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JULY 4: Happy birthday to John Waite, born today in 1952!🎂🎤 Waite has been with The Babys and Bad English. His solo career spawned many hits, such as “Missing You” and “Change”. Waite is still out touring today!
JULY 5: Happy birthday to Huey Lewis, born today in 1950!🎂🎤 He began his career in the early 70s and found fame in the 80s as lead singer of Huey Lewis and the News. In 2018, Lewis revealed that he was suffering from hearing loss and all upcoming dates for the band had been canceled.
JULY 6: Today in 1972, Bill Withers was at #1 with “Lean On Me”. It would be his only #1 song. Withers childhood in West Virginia was the inspiration for the song. After he moved to LA he missed the strong sense of community he had growing up in the small mining town.
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