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FIRE BOX ALARMS FROM 1954

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MOST POPULAR SONG DURING THIS TIME IN 1955

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Fess Parker as Davy Crockett

Billboard magazine reported that "The Ballad of Davy Crockett" was the most
popular song in the United States. Four versions of the song made the Billboard
charts. The original was sung by Fess Parker, followed by Bill Hayes, Tennessee
Ernie Ford, and bluegrass singer Mac Wiseman. Total combined sales of all the
versions reached more than 18 million copies sold.

       davy crockett 45


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GRESHAM, OREGON ~ THEN AND NOW

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Proprietor Carl Zimmerman manning the gas pumps 

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Early photos of the Northeast corner of 223rd and SE Stark St in Gresham

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The same location as it looks today

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ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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Sandy Kozel

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THE ‘’EMPRESS OF SOUL’’ IS 69 TODAY

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Gladys Maria Knight

Gladys Knight & the Pips joined the Motown roster in 1966, and, although 
regarded as a second-string act, they scored several hit singles, including 
"I Heard It Through the Grapevine" in 1967,

gladys knight album

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