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Today In Pop Music: July 21 - Drawer Full of Nearly Forgotten Photographs Fetch Over $360,000

JULY 21 BIRTHDAYS

1946 – Barry Whitwam (Herman’s Hermits/drums)

1947 – Cat Stevens

1955 – Howie Epstein (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers/bass)

ON THIS DAY… 237 more words

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Today In Pop Music: July 17 - Linda Ronstadt Loses Half Her Audience During A Vegas Concert

JULY 17 BIRTHDAYS

1941 – Spencer Davis (“Gimme Some Lovin”, “I’m A Man”)

1949 – Mick Tucker (The Sweet/drums – “Little Willy, “Ballroom Blitz”)

1949 – Mike Vale (tommy Janes and the Shondells/bass – “Mony Mony”) 163 more words

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Today In Pop Music: July 15 - Happy Birthday Linda Ronstadt

JULY 15 BIRTHDAYS

1944 – Millie Jackson (“Ask Me What You Want”)

1946 – Linda Ronstadt

1947 – Peter Banks – (Yes/guitar 1968-1970)

1952 – Jeff Carlisli (.38 Special – “Hold On Loosely”) 217 more words

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How Many Songs Did Ringo Sing With The Beatles: 10? 11? 12? 15 Or More?

Ringo Starr may be spreading ‘peace and love’ on his 74rd birthday today, but he didn’t get to spread his singing around with The Beatles as much as you might think.  99 more words

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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 Association, Barbra Streisand, Cher, and Nancy and Frank Sinatra.  216 more words

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Today In Pop Music: July 2 - First Artist With Five #1 Singles From One Album

JULY 2 BIRTHDAYS

1936 – Tom Springfield (The Springfields – Dusty Springfield’s brother)

1940 – Paul Williams (The Temptations/vocals – died 1973)

1942 – Leapy Lee (“Little Arrows”) 177 more words

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Paul McCartney On Michael Jackson's Purchase Of His Songs

As you may know, Michael Jackson out bid Paul McCartney for the rights to the Beatles songs Paul wrote with John Lennon.

It turned out to be more than awkward, as it was Paul who gave Michael the idea to develop more business interests. 34 more words

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