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Columbia Records

Boz Scaggs: Taking The Tunes To Talking Stick Thursday

Boz Scaggs isn’t his given name, it’s William Royce Scaggs.  A schoolmate in Dallas gave him the nickname “Bosley”, which was later shortened to “Boz”, and it stuck. Shortly after Boz’ 12th birthday he started [...]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/07/2014

Capitol Records

Ringo Starr: A Left Handed Drummer That Plays A Right Handed Drum Set

  Happy birthday Ringo Starr who turns 74 today…a very young 74. Much has been written and said about his vocal abilities and drumming, but one fact hasn’t been talked about very often: Ringo is [...]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/07/2014


Win Tickets To See Chicago & REO Speedwagon This Week!

94.5 KOOL FM has your chance to win a pair of tickets to see Chicago AND REO Speedwagon as they take the stage at Comerica Theatre on Saturday, August 2nd!  Check out how to win [...]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/07/2014

Photo by Janey Goddard

Today In Pop Music: July 7 – Breakout Album By The Boss Spawns 7 Top 10 Singles

JULY 7 BIRTHDAYS 1940 – Ringo Starr (the oldest member of The Beatles) 1944 – Warren Etner (Grassroots/guitar – “Midnight Confessions”, “Sooner Or Later”) 1945 – Jim Rodford (Argent “Hold Your Head Up”) 1950 – [...]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/07/2014

United Artists Records

A Hard Day’s Night Premiered 50 Years Ago Today

The Beatles first film opened on July 6, 1964 and has just been remaster for blu-ray. Giles Martin (Sir George Martin’s son) has remixed the musical tracks for the latest release and it sounds great, [...]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/06/2014

(Photo by MJ Kim/Getty Images)

Pink Floyd Fans Will Get An Early Christmas Present

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been 20 years since Pink Floyd released a new album. That’s all about to change. Yesterday David Gilmour’s wife Polly Samson nonchalantly mentioned on her Twitter account that the [...]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/06/2014

Sun 209 single and stamper - Steve Goddard

Today In Pop Music: July 5 – 60 Years Ago Today: The Most Important Moment In Rock And Roll History

Nothing on this date in pop music is more important that what happened on July 5, 1954 – nothing. On this day 60 years ago, Elvis Presley broke into song during a rehearsal break at [...]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/05/2014

ABC Records

Today In Pop Music: July 4 – A Steely Split

JULY 4 BIRTHDAYS 1936 – Bill Withers 1943 – Alan Wilson (Canned Heat-guitar/harmonica/vocals – died 1970) 1948 – Jeremy Spence (Fleetwood Mac/guitar – left the band in 1971) 1954 – John Waite (The Babys – [...]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/04/2014

Atlantic Records

Today In Pop Music: July 3 – Crosby Stills And Nash Sing Together For The First Time

JULY 3 BIRTHDAYS 1930 – Tommy Tedesco – session guitarist and member of ‘The Wrecking Crew” hwo played on literally thousands of recordings by acts that included the Monkees, The Beach Boys, The Supremes, The [...]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/03/2014

Columbia Records

My Conversation With Art Garfunkel – In Concert Tomorrow Night At Talking Stick

I’ve interviewed Art Garfunkel twice.  With his sharp intellect you’d better be on your toes and have something to contribute.  But he sees you’re not just reading a list of pre-prepared questions, you can have [...]

94.5 KOOL FM–07/02/2014