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October 2022

Birthday – JOHN “COUGAR” MELLENCAMP (71)

October 7

Born: October 7, 1951 in Seymour, Indiana He has released 23 studios albums and 65 singles Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2008 (inducted by Billy Joel) Won a Grammy Award for ‘Hurts So Good’

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Birthday – JOHN LENNON

October 9

John Winston Ono Lennon MBE (9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980) English singer, songwriter, and peace activist who gained worldwide fame as the founder, co-lead vocalist, and rhythm guitarist of the Beatles. His songwriting partnership with Paul McCartney remains the most successful in musical history. As a performer, writer or co-writer, Lennon had 25 number one singles in the Billboard Hot 100 chart. In 1987, he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Inducted twice into the Rock and Roll Hall…

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November 2022

Birthday – ALDO NOVA (66)

November 13

Aldo Nova (born Aldo Caporuscio on November 13, 1956) is a Canadian guitarist, keyboardist, vocalist, songwriter, and producer. Nova initially gained fame with his self-titled debut album Aldo Nova in 1982 which climbed to Billboard's number 8 position, and its accompanying single, "Fantasy", which climbed to number 23 on the Billboard Hot 100. Nova produced some early Celine Dion albums. He co-wrote the hit song, "A New Day Has Come" for Dion, and has been featured playing guitar, synthesizer, and…

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Birthday – GORDON LIGHTFOOT (84)

November 17

Gordon Meredith Lightfoot Jr. CC OOnt (born November 17, 1938) is a Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist who achieved international success in folk, folk-rock, and country music. He is credited with helping to define the folk-pop sound of the 1960s and 1970s. He is often referred to as Canada's greatest songwriter and is known internationally as a folk-rock legend. Several of Lightfoot's albums achieved gold and multi-platinum status internationally. His songs have been recorded by renowned artists such as Elvis Presley,…

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Birthday – JOE WALSH (75)

November 20

Joseph Fidler Walsh (born November 20, 1947) is an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter. In a career spanning more than 50 years, he has been a member of three successful rock bands: James Gang, Eagles, and Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band. Walsh has also experienced success both as a solo artist and as a prolific session musician, being featured on a wide array of other artists' recordings. In 2011, Rolling Stone placed him at the No. 54 spot…

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