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FORMER ROCK BAND MEMBER HAS DIED

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Kingsmen (from left) Jack Ely, Lynn Easton, Bob Nordby, and Mike Mitchell.

The Kingsmen, a 1960s garage rock band from Portland, Oregon
are known for their 1963 recording of
Richard Berry‘s "Louie
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". It  held the No. 2 spot on the Billboard charts for six
weeks and became a popular classic. Members Lynn Easton
and Jack Ely from David Douglas High School formed a band
that would eventually be named the Kingsmen.
 


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Lynn Easton (easton3875) on Pinterest

“We lost a member of our Kingsmen family today,
Saturday April 25.

Lynn was a fun kid, a talented man, loving father
and he will forever be missed but never forgotten.

Our deepest sympathies, hearts and prayers go
out to his family. RIP brother.”
(From the Kingsmen website)

    
   


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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

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CARLATA BRADLEY

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It was on this day in 1983.

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President Ronald Reagan

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On this day in 1956.

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A Sony tape recorder used to tape conversations in the White House.

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Former Enron Chief Executive Jeffrey Skilling, who gained
infamy as the man who orchestrated the largest corporate
fraud in history, was sentenced to more than 24 years in
jail on this day in 2006.
   

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John William Carson
(October 23, 1925 – January 23, 2005)

Also known as the Elvis of hosting, Johnny Carson was an Emmy-
winning face of NBC’s Tonight show from 1961 to 1992.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST NEWS EVENTS

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SANDY KOZEL

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BARBARA EDEN IS 85 TODAY


Barbara Eden ( born Barbara Jean Morehead in Tucson,
Arizona

Eden starred as Jeanie on the NBC sitcom I Dream of Jeannie from
1965 to 1970. Her film credits include Voyage to the Bottom of the
Sea
(1961), 7 Faces of Dr. Lao (1964) and The Wonderful World
of the Brothers Grimm
(1972). She began singing with local bands
at age 14 for $10 a night in local night clubs and studied singing at
the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Barbara Eden trained as
an actress with the Elizabeth Holloway School of Theatre. She made
her big screen debut as an unaccredited extra in the 1956 film Back
from Eternity
and was first seen on TV in a 1956 episode of the series
West Point.

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SINGER NATALIE COLE HAS DIED AT 65


Young Natalie with her father singer  Nat “King” Cole.


Natalie Maria Cole (February 6, 1950 – December 31, 2015)

 

Los Angeles (AP) – Publicist Maureen O’Connor says Cole, the daughter
of jazz legend Nat "King" Cole, died Thursday night at Cedars-Sinai
Medical Center
in Los Angeles, California due to persistent health
complications.

She had battled drug problems and hepatitis that forced her to undergo
a kidney transplant in May 2009.

Cole’s 1991 album, "Unforgettable … With Love," sold some 14 million
copies and won six Grammys. It featured reworked versions of some of
her father’s best-known songs

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