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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – October 31st

Darryl Worleycountry singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – I Miss My Friend – Have You Forgotten – 1964

Larry Mullenmulti-award winning drummer/songwriter/actor – U2 – 2016 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1961

Johanna Soderberg – Grammy winning folk-indie rock/musician/singer – First Aid Kit – 1990

Griffin Tucker pop singer – hits include – Girlfriend – 2001

Vanilla Icerapper/producer/actor/TV personality – Ice Ice Baby – 1968

 Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz – vocals/guitar – Beastie Boys – 1966

Johnny Marr – singer/songwriter/musician – The Smiths – 1963

Annabella Lwin – singer/songwriter/producer – Bow Wow Wow – hits include – I Want Candy – 1966

Rogers Stevens – guitar/piano/keyboard – associated acts include – Blind Melon – Extra Virgin – The Tender Trio – 1970

Johnny Moeller – blues guitarist – The Fabulous Thunderbirds – 1970

Linn Berggren – singer/songwriter – Ace Of Base – 1970

Frank Iero – alt-rock guitar/bass/vocals – associated acts include – My Chemical Romance LeathermouthDeathspells solo artist – 1981

Gabe Barham – drummer – Sleeping With Sirens – 1989

Mikkey Dee – drummer – associated acts include – DokkenKing DiamondMotorhead – 1963

Russ Ballardsinger/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist – extensive list of songwriting credits on tunes covered by various artists – Argent – 1945

Bob Siebenberg aka – Bob C. Benberg – drummer – Supertramp – solo artist – 1949

Anita Kerr – country-pop singer/songwriter/arranger/composer/producer – The Anita Kerr Singers – 1927

Bernard Edwards – bass/singer/songwriter/producer – ChicThe Power Station – (10/31/1952 – 4/18/1996)

Norman Wright – singer – doo-wop group – The Del-Vikings – hits include – Come Go With Me – 2005 Vocal Group Hall of Fame – (10/31/1937 – 4/23/2010)

Dale Evans (Lucille Wood Smith) – singer/songwriter/actress – known as “Queen of the Cowgirls” – 1947 married western singer/actor Roy Rogers – best known for writing their TV theme show – Happy Trails – (10/31/1912 – 2/7/2001)

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