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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – October 29th

Robbie van Leeuwen – guitar/sitar/backing vocals/songwriter – The MotionsThe Shocking Blue – best known for the hit – Venus – 1944

Kenneth Harris – guitar/songwriter – Panic! At the Disco – 1980

Roger O’Donnell – keyboards/composer – The CureThe Thompson TwinsThe Psychedelic Furs – 1955

Randy Jackson – singer/songwriter/musician – The Jacksons – 1961

Einar Orn Benediktsson – singer/trumpet – The SugarcubesGhostigital – 1962

Peter Timmins – drummer – Cowboy Junkies – 1965

Steven Sweet – drums/keyboards/vocals – Warrant – Plain Jane – 1965

Guy Gelso – drums/vocals – Zebra – 1951

Arnell Carmichael – musician – best known with – Raydio – 1952

Melba MooreR&B singer/songwriter/musician/actress – 1945

Denny Laine – singer/songwriter/guitar – The Moody BluesWings – 1944

Peter Stampfel – singer/songwriter/musician – The Holy Modal Rounders – 1938

David Paton – bass/guitar/vocals – PilotThe Alan Parsons ProjectCamel – 1949

Peter Green – blues singer/guitar/harmonica/bass/songwriter – founder of – Fleetwood Mac – 1998 inducted in The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1946

James Williamson – guitar/songwriter/producer – Iggy & The Stooges – 1949

David Brigati – singer – The Starliters – The Rascals – 1940

Kevin DuBrow – singer/songwriter/musician – Quiet Riot – (10/29/1955 – 11/19/2007)

Zoot Simsjazz saxophonist – (10/29/1925 – 3/23/1985)

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