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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – December 24th

Lemmy Kilmistersinger/songwriter/bass player for rock band – MotörheadHawkwind – associated acts include – Rockin’ VickersSam Gopal – Robert Calvert Band – (12/24/1945 – 12/28/2015)

Jan Akkerman – guitarist – best known with – Focus – 1973 hit – Hocus Pocus – 1946

Millard Powers – singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/producer/recording engineer – associated acts include – Counting Crows – Majosha – The Semantics – 1965

Michael “Mike” Curb – multi-award winning songwriter/producer/musician/politician/NASCAR car owner/record executive – founder of Curb Records – The Mike Curb Congregation – 1944

Doyle Bramhall IIguitar/bass/drums/singer/songwriter – associated acts include – Eric ClaptonRoger Waters – 1968

Louis Tomlinson – pop singer/songwriter/actor – Brit boy band – One Direction – 1991

Ricky Martinpop singer/actor/author – best known for – Livin’ La Vida Loca – 1971

Mary Ramsey – singer/songwriter/violin – 10,000 Maniacs – 1963

Darren Wharton – singer/songwriter/keyboards – Thin Lizzy – Dare – 1962

Ian Burden – keyboards/bass/songwriter – Human League – 1957

Robert Schwartzman – musician/actor/film director – best known as the lead vocalist of – Rooney – 1982

Will Oldham – stage name – Bonnie “Prince” Billy – alt-country-folk singer/songwriter/actor – 1970

Dave BartholomewNew Orleans jazz-R&B-big band-swing-Dixieland musician/bandleader/composer/arranger – member of The Songwriters Hall of Fame – Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – Louisiana Music Hall of Fame – 1918

Lee DorseyNew Orleans pop-R&B singer – hits include – Ya Ya – Workin’ In A Coal Mine – (12/24/1924-or26 – 12/1/1986)

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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