Archive for January 3rd, 2014

PHIL EVERLY WILL BE MISSED!

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From left: Don and Phil, The Everly Brothers

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   Phillip "Phil" Everly (January 19, 1939 – January 3, 2014)

Phil Everly, who with his brother, Don, made up the singing duo The
Everly Brothers. 

The brothers’ early, best-known hits included "Bye Bye Love," "Wake
Up Little Susie," "All I Have to Do Is Dream," "Bird Dog," "(‘Til) I Kissed
You," and "When Will I Be Loved."  

They were elected to the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame in 1986 — the first
year of inductions — at the same time other key figures such as Elvis
Presley and Chuck Berry were recognized.

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PHIL EVERLY HAS DIED AT 74!

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Phil Everly (left), shown in an early photo with his brother, Don, died Friday 
in Burbank of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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MAGAZINE AD FROM 1956

since i met you baby

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INVENTION PATENTED ON THIS DAY IN 1888

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Marvin Chester Stone is best known as the inventor of the
modern
drinking straw. By 1890, his factory in Washington
D.C. was producing more drinking straws than cigarette
holders. A machine was invented in 1906 by Stone’s
“Stone Straw Corporation” to automatically wind the
straws.

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LOOKING BACK AT TODAY IN HISTORY

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Camille Bohannon

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