Music Stars Born In May Get Extra Play All Month
MAY BORN MUSIC STARS include GLADYS KNIGHT of Gladys Knight and The Pips; CHER; DANNY RAPP of Danny and The Juniors; STEVIE WONDER; BOB DYLAN; MARY WELLS; BOB SEGER of Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band; RITCHIE VALENS; JENNY BERGGREN of Ace of Base; DONOVAN; PETER YARROW of Peter, Paul and Mary; FRANKIE VALLI 0f The Four Seasons and solo; STEVIE NICKS of Fleetwood Mac and solo;
MAY BRINGS A SHOWER OF ADDITIONAL MAY BORN STARS: DICK DALE; JIM LOWE; TERESA BREWER; JOHN ILLSLEY of Dire Straits; PATTI LaBELLE; DEREK QUINN and ROY CREWSDON of Freddie and the Dreamers; JIMMY RUFFIN; LARRY DAVIDSON of Dave Clark 5; MARIE FREDRIKSSON of Roxette; and SYLVIA ROBINSON of Mickey and Sylvia; JOHN COWSILL and SUSAN COWSILL of The Cowsills; ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK;
ALSO: TONI TENNILLE of Captain and Tennille; BILLY JOEL; JACKIE JACKSON OF Jackson 5; BILLY VERA; T-BONE WALKER; PAPA JOHN CREACH ( Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna, Jefferson Starship); DAVE MASON; JOHN FOGERTY of Creedence Clearwater Revival; LINK WRAY; PETER STAPLES and RONNIE BOND of The Troggs; PETE TOWNSHEND of The Who; RICK NELSON; RITA COOLIDGE; JANE WIEDLIN of THE Go-Gos; LESLEY GORE;
MORE STARS GETTING EXTRA PLAYS DURING THEIR BIRTHDAY MONTH: JOHNNY MAESTRO; RONALD ISLEY of the Isley Brothers; LEO SAYER; DAVID WALKER of Gary Lewis and Playboys; ERIC BURDON and HILTON VALENTINE of The Animals; LES CHADWICK of Gerry and The Pacemakers; WILLIAM WALLACE of the Guess Who; PERRY COMO; BIG JOE TURNER; WILLIE PARNELL of Archie Bell and the Drells;
STILL MORE MUSIC STARS BORN IN MAY GETTING EXTRA PLAYS: LOU GRAMM of Foreigner; JAY OSMOND and JIMMY OSMOND of Osmond Bros; JANET JACKSON; LEO SAYER; TYRONE DAVIS; WYNONNA JUDD of The Judds/solo; JAMES BROWN; BING CROSBY; NICKOLAS ASHFORD of Ashford and Simpson; GEORGE WADENIUS and JERRY HYMAN of Blood, Sweat and Tears; BILLY BURNETTE of Fleetwood Mac; REX GOH of Air Supply; ACE CANNON;
PLUS: JOHNNIE TAYLOR; CHRISTOPHER CROSS; BARBARA LEE of The Chiffons; JACK BRUCE of Cream; WILL JONES of The Coasters; BOBBY DARIN; GRAHAM GOBLE of Little River Band; TRINI LOPEZ; CALVIN SIMON of Funkadelic; KENNY BALL of Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen; MELANIE BROWN (Scary Spice) of Spice Girls; VICKI SUE ROBINSON; COREY HART; and MELISSA ETHERIDGE.
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