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Musical Birthday Notes – December 4th

Gary Rossington – guitarist – founding member of Southern rockers – Lynyrd Skynyrd Rossington-Collins Band The Rossington Band – 1951

Chris Hillman – singer/songwriter/musician – associated acts include – The Byrds The Flying Burrito Brothers Desert Rose Band – 1944

Lila McCanncountry singer – best known for 90’s hit – I Wanna Fall In Love – 1981

Brian Prout – drummer – country group – Diamond Rio – 1955

Bob Griffin – former bassist for – The BoDeans – 1959

Bob Mosley – bassist/songwriter/vocals – Moby Grape – 1942

Justin Welch – drummer – associated acts include – Elastica Lush – 1972

Freddy Cannonpop-rock singer/guitar – hits include Palisades Park – Way Down Yonder In New Orleans – 1936

Terrence “Terry” Wilson – multi-instrumentalist – associated acts include – The Pogues Steeleye Span Sweeney’s Men The Bucks – Dr. Stangely Strange – 1947

Southside Johnny (John Lyon) – singer/songwriter/guitar/harmonica/piano – Southside Johnny and The Asbury Jukes – 1948

Cassandra Wilsonjazz singer/songwriter/guitar/piano/producer/arranger – 1955

Dennis Wilson – drummer/singer/songwriter/musician – The Beach Boys – 1988 posthumously inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (12/4/1944 – 12/28/1983)

Jim Hall jazz guitarist/composer/arranger – (12/4/1930 – 12/10/2013)

Amie Comeauxcountry singer – songs include – Who’s She To You – (12/4/1976 – 12/21/1997)

Larry Davisblues guitarist/singer/songwriter – (12/4/1936 – 4/19/1994)

Jay-Zrapper/producer – 1969

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    Peter Frampton's 1976 US #1 album 'Frampton Comes Alive' was pressed in 'automatic sequence', with sides one and four on one record, followed by sides two and three on the other - to make it easier to listen through the whole album in sequence on automatic record changers.

RSS Breakin’ The Law…

  • I fought the law
    In 1967, folk singer Joan Baez was sentenced to 45 days in prison for talking part in a anti- war demo.

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RSS They Said It…

  • Quote of the Day
    "I'll give The Rolling Stones about another two years. I'm saving for the future, I bank all my song royalties for a start." Mick Jagger, 1964.
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