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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN 1960 ~


William Rogers (left) and Lawrence Walsh witness signing the Civil Rights
Bill by President Eisenhower.

The Civil Rights Act of 1960 served to eliminate certain loopholes left by the Civil
Rights
Act of 1957
. It established federal inspection of local voter registration polls
and introduced penalties for anyone who obstructed someone’s attempt to register
to vote. It was also designed to deal with discriminatory laws and practices in the segregated South.

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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SandyKozel1    on air sign
Sandy Kozel


George Orson Welles (May 6, 1915 – October 10, 1985)

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SINGER BOB SEGER IS 70 TODAY


Robert Clark "Bob" Seger was born in Michigan.

Singer/songwriter Bob Seger rose to fame in the 1970s, achieving
success both as a solo artist and as the frontman for the Silver Bullet
Band. His many popular songs include "Turn the Page," "Night Moves”,
"Old Time Rock & Roll" and "Against the Wind."

Seger was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004 and
the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2012. He has stated that Little Richard
was the artist who inspired him to become a musician.

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SOUND SATISFACTION ON THIS DAY IN 1965

 


In their Clearwater, Florida hotel room, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
worked out the opening guitar riff of "Satisfaction", following the purchase 
of a Gibson fuzz-box (similar to below) by Richards earlier that day.


Maestro Fuzz-Tone – Originally built in 1962 or 1963

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