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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – December 26th

Chris Daughtry – singer/songwriter/actor/former American Idol contestant – frontman for pop/rock group – Daughtry – 1979

Lars Ulrich – musician/songwriter/producer/actor/vocals – drummer for heavy metal band – Metallica – 1963

Jay Farrarsinger/songwriter/piano/guitar/harmonica – associated acts include – Uncle TupeloSon Volt – 1966

Chuck Mosley – singer/songwriter/guitar – best known as frontman for – Faith No More – (12/26/1959 – 11/10/2017)

Andy Biersack – aka Andy Sixx – singer/keyboards – Black Veil Brides – 1990

Peter “Pete” Klett – guitarist – best known with – Candlebox – 1969

J. Yuenger – guitarist – White Zombie – 1966

Jared Leto – actor/musician – group – 30 Seconds To Mars – movie roles include – Dallas Buyers Club – American Psycho – Requiem For A Dream – Suicide Squad – 1971

Ernie Cate – vocals/piano – The Cate Brothers – with twin brother Earl – hits include – Fire On The Tracks – Union Man – 1942

Earl Cate – vocals/guitar – The Cate Brothers – with twin brother Ernie – hits include – Fire On The Tracks – Union Man – 1942

Bob Carpenter – keyboard/accordion/vocals – best known with – The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band – hits include – Fishin’ In The Dark – Modern Day Romance – 1946

James Mercer – singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist – associated acts include – The ShinsBroken Bells – 1970

Gordon Edwards – keyboards/guitar/vocals – best known with – The Kinks – (12/26/1946 – 2/28/2003)

Michael Jones (Kashif Saleem) – keyboards – B.T. Express – hits include – Do It (‘Til You’re Satisfied) – (12/26/1950 – 9/25/2016)

Abdul Fakir – singer – best known with the Motown group – The Four Tops – 1935

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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