Archive for February 8th, 2015

THE 57th GRAMMY AWARDS TONIGHT

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A Grammy Award (originally Gramophone Award), or Grammy,
is an accolade by the
National Academy of Recording Arts and 
Sciences
(NARAS) to recognize outstanding achievement in the 
music industry. The annual presentation ceremony features
performances by prominent artists, and the presentation of
those awards that have a more popular interest. The
first
Grammy Awards ceremony
was held on May 4, 1959, and
honored
the musical accomplishments by performers
for the year 1958.   

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Frank Sinatra (above) won his first Grammy not for singing, but
rather as art director for his Only the Lonely album that won Best
Album Cover (below).

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FROM AMERICA’S HOTTEST VOCAL GROUP

1957 - Crickets - Oh Boy Ad November
1957

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NEWSMAKERS ON THIS DAY

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Tim Maguire

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James Byron Dean (February 8, 1931 – September 30, 1955)

James Dean became the first actor to have received multiple
posthumous acting nominations. In 1999, the American Film
Institute
ranked him the 18th best male movie star on their
AFI’s 100 Years…100 Stars list.

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James Dean’s final ride in his Porsch, 1955

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RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1965

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"Stop! In the Name of Love" held the number one position on the
Billboard pop singles chart from March 27, 1965 through April 3,
1965, and reached the number-two position on the soul chart.

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