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Tommy’s Coffee Break Calendar for May 30th

Props for a classic record producer… — Oz sues! — DC5 birthday…

The Dave Clark Five
The Dave Clark Five, c 1963; L-R: Lenny Davidson (guitar), Mike Smith (lead vocals/keyboards), Dave Clark (drums), Denis Payton (sax/harmonica) and Rick Huxley (bass) – Great band! (Photo: Chris Ware/Keystone/Getty Images)

5/30/2003 (14 years ago today)His real name was Michael Peter Hayes: Record producer Mickie Most {coolio name!} passed away on this date at age 64 — Best known for his work in the 1960’s for some of the British Invasion’s most essential and influential albums and singles, and a long, impressive list it is, too: The Animals, The Yardbirds, Herman’s Hermits, Donovan, Lulu, and early solo releases from Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page — His most successful run was with the Hermits; their first Most production, “I’m Into Something Good” (1964), breezily went to No. 1, and in just 12 months (with Mickie’s down-to-earth demeanor and an instinctual knack for picking hits) they sold over ten million in 45’s and LP’s, incredible stats when you consider the competition at the time…

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5/30/2009 (8 years ago today)Ozzy Osbourne filed a suit against Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi over royalty payments, accusing him of “falsely claiming to have sole rights to the band’s name”, thus costing him royalties from merchandise sales — Ozzy was seeking unspecified damages, lost profits and a declaration that he owns part of the band’s trademark, believing that all four original members should share the Black Sabbath name equally — Iommi said Ozzy “relinquished his rights to the band’s name” when he went solo in the 1980’s; yeah, but they get over this stuff when the rent is due…

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5/30/1944Only two of the DC5 are still with us…: Happy Birthday to a rather underrated guitarist, original Dave Clark Five member Lenny Davidson, 73 years old today — Lenny was one of three members of the group who wrote songs, including the hits “Everybody Knows (I Still Love You)”, “I’ve Got To Have A Reason” and most notably the almost-chart-topping-super-infectious-snappy-classic “Catch Us If You Can” — Still teaches guitar back in his native England; Dave Clark is retired now at age 74, but sadly the other three members of this beloved Brit-Invasion outfit have all passed on: Saxman Denis Payton in December 2006, lead singer Mike Smith in February of 2008, and bassist Rick Huxley in February 2013 — One of the hardest (and legend has it, loudest!) rockin’ live bands of their time, should be given more credit for their catalog, really

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“Mmm, tell me why you’re crying/And I will help you…”, xoxo!

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