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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – October 28th

Brad Paisleycountry singer/songwriter/guitar – winner of Grammy – ACM’s – CMA awards – member of the Grand Ole Opry – 1972

Telma Hopkins – pop singer/actress – Tony Orlando & Dawn – 1948

William Reid – guitar/composer/singer – Jesus & Mary Chain – 1958

Charlie Danielssouthern rock/country singer/songwriter/musician – 2008 became a member of The Grand Ole Opry – hits include – The South’s Gonna Do It Again – Long Haired Country Boy – The Devil Went Down To Georgia – 1936

Stephen Morris – drummer – New OrderJoy DivisionThe Other TwoBad Lieutenant – 1957

Dave Wyndorf – songwriter/vocals/guitar – Monster Magnet – 1956

Tommy Dobeck – drummer – The Michael Stanley Band – 1952

Ricki Lee Reynolds – guitar/vocals – southern rock group – Black Oak Arkansas – 1948

Wayne Fontana – rock-pop singer – The Mindbenders – best known for hit – Game of Love – 1945

Ben Harperfolk-blues-rock singer/songwriter/musician – 1969

Curtis Leedoo-wop-pop singer/songwriter – hits include – Pretty Little Angel Eyes – Under The Moon Of Love – (10/28/1939 – 1/8/2015)

Ted HawkinsBiloxi, MS soul-blues singer/songwriter/guitar – (10/28/1936 – 1/1/1995)

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