THIS MONTH, we’re spotlighting singers and musicians born in the month of July by giving their songs Extra Plays. PLUS, GreatGold.fm Internet Radio is observing the 4th of July USA Independence Celebration by playing Patriotic Songs once every hour until the end of the month. We’ll mix them in with your favorite Rock, Pop, Soul, Motown, Blues and Oldies Classic Hits from the 1950s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 1990s, into the 2000s. IN ADDITION, our Summer Tradition of playing Summer Songs continues at GreatGold.fm during our Summertime Sunshine Time, 24/7.
JULY BORN STARS: ROGER McGUINN of The Byrds; ARLO GUTHRIE; DON HENLEY; RINGO STARR; HUEY LEWIS of Huey Lewis and The News; JESSICA SIMPSON; DEBBIE HARRY of Blondie; BOBBY DAY; PAUL WILLIAMS and DAMON HARRIS of The Temptations; LAURA BRANIGAN; JOHNIE WILDER of Heatwave; FONTELLA BASS; DAVID LYNCH of The Platters; BILL WITHERS; GENE CHANDLER; ROBBIE ROBERTSON of The Band; MICHAEL MONARCH of Steppenwolf; MARC COHN; BILLY ECKSTINE; BOB CASALE and GERALD CASALE of Devo; ALAN COLLINS of Lynyrd Skynyrd;
ALSO: BILL HALEY of Bill Haley and The Comets; STEVE LAWRENCE; DEBBIE SLEDGE of Sister Sledge; LEE HAZELWOOD; RICHIE SAMBORA of Bon Jovi; BONNIE POINTER of The Pointer Sisters/solo; TAB HUNTER; LINDA RONSTADT; NICOLETTE LARSON; GALE GARNETT; MARTHA REEVES of Martha Reeves and The Vandellas;
AND: DION DIMUCCI of Dion and The Belmonts/Dion; VIKKI CARR; SUE THOMPSON; VERDINE WHITE of Earth, Wind and Fire; CARLOS SANTANA and JOSE ‘CHEPITO’ AREAS of Santana; BERNIE LEADON of Eagles; JOHN LODGE of Moody Blues; plus many more.
SEE THE COMPLETE LIST of musicians and singers who were born in July on our HOMEPAGE.
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