Archive for October 12th, 2012

GENE VINCENT DIED ON THIS DAY IN 1971

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        Gene Vincent (born Vincent Eugene Craddock)

                 (February 11, 1935 – October 12, 1971)

Gene Vincent, best remembered for his 1956 hit "Be Bop A Lula",
died of a bleeding ulcer at the age of 36 while visiting his father in
in California. He was the first inductee into the Rockabilly Hall of
Fame when it was formed in 1997 and was inducted into the Rock
and Roll Hall of Fame the following year.

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YAW’S ‘’OFFICIAL’’ OPENING ~ NEXT WEEK!

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            11340 NE Halsey St • Portland, OR 97220

Hours Monday through Sunday   11:00am to 10:00pm 

                            Phone: 503.408.YAWS  
                                

The legendary Yaw’s Top Notch Restaurant is back, having been
absent from the list of Portland eateries for thirty years. The grand
opening festivities begin on Monday, October 15 with Classic Car’s
cruising into the parking lot for Yaw’s 14 space car hop service. On
Friday and Saturday, the 19th and 20th, it’s Johnny Limbo and The
Lugnuts performing their musical memories. The KISN Good Guys
will also be on hand with a remote on Friday to help with music of
the past and great stuff to give away. 

  

yaw's ham and fries

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new kisn mic board

kisn good guy sticker

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THE COLUMBUS DAY STORM OF 1962

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A storm damaged light plane at the Portland airport

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The scoreboard at Gresham High School

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Wind damaged sign atop a Salem theater

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Damage in Eugene

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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John Denver (born Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr.)

            (December 31, 1943 – October 12, 1997)

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