THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER spotlight is on music stars with September birthdays, plus, September is the start of mixing in what we call Fall Favs. Fall Favs are special songs that have Autumn or Fall in the titles, performed by various artists and heard about once each hour. In addition, every once in awhile we’re throwing in a new and noteworthy independent or new artist with a Classic Hits Wannabee.
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;
ALSO: 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;
AND MANY OTHERS. See the complete list of September Born singers, musicians, and bands getting Extra Plays in September in the following page: CLICK HERE FOR SEPTEMBER BIRTHDAY STARS LIST.
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