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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – November 15th

Jack Ingramcountry singer/songwriter/radio voice guy – hits include – Love You – Barefoot and Crazy – Measure Of A Man – 1970

Kevin Eubanksmusician/composer/former band leader The Tonight Show – 1957

Chad Kroeger – singer/songwriter/guitar – Nickelback – 1974

Steve Fossen – original bassist – Heart – 1949

 Joe Leeway – instrumentalist/songwriter/backing vocals – Thompson Twins – 1955

Michael Cooper – singer/rhythm guitar – Con Funk Shun – 1952

Alexander O’NealR&B-soul-funk singer/songwriter/arranger – 1953

Frida (Anni-Frid Synni Lyngstad) – pop singer/pianoABBA – 1945

Petula Clarksinger/actress/composer – best known for 1965 hit – Downtown – 1932

C. W. McCall (William Dale Fries Jr.) – country singer/songwriter – best known for trucker hit – Convoy – 1928

Tony Thompson – drummer – Power Station – Chic – (11/15/1954 – 11/12/2003)

Jimmy Ellis – funk-soul singer – The Trammps – hits include Disco Inferno – (11/15/1937 – 3/8/2012)

William E. “Little Willie” JohnR&B singer – hits include – Fever – Need Your Love So Bad – 1996 inductee in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (11/15/1937 – 5/26/1968)

Clyde McPhatterR&B-soul-rock singer – first artist inducted twice in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – once with The Drifters – and later as a solo artist – (11/15/1932 – 6/13/1972)

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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