Archive for April 24th, 2014

THE EARLY DAYS OF A MUSIC LEGEND

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Dick Dale (Richard Anthony Monsour) will be 77 on May 4

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NUMBER-ONE ON THIS DAY IN 1961

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"Runaway" was written by Shannon and keyboardist Max Crook, and became a 
major international hit. It is No. 472 on Rolling Stone‘s list of The 500 Greatest
Songs of All
Time
from 2010.

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Del Shannon (Charles Weedon Westover)

   (December 30, 1934 – February 8, 1990)

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LOOKING BACK AT TODAY IN HISTORY

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Sandy Kozel

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Barbra Joan Streisand is 72 today

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RADIO DRAMA DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1955

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X Minus One
was a half-hour science fiction radio drama series broadcast
from April 24, 1955 to January 9, 1958 in various timeslots on
NBC.

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(#3) May 8, 1955

The program opened with announcer Fred Collins delivering the countdown…

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Fred Collins

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