Monday, June 26, 2017


  • Billy Davis, Jr. of the 5th Dimension ("Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In") is 77
  • Georgie Fame ("The Ballad Of Bonnie And Clyde") is 74
  • The late Colonel Tom Parker (Elvis Presley's manager) is born Andreas van Kuijk in Holland in 1910
  • Elvis Presley's father, Vernon dies in 1979
  • Kathy Young marries John Maus Walker of the Walker Brothers (it lasts three years), 1965
  • Sonny & Cher's divorce becomes final, 1975
  • The "Wrecking Crew" of Los Angeles studio musicians is inducted into the Hollywood Rock Walk, 2008
  • Patti LaBelle receives the lifetime achievement honor at the annual BET Music Awards, 2011
  • Phil Collins donates his collection of Alamo artifacts to the Texas shrine, 2014
  • Elvis Presley's last concert is in Indianapolis, Indiana (his last song, as always, is "Can't Help Falling In Love"), 1977
  • John Lennon and Paul McCartney compose "She Loves You" in a hotel room in Newcastle, England while on tour there, 1963
  • A model files an unsuccessful paternity suit against Mick Jagger, 1973
  • John Sebastian, Joni Mitchell and Mary Travers appear on "The Mama Cass TV Show" special on ABC, 1969
  • Elvis Presley records "His Latest Flame" and "Little Sister", 1961
  • The Rolling Stones release "It's All Over Now", 1964