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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – SEPTEMBER 2nd

Billy Prestonsinger/songwriter/musician/producer – hits include – Nothing From Nothing – Will It Go Round In Circles – (9/2/1946 – 6/6/2006)

Steve Porcaro – keyboardist/songwriter/producer – an original member of Toto – 1957

Paul Deakin – drummer – The Mavericks – 1959

Spencer Smith – drummer – formerly with – Panic! At The Disco – 1987

Fritz McIntyre – keyboardist/songwriter/vocals – Simply Red – 1956

Jerome Stanley “Jerry” Augustyniak – drummer – 10,000 Maniacs – 1958

Mik Kaminski – violin/keyboards – ELO – 1951

Jake Bundrick – drummer/singer – Mayday Parade – 1983

Syleena Johnson – R&B singer – 1976

Matthew Wentworth – guitarist/singer – Our Last Night – 1988

Cedric “K-Ci” Hailey – R&B – soul singer – Jodeci – 1969

Phil Lipscomb – bassist – Taproot – 1976

Dino Cazares – industrial metal musician/songwriter – Fear Factory – Divine Heresy – Asesino – 1966

Esther Oosterbeek – part of the pop/dance all girl band – The Dolly Dots – 1959

John Zorn – avant-garde multi-instrumentalist/composer/arranger/producer – 1953

Richard Coughlan – drummer – progressive rock band – Caravan – (9/2/1947 – 12/1/2013)

Marty Grebb – multi-instrumentalist/producer/arranger – The Buckinghams – Chad & Jeremy – 1945

Rosalind “Roz” Ashford-Holmes – R&B – soul singer – Martha and the Vandellas – 1943

Joe Simon – Grammy winning soul – R&B singer – 1943

Jimmy Clanton – R&B – swamp pop singer from Baton Rouge, LA – best known for hit – Just A Dream – 1938

Sam Gooden – soul/R&B singer – best known for work with – The Impressions – 1934

Tom Glazer – folk singer/songwriter – (9/2/1914 – 2/21/2003)

Tony Thompson – R&B singer – Hi-Five – (9/2/1975 – 6/1/2007)

Robert Lee Dickey (stage name Bobby Purify) – part of R&B singing duo with cousin – James Lee Purify – best known for hit – I’m Your Puppet – (9/2/1939 – 12/29/2011)

Booker T. Laury – blues-boogie woogie pianist/singer – (9/2/1914 – 9/23/1995)

 

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