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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – October 9th

John Lennon – singer/songwriter/musician – The Beatlessolo artist – Songwriters Hall of Fame – twice in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – as a member of The Beatles and solo artist – (10/9/1940 – 12/8/1980)

Jackson Brownecountry-rock singer/songwriter/piano/guitar – 2004 member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – songs include – The Pretender – Running On Empty – Doctor My Eyes – Somebody’s Baby – Lawyers In Love – 1948

John Entwistle – singer/songwriter/musician – was original bass player for – The Who – 1990 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (10/9/1944 – 6/27/2002)

Chase Bryantcountry singer/songwriter – hits include – Take It On Back – 1993

Kurt Neumann – singer/songwriter/multiple instruments – The BoDeans – 1961

Scotty McCreerycountry singer – winner of American Idol 10th season – hits include – See You Tonight – I Love You This Big – 1993

Sean Lennon musician/composer – son of music legend John Lennon – 1975

Jeannie C.Rileycountry singer – best known for the 1968 crossover hit – Harper Valley P.T.A. – 1945

Brandy Clarkcountry singer/songwriter – 1977

Tommy Shane Steiner – country singer – hits include – What If She’s An Angel – 1973

P.J. Harvey – alt-indie rock singer/songwriter/musician – 1969

Al Jourgensen – industrial-metal singer/songwriter/musician – 1958

Dennis Stratton – guitar – Iron Maiden – Praying Mantis – Lionheart – 1952

Nona Hendryx –  singer/songwriter/producer/actress/author – Labellesolo artist – 1944

Pat Burke – saxophone/flute – best known with – The Foundations – 1937

James Fearnley – accordion/guitar/mandolin – associated acts include – The Pogues The Nipple Erectors – 1954

Wanz – R&B/pop/hip-hop singer – 1961

 

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