Archive for March 10th, 2016

REMEMBERING TONY MARVIN


Tony Marvin (October 5, 1912 – October 10, 1998)

Tony Marvin was a radio and television announcer. He
became a staff announcer for CBS, and later became
most known as the long-time announcer for Arthur
Godfrey
. In 1961 he moved to the Mutual Broadcasting
System
where he produced commercials and did live

newscasts.

 

Tony Marvin live for Chesterfield Cigarettes on The Arthur Godfrey 
Show in 1953.

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A REMINDER FROM PDX RETRO ~

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RECORDING BEGAN ON THIS DAY IN 1966

The instrumental section of the song was recorded at United Western Recorders, Hollywood, California, with the session engineered by Chuck Britz and produced
by Brian Wilson. The session took 20 takes to achieve the master take of the
song. The recording included Carl on twelve string guitar among other session
musicians collectively known as The Wrecking Crew. A strip of masking tape was
placed over the strings of a piano
  while the bottoms of two plastic orange juice
bottles were used for percussion. The final vocal track of “God Only Knows” was completed on April 11, 1966. The song was voted 25 in Rolling Stone magazine’s
500 Greatest Songs of All Time.


Some of the original handwritten lyrics to "God Only 
Knows"

          

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST NEWS

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SANDY KOZEL

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SHARON STONE IS 58 TODAY


Sharon Yvonne Stone was born in Meadville, Pennsylvania.

Actress Sharon Stone became famous for her role in the 1992 film, Basic
Instinct
. She received a Golden Globe Award for her work in Casino (1995).


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