BOBBY FULLER Born this Day in 1943
Bobby Fuller was born in Texas this day in 1943, and was influenced by the music of Buddy Holly, covering several Holly songs including "Love's Made a Fool of You." Fuller's biggest hit, "I Fought the Law" originally came out on a tiny record label calle…
Garfield, NJ’s EDDIE BRIGATI (Rascals) Is 72 Today
Eddie Brigati was born in Garfield, New Jersey this very day in 1945. He gained fame as a member of the Young Rascals in the middle 1960s. Brigati co-wrote most of the Rascals' biggest hits, and in fact sings lead on the classic "How Can I Be Sure...
CHUCK BERRY Would’ve Been 91 Today
A true original, CHUCK BERRY was one of rock and roll's innovators and truly among the first of the singer/songwriters. Chuck was born this day in 1926, and left us earlier this year. He appeared in many of the classic black-and-white Alan Freed films of the 1950s...
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...
Color My World, Beach Radio
Listeners love a behind-the-scenes glimpse at their favorite radio stations. Beach Radio and the other Townsquare Media frequencies housed here at 8 Robbins Street in downtown Toms River are enjoying a bright, new day. The Crayola company is jealous of our vivid new hues...
Stevie’s Legendary SONGS IN THE KEY OF LIFE Released this Day 1976
The album yielded two number 1 hits - "Sir Duke" and "I Wish" and won Grammys galore. Stevie Wonder's storied Songs in the Key of Life was released 41 years ago today. Seems like only yesterday. Recently Wonder concluded a tour highlighting the icon…
The EDSEL Was Unveiled 60 Years Ago Today
Name after one of Henry Ford's offspring, THE EDSEL was predicted to be a whopping success. Instead, it was a dismal failure. EDSELS were unveiled this very day in 1957. Enjoy a vintage Edsel commercial 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 …
DARYL HALL Is 71 Today, and Got His Start with the TEMPTONES
Singer/songwriter DARYL HALL of HALL & OATES is 71 today. Both he and John Oates got their respective starts with Philadelphia soul groups. Hall, who's real last name is HOHL, began with the TEMPTONES in the 1960s and recorded for Philly's Arctic record label. Cl...
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…