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A BIG DEAL FOR TRICK OR TREAT ~ 1958

kraft fug 1958

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RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1960

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“Calendar Girl” reached #4 on the Billboard chart in 1961.

Neil Sedaka at Melodies and Memories
Los Angeles, California - 16.07.06
Credit: Reggie Collier/ WENN
[Photo via Newscom] wennphotos331271_melodies_memories_24_wenn737462.jpg
Neil Sedaka turned 73 in March

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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“THE BIG BOPPER”, BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1930

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                           Jiles Perry "J. P." Richardson, Jr.
  

                       (October 24, 1930 – February 3, 1959)


Richardson, also commonly known as The Big Bopper, was a
disc
jockey
, singer. He is best known for his recording of "Chantilly
Lace
".

Richardson was killed in a plane crash in Iowa, along with Buddy
Holly
and Ritchie Valens, a day that has become known as The Day
the Music
Died.




          crash victims




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