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Decca Records

Today In Pop Music: April 16 – Stones Album Topping Chart Debut

APRIL 16 BIRTHDAYS 1935 – Bobby Vinton (Blue Velvet, Mr Lonely) 1939 – Dusty Springfield (You Don’t Have To Say You Love me, What Have I Done To Deserve This with the Pet Shop Boys [...]

94.5 KOOL FM–04/16/2014

Columbia Records

Today In Pop Music: April 15 – Major Surgery For Billy Joel

APRIL 15 BIRTHDAYS 1894 – Bessie Smith (blues great – huge influence on countless singers including Janis Joplin) 1932 – Roy Clark 1944 – Dave Edmunds 1966 – Samantha Fox ON THIS DAY 1964 – [...]

94.5 KOOL FM–04/15/2014

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Eerie Mash Up: John Lennon Imagine – Paul McCartney Band On The Run – Wow!

Some creative genius has a lot of knowledge, a lot of free time,  a vivid imagination (no pun intended) and a passion for Lennon-McCartney. What happens when you speed up the music track from John [...]

94.5 KOOL FM–04/14/2014

Tamla Records

Today In Pop Music: April 14 – Barry Gordy Shells Out Big $$ To Keep Stevie Wonder

APRIL 14 BIRTHDAYS 1935 – Loretta Lynn (yeah she’s country, but she’s a legend!) 1942 – Tony Burrows (lead singer: Edison Lighthouse – Love Grows Where My Rosemary Goes, White Plains – My Baby Loves [...]

94.5 KOOL FM–04/14/2014

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Today In Pop Music: April 11 – Total Domination Of Billboard’s Hot 100 Chart

It had never happened before, and it will never happen again. Billboard’s Hot 100 Chart dated April 11, 1964 showed 14 songs out of the 100 were all by the same group. The Beatles. They [...]

94.5 KOOL FM–04/11/2014

Apple Records

Today In Pop Music: April 10 – Beatles Call It Quits

APRIL 10 BIRTHDAYS 1936 – Bobbie Smith (Spinners/vocals – died 2013 – pneumonia) 1947 – Karl Russell (Hues Corporation – ‘Rock The Boat’) 1959 – Brian Setzer (Stray Cats/guitar – Brian Setzer Orchestra) ON THIS [...]

94.5 KOOL FM–04/10/2014

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Today In Pop Music: April 9 – Rolling Stones Member Robs The Cradle – Literally!

APRIL 9 BIRTHDAYS 1932 – Carl Perkins (Blue Suede Shoes -  died 1998) 1944 – Gene Parsons (Byrds/drums 1968-1972) 1948 – Phillip Wright (Paper Lace/vocals-drums – ‘The Night Chicago Died’) ON THIS DAY 1966 – [...]

94.5 KOOL FM–04/09/2014

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Today In Pop Music: April 8 – Rolling Stones Member Escapes Death

APRIL 8 BIRTHDAYS 1941 – J.J. Jackson (‘But It’s Alright’) 1947 – Steve Howe (Yes/guitar) 1962 – Izzy Stradlin (Guns N’Roses/guitar) 1963 – Julian Lennon (John’s son) ON THIS DAY 1964 – The Supremes recorded [...]

94.5 KOOL FM–04/08/2014

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Today In Pop Music: April 7 – Alice Cooper Almost Hung Himself

APRIL 7 BIRTHDAYS 1938 – Spencer Dryden  (Jefferson Airplane/drums – died 2005 – cancer) 1947 – Florian Schneider (Kraftwerk – ‘Autobahn’) 1947 – Patricia Bennett (Chiffons – ‘One Fine Day, ‘He’s So Fine’) 1949 – [...]

94.5 KOOL FM–04/07/2014

TODAY IN POP MUSIC

Today In Pop Music: March 31 – Bye Bye Beatles Boosters

March 31 Birthdays 1934 – Shirley Jones (Partridge Family) 1937 – Herb Alpert (Tijuana Brass) 1944 – Rodney Bainbridge (The Fortunes/bass guitar – ‘You’ve Got Your Troubles’ – died 2006) 1946 – Al Nichol (Turtles/keyboards [...]

94.5 KOOL FM–03/31/2014