Archive for March 11th, 2016

RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1942


Vaughn Wilton Monroe  (October 7, 1911 – May 21, 1973)

Vaughn Monroe’s version of “Sleepy Lagoon” was listed at the number
3 position on The Billboard Record Buying Guide for May 23, 1942.

Monroe was a licensed pilot and often flew himself to tour dates in his
own Lockheed 12A airplane.

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PAST NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

today in history

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ROSS SIMPSON

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THE KING OF TWANG ~

 
Duane Eddy will turn 78 in April.

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