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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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CAMILE
BOHANNON

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Irving Berlin
(May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989)

Composer and lyricist Irving Berlin is widely
considered one of the greatest songwriters
in American history.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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SANDY KOZEL

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Harry LillisBingCrosby Jr. Born
on this day in 1903.  (Died 1977)

 

                                    

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JOHNNY CRAWFORD HAS DIED AT AGE 75

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Chuck Connors and Johnny Crawford in “The Rifleman” on
ABC TV from September 30, 1958 to April 8, 1963. 

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John Ernest Crawford (March 26, 1946 – April 29, 2021)

Johnny Crawford was an actor, singer, and musician. He first
performed before a national audience as a
Mouseketeer. At age
12, Crawford rose to prominence playing
Mark McCain in the
ABC Western series The Rifleman, which he was nominated for
an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actor at age 13 for his
work om the show.


Crawford had been diagnosed with
Alzheimer’s disease in 2019.

 

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KINGSMEN FOUNDING MEMBER HAS DIED

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Mike Mitchell, the musician best-known for his guitar solo on The Kingsmen’s Louie Louie and the last remaining original member
of the Portland, Oregon band died on his birthday, Friday April
16th. He was 77.
 No specific cause of death has been reported.

The Oregon Music Hall of Fame said in a Facebook post, “His
playing just got better as he aged.”

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FORMER GROUP MEMBER HAS DIED AT 79

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Joseph Long (September 5, 1932 – April 20th 2021)


(Fox News) – Joe Long, a former member of The Four
Seasons
, has died.

The news was confirmed on band member Frankie
Valli’s official Facebook page on Wednesday.

Long was inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame
along with the band in 2018.

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