Singers and Musicians With October Birthdays!
IF YOU WERE BORN IN OCTOBER you are sharing Your Birthday Month with some of the music stars we play year around. However, during October, songs by October born singers and bands with members born in October are being played more often in our mix of hits from the 1950s through the 1990s, into the 2000s, and beyond. PLUS, since October is the month of Halloween, we’re also throwing in some special Halloween oriented songs throughout each day. AND, our mix now includes Classic Hit Wannabees as extra added spice.
OCTOBER BIRTHDAYS include: STING and HENRY PADOVANI of The Police; DON McLEAN; LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM of Fleetwood Mac; CHUBBY CHECKER; JOHN MELLENCAMP; JOHN LENNON of Beatles and solo; DAVID LEE ROTH of Van Halen and solo; MARIE OSMOND of Donnie and Marie and solo; PAUL SIMON of Simon and Garfunkel and solo; CLIFF RICHARD; CHUCK BERRY; TOM PETTY of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers; ANNETTE FUNICELLO; WEIRD AL YANKOVIC; JOHN FORD COLEY of England John and John Ford Coley; TITO JACKSON of The Jackson 5; RICHARD CARPENTER of The Carpenters; ROBERT WARD of Ohio Players; BARRY McGUIRE of New Cristy Minstrals;
AND: J.P. “BIG BOPPER” RICHARDSON; HELEN REDDY; CHARLIE DANIELS; GRACE SLICK of Jefferson Airplane/Jefferson Starship; DONNY HATHAWAY; SCOTT McKENZIE; JERRY MARTINI of Sly and The Family Stone; HERB FAME of Peaches and Herb; STEVE O’ROURKE of Pink Floyd; Barbara Parritt of The Toys; Grady Chapman of The Coasters; TONY WILSON of Hot Chocolate; GEORGE BELLAMY of The Tornados; FRED CASH of The Impressions; JOHN ENTWISTLE of The Who; TANYA TUCKER; JERRY LACROIX of Blood, Sweat and Tears; DANNY SUGARMAN of The Doors; ANDRE WOOLFOLK of Earth, Wind and Fire; DARYL HALL of Hall and Oates; GARY MALLABER of Steve Miller Band; DOTTIE WEST;
ALSO: MIKE RUTHERFORD of Mike and The Mechanics; RON MEAGHER of Beau Brummels; KEVIN RICHARDSON of Backstreet Boys; DOUGLAS ALLEN WOODY of Allman Brothers; RONALD “RONNIE” LAWS of Earth, Wind and Fire; EDDIE COCHRAN; JON SECADA; JAMES FIELDER of Blood, Sweat and Tears; CLIFTON DAVIS; DAVID BRYSON of Counting Crows; STEVE MILLER of Steve Miller Band; RICHARD STREET of The Temptations; KEVIN CRONIN of REO Speedwagon; THOMAS McCLARY of The Commodores; TONI BRAXTON; DAVID TAYLOR of Edison Lighthouse; COLIN FRANCIS COOPER of Climax Blues Band; ROBERT “KOOL” BEIL of Kool and The Gang; JEANNIE C. RILEY; DAVE GUARD of Kingston Trio;
STILL OTHER BIRTHDAYS IN OCTOBER: Mickey Baker of Mickey and Sylvia; FRED TURNER of Bachman-Turner Overdrive; BILL LOUIS HUDSON of The Hudson Brothers; MICHAEL HOSSACK of The Doobie Brothers; JIM TUCKER of The Turtles; GARY PUCKETT of Gary Puckett and The Union Gap; GARY RICHRATH of REO Speedwagon; BRIAN KENNEDY of Van Morrison Band; MARTIE MAGUIRE of Dixie Chicks; MELVIN FRANKLIN of The Temptations; Bruno Mars; Taffy Nivert of Starland Vocal Band;
Plus SAM MOORE of Sam and Dave; LAURA NYRO; RICKY PERSELL of The Fortunes; PATRICK SIMMONS of The Doobie Brothers; AL GREENWOOD of Foreigner; RAY JONES of Billy J. Kramer and The Dakotas; JAY SIEGEL of The Tokens; JON CARIN of Pink Floyd; ERIC FAULKNER of Bay City Rollers; CHARLOTTE CAFFEY of Go-Go’s; LEE LOUGHNANE of Chicago; RON ELLIOTT of Beau Brummels; GREG HAWKES of The Cars; EDDIE BRIGATI of Young Rascals/Rascals; BELITA KAREN WOODS of Parliament-Funkadelic; and SANTO FARINA of Santo and Johnny.
GREATGOLD is GreatGold.fm, ClassicHitOldies.com, GreatGoldHits.com and GreatGoldMusic.com. No matter which you choose, you'll always get GreatGold. We play Classic Hits from the 1950s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and the best of the 2000s, 2010s and beyond. Sometimes you'll hear a song in the Rock category, or Pop, Blues, Motown, Disco, Soul, Country Crossover, Soft Rock, male and female singers, boy bands, girl bands, and once in awhile you may hear an outstanding independent or new artist with a Classic Hits Wannabee.
The GreatGold Classic Hits Mix consists of, generally, Top 40 hits from the past, and, occasionally, songs that should have been. We play the Best of More Than 60+ years of The Greatest Music from Life's Soundtrack. The finest of the last half of the 20th Century, mixed in with gems from the 21st Century. No matter which Genre the Songs first fell into, or, which type of radio station first played them, it's a tune we call GREATGOLD, and, part of the History of Rock and Roll.
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