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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – November 12th

Neil Young – singer/songwriter/musician – Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – Buffalo SpringfieldCrosby, Stills, Nash & Young Crazy Horsesolo artist – 1945

Barbara Fairchildcountry-gospel singer/songwriter – best known for 1973 hit – The Teddy Bear Song – 1950

David Ellefson – bass/songwriter/vocals – founding member of – Megadeth – 1964

Buck Dharma (Donald Brian Roeser) – guitar/songwriter/vocals – Blue Oyster Cult –  group’s songs include – Don’t Fear The Reaper – Godzilla – Burnin’ For You – 1947

Leslie McKeown – singer – The Bay City Rollers – songs include – Saturday Night – 1955

Aaron Stainthorpe – metal singer/lyricist – My Dying Bride – 1968

Omarion – R&B singer/songwriter/dancer/actor – 1984

Arthur Paul “Pooch” Tavares – pop-R&B singer – Tavares (aka-The Tavares Brothers) – 1943

Brian Hylandpop singer/musician – hits include – Sealed With A Kiss – Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini – Gypsy Woman – 1943

Ruby Nash Curtis Garnett – R&B singer – Ruby & The Romantics – hits include – Our Day Will Come – My Summer Love – Hey There Lonely Boy – 1939

Terry “Buzzy” Johnson – singer/songwriter/producer – The Flamingos – 1938

Errol Brown – singer/songwriter – Hot Chocolate – hits include – You Sexy Thing – (11/12/1943 – 5/6/2015)

Jo Stafford – traditional pop singer/actress – The Pied Pipers – solo artist – hits include – You Belong To Me – (11/12/1917 – 7/16/2008)

William Dorsey “Buck” Clayton – jazz trumpet – member of Count Basie’s “Old Testament” orchestra – (11/12/1911 – 12/8/1991)

RSS Things You Didn’t Know…

  • Things you didn't know
    Peter Frampton's 1976 US #1 album 'Frampton Comes Alive' was pressed in 'automatic sequence', with sides one and four on one record, followed by sides two and three on the other - to make it easier to listen through the whole album in sequence on automatic record changers.

RSS Breakin’ The Law…

  • I fought the law
    In 1967, folk singer Joan Baez was sentenced to 45 days in prison for talking part in a anti- war demo.

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RSS They Said It…

  • Quote of the Day
    "I'll give The Rolling Stones about another two years. I'm saving for the future, I bank all my song royalties for a start." Mick Jagger, 1964.
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