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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – September 23rd

Bruce Springsteensinger/songwriter/musician – rock legend “The Boss” – 1949

Ron Bushy –drummer – Iron Butterfly – associated acts include – Magic – Gold – 1945

Julio IglesiasSpanish singer/songwriter – sold over 300 million records during his career – 1943

Ani DiFranco – folk rock – alt rock – singer/songwriter/musician/poet – 1970

Matt White – rock-pop singer/songwriter/musician – 1980

Erik-Michael Estrada – singer – part of the boy band – O-Town – 1979

Mary Kay Place – country singer/actress – 1947

Louie Stephens – rock keyboardist/vocals – Rooney – 1984

Walter Scott – R&B-soul-funk singer – (twin brother of Wallace “Scotty” Scott) – The Whispers – 2003 Vocal Group Hall of Fame – 2012 SoulMusic Hall of Fame – 2014 R&B Music Hall of Fame – 1943

Wallace “Scotty” Scott – R&B-soul-funk singer – (twin brother of Walter Scott) – The Whispers – 2003 Vocal Group Hall of Fame – 2012 SoulMusic Hall of Fame – 2014 R&B Music Hall of Fame – 1943

Tim Rose – rock-folk-blues singer/songwriter/musician – (9/23/1940 – 9/24/2002)

Roy Buchananrevered blues-rock guitarist – pioneered the telecaster sound – (9/23/1939 – 8/14/1988)

Ray Charlesblues-soul-R&B-gospel-country singer/songwriter/musician – referred to as “The Genius” – nicknamed “The High Priest of Soul” – (9/23/1930 – 6/10/2004)

John Coltranejazz saxophonist – known as “Trane” – (9/23/1926 – 7/17/1967)

Layzie Bone – rapper – Bone Thugs-N-Harmony – 1974

Trinidad James – rapper – 1987

Jermaine Dupri – hip-hop/rapper – 1972

 

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