry – (5/2/1946 – 2/16/2015)

Ty Herndoncountry singer. – hits include What Mattered Most – Living In A Moment – 1962

Prescott Niles – bassist – best known with – The Knack – hits include – My Sharona – 1954

Jay Osmond – drummer – The Osmonds – 1955

Goldy McJohn – best known as the original keyboardist for – Steppenwolf – 1945

Engelbert Humperdinck60’s/70’s pop singer – hits include – After The Lovin’ – Release Me – The Last Waltz – 1936

Robert John “Bob” Henrit – drummer – known with several groups including – Argent – The KinksThe Roulettes – 1944

David Rhodes – guitarist/singer/songwriter – Peter GabrielRandom Holdsolo – 1956

Jo Callis – synth/keyboards/guitar – best known with – The Human League – 1951

Bunk Gardner – woodwinds/tenor sax – best known with Frank Zappa’s Mothers of Invention – 1933

Link Wray – rockabilly-rock-country singer/songwriter/guitar/bass/steel guitar – Link Wray and the Wray Men – (5/2/1929 – 2/5/2005)

Randy Cain – soul singer – The Delfonics – hits include – Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind This Time) – Ready Or Not Here I Come (Can’t Hide From Love) – La La (Means I Love You) – (1945 – 4/9/2009)

Lily Allensinger/songwriter/actress/TV presenter – 1985

 

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