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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – November 24th

Clem Burke (aka Elvis Ramone) – drummer –associated acts include – BlondieRamonesThe Romantics – 1955

John Squire – guitarist – Stone RosesThe Seahorses – 1962

Bev Bevan – drummer – ELO – 1944

Chris Hayes – guitar/vocals – best known with – Huey Lewis & The News – 1957

Pete Best – original drummer for The Beatles – replaced by Ringo Starr – 1941

Dawn Robinson – member of dance-pop group – En Vogue – 1965

Chad Taylor – guitar/producer – The Gracious FewLive – 1970

Lee Michaelssinger/songwriter/piano/organ/guitar – hits include – Do You Know What I Mean -1945

Jim Yester – singer/musician – The Association – 1939

Tommy Allsupguitar/producer – played with – Asleep At The WheelThe Texas PlayboysBuddy Holly’s Crickets and session hits for many country artists – (11/24/1931 – 1/11/2017)

Donald “Duck” Dunn – bass/producer/songwriter – Booker T. & The M.G.’s – session bassist for Stax Records – 1992 inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (11/24/1941 – 5/13/2012)

Bob Burns – drummer – was part of the original line-up of – Lynyrd Skynyrd – (11/24/1950 – 4/3/2015)

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    In 1984, Simon Cowell dressed up as Wonder Dog on various UK TV shows to promote Ruff Mix, a techno tune featuring dogs barking.

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    In 1980, Whispers singer Leaveil Degree was given a two-year prison term for his part in a gem heist.

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  • 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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