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RECORD RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1956

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Capitol Records
, who were looking for a young singer to rival Elvis Presley,
invited Gene Vincent to record the song “Be-Bop-A-Lula” at Owen Bradley‘s
studio in Nashville, Tennessee. It was released in June 1956 and immediately
sold well. The song was successful on three singles charts: it peaked at #7
on the Billboard pop music chart, #8 on the R&B chart, and also made the
top ten on the C&W Best Seller chart peaking at #5. In April 1957, Capitol
announced that over 2 million copies of the record had been sold to date.

 

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Gene Vincent with His Blue Caps.

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Gene Vincent (Vincent Eugene Craddock)
(February 11, 1935 – October 12, 1971)

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SINGERS FIRST SINGLE ON THIS DAY IN 1959

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              Dolly recorded her first single “Puppy Love” for Goldband
              Records at the age of 13. The song was written by Dolly
              Parton and her Uncle Bill Owens.

                 

 

 

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Dolly Rebecca Parton Dean turned 71 in January.

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SONG RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1939

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Gene Autry’s "Back in the Saddle Again" became his signature song and 
his second gold record. The Members of the Western Writers of America 
chose it as one of the Top 100 Western songs of all time.

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Orvon Grover "Gene" Autry (September 29, 1907 – October 2, 1998)

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SINGLE RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1954

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The song “Rock Around the Clock” by Bill Haley & His Coments was a number
one single on both the US and UK charts and also re-entered the UK Singles
Chart
in the 1960s and 1970s. It is ranked No. 158 on the Rolling Stone
magazine’s list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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William John Clifton "Bill" Haley (July 6, 1925 – February 9, 1981)

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SINATRA SONG RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1966

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The song “Strangers In the Night” reached number one on both the Billboard
Hot 100
chart and the Easy Listening chart, it was the title song for Sinatra’s
1966 album “Strangers in the Night”, which became his most commercially
successful album. The song also reached number one on the UK Singles
Chart
.

Sinatra’s recording won him the Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal
Performance
and the Grammy Award for Record of the Year, as well as a
Grammy Award for Best Arrangement Accompanying a Vocalist or
Instrumentalist
for Ernie Freeman at the Grammy Awards of 1967.

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