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November – Musical Birthday Notes

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1. Bill Anderson – country singer/songwriter/TV personality – “Whispering Bill” – 1937
1. Kenny Alphin – country singer/songwriter – “Big” Kenny of Big & Rich – 1963
1. Anthony Keidis – singer/songwriter/musician/rapper – Red Hot Chili Peppers – 1962
1. Lyle Lovett – country singer/songwriter/producer/actor – 1957
1. Magne Furuholmen – singer/songwriter/musician/painter – A-ha – hits include – Take On Me – 1962
1. Rick Allen – drummer – Def Leppard – 1963
1. Sophie B. Hawkins – singer/songwriter/musician/painter – hits include – Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover – 1964
1. Bo Bice – rock singer/musician – season four American Idol runner-up – 1975
1. Ronald Bell – saxaphonist/songwriter – Kool & The Gang – 1951
1. Keith Stegall – country singer/songwriter/musician/producer – hits include – Whatever Turns You On – Pretty Lady – 1955
1. Eddie MacDonald – bass – The Alarm – 1959
1. La Tavia Roberson – multiple award winning singer/songwriter/actress/model – Girls Tyme – Destiny’s Child – Anjel – 1981
1. Tina Arena – singer/songwriter/actress/producer – 1967
1. Jim Steinman – songwriter/Grammy winning producer – 1947
1. Dan Peek – singer/songwriter/musician – America – solo – (1950-2011)
1. Bob Weston – guitar/songwriter – best known with – Fleetwood Mac – (1947-2012)
1. Rick Grech – musician/multi-instrumentalist – associated acts include – Blind Faith – Traffic – Ginger Baker’s Air Force – KGB – (1946-1990)
1. Barry Sadler – singer/songwriter/author/actor – best known for – Ballad of the Green Berets – (1940-1989)
1. William “Sabby” Lewis – jazz pianist/band leader/arranger – (1914-1994)
2. k.d. lang – alternative country singer – 1961
2. J. D. Souther – singer/songwriter/musician/actor – 1945
2. Carter Beauford – drummer – founding member of Dave Matthews Band – 1957
2. Bobby Dall – bassist – Poison – 1963
2. Reginald Arvizu – bassist/guitarist/vocals – Korn – StillWell – 1969
2. Dave Pegg – multi-instrumentalist/producer – best known as bass player for Jethro Tull – 1947
2. Maxine Nightingale – British R&B singer – best known for 70’s hit – Right Back Where We Started From – 1952
2. John Hampson – guitar/vocals – Nine Days – 1971
2. Chris Walla – guitar/vocals/piano/bass – Death Cab For Cutie – 1975
2. Rich Gooch – bass – Quarterflash – 1948
2. Jay Black – singer – Jay & The Americans – hits include – This Magic Moment – Come A Little Bit Closer – Cara Mia – 1938
2. Nelly – rapper – 1974
2. Earl “Speedo” Carroll – doo-wop vocalist – The Coasters – The Cadillacs – (1937-2012)
2. Charlie Walker – country singer/songwriter/musician – became a member of the Grand Ole Opry in 1967 – best known for – Only You, Only You – (1926-2008)
2. Phil Woods – jazz saxophone/composer – (1931-2015)
3: Adam Ant (Stuart Leslie Goddard) – singer/musician/actor – Adam and the Ants -1954
3. Tim McIlrath – singer/songwriter/rhythm guitar – Rise Against – 1978
3. Mick Thomson – heavy metal guitar/bass – Slipnot – 1973
3. Paula DeAnda – pop singer/songwriter/actress – 1989
3. Marilyn – new wave-pop singer/songwriter – 1962
3. James Prime – keyboards – Deacon Blue – 1960
3. Helios Creed – guitar/vocals/band leader – Chrome – 1956
3: Lulu – singer/songwriter/actress/TV personality – hits include – To Sir With Love -1948
3. Nick Simper – bass/vocals – best known with – Deep Purple – Warhorse – 1945
3. Brian Poole – singer/performer – Brian Poole & The Tremeloes – 1941
3. Joe Turner – jazz pianist – (1907-1990)
4. Delbert McClinton – blues-rock singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – Givin’ It Up For Your Love – Tell Me About It – 1940
4. Chris Difford – singer/songwriter/musician/producer – Squeeze – Difford & Tilbrook – 1954
4. Kim Forester – country singer – The Forester Sisters – hits include – I Fell In Love Again Last Night – Mama’s Never Seen Those Eyes – 1960
4. James Honeyman – guitar/songwriter – founding member of – The Pretenders – (1956-1982)
5. Bryan Adams – singer/songwriter/musician/producer/actor – hits include – Run To You – Summer Of 69 – I Do It For You – 1959
5. Ryan Adams – singer/songwriter/musician/producer/poet/painter – alt-country band – Whiskeytown – solo – 1974
5. Kevin Jonas – musician/actor – best known as part of – The Jonas Brothers – 1987
5. Lisa Scott-Lee – pop singer – Steps – 1975
5. Angela Gossow – metal singer – Arch Enemy – 1974
5. Mike Score – singer/songwriter/guitar/keyboards – A Flock of Seagulls – solo – 1957
5. Art Garfunkel – singer/songwriter/actor – Simon & Garfunkel – solo – 1941
5. Peter Noone – singer/songwriter/guitar/piano/actor – Herman’s Hermits – 1947
5. Don McDougall – guitar – The Guess Who – 1948
5. Jeff Watson – guitar/songwriter/producer – Night Ranger – 1956
5. Jonny Greenwood – musician/composer – Radiohead – 1971
5. Brian Wheat – bass/songwriter – Tesla – 1962
5. David Moyse – musician/singer – Air Supply – 1957
5. Rick Cobb – drums/vocals – Blood Rock – 1948
5. Rob Fisher – keyboards/songwriter – Naked Eyes – Climie Fisher – (1956-1999)
5. Ike Turner – R&B-blues – singer/songwriter/musician – Ike & Tina Turner Review – Kings of Rhythm – 1991 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (1931-2007)
5. Gram Parsons – country-rock singer/songwriter/piano/guitar – influential in the alt-rock/country rock genre – associated acts include – The Flying Burrito Brothers – The Byrds – solo – (1946-1973)
5. Roy Rogers (Leonard Slye) – country-western singer/actor – best known as a member of – Sons of the Pioneers – and from TV’s – The Roy Rogers Show – often referred to as “The King of the Cowboys” – (1911-1998)
6. Glenn Frey – multiple Grammy and American Music Award winning singer/songwriter/musician/actor/producer/painter – 1998 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame -The Eagles – solo – (11/6/1948 – 1/18/2016)
6. Brandon Still – southern rock-country rock keyboards – Blackberry Smoke
6. Corey Glover – singer/songwriter/guitarist/actor – Living Colour – Galactic – 1964
6. Paul Gilbert – metal guitar – Mr. Big – Racer X – 1966
6. Jon Hume – singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/producer – Evermore – 1983
6. George Young – musician/songwriter/producer – The Easybeats – produced AC/DC – 1946
6. Bill Henderson – singer/songwriter/musician – Chilliwack – 1944
6. Guy Clark – Grammy winning outlaw country-folk singer/songwriter/musician – (11/6/1941 – 5/17/2016)
6. Doug Sahm – singer/songwriter/musician – Sir Douglas Quintet – The Texas Tornados – Los Super Seven – (1941-1999)
6. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson – country singer/musician – 1956 joined the Grand Ole Opry – hits include – Life To Go – Waterloo – 1932
6. Jim Pike – singer – pop-harmony group – The Lettermen – 1938
6. Ray Conniff – musician/bandleader/arranger – Ray Conniff Singers – (1916-2002)
7. Lorde (Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor) – pop singer/songwriter – hits include – Royals – 1996
7. Joni Mitchell – folk-jazz-pop singer/songwriter – hits include – Help Me – Big Yellow Taxi – Free Man In Paris – 1943
7. Matt Corby – indie rock-folk-blues – singer/songwriter/musician – 1990
7. Tommy Thayer – guitar/songwriter – KISS – Black ‘n Blue – 1960
7. Liam O’Maonlai – singer/songwriter/musician – Hothouse Flowers – 1964
7. Greg Tribbett – guitar/backing vocals – Mudvayne – Hellyeah – 1968
7. Sharleen Spiteri – singer/songwriter/guitar – Texas – 1967
7. Robin Finck – guitar/songwriter – Nine Inch Nails – Guns N’ Roses – 1971
7. Johnny Rivers – singer/songwriter/guitar – hits include – Secret Agent Man – Poor Side Of Town – Summer Rain – 1942
7. Dee Clark – soul-R&B-pop singer – hits include – Raindrops – Nobody But You – (1938-1990)
7. Al Hirt – New Orleans jazz trumpet/bandleader – (1922-1999)
8. Bonnie Raitt – multiple Grammy winning blues singer/songwriter/slide guitar – hits include – Something To Talk About – I Can’t Make You Love Me – 1949
8. Rickie Lee Jones – Grammy winning rock-jazz-pop singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – Chuck E.’s In Love – 1954
8. Roy Wood – singer/songwriter/musician/producer/composer/arranger – ELO – Wizzard – 1946
8. Bucky Covington – country singer/musician – hits include – A Different World – 1977
8. Patti Page – traditional pop-country singer – hits include – Confess – With My Eyes Wide Open, I’m Dreaming – Tennessee Waltz – (1927-2013)
8. Minnie Riperton – soul-R&B-Jazz singer/songwriter – hits include – Lovin’ You – (1947-1979)
9. Rob Paterson – guitar – Korn – 1970
9. Chris Lane – country singer/songwriter – hits include – hits include – Broken Windshield View – 1984
9. Susan Tedeschi – blues singer/songwriter/guitar – Tedeschi Trucks Band – The Derek Trucks Band – 1970
9. Allison Wolfe – rock singer/songwriter – Bratmobile – Partyline – 1969
9. Nick Lachey – pop singer/songwriter/actor – 96 Degrees – 1973
9. Delta Goodrem – pop singer/songwriter/musician/actress – 1984
9. Joe Bouchard – bass/songwriter – Blue Oyster Cult – 1948
9. Alan Gratzer – drums/vocals – REO Speedwagon – 1948
9. Lee Graziano – drums/trumpet/vocals – The American Breed – hits include – Bend Me, Shape Me – 1943
9. Phil May – singer/songwriter – Pretty Things – 1944
9. Mary Travers – folk-pop singer – Peter, Paul & Mary – (1936-2009)
9. Tom Fogerty – musician/songwriter – was best known with – Creedence Clearwater Revival – (1941-1990)
10. Miranda Lambert – Grammy winning country singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – The House That Built Me – Automatic – Over You – 1983
10 Chris Cagle – country singer/songwriter/guitar – hits include – I Breathe In, I Breathe Out – My Love Goes On And On – 1968
10. Donna Fargo (Yvonne Vaughan) – Grammy winning country singer/songwriter/musician/author – hits include – Funny Face – Happiest Girl In The Whole USA – 1945
10. Francis Lee “Frank” Maudsley – bass/vocals – A Flock of Seagulls – 1959
10. Chris Joyce – drummer – Simply Red – 1957
10. David Allen “Dave” Loggins – pop-country singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – Please Come To Boston – 1947
10. Pat Severs – steel guitar/dobro – Pirates of the Mississippi – hits include – Feed Jake -1952
10. Greg Lake – vocals/bass/guitar/lyricist – Emerson, Lake & Palmer – King Crimson – solo – (1947-2016)
10. Ricki-Lee Coulter – R&B-pop-dance – singer/songwriter – 1985
10. Chris Joannou – bass – Silverchair – 1979
10. Mario Cipollina – bass – Huey Lewis & The News – 1954
10. Ronnie Hammond – southern rock singer – Atlanta Rhythm Section – hits include – So Into You – Imaginary Lover – Champagne Jam – Homesick – (1950-2011)
11. Marshall Crenshaw – singer/songwriter/.musician – hits include – Someday, Someway – 1953
11. Jason White – guitar/songwriter – Green Day – Pinhead Gunpowder – 1973
11. Jim Peterik – singer/songwriter/musician – Survivor – The Ides of March – Pride of Lions – 1950
11. Aaron Bruno – singer/songwriter/musician – associated acts include – Awolnation – Hometown Hero – Under The Influence of Giants – Insurgence – 1978
11. Andrew John “Andy” Partridge – singer/songwriter/guitar – new wave-pop group – XTC – The Dukes of Stratosphear – 1953
11. Ian Craig Marsh – musician – The Human League – 1956
11. Derry Brownson – keyboards – EMF – 1970
11. Jon B – R&B singer/songwriter – 1974
11. Paul Cowsill – keyboards/vocals – The Cowsills – hits include – Indian Lake – Hair – 1952
11. Pat “Dirty” Daugherty – bass/vocals – Black Oak Arkansas – 1947
11. Chris Dreja – rhythm guitar/bass – The Yardbirds – Box of Frogs – 1945
11. Vince Martell – guitar/backing vocals – Vanilla Fudge – 1945
11. Chris Smither – folk-rock-blues singer/songwriter – 1944
11. Narvel Felts – country singer/songwriter/guitar – hits include – Reconsider Me – Lonely Teardrops – 1938
11. Mose Allison – Mississippi jazz-blues singer/songwriter/musician – (11/11/1927 – 11/15/2016)
11. Ernestine Anderson – jazz-blues singer – (11/11/1928 – 3/10/2016)
11. LaVern Baker (aka-Delores Williams-Bea Baker-Little Miss Sharecropper) – blues-R&B singer/actress – hits include – Tweeddlee Dee – Jim Dandy – I Cried A Tear – (11/11/1929 – 3/10/1997)
12. Neil Young – singer/songwriter/musician – Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – Buffalo Springfield – Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – Crazy Horse – solo – 1945
12. Barbara Fairchild – country-gospel singer/songwriter – best known for 1973 hit – The Teddy Bear Song – 1950
12. David Ellefson – bass/songwriter/vocals – founding member of – Megadeth – 1964
12. Buck Dharma (Donald Brian Roeser) – guitar/songwriter/vocals – Blue Oyster Cult – 1947
12. Leslie McKeown – singer – The Bay City Rollers – 1955
12. Aaron Stainthorpe – metal singer/lyricist – My Dying Bride – 1968
12. Omarion – R&B singer/songwriter/dancer/actor – 1984
12. Arthur Paul “Pooch” Tavares – pop-R&B singer – Tavares (aka-The Tavares Brothers) – 1943
12. Brian Hyland – pop singer/musician – hits include – Sealed With A Kiss – Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini – 1943
12. Ruby Nash Curtis Garnett – R&B singer – Ruby & The Romantics – hits include – Our Day Will Come – My Summer Love – Hey There Lonely Boy – 1939
12. Terry “Buzzy” Johnson – singer/songwriter/producer – The Flamingos – 1938
12. Errol Brown – singer/songwriter – Hot Chocolate – hits include – You Sexy Thing – (1943-2015)
12. Jo Stafford – traditional pop singer/actress – The Pied Pipers – solo – hits include – You Belong To Me – (1917-2008)
12. William Dorsey “Buck” Clayton – jazz trumpet – member of Count Basie’s “Old Testament” orchestra – (1911-1991)
13. Walter Kibby – trumpet/vocals – Fishbone – 1964
13. John Paul Hammond – blues singer/guitar/harmonica – inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame of the Blues Foundation – 1942
13. Jeannie Kendall – country singer/songwriter – sang with her father Royce as the duo – The Kendalls – best known for 1977 hit – Heaven’s Just A Sin Away – 1954
13. Ray Wylie Hubbard – Texas country singer/songwriter/musician – 1946
13. Nikolai Fraiture – bass/vocals – The Strokes – solo – 1978
13. Aldo Nova – singer/songwriter/musician/producer – hits include – Fantasy – Foolin’ Yourself – 1956
13. Bill Gibson – drums/backing vocals – Huey Lewis & The News – 1951
13. Idris Muhammad (Leo Morris) – New Orleans jazz drummer – (1939-2014)
14. Steven Bishop – singer/songwriter – hits include – On and On – It Might Be You – 1951
14. James Young – guitar/singer/songwriter/keyboard – Styx – 1949
14. Alex John Such – bassist – Bon Jovi (thru 1994) – 1955
14. Brian Yale – bassist – Matchbox 20 – 1968
14. Travis Barker – drummer – Blink 182 – 1975
14. Joseph Simmons -aka Run of Run D.M.C. – 1964
14. Buckwheat Zydeco – accordion/vocals – zydeco music – 1947
14. Frank Banali – drummer – Quiet Riot – 1953
15. Jack Ingram – country singer/songwriter/radio voice guy – 1970
15. Kevin Eubanks – musician/composer/former band leader The Tonight Show – 1957
15. Chad Kroeger – singer/songwriter/guitar – Nickelback – 1974
15. Steve Fossen – original bassist – Heart – 1949
15. Joe Leeway – instrumentalist/songwriter/backing vocals – Thompson Twins – 1955
15.Michael Cooper – singer/rhythm guitar – Con Funk Shun – 1952
15. Alexander O’Neal – R&B-soul-funk singer/songwriter/arranger – 1953
15. Frida (Anni-Frid Synni Lyngstad) pop singer/piano – ABBA – 1945
15. Petula Clark – best known for 1965 hit – Downtown – 1932
15. C. W. McCall (William Dale Fries Jr.) – country singer/songwriter – best known for trucker hit – Convoy – 1928
15. Tony Thompson – drummer – Power Station – Chic – (1954-2003)
15. Jimmy Ellis – funk-soul singer – The Trammps – hits include Disco Inferno – (1937-2012)
15. William E. “Little Willie” John – R&B singer – hits include – Fever – Need Your Love So Bad – 1996 inductee in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (1937-1968)
15. Clyde McPhatter – R&B-soul-rock singer – first artist inducted twice in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – once with The Drifters – and later as a solo artist – (1932-1972)
16. Keith Burns – country singer/guitarist – Trick Pony – 1963
16. Diana Krall – jazz singer/pianist/songwriter – 1964
16. Gay “Mani” Mournfield – bassist – The Stone Roses – Primal Scream – 1962
16. Harry Rushakoff – drummer – best known with – Concrete Blonde – 1958
16. Christian “Flake” Lorenz – keyboardist – Rammstein – Feeling B – 1966
16. Robert John “Mutt” Lange – producer/songwriter/musician – best known for production work with – AC/DC – Foreigner – Def Leppard – Shania Twain – 1948
16. Troy Seals – country singer/songwriter/guitar – was inducted into the Nashville Songwriter’s Hall of Fame – 1938
16. Dan Penn – soul singer/songwriter/producer – hits he helped pen include – Cry Like A Baby – I’m Your Puppet – 1941
17. Reid Perry – bass/vocals – multi-award winning group – The Band Perry – 1988
17. Isaac Hanson – vocals/guitar/piano/bass – pop group – Hanson – 1980
17. Kat DeLuna – pop singer – hits include – Whine Up – Run The Show – 1984
17. Ben Wilson – keyboards – Blues Traveler – 1967
17. Jim Babjak – guitar/vocals/songwriter – The Smithereens – 1957
17. Gordon Lightfoot – singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – Sundown – If You Could Read My Mind -1938
17. Martin Barre – guitarist – Jethro Tull – 1946
17. Ronny DeVoe – R&B-pop-hip hop artist – Bell Biv Devoe – 1967
17. Bob Gaudio – singer/songwriter/musician/producer – piano with – The Four Seasons – 1942
17. Jeff Buckley – alt-rock/folk-rock singer/songwriter/musician – (1966-1997)
17. Harold Eugene “Gene” Clark – singer/songwriter/musician – founding member of the folk-rock group – The Byrds – (1944-1991)
17. Luke Kelly – Irish folk singer/banjo – The Dubliners – (1940-1984)
17. Merle Travis – country singer/songwriter/guitarist – 1970 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame – 1977 The Country Music Hall of Fame – (1917-1983)
18. Duncan Sheik – singer/songwriter/musician – best known for hit – Barely Breathing – 1969
18. John Parr – best known for hit St. Elmo’s Fire – Naughty Naughty – 1954
18. Graham Parker – singer/songwriter/musician – Graham Parker & the Rumour – 1950
18. Herman Rarebell – drummer – best known for time with The Scorpions – 1949
18. Kirk Hammett – metal guitar/songwriter – Metallica – 1962
18. Rudy Sarzo – bass/songwriter/musician – played with many acts including – White Snake – Quiet Riot -Blue Oyster Cult – Ozzy Osbourne – 1950
18. Michael Ramos – keyboards/accordion – The BoDeans – 1958
18. Kim Wilde – pop singer/songwriter/author/TV personality – 1960
19.Billy Currington – country singer – hits include – People Are Crazy – That’s How Country Boys Roll – 1973
19. Cam (Camaron Marvel Ochs) – country singer/songwriter – hits include – Burning House – 1984
19. Jason Albert – country singer – Heartland – hits include – I Loved Her First – 1973
19.Travis McNabb – drummer – Better Than Ezra – 1969
19. Matt Sorum –drummer – Guns N’ Roses – Velvet Revolver – 1960
19. Tony Rich – R&B-pop singer/songwriter/musician – best known for 1996 hit Nobody Knows – The Tony Rich Project – 1971
19. Matt Dusk – jazz singer – hits include – Back In Town – All About Me – Good News – 1978
19. Keith Buckley – metal singer/musician – Every Time I Die – The Damned Things – 1979
19. Justin Chancellor – bass – Tool – Peach – 1971
19. Tamika Scott – R&B-soul-hip hop singer – best known with – Xscape – 1975
19. Alice Peacock – folk singer/songwriter/musician – 1969
19. Annette Guest – R&B-soul-disco singer – best known will all girl group – First Choice – 1954
19. Tom Scheckel – drummer – The Buckinghams – hits include – Kind Of A Drag – 1954
19. Charlie Coe – guitar/bass – Paul Revere & The Raiders – 1944
19. Joe Correro – drummer – Paul Revere & The Raiders – 1946
19. Fred Lipsius – sax/keyboards/arranger – Blood Sweat & Tears – 1943
19. Warren “Pete” Moore – Motown singer/songwriter/producer – bass singer for – The Miracles – hits include – Tears Of A Clown – (11/19/1939 – 11/19/2017)
19. J.D. Sumner – gospel singer/songwriter/promoter – known for his deep voice – J.D. Sumner & The Stamps – The Blackwood Brothers – back-up vocals for Elvis Presley – (1924-1998)
19. Hank Medress – singer/songwriter/producer – The Linc-Tones – The Tokens – hits include – The Lion Sleeps Tonight – (1938-2007)
19. Ray Collins – singer/musician – Mothers of Invention – (1936-2012)
19. Robert White – guitarist – was part of Motown’s in-house studio band – The Funk Brothers – best known for guitar riff in – My Girl – (11/19/1936 – 10/27/1994)
20 Dierks Bentley – country singer – hits include – Drunk On A Plane – What Was I Thinkin’ – 1975
20. Josh Turner – country singer – hits include – Why Don’t We Just Dance – Would You Go With Me – 1977
20. Roger Murrah – country songwriter/publisher – has penned hits for – Alabama – The Oak Ridge Boys – Alan Jackson – and many more – 1946
20. Joe Walsh – guitarist/singer/songwriter – The Eagles – The James Gang – solo artist – 1947
20. James “Jim” Brown – drummer – UB40 – 1957
20. Michael Diamond – aka Mike D – Beastie Boys – 1965
20. Michael Clifford – guitar/vocals – 5 Seconds Of Summer – 1995
20. Frank Marino – guitar/songwriter – Mahogany Rush – 1954
20. Danny Powers – guitar/vocals – The Michael Stanley Band – 1956
20. Ray Stiles – bass/vocals – The Hollies – Mud – 1946
20. George Grantham – drums/vocals – Poco – 1947
20. Danny McBride – singer/songwriter/guitar – Sha Na Na – (1945-2009)
20. Kevin Gilbert – singer/songwriter/musician/composer – Giraffe – Toy Matinee – (1966-1996)
20. J. Blackfoot (John Colbert) – R&B-soul singer – The Soul Children – hits include – Taxi – (1946-2011)
20. Duane Allman – southern rock-blues guitarist/slide guitarist/songwriter – session player – co-founder and leader of – The Allman Brothers Band – (11/20/1946-10/29/1971)
21. Kelsi Osborn – country singer – part of the sister trio – SHeDAISY – 1974
21. Dr. John – renowned New Orleans musician/singer/songwriter – 1940
21. Peter Koppes – guitar/vocals – founding member of – The Church – 1954
21. Lonnie Jordan – singer/songwriter/multiple instruments – War – 1948
21. Alex James – bass/songwriter/actor/model- associated acts include – Blur – WigWam – Bad Lieutenant – 1968
21. Bjork – eccentric Icelandic singer/songwriter/musician/actress – 1956
21. Jean Shepard – country- honky-tonk singer/songwriter – 1955 became a member of the Grand Ole Opry – (1933-2016)
22. Steven Van Zandt – singer/songwriter/producer/actor – member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band – 1950
22. Tina Weymouth – bassist – founding member of The Talking Heads – 1950
22. Jesse Colin Young – singer/songwriter/musician – The Youngbloods – 1941
22. Floyd Sneed – drummer – best known with – Three Dog Night – 1942
22. Rod Price – lead guitar/slide guitar/songwriter – blues rock band – Foghat – (1947-2005)
23. Bruce Hornsby – pianist/singer/songwriter – That’s Just The Way It Is – Mandolin Rain – Every Little Kiss – 1954
23. Miley Cyrus – pop singer/songwriter/actress – 1992
23. Ken Block – singer/songwriter/guitarist – Sister Hazel – hits include – All For You – 1966
23. Chris Adler – drummer – Lamb Of God – 1972
24. Pete Best – original drummer for The Beatles – replaced by Ringo Starr – 1941
24. Clem Burke (aka Elvis Ramone) – drummer –associated acts include – Blondie – The Ramones – The Romantics – 1955
24. John Squire – guitarist – Stone Roses – The Seahorses – 1962
24. Bev Bevan – drummer – ELO – 1944
24. Chris Hayes – guitar/vocals – best known with – Huey Lewis & The News – 1957
28. Dawn Robinson – singer/songwriter/actress – En Vogue – Lucy Pearl – The Firm – 1965
24. Chad Taylor – guitar/producer – The Gracious Few – Live – 1970
24. Lee Michaels – singer/songwriter/piano/organ/guitar – hits include – Do You Know What I Mean -1945
24. Jim Yester – singer/musician – The Association – 1939
24. Tommy Allsup – guitar/producer – played with Asleep At The Wheel – The Texas Playboys – Buddy Holly’s Crickets and session hits for many country artists – (1931-2017)
24. Donald “Duck” Dunn – bass/producer/songwriter – Booker T. & The M.G.’s – session bassist for Stax Records – 1992 inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (1941-2012)
25. Amy Grant – Christian/pop singer-songwriter – 1960
25. Rodney Sheppard – guitar – Sugar Ray – 1967
25. Stacy Lattisaw – R&B-dance-gospel singer – 1966
25.Percy Sledge – R&B/soul singer – hits include – When A Man Loves A Woman – Take Time To Know Her – winner of multiple awards including – the Rhythm & Blues Career Achievement Award – 2005 inductee in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 2007 Louisiana Music Hall of Fame – (1940-2015)
26.Joe Nichols – country singer – hits include – Sunny and 75 – Yeah – Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off – 1976
26. Mike Gossin – country singer – founding member of Gloriana – 1984
26. Linda Davis – country singer –hits include Some Things Are Meant To Be – duet with Reba on – Does He Love You – mother of Hillary Scott who is co-founder or Lady Antebellum – 1962
26. John McVie – bassist – Fleetwood Mac – 1945
26. Tina Turner – known as the “Queen of Rock and Roll” – 1939
26. Adam Gaynor – guitarist – Matchbox 20 – 1963
27. Mike “Puffy” Bordin – drummer – best know with – Faith No More – 1962
27. Charlie Burchill – guitar/musician/songwriter – Simple Minds – 1959
27. Myles Kennedy – singer/songwriter/guitar – Alter Bridge – 1969
27. Fiachna O’Braonian – guitar/vocals – Hothouse Flowers – 1965
27. Charlie Benante – drummer – best known with – Antrhrax – Stormtroopers of Death – 1962
27. Daryl Stuermer – guitar/bass/vocals – associated acts include – Genesis – Phil Collins – 1952
27. Randy Brecker – trumpet/flugelhorn – Blood Sweat & Tears – session player for many artists – 1945
27. Dave Winthrop – woodwinds/vocals – best known with – Supertramp – 1948
27. Eddie Rabbitt – country singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – Drivin’ My Life Away – I Love A Rainy Night – (1941-1998)
27. Al Jackson Jr. – drummer – Booker T. & The M.G.’s – session player for Stax Records- known as “The Human Timekeeper” – (1935-1975)
27. Jimi Hendrix – legendary rock singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer – (1942-1970)
28. Kristine (Oliver) Arnold – country-rockabilly singer – performed with sister Janis Gill as – Sweethearts Of The Rodeo – 1955
28. Matt Cameron – drummer/vocals/songwriter – associated acts include – Pearl Jam – Soundgarden – 1962
28. Randy Newman – multiple award winning singer/songwriter/arranger/musician – 2002 Songwriters Hall of Fame – 2013 inductee Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1943
28. Beeb Birtles – singer/songwriter/guitarist – associated acts include – The Little River Band – Birtles Shorrock Gobles – 1948
28. Paul Shaffer – multi-instrumentalist/singer/author/comedian/actor – 1949
28. Apl.de.Ap – rapper/singer – Black Eyed Peas – 1974
28. David Van Day – pop-rock singer – Dollar – Guys ‘n’ Dolls – Bucks Fizz – 1956
28. Bruce Channel – singer/songwriter – best known for 1962 hit – Hey Baby – 1940
28. Clem Curtis – singer – best known as the lead vocalist of the British 60’s soul group – The Foundations – 1940
28. Gary Troxel – pop-doo-wop singer – The Fleetwoods – 1939
28. R.B. Greaves – pop singer – best known for 1969 hit – Take A Letter Maria – (1943-2012)
29. Barry Goudreau – guitar/vocals/songwriter – Boston – solo artist -1951
29. Michael Dempsey – bass – best known with – The Cure – 1958
29. Jonathan Knight – pop singer – boy band – New Kids On The Block – 1968
29. Chuck Mangione – smooth jazz flugelhorn/trumpet/composer – 1940
29. John Mayall – blues-rock singer/songwriter/musician – 1933
29. Felix Cavaliere – singer/songwriter/producer/musician – The Young Rascals – The Rascals – solo –
hits include – Good Lovin’ – Groovin’ – 1997 group inducted in The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1942
29. Dennis Doherty – singer/songwriter/musician – The Mamas & The Papas – solo – (1940-2007)
29. Ronnie Montrose – rock guitarist/songwriter/composer/producer/multi-instrumentalist – (1947-2012)
30. Dougie Poynter – pop-rock singer/songwriter/bass – McFly – 1987
30. Billy Idol (William Michael Albert Broad) – rock singer/songwriter/musician/actor – 1955
30. Clay Aiken – pop singer/songwriter/actor/author – 1978
30. George McArdale – bass – best known with – The Little River Band – 1954
30. Roger Glover – bass/songwriter/producer – Deep Purple – Rainbow – 1945
30. David William “Leo” Lyons – bass/songwriter/producer – Ten Years After – The Jaybirds – 1943
30. Paul Stookey – singer/songwriter/guitar – Peter Paul & Mary – solo – 1937
30. Mindy McCready – country singer – hits include – Ten Thousand Angels – Guys Do It All The Time – (1975-2013)
30. June Pointer – pop-R&B singer – was part of the Grammy winning group – The Pointer Sisters – hits include – I’m So Excited – Fairytale – Jump – (1954-2006)
30. Robert Frank “Rob” Grill – lead vocals/songwriter/bass – The Grass Roots – hits include – Midnight Confessions – Sooner Or Later – (1943-2011)
30. Luther Ingram – R&B singer – best known for 1972 hit – If Loving You Is Wrong, I Don’t Want To Be Right – (1937-2007)

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