Monday, December 18, 2017


  • Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones ("Satisfaction") is 74
  • Larry Henley, falsetto lead singer of the Newbeats ("Bread And Butter") dies, 2014
  • 50,000,000 viewers watch as Tiny Tim marries Miss Vicky on NBC-TV's "Tonight Show", 1969
  • Fans rush James Brown's limo at Sam Cooke's wake in Chicago, forcing him to leave, 1964
  • Rod Stewart leaves Faces in 1975
  • Paul Simon is named to the board of trustees of Boston's Berklee College of Music, 2008
  • Neil Diamond's re-make of "The Jazz Singer" movie is released, 1980
  • S/Sgt. Barry Sadler records "The Ballad Of The Green Berets", 1965
  • Sam Cooke records "Twistin' The Night Away", 1961