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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – November 8th

Rickie Lee JonesGrammy winning rock-jazz-pop singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – Chuck E.’s In Love – 1954

Bonnie Raitt multiple Grammy winning blues singer/songwriter/slide guitar – hits include – Something To Talk About – I Can’t Make You Love Me – 1949

Roy Wood – singer/songwriter/musician/producer/composer/arranger – ELOWizzard – 1946

Gerald Alston – R&B-soul singer – The Manhattans – solo artist – hits include – Kiss and Say Goodbye – 1951

Bonnie Bramlett – R&B-blues singer/actress – associated acts include – Albert KingIke & Tina Turner Delaney & Bonniesolo artist – 1944

Pearl Thompson (born-Paul Stephen Thompson – aka – Porl Thompson) – singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist – best known with – The Cure – 1957

Leif Garrettsinger/actor/TV personality – best known for 1977 cover of – Runaround Sue – 1961

Terry Lee Miall – drummer – best known with – Adam & The Ants – 1958

John Farrarsinger/songwriter/producer/arranger/guitarist – associated acts include – Olivia Newton-John – The Shadows – Marvin, Welch & Farrar – The Strangers – 1945

Bucky Covingtoncountry singer/musician – hits include – A Different World – 1977

Patti Pagetraditional pop-country singer – hits include – Confess – With My Eyes Wide Open, I’m Dreaming – Tennessee Waltz – (11/8/1927 – 1/1/2013)

Minnie Ripertonsoul-R&B-Jazz singer/songwriter – hits include – Lovin’ You – (11/8/1947 – 7/12/1979)

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