September Born Olivia Newton-John Is A GreatGold Super Star!
SINGER, SONGWRITER AND ACTRESS Olivia Newton-John (pictured above), born September 26, 1948, is a multiple Grammy Award winner who has sold more than 100 million records, five number one hits, ten songs in the top ten, 11 platinum singles, and 14 certified gold albums. Many of her best recordings are included in the GreatGold library and streamed often to GreatGold.fm Internet Radio listeners. She is just one of a large group of talented GreatGold singers and musicians born in September.
SEPTEMBER BORN STARS RECEIVING EXTRA PLAYS THIS MONTH: GLORIA ESTEFAN; GREG ERRICO of Sly and The Family Stone; BARRY GIBB of The BeeGees; BILLY PRESTON; ROSALIND ASHFORD and BETTY KELLY of Martha Reeves and The Vandellas; JOE SIMON; MARTY GREBB and DENNIS TUFANO of The Buckinghams; JIMMY CLANTON; SAM GOODEN of The Impressions; ARCHIE BELL of Archie Bell and The Drells; CONWAY TWITTY/Harold Loyld Jenkins; DONALD BREWER and MIKE FARNER of Grand Funk Railroad; GEORGE BIONDI of Steppenwolf; AL JARDINE of The Beach Boys; FREDDIE KING; BEYONCE KNOWLES; CHRISSIE HYNDE and MARTIN CHAMBERS of The Pretenders; TONY JARRETT of Vanity Fare; HERALD BUBBA KNIGHT of Gladys Knight and The Pips; TERRY ELLIS of En Vogue; JOHN STEWART of Kingston Trio and solo artist;
ALSO: BRAD HOUSER of Edie Brickell and The New Bohemians; MARGOT CHAPMAN of Starland Vocal Band; BENMONT TENCH of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers; GLORIA GAYNOR/Gloria Fowles; ALFA ANDERSON and NILE RODGERS of Chic; BUDDY HOLLY/Charles Hardin Holley; PINK/Alicia Moore; DAVID LEWIS of Atlantic Starr; BEN ORR/Bennie Eleven-Letters/Benjamin Orzechowski of The Cars; DEAN DAUGHERTY of Atlanta Rhythm Section; BRIAN COLE and GARY ALEXANDER of The Association; SAL VALENTINO/Sal Spampinato of the The Beau Brummels; DAVE STEWART of The Eurythmics; JOHN McFEE and MIKE HOSSACK of The Doobie Brothers; FREDDY WELLER of Paul Revere and The Raiders; BRUCE PALMER and DEWEY MARTIN of Buffalo Springfield; DOUG INGLE, MIKE PINERA and LEE DORMAN of Iron Butterfly; DEE DEE SHARP/Dione LaRue;
PLUS: MICK TALBOT of Dexy’s Midnight Runners; TOMMY SHAW of Styx; BERNIE DWYER of Freddie and The Dreamers; JENNIFER NETTLES of Sugerland; ALI-OLLIE WOODSON/Ollie Creggett of The Temptations; JOHN DAVEY of The Fortunes; RANDY JONES of The Village People; PETER CETERA of Chicago/solo; STEVE BERLIN and CESAR ROSAS of Los Lobos; BARRY COWSILL of The Cowsills; STEVE GAINES and DONALD WAYNE EVANS of Lynyrd Skynyrd; ED KING of Strawberry Alarm Clock/Lynyrd Skynyrd; OLA BRUNKERT of ABBA; FRANK REED of Chi-Lites; DAVID BELLAMY of Bellamy Brothers; RON BLAIR of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers; KENNY JONES of Small Faces/Faces/The Who; BERNIE CALVERT of The Hollies; BEN E. KING of The Drifters/solo; Margot Chapman of Starland Vocal Band;
AND: JOSEPH CAMPBELL BUTLER and STEVE BOONE of Lovin’ Spoonful; B.B. KING; MARILYN McCOO and LaMONTE McLEMORE of 5th Dimension; SLICK/RICKY BELL of New Edition; P.F. SLOAN/Philip Gary Schlein of The Grass Roots; FRANKIE AVALON; JIMMIE RODGERS; MAMA CASS/Cass Elliot/Ellen Naomi Cohen of Mamas and The Papas; BILL THOMAS MEDLEY of The Righteous Brothers; BROOK BENTON; NICK MASSI/Nicholas Macioci of The Four Seasons; JOHN ANTHONY PANOZZO and CHARLES SALVATORE PANOZZO of Styx; MICK ROGERS/Michael Oldroyd of Manfred Mann’s Earth Band; ULYSSES B. “BOBBY” NUNN of The Coasters; FAITH HILL; DON FEIDER of The Eagles; GEORGE CURTIS CAMERON of The Spinners; JOAN JETT; RICHARD FAIRBRASS of Right Said Fred;
ALSO: WILLIE WOODS of Junior Walker and The All Stars; PAL WAAKTAAR GAMST and MORTEN HARKET of A-Ha; PERRY BAMONTE of The Cure; ROGER WATERS of Pink Floyd; DAVID CLAYTON-THOMAS and DAVE BARGERON of Blood, Sweat and Tears; JIMMY REED; CRAIG CHAQUICO of Jefferson Starship; OTIS REDDING; FRANKIE LYMON and JOE NEGRONI of Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers; JOSE FELICIANO; DANNY HUTTON of Three Dog Night; JULIE LONDON; MARTY ROBBINS; GREG HAM of Men At Work; MEAT LOAF/Marvin Lee Aday; JOE BAUER of The Youngbloods; JERRY LEE LEWIS; SYLVIA PETERSON of The Chiffons; RANDY BACHMAN of Bachman-Turner Overdrive/Guess Who; GERRY MARSDEN of Gerry and The Pacemakers; LINDA McCARTNEY of Wings; OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN; TONI BASIL; LEON TAYLOR and MEL TAYLOR of The Ventures; BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN; JERRY CORBETTA of Sugarloaf; RAY CHARLES; and TOD HOWARTH of Cheap Trick.