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Today’s Soul Birthdays – January 5
January 5, 2022
Johnny Adams – American blues, jazz and gospel singer, known as “The Tan Canary” for the multi-octave range of his singing voice, his swooping vocal mannerisms and falsetto. His biggest hits were his versions of “Release Me” and “Reconsider Me” in the late 1960s.
Wilbert Harrison – American rhythm and blues singer, pianist, guitarist and harmonica player.