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Asylum Records

Today In Pop Music: July 31 – Eagles Fight Among Themselves During Concert

JULY 31 BIRTHDAYS 1958 – Bill Berry (R.E.M./drums) 1953 – Hugh McDowell (Electric Light Orchestra/cello) 1947 – Karl Green (Herman’s Hermits/guitar) 1946 – Gary Lewis 9This Diamond Ring) ON THIS DAY 1980 – During an […]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/31/2014

Casablanca Records

Today In Pop Music: July 29 – Kiss Member Avoids Kiss Of Death

JULY 29 BIRTHDAYS 1973 – Wanya Morris (Boys II Men/vocals) 1959 – John Sykes (Thin Lizzy and Whitesnake/guitar) 1953 – Geddy Lee (Rush/bass, vocals) 1947 – Carlo Santanna (Paper Lace/guitar – ‘The Night Chicago Died”) […]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/29/2014

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

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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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