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MUSICAL BIRTHDAY NOTES – November 27th

Eddie Rabbitt – multi-award winning country singer/songwriter/musician – hits include – Drivin’ My Life Away – I Love A Rainy Night – (11/27/1941 – 5/7/1998)

Mike “Puffy” Bordin – drummer – best know with – Faith No More – 1962

Charlie Burchill – guitar/musician/songwriter – Simple Minds – 1959

Myles Kennedy – singer/songwriter/guitar – Alter Bridge – 1969

Fiachna O’Braonian – guitar/vocals – Hothouse Flowers – 1965

Charlie Benante – drummer – best known with – AntrhraxStormtroopers of Death – 1962

Daryl Stuermer – guitar/bass/vocals – associated acts include – Genesis Phil Collins – 1952

Randy Brecker – trumpet/flugelhorn – Blood Sweat & Tears – session player for many artists – 1945

Dave Winthrop – woodwinds/vocals – best known with – Supertramp – 1948

Al Jackson Jr. – drummer – Booker T. & The M.G.’s – session player for Stax Records- known as “The Human Timekeeper” – (11/27/1935 – 10/1/1975)

Jimi Hendrix – legendary multi-award winning rock singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer – 1992 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (11/27/1942 – 9/18/1970)

RSS Things You Didn’t Know…

  • Things you didn't know
    Peter Frampton's 1976 US #1 album 'Frampton Comes Alive' was pressed in 'automatic sequence', with sides one and four on one record, followed by sides two and three on the other - to make it easier to listen through the whole album in sequence on automatic record changers.

RSS Breakin’ The Law…

  • I fought the law
    In 1967, folk singer Joan Baez was sentenced to 45 days in prison for talking part in a anti- war demo.

RSS Classic Rock Beat

RSS They Said It…

  • Quote of the Day
    "I'll give The Rolling Stones about another two years. I'm saving for the future, I bank all my song royalties for a start." Mick Jagger, 1964.
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