Domenico Modugno singing his big hit “Nel blu dipinto di blu” Dateline May 4, 1959 – The very first Grammy Awards are presented to a diverse group of artists and genres ...
It’s somehow appropriate that the day after Four Twenty is Grounation Day, one of the holiest days in the Rastafarian religion. Today is the anniversary of the day in 1966 ...
2005 stamp issued by the U.S. Postal Service Dateline April 8, 1896 – Somewhere over the rainbow, in New York City’s Lower East Side to be exact, Isidore Hochberg was born. He ...
Circle the date. On October 23rd Frank Zappa’s 200 Motels will get the full orchestral treatment for the first time since 1970, when the London Philharmonic Orchestra performed it live ...
Dateline March 4, 1932 – Zenzile Miriam Makeba is born in Johannesburg, South Africa. She would go on to become one of the great voices in World music. While her ...
What’s left of Ivor Wynne Stadium. It was sad to note in today’s news that Hamilton’s storied Ivor Wynne Stadium, home to the Tiger Cats, is almost no more. People who know ...
DATELINE January 10, 1935 – Ronald “Rompin’ Ronnie” Hawkins is born in Huntsville, Arkansas, just two days after Elvis Presley is born in Tupelo, Mississippi. Both carved out quite a ...
“I’d like to clean you boys up a bit and mold you. I believe I could make you as big as The Turtles“ ~~~~~Noted L.A. disc jockey A mere 3 days ago ...
Dateline December 4 – On this day in 1971 Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention were on stage in Montreax, Switzerland when the casino caught fire. The night was ...
Edison with the 2nd model of his phonograph in 1878 He invented the stock ticker, a mechanical voting machine, batteries for electric cars, motion pictures, not to mention the electric light ...
The Motown Museum in 2010, taken by author. Dateline November 28, 1929 – Berry Gordy, Jr. is born in Detroit, Michigan, the city he would later rename Motown. The broad contours ...
First LP Second LP When I was a teenager one of my absolute favourite bands was Terry Knight and the Pack. I was an unsophisticated 14-year old when they released their only ...

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