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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – December 12th

Dickey Betts – southern rock guitarist/singer/songwriter – Allman Brothers Band – solo artistThe Dickey Betts BandDickey Betts and Great Southern – 1943

Dino Meneghin – guitar/vocals – best known with – The Calling – 2001 hit – Wherever You Will Go –  1977

Eric Schenkman – guitar/piano/vocals – Spin Doctors – hits include – Two Princes – Little Miss Can’t Be Wrong – 1963

Sheila E.singer/drummer/percussionist/songwriter – best known for 1984 hit – The Glamorous Life – 1957

Carl Dalemo – bass – Razorlight – songs include – Somewhere Else – America – 1980

Bruce Kulick – guitar/bass/keyboards/vocals – associated acts include – Grand Funk RailroadKISS – Blackjack – Union – 1953

Dionne Warwickmultiple award winning pop singer – hits include – I’ll Say A Little Prayer – That’s What Friends Are For – Walk On By – 1940

Terry Kirkman – singer/songwriter – The Association – penned their hits – Cherish – Everything That Touches You – 2003 Vocal Group Hall of Fame – 1939

Alan Ward – guitarist – The Honeycombs – best known for 1964 hit – Have I The Right? – 1945

Lindsay Raymond “Ray” Jackson – mandolin/harmonica – best known with folk-rock group – Lindisfarne – 1948

Dan Hawkins – guitarist/backing vocals – The Darkness – associated acts include – Stone Gods – 1976

Ralph Scala – organ/vocals – psychedelic-blues-rock group – Blue Magoos – 1966 hit – (We Ain’t Got Nothin’ Yet) – 1948

Dennis “Denny” Dias – guitarist – best known as a founding member of – Steely Dan – 1946

Connie Francispop singer/musician – hits primarily in the 50’s & early 60’s including – Where The Boys Are – 1938

Francis Albert “Frank” Sinatrajazz-traditional pop singer/songwriter/actor/producer/director – (12/12/1915 – 5/14/1998)

Tim Hauser – multi-Grammy winning singer – founding member of – Manhattan Transfer – (12/12/1941 – 10/16/2016)

Lonesome Sundown (Cornelius Green III) – blues singer/songwriter/guitar/harmonica – (12/12/1928 – 4/23/1995)

Grover Washington Jr.jazz-funk-soul-smooth jazz – singer/saxophone/flute – (12/12/1943 – 12/17/1999)

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    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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