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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – SEPTEMBER 8th

Patsy Cline (Virginia Hensley) – country singer – first female to become part of the Country Music Hall of Fame – best known for – Crazy – I Fall To Pieces – Walkin’ After Midnight – (9/8/1932 – 3/5/1963)

Pink (Alecia Beth Moore) – Grammy winning R&B/pop singer – 1979

Dean Daughtry – keyboardist – Classics IV – co-founder of – Atlanta Rhythm Section – 1946

David Steele – bass guitarist/songwriter – The Beat – The Fine Young Cannibals – 1960

Aimee Mann – folk/pop-rock singer/songwriter/musician – Til TuesdayThe Both – 1960

Michael Lardie – musician/producer – best known for work with – Great WhiteNight Ranger – 1958

David Lewis – former guitarist/lead singer – R&B/pop group – Atlantic Starr – 1958

AviciiSwedish DJ/mixer – 1989

Alex Garcia – guitarist – rock group – Mayday Parade – 1988

Brendan Kelly – bassist/guitarist/vocalist – The Lawrence Arms – The Falcon – 1976

Richard David Hughes – drummer – Keane – 1975

Peter Furler – singer/songwriter/musician – Newsboys – 1966

Carola – Swedish pop/disco/folk singer/songwriter – 1966

Frank Tovey “Fad Gadget” – avant-garde electronic singer/musician – Frank Tovey & The Pyros – (9/8/1956 – 4/3/2002)

Will Lee – bassist/vocals – best know as part of the CBS Orchestra on Late Show with David Letterman – 1952

Neko Case – indie singer/songwriter – solo – The New Pornographers – 1970

Sal Valentino – singer/songwriter/musician/producer – The Beau Brummels – 1942

Donald “Dante” Drowty – singer/songwriter/musician – Dante & The Evergreens – 1941

Guitar Shorty (David William Kearney) – blues guitarist/singer/songwriter – 1939

Kelly Groucutt – bassist/co-lead vocalist for – ELO – (9/8/1945 – 2/19/2009)

Ron “Pigpen” McKernan – singer/multi-instrumentalist/songwriter – founding member of – The Grateful Dead – (9/8/1945 – 3/8/1973)

Joachim Nielsen – singer/songwriter – rock band – Jokke & Valentinerne – (9/8/1964 – 10/17/2000)

Brian Cole – bassist/vocalist – part of the pop/rock group – The Association – hits include – Windy – Cherish – Never My Love – (9/8/1942 – 8/2/1972)

James Clay – hard bop/jazz – saxophonist/flutist – (9/8/1935 – 1/1/1994)

Harlan Howard country songwriter spanning 6 decades – 1973 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame – 1997 Country Music Hall of Fame – (9/8/1927 – 3/3/2002)

Jimmie Rodgers (James Charles Rodgers) – country-singer/yodeler/guitarist –  known as “The Singing Brakeman”- “The Blue Yodeler”- “The Father of Country Music” – from Meridian, MS – (9/8/1897 – 5/26/1933)

 

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