Archive for March 18th, 2011

THE CAROUSEL AT SEASIDE IN THE 1950s

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‘’A VOICE OF CHEER AND CHEESE’’ ~ ED HERLIHY

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Ed Herlihy (August 14, 1909 – January 30, 1999) was a newsreel 
narrator for Universal-International. His voice was heard in many
films on every subject, making him one of the best-known voices  
in broadcast history. He also was a long-time radio and television
announcer for NBC,  and was briefly interim announcer on The
Tonight Show
in 1962. Ed was also the voice of Kraft Foods radio  
and TV commercials from the 1940s through the early 1980s.

 

Narrator…Ed Herlihy

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OLD CENTRAL FIRE STATION AT SW 4TH & TAYLOR ~ LATE 1940s

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The station was de-commissioned and moved to its present location on SW Front Avenue around 1950.

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WILSON PICKETT WOULD HAVE BEEN 70 TODAY

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Wilson Pickett (March 18, 1941 – January 19, 2006) was a R&B/ Rock and Roll
singer and songwriter who was a major figure in the development of American
soul music. He ecorded over 50 songs which made the R&B charts, and was
frequently a cross over to the Billboard Hot 100. Among his best known hits
was “In the midnight Hour”which he co-wrote. In 1991 Wilson Pickett was
inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Pickett died from a heart
attack at the age of 64. 

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THE #1 SONG ON THIS DATE IN 1967

BEATLES
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