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RCA Victor

Elvis Would Have Been 80 Today – 11 Years Later Was An Equally Historic Moment

Elvis Presley was born on January 8, 1935, that’s a pretty well known fact.  But what happened eleven years later was equally important in the development of rock and roll.    January 8, 1946 may have […]

94.5 KOOL FM–01/08/2015

A & M Records

Joe Cocker Has Died – His Five Biggest Hits

Lung cancer claimed the life of singer Joe Cocker earlier today.  He was 70. Known for his raspy voice and eccentric stage movements, he was one of the most unique performers.  Since he never learned […]

94.5 KOOL FM–12/22/2014

Geffen Records

John Lennon On Double Fantasy – Just Before He Was Killed 34 Years Ago Today

‘Double Fantasy’ was John Lennon’s 7th album released in his lifetime, Recorded during the summer of 1980, Lennon paid for the sessions himself and didn’t sign with a record label until the album was nearly […]

94.5 KOOL FM–12/08/2014

Geffen Records

John Lennon Would Have Been 74 Today – His Top 10 Songs

John Lennon was born October 9, 1940 in Woolton, Liverpool England, 74 years ago today. I would much rather celebrate today than commemorate the day he died. Comparing his recordings with The Beatles to his […]

94.5 KOOL FM–10/09/2014

Columbia Records

Paul Revere (Of Raiders Fame) Has Died – Interview About Indian Reservation

Paul Revere, founder and leader of the 60’s/70’s rock group Paul Revere and The Raiders, died yesterday after a year long battle with cancer. He was 76 – prophetic for a man born with the […]

94.5 KOOL FM–10/05/2014

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