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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – December 30th

Suzy Bogguss country singer/songwriter/musician – 90’s hits include – Outbound Plane – Aces – Letting Go – Drive South – 1956

Jeff Lynne – musician/singer/songwriter/producer – ELO The Traveling Wilburys – 2017 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1947

Michael Nesmith – musician/songwriter/composer/actor – The Monkees First National Band solo artist – 1942

Sandy Beales – bassist – pop group – One Direction – 1991

Tyresesinger/actor – movie Baby Boy – hits include – Sweet Lady – 1978

Patti Smithpunk-rock singer/songwriter/poet – 1946

Jay Kay – singer/frontman – Jamiroquai – 1969

Clive Bunker – drummer – best known with – Jethro Tull – 1946

Paul Stookey – folk singer/songwriter – Peter Paul & Mary – 1937

Davy Jones – pop-rock singer/musician/actor/teen idol – The Monkees solo artist – (12/30/1945 – 2/29/2012)

John Hartfordcountry-folk-bluegrass singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist – (12/30/1937 – 6/4/2001)

Skeeter Daviscountry-pop singer/songwriter – best known for 1962 hit – The End Of The World – (12/30/1931 – 9/19/2004)

Bo Diddleymulti-award winning R&B-blues singer/songwriter/guitar/producer/actor – nicknamed “The Originator” – 1987 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (12/30/1928 – 6/2/2008)

Del Shannonrock-country singer/songwriter/musician – best known for the 1961 hit – Runaway – (12/30/1934 – 2/8/1990)

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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