Archive for July 13th, 2011

SONG RELEASED ON THIS DATE IN 1961

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Reached the #3 position on the Billboard chart

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PATRICK STEWART’S 71st BIRTHDAY TODAY

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Patrick Stewart as a baby with his mother Gladys

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Sir Patrick Hewes Stewart, is an English film, television and stage actor,
and university chancellor. He has had a distinguished career in theatre
and television for around half a century. He is most widely known for his
television and film roles, such as Captain Jean-Luc Picard in the series
Star Trek: The Next Generation (Syndication, 1987-1994), Professor
Charles Xavier in the X-Men film series. Stewart is also the voice of
Avery Bullock in American Dad on Fox TV.


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Patrick Stewart as Capt. Picard

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Stewart recording the voice of his character in  American Dad

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Avery Bullock

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CHEECH MARIN IS 65 TODAY

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Richard Anthony "Cheech" Marin is a comedian and actor who gained
recognition as part of the comedy act Cheech & Chong during the 1970s
and early 1980s, and as Don Johnson’s partner, Insp. Joe Dominguez on
Nash Bridges (CBS, 1996-2001). He has also voiced characters in several
Disney movies, including Oliver and Company (1988), and The Lion King
(1994).

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Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong

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ERIC CLAPTON RELEASE WAS ON THIS DATE IN 1974

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“I Shot The Sheriff” was first released by The Wailers on their album Burnin’
in 1973. Eric Clapton’s cover version is the most successful version of the
song, peaking at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 on September 14,1974. It
became his only #1 song in the United States.

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CONGRATULATIONS WHEATFIELD!

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The Oregon Music Hall of Fame announced its 2012 inductees on Monday, July
11. The organizations president and Music Millennium owner Terry Currier made
the announcement. Among the inductees was the group Wheatfield.

Wheatfield was first formed in Eugene as a folk duo in October, 1971 by Pete Wolfe
and Will Hobbs. They soon became a quartet and their popularity grew as well over
the years throughout the Northwest, from all parts of Oregon and Washington to
British Columbia,  Montana and Idaho.

Current Wheatfield members are Pete Wolfe (bass,banjo, guitar and vocals), fellow cofounder Will Hobbs (songwriter,guitar,mandolin, harmonica and vocals), Paul
Douglas (guitar,fiddle and vocals), Kerry Canfield (keyboards and vocals), and
Steve Aubrey (drums and vocals). Wheatfield is still popular and still playing
occasional gigs.

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Check their website for future appearances.   http://www.wheatfieldoregon.com/

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