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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

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Why Casey Kasem Still Hasn’t Been Buried Yet

If you thought the fighting between Casey Kasem’s children and his wife Jean had subsided, think again. Casey’s body still remains in a mortuary in Tacoma, Washington – a month after he died from complications […]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/16/2014

Elektra Records

Today In Pop Music: July 16 – The UK’s Favorite #1 Single Of All Time

JULY 16 BIRTHDAYS 1941 – Desmond Dekker (one hit wonder – “Israelites”) 1947 – Stewart Copeland (The Police/drums) ON THIS DAY 1962 – The Beach Boys signed with Capitol Records making millions for themselves and […]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/16/2014

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What To Do Once You’ve Finished All The Beer (Learn To Play “Billie Jean”)

It’s hard enough to make good music with an instrument, so imagine how difficult it must be to make musical sense with a bunch of empty beer bottles. That’s what makes this video so compelling. […]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/15/2014

Capitol Records

Today In Pop Music: July 15 – Happy Birthday Linda Ronstadt

JULY 15 BIRTHDAYS 1944 – Millie Jackson (“Ask Me What You Want”) 1946 – Linda Ronstadt 1947 – Peter Banks – (Yes/guitar 1968-1970) 1952 – Jeff Carlisli (.38 Special – “Hold On Loosely”) 1953 – […]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/15/2014

Casablanca Records

Today In Pop Music: July 14 – Police Officer Unwittingly Provides Inspiration For Donna Summer Hit

JULY 14 BIRTHDAYS 1912 – Woody Guthrie – legendary folk singer/writer – father of Arlo Guthrie (“City Of New Orleans) 1948 – Tommy Mattola – Sony records executive-married to Mariah Carey 1993-1997 1952 – Bob […]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/14/2014

MCA Records

Today In Pop Music: July 12 – Odd Couple Score #1 Hit From Movie Bomb

JULY 12 BIRTHDAYS 1943 – Christine McVie (Fleetwood Mac) 1950 – Eric Carr (Kiss/drums) ON THIS DAY 1979 – Minnie Riperton (“Loving You”) lost her battle with cancer at age 31.  The Stevie Wonder produced […]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/12/2014

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