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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – December 20th

Chris Robinson – singer/musician – frontman for – The Black Crowessolo artist – 1966

Peter Criss (The Catman) – musician/songwriter/producer/author – co-founder & original drummer for – KISS – 1945

Alan Parsons – musician/songwriter/producer for The Beatles as well as many of the individual members solo releases – Pink FloydAmbrosia and his own Alan Parsons Project – 1948

Anita WardR&B singer/musician – best known for 1979 hit – Ring My Bell – 1956

Bobby Colomby – drummer – original member of – Blood Sweat & Tears – 1944

Rob Hajacos – well known Nashville session fiddler – associated acts include – Alan JacksonGarth BrooksMartina McBrideTracy Lawrence -1956

David Cook musician/singer/songwriter – winner of 7th season of American Idol – 1982

JoJomultiple award winning pop-R&B singer/songwriter/musician – 1990

Larry Willis – jazz piano/composer – associated acts include – Blood Sweat & Tears – 1940

Stevie “Little Stevie” Wright – singer/songwriter/musician – billed as Australia’s first international pop star – best known with – The Easybeats – hits include – Friday On My Mind – (12/20/1947 – 12/27/2015)

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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