Archive for September 2nd, 2011

A CLASSIC FROM THE GREAT BUDDY HOLLY


This song was written by Buddy Holly and Norman Petty and
recorded at Petty Studios in Clovis, New Mexico from June-
August, 1958. The lead guitar is Tommy Allsup.

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From left: Buddy Holly and Tommy Allsup

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A NETWORK NEWS FIRST ON THIS DAY IN 1963

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On Wednesday September 2, 1963, CBS Evening News with Walter
Cronkite
became network television’s first half-hour weeknight
news broadcast, lengthened from its original 15 minutes.

 

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IT’S JIMMY CLANTON’S BIRTHDAY! HE’S 71

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jimmy clanton today

Singer Jimmy Clanton was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and became
known as the “swamp pop R&B teenage idol”. His 1958 hit song “Just A
Dream” reached the number four position on the Billboard chart, sold a 
million copies and was awarded a gold disc.

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“SIGNS” OF THE TIMES FROM 1971

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"Signs" was recorded by the Canadian rock group Five Man Electrical
Band. It reached No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song was
released during an era of social and political change.

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IT’S A HOLIDAY WEEKEND!

 

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