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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – November 19th

Billy Curringtoncountry singer/songwriter/guitar – hits include – People Are Crazy – That’s How Country Boys Roll – 1973

Cam (Camaron Marvel Ochs) – country singer/songwriter – hits include – Burning House – 1984

Jason Albert – country singer – Heartland – hits include – I Loved Her First – 1973

Travis McNabb – drummer – Better Than Ezra – 1969

Matt Sorum –drummer – Guns N’ Roses – Velvet Revolver – 1960

Tony Rich – R&B-pop singer/songwriter/musician – best known for 1996 hit Nobody Knows – The Tony Rich Project – 1971

Matt Duskjazz singer – hits include – Back In Town – All About Me – Good News – 1978

Keith Buckley – metal singer/musician – Every Time I DieThe Damned Things – 1979

Justin Chancellor – bass – ToolPeach – 1971

Tamika Scott – R&B-soul-hip hop singer – best known with – Xscape – 1975

Alice Peacockfolk singer/songwriter/musician – 1969

Annette Guest – R&B-soul-disco singer – best known will all girl group – First Choice – 1954

Tom Scheckel – drummer – The Buckinghams – hits include – Kind Of A Drag – 1954

Charlie Coe – guitar/bass – Paul Revere & The Raiders – 1944

Joe Correro – drummer – Paul Revere & The Raiders – 1946

Fred Lipsius – sax/keyboards/arranger – Blood Sweat & Tears – 1943

Warren “Pete” Moore – Motown singer/songwriter/producer – bass singer for – The Miracles – hits include – Tears Of A Clown – 2012 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (11/19/1939 – 11/19/2017)

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 – (11/19/1924 – 11/16/1998)

Hank Medress – singer/songwriter/producer – The Linc-Tones – The Tokens – hits include – The Lion Sleeps Tonight – (11/19/1938 – 6/18/2007)

Ray Collins – singer/musician – Mothers of Invention – (11/19/1936 – 12/24/2012)

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)

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