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MUSIC GENIUS IS 80 YEARS OLD TODAY

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Brian Douglas Wilson is a musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer who co-founded The Beach Boys. He is widely known as
one of the most innovative and significant songwriters of the 20th century.

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Image 1 - Best Of  The Beach Boys Vol 1 by The Beach Boys LP Brian Wilson NM/M

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FORMER BEATLE MEMBER IS 80 TODAY

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Singer Sir James Paul McCartney gained worldwide fame as co-
lead vocalist, co-songwriter, and bassist for
the Beatles, His
songwriting partnership with John Lennon remains the most
successful in history,
   

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

today in history

 

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CAMILLE
BOHANNON

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In 1904, more than 1,000 people died when fire erupted aboard
the steamboat General Slocum in New York’s East River. In
1934, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an act making
the National Guard part of the U.S. Army in the event of war
or national emergency.

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The excursion boat General Slocum lies beached off Hell
Gate in New York City’s East River, following a fire and
resulting panic. The disaster cost the lives of 1,030
mostly German immigrants, June 15, 1904. (AP)

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SOFT ROCK BAND MEMBER HAS DIED AT 80

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Jim Seals was a one-half member of the American soft rock band
Seals and Crofts who are world-famous for their hits like summer
Breeze and Diamond girl. Jim Seals, half of the 1970s band Seals
and Crofts, died at the age of 80. Seals, half of the ‘Summer
Breeze’ duo Seals & Crofts (below). 

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ICONIC SINGER DIED ON THIS DAY IN 2004

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Ray Charles Robinson Sr. 
(September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004)

Singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer Ray Charles is regarded
as one of the most iconic and influential singers ever, and he was
often referred to by contemporaries as "The Genius". Among
friends and fellow musicians he preferred being called "Brother
Ray". Charles was blinded during childhood, possibly due to
glaucoma.

Charles pioneered the soul music genre during the 1950s by
combining
blues, jazz, rhythm and blues, and gospel styles
into the music he recorded for
Atlantic Records

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