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Musical Birthday Notes – December 7th

Sunny Sweeney country singer/songwriter/musician – songs include – From A Table Away – Drink Myself Single – 1976

Gary Morris country singer/actor – hits include – Velvet Chains – The Wind Beneath My Wings – 1948

Tom Waitsraspy voiced singer/songwriter/musician/actor – best known for – Jersey Girl – 1949

Neil Mason – drummer/vocals – The Cadillac Three – songs include – The South – White Lightening – 1981

Aaron Carterpop singer/songwriter/producer/actor – 1987

Sara Bareilles singer/songwriter/musician/actress – best known for hit – Love Song – 1979

Dominic Howard – drummer/synthesizer/producer – rock band – Muse – 1977

Gem Archer – guitarist – groups include – Beady Eye Oasis – 1966

Nicole Appleton – pop-R&B singer/songwriter/actress/TV personality – Appleton All Saints – 1974

Craig Scanlon – bass – The Fall – 1960

Barbara Weathers – soul – R&B singer – best known with – Atlantic Starr – hits include – Always – Secret Lovers – 1963

Mike Nolan – pop singer – Bucks Fizz – 1954

Harry Chapin folk pop singer/songwriter/musician/composer/author/playwright/humanitarian – hits include – Cats In The Cradle – Taxi – W.O.L.D. – (12/7/1942 – 7/16/1981)

Bobby Osborne – bluegrass artist – best known for his mandolin playing and high lead vocals – The Osborne Brothers – The Rocky Top Express – 1931

Louis PrimaNew Orleans jazz-swing singer/entertainer/trumpeter/bandleader – (12/7/1910 – 8/24/1978)

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  • Things you didn't know
    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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