Sunday, December 17, 2017


  • The late Eddie Kendricks ("Keep On Truckin'" and member of the Temptations) is born in 1939
  • Rex Allen ("Don't Go Near The Indians") dies after suffering a heart attack and being run over by a car, 1999
  • Producer Thomas "Snuff" Garrett (gave us "This Diamond Ring", "Take Good Care Of My Baby" and many hits by Cher) dies of cancer, 2015
  • Charlie Daniels undergoes surgery to repair his rotator cuff, 2012
  • The Beach Boys play a royal command performance for Princess Margaret at London's Royal Albert Hall, 1970
  • The Supremes open the Houston Astrodome with a concert there (also starring Judy Garland), 1965
  • Gilbert O'Sullivan wins a copyright infringement case brought against a rapper who sampled his song, "Alone Again (Naturally)", without permission, 1991
  • Carl Perkins writes "Blue Suede Shoes", 1955
  • Olivia Newton-John appears in the NBC-TV movie "A Mom For Christmas", 1990
  • Andy Williams records "Love Story", 1970