Monthly Archives: September 2014

September 20, 2014 Record of the Day

The album “Smiley Smile” by the Beach Boys, released in 1967 on Brother records, was their least successful up until that time. But over the years it has become much more appreciated and sought after. Recorded in Brian Wilson’s home … Continue reading

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September 19, 2014 Record of the Day

Former Golden Glove boxing champ Johnny Burnette was one of the first and most successful Rockabilly singers. It all began in 1955 with “Go Mule Go” on Von records. An original copy is worth up to $750.00 today. His biggest … Continue reading

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September 18, 2014 Record of the Day

Ted Cassidy was an American actor best known for playing the butler on TV’s “The Addams Family.” As Lurch, he is famous for the line: “You rang?” Cassidy also played characters on “Star Trek,” “Daniel Boone,” and “I Dream of … Continue reading

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September 17, 2014 Records of the Day

Weddings and marriage have been often-used themes for some of the classic Doo Wop songs of the 50s and 60s such as “To the Aisle” by the 5 Satins, “Three Steps from the Altar,” by Shep & the Limelights, and … Continue reading

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September 16, 2014 Record of the Day

Dead at the age of 29, Hank Williams lives on as a Country music superstar. Born with spina bifada, he was pretty much a loner as a child and found company with the various types of music he heard on … Continue reading

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September 15, 2014 Record of the Day

The most popular dance crazes of the early 60s included the Twist, the Pony,the Mashed Potatoes,the Hully Gully,the Swim,the Fish,and the Shimmy. And then there was the Stomp. “Foot Stomping” by the Flares, released on Felsted records in 1961, is … Continue reading

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September 14, 2014 Record of the Day

The 78 rpm record had pretty much vanished by the end of the 50s as the 45 became the preferable way to release and hear the music of the day. One of the biggest hits for Ricky Nelson was one … Continue reading

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September 13, 2014 Record of the Day

With a fusion of Jazz, Blues, Rock, and Country; the Allman Brothers released their first album “The Allman Brothers Band” in 1969. With their style of music, they set the standard for other southern rockers like Lynyrd Skynyrd and Marshall … Continue reading

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September 12, 2014 Record of the Day

“Records you should know about” are records that most people have never heard of but can be worth a lot of money. Rosa Lee Brooks had one single in 1964 called “My Diary.” It wasn’t a hit and it might have … Continue reading

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September 11, 2014 Records of the Day

Two of the most collectible forms of Rock N Roll are Doo Wop and Rockabilly. In 1951 one of the earliest Doo Wop groups, the Orioles, recorded “It’s Too Soon to Know” for Jubilee records. A copy can now sell … Continue reading

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