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JAILHOUSE ROCK, the Movie, Debuted this Day in 1957
Hard to believe, but Elvis Presley's black-and-white classic film Jailhouse Rock premiered in theaters 60 years ago today in glorious black-and-white. Elvis had a lot of choreographing input for this iconic scene. Relive the memory by clicking on the link below...
SAM MOORE of Sam & Dave Is 82 Today
Born in Florida, Sam Moore began his musical career as a member of the doo wop  group the Majestics. He'd attain fame years later, however, as a member of an energetic duo recording for the legendary Stax/Volt Record labels. That duo, SAM & DAVE scored several major hits including …
JOHN LENNON Was Born this Day in 1940
Singer/songwriter/activist/Beatle JOHN LENNON  was born this day in 1940. He would have been 77 today. Coincidentally, his son Sean was also born on October 9, and he is 42 today. Do you remember when John and Yoko spent an entire week as co-hosts of The Mike Douglas Show...
JIMMY BEAUMONT, Lead Singer of the Skyliners Dies at 76
Jimmy Beaumont, the powerful lead singer and co-writer for one of the most iconic songs of the 1950s, "Since I Don't Have You," has died at the age of 76. Born in Pittsburgh, Beaumont's song is one of the most-often covered (by Trini Lopez, Barbra Streisand, Jay &…
Chantels’ Lead Singer, ARLENE SMITH Is 76
They formed in the Bronx and made music  history as one of the pioneer girl groups of the 1950s. The group's powerful lead singer, ARLENE SMITH turns 76 today. The ladies had a string of popular doo wop ballads including "I Love You So," "He's Gone," "How Could You Call It O…
THE REGENTS Lead Singer, Guy Villari Dies at 75
The REGENTS hailed from the Bronx, New York. Their recording career was very short, but they enjoyed a long, long run on the "oldies circuit." They are most famous for the original version of "BARBARA ANN" - a big hit in 1961. The song was later covered by the Bea…

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