OCTOBER! Time to turn yourself on to the internet radio station with the steady 24/7 diet of Classic Rock & Pop Oldies, mixed with Classic Hit Wannabees. It’s on your computer or smartphone online right here, at the http://GreatGold.fm/player/ page on our website, or in several FREE mobile Apps. We’re spotlighting October born singers and musicians this month, AND our substantial library of the best songs from the past sixty plus years that we could find, PLUS Halloween oriented songs, AND, our mix now includes Classic Hit Wannabees as extra added spice.
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 2010s and beyond.
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 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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