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Country Music Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Name for January 3
Last Updated 01-03-2021
-- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.1/3/1969Country SingerGroup Names: Highway 101
🎭🎵Van Dyke Parks -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.1/3/1943
Actor, Music Producer, Arranger, Songwriter, Musician, Bandleader, Folk Singer
Misc: 60s-70s; connected as producer with Beach Boys, Arlo Guthrie, Randy Newman, and others; his keyboard work on the Byrds hit "Eight Miles High" was notable.
🎵Leon McAuliffe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/3/1917 d.8/20/1988 (71)
Guitarist, Country Performer
Misc: one of the first country musicians to use an electric steel guitar
🎵Gerry Marsden -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/24/1942 N.S. d.1/3/2021 N.S. (78)
Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist, English
Names/Places: b. in Liverpool; RFN:Gerard
Group Names: Gerry & the Pacemakers (lead)
🎵Steve Ripley -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/1/1950 N.S. d.1/3/2019 N.S. (69)
Group Names: The Tractors
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