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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – November 5th

Art Garfunkel – singer/songwriter/actor – Simon & Garfunkelsolo artist – 1941

Bryan Adamssinger/songwriter/musician/producer/actor – hits include – Run To You – Summer Of 69 – I Do It For You – 1959

Kevin Jonas – musician/actor – best known as part of – The Jonas Brothers – 1987

Ryan Adams – singer/songwriter/musician/producer/poet/painter – alt-country band – Whiskeytownsolo artist – 1974

Lisa Scott-Lee – pop singer – Steps – 1975

Angela Gossow – metal singer – Arch Enemy – 1974

Mike Score – singer/songwriter/guitar/keyboards – A Flock of Seagullssolo artist – 1957

Peter Noone – singer/songwriter/guitar/piano/actor – Herman’s Hermits – 1947

Don McDougall – guitar – The Guess Who – 1948

Jeff Watson – guitarist – best known as a founding member of – Night Ranger – associated acts include – The Jeff Watson BandDennis DeYoungMother’s Army – 1956

Jonny Greenwood – musician/composer – Radiohead – 1971

Brian Wheat – bass/songwriter – Tesla – 1962

David Moyse – musician/singer – Air Supply – 1957

Rick Cobb – drums/vocals – Bloodrock – 1948

Rob Fisher – keyboards/songwriter – Naked EyesClimie Fisher – (11/5/1956 – 8/25/1999)

Ike Turner – R&B-blues – singer/songwriter/musician – Ike & Tina Turner ReviewKings of Rhythm – 1991 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (11/5/1931 – 12/12/2007)

Gram Parsons – country-rock singer/songwriter/piano/guitar – influential in the alt-rock/country rock genre – associated acts include – The Flying Burrito BrothersThe Byrdssolo artist – (11/5/1946 – 9/19/1973)

Roy Rogers (Leonard Slye) – country-western singer/actor – best known as a member of – Sons of the Pioneers – and from TV’s – The Roy Rogers Show – often referred to as “The King of the Cowboys” – (11/5/1911 – 7/6/1998)

RSS Things You Didn’t Know…

  • Things you didn't know
    In 1984, Simon Cowell dressed up as Wonder Dog on various UK TV shows to promote Ruff Mix, a techno tune featuring dogs barking.

RSS Breakin’ The Law…

  • I fought the law
    In 1980, Whispers singer Leaveil Degree was given a two-year prison term for his part in a gem heist.

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RSS They Said It…

  • Quote of the Day
    "Record company drinks? It used to be grams of charlie, now it's bloody tomato juice." Robert Plant, 1990.
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