Saturday, July 30, 2016


  • Paul Anka ("Lonely Boy") is 75
  • Edd "Kookie" Byrnes ("Kookie, Kookie, Lend Me Your Comb") is 83
  • Christine McGuire of the McGuire Sisters ("Sincerely") is 86
  • Lynn Anderson ("Rose Garden") dies after suffering a heart attack, 2015
  • Sam Phillips (the legendary Sun Records owner) dies in 2003
  • Ronald Isley of the Isley Brothers suffers a minor stroke in London, 2004
  • Elvis Presley makes his first full stage appearance, opening for a Slim Whitman concert in Memphis, 1954
  • Elvis Presley's "Loving You" movie opens nationwide, 1957
  • The Ventures record "Hawaii Five-O", 1968