Archive for April 27th, 2011

WARM UP TO THIS TUNE FROM 1956

Jazz pianist Eddie Heywood was stricken with a partial paralysis of his
hands between 1947 to 1950 and could not play the piano at all. But,
it did not stop him when he made a comeback and in 1956 Heywood
composed and recorded…”Soft Summer Breeze”.

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ULYSSES S. GRANT WAS BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1822

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Ulysses S. Grant ( April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was the 18TH President of
the United States, in office from 1869 to 1877. Under Grant’s command during
the Civil War, the Union Army defeated the confederate military and ended the Confederate States of America.

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The Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Dollar

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VINTAGE WRIGLEY’S CHEWING GUM AD ~ 1937

Wrigleys gum 1937

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MUSIC MAN CASEY KASEM IS 79 TODAY

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Casey Kasem is a radio personality and voice actor, best known for his hosting
of the nationally syndicated Top 40 countdown show from 1970 to 1988 and
again from 1998 to 2004. In addition to his radio work, Kasem has provided his
voice for many cartoon characters and commercials. He also helps with the
announcing on the annual Jerry Lewis MDA telethon.

 

casey kasem behind mic

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RECORD RELEASED ON THIS DATE IN 1968

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                 Art Garfunkel                   Paul Simon

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