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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – December 22nd

Meghan Trainorpop singer/songwriter/musician/producer – hits include – All About That Bass – Lips Are Movin – 1993

Chuck Mead – country singer/acoustic guitar/electric guitar – BR549 – 1960

Rick Nielsen – guitarist/songwriter/back-up vocals – Cheap Trick – 2016 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – hits include – Surrender – Dream Police – I Want You To Want Me – 1946

Jordin Sparkssinger/songwriter/actress – winner of American Idol season 6 at age 17- debut album certified platinum – 1989

Barry Jenkins – rock drummer – The AnimalsThe Nashville Teens – 1944

Alan Williams – guitar/vocals – The Rubettes – best known for 1974 hit – Sugar Baby Love – 1948

Richard “Dick” Parry – saxophonist – best known with – Pink Floyd – 1942

Ricky Ross – singer/songwriter/musician/broadcaster – Deacon Blue – 1957

David Heavenersinger/songwriter/musician/producer/director/actor – 1958

James Gurley – guitarist – best known with – Big Brother and The Holding Company – (12/22/1939 – 12/20/2009)

Maurice Gibb – singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/producer – The Bee Gees – (12/22/1949 – 1/12/2003)

Robin Gibb – singer/songwriter/musician/producer – The Bee Gees – (12/22/1949 – 5/20/2012)

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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