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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – December 29th

Glen Phillips – singer/songwriter/guitar/mandolin/keyboards – Toad The Wet Sprocket – 1970

Jessica Andrewscountry singer – 1999 debut album Heart Shaped World produced #1 hit Who I Am – 1983

Neil “Spyder” Giraldo – guitar/songwriter – married to Pat Benatar – 1955

Marianne Faithfullsinger/songwriter/musician/actress – hits include – As Tears Go By – 1946

Yvonne Ellimansinger/songwriter/musician – best known for 1978 hit – If I Can’t Have You – 1951

Bryan Dexter Holland – singer/songwriter/guitar/multi-instrumentalist – The Offspring – 1965

Jim Reid – singer/songwriter/musician – The Jesus And Mary Chain – 1961

Ray Thomas – singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist – The Moody Blues – (12/29/1941 – 1/4/2018)

Ed Brucecountry singer/songwriter/actor – known for his smooth voice – writing credits include Texas (When I Die), Mamas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys – 1939

Cozy Powell – rock drummer – acts associated with include – Jeff Beck Group Whitesnake RainbowRobert Plant Black Sabbath – (12/29/1947 – 4/5/1998)

Rick Danko – singer/songwriter/bass/producer/multi-instrumentalist – The Band – (12/29/1943 – 12/10/1999)

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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