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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – October 17th

Alan Eugene Jacksonmultiple award winning country singer/songwriter/musician – member of the Grand Ole Opry – 2001 inductee Georgia Music Hall of Fame – 1958

James “Jim” Seals – folk-pop-soft rock singer/songwriter/musician – best known as half of the duo – Seals & Crofts – hits include – Summer Breeze – Diamond Girl – Get Closer – 1941

Gary Puckett – singer/songwriter/guitar – Gary Puckett & The Union Gap – solo artist – hits include – Young Girl – Over You – Lady Willpower – 1942

Earl Thomas Conleycountry singer/songwriter/guitar – hits include – Holding Her and Loving You – Fire and Smoke – Once In A Blue Moon – 1941

James Ray “Jim” Tucker – guitarist – best known with – The Turtles – hits include – Happy Together – 1946

Chris Kirkpatrick – singer/dancer/guitar/voice actor – best known with – NSYNC – 1971

Eminem (Marshall Bruce Mathers III) – rapper – 1972

David Nesta “Ziggy” Marleyreggae singer/songwriter/musician/producer – son of reggae great Bob Marley – 1968

Alan Howard – bass/vocals – The Tremeloes – whose hits include – Silence Is Golden – Here Comes My Baby – 1941

Allen West – death metal guitarist – associated acts include – ObituarySix Feet UnderLowbrowSouthwicked – 1967

Chris “Motionless” Cerulli – metalcore singer/musician – best known with – Motionless In White – 1986

Johnny Jolincountry singer/songwriter/guitar – associated acts include – The Front Porch Country Band – The Johnny Jolin Band – hits include – Thank God – 1964

Tina MooreR&B singer/songwriter – songs include – Never Gonna Let You Go – Nobody Better – 1970

Brandon Wooten – guitar/vocals – best known with – Framing Hanley – 1984

Barney Kesseljazz guitarist – was a member of the noted session musician group known as – The Wrecking Crew – (10/17/1923 – 5/6/2004)

Wyclef Jean – rapper/musician/actor – Fugees – 1969

 

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