Archive for March 9th, 2016

SINGLE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1961

The song "I Want a Guy" was written by Freddie Gorman, Berry Gordy
and
Brian Holland and was the debuting single for Motown girl group
The Supremes.

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MARK LINDSAY IS 74 TODAY!


Mark Lindsay was born in Eugene, Oregon and is best known as the
lead singer for the rock band
Paul Revere & the Raiders.

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‘FIFTH BEATLE’ HAS DIED AT 90


Sir George Henry Martin (January 3, 1926 – March 8, 2016)  

Music producer Sir George Martin, best known for his work with the
Beatles, died late Tuesday. at the age of 90.

Martin’s death was confirmed on Twitter by Beatles drummer Ringo
Starr on his Twitter account. His management said in an e-mail to the
Associated Press that Martin had "passed away peacefully at home".

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

today in history

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SANDY KOZEL


George Burns
(Nathan Birnbaum) (January 20, 1896 – March 9, 1996)

                                                    

 

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KEELY SMITH IS 84 TODAY


Keely Smith (Dorothy Jacqueline Keely)

The queen of swing music, Keely Smith, is known
for her jazz vocals and her work with her husband
Louis Prima. She released hits such as "I Wish You  
Love." Before fame, Keely became a professional
singer with the Earl Bennett Band at age fifteen.

        

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