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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – December 23rd

Eddie Vedder – singer/songwriter/rhythm guitar – best known with – Pearl Jamsolo artist – 1964

Anthony Phillips – multi-instrumentalist – best know as guitarist for – Genesissolo artist – 1951

Dave Murray – guitarist/songwriter for heavy metal group – Iron Maiden – 1956

Harry Judd – drummer – Brit boy group – McFly – 1985

Robbie Dupreepop singer/songwriter – best known for 1980 hit – Steal Away – 1946

Victoria Williamsalt-country – folk-rock singer/songwriter/musician – 1958

Johnny Contardo – singer/actor – Sha Na Na – 1951

Jorma Kaukonen – blues-rock-folk guitarist/songwriter/vocalist – Jefferson AirplaneHot Tuna – 1940

Luther Grosvenor – guitar – Spooky ToothMott The HoopleWidowmaker – 1946

Tim Hardinfolk singer/songwriter/musician – best known for song – If I Were A Carpenter – (12/23/1941 – 12/29/1980)

Buddy Harmanaward winning country drummer – part of the “A-Team” of session players – 1st regular drummer on The Grand Ole Opry – (12/23/1928 – 8/21/2008)

Eugene Booker Record – singer/songwriter/producer – best known as lead vocalist of – The Chi-Lites – hits include – Oh Girl – Have You Seen Her – (12/23/1940 – 7/22/2005)

Chet Bakerjazz trumpet/flugelhorn/vocals – (12/23/1929 – 5/13/1988)

Esther Phillipscelebrated R&B vocalist who also performed in several other genres – (12/23/1935 – 8/7/1984)

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.

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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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