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FENDER MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS FOR 1967

1967 Fender Wildwood Acoustic Guitar Ad

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TODAY IN HISTORY ~

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Camille Bohannon

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BRIAN WILSON IS 72 TODAY

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Brian Douglas Wilson

Wilson co-wrote over twenty-five top forty hits as co-founder of The
Beach Boys
, including such hits as “Good Vibrations” in 1966 and
“Surfin’ USA” in 1963.

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SERIES PREMIER ON THIS DAY IN 1948

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From left: Guests Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin on Toast of the Town

In 1948, the CBS television network was planning a weekly variety series
and  Newspaper columnist Ed Sullivan was chosen as host. The series
premiered on June 20, 1948 as the Toast of the Town. The show featured
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis performing along with singer Monica Lewis
and Broadway composers Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. On
September 18, 1955, the series was given its new title The Ed Sullivan Show.

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Ed Sullivan surrounded by the lovely June Taylor Dancers

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