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1968 Kevin Shepard (drummer for Tonic) is born in Southern California.

1958 Pop singer Limahl (lead singer of Kajagoogoo) is born Christopher Hamill in Pemberton, Wigan, England.

1957 Doug Johnson (keyboardist for Loverboy) is born in New Westminster, British Columbia.

1945 Folk musician John McEuen (of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band) is born in Oakland, California.

1944 Zal Yanovsky (lead guitarist for The Lovin' Spoonful) is born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

1944 Alvin Lee (lead guitarist for Ten Years After) is born Graham Anthony Barnes in Nottingham, England.

1941 Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White is born in Memphis, Tennessee.

1918 Blues singer Henry Roeland "Roy" Byrd, better known as Professor Longhair, is born in Bogalusa, Louisiana.

1915 Charlie Ryan, who co-wrote and was the first to record the 1955 rockabilly hit "Hot Rod Lincoln," is born in Graceville, Minnesota.

1894 Composer/conductor Paul Dessau is born in Hamburg, Germany.

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