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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – December 16th

Frankie Ballardcountry singer/songwriter/guitar – hits include – Helluva Life – Sunshine & Whiskey – Young & Crazy – It All Started With A Beer – 1982

Robben Ford – guitarist – L.A. Express – associated acts include – Miles DavisGeorge HarrisonJoni MitchellLarry CarltonKISS – 1951

Jeff Carsoncountry singer/musician – known for 1995 hit – Not On Your Love – 1963

Tony Hicks – singer/songwriter/guitar/banjo/electric sitar/mandolin – The Hollies – 2010 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1945

Billy Gibbons – blues rock guitar legend/singer/songwriter/actor – ZZ Top – songs include – LaGrange – Sharp Dressed Man – Gimme Me All Your Lovin’ – Legs – 2004 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1949

Dave Rublin – bass/keyboard/backing vocals – alt rock band – American Authors – 1986

Michael McCary – R&B singer – best known with – Boyz II Men – 1971

Benny Andersson – singer/musician – Swedish pop group – ABBA – hits include – Dancing Queen – Waterloo – 1946

Christopher Thorn – guitar/steel guitar/mandolin/harmonica – Blind Melon – 1968

Jim Glaser – country singer/songwriter/musician – Tompall & The Glaser Brothers – 1937

RSS Things You Didn’t Know…

  • 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.

RSS Classic Rock Beat

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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