Archive for April 14th, 2013

A BUDDY HOLLY RECORDING!

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Buddy on his acoustic Gibson 200 guitar 

                      waylon and buddy



Recorded by Buddy Holly at radio station KLLL in Lubbock, Texas on December 27, 1958. Waylon Jennings provided the thigh slaps.

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Fuzzy photo of Buddy Holly (seated) and Waylon Jennings
as DJ’s on KLLL radio in 1958.

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PORTLAND ELEPHANT IS 51 TODAY!

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April 15, 1962

A Oregon Zoo post card from 1962 (then the Portland Zoological Gardens) celebrating the birth of asian elephant Packy.
Mother Belle with baby Packy

Packy 2011

Portland’s Asian elephant  Packy is the first elephant to be born in the
Western Hemisphere and is the tallest and oldest male in the U.S. His
mother, Belle, came from Thailand and died, April 22, 1997 and his
father was Thonglaw, he was born in Cambodia and died November
25, 1974.

 

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Packy’s first birthday party

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ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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Sandy Kozel

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Loretta Lynn (Loretta Webb) is 81 today

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