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Fellow Travelers: Val Doonican

Unlike Engelbert Humperdinck, who achieved world-wide fame, our next fellow traveler’s popularity is largely confined to the United Kingdom and Ireland and parts of the British Commonwealth, with some popularity in the Netherlands. 567 more words

Jim Reeves

Ghosting

I think I’m just not fully in the moment here. Or maybe I’m just slightly out of phase.

 

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You married your cousin

Watching a repeat of The Big Bang Theory recently, the one where Leonard, Raj and Howard all get (inadvertently) stoned while waiting to see a meteor storm, it finishes with Leonard and Raj rolling around in laughter and taking the mick out of Howard for sleeping with his cousin. 175 more words

Music

July 31

On this day in 1964, Country singer Jim Reeves was killed when the single engine aircraft he was flying in crashed in thick fog

Born today in 1946, Gary Lewis (Gary Lewis and The Playboys) 92 more words

Today In Music

Jim Reeves - I Love You Because

“I Love You Because” is a 1949 song written and originally recorded by Leon Payne. The single went to number four on the Billboard Country & Western Best Seller lists and spent two weeks at number one on the Country & Western Disk Jockey List, spending a total of thirty-two weeks on the chart. 142 more words

1960s

We Thank Thee - Jim Reeves

“I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes.”

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July 5, 1994 - Communications Operator I

I walked into the building at 7am, July 5, 1994, for the first time as an employee.  Communications Operator I.  Three months of training lay ahead, and a year’s worth of probation.   1,120 more words

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