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JANUARY 7th Birthdays in Music History

1899 – Composer/pianist FRANCIS POULENC in Paris, France
1922 – Flautist JEAN-PIERRE LOUIS RAMPAL in Marseille, France (Claude Bolling, Ravi Shankar, Isaac Stern) (d. May 20, 2000)
1930 – Singer/songwriter/drummer JACK GREENE in Maryville, Tennessee (Ernest Tubb, Solo) (d. March 14, 2013)
1936 – Bassist/cellist ELDEE YOUNG in Chicago, Illinois (Young/Holt Unlimited, The Ramsey Lewis Trio, Jeremy Monteiro, James Moody, Eden Atwood) (d. February 12, 2007)
1937 – Keyboardist/songwriter PAUL REVERE (Paul Revere Dick) in Harvard, Nebraska (Paul Revere and the Raiders) (d. October 4, 2014)
1938 – Singer RORY STORM (Alan Caldwell) in Liverpool, England (Rory Storm and the Hurricanes) (d. September 28, 1972)
1939 – Singer/guitarist LEFTY BAKER (Eustace Britchforth) in Roanoke, Virginia (Spanky & Our Gang) 
1941 – Guitarist JIMMY WEST (The Innocents, Kathy Young, “Weird” Al Yankovic, Solo)
1942 – Singer DANNY WILLIAMS in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa (d. December 6, 2005)
1943 – Singer/songwriter/guitarist/harmonicist/producer JERRY CORBITT in Tifton, Georgia (The Youngbloods, Corbitt & Daniels, Don McLean) (d. March 8, 2014)
1943 – Singer/bassist LEONA WILLIAMS (Leona Belle Helton) in Vienna, Missouri (Merle Haggard, Solo) 
1944 – Singer/songwriter/musician/comic MIKE McGEAR (Peter Michael McCartney) (The Scaffold)
1945 – Singer//songwriter/guitarist DAVE COUSINS (David Joseph Hindson) in Hounslow, Middlesex, England (The Strawbs)
1945 – Drummer WARREN “BUGS” PEMBERTON in Liverpool, England (The Undertakers) (d. October 13, 2013)
1946 – Drummer ANDY BROWN in Birmingham, England (The Fortunes)
1946 – Rolling Stone publisher JANN WENNER in New York City
1948 – Singer/songwriter KENNY LOGGINS (Kenneth Clark Loggins) in Everett, Washington (Loggins & Messina, Solo)
1959 – Bassist KATHY VALENTINE in Austin, Texas (The Go- Go’s)
1959 – Singer/songwriter/musician DAVID LEE MURPHY in Herrin, Illinois
1965 – Singer/songwriter/producer JOHN ONDRASIK (Five for Fighting)
1967 – Dee Jay/TV host/comic MARK LAMARR (Mark Jones) in Swindon, Wiltshire, England
1972 – Singer TAJA SEVELLE (Nancy Richardson)
1974 – Bassist/singer/songwriter JOHN RICH in Amarillo, Texas (Lonestar, Big & Rich).
1986 – Singer/songwriter/musician JINXX (Jeremy Miles Ferguson) in Webster City, Iowa (The Dreaming, Amen, Team Cybergeist, The Drastics, Black Veil Brides)

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