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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – December 31st

Burton Cummings – best known as lead singer/keyboards of – The Guess Who solo artist – hits include – These Eyes – American Woman – Laughing – Share The Land – 1947

Tom Hamilton – multi-award winning bassist/songwriter/vocals – Aerosmith – hits include – Dream On – Walk This Way – I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing – 2001 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1951

Bob Bryar – drums – best known with – My Chemical Romance – 1979

Andy Summers – guitarist/singer/multi-instrumentalist – The Police solo artist – 1942

George Thorogood – blues rock guitarist/singer/songwriter – George Thorogood and The Destroyers – 1950

Scott Ian – musician/songwriter/guitar – Anthrax – 1963

Joe McIntyre – pop singer/songwriter/musician – New Kids On The Block – 1972

Craig Wayne Boydcountry singer/songwriter – winner of Season 7 of the Voice – 1978

Paul Westerberg – singer/guitarist/songwriter – The Replacements – 1959

Fermin Goytisolo – musician – K.C. & The Sunshine Band – 1951

Peter “Pete” Quaife – bass/backing vocals – The Kinks – hits include – All Day And All Of The Night – You Really Got Me – 1990 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (12/31/1943 – 6/23/2010)

John Denvermultiple award winning folk-pop-country singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – Rocky Mountain High – Take Me Home, Country Roads – Annie’s Song – (12/31/1943 – 10/12/1997)

Donna Summermultiple Grammy winning pop-disco singer/songwriter – hits include – Bad Girls – Last Dance – Heaven Knows – 2013 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (12/31/1948 – 5/17/2012)

Rex Allen – singer/songwriter/actor/Disney narrator – (12/31/1920 – 12/17/1999)

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.

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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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