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Musical Birthday Notes – January 3rd

Stephen Stillssinger/multi-instrumentalist/songwriter – 1997 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as a member of – Crosby Stills Nash & Young Buffalo Springfield Crosby, Stills & Nash – 1945

John Paul Jones – bass/keyboards/multi-instrumentalist songwriter/film composer/producer/actor – Led Zeppelinsolo artist – several associated acts – 1995 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1946

 

 

Gene Summers rock/rockabilly singer/songwriter/producer/guitar – songs include – Big Blue Diamonds – School of Rock & Roll – 1997 Rockabilly Hall of Fame – 2005 The Southern Legends Entertainment & Performing Arts Hall of Fame – 1939

Nikki Nelson – country singer – Highway 101 solo artist – songs include – Bing Bang Boom – Too Little Too Much – 1969

Van Dyke Parks – singer/songwriter/instrumentalist/composer/author/actor – best known for collaborating with Brian Wilson on the Beach Boys “Smile” project – 1943

Ross Friedman (Ross The Boss) – guitarist – The Dictators Manowar -1954

Nash Overstreet – guitar/backing vocals – Hot Chelle Rae – 1986

Nichole Nordeman contemporary Christian singer/pianist – 1972

Leon McAuliffe – western swing guitarist/steel guitar – Bob Wills’ Texas Playboys – 1999 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (1917 – 8/20/1988)

Danny Overbeaearly rock-blues guitarist/singer – best known for – Train Train Train – 40 Cups of Coffee – (1/3/1926 – 5/11/1994)

Maxene Andrews – swing/jazz/traditional pop singer – The Andrews Sisters – hits include – Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy – (1/3/1916 – 10/21/1995)

Sir George Martin – producer – referred to as the 5th Beatle – heavily influenced their early albums – (1/3/1926 – 3/8/2016)

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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.

RSS Breakin’ The Law…

  • 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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