Archive for January 27th, 2012

JEROME KERN (JAN. 27, 1885-NOV. 11, 1945)

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Jerome David Kern was one of the most important theater composers of the
early 20th century. He wrote more than 700 songs, used in over 100 stage
works, including “Ol’ Man River”, “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes”, and “The
Way You Look Tonight”.

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HANDCRAFTED FROM KAIZER-FRAZER

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A 1969 SOUND FROM THE GROUP SMITH

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"Baby It’s You" was recorded by The Shirelles and The Beatles,
and became hits for both groups. The biggest charting version
was covered by the band Smith, who took the song to number
five in 1969.

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TROY DONAHUE (JAN. 27, 1936–SEP. 2, 2001)

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Born Merle Johnson, Jr., Donahue was a actor, active between the 
late 1950s and late 1990s. He was initially a journalism student at 
Columbia University in New York City before deciding on a acting
career in Hollywood.

Donahue starred with Van Williams from 1960 to 1962 in the ABC
TV series Surfside 6. After that he joined the cast of Hawaiian Eye
for its last season, 1962-1963, in the role of hotel director Phillip 
Barton.

His most high-profile role was a small part in The Godfather Part ll
(1974) as the fiancé of Connie Corleone.


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NUMBER ONE ON THIS DAY IN 1968

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John Fred ( May 8, 1941 – April 14, 2005)

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