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  • April 24th, 2014

    1954, Johnnie Ray was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Such A Night.' The singer's first of three UK No.1's. He became deaf in his right ear aged 13 after an accident and would later perform wearing a hearing aid. Dexys Midnight Runners' 1982 music video for 'Come On Eileen', used footage of Ray from 1954. The lyrics of the song say, "Poor old Johnnie Ray sounded sad upon the radio / he moved a million hearts in mono". Read More
  • April 23rd, 2014

    1956, Elvis Presley (with Scotty Moore and Bill Black), played the first night of a two-week engagement (playing 2 shows a day) at the New Frontier Hotel, Las Vegas. Presley was not the typical Las Vegas Strip entertainer of the time and his shows were met with a cool reception. Read More
  • April 22nd, 2014

    1955, Elvis Presley appeared at the New Boston High School Football Field in Texas. Read More

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  • John Lennon's Reason Why His Focus Turned to Yoko Ono

    In some recently unearthed interviews that took place between 1969 and 1972, John Lennon admits his focus shifted from The Beatles to Yoko Ono because she was more intellectually stimulating. In other words, Yoko's mind broke up the Beatles, in a way. Read More
  • Is AC/DC Calling It Quits?

    There are rumors coming out of Australia that AC/DC may announced their retirement soon, even as early as today. Read More