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RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1927


Paul Samuel Whiteman (March 28, 1890 – December 29, 1967)

Paul Whiteman and his orchestra recorded "When Day is Done."

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SINGLE RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1968

The song "Polk Salad Annie" was written and performed by Tony Joe White
and was recorded in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. The record peaked at # 8
on the Billboard Hot 100.


Tony Joe White will be 73 years old in July.

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Alton Glenn Miller
(March 1, 1904 – missing in action December 15, 1944)

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SINGER-SONGWRITER IS 71 TODAY


Robert Clark "Bob" Seger was born in Lincoln Park, Michigan.

Rock and roll singer-songwriter Bob Seger rose to fame in the 1970s,
achieving success both as a solo artist and as the frontman for the
silver Bullet Band. His many popular songs include "Turn the Page,"
"Night Moves," "Old Time Rock & Roll" and "Against the Wind."  He
also co-wrote the Eagles’ song "Heartache Tonight," from their hit
1979 album The Long Run. The song reached #1 on the Billboard
Hot 100 and the single sold over a million copies. Seger has stated
that singer Little Richard was the artist who inspired him to become
a musician.

 

                            

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RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1956

Gene Vincent recorded “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
American 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 Records announced that over 2 million copies had
been sold to date.



Gene Vincent (Vincent Eugene Craddock)

(February 11, 1935 – October 12, 1971)

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