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Hey, Remember - Guy Lombardo - HaphazardStuff

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MOTOWN’S MARVELETTES MEMBER IS DEAD

NEW YORK - CIRCA 1965: Motown singing group The Marvelettes (L-R Katherine Anderson, Wanda Young (Rogers)and Gladys Horton) pose for a portrait circa 1965 in New York City, New York. (Photo by James Kriegsmann/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

Wanda Young (Image Source: Instagram)
Wanda LaFaye Young (Rogers)
(August 9, 1943 – December 15, 2021),

(FoxNews) – Wanda Young, best known as a member of Motown’s
popular and chart-topping The Marvelettes, has died. She was 78.

Meta Ventress, Young’s daughter, told the New York Times that
her mother died on Dec. 15 in Garden City, Mich. She
told the
outlet
that the cause of the singers death had to do with
complications due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

 

 

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ON DISPLAY AT THE BUDDY HOLLY MUSEUM

buddy's glasses

the glasses rock legend Buddy Holly was wearing when his plane crashed February 3, 1959.

The Day the Music Died: 60 years since that fateful plane crash, Buddy  Holly's rock'n'roll legacy lives on | The Independent | The Independent

r/lastimages - Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and The Big Bopper. February 2nd, 1959. The Day Before The Music Died.
From left:The Big Bopper,Richi Valens and
Buddy Holly, February 2nd, 1959.


The crash site on February 3, 1959.

The Buddy Holly Center announces 2021 Summer Showcase Concert Series Line-up
The Buddy Holly Center in Lubbock, Texas.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

today in history

sandy kozel 2
SANDY KOZEL

Bill of Rights of the United States of America (1791) - Bill of Rights  Institute

The Original Bill of Rights Had 12 Amendments, Not 10

On December 15, 1791, the new United States of America ratified the 
Bill of Rights, the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution.

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POP ROCK MUSIC STAR HAS DIED AT 78

50 Years Ago: Mike Nesmith Buys His Way Out of the Monkees

Monkees' Michael Nesmith spins 'an autobiographical riff' in 'Infinite  Tuesday' - Los Angeles Times
Robert Michael Nesmith
(December 30, 1942 – December 10, 2021)


(FoxNews) –
Michael Nesmith, a singer/guitarist for the Monkees,
has died. .

"I’m heartbroken," bandmate Micky Dolenz told Fox News in a
statement on Friday.  "I’ve lost a dear friend and partner. I’m so
grateful that we could spend the last couple of months together
doing what we loved best – singing, laughing, and doing shtick.
I’ll miss it all so much. Especially the shtick. Rest in peace, Nez.
All my love, Mick."

Rolling Stone reported the star passed away on Friday from
natural causes.

The Monkees | Offical band website

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