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Capitol Records

Today In Pop Music: June 5 – Grand Funk Railroad Smashes Record Set By The Beatles

JUNE 5 BIRTHDAYS Floyd Butler (Friends of Distinction – “Grazing In The Grass”, “Love Or Let Me Be Lonely” – died 1990) 1946 – Freddie Stone (Sly and the Family Stone/guitar) 1947 – Tom Evans […]

94.5 KOOL FM–06/05/2014

Uni Records

Today In Pop Music: June 4 – Elton Loses Court Battle, Wins Royalty Battle

JUNE 4 BIRTHDAYS Freddy Fender (real name: Baldemar Huerta – died 2006) 1944 – Michelle Gilliam (Mamas and Papas – last surviving member) 1944 – Roger Ball (Average White Band/sax) 1945 – Gordon Waller (Peter […]

94.5 KOOL FM–06/04/2014

Reprise Records

Today In Pop Music: June 3 – The Kinks Ray Davies Travels 6,000 Miles To Change One Word In A Song

JUNE 3 BITTHDAYS 1942 – Curtis Mayfield (Impressions/singer-songwriter – “Superfly’) – died 1999) 1946 – Ian Hunter (Mott The Hoople – vocals/guitar – “All The Young Dudes”) 1950 – Suzi Quatro 1951 – Denise Williams […]

94.5 KOOL FM–06/03/2014

London Records

Today In Pop Music: June 2 – Priceless Rolling Stones Footage Is Lost Forever

JUNE 2 BIRTHDAYS 1941 – Charlie Watts (Rolling Stones/drums) 1941 – Walter Guest (The Pips) 1950 – Chubby Tavares (Tavares – ‘Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel’) 1959 – Michael Steele (The Bangles/bass-vocals) ON THIS […]

94.5 KOOL FM–06/02/2014

RSO Records

Today In Pop Music: May 30 – What Eric Clapton And Gary Lewis And The Playboys Have In Common

MAY 30 BIRTHDAYS 1944 – Lenny Davidson (Dave Clark Five/guitar – one of last two surviving members, the other being Dave Clark) 1955 – Nicky Headon (nickname:Topper – The Clash/drums – ‘Rock The Casbah’) 1960 […]

94.5 KOOL FM–05/30/2014

Atco Records

Today In Pop Music: May 29 – Band Member’s Skeletal Remains Found Four Years After Disappearance

MAY 29 BIRTHDAYS 1945 – Gary Brooker (Procol Harum/vocals-piano) 1955 – Mike Porcaro (Toto/bass) 1958 – Marie Fredriksson (Roxette) 1959 – Mel Gaynor (Simple Minds/drums) 1961 – David Palmer (ABC) ON THIS DAY 1942 – […]

94.5 KOOL FM–05/29/2014

Columbia Records

Today In Pop Music: May 28 – Beatles And Bob Dylan Bond

MAY 28 BIRTHDAYS 1944 – Billy Vera (“At This Moment”) 1944 – Gladys Knight 1945 – John Fogerty 1968 – Kylie Minogue ON THIS DAY 1966 – Percy Sledge began a two reek run at […]

94.5 KOOL FM–05/28/2014

Geffen Records

Today In Pop Music: May 27 – Hell Froze Over For The Eagles

MAY 27 BIRTHDAYS 1935 – Ramsey Lewis 1943 – Cilla Black (real name: Priscilla White – “You’re My World”) 1947 – Marty Kristian (The New Seekers – “I’d Like To Teach The World To Sing”) […]

94.5 KOOL FM–05/27/2014

Geffen Records

Today In Pop Music: May 21 – Fake Elten Sued By Real Elton

MAY 21 BIRTHDAY 1941 – Ronald Isley (Isley Brothers) 1943 – John Dalton (Kinks/bass 1969-1976) 1948 – Leo Sayer 1955 – Stan Lynch (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers/drums) ON THIS DAY 1967 – Jimi Hendrix […]

94.5 KOOL FM–05/21/2014