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Musical Birthday Notes – December 6th

Bill Lloyd – country musician/singer/songwriter – Foster & Lloyd solo artist – hits include – Crazy Over You – Fair Shake – associated acts include – The Sky Kings – 1955

Peter Buck – multi-award winning guitarist/songwriter/mandolin/banjo/bass/producer – R.E.M. solo artist – group hits include – The One I Love – Losing My Religion – 1956

Tish Hinojosa country-folk singer/songwriter – 1955

David Lovering – drummer/magician/musician – best known with – The Pixies – 1961

 

Ulf Ekberg “Buddha” – pop musician/songwriter/singer/producer – Ace Of Base – 1970

Rick Buckler – drummer/songwriter/producer – best known with the British rock group – The Jam – 1955

Helen Corneliuscountry singer/songwriter/actress – best known for duets with – Jim Ed Brown – 1941

Randy Rhoadsmetal guitarist/songwriter Ozzy Osbourne Quiet Riot – (12/6/1956 – 3/19/1982)

Dave Brubeck– multi-award winning cool jazz pianist/composer – The Dave Brubeck Quartet – (12/6/1920 – 12/5/2012)

Mike Smith – singer/songwriter/keyboards/producer – The Dave Clark Five – 2008 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (12/6/1943 – 2/28/2008)

Adrian Borland – singer/songwriter/guitar/producer – best known with – The Sound – (12/6/1957 – 4/26/1999)

Miroslav Vitous – jazz-jazz fusion-funk bassist/songwriter – other instruments include – piano/double bass/keyboards/violin – best known with – Weather Report – 1947

Chris Stamey – singer/songwriter/bass/trumpet/guitar/producer – The dB’s – 1954

Robb Royer – singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist – best know with – Bread – hits include – Make It With You – acts who have cut Royer penned songs include – Mary Chapin Carpenter John Michael Montgomery Randy Travis – 1942

Chad O’Neal – drummer – best know with the alt-rock group – Sleeping At Last – 1979

Kevin Ray – bassist/backing vocals – Walk The Moon – songs include – Anna Sun – Shut Up and Dance – 1986

Tiffany Houghton pop singer/songwriter/guitar – songs include – High – The Best – Love Like That – Blame It On The Snow – 1993

Branden Campbell – bass/vocals – Neon Trees – songs include – Animal – Everybody Talks – 1974

Frankie Beverly – R&B-funk singer/songwriter/producer/guitar/piano – best known with – Maze – 1946

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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.

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    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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  • 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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