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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
    On 2 June 1989 Bill Wyman married 18-year-old Mandy Smith whom he had been dating since she was 13. In 1993, while Wyman was still married to Smith, Stephen, his son from his first marriage, became engaged to Smith's mother.

RSS Breakin’ The Law…

  • I fought the law
    In 1993 Wilson Pickett was sentenced to one year in jail after being found guilty of drink driving.

RSS Classic Rock Beat

RSS They Said It…

  • Quote of the Day
    "I think rock and roll is media manipulation and exploitation and corruptness and bullshit." Sex Pistol, John Lydon, 1980.
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