Birthdays and Departures

Latest PHX Birthdays and Departures

Rolling Stones Records

Today In Pop Music: January 9 – Five Greatest Double Albums Of All Time

January 9 Birthdays 1929 – Bill Cowsill (The Cowsills – ‘Hair’, ‘The Rain The Park and Other Things’ – died 2006) 1941  – Joan Baez (‘The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down’) 1943 – Kenny […]

94.5 KOOL FM–01/09/2014

RCA Victor

Happy Birthday Elvis Presley – His Top 5 Albums

Elvis would have celebrated his 79th birthday today. While mainly considered a singles artist, it may seem hard to believe (but true) that Elvis Presley placed 102 albums on the Billboard album chart between 1956 […]

94.5 KOOL FM–01/08/2014

Warner Brothers

The Everly Brothers – An Appreciation Of Phil and Don

With the news tonight of the death of Phil Everly, the greatest two part harmony duo of all time has been silenced. That’s Phil on the left and Don on the right of the album […]

94.5 KOOL FM–01/03/2014

Capitol Records

Beatles Producer George Martin Is 88 Today

Happy Birthday Sir George!  It’s impossible to overstate his importance to The Beatles musical growth in the recording studio..  Earlier on today’s Fab 4 @ 4, I served up a couple of tracks that George […]

01/03/2014

Capitol Records

Today In Pop Music: December 13 – Record Label Passes On The Beatles

OCTOBER 13 BIRITHDAYS 1940 – Tony Gomez (The Foundations ‘ Build Me Up Buttercup’) 1945 – Robert Martinex (? and the Mysterians – ’96 Tears’) 1948 – Jeff ‘Skunk’ Baxter (Doobie Brothers/Steely Day – guitar) […]

94.5 KOOL FM–12/13/2013

Elektra Records

Today In Pop Music: December 12 – Setlist From The Doors Last Live Gig

DECEMBER 12 BIRTHDAYS 1915 – Frank Sinatra (died 1998) 1938 – Connie Francis 1940 – Dionne Warwick 1941 – Terry Kirkman (The Association – ‘Cherish’, ‘Windy’, ‘Along Comes Mary’) 1942 – Declan Clusky (The Bachlors […]

94.5 KOOL FM–12/12/2013

Vee-Jay Records - 1963

Today In Pop Music: November 26 – First Rock Band To Be Played In Space

OCTOBER 26 BIRTHDAYS 1939 – Tina Turner (real name: Anna Mae Bullock – ‘Proud Mary’, ‘What’s Love Got To Do With It’) 1944 – Jean Terrell (Supremes – joined 1969 – ‘Up the Ladder To […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/26/2013

Arista Records

Today In Pop Music: November 24 – Steve McQueen And Diana Ross Were Supposed To Star In ‘The Bodyguard’

NOVEMBER 25 BIRTHDAYS 1940 – Percy Sledge (‘When A Man Loves A Woman’) 1944 – Bob Lind (‘Elusive Butterfly’) 1960 – Amy Grant (Baby Baby) ON THIS DAY 1961 – The Everly Brothers started active […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/25/2013

Apple Records

Today In Pop Music: November 22 – New Beatles Album Has Twice the Music

NOVEMBER 22 BIRTHDAYS 1941 – Jessie Colin Young (The youngbloods – guitar – ‘Get Thgether’) 1943 – Floyd Sneed (Three Dog Night – drums) 1949 – Steven Van Zandt (E Street Band) ON THIS DAY […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/22/2013