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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

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

Capitol Records

Ringo Starr: A Left Handed Drummer That Plays A Right Handed Drum Set

  Happy birthday Ringo Starr who turns 74 today…a very young 74. Much has been written and said about his vocal abilities and drumming, but one fact hasn’t been talked about very often: Ringo is […]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/07/2014

Capitol Records

How Many Songs Did Ringo Sing With The Beatles: 10? 11? 12? 15 Or More?

Ringo Starr may be spreading ‘peace and love’ on his 74rd birthday today, but he didn’t get to spread his singing around with The Beatles as much as you might think.  As a matter of […]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/07/2014

Photo by Janey Goddard

Today In Pop Music: July 7 – Breakout Album By The Boss Spawns 7 Top 10 Singles

JULY 7 BIRTHDAYS 1940 – Ringo Starr (the oldest member of The Beatles) 1944 – Warren Etner (Grassroots/guitar – “Midnight Confessions”, “Sooner Or Later”) 1945 – Jim Rodford (Argent “Hold Your Head Up”) 1950 – […]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/07/2014

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