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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – October 8th

Ricky Lee Phelps – country singer – Kentucky HeadhuntersBrother Phelpssolo artist – 1953

Bruno MarsGrammy winning pop/R&B singer – 1985

Hamish Stuart – guitar/bass/singer/composer/producer – Average White Band – 1949

Cece Winans – Gospel singer/songwriter/actress – 1964

Ray Royer – guitar –Procol Harum – 1945

Tony Wilson – bass/songwriter/vocals – Hot Chocolate – 1947

Larry Crane – musician/songwriter – best known as guitarist for – John Mellencamp – 1956

C-Jay Ramone (Christopher Joseph Ward) – bass/vocals – The Ramones – 1965

Robert “Kool” Bell – singer/songwriter/bass – Kool & The Gang – 1950

Susan Raye – country singer – best known for the 70’s crossover hit – L.A. International Airport – 1944

Stephen “Steve” Perry – singer/songwriter/rhythm guitar – Cherry Poppin’ Daddies – 1963

Michael Rosen – trumpet – Average White Band – 1949

Fred Cash – soul singer – The Impressions – 1940

George Bellamy – rhythm guitar/vocals – The Tornados – 1941

Jon Stevens – singer/songwriter – INXS – The Dead Daisies – 1961

Chad Petree – guitar/vocals – indie-rock group – Shiny Toy Guns – PC Quest – 1978

Ted Kooshian – jazz piano/keyboards/composer – 1961

Cliff Adams – trombone – Kool & The Gang – (10/8/1952 – 1/12/2015)

Doc Green – baritone singer – The Drifters – (10/8/1934- 3/10/1989)

Al Duncan – studio blues drummer – recorded with many of the early blues greats including – John Lee Hooker – Little Walter – Jimmy Reed – (10/8/1927 – 1/3/1995)

Lonnie Pitchford – Delta blues-country musician/instrument maker from Lexington, MS – (10/8/1955 – 11/8/1998)

Johnny Ramone (John William Cummings) – punk rock guitar/songwriter – The Ramones – (10/8/1948 – 9/15/2004)

Nick Cannon – rapper/actor – 1980

 

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