Archive for January 24th, 2021

SINGER JIMMIE ROGERS IS DEAD AT 87

20+ Grandpa Jimmie ideas | jimmie rodgers, songs, rock and roll

Jimmie Rodgers, singer of 'Honeycomb,' 'Kisses Sweeter Than Wine' and other hits, dies at 87 - Chicago Tribune
James (Jimmie) Frederick Rodgers
(September 18, 1933 – January 18, 2021)


LM DESERT, Calif. (AP) —
Jimmie Rodgers, singer of the 1957
hits “Honeycomb” and “Kisses Sweeter Than Wine” whose
career in music and movies was disrupted by a severe head
injury a decade later, has died. His publicist Alan Eichler said
Rogers, who was born in Camas, Washington, died from kidney
disease on January 18 in Palm Desert, California. He had also
tested positive for COVID-19.

Jimmie F. Rodgers – Kisses Sweeter Than Wine Lyrics | Genius Lyrics

No Tags

posted by Bob Karm in COVID-19,CURRENT EVENTS,DEATH,HISTORY,Music video,Singers and have No Comments

FIRST CANNED BEER ON THIS DAY IN 1935

See the source image

 

Canned beer made its debut on January 24, 1935. In partnership
with the American Can Company, the Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company delivered 2,000 cans of Krueger’s Finest Beer and
Krueger’s Cream Ale to faithful Krueger drinkers in Richmond,
Virginia. Ninety-one percent of the drinkers approved of the
canned beer, driving Krueger to give the green light to further production.

 

The purchase of cans, unlike bottles, did not require the consumer
to pay a deposit. Cans were also easier to stack, more durable
and took less time to chill. As a result, their popularity continued
to grow throughout the 1930s, and then exploded during
World
War II
, when U.S. brewers shipped millions of cans of beer to
soldiers overseas.
Logo



 

 

See the source image

See the source image

See the source image

No Tags

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,DEBUT,Drink,HISTORY and have No Comments