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1933 – Conway Twitty was born Harold Jenkins on the 1st of September, in the small town of Friars Point, Mississippi. His father, a riverboat pilot, taught him his first guitar chords when Conway was just 4 years old. 1943 – His family moved to Helena, when he was 10, and there he put together ..

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1913 – Charles Trenet was born in Narbonne (in the South of France) on May 18th. 1920 – At the age of seven Charles was sent to boarding school in Béziers, but he returned home just a few months later, suffering from typhoid fever. It was during his convalescence at home that the young Charles ..

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1948 – LaDonna Andre Gaines, born on the 31st of December, and grew up in Boston’s Mission Hill section. Part of a religious family, she first sang in her church’s gospel choir, and as a teenager performed with a rock group called the Crow. 1971 – Her first solo recording was "Sally Go ‘Round the ..

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1905 – He was born Julius Kerwin Stein on the 31st day of December of this year in London, England.   1913 – At the age of eight, he moved with his family to Chicago, where at an early age he began taking piano lessons. He proved to be a prodigy and performed with the ..

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1951 – Gordon Matthew Sumner, better known by his stage name Sting, was born on the 2nd of October. An English musician from Newcastle upon Tyne. Sumner was born in Wallsend, near Newcastle upon Tyne in northeast England, to Audrey Cowell and her husband, Ernest Sumner. He is the eldest of four children and has ..

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1945 – He was born in the Letcher County, Kentucky town of Jenkins this year.   1964 – He recorded songs for the small Cory label.   1968 – Stewart made several unsuccessful recordings.   1974 – Other hits from this most commercially successful period until 1977 of Stewart’s career include "Flat Born Natural Good ..

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1721 – Born at Balfour, in the parish of Birse, Aberdeenshire, on the 3rd of October. 1757 – He published at London, a "Dissertation on Job’s Prophecy," which received the high approbation of bishop Sherlock. 1767 – He published a pamphlet, vindicating his church against the aspersions of Mr Sievewright, of Brechin. The life of ..

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