Thursday, April 26, 2018


  • Bobby Rydell ("Wild One") is 76
  • Duane Eddy ("Rebel-'Rouser") is 80
  • Maurice Williams ("Stay") is also 80
  • Gary Wright ("Dream Weaver") is 75
  • Claudine Clark ("Party Lights") is 77
  • The late Jorgen Ingmann ("Apache") is born in 1925
  • John "Buck" Wilkins (Ronny of Ronny & the Daytonas- "GTO") is 72
  • Phoebe Snow ("Poetry Man") dies from complications of a brain hemorrhage she suffered 15 months earlier), 2011
  • Nancy Wilson of Heart marries for the second time, to a Fox-TV executive, 2012
  • Paul Simon and his wife, Edie Brickell of the New Bohemians, are arrested for disorderly conduct after an domestic incident at their New Canaan, Connecticut home (charges are later dropped), 2014
  • The Beatles attend Roy Orbison's belated 28th birthday party in London, 1964
  • A Chapel Hill, North Carolina bridge sung about by James Taylor is named after him, 2003
  • Cher is there for opening night at New York's Studio 54 disco, 1977
  • Rod Stewart is mugged on Hollywood's Sunset Boulevard, 1982
  • Ringo Starr's TV special, entitled "Ringo", airs on NBC, 1978
  • Tom Jones guests on Raquel Welch's NBC-TV special, "Raquel!", 1970
  • David Cassidy guests on CBS-TV's "The Agency", 2003
  • Paul McCartney appears on the live East Coast feed of NBC-TV's "30 Rock", 2012
  • Larry Williams records "Short Fat Fannie", 1957
  • Sam Cooke records "Having A Party" and "Bring It On Home To Me", 1962
  • The Stereos cut " I Really Love You", 1961