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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – November 1st

Lyle Lovettcountry singer/songwriter/producer/actor – 1957

Bill Andersoncountry singer/songwriter/TV personality – “Whispering Bill” – 1937

Kenny Alphin – country singer/songwriter – “Big” Kenny of Big & Rich – 1963

Anthony Keidis – singer/songwriter/musician/rapper – Red Hot Chili Peppers – 1962

Magne Furuholmen – singer/songwriter/musician/painter – A-ha – hits include – Take On Me – 1962

Rick Allen – drummer – Def Leppard – 1963

Sophie B. Hawkinssinger/songwriter/musician/painter – hits include – Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover – 1964

Bo Bicerock singer/musician – season four American Idol runner-up – 1975

Ronald Bell – saxaphonist/songwriter – Kool & The Gang – 1951

Keith Stegallcountry singer/songwriter/musician/producer – hits include – Whatever Turns You On – Pretty Lady – 1955

Eddie MacDonald – bass – The Alarm – 1959

La Tavia Roberson – multiple award winning singer/songwriter/actress/model – Girls Tyme – Destiny’s Child – Anjel – 1981

Tina Arenasinger/songwriter/actress/producer – 1967

Jim Steinmansongwriter/Grammy winning producer – 1947

Dan Peek – singer/songwriter/musician – America – solo artist – (11/1/1950 – 7/24/2011)

Bob Weston – guitar/songwriter – best known with – Fleetwood Mac – (11/1/1947- 1/3/2012)

Richard Roman “Ric” Grech – musician/multi-instrumentalist – associated acts include – Blind FaithTrafficGinger Baker’s Air Force – KGB – (11/1/1946 – 3/17/1990)

Barry Sadlersinger/songwriter/author/actor – best known for – Ballad of the Green Berets – (11/1/1940 – 11/5/1989)

William “Sabby” Lewis – jazz pianist/band leader/arranger – (11/1/1914 – 7/9/1994)

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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