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Today In Pop Music: November 13 – Beatles On The WWW – Their Top 5 Hits

NOVEMBER 13 BIRTHDAYS 1934 – Timmy Thomas (one hit wonder ‘Why Can’t We Live Together) 1949 – Roger Steen (The Tubes – guitar – She’s A Beauty’) 1951 – Bill Gibson (Huey Lewis and the […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/13/2013

Colgems Records

Today In Pop Music: November 12 – Monkees Music Makes Millions On Top Of Album Charts

NOVEMBER 11 BIRTHDAYS 1943 – Brian Hyland (Itsy Bitsy Teenie Wenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini’, ‘Gypsy Woman’) 1943 – John Maus (The Walker Brothers – ‘The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore’, ‘Make It Easy On […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/12/2013

London Records

Today In Pop Music: November 11 – The Doors Jim Morrison Arrested In Phoenix

NOVEMBER 11 BIRTHDAYS 1929 – LaVern Baker – (‘Tweedle Dee’,’Jim Dandy’ – died 1997) 1938 – Roger Lavern (The Tornados – keyboards – ‘Telstar’ – first British group to top American charts almost two years […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/11/2013

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