Saturday, September 22, 2018


  • Debby Boone (“You Light Up My Life”) is 62
  • Joni James (“Why Don’t You Believe Me”) is 88
  • Eddie Fisher (“I Need You Now”) dies of complications from hip surgery, 2010
  • Guy Villari, lead singer of the Regents (“See You In September”) dies, 2017
  • Paul Rodgers of Free and Bad Company marries a former Miss Canada, 2007
  • Randy Bachman of the Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive is inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame in Toronto, 2012
  • The Everly Brothers reunite, playing together for the first time in a decade, at Royal Albert Hall in London, 1983
  • The Big Bopper is posthumously honored with a historical marker in his home town of Beaumont, Texas, 2006
  • Joe Walsh announces his bid for the U.S. presidency (he obviously doesn’t win), 1979
  • The first “Farm Aid” concert is held, in Champaign, Illinois, with Roy Orbison, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, John Fogerty and others, 1985
  • The Beatles appear (as an abstract drawing) on the cover of Time magazine, 1967
  • Johnny Cash is posthumously honored on the cover of Time magazine, 2003
  • The “Sonny (Bono) Comedy Revue” debuts on ABC-TV (it runs four months), 1974
  • Leif Garrett plays dual roles as he guests on ABC-TV’s “Wonder Woman”, 1978
  • Diana Ross guests— solo— on NBC-TV’s “Laugh In”, 1969
  • The Supremes record “I Hear A Symphony” in 1965