Birthday Buddies, 2023 RockHall Nominees, and 70s Hits!
GREATGOLD.FM – The traditional wisdom is that April Showers bring May Flowers, but, this April brings more than April Showers followed by May Flowers. It brings Special Attention to April born singers and to the bands with members born in April. Plus, we’re giving extra plays to hit songs from 1970 this month, and we’re continuing to honor the 2023 nominees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Our tribute to the RockHall nomineess is accomplished by playing the nominees songs more often all month long.
The 2023 Annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is set to take place this fall (details will be announced later). Fans can cast their votes at rockhall.com. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation has announced the following Nominees for the 2023 Induction: Current nominations include: Sheryl Crow, Iron Maiden, Cyndi Lauper, Rage Against the Machine, George Michael, Soundgarden, A Tribe Called Quest, The Spinners, The White Stripes, Willie Nelson, Kate Bush, Warren Zevon, Joy Division/New Order, Missy Elliot. Fan Voting is open through April 28, 2023 at vote/rockhall.com or in person at the RockHall Museum in Cleveland.
ARTISTS QUALIFY to be candidates for inclusion in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 25 years after the release of their first recording.
The FanVote for the 2023 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction has been announced and the Fan Vote continues NOW through April 29, fans can vote for up to 5 nominees daily.
TO VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE: VOTE AT ROCKHALL NOW. (Opens in a New Window so you won’t lose this page and can easily come back to GreatGold.)
OUR SPECIAL ATTENTION TO THE APRIL BORN BIRTHDAY BUDDIES comes in the form of GreatGold.fm Internet Radio shining a spotlight on their contributions to the Soundtrack Of Our Lives by giving their songs Extra Plays in our mix of hits from the 1950s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 1990s, and the best of the 2000’s, and 2010’s .
APRIL BORN MUSIC STARS GETTING EXTRA B-DAY PLAYS THIS MONTH: MARVIN GAYE; KURT WINTER of Guess Who; LEON RUSSELL; LEON WILKERSON of Lynyrd Skynyrd; TONY ORLANDO; RONNIE LANE of Small Faces; DORIS DAY; GARY MOORE; MICHELLE PHILLIPS of the Mamas and Papas; MUDDY WATERS; DAVID ROBINSON OF the Cars; KATE PIERSON of the B-52’s.
PLUS: RUDOLPH ISLEY of the Isley Brothers; BOBBY RYDELL; JOHN KAY of Steppenwolf; SHEENA EASTON; ELLA FITZGERALD; WILLIE NELSON; ALLAN CLARKE of The Hollies; DEBBIE REYNOLDS; DUANE EDDY; TONY WILLIAMS of The Platters; ANN-MARGARET; JIMMY DESTRI of Blondie; ALBERT KING; GLEN CAMPBELL.
AND: JANIS IAN; KERAN JANE WOODWARD of Bananarama; BILLIE HOLIDAY; JAN BERRY of Jan and Dean; DAVID CASSIDY; PHIL MARGO of The Tokens; HERBIE HANCOCK; MEL SCHACHER of Grand Funk Railroad; BILLY JOE ROYAL; SHEB WOOLEY/BEN COLDER; LARRY FERGUSON of Hot Chocolate; BUDDY KNOX; and BARRY PRITCHARD of The Fortunes.
MORE APRIL BORN STARS: AL GREEN; DUSTY SPRINGFIELD; JACK CASADY of Jefferson Airplane/Starship; BOBBY VINTON; RICHARD MANUEL of The Band; LUTHER VANDROSS; PICK WITHERS of Dire Straits; PETER FRAMPTON; BERRY OAKLEY of Allman Brothers; ROY ORBISON; BARBRA STREISAND; Gary Wright; Duran Duran drummer Roger Taylor; Carl Gardner of The Coasters; Tommy James of Tommy James and The Shondells; Lonnie Donegan; Klaus Voorman of Manfred Mann; Tammi Terrell; Carnie Wilson of Wilson Phillips; Kian Egan of Westlife; and Bjorn Ulvaeus of ABBA.
SO, IF YOU WERE BORN IN APRIL, everytime you hear one of these singers or bands while listening to The GreatGold.fm Mix of Classic Hit Oldies and Great Gold Hits during the day or night, you’ll know that it’s another one of your April Birthday Buddies from the music world, sharing your Birthday Month and celebrating right along with you.
HAPPY APRIL BIRTHDAY to April Born Listeners and Performers from GreatGold.fm!
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