JANIS JOPLIN ~ JANUARY 19, 1943 – OCTOBER 4, 1970

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Janis Lyn Joplin was a singer, songwriter and music arranger. She rose to prominence in the late 1960s as the lead singer of Big Brother and the Holding Company and later as a solo artist. Rolling Stone magazine ranked Joplin number 46 on its list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time in 2004, and number 28 on its 2008 list of 100 Greatest Singers of All Time.

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SANFORD AND SON PREMIERED ON THIS DATE IN 1972

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SANFORD AND SON  starred Redd Foxx as junk dealer Fred G. Sanford
and Demond Wilson played his son, Lamont Sanford. The sitcom aired
until March 25, 1977 on NBC-TV. In 2007, Time magazine included the
show on their list of the “100 Best TV Shows of All Time”.

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Left to right, Redd Foxx and Demond Wilson on the set of SANFORD AND SON

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PIONEER ROCK LEAD GUITARIST IS 79 TODAY

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Guitarist Scotty Moore backed singer Elvis Presley during the early
years. Scotty has been playing the guitar since he was eight-years
old. Rolling Stone magazine has Scotty Moore on their list of 100
Greatest Guitarists of All Time.

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                                 Photos of Scotty with Elvis

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Pictured in the Sun Records studio are, from left to right, Elvis
Presley, Bill Black, Scotty Moore, and Sun’s owner/producer
Sam Phillips.

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                           Scotty performing recently on stage


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