Birthdays and Departures

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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

5 Sun 78rpm records - 385x240

Today In Pop Music: November 21 – RCA Signs Elvis Dirt Cheap

NOVEMBER 21 BIRTHDAYS 1940 – Dr. John (real name: Malcom John Reennack – ‘Right Place Wrong Time’) 1948 – Lonnie Jordan (War – ‘The Cisco Kid’,’Low Rider’, ‘Summer’) 1950 – Livingston Taylor (‘I Will Be […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/21/2013

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