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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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SINGLE RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1957

The song “Jailhouse Rock” was recorded at Radio Recorders in Hollywood,
California and was released on September 24, 1957, to coincide with the
release of Presley’s motion picture,Jailhouse Rock. It is #67 on Rolling
Stone
s list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time and was named one
of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and
Roll
. In 2004 , it finished at #21 on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Songs survey
of top tunes in American cinema.

 

 

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SINGLE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1966

The song "Wild Thing" was originally recorded by the American band The
Wild Ones
in 1965, but is best known for its 1966 cover by the English band
The Troggs, which reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in July 1966. It
ranked #261 on the Rolling Stone magazine’s list of The 500 Greatest Songs
of All Time.


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