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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – November 14th

Stephen Bishopsinger/songwriter/musician – hits include – On and On – It Might Be You – 1951

James Young – guitar/singer/songwriter/keyboard – Styx – 1949

Alex John Such – bassist – Bon Jovi (thru 1994) – 1955

Brian Yale – bassist – Matchbox 20 – 1968

Travis Barker – drummer – Blink 182 – 1975

Buckwheat Zydecoaccordion/vocals – zydeco music – 1947

Frank Banali – drummer – Quiet Riot – 1953

Scherrie Payne – R&B-soul-pop singer – best known with – The Supremes – solo artist – 1944

Yannijazz-rock soft-pop keyboardist/pianist/composer/producer – 1954

Barry Brandt – drummer – glam rock group – Angel – 1951

Ellis Marsalis Jr. – New Orleans jazz pianist – 1934

Joseph “Run” Simmons – rapper – Run DMC – 1964

Cornell Gunther (Cornell Gunter) – R&B singer – 1987 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as a member of – The Coasters – (11/14/1936 – 2/26/1990)

Freddie Garrity – singer – Freddie and the Dreamers – songs include – I’m Telling You Now – (11/14/1940 – 5/19/2006)

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.

RSS Classic Rock Beat

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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