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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

Hi Records - 1972

Today In Pop Music: October 25 – Al Green Attacked With Boiling Hot Grits

OCTOBER 27 BIRTHDAYS 1941 – Helen Reddy (did you know Cher had turned down  her #1 hit ‘Angie Baby’?) 1944 – Jon Anderson (Yes – vocals ‘ Owner of A Lonely Heart’) 1944 – Taffy […]

10/25/2013

King Records - 1962

Today In Pop Music: October 24 – The Greatest Live Album Of All Time

OCTOBER 24 BIRTHDAYS 1936 – Bill Wyman (The Rolling Stones – bass) 1944 – Ted Templeman (Harper’s Bizarre – 59th Street Bridge Song – also producer various groups including Van Halen) 1944 – Patti LaBelle […]

94.5 KOOL FM–10/24/2013

Tamla Records - 1964

Today In Pop Music: October 23 – Stevie Wonder’s First Record Stiffs

OCTOBER 23 BIRTHDAYS 1939 – Ellie Greenwich (songwriter – co wrote ‘Do Wah Diddy Diddy’, Leader of the pacl’, and ‘Da Doo Ron Ron’ among others’.  – died 2009 – heart attack) 1940 – Fred […]

94.5 KOOL FM–10/23/2013

Apple Records

Today In Pop Music: October 22 – Paul McCartney Denies He’s Dead

OCTOBER 22 BIRTHDAYS 1942 – Annette Funicello (Mousketeer – ‘Taul Paul’ ,’O Dio Mio’, ‘Pineapple Princess’ – died 2013) 1942 – Bobby Fuller (Bobby Fuller Four – ‘I Fought The Law’ – died under mysterious […]

94.5 KOOL FM–10/22/2013

Coral Records

Today In Pop Music: October 21 – Buddy Holly’s Last Session

OCTOBER 21 BIRTHDAYS 1940 – Manfred Mann 1941 – Steve Cropper (Booker T. and the M.G.’s – guitar) 1942 – Elvin Bishop (Fooled Around And Fell In Love) 1943 – Ron Elliott (Beau Brummels – […]

94.5 KOOL FM–10/21/2013

Chess Records - 1964

Today In Pop Music: October 18 – Chuck Berry – Dead Or Alive

OCTOBER 18 BIRTHDAYS 1949 – Gary Richrath (REO Speedwagon – guitar) 1949 – Joe Egan (Stealers Wheel – ‘Stuck In The Middle With You’) 1952 – Keith Knudson (The Doobie Brothers – drums – died […]

94.5 KOOL FM–10/18/2013

A & M Records

Today In Pop Music: October 17 – Sting Got Stung

OCTOBER 17 BIRTHDAYS 1933 – Floyd Cramer (pianist – ‘Last Date’ – also worked with Elvis Presley on many of his early sessions) 1941 – Alan Howard (Tremeloes – ‘Here Comes My Baby’, ‘Silence Is […]

94.5 KOOL FM–10/17/2013