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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

Columbia Records

Paul McCartney On Michael Jackson’s Purchase Of His Songs

As you may know, Michael Jackson out bid Paul McCartney for the rights to the Beatles songs Paul wrote with John Lennon. It turned out to be more than awkward, as it was Paul who […]

94.5 KOOL FM–06/25/2014

Epic Records

Today In Pop Music: June 25 – Michael Jackson Died 5 Years Ago Today

JUNE 25 BIRTHDAYS 1937 – Eddie Floyd (“Knock On Wood”, wrote “634-5789″ for Wilson Pickett) 1939 – Harole Melvin (“If You Don’t Know Me By Now’ – died 1997) 1940 – Clint Warwick (Moody Blues/bass […]

94.5 KOOL FM–06/25/2014

Atco Records

Today In Pop Music: June 24 – The Most Expensive Guitar In The World

JUNE 24 BIRTHDAYS 1944 – Arthur Brown (Crazy World of Arthur Brown – “Fire”) 1944 – Jeff Beck (Yardbirds-Honeydrippers/guitar) 1944 – Mick Fleetwood (Fleetwood Mac/drums) 1945  Colin Blunstone (Zombies/vocals – “She’s Not There, “Time Of […]

94.5 KOOL FM–06/24/2014

Motown Records

Today In Pop Music: June 23 – Motown Diva Blows Bad Breath Test

JUNE 23 BIRTHDAYS 1929 – June Carter Cash (the love of Johnny’s life – wrote ‘Ring Of Fire’ died 2003) 1937 – Niki Sullivan (one of the three original members of Buddy Holly’s Crickets/guitar – […]

94.5 KOOL FM–06/23/2014

Capitol Records

Paul McCartney Is 72 Today – His Top 10 Albums

Here’s the shocker: Band On The Run” isn’t the biggest album of Paul McCartney’s solo career.  It’s close, but one other album beat it out. Here are Paul’s top 10 in order, with audio of […]

94.5 KOOL FM–06/18/2014

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New Beatles Mono Audiophile Vinyl Coming – How It Differs From The CD’s

The Beatles mono albums have been newly remastered for release on vinyl this September. Wait a minute…..wasn’t their mono and stereo catalog remastered just five years ago? Well yes, but while those mono/stereo CD sets […]

94.5 KOOL FM–06/18/2014

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