Monthly Archives: July 2014

July 21, 2014 Record of the Day

Many say George Jones was the greatest Country music singer of all time. Waylon Jennings was quoted as saying, “If we could all sound like we wanted to, we’d all sound like George Jones.” With more than 150 hits, Jones … Continue reading

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July 20, 2014 Record of the Day

The Chiffons was one of the most popular girl-groups of the 60s. They first hit big in 1961 when “He’s So Fine” soared all the way to the top of the Billboard Hot 100. In 1963 the Chiffons scored again … Continue reading

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July 19, 2014 Record of the Day

“Layla” is one of the great classics in Rock history, written by Eric Clapton and Jim Gordon. Released by Derek and the Dominos on ATCO records in 1971, it featured both Clapton and Duane Allman on guitar. The 45 is … Continue reading

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July 18, 2014 Record of the Day

One of Rock N Roll’s first female songwriters is Jackie De Shannon. She had hits with “Needles and Pins” and “When You Walk in the Room” before each were hits for the Searchers. Among her biggest chart-makers are “What the … Continue reading

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July 17, 2014 Records of the Day

Those obscure Soul records from the 1960s and 70s continue to be among the biggest record collectibles on the market today. In 1969 Apollo records released “Popcorn ‘69” by Billy Ball and the Upsetters. A copy is worth up to … Continue reading

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July 16, 2014 Records of the Day

There were a lot of novelty records about the Beatles in the 1960s. Among them was a song called “We Love You Beatles” by the Carefrees. The song was based on the “Bye Bye Birdie” song “We Love You Conrad” … Continue reading

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July 15, 2014 Record of the Day

Bert Convy is best known as a TV game show host on “Tattletales,” “Win, Lose, or Draw,” and “Super Password.” As a actor he appeared on many shows like “Hawaii Five O,” and “Bewitched.” And in 1955 Convy was a … Continue reading

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July 14, 2014 Record of the Day

John D Loudermilk wrote some of the biggest hits of the early Rock N Roll era. His first, “A Rose and a Baby Ruth” was the first big hit for George Hamilton IV. Loudermilk also wrote “Ebony Eyes” for the … Continue reading

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July 13, 2014 Record of the Day

Due to riots and fights at their European concerts, the Kinks were not at first welcomed in the U.S. The title of their 1966 album “The Kink Kontroversy” refers to the problems they were experiencing. Fronted by brothers Dave and … Continue reading

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July 12, 2014 Record of the Day

Danny and the Juniors topped the charts in 1957 with “At The Hop,” one of the best known hits of the early Rock N Roll era. They followed up in 1958 with another Rock N Roll anthem with “Rock and … Continue reading

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