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Warner Brothers Records

Happy Birthday To Rod Stewart – Closing In On A Milestone

Roderick David Stewart has been making great music since 1964 as a solo artist, then joining the Jeff Beck Group, Faces, and back to a solo career. His stature in the music industry is beyond […]

94.5 KOOL FM–01/10/2014

Rolling Stones Records

Today In Pop Music: January 9 – Five Greatest Double Albums Of All Time

January 9 Birthdays 1929 – Bill Cowsill (The Cowsills – ‘Hair’, ‘The Rain The Park and Other Things’ – died 2006) 1941  – Joan Baez (‘The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down’) 1943 – Kenny […]

94.5 KOOL FM–01/09/2014

Capitol Records

Today In Pop Music: December 13 – Record Label Passes On The Beatles

OCTOBER 13 BIRITHDAYS 1940 – Tony Gomez (The Foundations ‘ Build Me Up Buttercup’) 1945 – Robert Martinex (? and the Mysterians – ’96 Tears’) 1948 – Jeff ‘Skunk’ Baxter (Doobie Brothers/Steely Day – guitar) […]

94.5 KOOL FM–12/13/2013

Elektra Records

Today In Pop Music: December 12 – Setlist From The Doors Last Live Gig

DECEMBER 12 BIRTHDAYS 1915 – Frank Sinatra (died 1998) 1938 – Connie Francis 1940 – Dionne Warwick 1941 – Terry Kirkman (The Association – ‘Cherish’, ‘Windy’, ‘Along Comes Mary’) 1942 – Declan Clusky (The Bachlors […]

94.5 KOOL FM–12/12/2013

Vee-Jay Records - 1963

Today In Pop Music: November 26 – First Rock Band To Be Played In Space

OCTOBER 26 BIRTHDAYS 1939 – Tina Turner (real name: Anna Mae Bullock – ‘Proud Mary’, ‘What’s Love Got To Do With It’) 1944 – Jean Terrell (Supremes – joined 1969 – ‘Up the Ladder To […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/26/2013

Apple Records

Today In Pop Music: November 22 – New Beatles Album Has Twice the Music

NOVEMBER 22 BIRTHDAYS 1941 – Jessie Colin Young (The youngbloods – guitar – ‘Get Thgether’) 1943 – Floyd Sneed (Three Dog Night – drums) 1949 – Steven Van Zandt (E Street Band) ON THIS DAY […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/22/2013

5 Sun 78rpm records - 385x240

Today In Pop Music: November 21 – RCA Signs Elvis Dirt Cheap

NOVEMBER 21 BIRTHDAYS 1940 – Dr. John (real name: Malcom John Reennack – ‘Right Place Wrong Time’) 1948 – Lonnie Jordan (War – ‘The Cisco Kid’,’Low Rider’, ‘Summer’) 1950 – Livingston Taylor (‘I Will Be […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/21/2013

Colgems records - 1968

Today In Pop Music: November 20 – Monkees Bomb On Big Screen

NOVEMBER 20 BIRTHDAYS 1942 – Norman Greenbaum (Spirit In The Sky) 1946 – Duane Allman (Allman Brothers Band – guitar – died 1971) 1947 – Joe Walsh (James Gang/Eagles – guitar) 1957 – Jim Broen […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/20/2013

Apple Records

Today In Pop Music: November 19 – Second Member Of Badfinger Committs Suicide

NOVEMBER 19 BIRTHDAYS 1938 – Hank Medress (The Tokens – ‘The Lion Sleeps Tonight’ – died 2007) 1939 – Pete Moore (The Miracles – ‘Tracks Of My Tears’, ‘Tears Of A Clown’) 1943 – Fred […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/19/2013