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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – November 16th

Diana Kralljazz singer/pianist/songwriter – 1964

Keith Burns – country singer/guitarist – Trick Pony – 1963

Gay “Mani” Mournfield – bassist – The Stone RosesPrimal Scream – 1962

Harry Rushakoff – drummer – best known with – Concrete Blonde – 1958

Christian “Flake” Lorenz – keyboardist – RammsteinFeeling B – 1966

Robert John “Mutt” Lange – producer/songwriter/musician – best known for production work with – AC/DCForeignerDef LeppardShania Twain – 1948

Dave Kushner – rhythm guitarist – best known with – Velvet Revolver – associated acts include – Jane’s Addiction – Wasted Youth – Electric Love Hogs – Loaded – Danzig – Sugartooth – Zilch – Infectious Grooves – 1966

Bryan Abrams – R&B singer – Color Me Baddsolo artist – songs include – I Want To Sex You Up – 1969

Troy Sealscountry singer/songwriter/guitar – 1988 inducted into the Nashville Songwriter’s Hall of Fame – 1938

Dan Pennsoul singer/songwriter/producer – hits he helped pen include – Cry Like A Baby – I’m Your Puppet – 1941

Winfred “Blue” Lovett – R&B-soul singer – The Manhattans – hits include – Kiss And Say Goodbye – (11/16/1943 – 12/9/2014)

Mabon Lewis “Teenie” Hodgessongwriter/guitarist – associated acts include – Al GreenThe ImpalasHi Rhythm Section – (11/16/1945 – 6/22/2014)

Bob Gibsonfolk singer/songwriter/guitar/banjo – (11/16/1931 – 9/28/1996)

Pattie Santos – folk-jazz-psychedelic rock singer – best known with the group –It’s A Beautiful Day – (11/16/1949 – 12/14/1989)

Herb Abramson – producer/record executive/co-founder of Atlantic Records – (11/16/1916 – 11/9/1999)

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