Archive for May 1st, 2016

JUDY COLLINS IS 77 TODAY


Judith Marjorie Collins was born in Seattle, Washington.

Folk singer of "Both Sides Now”, Judy Collins, has won Grammy Awards,
as well as being awarded a Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts Degree from
Pratt Institute. At age thirteen, she performed Mozart’s Concerto for Two
Pianos. She was inspired to pursue a career in music after hearing the
music of Bob Seger and Woodie Guthrie.

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REVIEWING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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Elvis Presley and Priscilla’s private wedding ceremony on
May 1, 1967 in Las Vegas.

     

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SINGLE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1972

The song "Take It Easy" is a song written by Jackson Browne and Glenn Frey,
and recorded by the Eagles with Frey singing lead vocals. It was the band’s
first single. It peaked at No. 12 on the July 22, 1972 Billboard Hot 100 chart. It
also was the opening track on the band’s debut album Eagles and it has
become one of their signature songs, included on all of their live and
compilation albums. It is listed as one of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s
500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll
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Glenn Frey (left) died January 18 of this year.

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