Archive for December 3rd, 2012

‘’TONI FISHER’S WEIRD ONE’’

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The Big Hurt" (1959) is notable for it’s phasing effects, the first record
to feature the technique which made the song sound like a distant
shortwave broadcast. It was recorded at the Gold Star Studios in
Los Angeles. WKBW DJ Dick Biondi would introduce the single
as..”here’s Toni Fisher’s weird one”. The song went to No. 3 on 
the Billboard Hot 100.

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BUY AND USE CHRISTMAS SEALS!

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Clayton Moore (The Lone Ranger) and Jay Silverheels (Tonto) for Christmas
Seals. They were introduced in this country by social worker and activist  
Emily Bissell in 1907. She had read about the use of Christmas Seals in
Denmark to help fight tuberculosis.

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Emily Perkins Bissell

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The 1904 Danish Christmas Seal

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NUMBER-ON THIS DAY IN 1966

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The New Vaudeville Band, was a novelty group established by the song’s composer, Geoff Stephens.

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RECALLING ~ TODAY IN HISTORY

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John Michael
"Ozzy" Osbourne is 64 today

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LAUNCH OF GEMINI ON THIS DAY IN 1965

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The crew of Gemini 7 from left: James A. Lovell, Jr and Frank F. Borman

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