Thursday, March 11, 2010

Happy Birthday: Bobby McFerrin, Cheryl Lynn, & Rick Rubin

Robert "Bobby" McFerrin, Jr. (born March 11, 1950) is a vocalist and conductor. He is best known for his 1988 hit song "Don't Worry, Be Happy". He is a ten-time Grammy Award winner.

Lynda Cheryl Smith (born March 11, 1957), better known by her professional name Cheryl Lynn, is a disco, R&B and soul singer best known for her 1978 disco classic, "Got to Be Real". For more info on her, log on to her official Myspace page here.

Frederick Jay "Rick" Rubin (born March 10, 1963) is an American record producer and the co-head of Columbia Records. Rubin was the original DJ of the Beastie Boys, and co-founder of Def Jam Records with Russell Simmons. He then established American Recordings. With the Beastie Boys and Run D.M.C., Rubin helped popularize a fusion of rap music and heavy metal, and he has worked extensively with hard rock and heavy metal groups, notably Danzig, Slayer, Linkin Park, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Metallica and System of a Down.

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