Archive for October 7th, 2015

BILLY JOE ROYAL IS DEAD AT 73


Billy Joe Royal (April 3, 1942 – October 6, 2015)

The singer known for his 1965 recording of ‘Down in the Boondocks,’ died
unexpectedly in his sleep at his home in Morehead City, North Carolina on
Tuesday.


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REVIEWING PAST NEWS EVENTS

today in history

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Mike Gracie


John J. (Cougar) Mellencamp is 64 years old today.

Singer-songwriter Mellencamp has been nominated for more than ten
Grammy Awards, winning one. Billy Joel helped induct him into the Rock
and Roll Hall of Fame in 2008. Johnny Cash called Mellencamp "one of
the 10 best songwriters" in music.

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ALBUM RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1963


Little Deuce Coupe
is the fourth studio album by The Beach Boys, and third
overall LP release within 1963.The album was a success, reaching number
four during a 46-week chart stay, and eventually certified platinum by the
RIAA.

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