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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – MAY 5th

Tammy Wynettecountry singer/songwriter – “The First Lady of Country Music ” – hit include – Stand By Your Man – D-I-V-O-R-C-E – 1998 Country Music Hall of Fame – (5/5/1942 – 5/6/1998)

Adele – multi-award winning pop-soul singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – Rolling In The Deep – Skyfall – Hello – 1988

Bill Ward – drummer – best known with – Black Sabbath – 1948

Steve Stevens – guitar/bass guitar/keyboards/vocals/songwriter – best known as a guitarist for artists such as – Billy IdolMichael JacksonVince Neil – 1959

Ian McCulloch – singer/songwriter/musician – Echo & The Bunnymen – 1959

John “Ace” Cannonsaxophonist – best known for songs – Tuff – Blues (Stay Away From Me) – 1934

Shawn Drover – drummer – best known with –Megadeth – 1966

Johnnie Taylorblues-R&B-soul-disco singer – Who’s Making Love – Jody’s Got Your Girl and Gone – Disco Lady – (5/5/1934 – 5/31/2000)

Rex Goh – guitarist/songwriter/producer – associated acts include – Air Supply – QED – EuroglidersSavage GardenTom Jones – 1951

Dick Kemper – bass/vocals – best known with – Vandenberg – 1956

Louis Cortelezzi – saxophonist – best known with – Mink DeVille – 1952

Chris Brownpop singer/songwriter/dancer/actor – 1989

Craig Davidpop/hip-hop singer/songwriter – hits include – Re-Rewind – 1981

 

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