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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

United Artists Records

A Hard Day’s Night Premiered 50 Years Ago Today

The Beatles first film opened on July 6, 1964 and has just been remaster for blu-ray. Giles Martin (Sir George Martin’s son) has remixed the musical tracks for the latest release and it sounds great, […]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/06/2014

Atlantic Records

Today In Pop Music: July 3 – Crosby Stills And Nash Sing Together For The First Time

JULY 3 BIRTHDAYS 1930 – Tommy Tedesco – session guitarist and member of ‘The Wrecking Crew” hwo played on literally thousands of recordings by acts that included the Monkees, The Beach Boys, The Supremes, The […]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/03/2014

Epic Records

Today In Pop Music: July 2 – First Artist With Five #1 Singles From One Album

JULY 2 BIRTHDAYS 1936 – Tom Springfield (The Springfields – Dusty Springfield’s brother) 1940 – Paul Williams (The Temptations/vocals – died 1973) 1942 – Leapy Lee (“Little Arrows”) ON THIS DAY 1956 – Elvis Presley […]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/02/2014

Capitol Records - 1967

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band – By The Numbers

Many critics consider The Beatles Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album to be at #1 or close to the top of the greatest albums of all time.  I’ve compiled a few stats of my […]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/01/2014

Capitol Records

Today In Pop Music: July 1 – Beatles Masterpiece One Ups Beach Boys Masterpiece

JULY 1 BIRTHDAYS 1928 – Bobby Day (“Rockin’ Robin” – died 1990) 1939 – Delaney Bramlett (Delaney and Bonnie – “Never Ending Song Of Love” – died 2008) 1945 – Deborah Harry (Blondie) 1946 – […]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/01/2014

Capitol Records

Today In Pop Music: June 30 – Beach Boys Bad Vibrations

JUNE 30 BIRTHDAYS 1943 – Florence Ballard (Supremes – died 1976) 1944 – Glenn Shorrock (Little River Band-vocals-guitar) 1946 – Billy Brown (The Moments/vocals – “Love On A Two Way Street”) 1956 – Adrian Wright […]

94.5 KOOL FM–06/30/2014


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