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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – October 25th

Mark Miller – lead singer and founding member of country group – Sawyer Brown – hits include – All These Years – Step That Step – Some Girls Do – The Walk – 1958

Chely Wrightaward winning country singer/songwriter/author/producer – hits include – Single White Female – Shut Up And Drive – country genre’s first openly gay artist – 1970

Jon Andersonrock singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist – best know for his association with – Yes – 1944

Katy Perry (Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson) – pop singer/songwriter/musician/actress – 1984

Austin Winkler – singer/songwriter/musician – Hinder – solo artist – 1981

Matthias Jabs – rock guitar/songwriter – Scorpions – 1955

Ed Robertson – singer/songwriter/guitar – Barenaked Ladies – 1970

Glenn Tipton – guitar/songwriter – Judas Priest – 1947

Helen Reddypop singer/songwriter/musician/actress – hits include – I Am Woman – 1941

Brian Calzini – metal singer – Sleeping With SirensWe Are Defiance – 1985

Chad Smith – drummer – Red Hot Chili Peppers – 1961

John Leven – musician/vocals – best known as bassist for – Europe – 1963

Ciara HarrisR&B singer/songwriter/actress/model – 1985

Robbie Macintosh – guitar/composer – session guitarist – also worked with – The PretendersPaul McCartneyJohn Mayer – The Robbie Macintosh Band – 1957

Kathy “Taffy” Danoff – singer/songwriter – best known with – Starland Vocal Band – hits include – Afternoon Delight – 1944

Richard Lloyd – singer/songwriter/guitar – rock group – Television – 1951

Roy Lynes – keyboards/vocals – Status Quo – 1943

Robin Eubanks jazz trombone – 1955

Eddie Lang (aka – Blind Willie Dunn) – jazz guitar – often referred to as “The Father of Jazz Guitar” – (10/25/1902 – 3/26/1933)

Walter Hyatt singer/songwriter – Uncle Walt’s Band – (10/25/1949 – 5/11/1996)

Minnie Pearl (Sarah Colley) – country comedian – appeared on TV’s Hee Haw – long time member of the Grand Ole Opry – known for her saying – “Howdeee! I’m just so proud to be here!” – and the price tag that dangled from her hat – 1975 Country Music Hall of Fame – (10/25/1912 – 3/4/1996)

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    In 1967, folk singer Joan Baez was sentenced to 45 days in prison for talking part in a anti- war demo.

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    "I'll give The Rolling Stones about another two years. I'm saving for the future, I bank all my song royalties for a start." Mick Jagger, 1964.
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