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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – September 1st

Conway Twitty (Harold Jenkins)– early pop turned country singer/songwriter/musician – 1999 Country Music Hall of Fame – multiple hits including – Hello Darlin’ – Don’t Take It Away – Slow Hand – (9/1/1933 – 6/5/1993)

Barry Gibb – pop-disco singer/songwriter/musician/producer – The Bee Geessolo artist – 1946

Dann Hume – alt-rock/pop singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/producer – Evermore – 1987

Charlie Worshamcountry singer/songwriter/musician – native of Jackson, MS – songs include – Could It Be – 1985

Joe Trohman – pop-alt rock singer/songwriter/musician/composer/producer – Fall Out Boy – The Damned Things – With Knives – 1984

Gloria Estefan – singer/songwriter/musician – Miami Sound Machine – 1957

Steve Goetzman – drummer – rock-pop/country group – Exile – hits include – Kiss You All Over – Woke Up In Love – 1950

Angaleena Pressley – country singer/songwriter – founding member of – The Pistol Annies – 1976

Ricky Horror – metal rhythm guitarist – Motionless In White – 1988

Babydaddy (Scott Hoffman) – glam-rocker multi-instrumentalist/lyricist/backing vocals – Scissor Sisters – 1976

Bianca Ryan – pop singer/songwriter/musician/actress – 1st winner of NBC’s America’s Got Talent – 1994

J.D. Fortune – vocals/guitar – INXS – 1973

Greg Errico – drummer/producer – Sly & The Family Stone – 1946

Archie Bell – singer/songwriter – Archie Bell & The Drells – hits include – Tighten Up – 1944

Omar Rodriguez-Lopez – multi-instrumentalist/songwriter/producer/writer/actor – bands include -The Mars Volta – Antemasque – Bosnian Rainbows – 1975

Bruce Foxton – bassist/guitarist/vocalist – best known for work with – The Jam – 1955

Tommy Evans – R&B singer – The Drifters – (1927-1984)

Art Pepper – jazz saxophonist/clarinetist – (9/1/1925 – 6/15/1982)

Boxcar Willie (Lecil Travis Martin) – hobo-country singer/songwriter – (9/1/1931 – 4/12/1999)

Marshall Lytle – rockabilly-rock bassist/songwriter – member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – Bill Haley & His Comets The Jodimars – (9/1/1933 – 5/25/2013)

 

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