Archive for March 1st, 2012

PORTABLE PHONOGRAPH FROM THE 1950s

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A NEW CAR FOR ONLY $695!

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From Motor Trend magazine, 1950

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RADIO COMEDY DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1941

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Duffy’s Tavern
was a popular radio situation comedy series which ran for
a decade on several networks (CBS, 1941–1942; NBC-Blue Network, 1942–
1944; NBC
, 1944–1951), concluding with the December 28, 1951 broadcast.


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Ed Gardner

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ROCK & ROLL ANTHEM RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1957

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chuckberry schood days 45 

“School Day” by Chuck Berry is one of his best known songs that
peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It was his third highest
ranked pop hit. It also hit #1 on the R&B Best Sellers chart. The song
later appeared as the lead track on Berry’s first album, “After School
Session”.

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Chuck Berry today
Chuck Berry became 85 in October

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GLENN MILLER WAS BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1904

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      Alton Glenn Miller (March 1, 1904 – December 15, 1944)

Glenn Miller was a jazz trombonist, arranger, composer, and bandleader
in the swing era, one of the best-selling record artists from 1939 to 1943.

While traveling to entertain U.S. troops in France during World War ll, Miller’s
plane disappeared in bad weather over the English Channel. He was listed
as missing in action.

Glenn Miller’s most notable recordings include “In the Mood”, “Moonlight
Serenade”, “Tuxedo Junction”, and “At Last”. 

The Glenn Miller Orchestra was reformed after the war and continues to
record and perform to his day. 

GLENN MILLER ALBUM

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