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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

Capitol Records

Today In Pop Music: June 18 – Paul McCartney Is 72 – Lennon Lyrics Bring Big Bucks

JUNE 18 BIRTHDAYS 1942 – Paul McCartney 1942 – Carl Radle (Derek and the Dominos/bass) 1942 – Richard Perry (record producer – Carly Simon, Ringo Starr, Barbra Streisand Leo Sayer, Diana Ross, The Pointer Sisters) […]

94.5 KOOL FM–06/18/2014

Atco Records

Today In Pop Music: June 16 – The First Major Rock Festival Gets Underway

JUNE 16 BIRTHDAYS 1941 – Lamont Dozier (legendary Motown songwriter/producer – wrote hits for The Supremes, Four Tops,Marvin Gaye, Marths and the Vandellas, Freda Payne, chairmen of the Board, among others.) 1942 – Edward Levert […]

94.5 KOOL FM–06/16/2014

Arista Records

Today In Pop Music: June 13 – Big Records Set With Whitney’s Second Album

JULY 13 BIRTHDAYS 1934 – Uriel Jones (Motown Records session drummer) – You may not know his name, but you know the songs he played on: Marvin Gaye’s ‘I Heard It Through The Grapevine’, The […]

94.5 KOOL FM–06/13/2014

Capitol Records

Today In Pop Music: June 11 – Paul McCartney’s Biggest Mistake – By Far

JUNE 11 BIRTHDAYS 1940 – Joseph DiNicola (stage name: Joey Dee [and the Starlighters] – ‘Peppermint Twist’ – Jimi Hendrix was a member of the band during 1964) 1946 – John Lawton (Uriah Heap/vocals – […]

94.5 KOOL FM–06/11/2014

RCA Victor

Today In Pop Music: June 9 – John Lennon Attends Historic Elvis Presley Concert In New York

JUNE 9 BIRTHDAYS 1915 – Les Paul – inventor of iconic solid body rock and roll guitar, close miking on studio recordings, multi track tape machines, echo delay.  Without Les Paul, rock and roll would […]

94.5 KOOL FM–06/09/2014

Columbia Records

Today In Pop Music: May 28 – Beatles And Bob Dylan Bond

MAY 28 BIRTHDAYS 1944 – Billy Vera (“At This Moment”) 1944 – Gladys Knight 1945 – John Fogerty 1968 – Kylie Minogue ON THIS DAY 1966 – Percy Sledge began a two reek run at […]

94.5 KOOL FM–05/28/2014

Asylum Records

Today In Pop Music: May 20 – An Eagle’s All Star Wedding Guest List

MAY 20 BIRTHDAY 1944 – Joe Cocker 1946 – Cher (real name: Cherilyn Sarkasian) 1947 – Steve Currie (T. Rex/bass – died 1981 – car accident) 1955 – Steve George (Mr. Mister/keyboards) 1958 – Jane […]

05/20/2014

Capitol Records

Today In Pop Music: May 16 – Beach Boys Blow Beatles Minds

MAY 16 BIRTHDAYS Pervis Jackson (Spinners/vocals) – died 2008) 1947 – Darrell Sweet (Nazareth/guitar – died 1999) 1953 – Richard Page (Mr Mister/guitar-vocals) 1966 – Janet Jackson ON THIS DAY 1966 – Bob Dylan’s iconic […]

94.5 KOOL FM–05/16/2014

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