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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – September 17th

Hank Williams Sr. – The Mount Olive, Alabama native is known as one of country music’s most influential singer/songwriters – alcoholism and prescription drug addiction led to a troubled home life and contributed to death at the early age of 29 – inducted into multiple music hall of fames including – 1961 Country Music Hall of Fame – 1970 Songwriters Hall of Fame – 1987 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame – hits include – Hey Good Lookin’ – Your Cheatin’ Heart – I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry – (1923-1953)

Jon Walker – vocals/bass/guitar – Panic! At The DiscoThe Young Veinssolo artist – 1985

Ty Tabor – vocals/guitar/songwriter – Pearl, MS native – best known with – Kings Xsolo artist – 1961

Jennifer Peña – Tejano-latin-pop singer – 1983

Jonathan Radtke – guitar/backing vocals – best known with – Kill Hannah – 1981

Chuck Comeau – drummer/percussionist – Simple Plan – 1979

Constantine Maroulis – rock singer/actor – Pray for the Soul of Betty – solo artist – 1975

Scott Hoying – singer/songwriter/pianist – Pentatonix – 1991

Dan Geraghty – guitar/vocals – pop-rock group – Hollywood Ending – 1994

Jess Bowen – drummer – pop-rock group – The Summer Set – 1989

Mirah – indie rock-pop singer/songwriter – 1974

Keith Flint – rock singer/musician – Prodigy – Flint – 1969

Anastacia – pop singer/songwriter/producer – 1968

Lord Jamar – rapper/hip-hop – Brand Nubian – 1968

Guy Picciotto – singer/songwriter/musician/producer – best known with – Rites of Spring – Fugazi – 1965

Steven Dye – vocals/keyboards/bass – Scartlet Party – 1963

Fee Waybill – lead vocals/songwriter – The Tubes – 1950

Maile Misajoin – dance-pop singer – Eden’s Crush – 1976

Benjamin “BeBe” Winans – gospel/R&B singer/songwriter/producer – 1962

Lamonte McLemore – R&B-pop-soul singer – the 5th Dimension – 1939

Shelby Flint – singer/songwriter – best known for 60’s hits – Angel On My Shoulder – Cast Your Fate To The Wind – 1939

Steve Sanders – country-gospel singer/actor – best known for his time with – The Oak Ridge Boys – (1952-1998)

Little Milton (James Milton Campbell) – blues singer/songwriter/guitarist – Inverness, MS native – best known for – Grits Ain’t Groceries – Walking The Back Streets And Crying – We’re Gonna Make It – (1934-2005)

Bill Black – rock & roll pioneer – bassist for Elvis in the early days – leader of The Bill Black Combo – (1926-1965)

Vin Rock (Vincent Brown) – rapper/hip-hop – best known with – Naughty By Nature – 1970

Doug E. Fresh – rapper – Human Beat Box – 1966

 

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