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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – December 8th

Gregg Allman – multi-award winning singer/songwriter/keyboards/guitar – Allman Brothers Bandsolo artist – 1995 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 2015 Georgia Music Hall of Fame – (12/8/1947 – 5/27/2017)

Sam Huntmulti-award winning country singer/songwriter/guitar – hits include – House Party – Take Your Time – Leave The Night On – Body Like A Back Road – 1984

Marty Raybon – lead singer/songwriter/musician – country group – Shenandoah – hits include – The Church On Cumberland Road – Two Dozen Roses – Janie Baker’s Love Slave – 1959

Bobby Elliott – drummer – The Hollies – hits include – Long Cool Woman In A Black Dress – The Air That I Breathe – 1941

Ryan Newell – lead/slide-guitar/harmony vocalist – Sister Hazel – 1972

Corey Taylor – metal singer/songwriter/musician – has performed with multiple acts including – SlipknotStone Sour – 1973

Sinead O’Connorpop singer/songwriter/musician – best known for hit – Nothing Compares To You – 1966

Marty Friedman – guitarist/songwriter – Megadeth – 1962

Phil Collen – guitarist/songwriter – Def Leppard – 1957

Athena Kottak – drummer – Femme Fatale – 1964

Warren Cuccurullo – multiple instruments/singer/songwriter – Duran Duran – 1956

Paul Rutherford – musician/singer – Frankie Goes To Hollywood – 1959

Jerry Butler Jr. – R&B-soul singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/producer – best known with – The Impressions solo artist – 1991 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 1939

Graham Knight – bass/vocals – Marmalade – hits include 1969’s – Reflections Of My Life – 1946

Sammy Davis Jr.multi-award winning singer/musician/dancer/actor/comedian – hits include – The Candy Man – (12/8/1925 – 5/16/1990)

Dan Hartman – singer/songwriter/producer – The Edgar Winter Groupsolo artist – hits include – I Can Dream About You – (12/8/1950 – 3/22/1994)

Jim Morrison – (aka- The Lizard King – Mr. Mojo Rising – King of Orgasmic Rock) – rock singer/songwriter/poet/musician/actor/director – The Doors – Rick & The Ravens – (12/8/1943 – 7/3/1971)

Mike Botts – drummer – best known with – Bread – recorded with numerous acts including – Linda RonstadtKarla BonoffAndrew GoldWarren ZevonDan Fogelberg – (12/8/1944 – 12/9/1945)

Chrisette Michele Grammy winning R&B-soul singer/songwriter/rapper/piano – songs include – Be OK -1982

Nicki Minajrap-hip hop artist – 1982

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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