Friday, January 15, 2016

January 15th

According to Ron Smith's book "Eight Days A Week:  Births, Deaths And Events Each Day In Oldies History" (available here: ...

1958 - Elvis Presley records "Hard Headed Woman"

1961 - The Supremes sign with Motown Records

1967 - The Rolling Stones perform a cleaned-up "Let's Spend Some Time Together" on CBS-TV's "Ed Sullivan Show" (at Ed's request)

1967 - Roy Orbison's "The Fastest Guitar Alive" movie (with Sam The Sham) premiers in New York City

1967 - The Buckinghams begin recording "Don't You Care" 

1971- Chase records "Get It On"

1974 - "Happy Days" (with the original theme of Bill Haley's "Rock Around The Clock" debuts on ABC-TV

1977 - Linda McCartney is voted one of the ten "Most Watchable Women" by The Bachelors Club

1982 - Harry Casey (KC of KC and the Sunshine Band) is partially paralyzed in a Hialeah, Florida auto crash (recovery takes a year) 

1988 - Davy Jones guests on ABC-TV's "Sledge Hammer"

1994 - Harry Nilsson dies of a heart attack 

2010 - Charlie Daniels suffers a mild stroke while snowmobiling in Durango, Colorado


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