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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – October 7th

John Mellencampsinger/songwriter/musician – hits include – Small Town – Pink Houses – Jack and Diane – 2008 inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1951

Tico Torres – drummer – Bon Jovi – 1953

David Hope – bass – best known for his time with – Kansas – 1949

Kevin Godleysinger/musician/music video director10ccGodley & Creme – 1945

Toni Braxtonpop-soul-R&B singer/songwriter/musician – 1968

Kieran Kane – country singer/songwriter/musician – The O’Kanes – 1949

Taylor Hicksblue-eyed soul singer – winner of season 5 of American Idol – 1976

Colin Cooper – singer/harmonica – The Climax Blues Band – (10/7/1939 – 7/3/2008)

Martin Murry – guitar – pop group – The Honeycombs – 1941

Thom Yorke – singer/musician – RadioheadAtoms For Peace – 1968

Leeroy Thornhill – electronic/rave – The Prodigy – 1969

Michael W. Smithmultiple Grammy and Dove Award winning Christian singer/songwriter – 1957

Damian Kulash – singer/guitarist – OK Go – 1975

Tony “Panama” Silvester – soul-pop-R&B singer – The Main Ingredient – solo artist – (10/7/1941 – 11/272006)

Chet Powers (Dino Valenti) – singer/guitarist – Quicksilver Messenger Service – (10/7/1937 – 11/16/1994)

 

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