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RECORDING BEGAN ON THIS DAY IN 1964

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The instrumental track for "I Get Around" was recorded on April 2 and the vocals
were recorded during a session eight days later on April 10. The finished single
was released on May 11. In July, “ Get Around” became The Beach Boys’ first
number-one song in the United States.

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LOOKING BACK AT TODAY IN HISTORY

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Mike Gracia

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BUDDY EBSEN BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1908

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Buddy Ebsen was in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War ll

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Buddy Ebsen and Fess Parker in Davy Crockett


          
    

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Buddy Ebsen (Christian Ludolf Ebsen, Jr.)

(April 2, 1908 – July 6, 2003)

Character actor and dancer Buddy Ebsen performed for seven 
decades, he had starring roles as
Jed Clampett in the long-
running
CBS television series The Beverly Hillbillies and as the
title character in the 1970s detective series Barnaby Jones. He
also co-starred with Fess Parker in Walt Disney‘s Davy Crockett
miniseries (1953–54), and was originally cast as the Tin Man in
The Wizard of Oz (1939) until he fell ill from an allergy when
wearing the makeup.

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