Monday, June 18, 2018


  • Paul McCartney ("Band On The Run") is 76
  • Sandy Posey ("Born A Woman") is 74
  • Hank Medress of the Tokens ("The Lion Sleeps Tonight") dies from lung cancer, 2007
  • Bruce Springsteen separates from his wife, actress Julianne Phillip, 1987
  • Jerry Lee Lewis is hospitalized in Memphis with pneumonia, 2001
  • Billy Joel checks into an alcohol rehabilitation center in Connecticut for a ten-day stay, 2002
  • The City of Chicago dedicates "Sam Cooke Way" in honor of its native son, 2011
  • Richard Carpenter performs as he and his late sister, Karen are inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame (as are Donna Summer and Herb Alpert), 2010
  • ABBA perform for Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf on the eve of his wedding, 1976
  • The Dolly Parton movie, "Rhinestone" is released, 1984
  • Connie Francis records "Stupid Cupid", 1958
  • George Hamilton IV tapes "A Rose And A Baby Ruth", 1956
  • Fats Domino records "I Want To Walk You Home", 1959