Birthdays and Departures

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Columbia Records

Today In Pop Music: July 25 – Dylan Goes Electric, Crowd Goes Ballistic

JULY 25 BIRTHDAYS 1925 – Bennie Benjamin – you won’t know the name but you’ve heard his work as a session drummer, one of Motown Records ‘The Funk Brothers’, who played on hundreds of sessions […]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/25/2014

Apple Records

Today In Pop Music: July 23 – Paul McCartney Makes The Biggest Mistake Of His Life

JULY 23 BIRTHDAYS 1945 – Dino Danelli – (The Rascals/drums) 1947 – David Essex (“Rock On”) 1947 – Tony Joe White (singer/songwriter – “Polk Salad Annie”) 1950 – Blair Thorton (Bachman-Turner Overdrive/guitar) 1952 – Janis […]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/23/2014

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Today In Pop Music; July 22 – Bobby Sherman Is 73 Today – See A Recent Picture

JULY 22 BIRTHDAYS 1941 -George Clinton (Parliment/Funkadelic – “One Nation Under A Groove”) 1944 – Estelle Bennett (The Ronettes – died 2009) 1944 – Ric Davis (Supertramp/vocals-keyboards) 1947 – Don Henley (Eagles/drums) ON THIS DAY […]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/22/2014

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Today In Pop Music: July 21 – Drawer Full of Nearly Forgotten Photographs Fetch Over $360,000

JULY 21 BIRTHDAYS 1946 – Barry Whitwam (Herman’s Hermits/drums) 1947 – Cat Stevens 1955 – Howie Epstein (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers/bass) ON THIS DAY 1969 – The Beatles began work on a John Lennon […]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/21/2014

Asylum Records

Today In Pop Music: July 17 – Linda Ronstadt Loses Half Her Audience During A Vegas Concert

JULY 17 BIRTHDAYS 1941 – Spencer Davis (“Gimme Some Lovin”, “I’m A Man”) 1949 – Mick Tucker (The Sweet/drums – “Little Willy, “Ballroom Blitz”) 1949 – Mike Vale (tommy Janes and the Shondells/bass – “Mony […]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/17/2014