Archive for April 26th, 2014

IT’S BOBBY RYDELL’S BIRTHDAY

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Bobby Rydell (Robert Louis Ridarelli) is 72 today

Bobby won a talent competition on Paul Whitman’s TV Teen Club and
became a regular on the series. Well known singles by the early 1960s
teen idol include,”Wild One” and “Volare”. He also appeared in the 1963
film Bye Bye Birdie.

Rydell underwent major surgery In July 2012 when he had a double organ
transplant to replace his liver and kidneys. In January 2013, six months after 
the surgery, he returned to the stage in Las Vegas for a three night gig to a
sold out audience. He continues to perform internationally and he returned to 
tour Australia this year. It’s hard to keep a good man down! Happy Birthday
Bobby! 

Bobby Rydell In Hospital
Bobby recovering from his transplant surgery in 2012.


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CAROL BURNETT IS 81 TODAY!

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Carol Creighton Burnett 

  
Actress, comedian, singer, and writer.Carol Burnett is best known for her long- 
running TV variety show, The Carol Burnett Show,on CBS. It originally aired 
from September 11, 1967, to March 29, 1978, for 278 episodes, and again 
with 9 episodes in the fall of 1991.

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LOOKING BACK AT TODAY IN HISTORY

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Ed Danahue

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AWARD WINNING GUITARIST IS 76 TODAY

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A very young Duane Eddy is pictured playing with
The Sunset Riders in the 1950s.

Duane Eddy - Especially For You

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Grammy Award-winning guitarist Duane Eddy had a string of hit records
In the late 1950s and early 1960s, produced by Lee Hazlewood. They
are noted for their distinctive ‘’twangy” sound. He had sold 12 million
records by the year 1963. These singles included "Rebel Rouser",
"Peter Gunn", and "Because They’re Young”. Duane Eddy was
inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994 and the
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum in 2008.

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