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RCA Victor - 1975

Today In Pop Music: November 8 – Bowie Debuts With Cher

NOVEMBER 8 BIRTHDAYS 1942 – Gerald Alston (The Manhattans – ‘Kiss and Say Goodbye’) 1944 – Bonnie Bramlett (Delany and Bonnie’ – ‘Never Ending Song Of Love) 1946 – Roy Wood (guitar/vocals – The Move […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/08/2013

Imperial Records

Today In Pop Music: November 7 – How Alan Freed Gave Johnny Rivers His Stage Name

NOVEMBER 7 BIRTHDAYS 1937 – Mary Travers (Peter Paul and Mary – ‘Leaving On A Jet Plane’ – died 2009) 1942 – Johnny Rivers (‘Memphis’,’Poor Side Of Town’,Baby I Need Your Lovin”) 1943 – Joni […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/07/2013

Colgems Rrecords

Today In Pop Music: November 6 – Monkees’ Box Office Disaster

NOVEMBER 6 BIRTHDAYS 1894 – Adolph Sax (long gone but kudos to this man – he invented the saxophone) 1941 – Guy Clark (songwriter for Johnny Cash and Ricky Skaggs among others) 1942 – Doug […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/06/2013

Columbia Records - 1983

Today In Pop Music: November 5 – One Billy Joel Hit Written For Two Different Women

NOVEMBER 5 BIRTHDAYS 1931 – Ike Turner (with Tina Turner: ‘River Deep Mountain High’,’Proud Mary’ – died 2007) 1941 – Art Garfunkel 1943 – Pablo Gomez (Los Bravos – drums -’Black is Black’) 1946 – […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/05/2013

Lucky Eleven Records - 1966

Today In Pop Music – November 1 – Former Grand Funk Manager Murdered

NOVEMBER 1 BIRTHDAYS 1940 – Sgt Barry Sadler (Ballad of the Green Berets – died 1989) 1946 – Rick Grech (Blind Faith/Traffic – bass) 1949 – David Foster – musician, producer, composer, arranger) 1950 – […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/01/2013

Capitol Records

Today In Pop Music: October 31 – Ed Sullivan Sees The Beatles For the First Time

OCTOBER 31 BIRTHDAYS 1937 – Tom Paxton (folk singer) 1947 – Russ Ballard (Argent  – guitar – ‘Hold Your Head Up) 1952 – Bernard Edwards (Chic – producer/member – ‘Le Freak’, ‘I Want Your Love’) […]

94.5 KOOL FM–10/31/2013

Gordy Records

Temptations Last Original Member Otis Williams Is 74 Today

Otis Williams is an amazing man.  As one of the founding members he was part of the golden years at Motown when he and the Temptations saw an unbreakable string of hits. Along with Marvin […]

94.5 KOOL FM–10/30/2013

Elektra Records - 1967

Today In Pop Music: October 30 – Jim Morrison’s Six Month Jail Sentence

OCTOBER 30 BIRTHDAYS 1939 – Eddie Holland (one third of Motown songwriting team of Holland-Dozier Holland) 1939 – Grace Slick (Jefferson Airplane – Starship – ‘Somebody To Love’,’We Built This City’) 1939 – Otis Williams […]

94.5 KOOL FM–10/30/2013

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Today In Pop Music: October 29 – Greatest Pre-Woodstock Concert Line Up

OCTOBER 29 BIRTHDAYS 1936 – Charlie Daniels (‘The Devil Went Down To Georgia’,’In America’) 1945 – Wayne Fontana (Mindbenders – ‘Game Of Love’, ‘A Groovy Kind Of Love’) 1948 – Telma Hopkins (Dawn – ‘Candida’,’Knock […]

94.5 KOOL FM–10/29/2013