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Dick Clark – “World’s Oldest Teenager”

Richard Augustus Wagstaff Clark, Jr. was born November 30, 1929 in Mount Vernon, New York, The son of Richard Augustus Clark and Julia Fuller Clark. He had an older brother, Bradley, who was killed in the Battle of the Bulge during World […]

Bad News On The Doorstep

Bad News On The Doorstep

A few weeks ago, while listening to the radio, the DJ played Don McLean’s American Pie. As I listened, it occurred to me that over the years we have lost quite a few artists. I called Manny, my best friend for […]

One-Hit Wonders Continued ( 1959 thru 1962 )

One-Hit Wonders – Continued (1959 thru 1962)

As stated in a previous blog [One-Hit Wonders 1955-1958], there have been many One-Hit Wonders over the years. This listing will chronologically arrange the One-Hit Wonders from 1959 thru 1962 that peaked in the top ten of the Top 40 Of The U.S. […]

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Neil Diamond – Entertainer, Singer, Songwriter

Neil Leslie Diamond was born on January 24, 1941 in Brooklyn, New York. He received his high school diploma from Abraham Lincoln High School and later attended New York University on a fencing scholarship. He had aspirations of pursuing a life […]

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The Drifters

Clyde McPhatter was singing lead tenor for Billy Ward and His Dominoes starting in 1950. The group probably owed a good part of their success to Clyde’s sweet high-pitched tenor voice. McPhatter left the Dominoes in 1953, and soon reached […]

 

Beatles’ mono vinyl brings fans back to the start

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Curled up on the couch, sprawled across the floor or dancing around the bedroom, Baby Boomers can likely remember the first time they heard a Beatles record blaring from a popping, skipping turntable.

With its distorted but full-bodied sound, vinyl is the preferred method of many for digesting music and, as part of a recent resurgence of the format, has led to a new vinyl collection that will leave any fan of The Beatles salivating: The Beatles in Mono, out Tuesday.

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Classic Rock Songs

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For those of you who are die-hard rock music fans, classic rock is the best music you can opt for. The blend of intense instrumental music with the deepest lyrics sung by singers with the most elevating voices, is what classic rock music is. Right from the 1960s to the 1990s, the rock industry has given birth to a number of rock bands who have left their marks and have earned huge fan followings because of their beautiful songs. These rock songs are still the most soul-touching songs.

Best Songs Ever

With a number of rock bands to listen to, sometimes you simply can’t decide which one’s your favorite. Rock is the kind of music which is admired and understood by men and women. Once you know what rock music is and how it can soothe you, there is a personal relationship which you develop with it. Throughout these years there have been many rock bands and individual singers who have tried to do the same thing, relate to their audiences and thus they are such well-known singers who are known to sing from the soul and to the soul. Find out the best songs to be ever written from the following list of songs.

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The One-Hit Wonders (1955-1958)

One-Hit Wonders Continued ( 1959 thru 1962 )

Over the years there have been many “One-Hit Wonders”. These are a few of the entries that fit into that category.According to Billboard, one of the early contributors was ‘The Penguins’ with “Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine)”. It peaked at #8 on the charts, February 1955, and still is very popular on most “Oldies” radio programs. The ‘Baby Boomers’ are sure to remember “The Ballad Of Davy Crockett”. It peaked at #29 in April 1955. Also in 1955 “At My Front Door (Crazy Little Mama)” by the ‘El Dorados’,

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