Archive for February 17th, 2013

“AT THE HOP”

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FORMER BEATLES MEMBER HAS DIED AT 72

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The early Beatles with Tony Sheridan, far right.

TONY SHERIDAN THN

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    Tony Sheridan
(Anthony Esmond Sheridan McGinnity)

                       (May 21, 1940-February 16, 2013)


British singer/guitarist Tony Sheridan, an early collaborator of
The Beatles, has died.

The rocker passed away on Saturday, Feb. 16, in Hamburg,
Germany. Further details of his death were unavailable.

Sheridan is best known for singing on some of the Fab Four’s
earliest recordings after meeting a young John Lennon, Paul
McCartney, George Harrison and original drummer Pete Best
in the early 1960’s in Germany.

The Beatles served as his back-up band in the Hamburg club
scene, and they joined forces to record tracks including My
Bonnie, The Saints and Ain’t She Sweet.


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TODAY IN HISTORY

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Michael Jeffrey Jordan

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Michael Jordan is 50 today

JAZZ BULLS NBA FINALS GAME 2

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MAGAZINE LAUNCHED ON THIS DAY IN 1933

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Thomas J.C. Martyn, a British aviator, journalist and former foreign-news
editor for Time
Magazine was the founder of Newsweek. The last print
issue of the magazine was published December 31, 2012.

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Thomas Martyn

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