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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – October 2nd

Sting – musician/singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist – best known as lead vocalist and bassist for – The Policesolo artist – 1951

Mike Rutherford – musician/songwriter – GenesisMike & The Mechanics – 1950

Don McLeansinger/songwriter/musician – best known for – American Pie – Vincent – Castles In The Air – 1945

Greg Jennings – guitar/backing vocals – country-pop group – Restless Heart – 1954

Jo-el Sonnier – native of Rayne, LA – cajun singer/songwriter/accordion/guitar/harmonica – 1946

Phillip Oakey – singer/songwriter/producer/musician – Human League – 1955

Gillian Welchmulti-award winning Americana – country singer/songwriter/musician – 1967

“Tiffany” Darwish – pop singer/songwriter/actress – best known by re-make hits – I Think We’re Alone Now – I Saw Her Standing There – 1971

George Pettit – rock singer/songwriter/musician – Alexisonfire – Dead Tired – 1982

Sigtryggur Baldursson – drummer/singer – founding member of – The Sugarcubes – 1962

Chris LeDouxcountry-rock singer/songwriter/musician/rodeo competitor – born in Biloxi, MS – (10/2/1948 – 3/9/2005)

James Root – heavy metal guitarist/songwriter/musician – Slipknot – Stone Sour – 1971

Lene Grawford Nystrom – pop-dance singer/songwriter – Aqua – 1973

Freddie Jackson – soul singer/musician – hits include – Rock Me Tonight – You Are My Lady – 1956

Robbie Nevil – pop singer/songwriter – best known for hit – C’est La Vie – 1958

Bud Gaugh – drummer – bands include – Sublime – Long Beach Dub Allstars – Eyes Adrift – 1967

Dion Allen – R&B singer – part of the group – Az Yet – 1970

 

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