Birthdays and Departures

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Colgems records - 1968

Today In Pop Music: November 20 – Monkees Bomb On Big Screen

NOVEMBER 20 BIRTHDAYS 1942 – Norman Greenbaum (Spirit In The Sky) 1946 – Duane Allman (Allman Brothers Band – guitar – died 1971) 1947 – Joe Walsh (James Gang/Eagles – guitar) 1957 – Jim Broen […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/20/2013

Apple Records

Today In Pop Music: November 19 – Second Member Of Badfinger Committs Suicide

NOVEMBER 19 BIRTHDAYS 1938 – Hank Medress (The Tokens – ‘The Lion Sleeps Tonight’ – died 2007) 1939 – Pete Moore (The Miracles – ‘Tracks Of My Tears’, ‘Tears Of A Clown’) 1943 – Fred […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/19/2013

Elektra Records

Today In Pop Music: Doors Do Elektra Deal – Change Lyrics Of First Single

NOVEMBER 15 BIRTHDAYS 1928 – C.W. McCall – (‘Convoy’) 1932 – Petula Clark (‘Downtown’,’I Know A Place’,’A Sign Of the Times’) 1933 – Clyde McPhatter (Drifters – ‘Lover Please’ – died 1972 – heart attack) […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/15/2013

Epic Records - 1995

Today In Pop Music: November 14 – MJ Marries – What Mom Thought of the Bride

NOVEMBER 14 BIRTHDAYS 1936 – Freddie Garrity (Freddie and the Dreamers – ‘I’m Telling You Now’, ‘Do The Freddie’ – died 2006 – emphysema) 1938 – Cornell Gunter (The Coasters – ‘Yakety Yak’,’Charlie Brown’ – […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/14/2013

Apple Records

Today In Pop Music: November 13 – Beatles On The WWW – Their Top 5 Hits

NOVEMBER 13 BIRTHDAYS 1934 – Timmy Thomas (one hit wonder ‘Why Can’t We Live Together) 1949 – Roger Steen (The Tubes – guitar – She’s A Beauty’) 1951 – Bill Gibson (Huey Lewis and the […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/13/2013

Colgems Records

Today In Pop Music: November 12 – Monkees Music Makes Millions On Top Of Album Charts

NOVEMBER 11 BIRTHDAYS 1943 – Brian Hyland (Itsy Bitsy Teenie Wenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini’, ‘Gypsy Woman’) 1943 – John Maus (The Walker Brothers – ‘The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore’, ‘Make It Easy On […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/12/2013

London Records

Today In Pop Music: November 11 – The Doors Jim Morrison Arrested In Phoenix

NOVEMBER 11 BIRTHDAYS 1929 – LaVern Baker – (‘Tweedle Dee’,’Jim Dandy’ – died 1997) 1938 – Roger Lavern (The Tornados – keyboards – ‘Telstar’ – first British group to top American charts almost two years […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/11/2013

RCA Victor - 1975

Today In Pop Music: November 8 – Bowie Debuts With Cher

NOVEMBER 8 BIRTHDAYS 1942 – Gerald Alston (The Manhattans – ‘Kiss and Say Goodbye’) 1944 – Bonnie Bramlett (Delany and Bonnie’ – ‘Never Ending Song Of Love) 1946 – Roy Wood (guitar/vocals – The Move […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/08/2013

Imperial Records

Today In Pop Music: November 7 – How Alan Freed Gave Johnny Rivers His Stage Name

NOVEMBER 7 BIRTHDAYS 1937 – Mary Travers (Peter Paul and Mary – ‘Leaving On A Jet Plane’ – died 2009) 1942 – Johnny Rivers (‘Memphis’,’Poor Side Of Town’,Baby I Need Your Lovin”) 1943 – Joni […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/07/2013