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Musical Birthday Notes – December 28th

Edgar Winter singer/songwriter/producer – legendary rock and blues guitarist also plays saxophone, keyboards and percussion – best know for instrumental – Frankenstein – 1946

Joe Diffie country singer/songwriter – Third Rock From the Sun – Pick-Up Man – Home – 1958

Mike McGuire – drummer/backing vocals – country group – Shenandoah – hits include – Two Dozen Roses – The Church on Cumberland Road – Janie Bakers Love Slave – 1958

John LegendR&B singer/songwriter/producer/pianist – hits include – All Of Me – Ordinary People – 1978

Michael Gibbons – lead vocals/trumpet – Bo Donaldson & The Heywoods – hits include – Billy Don’t Be A Hero – Who Do You Think You Are – 1956

Diamond Rio

Marty Roe – rhythm guitar/lead singer of country group – Diamond Rio – hits include – Meet In the Middle – Beautiful Mess – 1960

Francis Edward “Frank” Turnersinger/songwriter/musician – 1981

Dick Diamonde – bass – founding member of – The Easybeats – 1947

Mary Weiss – pop singer – best known as lead vocalist for 60’s group – The Shangri-Las solo artist – 1948

Dwight Bement – saxophone – Gary Puckett & The Union Gap – hits include – Young Girl – Over You – Lady Willpower – 1945

Alex Chilton – singer/songwriter/guitar/producer – The Box Tops Big Star – (12/28/1950 – 3/17/2010)

Charles Neville – R&B-funk-soul saxophone/vocals – The Neville Brothers – 1938

Roebuck “Pops” Staples – singer/songwriter/guitarist – patriarch of – The Staple Singers – hits include – I’ll Take You There – Lets Do It Again – (12/28/1914 – 12/19/2000)

Johnny OtisR&B singer/composer/arranger/band leader/disk jockey/talent scout/producer/TV host/artist/author/journalist/minister/impresario/piano/vibraphone/drums – known as the original “King of Rock & Roll” – “Godfather of Rhythm & Blues” – hits include – Willie and The Hand Jive – (12/28/1921 – 1/17/2012)

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  • Things you didn't know
    On The Beatles 'Hey Jude' you can hear John Lennon shout "Fuckin hell!" (2.58 into the song) after he makes a mistake on his backing vocals.

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  • I fought the law
    In 1998, Ian Brown was arrested by police at Manchester Airport after an incident during a flight from Paris. He was found guilty and jailed for 4 months, British Airways also banned him from flying with the airline.

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RSS They Said It…

  • Quote of the Day
    "I wouldn't have Elvis Presley on my show at any time." Ed Sullivan, early 1956. "And now, here is Elvis Presley!" Ed Sullivan, October 28, 1956
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