Archive for October 23rd, 2013

ELVIS PRESLEY’S FIRST BIG HIT!

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Elvis Presley reached a Billboard chart outside of Memphis for the first
time when "Blue Moon Of Kentucky" hit the top 10, #6 in Nashville and
#3 in New Orleans. The song had been written in 1946 by Bill Monroe
as a slow waltz, but Elvis and his band turned it into an upbeat, Blues- 
style number. 

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DEDICATED TO THE KING OF LATE NIGHT TV

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Riverside Drive at Bob Hope Drive,  Burbank, CA.

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John William "Johnny" Carson
(October 23, 1925 – January 23, 2005)

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LOOKING BACK AT TODAY IN HISTORY

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SUCCESSFUL MUSIC PARODIST IS 54 TODAY

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Alfred Matthew "Weird Al" Yankovic is known for his humorous
songs that often parody specific songs by contemporary musical
acts. Since his first-aired comedy song in 1976, he has sold more
than 12 million albums, and recorded more than 150 parody and
original songs. His works have earned him three Grammy Awards 
among nine nominations, four gold records, and six platinum
records.

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