Archive for December 10th, 2015

SINGLE RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1958

"Charlie Brown" by The Coaster went to #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles
charts, and was the first of three top-ten hits for the Coasters that year. It is
best known for the phrase, "Why’s everybody always pickin’ on me?" King
Curtis
plays the tenor saxophone during the instrumental and the fade out
of the record.

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SHOW NAME CHANGED ON THIS DAY IN 1927

The Grand Ole Opry is a weekly country-music stage concert in Nashville, Tennessee. It was founded on November 28, 1925, by George D. Hay as a
one-hour program called the "barn dance" on
WSM radio. The name was
changed when the phrase "Grand Ole Opry" was first uttered on the air 
on December 10, 1927.

                             


George Dewey Hay (November 9, 1895 – May 8, 1968)

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Otis Ray Redding, Jr
.
(September 9, 1941 – December 10, 1967)

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POET BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1830


Emily Elizabeth Dickinson, born in Amherst, Massachusetts
(December 10, 1830 – May 15, 1886)

American poet Emily Dickinson known for her reclusive lifestyle and
her brilliant, posthumously-published poems. Her numerous poems
include "A great Hope fell," "A Clock stopped," and "Alone, I cannot
be." She wrote close to eighteen hundred poems during her relatively
short lifetime. Many of these, including "Because I could not stop for
Death," deal with the theme of mortality.

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